Collins McNicholas were again heavily involved in the SCCUL Enterprise Awards 2014 which were presented in the Bailey Allan Hall in NUIG on 29th January 2015. This year was the fifth running of the awards where 140 companies competed for 6 category awards, 6 runner up awards in each category, 6 One to Watch awards, and a special merit award. There was also a special recognition award which was presented to the Murren family in recognition of the services of Jim Murren former CEO of IDA Galway, who was a former judge in the awards process and former SCCUL mentor. Over 600 people including SCCUL personnel, exhibitors and members of the public attended what was has become one of the biggest enterprise awards in the country.
Collins McNicholas sponsored the Business Services category and the first picture above shows Colman Collins presenting the joint category award to Brenda Dooley of Axis Healthcare. As sponsors Collins McNicholas were allowed to have a stand at the awards ceremony where Michelle Murphy, Caroline Ward and Caroline Dowling were in attendance. Michelle Murphy was also a judge in the awards process.
Frank Ryan Chairman of IDA opened the awards ceremony and our second picture shows Liam Bluett former GM of SCULL Enterprises, Colman, Frank Ryan Chairman IDA Ireland and Michael Smyth GM of SCCUL Enterprises.
Our final picture shows Colman outlining the SCCUL mentoring process which many of the award winners are joining as mentees.
We look forward to the 2015 SCCUL Enterprise Awards.