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ROCCO AWARDS 2018 Shortlist Announced

Chamber News, Member News, The Roccos 2nd October 2018

Renfrewshire Chamber is delighted to announce the 2018 shortlist for their annual business awards, the ROCCO’s. Now in their 15th Year, the ROCCOs are the premier business event in Renfrewshire. 17 winners will be announced at the ceremony hosted by ROCCO regular Fred MacAulay (16th November at the Normandy Hotel in Renfrew). Main Sponsor is Paisley.is

Commenting on the awards – Chamber chief executive Bob Grant said “thank you to all the organisations that entered, this year we have seen a large volume of entries. As always the standard of entry was high so I know many people that are not shortlisted will be disappointed – we hope you will consider entering again next year. 15 of the 17 awards will require the shortlisted organisations to present to our judging panels w/c 22nd Oct at the Chamber Business Centre, Glasgow Airport”.

The full shortlist is:
ROCCO Award for Excellence in Customer Services sponsored by the Scottish Leather Group:
• Glasgow Airport Ltd
• Polly Rose Ltd
• Wholesale Domestic Equipment Company Ltd

ROCCO Award for Developing the Young Workforce West
sponsored by Developing the Young Workforce (West):
• Clark Contracts
• Morrison Construction
• NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde – Workforce Employability Team

ROCCO Award for Innovation & Technology
sponsored by Creation IP:
• Etellect Ltd
• Rolls-Royce Plc
• Terumo Aortic – Vascutek

ROCCO Award for Excellence in Manufacturing
Sponsored by University of the West of Scotland:
• Diageo Plc
• NCT Leather and WJ&W Lang Ltd
• Rolls-Royce Plc

ROCCO Award for International Trade
sponsored by Glasgow Airport:
• Abergower Ltd
• Angelwax Ltd
• Bridge of Weir Leather Company Ltd

Invest in Renfrewshire ROCCO Award
sponsored by Invest in Renfrewshire / Renfrewshire Council:
• Carli’s Kindergarten Ltd
• Ingliston Country Club & Hotel
• J.G.B Steelcraft (UK) Limited

ROCCO Award for Most Promising New Business
sponsored by Business Gateway:
• Consilium Contracting Services Ltd
• Shore Wraps Ltd
• Starkstrom Scotland Ltd

ROCCO Award for Excellence in Tourism
sponsored by Paisley.is:

  • Ingliston Country Club
  • Scottish Opera
  • The Experience

ROCCO Award for Family Business of the Year
sponsored by the Malcolm Group:
• Ingliston Country Club & Hotel
• Ingram Brothers Ltd
• Wholesale Domestic Equipment Company Ltd

ROCCO Award for Young Business Person of the Year
sponsored by West College Scotland:
• Andrew McMillan & Ryan McIlravey – FE Live Audio
• Stephanie Formisano – Pawz & Co
• Euan McIntosh – Starkstrom Scotland Ltd

ROCCO Award for Employer of the Year
sponsored by Rolls-Royce:
• Ingliston Country Club & Hotel
• RAMH recovery across mental health
• Wholesale Domestic Equipment Company Ltd

ROCCO Award for Community Champion of the Year
sponsored by Engage Renfrewshire & Royal Bank of Scotland:
• Klas Care C.I.C. Ltd
• RAMH recovery across mental health
• The New Tannahill Centre Limited

ROCCO Award for Outstanding Business <=5 FTE staff
sponsored by intu Braehead:
• Aillum Ltd
• C Allan & Son Accountancy Services Ltd
• FE Live Audio Ltd

ROCCO Award for Outstanding Business >5 & <25 staff
sponsored by Renfrewshire Council:
• Allstaff Ltd
• Paisley Autocare Ltd
• Scotch Whisky Auctions

ROCCO Award for Outstanding Business >25 staff
Sponsored by Terumo Aortic:
• Glasgow Airport Ltd
• Spectrum Service Solutions Ltd
• Wholesale Domestic Equipment Company Ltd

ROCCO Award for Business Leader of the Year
sponsored by Diageo:

Shortlisted nominations are:

• Stephen Rowland – Director, RDA Consulting Ltd
• Jonathan Hinkles – Managing Director, Loganair Ltd
• Kuldeep Badesha – General Manager, Courtyard by Marriot Glasgow Airport
• Simon Hannah – Managing Director, JW Filshill Ltd
The winner will be announced on the night

ROCCO Award for Renfrewshire’s Favourite Business
sponsored by the Paisley Daily Express:

  • Affluent Financial Planning
  • Coco Childrenswear
  • Paisley Physiotherapy Centre
  • Pandamonium Playcentre
  • Tastebuds Paisley
  • YellowSlate Design

Top 5 voting will open soon online with the Paisley Daily Express. The company with the most votes by 25th of October will be crowned the winner and announced on the night.

To book a table / seats at the ROCCOs on the 16th Nov at the Normandy please email Laura Connor lconnor@renfrewshirechamber.com or visit www.roccoawards.com (we recommend you book as soon as possible as the event sells out every year)

If any of the shortlisted organisations wish to take out an advert in our pre-Rocco edition of the Chamber magazine, issued towards end October – please contact Jill Carrino, jcarrino@renfrewshirechamber.com to enquire about our ROCCO shortlist deal.



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