2018 Awards Categories

ENTRIES ARE NOW OPEN

2018 Awards Categories

  • EastSide Award for Business Start Up    
    This Award is open to businesses or social enterprises from or within the East Belfast area, which have been trading for no more than three years  

  • EastSide Award forBusiness Growth SME Sector    
    This Award is open to SME businesses or social enterprises operating within the East Belfast Area that are able to demonstrate growth in the areas of business performance and employment 

  • EastSide Award Independent Retailer    
    This Award is open to the independent retail sector including social enterprise retail outlets based in and operating from the greater East Belfast area including direct sales and or on-line transactions 
  • EastSide Award for Business Contribution to the Community 
    This Award is open to, businesses who are able to demonstrate contribution to the social and economic wellbeing of the East Belfast Area through community engagement or corporate social responsibility 
  • EastSide Award for Educator of the Year
    This Award is open to individuals from the public, private or third sector who can demonstrate a commitment to developing the knowledge and skills of individuals or teams leading to employability, employment or career advancement
  • EastSide Award for Tourism
    This Award is open to individuals, groups or businesses (of all sizes and sectors) that are providing and promoting a Tourist offering in the East Belfast area
  • EastSide Award for Foodie Destination    
    This award is open to businesses involved in the provision of a Foodie Destination(s) in the East Belfast area
  • EastSide Award for Contribution from a Community Project    
    This award is open to organisations that can demonstrate a contribution to a specific community or across a number of communities in East Belfast in terms of community engagement, provision of services, community impact and the overall development of the sector
  • EastSide Award for Individual Contribution to Sport 
    This award is open to individuals involved in the promotion and provision of sports related activities that contribute to greater involvement and engagement in sporting activities and or the pursuit of sporting excellence in the East Belfast area
  • EastSide Award for Contribution to the Arts
    This award is open to individuals or groups involved in the promotion and provision of the Arts in the East Belfast area that contribute to greater involvement in Arts related activities and/or the pursuit of excellence in the Arts.
  • EastSide Award for Employer of the Year  
    This award is open to organisations who are able to demonstrate their commitment to and the provision of a positive working environment especially in the areas of employee engagement, employee development, employee health & wellbeing, employee development and opportunities for growth.

Entries open to nomination only

  • Eastside Award for Young Person of the Year 
     This award in  by nomination only and we invite nominations for the young person (25 and under) who merits special recognition in terms of their personal journey and/or their contribution to the East Belfast community 
  • Eastside Award for Volunteer of the Year
    This award is by nomination only and we invite nominations for the Volunteer who merit special recognition in terms of their personal journey and/or their contribution to the East Belfast community 

By Selection Only:

  • EastSide Award for Outstanding Contribution
    The recipient will be selected by the organising committee