The ‘Associació de joves empresaris de Catalunya‘ (AIJEC) presented Gerard Subirats, CEO and vice-president of Subirats Bureau, with the Young Businessman Award 2017.

The gala was the 20th of June of 2018 at the Cosmocaixa Barcelona and had the assistance of more than 300 people related to the Catalan industry. The Generalitat vice-president and Economy Counsellor, Pere Aragonès, was the one in charge of giving the price.

This 25th edition of the contest had a high-level podium with finalists like Alfons Nonell-Canals from Mind the byte, enterprise specialized in the development of medications with the use of artificial intelligence and Gerard Martret from Camina Lab, start-up that develops urban mobility projects.

With this prize, AIJEC recognizes Subirats contribution to his family business, being the second generation of a company initially established on the property sector which currently have 8 hotels that shape SB Hotels chain.

In addition, from 2012 Subirats Bureau has been through an important strategic diversification by introducing the holding into the gastronomic field with the restaurant El Nacional and LomoAlto & LomoBajo. It was without any doubt an important factor in the election of Gerard Subirats as winner of this award.