Galway companies on Q Mark shortlist

Chanelle McCoy, Chanelle Pharmaceuticals and Dragon’s Den and Organiser Maria Staunton, Manager of the EMPOWER programme and GMIT Mayo iHub, at the launch of “Empower” – a new enterpreneurship programme for women.
Chanelle McCoy, Chanelle Pharmaceuticals and Dragon’s Den and Organiser Maria Staunton, Manager of the EMPOWER programme and GMIT Mayo iHub, at the launch of “Empower” – a new enterpreneurship programme for women.

A number of Galway businesses have made the shortlist for the National Q Mark Awards – led by Meehans SPAR Roscam which has been nominated for the much sought-after National Q Mark Award for Hygiene and Food Safety.

Bluebird Care Galway and Clada Group Ltd have been nominated  in the Quality Management Systems (QMS) Category, and Aras Chois Fharraige Nursing Home has been nominated in the Nursing Homes Category.

The Q Mark is awarded only to companies who achieve the highest standards of quality and excellence. These awards celebrate the success of businesses over a range of sectors that review 100% of their processes and procedures 100% of the time so that they continually operate best practice standards.

The black tie ceremony, which will take place on Friday week, will see over 450 people representing 135 companies converge in Dublin to battle it out for the prestigious National Q Mark Awards.

EIQA (Excellence Ireland Quality Association) has been the Irish National Quality Association since 1969. They currently audit the operating standards of thousands of organisations and businesses both in Ireland and Internationally.

For more, read this week’s Connacht Tribune.