Richard Blair, director of AHR Architects, said: “We are delighted to sponsor the Arts and Culture award at the Inspiring City Awards. Glasgow has an ever growing profile in arts and culture and we are proud to be supporting those involved in creating this reputation through the awards.”
Alison McRae, senior director of Glasgow Chamber of Commerce which hosts Developing the Young Workforce Glasgow, said: “We have recently come to the end of what has been an amazing first year for Developing the Young Workforce Glasgow during which we have seen a huge commitment from Glasgow’s business community to support our work in schools and employing young people directly from education.
“It is now time that we recognise these businesses who are dedicated to inspiring our next generation of talent.
“We are supporting this year’s Industry and Young People Innovation award and entries are closing soon – apply today to showcase your fantastic work to the people of Glasgow.”
Colin Hartley, director of Glasgow 2018 European Championships, said: “In a little over two years Europe’s top athletes will arrive in Glasgow for the inaugural European Championships.
“It will be a truly world-class celebration of sport and a must attend, must watch experience that reaches beyond the dedicated fans of the individual sports to the wider public.
“Glasgow is one of the world’s top five sporting cities and the Inspiring City Awards will showcase the very best we have to offer in terms of sport. And with just a few days to go until the nominations close, now is the time for those involved in sport in our city to show just what makes our city great.
“Sport changes lives and that is why we are delighted to support the sport category.”
David Doran, director of Hacking and Paterson Management Services, said: “Nominations for the Legacy Award remain open and Hacking and Paterson Management Services strongly urge anyone wishing to propose or nominate an entrant should do so before the deadline to ensure the most influential and deserving legacy creating organisation or person in the city can be recognised by these great awards.”
James Muir, chairman of Loretto Care, said: “Loretto Care, part of Wheatley Group, is proud to support the carer of the year category at this year’s Inspiring City awards.
“We would like to see many entries from carers across the city for this category.
“These carers, who are often unsung heroes, make a significant difference to people’s lives on a daily basis. We are keen to see their great work being recognised. We encourage as many carers as possible to enter these awards.”
John M Watson OBE, of the Watson Foundation, said: “Now is the time to get your entry in for the Outstanding Contribution by a Young Business Leader which will showcase the young and inspiring talent that this city has to offer.
“We know there is a lot of it out there which contributes to making Glasgow the vibrant and enterprising place it is. And young people are leading the way on this. The Inspiring City Awards 2016 helps shine the spotlight on their incredible talent.”
The deadline for nominations is July 28. Entry is free and all categories are open to individuals, businesses and third sector organisations, so get involved.
Visit http://herald-events.com/inspiringcity/ to submit an entry or for more information please contact Lyndsay Wilson on 0141 302 7407.