IN PICTURES: 11 brilliant photos from North West Business Awards

The North West Business Awards took place at the Everglades Hotel at the weekend with guests enjoying a gala night to remember.

Monday, 22nd May 2017, 3:02 pm
Updated Sunday, 4th June 2017, 9:39 pm
Clare McLaughlin, Nicola Curry and Catherine O'Donnell pictured at the North West business Awards at the Everglades Hotel.

We’ve selected 20 of the best images from the evening.

Peter Gillespie and Edel MacBride grab a selfie before the start of the North West Business Awards at the Everglades Hotel.
Staff from the Everglades Hotel pictured at the North West Business Awards. Included, are Nicola Ferguson, Soulef Bounaaya, Mairead Kelly and Margaret Kelly.
Staff from Culturlann Ui Chanain, pictured at the North West Business Awards at the Everglades Hotel. Included, from left, are Eibhlin Ni Dhochartaigh, Peter O'Doherty and Carleen Melaugh.
Aoife McHale, Jennifer McKeever and Aeidin McCarter, pictured at the North West Business Awards.
Staff from the Blackbird which was named a North West Pub of the Year pictured at the Londonderry Chamber of Commerce/ City Centre Initiative North West Business Awards at the Everglades Hotel. included, from left, Sorcha Gallagher, Jonathon Cassidy, BHP, sponsor, Nadine Devine, Sarah Simpson, Darren Harkin and Gemma McGonagle.
The Mayor of Derry, Alderman, Hilary McClintock presenting staff from Primrose on the Quay, with the North West Restaurant of the Year award. Included, are Bernie Peoples, Colleen Doherty, Daniel Gallagher, Melaine Breslin, Ciaran Breslin, Carol McAteer, Manus Doherty and Shelley McLaughlin
Staff from the Bishop's Gate Hotel, which was named as North West Guest Accommodation provider of the Year award. Included, from left, are Benjamin Tejada, Carol McIntyre, Ann Marie O'Neill, Ciaran O'Neill, Kevin Caldwell, Electric Ireland, sponsor, Amanda Hamilton and Sharon Devine.
Jennifer Taylor, on left, Richmond Centre, presenting the Outstanding contribution to Arts and Culture award to Eleanor Plummer and Lynn McCarron from Studio2/Greater Shantallow Community Arts
Hugh Hegarty, Hegarty's Butchers, presenting the Best Tourism Event or Initiative award to Helena Hasson and Jacqueline Whoriskey of the Foyle Maritime Fetival.
Paul McQue, MPA, presenting the Excellence in Innovation award to James Clarke and Christie Allen of Multi Shower GB.
Brian Durnin, Seagate, presenting the Best Use of Digital and /or Social Media to Taggart Homes. Included from left, are Nick Taggart, Jenny Taggart and Chris Ferry.
Helen Quigley, Inner City Trust, presenting the North West Craft Industry of the Year Award to Maria McGee and Joe Doherty, Marble HIll.
George Fleming, President and Sinead McLaughlin, chief executive, Londonderry Chamber of Commerce, presenting the Growth through Export Award to Brigeen Peto, Aerona Software.
Caroline Morris, 2nd from right, Derry News, presenting the North West Retailer of the Year Award to Curtis Opticians. Included, are Kellie Ann Harkin, Stephen Rooney, Luica Kelly, Ian Curtis and Paul Curtis.
Maraget Kelly, Hastings Everglades Hotel, presenting the Professional Services Award to Seamus McCloskey and George Brolly, Hamilton Architects.
Dr Lisa Bradley, University of Ulster Business School, presenting the MBA Business Award to Charlie Mullan, Western Helath and Social Care Trust.
Eamon Morrow, DSV, presenting the North West Entrepreneur of the Year Award to Liam Bradley, Brad;ey's Pharmacy.
