COUNTY TIPPERARY BUSINESS AWARDS
BEST LARGE BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD 2017
The County Tipperary Business Awards will award The Best Large Business of the Year award to an organisation, trading for more than 3 years in Tipperary, that is striving to create world class products and services, setting the highest benchmarks and optimising opportunities in their market place.
To be eligible for the Best Large Business Award, nominees must have been in operation for a minimum of 36 months and be based in Tipperary. A large business is a business that is greater than 75 employees, regardless of revenue, or, if the number of employees is unknown, then revenue of greater than or equal to €22.8m will be taken as an indicator that it is a large business. (altered from 250 to 75 based on businesses in the county)
This category excludes retail, hospitality & tourism/business service providers/best food & agri/best sports, arts & culture. Please see the other award categories for these.
Judges will be looking at:
- Innovation: The winning business demonstrates how has the company embraced research, development and innovation to strengthen its competitiveness and grow its market share or into new markets
- Viability: This winning business demonstrates a significant growth opportunity in their sector along with a clear mission, vision and strategy.
- Growth & Developments: Evidence of impressive performance and achievement in the last 12 months coupled with planning for growth (including supporting their staff in terms of training & development) and acting upon opportunity in the market
- Contribution to the Region: The winning business will have had a positive impact to the county in areas such as job creation, supporting the countys culture of collaboration and support with other businesses and organisations, helping to attract new investment, have a culture that embraces corporate giving in their community.