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Inverness City Centre Business Awards 2023

  • Submitted by: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party.
  • Date lodged: Thursday, 23 November 2023
  • Motion reference: S6M-11303

That the Parliament congratulates the 37 winners of the Inverness City Centre Business Awards 2023; notes that, at the beginning of November, Inverness City Centre Business Improvement District (BID) held its annual awards ceremony, championing the best of Inverness’s local city centre businesses, with over 200 people in attendance at the ceremony, which was hosted at the Drumossie Hotel in Inverness by local radio duo, Dan and Grace; understands that the 2023 nominations, which were submitted by the public, represent double the number of those received in 2022, and that 37 awards were given to a range of businesses, including clothing stores, restaurants, hair salons and businesses from the hospitality and tourism sector; commends Inverness BID for what it sees as the vital role that it plays in representing the interests of the businesses within the district and aiming to increase local economic activity, and wishes the awarded and nominated businesses every success for the future.

Supported by: Karen Adam, Clare Adamson, Jeremy Balfour, Colin Beattie, Miles Briggs, Ariane Burgess, Alexander Burnett, Jackson Carlaw, Sharon Dowey, Annabelle Ewing, Russell Findlay, Meghan Gallacher, Pam Gosal, Rhoda Grant, Jamie Greene, Dr. Sandesh Gulhane, Craig Hoy, Liam Kerr, Stephen Kerr, Bill Kidd, Douglas Lumsden, Stuart McMillan, Marie McNair, Douglas Ross, Alexander Stewart, Paul Sweeney, Sue Webber, Annie Wells, Tess White, Martin Whitfield, Brian Whittle