The inaugural Entrepreneurial Business Awards were held in Kildare in early 2011. The winners came from a diverse range of enterprises; from transition year students to software developers to food suppliers to charities.
The overall winner was a construction firm specialising in environmental solutions. Read about their experience of winning the award below.
Clane Building Works were delighted to win the category of Green Business Award and honoured to win the overall Entrepreneur Award. As a third generation construction & energy saving company we are elated to be acknowledged as a leading company in our industry. The awards raised our company profile and provided a strong endorsement to our customers enhancing their belief in Clane Building Works and the services we provide.
The awards had a really positive effect on our staff morale as they paid testament to their hard work, dedication and quality service. The awards provided an excellent platform to publicise our company and generated huge media attention. On a personal level the entire process was a really positive experience, it is great in the local community to receive such support and good wishes. The Entrepreneurial Awards is an excellent avenue to showcase the entrepreneurial spirit that exists in Ireland.Johanna King, Clane Building Works Ltd