Nominations for the sixth edition of “Made in Ghana Awards and Exhibition” have opened in Accra. The awards, to be held in August this year, on the
Nominations for the sixth edition of “Made in Ghana Awards and Exhibition” have opened in Accra.
The awards, to be held in August this year, on the theme “Promoting Industrialization, the key to job creation and Economic Development”.
The theme is in line with the government’s vision to industrialize and create jobs through the one district, one factory initiative.
The award will honor 40 most celebrated Ghanaian /Non-Ghanaian personalities and outstanding made in Ghana products and services for the production of quality products and the delivery of efficient services. The deadline for the entries to be submitted for the sixth edition of Made in Ghana Awards 2019 is 30th April, 2019.
The Award is an initiative of Entrepreneur Foundation of Ghana (EFG) endorsed by the Ministry of Trade and Industry and Ghana Standards Authority. The purpose of the award is to promote, advertise and marketing of quality Ghanaian products and services in an effort to reduce the Cedi depreciation against the U.S dollar, create awareness and increases the products credibility on international markets.
The sixth edition of Made in Ghana Awards 2019 is a shortlisted of celebrated Made in Ghana products and services which have exhibited excellence in manufacturing practices and quality service delivery
The Made in Ghana Awards 2019 will also honour outstanding industrialists with significant achievements in industry and commendable contributions to the economic and social development of Ghana, as a role model to inspire the next generation and arouse their dedication to industry and pursuit of excellence. Since the inception of the awards, a total of 210 industrialists, products and services have received such recognition.
The Personality categories include: Overall Best Industrialist of the Year, Ghana Peace Price Award, Industrialist of the Year, woman Industrialist, Young Industrialist, Regional Industrialist, Expat industrialist / Business personality, Ghanaian Ambassador /High Commissioner of the Year Award and Ambassador/High Commissioner of the Year Award and Outstanding Diplomat of the Year for their exceptional contributions in socio- economic development in Ghana.
The Product categories include: Overall best product of the Year, 1D1Factory Product of the year; 1D1 Factory of the Year. Emerging product, start up, Indigenous product, Lifetime product, Mineral & Sachet Water, Food & Beverages, Textile & Garments; and Building Materials.
Others are: Pharmaceuticals/Herbal products, Alcoholic and Non-alcoholic products, Rubber and Plastics products, Toiletries and cosmetics products; Wood and Furniture, Aluminum products, Electrical and electronic products, Poultry products, Tissue & Paper Products and Shoes and Bags.
The service categories are, Service Industry of the Year, Financial service of the year, Manufacturing Company of the Year, non-financial service, hospitality and Tourism, print media and Business group, information technology, Telecommunication services, Real Estate Development, Oil & Gas Services and shipping service operating in Ghana.
The Product assessment criteria for the nomination will be based on the basis of four parameters that demonstrate overall product superior quality, product labelling/packaging, product competitiveness and product standard certification.
The Service assessment criteria for the nomination will be based on the basis of three parameters that demonstrate overall quality service delivery, competitiveness and innovation.
By: Kekeli Kuatsenu/awakenewsonline.com