DANI Awards 2019 now open for applications

  • The DANI Awards launched its ninth year at Ten Square Hotel Belfast this week. The awards have been dedicated to celebrating digital excellence and innovation and this year is no exception.

    The awards work in partnership with Grafton Recruitment and this year includes numerous new categories to recognise the extent of digital innovation growth. The panel of expert judges includes Dr Rachel Gawley, Kieran Kelly, Seamus Cushley, Prof. Barry O’Sullivan, Anthony Kieran, Austin Tanney, Nigel McAlpine, Sharon McKinley, Rachel Steenson and Charlie Taylor. With twenty categories, entry for all applicable categories is now open and will close on 22nd February 2019 at 5pm, ahead of the event taking place on 15th March 2019 at Whitla Hall, Queens University Belfast.

    “The DANI Awards have been at the forefront of identifying the rapid pace of change and recognise, like we do at Grafton Recruitment, how vital the digital sector is to our future economic growth," commented Patrick Moore, Director of Specialist Recruitment at Grafton. "Businesses in all sectors are affected by the fast-pace changes in the digital world, so digital opportunities are no longer limited to the major tech companies or IT start-ups".

    The awards are proud to be the longest running and most prestigious awards in Northern Ireland showcasing digital talent. After nine successful years, the awards are back for the new year to showcase the breadth of talent our country has, promoting advances in the digital and technology spaces.

    Patrick Moore, Director of Specialist Recruitment at Grafton states: "It makes me so proud to be part of the digital community in Northern Ireland, I love watching how diverse this space has become. Ten years ago the digital community was underground; now it’s at the very heart of the Northern Irish Business community."

    Don’t forget to submit your entry by the 22nd February 2019.

    SOURCES: DANI Launch Press Release

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