The 24th annual Allianz Business to Arts Awards takes place in the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin, tomorrow evening, 1st of September.
The Awards recognise businesses, artists and arts organisations that develop creative partnerships, bringing the arts and artists into mutually beneficial relationships across society.
As well as arts sponsorship, the Awards recognise examples of arts and business organisations working together in other areas such as mentoring, training, events, staff engagement or development, commissioning artists, CSR initiatives, community engagements etc.
President of Ireland and honorary patron of Business to Arts, Michael D. Higgins, addresses the audience at the 2014 Allianz Business to Arts Awards.
TileStyle sponsor two awards at this prestigous event, The Jim McNaughton/TileStyle €10,000 Artist Bursary and The Jim McNaughton/TileStyle Perpetual Award for Best Commissioning Practice.
The 2014 Jim McNaughton/TileStyle bursary winner Petal Pilley (right) is presented her prize by the President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins and TileStyle Retail Director Gerard McNaughton (left)
The Jim McNaughton Perpetual Award for Best Commissioning Practice.
Special guest Minister for Arts, Heritage & the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys TD, will be in attendance, along with over 550 leaders from across business and the arts.
We are delighted that TileStyle has also been shortlisted for an award in a new category this year; the Judges' Special Recognition Award for Portfolio of Investment.
See the full list of nominees here.