Wilsons Auctions named as finalists in the Irish Family Business Awards

Wilsons Auctions is delighted to announce that the company has secured finalists spots in two categories at the upcoming Irish Family Business Awards.

The two categories in which Wilsons Auctions has secured a finalist spot are:

1. Family Business CSR Awards: Recognising the company's commitment to corporate social responsibility and its efforts to give back to the communities it serves.

2. Professional and Business Services Family Business: Highlighting Wilsons Auctions' exceptional services in the professional and business sectors while remaining a family-run business.

These business awards are given to embrace and support family businesses in Ireland and are given to businesses who are associated with valuing the familiarity and trust that comes from dealing with a family run enterprise. The awards ceremony will take place on Friday 3rd November at the Mansion House, Dublin.

The host for the evening is broadcaster Marty Whelan who will be presenting the awards to celebrate, showcase and acknowledge all that is good in business in the region. The Business Awards will see organisations competing across 11 categories.

The family-owned business, Wilsons Auctions, was founded in 1936 and has since grown to become the largest independent auction company in Ireland and the UK, and has built a reputation for providing a professional, transparent, and efficient service to its clients. The family-driven ethos fosters deep-rooted trust among clients, making Wilsons Auctions their go-to professional auctionchoice.  

The company is an excellent example of a family business deeply rooted in its local communities, investing in its people and environment, and making a profound positive impact. It has continuously evolved operations and values to serve as support and a positive force within local communities. 

With a national infrastructure across Ireland and the UK, and a unique understanding of the turnaround and insolvency profession, Wilsons Auctions has a proven track record of leveraging its expertise and experience, providing tailored solutions to its clients, and achieving strong results.  
The company has dedicated sites in key cities throughout Ireland and the UK, operating as one national team, deploying specialist asset advisors and resources wherever necessary to achieve the strongest financial returns for its clients. Additionally, Wilsons Auctions has successfully managed client asset requirements globally.  
Providing a comprehensive range of services for both public and private sector clients around the world, Wilsons Auctions pride themselves in a one-stop-shop for vendors and buyers. Covering a broad spectrum of activities, including asset valuation, secure storage, and sale by auction. Additionally, the company's multi-disciplinary team includes experts in various areas, such as logistics, marketing, and IT.  
The wide span of expertise encompasses every field enabling the auction company to provide a comprehensive review of all options without delay.  

Speaking of the awards, Ricky Wilson, Director, and Auctioneer at Wilsons Auctions said, “I am immensely proud of what Wilsons Auctions has achieved as a family-run business. Our journey from a single auction site to becoming the largest independently owned auction company in Ireland and the UK is a testament to the dedication and hard work of our entire team. It is an honour to be recognised by the Irish Family Business Awards, and it reaffirms our commitment to the values and trust that comes from being a family-run enterprise."

This recognition follows the recent success of being named as one of Ireland’s Best Managed Companies by Deloitte for the 14th consecutive year, as well as being named as finalists in the South County Dublin Business Awards and The Negotiator Awards.

Wilsons Auctions is the largest independently owned auction company in Ireland and the UK, with operations spanning 19 locations and hosting over 3,100 auctions each year.

Wilsons Auctions now offers the largest auction facilities in Ireland, with a 21-acre site on the outskirts of Dublin City Centre. The site offers 80,000 sq. ft of undercover storage and showroom viewing space. As part of the company’s ongoing continuous improvement initiative, it has invested circa €1M in upgrading the Dublin facilities for both customers and staff. 

For more information, please visit www.wilsonsauctions.com, follow on Facebook @wilsonsauctionsltd or go to @wilsonsauctions on Twitter, TikTok and Instagram.

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