The National Neighbourhood at the Business to Arts Awards 2018

We were honoured to be shortlisted for the ‘Best Use of Creativity in the Community’ Award

The 2018 Allianz Business to Arts Awards recognise businesses, artists and art organisations that develop creative partnerships. The shortlist shows collaboration between business and arts which takes place through sponsorship, staff engagement, commissioning, CSR initiatives or community engagement. We were honoured to be shortlisted for the ‘Best Use of Creativity in the Community’ Award along with some incredible and worthy nominees below:

Best Use of Creativity in the Community

  • Bray Municipal District with Bray Credit Union, Megazyme & Platform Pizza with Chris Judge and Donna Carroll for ‘Brave Maeve Children’s Myth & Art Trail’
  • Colourtrend & Waterford Walls for ‘Waterford Walls International Street Art Festival’
  • Dublin City Council & Dublin’s Culture Connects for ‘The National Neighbourhood’
  • Iarnród Éireann & John Murphy Piano Tuning and Repair
While we did not win on the night - The winner in this category was Bray Municipal District with Bray Credit Union, Megazyme & Platform Pizza with Chris Judge - we were delighted just to be nominated and for our work on The National Neighbourhood, as supported by Dublin City Council, to be acknowledged.

The 2018 Allianz Business to Arts Awards received a record number of entries in its 27th year, showcasing a diverse range of arts from visual art, architecture, literature, dance, theatre, design and music. To be one of the shortlisted nominees was a hugely rewarding accolade and it was a lovely occasion to bring some of our participants and artists with us on the night to share in the celebrations. Well done to all the nominees and a huge congratulations to the winners of the Business to Arts Awards 2018. Find out more about the awards here.

We’ll keep our fingers and toes crossed for next year!