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The Belfast Telegraph and Ulster Bank are delighted to reveal the winners of the 2021 Belfast Telegraph Business Awards.
After consideration by a judging panel led by Professor Mark Durkin of Ulster University, winners and runners-up are revealed today.
Eoin Brannigan, editor-in-chief of the Belfast Telegraph and Sunday Life, said: “We are delighted to announce the winners in the 2021 Belfast Telegraph Business Awards in partnership with Ulster Bank.
“It’s an honour to provide a showcase for the achievements of businesses all over Northern Ireland, who have shown great stamina and determination in getting through the difficulties of the last year or so.
“Our winners deserve recognition and praise for their achievements, as do our runners-up.”
Kenton Hilman, head of corporate and property banking at Ulster Bank NI, said: “Having received a record level of entries to this year’s Belfast Telegraph Business Awards in partnership with Ulster Bank, judges had the unenviable task of selecting winners across all 14 categories.
“Each of the winners has demonstrated impressive levels of innovation and ingenuity and they represent the kind of entrepreneurial spirit we need in the business community, particularly as the economy continues to recover.
“This year more than ever, I want to congratulate the category winners on their success.
“And we look forward to announcing the Outstanding Business of the Year and the Lifetime Achievement Award winner later this week.”
Mr Brannigan added: “I’d like to thank all of those who entered this year’s awards for speaking up about their successes, despite the tough times they’ve faced, and providing inspiration to many others.”
Neil Gibson, chief economist of EY Ireland and a member of the judging panel, said: “The judging process is always a good reminder that there is innovation and fantastic business success in almost every sector.
“There appears to be no such thing as a ‘traditional’ or ‘twilight’ industry — it is all about the business model, ways of working and the seizing of opportunity in an ever more complex landscape.
“There are still huge economic and social challenges to tackle but the Belfast Telegraph Business Awards highlight that we have a cohort of fantastic businesses well placed to meet them.”
Winners will be presented with their trophies at a socially-distanced event on Thursday.