National Enterprise Awards 2018

Competition now open

The National Enterprise Awards competition is organised annually by the Local Enterprise Office Network to acknowledge the achievements of the small business sector.

Cavan has a very successful track record in the competition and we would like to inform you that this year’s competition is now open for entries.

The following awards will be announced and presented at the County Cavan Final of the competition, to be held at a reception on Friday March 9th 2018:

  • Best Start-Up Business Award
  • Best Established Business Award
  • Innovation Award
  • Overall Winner

The Overall Winner will go forward to represent County Cavan at the National Finals, the winners of which will be announced on Thursday May 24th 2018.

If you wish to enter, please check the Eligibility Criteria and if you meet the criteria, you must submit the following:

Two hard copies of NEA Application Form, a Business Plan, together with the most recent set of financial statements.


Eligibility Criteria and the Application Form for 2018 are available to download here:

Eligibility Criteria and Application Guidelines 2018

Application Form 2018


Closing Date for applications has been extended to Friday 16th February 2018.

All required documentation must be submitted to:

Local Enterprise Office Cavan – NEA AWARDS

Cavan Innovation & Technology Centre

Dublin Road


County Cavan