About the Awards

The Marine and Natural Resources Awards seeks to find the businesses and enterprises who are responsibly harvesting our natural resources for the benefit of future generations and the continued well-being of the Irish economy while operating to world-class standards.

The gala awards ceremony and dinner takes place on Thursday, September 27th, at the Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin.

The Marine and Natural Resources Awards represent a significant expansion of the Marine Industry Awards. Other awards programmes developed by this team include the Green Awards, Agribusiness Awards, The Food & Beverage Wholesale Distribution Awards, and The International Food & Drink Trade Awards, amongst many others.

The awards are organised under the auspices of Ireland’s most respected forum for the furthering, nurturing and encouraging sustainable development of the environment for economic success.

The Green Awards pioneered the need to encourage sustainable business in Ireland and during the past decade the have been judged by international experts from over 20 different nations including USA, China, Europe and Russia and recognised the success of over 250 businesses.

The high standard of the Green Awards, which has been internationally recognised, and their track record in attracting judges of repute from all over the globe, makes it the most authoritative partner to the expanded Marine and Natural Resources Awards programme.

The Irish Times online will continue as communications partner to the event, as a news organisation with an international reputation coverage on the digital platform provides global reach for all key communications requirements.

The winners and shortlisted companies can tell their national and international clients and partners of their success by directing them to the online coverage in the Irish Times.

Apart from the above national award programmes we have also founded a further 30 award programmes, meetings and events across a diverse range of business sectors:

Entertainment & Leisure | Science & Technology | Pharmachem | Life Sciences | Media & Marketing | Sustainability | Legal & Finance | Construction | Agribusiness | Aviation | Marine | Property Development | Architecture | Fit Out | Facilities Management

Over 12,000 senior business executives attend these events annually.

Our awards are supported by 70% of Ireland’s Top 1000 companies.


It is free to enter our awards and the judging process will be overseen by an independent panel of experts drawn from the trade, academia and other stakeholder groups.

To find out how you can make a submission please contact our Entry Team Leaders.

For sponsorship enquiries, contact Kevin O'Driscoll:

kevin@businessriver.com - 01 407 0594

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