We are delighted to announce that three local companies are finalists in the County Carlow Digital Awards 2023.

Finalists are Butler’s Organic Eggs “Digital in Tourism Category”, Cullen Nurseries, “Digital in Manufacturing Category” and Ballyshane Irish Wood Design “Digital in Export Category” All three companies are also up for the “People’s Choice Award” and need your  VOTE NOW.

The Awards aim to acknowledge and promote SMEs based in County Carlow who has developed their digital and web marketing platforms as part of their product offering. The Awards are open to recipients of Trading Online Vouchers and SMEs with less than 10 full-time employees based in County Carlow.
The winner of each of the six categories will receive:
·        €500 cash prize
·        A trophy
The overall winner will receive €1,000 cash
·        All winning businesses will benefit from being featured in the Business Post.
Each category will have up to 4 shortlisted entrants who will receive an independent evaluation of their Digital Offering by independent expert judges. This will provide valuable feedback to help benchmark the businesses against other industry Digital Offering.
Websites will be judged on:
·        Design
·        Ease of use
·        Copywriting
·        Interactivity
·        Use of technology
·        Impact & Benefit
·        Innovation
·        Content
The award categories are:
·        Digital in Export
This Award recognises and rewards company who has utilized digital to best promote and develop its business to export markets.
·        Digital in Professional Services
This Award recognises and rewards the company that best promotes and develops its business using Digital its business in providing customized, knowledge-based services to clients
·        Digital in Consumer Services
This Award recognises and rewards the business which best promotes and develops its offering to address the wants and needs of individual customers by using digital tools
·        Digital in Manufacturing
This Award recognises and rewards a business that has utilized digital tools to develop and enhance their products and services.
·        Digital in Tourism
This Award recognises and rewards a company that promotes the best consumer experience within the tourism sector.
·        The People’s Choice Award
The People’s Champion! All shortlisted entries will participate in a public vote held on the Carlow LEO Facebook Account.
·        Overall Winner
This Award goes to the website which is judged to be the overall best overall Digital Company
Best of luck to Butler’s Organic Eggs, Cullen Nurseries & Ballyshane Irish Wood Design in the final.