Nominations for the 2012 MVP Bossing Awards will be accepted until Sept. 30. For details on the MVP Bossing Awards, visit www.pldtsme-nation.com.ph/bossingako or call 101-888. Inquiries may also be e-mailed at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2011 MVP Bossing Award winners were Cecilio Pedro of Lamoiyan Corp. (Grand MVP Bossing Award); Sarabeth Salcedo of Baliwag Lechon; Steve Benitez of Bo’s Coffee; Cora Ong of CDO; Bam Aquino and Mark Ruiz of Hapinoy; Nelson and Siu Ping Par of PR Gaz Haus; Joe Magsaysay of Potato Corner; Annabella Wisniewski of Raintree Group; Rey and Anais Lapid of R. Lapid’s Chicharon and Barbecue; Henry Lim Bon Liong of SL Agritech; Bobby and Jojo Claudio of Toby’s Sports; and Federico Moreno and Vina Morales of Ystilo Salon.
(The Philippine Star) Updated August 06, 2011 12:00 AM
The awards, organized by PLDT SME Nation, give recognition to Pinoy Bossings (Filipino small and medium entrepreneurs) as role models displaying creativity, determination and perseverance; as providers of livelihood for workers and their families; and as the backbone of the Philippine economy.
The 2012 MVP Bossing Awards’ theme is “Heroes of Business and Filipino Pride” and judges will be searching for Pinoy Bossings who exhibit an enterprising spirit and share in PLDT SME Nation’s mission of innovation and nation building.
Nomination forms may be downloaded from the PLDT SME Nation website at http://www.pldtsme-nation.com.ph/bossingako .
Recognizing SME leaders
PLDT SME Nation organized the MVP Bossing Awards in partnership with Go Negosyo to recognize the country’s leading entrepreneurs — those who continuously work hard by tapping skill, talent and technology in order to succeed in their respective business ventures.
The contest is open to all entrepreneurial and homegrown Filipino businesses that have been in
for at least five years.
Winners of the PLDT MVP Bossing Awards are chosen according to how their businesses meet the following criteria: product/service innovation, 30 percent; creative use/integration of technology, 25 percent; business profitability, 15 percent; impact of ICT in business revenue (revenue increase and business efficiency resulting from use of technology), 20 percent; and business that changed lives (employees, CSR, rags to riches story, owner/market/consumer satisfaction), 10 percent.
Nominations of SMEs from the following business categories are accepted in the competition: Commerce and Trading (agriculture, fishery and forestry); Industrial and Manufacturing (manufacturing, mining, construction and utilities); Retail, Trade and Finance (wholesale/retail, trade and finance, banking); Travel and Leisure (hotels, resorts and restaurants); and Service Industry (professional, health, education, outsourcing/IT and other services).
The judges’ panel includes Manuel Pangilinan, chairman, PLDT; Ernesto Alberto, SVP for Customer Sales and Marketing Group, PLDT; Joey Concepcion, founder, Go Negosyo; and Cecilio Pedro, president, Lamoiyan Corp