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2022 Dumfries & Galloway Business Awards

The Dumfries & Galloway Business Awards are back

As coronavirus restrictions have eased, businesses are getting back to what they do best – and the 2022 Dumfries & Galloway Business Awards sponsored by Cunninghame Housing Association are here to make sure that businesses get the recognition they deserve.

This year the Dumfries and Galloway Buinsess Awardsare taking place at Easterbrook Hall on Friday April 1st 2022.

There’s never been a more important time to recognise the businesses that go the extra mile – and with that in mind the awards are officially open for entry. 

DGChamber President Kenny Bowie said: “The Dumfries & Galloway Business Awards are the highlight of the business calendar, and the Dumfries & Galloway Chamber of Commerce team is incredibly proud to be able to offer the spotlight to the many deserving businesses that make it into the final three in each category. We’re excited to launch the awards for 2022 and look forward to being inundated with entries and nominations after what has been a very difficult year. Let’s celebrate!”.


Individual Champion in Developing the Young Workforce

This award recognises an individual who has achieved some or all of the following:

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Outstanding Business Person

This award recognises an individual who has achieved some or all of the following:

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Outstanding Customer Service

This award will recognise companies with a focus on customer service and care:

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Outstanding Family Business

The most successful family firms find a good balance between the needs of the business, the owners, and the dynamics of the family. . It will also look at ways that it has used its family values to grow the business.

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Outstanding Independent Retailer

For independently-owned retailers in Dumfries & Galloway in any sector, which are not part of a national chain or franchise.

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Outstanding New Business

If your business has been operating for three years or less, why not enter the Most Promising New Business award?

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Outstanding Small/Medium Business (25 Employees or Under)

This award is intended to highlight successful businesses in the Dumfries and Galloway Area employing under 25 staff.

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Outstanding Large Business (26 Employees or Over)

This award is intended to highlight successful businesses in the Dumfries and Galloway Area employing 25 staff or over.

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Outstanding Social Enterprise

xThis award is open to any organisation that is part of the third sector.

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Outstanding Tourism Business

This award will recognise the business or organisation which has:

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Outstanding Work Ready Project

The Dumfries & Galloway Best Work Ready Project Award seeks to identify the project which has made the greatest impact on its target audience.

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Outstanding Young Business Person (30years or Under)

The Outstanding Young Business Person Award seeks to identify the person who has shown outstanding achievement in their field.

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