DATE: 21 NOVEMBER 2016
TO: ALL JOURNALISTS AND EDITORS
BUSINESS TO BE CELEBRATED AT 4th ANNUAL SOUTH AFRICAN PREMIER BUSINESS AWARDS
South African business from across the spectrum will be celebrated at the 4th annual South African Premier Business Awards that will take place at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg on 6 December 2016.
The South African Premier Business Awards is a key event on the Department of Trade and Industry’s (the dti) annual calendar.
According to the Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies the Awards 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 South African Premier Business Awards enables government to celebrate business from all levels and sectors which are driving the economy forward. The building and strengthening of an economy is a joint effort between government and business and these Awards provide an opportunity to recognise the efforts of business while encouraging others to begin to play their part to contribute to our national economic imperatives,” says Minister Davies.
Entries have been received for the following categories: Black Industrialists Award, Enterprise Development Support Award, Exporter Award, Investor of the Year Award, Manufacturer Award, Play Your Part Award, Proudly South African Member Award, SMME Award, Women-Owned Business Award and Young Entrepreneur Award.
The South African Premier Business Awards are jointly hosted by the dti, Brand South Africa and Proudly South African.
Media are invited to RSVP to attend the Awards which will be taking as follows:
Date : Tuesday 6 December 2016
Time : 18h00
Venue : Sandton Convention Centre, Sandton, Johannesburg
Sidwell Medupe-Departmental Spokesperson
Tel: (012) 394 1650
Mobile: 079 492 1774
Issued by: The Department of Trade and Industry
Follow us on Twitter: @the_dtia