Docklands Awards Recognise Contributions of Business and Community to the Area
Betty Ashe of St. Andrew's Resource Centre was awarded Docklands Person of the year at the first Annual Docklands Business Awards on Thursday, 14th April, 2011 at the Gibson Hotel in the Point Village. The Awards are to acknowledge the contribution of businesses and individuals to the promotion of a progressive and thriving business community across Dublin´s Docklands.
The Awards were announced at a special networking event organized by the Docklands Business Forum. All nominees received a certificate of nomination and winners were presented with a uniquely engraved piece of Dublin Crystal by Dragon's Den presenter, Niall O'Farrell.
Other winners included:
Local Business Award - Maldron Hotel Cardiff Lane
Community Award - Ecclesiastical Insurance
Environment Award - Byrne Wallace
There were four Awards categories and 33 nominees featuring a list of who's who in Dublin's premier business hub. Grant Thornton, Beauchamps Solicitors, A & L Goodbody, BNY Mellon, KPMG and Byrne Wallace led the corporate pack across the remaining three Awards, Local Business, Community and Environment.
Snapping at the big boys heals were SMEs; Darmody Architects, Treacy Consulting, IDEA, Keane PR, Oceanic, SME Communications, Il Valentino and Dublin City FM all of which contended to take home some unique crystal ware.
For further information, please contact John Doorley, Docklands Business Forum
The full list of nominees is as follows:
Person of the Year Nominees
Tim Darmody, Darmody Architects
Local Business Award Nominees
Maldron Hotel - Cardiff Lane, Sharon O'Connor
Community Award Nominees
Environment Award Nominees
Sunflower Recycling, Bernie Walsh
The Docklands Business Forum is a collective of businesses and community groups located in the Docklands area. The Forum works to promote a progressive and thriving business community across Dublin´s Docklands.
The Business Committees actively drive networking between member businesses, organise shared marketing initiatives and work hard to promote the retail and accommodation sectors in the Docklands area.
The Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Environment Committees help member businesses to integrate more with the local community and develop a greener Docklands.