PERA celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit and outstanding achievements of the Western Cape’s foremost entrepreneurs and small business owners. So whether your business is already established, or merely emerging, this is your chance to put your business on the map, so it can receive the recognition and exposure it deserves.
We’re calling all talented, ambitious, and successful entrepreneurs in the Western Cape to enter.
To maximise your chances of winning, keep in mind that all entries will be judged on the following criteria: growth, jobs, innovation, creativity, sustainability, industry relevance and socio- economic impact.
Businesses can enter the following 11 categories:
- Best Emerging Business
- Best Emerging Tourism Business
- Best Emerging Rural Business
- Best School Business Idea
- Best Job-creating Business
- Best Agri-processing Business
- Best Social Enterprise
- Best Established Business
- Best Business with Global Reach
- Most Innovative Business
- Most Innovative Student Business Idea
Show me the money
This year, the total prize money across all 11 categories is a massive R2 125 000. Three winners will be chosen for each category.
- 1st place: R100 000
- 2nd place: R50 000
- 3rd place: R25 000
Overall Grand Prize: Overseas trip for two to the value of R100 000 + another R100 000 in cash to invest in the growth of your business.
Time to hustle
Entries close on 5 September 2016, and winners will be announced at the prestigious PERA awards ceremony in November 2016.
For more details, categories and rules visit www.wcpremiersawards.co.za.
Terms and conditions apply.