Our Sponsors & Supporters

Welcome to Yorkshire is grateful for the support of the White Rose Awards Sponsors.

The Welcome to Yorkshire White Rose Awards is the largest and grandest celebration of tourism and regional excellence in the UK. Our awards recognise and reward the very best throughout Yorkshire. The awards are attended by those working in the tourism and leisure industry and the wider business community.

Get involved

Interested in getting involved, download our media pack. For further information, please contact Megan Prout on 0113 322 3570 or email mprout@yorkshire.com.

Event Partner

High Speed Training

High Speed Training is a leading online training provider, providing accredited courses that help people to be engaged, effective and safe in the workplace. With over one million certified learners to date, High Speed Training believes in the power of lifelong learning.

The company was founded by two friends in the Yorkshire town of Ilkley in 2008, and has since grown to 50 team members, collaborating with industry experts to deliver more than 160 specialist courses for a range of sectors. 


This Year's Sponsors

The Outdoor Guide
Accessible and inclusive Tourism Award

The Outdoor Guide is a free online resource for walks around the UK and Europe. Its AccessTOG initiative works to create a more accessible countryside.

Lucy Pittaway
Arts & Culture Award

Lucy's stunning collections of artwork continue to grow, from her iconic Sheep art collection, Highland Cows, Floral artwork, to her famous cycling themed work created for the Tour de Yorkshire in previous years.

The Cumberland Building Society
B&B and Guest House of the Year

With over 25 years experience, there’s not much we don’t know about guesthouse, self-catering, B&B and small hotel mortgages. Contact our team of specialists today.

NFU Mutual
Business Events Venue of the Year

NFU Mutual Boston Spa & Harrogate, your local insurance specialist delivering a range of products and services to protect your business, as well as your personal home and car. 

Blacks Solicitors
Camping, Glamping & Holiday Park of the Year

Blacks Solicitors provide a wide range of legal advice to commercial and private clients across Yorkshire and throughout the UK.

Ethical, Responsible and Sustainable Tourism Award

Biffa - Yorkshire can help you manage your waste, increase recycling and achieve sustainability goals.

York Racecourse
Experience of the Year

York is one of the Premier tracks in Europe having recently won the Flat Racecourse of the Year Award and also came out top in The Times newspaper survey of all Britain’s racecourses.

Yorkshire Tonic
Inns & Restaurants with Rooms Award

Premium Yorkshire Tonics all natural ingredients and Vitamin C, blended to produce a refreshing drink when served over ice or adding a new dimension to floral and fruity gins and vodkas.

Leeds Bradford Airport
International Tourism Award

Welcome to the Yorkshire region’s largest airport. At Leeds Bradford Airport we help millions of passengers reach a wide range of international destinations every year.

Large Hotel of the Year

CNG is known as one of the most trusted suppliers of gas for SMEs, but we’re about so much more than supplying energy: we give power.

High Speed Training
Large Visitor Attraction of the Year

High Speed Training is a leading online training provider, providing accredited courses that help people to be engaged, effective and safe in the workplace.

Northshire Ltd
New Tourism Business Award

North Shire is a place for Holidays and adventures with a pinch of Magic for good measure. If you enjoy nature and the beauty of the countryside along with long golden sandy beaches, great places to eat and even better company then this place is for you.

Spirit of Harrogate
Producers and Makers Award

Slingsby Artisan Gin is made with only the finest natural and locally sourced botanicals, Harrogate aquifer water and pure single grain spirit.

Yorkshire Beer & Pub Association
Pub of the Year

The British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) are proud to be the leading body representing brewers and pub companies across the UK.

Barwell & Jones
Self-Catering Accommodation of the Year

Specialist UK importers and distributors of wines from around the world. Established in 1758, Barwell & Jones is a wine agency with over 250 years of history.

Out of Eden
Small Hotel of the Year

With over 25 years’ experience, Out of Eden is a family-run leading supplier to the hospitality industry, providing the latest in superior quality products including hotel quality bedding and bed linen, toiletries and self-catering essentials.

Easy Switch Energy
Small Visitor Attraction of the Year

EasySwitch Energy are a Yorkshire based Energy broker, specialising in Business Energy and passionate about getting a fair deal for businesses on their bills.

Total Food Service
Taste of England

Total Foodservice hold the perfect recipe to being the preferred foodservice supplier to countless chefs and commercial kitchens across the North West and Yorkshire.

Leeds City College
Tourism Event of the Year

Leeds City College is one of the largest further education institutions in the country with more than 20,000 students and is one of the biggest providers of apprenticeships regionally.

This Year's Supporters