Kildare Business Awards 2017

Riverbank Arts Centre was delighted to receive a nomination for this years County Kildare Chamber Business Awards. We were delighted to be shortlisted for an e-commerce award, amongst plenty of great Kildare businesses. Over the past three years we have worked hard to improve our offering for our patrons, making it easier and more accessible to get information and book tickets. We’ve moved from a relatively low figure of 3% to our current figure of approx 42% of sales conducted online.

Full list of all finalist are below:

SME (1-5 employees) Award

Sponsored by O’Kelly Sutton


O’Brien Prendergast & Associates
Teamworx Reruitment
Essential Driver & Safety Training Solutions Ltd


SME (6-20 employees) Award

Sponsored by Colourtrend


Sanctuary Synthetics
Hanahoe & Hanahoe Solicitors


SME (21+ employees) Award

Sponsored by ISS Recruitment & Training


Crystal Air Limited
O’Neill & Brennan
EMS Copiers Managed Print Solutions


Social Media/ Digital Marketing Award

Sponsored by


Mondello Park Ltd
Naas Racecourse
Centrepiece Rosettes


E-Commerce Award

Sponsored by Graphedia


Riverbank Arts Centre
The Clanard Court Hotel – Santa’s Magical Trail
Reilly’s SuperValu Sallins

Retailer of the Year Award

Sponsored by Ladytown Business Park


Colourtrend Paint & Wallpaper
Reilly’s SuperValu Sallins
Freedom Travel

Networker of the Year

Sponsored by Kildare Post


Edric White (IT Monkey)
Grainne Slattery (Optiweb)
Ronan Twohig (House of Finance)

Start Up Business of the Year

Sponsored by LEO Kildare


Fiona’s Nutterly Nutricious
JA Broghies Ireland Ltd
Essential Driver and Safety Training Solutions Ltd

Excellence in CSR Award

Sponsored by Hanahoe & Hanahoe Solicitors


Intel Ireland
Bank of Ireland Kildare
Culinary Food Group
Bord na Mona

Excellence in Tourism Award

Sponsored by JF Dunne Insurances


Fairways and FunDays Limited
The Glenroyal Hotel & Leisure Club
Palmerstown House Estate

Excellence in Hospitality Award

Sponsored by Punctual Print


The Keadeen Hotel
The Curragh Racecourse
Cliff at Lyons

Innovation and Technology Award

Sponsored by Kerry Group


Ash Technology Ltd
HTH Accountants

Customer Excellence Award

Sponsored by AIB


Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Kildare
Fitzpatrick’s Garage Group
Colourtrend Paint & Wallpaper

Kildare Community Project of the Year Award

Sponsored by Kildare County Council
and The Queally Group


Naas Tidy Towns – Wild Food Festival
Clane Project Centre
Kilcullen Community Action and Tidy Towns
Kilcock Men’s Shed
Tea Lane Graveyard Conservation Group
Kildare Town Youth Cafe

The winner will now be decided by a public vote.