Alternative Business Awards 2022

Leicester Comedy Festival’s ‘Alternative Business Awards’ returns for the 4th time and is hosted by comedian Pat Monahan. The event provides an opportunity for the business community in Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland to show their fun side, to raise funds to support the work of charity Big Difference and to reward and celebrate individuals and groups in a number of comical award categories.


Alternative Business Awards 2022 is delighted to be supported again by Associate Sponsors Eileen Richards Recruitment and Red Monkey Play. They are partnering again to sponsor the special award ‘Contribution to the Community’, which was won by Jenny Cross of Cross Productions in 2020. The award winner for this year will be announced live at the event at The Big Difference venue on Wednesday 15th June.


The Alternative Business Awards is also thrilled to also be supported by 13 Award Category sponsors, whose awards you can read more about below.


There are just a few tickets remaining to attend on the evening – to arrange please get in touch with [email protected].


Timings for the event – at The Big Difference at 68, High Street, Leicester:

6pm-7pm – Pre-show Reception (with buffet and welcome drink)

7pm-9.30pm – Awards Ceremony

9.30pm-11.00pm – After Party!

Price: £25 – per ticket

New Kid On The Block

The new business executive who has made an impact

The winner is...

George Oliver

In at 9 gone by 5

The most productive person

The winner is...

Harinder Sahota

Shiny Happy People

The most fun/happiest place to work

The winner is...

Fraser Stretton

Top Table Favourite

The person who's always at every event

The winner is...

Chris Hobson

Ryder Cup

The business person always on the golf course

The winner is...

Ian Hallam

Fun where you'd least expect it

The group/person who create fun where you'd least expect it

The winner is...

Furnley House Foundation

Social Media Star

For the greatest piece of business social media

The winner is...

Sanjib Sahota

Glass Half Full

The person who is forever the optimist

The winner is...

Sukhina Garcia

Too Hot To Handle

The business person who likes it spicy & who you'll most often find networking in our favourite curry restaurant

The winner is...

Liam Deacy & Romail Gulzar

Switched On

The person who's always well informed and has their finger on the pulse

The winner is...

Bhavin Gandhi

Team with the ROAR Factor

The team who have worked together to achieve something really special

The winner is...

Leicester Tigers

Contribution to the Community

For the person/team who brings the biggest smiles

The winner is...

Chris Cain

Alternative Business Person

The person who has a quirky approach to business

The winner is...

Nigel Rose

The People Whisperer

For someone who can calm down any situation.

The winner is...

Mark Torr
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