Liberty Dube Business Correspondent
MINISTER of Information Communication Technology and Cyber Security Supa Mandiwanzira is tonight (Friday) expected officiate at the 2018 Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce (ZNCC) Manicaland business awards scheduled for Golden Peacock Villa Hotel.
The awards are meant to honour outstanding companies and businesspersons, who excelled in their business endeavours for the past year. They will be held on May 18 under the theme: “Consolidating the new normal economy through policy reform.”
ZNCC regional manageress for Manicaland and Chiredzi, Ms Perpetual Guwila told Post Business that ZNCC would honour outstanding business persons and organisations in 13 categories.
The categories include the businessman/woman of the year, ICT, public enterprise award, young entrepreneur award, tertiary institution award, financial institution supporting micro, small and medium enterprises award, enterprise development, business leadership, rural businessman of the year, lifetime achievement, company of the year and sustainable development goals champion award.
The chamber provincial members will pay an amount of $80 per individual and non members will pay $100.
“We are ready to host the event and we would like to thank stakeholders and individuals who took part in nominations. It’s all systems go. There are going to be a lot of new faces. We did a thorough vetting to come up with the nominees. Minister Mandiwanzira confirmed that he will be the guest of honour. We are expecting a successful event,” she said.
Last year saw Destiny of Africa Network founder Obadiah Musindo and Milestone Group of Schools founding director Molly Mupfunya winning the businessman and businesswoman of the year awards respectively.