TradeMalta has received 39 submissions for the six awards that are up for grabs for its Malta International Business Awards being held on Friday, 10th November 2017. The process of evaluation of submissions has now started and the shortlisted companies are expected to be announced by early September.  

The categories for which there have been most submissions are the Small Business, the Medium Business, the Emerging Markets and the award for Innovation Exporter. The other awards are Large Business and High Potential Exporter. The seventh award, Overall Exporter of the Year, will be based on jury's nomination.

The Malta International Business Awards are being held for the first time this year. The awards, being organised by TradeMalta, are meant to celebrate the success stories of enterprises selling innovative services and products internationally, thus contributing to economic growth and creating aspiration amongst younger enterprises. 

The Malta International Business Awards have the strategic support of HSBC Malta Commercial Banking, the Office of the Prime Minister and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion. It is being sponsored by audit firm Grant Thornton and has BPC International as marketing and communications partner. 

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