LAUNCH OF THE 3RD EDITION OF CHAMBER BUSINESS AWARDS
Mrs Josephine Okutu, the Chairperson for the GNCCI Awards Planning Committee said the awards scheme was aimed at promoting high professional standards and to highlight the vital role of the Chamber in championing advocacy and networking.
She said the second edition of the Chamber’s awards for 2017 rewarded 38 businesses and personalities under the categories of Business, Personality, Regional and Chamber Special Awards with the inclusion of awards for media houses in the third edition of the Chamber 2018 awards.
Mr. Mark Badu-Aboagye, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the GNCCI said criteria for the award would be in the areas of thought leadership engagements, innovation and technology, employment creation and people engagement, corporate social responsibilities, and customer relationship management among others.
He assured all prospective participants of the competencies of the team which was made up of experts from government, private sectors and professional bodies such as that Ghana Revenue Authority, the Food and Drugs Authority, and the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana among others.
He said businesses willing to participate could apply on the Chamber’s website, adding that firms could nominate themselves or be referred by another.
He said there would be four sponsorship categories namely; Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze with opportunities for other advertisements to be displayed on Memento /plaques, brochure among others.
Nomination for the awards commenced right after the launch on Tuesday, May 21 and will close on June 21. The awards ceremony is scheduled to take place on Saturday, 23rd November, 2019 at the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC). The Guest of Honour will be the Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, H.E. Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia.