The Awards are committed to recognising excellence in business across the Algarve, providing a source of inspiration to the business community.
THE AWARD CATEGORIES
The Algarve Business Of The Year
The most prestigious award of the event will recognise a business that has established the strongest position within the marketplace in all areas of their expertise.
Small Business of the Year
Businesses with under 20 full time employees, who consistently create innovative products and services, who are registered in Portugal, develop their staff, and grow a profitable business, yet still find time to support their community. These are the businesses we want to recognise in the Small Business of the Year Award.
Business Growth Award
This award recognizes a company that has demonstrated significant growth in revenue, market share, or profitability over the past year. It is designed to celebrate the success of a business that has achieved notable expansion
Contribution To Charitable Causes
This Award is for an outstanding individual or charity, who has achieved great heights in raising vital funds for Charitable Causes.
Best New Business of The Year 2023
This award is for a successful new business that is less than 3 years old.
Lifetime Achievement Award
This Award is for an outstanding individual, who has achieved great heights in their business career.
Pride of The Algarve
This award goes to an individual who is a pillar within their community. Someone who goes above and beyond to make a difference in the lives of others.
Outstanding Marketing / Branding Initiative Award
This award recognises a company that has launched an outstanding branding or marketing campaign in the last year.
Young Entrepreneur Of The Year
The Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award is open to members of the business community in the Algarve aged 30 and under.
Entrepreneur of The Year
The winner of this award will be an up-and-coming entrepreneur with an all-round achievement.
The award will be given to the organisation who has prioritised sustainable development in their business model.
Tourism & Hospitality Award
This award goes to a business who stands out in the world of tourism and hospitality by adding immense value to their town or to tourism as a whole.
Taste of The Algarve Award
The Taste of the Algarve goes to an F&B establishment who stands out in their community for taste, service, and supporting other local businesses.
Health & Wellness Award
This award goes to an individual or business that promotes health and wellness either through their business or through other initiatives in a creative and outstnading way.
Team Of The Year
Teamwork makes the dreamwork! This prize will be awarded to a team who has been working together for at least 1 year.
Employee Of The Year
This Award will go to the employee who has demonstrated outstanding performance throughout the last 3 years.
Customer Excellence Award
This award goes to a company or business that always exceeds customer expectations by providing unmatched customer service.
The Best Digital Award
This category recognises a business that has created or launched a product or brand that outperforms others in the digital world.
Organisations recognised with this award will demonstrate a proven ability to create, nurture and develop new products or services.
Special Recognition or People's Choice Award
This award is a nomination based category that goes to someone who simply deserves to be recognised for the incredible things they do or achievements they've made.