Salford based technology firm Mason Advisory have been presented with a Queens Award for enterprise by the Lord Lieutenant of Greater Manchester.
The presentation took place on Thursday at the company’s head office in MediaCityUK, and was attended by the company’s CEO Steve Watmough along with Mr. Warren J. Smith, the Lord Lieutenant of Greater Manchester and the Queens representative for the North of England.
Mason Advisory are based in White tower of MediaCity, with the Lord Lieutenant describing the area of Salford as “the most dynamic location outside of London”.
The company were awarded the prestigious title for their ‘significant growth in overseas sales’, with the company trading with countries all over the world, from Switzerland to the USA. Mason Advisory were the only business in Salford to win the Queens Award, with just 5 being presented in Greater Manchester.
CEO Steve Watmough spoke with us about the achievement:
“were absolutely thrilled. It’s a fantastic award to win”
“We have won the award for international growth, which is both in size and scale, and our work is as relevant here as it is abroad.
We love Mediacity. And I love it particularly. For me the office is the heart of the business and this is our home.
“This is a fantastic place to be. Its vibrant, its energetic, it feels like a nice place to be.
“We are seeing a real change, and a lot more company’s looking to redeploy to Salford and Manchester.
“it takes big bold decisions to bring the companies like the BBC to Salford, which many people at the time questioned if it would work, but it feels to me like it has been a tremendous success.”