#CBABusinessAwards 2017 Winners Announced

CIT and Cork Convention Bureau were the big winners at the Cork Business Association’s ‘Cork Business of the Year’ Awards, which were held in Pairc Ui Caoimh on Saturday 20 January.

The awards, which are run in partnership with JCD and The Irish Examiner, recognise the outstanding contribution of businesses and individuals working diligently across varied sectors of business in Cork City and its environs.

The awards were presented at the CBA’s gala dinner at Pairc Ui Caoimh on Saturday the 20th January.  A special tribute was also made to the late James O Sullivan and Owen O Callaghan, who were both prominent members of the CBA.

A further 8 awards were presented on the evening and the very deserving winners on the night were:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Commenting on the winner, Chief Executive of Cork Business Association Lawrence Owens said, “This year we received a record number of entrants and I would like to congratulate each of our very deserving winners and finalists.  To be finalists for these awards was, in itself, a wonderful achievement.  I would like to sincerely thank all of our sponsors, in particular our award sponsor JCD, event partner AIB, and media partner The Irish Examiner”.

 

The mission of the awards is to recognise the value and achievement of Cork Businesses.  The CBA’s aim is to acknowledge an individual business that has contributed to or promoted the enhancement of the commercial, cultural or civic life of Cork. The CBA also aim to promote the profile of the winners and to encourage excellence in business activities.

 

We would like to take this opportunity to pay a very special thank you to the CBA Business Awards organising committee; Niamh Murphy (ETC – Events, Tourism, Communications), Philip Gillivan (Shelbourne Bar), Vicki Galvin Crean (AIB), Sinéad Dunphy (Cork International Choral Festival) and Eoin Kennedy (ZoneDigital) – without whom this event would not have been possible so thank you for all your hard work over the past number of months.

 

The Oyster Tavern picked up the Best Cork VFI Pub 2017 award at the Cork Business Association’s Cork Business of the Year Awards in Pairc Ui Caoimh on January 20, sponsored by the VFI. Picture: Miki Barlok

O’Connor Brothers picked up the Best Cork Family Business 2017 award at the Cork Business Association’s Cork Business of the Year Awards in Pairc Ui Caoimh on January 20, sponsored by Musgrave. Picture: Miki Barlok

Keanes Jewellers picked up the Best Cork Retail Business 2017 award at the Cork Business Association’s Cork Business of the Year Awards in Pairc Ui Caoimh on January 20, sponsored by Cork City Council. Picture: Miki Barlok

Cork International Choral Festival picked up the Best in Tourism, Arts, Events 2017 award at the Cork Business Association’s Cork Business of the Year Awards in Pairc Ui Caoimh on January 20, sponsored by the Irish Hotels Federation. Picture: Miki Barlok

Republic of Work picked up the Best Cork New Business 2017 award at the Cork Business Association’s Cork Business of the Year Awards in Pairc Ui Caoimh on January 20, sponsored by the Local Enterprise Office. Picture: Miki Barlok

Nash 19 picked up the Best Cork Café/ Restaurant 2017 award at the Cork Business Association’s Cork Business of the Year Awards in Pairc Ui Caoimh on January 20, sponsored by The English Market. Picture: Miki Barlok

AM O Sullivan PR picked up the Best Cork Professional Services Business 2017 award at the Cork Business Association’s Cork Business of the Year Awards in Pairc Ui Caoimh on January 20, sponsored by Irish Mainport. Picture: Miki Barlok

The Montenotte Hotel picked up the Best Cork Hotel 2017 award at the Cork Business Association’s Cork Business of the Year Awards in Pairc Ui Caoimh on January 20, sponsored by King’s Laundry. Picture: Miki Barlok

Cork Convention Bureau received the overall Cork Business Association’s Cork Business of the Year medium category award at a ceremony in Pairc Ui Caoimh on January 20, sponsored by JCD, AIB and the Irish Examiner. Picture: Miki Barlok

CIT received the overall Cork Business Association’s Cork Business of the Year large category award at a ceremony in Pairc Ui Caoimh on January 20, sponsored by JCD, AIB and the Irish Examiner. Picture: Miki Barlok

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