The 8th Docklands Business Awards will be held in the Gibson Hotel on Thursday 22nd November. Closing date for nominations is Monday 5th November.
The Irish government is treating the development of the fintech industry as a high priority. Fintech is new technology and innovation competing with traditional financial methods in the delivery of financial services. With at least 7,000 people currently employed by this growing sector in Ireland.
The aerospace industry is one of Ireland’s most valuable and technically advanced. Today, Ireland is recognised as a leading location for aviation, MRO, technology, engineering and aviation finance. This award highlights the important role Docklands companies play in this industry.
Smart Docklands Award
Smart stories. Docklands is full of smart people doing smart things giving this area a unique vibrant energy. The Smart Docklands Award acknowledges the outstanding development or application of a smart technology.
Top Innovator Award
Innovation is at the heart of enterprise. The Innovator Award recognises leadership through the pioneering application of innovative solutions for new or existing market needs resulting in at least one of the following; commercial, environmental or social benefit.
Best Start Up Award
Business start ups are central to economic growth. The Start Up Award is open to any new commercial operation based in Docklands, be it a sole trader, partnership or company. The business must be no more than three years old, demonstrate sound planning and commercial success.
Exceptional Business & Development Award
Enterprise finds efficiencies, drives innovations, creates employment, increases wealth and invests for the future. The Enterprise Award acknowledges an outstanding business success.
Our cafes, bars, restaurant and hotels give colour to our streetscapes and taste to our lives. The Foodie Award recognises excellence in Irish food preparation and presentation and the ambiance within which it is served.
Docklands offers energizers an increasing variety of flavours, activities and experiences, which attracts visitors with its vibrancy. From the best entertainment venues, trendy cafes, organic restaurants and health culture, this award recognises those who have put their influential stamp on this iconic area of Dublin.
Responsible Business Award
Good business is about having responsible business practices across all five pillars of Corporate Responsibility (CR); Community, Environment, Workplace, Marketplace and Governance. This award recognises leadership in one or all CR pillars
This Award celebrates the contribution of a volunteer or government agency, department, local authority, semi state
organisation or individual that has made an outstanding contribution to Dublin’s premier business hub.
This award recognises an outstanding local SME that provides an exceptional customer service experience.
The Docklands Tourism Award acknowledges people, companies and organisations that have made a significant contribution to creating, promoting and delivering improved visitor experiences in Docklands and to increasing the number of visitors from Ireland and abroad.