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To recognise and celebrate the tenacity and drive it takes to be a solopreneur.



• Demonstrates innovation in your service or product, and your USP as a solopreneur.
• Demonstrates progression in own business and links to other businesses in the wider Wexford business environment.
• Demonstrates an awareness of the importance of incorporating sustainability into business practices.



  1. Briefly describe your business and what solution you provide to clients or customers? What is unique about your brand?
  2. Why did you choose to pursue the solopreneur route in business?
  3. What have been the key elements in your business’ growth to date? Do you set yourself performance targets and, if so, were your performance targets met in 2023? How did you measure this? Did you achieve any expansion/development plans?
  4. Detail how your business works with/collaborates with other businesses in your community (this can include offline and online, local and national, networking or mentoring).
  5. How did you market your business in 2023 – provide two examples. How did you measure success in your sales/marketing initiatives?
  6. Outline any sustainable practices your business implemented in the past year.

The above will be assessed in the context of the resources of the business.


Please note: Financial details will be requested at time of interview, and entrepreneurial characteristics with dynamic and measurable systems in place, to monitor performance, financial controls, marketing and sales growth will be taken into account.


County Wexford Best Solopreneur of the Year Award

County Wexford Best Solopreneur of the Year Award

Company/Individual Information

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Detailed Information

Please give clear and concise information in each of the following areas. This criteria will form the basis of the judges decision.
I hereby consent, if I am selected as a County Wexford Business Awards shortlisted applicant or winner, to the release and use of my name, business name, and photographs, which may be taken of me, and I agree that no compensation shall be due to me or my company for such usage. However, all competitive and financial information shall remain confidential unless I give express written approval for its release. Furthermore, I confirm that the information provided to and with this application is true and complete to the best of my knowledge and belief. I acknowledge that whilst every care has been taken to ensure that advice/feedback given on this programme is correct, neither County Wexford Chamber nor our sponsors will accept any responsibility for loss, damage, etc., arising from or occasioned by the implementation of such advice.

Completed application forms must be submitted online by 5.00pm on FRIDAY, 8 March 2024.
An independent judging panel will review all applications received and shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

ALL SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS MUST BE AVAILABLE FOR INTERVIEW ON THURSDAY, 11 April, at Clayton whites Hotel | Business Centre – time will be advised. Telephone Interviews are NOT an option.

County Wexford Business Awards Gala Ceremony
Friday, 24 May 2024| Clayton Whites Hotel, Abbey Street, Wexford
Dress: Black Tie
Drinks Reception: 6.45pm sharp
Seated: Promptly 7.30pm

Tickets: €120 plus VAT per person