encompass victorious at Herald Scottish Digital Business Awards

by | Oct 20, 2017 | All Blog Posts, company news

Alongside the cream of digital leaders in Scotland, it was a real pleasure for the encompass team to attend the Herald Scottish Digital Business Awards last night.

The event, organised by the Herald and supported by Business Gateway, Enigma People Solutions, SQA Prudential, RMD Limited and S1Jobs, was hosted by David Farrell at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Glasgow. In attendance were more than 250 of Scotland’s finest digital agencies and business leaders.

encompass were nominated in the Business to Business Awards in an extremely competitive field alongside AM Bid Services, Red Evolution and Screenmedia Design.

Judging the awards were some of the most respected figures in the digital field. They were, David Mains, Director at Enigma People Solutions; Hugh Lightbody, Chief Officer Business Gateway National Unit, Business Gateway; Gordon Stevenson, Digital Transformation Director, Newsquest Scotland & Northern Ireland; Sharon Moore, Industry Technical Leader for Travel & Transportation, IBM, and; Natalie Davidson, Head of Digital Marketing, SSE.

In the first of the awards to be presented on the evening, encompass, represented by a quad comprised of Abi Smith, Chris J Arthur-Collins, Marisa Docherty and Kenny Pattie, were delighted to take receipt of the award.

Commenting on the award, Abi Smith, Partnerships and Events Manager at encompass said “It was a real pleasure to attend the event this evening alongside some fantastic organisations working in the digital field. To be selected as a finalist was great, but to win was beyond our expectations – the team are delighted. This award is in recognition of all the work that has been going on behind the scenes to make the encompass products what they are.”

For more information on this year’s awards please visit newsquestscotlandevents.com/events/digibiz

2017 results:

Business to Business Award
AM Bid Services
encompass corporation – Winner
Red Evolution – Share my Office
Screenmedia Design Ltd – Honeywell Aerospace – Intelligent Airport

E-Commerce Award – Supported by DigitalBoost
Big Red Digital
Digital Six – ETB Technologies
Labels4Kids Ltd
Wholesale Domestic – Winner

Charity and Social Enterprise Award
Assist Social Capital CIC
Simon Community Scotland – Winner
xDesign – Neatebox
Young Scot

Public Sector Award – Supported by RMD Limited
Ayrshire College – Winner
Business Gateway – DigitalBoost
NHS Health Scotland
Strathclyde Partnership for Transport

Best Mobile Application Award
Find a Player
Ketchup Digital – Medsmart
Ketchup Digital – Premier Punt
xDesign & Whitespace – Winner

Consumer Engagement Award
Equator – Clydesdale Bank
LUX – The Food & Drink Agency – Winner
Strathclyde Partnership for Transport

Education & Training Award – Supported by SQA
Front Page – Disney Stars – Winner
Innovation Digital – Scottish College for Educational Leadership
Nucleus Financial
Scottish Social Services Council: Making Better Decisions

Student Award
Pocked Sized Hands – Winner

Best Use of Social Media Award
Ayrshire College
DotScot Registry
DYW Glasgow – Winner
Equator – Clydesdale Bank
Historic Environment Scotland

Digital Professional of the Year Award – Supported by Prudential
Carole Logan – Equator – Commendation
Jacqueline MacDougall – DigitalBoost
John McLeish – Equator – Winner
Kirstin Watson – Innovation Digital
Louise Henderson – Scottish College for Educational Leadership

Digital Agency Award – Supported by Enigma People Solutions
Screenmedia – Winner
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about encompass

Founded in 2011 by entrepreneurs Roger Carson and Wayne Johnson, and operating from the UK, encompass is the creator of unique, innovative Know Your Customer (KYC) software for banking, finance, legal and accountancy that enable better, faster commercial decisions. The company is driven by the belief that the best decisions are made when people understand the full picture.

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