Awards

ABW members can participate in all of the awards below. We have provided Information about each award, just select them to find out more. 

We proactively support our members to apply for these awards and to gain the recognition they deserve. The committee will help you complete your applications, so please don’t hesitate to put your name forward.

Businesswomen of the Year
Businesswomen of the Year

November

The ABW have their own annual award presentation for “Businesswoman of the Year” to an ABW member, which is announced at the Annual General Meeting in February.

Businesswoman of the Year, is assessed on their:

  • Contribution to the success of an organisation
  • Support and motivation to others
  • Recognition from peers
  • Success within the community
  • Being an ambassador of ABW and the wider businesswomen's community
Spirit of ABW
Spirit of ABW

April

In addition, the ABW passes from year to year, a “Spirit of ABW” award to an ABW member who best represents our strapline “We Know a Woman Who Can”.

ABW Most Enterprising Business
ABW Most Enterprising Business

August

The ABW is honoured to select a Member as the Most Enterprising Business of the Year.

The winner of the ABW Most Enterprising Business Award are put forward for ASB's annual award in the same category. 

ASB Awards
ASB Awards

September

Members of the ABW may also apply free-of-charge into the annual Association of Scottish Businesswomen awards.

The winner of the ABW Most Enterprising Business Award are put forward for ASB's annual award in the same category. 

Previous Winners

ASB Recognition of Outstanding Contribution 2019
ASB Recognition of Outstanding Contribution 2019
Margarette Bryan
ABW Most Enterprising Business 2019
ABW Most Enterprising Business 2019
Clinic 22
ABW Businesswomen of the Year 2019
ABW Businesswomen of the Year 2019
Laura Rennie
Arena HR Ltd
HR & Employment Law Specialist
Spirit of ABW 2019
Spirit of ABW 2019
Monica Coyle
Positive Pulse Scotland
Founder and Director
ASB Best Affiliate Group of the Year 2018
ASB Best Affiliate Group of the Year 2018
Ayrshire Business Women
ASB Best Performing Team of the Year 2018
ASB Best Performing Team of the Year 2018
Val Russell
Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce
CEO
ASB Employee of the Year Award 2018
ASB Employee of the Year Award 2018
Lesley Craig
Break the Silence
ASB Most Innovative Start Up Business 2018
ASB Most Innovative Start Up Business 2018
Dianna Parusheva
Bhaile Craft Bakery
Company Director
ABW Most Enterprising Business Award 2018
ABW Most Enterprising Business Award 2018
Diana Parusheva
Bhaile Craft Bakery
Company Director
Spirit of ABW 2018
Spirit of ABW 2018
Sarah Hunter
Pink Ivy
Director
ABW Business Women of the Year 2018
ABW Business Woman of the Year 2018
Mhari-Clare Green
Flutterby Newborn Photography
Owner
Spirit of ABW 2017
Spirit of ABW 2017
Andrea McGill
Killie Cards
Owner & Crafter
ABW Business Woman of the Year 2017
ABW Business Woman of the Year 2017
Hazel Murphy
William Duncan & Co
Director
ASB Young Business of the Year 2016
ASB Young Business of the Year 2016
Joanne Robinson
Little Art School Ltd
Founder & CEO
ASB Business of the Year 2016
ASB Business of the Year 2016
Toni Dawson
Sugar & Spice (Largs) Ltd
Managing Director
ASB Professional of the Year 2016
ASB Professional of the Year 2016
Fiona Rosamond
Hands for Feet
Managing Director & Podiatrist
ABW Most Enterprising Business of 2016
ABW Most Enterprising Business of 2016
Eileen Frater
Prancing Jack Productions Ltd
Business Owner
Spirit of ABW 2016
Spirit of ABW 2016
Lucy Bradshaw
Skocia Web Design
Partner, Designer & Trainer
ABW Business Woman of the year 2016
ABW Business Woman of the Year 2016
Toni Dawson
Sugar & Spice (Largs) Ltd
Managing Director
ABW Business Woman of the year 2015
ABW Business Woman of the Year 2015
Linda Hill
LAH Travel
Owner
ASB Recognition of Outstanding Contribution 2015
ASB Recognition of Outstanding Contribution 2015
Toni Dawson
Sugar & Spice (Largs) Ltd
Managing Director
ASB Best Performing Team of the Year 2015
ASB Best Performing Team of the Year 2015
Joanne Robinson & Team
The Little Art School
Chief Executive Officer
ASB Employee of the Year 2015
ASB Employee of the Year 2015
Margarette Bryan
Alex Begg
Retail Sales Manager
ASB Best Business-Charity Partnership 2015
ASB Best Business-Charity Partnership 2015
Waiyin Hatton
Wai Beyond & Ayrshire Sportsability
Director
ASB Best Affiliated Group of the Year 2015
ASB Best Affiliated Group of the Year 2015
Liz Cooper & Committee
AABW
AABW Past-President
ABW Most Enterprising Business of the Year
ABW Most Enterprising Business of 2015
Carolyn Frew
Prams with Pizazz
Business Owner