Arts and Business Northern Ireland has launched the Allianz Arts & Business NI awards for 2015.
The Arts and Business awards recognise partnerships between arts organisations and businesses in a range of categories. Six awards will be presented to businesses, including two new categories entitled ‘New Sponsor Award’ and ‘Corporate Responsibility Award’.
The Awards are presented to local businesses that have demonstrated a creative approach to developing mutually beneficial partnerships with the arts throughout Northern Ireland. The Business of the Year Award will be awarded to a business that has excelled through integrating arts and culture through different facets of its business strategy.
A further new category entitled ‘Arts Board Member of the Year Award’ will be presented to an individual who in a voluntary capacity has added outstanding benefits to an organisation in a governance role.
Other awards include cultural branding, sustained partnership, employee engagement and community arts prize.
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Nomination forms are now available to download from the A&B NI website and deadline for completed nominations is Friday 29th August 2014. The Awards ceremony for the Allianz Arts & Business NI Awards will be held on 21st January 2015.