SAPA PR: Finalists in Proudly SA's Top Business Awards Announced

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18 MARCH 2013

FINALISTS IN SA'S TOP BUSINESS AWARDS ANNOUNCED

The finalists in the inaugural "SA Premier Business Awards" - the country's top business awards - have been announced this morning, 18 March 2013.

Hosted by the Department of Trade and Industry, Proudly South African and Brand SA, the Awards recognize business excellence and honour enterprises which promote the spirit of success and innovation - as well as job creation, good business ethics and quality.

Top business leaders, captains of industry and senior government ministers and officials will attend the Awards which take place on Wednesday, 20 March 2013, at the Sandton Convention Centre in Gauteng.

The top Award for the evening, a "Lifetime Achievement Award", will be announced by the Minister of Trade and Industry, Rob Davies, on the evening. The Minister will also deliver the keynote address.

The finalists and winners were chosen by an independent and specialist panel of judges. The judges represent business, government, organized labour and community constituencies.

The finalists, per category, are announced as follows:

EXPORTER AWARD:

· Abagold

· Saab Grintek Defence Pty Ltd

· Delta EMD (Pty) Ltd

· Val Du Charron (Pty) Ltd

GREEN AWARD

· Toyota South Africa Motors

· MTN SA

· Coega Dairy

· PowerTech

INVESTOR AWARD

· Nestlé (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd

· Biotherm Energy

MANUFACTURER AWARD

· Cobra Water Tech

· The Plantation Shutter Co

· Unica Iron & Steel (Pty) Ltd

· Bell Equipment Company SA (Pty) Ltd

· PowerTech

MEDIA AWARD

· Classic Business

· Talk Radio 702/567 Cape Talk

· Thuthuka Bursary (TBF)

· Nothile Zwane

· Sihle Mabuso/Funder with a Soul

MOST EMPOWERED ENTERPRISE:

· MTN SA

· Meondo Trading 369 CC

· First Rand Limited

· Ziphi Inkomo 1 Labour Hire CC

PROUDLY SOUTH AFRICAN ENTERPRISE AWARD

· Bell Equipment Company SA (Pty) Ltd

· G.U.D. Holdings (Pty) Ltd

· Essay Gifts

· Longspan Gutters

QUALITY AWARD

· Discovery Health

· G.U.D. Holdings (Pty) Ltd

· IMP Calibration Services (Pty) Ltd

· Coega Dairy

RURAL DEVELOPMENT AWARD

· Gift of the Givers Foundation

· Clover Mama Afrika Trust

· Social Change Assistance Trust (SCAT)

· Africa Ignite

SMME AWARD

· Malcom - Ezindaleni Hydraulics & Engineering

· Regenesys Management (Pty) Ltd

· Khayelitsha Cookies

· CERadvance Engineering Ceramics

TECHNOLOGY AWARD

· Saab Grintek Defence (Pty) Ltd

· Bell Equipment Company SA (Pty) Ltd

· Tshwane University of Technology

· Regenesys Management (Pty) Ltd

WOMEN-OWNED ENTERPRISE AWARD

· Segakweng Enterprise and Strategy Consulting

· Nyameka & Associates

· Mam Sebenzi CC

· Icebolethu Funarals

YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR AWARD

· Miss Earth South Africa

· Exodus by Huyo Houz

The "SA Premier Business Awards" are South Africa's apex business awards which incorporate all single sectored awards (including Technology Awards, Quality Awards, Technology for Women in Business Awards and the Proudly South African Homegrown Awards) into one big, national business awards.

Media are invited to cover the event:

DATE: Wednesday, 20 March 2013

TIME: 18h00 for 18h30 for media registration

VENUE: The Pavilion, Sandton Convention Centre

For further information or to RSVP please contact:

Gillian de Gouveia

PR Manager: Proudly South African

Cell: 082 410 1195

Email: gill@proudlysa.co.za


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Date : 18 Mar 2013 12:11
 
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