On Thursday evening, Return on Digital’s CEO Guy Levine attended The Made in Manchester Awards, brought to you by future pro∙manchester. Guy was delighted to be awarded the highest accolade of the evening, the Chairman’s Rising Star award, as well as Entrepreneur Of The Year award. He was so overwhelmed and surprised to have won that a full speech wasn't forthcoming, so now, without tears in his eyes, he’s ready to say his thank yous in the video above.
The awards, hosted by BBC Manchester presenter Andy Crane, celebrated the finest young talent in the financial and professional sectors rewarding excellence in innovation, entrepreneurial spirit, training, development and leadership.
Speaking about the winners, future pro∙manchester chair Tim Grogan said, “The winners tonight are the best and brightest of Manchester’s rising stars and shining examples of the young business talent that makes this city truly an amazing place to work. We are delighted to recognise this and celebrate their successes this evening at The Made in Manchester Awards.”
Finally, thank you for all the lovely tweets, a selection of which are below:
— Dan Sodergren (@ukmarketinghelp) February 6, 2014
— Liz Hey (@elizjaneassocs) February 7, 2014
.@guylevine Cheers Guy. "Here's to the risk takers, and the haters…"
— Simon Swan (@Simon_Swan) February 7, 2014
— Alexandra Kington (@AlexEMarketing) February 7, 2014
Well done Guy! My old mucker Guy Levine triumphs at Made in Manchester Awards, http://t.co/yeK7ClzW8U
— Nicola Cairncross (@NicolaCairnX) February 7, 2014