Lanarkshire Business Excellence Awards 2018

The winners of the 25th Lanarkshire Business Excellence Awards 2018, which showcase the region's best businesses, have been announced


Over 450 guests attended the most prestigious night in the local business calendar at Motherwell Concert Hall. Hosted by David Farrell the guests were also entertained by Soundsational Music Choir and Scottish Comedian Daniel Sloss.

The event hosted by North and South Lanarkshire Council, also raised over  £4200 for two charities Macmillan Cancer Support and St Andrews Hospice.

The 2018 Winners are

  • Excellence in Customer Service sponsored by Healthcare Environmental Group - Excel Vending Ltd
  • Lanarkshire Community Impact sponsored by Roadbridge UK - Healthy Valleys
  • Lanarkshire's Family Business sponsored by City Facilities Management Ltd - Masonry Solutions Ltd
  • Lanarkshire's Best New Business sponsored by Clyde Gateway - Red Bus Bistro Co Ltd
  • Developing Lanarkshire's Young Workforce sponsored by North Lanarkshire's Working - Ingen Technical Services
  • Lanarkshire's Best Food & Drink Provider sponsored by Scotland Food and Drink - MacDuff 1890 (PR Duff Ltd)
  • Lanarkshire's Best New Product or Service sponsored by Business Gateway - Mage Control Systems Ltd
  • John Brinkins Best Visitor Experience sponsored by Visit Lanarkshire - Holiday Inn Express Hamilton
  • Lanarkshire's Best Business (0-25 employees) sponsored by Highlander International Recycling - The Optical Factory
  • Lanarkshire's Best Business (26 employees or more) sponsored by UK Steel Enterprise - Highlander International Recycling
  • Special Recognition Awards sponsored by Media Scotland - George Bell of The Bell Group

Councillor Allan Graham, Convener of Enterprise and Housing, North Lanarkshire Council, said: "Lanarkshire businesses are vital to the economy; generating jobs, increasing spend and enabling growth.   It's inspiring to listen to and recognise these successful companies' stories and achievements at the 2018 Lanarkshire Business Awards. Congratulations to all the winners and finalists. Very well deserved."

Ronnie Smith Chief Executive of LESL, this year's main sponsors, said; " Once again we had a fantastic list of finalists for the Lanarkshire Business Excellence Awards. The outstanding performance of the winners in their respective fields maintains the high standard of previous years. As always, I am amazed by the enterprise and sheer determination of the businesses based in Lanarkshire! Well done to all!"

More photos from the event are available at 

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