Our Headline Sponsors

IPB Insurance is wholly Irish-owned and is the only indigenous mutual general insurance company in the Irish market. We specialise in bespoke insurance solutions within our core public service, education and health market segments and are now one of the largest liability insurers in the market. An experienced underwriter of major liability, property and motor risks, we insure some of the largest risks in the State in the public sector and complementary markets in the semi-state and private sectors.

LAMA (Local Authority Members Association) works in the best interests of their members at all times and as an organisation promotes the interest of local authority members and is involved in a number of initiatives throughout the calendar year, these include; the hosting of an annual LAMA awards for projects delivered through and in association with Local Authorities. Two educational and training seminars every year in spring and autumn for Councillors.

As a prescribed organisation on behalf of local authorities, we are asked to make submissions on behalf of our members by the Minister for Local Government and by the Dept. of Environment on areas of government policy.

Our Category Sponsors

An Post is the state-owned provider of postal services in the Republic of Ireland. An Post provides a “universal postal service” to all parts of the country as a member of the Universal Postal Union. Every day we collect, process and deliver 2.5 million items of mail to 2.2 million business and residential addresses, using a road fleet of over 2,600 vehicles including a new fleet of electric vehicles which are driving down carbon emissions. We also serve 1.7 million customers every week through our unique national network of 960 post offices in addition to the PostPoint payment channel at retail outlets nationwide.


Energia has been supplying power all across Ireland for over 20 years and we power a lot more than you might realise – including all of Ireland’s streetlights and maternity hospitals, Shannon airport, Dublin Bus, An Garda Siochána, and thousands of schools, cinemas, restaurants and bars.

Over a quarter of all Irish businesses have chosen Energia as their energy supplier, including more than a third of all Irish SMEs.

Not only are Energia Ireland’s fastest growing energy provider, they also own Ireland’s biggest wind farm and are committed to developing renewable energy in Ireland. Energia Renewables is among Ireland’s leading providers of sustainable green energy and 25% of Ireland’s wind power is provided through Energia to homes and businesses.

Energia is committed to improving the energy efficiency of homes and businesses across Ireland. To date Energia have reduced the energy consumption of their business customers by over 69 million carbon tonnes, resulting in a saving of over €9 million in business energy costs. They’ve also funded over 12,000 home efficiency upgrades, saving Irish consumers over €1.4 million on their energy bills.

Proud sponsor of the Best Environmental/Ecological Project/Initiative

Failte Ireland is the National Tourism Development Authority. Its role is to support the tourism industry and work to sustain Ireland as a high-quality and competitive tourism destination by providing a range of practical business supports to help tourism businesses better mange and market their products and services. They also work with other state agencies and representative bodies to implement and champion positive and practical strategies that will benefit Irish tourism and the Irish economy. manage Ireland’s network of tourist information centers and promote Ireland as a holiday destination domestically.

We work with thousands of organisations to implement and integrate effective address database management solutions tailored to their unique needs. Using the manpower and resources of An Post and the cutting-edge location technology of Ordnance Survey Ireland, our database of addresses is the most comprehensive and accurate source of address and location information in Ireland. From the smallest start up to the biggest nationwide service providers our products and services deliver results.

Healthy Ireland is a government-led initiative aimed at improving the health and wellbeing of everyone living in Ireland. It is the Framework which brings together people and organisations from the length and breadth of the country into a national movement with one aim: supporting all of us to enjoy the best possible health and wellbeing. It is designed to include Government Departments, local authorities and public bodies, businesses and employers, sports and voluntary groups, communities and families. Healthy Ireland has four key goals: to increase the proportion of people who are healthy at all stages of life; to reduce health inequalities; to protect the public from threats to health and wellbeing and to create an environment where every individual and sector of society can play their part in achieving a healthy Ireland.

Repak is a not-for-profit packaging recycling scheme funded by contributions from over 3,400 participating Member companies who, since 1997, have invested over €425 million to support packaging recycling in Ireland, helping to grow packaging recycling and recovery from under 15% in 1997 to an estimated 93% in 2018.  Repak Members fund household recycling bins, civic amenities, bottle banks and commercial back-door waste nationwide.  Repak also works with its members to drive innovation in packaging and reductions in unnecessary packaging through its Prevent & Save programme and the Repak Members’ Plastic Pledge, which currently has over 95 of Ireland’s largest producers signed up and pledging to five key objectives aimed at reducing plastic packaging and making packaging more recyclable, while minimising food waste. Under its educational remit, Repak also promotes best practice recycling through its Team Green campaign.  To find out more, please visit repak.ie

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