Saturday, December 4, 2010

SWIBNERS - Achievement awards. 2010 Winners

It's important to celebrate success and awards are one way in which SWIBN can acknowledge the creative challenge that is growing and developing a business. We were delighted to introduce the SWIBNERS and to celebrate all the nominees at our Christmas event on December 14th. We would like to thank all those who participated by telling us who stood out in 2010.

  1. Innovation award Winner: Karin Ward, Kardemumma Tea and Coffees.


Susan Monahan; Flatiron distribution; online production creation

Georgina Sleng; Once Upon a Time, celebration cakes and novelty cake designers

Sabine Walsh; SW mediation

Sarah Healy; The Cake Lady, wedding and novelty cakes and

2.Eco / Green business Award Winner: Patricia Gardiner; Walking Matters which engages communities to improve the quality of walking in towns


Colette Hamilton; legginit; social training log for runners, walkers, cycliists, swimmers and triathletes

Prannie Rhatigan; successful launch of her book Irish Seaweed Kitchen

3. Best Response to Economic Downturn Winner: Brid Torrades; Tobergal Lane, addition of crafts shop and showcasing local food producers, designers and artists


Shirley Foley; NW physiotherapy, development of social media marketing to build her business

Rachel Quinn; development of Made in Sligo crafts group

Joan Ward; Sligo Office Supplies

4. Personal Achievement Award Winner: Susan Monahan; Flatiron distribution and Bourke Property Management


Karin Ward; Kardemumma

Georgina Sleng;Once Upon A Time, Celebration cakes

Grainne Gilmartin; Wellness Centre

Happy Christmas to you all and we look forward to seeing you at our first event of 2011, Tuesday 25th January