Business finalists selected for Star billing

The countdown to this year’s Perthshire Chamber of Commerce Business Star Awards has begun in earnest as judges reveal their finalists from a huge entry of local companies.
The shortlisted entrants for Perthshire’s most prestigious business awards – sponsored by Binn Group - will now be asked to “play their aces” as judges begin the task of visiting and interviewing this year’s finalists.
And Chamber chief executive Vicki Unite said the competition couldn’t be fiercer as one of the most impressive line-ups ever assembled for the Star Awards goes under the spotlight.
“It’s now up to each of those companies shortlisted to convince judges that they have real ‘Star quality’,” she said. “The standard this year is exceptional and the judges’ task will be extraordinarily difficult - any of the finalists could be our ultimate winners.
Chamber directors, sponsors and experts from the business world will help unearth the shiniest Stars in one of the country’s most robust judging procedures in the run-up to a glittering showdown at a black tie dinner at Crieff Hydro on Friday, November 25.
“The Chamber is so proud to be able to showcase the best in the business at our awards dinner,” explained Vicki. “It really is a very exciting evening for everyone and the suspense among the finalists is tangible. Everyone joins in the celebration and acclaim for our winners and that makes for a great atmosphere.


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Our deserving finalists are:

McLeod Glaziers Logo•Raymond Jamieson, Perth & Kinross Association of Voluntary Service
•Amber McQuillan, AliBob @ Cairn O’Mohr
•Liam Pennycook, Strathearn Distillery

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•Kieran Foley-Hall, Vector Aerospace, Component Services UK
•Paul Moran, Perth & Kinross Council
•John Muirhead, Fairbank Decorators Ltd
•Stuart Walton, Steve Brown Electrical (Scotland) Ltd

Business Gateway Logo•Glenshee Craft Distillers Ltd
•Grewar's Farm Shop
•MDG Telecoms
•Prestige Bathroom & Tile Centre

Graham Environmental•Club 300 Exclusive Gym
•Kilmac Ltd
•The Blairgowrie Golf Club


Blackadders Logo•Perth Racecourse
•Taymouth Marina
•Wee Tea Plantation Co. Ltd.


RBS Logo•Career Ready
•McLeod Glaziers
•Motorvate Therapies Ltd

Fairways Logo•Craigatin House and Courtyard
•Crieff Hydro Ltd
•Enchanted Forest Community Trust
•Littles Restaurant Ltd
•The Black Watch Castle and Museum


Stagecoach Group•Horsecross Arts Ltd
•Littles Restaurant Ltd
•The James Hutton Institute

CarmichaelLogo•Kilmac Ltd
•Loch Leven's Larder
•Perth Racecourse

Thorntons Logo•Fairways HR Business Support & Recruitment Specialists
•Find Me That Wine Ltd

Perthshire Advertisers Logo•Fish in Crieff
•Loch Leven's Larder
•The Black Watch Castle and Museum Gift Shop


James Hutton Logo•Allan’s Chilli Products
•Glenshee Craft Distillers Ltd
•Strathearn Distillery Ltd
•Summer Harvest Oils
•Wee Tea Plantation Co. Ltd