The closing date for entries to the Galway Chamber Business Awards 2017 in association with Shannon Airport is on Friday 20 October. The process is easy, simply fill in the application form, available online at www.galwaychamber.com/businessawards2017/
Speaking this week, President of Galway Chamber, Maurice O’Gorman said:
‘This year, the theme for our Awards is ‘Éacht thar na Bearta’ or ‘Outstanding Achievement’. Our aim is to recognize the outstanding achievements of our members.
‘Across all sectors we see Galway’s enterprises and individuals being recognized globally for their achievements. It is now our turn to recognize and applaud those that have achieved so much.
Entering the awards couldn’t be easier, simply access the form on our website https://www.galwaychamber.com/businessawards2017/ and get it back to us by this Friday.
The President went on to say that the Awards are a huge part of the calendar in Galway and he looks forward to a great event when the presentation takes place at a Gala Ball in the Radisson Blu hotel on Friday November 10. He thanked Shannon Airport, partners and main sponsors of the Awards, without whom the Awards could not take place.
He also thanked the Category Sponsors: WestBIC/Galway Technology Centre, AIB, Vhi Healthcare, Bank of Ireland, Galway City Council, Magnet Networks, PwC, and our Media Partner, Galway City Tribune, for their support in the Awards.
He urged all members of Galway Chamber to challenge for the Awards and wished each entrant every success. All members of Galway Chamber are eligible to enter and Category 1 ‘Best Emerging Enterprise’ is also open to non-members of Galway Chamber. Entry forms must be received by Galway Chamber by Friday October 20.
Category winners and the Overall winner will receive original ceramic pieces by Galway based artist Rachel Webb
Category 1 Best Emerging Enterprise (also open to non-members)
Kindly sponsored by WestBIC/Galway Technology Centre
Category 2 Best Innovation/R&D
Kindly sponsored by Vhi Healthcare
Category 3 Best SME
Kindly sponsored by AIB
Category 4 Best Customer Service
Kindly sponsored by Bank of Ireland
Category 5 Best Marketing including Social & Digital Media
Kindly sponsored by Galway City Council
Category 6 Best Social Enterprise/CSR
Kindly sponsored by Magnet Networks
Category 7 Tourism Award
Kindly sponsored by Shannon Airport
Special President’s Award
Kindly sponsored by the PwC
The 2017 Business of the Year kindly sponsored by Shannon Airport will be awarded to one of the Category Winners (1-7 incl)
For further information and entry forms, please go to https://www.galwaychamber.com/businessawards2017/