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Buncrana Chamber Business Awards

  • Inishowen Gateway Hotel Buncrana Donegal Ireland (map)

Buncrana Chamber of Commerce would like to invite you to our first ever Buncrana Chamber Business Awards Gala Ball, which takes place on the 14th November 2015 at the Inishowen Gateway Hotel, Buncrana. Our aim is to celebrate the success and resilience of businesses in Buncrana and Inishowen with 7 awards being presented on the night.

We are delighted to announce our Keynote Speaker for the night to be the very renowned entrepreneur and former Dragon’s Den star, Mr. Peter Casey and our entertaining M.C. the charismatic Donegal native Mr. Noel Cunningham. The night will commence with a champagne reception followed by a 4 course dinner and then the awards ceremony. We will then finish the evening off in style with the fabulous 8-piece band Pure Fresh. We envisage the event to be a great night of fun for everyone and a fantastic networking opportunity for businesses. Everyone is welcome and tables can be reserved on request.


We invite all local businesses within Buncrana and Inishowen to nominate worthy businesses for each award category and we highly encourage self-nomination if you feel you or your business are worthy of winning an award. The awards categories are as follows:

(Open to Buncrana Chamber of Commerce members only)

(Open to all business people within Inishowen)

(Open to all new businesses within Inishowen set up in the past 3 years or less)

(Open to all business people within Inishowen under the age of 35)

(Open to all businesses within Inishowen)

(Open to all employees within Inishowen)

(Open to all community volunteers or organisations within Inishowen)

The nomination process can be completed by all Buncrana Chamber members, non-members and the general public. The nominated finalists for each award category will then be selected by a panel of external adjudicators and winners announced on the night. Nominations commence from 20th July – 31st August 2015 and can be completed  by clicking on the awards sections above or by filling out the forms seen in the Inish Times newspapers and attached.

We hope you and your business will embrace this event and come celebrate the success of local businesses within Inishowen. Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased or reserved by getting in contact with our office. Tickets are €50 each and tables can be reserved on request (min. of 8 people per table, therefore a table of 8 is €400 or a table of 10 is €500). We look forward to seeing you there and would like to wish every business good luck with the nomination process.