2020 DLR County Business Awards: Survive and Thrive!

by Gazette Reporter

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Chamber of Commerce is holding its annual County Business Awards – moving to an online platform this year.

As a one-off the categories for the 2020 DLR County Business Awards reflect the challenging year we’ve experienced due to the pandemic.

Categories include:

  • Business Reinvention – using creativity and resilience to reinvent your business during Covid 19.
  • New Business Entrepreneurs – the gap in the market – taking the courage and innovation to spot and implement a new business during Covid-19.
  • Business Support and Mentoring – Businesses demonstrating best use of LEO, DLR County Council or Government supports during the pandemic.
  • Business Goodwill – how businesses have made a real difference in the community this year.
  • Business Employee Heroes – for members of staff going above and beyond for others.
  • Outstanding Business Resilience – this organisation will be picked as demonstrating outstanding resilience by the judges out of all entries received.
  • Going Green: Implementing and driving a true green and sustainable spirit in DLR this year.
  • Small Retailers: Did you pivot your business to survive and thrive?
  • Community Support: Do you know someone who supported those in need? Did you?

Brian Kirwan, President DLR Chamber, said: “This year has been a year like no other. And while we cannot go ahead with our usual annual awards, it’s still business as usual with DLR Chamber, supporting and promoting our members.”

You can email your entry to gabby@dlrchamber.ie. Closing date for entries is Friday 13 November. A special online awards ceremony will be broadcast on Friday December 4 at 4pm.

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