Guaranteed Irish Business Finalists Announced for Guaranteed Irish 50th Anniversary, proudly supported by PTSB.
Homevalue, part of United Hardware, Ireland’s leading DIY, Hardware, and Homeware group is delighted to be nominated in the E-Commerce category, sponsored by ESW at the third annual Guaranteed Irish Business Awards 2024, proudly supported by PTSB. The Awards ceremony will take place on Thursday, March 21st at The RDS and will celebrate Ireland’s leading businesses that support jobs, are committed to local communities, and contribute to Ireland, its people, and its economy.
Homevalue, with a network of over 90 Guaranteed Irish accredited stores nationwide are committed to providing the best range of products at the lowest price. Whether you are building, repairing, improving, furnishing, or decorating your home, Homevalue has got you covered. Homeowners, DIY enthusiasts and professional tradespeople alike know that Homevalue means real value and real expertise. Homevalue.ie is their dedicated online store, providing customers with the convenience of accessing an extensive product range from the comfort of their home. Their online store boasts over 5,000 products, offering a diverse selection across categories such as DIY and painting, building, gardening, homewares and much more.
MC’d by business broadcaster and comedian, Oliver Callan, the third annual Guaranteed Irish Business Awards is combined with a gala ball to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Guaranteed Irish. The Awards will recognise and reward the success and resilience of both homegrown and multinational businesses across various sector categories.
An independent panel of distinguished industry leaders from names including Matheson, An Post, 30% Club, Viatel Technology Group, FBD Insurance, IDA Ireland, Bord Bia, Sisk Group, Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI), and Design & Crafts Council Ireland (DCCI) had the tough task of shortlisting a total of 171 finalists after whittling down hundreds of entries.
Brid O’Connell CEO Guaranteed Irish said, “2024 is a little more special for Guaranteed Irish winners as we celebrate our 50th anniversary. The calibre of entries for this year’s awards was remarkable, in terms of quality and numbers. We received at increase of 70% on entries. We look forward to celebrating the incredible contribution Guaranteed Irish businesses make to Ireland and international markets, with the continued support of proud title sponsor of the Awards PTSB for a third consecutive year. Congratulations to all of our finalists. Our Business Awards to date have been a tremendous success, our nominees and award winners went on to achieve phenomenal success last year, from building brand awareness, to securing investment, and expanding globally. We were delighted to welcome those businesses to the growing membership of the Guaranteed Irish Alumni Community and look forward to what the New Year will bring for our 2024 finalists.”
Speaking to the nomination, Paul Candon, CEO at Homevalue said: “We’re delighted to be nominated for this award. Homevalue has recently launched a brand-new website to increase the reach of member stores across the country, and to allow customers to more easily access our range of stores and services. At the core of this, we are proud to showcase our membership of Guaranteed Irish and use of the G to support local stores operating within their respective communities and championing local Irish products and materials. We’re looking forward to the awards and wish all nominees the best of luck.”
The shortlist for the E-Commerce award, sponsored by ESW, are as follows:
- Donegal Bees
- GROUND Wellbeing
- Hemp Heros
- Kinsale Mead Co.
- United Hardware – Homevalue.ie
Visit http://www.guaranteedirish.ie/giba to view the full Shortlist and for further information.
About Guaranteed Irish:
Guaranteed Irish is a national organisation that supports all businesses in Ireland (home-grown and international) that support jobs, communities, and provenance. Around for 50 years, the iconic symbol is synonymous with trust and provenance.
The not-for-profit collection of businesses that support each other has been championing business based in Ireland since 1974. The official Guaranteed Irish licenced mark is awarded to businesses based in Ireland that support sustainable jobs, contribute to our local communities, and are committed to Irish provenance. Guaranteed Irish currently backs over 2,000 business members, employing 150,000 people across Ireland, generating an annual combined Irish turnover of over €15bn and a global turnover of over €50bn.