Loveachill.ie has been selected as a winner in this years IEDR Optimise awards.
The IE Domain Registry (IEDR), the managed registry for Ireland’s official Internet address .ie, today announced the 15 winners of its OPTIMISE 2014 Fund. The winning companies include micro-enterprises, SMEs, emerging and established companies from the retail, travel, tourism, charity and service sectors (full details below).
The IEDR’s OPTIMISE e-Commerce Website Development Fund provides €150,000 worth of professional consultancy and support to help 15 Irish SMEs and micro-enterprises upgrade their online presence and grow their business using the Internet as a sales and marketing channel.
Now in its fourth year the OPTIMISE Fund has already benefitted a total of 45 small businesses across all industries and from all parts of the country who have had free professional consultation, practical training and e-commerce development from some of Ireland’s best known online business advisers. The Fund was originally created in response to strong demand from Ireland’s SME community for practical, hands-on assistance in the area of e-commerce and new technologies.
Loveachill will use this award to assist with the development of its online shop, due to come on-stream in September 2014. The shop will offer a range of Achill themed products, designed and made by Loveachill in its Closhreed premises. Some of these items are already available in the LoveAchill shop in Closhreed and Sweeneys in Achill Sound. We have designed and manufactured items for Achill Island Holidays, Ferndale Luxury B&B as well as Achill Rovers Football club including a custom made mirrored award for their infamous "Most Eligible Bachelor of the Year 2014" award!
We are delighted that the IEDR have given us this vote of confidence, for ourselves and the businesses and enterprises in Achill that we represent from individuals through to the Achill Business Network.
Our live webcam has proven a huge hit with visitors,potential visitors and locals alike and we are sure that this award will allow us to move onto even more exciting developments! Many thanks to Westnet.ie broadband and Ferndale luxury B+B