Athlone Chamber President John McGrath was delighted to welcome over 320 people to the Athlone Business Awards in the Sheraton Hotel on Saturday April 16th 2016 where the theme was collaboration. The night was a huge success and celebrated the accomplishments of so many local businesses in the Athlone region.
The winners on the night were as follows:
1 Excellence in Hospitality Award was won by – Kin Khao Thai Restaurant
2 Arts/Crafts/Culture/Heritage/Tourism Award was won by – Baysports
3 Professional Service Provider of the year Award was won by – Athlone Training Centre
4 Family business of the year award was won by – Grenham Travel
5 Environmental Award was won by – Athlone Tidy Towns
6 Retailer of the Year Award was won by – McGorisk’s Pharmacy
7 Food & Drink Producer of the Year Award was won by – Savoury Fare
8 Innovation in Business/Technology Award was won by – Alexion
9 Entrepreneur/ Emerging Business Award was won by – DebaPay
10 Exporter of the Year Award was won by – Woodfit Acoustics
11 Business Person of the Year Award was won by – Regina Bushell
12 Business of the Year Award was won by – Colm Quinn
The final presentation of the evening was the Athlone Chamber Lifetime Achievement Award which was presented to James McGee of Athlone Extrusions.
We would like to sincerely congratulate all the winners and thank all the finalists for making it such a strong list of vibrant, diverse and successful local businesses at the event. Finally we wish to thank our sponsors, who made this event possible.