Business News of Tue, 25 Aug 20152
Made in Ghana Products and Services to be awarded
The 3rd Made in Ghana Awards, (MIGA) 2015 an initiative of Entrepreneurs Foundation of Ghana (EFG), has nominated a number of premium quality made in Ghana product and service industries for honors.
The event is being organized by Entrepreneurs Foundation of Ghana, under the auspices of the Ministries of Trade and Industry and Finance, with support from Ghana Standards Authority, on the theme “Nationalism, The key to Social and Economic Development”. It is scheduled for October, 2015 at the Banquet Hall, State House.
The ‘Made in Ghana Awards’(MIGA) is to honor Made in Ghana products and wholly Ghanaian owned service industries which have exhibited excellence in premium product and service quality over the years.
Fifteen of the premium quality products and service organizations would be inducted into the prestigious ‘Made in Ghana Hall of Fame’, whiles another ten would be selected for award as ‘Made in Ghana Products and Services of the Year’ for their exceptional contribution to the development of the private sector in creating economic and social values.
MIGA is to create awareness, provide a boost to business profile and reputation; increase the products’ and service’s credibility in both international and local markets.
The key objective of the award is a campaign to provide the platform for Ghanaian consumers to patronize Ghanaian made products and also encourage Ghanaian service industries to make significant improvements in service quality, service delivery and innovation to meet challenges of international standards.
The consumer survey assessment criteria for the manufacturing industry selection was based on the basis of five parameters that demonstrate overall product premium quality, labeling, packaging, competitiveness and standard certification offering a point of difference from competitors.
The assessment criteria for the service industry selection was also based on the basis of four parameters that demonstrate overall service quality, delivery, competitiveness and innovation.
The categories include: Made in Ghana Hall of Fame products and services, Products and Services of the Year and Emerging Products and services of the Year.