The Award Categories 2017
BUSINESS WOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD 2017
This award recognises a woman who has made an outstanding impact on the business landscape in Scotland. Overcoming challenges and adversity to build a successful business or community enterprise and providing inspiration for others including the next generation of businesswomen
BEST USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA
(sponsored by Grand Central Hotel)
An award for the most successful or innovative use of a social media campaign to promote a company, brand, event, or information.
BUSINESS OF THE YEAR – OVER 3 YEARS (sponsored by FSB)
This award will recognize the development and growing success of an SME, looking at business growth and strong nancial performance, pro tability, and brand awareness achieved in relation to the number of employees and budget.
EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR
This award recognizes a return on investment
in people, the employee strategy that best attracts, retains and develops talent – and how it contributes to sustainable growth and being an employer of choice.
GROWTH BUSINESS OF THE YEAR (COMPANY UP TO 3 YEARS OLD)
Sponsored by (RBS)
This award celebrates Scotland’s highest performing new companies and recognises those that have exceeded initial targets for growth and nancial performance. It recognises the companies who have best demonstrated an understanding of their competitors, customers, and markets they operate in; and have the foundations in place for continued commercial success.
INTERNATIONAL GROWTH OF THE YEAR
Recognizing Scottish businesses that have achieved the highest and most sustainable
levels of international growth in the past year, celebrating their export success. This award focuses on all aspects of growth – including sales, pro t, geographical expansion, and acquisition.
STARTUP OF THE YEAR
This award celebrates the entrepreneurial aptitude, vision, ambition, drive and commercial acumen to build a successful enterprise from start-up..
MENTOR OF THE YEAR & MENTEE OF THE YEAR
This award acknowledges the crucial relationship between a mentor and mentee. We are looking for a business mentor who has been inspirational and provided her knowledge, expertise and advice to others, free of charge. The mentor will have worked closely with a mentee, supporting her as she takes her business to another level due to receiving knowledge and advice from her mentor.
For further information about sponsorship and entering the awards call 0141 332 8801 or email Lynne@bwsltd.co.uk | firstname.lastname@example.org