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Entries Open for Greater Newry Business Awards

Entries for the Greater Newry Business Awards are NOW OPEN. The awards are kindly supported by Principal Sponsor, Newry, Mourne and Down District Council, Supporting Sponsor, nijobfinder and organised by Newry Chamber.

There are 25 award categories to choose from, they are FREE to enter and every business located within the Newry, Mourne and Down District Council area can enter up to 4 categories.

The have become the district’s premier celebration of business excellence since their inception in 2004. These prestigious awards will recognise, celebrate and reward the success of local businesses and individuals at the top of their game. Newry Chamber encourages businesses and organisations of all sizes from across all sectors to embrace this unique opportunity to be recognised, celebrated and rewarded by entering the awards.

Winning one of these highly coveted awards is only part of the process. The awards provide local businesses with a benchmark of quality, providing an opportunity to examine how customers view them and how they measure up against their competitors. This recognition of excellence with your industry sector also increases consumer confidence for your business.

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

The Chamber is delighted to organise these awards and showcase the best of local entrepreneurship, innovation, excellent service, product quality and customer care across the district.

Julie Gibbons, President of Newry Chamber said:

“Newry Chamber is proud to launch the Greater Newry Business Awards 2023. Newry Chamber is immensely proud of the businesses across our district who have made the region synonymous with entrepreneurship, innovation, excellent service, product quality and customer care.”

“I know that the energy, innovation and resilience that our local businesses exhibit will help propel our region to even bigger and better things. Sometimes in this part of the world, we don’t take the time to acknowledge just how amazing and exceptional we are. That’s what these awards are all about.”

“I would like to thank our Principal Sponsor, Newry, Mourne and Down District Council, our Supporting Sponsor, nijobfinder and all our category sponsors for their ongoing support and commitment to this event.”

“We would encourage businesses from across our district to go to www.newrychamber.com, look at the various categories and enter for FREE. We are really looking forward to the Gala Awards Ceremony on Thursday 15th June to recognise, celebrate and reward the success of local businesses.”

Cllr. Michael Savage, Chairperson of Newry, Mourne and Down District Council commented:

“Newry, Mourne and Down District Council are delighted to be the Principal Sponsor of the 2023 Greater Newry Business Awards. This is a fantastic opportunity to showcase the innovative, successful and high-performing businesses that are located right across our district.”

“With a range of categories to enter, the 2023 Business Awards will offer recognition to a range of sectors and business approaches, which all contribute to driving forward growth and investment across the district.”

“These awards are only possible because of the support from local businesses. I would like to thank all the sponsors involved and Newry Chamber for once again hosting these prestigious awards.”

Peter McMonagle, Business Manager and nijobfinder added:

“nijobfinder are proud to be a supporting sponsor of the 2023 Greater Newry Business Awards. This exciting event celebrates the area’s most ground-breaking, productive and thriving companies.”

“nijobfinder’s purpose is to help businesses of all sizes, across all sectors to attract the talent that will drive their future success. We hope the numerous award categories encourages the many businesses throughout the Greater Newry Area to shout out loud and proud about the wins they’ve made and the success they have achieved.”

“We would like to thank the Newry Chamber for hosting these esteemed awards and our fellow sponsors who make it all possible.”

  • Entries Close on Friday 5th May 2023 at midnight
  • Shortlist Announced on Thursday 18th May 2023
  • Ticket Sales Close on Thursday 1st June 2023
  • Gala Awards Night on Thursday 15th June 2023

The 25 award categories are now open for entries. Details of the categories, criteria and information on how to apply are now available at www.newrychamber.com.