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Objective

To recognize Wexford businesses which excel in harnessing the latest business thinking and technology to keep them at the cutting edge of e-commerce trading.

 

Criteria:

  • Tell us about how your business operates on-line. Demonstrate the uniqueness of your brand and quality in products, services or delivery mechanisms. How do they bring added value to your business performance, productivity, customer engagement or customer satisfaction.
  • Highlight the benefits generated by your on-line business for the wider community, locally, regionally or nationally.
  • Showcase details of any collaborative working arrangements, joint ventures, or other initiatives undertaken with other County Wexford regional, national, or international businesses, organisations, clubs, societies.
  • Outline your management or quality control system, formal and informal, that ensure the high standard of consistent delivery of your on-line product or service and monitoring of customer feedback and engagement levels.
  • Outline details of your staff training and development programmes or investment in harnessing the skills, knowledge, competencies and resources of industry best practice or other improvements in the past 12 months.
  • Tell us about your sales and marketing activities, both online and offline, that demonstrate business performance, presence, awareness, sales leads, conversions and growth. Please provide details on how you measure success.
  • What is your e-commerce business strategy? Briefly outline your vision and tell us about your management/operational systems, business planning, risk management, cost control, financial management, performance targets, measurement tools, sustainability measures, expansion/development plans.

 

The above will be assessed in the context of the size and resources of the business

Please note: Financial details will be requested at time of interview


Company/Individual Information

Note – please use company name you wish to be used in publicity

Business Criteria

Please give clear and concise information in each of the following areas. This criteria will form the basis of the judges decision.
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I hereby consent, if I am selected as a 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 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 pm on FRIDAY 13th April 2018.
An independent judging panel will review all applications received. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by FRIDAY 20th April 2018 and ALL SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS MUST BE AVAILABLE FOR INTERVIEW ON WEDNESDAY 25th April 2018 – time and venue will be advised. Phone Interviews are NOT an option.
Wexford Business Awards Gala Ceremony
Friday, 25th May 2018| Clayton Whites Hotel, Abbey Street, Wexford
Wine Reception 6.45 pm sharp
Seated promptly 7.30 pm
MC: Colm O’Regan
Music: Corner Boy
Dress Black Tie
Tickets €95.00 plus VAT each
Corporate Tables of 10 €855 plus VAT