The Export - Import Business Awards

The EXIM Hero Awards will celebrate and recognise the achievements of businesses in Ireland who are excelling in international business and trade. The awards represent a unique opportunity for businesses of all sizes to compete across six categories and to be crowned an EXIM Hero.

Applications Have Now Closed!

Why Enter the EXIM Hero Awards?

Have your achievements in business recognised from a judging panel of respected Business Leaders.


We have 6 general categories, ensuring that the awards will be accesible to all companies operating within the export - import industry both offline and online


Entering such awards will require a team effort and build a sense of achievement as your put together your application acknowledging the achievements your company has attained and recognising the contribution of your staff.

Receiving an award that acknowledges your excellence in a category will provide a distinct competitive advantage over your rivals.


Have your success and achievements communicated through our various marketing communications across traditional and digital media, providing invaluable brand exposure.


Finalists will have the opportunity to attend an award ceremony at the EXIM Summit which will attract 500+ industry peers from Ireland and abroad. This ceremony will provide an opportunity to network with a variety of finalists, attendees and our judging panel.

The Judging Panel

Dr. Briga Hynes

Director in International Entrepreneurship Management, University of Limerick


Stephen Brewer

Former CEO of Eircell/Digicel & highly experienced international business consultant


Bryan Maybury

A highly experienced international business entrepreneur, mentor and CEO of Bibio Consultants


Susan Barrett

Chairman at Ireland China Business Association & CEO of Select Ireland


Donald Fitzmaurice

CEO and Founder of Brandtone, a Dublin based Micro-multinational