Nominations for the seventh edition of ‘Made in Ghana Awards 2020’ have opened in Accra. The awards – to be held this year through a virtual ceremony – are to market, promote and advertise made-in-Ghana products and Ghanaian-owned companies live on TV. The deadline for entries to be submitted for the seventh edition of the Made-in-Ghana Awards is 13th August 2020.
The Made-in-Ghana Awards is an initiative of Entrepreneurs Foundation of Ghana (EFG) and endorsed by the Ghana Standards Authority.
Award winners will be honoured 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 from 5:00pm to 6:00pm on the theme ‘Promoting and growing Indigenous business ventures into world-class brands’.
The Made-in-Ghana Awards are about seeking the pride of Ghana’s indigenous forty (40) most celebrated high quality and competitive products and service organisations; to create awareness, provide a boost to their 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 unprecedented COVID-19 global pandemic crisis.
The Product assessment criteria will be 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 will be 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; Textiles & Garments; and Building Materials.
Others products are: Pharmaceuticals/Herbal, Alcoholic and Non-alcoholic; Rubber and Plastics; Toiletries and Cosmetics; Aluminum products; Hand Sanitisers, 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.