List of Scottish Business Awards

This is the world’s best list of Scottish Business Awards. It includes general Business Awards in Scotland and local awards from specific industry sectors. Find information about entering The Scottish Financial Services Awards, The BITC Scotland Responsible Business Awards, The Scottish Property Awards, The Scottish Export Awards, The Scottish Transport Awards, The Scottish Education Awards, The IoD Director of the Year Scotland, The Drum Scottish Design Awards and many other regional awards in Scotland.

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Please note: the “~” symbol means that the date is based on the previous year’s awards programme or is an estimate based on the information available.
We can’t guarantee 100% accuracy (we try our best!) so always visit the individual awards’ websites for the latest information.
Award nameDeadline DateAwarding DateIndustryRegion
Northern Star Business Awards 1st May 26th Sep Business Scotland
The Scottish Beer Awards 2nd May 19th Sep Retail & Consumer Goods Scotland
Young Women in Tourism Awards 8th May 13th Jun Travel & Tourism Scotland
The Scottish Whisky Awards 9th May 5th Sep Retail & Consumer Goods Scotland
Deals and Dealmakers 17th May 30th Aug Financial Services Scotland
COSLA Excellence Awards 31st May 10th Oct Public Sector Scotland
HR Network National Awards 31st May 14th Nov HR & Training Scotland
Scottish Civil Engineering Awards 31st May 28th Mar Construction & Architecture Scotland
Scotland's Dementia Awards 9th Jun 18th Sep Health & Social Care Scotland
The Herald Property Awards 10th Jun 26th Sep Planning & Property Scotland
CIPR PRide Awards Scotland 11th Jun 3rd Oct Marketing PR Events & Advertising Scotland
Glasgow Business Awards ~22nd Jun 3rd Oct Business Scotland
Scottish Thistle Awards 24th Jun ~15th Mar Travel & Tourism Scotland
Highland and Islands Tourism Awards 24th Jun 1st Nov Travel & Tourism Scotland
Association of Scottish Businesswomen ASB Business Awards 28th Jun 14th Sep Business Leaders Scotland
The Courier Business Awards 30th Jun 26th Oct Business Scotland
Scotland’s Social Enterprise Awards 7th Jul 12th Nov Corporate Social Responsibility Scotland
Inspiring City Awards (Glasgow) ~18th Jul 5th Sep Business Leaders Scotland
Self Management Awards 26th Jul ~4th Oct Health & Social Care Scotland
The Scottish Fundraising Awards 31st Jul 1st Oct Third Sector Scotland
Scottish Financial Services Awards 31st Jul 24th Oct Financial Services Scotland
Institute of Internal Communication Awards (IoIC) Scotland Awards ~3rd Aug ~7th Sep Business Scotland
Institute of Internal Communication Awards (IoIC) Scotland Awards ~3rd Aug ~7th Sep Marketing PR Events & Advertising Scotland
The Scottish Fashion Awards ~8th Aug ~21st Oct Retail & Consumer Goods Scotland
The Herald Scottish Digital Business Awards ~14th Aug ~10th Oct IT & Telecommunications Scotland
Charity Champions ~15th Aug ~2nd Nov Third Sector Scotland
The Herald Diversity Awards ~15th Aug ~11th Oct HR & Training Scotland
The Summit Entrepreneurship Awards ~16th Aug ~22nd Nov Business Leaders Scotland
The Scottish Vows Awards ~17th Aug ~19th Nov Hospitality Sport & Leisure Scotland
Scotland Women in Technology Awards ~24th Aug ~1st Dec Business Leaders Scotland
Scottish Resources Awards ~24th Aug ~4th Oct Corporate Social Responsibility Scotland
The GO Awards Scotland (Excellence in Public Procurement) ~29th Aug ~23rd Oct Supply Chain Scotland
Scottish Health Awards ~30th Aug ~1st Nov Health & Social Care Scotland
The Herald Society Awards ~4th Sep ~1st Nov Third Sector Scotland
Business Women Scotland & Women's Enterprise Scotland Awards ~7th Sep ~2nd Nov Business Leaders Scotland
Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce Awards(ROCCO) ~16th Sep ~16th Nov Business Scotland
Dentistry Scotland Awards 20th Sep 1st Nov Health & Social Care Scotland
