ANNOUNCED: County Carlow Web Awards 2021

The Carlow County Council Local Business Office is delighted to announce that together with IT Carlow, The Business Post and Content Plan, they are hosting Carlow’s very first Web Awards on March 7, 2022.

The awards aim to recognize and promote County Carlow-based SMEs that have developed their digital and web marketing platforms as part of their product offering. The awards are open to online voucher recipients and SMEs with less than 10 full-time employees based in County Carlow.

The winner of each of the six categories will receive:
· € 1,500 in business development funding for technical advice, photography and marketing.
· A trophy
The big winner will receive € 1,500 in cash
· All winning companies will benefit from being featured in the Business Post.

Each category will have up to 4 shortlisted candidates who will receive an independent assessment of their website by independent expert judges. This will provide valuable feedback to help you benchmark your efforts against other websites in the design industry.

Websites will be judged on:


· Ease of use

· Writing


Use of technology

Impact & Benefit


· Contents

The award categories are:

Best export site
This prize rewards and rewards the website that best promotes its activity on the export markets.

Best Professional Services Website
This award recognizes and rewards the website that best promotes their business by providing personalized and knowledge-based services to customers.

Best consumer service website
This award recognizes and rewards the website that best promotes its offering to meet the wants and needs of individual customers.

Best manufacturing website
This award recognizes and rewards the website that demonstrates best practices in web design techniques in the manufacturing industry.

Best tourism website
This prize rewards and rewards the website which promotes the best consumer experience in the tourism sector.

The People’s Choice Award
The people’s champion! All shortlisted candidates will participate in a public vote organized on the Carlow LEO Facebook account.

General winner
This award is given to the website that is considered the best website overall.

Registration is open from October 21, 2021 to January 31, 2022. Finalists will receive 2 free tickets to the County Carlow Web Awards which will be held at the Ballykealey House Hotel on March 7, 2022 at 6:00 PM.

For more information, contact LEO Carlow on 059 91 29783 or visit Carlow local business

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