10 year partnership celebrated in awards

Sharon Connolly and Brona Whittaker launch the annual awards
Sharon Connolly and Brona Whittaker launch the annual awards

Arts & Business Northern Ireland has launched the Allianz Arts & Business NI Awards 2016, a search for the most creative and pioneering partnerships between the worlds of arts and business.

Launching the awards were Sharon Connolly, operations manager with principal sponsor Allianz and Brona Whittaker, arts manager, ABNI.

“The awards showcase the many creative partnerships between NI’s arts and private sector businesses, and showcase that when culture and commerce collide amazing things happen,” said ABNI chief executive Mary Nagele.

“We are delighted to have Allianz on board and committed to supporting the Awards again this year and we thank them for this invaluable support.”

Ms Connolly said: Allianz are delighted to again be supporting these prestigious awards.

“ Every year unveils new and innovative partnerships between the arts and business worlds. We are very much looking forward to seeing what exciting partnerships will be revealed in the coming months.”