Eugene Kearney, Bank of Ireland, principal sponsor presenting the North West Business of the Year award to Robbie O'Brien, Metacompliance at the North West Business Awards at the Everglades Hotel. Also included, from left, are Christine Graham, George Fleming, President, Chamber of Commerce, Eamonn Jennings, Ellen Macleay and Hugh Hegarty, City Centre Initiative.
Peter Gillespie and Edel MacBride grab a selfie before the start of the North West Business Awards at the Everglades Hotel.
Staff from the Everglades Hotel pictured at the North West Business Awards. Included, are Nicola Ferguson, Soulef Bounaaya, Mairead Kelly and Margaret Kelly.
Staff from Culturlann Ui Chanain, pictured at the North West Business Awards at the Everglades Hotel. Included, from left, are Eibhlin Ni Dhochartaigh, Peter O'Doherty and Carleen Melaugh.
Aoife McHale, Jennifer McKeever and Aeidin McCarter, pictured at the North West Business Awards.
Staff from the Blackbird which was named a North West Pub of the Year pictured at the Londonderry Chamber of Commerce/ City Centre Initiative North West Business Awards at the Everglades Hotel. included, from left, Sorcha Gallagher, Jonathon Cassidy, BHP, sponsor, Nadine Devine, Sarah Simpson, Darren Harkin and Gemma McGonagle.
The Mayor of Derry, Alderman, Hilary McClintock presenting staff from Primrose on the Quay, with the North West Restaurant of the Year award. Included, are Bernie Peoples, Colleen Doherty, Daniel Gallagher, Melaine Breslin, Ciaran Breslin, Carol McAteer, Manus Doherty and Shelley McLaughlin
Staff from the Bishop's Gate Hotel, which was named as North West Guest Accommodation provider of the Year award. Included, from left, are Benjamin Tejada, Carol McIntyre, Ann Marie O'Neill, Ciaran O'Neill, Kevin Caldwell, Electric Ireland, sponsor, Amanda Hamilton and Sharon Devine.
Jennifer Taylor, on left, Richmond Centre, presenting the Outstanding contribution to Arts and Culture award to Eleanor Plummer and Lynn McCarron from Studio2/Greater Shantallow Community Arts
Hugh Hegarty, Hegarty's Butchers, presenting the Best Tourism Event or Initiative award to Helena Hasson and Jacqueline Whoriskey of the Foyle Maritime Fetival.
Paul McQue, MPA, presenting the Excellence in Innovation award to James Clarke and Christie Allen of Multi Shower GB.
Brian Durnin, Seagate, presenting the Best Use of Digital and /or Social Media to Taggart Homes. Included from left, are Nick Taggart, Jenny Taggart and Chris Ferry.
Helen Quigley, Inner City Trust, presenting the North West Craft Industry of the Year Award to Maria McGee and Joe Doherty, Marble HIll.
George Fleming, President and Sinead McLaughlin, chief executive, Londonderry Chamber of Commerce, presenting the Growth through Export Award to Brigeen Peto, Aerona Software.
Caroline Morris, 2nd from right, Derry News, presenting the North West Retailer of the Year Award to Curtis Opticians. Included, are Kellie Ann Harkin, Stephen Rooney, Luica Kelly, Ian Curtis and Paul Curtis.
Maraget Kelly, Hastings Everglades Hotel, presenting the Professional Services Award to Seamus McCloskey and George Brolly, Hamilton Architects.
Dr Lisa Bradley, University of Ulster Business School, presenting the MBA Business Award to Charlie Mullan, Western Helath and Social Care Trust.
Eamon Morrow, DSV, presenting the North West Entrepreneur of the Year Award to Liam Bradley, Brad;ey's Pharmacy.
Eugene Kearney, Bank of Ireland, principal sponsor presenting the North West Business of the Year award to Robbie O'Brien, Metacompliance at the North West Business Awards at the Everglades Hotel. Also included, from left, are Christine Graham, George Fleming, President, Chamber of Commerce, Eamonn Jennings, Ellen Macleay and Hugh Hegarty, City Centre Initiative.