Laois Business Awards 2017

We are delighted to announce that  28 companies have been short-listed for the Laois Business Awards 2017.

Having received over 200 nominations, It was a difficult decision making process but the judging panel have now shortlisted an outstanding selection of local businesses to go forward to the next stage of the awards.

Chief Executive, John Mulholland has said  “A huge congratulations to all those that entered on this occasion, we received over 200 nominations from all corners of the county, making our first year of the awards a great success.  The quality of applications  received shows huge commitment, drive and passion for enterprise in  the County. “

All applicants are being notified this week by Laois County Council, with the short-listed companies being announced in the Laois Nationalist on Tuesday 4th April.

The overall winners will be announced at the Business Awards Dinner on Friday 28th April 2017. Hosted by RTÉ broadcaster, Marty Whelan, the dinner and awards ceremony will see leading Laois business people gather for the event at the Heritage Hotel, Portlaoise  to celebrate excellence in enterprise across the county. Guests can look forward to a drinks reception and dinner followed by dancing at the newly refurbished venue. Tickets for the Laois Business Award ceremony are  available from tomorrow -€40 online at or by contacting Jason Ritchie at Laois County Council 05786 64077

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