THE finalists have been confirmed for all nine categories at an awards night celebrating Rhyl’s best businesses, entrepreneurs and employees.

The Rhyl BID (Business Improvement District) Awards will be held on March 29 at the town’s Pavilion Theatre, between 5.30-7.30pm.

It plans to be “an evening of networking and celebration for all you do to make Rhyl a great business community”.


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Members of the public can cast their votes (one vote per category) on Rhyl BID’s website, and have until 5pm on March 17 to do so.

This year’s nominees can be found in full below:

Best Community Engagement / Initiative Award

“A business that has gone above and beyond by showing innovation within their business to help, support and embed themselves into the community.”

  • Denmore Premier Foodstore
  • High Street Hwb CIC
  • Little Lambs Emmanuel
  • Mickys Professional Catering Company
  • Morris Funeral Directors
  • Phoenix Security North Wales Ltd
  • Plastic Crack Collectibles
  • Rhyl Little Theatre
  • TiC Theatre in the Community Ltd
  • The Hair Studio
  • Use Your Loaf Community Bakery
  • Vision Board Queen
  • Working Denbighshire – Denbighshire County Council

Best Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award

“This award recognises companies and organisations that have made a positive impact on society through their innovative and sustainable CSR initiatives, which is above and beyond their normal operations.”

  • Costigan’s Coworking
  • Micky’s Professional Catering Company
  • Morrison’s Community Champion
  • Sense
  • Working Denbighshire – Denbighshire County Council

Best Customer Service Excellence Award

“This award recognises an individual/business/organisation who embodies excellent customer service, going above and beyond.”

  • Body Beautiful Studio
  • Denmore Premier Foodstore
  • Elwy
  • Fish and Chips
  • Health and Wellbeing with Aggy
  • John Stephen Florist
  • Morris Funeral Directors
  • Perham Prints Ltd
  • Plastic Crack Collectables
  • Positive Beauty and Wellbeing
  • Royle Bakes
  • The Piazza Restaurant
  • Zayn’s Coffee House

Best Marketing and Communications Award

“Recognition for an individual/business/organisation that has developed a unique marketing initiative/campaign, or who has built an exceptional and engaging social media following.”

  • Becoming The Great
  • Elwy
  • Phoenix Security North Wales LTD
  • Plastic Crack Collectibles
  • Vision Board Queen

Best Innovation and Creative Use of Technology Award

“This award recognises a company or organisation that has introduced new ideas, revolutionary products, processes, or services, or introduced digital innovation into the business.”

  • A&J Taxis
  • Cambrian Credit Union
  • Vision Board Queen

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Award

“The EDI Award seeks to recognise both an individual and an organisation that has demonstrated exceptional commitment to the promotion of EDI.”

  • MIND Charity Shop
  • RCS (Rhyl City Strategy) CIC
  • Rhyl Wings Projects
  • Sense

Professional Services Award

“This award recognises the predominantly office-based businesses delivering professional services throughout the town.

“Nominations might include the financial or legal sectors, estate agents, design and print agencies, insurance brokers and so much more.”

  • Elwy
  • Morris Funeral Directors

Green Award

“This award recognises a company or organisation that is committed to reducing their carbon emissions and impact on the environment, and the steps being taken to make a positive contribution towards achieving net zero.”

  • A&J Taxis
  • Costigan’s Co-working

Outstanding Employee Award

“Awarded to an individual shining star or a top-notch team, who are applauded and appreciated by their peers and have demonstrated superb focus, commitment, and dedication to their role.”

  • Cambrian Credit Union
  • Rhyl Library
  • Six Bells Pub
  • Use Your Loaf Community Bakery

The awards were held for the first time last year at Costigan’s Coworking Space on Bodfor Street.

More than 3,000 people cast in excess of 6,000 votes.

Following the success of the 2022 ceremony, Rhyl BID have made the awards an annual event.

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Rhyl BID is a business-led partnership created through a ballot process to deliver additional services to enterprises in the town.

A BID is an area in which a levy is charged on all business rate payers in addition to the business rates bill.

This levy is used to develop projects which will benefit businesses in the area.