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Last Day For Entry into Ulster Bank Business Achiever Awards

25 September 2015

Ulster Bank Business Achiever Awards - closing date for entries 25th September

Run in association with the Irish Independent, Belfast Telegraph, Enterprise Ireland, InterTradeIreland, Invest NI and, the Awards celebrate the spirit of excellence and innovation that are the hallmark of our most successful entrepreneurs across the island. 

Entries are open to all businesses north and south of the border. There are eight categories in total and businesses can enter a maximum of two of these categories choosing the ones that best match their business deion.

This year's categories:

Business Start Up Award
Small Business Award
Established SME Award
International Business Award
Social Enterprise Award
Food and Drink Award
Agri-Business Award
Women Led Business Award

The Prize

Here is a reminder of all the benefits your business could get for spending 30 minutes on the form. (enter the awards today) 

The application process itself is an opportunity to reflect on what your business is all about and clearly articulate your Unique Selling Points. It’s an opportunity to work on your business rather than in it by stepping back to look at achievements, challenges, market trends and areas for improvement.


Provincial finalists gain

  • Exclusive rights to use the Ulster Bank Business Achievers Awards logo for promotion and marketing purposes
  • On-going promotional opportunities as part of the Business Achievers’ Alumni that will greatly raise the profile of the company
  • Benchmarking of progress and achievements against competitors and other sectors in the local business environment
  • Networking opportunities with fellow entrepreneurs, business leaders, enterprise support agencies as well as local and national government agencies
  • Tangible public acknowledgement for the effort of staff and recognition of their contribution in growing and developing the business


Provincial Winners receive

  • Coverage by national media partners, The Belfast Telegraph and or The Irish Independent
  • A specially commissioned company video that can be used on the company’s website and as part of marketing information
  • A specially commissioned awards trophy


Overall winner receives

  • A €50,000 advertising bursary with the Irish Independent
  • Exclusive internationally recognised business mentoring from Enterprise Ireland
  • A full service communications workshop for you and key staff given by leading PR, Marketing, Sales and Communications specialists
  • A specially commissioned Ulster Bank Business Achievers Award trophy made exclusively for Award winners to provide a lasting recognition.


Enter your business in the Business Achievers Awards today and get your business the attention it deserves!

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