We are absolutely delighted that SnapDragon Monitoring was awarded a Queen’s Award for Enterprise within the Innovation category in 2020. This truly is one of Britain’s most prestigious accolades. It recognises and celebrates business success across the UK. The awards reception, postponed due to Covid-19, was held at Windsor Castle, and celebrated Queen’s Awards for 2020 and 2021.
“Jubilant and chuffed to have met HRH The Prince of Wales last week to explain the passion and expertise behind SnapDragon’s expert technology and team.”
–Rachel Jones – SnapDragon CEO
SnapDragon was one of 8 other businesses in Scotland to be recognised with a Queen’s Award in 2020. This incredible achievement certainly provided a much needed cause for celebration, mid pandemic.
Her Majesty the Queen, personally approves all the winners of this award. This years reception, held in November 2021, was attended by HRH The Prince of Wales , the Princess Royal, the Countess of Wessex, the Duke of Kent, the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester and Princess Alexandra.
The Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation
A little background information on the award itself. Quite simply a Queen’s Award recognises success.
A Queen’s Award recognises the outstanding performance of British companies. Over the years this has evolved to cover fields of innovation, international trade, sustainable development and promoting opportunity. SnapDragon Monitoring joins over 7,000 UK enterprises to receive this Royal recognition. This year, 220 businesses across the UK will receive a Queen’s Award for Enterprise, 90% of which are small businesses.
Winners of the award are blessed with the honour of displaying the Queen’s Award emblem for the next 5 years. This mark is an international endorsement from Her Majesty the Queen.
A little about SnapDragon Monitoring
With our Headquarters in Edinburgh, SnapDragon was born out of a true need for online brand protection. Head Dragon, Rachel Jones’ faced her own personal experience of counterfeiting. Her award-winning baby product the TotSeat faced a relentless attack of online fakes which threatened to damage the brand and business that she had built.
Originally designed for SME’s but now used by major brands around the world, SnapDragon’s innovative software takes the hard-work out of monitoring your brand online and tackles the fight against fakes head on. This Queen’s Award recognises our success in giving companies, of all sizes, the tools and confidence needed to monitor and fight fakes on the world’s busiest online marketplaces.