Algeos celebrates success at The North West Family Business Awards

Algeos joined over sixty family business finalists from across the region at The North West Family Business Awards on Friday 13th May.

The Awards, held at Liverpool’s iconic Titanic Hotel, celebrated family businesses of all sizes and sectors covering Cheshire, Cumbria, Lancashire, Greater Manchester and Merseyside.

A capacity crowd of over 400 gathered on the night to see the winners of the region’s best family businesses revealed. Hosting the evening were Awards founders, Sue Howorth and Dave Clarkson and food writer and presenter, Nigel Barden.

Algeos, named as a finalist earlier this year, were announced as the winner of the Wholesaler/Distributor of the Year category on the night.

Founded in 1881, Algeos is a family-run business headquartered in Liverpool. Previously specialising in shoe repairs, the company began supplying to the podiatry and physiotherapy industries in 1991.

Max Sheridan, Managing Director of Algeos, commented, “We are absolutely delighted to win The North West Family Business Award for Wholesaler/Distributor of the Year.

“This award is testament to the brilliant work of every single one of our colleagues who are dedicated in their efforts to supply and support our customers, clinicians and patients every day.

“In order to be shortlisted we needed to showcase every area of the business to the judges on their visits and in the application forms we submitted. Our team really deserves this award and it was made even more special that the awards night was held in our home city of Liverpool.”

Sue Howorth, Awards Co-Founder said, “This year the standard of entries was incredibly high and we know that our judges had their work cut out to choose the winners!”

“Each one of our winners are truly outstanding family businesses, leading the way in their sectors with strong family business values. They should be very proud of their achievements!”

Dave Clarkson, Awards Co-Founder commented, “We wanted this year’s awards to be something really special and we’re delighted with how it came together on the night. It was wonderful to be able to celebrate the family business sector across the North West.”

“We’d like to thank all our judges and events team for their incredible hard work, our sponsors for their support and to everyone who entered the awards this year!”

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