CNW Awards 2022


CNW Awards 2022

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Chemicals Northwest 2022 Awards

We are pleased to announce that the Chemicals Northwest Awards ceremony will be taking place at The Point, Lancashire County Cricket Club, Old Trafford, Manchester on 24th March 2022, with host Sameena Ali-Khan. 

Booking your places for the dinner

To book your seats/tables please download the booking form below and return

CNW Award Booking form 2022


Prices (All prices quoted exclude VAT)

Table of 10 - member of CNW = £1050
                            - non-member = £1400

Individual seats - member of CNW = £110
                                    - non-member = £140

The Awards honour excellence across a wide spectrum of business activity; from innovation to young talent and from manufacturing to sustainability. All Chemicals Northwest members play an important role in the success of our sector, and we are keen to receive entries from any organisation, including non-CNW members that have a good story to tell from their business.

Engineering firm of the year 2022 - sponsored by CIA
Winning this award will represent the ultimate accolade for excellence in the supply of engineering products and services to this great industry. The scope is wide as we are aware of many engineering solutions that have led to success in the industry, from project management and maintenance support to process consultancy and equipment supplies. 

Manufacturing company of the year award 2022 - sponsored by Klinger 
This award recognises how a company has demonstrated excellence in developing and bringing its products to market. It will also recognise significant operational improvements made to an established process. The winner will also have a clear plan for sustainable growth of the business and its contribution to the wider chemical industry in the region. 

Health & Safety award 2022 – sponsored by Livent 
This award will recognise exemplary practices or services that have made a chemicals operation safer or healthier. The winner will be able to demonstrate how a single, or range of site improvements or the provision of valued expertise, has significantly contributed to the improved safety performance of a chemical business, or a supply chain partner.

Sustainability award 2022 - sponsored by INOVYN 
Recognition of how an organisation has demonstrated an innovative and holistic application of sustainability principles across a project and/or its wider business practice, leading to measurable positive change.

Operational excellence award 2022 – sponsored by Koura 
Successful practices in improving the efficiency and productivity of a chemical manufacturing process. The award winner will be able to demonstrate that real business improvements have been made following the implementation of a new project or operational programme. 

International trade award 2022 – supported by Department for International Trade
Innovative approaches to effective exporting involving the latest systems and thinking. This will be awarded to a company that is new to, or experienced in, import/export and who has significantly developed their business in new markets or achieved an outstanding international trading record. This award is also open to service providers who have helped other businesses to take their international trading to new levels. 

Innovation award 2022 – sponsored by SLR Consulting
Demonstration of creative solutions that present major commercial opportunities for a business. This award is open to individual organisations or academic/industrial collaborations. The winning recipient will be able to demonstrate how they have successfully invested in the research and development of a commercially viable new product, or enhancement to an existing product, or designed/modified and implemented a process that delivers demonstrable benefits to the business. 

Young talent in the chemical industry award 2022 – sponsored by SRG 

The contribution made by a young person to the success of a chemicals business or service provider. The award will also recognise the learning of vital business skills and their application in taking the organisation forward. 

Charity of the Year award 2022 – sponsored by Valtris
If you represent a charity which you think deserves a special recognition, or you have been involved in charity events through the company you work for, or raise money for a charity, then please submit your entry. Winners will also receive £1000 towards their charity. 

Supplier to the chemical industry award 2022 - sponsored by Otto Simon
This award covers a broad scope of entries and the winner could be reflected within the provision of innovative problem solving anywhere in supply chains, to the chemicals sector. The winner will be able to demonstrate how their products or services have successfully responded to a customer problem and helped deliver effective supply partnerships. 


With thanks to our sponsors 


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Chemicals Northwest is the industry-led, chemical cluster support organisation for the £10 billion North West chemical sector, the largest in the UK. We are a funded by our members and owned and supported by the Chemical Industries Association.

We are a membership organisation that supports and promotes the interests and activities of the chemistry-using industries.