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Dungarvan & West Waterford Chamber FBD Business Awards 2015

West Waterford is full of wonderful business success stories and we want you to help us celebrate them in the Dungarvan & West Waterford Chamber FBD Business Awards 2015!

Following on from the success of last year’s event which saw over 380 nominations across 14 categories we’re asking all businesses and public bodies in Dungarvan and West Waterford to submit nominations for this year’s Business Awards throughout September. We have finalised our categories and are working with RIKON again this year to set the criteria, methodology and adjudication for the awards.

The application and nomination procedure is simple and is open to both the public and business owners, so we hope everyone will get involved. If you’ve encountered excellent service or innovative thinking in dealing with a business, or you feel your business is exceptional, make sure everyone knows about it by getting involved!

We have a wide range of categories and there really is something for everyone. This year’s categories are:

Business Awards:

  1. Green/Smarter Travel/Environmental Award - sponsored by Go Dungarvan, with the Dep. of the Environment Community & Local Government, through Environment Dep. Waterford City & County Council
  2. Customer Service Excellence Awardsponsored by Dungarvan Encore Stage Academy
  3. Networking Excellence Award - sponsored by Dungarvan Nissan
  4. Emerging New Business Awardsponsored by WLR
  5. Digital Marketing / E-Commerce Awardsponsored by Dungarvan Enterprise Centre
  6. Innovation & Sustainability Awardsponsored by Al Eile Stud
  7. Food Business Awardsponsored by McDonalds
  8. Health & Well Being Awardsponsored by Murray’s Pharmacy
  9. Education Excellence Awardsponsored by Bank of Ireland Kilmacthomas

Individual Achievement Awards:

  1. Contribution to the Community (Person or Group) Awardsponsored by Terra Nua
  2. Employee of the year Awardsponsored by Dungarvan Leader
  3. Women in Business AwardMary & Mollie –  sponsored by Main Street Traders
  4. Men in Business Awardsponsored by SGC

Grand Prizes sponsored by FBD:

  • Dungarvan & West Waterford Business of the Year Award
  • Dungarvan & West Waterford Ambassador of the Year

The winners in each category will receive a framed certificate and a commemorative piece. All category winners are then put forward to the two Grand Prize Categories sponsored by FBD worth €1000.

Get Nominating!
The awards are open to all to enter and you can make multiple nominations using our simple online nomination form. Please note that our online nomination form does not allow you to save your work or exit and return to the form, so we advise you to write up your nomination before you begin and paste it into the form.

Step by step online nomination:

  • Choose your nominee and the category you wish to enter them in, or select the category you’d like your business to be considered for.
  • Consult the judging criteria for the relevant category and base your nomination on the ways in which your nominee/business meets these criteria.
  • When you are happy with your nomination, go to the online application form and follow the simple steps, pasting your prepared nomination into the form.
  • Submit your nomination.
  • And you’re done! Thank you for getting involved!

If you would prefer to fill out a hard copy nomination,  forms are also available from the Chamber Office above High Street Medical Centre or by contacting us on 058 45054. Terms and conditions apply.

The closing date for entries is 5pm on Friday 25th of September, with the final winners announced at our Awards Night in Lismore Castle on the 6th of November.

So get involved and help us make sure that those who do great work get the recognition they deserve!


Dungarvan & West Waterford Chamber
Unit S 32, Block A, The Plaza, Dungarvan Shopping Centre
Co Waterford

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