Awards and Achievements

Nominations, shortlists, awards and recognition:

2018

Allianz Arts & Business, NI –  New Sponsor Award finalist  – Oh Yeah Music Centre & Molson Coors – Highly Commended for Sound of Belfast Festival

CO3 Leadership Awards – CEO Shortlisted for Best New Comer.

Winner tba on 1st March 2018.

2017
-MUSIC WEEK AWARDS’ GRASSROOTS VENUE: SPIRIT OF THE SCENE – FINALIST.
-PRS FOR MUSIC FOUNDATION – MUSIC DEVELOPMENT PARTNER AWARD

2016
-PRS FOR MUSIC FOUNDATION – MUSIC DEVELOPMENT PARTNER AWARD
-HIGHLY COMMENDED, BOARD MEMBER OF THE YEAR (ELLIE MCGIMPSEY), ARTS & BUSINESS AWARDS.
-OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION, ALZHEIMER’S SOCIETY DEMENTIA FRIENDLY AWARDS 2016. PAUL KANE, MARITME BLUE NOTES PROJECT.

2015
-SHORTLISTED IN THE DANI AWARDS (DIGITAL ADVERTISING NORTHERN IRELAND) FOR ONLINE STRATEGY IN THE NOT FOR PROFIT SECTION

2014
-WINNER, BELFAST PCSP YOUTH AWARDS: THOMAS DEVLIN ARTS AND CREATIVITY AWARD
-WINNER, RBS INSPIRING YOUTH ENTERPRISE AWARD

2013
-OH YEAH BECOMES A WORLD HOST RECOGNISED BUSINESS IN NI.
-SHORTLISTED IN THE NI FOR KIDS FAMILY AWARDS: FAMILY EVENT OF THE YEAR
-SHORTLISTED IN THE NI ARTS & BUSINESS AWARDS (CULTURAL BRANDING)
-SHORTLISTED IN THE NI ARTS & BUSINESS AWARDS (ARTS AWARD)

2012
-WINNER OF BEST PROJECT, BELFAST TELEGRAPH MAKING THE DIFFERENCE AWARDS
-BELFAST MUSIC WEEK, CO-ORDINATED BY OH YEAH: BEST FESTIVAL, NI TOURISM AWARDS.
-TOP 100 CREATIVE CATALYSTS IN IRELAND LIST, IRISH TIMES
-OH YEAH’S CHARLOTTE DRYDEN, FINALIST IN BELFAST TELEGRAPH’S ‘WOMEN OF THE YEAR’

2011
-ALONG WITH LEAD PARTNER BELFAST CITY COUNCIL PLUS CULTURE NI AND FILMTRIP, OH YEAH WAS RECOGNISED IN THE BEST NEW PRODUCT AWARD AT THE NI TOURISM AWARDS. THIS WAS FOR THE BELFAST MUSIC INITIATIVE (MUSIC BUS TOUR, MUSIC EXHIBITION, IPHONE APP, BELFAST MUSIC WEEK, BELFASTMUSIC.ORG). NITA JUDGES COMMENTED ON THE ‘UNIQUE AND INSIGHTFUL APPROACH TO BROADENING THE APPEAL OF BELFAST AND NORTHERN IRELAND AS A CULTURALLY AND MUSICALLY RICH HOLIDAY DESTINATION, AND FOR BOOSTING REVENUE TO THE CITY’.
-SHORTLISTED IN THE BEST CREATIVE BUSINESS IN THE BELFAST BUSINESS AWARDS.
-THE MUSIC BUS TOUR IS VOTED IN THE TOP TEN UK MUSIC ATTRACTIONS BY VISIT BRITAIN.
SEE HERE: HTTP://WWW.VISITBRITAINSUPERBLOG.COM/2011/05/TOP-10-MUSIC-LANDMARKS/
– SHORTLISTED IN THE NME’S ‘BEST SMALL VENUES AWARDS’.

2010
-OH YEAH’S CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT MANAGER, IS RECOGNISED IN THE ‘TOP 40 UNDER 40’ AWARDS, BELFAST MEDIA GROUP.

2009
-SHORTLISTED IN THE BELFAST MEDIA GROUP’S AISLING AWARDS, CULTURE AND ARTS SECTION.

2007
-OH YEAH RECOGNISED AS A TOP 50 BUSINESS IN BELFAST BY BELFAST MEDIA GROUP, SPONSORED BY BT AND INVEST NI