VIDEO: Hundreds attend 2017 Courier Business Awards in Dundee

The fifth annual Courier Business Awards ceremony has taken place in Dundee.

More than 700 people celebrated the brightest and best business talent from across Courier Country at the event in a special marquee at the city’s Apex Hotel.

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Chris van der Kuyl front centre, winner of Outstanding Contribution of the Year alongside many of the other winners. Apex Hotel, Dundee.

The glittering awards ceremony is the largest black-tie dinner in Tayside and Fife this year.

Dundee gaming pioneer Chris van der Kuyl received a standing ovation from the audience on being named the recipient of the outstanding contribution of the year award.

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Gyles Brandreth (left) with Chris van der Kuyl and Richard Neville (right).

The city’s own Clark’s Bakery won overall family business of the year, while Fife’s Ingenico was named business of the year and Grampian Growers won the rural business of the year gong.

The apprentice of the year was named as Cameron Hardy of Babcock International while Amanda Robertson of Stoneridge Electronics won entrepreneur of the year.

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