CCCI seeks nominations for Grand Chamber Awards

THE Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry has begun accepting nominations for the Grand Chamber Awards and Fellowship Night, which caps the celebration of Cebu Business Month in June.


The seven awards are Entrepreneur of the Year, Small Business Entrepreneur, Young Entrepreneur, Countryside Entrepreneur, Socially Responsible Entrepreneur, Innovative Entrepreneur and Inspiring Woman Entrepreneur.


Entrepreneur of the Year recognizes vital contributions of leaders and catalysts of change who built and sustained excellent business in operation for at least 10 years as of December 2017. The noteworthy success of the enterprise serves as a testament to the significant contribution to Cebu’s vibrant economy.


Small Business Entrepreneur recognizes an entrepreneur with a small business having a capitalization of P3 million to P15 million, and has demonstrated outstanding accomplishments. The company must have been in operation for at least three years as of December 2017.


Young Entrepreneur recognizes an entrepreneur less than 35 years old, who has demonstrated exceptional acumen and outstanding accomplishments in his field of business. The company must have been in operation for at least five years as of December 2017.


Countryside Entrepreneur recognizes an entrepreneur doing business outside Metro Cebu (towns beyond Danao City in North Cebu, and Carcar City in South Cebu), who has demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in his/her own field of business and growth in the area where his business is located. The company must have been in operation for at least five years as of December 2017.


Socially Responsible Entrepreneur recognizes an entrepreneur who also significantly addresses a specific social problem with a defined social impact aside from doing a successful business. The company must be in the industry for at least five years.


This year, they have added two new awards: the Innovative Entrepreneur and Inspiring Woman Entrepreneur.


Nominees must be the owner of manager of a private or a publicly listed company and is primarily responsible for the recent performance of a company. He or she must be an active member of top management for a company that has been in operation for at least five years.


Nominations are open to CCCI members and non-members. Self-nomination is encouraged. Deadline for submission of nominations will be on April 20, 2018.


The Grand Chamber Awards and Fellowship Night will be on June 29 at Oakridge Pavilion. (PR)