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Objective:

To recognise Wexford-based businesses which excel in harnessing the latest business thinking and technology to place them at the cutting edge online and in e-commerce.

 

Criteria:

  • Innovation in digital marketing
  • Engagement across social media platforms
  • Measurable e-commerce gains

 

Application Questions:

  1. Business Background

Briefly describe your business, including your vision, strategy, and staff roles.

What is unique about your brand and quality in products, services, or delivery mechanisms. Briefly outline your risk management strategy around cyber threats to your brand or financial controls

 

  1. Marketing Plan

Businesses are aware that marketing and keeping pace with technology and digital change is critical to success.

What is your overall online marketing strategy; how do you achieve competitive advantage online for your business products or service. Describe some offline activities that are included in your marketing plan?

 

  1. Digital Marketing

In terms of your digital sales and marketing activities, how do you measure business performance, presence, awareness, sales leads, conversions, engagement, and growth? Please include examples of campaigns to illustrate performance metrics.

Specifically, please explain how you create flow and clarity in your web design and layout. What is your web content objective, how often do you update copy/content to keep it relevant, how do you maximise search engine optimisation/keyword searches/ad word campaigns? Do you use a blog to drive traffic to your site?

 

  1. Social Media Strategy

Outline recent social media activities that positively impacted your business performance, and engagement.

Describe how you use different social media platforms in terms of imagery, video, content, key messages? Which platform secures the highest engagement and why?

 

  1. E-Commerce

Outline how your digital marketing and social media strategy impact on your e-commerce performance. Describe two recent campaigns that led to measurable impacts in online sales? What metrics do you use to measure conversions and sales?

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, and entrepreneurial characteristics with dynamic and measurable systems in place, to monitor performance, financial controls, marketing and sales growth will be taken into account.

 


Company/Individual Information

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

Detailed Information

Please give clear and concise information in each of the following areas. This criteria will form the basis of the judges decision.
Describe how you use different social media platforms in terms of imagery, video, content, key messages? Which platform secures the highest engagement and why?
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

Company/Individual Information

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

Detailed Information

Please give clear and concise information in each of the following areas. This criteria will form the basis of the judges decision.
Describe how you use different social media platforms in terms of imagery, video, content, key messages? Which platform secures the highest engagement and why?
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