Kinnegad-based online business, Stagit.ie has been selected to represent Westmeath in the next round of the competition which will see owner Dean Gammell compete with other business from the midlands region. If successful, Dean will represent Westmeath and compete against five other competitors to take the coveted County & City Enterprise Board National Enterprise Award.
Westmeath County Enterprise Board congratulates Dean on the development of his business and wish him all the best in the forthcoming regional finals.
The National Enterprise Awards were introduced in 1997 by the County and City Enterprise Boards. The competition highlights the contribution that small enterprises make to Ireland’s economic development and acknowledges their role in building a vibrant and successful indigenous business sector. Six finalists compete for an overall prize fund of €20,000.
The competition involves 3 stages, commencing with the selection of a county representative organised by the local County or City Enterprise Board and the County/City winner progressing to a regional final and if successful onto the national competition where 6 finalists compete. The competition is independently adjudicated and the selection criteria involves employment potential, marketing strength, financial strength, innovation/technology and quality of business plan.
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