Young Business of the Year Award

Background

Introduced by the Association of Scottish Businesswomen (ASB) in 2006, this Award is open to businesses, trading for three years or less at 31st May in this award year.

Sponsor

TBC

Eligibility

Only business entities trading for less than 3 years are eligible.

Whilst the Award is made to a business entity, a woman must be the driving force behind the business.

If you won the Young Business of the Year Award last year, then you are not eligible to enter this category, this year.‚Äč

Entry is free for affiliate members and ASB direct members, and costs £50 per entry for non-members.

Application process

The application should be submitted via the ASB website (see Awards Home Page for full application process).

Applicants will be asked to provide historical and forecast financial figures (in strict confidence) in support of their application. 

Applications should be accompanied by two endorsements/references.

Criteria assessed (500 words max per criterion.)

  • Innovative growth strategy, backed up by strong financial results
  • Marketing & business development activity
  • Customer and staff engagement
  • Effective leadership and management
  • A diverse, inclusive and ethical approach to business

Make Your Application

  • Closing date for entries is 5pm on Friday 28th June, 2019
  • Only online applications will be accepted.
  • Applicants are requested to upload a photo (individual or team) appropriate to the award applied for. This will only be used if selected as a finalist.
  • The shortlisted finalists will be asked to attend an interview with the judging panel, Haymarket, Edinburgh, during the w/c Monday 22nd July, 2019.
  • Finalists are required to attend the Awards Dinner on Saturday 14th September, National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh.
  • If you have a reading disability and would like support with your application, please contact us at awards@asb-scotland.org

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