Fuelled by an innovative and fiercely competitive workforce, Scandinavia is home to some of Europe’s most outstanding enterprises and initiatives.
Despite an extremely difficult year for many worldwide, Scandinavia has maintained its robust economic climate and continues to encompass a diverse array of businesses committed to promoting excellence across the region. EU Business News is therefore proud to introduce the Scandinavian Business Awards, and honour those who make Scandinavia one of the best places to do business today.
Regardless of how large or small a business may be, all participants in the Scandinavian Business Awards are judged purely on merit; this approach enables us to ensure that only the most deserving are acknowledged.
The EU Business News team gather information independently from a variety of publicly accessible sources which are assessed alongside any material supplied by a nominating party or the nominee themselves. Final judgement is cast based on various criteria such as: business performance, longevity, business growth (either sustained or rapid) and any significant innovations or feedback.
Winning an award with EU Business News enables the promotion of a brand to extend even further, and those who go on to be successful in the Scandinavia Business Awards are presented with several options for further exposure. These include being involved in the annual celebratory supplement, having a mention in our A to Z directory, and being included on the EU Business News website.
Both nominees and winners are also encouraged to promote their accomplishment independently to ensure both new and existing clients are aware of their achievement.
Should you wish to take part in the Scandinavian Business Awards or know of a company or individual deserving of a place on the shortlist this year, simply use our voting form to submit a nomination.
Tuesday 2nd March 2021
Monday 17th May 2021
Katherine joined the publishers AI Global Media in 2016 and soon rose to become a most valued and conscientious team member. Katherine is creative and diligent throughout ensuring that each nominee and winner receives the upmost support throughout. Katherine is able to work with all winners within the Irish Enterprise Awards in selecting the best promotional package to suit specific marketing needs and their budget and works with each client to ensure maximum exposure for their efforts and for their win.
The EU Business News team work hard in identifying great businesses, driving many of the nominations themselves. We also encourage external nominations from the subscribers of the magazine, online visitors, social media followers, clients and wider circulation. Nominating parties are invited to put forward either their own business or third-party companies whom they hold in high regard.
All nominees are formally requested to accept their nomination. Should any firm or individual decline at this point, they are simply taken out of the running. Those who formally accept are given the opportunity to submit additional supporting information to cement their nomination. Although there is no obligation to complete and supply material, we have found that many nominees value this stage, in the process, as much as our research team do.
Our dedicated research team will assess all information presented to them. The team gather information independently from a variety of publicly accessible sources, which are assessed alongside any material supplied by a nominating party or the nominee themselves. The research team casts their final judgment, based on various criteria such as: business performance, longevity, business growth (either sustained or rapid), any significant innovations or feedback from stakeholders.
Once winners are selected, they are personally notified before any public announcement is made, allowing time for any communications throughout the wider business and the coordination of marketing strategies. Unfortunately, not everyone can be a winner; however, all who take part are encouraged to come back next year. Once the press embargo is lifted, details of our award winners will be made public via the website, award winners’ magazine and subscriber newsletter.
We are prepared to offer a range of promotional packages and items to winners of a EU Business News award, which vary from inclusion in the free-of-charge winners’ directory, to trophies, content in our magazine and on our website.
We encourage all winners to publicly announce their win independently in order to gain maximum exposure for their win. Announcements via company websites, social media, via publicly released press releases, and through local and national press are all great ways of maximising the exposure which can be gained from such a great achievement. If you have need of further advice, on how to publicise your win, please feel free to get in touch. We are happy to assist our clients with their needs.
Here you will find detail of our winners. All featured winners are included in our digital awards magazine which is published here on our website and distributed to the circulation of EU Business News comprising of a little over 100,000 business leaders & industry professionals. All winners are included in our winners’ directory which is held here on the website. Once winners have been announced for the year in question you will find the winners list here in full, please click on the appropriate year below.
Joe Woods - EU Business News Lead Researcher
Joe joined the media group in 2016 so has been a part of the research team since the launch of EU Business News. He has been involved in the researching of nominees and winners of the EU Business News’ Awards programmes throughout his time with the team. Joe has an interest in businesses and how they have come to evolve over time making him an ideal Lead Researcher for the brand researching businesses from a variety of EU countries, a variety of sectors and businesses of all sizes. Joe has a great deal of understanding of EU Business News and what value the publication can bring in terms of value to each of its award winners.
Laura Hunter - EU Business News Awards Manager
Laura joined the media group in 2014 and now oversees EU Business News’ Awards programmes each year. Laura is committed to all nominees and winners to ensure that they receive both a great experience from the team and that winners are supported in gaining maximum exposure from such an amazing achievement.
Jeremy Roe - Head of Research
Jeremy has been dedicated to the research team of AI Global Media since 2015. He leads the team of researchers with upmost dedication and diligence and has a hands-on understanding and awareness of EU Business News, what the brand’s aims are and the value it brings to its clients and award winners.
Jane Henderson - Director
Jane is one of the founding members of AI Global Media and one of three directors driving the business today. Jane is committed to ensuring that each of our EU Business News’ Awards winners not only has a great experience but also gain maximum value for their award win.