Downtown in Business celebrated the best businesses from across the Liverpool City Region at the City of Liverpool Business Awards, this year sponsored by Liverpool John Lennon Airport and Lufthansa.  

Over 200 leading business personalities gathered at Sefton Park Palm to celebrate the achievements of the city’s business community.

The awards, hosted by Downtown CEO, Frank McKenna, and Voice of God and Liverpool Radio Personality, Pete Price, acknowledges and celebrates companies and entrepreneurs that have made a successful and significant contribution to economic growth in the city region.

Avison Young were the winners of the Business of the Year 2023 award at this years gala dinner, with ACC Liverpool, Hope Street Hotel and The Festive Group also picking up awards on the evening.


Employer of the Year 2023
Carpenters Group

Newcomer of the Year 2023

Legal Firm of the Year 2023
Brown Turner Ross

Financial Services Firm of the Year 2023
Lloyds Bank

Recruitment Company of the Year 2023
Courtney Recruitment

Best Innovation & Tech Business of the Year 2023

PR & Marketing Agency of the Year 2023
Nineteen Agency

Hospitality Venue of the Year 2023
Albert’s Schloss

Hotel of the Year 2023
Novotel Paddington Village

Property Firm of the Year 2023
Qube Residential

Business of the Year 2023
Avison Young

Contribution to Liverpool 2023

Liverpool BID Company Award 2023
ACC Liverpool

Chair’s Award 2023
Hope Street Hotel

Chief Executive’s Award 2023
The Festive Group