Welcome to the National Business Awards
15 November 2018
Minister Connie September addresses South African Business Leaders
Outstanding South African companies at the 13th annual National Business Awards
The National Business Awards was introduced in 2002 to recognise the success, innovation and ethics of South African companies and organisations across all industry sectors.
The awards are presented in association with SA’s Top Performing Publication to honour South Africa’s industry leaders through the acknowledgement of innovative business processes, product development, enterprise, sustainability and overall business success.
The Awards also recognise the important social and environmental contributions made by organisations through the excellence of service, commitment to their customers, ethical behaviour and environmental sustainability.
By entering your organisation, you will have the opportunity to be acknowledged among South Africa’s most prestigious organisations and individuals. It’s an opportunity not to be missed.
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Visionary top companies in South Africa and government departments seek to partner with empowered, high performance companies. These partnerships result in an exchange of only the best products and services, most competitive prices and highest levels of service efficiency.
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Topco Media and SAFM are combining their resources in a media partnership, ahead of the 14th annual National Business Awards and Conference -- a logical move after three years of synergising the success of this event together. Business thought leaders from the public...read more
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- Author | Karla Fletcher - SA’s top performing companies go head-to-head to be crowned as the best in the field at the National Business Awards The finalists have been announced for the annual National Business Awards with five companies in line for the overall...read more
- Author | Karla Fletcher - Doors open because of the other person on the other side. Often things happen at the speed of light while other times, well, it could take longer than we anticipate. The difference between the two instances is your network. Networking is...read more
- Author | Karla Fletcher - The performance of entrepreneurial and top companies plays a pivotal role in global growth and mobility for the South African economy. Companies continue to face increasing challenges due to the growth of global competition. In pursuit of...read more
2017 CATEGORY SPONSORS
GreenMatter works towards unlocking the environmental, social and economic potential of our country, through the development of suitably skilled biodiversity specialists, researchers and professionals. It brings together networks of organisations, institutions and agencies to implement solutions that are aimed at addressing the challenges around developing relevant and quality biodiversity skills. GreenMatter does this in support of the various strategies and frameworks in place to address the demand for quality environmental skills such as the Biodiversity Human Capital Development Strategy (BHCD), the Environmental Sector Skills Plan (ESSP) and the Department of Science and Technology’s Global Change Human Capital Development Strategy. www.greenmatterza.com
Innovation Through Technology Award
The Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone (RBIDZ) is a purpose-built and secure industrial estate on the North-Eastern coast of KwaZulu-Natal, linked to the international deep-water port of Richards Bay. It is tailored for manufacturing of goods and production of services to boost beneficiation, investment, economic growth and the development of skills and employment. The RBIDZ, is a Special Economic Zone (SEZ), aims to encourage international competitiveness through world-class infrastructure as well as tax, VAT and duty free incentives to qualifying entities. The RBIDZ strategy is to cluster downstream manufacturing businesses around the existing major industries already based in the City of uMhlathuze. This State-owned entity is geared to provide significant contribution to the country’s economic growth through creation of employment opportunities, upgrading the skills, technology transfer, deepening economic empowerment, and broadening of South Africa’s basket of export products. Focus on the following sectors: Metals Beneficiation (Aluminium, Iron Ore & Titanium), Marine Industry Development (Ship Building & Repair, Oil & Gas), Renewable Energy (Solar, Fuel Cells Biomass), ICT (Techno-parks, Innovations Hub) and Agro-processing.
Top Performing Public Service Award
The Public Sector Manager communicates with a strategic component of government’s target audiences – senior public sector managers. The magazine aims to help public sector/government managers and their departments/agencies to improve the quality of the services they provide by reporting on management innovations and best practices within the public sector. Read more here