Entries open for 2017 Fife Business Awards
The 2017 Fife Business Awards launched today, Thursday 1st September, with aspiring businesses having until Friday 28th October to submit their entries.
Celebrating the fantastic spectrum of business successes across Fife, the awards have grown significantly in recent years, with over 300 business leaders and guests attending the hugely popular 2016 ceremony in March.
Previous winners have experienced strong benefits from being recognised as one of Fife’s premier businesses.
Ronnie Grant, RB Grant - Winner of the 2016 Workforce for the Future Award
“Winning at the Fife Business Awards was a massive boost to RB Grant for many reasons. Our staff were delighted with the recognition for their hard work and commitment, and we received many business opportunities as a result of the promotion of the awards. It has also afforded us the opportunity to bring our success to other’s attention and market the benefits of the partnerships with educational establishments.”
Gordon Miller, Managing Director of Sign Plus - Winner of the 2016 Excellence in People Development Award
“Winning the Best Performing Business for under 50 employees Award in 2015, Sign Plus Ltd was judged to be the Excellence in People Development Award category in 2016.
“Both awards were a fantastic accolade for the company and acknowledgement for the continued hard work and commitment by all involved with Sign Plus Ltd. Following the awards, our staff, customers and suppliers gained a sense of pride, confidence and achievement. The process from choosing a category, completing the application, presenting to the panel and finally the award ceremony was a fantastic experience for all involved
Peter Southcott, President of Fife Chamber of Commerce - Organisers of the Fife Business Awards
“The 2016 event was one of our best awards ceremonies ever, and next year’s already promises to be an even more enjoyable night, recognising and rewarding the strength and depth of the Fife business community.
“The Fife Business Awards provide a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the success and diversity of businesses in Fife, and our new award – Developing Young Workforce – will particularly highlight the wealth of young business talent in the county.
“Our principal sponsor, Fife Economy Partnership, continues to champion Fife business success through its fantastic support of the awards.”
The awards are open to businesses small and large from all sectors, providing that they operate in Fife. The broad range of award categories includes:
- Most Enterprising Start-up Company
- Best Performing Business (Under 50 Employees) - sponsored by Condies CA
- Best Performing Business (Over 50 Employees) - sponsored by Thomson Cooper
- Developing the Young Workforce
- Excellence in People Development - sponsored by Sign Plus
- Success Through Sustainability
- Excellence in Tourism Award
- Success Through Export
- Excellence in Customer Services
- Success Through Innovation - sponsored by EQ Accountants LLP
- Excellence in Food & Drink
The award categories are open for applications until Friday 28th October, and the winners will be announced at the 2017 awards ceremony next March.
Fife Chamber works to contribute positively to the Fife economy by representing its members’ interests, engaging with businesses of all types, identifying and debating issues affecting the Fife economy and lobbying locally and nationally to help resolve business concerns.
For further information about the Fife Business Awards, please visit: www.fifechamber.co.uk/fife-business-awards