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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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Please note: the “~” symbol means that the date is based on the previous year’s awards programme or is an estimate based on the information available.
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Award nameDeadline DateAwarding DateIndustryRegion
The Business Eye First Trust Bank Business Awards (BEFTAs)5th Mar~22nd NovBusinessNorthern Ireland
Digital DNA Awards18th Mar1st JulMarketing PR Events & AdvertisingNorthern Ireland
Chambers Ireland's Corporate Social Responsibility Awards~1st Apr~19th SepCorporate Social ResponsibilityNorthern Ireland
Best in the Business Awards~1st Apr~30th MayBusinessNorthern Ireland
The Belfast Business Awards ~6th Apr~22nd MayBusinessNorthern Ireland
CIPD Northern Ireland HR Awards~7th Apr~1st OctHR & TrainingNorthern Ireland
Institute of Hospitality Awards for Professionalism~10th Apr~15th MayHospitality Sport & LeisureNorthern Ireland
RCN Northern Ireland Nurse of the Year Awards~17th Apr~5th OctPublic SectorNorthern Ireland
Belfast Telegraph Business Awards~19th Apr~30th AprBusinessNorthern Ireland
Derry Londonderry North West Business Awards~20th Apr~1st JunBusinessNorthern Ireland
Institute of Directors (IoD) Director of the Year Northern Ireland Awards~21st Apr~11th SepBusiness LeadersNorthern Ireland
Northern Ireland Tourism Awards (NITA)~21st Apr~24th MayTravel & TourismNorthern Ireland
Invent Awards~24th Apr~8th OctDesign & InnovationNorthern Ireland
Business Eye First Trust Bank Small Business Awards ~27th Apr~15th JunBusinessNorthern Ireland
Staff Nursing Care Awards~30th Apr~26th MarHealth & Social CareNorthern Ireland
Northern Ireland Responsible Business Awards (BITC)~28th May~28th MayCorporate Social ResponsibilityNorthern Ireland
The Neighbourhood Retailer Awards28th May~12th NovRetail & Consumer GoodsNorthern Ireland
CEF Construction Excellence Awards~5th Jun~8th OctConstruction & ArchitectureNorthern Ireland
The Irish News Workplace & Employment Awards~3rd Jul~13th JunBusinessNorthern Ireland
Contact Centre Network Northern Ireland Awards (CCNNI) ~26th Jul~17th NovCustomer ContactNorthern Ireland
GNI Mag Awards~31st Aug~8th NovHR & TrainingNorthern Ireland
The Sustainable Ireland Awards~15th Sep~21st NovCorporate Social ResponsibilityNorthern Ireland
Eastside Awards~25th Oct~24th JanBusinessNorthern Ireland
Women in Business NI Awards ~30th Oct~7th NovBusiness LeadersNorthern Ireland
CO3 Leadership Awards~1st Nov~3rd DecThird SectorNorthern Ireland
ICE Northern Ireland Awards~23rd Nov~26th FebConstruction & ArchitectureNorthern Ireland
Northern Ireland Equality and Diversity Awards~6th Dec~25th SepHR & TrainingNorthern Ireland
Northern Ireland Healthcare Awards~16th Dec~27th FebHealth & Social CareNorthern Ireland
CIH Northern Ireland Housing Awards8th Jan26th FebPlanning & PropertyNorthern Ireland
The Dani Awards ~15th Feb~15th MarMarketing PR Events & AdvertisingNorthern Ireland
Insider Made in Northern Ireland Awards 26th Feb~1st MayProducts & ManufacturingNorthern Ireland

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