Selection Process

Stage 1:

Preliminary screening, scrutiny and evaluation of the nominations as per the criteria & segment

Stage 2:

Personal or virtual interviews will be Organised for short listed nominations, if required

Stage 3:

Members of Management Board or Jury will visit the factory, office and business premises or Projects to understand the efforts and contributions, if necessary & visit will be planned with prior notice

Stage 4:

Final review and recommendation by the Jury Members to the Management Board for final consideration of nomination/s

Stage 5:

Announcement of award winners.

Stage 6:

Grand Awards Presentation Ceremony & function date will be communicated to the concerned parties


The Selection Committee reserves the right to change the nomination category from the award categories, according to the credentials presented by the applicants. This will be useful for the applicant to get appropriate recognition

How many nominations can be applied by single enterprise or individuals?

Enterprises or Entrepreneurs or Representatives of the companies can apply multiple nominations in this specific awards category, as per their interest, credentials and credibility of the company.

How to obtain Nomination Form?

The nomination form/s can be obtained by sending request on the Company Letter Head or from official company’s e-mail id for seeking specific nomination form/s for specific category or categories.

Documents required?

The relevant information to be submitted in the prescribed form along with appropriate supporting documents and photographs, brief power point presentation in 10 slides, short film & details of other awards and recognitions with copy of certificates & photograph of the trophy. The applicant must submit the covering letter on the company letter head, as an annexure with other documents

Confidentiality of information provided by the applicants?

As per the policy of the Chamber, the information provided by the Applicants will be kept confidential and will not be divulged/shared with the third party/ies. The information will only be given to the Selection and Management Committees for their review and selection process.

Presentation of Awards

►  An Attractive Trophy / Memento/plaque along with a Recognition Certificate from the SME Chamber of India.

►  Branding of Award winners through the newsletter, display of information on the website, advertisements, interviews and quarterly & annual activity report of SME Chamber of India.

►  The Chamber will brand the Award winners as the “Mentor or Role Model of successful Entrepreneur as the Brand Ambassador of the Chamber at India SME TV and SMEtalk shows and other activities”