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Belfast Business Awards 2017: Business ‘Oscars’ in Titanic a great success!

We had a great start to the weekend, when we attended the Belfast Business Awards in the amazing Titanic museum on Friday 26th May 2017.

It was an event we had been excitedly anticipating for months, since ISL Waste Management were sponsoring the Best Eatery and Coffee Shop categories. With many amazing entries and fantastic hospitality businesses represented, we were looking forward to hearing who would finish as best of the bunch.

Belfast Business Awards Best Eatery

Best Eatery: James Street South’s Aaron McNeice, ISL’s Celine McLarnon

The annual event, which has been dubbed the ‘Oscars’ of the business world, was organised once again by Belfast Chamber of Trade and Commerce and presided over by broadcasting stars Sarah Travers and Pete Snodden.

ISL Director, Celine McLarnon was happy to present the Best Eatery award to the great team at James Street South. The Best Coffee award went to the fantastic guys at Synge and Byrne.

Belfast Business Awards Synge and Byrne

Best Coffee: Damien & Adrian Garvey, Synge and Byrne & Celine McLarnon, ISL Waste

The full list of winners is included below. Well done to all involved and all nominated.

Customer Service Excellence, Hospitality Sector – Odyssey Bowl
Best New Business – Jawbox Gin
Customer Service Excellence, Independent Retailer – Oasis Travel
Best Marketing Initiative – Translink
Business Growth Award – Argento Jewellery
Customer Service Excellence, Professional Business Service – Bell & Company
Social Enterprise of the Year – NOW Group
Best Family Business – Uberfone Ltd
Best Company to Work for Award – Golf Now
Best Business Premises – Mount Charles
Young Business Person (U30)– Grainne Leathem, Titanic Quarter Ltd
Employee of the Year – Jennifer Madden, Belfast Cosmetic Laser Clinic
Business Person of the Year – Chris Suitor, Suitor Menswear
Involvement in the Community – Wall Group
Best Digital Business – ICAN
Best Eatery/Coffee Shop (EATERY) – James Street South
Best Eatery/Coffee Shop (COFFEE SHOP) – Synge & Byrne (Boucher Rd)
Best Creative Business – Red Box Studios
Best Age-Friendly Business – Ulster Bank
Lifetime Achievement Award – Sir William Hastings

Belfast Business Awards 2017 winners