parkbytext™, Ireland’s leading mobile parking operator, will compete for the title of ‘National Public Champion’ for Ireland in this year’s European Business Awards, as the public vote opens for the first time. parkbytext™ is the first Irish parking operator to be nominated in the European Business Awards.
parkbytext™ has already been named as one of the national champions. The company will now compete as a finalist and be judged for the accolade against all other country national champions for the public vote. The company with the most votes will be named ‘National Public Champion’ for Ireland on 14 th January. This first phase of the online voting was open from 11 th November to 2nd January.
Jason Ballard, Managing, Managing Director, parkbytext™ commented: “We are delighted to be shortlisted in the European Business Awards. Awards like these are a wonderful acknowledgement for any company and validate the drive and determination of the team behind the business. We are now looking forward to the public voting, where we can demonstrate the successful growth of our company in Ireland, the UK and now into the US."
Adrian Tripp, CEO of the European Business Awards said: “The public vote is a very important part of the Awards as it gives these entrepreneurial companies another way of showcasing their achievements to a wider audience across Europe. It was a huge success last year, with over 35,000 votes cast.”
About the European Business Awards 2013/14
The European Business Awards recognises and rewards excellence, best practice and innovation in companies across the European Union. The competition is free to enter and open to organisations of all sizes and from any industry sector. The European Business Awards programme serves three purposes for the European business community:
- It provides examples for the business community to aspire to
- It celebrates and endorses individual’s and organisation’s success
- It provides case studies and content for learning from these exceptional organisations
parkbytext™ is Ireland’s leading mobile parking operator which provides convenient, cashless and cost effective parking by text, IVR, phone, app and web.
parkbytext™ facilitates drivers to pay for parking in over 200 car parks in Ireland and the UK. parkbytext™ has been awarded a 5 year contract with Irish Rail to include all Irish Rail stations and it is also widely available in college campus sites including LIT.
As a high growth International business, in 2012, parkbytext™ became an Enterprise Ireland HPSU client. In addition, on 17th July, the company was selected as a National Champion in the 2013/2014 European Business Awards. It is the first Irish finalist in the history of the awards to be given this accolade from the parking industry.
As part of the company expansion, parkbytext™ is currently conducting a feasibility study with Enterprise Ireland, with plans to open an office in the USA in 2014.