The biggest night in the Scottish digital industry calendar is just three weeks away.

The Herald Scottish Digital Business Awards, which recognise the talent in one of Scotland’s fastest-growing and most dynamic sectors, are being held this year in association with DigitalBoost and supported by Business Gateway, Enigma People Solutions, Wheatley Group, Highlands and Islands Enterprise, SQA, FanDuel and s1jobs.

And the winners will be announced at a glittering awards ceremony in Glasgow’s Radisson Blu Hotel on Thursday October 20, hosted by Des Clarke.

  Hugh Lightbody, chief officer of Business Gateway said on behalf of DigitalBoost: “The Herald Scottish Digital Business Awards is a celebration of some of the best talent in Scotland’s digital industry.”

A record number of entries were received this year, with judges impressed by the industry’s ability to harness the latest digital innovations. The short-list can be viewed at

David Mains of Enigma People Solutions said: “We’re very much looking forward to sharing the finalists’ pride at being short-listed and the joy of the winners.”

Evelyn McDowall, digital lead at Wheatley Group said: “We are looking forward to finding out who will win the charity and social enterprise category.”

Stuart Robertson of Highlands and Islands Enterprise said: “We’re looking forward to sharing a fantastic evening with so many creative and digitally innovative business and community groups.”

SQA chief executive Dr Janet Brown said: “SQA is delighted to be sponsoring the ‘Education and Training’ award and looks forward to recognising the innovative use of digital platforms to enhance education and training.”

FanDuel’s Eileen McLaren said: “We’re looking forward to another enjoyable evening this year.”

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