Inspiring City Awards 2019

The Herald and Glasgow Chamber of Commerce were delighted to host the seventh annual Inspiring City Awards. As two of the city’s most trusted and respected institutions we continue to recognise the new generation of citizens and businesses who are making a tremendous contribution to the cultural and economic climate of Glasgow.

Sponsors

We would like to thank our 2019 sponsors for their support.

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Raise your profile across Glasgow by sponsoring our awards.

If you would like more information on the opportunities available, please contact Kirsty Loughlin, Events Manager, on 0141 302 6016 or kirsty.loughlin@newsquest.co.uk

Categories

  • ART & CULTURE AWARD – sponsored by COLAB

    This category will reward an individual/organisation that has enhanced the reputation of Glasgow’s cultural ambitions on the global stage. This category will embrace all art forms, including architecture, performances and events.

  • BEST CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AWARDsponsored by GCU Glasgow School for Business and Society

    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.

  • CARER(S) OF THE YEAR AWARD – sponsored by NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

    This category will recognise a very special care worker or team who work in the care profession or perhaps someone who looks after a relative, neighbour or friend providing care and support to them or within their local community. If you know someone who is kind, thoughtful and compassionate, and who invariably goes above and beyond the call of duty to care for those less fortunate then please enter them today.

  • INNOVATION IN BUSINESS AWARD – sponsored by City of Glasgow College

    This award will recognise outstanding innovation in a business, a person or organisation that pushes the boundaries of their industry and has encouraged, inspired and fostered business growth and development in the city. Judges will examine how an innovation or business concept has been developed and applied to deliver improvements in the business process, developments of new products or services improved the levels of efficiency, staff moral and/or local community.

  • ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD

    This award will recognise an outstanding contribution to enhance Glasgow’s environment and/or combating climate change across the city.

  • EDUCATION AWARD – sponsored by City Facilities Management

    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.

  • OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION BY A BUSINESS LEADER – sponsored by BIG Partnership

    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 – sponsored by Arnold Clark

    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.

  • SPORT AWARD

    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.

  • INDUSTRY & YOUNG PEOPLE INNOVATION AWARDsponsored by Developing the Young Workforce Glasgow

    This category will recognise where industry has created an innovative project that has proven to make a significant difference to young people in the city. We want to hear about the main aims and objectives of the project and a short description of the activities undertaken by the partnership.

  • LEGACY AWARDsponsored by Cala Homes (West)

    Judges will assess how projects, businesses, individuals and communities can 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 create legacy and a positive difference for Glasgow citizens.

  • THE ALISTAIR MALLOY AWARD FOR INCLUSIVE VOLUNTEERINGsponsored by Volunteer Glasgow

    This Award was created in memory of Alistair Malloy and will recognise a volunteering initiative that can evidence an inclusive approach, involving people from across all sections of the community it serves whilst demonstrating excellent volunteering practice and the difference its work makes to the city.

  • LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDsponsored by Glasgow Airport

    The award will be presented to an outstanding individual/organisation who have dedicated
    their time to the development of the city and its people.

How to Enter

Entries to the 2019 Inspiring City Awards have now closed.

 

If you have any questions regarding the entry process or an entry you have submitted, please see the FAQ section below or get in touch via the details at the bottom of this page.

Judges

Donald Martin
Editor-in-Chief at Newsquest Scotland

Laura Birrell
Founder, Sticky Heelz

Richard Muir
Deputy Chief Executive, Glasgow Chamber of Commerce

Dr Margaret McGuire

David Maxwell
Chief Executive, Volunteer Glasgow

Evelyn Walker
Founder and Director of Walker Gordon Associates

Carole-Ann McCann
Group Recruitment Manager, Arnold Clark

Event

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.

Amy Irons

David Farrell

Shortlist & Winners

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
Scottish Ballet
Soryia Siddique

Carer of the Year Award – sponsored by NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

Common Wheel – Winner
Grace Franklin – Commendation 
Mary McLean
Renaissance Care – Whitecraigs

Best Corporate Social Responsibility Award – sponsored by Glasgow Caledonian University – School for Business

Altogether Travel Ltd
Dell Technologies – Winner
McTaggart Construction
Possobilities
St. Enoch Centre

Education Award – sponsored by City Facilities Management

City of Glasgow College – City Phonics
Gordon McIntyre – Commendation 
Kibble
MCR Pathways – Winner
Glasgow Science Festival, in collaboration with the University of Glasgow

Environmental Award

City of Glasgow College
Glasgow Wood Recycling – Commendation
Ideeas ltd
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

Sport Award

Allan Thomson
Business Fives
Hock Aun Teh
Movement Park
Raza Sadiq – Winner

Industry & Young People Innovation Award – sponsored by Developing the Young Workforce Glasgow

Dell Technologies
Mackintosh at the Willow
MCR Pathways
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
Whiteinch Centre

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

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If you have any questions or need more information on the awards, please contact Kirsty Loughlin, Events Manager, on 0141 302 6016 or kirsty.loughlin@newsquest.co.uk.
Kirsty Loughlin

Kirsty Loughlin

Events Manager

kirsty.loughlin@newsquest.co.uk

0141 302 6016

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