Virgin Media has today launched a 1 Million support fund as part of its #BackingBusiness initiative to boost Irish businesses nationwide.
#BackingBusiness includes free on-air advertising with creative, production, profiles in relevant TV programmes and social media promotion across its full schedule covering Virgin Media Channels One, Two and Three, Virgin Media.
The new initiative is designed to support the renewal and recovery of businesses in communities throughout Ireland in response to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.
It is opento businessesacross the countrywith the aim of giving thema national platform to showcase their resilience and ingenuity during these challenging times.
It will run until September 2020, featuring as many Irish businesses as possible.
Aidan DArcy, Director of Business at VirginMedia said; "Virgin Media reaches into every home in Ireland and our editorial, creative, production and commercial teams are really looking forward to bringing this programme to life.
"We know many businesses are finding things tough right now, particularly local SMEs who are at the heart of their communities, so we want to help them as much as we can while they deal with their current challenges and create new ways to keep their businesses and their employees busy."
If you would like to apply, it's very simple; all you have to do is to send in a short email, outlining who and where they are, some of their main products or services and how they have coped and reinvented themselves through the current crisis.
The ideal way to do this is to take a short video by mobile phone (including shots of the business premises).
You can simply email submissions to[email protected]or WhatsApp them to 089 611 1111.