2019 South Florida Business Excellence Awards Application

Use this page to apply for your 2019 Awards.

There is only one application for all the awards. You can apply for as many awards as you want with this one simple application.

PLEASE NOTE: This application cannot be changed once it is submitted, so please  go through, click yes on every award you are applying for and then print the page, so you have all the questions. Then complete the questions offline and come back to complete your application online when you have all your information ready.

About Your Organization
Name of Owner / President / CEO
Name of Company
Street Address
Suite
City
State
Zip
Email Address
Phone Number
Company Website
Compant Twitter
Company LinkedIn
Company Facebook
About Your Organization

Will You be bringing any team or family members?
How many Family/Team Members?
Do you currently work with a coach?
Who is your coach?
Is this the first time you have attended The Business Excellence Forums & Awards?
When & where did you attend?
Have you previously won a Business Excellence Forum Award?
What award(s) and When?
Vision and Mission

Describe your core business.
Enter your Vision Statement.
Enter your Mission Statement.
What has driven your company's success and why?
Award Category - Best Company Culture

Are you applying for Best Company Culture?
What is your company stated set points of culture?
How does your Company recognize and reward team members who exemplify your Company Culture?
How often are company meetings held, Weekly, Monthly, Annually, Who Attends?
What kinds of team member activities are recognized by the company?
What activities/programs do you have to build company culture?
Please provide 3 testimonials from team members on why you have the best company culture.
Why should you win Best Company Culture? What would winning this award mean to you and your business?
Award Category - Biggest Community Impact

Are you applying for Biggest Community Impact?
Describe some of the specific activities the business engages in and has a positive impact on the community.
How has your business invested or reinvested in the community?
How do you measure the social, environmental and financial outcomes of the business?
Please provide some example of the company's diversity and inclusion work.
Please provide 3 peer references that consider the business to be a community leader.
Provide examples of how the business has had a positive impact on the local community.
Why should you win Biggest Community Impact? What would winning this award mean to you and your business?
Award Category - Young Entrepreneur of the Year (35 and younger)

Are you applying for Young Entrepreneur of the Year (35 and younger)?
Provide a brief biography of yourself.
Describe how you demonstrate effective and innovative leadership to strengthen the business.
Describe how you best demonstrate creativity and vision in your business.
What are your milestone achievements? Include contracts you've won, innovations you've initiated, products or services you've developed or awards you have won.
What are your business long terms goals and how do you plan to achieve these?
Describe the growth plans for the company.
Describe how you have served as a role model and mentor to your team.
What risks have you undertaken to achieve your business objectives?
Why should you win Young Entrepreneur of the Year? What would winning this award mean to you and your business?
Award Category - Business Leader of the Year

Are you applying for Business Leader of the Year?
What risks have you undertaken to achieve your business objectives?
Describe how you have served as a role model and mentor to your team.
What are your milestone achievements? Include contracts you've won, innovations you've initiated, products or services you've developed or awards you have won.
Describe how you best demonstrate creativity and vision in your business.
Describe how you demonstrate effective and innovative leadership to strengthen the business.
Describe the growth plans for the company.
What are your business long terms goals and how do you plan to achieve these?
Provide a brief biography of yourself.
Why should you win Business Leader of the Year? What would winning this award mean to you and your business?
Award Category - Fastest Growing Company

Are you applying for Fastest Growing Company?

Summarize the rationale for entering this award. What have been your major areas of growth and what are the metrics of those areas?
What are your milestone achievements? Include contracts you've won, innovations you've initiated, products or services you've developed or awards you have won.
Why should your business win Fastest Growing Company? What would winning this award mean to you and your business?
Award Category - Best Overall Company

Are you applying for Best Overall Company?
How has your business performed in recent years? Particularly, you should detail the revenue and profits of the company over the last three financial years.
What is your current strategy for the development of the business and how will you implement that strategy? Link the strategic decisions taken in the past to the performance of the company, as described in the response to the previous question.
How do you manage your business and what performance indicators do you use? Provide examples of the reporting used to manage the business.
What processes do you use to research and develop new products or services, and how do you introduce them to the market?
How do you provide customer care and monitor customer satisfaction?
What is your marketing strategy and how is it implemented?
How do you communicate with your employees and what level of involvement do they have in business decisions?
What contributing does your business make to the community?
Why should your business win Best Overall Company? What would winning this award mean to you and your business?
Award Category - Best Family Owned Company

Are you applying for Best Family Owned Company?

How many family members are involved in the business and what are their roles?
How many generations have been/are involved in the business?
How has your business performed in recent years? Particularly, you should detail the revenue and profits of the company over the last three financial years.
What is your current strategy for the development of the business and how will you implement that strategy? Link the strategic decisions taken in the past to the performance of the company, as described in the response to the previous question.
How do you manage your business and what performance indicators do you use? Provide examples of the reporting used to manage the business.
What processes do you use to research and develop new products or services, and how do you introduce them to the market?
How do you provide customer care and monitor customer satisfaction?
What is your marketing strategy and how is it implemented?
How do you communicate with your employees and what level of involvement do they have in business decisions?
What contributing does your business make to the community?
Why should your business win Best Family Owned Company? What would winning this award mean to you and your business?
Revenue/Growth

Please fill out the following (this information will be kept confidential - Not Required For Culture Award.).
For 2016,
What was your Gross Revenue?
% of Growth?
# of Employees?
For 2017,
What is your Gross Revenue?
% of Growth?
# of Employees?
For 2018 (As accurate as possible),
What was your Gross Revenue?
% of Growth
# of Employees
Testimonials & Supporting Documents

Please provide any notoriety/public headline/testimonials you or your company has received over the past 3 years.
Do you have any supporting documents? (If yes, we will contact you for them...)

Information

Disposition of Entries

Entries and materials submitted may or may not be used, displayed, shown, duplicated, published
or disposed of as The South Florida Business Excellence Forums & Awards deems appropriate. We hold no
responsibility to return any documents, images, or files, once submitted to us.

By submitting entries, the entrant agrees to hold The South Florida Business Excellence Forums & Awards and
its employees and/or sponsors exempt from any costs or expenses of any claim arising out of any
such use by us. Winners must be present at the Awards Ceremony to receive their awards

How To Get Help

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The South Florida Business Excellence Forums & Awards
at the ActionCOACH Team Sage Offices
250 Catalonia Ave, Ste 807
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Telephone: (305) 285-9264