Hanna Thompson sponsors Lisburn & Castlereagh City Business Awards

GMcG’s Hanna Thompson office is delighted to confirm its sponsorship of the 2016 Lisburn & Castlereagh City Business Awards, officially launched on January 12th. Hanna Thompson will also sponsor one of this year’s Award categories, ‘Business Person of the Year’.

GMcG's Susan Dunlop helps launch the Lisburn & Castlereagh City Business Awards 2016

Organised by Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council the awards recognise local organisations and business people for their commercial success and contribution to the area.

This year the business awards promises to be bigger than ever as businesses in both Lisburn and Castlereagh are eligible to enter each of the 16 categories which include Best New Business, Best Exporting Business, Young Entrepreneur Award and new category, Excellence in Rural Achievement.  

The winners will be announced at a glittering black tie ceremony at the La Mon Hotel & Country Club on Friday 11th March, hosted by Q Radio breakfast show presenter Stephen Clements.  GMcG Partner Susan Dunlop is delighted that Hanna Thompson is again associated with such an important event for the region and local business community:

 “Hanna Thompson has supported business events in the Lisburn region for many years and we are particularly looking forward to the inaugural Business Awards of the new Lisburn and Castlereagh council district.

 It’s important to acknowledge the role of the business community in developing our local economy. These Awards present an excellent opportunity for businesses of all sizes, and from right across the new district, to showcase their achievements and gain recognition for their contribution to the economy and to the community”.

 Businesses should visit www.lcccbusinessawards.com for more information on each of the categories and how to enter, or contact Neil Dalzell at ND Events on 028 9263 3232 or neil@ndevents.co.uk

 The deadline for entries is 5.00pm on Friday 12th February.

 The full list of award categories is as follows:

  •  Lisburn and Castlereagh Business Person of the Year Award (sponsored by Hanna Thompson Chartered Accountants)
  •  Young Entrepreneur Award (sponsored by First Trust Bank)
  •  Best Tourism Amenity (sponsored by Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council)
  •  Excellence in Customer Service Award (Non Retail)
  •  Excellence in Customer Service Award (Retail)
  •  Excellence in Rural Development Achievement
  •  Best Marketing Initiative Award (sponsored by Bank of Ireland)
  •  Best New Business Award (sponsored by Lisburn Enterprise Organisation)
  •  Excellence in Manufacturing Award (sponsored by Montupet UK Ltd)
  •  Best Exporting Business Award
  •  Business Growth Award (sponsored by Danske Bank)
  •  Best Social Enterprise Business Award
  •  Best Licensed Eating Establishment
  •  Best Non-Licensed Eating Establishment
  •  Innovation Award 
  •  Investment in Health Award (sponsored by Public Health Agency)