With 32 winners and highly commended across 11 categories, the inaugural Ortus Awards (The Orties) which took place last Thursday (21st June) at the Beechlawn Hotel has been hailed a resounding success.
Hosted by The Ortus Group who are celebrating their 30th year in business, the awards were a celebration of local businesses and individuals within their network. A leading local enterprise agency and social enterprise, The Ortus Group works with hundreds of businesses on an annual basis through their business, property and language services.
The winners and highly commended across the categories where as follows.
Winner – Bernard O’Neill – Fingernails2Go
Highly Commended- Jamie Quinn – TRP Services and Martin Black – First Class Blinds and Flooring
Winner – People 1st
Highly Commended – Connected Health
Winner- Ardmonagh Family and Community Group
Highly Commended- Connected Health, Little Mexican Deli and Rising Star Designs
Winner – Connected Health
Highly Commended – Fingernails2Go
Winner – Saeb Sha’ath
Highly Commended – Hau Tran, Jacek Bialczyk, Javid Naveed and Zofia Jackson
Winner – FeisFayre
Highly Commended – Martin’s Furnishings
Small / Medium
Winner – First Class Blinds and Flooring
Highly Commended – David Maxwell Chartered Architects and Emma Lyons Solicitors
Winner – B4B Group
Highly Commended – Ashdown HVAC Controls and S3 Solutions
Winner – Active Communities Network
Highly Commended – Changing Lives Initiative (Colin Neighbourhood Partnership) and Childrens Heartbeat Trust
Winner – Sports for Autism
Highly Commended – Above Beyond Cleaning, Carrasco Alonso Designs and Kraken House International
The Ortus Award for Outstanding Contribution To Business
- Denis O’Kane, OK Windows
Sheila Harper, Marketing and Communications Manager commented:
“The Ortus Awards have a been a real success for us in recognising so many inspiring local businesses from across our network. We were overwhelmed with the amount of entries we received from across our network but also the calibre of applications. Each finalist showcased excellent businesses achievements, commitment to staff and customers, and exciting plans for the future. These awards have proved to be an outstanding showcase of true business excellence within our network. Congratulations again to all the finalists, highly commended and winners across each category.”
For more information, please contact Sheila Harper, Marketing and Communication Manager.
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