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The best of Glasgow named as shortlist unveiled for The Glasgow Business Awards

The best of Glasgow named as shortlist unveiled for The Glasgow Business Awards

The Glasgow Business Awards returns for its 24th year with a black-tie ceremony on Thursday 6 October 2022. Sponsored by Royal Bank of Scotland, the awards will recognise businesses and individuals across 17 categories including a brand new category for 2022 - The Glasgow Business Award for Business Resilience.

Glasgow Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the 2022 shortlist:

The Glasgow Business Award for Best Performing Large Business sponsored by Openreach

  • Allied Vehicles Group
  • Bullet Express Ltd
  • Cullen Eco-Friendly Packaging
  • Kibble

The Glasgow Business Award for Best Performing Small-Medium Business sponsored by Beam Digital and Design

  • Connect Three
  • Elite Contract Furniture
  • KC Group Shipping Ltd
  • Pest Solutions
  • The Power Within Training & Development Ltd
  • WEEE Scotland Ltd

The Glasgow Business Award for Business Resilience sponsored by Glasgow City Innovation District

  • Kibble
  • Scottish Opera
  • The Rocket Group
  • Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity
  • The Power Within Training & Development Ltd
  • Glasgow Airport Ltd

The Glasgow Business Award for Community Wealth Building sponsored by Glasgow City Council

  • Kibble
  • Pest Solutions
  • Wasps

The Glasgow Business Award for Excellence in Communications sponsored by The Herald

  • A.C. Whyte & Co. Ltd
  • BIG Partnership and Renaissance Care
  • City of Glasgow College
  • Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity
  • KC Group Shipping Ltd
  • The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice

The Glasgow Business Award for Fair and Healthy Workplace sponsored by NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

  • City of Glasgow College
  • Clockwise
  • Connect Three
  • Pest Solutions
  • Scottish Sports Futures
  • The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice

The Glasgow Business Award for Family Business of the Year sponsored by Get Living

  • Alexander Group
  • Allied Vehicles Group
  • Douglas Laing & Co Ltd
  • Elite Contract Furniture
  • fatBuzz Ltd
  • The Power Within Training & Development Ltd

The Glasgow Business Award for Green Champion sponsored by ScottishPower

  • Guild Antiques & Restoration
  • Kabloom
  • Matthew Algie
  • Scottish Leather Group
  • Scottish Sports Futures
  • The Verdancy Group

The Glasgow Business Award for Innovation in Business sponsored by KubeNet

  • A.C. Whyte & Co. Ltd
  • Cullen Eco-Friendly Packaging
  • Douglas Laing & Co Ltd
  • LilyBee Ltd
  • Pangea Connected
  • ReCover Packaging

The Glasgow Business Award for Net Zero Achievement sponsored by Glasgow City Council

  • GlasGo Bus Alliance
  • Matthew Algie
  • Scottish Leather Group
  • Scottish Sports Futures

The Glasgow Business Award for Sustainable Development sponsored by Scottish Water

  • Barclays Glasgow Campus
  • City of Glasgow College
  • EGG Lighting
  • EVM
  • Scottish Leather Group
  • Scottish Sports Futures

The Glasgow Business Award for International Trade

  • Bullet Express Ltd
  • KC Group Shipping Ltd
  • The Glasgow Distillery Co.

The Glasgow Business Award for Entrepreneur of the Year sponsored by Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP

  • Greg Anderson, Blue Parrot Events Group
  • Dan Cunliffe, Pangea Connected
  • Lynne Darcey Quigley, Darcey Quigley & Co and Know-it
  • David W Milne, KC Group Shipping Ltd
  • Jennifer O’Donnell, O’DonnellBrown
  • Chris Cagienard, Pest Solutions

The Glasgow Business Award for Young Business Person of the Year sponsored by City of Glasgow College

  • Scott Campbell, A Foot Ahead
  • Shaun Jamieson, Switchease
  • Samantha Kirkland, Moda Gardens
  • Niall Rachman, First2Train Ltd
  • Caitlin White, fatBuzz Ltd

In addition to the above awards, a further three will be presented on the night, namely The Glasgow Chamber of Commerce Award for Lifetime Achievement, and the most prestigious accolade of Royal Bank of Scotland’s Most Outstanding Business which will be awarded to one of the winners from the other categories.

Glasgow’s Favourite Business, sponsored by Glasgow Times, is the only Glasgow Business Award voted for by the public. This category shortlist will be announced over the coming days, welcoming public votes, and the winner will wait to be crowned on the night.

Richard Muir, Deputy Chief Executive of Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, said: “It gives me great pride in our city and its vibrant business community to see such a fantastic range of businesses shortlisted for the Glasgow Business Awards this year. These awards are a great opportunity to shine a light on a vast number of success stories, for both business organisations and individuals many of whom have been operating in challenging circumstances but have produced resilient and inspiring results.

“Our thanks as always go to our title sponsors Royal Bank of Scotland and the strong array of category sponsors too including media partners The Herald and Glasgow Times. Congratulations to all of the shortlisted businesses, we wish them the best of luck for the awards this October.”

Judith Cruickshank, Managing Director Scotland, Commercial Mid-Market, Royal Bank of Scotland, said: “It's been a tough couple of years for businesses across the country so there’s no better time to celebrate the ingenuity, innovation and resilience of Glasgow’s businesses, and the individuals behind them.

“The Glasgow Chamber of Commerce Awards recognises the most outstanding businesses in Glasgow and the Royal Bank of Scotland is proud once again to partner and support the event.

“Glasgow is a vibrant and exciting city, and these awards offer an opportunity to celebrate its ambitious businesses and showcase the support which helps businesses here thrive. We’re looking forward to supporting the Awards for another year and wish every entrant the best of luck.”

To keep up to date with the latest news on The Glasgow Business Awards, search for Glasgow Chamber of Commerce across all social platforms.

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