The North's Largest Hospitality Show 21-22 March 2017

NR&B 16

Celebrating the Best


The fifth NRB Top Fifty Awards, sponsored by Kuits Solicitors, celebrated the fifty top hospitality operators in the North plus three outstanding achievement award winners were crowned. See the full list and find out more about the Top Fifty in the 2016 awards book here.

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Outstanding achievement winners from left to right; Michael O'Hare, The Man Behind the Curtain; Mohammed Aslam MBE, Aagrah Group; Neil Macleod, Mission Mars; with Thom Hetherington, CEO Holden Media, organisers of the awards. 

In association with

Kuits Solicitors

Kuits Solicitors is a leading commercial law firm based in Manchester. Ranked “Elite” for licensing in the Legal 500 directory, we work closely with clients to understand their needs and objectives, and provide tailored legal solutions.
“If you’re not using Kuits for your licensing, you are using the wrong firm.” Tim Bacon, Living Ventures


​Sponsored by

Jelf MansonJelf Manson is one of Manchester's leading insurance brokers. Serving Manchester and the North West region for over 40 years, we put customer care at the heart of what we do. The close working relationships we develop with our clients enable us to create a comprehensive insurance proposition encompassing tailored cover as well as offering relevant, valuable additional services. We cater for a wide range of business insurance sectors and niches including restaurants and casual dining, indeed we have been insuring local restaurants and a number of national restaurant chains for over 15 years. As part of a wider group, Jelf Group Plc, we are also able to offer expert advice on healthcare, employee benefits and financial planning.

Metis Metis Real Estate Advisors are an independent commercial real estate consultancy providing expert advice to occupiers, landlords, investors and developers across the UK. The Leisure team provides advice on some of the UK’s best known leisure schemes as well as providing acquisition strategy and advice to national, regional and local Operators.
Russell Partnership ​The Russell Partnership is a strategic consultancy specialising in Catering, Conferencing, Events and Leisure markets, to deliver bespoke strategies, market and customer insight, creative design solutions, operational implementation and commercially viable results. The Partnership’s 25 years’ experience as well as their innovative and agile approach have earned them global recognition and an impressive client portfolio.

Supported by


Top Fifty Alumni


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NRB Top50 2013


NRB Top50 2014


NRB Top50 2015