- SPORTS BUSINESS INNOVATION AWARDS 2015 -

The winners of the Sports Business Innovation Awards 2015 were announced at the Awards Dinner at the Glasgow Science Centre on 11th March 2015.

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD - HINDA MILLER

Hinda Miller, along with two friends, changed the world of sport forever when they set out to make a bra that would support women during sport.

Their original prototype - made of two jock straps sewn together - led to the creation of the sports bras worn by women around the world today.

Read more about Hinda's remarkable story.

SPORTS BUSINESS OF THE YEAR 

FirstPoint USA

Global Sports Innovation

QTV Sports

FirstPoint USA gives talented athletes the opportunity to pursue their academic and sporting careers at American universities. Since 2001, they have assisted over 5,000 athletes and secured $180 million in scholarship awards.

Learn more about FirstPoint USA.  

SPORTS ENTRPRENEUR OF THE YEAR

Alex Feechan, FINDRA
Richie Gray, Global Sports Innovation

John Laurie & Paul Duffy, Burn It Fitness

Scott MacFarlane, Trans World Soccer

Jack McGill, QTV Sports

Fashion designer Alex Feechan created FINDRA - an award winning womens' mountain biking clothing brand in 2014

Find out more about FINDRA.

BEST NEW SPORTS PRODUCT OR SERVICE

Bonar Yarns

Foxlake Adventures

Golphin

Scottoiler

Service Course Sport

Golphin's innovative range of clubs are designed to get children into golf - and keep that interest going into adulthood.

Find out more about Golphin.

BEST INNOVATION IN COMMUNITY SPORT

Aberdeen Youth Games

Angus Cycle Hub

Badminton Scotland/Scottish Association for Mental Health

McLaren Community Sports Hub

School of Hard Knocks

Aberdeen Youth Games is an innovative sport programme that promotes physical activity and well-being among Aberdeen's young people.

Find out more about Aberdeen Youth Games.

TRANSFORMATIVE INNOVATION AWARD

Aberdeen FC Community Trust

Diary Doll

Golphin

Diary Doll pants, created by Carol Smillie and Annabel Croft, help women to get back into, or feel confident participating in, sport by tackling the taboo problem of heavy periods and pelvic floor weakness.

Find out more about Diary Doll.

CHALLENGE CHAMPIONS - 2015

(left to rightI) Michael Harkins, Lisa Harkins, Jamie Kunka, David Hunter

 

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