Firms urged to enter Digital Business Awards

Businesses are being encouraged to enter The Herald Scottish Digital Business Awards in association with DigitalBoost.

Sponsored by Business Gateway, Enigma People Solutions, Wheatley Group, Highlands and Islands Enterprise, SQA and FanDuel, the event organisers are calling on all digital businesses, agencies and direct clients to the enter the awards, which are now in their eight year.

With twelve categories covering the likes of mobile apps, outdoor advertising, student projects and online marketing, there is bound to be one to fit your organisation.

Awards sponsor, Hugh Lightbody, chief officer for the Business Gateway National Unit, said: “The rapid developments in digital technologies, and their applications for all businesses, can have a positive impact. The DigitalBoost programme, which is delivered across Scotland by Business Gateway, is about raising awareness, increasing knowledge, developing skills and assisting the adoption of digital technology amongst SMEs, enabling them to enter new markets and increase business efficiencies. To date, hundreds of Scottish SMEs have attended free DigitalBoost events and 1:1 adviser sessions bringing new expertise to their businesses and we would encourage more to do the same. DigitalBoost are proud to title sponsor the awards this year and would urge agencies and business to get involved.”

The entry deadline is Thursday, August 25.