Our Awards celebrate the best examples of arts and business creative partnerships and the outstanding achievements of these collaborations throughout Northern Ireland.
Arts & Business NI are encouraging entries for business and arts partnerships which took place between 1st September 2019 – 31st March 2021.
Launching the Awards were Lee Cutler, Centre Manager, Forestside and Mary Nagele, Chief Executive, Arts & Business NI (photo credit: Aaron McCracken).
Forestside have just been announced as the new headline sponsor for the Arts & Business NI Awards, following on from Allianz, who kindly supported this flagship event for 14 years. You can read full details on this exciting announcement here.
Deadline for form completion is 12 noon, Friday 16th April 2021.
Awarded to a partnership where the business used the power of the arts to forge dynamic new connections with their community.
Awarded to an organisation that prioritised connecting and uplifting its staff by harnessing the power of the arts.
Awarded to an organisation that prioritised connecting and uplifting its staff and their families by harnessing the power of the arts.
This award celebrates a creative partnership which successfully supported good mental health and wellbeing.
Awarded to a partnership in which the business harnessed the power of the arts to strategically and creatively build the professional skills of their staff.
Awarded to a partnership that engaged the arts to strategically and creatively communicate the organisations’ brand and story, thus enabling them to creatively connect with their target markets.
Awarded to a business that has developed a new partnership with the arts to creatively meet its business objectives.
Inspirational Trustee is awarded to an individual who, in a voluntary capacity, has added outstanding benefit to an arts organisation in a governance role, perhaps through a formal professional development placement such as Board Bank or Young Professionals on Arts Boards.
Seven awards are open for entry above, with six additional awards being presented on the evening for the following categories.
In light of COVID-19 restrictions, the Arts & Business Awards 2021 will take place as a virtual ceremony in June 2021. Further details will be released in the coming months.
Arts & Business is generously supported by The Arts Council of Northern Ireland.