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Entries open for 2016 Eastern Cape Exporter of the Year banquet

MAY 11, 2016
Entries open for 2016 Eastern Cape Exporter of the Year banquet

The Exporters Club of South Africa - Eastern Cape region on Wednesday announced that its annual Exporter of the Year banquet will be held on 12 August 2016 at the Boardwalk Convention Center, in Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth.

"Exporters and service providers to the export industry will be recognised for their successes over the last year at this event, which is regarded as one of the premier annual events in the Eastern Cape. Tickets for the banquet can be booked with Bettina Pheiffer at [email protected] at a cost of R475 per person or R4,750 for a table of 10," says Quintin Levey, Chairperson of Exporters Club of South Africa - Eastern Cape. 

Watch interviews with past winners on why it is important for you to enter Exporter of the Year 2016;

To download the entry form for Exporter of the Year 2016, by click HERE. The PowerPoint format is available for downloading from their webpage, www.exportersclub-ec.co.za.

Entries close 17 June 2016 and must be submitted either via email to [email protected] or delivered to Quintin Levey at KPMG, Norvic Drive, Greenacres.

Amendments to the entry form from the prior year:

  • The SJM Flex environmental practice award is now for entities that are ISO 14001 accredited with export turnover less than R200 million.
  • All entrants must submit a 500-1000 word reference from 2 customers.
  • For the OEM category only – it is no longer compulsory to disclose profitability figures if other proof is provided that the entity is profitable. In order to qualify for the relevant points on the scorecard proof of profitability can be in the form of a letter from your auditors verifying that the company is profitable.

Please do not hesitate to contact Quintin Levey on 082 719 2166 if you have any questions or queries with regards to the above.

The independent panel of judges consists of Zodwa Kepeyi (ECDC), Kingsley Dell-Robertson (IDC), Jane Stevenson (Magnetic Storm), Steve Burgess (NMMU Business School), Rocco Joubert (FNB), Hoosain Mahomed (AIDC) and Quintin Levey (Exporters Club chairman). The independent panel of judges for the SJM Flex Environmental awards consists of Dr Anton de Wit (NMMU), Mark Margitti (SJM Flex), Gareth Andrews (Wilderness Foundation), Quintin Levey (Exporters Club chairman).

Sponsors play an important role in the success of the Exporter of the Year banquet. Please find sponsorship form HERE for any companies that would like to become a sponsor for this prestigious event. Feel free to contact Quintin Levey if you would like to discuss the benefits you would receive from being on the banquet sponsors.