The Association of Scottish Businesswomen (ASB) is delighted to announce the winners of their 2017 National Business Awards recognising the talents and rewarding the achievements and contribution of women in business throughout Scotland.
The ASB National Business Awards showcase the very best talent in Scotland, rewarding enterprise, creativity, extraordinary contribution, skill and vision.
230 guests gathered at Glasgow Grand Central Hotel on Friday 29th September to support over 50 finalists across 12 categories.
Open to business and professional women across Scotland, the ASB National Business Awards showcase and celebrate the achievement of women working across all sectors. Awards are open to both members and non-members and are supported by sponsors Investec Wealth and Investment, Royal Bank of Scotland, Badenoch and Clark, and People Finders Recruitment.
ASB President, Wendy Maltman, said “We are so incredibly proud to play an integral role in shining a spotlight on the many successful and inspiring women in our business communities by facilitating the awards and giving the opportunity to praise and reward the most talented women for their achievements in business and in the community, recognising their hard work and dedication.
“The quantity and calibre of entries increases year on year making it extremely difficult for our panel of 14 independent judges to decide on the winners. The awards give us a fantastic opportunity to showcase the very best businesswomen in Scotland.”
ASB Young Inspiring Businesswoman of the Year Award Melanie Blane, White Rabbit Skincare
ASB Most Innovative Start-up of the Year Award Heather Ashley, Heather Ashley Health and Fitness
ASB Young Business of the Year Award Allison Harrison, Hot Yoga Edinburgh
ASB Employee of the Year Award Carol Lambie, Little Art School
Special Commendation - ASB Employee of the Year Award Michelle Reynolds, Journeycall/ESP Group
ASB Best Performing Team of the Year Award Break the Silence
ASB Community Commitment Award Glendoick Garden Centre
ASB Recognition of Outstanding Contribution Linda Hill Miller, LAH Travel
ASB Professional of the Year Award Susan Lightbody, Opus Couture
ASB Exporting Business of the Year Award Dianne Teo, Fatburn Extreme
ASB Most Enterprising Business of the Year Award Jane Banks, LaserFlair
ASB Business of the Year Award Cariss Moir, Moirs
Special Commendation - ASB Business of the Year Award Liz Jackson, Fairways
ASB Best Affiliated Group of the Year Award Moray Business Women
Details of all the 2017 finalists can be found here.
Details of the criteria of each award can be found here.
Official photographs by Caroline Trotter are available here to view and purchase.
All finalists and winners will receive a copy of their presentation photographs soon.