With Friday being the deadline for entries into this year’s ‘Donegal Business of the Year’ awards, businesses across Donegal who employ less than fifty people are being urged to put their best foot forward and enter the competition.
Entry forms are available from Donegal Local Enterprise Office website www.localenterprise.ie/donegal
There are a number of categories to choose from and this year’s awards are open to all businesses in Donegal who employ less than 50 full-time employees.
The categories are: Excellence in design, Business in operation less than 18 months (Start-Up); Business in operation more than 18 months (Business Expansion) and Export business while there will also be an Overall Donegal Business of the Year.
There are consultancy prizes of up to €1,500 for category winners and €2,500 for the overall winner to assist the owner in developing the business, but perhaps more importantly is the opportunity to benefit from the positive publicity and the prestige that comes with being Donegal’s Business of the year.
Full details and entry forms are available to download from the Donegal Enterprise website www.localenterprise.ie/donegal . Completed entries must be returned by this Friday February 27th to be considered for this year’s competition.
The winners in each category, and the overall winner will be presented with their awards at a special lunchtime ceremony at the end of Enterprising Donegal Business Week on March 27th.