East Renfrewshire Business Awards 2016

Glitz and glamour was brought to the Dalmeny Park Hotel in Barrhead, on Thursday 9th June, as guests attended the most prestigious night in the local business calendar.

Following months of anticipation, we can now unveil the winners of the East Renfrewshire Business Awards 2016, which showcased the area’s best businesses.

Upon arrival at the hotel guests were welcomed by a drinks reception before the opening of the formalities by Scottish Celebrity Karen Dunbar who was the host for the evening.

John F Hamilton, East Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce President said:
“East Renfrewshire has so much to celebrate and these awards are an excellent platform for local businesses to highlight their success. Congratulations to all the finalists and the winners tonight, with a record number of entries this year, competition was fierce and all the judges were impressed by the range and quality of the entries. Thank you to this year’s sponsors, without their support the awards would not be possible”

The 2016 Winners are:

East Renrfrewshire Business Awards 2016 Winners

Family Business Award
Sponsored by CALA Homes (West)

Winner – Creature Comforts

Excellence in Customer Service Award
Sponsored by The Avenue Shopping Centre

Winner – Barrhead Travel Group

Most Promising New Business Award
Sponsored by Busniness Gateway

Winner – Adcal Dental Laboratory Ltd

Green Award
Sponsored by George Leslie Ltd

Winner – Neilston Development Trust

Excellence in Innovation Award
Sponsored by East Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce

Winner – George Leslie Ltd

East Renfrewshire Food and Drink Award
Sponsored by West College Scotland

Winner – Wee Fudge Company

East Renfrewshire’s Best Business Award (10 employees or less)
Sponsored by invest East Renfrewshire

Winner – Optimal Physio

East Renfrewshire’s Best Business Award (11 employees or more)
Sponsored by Taylor Wimpey Scotland West

Winner – Bluebird Care (Glasgow South)

Liana Canavan, Sales and Marketing Director for CALA Homes (West) the awards principal sponsor said:
“CALA Homes (West), is currently building at its Queen’s Gait development at Newton Mearns and nearby at Thorntonhall, which lies just across the regional border, so it was great to read about so many fantastic businesses which call East Renfrewshire their home. On behalf of CALA Homes, I would like to extend my congratulations to all of winners. Each has showcased best in practice in each of their respective categories and it is extremely encouraging that this innovation and type of work is being championed in the region.”

Principal sponsor


Award category sponsors

The Avenue Shopping Centre Business Gateway
George Leslie Ltd West College Scotland
Invest East Renfrewshire Taylor Wimpey