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Announcement: Chinese Minister Counsellor and Consulate General to attend Scottish Export Awards

2018-03-20 3 minute read UK, Scotland

Scottish Export Awards 2018 (logo)


  • Chinese delegates and First Minister to attend the Awards

ACOLINK is pleased to announce that Minister Counsellor of the Chinese Embassy to the UK, and Chinese Consulate General in Edinburgh, are attending the 2018 Scottish Export Awards this week.

We are pleased to announce that honourable Minister Counsellor Jin Xu of the Chinese Embassy, Mr Pan Xinchun of the Chinese Consulate General in Edinburgh, and delegates, will be attending the 2018 Scottish Export Awards on 22 March, 2018. They will be accompanied by ACOLINK, who organised their attendance and be represented by our CEO, Anita Zhang, and our COO, Thomas Kociemski.

Hosted by BQ Magazine (BE Group), the awards are sponsored by HSBC, and supported by the Scottish Government, Scottish Development International (SDI), Scottish Enterprise, and Highlands and Islands Enterprises (HIIE).

Scottish First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, will also be in attendance at the awards dinner, which this year sees the highest number of competitive entries: 41 shortlisted companies in 9 categories and over 500 people attending the dinner in the evening.

We look forward to the event, and ACOLINK eagerly welcome the opportunity to promote trade links with China to Scottish businesses.

Good luck to all the Finalists!

Awards Shortlist

Please refer to the shortlisted companies and categories below:

41 Shortlisted companies:

Add Energy, Albacom, Alba Power, Aqualife Services, ARX Maritime, Asgard, Bio Technics Ltd, Bridge of Weir Leather, Bute Fabrics, Create LMS, Cut Media, Dean’s of Huntly Ltd, Exchange Communications, Freeze Pro Shop, Glencairn Crystal, Isle of Arran Distillers, JFD, John McGavigan, John Ross Jr Aberdeen Ltd, JW Filshill International, Keith Brewery, Kettle Collective, Marine Harvest Scotland, Mrs Tilly’s, Powerphotonic, Pure Malt Products Ltd, Quarch Technology, Quiz, RSVP Design, Scotclans Ltd, Scottish Salmon Company, Speyside Distillers, SST Sensing, St James Smokehouse, Stoneridge Electronics, Swannay Brewery, T30 Fitness Training, TAG Digital, TEFL Org UK, Teknek UK, Trtl

9 Categories:

  • Ecommerce Exporter of the Year
  • Most Entrepreneurial Exporter of the Year
  • Micro Exporter of the Year
  • Small Exporter of the Year
  • Large Exporter of the Year
  • Export Team of the Year
  • High Growth Markets Exporter of the Year
  • Emerging Markets Exporter of the Year
  • Scale Up Exporter of the Year