Malta Enterprise, in collaboration with the Malta Chamber of SMEs, announced the first edition of the Malta Business Awards. Taking place on the 28th of October at the Mediterranean Conference Centre in Valletta, the awards will be split into four categories:
- Distinct initiatives
- Green ambassadors
- Celebrating business
- Business innovation
The nominations will be open until the 25th of September, with finalists announced on the 10th of October.
Over 20 awards will be handed to businesses and enterprises from various sectors including tourism. Various elements will also be incorporated, including startups, woman’s presence, apprenticeship and solutions towards climate change.
Miriam Dalli, Minister responsible for Enterprise, said that this is a moment which should serve as an inspiration for all enterprises so that they become more sustainable, digital and focused on the quality of their product.
‘The Business Awards will prove to offer a chance to learn from the successes of each other, as well as for the businesses to establish their next steps.’
Chief Executive of the Malta Enterprise Kurt Farrugia said that the awards will make the winners role models for other companies to improve their operations. ‘Malta Enterprise has an active role in being a shoulder for all enterprises through the schemes that it offers.’
President of the Malta Chamber of SMEs Paul Abela expressed his honour that with a 70 year history, the Chamber for Small Businesses has the opportunity to organise such prestigious awards.
On her part, Chief Executive of the Malta Chamber of SMEs Abigail Agius Mamo said that these awards will be honouring businesses from several categories. Businesses can submit the applications themselves or be nominated by third parties. For more information, visit this link.