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UK: Scotland’s charitable organization ‘When You Wish’ shortlisted for ECC Business Awards 2023

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Kyle Smith

United Kingdom: When You Wish – a charitable organization granting work in Scotland, has been shortlisted for the Service Excellence category at the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce Business Awards 2023. The organization grant the wishes of children living with life-threatening illnesses. The event was held on March 9, 2023.

The organization felt delighted to be shortlisted in the prestigious awards, shared the update through its official Facebook account, and wrote, “A Wish creates important memories for our families and helps them to focus on something positive during difficult times. We are truly honoured to have the incredible support of Wish granters, Wish supporters, and, of course, everyone involved at Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce.”

It further added that it is through the kindness and generosity of their supporters that the magic happens there at ‘When You Wish Upon a Star’. “Thank you so much for your support,” cited the When You Wish Upon a Star charitable organization. 

The Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce presented its Annual Business Awards Finalists of 2023 on February 3 through its official Facebook account and said, “Wow – what a list! We were blown away with the volume and quality of entries this year and delighted to see such a breadth of organizations and individuals in the shortlist.”

The Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce Business Awards 2023 finalists are as follows:


Small Business of the Year

sponsored by Changeworks Recycling

Business Fives

Digital Bricks Learning


Zen Consultants


Mid-Sized Business of the Year

sponsored by Edinburgh Construction

DoubleTree by Hilton

Muckle Media

Narro Associates

Specialized Signs


Studio LR


Large Business of the Year

sponsored by LNER

Edinburgh Trams




The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland


Responsible Business of the Year

sponsored by the City of Edinburgh Council

Edinburgh College

Hillcrest Homes

Into Work

The Black Box Approach

The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland

Tidy Green Clean


Service Excellence Award

sponsored by Stagecoach East & West


Bad Dinosaur

Dovecot Studios


Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home

Scotch Whisky Experience

When you wish Upon a Star


Inspiring Partnership Award

sponsored by Mediaworks

Capital City Partnership / British Land

Changeworks / Scottish Federation of Housing Associations

Cyrenians / Essential Edinburgh

Edinburgh College / Cadpeople

Edinburgh Napier University / Newborns Vietnam

RHASS / Royal Bank of Scotland


High Growth Business of the Year

sponsored by Balfour Beatty

Forth Ports

Luxford Burgers






Developing the Young Workforce

sponsored by Developing the Young



Edinburgh International Festival

Forth Ports




Director of the Year

sponsored by Workflo Solutions

Cammy Sharif – Dream Drivers

Clare Lavelle – Arup

David Field – The Royal Zoological

Society of Scotland

Nicola Welsh – Held in our Hearts

Rowan Morrison – Rationale

Saj Sharif – Zen Consultants


Young Business Person of the Year

sponsored by Forth Ports

Chris Bachelor Muckle Media

Cammy Sharif – Dream Drivers

John Wright – Mott Macdonald

Khalid Hussain – Sheraton

Nicola Mearns – Edinburgh Trams

Sean McKirdy – Elevate98


Net Zero Champion of the Year

sponsored by Royal Bank of Scotland

Balfour Beatty

Edinburgh Science


Tidy Green Clean

The Alchemist


Employer of the Year

sponsored by Albany HR

Capella Charity

Edinburgh Dog & Cat Home

Mott Macdonald


Studio LR

Tata Consultancy


Excellence in Digital Marketing

sponsored by Cameron

City of Edinburgh Council – The Story

Never Ends Campaign

Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society

Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh Playhouse


Muckle Media


Innovation in Business

sponsored by LNER

Caritas Neuro Limited

City of Edinburgh Council –

Resident Rewards Edinburgh

Edinburgh Trams

Places Work

Royal Bank of Scotland

Surgeons Quarter


International Business of the Year

sponsored by Edinburgh Gin




Strawberry Lemonade Events

Summerhall Distillery







Kyle Smith

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