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BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARDS

16 May 2024

Una cena di gala di beneficenza che premia la crème de la crème dell'imprenditoria italiana in Sud Africa

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La Camera di Commercio e Industria Italo-Sudafricana organizza questo evento ogni anno dal 1999.
I BEA sono una cena di gala di beneficenza che riunisce più di 250 persone - inclusi membri e non membri della Camera Italiana - e rappresentano una grande opportunità per le aziende e i partecipanti di costruire la propria rete, collegando e integrando le economie italiana e sudafricana.

I 5 PREMI ASSEGNATI DURANTE L'EVENTO:

  • Business Person of the Year

  • Business Enterprise of the Year

  • SMILE Small Enterprise of the Year

  • SMILE Medium Enterprise of the Year

  • Lifetime Achievement Award

I BEA rappresentano anche un'ottima piattaforma per esplorare e investire nelle importanti relazioni storiche tra Italia e Sudafrica.

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BEA winners

2024

Business Person of the Year: Matteo Brambilla– Red Rockett

Business Enterprise of the Year:  Savino Del Bene

Lifetime Achievement Award: Mirella K. Corsetti 

SMILE SME of the Year: Slingshot Consulting

2023

Business Person of the Year: Guido Giachetti – RDC Property Group

Business Enterprise of the Year: Ariston South Africa

Lifetime Recognition Award: Maurizio Mariano

SMILE Medium Enterprise of the Year: Diva Cucine

SMILE SMALL Business of the Year: Mosaic Arts

2022

Business Person of the Year: Stefano Marani - Renergen

Business Enterprise of the Year: MSC

Lifetime Recognition Award: Alberto Fogolin

Special Mention Award: Italian Club

2019

Business Person of the Year: Giorgio Cavalieri

Business Enterprise of the Year: Alitalia

Lifetime Recognition Award: Roberto Giuricich

Chairperson’s Excellence Award: Sara Andreotti

2018

Business Person of the Year: Fred Crabbia -
Mining Pressure System

Business Enterprise of the Year: Lucchini South Africa

Lifetime Recognition Award: Mario Angelo Marion

Professional of the Year: Tiziana Adduc - Paediatrician

2017

Business Person of the Year: Giuseppe Plumari - Steyn City

Business Enterprise of the Year: Pabar

Young Entrepreneur of the Year: Gianluca Abela - Nutrifit

Lifetime Recognition Award: Luciano Enrico Gastaldi - Fruit and Veg City

2016

Business Person of the Year: Antonio Di Loreto

Business Enterprise of the Year: Ansaldo Energia - Fata

Chairperson’s Excellence Award: Gianni Ravazzotti

Lifetime Recognition Award: Mathew Giuricich

2015

Business Person of the Year: Dina Soukop -
Soukop Property Group

Business Enterprise of the Year: Enel Green Power

Honorary Chairperson’s Special Award: Paolo Borzatta

Chairperson’s Excellence Award: Giuseppe Cimato

Lifetime Recognition Award: Franco Guidozzi

2014

Business Person of the Year: Paolo Cavalieri - Holland

Business Enterprise of the Year: IVECO

Honorary Chairperson’s Special Award: Costantino Buccimazza - BPB Construction

Lifetime Recognition Award: Carmine Angelucci

2013

Business Person of the Year: Antonio Iozzo - IUM

Business Enterprise of the Year: SMEG South Africa

Young and Upcoming Entrepreneur of the Year: Tato Carrello - Carrello Autobody

Honorary Chairperson’s Special Award: Vera Giovitto - Mosaic Art

Chairperson’s Excellence Award: Marcello Fiasconaro

Lifetime Recognition Award: Piero Rossi

2012

Business Person of the Year: Carlo Gonzaga - Taste Holdings

Business Enterprise of the Year: Viglietti Motors

Young and Upcoming Entrepreneur of the Year: Matteo Amatruda - A+L Unlimited Design

Lifetime Recognition Award: Renato Fioravanti

Honorary Chairperson’s Special Award: H.E. Thenjlwe Mtintso

2011

Business Person of the Year: Franco Scribante - Scribante Construction

Business Enterprise of the Year: MA Automotive Rosslyn

Young and Upcoming Entrepreneur of the Year: Simone Zanetti - Allos Consulting

Lifetime Recognition Award: Luigi Buccimazza

Honorary Chairperson’s Special Award: Marco Alberti (Southern Wind Shipyard

2010

Business Person of the Year: Luigi Stravino (BLC Plant Company

Business Enterprise of the Year: Luxottica SA

Young and Upcoming Entrepreneur of the Year: Roberto Regasto - Pagliari Group

Lifetime Recognition Award: Andrea Bollo - Wanda Bollo Estate

Honorary Chairperson’s Special Award: Giulio Bertrand - Morgenster

2008

Business Person of the Year: Luciano Previtera and Michele Mirotto - Rialto Foods

Business Enterprise of the Year: Putco

Young and Upcoming Entrepreneur of the Year: Giovanni Contaldi - Courierit

Lifetime Recognition Award: Adriana De Stefanis

2007

Business Person of the Year: Antonio Cimato - Efficient Engineering

Business Enterprise of the Year: Country Food

Young and Upcoming Entrepreneur of the Year: Marcello Palumbo - Filcon Group

Lifetime Recognition Award: Domenica Ferrucci Burzacchi

Honorary Chairperson’s Special Award: Maestro Edoardo Villa

2006

Business Person of the Year: Dean Fragale - Girlock

Business Enterprise of the Year: Duferco Steel Processing

Young and Upcoming Entrepreneur of the Year: Sebastiano Iorio (Cargo Embassy) & Stefano Lavarone (Great African Seating)

Lifetime Recognition Award: Domitilla Rota Hymas - Little Eden

Honorary Chairperson’s Special Award: Giorgio Gorelli - Fiat Auto SA

2005

Business Person of the Year: Desmond Sacco - Assore and Assmang

Business Enterprise of the Year: M&F Giurich Developments

Young and Upcoming Entrepreneur of the Year: Andrea Deiana - Metal Lux SA

Lifetime Recognition Award: Claudia Giuricich

2004

Business Man of the Year: Mark Lamberti - Massmart Holdings

Business Woman of the Year: Giovana Secco - Kudu Farms

2002

Graniti Tecnica - Franco D’Agnolo

2001

Fiat Auto S.A. - Bruno De Mori

Aeroporti di Roma - Carmine Bassetti

Castellano-Beltrame - Franco Beltrame

2000

Giovanni Ravazzotti - Italtile and Ceramic Industries

1999

Domenico Cioffi - Mimmo’s

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