BIM Awards 2016 – Celebrating the Best in the Irish Seafood Sector

We are delighted to announce the inaugural BIM Awards 2016 – celebrating the best in the Irish Seafood Sector.

The aim of the Awards is to celebrate and highlight excellence in Ireland’s seafood industry.

The closing date for entries has now passed. Thanks to everyone who entered. 

The judges will now look to identify the businesses and individuals who excel in the areas of Skills, Sustainability, innovation and Competitiveness across the fishing, aquaculture and seafood processing sectors.

Meet our Panel of Expert Judges

The winners will be announced at a Gala evening on November 17th 2016 in the Clayton Hotel, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.

The Awards ceremony will be compered by renowned sports journalist and broadcaster, Des Cahill.  A former Jacob’s Award Winner, Des has presented numerous sports and light entertainment programmes. Des was named "Ireland's Most Influential Journalist on Twitter" in 2015 & 2016 and he recently won Irish Broadcasting's Hall of Fame Award at this year's PPI Awards and broadcast on his 8th Olympic Games at Rio 2016.

Please note the Awards evening is an invite-only event.


National Seafood Awards photo shoot

Award Categories

Read about the four categories:

Contact us

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