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Short Listers for Perthshire Chamber of Commerce’s 2021 Star Awards Announced

Business is ‘back for the future’ in Perth and Kinross and now the Perthshire Chamber of Commerce (PCC) is celebrating the achievements of local enterprise from over the last year.

They’re hosting the PCC Star Awards which are championing the businesses who’ve strived to overcome the challenges of the last year.

Perthshire Chamber chief executive Vicki Unite said: “The past 18 months have been so difficult for our businesses and it is right that we use our landmark event to award and honour those individuals and businesses that went above and beyond expectation to thrive in the face of adversity.”

The nominations for this year awards go as follows:

Apprentice of the Year Award – sponsored by Castle Water and Perth College UHI.

– Dylan from Auto Services Perth Ltd

– Brandon from Club 300 Gym & Personal Training Perth

– Eva from EVALUCIA

– Christian from Here’s The Plan/MDG Group

Community Hero (Group) Award – sponsored by ACS Aviation and EVALUCIA.

– Feldy-Roo

– Perth Concert Hall and Perth Theatre – Horsecross

– Perthshire Welfare Society

– Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance – SCAA

COVID Response and Reinvention Award – sponsored by BackgroundSupport and Perthshire Advertiser.

– ACS Aviation

– Bidwells

– The Black Watch Castle & Museum

– Graham Hygiene Services

– Perth Concert Hall and Perth Theatre – Horsecross

– Perth Festival

Excellence in Customer Service Award – sponsored by Blackhills Clinic and Starbucks Perth.

– Castle Water

– Club 300 Gym & Personal Training Perth

– Flawless Nail Bar

– Kisa’s Perth

– Possible Estate Agents

– ReNu Bathrooms

Outstanding Young Business Person Award – Sponsored by Blackadders Solicitors and @InvestInPerth.

– Callum of Graham Hygiene Services

– Sam of Here’s the Plan/ MDG Group

– Holly of Highbeat Digital

– Camilla or Perth Equine Vets LTD

– Hasan of zaynsfastfood

Most Promising New Business Award – sponsored by Business Gateway/Elevator and Johnston Carmichael Chartered Accountants.

– Perth City Electric

– Possible Estate Agents

– Perth Equine Vets LTD

– ReNu Bathrooms

– The Skills Collective

– Voyager CBD

Best Use of Social Media Award – sponsored by Flonix Ltd and Perthshire Advertiser.

– EVALUCIA

– OLIAMI

– Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance – SCAA

– Taymouth Marina

Vicki Unite added: “2020 brought unprecedented challenges, along with new opportunities and different ways of working.  Every business was affected, and the Perthshire business community’s resilience and creativity were presented in a variety of ways. 

“We wanted to host our annual awards but take into account the current climate and guidelines, so numbers on the night will be limited and we have concentrated our award categories into ten main areas – all for one year only – to recognise and reward those operating in the recent and current environment.”

More information on the awards can be found on: https://businessstarawards.com/

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