Our Awards

Airedale Enterprise Services

  • Highly commended in the Enterprise Communicator of the Year Award 2017

    Awards were presented to organisations and individuals from within membership of National Enterprise Network; recognising excellence in the delivery of enterprise support and encouraging the exchange of good practice.

  • The Future of Enterprise Support National Award 2016

    Airedale Enterprise Service’s application demonstrated sheer resilience in the face of change.  A major blow came with the end of its long term contract with Bradford Council – who had part funded Airedale’s business advice service for over 30 years – but Airedale have worked hard to introduce an incredible number of new initiatives to ensure they are still able to provide free advice to those starting up in the district. This year, Airedale Enterprise Services is also celebrating 33 years of unbroken support to pre starts, new starts & existing businesses in Yorkshire.

    Wendy Spencer at Airedale said “We are absolutely delighted that a small team in Keighley has been awarded such an accolade. The team more than deserve this award for the work they do with start-ups and existing businesses in the district”

  • Global Entrepreneurship Week High Impact Award 2015

    AES supported Global Entrepreneurship Week 2015 and helped the campaign to make the UK a more entrepreneurial place. In recognition of our contribution to the campaign we have been selected as a winner of the High Impact Award.

  • Highly Commended Local Enterprise Agency of the Year 2013

    In November 2013 AES received a national award for outstanding work with new and existing businesses and entrepreneurs in the district. The award was presented by Paul McEldon, chair of the National Enterprise Network, who said: “AES delivers so much with just seven members of staff. The resilience they have shown and the adaptations they made in light of changes in the enterprise landscape are noteworthy.”  Wendy Spencer, business manager at AES received the commendation saying: “The team deserves this award and in our 30th anniversary year this award has been the icing on the cake.”

  • GEW High Impact Host 2014

    Airedale Enterprise Services was selected as a winner of the High Impact award for Global Entrepreneurship Week 2014, in recognition of our contribution to the year’s 

  • Airedale Enterprise Services wins Best Trade Stand 2009

    Yet another wet, muddy day in Keighley but still good fun for all concerned, AES won a cup for having the best trade stand, this was due to the pro-active approach made by the team. The stand included the Kickstart business counsellors from Airedale Enterprise Services, the Jobs@ team from Keighley, Celia Hickson Bizfizz coach for Keighley and Amy Driver from the “Grid” along with four new start-up businesses trading their goods.

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