Submissions open

Submissions open

28 February 2024

Entries for VIBES 2024 will open open.

Submissions close

Submissions close

12th April 2024

Applications for VIBES 2024 close on 12th April 2024 at 5pm. 

Judging Panel Meeting

Judging Panel Meeting

May 2024

All additional information will be collated and sent to the VIBES judging subgroup. Each entry will be discussed by our panel of experts.

They will come to the decision over which businesses will go forward to the next round of the judging process. 

Judging Site Visits

Judging Site Visits

May - July 2024

Three experienced judges, selected by the judging subgroup, will interview each of the entries who made it through as finalist.

Applicants will have the opportunity to demonstrate first-hand what they've done to deserve recognition from VIBES. Judges will feedback their findings to the panel to inform decision on winners. 

Final Panel Judges Meeting

Final Panel Judges Meeting

September 2024

The final selection of applicants will be made by a panel consisting of:

  • Franceska van Dijk (Deputy chair of SEPA)
  • Robbie Kernahan, (Director Green Economy, NatureScot)
  • Jane Morrison-Ross (CEO of South of Scotland Enterprise)

Final judging will be based on the application and additional information gathered at site visits.

VIBES Award Ceremony

VIBES Award Ceremony

8 November 2023

The prestigious VIBES Award Ceremony will be taking place in Glasgow at the Radisson Blu on 8 November 2023. Awards will be presented and lunch will be served.

Not an event to be missed!