Enter The Cork County Business & Tourism Awards

The Cork County Business & Tourism Awards are an excellent opportunity for Ring Of Cork businesses to showcase themselves and earn recognition as well as exposure.
The inaugural Cork County Business & Tourism Awards – a new initiative designed to celebrate and recognise excellence in business and tourism across the region – launched recently.  The awards scheme has been created by Cork County Council in association with AIB and the East Cork Journal.
The awards span eleven categories including Best New Business, Best Customer Service, Most Innovative/Unique Business, Best Use of Digital and Best Tourism Experience. For a full list of categories visit the Cork Business & Tourism Awards website.
Benefits of the awards include:

A great way to raise your company’s profile.

A great way to team build by recognising & celebrating the hard work of your employees.

A great marketing and PR opportunity if you’re shortlisted, become a category winner or even win the overall Business of the Year award in your region.

Entry to the awards is free of charge and businesses are invited to enter a maximum of 2 of the 11 categories. Entries don’t need to be lengthy – focus on your story, why you are successful, what makes your business different & better than your competitors, and only include relevant & necessary information – don’t be shy, make sure you sell your business to the judges!
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Fota Island Resort Take Home A National Award For The Seek Christmas Experience

The marketing team at Fota Island Resort are still celebrating after picking up the award for Best UX Achievement in Social and Communications at the inaugural UX Awards 2019. The winners were revealed at the black-tie gala awards ceremony which took place on Thursday June 20th at The Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin and Fota Island Resort were in good company with other winners on the night including Three Ireland, Musgrave and Storyful.
The UX Awards recognise and celebrate excellence across the UX community in Ireland over the past 18 months. The team at Fota Island Resort were applauded for demonstrating an outstanding user experience, true innovation and customer satisfaction across their social media and online communications of the Seek Christmas Experience 2018.
The Seek social and communications team led by Rebecca Murphy, digital marketer and community manager for The Fota Collection, was supported by a number of external partners and together with her colleagues created true Christmas magic online using social media, video and a variety of effective digital marketing strategies.
Speaking after the awards ceremony, Seamus Leahy Marketing Director at The Fota Collection said he was thrilled to see the hard work of his team recognised within the industry. “Every year our Christmas experience at Fota Island Resort has grown bigger and better but last year the team really excelled themselves. Not just by hosting the biggest Christmas experience in Ireland and breaking visitor records for the sixth year in a row, but the story they told online and across the national media landscape. This activity is testament to the hard work of Rebecca, her marketing colleagues and our external partners. Without their creativity, dedication and passion none of this would be possible. We are already gearing up for our 2019 Christmas experience and we just know it’s going to be the best one yet, both on and offline!”
All of the winners on the night were judged by an independent panel of experts drawn from both the brand and agency-side, from Ireland and abroad. The organisers of the UX Awards are Business River, the largest business community platform operating in the Irish market today.
 
[caption id="attachment_245577" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Rebecca Murphy, Digital Marketing and Community Manager at Fota Island Resort[/caption]
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www.100 festivals.ie celebrates our terrific region, did you know that there are over 150 events and festivals annually, that’s almost three a week! We decided to bring these festivals and events together in one brochure to show visitors, locals, neighbours and friends exactly what the region has to offer. There is a wealth of culture in […]

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