We’re delighted to announce the finalists for the WeDO Scotland 2017 Awards. It’s been a challenging task for our Judges this year with an extremely high calibre of semi-finalists. Our Judging Panel have spent longer than usual deliberating over the excellent forms and videos submitted by the nominees and have been very impressed with the array of outstanding entrepreneurs and their businesses. There can however, only be 2 people for each Award who make it through to the interview stage, very many congratulations to our 2017 finalists who are as follows:
Marcus Pickering of Pickerings Gin
Gareth Biggarstaff of Be-IT Resourcing
Barry Park of OEM Group
Danny McIntyre of Primestaff
Bruce Walker of We Are The Future
Eddie Robb of Make It Social
James Magee of Keystone Preservation
Gary Burns of Cargoseat
Alex Hewitt of Findr
Sonny Charles of Tipplebox
The interviews will be taking place on Thursday the 9th of November at The Raeburn Hotel in Stockbridge, our thanks to them for hosting us in their private dining room and library. We wish all of our finalists the very best of luck with their interviews with the Judging Panel – Executive Team Ambassadors Stuart Hunter (Chair), Dougie Walker, Mike Christopherson, Pete Higgins and Val Wishart of Beyond The Numbers.
Tickets are on sale now for the Awards Dinner which is taking place on Friday the 24th of November at the Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa so don’t delay in booking for the best night in November celebrating the success of Scotland’s entrepreneurs. It’s the ideal mix of business and fun and a great way to meet the WeDO community of entrepreneurs and business leaders.
Here’s Stuart Hunter speaking about the judging and calibre of Awards entrants this year …