2016 #DBF Awards Short List Announced

The closing date for this year’s Docklands Business Awards was Monday, October 24th. 76 valid nominations were received in this, the sixth, competition and the members of the Steering Committee of Docklands Business Forum have short-listed 44 companies across the 11 award categories of the #DBFAwards.

The Docklands Business Awards celebrate, reward and encourage the achievements of those businesses that contribute to the development of Dublin Docklands; they highlight the Docklands companies that nominate others and highlight those that are nominated – overall, the Awards provide an opportunity to showcase the Docklands to a wider audience nationally. The Steering Committee members are deeply grateful to those members of Docklands Business Forum that took the time to nominate. The winners of this year’s honour and glory will be announced at the Awards Ceremony which will take place at The Gibson Hotel on Thursday, November 24th; to book tickets for this fantastic dinner – the best value in town pre-Christmas party – please call (01) 480 0543 or email tickets@docklandsbusinessforum.ie.

The short list in each category is;

Innovator Award
Epic Ireland
Bank of Ireland
The Gibson Hotel
Dogpatch Labs

Enterprise Award
Bank of Ireland
Dogpatch Labs
Owen Reilly
Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Lifestyle Award
Club Vitae
NPAS
Spa & Wellness Centre
CHQ Building

Responsible Business Award
KPMG
PwC
Ulster Bank
Citi

Public Service Award
Inland Waterways Association of Ireland
Irish Underwater Search and Recovery Unit
Coderdojo
Waterways Ireland

Start Up Award
Bank of Ireland
Hiri
Change X
Scriba by Dublin Design Studio

Foodie Award
Bakehouse
Osteria Lucio
Seven Wonders
Brassierie at the Marker

Professional Services Award
A&L Goodbody
PwC
Marker AIB GCD
The Convention Centre Dublin

Exporter of Goods or Services Award   
Airbnb
Facebook
Google
Stripe

Local Business Award
Epic Ireland
Il Valentino
IFSC Pharmacy
Bank of Ireland