Made In Ireland
Open to companies that manufacture their products in Ireland.
Start-up of the year
This category is open to businesses that have been established in Ireland no earlier than the 01/01/2015 and employ 30 staff or less.
Most Innovative Business
This award recognises businesses which either offer a new unique product or service, or are have created a new exciting approach to traditional methods.
Best Micro Business
Open to businesses with a team of less than 10 staff and a balance sheet that does not exceed €2 million.
Best Small Business
Open to businesses with more than 10 employees and less than 50, with turnover less than €10 million.
Best Medium Business
Open to businesses with more than 50 employees and less than 250 employees, with turnover less than €50 million.
Best Large Business
Open to businesses which have more than 250 employees and have an annual turnover that exceeds €50 million.
Best E-commerce Business
Open to companies who trade their products online through an e-commerce store.
Best Female Led Business
Open to companies who are owned by a businesswoman or where a senior leadership position in a company is held by a female.
Best Technology Business 2016
Open to companies who are utilising technology to improve business processes or improve people’s lives.
Best Customer Focused Business
Open to businesses who can demonstrate their focus on delivering excellent customer service and value to customers.
Best Charity / Non-profit 2016
Open to registered charities in Ireland that are serving the greater good and making a difference in people lives.
Best Family Run Business
Open to businesses who are run by its family members.
This award will be presented to the best Irish based exporter of goods or services.
GRAND PRIX WINNER
This award will be presented to the overall winner on the night, who stands out across the range of categories.