AIB Bank

Sandyford Business District Start-Up Award 2018 - Sponsored by AIB Bank

This award recognises the growth, revenues, market penetration and employments levels achieved by a start-up company trading since 2015. Your company will need to demonstrate, how since inception, you have achieved/surpassed your objectives, developed your teams and have overcome challenges on your journey.

The judges will assess your application on the following criteria:
Growth – evidence of clear business objectives and achievements to date 35 Marks
Innovation – evidence of how unique the business is 25 Marks
Sustainability – plans on how you are going to sustain your business 25 Marks
Challenges – identify challenges and how you have overcome them 15 Marks


I agree to be bound by the rules governing The 2018 Sandyford Business District Awards. I give permission for Sandyford BID CLG to contact me

Guidelines for Submission:

To access the awards entry form, simply complete your contact information and click ‘Download’.
Please complete each of the four sections, writing no more than 1000 words in each.
Please feel free to attach additional supplementary evidence to your submission when emailing.
Please return the completed entry form by email to
Deadline for receiving completed entries is close of business on Friday, 31st August, 2019.

Rules of Entry:

Nominated companies must be based in the Sandyford Business District.
Each entry must be submitted on a fully completed application form and emailed to Please note that additional pages and supporting documents may also be attached.

Nominations may be added to additional categories at the judges discretion.
Judges may revert for additional information.

The judges’ decision will be final and no correspondence will be entered into before or after judging.