On the evening the following awards were made:-
- Howard Matthews was named Harrogate Business Personality of the Year
- The Mayor of Harrogate gave the Harrogate Borough Council Award to Wolseley UK for contribution to the local economy
- Best Website to the Avalon Group
- Best Large Company the Ellis Bates Group
- Sir Thomas Ingilby of Ripley Castle awarded Lifetime Achievement Award
- The Best Medium-Sized Company Award to Ashworth Law
- Kettlewell Fuels this year’s Best Small Company
- Employer of the Year is CNG
- MP Andrew Jones – named Avalon’s James McKenzie as winner of the Employee of the Year.
- The Green Award to Fountains Abbey
- Tourism Award to Rudding Park
- Green Farm Health are the Best Rural Enterprise
- Fozia Parveen is Young Entrepreneur of the Year
The Ackrill Media group includes the Harrogate Advertiser, Knaresborough Post, Ripon Gazette, Wetherby News.