Chapter 1 - Introduction
Anne Beggs, Director – Trade and Investment of Invest NI introduces delegates to today’s event and highlights export success of Northern Ireland companies and highlights her role as a judge on the Awards judging panel.
Chapter 2 - Economy Minister, Gordon Lyons, Welcome
Economy Minster, Gordon Lyons welcomes delegates to today’s event and highlights previous Northern Ireland winners of The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise.
Chapter 3 - Northern Ireland's history with The Queen's Awards for Enterprise
Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of County Antrim, David McCorkell provides a summary of Northern Ireland’s history with The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise and encourages businesses of all sizes to apply for the Awards.
Chapter 4 - Benefits that hosting a Queen’s Emblem can have for businesses
Nichola Bruno, Head of The Queen’s Awards Office and Will Ardnt, Deputy Head of The Queen’s Awards Office highlight the benefits that hosting a Queen’s Emblem can have for businesses. They also offer advice and guidance on how to successfully complete an application form.
Chapter 5 - Conclusion
This chapter concludes the event with a Panel Discussion featuring Gordon Brown, Kelvatek; Steven Murtland, FinTrU and Tom Connolly, EDGE Innovate along with Nichola Bruno, chaired by Anne Beggs.
The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise
The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are the most prestigious awards for UK businesses, recognising business excellence across the UK in Innovation, International Trade, Sustainable Development and Promoting Opportunity (through social mobility). In partnership with The Queen’s Awards Office, Invest NI recently hosted an Information Session highlighting the Awards to local businesses. This video tutorial is a recording of the event.