We are absolutely delighted to be bringing the awards back to Bangor this year! This will be our 17th consecutive year of the awards and we can confirm that the Gala Awards night will take place on Friday 13th October 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.

Take a look through our fabulous new website and enter before the closing date of Monday 28ththAugust 2017. Best of luck to all entrants and we’ll see you on the 13thOctober!

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. The awards are FREE to enter. Please do take a look through all the categories and see what suits you. 

You can enter as many categories as you like, so please support the awards and have a go!



  • Open for entries:

    From Wednesday 26th July 2017 onwards

  • Closing Date:

    12 midnight, Monday 28th August 2017

  • 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