Calling all retailers to enter Belfast Business Awards
21 August 2012
Belfast City Council will celebrate the achievements of the local retail industry among other business sectors in the city when it hosts the Belfast Business Awards this year.
The prestigious event will take place in the City Hall on Thursday 8 November with 11 awards presented in recognition of the fine work of business enterprises, retail outlets and businessmen and women across the city. Hosted by BBC`s Sarah Travers, the awards are organised by Belfast City Council and Belfast City Centre Management.
Among the coveted awards` categories this year is that of `Customer Excellence in Retail`. This award is open to all independent and multiple retailers across the city rewarding the business that offers the best level of customer service.
Sponsored by CastleCourt, Centre Manager Paul McMahon said: “CastleCourt are proud to continually lead the way in consistently delivering excellent Customer Service so we are delighted to sponsor the Belfast Business Award for Customer Service Excellence in Retail.
“CastleCourt is a customer focused Shopping Centre integrating excellent customer service into everything that we do. We continually strive to meet and exceed customer expectation through what we do, what we sell and through our staff.”
For any retailer in the city planning to enter the awards, they can download an application form from the Belfast Business Awards website www.belfastbusinessawards.com or telephone (028) 9027 0482. The closing date for entries is Friday 14 September.
The Belfast Business Awards` categories this year are `Best International Trade`, `Best New Business`, `Best Green Business`, `Best Hospitality Business`, ‘Best Creative Business` and ‘Best Social Economy Business`.
There will also be awards for `Best Young Business Person of the Year`, `Best Business Innovation`, `Best Business Expansion`; `Customer Excellence in Retail` and the `Best Business Person of the Year`.
Alderman Christopher Stalford, Chairman of Belfast City Council`s Development Committee, said: “The Belfast Business Awards 2012 will give local businesses a chance to shine by showcasing the excellent contribution they make towards the development of our city.
“Winning an award will be a mark of quality that brings real prestige to any business. I would encourage companies and businessmen and women from across the city to sign up for the awards which are free to enter!”
The council would like to thank our sponsors this year – Victoria Square (Best Young Business Person of the Year); University of Ulster (Best Business Innovation); Profile (Best Business Expansion); DETI (Best Social Economy Business); Northern Ireland Tourist Board (Best Hospitality Business); Firmus Energy (Best New Business); Power NI (Best Green Business); Invest NI (Best Creative Business); Castle Court (Customer Excellence - Retail); DELL (Business Person of the Year) and Barclays Bank (Best International Trade).
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