Finalists Announced for North East Trades Awards 2013

Finalists announced for Trades Awards 2013

Finalists announced for Trades Awards 2013

Outstanding tradesmen and trades businesses in the North East of Scotland are recognised, as finalists of the first ever North East Trades Awards are announced.

The awards, which were launched in January 2013 by TradesAdvisor, aim to reward and recognise exceptional talent and success within the trade industry, in categories including young trades person, innovation, best in customer service and best trades employer.

Isla Stewart, Business Development Manager at TradesAdvisor said: “The launch of the first ever North East Trades Awards has been a huge success. We have been overwhelmed by the number of applications, and by the time and effort that has gone into them. The ambition, drive and creativity that has been shown from all applicants, including some of the younger, less established trades businesses has left our judges with some very difficult decisions to make. We are now all looking forward to meeting with our finalists on the 2nd May 2013, before celebrating the winners at the award ceremony on the 6th June 2013, at Aberdeen Football Club”

The Awards Ceremony is raising funds for Aberdeen-based charity Befriend a Child, with their C.E.O. Karen Farquhar also a member of the judging panel.

Karen said: “I am absolutely delighted that TradesAdvisor have chosen Befriend a Child as the beneficiaries from this year’s Trades Awards. Local Tradesmen being recognised for their excellence  while also helping local children, in terms of money raised on the night, is another perfect example of the incredible support we, as an organisation, receive from the community. I am also delighted to have been asked to be a judge for the awards and look forward to a long standing relationship with Trades Advisor going forward.”

The North East Trades Awards finalists in each category are:

Home Improvement Interior

Jane’s Design Studio; All Design; Lifestyle Technology Ltd

Home Improvement Exterior (sponsored by Parkhill Apartments)

Classic Abode; Dab Den; Wayne Combe Roofers

Best Trades Business 0-10 (sponsored by The Federation of Small Businesses)

FM Construction; Green Tracks; Mark Kennedy Heating Solutions; Classic Abode

Best Trades Business 11+ (sponsored by TradesAdvisor)

Bancon; Glencraft; Dandara; R Davidson Painter and Decorator

Trades Employer of the Year (sponsored by Peninsula Business Services)

Bancon; Glencraft; Dandara

Excellence in IT (sponsored by Weave Digital)

Winner announced on night

Best in Customer Service

Wayne Comb Roofing; Tayco Plumbing; Mark Kennedy Heating Solutions

Innovation (sponsored by Eye Candy)

Winner announced on the night

New Business Award

Wayne Combe Roofing; Mark Kennedy Heating Solutions

Young Trades Person of the Year

Mark Kennedy Heating Solutions; Murray Stevenson Joinery and Building Contractor; Tayco Plumbing

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