After a fantastic evening celebrating with key figures from the cultural and business sectors, we are delighted to announce the winners of the Arts & Business Scotland 30th Annual Awards.

Enterprise sponsored by Turcan Connell

Winner: Glasgow City Council & Art Pistol 

Innovation sponsored by Black Light

Winner: Scottish Environment Protection Agency & Right Lines Productions


Winner: IFS Worldwide & Cultural Documents


Winner: Deloitte & National Theatre of Scotland

Placemaking sponsored by VisitScotland

Winner: MacRoberts LLP & The Cumnock Tryst

Business Creativity sponsored by Inksters Solicitors

Winner: Check-It Scaffold Services

Enterprising Museum sponsored by Museums Galleries Scotland

Winner: Auchindrain for The Runrig Project

Fundraising Excellence

Winner: Elly Rothnie & Stella Litchfield, National Theatre of Scotland

The Glasgow Life Award for Inclusion

Winner: Indepen-dance


Winner: Bruce Minto OBE

See the highlights from the 30th Awards and hear what winning meant to the 30th Awards recipients:

Arts & Business Scotland 30th Annual Awards Highlights from Arts & Business Scotland on Vimeo.

The event:

The Awards, which celebrate outstanding collaborations between the business and cultural sectors, were held in the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on Thursday 23rd March 2017.


The full press release can be found here. For any press enquiries, please contact awards@aandbscotland.org.uk.

The judges: 

Our judging panel, which changes year on year, consists of some of the most influential names from across the cultural and business sectors. Judging for the 30th Annual Awards was undertaken by: 

Nesta Gilliland - Abellio ScotRail Ltd 
Sir John Leighton - National Galleries of Scotland 
Jo Macsween - Oran Consulting Ltd
Diana Murray - Arts & Business Scotland 
Dr Adele Patrick - Glasgow Women's Library 
Christopher Wynn - Edinburgh International Festival

The Sponsors:

We are greatly thankful for all of the support we receive to make our annual Awards event happen.  Click here to see the sponsors of the 30th Annual Awards.

The Previous Winners:

Read the case studies of our winning partnerships from previous years here.