2023 Wicklow Business Awards

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2023 Wicklow Business Awards
(Proudly sponsored by Codling Wind Park)

Wicklow Town & District Chamber are delighted to announce the launch of the Business Achievements Awards (proudly sponsored by Codling Wind Park) which recognises excellence in business in the Wicklow Town and District area.

Wicklow Town & District Chamber are calling for the public and all businesses in the following 11 Categories and that are within Wicklow Town and surrounding areas to get involved and participate in these Awards.



2023 Award Categories

Best Start Up Award – Sponsored by AIB Bank

A new business or an owner / manager of a business venture that is trading 3 years or less, or an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to their local economy through investment and increased employment numbers.

Best Professional Service Award – Sponsored by Wicklow & District Credit Union Ltd

This category awards small and medium enterprises, employing 2 to 50 people for achieving growth and sustainability in their business through innovation and marketing and has made an outstanding contribution to their local economy through investment and increased employment numbers. Nominees will come from professions such as estate agents, architects, insurance companies, travel agents, solicitors, dental and medical providers, accountants, banks and financial advisers.

Best Eating/Hospitality/Pub Award – Sponsored by Wicklow Hire & Sales Ltd

A business that provides excellent quality food, great customer service and outstanding ambience and that has demonstrated excellence in the areas of hospitality, customer service and tourism promotion, and has played a vital role in the growth of Tourism numbers to the local economy.

Best Retail Award – Sponsored by Wicklow County Council

A business that has demonstrated understanding of shoppers needs, maintains high store and customer service standards, or has shown innovation with tangible results.

Best Digital Presence Award – Sponsored by IT Support 4U

A business with a bespoke online presence that delivers in a range of ways. Website Purpose, User Experience, Optimisation, impact on the business and connection to other communication channels, in particular social media, to drive brand awareness and sales and/or key messaging.

Best Sustainability, Governance & Environmental Award – Sponsored by Codling Wind Park

A business or an organisation that is leading initiatives resulting in a positive societal and sustainable impact as a result of business initiatives around energy management, a reduced carbon footprint and environmental sustainability planning.

Best Rising Star/Stars Award – Sponsored by Allshades Blinds & Furnishings

An employee/employees/individual who have shown exceptional promise and demonstrated excellence in their work, the industry and amongst their peers.

Best Sporting Organisation Award – Sponsored by Village Mill Enterprise Park

This award aims to recognise and celebrate outstanding success, development or significant achievement in the last 12 months for a team or club within Wicklow Town & District.

Honouring Excellence in the Community Award – Sponsored by Burke Oil

This award is designed to recognise and celebrate the success of Community and Voluntary enterprises in County Wicklow. Nominees will be organisations or individuals who have made a significant, contribution to their community. Often working behind the scenes, these organisations provide their time and efforts to help their fellow citizens.

Honouring Innovation & Entrepreneurship Award – Sponsored by Herbst Software

This award is designed to recognise and celebrate a business or individual who through research and development have developed or utilised innovative technologies (hardware or software) representing progressive developments for competitive advantage.

Special Recognition Award – Sponsored by Wicklow Enterprise Park

This award will be presented to a pillar of the Wicklow Town & District business community, a person who has led and inspired others.
Their work will have made a significant difference in their community and sector; their commitment will have been more than simply doing a job. They will have gone above and beyond what was expected of them.


Voting is NOW CLOSED

Thanks to everyone for taking the time to vote for their favourite business.  

Wicklow Town and District Chamber are asking all businesses within Wicklow Town & District to take part as this provides an opportunity for them to promote their business. Stephen Delaney, Chamber President, said that the “award winners will automatically be promoted by extensive media exposure which will enable their business to gain a higher public profile.”

Once the nominations forms are in, a shortlist will be announced on Monday 23rd October 2023.

Wicklow Chamber would like to thank all our sponsors including: Kings Hair & Beauty, Wicklow County Council, AIB Wicklow Town, Wicklow Hire Ltd, Burke Oil, Herbst Software, Wicklow Enterprise Park, IT Support 4 U, All ShadesBlinds & Furnishings and our overall sponsor Codling Wind Park.

The winners will be revealed at the Chamber Business Awards & Dinner Dance ceremony on Friday, 10th November in Tinakilly Country House Hotel at 7pm

Cost is €80 pp or €750 for a table of 10 (Black Tie Event). Both members and non-members are welcome to attend the ceremony however booking is essential.

For more information, please contact Susana Costello on (0404) 66433 or at susana@wicklowchamber.ie.

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