How to apply

How to apply

The competition has two stages: First, please submit your business idea and the entry must take the form of a written submission to a maximum of 1000 words.

Your submission should include details on who your customers are, what you will offer them, why would they choose you company over another, an understanding of your competitors and the current market place.

All information you provide will be treated as confidential and will not be used for any other purpose than for Coras 2015.
Once the best applicants have been shortlisted, there will be a round of interviews. The winner of Coras 2015 will be unveiled in during the Awards Ceremony on 7th May 2015.

To enter, please click the button below to submit your written proposal outlining your business case.


Click here to review the Terms and Conditions.

Applications for the Coras 2015 competition is open now. Click here to download the application form (Word 62Kb). Please email your application form to


 If you are selected as a finalist, please note that you will need to be available on the following dates – all held at the Hilton Newbury Centre Hotel:

– 23rd April 12-3pm – presentation rehearsal

– 30th April 12-3pm – 2nd presentation rehearsal

– 7th May     3-5pm – final rehearsal, sound and light checks

– 7th May 6.30-10.30pm – Coras Gala Award Ceremony

The Coras 2015 Gala Evening will take place on 7th May 2015. Please contact us to book your table.