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It’s that time of year again when Social Enterprise NI launch their Annual  Awards to be held on Friday 11th October 2019 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Belfast.  David Hunter; CEO of Access Employment Ltd winner of both the Leader of the Year and Social Enterprise of the Year 2018 helped  Director Colin Jess  launch the 2019 Awards.

This year sees a move to a new venue in line with the growth of the Awards which will see 450 + guests from across the social enterprise, private and public sectors come together to showcase all that is good with Social Enterprise here in Northern Ireland.

As always, the host for the evening will be UTV’s Paul Clark and he will guide the audience through the 13 award categories on the night.

The 13 Categories for the Social Enterprise NI Awards 2019 are:

  • NI Social Enterprise 2019
  • One to Watch
  • Social Impact
  • Consumer facing Social Enterprise
  • Education Training and Jobs
  • Health & Social Care
  • Housing Association of the Year – Community Impact
  • Credit Union of the Year – Community Impact
  • Social Enterprise Stakeholder of the Year
  • Local Council of the Year – Social Enterprise Strategy/Development
  • Social Enterprise – Employee/Volunteer of the Year*
  • Young Entrepreneur of the Year (NEW)*
  • Social Enterprise Leader of the Year*

Entries for this year’s awards opened on Monday 13th May and you can download the Application form via the Link Below and return to (*Please note separate forms apply to these categories)

Social Enterprises that start during 2019 can avail of  Free Membership for One Year (April 2019 – March 2020). They can join via the link

Could your Social Enterprises be a winner this year? Why not apply TODAY! Download the application via the links Below. (Please note some categories may have a different application)

Information Sheet

Main Application

Employee/Volunteer Application

Leader of the Year Application

Young Entrepreneur of the Year Application