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We’ve listed the most popular questions below about the Food & Drink Business Awards

If your question isn’t answered below, please click the Contact button below to ask the team your question.


10th September 2019 – Citywest Hotel

Newstalk’s’ Vincent Wall is our host for the evening.

The Dress Code is black tie.


Entries are open to all companies on the Island of Ireland.

Entry is free of charge.

No you can not enter another company but you can nominate another company, we will then contact them and ask them to submit an entry.

There is no charge to register for the awards.

The closing dates for entry is July 13th 2018  – if you wish for an extended deadline please contact a member of the events team 01 6120880.

300 limit Company Overview
500 limit Description with reference to the category description
200 limit Additional information,standards and accreditation.

Closing dates are strict but allowances can be made at the organisers discretion.

You will receive an email confirming your registration  – see our blog post on how to enter the awards. Click here to view our blog posts

No  – Once you have submitted your application you will no longer be able to edit it. You can save a draft of your entry and edit this prior to submitting.

The finalists will be announced in April 2019.

A company can enter a maximum of three categories.


Awards  Process


Step 1 – submitted entries checked by event team to ensure all criteria are met.

Step 2 –  judging round 1 –   2 – 3 judges independently review all entries

Step 3 – scores combined and top entries are shortlisted

Step 4 – finalists announced

Step 5 – judging round 2 – finalists reviewed again by 2- 3 judges  – winner confirmed

Step 6 – gala awards ceremony  – winner announced

Yes we do. We have a blogpost where you can keep up to date on everything. Click here to view our blog

Ticket prices  ( early bird rates)

Single ticket €195 + vat

Table of 10 €1800 + vat

Table of 12 €1950 + vat

You can purchase the tickets through our online ticketing platform or through our website – tickets on sale April/May.

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