The Awards for Excellence
celebrates success in all walks of Island life.

Our sponsors and finalists for 2013 were:

The Canaccord Genuity Wealth Award
Excellence in use of Technology

Douglas Borough Council | Riva Financial Systems | Isle of Man Constabulary

The First Names Group Award
Charity, Cultural and Social Enterprise

St Christophers | Crossroads Care | Peel Traditional Boat Weekend

The Boston Limited Award
Corporate Social Responsibility

Appleby | PokerStars | MannVend

The Domicilium (IOM) Award
Innovation and Independent Thinking

Manx National Heritage | Queen Elizabeth II High School - Grow your own Clothes | Strix

The Isle of Man Bank Award
Young Achiever of the Year

Donna Lea | Laura Kinley | Sarah Linehan

The Continent8 Technologies Award
Public Sector Achievement of the Year

Manx Electricity Authority | Manx Sport & Recreation | Isle of Man Ambulance Hazardous Area Response Team

The Isle of Man Advertising & PR Award
Company of the Year

Claremont Hotel | Manx Gas | N K Construction

The Isle of Man Government Award
Freedom to Flourish

Salon3 | DEFA, Isle of Man Food & Drink Festival | Isle of Man Post Office

The Friends Provident International Award
International Business of the Year

G E Aviation | Continent8 Technologies | ILS Group

The Celton Manx Award
Business Person of the Year

Chris Gledhill | Chris Allen | Dawn Webb

The Tynwald Mills Award
Small Enterprise of the Year

Groudle Glen | Thornton Associates | SmartHR

The Claremont Hotel Award
Customer Service

Standard Bank | Lloyds Bank | Permanent Bank

The Thomas Miller Investment Award

Manx Independent Carriers | Engineering Sector Skills Group | Regeneration of Town & Village Centres - Chief Secretary's Office

The Microgaming Award
Marketing and PR Effectiveness

Boston | Curraghs Wildlife Park | Isle of Man Golf Tours

The PokerStars Award
Volunteer of the Year

Robert Douglas | Hector Duff | Derek Peters

The AXA Wealth International Award
Medium Enterprise of the Year

Regency Travel | Paddy's Hooked on Fish | Family Library

Quotes from the Awards for Excellence

"The pride and honour felt by the recipients of the awards, was clearly obvious and I am sure the exhilaration and pride they felt in receiving such an accolade will remain with them."

"It is right that we should recognise local achievement and to do so in such a fabulous way was a real tribute to all those who were nominated"

"I was in tears as the opening scenes of the Island were on screen, really pulled at the heart strings and made us both so proud to be manx"

"I, for one, was very proud to be involved with the whole event."

"It was another marvellous evening which did the Isle of Man proud."

Our Winners for 2013

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For enquiries, please contact Sarah Radcliffe on 695695 or email sarah.radcliffe@newsiom.co.im.

Sponsorship - Trudi Williamson 695695.

Awards articles

News stories will be added below as they appear in-print and online

Isle of Man Newspapers Awards for Excellence launched
iomtoday, July 17

RBSI continues to support Awards for Excellence
iomtoday, July 21

Awards are a showcase for all that is best in the Isle of Man
iomtoday, July 23

Registry’s practical, pragmatic customer focussed attitude
iomtoday, August 14

Recognising government staff
iomtoday, August 18

Comic Hugh Dennis to compere Awards for Excellence
iomtoday, August 19

Winning was recognition of our aim to raise engineering’s profile
iomtoday, August 20

Isle of Man is probably one of best places to build business
iomtoday, August 20

Keys to a successful Awards for Excellence bid
iomtoday, August 21

Young businessman Ben speaks highly of Awards for Excellence
iomtoday, August 26

Awards for Excellence sponsors Boston take corporate social responsibility seriously
iomtoday, August 28

Take judge’s eye view of Awards for Excellence
iomtoday, September 4

Who is our latest island hero?
iomtoday, September 8

First Names lead on community in Awards for Excellence
iomtoday, September 10

Customers top of the agenda at AXA Wealth
iomtoday, September 16

Volunteerism is the gift of time
iomtoday, September 21

Award winner and sponsor highlights importance of customer service
iomtoday, September 25

Awards for Excellence – entries close on Friday
iomtoday, September 30

Awards for Excellence - could you be a young achiever?
iomtoday, October 3

Awards for Excellence help Isle of Man’s growth
iomtoday, October 5

Judges make selections as Awards for Excellence night draws closer
iomtoday, October 29

Awards for Excellence finalists revealed
iomtoday, November 7

Click HERE to see the whole show as streamed live on the night

  • Awards for Excellence winners' interviews

  • Part one (first eight)

    Winners' interviews part one
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    Part two (second eight)

    Winners' interviews part two
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  • The Chief Minister's speech

    Chief Minister's speech
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  • The Awards And Me

    Helen Summerscales of Isle of Man Advertising and Public Relations explains in this clip what the Awards for Excellence mean to her as a sponsor and wishes all finalists the very best of luck.

    Bill Shimmins, RBSI
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  • Bill Shimmins of RBSI tell us in this short video what the Awards for Excellence mean to him.

    Bill Shimmins, RBSI
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  • Lifetime achievement award

    Jonathan Clague won the Lifetime Achievement Award for 2013.

    Jonathan Clague, recipient of this year's award for Lifetime Achievement
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    Jonathan Clague and his wife June
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