Here are the shortlisted finalists for the Kells Chamber Business Awards, which will be presented at the President's Ball in the Headfort Arms on Saturday February 22nd. The finalists in the Best Retail Outlet category are: Dunnes The Premier House, Kells Bookshop, Carrs Centra, Lynch's Pharmacy and Making Your Wine. The Best Business for Business in Kells Award is in line with the Chamber’s ‘Keep It Kells’ campaign and will go to the business judged to be the best supporter of fellow businesses in Kells. Up for this award are Fit Factory, Muldoon’s Pub and Cooper Insulation. The shortlist for the Business Putting Kells on the Map includes the Hay Festival Kells, Gary O'Meara of Kells Enterprise & Technology Centre, Kilbeg Dairies and Bank of Ireland, Kells. This award will go to a business that has been successful on a national or international level and has raised the profile of Kells at home and abroad. The Best Marketing Promotion award nominees are Tommy Dowd Oil, Headfort Golf Club and ifindparts.com This category aims to acknowledge a business that is particularly creative and innovative when it comes to marketing, public relations and social media. Well done to all and the best of luck. Read the Meath Chronicle article here.
The Kells & District Chamber President's Ball & Business Awards will take place on Saturday February 22nd in the Headfort Arms Hotel. Our special guest on the night will be Mr. Eddie Downey - newly elected President of the Irish Farmers’ Association. We are also holding our biennial Business Awards on the night. There are four award categories to choose from: Best Retail Outlet, Best Business for Business in Kells, The Business That Is Putting Kells on the Map and a Marketing & Promotion Award. All businesses are welcome to enter - please contact the Chamber Office for an application form or download it here Tickets for the black-tie event - including a four-course dinner, wine and live music are priced at €65 each. Book your tickets now with the Chamber office – phone 046 924 0055. View the poster here.
The heritage town of Kells is a wonderful place to work, live or visit. Its rich Monastic legacy makes it quite unique and it is part of the 'Boyne Valley Region' - one of the Top 10 Destinations in Ireland, as marketed by Fáilte Ireland abroad. It boasts two world-class golf courses in Headfort Golf Club, alongside the imposing Headfort House and the Blackwater River. We are an outstanding location for business and we have a state of the art Business Park with broadband and Bord Gais pipeline. Kells is an excellent location for tourists: we are only 45 minutes from Dublin and offer a great central base for touring County Meath. Need more convincing? Here are some more good reasons to choose Kells as a place to live, work or visit.
The Kells & District Tourism Forum can help you plan an itinerary for your group, small or large. The group has a huge amount of experience in this area and will make sure to listen to your requirements and provide you with a plan that will enable you to get the best out of your experience in Kells.
From conferencing facilities to half-day to full-day heritage itineraries, Kells is the ideal place to locate yourself - and is a mere 45 minutes drive from Dublin/Dublin Airport and easily accessible from the rest of the country.
Put yourself in their capable hands to see the rich heritage of Kells. The Tourism Forum can help you with your transport arrangements if necessary, and organise suitable accommodation, restaurants and refreshments when you arrive in Kells.
Contact Kells Tourism Forum now to see what they can organise for you in 2014.
Following last year's hugely successful and award-winning inaugural Hay Festival Kells, we are pleased to announce that the dates have been set for this year's Festival - July 3rd to 6th 2014. Read more about last year's Festival and stay up-to-date with this year's announcements on the official website - or keep an eye on the Facebook page.