"Who are the judges?
The Board of Economic Development Forum gave the task to a Panel of representatives from different fields. They are highly respected senior industry people and sponsors, who will be selected for their knowledge and experience and willingness to spare their precious time to the Awards process. A judging panel of highly respected senior industry people and sponsors will be selected for their knowledge and experience and willingness to committee to the Awards process. The entries will be presented to the award Steering Group, which will assess how well they meet the award criteria and then draw up a short-list for each award category. Then judging panel will pick the winners for each category.
Who can enter?
Organisatons and Individuals from any sector, of any size and of any age can enter. These are the only all-encompassing Business Awards which consider micro-businesses against PLCs and allow them to compete on a level playing field.
What size turnover do we need to have?
Entries are welcomed from companies, individuals and industries of all sizes. There is no restriction in terms of turnover or number of employees.
Why should we enter?
Entry into this programme is your opportunity to benchmark your performance against other businesses from other sectors. Entering these Awards will give you the opportunity to take an inward-focused view of your business in its current state. You will be able to analyze what you are doing well and what needs attention. It will also help in rewarding your people for all the efforts that they are making. Shout your success from the rooftops and show your people how proud of them you are.
How many awards are there?
There are 35 to 40 awards representing every business line. Winners of any of these coveted awards will rightly be recognised as excelling in that area of business.
Entering the awards will also give you the unique opportunity to take an inward-focused view of your business in its current state. You will be able to analyze what you are doing well, identify areas of your business that may need attention and at the same time reward your people for all their efforts. The Excellence in Economic Development awards is the only all inclusive awards programme capable of putting micro-businesses against big one . Entry into this programme is your opportunity to benchmark your performance against other businesses across all sectors.
What does winning mean?
The public relations opportunities that emerge for winners are immense. High profile sponsors often want to work with entrants to maximise the PR coverage.
Deadline to submit all nominations?
The deadline for the nominations is the three weeks before the Scheduled event.
Who can submit a nomination?
Any person / organizations / institutions from India can nominate for an award.
Criteria for each category?
There are different nomination criteria to different categories. Please submit the nomination form accurately and completely Utilise the word limits to their fullest, and follow the criteria instructions for each category sections as closely as possible. It is important that you provide full, information about the organisation, project or individual you are nominating.
Supporting document provided?
While you fill up your nomination online, you should also upload supporting documents and images prior to submitting the form. Once you submit, all attached documentation will let you know the about the decision of selection.
After uploading nomination?
You will receive an automatically generated confirmation email. Please check both your regular email and spam mail folders, If you feel that there might be a problem with your nomination upload, please contact the EDF.
What will a successful nominee receive if they are selected?
Each winner will receive a custom designed trophy & Certificate with the winner's details and extensive press coverage in both print and online media, along with social media coverage.
How can we nominate?
Economic Development Forum have a number of different categories that you can submit a nomination for. Nomination is very simple process. Can go through online Choose the award category that you'd like to nominate yourself and complete the form accordingly. The Achievements box can be used to highlight key points related to the nominations. Once you've clicked the 'Submit your Nomination' link, you'll be taken to the welcome screen. Take note of the information mentioned there.