The Business & Finance Awards have been recognising excellence in Irish business for over 40 years and is the longest running and most coveted business awards programme in Ireland.
This prestigious awards programme has celebrated the outstanding achievements of individuals such as JP McManus, Neville Isdell, Michael Smurfit, Tony Ryan, Dermot Desmond, Liam O’ Mahony, Willie Walsh, Philip Lynch, Peter Sutherland, T.K. Whitaker and Denis O’ Brien as recipients of the Business Person of the Year Award.
The five categories across the programme include the 2020 Company of the Year; Business Person of the Year; Elevation Award in association with Enterprise Ireland; FDI of the Year in association with IDA Ireland, and the Diversity, Equality & Inclusion Award.
Buymedia are delighted to be shortlisted for the Elevation Award sponsored by Enterprise Ireland. The Elevation Award was launched in 2018 in partnership with Enterprise Ireland. This award recognises Irish companies that are fast-growing and with significant potential to continue to scale globally, focused on Irish companies achieving up to €350m in revenue. The Award complements the well-established Company of the Year Award which recognises Irish companies above this revenue threshold. The other finalists are Aerogen, Buymie, Chanelle Pharma, Cubic Telecom, Lets Get Checked, NearForm and Phorest.
Seamus Hand, Managing Partner, KPMG Ireland, spoke at the launch of the 2020 Business & Finance Awards Programme: “The Business & Finance Awards in association with KPMG, recognises great leaders, outstanding business people and high performing organisations. The past year has been incredibly challenging and the resilience of Irish business leaders has been remarkable and is to be commended. We’re very proud to be associated once again with these awards.”
Ian Hyland, publisher of Business & Finance, welcomed the launch of the Business & Finance Awards Programme, saying: “I’m delighted to continue the tradition of honouring the business leaders across the country and to celebrate the perseverance and innovation of the business community.”
The full list of 35 incredible people & companies shortlisted for these prestigious awards can be found here.