New Delhi: The time has come again for MSMEs to take the centre stage and be honoured for their outstanding work. IndiaMART Leaders of Tomorrow Awards 2011 brings the focus back to these key stakeholders of Indian economy with its massive nationwide nomination drive. Last year the Awards proved to be a grand success, this year they seek to be grander.
IndiaMART.com along with ET NOW is making synergised efforts to connect with each and every MSME possible across the country to file in their nominations for these prestigious Awards. With Ernst and Young as process advisors, the team behind the Awards has become even stronger.
Optimistic of receiving greater participation from the MSME fraternity this year, Mr. Dinesh Agarwal, Founder & CEO, IndiaMART.com said, “The Awards generated huge interest among MSMEs last year and inspired thousands to nominate their companies. We are optimistic that this year too hundreds of thousands will rise up to the occasion and capitalise on this opportunity. We are looking forward to honour the MSME heroes with these Awards.”
The Awards will also capture the success stories of small business owners, from different sectors, on ET NOW. The show – Leaders of Tomorrow – will run on the channel for 28 weeks where the selected MSMEs will showcase their business strengths to millions of viewers. These episodes will be telecast on Tuesdays at 10.30 pm, starting June 7, 2011. The repeat will be telecast on Saturdays at 6:30 pm & Sundays at 11:30 am.
With IndiaMART Leaders of Tomorrow Awards 2011 to be given away in 13 different categories & 2 special recognition categories, there lies a huge opportunity for candidates who have managed to strike success with hard work, sharp business acumen and perseverance despite odds. MSMEs can file their nominations for these definitive business awards at http://leaders.economictimes.com/ and also stand a chance to be featured as part of Leaders of Tomorrow show on ET NOW. From the total nominations that will be received, Ernst and Young will shortlist top 30 entries for each of the 13 categories. These selected nominees will further be ranked by the pre-screening jury and top 5 companies in each category will be called to present their business success stories in front of the grand jury in the due course.