Ballymena Chamber launches 2017 Business Awards

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Power NI joins the 2017 Ballymena Business Excellence Awards as sponsor of the Customer Service (Multiple Retailer) category.


The 2017 Ballymena Business Excellence Awards were launched at a reception in the Braid on Tuesday 25th July. This is the 15th year of the awards which are organised annually by Ballymena Borough Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Chamber President Ronan McCann welcomed everyone to the reception and said “Little did we think that when we organised the first awards in 2003 that they would become such an important and prestigious event. Just looking around this morning, it is great to see so many sponsors and guests present – this demonstrates that the interest in the Business awards is stronger than ever.  These awards help to celebrate the huge contribution made by our business community. The economic environment has been very tough in the last year, and these awards show the commitment of individuals and the business excellence that exists in the Borough.

Mayor of Mid and East Antrim Borough Council, Councillor Paul Reid said “Mid and East Antrim Borough Council is hugely proud to sponsor the prestigious Ballymena Business Excellence Awards. These awards continue to go from strength to strength and I commend everybody involved in the organisation of the stellar ceremony.

Ballymena Chamber of Commerce and Industry has consistently demonstrated its dedication to a flourishing local economy and has been behind these awards for many years now, which contribute positively to overall economic development in our Borough. 

We recognise this significant contribution and are delighted to continue to support these awards recognising the achievements of our local businesses and business people in helping us all to build a stronger economy for the benefit of all our citizens. 

The awards celebrate the talent, entrepreneurship and ambition of our local business leaders and I wish all the entrants well ahead of this year’s event.”

The Gala Awards Evening this year takes place on Thursday 19th October in Tullyglass House Hotel. This is now a major event in the Ballymena business and social calendar, so put the date in your diary now. Last year almost 450 guests attended the Gala Evening and this year will be another great evening.

Please visit where you can view the brochure and download an entry form. If you have any queries, or to book your tickets for the Gala Evening, please contact Chris Wales at [email protected] or by telephone 07876 758797.