Deadline For Entry For Omagh Business Awards Extended

Due to huge interest firms hoping to pit themselves against the cream of the local business community now have until Friday, August 23 to
enter their selected category.

The Ulster Herald and Omagh Chamber of Commerce Business Awards celebrates the dedication, commitment and success of businesses and individuals throughout the district. The event will culminate with recipients being honoured for the nine award categories at a gala dinner in Kelly’s Inn on Friday, October 25, 2013.


• Best Start Up Business Award sponsored by Omagh Enterprise
• Retailer of the Year sponsored by Omagh District Council
• Growth Through Export Award sponsored by Invest Northern Ireland
• Excellence in Marketing Award sponsored by Abac Chartered Accountants
• Best Eatery Award sponsored by Gortrush Food Services Ltd
• Employer of the Year Award sponsored by Danske Bank
• Excellence in Customer Service Award sponsored by First Trust Bank
• Research & Development Award sponsored by Waste Systems Ltd and South West College
• Business Person of the Year sponsored by Omagh Chamber of Commerce and Ulster Herald


The awards are available to enter until this Friday August 23, before it’s over to the judges for the task of selecting three shortlisted nominees who will be profiled in the Ulster Herald.

Our readers will then be invited to show their support and the judges will once again meet to decide on the overall winner who will be acknowledged at the big awards night.

So if you’re eager to highlight your business success, then the Omagh Business Awards is right for you to raise your profile, prove your excellence, acknowledge your team efforts and impress partners and clients.


Any business or individual are invited to nominate themselves or others for any of the categories on offer.

The awards are free to enter and open to any business in Omagh and district. Entry forms or online entry are available by logging onto and then clicking on ‘more’ and then the business awards link or by contacting Elaine Fyffe Harper on 07734389484 or e-mail

Self and third party nominations are welcome for all award categories.

Recipients are set to be announced at a prestigious gala dinner in Kelly’s Inn on Friday October 25 2013.