About the Awards

The Operational Excellence Awards aim to honour and acknowledge individuals, teams, and organisations committed to achieving operational excellence and driving business transformation.

With a longstanding commitment to Operational Excellence across its award programmes, BusinessRiver annually brings together Op Ex professionals and teams from over 20 sectors to celebrate outstanding operational achievements in Ireland.

As the driving force behind renowned events like the Pharma Industry Awards, Green Awards, HR Leadership & Management Awards, Irish Construction Industry Awards, and Education Awards, BusinessRiver has established itself as a leader in organisation excellence across various industries.

In addition to these national award programmes, BusinessRiver has pioneered 25 additional award programmes, meetings, and events spanning diverse business sectors such as Entertainment & Leisure, Science & Technology, Pharmachem, Life Sciences, Media & Marketing, Sustainability, Legal & Finance, Construction, Agribusiness, Aviation, Marine, Property Development, Architecture, Fit Out, and Facilities Management.

For a comprehensive overview of our award activities and expertise, please visit our website and our Irish Times communications page. All shortlisted finalists and award winners will receive national exposure through The Irish Times Online, our Communications Partner for the Operational Excellence Awards.

Entry into the Operational Excellence Awards is free, with a wide range of award categories available. Submissions will be evaluated by an independent judging panel comprising experts from the industry, academia, and the wider stakeholder community, ensuring transparency and rigor in the judging process.

To learn more about submission guidelines, please reach out to our Entry Team Leaders.

About the Awards