Welcome to the West Dunbartonshire Working4Business Awards 2017. These awards celebrate the success and achievements of businesses in West Dunbartonshire and are a great opportunity to promote your company. The application process has now closed. Thank you to all West Dunbartonshire businesses who took the time to submit an entry. We are delighted to announce the 2017 finalists in each category below. Winners will be unveiled at a glittering awards dinner on Wednesday 31st May at the Clydebank Town Hall. The event will be hosted by one of the countries most experienced live TV and radio broadcasters, Kaye Adams.

This year's categories are:

  • Most Promising New Business Award Sponsored by Business Gateway
  • Best Performing Small Business (< 25 employees) Award Sponsored by FSB
  • Best Performing Business (>25 employees) Award Sponsored by Scottish Canals
  • Excellence in Customer Service Award Sponsored by the Wheatley Group
  • Community Impact Award Sponsored by Haven Products
  • Family Business Success Award Sponsored by CHIVAS Brothers
  • Developing the Young Workforce Award Sponsored by West College Scotland
  • Excellence in People Development Award Sponsored by Highland Reserve Forces and Cadets Association
  • Success through Sustainability Award Sponsored by Campbell & Kennedy
2017 award winners

2017 Working4Business Awards Winners Announced

The winners of the inaugural Working4Business Awards were announced to over 150 guests at the glittering ceremony last night.

Held at the Clydebank Town Hall, the ceremony was a fantastic celebration of the success, diversity and innovation that can be found throughout the business community of West Dunbartonshire

These strengths were reflected in the very high standard of entries for each award category, with the judges having to make difficult winner choices.

The awards were hosted by popular TV and radio presenter Kaye Adams and guests enjoyed after dinner entertainment from comedian Des McLean.

West Dunbartonshire Council leader Jonathan McColl said:

"We are delighted with the response to the first Working4Business awards.  The awards have provided a platform for celebrating the category winners and their tremendous achievements.

"The winners really do showcase the best of West Dunbartonshire's thriving business sector. It is also important to recognise the efforts and achievements of the wider short-listed finalists, and indeed, all the firms which entered the awards.

"We were pleased to welcome a diverse range of guests, with attendees from sectors such as manufacturing, electronics, tourism, social enterprises, as well as businesses of all sizes, and from all around the region – highlighting the breadth of businesses successfully operating and succeeding in area.

"The Working4Business Awards would not have been possible without the support of our sponsors and I would like to thank them for their commitment to this event."

"The quality of the entrants was extremely high and the short listed nominees reflect the sheer breadth of business success throughout West Dunbartonshire from small start-ups and individual entrepreneurs to long-established businesses”
Damon Scott, Chief Executive of Dunbartonshire Chamber of Commerce.

Working4Business Awards 2017 winners:

Family Business

Winner – McLaggan Smith Mugs

Most Promising New Business

Winner – Together Energy

Excellence in Customer Service

Winner – Campbell & Kennedy

Community Impact

Winner – SKapde Studios

Developing the Young Workforce

Winner – Glenhead Engineering

Excellence in People Development

Winner – Campbell & Kennedy

Success Through Sustainability

Winner – Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel

Best Performing Business (less than 25 Employees)

Winner – Cordale Housing Association

Best Performing Business (more than 25 Employees)

Winner – Campbell & Kennedy

Award Sponsors

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