Glasgow Business Awards sell out ahead of ceremony01 October 2018
The 21st annual Glasgow Business Awards has announced that it has sold out, with over 650 guests set to attend the ceremony on 4 October.
Hosted by Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, and now in their 21st year, the Awards champion the major achievements and successes of the city’s businesses.
The event will take place at the Hilton Glasgow for the 5th consecutive year and will be hosted by comedian Fred Macaulay.
The Glasgow Chamber of Commerce Award for Lifetime Achievement will also be presented on the night, last year this was awarded to Lord Smith of Kelvin KT CH, Chairman of Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014 and former Governor of the British Broadcasting Corporation, among other titles.
The awards have a rich history, commencing in 1998 when they were held in the then Thistle Hotel, to an audience of around 250 people.
Stuart Patrick, Chief Executive of Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, commented: “Twenty-one years on from the inaugural Glasgow Business Awards we look forward to marking another celebration of the achievements of Glasgow’s diverse business community.
“We remain committed to providing the best possible platform for Glasgow’s businesses, whether established or emerging, to showcase their accomplishments.
“The quality of the entries this year has been stellar, and we see this reflected in the contribution these companies make to the city’s economy and competitiveness.”
Malcolm Buchanan, Chair, Scotland Board, Royal Bank of Scotland, said: “As a supporter of customers, communities and businesses across this city since 1783, the Royal Bank of Scotland is delighted to be a key partner and sponsor for the Glasgow Business Awards.
“These awards offer an opportunity to celebrate the wealth of skill and depth of talent which exists here in Glasgow and offer a platform to showcase the qualities and resource which have made it a capital of enterprise for generations.
“We are sure this year’s event will be a great success.”