Friday (May 1st) seen the announcement of the shortlisted finalists of the 2015 Belfast Business Awards, organised by Belfast Chamber of Trade & Commerce with Principal Sponsor, BANK OF IRELAND.
Over 60 of Belfast’s top businesses have made the shortlist in 14 categories, spanning retail, hospitality, digital marketing, sustainability, growth and individual awards. The gala ceremony will take place on Wednesday 27th May 2015 at Belfast’s City Hall.
Mark O’Brien Commercial Manager, Bank of Ireland UK said “Belfast is a fantastic place to do business and Bank of Ireland UK is a proud sponsor of the Awards. The scale, quality and breadth of entries is fantastic, showing that Belfast business is alive and enhancing the City’s reputation nationally and internationally. Many congratulations to the whole business community in Belfast.”
Paul McMahon, President of Belfast Chamber of Trade and Commerce said: “We had a terrific level of entries this year and stage one of the judging was very tough.
Over the next couple of weeks, a series of interviews will take place with a panel of judges to decide the overall winners in each category.
“There will also be extensive mystery shopping for the customer service and hospitality based categories, so I encourage everyone to go the extra mile and really showcase their business to their absolute best ability.
“The awards night is shaping up to be a fantastic event, with world-class entertainment organized, hosted by Sarah Travers and Marc Mallett. Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased by contacting Belfast Chamber of Trade and Commerce.”
Paul concluded: “I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the entrants for the time and effort that has gone into the entries and to congratulate those shortlisted.”
For a full list of the shortlisted businesses, visit: wwwbelfastbusinessawards.co.uk. For tickets contact Martina Connolly on firstname.lastname@example.org or call 028 9033 1399.
The Belfast Business Awards Gala Ball will take place at Belfast City Hall on Wednesday 27th May 2015. For further information visit www.belfastchamber.com.