FAQ’s

FOR BOTH CATEGORY A AND B AWARDS

Category A Awards – Large Business, Medium Business, Small Business (judged on Overall Business Excellence)

Category B Awards – Marine, Manufacturing or Engineering, Technology, Service, Trades (judged on Excellence within the Specific Industry Sector)

What do I need to bring to the judging interview?

You are required to provide proof and documentation to support the Category Questions.

Please ensure that you bring either on paper or in electronic form, evidence/proof that can be submitted for perusal and judging at the interview.

  • HR Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Marketing
  • Quality Assurance/Systems
  • Management
  • Best Business Practice and Industry related questions

 

Financial Measurement

If you do not wish the Judges to have access to your financial details you may choose to provide a Professional Accountant’s supporting letter that covers the following:

  • Frequency of annual reporting
  • Confirmation of sustained profitability & growth fact (by%) for the last 3 year period
  • Confirmation of sufficient working capital
  • Confirmation of appropriate funds for growth if required.

 

FOR CATEGORY C AWARDS – NEW AND EMERGING BUSINESS AND NOT FOR PROFIT ONLY

You are required to provide proof and documentation to support the Category Questions:

Please ensure that you bring either on paper or in electronic form, evidence/proof that can be submitted for perusal and judging at the interview.

  • HR Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Marketing
  • Quality Assurance/Systems
  • Management

 

Financial Measurement

If you do not wish the Judges to have access to your financial details you may choose to provide a Professional Accountant’s supporting letter that covers the following:

  • Frequency of annual reporting
  • Confirmation of sustained profitability & growth fact (by%) for the last 3 year period
  • Confirmation of sufficient working capital
  • Confirmation of appropriate funds for growth if required.

 

FOR ALL OTHER CATEGORY C AWARDS

Category C Awards – Innovation, Events and Attractions, Hospitality, Brand and Marketing, Employer of Choice, Environmental, Health and Safety, Business Continuity (judged on Excellence within the Specific Category entered)

 

What do I need to bring to the judging interview?

You are required to provide proof and documentation to support the Category Questions that will deal specifically with the Award entered into:

Please ensure that you bring either on paper or in electronic form, evidence/proof that can be submitted for perusal and judging at the interview.

 

Can I bring electronic equipment to the interview?

You may bring laptops, i-Pads, Tablets or other small electronic devices to assist you at the judging as we recognise you may have information stored electronically. You may also wish to show the judges examples of apps, websites etc.

 

However please note that PowerPoint presentations are not permitted.