The 2013 SCCUL Enterprise Awards has a prize fund of over €50,000 which will be divided among the overall winner and category winners.
The overall winner of the SCCUL Enterprise Awards will receive a cash prize of €10,000 sponsored by St. Columba’s Credit Union, a specially commissioned trophy, and a promotional package worth €2,500 (comprising a two page business profile in a SCCUL Enterprise Awards souvenir pull out supplement in the Galway Independent). The overall winner will be selected from amongst the winners of the eight categories.
This is the fourth year of the SCCUL Enterprise Awards, an initiative of SCCUL Enterprises Ltd aided by Ballybane Enterprise Centre, St. Columba’s Credit Union and Galway City Council. The 2013 SCCUL Enterprise Awards Ceremony will be hosted by NUI Galway and the ceremony will take place in the Bailey Allen Hall in NUI Galway on Monday January 27th 2014.
The SCCUL Enterprise Awards Business Expo will take place in the Bailey Allen Hall on this date and all entrants into the SCCUL Enterprise Awards are invited to attend. This year a new award for students in third level education in Galway City and County has been introduced.
The SCCUL Student Enterprise Award is open to students attending a third level course up to and including Level 8 and has a prize fund.
As a result of a strategic review and evaluation of the SCCUL Awards 2010-2013, SCCUL Enterprises Ltd. has substantially revised the awards classes and introduced new categories in which businesses may submit entries.
The categories for the SCCUL Enterprise Awards 2013 are:
As the SCCUL Enterprise Awards is dedicated to supporting and promoting small businesses, the competition is open to all businesses in Galway City and County with a sales turnover not exceeding €1.5 million in their last year of trading.
This year’s competition welcomes entries from different forms of Enterprise – this includes new businesses and any new innovative project or undertaking within an existing business. Entries are welcome from both for-profit and not-for profit organisations.