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Celebrating the National Consumer Awards

Celebrating the National Consumer Awards
Simon Moynihan

Simon Moynihan

Staff Writer

Last call for entries! The National Consumer Awards will recognise excellence in customer value by shining a light on, and celebrating the best products and services available to Ireland's 2 million households.

Since announcing that the first ever Awards would take place on 30th March 2017, we’ve been delighted by the overwhelmingly positive response!

The Awards, which will be held in the historic Round Room of Dublin’s Mansion House, will celebrate excellence in customer value across 13 important consumer product categories.

The decision to host this the Awards was made to recognise the quality, choice, and particularly the value of the products and services now available to Irish households - and to highlight the excellence which can be seen through innovation, price, and the service.

With so many products and features available to Irish households now, navigating and choosing the right ones isn’t always easy - and we know this as well as anyone. It why thousands of Irish households turn to every month to help them choose the right products and make the right financial choices. Awards Keynote Speaker

It’s also why we’ve worked hard to find the right keynote speaker for the Awards. Someone who truly understands the market, has analysed and studied it, it and is known for insightful findings and results.

We’re delighted to have found a terrific speaker who has agreed to join us as we celebrate the best in customer value, and this great keynote be announced after entries close on Monday 20th February, so watch this space!

The Awards Entries

We are accepting nominations from consumer-facing organisations in Ireland that go above and beyond for their customers.

We’ve added a short extension to the entry deadline, and will accept nominations until Monday 20th February at 12pm. Nominations can be submitted through

The Awards Ceremony

The Awards will kick off at 6:30pm in the fabulous Round Room of the Mansion House on Thursday March 30th. It’s a black-tie affair, as befits the venue and the celebration of excellence! The evening will be hosted by RTÉ’s Joe Duffy, and Chairman of the Judging Panel Bobby Kerr will say a few words. There’ll be dinner, music, and we’ll round out the evening with a keynote from our exciting speaker.

The Awards Categories

The Awards are free to enter, and there is still a little time for those last-minuters to get their nominations in!

Here are the categories:
Best Value Current Account
Best Value First-time Buyer Mortgage
Best Value Switcher Mortgage
Best in Mortgage Protection Insurance
Best TV Only Deal
Best Broadband Only Deal
Best Broadband Bundle
Best Energy Deal
Best Innovation in Energy
Best Customer Service – to be selected by Consumer Panel
Best Online Customer Service Team
Best Digital Marketing Campaign
Best Consumer Business 2017 (Grand Prix)

Enter at:

Offering a few words about the Awards, Managing Director, David Kerr said: “With over 1 million users per year, our mission at is to help Irish households find the very best value for money and service in energy, broadband & TV, insurance and banking. This is important to individual households and also to the competitiveness of our national economy. We aim to drive a culture of excellence by shining a light on, and celebrating the best of consumer value and service nationally.”


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