Winners announced for the 16th Scottish Asian & Business Awards 2023
After months of anticipation the winners of the 16th Scottish Asian & Business Awards 2023 presented by Lookers Glasgow and Jaguar Land Rover have been announced.
For a decade and a half these awards have celebrated the achievements of Scottish-Asian businesses and professionals whose continued graft and dedication has created a lasting legacy for what the Scottish Asian community are capable of as business leaders and drivers of the economy.
The Awards showcase the strength of the Asian community, the impact they have on Scotland’s culture & economy, and highlight their progression over the last year.
An auction was held during the event which raised over £6000 for the Sarwar Foundation who were the charity partners for this year’s event.
This year’s prestigious awards ceremony was hosted by Rupa Mooker and Atta Yaqub took place on the 19th of December at the Marriott Hotel in Glasgow. The ceremony saw a range of Asian community achievements including in business, charity, food, law and finance being honoured.
Scotland’s First Minister Humza Yousaf was this year’s recipient of the prestigious Scot of the Year award. His father Mian Muzaffar Yousaf (pictured above) was in attendance to accept the award on his behalf.
Dr Zubir Ahmed accepted the Diversity Brand of the Year award on behalf of the NHS Scotland.
The award for Convenience Retailer of the Year was renamed to the Mohammad Ramzan Convenience Retailer of the Year award in honour of the chairman of United Wholesale Grocers who recently passed away. This was awarded to the Tranent based Ali’s Convenience Store.
A spokesperson for the Scottish Asian & Business Awards 2023 said: “It was another excellent evening that allowed us to celebrate the talented Scottish Asian business community.
We commend the entrepreneurial spirit, dedication, personal and professional achievements and the huge contributions Scottish Asians have achieved in their respective industries.
Those shortlisted for this event are the perfect role models for future generations of aspiring entrepreneurs and professionals. We want to congratulate our winners and highly commended recipients on their achievements.”
Check out the full list of winners here: https://oceanicconsultingblog.wordpress.com/2023/12/19/winners-announced-for-the-16th-scottish-asian-business-awards-2023/