2018 Eastside Award for Business Startup

Entry Criteria

This Award is open to the individual, businesses or social enterprises from or within the East Belfast area which have been trading for no more than three years (commenced business after 1st Jan 2015) and can demonstrate the development, introduction and impact of a new business in some or all of the following areas:

  • Can demonstrate how the business start-up was conceived e.g.
    • Overall aims and direction
    • Market Research / Market Testing / Identification of need
    • Research & Development
  • Can demonstrate how the start-up was introduced to
    • The customer or user group e.g.
      • Marketing & Advertising
      • Quality of Service
      • Customer feedback
  • Can demonstrate how the new business performance has been sustained
    • Employee growth and or engagement
    • Business process improvement and Quality Standards
    • Training & Development
  • Can demonstrate what impact the business has made to
    • The customer or user group
    • The reputation of the organisation

The overall performance in uptake and/or bottom line

Finalists have now been released! Click Here to view the shortlist. Winners will be announced at the Eastside awards ceremony  on 25th january 2018 at the Stormont Belfast. Book your tickets here.