Chamber Awards 2012 open for entries
Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and the British Chambers of Commerce officially launched the Chamber Awards 2012 today by inviting firms to showcase their talents and achievements to be in with a chance of winning a £25,000 cash prize.
Open to all businesses, the competition is designed to recognise and promote the best businesses in Northern Ireland through a series of regional heats followed by the National Final, which will be held in London on November 29th.
There are nine categories to choose from, covering international business, people development, excellence in innovation, marketing, new business, customer service, sustainability, entrepreneur of the year and business of the year.
The Awards, which are now in their 9th year, highlights the role of business as a positive force for the UK recovery and the success of local communities and individuals.
Businesses can enter the following categories:
- Achievement in International Business
- Award for Commitment to People Development
- Award for Excellence in Innovation
- Award for Excellence in Customer Service
- Business of the Year Award
- Entrepreneur of the Year Award
- Marketing Campaign of the Year (new to 2012)
- Most Promising New Business Award
- The Sustainability Award
Closing date for entries is 29th June, with companies assessed at a regional level first, with the winners going through to compete in the National Final in November.
At this stage, a high-profile judging panel of business leaders and entrepreneurs assesses contenders, before the overall winners are announced in each category with one company winning the £25,000 cash prize and the Outstanding Business Achievement title.
Last year’s Northern Ireland winners included Almac, Autoline Insurance, Boozeberries, Clarehill Plastics, Envirogreen, FPM Chartered Accountants, Managemint and Lagan Construction. Each winner benfitted from press coverage in daily newspapers, regional's and business magazines including Business First.
To enter online go to www.chamberawards.co.uk or for further information you can contact the Chamber Awards Team on 02476 472593, email email@example.com or follow @chamberawards
Please note that the Chamber Awards 2012 are FREE to enter.