On April 21st, 2017 Golden Brand annual awards ceremony was held in Hotels & Preference Hualing Tbilisi with PASHA Bank being special partner of the event for the third year in a row.
The ceremony was attended by the top managers of leading companies, the representatives of local government, diplomatic corps and media. The welcome speeches were delivered by Mr. Fadi Asli - President of the International Chamber of Commerce, Ms. Sophia Makatsaria - Marketing Director of Georgian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mr. Shahin Mammadov - CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors at PASHA Bank, Mr. Petter Lillvik - General Manager for Hotels & Preference Hualing Tbilisi and other partners of the event.
Being organized by Global Idea and The FINANCIAL Golden Brand is considered as the most prestigious and influential annual business award since 2006 and is given to companies that achieved special success in previous year. Mr. Mammadov awarded a Golden Brand prize to winning companies:
- Mineral Water – Nabeglavi
- Employer of the year – Tegeta Motors
- Restaurant – Tabla
- Healthy products – Lithuanian Bakery
- Innovation-oriented company - Lutecia
The Golden Brand was also awarded to:
- The Ministry of Agriculture for its contribution to the rural development in the country
- The Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection for the project “Check in Georgia”
- The Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development for the project “Technopark”
- Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure for the projects implemented in 2016
“PASHA Bank is the partner of Golden Brand Awards for the third time this year. By doing so we once again underline our readiness and desire to support development of local business. We believe that the Awards serve as additional motivator for the winner companies and prove their success. Hereby, I would like to congratulate the winners and wish them to stay the course!” – said Shahin Mammadov, CEO and Chairman of Board of Directors at PASHA Bank.
„The Golden Brand Awards Ceremony contributes to creating a competitive environment for local businesses. It aims to introduce modern, brand-building and business-establishing methods. The main idea of the awards ceremony is to present and popularize Georgian companies as well as foreign companies operating in Georgia. The Golden Brand strives to promote those companies’ activities and help them further develop their brands.” - said Natia Jincharadze, General Director at Global Idea.