Participants competing for the Forbes Business Awards 2012 will be rated by an independent jury of representatives of the business community. The competition is organized for a second consecutive year and it is aimed at encouraging good business practices and entrepreneurial spirit. Jury members of Forbes Business Awards 2012 are:
Grigorii Vazov, President of the Higher School of Insurance and Finance
Lachezar Bogdanov, Managing Partner, Industry Watch
Lyuben Belov, Managing Partner, LAUNCHub
Maria Shiskova, Managing Partner, AIMS Human Capital
Nikolay Gurnev, Partner, Ernst&Young
Ognyan Donev, Chairman of CEIBG, and Chief Executive Director of Sopharma
Radostina Manahova, Managing Partner, MMD Partners
Stanimir Karolev, founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Karoll
Hristo Illiev, founder and Executive Chairman of AG Capital and Chairman of the Association of the Family Business in Bulgaria
Each member of the jury will rate the candidacies of all participants in the Forbes Business Awards 2012 following the Forbes methodology. The five companies with the highest ratings in each category will be announced as finalists in the competition. The winner in each category will be selected among the five finalists. The awards will be presented at a special ceremony scheduled for the beginning of December.
Every company, irrespective of its size, can compete for an award in one of the eight categories. Participation is free – candidates can apply online on www.forbesbulgaria.bg. Just as a reminder – the deadline for applying for participation in the Forbes Bulgaria Business Awards competition is 31 October 2012.