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ROCCO Awards 2019 Shortlist Announced

Chamber News, Member News, The Roccos 4th October 2019

Renfrewshire Chamber is delighted to announce the 2019 shortlist for their annual business awards, the ROCCO’s. Now in their 16th Year, the ROCCOs are the premier business event in Renfrewshire. 17 winners will be announced at the ceremony hosted by ROCCO regular Fred MacAulay (15th November at the Normandy Hotel in Renfrew). Returning as 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 record number of over 100 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 21st 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:
• RAD Hotel Group Ltd – Dalmeny Park Hotel
• Tastebuds Paisley
• Wholesale Domestic Equipment Company Ltd

ROCCO Award for Developing the Young Workforce West
sponsored by Developing the Young Workforce (West):
• British Airways
• City Gate Construction
• Morrison Construction

ROCCO Award for Innovation & Technology
sponsored by Creation IP:
• NCT Leather and WJ & W Lang
• Rolls-Royce Plc
• Safer Scotland Ltd

ROCCO Award for Excellence in Manufacturing
Sponsored by the Advanced Forming Research Centre:
• Bridge of Weir Leather Company
• Howden Compressors
• Rolls-Royce Plc

ROCCO Award for International Trade
sponsored by Glasgow Airport:
• Bridge of Weir Leather Company
• RSVP Design
• Terumo Aortic

Invest in Renfrewshire ROCCO Award
sponsored by Invest in Renfrewshire / Renfrewshire Council:
• Clearview Minds Ltd
• Paisley Autocare Ltd
• Yellow Slate Design

ROCCO Award for Most Promising New Business
sponsored by Renfrewshire Council:
• Aspire Industrial Services Ltd
• Angelini’s
• Scotland’s Bravest Manufacturing Company Ltd

ROCCO Award for Excellence in Tourism
sponsored by Paisley Is:
• Gleddoch Country Club & Hotel
• Ingliston Country Club & Hotel
• Open Road Scotland

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

ROCCO Award for Young Business Person of the Year
sponsored by Rolls-Royce:
• Gemma Hill – Forde Opticians
• Ryan Clark – Safer Scotland Ltd
• Euan McIntosh – Starkstrom Scotland Ltd

ROCCO Award for Employer of the Year
sponsored by West College Scotland:
• Ingliston Country Club & Hotel
• Rolls-Royce Plc
• Wholesale Domestic Equipment Company Ltd

ROCCO Award for Community Champion of the Year
sponsored by Engage Renfrewshire & Royal Bank of Scotland:
• Rays of Hope
• Renfrewshire Leisure Ltd
• Royal Blind/Jenny’s Well

ROCCO Award for Outstanding Business <=5 FTE staff
sponsored by intu Braehead:
• Aillum Ltd
• Clan Engineering (Scotland) Ltd
• JGBA Limited

ROCCO Award for Outstanding Business >5 & <25 staff
sponsored by University of the West of Scotland:
• Aspire Industrial Services Ltd
• Iain Hill Ltd
• Lochlie Construction Group

ROCCO Award for Outstanding Business >25 staff
Sponsored by Terumo Aortic:
• Glasgow Airport Ltd
• Manorview Hotels & Leisure Group
• Wholesale Domestic Equipment Company Ltd

ROCCO Award for Business Leader of the Year
sponsored by Diageo:
Shortlisted nominations are:
• Michelle Ferguson – Director, Scotland’s Bravest Manufacturing Company
• Brian Toward – Finance & IT Director, Wholesale Domestic Equipment Company
• Simon Hannah – Managing Director, JW Filshill Ltd
• Andrew Colquhoun – CEO, Doosan Babcock
The winner will be announced on the night

ROCCO Award for Renfrewshire’s Favourite Business
sponsored by the Paisley Daily Express:
• Aesthetics Suites Paisley
• Pace Theatre
• Taste Buds Paisley
• White Cart Company
• Gantry, Paisley

VOTE 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 15th 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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