Ayrshire Business Awards

Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce 2019 Business Awards!

Ayrshire Business Awards 2019 – Winners Announced

The winners of the 10th Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce Business Awards have been announced showcasing the region’s best businesses. A record number of over 500 guests attended the awards Dinner at Ayr Race Course on Friday 11th October 2019.  TV and radio stars Jennifer Reoch and Edward Reid hosted the event and Soundsational Community Choir entertained the guests.

David Hughes from Awards Principal Sponsor 1825 said “This is our fourth year of sponsoring the event, and once again the quality of applicants within each category is quite outstanding, reflecting the strength in depth of our business community in Ayrshire. On behalf of the team at 1825 Financial Planning, we would like to extend our congratulations to all of the winners in each of their respective categories, and thanks again to Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce for the great job they do in supporting business enterprise in Ayrshire.”

Val Russell, Chief Executive at Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce, said: “My congratulations to all the winners at this years’ Ayrshire Business Awards, what a thoroughly great night it was. Chatting with the judging panel it was obvious just how difficult a job they had in selecting a winner from each category due to the extremely high standard of entries. I’d like to thank all of the judges for giving up their valuable time. Thanks also to our sponsors for their continued support in making the Awards the continued success it is.”

Ayrshire Business Awards 2019 – Winners and Highly Commended 

The 2019 Winners are :

Developing Ayrshire's Young Workforce Award - sponsored by 1825 Financial Planning

  • EGGER (UK) Limited
  • Highly Commended – James Frew Ltd

Business in the Community Award – sponsored by Ashleigh (Scotland) Limited

  • Unity Grill CIC
  • Highly Commended – RAD Hotel Group Ltd

Active Travel at Work Award – sponsored by Active Travel Hub

  • Booth Welsh

Start-up Business of the Year Award - sponsored by Business Gateway

  • Donnini Apartments

Apprentice of the Year Award - sponsored by Woodward

  • David Dunlop - North Ayrshire Council
  • Highly Commended - Lynsey Garrick -East Ayrshire Council

Excellence in Customer Service Award – sponsored by South Ayrshire Council

  • Hireaband Ltd
  • Highly Commended - Old Loans Inn

Tourism Award- sponsored by University West of Scotland

  • Heads of Ayr Farm Park

Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award - sponsored by Trump Turnberry

  • Ryan Leslie - Gymmies Kitchen Ltd
  • Highly Commended Stephanie Zikmann Scrub-A-Dug-Dug

Chamber Champion Award – Sponsored by Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce

  • Rhona Brown Connections

Apprenticeship Community Challenge Ayrshire 2019 sponsored by Skills Development Scotland

  • SAS International

Family Business Award - sponsored by North Ayrshire Council

  • Heads of Ayr Farm Park

Growth Business of the Year Award - sponsored by The RAD Hotel Group

  • Ready4Retirement

Employer of the Year – sponsored by Westfield Health

  • Spirit AeroSystems (Europe) Ltd

Ayrshire’s Food & Drink Award sponsored by East Ayrshire Council

  • Woody’s Ice Cream Ltd
  • Highly Commended - Brownings The Bakers

Ayrshire's Best Business Award (0-10 employees) - sponsored by West Coast Accelerator 

  • Renewable Oil Services Limited
  • Highly Commended - Alan White Design Ltd

Ayrshire's Best Business Award (11-50 employees) - sponsored by Ayrshire Post, Irvine Herald and Kilmarnock Standard

  • Blue Rock Insurance Brokers Ltd
  • Highly Commended - GolPhin Ltd

Ayrshire's Best Business Award (51 employees or more) - sponsored by GSK

  • James Frew Ltd
  • Highly Commended - Merck

The event, hosted by Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce and Industry, also raised over  £4500 for  local charity The Little Art School Trust from the charity raffle.

 

 

 

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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