Meet Our Sponsors

osborne recruitment


Sponsors of: Family Business of the Year 

Osborne are a multi award-winning, Irish owned recruitment consultancy with operations throughout Ireland and internationally. Our team of highly experienced, qualified, professional recruitment consultants in our M1 office, exclusively focus on partnering, servicing and supporting companies along the M1 Corridor and surrounding areas.

We specialise in Accountancy & Finance, Office & Secretarial, Technical, IT & Engineering, Multilingual and Executive Appointments on a permanent, contract or temporary basis.

Ph: 041-9865058

Irish Cement

Irish Cement Ltd

Sponsors of: SME (11+)

Irish Cement, part of CRH, is the market leader for the manufacture and supply of high quality bulk and bagged cement products. Together with technical support for our customers at home and abroad, Irish Cement has invested in the latest technology to ensure sustainable, efficient operations at our two modern manufacturing locations in Limerick and Platin.





Indaver is an established European waste management company, with over 30 years of business in Ireland. Our Meath Waste-to-Energy Facility, operational since 2011, is providing a local treatment solution for residual waste.

We have diverted over 1 million tonnes of waste from landfill and produced enough electricity to power 62,201 homes for 4 years.



Amazon Web Services

Sponsors of: Not for Profit 

“Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud computing platform. For over a decade, AWS has invested in developing cloud infrastructure and services in Ireland, generating economic growth of €1.45 billion per year, sustaining 8,700 jobs and unlocking export opportunities for more than 550 local suppliers.”

Hanley Energy

Hanley Energy


Hanley Energy are global innovators in Critical Power and Energy Management solutions, with a stable of world-class engineers shared between European headquarters in Ireland (County Meath) and North America (Ashburn, VA).

Our core capabilities cover the design, build, and commission of turnkey mission-critical solutions – delivering secure and reliable power from the grid all the way to the Hyperscale Data Center IT rack.

Our advisory capability guides customers through the challenges of technology transformation allowing the realisation of operational efficiencies underpinned by Lifecycle Management, Service and Maintenance.

In this way, we enable our clients to effectively manage their energy strategy, ensure 100% up-time and optimise their operational competitiveness.

Our approach is to develop trusted partnerships with clients, as a specialist integrator, ensuring excellent delivery coupled with cost-effective technology solutions.


Louth County Council

Sponsors of: Environmental & Diversity 

We are delighted to sponsor the “Hospitality & Tourism Excellence” category. Our vision is to increase visitors to this region by capitalising on our location within Ireland’s Ancient East, with Drogheda as the Gateway to the Boyne Valley, and by working in partnership to develop a world-class sustainable tourism experience. Congratulations to those nominated, we look forward to working in partnership with you in the future.


Local Enterprise Office Louth

Sponsors of: Emerging New Business (Start-Up)  

LEO Louth is delighted to sponsor the Best Rising Star/ Best Emerging Business category in the Northeast Business Excellence Annual Awards.

We play a central role in the economic well-being and growth of County Louth. We aim to promote entrepreneurship, foster business start-ups and develop existing micro and small businesses to drive job creation and to provide accessible high-quality supports that will enhance businesses in County Louth.


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CityNorth Hotel 


“CityNorth Hotel & Conference Centre is located on the M1 at Junction 7. Look no further than this ideal venue for your next meeting. Choose from 13 Conference & Meeting rooms.  With the capacity from 1 to 700 theatre style or 350 banquet style.

All rooms are equipped with professional conference essentials – high speed WIfi, LCD screens & projectors. With 128 luxury bedrooms & complimentary parking, CityNorth Hotel is the ideal location for residential conferences, one to one meetings, interviews, or corporate days out!”


paycheck plus

Paycheck Plus


Part of IRIS Software Group, Paycheck Plus is Ireland’s premier payroll provider.  Established 18 years ago, they have grown to be Ireland’s most reputable payroll bureau receiving global and domestic recognition for their capability and service delivery. By focusing on quality of service and the unique needs of each of their clients, they deliver a tailored service that achieves exceptional customer satisfaction levels resulting in a client retention rate of 96%.


M1 Drogheda Chamber Skillnet


M1Skillnet is sponsored by Drogheda & District Chamber. Our learning network provides subsidised training and development to local businesses across the region. In 2023 – the European Year of Skills, we can work together to meet the challenge represented by the scale and pace of change in the world of work. The focus of the European Year of Skills is lifelong learning and M1Skillnet is focused on investing and empowering people and businesses on their learning and development journeys. We are here to help companies to get the right skills for the right jobs.

Funding is available to support a wide range of upskilling and reskilling initiatives that meet the demands of a digital and green economy. We are committed to supporting regional growth and workforce development through the provision of quality, industry-led training. Our objective is to support the advancement of our member companies by identifying and addressing their technical and non-technical skills needs. Contact us today to learn more.

M1 Drogheda Chamber Skillnet is co-funded by Skillnet Ireland and member companies.




Sponsors of: Best Digital Presence 





Permanent TSB



coca cola Drogheda

Coca Cola Drogheda


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Boann Distillery

Sponsors of: Tourism in Business 



Sponsors of: SME 2-10


Wogan Build Centre 

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