Allianz Business to Arts Awards 2018 - Shortlist Announced

by Andrew Crowley | 2 min read

July 16th, 2018

This year’s Allianz Business to Arts Awards saw high levels of entries from expanding sponsorship portfolios, increased regional activity and long-term partnerships, that continue to evolve through diverse activation campaigns. 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.

The 2018 Allianz Business to Arts Awards will be presented on September 4th at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre. The awards recognise businesses, artists and art organisations that develop creative partnerships. The shortlist, below, shows collaboration between business and arts which takes place through sponsorship, staff engagement, commissioning, CSR initiatives or community engagement. Many of the collaborations are the result of long-term relationships.

The Allianz Business to Arts Awards 2018 Shortlist:

Best Large Sponsorship – over €50,000 value
Best Mid-Size Sponsorship – over €15,000 - €50,000 value
Best Small Sponsorship – €15,000 value and under
Best Long Term Partnership
Best Use of Creativity in the Community
Best Creative Staff Engagement
Jim McNaughton Perpetual Award for Best Commissioning Practice
Judges’ Special Recognition Award for Portfolio of Investment
Allianz Community Art Award


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