Fife businesses have until 28 October to submit their entries
Aspiring businesses have until Friday, 28 October to submit their entries for the 2017 Fife Business Awards, which have been officially launched today (Thursday, 1 September).
The awards have grown significantly in recent years, with more than 300 business leaders and guests attending the popular 2016 ceremony in March.
Previous winners say they have experienced strong benefits from being recognised as one of Fife’s premier businesses.
Ronnie Grant of RB Grant, winner of the 2016 Workforce for the Future Award, for example, said: “Winning at the Fife Business Awards was a massive boost to RB Grant for many reasons.
“Our staff were delighted with the recognition for their hard work and commitment, and we received many business opportunities as a result of the promotion of the awards.
“It has also afforded us the opportunity to bring our success to other’s attention and market the benefits of the partnerships with educational establishments.”
Gordon Miller, managing director of Sign Plus, winner of the 2016 Excellence in People Development Award, said: “Winning the Best Performing Business for under 50 employees Award in 2015, Sign Plus Ltd was judged to be the Excellence in People Development Award category in 2016.
“Both awards were a fantastic accolades for the company and acknowledgement for the continued hard work and commitment by all involved with Sign Plus Ltd.
“Following the awards, our staff, customers and suppliers gained a sense of pride, confidence and achievement.
“The process from choosing a category, completing the application, presenting to the panel and finally the award ceremony was a fantastic experience for all involved
Peter Southcott, president of Fife Chamber of Commerce, which organises the Fife Business Awards, said: “The 2016 event was one of our best awards ceremonies ever, and next year’s already promises to be an even more enjoyable night, recognising and rewarding the strength and depth of the Fife business community.
“The Fife Business Awards provide a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the success and diversity of businesses in Fife, and our new award – Developing Young Workforce – will particularly highlight the wealth of young business talent in the county.
“Our principal sponsor, Fife Economy Partnership, continues to champion Fife business success through its fantastic support of the awards.”