Guaranteed Irish Business Awards 2023 open for entries
13 September 2022
Guaranteed Irish has launched the 2023 Guaranteed Irish Business Awards, proudly supported by Permanent TSB. The awards celebrate the best of locally based businesses in recognition of their contribution to business in Ireland.
Following the success of the inaugural awards earlier this year, Guaranteed Irish has teamed up with Permanent TSB as title sponsor of the Guaranteed Irish Business Awards for the second consecutive year. The awards will celebrate locally based businesses that have made a commitment to support local jobs, contribute to local communities across the country, and the local economy.
The event, which will be MCed by popular business broadcaster Anton Savage, will take place at an awards luncheon in The Shelbourne Hotel on 14 March 2023.
Brid O’Connell, CEO of Guaranteed Irish, said: “Guaranteed Irish has been supporting businesses in Ireland for almost 50 years and is recognised as the national symbol for trust in business and provenance. It’s important to celebrate the best of homegrown businesses as well as firms that have chosen to operate locally here in Ireland. Through the Guaranteed Irish licensed symbol, consumers identify businesses that build local supply chains, support local jobs, and embrace sustainable business practices.
“Our inaugural Awards were a tremendous success, and so we look forward to celebrating the incredible contribution Guaranteed Irish businesses make to Ireland and international markets, with the continued support of proud title sponsors of the Awards Permanent TSB for a second consecutive year.”
Entries to the Guaranteed Irish Business Awards 2023, proudly supported by Permanent TSB, are now open and categories include food & beverage, technology, pharmaceutical, healthcare & medtech, professional services, e-commerce, retail, tourism & hospitality, beauty & fashion, construction, engineering & manufacturing and craft, home & gifting.
Achievement Awards will also be presented to Guaranteed Irish Business of the Year, Guaranteed Irish Person of the Year and Guaranteed Irish ‘One to Watch.’
Patrick Farrell, director of Retail Banking at Permanent TSB said: “Over the last two years, businesses across Ireland have demonstrated great strength, adaptability, and resilience, with many having to reimagine their service offerings in order to meet the needs of their customers.
“The Guaranteed Irish Business Awards, proudly supported by Permanent TSB, give us an opportunity to celebrate the very best of Irish business, while acknowledging all that they have achieved over the last year. We are delighted to be announcing the extension of our partnership with Guaranteed Irish today and look forward to continuing to recognise the outstanding contribution of Irish business during the 2023 awards cycle.”
Broadcaster Anton Savage said: “I am delighted to be hosting this year’s Guaranteed Irish Business Awards with Permanent TSB as title sponsor. It’s an exciting opportunity to celebrate the very best of Irish businesses and the terrific contribution local businesses make to the Irish economy and society. Entries are now open to all Guaranteed Irish licensed members.”
An independent judging panel of business leaders from various sectors will decide on the category finalists and overall winning businesses.
The Guaranteed Irish Business Awards, proudly supported by Permanent TSB, are now open for entries at www.guaranteedirish.ie/business-awards and all licensed Guaranteed Irish members are invited to apply.