Deadline for entry to Belfast Telegraph Business Awards 2012 approaches

There’s still time to enter The Belfast Telegraph Northern Ireland Business Awards 2012 in association with British Midland International (bmi).

Taking place on Tuesday, April 24, at the Ramada Plaza Hotel in Shaw’s Bridge, there will be 12 categories this year including the re-introduction of the Corporate Social Responsibility category, to recognise the positive impact businesses are making in the community amid tough times.

You can download your entry form and read a full list of the rationale, criteria, rules and conditions at

Deadline for entries is noon on Friday 10th February.

Categories are:

•Outstanding Business Team of the Year
Sponsored by Invest Northern Ireland
•Excellence in Marketing
Sponsored by Progressive Building Society
•Excellence in Exporting
Sponsored by Northern Bank
•Excellence in the Development of Management and Leadership
Sponsored by Investors in People
•Excellence in Innovation
Sponsored by Invest Northern Ireland
•Outstanding Service to BusinessYoung Businessperson of the Year
Sponsored by Bibby Financial Services
•Excellence in Technology
Sponsored by Cleaver Fulton Rankin Solicitors
•Best Small/ Medium Business
Sponsored by Yell
•Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility
Sponsored by Moy Park
•Outstanding Businessperson of the Year
A non-entry category, sponsored by bmi, which will be awarded by the judging panel based on an individual’s contribution to the Northern Ireland economy.
•Outstanding business of the year
Sponsored by bmi – The overall winner will be selected by the judges from the winners of all the individual categories.

Please do contact the Belfast Telegraph Business Awards team (028 9076 0066 or if you have any queries or would like to book a table.