Lisburn & Castlereagh Business Person of the Year

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This award is for a business person who has made an outstanding contribution to their company or organisation and who has gone the extra mile for business excellence.

Applications should reflect the contribution made by the nominee to the Lisburn and Castlereagh business community, and may also include:

  • Impact of the nominee on their business through sales, customer service or a marketing initiative
  • Inspirational leadership and vision
  • Impact of the nominee on their customers, through launching new products or services
  • Demonstration of exceptional commitment to the business and their staff

This award is open for owners or managers of businesses from sole traders to directors whose business is based within the City Council area.

Business persons can put themselves forward, or be nominated by another person.

This is a written submission award. Please download, complete and return the official application form no later than 5pm Monday 27th January 2020.

Stage 1 of the judging process will be to shortlist submissions based on the criteria above. Shortlisted finalists will be notified by Monday 3rd February 2020 and will be invited to take part in Stage 2 of the judging process. Please note that if an applicant is shortlisted for this stage, they must be available to attend a 15-minute interview/presentation with the judging panel, followed by Q&A, on Tuesday 11th February 2020 at Lagan Valley Island, Lisburn. The panel will then rank the shortlist based on the interview. If you have entered the Best Tourism Business Award, Excellence in Customer Service Retail Award, Best Licensed Eating Establishment Award or Best Non-Licensed Eating Establishment Award, stage 2 of the judging process will be a mystery shopping visit and you will not be required to attend an interview.