Waterford Business Awards 2017

Waterford Business Awards 2017 Entry Form

Business Name (Trading Name)*
Business Registration Name and CRO Number*
Business Address in Waterford*
Business CEO/Owner Name*
Contact details (phone and email address)*
Applicant name (completing the entry on behalf of the business)*
Business structure/format*
Year company was established
Number of employees (please specify full and part time)*
Number of contracted staff employed (if applicable)
Financial Details (Annual Sales 2016 and projected 2017). Judging panel will contact companies to request further financial information. All financial information is confidential.
Category 1*
Category 2 (if applicable)
1. Tell us about your business. When and why was it started? Describe your product/service. Is it better than the competition? What markets do you operate in? (150 words max.)*
2. Describe the development and revenue growth of your business in the past 2/3 years. Where do you see the company in 5 years’ time? How are you going to get there? Describe your unique strategy? (150 words max.)*
3. Describe the competitive advantages of your business and your unique selling proposition (50 words max.)*
4. Describe how your business supports the local economy (50 words max.)*
5. Describe any environmental and/or green policies and practices and awards applied within the business (50 words max.)*
6. Describe how your business customer service policy sets you apart from competitors. (50 words max.)*
7. What are your routes to market? Have you an e-commerce strategy? How do you out pace your competition in this area? (100 words max.)*
8. What would winning this award mean to your business? (50 words max)*
I hereby consent to the terms & conditions (see below). Enter your name to sign.*

Terms & Conditions:

  • Incomplete entries will not be accepted. Entries may be accompanied by relevant supporting documentation such as promotional material, testimonials, photographs, media clippings etc by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • I hereby consent, if I am selected as a Waterford Business Award shortlisted applicant or winner, to the release and use of my name, business name, and photographs, which may be taken of me, and I agree that no compensation shall be due to me or my company for such usage.
  • However, all competitive and financial information shall remain confidential unless I give express written approval for its release. I confirm that the information provided to and with the application is true and complete to the best of my knowledge.
  • I also acknowledge that whilst every care has been taken to ensure that advice and feedback given on these awards is correct, Waterford Chamber or the Awards sponsors will not accept any responsibility for loss, damage, etc. arising from our occasioned by the implementation of such advice.
  • Click here to download the Waterford Business Awards brochure with details of entry criteria, sponsors and judging panel.

WBA 2017 Nomination Form


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