Only 3 days left to enter the awards


2019 Prize Package

All Finalists

**Value €50,000**

•A comprehensive strategic masterclass weekend sponsored by Skillnet Ireland including communications, media and presentation skills training along with discounted participation on a management development programme during the year
•A profile in a specially commissioned Irish Independent Awards Supplement
•Participation in the Awards Village at the 2019 Business Connect event
•Five complimentary tickets to the Awards Gala Ceremony

Category Winners

•Award trophy and certificate
•One year membership of the Small Firms Association (if you are an existing member your membership for the following year will be complimentary)

Overall Winner

•Winner’s trophy
•A bursary of €5,000 to present to a charity of choice (funded by 2013 Overall winner, Megazyme International)
•Profile in the Spring 2019 edition of the Better Business magazine

How to enter

Entries to the awards will be accepted until 5.30pm on Friday, 19 October. Entry forms are available online at

The competition is open to all companies in Ireland with up to 50 employees and the categories are:

•Food and Drink
•Outstanding Small Business (less than 5 employees)
•Innovator of the Year
•Sustainable Energy
•Exporter of the Year

In addition, the five best “Emerging New Businesses” (companies who are less than two years in existence) will be selected that have the potential to grow and have the ability to be an SFA National Small Business Award winner in the future. 

This is your opportunity to promote and showcase your business and enhance your credibility both internationally and nationally through the extensive PR and media profile the awards attract. The awards also provide companies with a vehicle to recognise the valuable commitment that employees make to their organisation by highlighting their contribution and achievements. Apply here


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