Applications now open for 2022 Fingal Enterprise Awards competition

Fingal Enterprise Awards 2022

The Fingal Enterprise Awards competition is organised annually by the Local Enterprise Office to acknowledge and highlight the achievements of small businesses. This is part of a national competition in which one overall winner from each of the 31 Local Enterprise Office areas will compete for the National awards. 

The competition is open only to internationally trading or manufacturing businesses that have received grant assistance from LEO Fingal in either of the following categories:

  1. Measure 1 Financial Support

  2. Exporter Grant (“Technical Assistance for Micro Exporter”)

The closing date for applications in the Fingal competition is 4.30 p.m. on Friday the 14th January 2022. Following an assessment of eligible applications, a shortlist of Fingal applicants will emerge to the judging phase. Each of these finalists who complete the full judging process will be awarded a €1,000 prize for their business, with the overall winner securing the top prize of €5,000 to be invested in their business. 

The Fingal winner will be announced and presented at an event to be held on the evening of Thursday the 10th ofMarch 2022. The Overall Winner will go forward to represent Fingal at the National Finals to be held in the Mansion House, Dublin, in May 2022.


Entries will be judged in accordance with the national guidelines (marketing strengths, financial strength, innovation & technology, entrepreneurial skills, and business plan). It will be essential that all shortlisted candidates make themselves available for the judging process to include a pitching event and the Fingal Awards event on the evening of Thursday 10th March 2022. 

To find out more about the Fingal Enterprise Awards competition please email :