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The NRI of the Year Awards for Entrepreneurs recognises and honours entrepreneurs for their outstanding efforts

As diversity is at the heart of the NRI of the Year Awards, entrepreneurs with businesses in any sector such as Technology, Food & Restaurant, Media, Manufacturing, Trading, Retail etc. are eligible to participate in the awards. Beyond the turnovers, company size and other statistics, factors such as your business vision, unwavering focus on establishing innovative best practices, novel CSR initiatives, spreading Indian-ness (through food, yoga etc.), pioneering designs, industry firsts and other such out-of-the-box novelness, the awards are open to all entrepreneurs who have excelled at their businesses.

The following can participate in NRI of the Year Awards – Entrepreneurs:

  • Individuals who have started their own business or businesses in order to achieve high level of growth by taking financial risk in the hope of earning profit
  • Participant’s organization must have a workforce of minimum ten employees on the company payroll as on Participant’s organization must be incorporated for more than 4 years as on December 31, 2017
  • It is mandatory for the participants to submit the following documents:-
    • Organisation’s incorporation certificate or any equivalent document
    • Declaration on the company’s letterhead stating when the organisation was incorporated
    • Declaration on the company’s letterhead stating the number of employees on payroll as on December 31, 2017

‘Entrepreneurs’ category at NRI of the year awards is open to NRIs/ PIOs/ OCIs residing across any of the countries in the below mentioned geographies. One award will be given in each of the below mentioned geographies:

  • America (Canada, USA)
  • Europe (United Kingdom)
  • Middle-East (Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and UAE)
  • Asia-Pacific (Australia, Hong Kong, New Zealand and Singapore)

Award categories