Allianz Business to Arts Awards 2017

Award Ceremony


The Allianz Business to Arts Awards is the largest arts and business networking event in the calendar. The 2017 Awards Ceremony will take place on Monday 4th September at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre.

The Awards will be presented by Minister for Finance, Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe, TD.

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Allianz Business to Arts Awards 2017, Judging Panel. Picture by Justin McInnes.

The Allianz Business to Arts Awards are judged by a panel of highly regarded industry professionals and experts, in a rigorous process developed over our 26 years of awards experience. Each application is scored independently by each judge, based on the development, activation, impact and innovation of each creative partnership. Judges cannot vote for their own organisation. The aim of the judging panel is to select the most innovative and impactful creative partnerships in Ireland, celebrating and promoting collaborations between the commercial and arts world.

This year’s Jury Panel include:

Cathy Burke, Head of Internal Communications, daa

Colin Martin, RHA Artist

Gavin McLoughlin, Business Correspondent, Sunday Independent

Fiona Clark, Festival Producer, Cork Film Festival

Gerard McNaughton, Chairman of Business to Arts, Retail Director of TileStyle

Marie Davis, Head of Google Marketing Solutions Ireland

Ray Yeates, Arts Officer, Dublin City Council

Robert McEvoy, Head of Market Management, Allianz


Highlights from the 2016 Awards Ceremony:


Organisations who attended the 2016 Awards include:

Abbey Theatre
Ability West
Age & Opportunity
AIB Group
Allianz Ireland
ARDEX Ireland
Arthur Cox
Arts & Business NI
Arts Council of Ireland
Arts Governance
axis: Ballymun
Ballet Ireland
Bank of Ireland Group
Behaviour & Attitudes Ltd
BIG HOUSE Festival
Block T
Blue Teapot Theatre Company
BNP Paribas
Bord na Móna
Bridge Street Studios
Brothers of Charity Services
Brown Bag Films
Butler Gallery
CanTeen Ireland
Ceramics Ireland
Chamber Choir Ireland
Chester Beatty Library
CHQ Dublin Limited
Children’s Books Ireland
Children’s University Hospital, Temple St
CIE Group
CISCO Systems
Clare County Council
Clare Memory Orchestra
Clonmel Junction Festival
Coca-Cola International Services
Communique International
Company of Words
Cork Opera House
Cork Printmakers
Culture Ireland
Davis Events
Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Department of the Taoiseach
Design & Crafts Council of Ireland
Diageo Ireland
Direct Medical
Disney Ireland
Dublin Airport Authority
Dublin City Council
Dublin Dance Festival
Dublin Fringe Festival
Dublin Institute of Technology
Dublin Port
Dublin Theatre Festival
Dulra Photography
Embassy of the United States of America
Empire Recruitment Ltd
Ernst & Young
Fighting Words
Fire Station Artists’ Studios
First Music Contact
Fishamble: The New Play Company
Fulbright Commission
Galway International Arts Festival
Google Ireland
Graphic Studio Dublin
Grayling PR
Helium Arts
Highlanes Gallery
Hilco Capital
HMV Xtra-Vision
IDA Ireland
Image Now
Independent Newspapers
Inform Psychological Services
Irish Architecture Foundation
Irish Baroque Orchestra
Irish Life Investment Managers
Irish Times Training
Kada KaBoom Arts
KBC Bank Ireland
KBC Great Music in Irish Houses
Kilkenny Arts Festival
Klawitter Theatre Group
Laya City Spectacular
Leadership Management International Ireland
Linenhall Arts Centre
Little Museum of Dublin
Louth Craftmark
McCann FitzGerald
McCloskey’s Traditional and Artisan Bakery
Mason Hayes & Curran
Mayo County Council
MERC Partners
Mermaid Arts Centre
MóLA Architecture
Music Generation
National Concert Hall
National Gallery of Ireland
National Museum of Ireland
National Print Museum
Newmarket Consulting
NHC Consulting
Office of Public Works
Opera Theatre Company
Pallas Projects
Pentacle the Virtual Business School
Philanthropy Ireland
Poetry Ireland
Project Arts Centre
Raglan Capital
Railway Procurement Agency
RDS Foundation
Retail Excellence Ireland
Ringsend College
Royal Dublin Society
Royal Irish Academy
RSM Farrell Grant Sparks
RTÉ Orchestras
S&K Elevators
Science Gallery Dublin
Science Gallery International
Simpson Design Management
Sky Arts
Sky Cat Laughs Comedy Festival
Sky Ireland
Social Entrepreneurs Ireland
Sticks and Stones
Tangible Ireland
Temple Bar Gallery + Studios
Tesco Ireland
The Ark
The Doyle Collection
The FKM Group
The Irish Times
The Liquor Rooms
The Lir Academy
The Performance Corporation
The Personal Boardroom
TileStyle Ltd
To Russia With Love
Towers Watson
Trinity College Dublin
Ulster Bank
University College Dublin
Vhi Healthcare
Vision Consulting
Vodafone Ireland Limited
XL Group
Year of Design 2015
Zoo Digital


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