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SME Awards 2017

The Blacknight SME Awards were introduced in 2015 to acknowledge the hard work and achievements of small to medium sized businesses in Ireland.

The categories for the 2017 SME Awards are:

  1. Family Run Business
  2. Under 30s Business
  3. Retailer (With mostly offline focus)
  4. Online Retailer (Irish Market)
  5. Online Retailer (Export)
  6. Food and Drink – Micro to Small SME
  7. Customer Focus / Engagement
  8. New Business – Non Digital
  9. New Business – Services
  10. New Business – Digital
  11. Community Minded Company
  12. Environmentally Minded
  13. Company Transformation
  14. B2B SME
  15. New Product / Service from an SME
  16. SME Website (Non eCommerce)
  17. SME Social Media (In-house)
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SMEs – Don’t you just love ’em!

Our video booth at The Blacknight SME Awards was huge fun. We’ve already shared our conversations with the winners in the retail categories; now all the winners videos are online – all captured in the minutes after they came off stage, clutching their trophies. But while there could be only one winner of each category, the real […]

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Winners of the Blacknight SME Awards 2016. Photo Credit: Ryan Whalley.

Feeling the Love at the Blacknight SME Awards!

We had a great time last night at the Blacknight SME Awards in Cork, in the company of over 200 like-minded, hardworking, talented and beautiful Irish SMEs! 15 awards were presented – plus the Grand Prix which went to Brú Brewery from Trim County Meath! It’s their latest award, after scooping gold, silver and bronze medals […]

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Operation #LoveSMEs Is Go!

Tomorrow is the big day! We will be heading to Cork in force tomorrow, with staff coming from Carlow, Wexford and Clare to help Damien and his team run a successful event. We’ve been looking forward to this and I know our team has put in a lot of time, energy and effort to make […]

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Detailed View Of Horse Foot Hoof Outside Stables

All Set For The SME Awards?

The waiting is almost over! The Blacknight SME Awards are being held this Saturday evening!!!! (We’re just a tad excited!) If you’re a finalist – well done! Whether you win or not you’ve already done so well in getting to the finals. You should be proud. As we’ve said several times over the last few […]

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We #LoveSMEs ‘Cause They’re Sticky!

Over 80 companies have made it to the finals of the second annual Blacknight SME Awards – and we can’t wait to meet them all in Cork on April 16! We’re working with Mulley Communications and our MC Rick O’Shea to put the final touches to a special party: one that celebrates Irish SMEs in all their variety, in […]

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