Highland Business Awards 2024

The Highland Business Awards is one of the flagship events of Inverness Chamber of Commerce that celebrates the achievements of businesses throughout the region.

The Awards recognise the success of organisations large and small, new and well established, and across all sectors, while offering our business community the chance to socialise with colleagues, rekindle old connections and make new business relationships.

This year there are ten diverse categories to choose from, so enter or nominate now to recognise the businesses and individuals that are integral to sustaining a strong Highland economy.

Nominations are open until 5.00pm on Friday 9 August. Please note there will be no extension to this deadline.

Principal Sponsor – The Highland Council

Highland Business Award for Innovation
A business that has implemented new ideas, products or processes which have contributed to its success, whether in terms of profitability, new customers and/or new markets.
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Highland Business Award for Resilience
sponsored by Caithness Chamber of Commerce
A business that has adapted its operations to overcome a short-term difficulty or challenge, enabling it to deliver on its objectives and continue to prosper.
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Highland Business Award for Positive Environmental Impact
sponsored by Ri Cruden
A business that takes responsible decisions to reduce its negative impact on the environment, actively promoting the benefits and bringing about efficiencies in its operations.
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Highland Business Award for Global Growth
A business that is achieving commercial success by developing its activity in overseas markets, whether for the first time or as part of ongoing international expansion plans.
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Highland Business Award for Digital Initiative
A business that has introduced new digital activity to drive growth in its operation and change how it delivers value to its customers.
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*NEW* Highland Business Award for Best Marketing Campaign
A business that has engaged in standout marketing activity to support a clear business objective. Whether via social media, traditional platforms or an integrated campaign, entries must demonstrate creativity, alongside communications results and impact on the business such as increased sales, a drive in footfall, increased engagement or new business referrals.
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Highland Business Award for Community Engagement
sponsored by Vattenfall Wind Power
A business that demonstrates ongoing commitment to and support for its local community through its activities, helping to improve the lives of others and making the community a better place in which to live.
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Highland Business Award for Employer of the Year
An organisation that demonstrates dedication to its workforce, by continually investing in upskilling and training and putting staff wellbeing at the heart of its activity, resulting in a collaborative and inclusive culture and a stimulating and supportive work environment.
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Highland Business Award for Young Employee of the Year
sponsored by The Springfield Group
A young person who makes a positive impact in the workplace thanks to their dedication, talent and can-do attitude.
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Highland Business Award for Business Leader of the Year
sponsored by Saffery
Someone with a track record of leading and inspiring others, who makes a difference to the Highland business economy through their commitment and passion for the area as well as the industry in which they operate.
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Plus one business selected from the category winners will also be announced overall Highland Business of the Year. 

The winners will be announced at the Highland Business Awards Ceremony and Lunch which takes place on Friday 27 September at the Kingsmills Hotel, Inverness. Tickets cost £67.50 + VAT per person and may be booked individually or for tables of 10. Ticket price includes welcome drink and three course lunch with tea/coffee. Click here to reserve tickets.

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