Over 450 people turned out to the Lyrath Estate Hotel in Kilkenny to see the winners crowned.
The Lifetime Award went to Jim Bourke and the Presidents award went to Brian Cody and the Kilkenny Senior hurling team.
Among the other winners was Callan Dental for the customer service award and McDonalds for Employer of the year.
Here’s the award winners list in full
Agri Business of the Year Raheen-Na-Gun Stud
Craft Producer of the Year Bespoke & Co
Culture Heritage & Tourism Award Kilkenny Arts Festival
Customer Service Excellence Callan Dental
Emerging New Business Greensbridge Engineering
Employee of the Year Lucie Dowling (Pembroke Hotel)
Employer of the Year McDonald’s
The Environmental Award The Watershed
Excellence in Communications Kilkenny Arts Festival
Excellence in Hospitality The Newpark Hotel
Exporter of the Year Callan Bacon
Family Business of the Year Nolan’s Jewellers
Food & Drink Producer of the Year Natures Oils & Sauces
Innovation in Business TSSG
Intern in Business Patrick Ryan
Information & Communications Technology TSSG
Investment in Skills/Training/Staff Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel
Retailer of the Year Grogan & Brown
Service Provider of the Year Callan Dental
Small Business of the Year Brian Dunlop Architects