[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text] Congratulations! You have been nominated for the prestigious ATHLONE Business Awards. This is a great opportunity to showcase your business and to receive due recognition of your achievements.

Please complete the application form below or return the paper form to us at your earliest convenience to be considered for one of these prestigious ATHLONE Business Awards. This application should be completed as thoroughly as possible.

The awards will be presented at a formal, black-tie, gala event in the Sheraton Hotel on [ date TBC][/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][vc_custom_heading text=”Enter the Athlone Business Awards 2020″ font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:center|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Montserrat%3Aregular%2C700|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][vc_column_text]Why enter? During the competition process there will be extensive promotion of shortlisted businesses through the medium of radio, newspaper and digital media. Local Companies eager to progress their business enterprise, recognise the efforts of both employees and partners and those wishing to celebrate their achievements to date should consider entering these awards.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”30px”][vc_column_text]Please Note:

Please refer to Category Descriptions for a description of each category.  Businesses entering the awards are asked to complete each as deemed appropriate to your business bearing in mind the judging will be based on the content. Within some sections e.g. 5 & 8, some questions may not apply to your industry sector or Award Category and can be left blank.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”25px”][vc_column_text]

    AWARD CATEGORIES (required)

    Please select up to 3 categories that you wish to enter.

    Selection 1

    Selection 2

    Selection 3


    Business Name (required):

    Business Address:

    Business MD/Owner Name:


    Email (required):


    Applicant name (completing the entry on behalf of the business) (required):

    Applicant contact details (required):

    Business structure/format:Sole Trader/Company/Social Enterprise/Limited Company/Franchise/Charity/Partnership/Other (please describe):

    Year company was established:

    Number of employees (please specify full and part time):

    1. Describe your Business & why you feel you have an advantage over your competitors (100 words max)

    2. Describe the development of your Business in past 2/3 years & your plans for next 2/3 years (100 words max)

    3. Describe how your Business supports the local economy (50 words max)

    4.Feel free to provide any additional information that supports your application

    5.What would winning this award mean to your Business (50 words max)


    I hereby consent, if I am selected as an Athlone Business Award shortlisted applicant or winner, to the release and use of my name, business name, and photographs, which may be taken of me, and I agree that no compensation shall be due to me or my company for such usage.

    However, all competitive and financial information shall remain confidential unless I give express written approval for its release. I confirm that the information provided to and with the application is true and complete to the best of my knowledge.

    I also acknowledge that whilst every care has been taken to ensure that advice and feedback given on these awards is correct, Athlone Chamber or the Awards sponsors will not accept any responsibility for loss, damage, etc. arising from our occasioned by the implementation of such advice.

    MD/Director/Owner/Manager Signature:

    Company Name:




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    Check list for Applicants

    Before submitting your application, please check you have completed the following:

    • Selected up to 3 categories for nomination
    • Thoroughly completed application form
    • Corporate Logo*
    • Up to 3 high resolution business images*
    • Your company Profile / Bio for Media coverage
    • Save the date – Awards Ceremony date (TBC)


    *IMPORTANT: Please provide a copy of your corporate logo and up to 3 images via email to accompany your application to info@athlonechamber.ie. We suggest images include an individual profile image, business product or service image and business exterior image if possible. Please provide the logo and images in a high resolution format as they will be used on large screens for the presentation at the awards ceremony on: date to be confirmed

    For those submitting applications via post or hand delivery, please email images to info@athlonechamber.ie  or include a disc or USB with this information.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″ css=”.vc_custom_1515513296309{padding-left: 50px !important;}”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1515513420295{padding-bottom: 40px !important;}”]

    Terms & Conditions


    Full Category Descriptions