DATE: 1 SEPTEMBER 2017
Business entities are invited to submit entries for the 5th annual South African Premier Business Awards (SAPBA) by 13 October 2017. The popular Awards, which are presented by the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) in partnership with Proudly South African and Brand South Africa have grown in stature since their inception in 2013, with the aim of recognising and rewarding the contribution of the country’s companies in growing and transforming the South African economy.
The number of entries for the Awards increased from 133 in 2015 to 133 last year. If the high volume of enquiries that the organisers of the Awards have been inundated with is anything to go, this year’s Awards are expected to growth in both quantity and quality.
2016 manufacturers award winner profile
Aerosud Aviation is a leader in the South African aviation industry, recognized and respected in the international market place.
eWaste Africa winner of the Young Entrepreneur Award at the South African Premier Business Awards 2016
In 2016 eWaste Africa was the proud winner of the Young Entrepreneur Award at the South African Premier Business Awards (SAPBA). This award recognises 100% youth-owned enterprises trading in South Africa and young individuals who demonstrate high levels of entrepreneurship and innovation.
eWaste Africa is South Africa’s first environmentally ethical, legally compliant, light bulb recycling solution, it opened its doors officially 3 years ago when the first Balcan Light Bulb Recycling Plant was officially commissioned and opened in South Africa.
DATE: 14 AUGUST 2017
MINISTER DAVIES ANNOUNCES DATE FOR SA PREMIER BUSINESS AWARDS 2017
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies is delighted to announce that the 5th instalment of the annual South African Premier Business Awards (SAPBA) will be held in Johannesburg on 7 December 2017.
The Awards, jointly hosted by the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) in partnership with Brand South Africa and Proudly South African recognise business excellence and honours enterprises that promote the spirit of success and innovation as well as job creation, good business ethics and quality. They also bring together all single sectored awards, among others technology, manufacturing and women in business.
Sharing his thoughts on the awards and the progress made to date, Minister Davies says that the SAPBA have succeeded in achieving the premium title event and have survived the staying test cementing themselves as the prime event in the imagination of all progressive entrepreneurs.
“The SAPBA have demonstrated a substantial rise in stature from recording a considerable number of 133 entries in 2015 to 180 entries received in 2016. We are looking forward to an even bigger number of entries for the 2017 edition and have put in place all measures to ensure that we attend to all entries received. Our officials are also underway with preparations to ensure that we host another successful and bigger awards ceremony,” says Davies.