Roadbridge is overall business winner at 2017 Limerick Chamber awards

Nick Rabbitts at the Strand Hotel

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Nick Rabbitts at the Strand Hotel

Roadbridge won the overall award for business at the year at the Limerick Chamber Regional Business Award

Roadbridge won the overall award for business at the year at the Limerick Chamber Regional Business Award

ROADBRIDGE has won the overall award for business at the year at the Limerick Chamber Regional Business Awards.

The Limerick-based building contractors specialising in roads, civil engineering and water waste management has been announced as the overall winner at the Limerick Chamber President’s Dinner in the Strand Hotel this Friday night.

The annual awards dinner, sponsored by LIT – of which the Limerick Leader is a media partner – is being attended by over 400 of the region’s top business leaders and government officials and featured a keynote address by Niall Gibbons, CEO of Tourism Ireland.

In addition to the other 11 business awards given out for special achievements at the dinner, a special President’s award was presented by President Ken Johnson to former finance minister Michael Noonan.

Limerick Chamber CEO, James Ring, said: “The competition extremely high this year, so every company that made the shortlist should be proud of its achievements. This year’s winners are a great example of the vibrant growing business community and excellent talent in our region.”

Presenting the award to Roadbridge, Limerick Chamber President Ken Johnson praised Roadbridge for its “innovative approach and continuous investment in its staff and services”.

“Roadbridge is a forward-looking company that has achieved significant growth through completing major projects in the transport, renewables and energy, utilities, commercial, industrial waste management and leisure sectors,” he said.

The full list of the 2017 Limerick Chamber Regional Business Awards winners is as follows: 

2017 Best Start-Up, sponsored by Limerick Institute of Technology: CloudCards

2017 Best Innovation (RD&I), sponsored by Innovate Limerick: ON Semiconductor

2017 Best SME of the Year, sponsored by Bank of Ireland: Conack Construction

2017 Best Large Business Award, Sponsored by HOMS Solicitors: Roadbridge

2017 Best Family Business, sponsored by AIB: Flannerys Bar

2017 CSR: Best Contribution to the Community Award, sponsored by Deloitte: Kirby Group

2017 Best Business Services Provider, sponsored by Action Point: H &MV Eng

2017 Best Retail or Food Service Award, sponsored by BDO, Tuscany Bistro

2017 Best Culture, Hospitality and Tourism Award, sponsored by Northern Trust: Hunt Museum

2017 Best Community & Voluntary Sector Organisation, sponsored by Limerick City & County Council: Limerick Suicide Watch

2017 Best Employer: Talent Development & Workplace Wellness Award, sponsored by VHI: HOMS

2017 Best Overall Business of the Year Award, sponsored by LIT: Roadbridge

2017 Limerick Chamber President’s Award: Mr Michael Noonan