Athlone Business Awards 2017 shortlist announced

athlone business awardsAthlone Chamber of Commerce are delighted to announce the three finalists for each category of the Business Awards 2017. The Athlone Business Awards gala dinner will take place in the Sheraton Hotel on Saturday 25th March.   These awards honour those who are excelling in various industries in the local area, and this year it attracted a large number of entrants.

The Awards Committee would like to sincerely thank all the companies who took the time to enter and also to all the awards sponsors who make this event possible.

Business of the Year Award, sponsored by Allied Irish Bank, Finalists are:

  • Baysports
  • Carty Meats
  • NPD Group
Food and Drink Producer of the Year Award, sponsored by Midlands 103FM, Finalists are:
  • Castlemine Farm
  • Horan’s Pork Shop
  • Kilbeggan Organic Foods
Exporter of the Year Award, sponsored by Bank of Ireland, Finalists are:
  • Jazz Pharmaceuticals
  • Athlone Extrusions
  • Arran Chemical Company
Excellence in Hospitality Award, sponsored by Westmeath Independent, Finalists are:
  • Corner House Bistro
  • Fine Wine & Food Co.
  • Shamrock Lodge Hotel
Professional Service Provider of the Year Award, sponsored by Sheraton Athlone Hotel, Finalists are:
  • Sonas Nursing Home
  • Murphy & McGerr Architecture
  • Custom Cuts
Retailer of the Year Award, sponsored by Midland Print, Finalists are:
  • Burgess
  • Specsavers
  • Wildhunter
Entrepreneur/Emerging Business Award, sponsored by Enterprise Ireland, Finalists are:
  • Athlone Supervalu
  • Onefam
  • Fine Wine & Food Co.
Family Business of the Year Award, sponsored by Ulsterbank, Finalists are:
  • Shamrock Lodge Hotel
  • McGorisks Pharmacy
  • Planalife
Business Person of the Year Award, sponsored by Russell Brennan Keane, Finalists are:
  • Marie Grenham, Grenham Travel
  • Paul King / Rosie Green, Spectrum Signs
  • Alan MacNiece, Jazz Pharmaceuticals
Innovation in Business Award, sponsored by Athlone Institute of Technology, Finalists are:
  • Matrix Recruitment
  • Arran Chemical Company
  • Sidero
Environmental Award, sponsored by Direct Medical, Finalists are:
  • Athlone Training Centre
  • Dun na Si
  • Smiths Supervalu Monksland
Arts/ Crafts/ Culture/ Heritage/ Tourism Award, sponsored by Viking Tours, Finalists are:
  • Celtic Roots
  • Derryglad Folk Museum
  • Dun na Si
Innovation in Technology Award, sponsored by LM Ericsson, Finalists are:
  • Makin Media Mobile
  • Smart Business Analytics
  • Onefam

Best of luck to all of the finalists and with so many wonderful companies taking part in the event it is sure to be an exciting night. There is a strong interest in the Awards night 2017, so to avoid disappointment please book your tickets early by contacting Athlone Chamber on t: 090 6498838 or e:

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