Send in your nomination now for the Louth Business Awards 2011

Please find attached details of the Louth Business Awards organised by Dundalk Chamber which we hope will be of great interest to businesses. The Chamber has teamed up with their sponsors and The Argus to bring you these high profile awards.

The aim of the Awards Scheme is to recognise the achievements of companies and individuals in promoting excellent services and products in a top class manner. They also encourage companies large and small to continually improve their business. Even in these tough times many businesses are beating the trend and deserve to be recognized.

Companies can nominate themselves or another company in 13 categories. These include

  • Best New Business Start Up.
  • Best Customer Service Award Independent Retailer
  • Best Retail Premises for both exterior and interior visual impact
  • Best Customer Service in Professional Services Sector
  • Special Community Group Award.
  • Business Growth Award
  • Best Marketing Initiative
  • Best Training Initiative
  • Best Business Practice Award
  • Best Pub/ Bar Award
  • Best Hair Salon Award
  • Dundalk’s  Best High Growth SME
  • Environment Excellence Award

Just tick the category you want to enter, (you may enter up to 4 categories). More information can be found in the enclosed brochure on each category. Closing date for entries is Wednesday the 17th August.

The Awards will be presented to the winners at the Chamber Gala Dinner in the Fairways Hotel Dundalk on Saturday 15th October 2011. There will be 4 finalists in each category on the night, the winner decided by the sponsor. The short listed businesses will be announced on Monday the 5th September. This Black Tie event is now one of the highlights in the social calendar in Dundalk with just under 450 attending each year.

These awards are a superb opportunity to showcase your business. There will be extensive coverage in the Argus and on the chamber website, and on our facebook page.

Please send in your nomination form now. I look forward to your participation in this event. For more nomination forms please call Brenda in Dundalk Chamber Tel: 042 9336343 or email her to