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2017 BEST Awards - Sponsors
The Colleges Northern Ireland BEST Awards have grown to become a major showcase for creativity and innovation across Northern Ireland's Further Education (FE) Colleges.  

This year's event takes place Tuesday 23 May - see BEST Awards Website

Key reasons to sponsor this event:
  • Network and engage with future employees
  • Showcase and promote your products and services face to face with the FE sector
  • Enhance your position in the FE sector by aligning with Colleges Northern Ireland

Role for sponsors at the event:
  • Sponsors are welcome to invite guests / colleagues to come along to the event free of charge 
  • Sponsors will be invited on stage to present their Award during the Awards Ceremony which will take place circa 2.30pm to 3.30pm
  • Photos will be shared with local and regional press.


List of Sponsors

Overall Winner Sponsor
  1. Overall Winner  - sponsored by Open College Network (OCN)
Category Sponsors
  1. Creative Industries - sponsored by Harbinson Mulholland
  2. Life & Health Sciences - sponsored by Norbrook Laboratories 
  3. Built Environment - sponsored by RPS Group
  4. Software - sponsored by m-hance
  5. Engineering - sponsored by the Royal Academy of Engineering
  6. Innovation Award - sponsored by the Royal Academy of Engineering
  7. Visual Design Award - sponsored by PKF-FPM
  8. Communication Award - sponsored by Resolute Public Affairs
  9. Entrepreneurial Award - sponsored by the Department for the Economy 
  10. Most Supportive Lecturer - sponsored by City & Guilds






 If you would like to discuss any other sponsorship opportunities please contact 

Karen Lennon at Colleges NI.  
Tel: 02890 684952 / Email: Karen Lennon