Whoa! Averaging 66,000 Unique Weekly Readers! 


Second Transport Award For Local Business Woman

1 Mins read

A Ballymena businesswoman has picked up a second major Transport industry award in a matter of weeks at a ceremony in Belfast attended by more than 600 representatives from the business sector in Northern Ireland.

Maire Claire Reid from TST Transport was named joint winner of the prestigious Young Business Personality of the Year at the 2018 BEFTAs, the Business Eye First Trust Awards in Belfast.

A director with TST Transport Ltd, in Ballymena Maire Claire received glowing praise from the judges who described her as a “strong young woman operating in a male-dominated environment and helping drive the success of a family business in a very competitive sector.”

“The BEFTAs are Northern Ireland’s longest running business awards and are an opportunity to celebrate the stand-out organisations and leaders in our business community, while very importantly recognising the value of their achievements to our economy and wider society

The awards, now in their 13th year, honoured companies and business leaders across 18 different categories, rewarding growth, innovation and commitment to CSR, the environment and people development.

Maire Claire’s category was one of the most hotly contested and speaking afterwards she expressed delight at her success which came just weeks after being voted Transport Manager of the Year 2018 at the annual Export and Freight Transport and Logistics Awards in Belfast.

Richard Buckley, Editor of Business Eye added; “We had a record-breaking entry in 2018 and both the scale and quality of that entry illustrates the strength of the local business sector.”

Maire Claire is a founding member of TST Transport Ltd which is based at the former Michelin plant in Ballymena.

Digital Editorial Team
11917 posts

About author
An article that is attributed to the Causeway Coast Community Team has either involved multiple authors, written by a contributor or the main body of content is from a press release. Got a news-related tip you’d like to see covered on Causeway Coast Community? Email us - [email protected]
Related posts
BusinessLocal NewsNews

Dodds announces new support scheme for large tourism and hospitality businesses

2 Mins read
FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppEconomy Minister Diane Dodds today unveiled details of a new £26.1m support scheme for larger hospitality and tourism businesses that have been…

Murphy announces £290m package including over £130m to support business

1 Mins read
FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppFinance Minister, Conor Murphy today allocated over £290million as part of Covid-19 and January monitoring round allocations. Following bids from departments, £216million…
BusinessNI News

Poots announces £2.2m Covid-19 financial support for pig sector

1 Mins read
FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppAgriculture Minister Edwin Poots has announced a financial support package worth up to £2.2million for pig farmers who were impacted by the…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *