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Editor-in-Chief at Newsquest Scotland
Founder, Sticky Heelz
Deputy Chief Executive, Glasgow Chamber of Commerce
Dr Margaret McGuire
Chief Executive, Volunteer Glasgow
Founder and Director of Walker Gordon Associates
Group Recruitment Manager, Arnold Clark
The Herald and Glasgow Chamber of Commerce Inspiring City Awards 2019 took place on Thursday, September 5 at the Crowne Plaza Glasgow.
The evening included a sparkling drinks reception, three-course meal, official event programme, entertainment and the awards presentation. The event was hosted by BBC television presenters Amy Irons and David Farrell.
Art and Culture Award – sponsored by COLAB
Culinary Ability Awards CIC
Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity/Oor Wullie’s BIG Bucket Trail – Winner
Mackintosh at the Willow
Carer of the Year Award – sponsored by NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde
Common Wheel – Winner
Grace Franklin – Commendation
Renaissance Care – Whitecraigs
Best Corporate Social Responsibility Award – sponsored by Glasgow Caledonian University – School for Business
Altogether Travel Ltd
Dell Technologies – Winner
St. Enoch Centre
Education Award – sponsored by City Facilities Management
City of Glasgow College – City Phonics
Gordon McIntyre – Commendation
MCR Pathways – Winner
Glasgow Science Festival, in collaboration with the University of Glasgow
City of Glasgow College
Glasgow Wood Recycling – Commendation
Scottish Water – Winner
WEEE Scotland Ltd
Innovation in Business Award – sponsored by City of Glasgow College
Altogether Travel Ltd – Winner
Balmore Group (Scotland) Ltd
Beauty with a Conscience
Glasgow Council on Alcohol / Elevate-Glasgow PSP
WEEE Scotland Ltd
Outstanding Contribution by a Business Leader – sponsored by BIG Partnership
Gary Meek – Glasgow Council on Alcohol
Kirsty Anne Rae – Kirsty Anne Rae Coaching
Rhona Baillie – The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice – Winner
Lisa Donati – Gie it Laldy
Outstanding Contribution by a Young Business Leader – sponsored by Arnold Clark
Kieran Coyle – Premiership Experience
Lauren Stewart – The Drink Cabinet
Nikola Kelly – BE-IT – Winner
Hock Aun Teh
Raza Sadiq – Winner
Industry & Young People Innovation Award – sponsored by Developing the Young Workforce Glasgow
Mackintosh at the Willow
McTaggart Construction – Winner
Multiplex – University of Glasgow
Legacy Award – sponsored by Cala Homes (West)
Glasgow Disability Alliance
Glasgow Recovery Communities
Phoenix Futures Scotland
The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice – Winner
The Alistair Malloy Award for Inclusive Volunteering – sponsored by Volunteer Glasgow
Beatson Cancer Charity
Do a little Change a Lot A Concrete Garden & St Matthew’s Centre Partnership
Glasgow Wood Recycling
Govan Home and Education Link Project (Govan HELP)
The Hidden Gardens Trust – Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award – sponsored by Glasgow Airport
Celia Sinclair – Winner
Who can enter?
Anyone can submit a nomination, but nominees must be based in Glasgow.
Why should I enter?
Not only does being shortlisted (or better yet, winning) an Inspiring City Award mean recognition for you or your organisation, it is a major morale boost for you or your workforce and is a great PR opportunity both at the event and long after.
How do I enter?
You must complete our entry form to submit a nomination. Head to the ‘How to Enter’ section above for instructions.
Can I enter more than one category?
You can submit as many nominations as you like across the thirteen different categories. The categories and the criteria for each can be found in the ‘Categories’ section above.
What is the deadline for entries?
Entries to the 2019 awards have now closed.
How much does it cost?
It is free to enter the awards.
Tickets to attend the ceremony are priced at £110 +VAT with tables of 10 and 12 available at a cost of £1,100 +VAT and £1,250 +VAT respectively (booking fees apply).
What happens next once I’ve entered?
Once you have submitted an entry, we will add your nomination to the judging pack for consideration. Once the judging has taken place, we will contact you to let you know if your entry has been shortlisted or not.
How does the judging process work?
All the entries we receive will be considered by our judging panel at the judging session in August. Please note that the shortlist and winners are decided solely by our panel and do not come down to a public vote or number of nominations received.
When will the shortlist be announced?
The shortlist will be listed in The Herald and on this website early August.
When will the winners be announced?
The winners will be announced at the 2019 Inspiring City Awards ceremony on Thursday, September 5 at the Crowne Plaza, Glasgow. More information on the event and tickets can be found in the ‘The Awards Ceremony’ section above.