Closing date extended for entries to the 4th annual Premier Business Awards

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The closing date for the 4th Annual South African Premier Business Awards entries has been extended to 7 October 2016.  This is a final opportunity for businesses to enter these prestigious and premier business awards to be recognised for their contribution to South African economic priorities.

Business enterprises are invited to submit entries in a range of categories, including technology, manufacturing and women in business.

These annual awards, which are organised by the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), Brand South Africa and Proudly South African, recognise business excellence and celebrate enterprises that promote the spirit of success and innovation as well as job creation, good business ethics and quality.

The seven days’ extension will offer business enterprises an opportunity to put together all necessary documents to enter for the awards in order to be recognised for their excellence.

Categories for the awards include: Lifetime Achievement Award, Manufacturers Award, Exporters Award, Enterprise Development Support Award, Women-Owned Businesses Award, Young Entrepreneur Award, Investor of the Year Award, Proudly South African Enterprise Award, Play Your Part Award, SMME Award and Black Industrialist Award.

More information on the South African Premier Business Awards, competition rules and entry forms is available on www.sapremierbusinessawards.co.za or 0861 843 384.

Enquiries:
Sidwell Medupe – Departmental Spokesperson
Tel: (012) 394 1650
Mobile: 079 492 1774
E-mail: MSMedupe@thedti.gov.za

Issued by: The Department of Trade and Industry
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