About the awards

The LeicestershireLive Business Awards are back to honour the region’s best businesses, and the amazing people behind them, from the boardroom to the shop floor.

The awards will celebrate innovation, entrepreneurship, technology and creativity, honour brilliant people going the extra mile for their customers and clients, and shine a light on the fantastic things businesses are doing to make a difference right here in Leicester.

The awards evening

Date:  Thursday 26 October 2023

Venue:  Walkers Hall, King Power Stadium, Leicester

Times:  6.30pm Drinks Reception, 7.10pm Formalities Start, 11.00pm Formalities Close

Dress code:  Black Tie / Smart Dress


The evening is hosted by Iwan Thomas MBE.

Securing medals at all major championships, Iwan is a former European, Commonwealth and World Champion. Until recently he held the British 400m record for 25 years. Now an experienced broadcaster, he’s a regular face on our screens. From being a presenter for BBC’s The One Show for the past 10 years to being a contestant on Strictly Come Dancing, Bear Gryll’s Celebrity Island and more recently winning Channel 4’s Hunted and BBC Masterchef Christmas special. He is also a major part of ongoing Paralympic and international sporting events coverage. Iwan will host the evening and entertain guests as recounts his journey from playground to podium. The event starts at 6.30pm with a sparkling drinks reception, followed by dinner and the awards ceremony.


Guests are asked to park in Car Park A - next to the main reception and hospitality entrance in the West Stand. 

There are approx 400 spaces available and our guests will receive free parking.

For more info and a stadium plan please click here

For more information about the evening, read our FAQs or contact lesley.hampson@reachplc.com