Entrepreneur Awards 2017 - Western Province in October

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The National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka has joined hands again with the National Enterprise Development Authority (NEDA) for the second year in succession to conduct the Entrepreneur Awards 2017 - Western Province for the micro, small, medium and large sectors. 

Applications are now being issued by the Chamber at the Chamber Secretariat, 450 D.R. Wijewardene Mawatha, Colombo 10. The closing date will be 2 October.

The grand award ceremony of the ‘Entrepreneur Awards 2017 - Western Province’ will be held on 17 October at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute, amidst a large gathering of business organisations, entrepreneurs, Government representatives, etc. There will be around 20 awards to be presented to winners in the categories of industry, manufacturing, agriculture, livestock and fisheries, hospitality tourism and other services.

The award-winners will enjoy the following benefits: recognition through provincial and national level publicity and prestige in print and digital media; exposure and development of their businesses to a higher level and preferential assistance from NEDA, chamber and other associated institutions.

This award scheme is designed to distinguish, reward and motivate Sri Lanka’s very own entrepreneurs to reach the mantle of achievement and encourage the business community in the Western Province to improve their standards of business practices and achieve a high level of entrepreneurship.

The National Chamber of Commerce and NEDA have been assisting the micro, small, medium and large sectors in the regions for a long time, and this gives special focus towards the upliftment of these sectors in the provinces to develop their businesses and conduct training programs for them, including for differently-abled entrepreneurs.

The most prestigious awards will be for Overall Enterprise Excellence (one award) and Best Enterprise Awards (12) for each sector. Special awards (6) will be presented for the Best Environmental Friendly Enterprise, Best Exporter, Best Productive Enterprise, Best Innovative Enterprise, Best Value Added Enterprise and Best Energy Efficiency Enterprise. For applications contact the chamber on 4741788.