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Energia has been supplying power all across Ireland for over 20 years and we power a lot more than you might realise – including all of Ireland’s streetlights and maternity hospitals, Shannon airport, Dublin Bus, An Garda Siochána, and thousands of schools, cinemas, restaurants and bars.

Over a quarter of all Irish businesses have chosen Energia as their energy supplier, including more than a third of all Irish SMEs.

Not only are Energia Ireland’s fastest growing energy provider, they also own Ireland’s biggest wind farm and are committed to developing renewable energy in Ireland. Energia Renewables is among Ireland’s leading providers of sustainable green energy and 25% of Ireland’s wind power is provided through Energia to homes and businesses.

Energia is committed to improving the energy efficiency of homes and businesses across Ireland. To date Energia have reduced the energy consumption of their business customers by over 69 million carbon tonnes, resulting in a saving of over €9 million in business energy costs. They’ve also funded over 12,000 home efficiency upgrades, saving Irish consumers over €1.4 million on their energy bills.

Category Sponsors

Sponsoring International Family Business of the Year

Enterprise Ireland is the government organisation responsible for the development and growth of Irish enterprises in world markets. We work in partnership with Irish enterprises to help them start, grow, innovate and win export sales in global markets. In this way, we support sustainable economic growth, regional development and secure employment. You can find detailed information on Enterprise Ireland’s activities, strategy and performance in our Reports and Publications.

Sponsoring Tech Family Business of the Year 

IE Domain Registry is the national registry for .ie domain names and aims to provide unique, identifiably Irish domain names, along with registry and related services to the local and international internet community. Currently, there are over 280,000 registered .ie domain names. The company is committed to being a digital advocate for the SME community.

Sponsoring Family Business Longevity Award

Established in 1825 in Dublin, Ireland and with offices in Cork, London, New York, Palo Alto and San Francisco, more than 700 people work across Matheson’s six offices, including 96 partners and tax principals and over 470 legal and tax professionals. Matheson services the legal needs of internationally focused companies and financial institutions doing business in and from Ireland. Our clients include over half of the world’s 50 largest banks, 6 of the world’s 10 largest asset managers, 7 of the top 10 global technology brands and we have advised the majority of the Fortune 100.

Sponsoring Innovative Family Business Award

NSAI (National Standards Authority of Ireland) is Ireland’s official standards body. It is responsible for standardization, conformity assessment and measurement. Where a standard already exists, NSAI works with organisations and businesses to help them apply it.  Where a standard may be needed, NSAI will work with relevant parties at national or international level to create and develop the appropriate standard.  NSAI improves the performance of organisations and protects consumers through the setting of standards and issuing of certification in the quality and safety of goods and services.

Sponsoring Fastest Growing Family Business

We are a national agency dedicated to the promotion and facilitation of workforce learning in Ireland. We believe that maintaining a highly skilled workforce is essential to our national competitiveness. Our business is to ensure that your business has the skills it needs to thrive.

We currently support over 15,000 companies nationwide and provide a wide range of valuable learning experiences to over 50,000 trainees. Our mission is to facilitate increased participation in enterprise training and workforce learning in Ireland.

Media Partner (Republic of Ireland) of the Energia Family Business Awards

Today FM is the number one national, commercial independent radio station for 20-44 year olds in Ireland and features the most talented broadcasters that can be found in the country.

The Today FM line-up features much loved personalities such as Ian Dempsey, Mario Rosenstock, Mairead Ronan, Dermot Whelan, Dave Moore, Matt Cooper, Alison Curtis and many more.

Each day our presenters connect with listeners to keep up to date with the daily goings on in life. Whether listeners want to give out about an annoying neighbour, share a hilarious story or simply want to shut off and listen to all the hits, Today FM is a companion for every stage of the day and always loves to hear and support homegrown businesses, big or small!