Am I eligible to enter?

To find out if you are eligible, please click on which category/categories that you wish to enter to review the criteria.

When is the entry deadline?

The closing date for all entries is on Tuesday 27th July 2021 at 7pm.

How do I enter?

Click on ‘Enter Now’ and select the category/categories that you wish to enter, fill out the required fields on the application form and hit the ‘Submit’ button.

Remember, you can save your application and complete it at a later stage. 


You can enter up to 4 categories.

If you have any questions during the entry process, you can find our contact information at the bottom of each webpage.

Will there be a deadline extension?

A deadline extension has been granted to Tuesday 27th July 2021 at 7pm.

How many categories can I enter?

You can enter up to 4 categories but make sure they are relevant to your business.

How much does it cost to enter?

It is FREE to enter the Greater Newry Business Awards so get your applications in now.

Can I nominate someone for an award?

We have 4 categories where you can nominate yourself or someone else for an award including:

  • Best Young Entrepreneur
  • Best Businesswoman
  • Best Businessman
  • Outstanding Contribution to the Greater Newry Area

Simply click on the category/categories you would like to nominate someone for, enter the name of the individual and fill in the application form following the criteria.

What happens after I enter?

A message will pop up once you click the ‘Submit’ button to inform you that your entry has been submitted successfully.

If you do not receive this, please contact us via email or phone.

If you have any questions during the entry process, you can find our contact information at the bottom of each webpage.

When will the finalists be announced?

The shortlisted finalists will be announced on Thursday 12th August 2021.

We will contact you directly to inform you whether your application(s) have been successful or not.

Do I have to upload any supporting documents?

As judging of the application is evidence based, we recommend that applicants upload information to support their answers.

You can upload any supporting material within a single PDF/Word document (Max File Size: 4MB)

We have ensured that there is enough room within the fields of the application form to fully explain your entry.

How many awards are there?

There are 26 award categories with 27 individual awards.

All awards will be presented at the Gala Awards Ceremony on Thursday 9th September 2021.

How can I keep up to date?

You can follow the Newry Chamber of Commerce & Trade Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram channel’s for the latest updates.

The latest updates will also be published on the awards website:

Do I have to buy a table at the Gala Awards Ceremony?

No, tickets can be purchased individually.

How do I book tickets to the Gala Awards Ceremony?

Click on the ‘Book Tickets’ section of the website.

Complete the booking form and submit your request.

At a later stage, an invoice will be sent to the email address provided at the time of booking with instructions on how to pay.

Places are not secured until payment is received in full.

When and where is the Gala Awards Ceremony?

The Greater Newry Area Business Awards will take place on Thursday 9th September 2021 at the Canal Court Hotel & Spa, Newry.

What are the timings on the night of the event?

The itinerary will be released on our website and emailed to you closer to the event.

The evening usually starts around 6:30pm.