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    GCIC Categories for the 2019 Business Awards

     

    GCIC Categories for the 2019 Business Awards

    Eligibility period: 01 August 2018 – 31 July 2019

     

     

    Category

    Criteria

     1.       

    BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

    The successful nominee would have:

     

               Continued membership in the Grenada Chamber of Industry and Commerce.

     

               Strong market position and market share for its products/services.

     

               Demonstrated strong support for community development.

     

               Demonstrated strategy for long-term growth.

     

               Demonstrated growth in business operations.

     2.       

    CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

    The successful nominee would have:

     

               Made investment in an area of community life not associated with its business.

     

              Involved its employees at all levels, including management, in its community projects.

     

               Given financial and institutional support to one or more community development projects         

          that are demonstrably sustainable.

     3.       

    EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR

    The successful nominee would have:

     

               Demonstrated financial growth.

     

               Demonstrated investment in staff retention, training and development, and recruitment.

     

               Facilitated staff progression for promotions.

     

               Demonstrated management techniques that are inclusive and shares knowledge that     

          empowers staff to improve service to customers.

     

               Demonstrated techniques to increase productivity.

     

               Appropriate workplace facilities and environment which includes Health & Safety.

     4.       

    ENVIRONMENTAL EXCELLENCE

     

    The successful nominee would have:

     

           Demonstrated the positive impact of its business practices on the environment and     

           demonstrated actions taken to minimize negative impact.

     5.       

    EXCELLENCE IN AGRO-PROCESSING

    The successful nominee would have:

     

              Demonstrated that at least 90% of its revenue is from adding value to agricultural crops or        

          livestock.

     

               Packaged local products that are readily available on the local and/or export market.

     

               Demonstrated excellence in packaging and marketing.

     

               Demonstrated that at least 50% of products used in its operations is from local farms.

     

               Demonstrated use of innovative techniques in marketing and processing.

     

               Demonstrated focus on Health and Safety.

     6.       

    EXCELLENCE IN APPLICATION OF DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY

    The successful nominee would have:

     

               Embraced digital technology as the core of its operations.

     

           Demonstrated use of digital technology in delivery of products/services and /or in 

           production/manufacturing.

     

               Demonstrated strategic use of digital technology in marketing and sales.

     

               Offered digital technology solutions to other businesses.

     7.       

    EXCELLENCE IN THE TOURISM INDUSTRY

    The successful nominee would have:

     

          Demonstrated that customer experience is the core of its business.

     

     

          Demonstrated Increasing percentage of return guests.

     

     

              Initiatives that enhance the visitor experience.

     

     

          Friendly access to its facilities for people with disabilities.

     

     

          Consistently engaged in environmental preservation practices that include staff and

          guests.

     

     

          Demonstrated positive environmental ethics which is inclusive of conservation of       

          the resource.

     8.       

    MANUFACTURER OF THE YEAR

    The successful nominee would have:

     

               Generated at least 60% of its revenue from manufacturing activities.

     

               Have manufacturing operations based in Grenada.

     

               Demonstrated strong product development and growth.

     

               Demonstrated strong focus on health and safety in the workplace.

     9.       

    RISING STAR

    The successful nominee would have:

     

               Demonstrated their focus on a specific market niche with potential for real growth.

     

               Made significant growth in their operations during the eligibility period to include but     

           not limited to growth in revenue, increased staff, expansion of operations.

     

               Demonstrated a willingness to take risks to drive their business forward.

     

               Demonstrated passion, vision and drive to succeed.

     10.   

    SERVICE EXCELLENCE

    The successful nominee would have:

     

               Demonstrated that both the internal and external customer experience is the core of its     

          business.

     

               A monitoring/reporting system which collects and evaluates data from both internal and     

          external customers about their experiences with the business.

     

               Conducted staff training in customer service within the eligibility period

     

               Engaged in activities that demonstrate a commitment to improving the customer

          experience.

     

               Friendly access to its facilities for people with disabilities.

     11.   

    SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    The successful nominee would have:

     

               Demonstrated financial stability.

     

               No more than 10 employees, including management.

     

               Demonstrated a sound consistent execution of a marketing plan for their product or service.

     

               Demonstrate that training is an integral part of the business development.

     

               Demonstrated potential for growth.

     

               Growing market share with demonstrated plans to build on current success.

     

               Demonstrated commitment to staff development and staff relations.

    12.

     

     

     

    THE PEOPLE’S CHOICE

    The successful nominee in the view of the people:

     

               Provided quality goods or service.

     

               Is a good corporate citizen.

     

               Provided Excellent customer service.

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