Only One Week Left To Enter The Omagh Business Awards

With only one week left to enter an award category, the Omagh Business Awards enters its final phase to find the local business cream of the crop.

The annual Awards, organised by the Ulster Herald and Omagh Chamber of Commerce, celebrate the dedication, commitment and success of businesses & 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.

The awards on offer:
– 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 as from today and this will remain open until the August 16 and then it’s over to the judges for the inevitable task of selecting 3 shortlisted nominees who will be profiled in paper.

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 & 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 email

The closing date for nominations is August 16 2013. 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 25th October 2013.