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Romania-Insider.com, the most read English publication dedicated to Romania, launched the second edition of the Romania Insider Awards.
Created to support and encourage performance, creativity, social and economic impact and ethical spirit, the Romania Insider Awards will additionally celebrate 30 years of democracy and free market in Romania.
On March 4, 2019, the first stage was launched: the opening of online nominations.
Nominations can been submitted online until July 31, 2019 on this page.
Similarly to the previous edition, in 2019 a Board of Advisors composed of representatives of the main international Chambers of Commerce and top professionals will select the finalists from among the proposals received through the electronic registration system. Then, a jury of top managers will decide the winners from three finalists proposed by the Board of Advisors for each category.
The members of the Board of Advisers and the Jury are business people with a wide professional trajectory and managing the most diverse businesses. In order to ensure selection impartiality, the project team will anonymize the nominations in both rounds.
The jury members already confirmed for the 2019 edition are:
- Luminița TEODORESCU – CEO, BASF
- Tereza TRANAKAS – GM, Oxygen
- Yann BIDAN – CEO, Maple Bear Eastern Europe
- Stephane ROY-DE-LACHAISE – Chief Administration Officer Central Europe, Michelin
- Răzvan ATIM – Head of Sales Eastern Europe, UiPath
The awards are open to all persons, companies, and NGOs interested to apply.
Nominations for most awards shall be made online, and the organizers will qualify proposals based on the specified criteria and the provision of all required information.
The following prizes will be awarded in 2019:
- BEST INNOVATION AWARD powered by JANSSEN ROMANIA
- BEST START-UP AWARD powered by BANCA TRANSILVANIA
- EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR AWARD powered by UP ROMANIA
- MOST SCALABLE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY PROJECT AWARD
- MOST INSPIRING RURAL DEVELOPMENT AWARD
- MOST ENCOURAGING SUSTAINABLE REAL ESTATE AWARD powered by CRH ROMANIA
- BEST CULTURAL ENTERPRISE AWARD
- MOST EFFECTIVE PROMOTION FOR ROMANIA ABROAD AWARD
In addition, two special awards will be awarded celebrating 30 years of democracy and free market in Romania:
- TOP INVESTMENT WITH GREATEST IMPACT IN ROMANIA IN THE LAST 30 YEARS
- TOP ROMANIAN BRAND WITH MOST SUCCESSFUL INTERNATIONAL EXPANSION IN LAST 30 YEARS
Confirmed partners of the Romania Insider Awards in 2019: CRH, Banca Transilvania, Janssen Romania, UpRomania, Hotel Cișmigiu, Sweeteria.
The Romania Insider Awards are meant to celebrate business excellence, the courage to innovate, talent, performance, contribution to society and ethics.
"Last year, the response to these awards was overwhelming. Today, more than ever, it´s important to show the entire world the Romanian initiatives which contribute and inspire, including through their activity abroad", said Corina Chirileasa, Managing Partner and shareholder of City Compass Media, the organizer of the Romania Insider Awards.
"We will award projects, companies and successful people who have succeeded in creating a robust, competitive and prosperous labor market and business environment in Romania, all while honoring the rules of the game and the people", added Volker Moser, Partner and shareholder of City Compass Media.
About City Compass Media & Romania Insider Awards
The Romania Insider Awards were awarded for the first time on October 16, 2018, after a six-month rigorous selection. More than 30 sponsors and partners joined the project in 2018. The list of winners of the previous edition can be accessed here.
City Compass Media, the publisher of Romania-Insider.com, is the organizer of the Romania Insider Awards. With over 300,000 unique readers per month, Romania-Insider.com is the most read English-language publication dedicated to Romania. For more than 10 years, City Compass Media has been publishing the printed and digital City Compass Romania - Bucharest & Beyond guide, dedicated to expats and tourists.
For more information about Romania Insider Awards, as well as for sponsorship and partnership opportunities, please email: [email protected]
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