Design Showcase to host new craft awards
Nine finalists have made it though to the final round of the inaugural Business of Craft Awards being run as part of Showcase 2024.
The Local Enterprise Office (LEO) awards are open to all the LEO clients who are exhibiting at the event which runs from January 21 to 23.
The awards aim to celebrate business behind Irish craft and design products and have been broken into three categories: Best Newcomer, One to Watch and Sustainability Champion.
Showcase, held annually at the RDS in Dublin is Ireland’s biggest craft expo and one of the country’s largest international trade shows drawing buyers from Ireland, the UK, USA, mainland Europe, Asia and Africa.
More than 300 Irish brands are exhibited at the fair, including emerging Irish businesses supported by their Local Enterprise Offices. Showcase is for trade attendance only.
The awards will take place Monday, January 22 at Showcase in the RDS as part of the overall event.
The shortlisted companies were selected from the 105 Local Enterprise clients who will be exhibiting to national and international buyers across the three days.