Glitz and glamour was the order of the day at the Dalmeny Park Hotel in Barrhead, last week, as guests attended the most prestigious night in the local business calendar.
Following months of anticipation, The Extra can now unveil the winners of the East Renfrewshire Business Awards 2016, which showcased the area’s best businesses.
Upon arrival at the hotel guests were welcomed by a drinks reception before the opening of the formalities by Scottish Celebrity Karen Dunbar who was the host for the evening.
John F Hamilton, East Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce President said: “East Renfrewshire has so much to celebrate and these awards are an excellent platform for local businesses to highlight their success. Congratulations to all the finalists and the winners tonight, with a record number of entries this year, competition was fierce and all the judges were impressed by the range and quality of the entries. Thank you to this year’s sponsors, without their support the awards would not be possible”
The 2016 Winners are:
Family Business Award – sponsored by CALA Homes (West)
Winner - Creature Comforts
Excellence in Customer Service Award – sponsored by The Avenue Shopping Centre
Winner - Barrhead Travel Group
Most Promising New Business Award - sponsored by Business Gateway
Winner -Adcal Dental Laboratory Ltd
Green Award –sponsored by George Leslie
Winner - Neilston Development Trust
Excellence in Innovation Award - sponsored by East Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce
Winner - George Leslie Ltd
East Renfrewshire Food and Drink Award – sponsored by West College Scotland
Winner - Wee Fudge Company
East Renfrewshire’s Best Business Award (10 employees or less) sponsored by Invest East Renfrewshire
Winner - Optimal Physio
East Renfrewshire’s Best Business Award (11 employees or more) sponsored by Taylor Wimpey Scotland West
Winner - Bluebird Care (Glasgow South)
Liana Canavan, Sales and Marketing Director for CALA Homes (West) the awards principal sponsor said: “CALA Homes (West), is currently building at its Queen’s Gait development at Newton Mearns and nearby at Thorntonhall, which lies just across the regional border, so it was great to read about so many fantastic businesses which call East Renfrewshire their home. On behalf of CALA Homes, I would like to extend my congratulations to all of winners. Each has showcased best in practice in each of their respective categories and it is encouraging that this innovation and type of work is being championed in the region.”
For information on East Renfrewshire Business Awards visit http://www.eastrenchamber.org.uk/erba_2016.php