• Fingal Business Awards

    Fingal Chamber, in conjunction with Fingal County Council, has launched the Fingal Business Awards, a prestigious recognition of the outstanding achievements and social responsibility demonstrated by businesses across the Fingal region. The awards aim to celebrate the extraordinary talent, ambition, innovation and success that drive economic growth and community prosperity in Fingal.

    The awards serve as an opportunity for local businesses to showcase their successes and gain valuable recognition on a larger stage. By entering the awards, businesses can highlight their achievements, share their stories, and inspire others to strive for excellence.

    Entry Eligibility
    Organised by Fingal Chamber and sponsored by Fingal County Council, the awards are free to enter and open to all organisations, both small and large, who do business in Fingal. With twenty-five categories, all business sectors, private, public and charity in the Fingal region are invited to participate.

    Award Categories
    The Fingal Business Awards feature a diverse range of categories that span various industries and business sizes, ensuring every remarkable accomplishment is acknowledged. From 'New Business of the Year' to 'Innovation Excellence,' and 'Community Impact Award,' these categories recognise the multifaceted contributions of businesses in Fingal.

    How to Participate
    Businesses interested in participating can submit their entries through the Fingal Chamber website, where they will find detailed information about the award categories, eligibility criteria, and the submission process. The entry period opens on September 1st and closes on September 29th.

    Benefits of Participation
    Participating in the Fingal Business Awards offers a range of benefits, including increased visibility, networking opportunities, and the chance to gain credibility and attract new business within the local business community. Winners receive extensive media coverage, showcasing their achievements to a wider audience.

    Judging Process
    The awards will be judged by an esteemed panel of independent industry experts, business leaders, and representatives from Fingal Chamber, led by Insight6, the customer experience specialists. A shortlist of finalists for each award category will be selected to go forward to the finals at the Gala Awards Presentation Evening. The shortlisted finalists will receive feedback on their submissions while finalists in the Customer Experience section will receive access to their detailed mystery shop results. The judging process is rigorous and transparent, ensuring that winners truly represent the pinnacle of success and innovation in the Fingal business community.

    Awards Gala

    The process culminates with the Gala Awards Presentation Evening, a glamorous event that brings together the finest minds in Fingal's business community. The gala provides a platform for networking with clients and colleagues, celebrating achievements, and fostering collaboration among like-minded professionals. The ceremony, presented by Marty Whelan, will take place in the Crowne Plaza Dublin Airport in Santry on Friday, November 10th 2023.

    Making a Submission
    Review the categories and begin your online entry to the Fingal Business Awards today, please visit fingalbusiness.awardsplatform.com

    For queries or assistance, please contact events@fingalchamber.ie.

  • Categories 2023

    There are twenty-five award categories across four sections.


    The Talent Section:

    Business Person of the Year - sponsored by Dublin Airport

    Young Business Person of the Year - sponsored by TU Dublin

    Team of the Year - sponsored by Malone Group

    Employee of the Year - sponsored by Flexsource Solutions


  • The Business Excellence Section:

    Business of the Year (Large/Corporate) - sponsored by Osborne

    Business of the Year (Small/Medium Enterprise) - sponsored by McInerney Saunders

    Business of the Year (Start-Up) - sponsored by the Local Enterprise Office Fingal

    Public Service of the Year - sponsored by the Clayton Hotel

    Not-for-Profit of the Year - sponsored by AWS

    ​International Trade Excellence - sponsored by Country Crest

    Innovation Excellence - sponsored by Skillnet Ireland

    Sales and Marketing Excellence - sponsored by VHI Healthcare

    Training and Upskilling Excellence - sponsored by Keelings


  • The Sustainable Business Impact Section:

    Community Impact - sponsored by Permanent TSB

    Climate Action - sponsored by ​Eirgrid

    Workplace - sponsored by Adare HRM

    Inclusion, Diversity & Equity - sponsored by ​Swords Pavilions

    Sustainable Impact by a Small or Medium Business - sponsored by Maldron Hotel


  • The Customer Experience Section:

    Best Hotel - sponsored by Aer Lingus

    Best Leisure/Tourism Service - sponsored by the Carlton Hotel

    Best Restaurant - sponsored by AIB Bank​ 

    Best Pub - sponsored by TBC

    Best Cafe - sponsored by TBC

    Best Retail Outlet - sponsored by One4all

    Best Professional Service - sponsored by the Crowne Plaza


  • Key Dates 2023

    Awards Launch

    30 August

    Open for Applications 

    1 September

    Closing Date for Applications             

    29 September            

    Shortlisted Finalists Announced & Tickets on Sale     

    13 October

    Researcher Visits to CX Finalists 

    13 October - 3 November      

    Gala Awards Presentation Evening

    10 November

    Access to the Results Portal

    16 November


  • Gala Awards Presentation Evening

    Winners of the 2023 Fingal Business Awards will be announced at the prestigious black-tie Gala Awards Presentation Evening on Friday, the 10th of November in the Crowne Plaza Dublin Airport.

    The event, sponsored by Fingal County Council and hosted by RTÉ’s Marty Whelan, starts with a drinks reception at 6:30pm followed by dinner and the presentation of awards at 7:00pm, with a band on stage to close out the night.

    A limited number of full tables of twelve are available to invite clients or colleagues along for what is always a special night of celebration for the business community.

    Tickets must be booked through the Fingal Chamber website on the Gala Awards Presentation Evening event pageIn recent years this event has sold out weeks in advance so please register your place early to avoid disappointment.

    For event queries, please contact events@fingalchamber.ie








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