Shortlist announced for Fife Business Awards!

16th November 2018

The shortlist for the Fife Business Awards are here and an impressive array of businesses are in the running for the much-coveted awards.

The 2019 awards were launched earlier this year as ‘bigger and better’ than ever before, and are certainly shaping up to be the best yet, with applications this year up by nearly 30%.

New and revised categories reflect the broad range of businesses and not-for-profit organisations operating in Fife and each of the businesses nominated has contributed to the Fife economy and wider society. New categories include Best Marketing Campaign, Excellence in People Development (up to 20 employees) and Excellence in Community Engagement, which have been warmly welcomed by local businesses, with each category receiving high quality entries.

The finalists will all meet the judges for an informal chat designed to get to know their businesses better. Following this, a behind the scenes visit will be arranged to give the judges more insights into each business; bring to life elements from their application and give a further opportunity for them to highlight key areas that they are proud of.

The glittering Awards Ceremony will take place on Friday 29th March 2019. Anticipation is already building and it’s certain to be a wonderful night, celebrating Fife’s best.

Alan Mitchell, Chief Executive of Fife Chamber of Commerce, the organisers of the Fife Business Awards, said: “We have been inundated with nominations for the Fife Business Awards from a wide mix of outstanding organisations. Fife is very proud of them all. I want to thank everyone who applied, and congratulate and wish the best of luck to everyone who has been shortlisted.”

Fife Business Awards shortlist

  • Best Marketing Campaign, sponsored by Semefab
    • Fife College
    • Kingdom FM
    • St Andrews Business Club
  • Best Performing Business with under 10 employees, sponsored by Ingenico
    • Discounted Office Supplies
    • The Linden Tree Dental Lounge
    • The Little Herb Farm
  • Best Performing Business with between 10 and 50 employees, sponsored by Thomson Cooper
    • Balmeadowside Country Lodges & Cottages
    • I-Scaff Access Solutions
    • Moffat Electrical Projects
  • Best Performing Business with over 50 employees, sponsored by EQ
    • Allson Wholesale
    • Exterity Limited
    • James Donaldson & Sons Ltd
    • Stuart’s Bakers and Butchers
  • Best School Partnership, sponsored by BAE
    • Fife College
    • TechnipFMC
    • The Ecology Centre
  • Excellence in Community Engagement, sponsored by Rennies Coaches
    • Balfour Beatty
    • Kingdom FM
    • MKM Building Supplies
    • Wild Planet Explorers
  • Excellence in Creativity and Innovation, Sponsored by Condies Accountants
    • Fife Cultural Trust
    • Fife Employment Access Trust
    • John Young Signs Ltd
    • Paywizard
  • Excellence in Customer Service, sponsored by Kettle Produce
    • Allson Wholesale
    • Balmeadowside Country Lodges & Cottages
    • DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh-Queensferry Crossing
    • MyCherryPie
  • Excellence in People Development (up to 20 employees), sponsored by Henderson Loggie
    • Byron Hairdressing
    • Domestic Matters
    • Insure Smart Limited
  • Excellence in People Development (over 20 employees), sponsored by ExxonMobil
    • Fife Housing Group
    • Ingenico
    • James Donaldson & Sons Ltd
  • Greenest Business, sponsored by Diageo
    • Fairmont St Andrews
    • Ore Valley Housing Association
    • Willow Plum & Soap Co

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