Businessses were honoured at the 11th annual Scottish Asian Business Awards. Accolades included Business of the Year, Best Professional of the Year and Spirit of Scotland Award, amongst many others.
Irfan Younis, CEO and Founder of the Scottish Asian Business Awards said: “Every year the number of nominations for the Scottish Asian Business Awards continues to show examples of innovation and this year we had that with no exception.
“It was a fantastic evening and a great pleasure to meet some truly inspiring individuals with successful businesses. I would like to congratulate all of the finalists and winners for their hard work and achievements.
“The contribution made by people of Asian heritage to a prosperous Scotland needs to be applauded at the highest level.”
The awards, organised to recognise the achievements of Scottish Asian men and women in business. Yasmin Mahmood, operations director for event organiser Oceanic Consulting, said: “Each year this event has gone from strength to strength. This year we have seen many new faces in business as well as young entrepreneurs pushing through to battle it out. We have some truly worthy winners and finalists and they should all be incredibly proud of themselves.”
Ian Collins, area director at awards sponsor Bank of Scotland, said: “Last night saw some truly inspiring winners, and we want to congratulate all of those nominated.”
It is always an excellent night for us to celebrate the business success and business acumen of the Asian community in Scotland. The venue of the Crowne Plaza, Glasgow, was superb and because of this the excellent atmosphere made for a wonderful evening.
We are proud and delighted to have so many clients who are eligible for these awards. As a consequence, we wanted to give something back to our clients and their colleagues and acquaintances. Our thanks are to Nasir and Najif Jaffri for taking us to the event in 2016. The evening was topped off by the success of one of our clients in winning Business of the Year.