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At the Export Awards 2011, which was held on Friday 11th November at the Dublin Conference Centre, ABC Nutrition walked away with the top award as they won the "Exporter of the year" award. ABC Nutrition had an outstanding year in the export markets with its range of sports and other health nutrition products. Earlier on in the evening, the company picked up the award for winning the "Emerging Markets Exporter" category. The company expects to have an annual turnover next year of €5 million, with some 83% accounted for by exports.
allaboutbusiness.ie would like to congratulate Willie Wixted, Owner of ABC Nutrition and we thought we would share a link to a video he did with allaboutbuisiness.ie not so long ago.
Social Entrepreneurs Ireland directly supports high potential social entrepreneurs to enable them to maximise their impact.
At the core of their activities is their Social Impact Programme which provides financial investment and direct support to early stage social entrepreneurs.
Eight exceptional organisations have been announced as finalists of the 2011 Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Awards, each vying for a part of the €650,000 prize fund. The prize fund, supported by DCC plc, has increased by over a third this year in response to the increasing strength of social entrepreneurship in Ireland and the growing need for the services social entrepreneurs provide.
The finalists include envi [...]
We're delighted to announce that allaboutbusiness.ie has won two awards at the Digital Media Awards this year: A Gold in the 'Business-to-Business Innovation' category and Bronze in 'Best in Financial Services'.
Thanks to all our community members and contributors for helping to make this happen!
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We always hear from business owners that advertising can be one of the biggest outgoing costs for an SME. If you are an SME owner and would like an extra advertising boost for your business keep reading…….
News International is offering an overall prize of €100,000 of free press advertising to the winner of a new small business competition – Ignite Your Business.
Given the current economic climate it is now more important than ever to focus on our emerging entrepreneurs and the innovative work that they are doing. The annual David Manley Emerging Entrepreneur awards do exactly that. The aim of the awards is to successfully highlight potential entrepreneurs and to help them accelerate their plans.
The late David Manley was president of the Dublin Chamber of Commerce and Chair of Business of Arts. He was incredibly active in the business and entrepreneur communities and involved himself in as many organisations as possible. In addition, he championed a number of extremely important causes as CEO of the Not For Profit Business Association. These awards reflect his energies and commitment to innovation and excellence in business.
The annual Sustainable Energy Awards encourage, recognise and reward excellence in energy management among energy users of all sizes.
The awards will focus on individuals, groups and organisations who demonstrate a commitment to include energy management as part of their overall management structure and provide an opportunity for organisations, regardless of size, to gain public recognition for their achievements in reducing energy use and emissions. (more...) [...]
We're delighted that allaboutbusiness.ie has been shortlisted for an Eircom Golden Spider award. Thanks to all our contributors and to all the entrepreneurs and SMEs who have helped us to keep the site active and relevant since its launch in February of this year. (more...) [...]
The fourth annual Women Mean Business Awards were held in the Shelbourne Hotel on Monday. The event is designed to recognise, inspire and reward female entrepreneurs and businesswomen alike and the theme for this year’s event was ‘believe in change’.
Dr. Jean van Sinderen-Law won the top prize, WMBusinesswoman of the Year, for her work as Director of Development at UCC. Women Mean Business (WMB) managing director Rosemary Delaney said: "Jean ticked a number of unique boxes. She demonstrated to the judges a great track record in achieving and excelling in her targets, which are in the multimillions. She also showed that science and business can mix by using the knowledge she gained during her scientific education to place her in a unique position of driving growth both at UCC and in a wider context." (more... [...]