This year we have twelve categories aimed at rewarding and celebrating the very best people and organisations in Glasgow.
New for this year is the ‘Legacy Award’ which has been created to award organisations that have a plan in place to continue to benefit community, business and locals following Glasgow 2014.
View category briefs below:
Sport Award – supported by Glasgow Airport
To recognise an outstanding achievement that has fostered the development of sport in the city. They may have inspired others to become more active, been a role model or helped secure facilities and funding within their local communities, region or throughout Scotland.
Environmental Award – supported by Scottish Gas
This award will recognise an outstanding contribution to enhance Glasgow’s environment and/or combating climate change within the country.
Industry and Business Award – supported by Glasgow Credit Union
This award will recognise an outstanding contribution that has encouraged, inspired and fostered business growth and development in the city.
Education Award – supported by Glasgow Taxi’s
This award will recognise a pioneering achievement by an individual or institution that has made an impact on the learning and development of Glasgow citizens at all levels.
Art and CultureAward – supported by STV Glasgow
This category will reward an outstanding contribution that has enhanced the reputation of Glasgow’s cultural ambitions on the global stage. This category will embrace all art forms, including digital, design and architecture.
Best Corporate Social Responsibility Award – supported by Glasgow Caledonian University
This category will recognise an individual or group within an organisation who has inspired actions that make a significant difference to the wellbeing of the community in which they operate.
Legacy Award – supported by St Enoch Centre
New this year, judges will assess how the 2014 games have helped businesses, communities and individuals create lasting change across Glasgow. For example, has your business successfully secured new contracts or has your community been improved by new facilities and greater engagement. We want to hear about the organisations and people who have utilised the legacy of 2014 to make a positive difference.
Outstanding Contribution by a business leader – supported by Glasgow Chamber of Commerce
This award will recognise an individual at the forefront of business who has demonstrated outstanding achievement and commitment to Glasgow. Judges will look for someone who inspires others through their contribution with exceptional commitment, motivation, effort and vision.
Outstanding Contribution by a young business leader – supported by NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
This award will recognise a young individual (under 35) at the forefront of business who has demonstrated outstanding achievement and commitment to Glasgow. Judges will look for someone who inspires others through their contribution with exceptional commitment, motivation, effort and vision.
Working Together Award
This category recognises the important role of business and individuals of improving the social fabric by recruiting unemployed or disadvantaged Glasgow residents. Particular attention will be paid to businesses that have employed, trained or given experience to the city’s young people.
PEOPLE MAKE GLASGOW Award – supported by PEOPLE MAKE GLASGOW
This award recognises an individual or business which has made a lasting contribution to the city.
Outstanding Contribution Awards – supported by The Herald
This award is not open for entry. The award will be presented at the event to an outstanding individual/organisation who have dedicated their time to the development of the city and its people.
You have until Thursday, July 31.