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ROCCO Short list 2016

Chamber News, The Roccos 3rd October 2016

Renfrewshire Chamber is delighted to announce the 2016 shortlist for their annual business awards, the ROCCO’s. 16 winners will be announced at the ceremony hosted by ROCCO regular Fred MacAulay, 18th November at the Normandy Hotel in Renfrew.

Commenting on the awards – Chamber chief executive Bob Grant said “thank you to all the organisations that entered, this year has been a record for 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. 14 of the 16 awards will require the shortlisted organisations to present to our judging panels w/c 24th 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
• intu Braehead
• Spectrum Service Solutions

ROCCO Award for Enterprise in Education
sponsored by the University of the West of Scotland:
• A & D Logistics
• DirectDevitt Comedy Management & Productions
• Rolls-Royce plc

ROCCO Award for Innovation & Technology
sponsored by Hillington Park:
• Rolls-Royce plc
• University of the West of Scotland
• Voice Technologies

ROCCO Award for Excellence in Manufacturing
(sponsorship available):
• Diageo
• NCT Leather ltd & WJ & W Lang Ltd
• Rolls-Royce plc

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

Invest in Renfrewshire ROCCO Award
sponsored by Invest in Renfrewshire / Renfrewshire Council:
• Blend Coffee Lounge
• I Am Me Scotland
• Mirren Park School

ROCCO Award for Most Promising New Business
sponsored by Business Gateway:
• Air and Cargo Services (Scotland) Limited
• My Hair Guru
• PowerTek

ROCCO Award for Family Business of the Year
sponsored by the Malcolm Group:
• Pandamonium
• Spectrum Service Solutions Ltd
• Stafffinders

ROCCO Award for Young Business Person of the Year
sponsored by West College Scotland:
• Fraser Gordon – Detailing Factory Ltd
• Anna Devitt – Direct Devitt
• David Montgomery – Media Monty

ROCCO Award for Employer of the Year
sponsored by Rolls Royce:
• Boston Networks
• intu Braehead
• Voice Technologies

ROCCO Award for Community Champion of the Year
sponsored by Engage Renfrewshire & RBS:
• Active Communities
• Roar – Connections for Life
• Thermo Fisher Scientific

ROCCO Award for Outstanding Business <5 staff
sponsored by intu Braehead:
• ATOZ Distribution Ltd
• Cofficent Ltd
• Kenneth Keegan Independent Funeral Directors

ROCCO Award for Outstanding Business >5 & <25 staff sponsored by Renfrewshire Council:
• Braehead Clan
• Bell Fire & Security Ltd
• PowerTek

ROCCO Award for Outstanding Business >25 staff
sponsored by the Clyde Marine Training:
• Acre Industrial and Cleaning Services Ltd
• BMI Healthcare – National Enquiry Centre
• Glasgow Airport
ROCCO Award for Business Leader of the Year
sponsored by Diageo, shortlisted nominations are:
• Jim Carswell – Operations Director & Site Leader Thermo Fisher Scientific
• Andrew Malcolm – CEO, The Malcolm Group
• Colin McMurray – MD, Clyde Marine Training
• Tracey Smith – BMI Healthcare National Enquiry Centre Director
• Sara Speirs – MD, Spectrum Service Solutions Ltd

The winner will be announced on the night

ROCCO Award for Renfrewshire’s Favourite Business
sponsored by the Paisley Daily Express:
• Elderslie Butchers & Coffee Shop
• My Hair Guru
• NSDesign
• Origins Fitness
• PACE Theatre
• Renfrewshire Carers Centre

Top 6 voting will open soon online with the Paisley Daily Express. The company with the most votes at the end of October will be crowned the winner.
To book a table / seats at the ROCCOs on the 18th Nov at the Normandy please visit www.roccoawards.com

If any of the shortlisted organisations wish to take out an advert in our pre-Rocco edition of the Chamber magazine, issued mid-October – please contact Euan Keltie, ekeltie@renfrewshirechamber.com to enquire about our ROCCO shortlist deal.

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