Call for entries
Africa Small Businesses are invited to enter for the 2011 Africa SMME Awards Competition. Your business might be the 2011 Africa SMME of the year.
The Africagrowth Institute is inviting Small Business to enter for the 4rd Africa SMME Awards Competition.
Do you own/manage an established small, medium or micro enterprise (SMME)? Is the business older than two years; is the business idea original and do you contribute positively to the image of business in Africa? If so, you may be in line to be honoured as the top SMME in Africa. The awards, which are organised every year, will highlight and acknowledge the vital role SMMEs play in Africa’s development in the areas of poverty alleviation. The awards seek to recognise outstanding achievement in a range of practices relating to SMMEs operations.
There are 5 categories an SMME can enter for.
To be eligible, your business must satisfy all of the following criteria:
• Employ less than the full time equivalent of 200 persons and must have a turnover ranging between R40 000 and R10 million,
• Registered in Africa
• In active operation for at least two years;
• Be resident in Africa;
• Not be a branch of another business.
The awards will take place with a glamorous gala evening on the 13th of October 2011 at the Gold Reef City Hotel, Gauteng, South Africa.
Closing date for entries: 30 June 2011
For more information, please contact:
Dina Potgieter, Telnr. (021) 914 6778, Fax (021) 914 4438,
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website: www.africagrowth.com
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