Celebrating All Things Digital in Cork!

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September 28, 2018
Celebrating All Things Digital in Cork!

Cork’s Digital Champions were celebrated at the Cork Chamber Skillnet Digital Marketing Awards this evening in Rochestown Park Hotel.

In a room full of 260 inspiring digital and social media leaders, the Awards recognised the innovative and creative approaches that Cork businesses are bringing to all digital platforms.

All forms of digital marketing were feted, including Website, Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.  The best use of digital marketing to showcase Cork and the best use of digital marketing for the greater good was also celebrated. This year saw Cork Airport declared the overall 2018 Cork Digital Marketing Champion.

Commenting at the Awards, Paula Cogan, Cork Chamber Vice-President, said:
“We are delighted to honour the digital success of the skilled and talented Cork workforce. Cork Chamber’s mission is to make Cork the best place for business, and it is clear from these Awards that Cork companies are driving a thriving digital economy and changing how we do business, locally, regionally and nationally.”

Seamus White of Granite Digital; Overall Sponsor of the Awards added: “Cork’s Digital Marketing Awards are the premier event in Cork recognising digital success. Digital marketing has become an essential ingredient in the success of any business. An awards program like this recognises creativity and innovation ensuring that the natural competitiveness of Cork businesses is rewarded. For Granite we are delighted to support Cork Chamber's huge effort in making these awards what they are, and we offer a huge congratulations to Cork Airport, this year’s Overall Digital Marketing Champion.”

“Each year, since launching in 2013, we continue to be astounded by the calibre and standard of the work being done in Cork’s digital landscape. This year has been the toughest for judges, with the quality shortlisted candidates sending a serious signal about how great/creative Cork companies are in the digital space and as a group we are all making each other even better” Aoife Dunne, Cork Chamber Skillnet Training Manager, concluded.

Cork Digital Marketing Awards 2018 Winners:
1              Best Website – New Business: Procuro Therapy Clinic
2              Best Website – Small Business: Elite Pilates
3              Best Website – Medium Business: StatSols
4              Best Website – Large Business: Ronan Daly Jermyn
5              Best E-Commerce Website: Imperial Hotel
6              Best Use of Instagram – 30 or less employees: Yay Cork
7              Best Use of Instagram – 30 or more employees: Cork Airport
8              Best Use of Twitter – 20 or less employees: Pairc Uí Chaoimh
9              Best Use of Twitter – 20 or more employees: Cork Airport
10           Best Use of Video – less than 30 employees: Finbarr Galvin/Like Communications
11           Best Use of Video – 30 or more employees: Laya Healthcare
12           Best Use of Facebook – New Business: Fota Island Adventure
13           Best Use of Facebook – Small Business: D&D Detailing
14           Best Use of Facebook – Medium Business: Glavloc Build Systems
15           Best Use of Facebook – Large Business: Cork City Fire Brigade
16           Best Digital Marketing Campaign: Black Dog Bar & Nightclub
17           Best Use of Digital Marketing to Showcase Cork: EazyCity
18           Best Use of Digital Marketing for the Greater Good: Himalaya Yoga
Overall Digital Marketing Champion 2018: Cork Airport