Entry to the 2017 Bangor Business Awards has now CLOSED Good luck to all the entrants! Short-list will be announced on 14th & 21st September in The County Down Spectator with the WINNERS announced at a Gala event on Friday 13th October 2017 in the Clandeboye Lodge Hotel.


With a fabulous revamped Bangor town centre and renewed enthusiasm for the town in general, we felt it was absolutely the right time to focus on BANGOR and celebrate our local businesses, people and service. The awards are a vital part of the local Bangor business calendar and provide a real incentive for local businesses to be recognised for their commitment to growth, investment, customer service best practice and high standards.

18 award categories have been carefully selected to reflect the Bangor area and allow our local businesses to promote themselves and celebrate the many excellent business and individuals in Bangor. 



  • Judging and mystery shopping:

    From 29th August 2017 onwards

  • Shortlists announced via Spectator newspaper:

    Thursday 14th September 2017 (Part 1) and Thursday 21st September 2017 (Part 2)

  • Gala Awards Night

    Friday 13th October 2017


  • Ards and North Down Borough Council

    Welcome from Principal sponsor: Ards and North Down Borough Council 

    The Bangor Business Awards are a highlight of the business calendar and it is great to celebrate local success. The awards provide an opportunity to showcase both the individuals and businesses who are working hard to deliver for business users, customers, visitors and residents. The commitment, achievements and contribution to both the local and regional economies, deserve to be recognised –
    and that is what these awards are all about.

    Ards and North Down Borough Council is delighted to be principal sponsor and I look forward to acknowledging the excellence and celebrating the achievements of our many and varies business sectors.

    Councillor Robert Adair 

    Mayor of Ards and North Down