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Award Categories

IoD Scotland Director of the Year 1
Non-Executive Director 2
Emerging Director 3
Female Director
Public Sector Director
Third Sector Director 4
Director Award for Workplace Innovation 5

In addition to the main director categories, awards made across the six regions will see individuals honoured as Regional Directors:

Aberdeen & Grampian
Edinburgh, Lothians & the Borders
Fife & Central Scotland
Glasgow & West of Scotland
Highlands & Islands


IoD Scotland Director of the Year – the ultimate accolade. Depending on the number of entries, the judges may decide to give more than one award. Nominees will be informed.

Non-Executive Director – there is no phased judging in this category.

Emerging Director Award – open to innovative leaders of new or established businesses who have operated at director level for less than five years.

Third Sector Director – innovative individuals and effective communicators who have achieved organisational goals, followed through on governance initiatives and have a considered approach to risk, and who have successfully raised the profile of their organisation.

5 Director Award for Workplace Innovation – this NEW category is open to individuals who are engaging with employees to unlock potential and who are promoting inclusive employment practices, benefiting diversity, productivity and innovation.

Read the full Awards Criteria and Guidelines.

If you have any queries please email or call Joyce on 01577 865498 / 07711 432745 or Alice on 07483 812596.

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    August 23 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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    September 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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