On Friday, 23rd of February, the annual Waterford Business Awards will take place in Faithlegg House Hotel in association with Waterford Chamber, WLR and Waterford City and County Council , celebrating the best in Waterford business across 10 categories. In each category, 3 local businesses are shortlisted, and every day on WLR in the lead up to the gala awards ceremony, we’ll be putting the spotlight on a different awards category.
Today it’s Emerging New Business sponsored by Waterford City Enterprise Centre, and the shortlist is:
GREENWAY WATERFORD BIKE HIRE
Greenway Waterford Bike Hire, owned by Donal & Nora Jacob, operate a quality, great value bike hire service on Waterford’s Greenway. Conveniently located at the WIT Arena, where there are over 300 free car parking spaces, a café and direct access onto the Greenway, it’s the perfect place to begin your beautiful journey on Waterford’s newest tourist offering. Catering to individuals, families, work and school groups, as well as clubs, and local and international students, Greenway Waterford Bike Hire is the perfect choice when planning your Waterford Greenway adventure.
HIGHTOWER TRIPOD PAINTING SYSTEM
The HighTower Tripod Painting System is a painting system that is height adjustable with a wheeled tripod and the creation of entrepreneur Keith McGrory, a registered house builder and qualified construction quantity surveyor. As a result, Keith understands how physically demanding it can be when undertaking house remodelling and redecorating and created the system to allow hassle free painting at a height and at ground level. All your tools and paint are within easy reach reducing the need to climb up and down the ladder to retrieve more paint or tools. Hightower offers all painters and decorators a safer, faster, hassle-free way to work.
Partyrock Travel are an Event Management company creating tailor-made sports, clubbing, festival, hen and stag and eco-tourism packages for events in Ireland and throughout the world. In just over two years, Partyrock Travel now have an audience of over 15,000 people through their Facebook business page, secured the exclusive Irish, UK and European ticket rights to the €4 billion-valued UFC Franchise and most recently became the official Irish Travel Partner of Tomorrowland – the world’s largest electronic dance festival which takes place in Belgium every year and attracts an audience of over 400,000 people.
To find out more about each of the nominees in this category, listen to Déise Today every morning from 10am-midday to hear interviews with the business owners and check out more videos on WLR’s Facebook and on the dedicated page on WLRFM.com