'Standards of Excellence and Startup Awards 2023' End of Year Celebration

Wednesday, December 6, 2023, 6:00 – 9:00 PM UTC

The Standards of Excellence and Startup Awards in Gibraltar recognise and honour exceptional individuals, businesses and initiatives that embody the spirit of innovation, growth and positive impact within the local community. Join us 6th December 2023 for a dinner, prize giving celebration for our startup and business community.

In-person event

About this event

The Standards of Excellence and Startup Awards in Gibraltar recognise and honour exceptional individuals, businesses, and initiatives that embody the spirit of innovation, growth and positive impact within the local community.

Nominees are to be evaluated based on their ability to creatively address market needs, foster growth and make a lasting mark. With a focus on sustainability, collaboration, and customer satisfaction nominees should have demonstrated adaptability in the face of challenges and a commitment to ethical practices. Their contributions are marked by innovative solutions, market differentiation and a forward-looking vision, indicative of their potential for scalability and long-term success. This criteria collectively celebrates excellence, resilience, and the spirit of entrepreneurship that enriches Gibraltar's business landscape. Nominations are open to everyone this year, please include reason for nominating.

**If you would like to sponsor this event to present an award category or book a corporate table contact: denise.matthews@startupgrind.com**

Categories for Nominations: 

Social Responsibility & Charitable Organisations Excellence Award

Businesses & non-profits prioritising their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) practices and demonstrating a commitment to change actively engaging with selfless community initiatives, supporting the arts and charities, fundraising or donating.

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Excellence Award

"Diversity is where everyone is invited to the party. Inclusion means that everyone gets to contribute to the playlist. Equity means that everyone has the opportunity to dance/experience the music."

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Environment Social Governance Excellence Award

Environmental, social, and corporate governance is designed to be integrated into an organisation's strategy to create enterprise value by expanding the organisational objectives to include the identification, assessment and management of sustainability-related risks and opportunities in respect to all organisational stakeholders and the environment.

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Innovation in Government Services Excellence Award

Highlighting government agencies or initiatives that have creatively employed technology and innovation to streamline services for the community making them more efficient and/ or providing a necessary support system.

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Startup & Business Ecosystem Partner Award

Honouring businesses, organisations or individuals that actively collaborate with and provide essential services to startups, SME’s and businesses, such as co-working spaces, legal services, mentorship and more.

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Entrepreneurial Finance Provider Award

Commending individuals, financial institutions or service providers that have played a pivotal role in funding and supporting startups through various stages of growth.

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Fintech Startup of the Year

Recognising startups in the financial technology sector that have demonstrated exceptional growth, good practices, innovation and a positive impact on the industry locally.

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Best Local Startup Award presented

“Rooted in innovation, a startup aims to remedy deficiencies of existing products or create entirely new categories of goods and services, disrupting entrenched ways of thinking and doing business for entire industries."

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Best Female Entrepreneur Award

"A woman or a group of women who create, initiate, organise and operate a business or enterprise. A woman entrepreneur is therefore a confident, creative and innovative woman desiring economic independence individually and simultaneously creating employment opportunities for others."

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Wednesday, December 6, 2023
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM UTC

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  • Denise Matthews

    OME - One Media & Events

    Chapter Director

  • Mark Wilson

    MACH Digital



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HM Government of Gibraltar

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SRG Europe

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OME - One Media & Events

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MACH Digital

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Sunborn Gibraltar