The finalists of the Belfast Telegraph Business Awards 2014, in association with British Airways, have been revealed ahead of the gala dinner on March 27.
The 10 categories received a record number of entries and the standard was exceptional, according to judging chairman John Simpson.
"The quality and the enthusiasm of entries continued to increase on previous years," he said.
"It's a tribute to the quality of business in Northern Ireland that as the economy recovers they are showing enormous promise as creators of wealth in Northern Ireland."
The winners will be revealed at the gala awards dinner on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at the Culloden Hotel.
A table of 10 is £900+Vat and individual places are £100+Vat.
For further information or to book a table contact Sarah Weir (JPR) on 028 9076 0066 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Excellence in Marketing sponsored by Ulster Business School
Excellence in Exporting sponsored by Danske Bank
Excellence in Development of Management and Leadership sponsored by the Department for Employment and Learning
Excellence in Innovation
Outstanding Service to Business sponsored by Begbies Traynor
Belfast Metropolitan College
Capita Managed IT Solutions
Best Use of Digital and/or Social Media
Culture Company 2013
Young Businessperson of the Year sponsored by Selective Travel Management
Cathal Grant – CGDM Ltd
Kate Speers – Ivory and Pearl
Mark Hutchinson – SJC Hutchinson Engineering
Excellence in Technology sponsored by Cleaver Fulton Rankin
Best Small / Medium Business sponsored by Invest Northern Ireland
AJ Power Ltd
Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility