North Kildare Chamber Business Awards 2015 in association with ISS Recruitment and Training, are county wide awards recognising the entrepreneurialism, innovation, diversity and talent of businesses across all sectors. The awards honour industry leaders through the acknowledgement of innovative business processes, product development, enterprise, sustainability and overall business success. The nominees were announced this morning in the Chamber HQ in Naas. 73 nominations were received and the judges deliberated over the past week and 3 finalists were selected in each category.


Innovation and Technology Award sponsored by Kerry:

  • Voice Engineer Ireland
  • SeaChange
  • Ash Technologies

Tourism and Hospitality Award sponsored by JF Dunne Insurances:

  • Naas Neighbourhood Greenways
  • Dynamic Events
  • Kildare Village

Entrepreneur of the Year Award sponsored by Education Training Board of Ireland:

  • TanOrganic ( Noelle O’Connor)
  • Finlay Group ( Mike and Gary Finlay)
  • O’Brien PR ( Aileen O’Brien)

High Potential Start of the Year Award sponsored by LEO Kildare:

  • The Best Of
  • National Sports College
  • Rye River Brewery

Retail Excellence Award sponsored by Ladytown Business Park:

  • Whitewater Shopping Centre
  • Ted Johnsons
  • Colortrend

SME Business of the Year Award sponsored by Bank of Ireland:

  • CapCon Engineering Ltd
  • Irish Relocation Services
  • Clark Recruitment

Networker of the Year Award Sponsored by: Hanahoe and Hanahoe Solicitors:

  • KBC Bank Ireland (Tracey Costello)
  • Graphedia ( Niall Reck)
  • House of Finance ( Ronan Twohig)

Corporate Social Responsibility Award sponsored by Kildare Village:

  • Home Instead Senior Care
  • Pfizer
  • KBC Bank Ireland

E Commerce/Social Media Award sponsored by Graphedia:

  • Future Ticketing
  • Kildare Now
  • Santa’s House Express at Palmerstown House Estate

The Overall Business of the Year sponsored by Dooley Insurances will be announced on the night and will be one of the category winners.

Also, on the night, the Chamber will announce the recipient of this years “Outstanding contribution to Business Award winner”

Commenting on the nominations, Allan Shine, CEO of the Chamber said,

“ This year we received 73 nominations and the judges have now brought forward 3 companies as finalists in each category. We are looking forward to what is always a great night in The K Club on the 27th November. 2015 to date has been an excellent year for business in the county and on the night we will award and recognise the best in business across all sectors. This year we are delighted to announce that the CEO of the Irish Chamber of Commerce USA, Mr Maurice Buckley will be with us on the night”.

The Awards Night is on 27th November in The K Club

For bookings, please contact the Chamber Office.  €950 per table, €95 per person