Labour leader to be speaker at ceremony

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LABOUR Party leader Ed Miliband has been named as the key note speaker at this month’s ABDN Network of Influence Business Award’s dinner.

The 13th Annual Dinner & Business Awards: Aiming High will take place on March 31 at Saviles Hall in the Royal Armouries, Leeds.

Mr Miliband said: “�I am delighted to have the opportunity to support the ABDN Network of Influence in recognising the achievements of local businesses at this event. It’s great to see that there is a high level of entrepreneurial businesses in the Yorkshire region that are actively committed to driving the economy forward. The contribution of these organisations cannot be underestimated.

“It is therefore great to see that these companies have the support of a powerful network such as ABDN to help drive them further in their bid to aim even higher.

“The event will no doubt celebrate the success generated from this dynamic regional economy as we approach the end of another challenging year. I am privileged to have been invited to speak at this inspirational business event.”

Nominations are being taken for the following categories: Business of the Year; SME Business of the Year; Brand of the Year; Young Entrepreneur of the Year; Female Entrepreneur of the Year; Most Promising New Business; Best Company to Work For; Innovation in Business; Service to the Community.

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