Book tickets for the 2017 ASB National Business Awards

Date Fri 29th September
Time 1830

Join us for our eighteenth National Business Awards at Glasgow Grand Central Hotel on Friday 29th September as we celebrate the achievements and successes of businesswomen from throughout Scotland.

This is a night for dressing up, shouting from the rooftops, and applauding the hard work, determination and commitment of all our finalists.

Our evening will begin with a drinks reception in the ballroom lobby at 6.30pm. After being seated in the magnificent ballroom we will honour all our finalists and present each with a certificate.

Following a delicious three course dinner with wine we will hear from our guest speaker. We will then announce the award winners and present each with a beautiful trophy to mark their achievements. Then relax, celebrate together and dance the night away! 

Carriages 1am.

We are indebted to our Event sponsor Investec Wealth and Investment; our Awards sponsors Badenoch & Clark, and Royal Bank of Scotland; and to our Reception sponsor People Finders Recruitment.


Tickets are £70 for ASB members - Log in to the ASB website to purchase your tickets at member rates. Non-member tickets are £90. Please let us know any dietary or access requirements or seating requests. Please book your tickets by Friday 15th September.

Tables of 10 cost £700. Please contact our treasurer if you require an invoice for payment.

Sponsorship packages

Sponsorship packages are available for £850 and £1500. Please download the PDF for more information.

Apply for the 2017 ASB National Business Awards

There are twelve awards this year;

  • Young Inspiring Businesswomen of the Year – for women under the age of 30
  • Most Innovative Start-up of the Year – for businesses trading for less than one year
  • Young Business of the Year – for businesses trading for less than three years
  • Employee of the Year – open only to ASB affiliated or direct members
  • Best Performing Team of the year
  • Community Commitment Award
  • Recognition of Outstanding Contribution has been revised for 2017 with a focus on contribution to business or the wider community, over and above normal working activities
  • Professional of the Year award
  • New for 2017 we have introduced Exporting Business of the Year Award
  • Business of the Year Award
  • Most Enterprising Business of the Year – open only to ASB affiliated members by recommendation from their affiliated group
  • Best Affiliated Group of the Year award.

To apply click the Awards tab on the menu bar and select the award(s) you are interested in. You can read the criteria and apply online. ASB members should log in first. You can then log back in at any time to complete your application. If you are not a member you will receive an email with a pin number to allow you to return to complete your application form at a later date, if necessary.

Applications will close at 5pm on Friday 30th June. Please make sure you allow enough time to complete the form and also gather and upload the necessary references or endorsements. Applications may be shortlisted by independent judges so it’s really important to spend time on your application and show off your business as best you can!

Successful applicants will be invited to interviews in Edinburgh during the week commencing 24th July. We may be able to accommodate telephone interviews, but it is preferable if you can make the journey to Edinburgh to meet our independent judges.

Read about last year’s winners here