Posted on Tuesday 27 March 2018 by Ulster Business
Tension is mounting with the announcement of the 10th annual Aer Lingus TakeOff Foundation Business Awards, following deliberation by an 11-strong panel of judges.
The awards celebrate and reward those companies that have contributed to the Northern Ireland economy and also made significant progress in global export markets.
Here's the full shortlist:
Best Business Start-Up Award: Groundswell Growth Ltd, Titanic FX and AG Electrical NI Ltd
Best SME Award: STATSports Group Limited, CGDM Construction and TS Foods
Fast Growth Business Award: UForm, Cyphra and FinTrU Ltd
Excellence in Marketing Award: Henderson Wholesale Ltd, Danske Bank and Babocush
Exporter of the Year Award: Fortress Diagnostics, Brookvent and Environmental Street Furniture
Innovation of the Year Award: See.Sense, Rolltack and OKTO Technologies
Business Person of the Year Award: Keith Graham, Selective Travel Management, Cathal Grant, CDGM Construction Ltd and Gareth Loye, Mascott Construction
Overall Excellence Award: IPC Mouldings, Selective Travel Management and OKTO Technologies
The recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award will be announced during the awards ceremony