List of Northern Ireland Business Awards

This is the world’s best list of Business Awards in Northern Ireland. It includes general Northern Irish Business Awards and local awards from specific industry sectors. Find information about entering The Northern Ireland Responsible Business Awards, The CIPR Pride Awards Northern Ireland, The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, The Belfast Business Awards, The Chambers Ireland Corporate Social Responsibility Awards, The CIH Northern Ireland Housing Awards and many other regional awards in Northern Ireland. We also have our UK Awards pages and our list of awards for the Republic of Ireland can be found on our sister site

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Award nameDeadline DateAwarding DateIndustryRegion
The Sustainable Ireland Awards15th Sep~21st NovCorporate Social ResponsibilityNorthern Ireland
Women in Business NI Awards 30th Sep7th NovBusiness LeadersNorthern Ireland
Northern Ireland Corporate Finance Awards~1st Oct~15th NovFinancial ServicesNorthern Ireland
The Business Eye First Trust Bank Business Awards (BEFTAs)~19th Oct~22nd NovBusinessNorthern Ireland
CO3 Leadership Awards~2nd Nov~7th MarThird SectorNorthern Ireland
CIH Northern Ireland Housing Awards29th Nov21st FebPlanning & PropertyNorthern Ireland
Northern Ireland Equality and Diversity Awards~6th Dec~5th AprHR & TrainingNorthern Ireland
Digital DNA Awards~31st Jan~28th MarMarketing PR Events & AdvertisingNorthern Ireland
Staff Nursing Care Awards31st Jan26th MarHealth & Social CareNorthern Ireland
Institute of Directors (IoD) Director of the Year Northern Ireland Awards~1st Feb~17th MayBusiness LeadersNorthern Ireland
CIPD Northern Ireland HR Awards~1st Feb~16th MayHR & TrainingNorthern Ireland
FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards7th Feb1st AprBusinessNorthern Ireland
Northern Ireland Responsible Business Awards (BITC)~8th Feb~9th JulCorporate Social ResponsibilityNorthern Ireland
RCN Northern Ireland Nurse of the Year Awards~15th Feb~6th JunPublic SectorNorthern Ireland
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year~15th Feb~27th AprBusiness LeadersNorthern Ireland
Insider Made in Northern Ireland Awards ~15th Feb~10th MayProducts & ManufacturingNorthern Ireland
The Dani Awards ~15th Feb~15th MarMarketing PR Events & AdvertisingNorthern Ireland
Institute of Hospitality Awards for Professionalism~18th Feb~17th MayHospitality Sport & LeisureNorthern Ireland
Northern Ireland Tourism Awards (NITA)~21st Feb~24th MayTravel & TourismNorthern Ireland
Northern Ireland Food and Drink Awards~22nd Feb~24th MarRetail & Consumer GoodsNorthern Ireland
The Action Renewables Awards~27th Feb~27th MarEnergy & UtilitiesNorthern Ireland
Aer Lingus Take Off Foundation Business Awards ~16th Mar~9th MayBusinessNorthern Ireland
Belfast Telegraph Business Awards~21st Mar~2nd MayBusinessNorthern Ireland
The Belfast Business Awards ~22nd Mar~10th MayBusinessNorthern Ireland
Northern Ireland 40 Under 40 Awards ~31st Mar~19th AprBusiness LeadersNorthern Ireland
Chambers Ireland's Corporate Social Responsibility Awards~1st Apr19th SepCorporate Social ResponsibilityNorthern Ireland
Derry Londonderry North West Business Awards~20th Apr~1st JunBusinessNorthern Ireland
Business Eye First Trust Bank Small Business Awards ~27th Apr~15th JunBusinessNorthern Ireland
The Irish News Workplace & Employment Awards~3rd May~13th JunBusinessNorthern Ireland
CIPR PRide Awards Northern Ireland ~11th Jun18th OctMarketing PR Events & AdvertisingNorthern Ireland
CEF Construction Excellence Awards~14th Jun10th OctConstruction & ArchitectureNorthern Ireland
The Neighbourhood Retailer Awards~19th Jun14th NovRetail & Consumer GoodsNorthern Ireland
Contact Centre Network Northern Ireland Awards (CCNNI) 26th Jul17th NovCustomer ContactNorthern Ireland
GNI Mag Awards31st Aug8th NovHR & TrainingNorthern Ireland

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