SLIDESHOW: Ballymena Business Excellence Awards - 2015 winners revealed

The winners of the 2015 Ballymena Business Excellence Awards were revealed on Thursday night at a glittering ceremony in Tullyglass House Hotel.

The awards, which celebrate the best of business, are now a major event in the local commercial and social calendar.

PJ McAvoy (left) of category sponsors Ballymena Business Centre presents the Social Enterprise of the Year Award to Cathy Robinson and Lexie Scott of Broughsane & District Community Association.

PJ McAvoy (left) of category sponsors Ballymena Business Centre presents the Social Enterprise of the Year Award to Cathy Robinson and Lexie Scott of Broughsane & District Community Association.

This year there were 21 awards, providing categories to cover businesses large or small, retail, hospitality, industrial and also individual awards.

Organised by Ballymena Borough Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the 2015 awards attracted Mid & East Antrim Council as principal sponsor.