Laois Business Awards


Nominations for the Laois Business Awards are now being sought. These awards will highlight the success of businesses across a wide range of sectors. Chief Executive John Mulholland says ” We encourage all local businesses, whether established or emerging, big or small, to get nominations in for the various categories. There are excellent businesses operating within the County of Laois and this is the ideal opportunity to showcase them and to get the recognition they deserve”

Nominations  close at 5pm on Tuesday 14th March. Anyone can nominate a business, it only takes a few minutes and you can even nominate your own business, so don’t miss out.

To enter the awards please complete the nomination form here . Nominations forms can also be requested from Laois County Council by emailing; businesssupport@laoiscoco.ie

A business only needs to be nominated once to progress to application stage.  All nominees will be notified and sent an application form or they can complete the application form here

Please note that applications will only be accepted once a nomination has been received

Make sure you like and share the dedicated facebook page for the awards  

Speaking about the event, Chief Executive, John Mulholland, commented that this is a wonderful opportunity to recognise the accomplishments of Laois businesses, their entrepreneurial spirit and to provide a platform to celebrate their success.  We strongly encourage enterprises across the county to put forward a nomination and get the recognition that their business deserves.”

The Laois Business Awards 2017 is designed to celebrate the success of business in Laois and to showcase the excellence in different business areas from customer service and innovation to the contribution business makes to the wider community.

There are 10 categories to cover the range of businesses in the county. This will encompass the very small one person operation through to the large companies that make up our business community. The 10 no categories are:

-Agri Business of the Year/Exporter of the Year/Innovation in Business/Environmental Award/Tourism & Hospitality Award/Entreprenuer of the Year Award/Retail Excellence Award/SME Business of the Year Award/E-Commerce Award/Overall Business of the Year

Nominations are open from Tuesday 28th February and people are invited to like and share www.facebook.com/laoisbusinessawards or contact Denise Rainey, Laois County Council, 057 8664103 / drainey@laoiscoco.ie for more details.