The Annual European Business Magazine Awards are being finalised and alot of the results have been established and soon to be annonced online and in the special winners edition for the 2021 awards campaign. A record number of votes were submitted via our onlibne form and just under 40,000 votes came in which was a record . Whether it was the lockdown and the fact more people were online , either way , there was a huge amount of votes for outstanding companies and leaders in their respective industries.
Some obvious winners such as Elon Musk , Revolut , Shell and Emirates Airlines where there were many votes in these categories . Other categroies in the not so obvious industries included Kraken exchange , Iowa Regional Development , Casablanca Finance City ,Saica Group , Zoho Corporation ,Irelands IDA, Aetna , Elise Donovan( Woman Ceo of the year Carribean ) and BVI , KasierweterEnergy , Coursera and its Ceo , Bogota Invest to the Group Ceo of BDS Swiss , GFK and Globalization Partners . Banking sector winnes included are Sovcombank , Şekerbank and Jordan Islamic bank ,Banco Económico and Itaú Unibanco. Irelands IDA scored two awards which was for best country to locate business but also the nest global marketing agency ! There were two winners from Portugal in the Executive education category , Iseg and Lisbon Mba programme picked up Best MBA which was a great achievement . Honeywell won best sustainable company of the year largely due to their efforts in pushing renewable energies to the forefront of their company while also considerably reducing the greenhouse emmissions!
A few of double award winners included Henley Business School who won EMP won best course for management and leadership as well as the business school 2020/21 which is some feat considering the competition. Cinode, Tourlane , Atempo, Iderbola, Tesla , Cimb bank in the Phillippines and Swisscom won in their respective industries with their Ceo’s winning in winning CEO of the year which is some achievement given the competition in each category. In the women , there was a couple of suprise winners with Nicole Sahin of Globalization partners being a prominent winner for best new Ceo in the womens category.
A huge congratulations to Banking Circle who managed to scoop three awards . A first and an exceptional feat given so much competition form all three categories . They are definitely one ot watch out for the future.
The voting really did take into consideration not only leaders from old industry but there was a huge swift to companies developing new innovating technolgies and companies looking to become more sutainable and environmentally friendly as well as achieving carbon free status. Areas like fintech ,cleantech (carbicrete winning this category ) to sotware programmes and platforms got huge recognition in the voting and fantastic to see this being recgnised.
The awards are there to recongnise these new talents and entrepreneurs pushing new boundatries acrosss border and industries and we will be showcasing some winners in the upcoming editions. The voiting has been talking place all year and will some categories are still being voted for. It has been challenging during Covid centralising the results but we have got there . The full results will be published soon online and in hard copy.