Aviation Rising Star Award (NEW)

This award is open to any aviation professional in the early stages of their career, either employed or self-employed on the island of Ireland. In the last 18 months, they must have made an outstanding contribution to the industry (company or sector). The nominees should have less than five years' experience in this area. The winner can be nominated by themselves, their companies, or members of the public. Nominees must supply a one page CV with details of their previous employment history and the names of 2 referees. They should also include a supporting letter from their employer or supervisor. In addition to above, each entry must submit a 5 A4 page submission.

Entry is by a 5 A4 page submission; the judges will be looking for clear information, backed up by evidence, that pays particular attention to the criteria listed below.

Career Summary: A summary that describes the first five years of their career to date.

Contribution to the Success of the Company or Organisation: What has been their contribution to the success of their company or organisation? Areas of influence might include market growth, turnover, deals done, collaborations established, contribution to company expansion.

Strategic Contribution: What has been the individuals’ strategic contribution to the organisations performance, communication and vision? Can they demonstrate innovation and clear commercial or expansion promise?

Contribution to the Aviation Sector/Community: What has been their contribution to the wider aviation sector/community?

Career Independence: Has the individual demonstrated career independence from an early stage?

How to Enter

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All entrants must submit a document of no more than 5 A4 pages that covers the key criteria set out for the category they are entering.

Before making your submission, please read the terms and conditions and ensure the following:

  • All activities cited in support of your entries must have been on-going within the past 24 months unless stated otherwise in the criteria.
  • The entering party has to have an office in the ROI or NI, and they must operate services into/out of/within the island of Ireland unless stated otherwise in the criteria
  • Make sure you focus on good hard information, backed up by solid facts and figures.