Tipperary Business Awards Short Lists Revealed

The Tipperary Chamber Business Awards will be held on 4th November (Image: Chamber Press Release)

The Tipperary Business Awards hosted by the County Tipperary Chamber of Commerce will take place at Hotel Minella on Friday, 07 October.

The shortlists for the 11 prestigious categories have been revealed with a great spread of industries and locations all across the premier county represented.

An independent judging panel led by Gillian Barry, Head of Innovation and Enterprise  in TUS University made the selections.

There is also a special President’s Award sponsored by ABP Food Group which will only be revealed on the evening.

The winner is a Tipperary person who has excelled in their field and made a real contribution to society 

The Tipperary Business Awards will be hosted by Paul Collins and full details can be found including information about tickets or tables for the event at the website  www.countytipperarychamber.com.

The full list of nominees are:

The shortlist for the CSR Community Impact Award sponsored by Permanent TSB includes Showground Shopping Centre Clonmel, Ryans Cleaning Waste and Recycling Thurles and Community Power Nenagh.

The Skillnet Employer of the Year Award shortlist sees The Talbot Hotel Clonmel, Surecom Cahir and Waystone Cashel take each other on for the prestigious title.

Best in Workplace Wellbeing, Diversity and Inclusion is an interesting category supported by Grant Thornton with Ryans Cleaning Waste and Recycling Thurles, Boston Scientific Clonmel and Cantwell Electrical Engineering Urlingford all in contention for the award.

Social Enterprise of the Year is sponsored by Boston Scientific and the three wonderful shortlisted organisations  include Down Syndrome Tipperary, Tipperary Credit Union and South Tipperary Arts Centre.

The 2021 Tipperary Business of the Year, Buttimer Engineering based in Cahir is sponsoring the Innovation Award and Borrisoleigh Bottling, Boston Scientific Clonmel and Cantwell Electrical Engineering have all been shortlisted in this exciting category.

AgriBusiness a new addition to the Business Awards this year is sponsored by AIB with SAP Nurseries Cahir, Magners Farm Ballynonty and Field Exchange at Brookfield Farm Nenagh have all been shortlisted.

The Outstanding Customer Experience Award sponsored by Camida will see Clonmel Credit Union, Laurel the Salon and AOK Dance in Clonmel go head to head for the much coveted title.

The Energy Management Leadership Award sponsored by O’Gorman Brannigan Purtill has never been as important to Tipperary Businesses with energy costs soaring. Shortlistees include Ryans Cleaning, Waste and Recycling Thurles, Bulmers Clonmel and MSD Ballydine. 

The Digital Transformation Award sponsored by MSD has Tipperary Tourism, Clonmel Credit Union and Red PR Clonmel all shortlisted for the prestigious title.

Bulmers are sponsors of the Industry 4.0 Smart Manufacturing Award, shortlisted companies  include Borrisoleigh Bottling, Boston Scientific Clonmel and Surecom, Cahir

The Start Up of the Year Award supported by Local Enterprise Office Tipperary always receives the highest number of entries and gives the judges the most food for thought during their deliberations process. Shortlisted companies include The Lunch Bag , Mind Mommy Coaching and Soccer Goals Academy.