Edinburgh, 21 April 2020: Scotland-headquartered Exterity has been honoured with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2020. Exterity is one of 220 organisations nationally – and one of eight in Scotland – to be recognised with a prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise. Announced today (Tuesday 21st April 2020), the prestigious award recognises Exterity’s ability to successfully execute on its global strategy to deliver the best professional IP video and digital signage solutions to its clients worldwide, while maximising their operating and financial excellence.
Exterity is a venture capital-backed technology company established in 2001 and is a trusted, financially stable and profitable business still led today by the founding executives. The company has experienced
85% growth in exports over the last three years and has a presence on every continent, providing multilingual sales and support around the world.
Colin Farquhar, Exterity’s Chief Executive Officer, is recognised globally as a leading authority in IP video whose opinion and input is frequently sought by industry media and the proAV technology community. The executive team is supported by a high-calibre and long-standing Board of Directors and Investors, and works hard to ensure the business is run with honesty, integrity and the utmost dedication to its staff, customers and partners.
Commenting on the Award, Farquhar said: “We are incredibly proud to receive The Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2020. It is a tremendous achievement and testament to our continued investment in R&D and in the best talent, alongside our strong ties to the advisors and investors who have helped us turn our vision into a market-leading, global company. Since our inception in 2001, we have always focused on providing the best solutions, brought to the market by the best people, establishing connections across the world, whilst proudly sticking to our roots as a Scottish business.”
Now in its 54th year, the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are the most prestigious business awards in the United Kingdom, with winning businesses able to use the esteemed Queen’s Awards emblem for the next five years.
Exterity has a global presence with customers in multiple sectors that include corporate & finance, hospitality, stadiums & venues, broadcast & media and education. Customers include organisations such as Bayer, BBC, BNP Paribas, Lord’s Cricket Ground, The Open golf championship, ParisLongchamp, Parliament of Victoria, Okada Manila Casino & Resorts, and many more.
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