Arts & Business Scotland Awards 2013 winners

Glasgow Film Festival, Emeli Sande and Amber Robertson among the award winners

Arts & Business Scotland Awards 2013 Winners

The winners of the Arts & Business Scotland Awards 2013 have been announced, with the Glasgow Film Festival, Emeli Sande and Amber Robertson among those recognised. You can read the full list of award recipients below.

The awards were announced at a ceremony in Aberdeen's Music Hall on Wed 30 Oct 2013. Each winner was presented with specially commissioned Award pieces in front of an audience of over 300 guests from business, the arts and the media.

Arts & Business Scotland 'exists to promote mutually beneficial relationships between business and culture', with the Awards giving recognition to the efforts of both individual artists and organisations and the various partnerships and collaborations that best embody these values.

Winner: Tesco Bank & The Reading Agency

Young People and the Arts (sponsored by Accenture Scotland)
Winner: Aberdeen Harbour & Aberdeen International Youth Festival

Sponsorship by a Small Business (sponsored by Black Light)
Winner: Boteco Do Brasil & Glasgow Film Festival

New or Returning Sponsor (sponsored by Freight Design & J Thomson Colour Printers)
Winner: Mackie’s of Scotland & National Theatre of Scotland

Sustained Partnership (sponsored by Baillie Gifford Investment Managers)
Winner: TOTAL E&P UK Limited & Music in Hospitals

Cultural Branding (sponsored by Shell UK Limited)
Winner: 3M & SMART Consultants curators of The SMART Gallery

Leadership Award (sponsored by Chevron Upstream Europe)
Winner: Professor Seona Reid CBE

The Made in Aberdeen: Emerging Talent Prize (sponsored by Aberdeen City Council)
Winner: Amber Robertson

The Aberdeenshire Creative Energy Award (sponsored by Aberdeenshire Council)
Winner: Emeli Sandé

Enterprising Museum Award (sponsored by Museums Galleries Scotland)
Winner: Glasgow Women’s Library for 21 Revolutions: Two Decades of Changing Minds at Glasgow Women’s Library

For further information, photos taken on the evening and details of the winning arts projects and business partnerships please visit


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