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Business Awards 2019

​Welcome - East Dunbartonshire Business Awards 2019.

The East Dunbartonshire Business Awards are back for 2019 - focusing the spotlight on the shining stars helping to power the local economy.

Dozens of businesses, entrepreneurs and community champions entered or were nominated for the 2019 awards - organised by East Dunbartonshire Council.

The winners - chosen by a judging panel involving representatives of the Council, Dunbartonshire Chamber of Commerce, and business and voluntary sectors - were announced at the final, held in Kirkintilloch Town Hall on Friday 17 May.

The winner of the 2019 East Dunbartonshire Business of the Year was Finsbay, a café, bar and restaurant in Milngavie.

The 2019 winners in full:

Start-up Business Winner - Everything Hygiene Ltd 

Established/Growth Business Winner - Home Instead Senior Care 

Digital Innovation Winner - Bearsden Beauty

Independent Retail Business Winner - I Sew 2 

Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism Winner - Finsbay 

Eco-Friendly Business Winner - The Caurnie Soaperie

Service Provider Winner - Better Organised 

Social Enterprise Winner - Auchinairn After School Care – Forest School  

Community Champion Winner - Milngavie in Bloom 

Special Recognition Award - The Caurnie Soaperie 

Business of the Year - Finsbay

Councillor Billy Hendry, Convener of Place, Neighbourhood & Corporate Assets, helped to present the awards.

He said, "Congratulations to all the winners - and indeed all of our finalists - who have shown the innovation, determination and hard work so vital to the success of East Dunbartonshire's economy.