This is our 20th year as custodian of the awards, a testament to our contribution in supporting Scotland’s thriving business community - one which we hope to build on throughout 2019, and beyond.
The 2019 Elevator Award categories are:
- Most Promising New Business
- Business Success Under 3 Years
- Business Success Over 3 Years
- The Innovation Award
- Spirit of Enterprise
- Enterprising Communities
- Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year
- Inspirational Mentor of the Year
- Entrepreneur of the Year
The awards are open for entries until 4pm on Friday 29th March, with the black tie ceremony taking place at Ardoe House on Thursday 27th June, 2019.
Most Promising New Business
Most Promising New Businesssponsored by Business Gateway: The first 12-months of any new business is about setting down roots, building relationships, developing your reputation and gaining a foothold in a market.
Business Success Under 3 Years
Business Success Under 3 YearsSponsored by Aberdein ConsidineThis award recognises a business which has been trading for less than three years as of 20th March 2019 and can demonstrate outstanding performance in growth and development.
Business Success Over 3 Years
Business Success Over 3 Years Sponsored by Royal Bank of Scotland:This award recognises a business which has been trading for more than three years as of 20th March 2019 and can demonstrate outstanding performance in growth and development.
The Innovation Award
The Innovation Awardsponsored by Murgitroyd Elevator believes that innovation is at the heart of any successful business.
Spirit of Enterprise
The ‘Spirit of Enterprise’ AwardSponsored by The Prince's Trust: Starting any business is not an easy task, but for some getting to the start line and keeping a business going is an enormous undertaking.
Enterprising Communities This award recognises a community-based organisation or business that demonstrates a strong commitment to its local community by the way it engages and interacts with its operating environment.
Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year
Emerging Entrepreneur of the YearSponsored by the University of Aberdeen: The award recognises an outstanding individual under the age of 35 as of 20th March 2019.
Entrepreneur of the Year
Entrepreneur of the YearSponsored by Royal Bank of Scotland:This award recognises a world-class business leader who has made an outstanding contribution to their company, industry sector and the wider economy.