On October 29th Genoa Black, secured finalist position in the Growth Business of the Year at the Courier Business Awards hosted at the Apex Hotel in Dundee. The Awards celebrate stories of success and innovation, with this year being an even bigger celebration with it being the Newspaper’s 200th anniversary.
Genoa Black faced strong competition from JML Contracts and Journeycall, the latter who won the award. Judged by a panel of 6 including Richard Neville, Editor at The Courier, David Smith, Managing Partner at Henderson Loggie, Jackie Waring, Founder & CEO of Investing Women, Nick Kuenssberg, Chairman at Scott & Fyfe and Social Investment Scotland, Jim Pettigrew, Chairman at Clydesdale Bank, and Philip Long, Director at the V&A Museum of Design Dundee, the Growth Business of the Year Award acknowledged companies which have achieved sustained growth and increased their workforce over the past three years. This award recognised a commitment to developing talent and a demonstration of commercial success against stated business goals.
“The Genoa Black team absolutely deserved to be a finalist in this category and the team really enjoyed the awards evening. Our growth has been primarily due to their hunger to develop and grow our business and we look forward to that continuing in the future”, said Claire Kinloch, Owner and Director of Genoa Black.