Applications now open for Ulster Bank's SME awards
DO you run a small business? Applications are being invited for the Ulster Bank Business Achievers Awards, open to SMEs across all sectors. Run in association with the Irish Independent, Enterprise Ireland, InterTrade Ireland and SmallBusinessCan.com, the awards are open at businessachieversaward. com. The deadline for entry is Friday, September 26.
Businesses can enter in any two of eight categories; best business start-up, established SME, small business, woman-led business, social enterprise, international business, agri-business and food and drink business. The overall winner will receive a prize package including a €50,000 publishing bursary with the Irish Independent, business mentoring from Enterprise Ireland, and national and regional media exposure.
Pictured at the Leinster launch of the competition were Ulster Bank head of business banking Ken Murnaghan and Mcor Technologies' Deirdre and Conor MacCormack, winners of overall 'Ulster Bank Business Achiever' award in 2008.