Interest Heightened in the St. Lucia Business Awards!

Press Release:-“ALL local business should consider participating in the St. Lucia Business Awards scheduled for January 28th 2017.”

This was the message at Business Awards Orientation Workshop held at the St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce’s secretariat, where participants once again had the opportunity to discuss with the Panel of Judges of the St. Lucia Business Awards.

 This year many new and emerging businesses were present in the audience seeking explanation as first time applicants.

The orientation workshop provided all interested in making submission to the St. Lucia Business Award clarity on the process, criteria, expectations and techniques for making an award winning submissions.

 Partakers sort clarification specific to their categories of interest, with the judges providing valuable tips and insight on an award winning submission.

Attendees were encouraged not to be intimidated notwithstanding the fact that the so many well established firms were making submissions.

Judges and organizers pointed out that the qualities that are being awarded and celebrated are not related to size or resource base of companies.

 The fourteen award categories for this year are:

 1.       Prime Ministers Award for Innovation

2.       Award for Service Excellence

3.       Entrepreneur of the Year Award

4.       Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award

5.       Business of the Year Award

6.       Exporter of the Year Award Goods

7.       Exporter of the Year Awards Services

8.       Award for Excellence in Human Resource Development

9.       Award for Marketing Excellence

10.   Award for Corporate Leadership

11.   Award for Corporate Social Responsibility

12.   Green Award

13.   Idea of the Year Award

14.   Ease of Doing Business Award

 The St. Lucia Business Awards Committee, emphasized that participation in the national awards open to ALL Business in St. Lucia, big, small, Chamber member or not. All interested businesses are urged to access the applications forms via the Chamber’s website or contact the secretariat at 452 3165. Deadline for submission of applications is November 24th 2016.