Join the industry to celebrate and recognise women working in the hospitality and tourism industry in Scotland. This inaugural black tie awards ceremony and dinner will take place on the evening of Tuesday 19th September at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Glasgow Central, Cambridge St, Glasgow. This ceremony will be a very special evening and highly charged with excitement.The BWS Awards for 2017 will be a central platform to celebrate women working in the Hospitality & Tourism industry in Scotland. The aim is to help recognise and increase the number of women working in senior leadership roles across the visitor economy.
The evening starts in style with a welcome glass of fizz, then through to the auditorium for the awards ceremony, with dinner followed by inspiring speakers, and of course time to party!
Our MC for the evening is journalist and broadcaster Rachel McTavish. In the last 15 years Rachel has worked for ITV, BBC, FIVE, GMTV, STV, ITV London and can be seen reading the news on STV.
This award is for an inspirational female who has made an incredible impact in her place of work in a very short period. This award is open to individuals who have been in the hospitality and tourism industry for less than three years and have been in full-time employment for less than five years.
FRONT OF HOUSE
This award is for Reception, Porter, Steward, Reservations, Front of House Managers and Waiting Staff. The individual will demonstrate evidence of best practice within the hotel and outstanding achievements, work or community related.
This award will acknowledge a champion of the Scottish HR profession working in the hospitality and tourism
BAR OF THE YEAR
This award recognises a female bar owner or manager who is responsible for creating and running a successful bar,
looking at innovation in style, service or product, excellent customer service, and employee satisfaction.
RESTAURATEUR OF THE YEAR
Award for a female restaurateur who has made a success of her business, through her passion, creativity and the
importance of sustainability.
HOTELIER OF THE YEAR
An award for a female hotelier who has demonstrated innovation and creativity to grow the business, creating an enjoyable place to work and enriching the lives of the people they interact with.
VENUE MANAGER OF THE YEAR
This award recognises a manager who has delivered outstanding results with a range of ideas and events, creating a
successful venue with great facilities.
SPA MANAGER OF THE YEAR
This award recognises a manager who has created a successful spa through a professional approach, with great customer service and quality in all aspects, and a range of services and packages to appeal to customers.
BEST PLACE FOR WOMEN TO WORK
A company that actively promotes diversity, a business that operates a culture aimed at ensuring women have every
opportunity to succeed.