The Scottish Green Energy Awards ~21st Sep ~6th Dec Energy & Utilities Scotland
Flintshire Business Awards ~21st Sep ~19th Oct Business Scotland
Scottish SME Awards ~22nd Sep ~1st Mar Business Scotland
PPA Scottish Magazine Awards ~28th Sep ~6th Dec Journalism Publishing & Media Scotland
Education Buildings Scotland Awards ~28th Sep ~21st Nov Education Scotland
The Scottish Business Awards ~30th Sep ~17th Nov Business Scotland
The Arts and Business Scotland Awards ~30th Sep ~23rd Mar Business Scotland
The Herald Scottish Family Business Awards ~17th Oct ~5th Dec Business Scotland
Scottish Rural Awards ~22nd Oct ~21st Mar Business Scotland
The Scottish Property Awards ~25th Oct ~28th Feb Planning & Property Scotland
Fife Business Awards ~25th Oct 29th Mar Business Scotland
The Scottish Green Apple Awards for Environmental Best Practice ~31st Oct ~5th Jan Corporate Social Responsibility Scotland
The Scottish Taxi and Private Hire Awards 31st Oct 7th Mar Transport & Logistics Scotland
Scottish Awards for Business Excellence ~1st Nov 19th Jun Business Scotland
Scottish Grocer Awards ~2nd Nov ~7th Mar Retail & Consumer Goods Scotland
Scottish Top Employers for Working Families Awards ~5th Nov ~21st Mar HR & Training Scotland
The Scottish Legal Awards ~20th Nov ~15th Mar Legal Services Scotland
Highlands and Islands Media Awards ~30th Nov ~1st Feb Journalism Publishing & Media Scotland
College Development Network CDN Marketing Awards ~15th Dec ~3rd Mar Education Scotland
Scottish Export Awards ~19th Jan ~22nd Mar Supply Chain Scotland
Scottish Learning Disability Awards ~4th Feb 17th May Corporate Social Responsibility Scotland
NUS Scotland Awards ~7th Feb ~21st Mar Education Scotland
The Scotland Responsible Business Awards (BITC) ~8th Feb 9th Jul Corporate Social Responsibility Scotland
The cHeRries Awards ~10th Feb 30th May HR & Training Scotland
The Highland Business Women's Club Awards ~11th Feb ~16th Mar Business Leaders Scotland
The Scottish Education Awards ~14th Feb ~10th Jun Education Scotland
Scottish Transport Awards ~15th Feb 13th Jun Transport & Logistics Scotland
ScotlandIS Digital Technology Awards ~15th Feb 9th May IT & Telecommunications Scotland
The Scottish Social Services Awards ~15th Feb 5th Jun Health & Social Care Scotland
The CIS Excellence Awards (Catering) ~22nd Feb 30th May Hospitality Sport & Leisure Scotland
AccelerateHER Awards ~22nd Feb 23rd Apr Business Leaders Scotland
Institute of Directors (IoD) Director of the Year Scotland Awards ~28th Feb 23rd May Business Leaders Scotland
VIBES Scottish Environment Business Awards ~1st Mar ~14th Nov Corporate Social Responsibility Scotland
Scotland Food and Drink Excellence Awards ~1st Mar 23rd May Retail & Consumer Goods Scotland
Lanarkshire Business Excellence Awards ~1st Mar 15th Sep Business Scotland
Scottish Marine Aquaculture Awards ~1st Mar 29th May Products & Manufacturing Scotland
Scottish Home Awards ~14th Mar 13th Jun Construction & Architecture Scotland
Made in Scotland Awards ~15th Mar 9th May Products & Manufacturing Scotland
The Elevator Awards (Grampian) ~20th Mar 27th Jun Business Scotland
Scottish Accountancy & Finance Awards ~22nd Mar 20th Jun Financial Services Scotland
The Look Awards ~23rd Mar ~22nd Apr Retail & Consumer Goods Scotland
The Scottish Charity Awards ~25th Mar 14th Jun Third Sector Scotland
The Herald Higher Education Awards 28th Mar 5th Jun Education Scotland
Scottish Young Professionals Green Energy Awards 29th Mar 30th May Energy & Utilities Scotland
WeDO Scotland Business Awards 29th Mar 24th May Business Scotland
Scottish PA Awards 5th Apr 16th May Business Leaders Scotland
Highlands & Islands Food and Drink Awards 17th Apr 15th Nov Retail & Consumer Goods Scotland
Scottish Gin Awards 29th Apr 10th Oct Retail & Consumer Goods Scotland

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