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Aisling Awards 2018

October 18

22nd Annual Aisling Awards

Europa Hotel

Thursday 18 October 2018


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Celebrating 22 Years of the Aisling Awards


Aisling Awards 2018 Category

Now in its 22nd year, the inspirational Aisling Awards remain the biggest and most ambitious awards ceremony in Belfast, rightly dubbed the “Belfast Oscars”.
Guest speakers have included Black Civil Rights Leader Rev Jesse Jackson, President of the New York City Council Christine Quinn, President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, Minister Martin McGuinness, John Hume and Taoiseach Enda Kenny.
Honouring champions of the changing city in a range of fields, from business to the arts, the Aisling Awards have been proudly supported by Open University, The Kennedy Centre, Ulster Bank, Ulster University, Belfast International Airport and Movie House Cinemas to name a few.
Award Categories:
  • The Positive Belfast Award
    Awarded to those community organisations and leaders who are striving to leave a constructive and lasting impression on an ever-changing city.
  • Outstanding Achievement in Education Award
    Celebrating the school, college or educational project that has made the biggest impact in the city over the past year.
  • The Outstanding Achievement in Sport Award
    Voted by the public and presented every year to the person or team that gave us our biggest sporting memories over the past 12 months.
  • The Culture and Arts Award
    This highly contested award reflects the diversity and talent on offer across the city’s burgeoning and exciting arts scene.
  • The Outstanding Contribution to the Irish Language Award
    Celebrating the vibrancy and uniqueness which the Irish language brings to the city of Belfast this award will honour a person who works tirelessly to pioneer the language.
  • The Small Business Big Impact Award
    Small businesses are the backbone of the Belfast economy and we will be recognising the small business in the city which is making the biggest contribution.
  • The Fáilte Award for Hospitality and Tourism
    Celebrating the business that is making the biggest impact in one of the city’s fastest growing sectors.
  • Roll of Honour Award
  • The Aisling Person of the Year Award
  • The Peoples Choice Award
    Awarded to one of the 2018 shortlisted honourees, the winner will be the organisation/person with the biggest amount of votes placed online.
    Sponsored by TG4.


The Small Business-Big Impact Aisling Award 2018

We welcome applications from small businesses from across Belfast which boast between five and 50 people.
Great companies are built by great people. Therefore each nomination must be for an entrepreneur who has founded or now leads the small business as well as  the company itself.
The 2018 Small Business-Big Impact Aisling Award will be presented to the best of four short-listed companies, as decided by the judging panel.
For more information, contact Orlaith Adams, [email protected], 028-9061 1916.


Tables and Tickets

Single Ticket £180.00

Pair of Tickets £300.00

Table of 10 £1440.00

Table of 10(with restricted view) £900.00

Charity/Community Rate £1140.00


All tickets include
4 course meal
4 bottles of wine per table
Champagne reception
Entertainment by Soultown Grove

Prices Including VAT

*10% off all ticket prices if booked before 31st August*


To purchase a table or tickets please contact Orlaith Carland on 02890 611916 or email: [email protected]




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