Nominations still open! Closing date: 4 October 2019

Awarding excellence in manufacturing

The Wakefield district is home to a number of world-leading manufacturers, new businesses and industry pioneers. These awards recognise the achievements and impact of these manufacturers.

Awards ceremony

17 October 2019 at Production Park in South Kirkby


The Wakefield Manufacturing Awards exemplify the elite of manufacturing in the area, show a track record of success, dedication to employees and community investment.

The 2019 awards ceremony will take place at Production Park – Europe’s leading pre-production and live events centre. This year will see the awards categories expanded to seven awards – Manufacturer of the Year, Exporter of the Year, New Manufacturer of the Year, Food & Drink Manufacturer of the Year, Innovation in Manufacturing, Apprenticeships in Manufacturing, and Large Manufacturer of the year.

Official Wakefield Manufacturing Awards 2019 charity

The Wakefield Manufacturing Forum has selected the Yorkshire Air Ambulance as its charity partner for Wakefield Manufacturing Awards 2019. All donations to them are greatly received and representatives from the charity will be present at the awards ceremony on 17 October.

For more information, or to make a donation, please visit Yorkshire Air Ambulance’s website.


Headline sponsor

Awards sponsors

Manufacturer of the Year

Exporter of the Year

New Manufacturer of the Year

Food & Drink Manufacturer of the Year

Innovation in Manufacturing

Apprenticeships in Manufacturing

Large Manufacturer of the Year

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