Minister for Arts Heather Humphreys joined 550 leaders from across business and the arts last night for the Allianz Business to Arts awards in the Bord Gais Energy Theatre. The awards recognise businesses, artists & arts organisations that develop partnerships across Ireland.
We are delighted to announce the winners from the 2015 Allianz Business to Arts awards ceremony:
Judges’ Special Recognition - ESB
Best Small Sponsorship – under €25,000 value - PwC & National College of Art & Design
Best Long Term Partnership - The Irish Times and The Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards
Best Large Sponsorship – over €25,000 value - The Naughton Foundation and Royal Irish Academy - Art & Architecture of Ireland
Best Use of Creativity in the Community - Bord Gáis Energy and Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre Awards
Best Creative Staff Engagement - KPMG and St Michael's House - Sensory Stories
Jim McNaughton Perpetual Award for Best Commissioning Practice - Dublin Port Company and Dublin City Council - Cliona Harmey's 'Dublin Ships'
Jim McNaughton / TileStyle €10,000 Artist’s Bursary - Gearóid Solan and Máire Carroll
Allianz Community Art Prize - Super Paua – Aunty Ben
Dublin Airport Authority €5,000 Arts Award - Pallas Projects/Studios
Congratulations to the winners, all those shortlisted and everyone involved.
About the Allianz Business to Arts Awards
The Allianz Business to Arts Awards is an annual event that recognises businesses, artists and art organisations that bring the arts and artists into the workplace to respond to real business challenges. The collaboration allows Allianz to celebrate the innovative and creative relationships that exist between the business and arts communities.
Allianz have been the title supporters of the Allianz Business to Arts Awards since 2000.