The deadline for entry for the ROCCO’s (the annual business awards of Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce) has been extended to Midnight on Monday 27th September. The Rocco’s are Renfrewshire’s premier business event now in their 17th year and will take place on Friday 19th November at the Normandy Hotel. For the third year the ROCCO Main Sponsor is Paisley.Is, the destination brand for Paisley & Renfrewshire.
Chamber chief exec’ Bob Grant commented. “Entries are coming in thick and fast but you still have time to gain recognition. Many companies have great stories to share as we celebrate everything our business community has achieved together in challenging times. Resilience, recovery, andrebuilding sustainably are all key themes for ROCCO 2021.
“Thank you to all our category sponsors, without their support, the ROCCO’s would not be possible. I encourage businesses & organisations from all sectors to enter. Winning a ROCCO is a great achievement – the process we follow for selecting a winner is taken very seriously.
Across the 17 categories we have something for everyone;from a sole trader or young entrepreneur & community group to well established SMEs and large corporates. You can enter as many categories as you wish, good luck!”
The ROCCO’s are free to enter for members based anywhere plus non-members that are based in Renfrewshire. The 17categories this year are:
The ROCCO’s are free to enter for members based anywhere plus non-members that are based in Renfrewshire. The 17 categories this year are:
ROCCO Award for Environmental Sustainability – Sponsored by Paisley Is
ROCCO Award for Developing the Young Workforce –sponsored by Developing the Young Workforce (West)
ROCCO Award for Innovation & Technology – sponsored by Creation IP
ROCCO Award for Excellence in Manufacturing -sponsoredby National Manufacturing Institute Scotland
ROCCO Award for International Trade -sponsored by Glasgow Airport
ROCCO Award for Excellence in Business Resilience – sponsored by Invest in Renfrewshire
ROCCO Award for Employer of the Year – sponsored by West College Scotland
ROCCO Award for Most Promising New Business -sponsored by Renfrewshire Council
ROCCO Award for Family Business of the Year – sponsored by The Malcolm Group
ROCCO Award for Young Business Person of the Year – Sponsored by Rolls Royce
ROCCO Award for Resilience in Tourism – sponsored by Paisley.is
ROCCO Award for Community Champion – sponsored by Engage Renfrewshire and the Royal Bank of Scotland
ROCCO Award for Outstanding Performing Business 5 or fewer employees – sponsored by Braehead
ROCCO Award for Outstanding Performing Business <25 employees – sponsored by University of the West of Scotland
ROCCO Award for Outstanding Performing Business >25 employees – sponsored by Doosan Babcock
ROCCO Award for Business Leader of the Year – sponsored by Diageo
ROCCO Award for Renfrewshire’s Favourite Business – Sponsored by The Paisley Daily Express. To nominate your favourite business please email email@example.com noon on Wed 6th October and explain why they deserve to win in 100 words. Please include ROCCO AWARD in the subject header, name of the business, your own name, addressand phone number.
The awards are open for entry until the 27th September. Shortlist will be announced early October and the winners announced at our awards ceremony on Friday 19th November at The Normandy Hotel hosted by Fred MacAulay.
On the night a charity raffle will support 2 charities including St Vincents Hospice and Kidney Research UK.
For more info and to enter / book a table – please visit www.roccoawards.com
The social medial hashtag is #2021Rocco