List of Business Awards in Northern Ireland

This is the world’s best list of Business Awards in Northern Ireland. It includes all the most credible Northern Irish business awards across industry sectors. Here you can find information to help you enter The Northern Ireland Responsible Business Awards, Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year, The Sustainable Ireland Awards, The Belfast Business Awards, Northern Ireland Tourism Awards and The UTV Business Eye Awards amongst many others.

Also take a look at our UK Business Awards and International Business Awards pages for other awards you may wish to enter.


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Award nameDeadline DateAwarding DateIndustryRegion
CO3 Leadership Awards ~1st Nov ~3rd Dec Third Sector Northern Ireland
National Startup Awards ~13th Nov ~24th Oct Business Northern Ireland & Republic of Ireland
ICE Northern Ireland Awards ~23rd Nov ~26th Feb Construction & Architecture Northern Ireland
Eastside Awards ~25th Nov ~24th Jan Business Northern Ireland
GNI Mag Awards ~30th Nov ~8th Nov HR & Training Northern Ireland
Women in Business NI Awards ~30th Nov ~7th Nov Business Leaders Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Equality and Diversity Awards ~6th Dec ~25th Sep HR & Training Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Healthcare Awards ~16th Dec ~27th Feb Health & Social Care Northern Ireland
CIH Northern Ireland Housing Awards ~8th Jan ~26th Feb Planning & Property Northern Ireland
All Ireland Business All Stars ~29th Jan ~2nd May Business Northern Ireland & Republic of Ireland
Staff Nursing Care Awards ~31st Jan ~26th Mar Health & Social Care Northern Ireland
The Irish News Workplace & Employment Awards ~3rd Feb ~13th Jun Business Northern Ireland
Institute of Hospitality Awards for Professionalism ~10th Feb ~15th May Hospitality Sport & Leisure Northern Ireland
All Ireland Marketing Awards ~11th Feb ~21st May Marketing PR Events & Advertising Northern Ireland & Republic of Ireland
The Dani Awards ~15th Feb ~15th Mar Marketing PR Events & Advertising Northern Ireland
Institute of Directors (IoD) Director of the Year Northern Ireland Awards ~21st Feb ~11th Sep Business Leaders Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Tourism Awards (NITA) ~21st Feb ~24th May Travel & Tourism Northern Ireland
Insider Made in Northern Ireland Awards ~26th Feb 12th Nov Products & Manufacturing Northern Ireland
Deloitte - Ireland's Best Managed Companies ~26th Feb 8th Sep Business Northern Ireland & Republic of Ireland
FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards 27th Feb 13th Apr Business Northern Ireland
The Business Eye First Trust Bank Business Awards (BEFTAs) ~5th Mar ~22nd Nov Business Northern Ireland
Digital DNA Awards ~18th Mar ~1st Jul Marketing PR Events & Advertising Northern Ireland
Best in the Business Awards ~1st Apr ~30th May Business Northern Ireland
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year ~16th Apr ~22nd Oct Business Leaders Northern Ireland & Republic of Ireland
Invent Awards ~23rd Apr ~8th Oct Design & Innovation Northern Ireland
The Sustainable Business Impact Awards ~28th Apr ~19th Sep Corporate Social Responsibility Northern Ireland & Republic of Ireland
RCN Northern Ireland Nurse of the Year Awards ~30th Apr ~5th Oct Public Sector Northern Ireland
Belfast Telegraph Business Awards ~6th May ~30th Apr Business Northern Ireland
All Ireland Occupational Safety Awards ~28th May 4th Nov Construction & Architecture Northern Ireland & Republic of Ireland
The Neighbourhood Retailer Awards ~28th May ~12th Nov Retail & Consumer Goods Northern Ireland
CEF Construction Excellence Awards ~4th Jun 7th Oct Construction & Architecture Northern Ireland
AIB Business Eye Awards ~18th Jun ~15th Jun Business Northern Ireland
CIPD Northern Ireland HR Awards ~25th Jun 7th Oct HR & Training Northern Ireland
CIPR PRide Awards Northern Ireland ~29th Jun ~18th Oct Marketing PR Events & Advertising Northern Ireland
Contact Centre Network Northern Ireland Awards (CCNNI) ~10th Aug 14th Oct Customer Contact Northern Ireland
The Belfast Business Awards 3rd Sep 22nd Oct Business Northern Ireland

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