Annual Dinner and Business Excellence Award 2020

On 6th March 2020 over 430 guests attended a stunning Gala evening at Trump Turnberry Hotel to celebrate a great year of Ayrshire business.

Hosted by Jennifer Reoch, guests were entertained throughout the night and were treated to excellent musical performances by Andrew Merry and Allon Beauvoisin. Mike Stevenson of Thinktastic also told his remarkable story.

During the evening, Urquhart Opticians were revealed as the winners of the Ayrshire Business Excellence Award 2020. The winners impressed the judging panel with their commitment to continuous improvement and striving for excellence.

Lisa Stewart, Project Executive, Business Excellence Ayrshire said “I would like to congratulate the team at Urquharts Opticians on winning this prestigious award”.

“The judging panel were impressed with the very high standard of all of this year’s finalists. However, the 2020 Award produced an outstanding winner who demonstrated an exceptional level of excellence.”

Ayrshire based McCulloch Rail were pleased to be the Principal sponsors of the Annual Dinner this year, Billy and Danny McCulloch said: “McCulloch Rail were delighted to be supporting the Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner this year. After attending the Dinner for the last 3 years it was an absolute pleasure to be the main sponsor of this prestigious event held at Trump Turnberry.”

Chamber Chief Executive Val Russell said: “Our Annual Dinner turned into the perfect occasion to engage with members and forge new alliance. A great night of networking and celebration was had by all. Thanks again to McCulloch Rail, Stagecoach and all our sponsors who help make a good night great! Also, thanks go to the Chamber team for all their hard work behind the scenes, the Air Training Corp Cadets, Ayrshire College staff and to the staff at Trump Turnberry for all their efforts on the night.”