Borders Business Awards Launched

The Scottish Borders Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce the launch of the Borders’ premier business awards.

The Scottish Borders Business Excellence Awards 2022 are set to take place at Peebles Hydro on Friday September 2nd, 2022, and will celebrate the innovation, resilience, and determination of businesses in the local area. 

The black-tie occasion, sponsored by Royal Bank of Scotland, honours small, medium and large private sector businesses from a range of industries, along with inspiring charities and social enterprises. 

This year’s event will also include two additional categories: Developing the Young Workforce and Business Leader of the Year.

Siobhan Petrie, Chair of the Scottish Borders Chamber of Commerce said: “As an organisation, we are delighted to bring the awards back this year. It has been a challenging few years for all of us and we want to celebrate the resolve and success of Borders businesses. There is so much innovation and excitement surrounding the Scottish Borders business community and I know we are going to be amazed by entrants!”

Criona Courtney, Director Commercial Banking at Royal Bank of Scotland: “We are delighted to be sponsoring this year’s Scottish Borders Business Excellence Awards. The evening is a chance to shine a spotlight on the businesses and business leaders and entrepreneurs operating in the region, all of whom have all shown remarkable endurance throughout the pandemic. 

“Enterprise is at the core of the Scottish economy, and Royal Bank of Scotland is committed to equipping entrepreneurs with the support, tools and advice needed to thrive.”

Members and non-members alike can enter and all details can be found on Only businesses operating in the Scottish Borders are eligible. 

The deadline for submissions is 6pm on July 29th 2022 and all awards related queries should go to

Application Form (Download)

Application Form (Online)

Awards Fact Sheet

Event Ticket– *Due to huge sales we have temporarily paused ticket sales to allow nominees to purchase tickets when the shortlist is announced. If you require tickets please email to  request a password.*

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