We’re Looking For Entries For January’s Business Person Of The Month!

In 2012, Newstalk launched a monthly initiative in association with Sage, designed to support and promote Irish businesses, business success and entrepreneurs. The ‘Newstalk Business Person of the Month’ and the ‘Newstalk Business Person of the Year, proudly supported by Sage, will be led by Newstalk ‘Down to Business’ presenter, entrepreneur and Dragon’s Den star, Bobby Kerr, and Newstalk Business Editor, Ian Guider.

If you would like to enter Newstalk’s Business Person of the Month email why you think you are worthy to [email protected]. You can also choose to nominate someone else.

Bobby Kerr and Ian Guider of Newstalk with Avril McArdle, Digital and Marketing Manager of Sage

Businesses will be selected each month based on unique achievements in their field, from this list, three businesses people will be chosen for the final shortlist which will then be judged and voted on by an independent panel of successful business people and entrepreneurs.

We’re now looking for entries for January’s Business Person of the Month

Each monthly winner will be announced on Newstalk Breakfast on the last Friday of the month and will feature on ‘Down to Business’ on the last Sunday of the month – exposing the successful businessperson to the station’s national daily audience of over 308,000. As well as being profiled on Newstalk the winner will receive a specially commissioned Newbridge Silverware pen and €1000 worth of Sage software and services.

Adding to this, Avril McArdle, Digital & Marketing Manager at Sage Ireland commented: “We are delighted to partner with Newstalk for this great initiative, as we believe it is important that businesses across Ireland, both small and large, are acknowledged for their tenacity and hard work, especially in such a tough climate. At Sage, we are inspired daily by the innovation, resolve and creativity of business owners and it is with initiatives like this that we can reward and recognize their success.”

Ian Guider, Newstalk Business Editor also said: “This is a great initiative that will put businesses on a national platform. There are no restrictions as to what businesses can be chosen. Small, medium and large businesses will all be considered. In particular, we will be looking for inspiring stories that will inspire our business listeners.”

Each ‘Newstalk Business of the Month’ will automatically be shortlisted for the ‘Newstalk Business of the Year’ award, which will be announced in December 2013.

If you would like to enter Newstalk’s Business Person of the Month email why you think you are worthy to [email protected]. You can also choose to nominate someone else.

Congratulations to all of our winners to date;

  • Louise Phelan – PAYPAL (Business Person Of The Year 2012)
  • Gerry Barry – Fintrax Group Holdings
  • Liam Casey – PCH International
  • Catherine Duffy – Northern Trust
  • Eddie O’Connor – Mainstream Renewable Energy
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