About The Awards

The Greater Newry Area Business Awards 2021 will recognise and reward excellence, right across many sectors of the local business community throughout the Newry, Mourne and Down District Council Area.

This year, there are 25 award categories and every business located in the Greater Newry Area will have the opportunity to enter up to 4 categories. It is important to ensure that the selected categories are relevant to your business, showcasing its strengths and thus giving you the best chance of ultimately being successful.

Winning one of these prestigious awards is only part of the process. The awards provide local businesses with a bench mark of quality, providing an opportunity to examine how customers view them and how they measure up against the competition.

This recognition of expertise increases consumer confidence.

Participating businesses will benefit from enhanced profile with valuable exposure through networking and PR opportunities. The recognition of business success is a great motivator, it promotes a positive company culture which elevates employee enthusiasm and improves overall company performance.

Remember the importance of SMART goals in business – whether you are a social enterprise, sole trader or Public Limited Company, your business goals and objectives must be:


All applications are EVIDENCE-BASED so make sure to support your answers to each question with evidence where possible. Please demonstrate how your business has achieved its SMART goals in line with the criteria to improve your chances of winning.

Newry Chamber of Commerce & Trade is delighted once again to showcase the very best of local talent, entrepreneurship, best practice and teamwork.

If you have any further comments or questions regarding the Greater Newry Area Business Awards, please get in touch:

E: admin@newrychamber.com

Key Dates
Online Entry Opens:

Wednesday 23rd June 2021

Closing Date For All Entries:

Tuesday 27th July 2021 at 7pm

Judging Commences:

Thursday 29th July 2021

Shortlist Announced:

Thursday 12th August 2021

Winners Announced:

Thursday 9th September 2021

Gala Awards Night Details
Gala Awards Night:

Thursday 9th September 2021


Canal Court Hotel & Spa


Sarah Travers - Broadcaster and Journalist

Book Tickets:

Please Contact - admin@newrychamber.com

Dress Code:

Smart Casual