IFCCI and BUSINESS FRANCE

present

IFCCI and Business France

present

11th October 2018 – New Delhi

ABOUT THE EVENT

11th October 2018 in New Delhi

ABOUT THE EVENT

Under the patronage of His Excellency, Mr. Alexandre Ziegler, Ambassador of France to India, the Indo-French Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IFCCI) and Business France – the Trade & Investment Commission of the Embassy of France in India are pleased to present the Indo-French Business Awards 2018 and In2France event on Thursday, 11th October 2018 in New Delhi.

This special evening brings together the very first edition of the highly prestigious Indo-French Business Awards and the IN2FRANCE event.

The IFB Awards will honour excellence and acknowledge the accomplishments of Indian and French companies, based in India and France. They are open to all member companies of IFCCI, with exception of the Best Entrepreneur of the Year Award, which is open for French entrepreneurs living in India as well.

IN2FRANCE aims to promote Indian investments in France and to recognize the excellence of France as an economically attractive destination for Indian companies to invest in. 

1st edition of VIE Grand Prix Awards: The evening will also be an occasion to felicitate young and high performing French youngsters whose careers are on a high growth track and who have excelled in their respective domains in their roles in French subsidiaries in the South Asia Region (India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka).

AWARD CATEGORIES

AWARD CATEGORIES

Best SME of the year

Best Entrepreneur of the Year

Best French Group in India

Best Indo-French cooperation

Most innovative product/service of the year

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

1. Best SME of the year

This award is for companies that fulfil the criteria for small and medium enterprises as defined by the MSMED Act, 2006 will be considered under this segment

CRITERIA

–  Manufacturing Enterprises and Services Enterprises across varied sectors

–  Preference would be given to companies with Social Responsibility and Innovation

– The enterprise must be a for-profit business

– The enterprise must be in existence in India for a minimum period of 2 years at the time of application and maximum of 5 years

– The enterprise must disclose audited financial statements for the past 2 years for the purpose of screening and follow-up application

– List some supporting documents/videos

– Jury special consideration

2. Best Entrepreneur of the Year

This award seeks to recognize the efforts and achievements of exceptional entrepreneurs, individuals and organisations who are working in the field of entrepreneurship development. The Awards also seek to highlight models of excellence for others to emulate and improve upon.

CRITERIA

– First Generation Entrepreneur: The definition of a first generation entrepreneur for the scheme is “An entrepreneur who is not in the same line of business as his/her parent. They should have started the enterprise on their own initiative, idea or innovation

– Initial paid-up capital of the enterprise should not exceed INR 1 crore

– Not more than three years old

– Open to French Entrepreneurs operating in India (non-IFCCI members are eligible)

– List some supporting documents/videos

– Jury special consideration

Disclaimer: French entrepreneur living in India can also apply for this award

3. Best French Group in India

This award is for a French company operating in India or subsidiary of a French company in India for more than 3 years.

CRITERIA

–  Major achievement in India

–  Number of Employees

–  How has it aided the Indo-French trade?

–  List some facts on employment generation

–  List some supporting documents/video

–  Make in India initiatives (if any)?

–  Ease of doing business (EODB) initiative (if any)? 

–  Jury special consideration

4. Best Indo-French Cooperation

This award is for an Indian/French company who has cooperated for a project/company/initiative in India in the last 3 years.

CRITERIA

–  List facts about the Company/Joint Venture project/ initiative

–  List down the major achievements in India

–  How has it aided the Indo-French trade?

–  Any sustainable approach undertaken while executing this project?

–  Geographic spread – Mention names of States covered under this project

–  Market/Brand Impact

–  FDI Investments

–  Employment generation

–  List some supporting documents/videos

–  Jury special consideration

5. Most Innovative Product / Service of the Year

This award is for an Indian/French company who has having a bilateral connect who has come up with an innovative product/services par excellence.

CRITERIA

–  Major achievement in India

–  Impact of community outreach

–  YoY profit and outreach (last 3 years)

–  Level of Sustainable approach

–  Social impact

–  Market/Brand Impact

–  Supporting documents/videos

–  Employment generation

–  Jury special consideration

HOW TO APPLY

HOW TO APPLY
  1. Download the respective form

  2. Submit to awards@ifcci.org.in before the 1st September 2018

  3. Nomination form + supporting documents, if any (PPT, brochures,)

Short-listed nominations will be presented to the Jury for determination of winners. The selected winners will be felicitated at the Indo-French Business Awards Ceremony.

KEY DATES

KEY DATES

9th August 2018

Nominations open 

Saturday, 1st September 2018

Entries Close

14th – 28th September 2018

Jury Screening :  Level 1 (5 shortlisted) Level 2 (Final winner)

Thursday, 11th October 2018

Award ceremony 

THE JURY

THE JURY

REGISTER

REGISTER

Limited seats available. To register for the event, please RSVP at awards@ifcci.org.in


1. Governing Council, Jury, Annual Sponsors, Finalists: one person per company (Pre-reserved upon confirmation)
2. Others: one person per company (CXO profiles only)

VENUE

Residence Of France

Gate No. 4, 2/50E, Nyaya Marg,

Chanakyapuri, New Delhi

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