Business Excellence Awards 2017

Celebrating all that is best in the Borders business sector, the 2017  Business Excellence Awards ceremony took place on Friday 3rd November at Springwood Park, Kelso.

For the third year in a row, this annual awards scheme was organised and hosted by the Scottish Borders Chamber of Commerce

The Award Categories, Winners and Sponsors.

  • SME Business of the Year. Sponsored by Davidson Chalmers LLP
    Winner: Mitchell Glass (Galashiels)
    Runner-up: Hastings Legal (Kelso)
  • Agricultural Business of the Year. Sponsored by Borders College
    Winner: Over Langshaw Ice Cream (Galashiels)
    Runner-up: Crop Services (Kelso)
  • Tourism & Hospitality Business of the Year. Sponsored by Bruce Stevenson Insurance Brokers
    Winner: Duns Castle Estate (Duns)
    Runner-up: The Orde Food Company (Kelso)
  • Social Enterprise Business of the Year. Sponsored by Scottish Borders Social Enterprise Chamber
    Winner: ReTweed (Eyemouth)
    Runner-up: The Borders Green Team (Hawick)
  • Creative Industry Business of the Year: Sponsored: Borders Chartered Certified Accountants (BCCA)
    Winner: All Awards (Jedburgh)
    Runner-up: Hannah Longmuir Arts (Morebattle)
  • Diversity Award: Sponsored by Borders Supported Employment Network
    Winner: Grow 2 Work (Galashiels)
    Runner-up: NHS Borders Project Search (Melrose)
  • High Growth/Innovation/TurnoverBusiness of the Year. Sponsored by Business Gateway
    Winner: SoConnect Ltd (Tweed Horizons)
    Runner-up: Hutton Stone Co Ltd (Berwick)
  • Supporting Young Workforce Business of the Year. Sponsored by Developing Young Workforce Borders
    Winner: Farne Salmon (Duns)
    Runner-up: BSW Timber (Earlston)
  • Manufacturer & Exporter of the Year. Sponsored by Reiver Recruitment
    Winner: Johnston’s of Elgin (Hawick)
    Runner-up: Farne Salmon (Duns
  • Retailer of the Year: Sponsored by RMS
    Winner: Fin and Game (Kelso)
    Runner-up:    A. Hume Country Clothing (Kelso)
  • Micro Business of the Year: Sponsored by Business Gateway
    Winner: Danny’s A7 Carwash (Galashiels)
    Runner-up: Hawick Auto Care (Hawick)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Sponsored by Scottish Borders Chamber of Commerce
    Winner: Ron Wilson – Border Union Agricultural Society
  • Business Leader of the Year: Sponsored by Scottish Borders Chamber of Commerce
    Winner: Ron Hastings – Hastings Legal

Well done to all of our winners and thank you to all of our sponsors.

Take a look at our photo album.

 

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