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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. You may also wish to view our list of International Business Awards

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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.
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Award nameDeadline DateAwarding DateIndustryRegion
Scotlands Business Awards - Edinburgh3rd Nov3rd DecBusinessScotland
Scottish Rural Awards ~4th Nov25th NovBusinessScotland
The cHeRries Awards 25th Nov4th MarHR & TrainingScotland
AccelerateHER Awards4th Dec25th MarBusiness LeadersScotland
Digital Health and Social Care~6th Jan~25th FebHealth & Social CareScotland
Scottish Grocer Awards~8th Jan~12th MarRetail & Consumer GoodsScotland
National Youth Work Awards~10th Jan~12th MarEducationScotland
The Scottish Taxi and Private Hire Awards11th Jan27th MarTransport & LogisticsScotland
The Scottish Legal Awards ~13th Jan4th NovLegal ServicesScotland
The Flexibility Works Awards15th Jan25th MarBusinessScotland
Lanarkshire Business Excellence Awards~24th Jan~15th SepBusinessScotland
FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards~29th Jan~19th MarBusinessScotland
Highlands and Islands Media Awards ~29th Jan~7th FebJournalism Publishing & MediaScotland
NUS Scotland Awards~3rd Feb~21st MarEducationScotland
Scottish Learning Disability Awards~3rd Feb~17th MayCorporate Social ResponsibilityScotland
Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce Business Awards~3rd Feb~27th FebBusinessScotland
Scottish Home Awards~6th Feb~11th JunConstruction & ArchitectureScotland
Scotland Food and Drink Excellence Awards ~14th Feb~21st MayRetail & Consumer GoodsScotland
The Scottish Education Awards~14th Feb~27th MayEducationScotland
Scottish Transport Awards~14th Feb~11th JunTransport & LogisticsScotland
The Scotland Responsible Business Awards (BITC) ~21st Feb~9th JulCorporate Social ResponsibilityScotland
The Scottish Social Services Awards ~21st Feb~3rd JunHealth & Social CareScotland
Institute of Directors (IoD) Director of the Year Scotland Awards22nd Feb~21st MayBusiness LeadersScotland
The Highland Business Women's Awards ~23rd Feb~20th MarBusiness LeadersScotland
The CIS Excellence Awards (Catering) ~27th Feb~28th MayHospitality Sport & LeisureScotland
Venus Awards~2nd Mar~18th MayBusiness LeadersScotland
WeDO Scotland Business Awards~5th Mar27th NovBusinessScotland
ScotlandIS Digital Technology Awards ~6th Mar~13th AugIT & TelecommunicationsScotland
Business Women Scotland BWS Women in Hospitality,Tourism and Food & Drink Awards~9th Mar~16th MayHospitality Sport & LeisureScotland
Scottish Marine Aquaculture Awards ~9th Mar~20th MayProducts & ManufacturingScotland
Made in Scotland Awards ~15th Mar6th OctProducts & ManufacturingScotland
The Look Awards~23rd Mar~22nd AprRetail & Consumer GoodsScotland
Scottish Young Professionals Green Energy Awards ~27th Mar~21st MayEnergy & UtilitiesScotland
The Herald Higher Education Awards ~28th Mar~17th JunEducationScotland
Scottish PA Awards~3rd Apr~21st MayBusiness LeadersScotland
Scottish Hair and Beauty Industry Awards - Highlands~6th Apr~14th JunRetail & Consumer GoodsScotland
Scottish Gin Awards~20th Apr10th OctRetail & Consumer GoodsScotland
Scottish Civil Engineering Awards~20th Apr~28th MarConstruction & ArchitectureScotland
Institute of Internal Communication Awards (IoIC) Scotland Awards ~30th Apr~25th SepBusinessScotland
