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The Greater Newry Area Employee Awards

Venue : Canal Court Hotel
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Newry Chamber officially launched the Greater Newry Employee Awards on Thursday 28th June at the Bank Bar, Newry.

Mary Meehan CEO of Newry Chamber commented: “We are delighted to launch our first ever Greater Newry employee awards.  These awards underpin the Chamber’s aim to support businesses in creating a happy and healthy workplace and recognising and celebrating employee success.  It is important that employers communicate to the employees the criteria for what performance or contribution constitutes rewardable behaviour in their own workplace.  All employees are therefore eligible for the recognition and nomination but only one nomination per company will be permitted.”

Paul Convery, President of Newry Chamber commented: “Promoting a culture that rewards and recognises top performing employees should be embraced.  We encourage all businesses across all sectors in the public and private sectors to put forward a nomination which will be judged by an independent judging panel and celebrated at a Gala Dinner on Saturday 15th September 2018.”

Entries are now OPEN and can be submitted online via:


A full list of Categories, FAQs and Terms & Conditions are also available to view on the Employee Awards website and the deadline for entries is Friday 17th August at midnight with the shortlisted finalists announced on Monday 27th August.

This high-profile competition will culminate in a Gala Awards Ceremony which will be held in the Canal Court Hotel & Spa on Saturday 15th September.

With 11 individual award categories, it will provide every employee located within the Greater Newry Area the opportunity to enter one or more categories in their sector including:

  1. Tourism & Hospitality – Employee of the Year
  2. Manufacturing & Engineering – Employee of the Year
  3. Retail – Employee of the Year
  4. Public Sector – Employee of the Year
  5. Professional Services – Employee of the Year
  6. Creative/Media/Digital or Technology – Employee of the Year
  7. Property & Construction – Employee of the Year
  8. Family Business – Employee of the Year
  9. Team of the Year
  10. Unsung Hero Award
  11. Overall Employee of the Year

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