Holywood Chamber of Commerce plays an active role in both the economic and social life of the town.
Since 1997 Holywood Chamber has worked closely with Bangor & Holywood Town Centre Management to lobby local agencies and government bodies on a wide range of issues, including traffic flow and car parking improvements and encouraging inward investment.
Holywood Chamber of Commerce also has representatives from the following local organisations on its Board including: Holywood Residents Association, Holywood District & Community Council and Holywood Transition Town.
“Holywood Chamber of Commerce professionally promotes all the business, civic and cultural interests of Holywood, whilst working closely with all relevant statutory and voluntary agencies to the advancement and positive promotion of the town of Holywood and the surrounding area.
Here's the full list of winners at the 2014 North Down Business Awards, congratulations to all the winners and finalists, it was good to meet you at the awards dinner.
Customer Service - Multiple Retailer: Goldsmiths
Investment in Health: Denman International
Customer Service/Independent Retailer: David Mawhinney & Sons Butcher & Deli, Bangor
Best New Business - Joint Winners: Eva Paris / Macarons & Jyrobike Ltd, Holywood
Best Coffee Shop: Camphill Holywood
Professional Business Services - Joint Winners: Little Bears Day Nursery, Bangor / Stamp Promotions, Holywood
Best Tourism Event or Activity Award: F18 World Championships at Ballyholme Yacht Club
Business Development (Under 10 employees): Basketsgalore
Business Development (Over 10 employees): The Signature Works
Most Progressive Licensee: The Jamaica Inn
Customer Service/Holistic Therapies: Omeya Day Spa
Community Involvement: Barbara White, Oxfam Holywood
Best Business Website: Excel Clothing
Best Eatery: Corin
Outstanding Young (<25) Business person: Ryan Lee, Yellowdog Grooming
Best Company to Work For: mplContact, Holywood
Best Creative Business: I Do Wedding
Commitment to Holywood Business Community: Coast Restaurant
Commitment to Bangor Business Community: David Mawhinney & Sons Butcher & Deli