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Shortlist announced for Marketing Cheshire Annual Awards

The 2018 Marketing Cheshire Annual Awards shortlist has been announced. The Chester Racecourse Operations and Maintenance team have been shortlisted for 'Team of the Year', Chester Racecourse and Chester Town Hall have been for the 'Wedding Venue of the Year' category and our on course family gastro pub, The White Horse, has been nominated for 'Family Friendly Tourism Business of the Year'.

Against the backdrop of Cheshire’s surging visitor economy - up 3.9%* - businesses will shortly be competing for top honours at the 14 Marketing Cheshire Annual Awards. The much-awaited shortlist for the awards was announced today (10 August) and chosen from more than 80 nominations from individuals, initiatives and businesses. The winners will be announced on Thursday 13 September.

The awards celebrate excellence and outstanding achievement by local businesses and individuals with the winners of some categories going on to represent Cheshire at other national awards.

Katrina Michel, Chief Executive, Marketing Cheshire, said: “Cheshire is home to globally recognised tourist brands and tourism professionals who are world class. This year’s talented nominations continue to display the passion, commitment and inspiration that is the driving force
behind Cheshire’s rising economy and visitor numbers. This is a tremendous achievement as tourism in Cheshire is worth £2.94 billion and employs over 36,431 people"