Limerick Chamber calls for businesses to enter prestigious awards



LIMERICK Chamber has launched the 2013 Limerick Chamber Regional Business Awards to honour excellence and innovation in business.imgres-1

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In association with award sponsors LIT and launch sponsors Lyons of Limerick, the Limerick Chamber Regional Business Awards aim to celebrate the achievements of companies in the region and to recognise their contribution to the economy.

Speaking at the launch, Maria Kelly, Limerick Chamber CEO, said: “Businesses are looking for innovative and cost effective ways to promote their business and the Limerick Chamber Regional Business Awards are one such opportunity.  Companies that are interested in progressing their business, telling their story to a wider audience and recognising the achievements of their team, are encouraged to apply for the 2013 Awards.”

Dr Maria Hinfelaar, President, LIT, overall sponsors of the Awards, said: “LIT is delighted to partner with Limerick Chamber in recognising the success and achievements of businesses in our region.  As sponsors of these awards for the third year running, we honour companies who are thriving and succeeding in a difficult economic climate.” In total, there are seven categories in the 2013 Awards:


  • Best Start-up / Emerging Business Award
  • Best SME Business Award
  • Best Large Indigenous Business Award
  • Best FDI Business Award
  • Best Exporter Award
  • Best Retail & Hospitality Business Award
  • Best Sport, Art & Culture Award


The closing date for entries is 4 October 2013.  Companies interested in entering the awards should visit  Finalists for each award category will be announced at the Limerick Chamber President’s Dinner on 15 November 2013. The judging panel is drawn from the senior management teams of our sponsors along with consultants from The Discovery Partnership. The awards are open to businesses in Limerick, Clare, Tipperary, North Cork and North Kerry – both members and non-members of Limerick Chamber can enter.