PREAMBLE

Small and Medium Enterprises have been playing very significant role for the economic growth of the Nation, by contributing to the industrial output, exports, employment generation and helping other SMEs and Industries to grow more business activities by providing support, supply, services and new business opportunities. The Indian entrepreneurs are very creative and innovative about new products and process, focusing on quality productivity as well as providing modernize and unique services to remain competitive in domestic and global market and to retain customers for the continuity of business. SMEs are also putting efforts for industrial contribution, exports, generation of employment, new jobs creation, invention and putting efforts for sustainable economic growth of the nation. Considering their contribution and unique achievements, most of the entrepreneurs/enterprises do not project themselves or come in limelight for their successful journey as well as exemplary work towards nation growth and own profitable business activities.

SME Chamber of India has been recognizing these entrepreneurs/enterprises by conferring “INDIA SME EXCELLENCE AWARDS” for their outstanding performance and achievements in the various business sectors. The award winners will get unique opportunity to represent as the role model/brand ambassador of SME sector and Chamber to motivate other SMEs, Young Entrepreneurs and Start-ups for better business growth and create confidence amongst them to compete with global players in the era of Make-In-India. These SMEs will also encourage youth to initiate their own business ventures into profitable businesses.

Award Categories

  • Best SME of the Year Award (Manufacturing and Allied Industrial sector)
  • Innovative SME of the Year Award (Innovations & Inventions)
  • Global SME of the Year (SMEs should have presence in India & Global)
  • Emerging Medium Enterprise of the Year (Growth, Expansion, Market Share and Branding)
  • CEO of the Year (SMEs and Mid-Corporate - Role of CEO - Exemplary achievements and unique role and efforts for the growth of company)
  • Best SME of the Year in Exports (Enhancement of Export, Identification of new market, Excellent growth in competitive market, Market Presence and Promotion & Marketing Strategy - Applicable only for manufacturing exporters)
  • Emerging SME of the Year (Enhancement in Domestic market, Identification of new market, Excellent growth in competitive market, Market Presence and Promotion & Marketing Strategy in domestic market)
  • Best SME of the Year in Service Sector (IT, ICT, Financial Technology, Advertising, HR, Entertainment, Media, Tourism, Hospitality, Healthcare, Banking & Finance, Facility Management, Logistics and Other Allied Service Sector)
  • Women Entrepreneur of the Year (Manufacturing, Exports and Service Sector)
  • Young Entrepreneur of the Year (Manufacturing, Exports and Service Sector)
  • Start-Up Company of the Year (Manufacturing and Service Sector)
  • Appreciation Award (Banks, Corporate, NBFCs, Education, Co-operative, Media and Individuals putting efforts for the growth of SMEs)