Nominations for the seventh edition of “Made in Ghana Awards 2020” have opened in Accra. The awards, to be held this year through virtual ceremony is to market, promote and advertise made in Ghana products and Ghanaian-Owned companies live on TV. The deadline for the entries to be submitted for the seventh edition of Made in Ghana Awards 2020 is 13th August, 2020.
The Made-in-Ghana Awards 2019 is an initiative of Entrepreneurs Foundation of Ghana (EFG) and endorsed by the Ghana Standards Authority.
Award winners would be honored through a virtual marketing, advertising and promotion of made in Ghana products and services live broadcast on TV and live streaming on Facebook, YouTube and Instagram. It is scheduled for Saturday, 19th September, 2020, at 5:00pm to 6:00pm.On the theme “Promoting and growing Indigenous business ventures into world class brands”.
The Made in Ghana Awards is about seeking the pride of Ghanaian indigenous forty (40) most celebrated high quality and competitive products and service organizations to create awareness, provide a boost to the business profile and reputation, increase the products’ credibility in international markets and build product and service loyalty to save the local manufacturing and service industries from collapse under the COVID -19 unprecedented global pandemic crisis.
The Product assessment criteria would 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 would be based on the basis of three parameters that demonstrate overall service quality, competitiveness and innovation.
The categories include: Overall Best Industrialist, Personality of the Year, Woman Industrialist, Young Industrialist, Public Officer of the Year,Overall Best Product of the year; Product of the Decade, Emerging product, manufacturing Industry, Indigenous product, Mineral Water; Food & Beverages; Tissue & Paper Products ,Textile & Garments and Building Materials.
Others products are: Pharmaceuticals/Herbal, Alcoholic and Non-alcoholic, Rubber and Plastics; Toiletries and Cosmetics; Aluminum products, Hand Sanitizers, Antiseptics and Disinfectants
Others service categories are, Overall Best Company, State –Owned ,Company of The Decade, Telecommunications, Financial and non-financial services, health Service, telecommunications, Printing and stationery, Waste Processing and Recycling companies in Ghana.
Others honorary awards include: Outstanding Ghanaian Ambassador, Outstanding Ambassador and woman Ambassador of the year for diplomats supporting the Ghanaian economy and job creation.
Sam Ato Gaisie
Entrepreneurs Foundation of Ghana