The Judges have decided on the shortlist so now it’s over to you to show your support for your favourite nominee and time to vote. Just click on the ‘Vote’ tab and select the award category of interest.


Organised by Letterkenny Chamber of Commerce and the Donegal News the Letterkenny Business Awards is one of the biggest event’s on the Letterkenny Social Calendar. The awards aim to celebrate local business success and in particular those who show initiative, business acumen and a great determination to grow the local economy.

Eddie and Annette Tobin with Pat the Cope Gallagher, TD.

Eddie Tobin, the 2016 Business Person of the Year, pictured with Pat the Cope Gallagher, TD and Annette Tobin.

This year there are ten categories and the process will culminate with a Gala Awards Night in the Radisson Blu Letterkenny on Friday 10th November 2017..


For further information on any of the above please contact Toni Forrester, Letterkenny Chamber on 074 9124866 or email: toni@letterkennychamber.com.

The Awards

Retailer of the Year Award, sponsored by Dillon’s Hotel

Business Excellence Award, sponsored by Highland Radio

Best Innovation Award, sponsored by LYIT/CoLab

Best Start Up Business Award, sponsored by AIB

Excellence in Marketing Award, sponsored by Bank of Ireland

Growth through Export Award, sponsored by Enterprise Ireland

Excellence in Customer Service Award, sponsored by Ulster Bank

Best Social Enterprise Award, sponsored by Optum

Business Person of the Year Award, sponsored by Donegal County Council

Hall of Fame Award, sponsored by City of Derry Airport