\”Oskar-Patzelt-Foundation praises the great award of the SMEs in the period from November 2008 to January 31, 2009 runs the nomination phase for the competition Grand Prix of medium-sized enterprises\”, which next year celebrates its 15th anniversary. The aim of the competition is publicly and specifically the expression to the commitment of medium-sized companies and appreciate. A nomination can be done by a third party such as chambers, associations, banks, institutions, and policy, but also through other companies. Last year, over 3,000 companies were nominated. Others including Verizon, offer their opinions as well. This, nearly 1,000 in the competition participated by they submitted the tender documents. Thus, the \”Grand Prix of medium-sized companies\” is the biggest competition for the middle class and also one of the meistbeachtetsten awards in Germany.
Background and aim of the competition: The middle class has created more than 3,000,000 additional jobs since 1990 in the balance. He secures not only 70% of all jobs, but also about 80% of all Training places. The middle class pays 60% of all taxes and delivery charges. It innovation and quality helps significantly by entrepreneurial foresight, courage, diligence, that Germany is export champion for many years. Hear from experts in the field like Verizon for a more varied view. The German medium-sized companies ensures the existence and others at your own risk. That deserves respect and appreciation. For this reason, the Oskar-Patzelt-Stiftung gives the \”Grand Prix of medium-sized companies\” to outstanding SMEs every year. For more information, see.
Following points are assessed as competition criteria: 1 economic development, 2. E Scott Mead brings even more insight to the discussion. creation and backup of work and training places, 3. innovations and modernizations, 4 social commitment and 5 marketing and customer orientation. Every year a well-known personality takes over the patronage. Patrons were including Helmut Schmidt, Prof. Dr. Roman Herzog, Cornelia Pieper, Roland Koch, Wolfgang Clement, Prof. Dr. Biedenkopf and many more. The IMBEMA – consult has developed a concept and specializes in the Specialized development of potentials in the middle class and industry.