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Sponsors 2019-05-09T08:58:55+00:00

Headline Sponsor

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.

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Sponsoring Family Food/Drink producer of the Year

Baker Tilly is the Republic of Ireland representative of Baker Tilly International, one of the world’s leading networks of independently owned and managed accountancy and business advisory firms.

The firm’s origins stretch back to 1916 and we have been advising businesses in Ireland since the foundation of the State.

During this time, we have developed a range of advisory services that can add real value to your business.

Sponsoring Retail & Wholesale Family Business of the Year

Established in 1926, the Davy Group is Ireland’s leading provider of wealth management, asset management, capital markets and financial advisory services. The Davy Group is headquartered in Dublin, with offices in London, Belfast, Cork and Galway. We offer a broad range of services to private clients, small businesses, corporations and institutional investors.

At Davy, we work with business owners to ensure their affairs are structured appropriately through tailored financial planning and world-class investment management. We care about client outcomes and the ambitions they help fulfil. We bring a personal commitment to everything we do. Because at Davy, it’s not just business, it’s personal.

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 Manufacturing and Engineering Family Business of the Year

InterTradeIreland has helped small businesses in Ireland and Northern Ireland explore new cross-border markets, develop new products, processes and services and become investor ready over the last 20 years. It has assisted over 39,000 businesses, supported the creation of 14,800 jobs and has generated more than €1.2billion in business development value through its programmes and initiatives since it was established in 1999. Currently total cross-border trade in goods is at an all-time high, standing at €7 billion for 2017 with further opportunities for SMES North and South. Our services include supports for sales growth and innovation, business funding and business insights to SMEs across the island, North and South, looking to grow their businesses. With the launch or our Brexit Advisory Service in May 2017, InterTradeIreland also helps companies to prepare for the British Exit from the EU through a range of supports and services suited to all businesses no matter what stage they are at with their Brexit plans. www.intertradeireland.com

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.

Sponsoring Best Small Family Business

Established in 1989, Sysnet provides cyber security and compliance solutions that help businesses to improve security and banks to reduce risk. Specialising in data security and payment card industry compliance solutions, Sysnet offers a range of services, including its award-winning, proprietary solution Sysnet.air®, to a wide variety of businesses including banks, payment service providers and businesses. Headquartered in Dublin, Sysnet has offices in London, Atlanta, Cape Town, Poznan and Hyderabad. Our clients are located in more than 60 countries worldwide.

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

The Irish Times, Ireland’s leading quality newspaper, delivers news, opinion and analysis to 793,000 readers each week.

The Irish Times is committed to bringing journalism of the highest standard to our readers in the most convenient, engaging and accessible way possible through multi platform media.

As media technologies evolve so do our methods of reporting and we are committed to developing our digital offering accordingly. From our daily email digests bringing news straight to your inbox to our series of weekly podcasts, we bring authoritative news reports; independent commentary and informed insight directly to the reader.

We aspire to being a trusted source of information whether it’s in print, on web, mobile or tablet device.