Clare Chambers shortlisted for 2024 Awards

Chambers Ireland is proud to announce the shortlist for the 2024 Chamber Awards. The Chamber Awards is an annual celebration recognising the hard work and dedication of Chambers across the country in representing their members, engaging stakeholders and fostering vibrant and thriving local communities.

This year there has been 44 projects shortlisted across eight award categories, which showcase innovative communications campaigns, successful events, sustainable development initiatives, and creative collaborations between companies, local authorities and wider communities.

Speaking after the shortlist was announced Chambers Ireland’s President, Fiona Candon, said: “The calibre of entries this year has been incredibly high and I’d like to commend each Chamber for demonstrating exceptional ambition, innovation and creativity.

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Chambers across the country are strong, vocal advocates for the businesses and communities they represent, and they contribute significantly to the overall growth and economic prosperity of the regions they serve.  The projects shortlisted demonstrate this focus on business advocacy, community spirit and willingness to collaborate.”

The Chamber Awards are proudly sponsored and supported by Zurich. Commenting on the Chamber Awards shortlist, Joe Creegan, Head of Corporate Life and Pensions Ireland from Zurich said:

“Zurich is proud to support the annual Chamber Awards once again. Congratulations to all the hardworking members of the Chamber network for their exceptional dedication and resilience shown over the past year. The Awards are an opportunity to celebrate the remarkable and innovative initiatives that have made a significant impact in our local communities, and we are delighted to support that effort across the country.”

The Chamber Awards are taking place on Thursday 6th June 2024 in the Killashee Hotel, Co. Kildare. The winners of each category will be announced at the Awards ceremony and the event will also award the overall prize of ‘Chamber of the Year’ to one outstanding Chamber.

The full shortlist is as follows:

Best International Project

County Carlow Chamber – “International Carlow”

Dublin Chamber – ESG-UP: Strategic partnership to up-skill European SMEs in the development of Environmental, Social and Governance strategies

Dundalk Chamber – Embassy visits to Dundalk

Galway Chamber – Galway Scaling Internationally

Community Support Initiatives

Ballina Chamber – RISE: A Ballina 2023 Legacy Programme

Dungarvan & West Waterford Chamber – Dementia Inclusive Dungarvan

*Ennis Chamber – Schools Engagement – Climate Action/Offshore Energy

Galway Chamber – Galway Pride Campaign

Tralee Chamber – Collaborative Tralee Heritage Trails

Waterford Chamber – Waterford Rising GAA Dinner

Digital Campaigns

Ballina Chamber – Empower Your Business in 2024

Drogheda & District Chamber – “Shop, snap and tag”

Dublin Chamber – The Dublin Business Collective Podcast

Dungarvan & West Waterford Chamber – Beyond A Million

Letterkenny Chamber – Letterkenny Chamber Communicating with Excellence

Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry – Growing Membership through HubSpot: One system for multiple member needs

Sligo Chamber – “Sligo, Find your Place”

Sustainability & Biodiversity

Ballina Chamber – “Communities Creating Change” & “Ballina Climate Action Weekend”

Cobh & Harbour Chamber – No Time to Waste

Dundalk Chamber – Park n Stride Scheme in association with Louth County Council

*Shannon Chamber – Mid-West Sustainability Week 2023

Tralee Chamber – Tralee Chamber Working with Businesses to Deliver Meaningful Biodiversity and Climate Action

Event of the Year

Ballina Chamber – Ballina 2023 – A year of celebration, a lifelong connection

County Carlow Chamber – Creating Inclusive Employment

County Meath Chamber – The Apprenticeship Expo – Meath

Dublin Chamber – Dublin Chamber Annual Dinner

Shannon Chamber – Maintaining Lean Momentum: Mid-West Lean Network Conference 2023

Waterford Chamber – Dublin Diaspora Dinner

Lobbying & Policy Campaign

Cork Chamber – Cork Chamber of Commerce Housing Advocacy

Letterkenny Chamber – North West City Region Value Proposition

Limerick Chamber – Better Regions Initiative (BRI)

Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry – Transformation of the Northern Ireland Planning System

Sligo Chamber – Fund the N17 Upgrade Now

Local Authority Engagement

Ballina Chamber – International Women’s Day Gathering

Cork Chamber – Car Free Day

County Tipperary Chamber – Leveraging Local Supports

*Shannon Chamber – An Expanded Engagement with Clare County Council

Supporting Business

Arklow & District Chamber – Empowering Arklow’s Workforce: A Collaborative Training Initiative

Ballina Chamber – A Taste of Ballina Christmas Hamper

Cork Chamber – Connecting Cork

County Tipperary Chamber – Clonmel Community Conversations on Substance Use – Commercial Interests Workshop

Galway Chamber – Culture Connects Series

Kilkenny Chamber – The power of Kilkenny Chamber networking!

Letterkenny Chamber – ShopLK – Leading the way in Town Gifting

Chambers Ireland is the voice of business throughout Ireland, with 37 member chambers across every major city, town and region of the island. Aligning our strategic priorities with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, our aim is to make places better to live, work and do business.

Chambers Ireland were selected by the Government as a National Champion of the UN Sustainable Development Goals in 2023.

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