Revell Ward LLP SME of the Year: Sanderson Associates Ltd (Grange Moor), Direct Cleaning Yorkshire Ltd (Milnsbridge), Equi Trek Ltd (Meltham).
Business Link Yorkshire Business of the Year: Buy It Direct Ltd (Deighton), Severn Unival (Chapel Hill), Newsholme Food Group (Oakes).
Kirklees NHS Community Award: UP & Working (Huddersfield), Disposables UK Ltd (Meltham), Ambitions 4 Kirklees.
HSBC Commercial Banking International Business/Trader of the Year: Newsholme Food Group, Equi Trek Ltd, Severn Unival.
PROHMS Ltd Employer of the Year: Wright Angle Marketing Ltd (Barkisland), Coopers Coffee Ltd (Bradley), Simply Biz Ltd (Bradley Mills).
Creative Enterprise Award: The Engine Room (Huddersfield), CIDA (Huddersfield), Textile Centre of Excellence (Deighton).
Kirklees Council Green Award: Ploughcroft Ltd (Brighouse), Disposables UK Ltd, City Car Club (UK) Ltd (Huddersfield).
Fantastic Media Young Business Person of the Year: Matt Holmes, of Liquid Accounts (Longwood), Richard Conroy, of Conroy Brook Developments (Brockholes).
The categories for Chadwick Lawrence Business Person of the Year and the Regeneration Award have no shortlist and are “in the gift” of the judges. The winners will be announced along with the recipients of the other categories at the awards night, which takes place on Thursday November 12 at the Galpharm Stadium in Huddersfield.