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 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 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 recognize Regional Business Icons as the business pride representing their native regions and non-Ghanaian Business Icons as the business pride representing their various countries, deserving of praise and commendation for their exceptional contribution in job creation and socio- economic development in Ghana.
The purpose of the award is to promote, advertise and market quality products and services in the country in an effort to create awareness and increases the products credibility on international markets.
The Product assessment criteria for the nomination will be based on the basis of four parameters that demonstrate overall product superior quality, product labeling/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.
The Personality categories include: Regional Business Icons, Non- Ghanaian Business Icons, Industrialist of the Year, and Quality Leadership Award.
The Product categories include: Product 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, Indigenous Financial service of the year, manufacturing Company of the Year, non-financial service, hospitality and Tourism, print media and Business group, information technology and Telecommunication services.