Ayrshire Business Awards

Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce 2019 Business Awards!

Gala Dinner

 

The shortlist for the Ayrshire Business Awards 2019 has been unveiled, with 44 companies making the cut across 15 categories. The nominees showcase the best of business in Ayrshire, reflecting the breadth and depth of business successes in the region. 

Chamber Chief Executive Val Russell said “2019, the tenth year of these awards,  has seen not only the highest number of entries but according to those involved in the first stage of judging the highest quality which has made it very difficult to select finalists. Thanks to all who entered and good luck to those going on the next stage”

David Hughes, Managing Director of the award’s Principal Sponsor 1825 Financial Planning said “Many congratulations to all the businesses and individuals who have made it to the 2019 awards shortlist, as always the quality of entrants is extremely high and we wish you all the very best of luck in your respective categories”

The 2019 Finalists are:

  • Developing Ayrshire's Young Workforce Award - sponsored by 1825 Financial Planning 
    • EGGER (UK) Limited
    • James Frew Ltd
    • McTaggart Group Ltd
    • Shire Housing Association Ltd

 

  • Ayrshire’s Food & Drink Award sponsored by East Ayrshire Council
    • Brownings The Bakers
    • Gymmies Kitchen
    • Viking Café
    • Woody’s Ice Cream Ltd

 

  • Active Travel at Work Award – sponsored by Active Travel Hub
    • Ayrshire College
    • Booth Welsh
    • Department for Work and Pensions Kilmarnock

 

  • Start-up Business of the Year Award - sponsored by Business Gateway
    • Assurgo Associates Ltd
    • Donnini Apartments
    • Scrub-A-Dug-Dug – Canine Spa & Boutique
    • The Shore

 

  • Apprentice of the Year Award - sponsored by Woodward
    • Daniel Barclay - Brodie Engineering Limited
    • David Brown - Lockharts Law LLP
    • David Dunlop - North Ayrshire Council
    • Lynsey Garrick -East Ayrshire Council

 

  • Growth Business of the Year Award - sponsored by The RAD Group
    • Blue Rock Insurance Brokers Ltd
    • Cunninghame Housing Association Limited
    • Pillow Property Partners Ltd
    • Ready4Retirement

 

  • Excellence in Customer Service Award – sponsored by South Ayrshire Council
    • Dillon Bookkeeping
    • Fosters Family Funeral Directors
    • Hireaband Ltd
    • Old Loans Inn

 

  • Tourism Award- sponsored by University West of Scotland
    • Brodick Castle, Garden and Country Park
    • Heads of Ayr Farm Park
    • Largs Yacht Haven Ltd

 

  • Family Business Award - sponsored by North Ayrshire Council
    • Brownings the Bakers
    • Engineering Tools & Consumables Ltd
    • Heads of Ayr
    • Woody’s Ice Cream

 

  • Business in the Community Award – sponsored by Ashleigh Building Scotland
    • Ayr Gaiety Partnership
    • Impact Arts (Projects) Ltd
    • RAD Hotel Group Ltd
    • Unity Grill CIC

 

  • Employer of the Year – sponsored by Westfield Health
    • Brodie Engineering Limited
    • Merck
    • Spirit AeroSystems (Europe) Ltd
    • Utopia Computers

 

  • Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award - sponsored by Trump Turnberry
    • Anthony Quinn - Silver Cloud Ltd
    • Alice Mitchell - Papeterie Bespoke
    • Ryan Leslie - Gymmies Kitchen Ltd
    • Stephanie Zikmann Scrub-A-Dug-Dug

 

  • Ayrshire's Best Business Award (0-10 employees) - sponsored by West Coast Accelerator
    • Alan White Design Ltd
    • Hireaband Ltd
    • Impact Arts (Projects) Ltd
    • Renewable Oil Services Limited

  

  • Ayrshire's Best Business Award (11-50 employees) - sponsored by Ayrshire Post, Irvine Herald and Kilmarnock Standard
    • Blue Rock Insurance Brokers Ltd
    • GolPhin Ltd
    • Lockharts Law LLP
    • Silver Cloud Ltd

 

  • Ayrshire's Best Business Award (51 employees or more) - sponsored by GSK
    • Cunninghame Housing
    • James Frew
    • Fosters Family Funeral
    • Merck

 

The winners will all be announced at the Business Awards Dinner taking place at Ayr Race Course on Friday 11th October. It promises to be a night not to be missed and we are delighted to announce that it will be hosted by Jennifer Reoch and Edward Reid.

Why not beat the rush and book your place now at www.ayrshire-chamber.org/events. The dinner is a great networking opportunity and everyone is welcome to attend.

 

 

Developing Ayrshire's Young Workforce Ayrshire Award

Developing Ayrshire's Young Workforce Ayrshire Award

Excellence in Customer Service Award

Excellence in Customer Service Award

Growth Business of the Year Award

Growth Business of the Year Award

Ayrshire Food and Drink Award

Ayrshire Food and Drink Award

Start Up Business of the Year

Start Up Business of the Year

Apprentice of the Year Award

Apprentice of the Year Award

Family Business Award

Family Business Award

Business in the Community Award

Business in the Community Award

Tourism Award

Tourism Award

Ayrshire's Best Business (0-10) employees

Ayrshire's Best Business (0-10) employees

Ayrshire's Best Business (11-50 employees)

Ayrshire's Best Business (11-50 employees)

Ayrshire's Best Business (51 employees or more)

Ayrshire's Best Business (51 employees or more)

Active Travel at Work Award

Active Travel at Work Award

Employer of the Year Award

Employer of the Year Award

Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Young Entrepreneur of the Year

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