SME Chamber of India has been recognizing Small and Medium Enterprises and Entrepreneurs by presenting “INDIA SME EXCELLENCE AWARDS” for the last 21 years for their outstanding contributions, remarkable achievements, unique vision and mission for better business growth, strategies to achieve success in the competitive Markets, better financial and business management strategies to improve credit worthiness & credibility to attract more business, investments & collaborations, adoption of good governance & business ethics and fair business practices. SMEs have also been improving quality productivity, industrial automation, innovations & inventions, diversification & expansion, commercialization of inventions and Research & Developments, adoption of patented & advanced technology to compete in the competition of 4th industrial revolution, adoption of unique business ideas & concepts for promotion, marketing & branding of their products & services and establishing business partnership in local and Global Markets, as well as continuity in transforming business activities for better profitability & converting small business into emerging enterprise.

The Chamber is also considering additional efforts by SMEs for generating new Entrepreneurship, supporting and motivating Young & Women Entrepreneurs and Start-ups for business growth, developments and converting their business ideas into profitable ventures as well as large corporates, financial institutions, multinational companies, educational institutes, research and development agencies, government departments and corporations, individuals and other enterprises who are on the forefront for the empowerment of SME sector for better business growth and for global competitiveness.

The Award winners will be recognized as the “Role Model for the SMEs, Brand Ambassador of the chamber and Mentor” to motivate and encourage other Entrepreneurs, Young & Women Entrepreneurs and Start-ups to enhance their business activities and to explore emerging business opportunities

Please find various awards categories mentioned below and request you to submit your nomination for “Women Entrepreneur of the Year Awards” and you may also submit in other categories if you desire.

Nominations are invited for following Awards categories:

Women Entrepreneur of the Year Award (Minimum 3 years old company)

Best SME of the Year Award – Manufacturing Sector

Best SME of the Year Award – Service Sector

Global SME of the Year Award – Operations in India and Abroad (Turnover above Rs.75 Crores)

Best Mid-Sized Enterprise of the Year Award (Turnover above Rs.100 Crores)

Entrepreneur of the Year Award - (Company Turnover should be above Rs. 75 Crores)

Innovative SME of the Year Award – Innovations & Inventions

Emerging SME of the Year Award

Best SME Brand of the Year Award – (Turnover above Rs.25 Crores)

Best Institution of the Year Award - Supporting & Empowering SMEs for better growth & transformation (Corporates, Insurance, Education, HR, IT and other Institutions)

Best Financial Institution of the Year Award – PSU, Private & Foreign Banks, Co-operative & Multi-State Banks, NBFCs & Investment bankers & financial consultants.

Best Family Business of the Year Award (Turnover above Rs.50 Crores)

Start-Up Company of the Year Award (Minimum 3 years old company)

Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award (Age upto 35 years and Minimum 3 years old company)

Please log on or for more information about Awards, Criteria, formalities, Terms and Conditions.

Apply for Awards

We request you to send your response on your company letter head on the following format to obtain nomination form/s:

  • Name of the company
  • Name of applicant
  • Date of commencement of company
  • Business or Industrial or other sector
  • Total turnover of 2019 - 2020
  • Award category/ies
We look forward to receive your response on: [email protected] at the earliest.