National Enterprise Awards 2018

Enter the National Enterprise Awards 2018

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Three DLR County Finalists will share in a €10,000 Prize Fund! 


Local Enterprise Office Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown is looking for a business to represent our County at the National Enterprise Awards Finals which will take place on Thursday 24th May 2018 in the Mansion House Dublin. Entries are invited from all microenterprises that have qualified for at least one of the following LEO DLR's supports: Feasibility Study Grant, Business Priming Funding, Business Expansion Funding, LEO Innovation Investment Fund (LIIF) Support, IBYE Support, TAME Support or Trading Online Voucher

The Awards - organised by the National network of Local Enterprise Offices - celebrate the achievements of Ireland’s micro-enterprise sector. The awards recognise and celebrate the success stories of small business owners from all over the country. In addition to enjoying extensive media coverage, National Finalists will compete for a separate €41,000 Prize Fund.

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How to Enter the National Enterprise Awards 2018
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Stage


Who can Enter?

  • Applications will only be accepted from businesses which employ ten or less employees
  • All applicants must be current clients of LEO DLR (i.e must have received or qualified for at least one of LEO DLR's following supports in the past: Feasibility Study Grant, Business Priming Funding, Business Expansion Funding, LEO Innovation Investment Fund (LIIF) Support, IBYE Support, TAME Support, Trading Online Voucher)
  • LEO DLR clients who have transferred to Enterprise Ireland within the last 12 months are also eligible & Previous County finalists are eligible to enter

Competition Stages

  • All completed entries received from eligible businesses by 4pm on Friday 16th February 2018 will be reviewed
  • Three finalist businesses will be selected to share the County final prize fund of €10,000
  • National adjudication takes place during the week 9th - 16th April 2018
  • The County Final Winner will progress to the National finals on Thursday 24th May 2018 in the Mansion House.


Complete the Entry Form (For Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Based Businesses)

NATIONAL ENTERPRISE AWARDS 2018 ENTRY FORM


Application forms are to be returned, together with a current Business Plan and up-to-date Financial Statements to:-

contact@leo.dlrcoco.ie 

Alternatively, you can post or deliver by hand to:-

Local Enterprise Office Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council
County Hall, Marine Road
Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

The deadline for receipt of applications is 4pm on Friday 16th February 2018.
Please contact Lisa Brown on (01) 204 7083 / lbrown@dlrcoco.ie with any queries.
We look forward to receiving your entry!


See List of Winners from Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Finals 2017.

 

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