Most Enterprising Business Award

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Introduced by the Association of Scottish Businesswomen (ASB) in 2003, entrants for this award, are selected and endorsed as the nomination by their affiliate groups. The award recognises the efforts of those members who have perhaps identified a niche market or moved the business in an entirely new direction, as well as those who are more recently established.


Those who can apply 

  • Business entities with a woman as the driving force behind the business
  • Affliate members only, endorsed as the nomination of choice by their affiliate group

Those who can't

Last year's winner in same category 

Awards Application Guide

Criteria assessed

Criteria assessed (500 words max per criterion.)

  • Originality of new business idea and or boldness & creativity applied in expansion/diversification
  • Resourcefulness of the marketing strategy and business development activity
  • Innovative & imaginative communication and use of social media to promote business
  • A demonstrated ability to ride out and overcome challenges
  • Individual energy, pace and resilience applied