Sports Business of the Year


To reward sustained excellence by an established sport business on the island of Ireland that has delivered innovation, growth and leadership in the industry by creating a product or service which is truly original and addressing a gap in the market.


  • Evidence of commitment to innovation and continuous investment and expansion that has delivered growth in revenue, operating income, employment and/or overall performance
  • Demonstrate engagement with and impact on the sport sector
  • Overall performance and development of the business over a short period of time
  • Trading more than 3 years
  • Demonstrate long-term vision with regard to sustainable business growth and job creation

The winner of this category will be picked by the Federation of Irish Sport Judges.