Belfast Telegraph Business Awards launched, in partnership with Ulster Bank

20 March 2024

Belfast Telegraph Business Awards launched, in partnership with Ulster Bank

Mark Crimmins, Regional Managing Director of Ulster Bank and Business Editor Margaret Canning launching the Belfast Telegraph Business Awards 2024 in partnership with Ulster Bank. (Photo by Aodhan Roberts for Belfast Telegraph)

There are just two weeks left to enter Northern Ireland’s leading business awards.

The Belfast Telegraph Business Awards in partnership with Ulster Bank are open for entries until the closing date on April 3.

Now in their 24th year, the prestigious awards attract entries from all sectors and sizes of company, and are judged by an expert, independent panel.

There are 17 categories to enter, including Retail Sector Business or Retailer of Year which is sponsored by Retail NI.

This will be awarded to a single store – independent or multiple – which stands out from the crowd due to factors including its customer service standards, engagement with the local community, support for local suppliers and producers, innovation, positive impact, and more.

 New categories this year include Excellence in Manufacturing and Family Business of the Year. There are also non-entry awards for Outstanding Business of the Year and Lifetime Achievement, which are proposed and chosen by the judges.

 An awards ceremony to announce the winners takes place at Belfast’s Crowne Plaza Hotel on May 2.

To enter the Business Awards go to The closing date is Wednesday April 3 at 12noon. For queries, contact Karen McGarvey at