Businesses big and small helped to make Friday night’s inaugural Courier Business Awards 2013 a wonderful success.
The glittering black-tie event at the Fairmont St Andrews brought together almost 500 of the best and brightest in the business world in Courier Country.
Television personality Gyles Brandreth was our congenial host, revealing the winners of the 12 awards up for grabs.
The mostprestigious prize of the evening The Courier’s Business of the Year 2013 went to STAR-Dundee for its vital work in the space and aerospace industries.Photo gallery: Courier Business Awards 2013 Photo gallery:Around the tables at The Courier Business Awards 2013 Photo gallery: The winners at The Courier Business Awards 2013The company, based at Nethergate in Dundee, has carved out a unique role in the technology sphere by designing and producing the hardware used tocontrol the digital central nervous system of spacecraft operated by major global players such as Nasa and the European andJapanese space agencies.
But there really were no losers on what was hailed as a fantastic night by all involved.
See Saturday’s Courier for full coverage, followed by a special picture supplement on Monday.
And see below for our updates from the Fairmont as the event unfolded: