Excitement is building as the annual Leicester Mercury Business Awards is now under a month away. The event will see members of Leicester’s thriving business community come together for a night of celebration as their success from the last 12 months is acknowledged. Businesses both big and small and from a range of sectors will be rewarded at the ceremony with 14 categories on offer.
All of these awards are set to be tightly contested by businesses from across the region, and this year the ceremony, which takes place on 12 April, will be held at the Maher Centre. One of Leicester’s premier event venues, the Maher Centre hosts a variety of different occasions every year and is the perfect location for this year’s event.
Guests will be greeted with a Champagne reception upon arrival before taking their seats for a delicious three course meal as the ceremony gets underway. Overseeing proceedings will be event hosts Mark Dolan and Gail Emms MBE.
As well as being wined and dined, guests of the event will be able to enjoy the stunning vocals of The Garnett Family.
The exceptional multi-genre group are famed for their performances on Britain’s Got Talent in 2016, and comprises of mother Helen, and her three daughters Rachel, Anna and Abigail, who made it through to the semi-finals of the hit talent show, wowed judges Simon Cowell, David Walliams, Amanda Holden and Alesha Dixon and captured the heart of the nation. Having toured all over the world, the group will be performing a whole host of popular songs at the awards which is sure to add a feel-good factor to the ceremony.
Having performed at numerous high-profile events throughout their career, The Garnett Family are thrilled to be adding the Leicester Mercury Business Awards to their extensive list of performances and said: “We are proud to be providing some inspirational entertainment for the Leicester Mercury Business Awards. We look forward to seeing the achievements that many individuals have accomplished and hope to create a great ambience for this extremely special event.”
They continued: “At the many events we perform at we always enjoy the opportunity to share what we love to do and have huge admiration for anyone who has such a passion for an idea that can often start with a passing thought and grow into a flourishing business. We relish the thought of being part of this celebration with our songs of hope and aspiration and from our family to yours we wish all those nominated the very best of luck.”
As well as rewarding the success of local businesses, the night will also provide the opportunity to raise much needed money for charity. Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People care for youngsters who are suffering from life-limiting or life-threatening conditions as well as providing much need support for families.