Nominations sought for business awards

The Derry/Londonderry Business Awards have been launched and the organisers are hoping there will be a bumper crop of entries for this year’s categories.

Designed to celebrate excellence in service standards, business practice, people development and entrepreneurship, they are a joint project by the City Centre Initiative and The Londonderry Chamber of Commerce with principal sponsor Bank of Ireland. These awards offer local businesses an amazing opportunity to demonstrate why we should all be proud of the businesses in Londonderry.

Application forms are available from:

The Categories are: Best Tourism Initiative; Best Hospitality Business Award; Most Responsible Pub/Club/Entertainment Centre; Arts and Culture Individual of the Year; Excellence in Innovation; Creative Industries Business of the Year; Excellence in Exporting; Best Use of Digital and/or Social Media; Retail Customer Focus Award; Professional Service Excellence; Healthy Workplace 2014; Entrepreneur of the Year and Business of the Year.

To enter fill out the nomination form and either submit it online or return a hard copy to City Centre Initiative 10-11 The Craft Village, Shipquay Street BT48 6AR or Londonderry Chamber of Commerce, The Old Fire Station, 1a Hawkin Street, BT48 6RD. Applications should be returned by 12pm on Friday, March 28.