Institute of Internal Communication Awards (IoIC) Scotland Awards ~30th Apr~25th SepMarketing PR Events & AdvertisingScotland
The Scottish Charity Awards ~30th Apr~25th SepThird SectorScotland
Scottish Export 100~1st May~10th JunSupply ChainScotland
Young Women in Tourism Awards~8th May~13th JunTravel & TourismScotland
VIBES Scottish Environment Business Awards~15th May~14th NovCorporate Social ResponsibilityScotland
Deals and Dealmakers~20th May~10th SepFinancial ServicesScotland
Scottish Accountancy & Finance Awards~22nd May~23rd SepFinancial ServicesScotland
HR Network National Awards~31st May26th NovHR & TrainingScotland
Nature of Scotland Awards ~1st Jun25th NovCorporate Social ResponsibilityScotland
Highlands & Islands Food and Drink Awards ~4th Jun30th OctRetail & Consumer GoodsScotland
Scotland's Dementia Awards ~9th Jun~18th SepHealth & Social CareScotland
The Herald Property Awards ~10th Jun~26th SepPlanning & PropertyScotland
College Development Network CDN Awards~19th Jun3rd DecEducationScotland
Glasgow Business Awards~28th Jun1st OctBusinessScotland
Highland and Islands Tourism Awards ~29th Jun6th NovTravel & TourismScotland
COSLA Excellence Awards~30th Jun~10th OctPublic SectorScotland
The Courier Business Awards~30th Jun31st OctBusinessScotland
Scotland’s Social Enterprise Awards~7th Jul~12th NovCorporate Social ResponsibilityScotland
The Scottish Whisky Awards~10th Jul~3rd SepRetail & Consumer GoodsScotland
The Scottish Financial Technology Awards~22nd Jul~29th SepFinancial ServicesScotland
Northern Star Business Awards~24th Jul~26th SepBusinessScotland
Self Management Awards ~24th Jul~4th OctHealth & Social CareScotland
The Herald Diversity Awards ~26th Jul~9th OctHR & TrainingScotland
Association of Scottish Businesswomen ASB Business Awards~28th Jul~14th SepBusiness LeadersScotland
Scottish Health and Fitness Awards31st Jul26th SepHospitality Sport & LeisureScotland
The Scottish Beer Awards~10th Aug14th OctRetail & Consumer GoodsScotland
The Herald Scottish Digital Business Awards ~16th Aug~23rd OctIT & TelecommunicationsScotland
The Scottish Vows Awards ~18th Aug~18th NovHospitality Sport & LeisureScotland
Scotland Women in Technology Awards ~19th Aug~1st DecBusiness LeadersScotland
Scottish Resources Awards~23rd Aug~2nd OctCorporate Social ResponsibilityScotland
Elevator Awards~1st Sep5th NovBusiness LeadersScotland
The Scottish Green Energy Awards ~4th Sep26th NovEnergy & UtilitiesScotland
Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce Awards(ROCCO)~6th Sep~15th NovBusinessScotland
The GO Awards Scotland (Excellence in Public Procurement)~9th Sep27th OctSupply ChainScotland
Business Women Scotland BWS Business Awards~14th Sep6th NovBusiness LeadersScotland
Scottish Thistle Awards~16th Sep~15th MarTravel & TourismScotland
Dentistry Scotland Awards~18th Sep30th OctHealth & Social CareScotland
Fife Business Awards ~29th Sep~27th MarBusinessScotland
Scottish Health Awards 30th Sep9th DecHealth & Social CareScotland
PPA Scottish Magazine Awards 4th Oct3rd DecJournalism Publishing & MediaScotland
Scottish Hair and Beauty Industry Awards - North East5th Oct29th NovRetail & Consumer GoodsScotland
The Herald Scottish Family Business Awards ~10th Oct~4th DecBusinessScotland
The Scottish Property Awards ~30th Oct~20th FebPlanning & PropertyScotland
Learning Places Scotland 30th Oct1st JunEducationScotland
The Scottish Green Apple Awards for Environmental Best Practice31st Oct~5th JanCorporate Social ResponsibilityScotland

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