National Enterprise Awards 2020


LEW 2020

The Local Enterprise Office Limerick is currently seeking applications to identify Limerick's best micro enterprise that will go forward to represent Limerick at the National Enterprise Awards. 

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 aim of the National Enterprise Awards is to showcase, encourage and support a culture of enterprise and entrepreneurship in our communities in Ireland, to promote entrepreneurship and to showcase, encourage and to celebrate the achievement of clients of the LEOs. The National Enterprise Awards competition is open to small businesses that have received financial support from the Local Enterprise Office.

Eligible businesses must be clients of the Local Enterprise Office. The business will employ ten or less staff and be involved in manufacturing or an internationally traded service. Where a business has taken part in the Lean for Micro programme they may employ more than 10 people and still qualify.  The winners will be announced during Local Enterprise Week on Monday, 2nd March 2020.  The National Final will take place in the Mansion House, Dublin on the 28th May 2020.

Application Forms to be completed by 12pm Monday 17th February 2020

Download the Application Form here: Application Form NEA 2020.docx (size 3.4 MB)

Download the Brochure here: National Enterprise Awards Brochure 2020.pdf (size 1.2 MB)

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, 7 - 8 Patrick Street, Limerick or email