Sole to Sole – Best Self-Employed Business Award


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Vote for your favourite nominee by scrolling down to the bottom of the page and following the instructions.

PLEASE NOTE: votes do not determine the final winners but help create awareness of the nominee’s shortlisting.

A word from the sponsor:
Abac are delighted to be sponsoring this category as Self Employed Businesses provide inspiration for others to follow their dreams. These people give their soul to their business and these awards provide feedback that their efforts don’t go unnoticed.

Aerial Gymnastics

Set up in April 2016 by Rachael Withers, Aerial Gymnastics in Omagh caters for children from three to 16 years of age. Rachael first taught in Banbridge District Council and Omagh Leisure Centre and identified a need for gymnastics locally. She started with 40 children and now has around 400.

Rachael believes the personal touch she has with her children has helped to grow her business significantly. She knows every child individually and has a caring approach, regardless of their ability or background.

Bath Doctor

A family-run business first established in 1985, Bath Doctor specialises in the re-enamelling and resurfacing of bath and sanitary ware in both commercial and domestic settings. Shane McCrory took over the business from his father 22 years ago. He does most of the work himself and then recruits specialised teams to do work with him for bigger contracts.

Shane has many large customers throughout the world, such as the British Embassy in France, cruise ships, and does work across the globe, including Singapore and Paris.

Kara’s Nails

A fully qualified and accredited ABT nail technician, Kara Evans opened for business in May 2014. She wants to provide the best service possible to her clients and constantly keeps up-skilling. Through adverts, social media and word-of-mouth, her business has become a huge success.

In 2017, Kara expanded her premises to double the size by renting the unit next door to her and converting it all into one.

HOW TO VOTE: Select the relevant tick box below and click vote. By supporting your favourite nominee you are creating additional awareness of their nomination and highlighting their success.

Closing date Public view for the online vote closes at 4.30pm on Monday 30th September 2019 and the final deadline is 4.30pm, Wednesday 2nd October 2019.

PLEASE NOTE: votes do not determine the final winners but help create awareness of the nominee’s shortlisting.

If you would like to attend the Omagh Business Awards 2019 contact Bronagh Gormley at Omagh Chamber of Commerce on 028 8224 9494/077 3438 9484 or email

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