The Veterans Awards are proud to announce our shortlisted finalists for this years Scottish Veterans Awards sponsored by Gone Solar, due to be held at the amazing 5* Prestonfield House, Edinburgh on the 24th April 2024. Hosted by Radio DJ BFBS Scotland presenter Mark McKenzie and in Support of The ABF The Soldiers’ Charity Scotland!
Well done to everyone who has been shortlisted as finalists. We had 100’s of applications and the shortlisting process was extremely difficult. We would also like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who put forward nominations.
We want to Inspire our future service leavers that great things can happen. Its you who will act as role models and in some cases mentors, remember Positivity breeds Positivity.
Our Finalists are :
Role Model of the Year- Sponsored by Print Inc
Inspiration of the Year Award – Sponsored by Eyes Front Magazine
|Joe Bola Sova
The Community Award – Sponsored by Forces Employment Charity
Charity Sector Employer of the Year – Sponsored by Prestonfield house
|Forth Valley College
|Scotland’s Bravest Manufacturing Company
|Sight Scotland & Sight Scotland Veterans
|Wings for Warriors
Health & Well-being Award – Sponsored by Be-inn Unity
|High Life Highland
|Scottish Veterans Residences
|Veterans First Point Lothian
|The Veterans Garden Dumfries
|Operation Cairngorms CIC
Leader of the year – Sponsored by Strongmind Resiliency Training
Entrepreneur of the Year- Sponsored by Hugh James
Employer of the Year- Sponsored by Joint Force Alba
|NHS Golden Jubilee
|Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
|Dumfries and Galloway Council
|Intelligent Growth Solutions (IGS)
|NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
Veteran Owned Business of the Year- Sponsored by Lairds AV
|Wilkins Chimney Sweep Lanarkshire
Volunteer of the Year – Sponsored by Serica Energy
|John Paul Stothard
Lifetime Achievement – Sponsored by Gone Solar
Reservist of the Year Award – Sponsored by Pathfinder Magazine
Veterans Group of the Year – Sponsored by The Army Benevolent Fund
|Royal Marines Association (East of Scotland)(Arbroath)
|Military Museum Scotland SCIO
|Royal marine riders association North
|Lothians Veterans Centre
|The Veterans Garden Dumfries
|Kilmarnock Branch of Royal British Legion Scotland
|Gen Dit Network
The Winners will be chosen by our Independent Judging Panel. The Judging panels names and profiles will be released over the coming weeks.
Our Shortlisted finalists will be invited to a FREE certificate giving, filming and networking day at the Castle Club, Edinburgh Castle on Wednesday 13th March where we will film their story and videos. These videos will then be used on our extensive media campaign and will also be played on the evening itself. Our finalists will also receive their finalist certificate on this fantastic morning and get to network with the other finalists, sponsors and awards organisers.
All our Shortlisted finalists/family/friends and business colleagues will have the opportunity to purchase Tickets for the black tie award Ceremony due to be held at the amazing 5* Prestonfield House, Edinburgh on the 24th April 2024 between 26th February – 20th March. If we have any remaining tickets left they will then go on sale to our supporters.
To have a look at last years Scottish Veterans Awards please feel free to check out the Video = (63) Veterans Awards CIC – YouTube
All money above costs from our awards will put back into our Veteran community via our small grants scheme for small grass routes Charitable organisations that support our Veteran Community and with a turnover of under 100k PA. Please see more here: Veterans Awards Grants Scheme Proudly Supporting Charitable organisations across the UK! – The Veterans Awards
For more details about our Veterans Awards please get in touch.