At a glittering awards ceremony at the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh on Wednesday 16 May 2019 The Caird Hall, Dundee's major Concert, Conference and Events venue, won the Women in Hospitality and Tourism Awards in the Accessible Business of the Year Category.
The Judges were very impressed with the outstanding list of improvements/ adjustments/ updates which have been made over the years to the Grade A listed building.
Susan Gillan, Caird Hall Manager said
“This is a great acknowledgement of the hard work which has taken place over the last 30 years. Over that time we have secured funding to transform the Caird Hall and make it accessible,but added the work continues and we strive to ensure the Caird Hall is inclusive to all.”
The aim of the Women in Hospitality and Tourism awards is to help recognise and increase the number of women working in senior leadership roles across the visitor economy. They look to put the spotlight on women who have made an impact in their industry through innovation, best practice and delivering outstanding results.
The awards were created and are run by Business Women Scotland, an organisation that is dedicated to helping women find support and networking opportunities to allow them to strengthen their business. BWS run a series of Live Events and awards to celebrate and empower women in business while tackling the gender gap in enterprise.