How to enter

Are you a small business owner or a mercurial entrepreneur in South Africa and are proud of your achievements? Why not enter the South African Small Business Awards and you could receive massive recognition for you and your business.

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STEP 1:
Login to the NSBC Member Zone

If you believe you have what it takes and are an NSBC Member simply login to the NSBC Member Zone and click on the entry form. 

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STEP 2:
Complete the entry form

Make sure you complete all the required sections.The online form saves as you go so you can return at any time and work on your entry.

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STEP3:
Submit your entry

Once you are happy with your entry and have uploaded all the requested documentation simply click submit.

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Entries close:
06 October 2017
Finalists will be announced:
25 October 2017

Winner Announcement:

Thursday, 09 November 2017
Randlords, Jo'burg

Who may enter

Entries are free and open to NSBC Members*.
This includes all service, commercial or industrial companies that manufacture or sell a product or service.
*Except Young Entrepreneur Award. 

Such companies are not allowed to be:
- Members or affiliated members of a listed group on a national or international stock exchange
- A government or semi-government enterprise
- An enterprise in whom government is a stakeholder

Who may submit an entry?

Any owner or management of a business who is of the opinion that a business complies to the requirements is allowed to enter such a business - OR - Any third party who is of the opinion that a business complies to the requirements is allowed to nominate such a business with the permission of the owner/s or management.

How is it judged?

The competition is evaluated in four categories and entrants are permitted to enter more than one category:

Category 1:
National Small Business Champion of the Year
Annual turnover less than 35 million per annum
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Category 2:
National Entrepreneur Champion of the Year
Owners that show entrepreneurial excellence
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Category 3:
Woman in Business Champion of the Year
Those special ladies who believe that they have what it takes to reach the top of the game as a successful business owner / entrepreneur.


Category 4:
Young Entrepreneur Champion of the Year
Those special young entrepreneurs who believe that they have what it takes to reach the top of the game as a successful entrepreneur.
Open to anyone younger than 25.


Please note: The judge's decision is final and no correspondence shall be entered into.



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