Local Enterprise Office Kilkenny seeking entries for National Enterprise Awards

The Local Enterprise Office Kilkenny is currently seeking applications for the County Competition to identify Kilkenny’s best micro enterprise that will go forward to represent Kilkenny at the National Enterprise Awards. The final takes place in the Mansion House,Dublin on May 29th 2019.  The County Winner will compete against 30 winning firms from around the country.

Celebrating over 20 years, the National Enterprise Awards was first introduced in 1997 to celebrate the contribution that small businesses make to the Irish economy. The National Enterprise Awards competition is open to small businesses that have received financial support from the Local Enterprise Office.

 Eligible businesses must be current clients of the Local Enterprise Office and has availed on financial assistance from the Local Enterprise Office. The business will employ ten or less staff and be involved in manufacturing or an internationally traded service. The announcement will take place during Local Enterprise Week 4th – 8th March 2019.

The application process is as follows: Application Forms to be completed by Friday 15th February 2019

The application form is available to download here

Applicants must complete an application form and forward together with a current Business Plan and set of up to date financial statements to Local Enterprise Office Kilkenny, 42 Parliament Street, Kilkenny.

 If you would like more information or an entry form for the National Enterprise Awards please contact Catherine Hennessy on 056-7752662 or email: catherine.hennessy@leo.kilkennycoco.ie