Castle Water, the UK's leading independent water retailer, was delighted to sponsor an award at the 2023 Chamber Business Champion Awards, hosted by the Dundee & Angus Chamber of Commerce.

For the second year running, Castle Water both attended the event and proudly sponsored the Future Skills Award; the award recognises organisations that invest in developing the skills of the future workforce. This distinguished event, held at the stunning Carnoustie Golf Hotel in Carnoustie, Scotland, showcased the exceptional achievements of businesses in the region and celebrated their commitment to excellence.

The Chamber Business Champion Awards serves as a testament to the resilience, innovation, and community impact demonstrated by businesses in Dundee and Angus.

Alison Henderson, CEO of the Dundee & Angus Chamber of Commerce, presided over the event, guiding attendees through an inspiring afternoon filled with celebration and recognition.

2023 Future Skills Award winner

The winner of the 2023 Future Skills Award was the High School of Dundee. The school’s dedication to nurturing young talent and fostering skills development has left a memorable mark on the community. Castle Water congratulates the High School of Dundee for their outstanding achievement in this category.

The competition was fierce, with two other exceptional finalists: Hillcrest and MacIntyres Chocolate Systems. Both finalists showcased their commitment to skill development and community engagement, making the decision a challenging one for the judges.

David Bain, Castle Water's Director of Digital and Marketing, expressed his pride in being a part of this exceptional event, stating, "We extend our heartfelt congratulations to all the winners and finalists of the 2023 Chamber Business Champion Awards. Your dedication to excellence, innovation, and community impact serves as a shining example for us all. At Castle Water, we are committed to supporting businesses that strive for success and make a positive difference in our communities. We are honoured to have sponsored the Future Skills Award for the second year running and are inspired by the remarkable achievements of the High School of Dundee and all the finalists."

High School of Dundee, winners of the 2023 Future Skills Award High School of Dundee, winners of the 2023 Future Skills Award

Winners of the Chamber Champion Awards 2023

The 2023 Chamber Business Champion Awards featured six prestigious categories:

Net Zero Award: Presented to Forbes of Kingennie for their commitment to sustainability and achieving net-zero carbon emissions.

Future Skills Award: Awarded to High School of Dundee for their innovative curriculum developing young talent.

Internationalisation Award: Recognizing MacIntyre Chocolate Systems for their global reach and impact.

Digital Innovation Award: Awarded to M3 Networks for their pioneering work in the digital sphere.

People Pioneer Award: Bestowed upon Street Soccer Scotland for their dedication to empowering individuals through sport and social inclusion.

Overall Winner: Shaper/Caper, who demonstrated excellence across multiple categories and were celebrated as the overall winner of the event.

Castle Water remains focussed in its commitment to supporting local communities and businesses while promoting innovation and sustainability.

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About Dundee and Angus Chamber of Commerce

The Dundee and Angus Chamber of Commerce is a membership-based organisation established to represent the interests of businesses in the Dundee and Angus regions of Scotland. It strives to create a thriving business community by providing support, networking opportunities, and a collective voice for local enterprises.

About Castle Water

Castle Water is the largest independent water retailer in the UK. We supply business water services to hundreds of thousands of nationwide companies, charities and public bodies. Castle Water are licensed providers of water services in Scotland and England; and are regulated by the Water Industry Commission for Scotland and Ofwat. Our customer services are all UK based and delivered in-house. For further information about Castle Water, visit our website:

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David Bain
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