Esquire Technologies has been shortlisted as a finalist for the Innovation through Technology Award Category in this year’s National Business Awards. Esquire Technologies is an award winning and one of the leading technology companies in southern Africa of IT, Digital Lifestyle, Consumer Electronics and Mobility products from international vendors around the world. The company strives to be a leader in innovative business practices that has developed the World’s first custom-tailored supply chain management system called the Virtual Reseller Network (VRN) which is ideally suited to meet the priorities and distribution requirements of the Online e-commerce, Business-to-Business (B2B) and Business-to-Consumer (B2C) markets and currently serves a customer base of over 12,500 active partners and over 400 Online Stores across the southern African region.
This year, about 100 companies covering a range of categories, including Top Performing Entrepreneur of 2015, Top Young Executive of the Year, Infrastructure Development Award, Investing in People Award, and National Business of the Year, have entered the Awards. In order to be shortlisted, as a finalist companies must meet certain criteria, such as boasting an annual turnover of R35 million, showing strong year-on-year growth, and providing a compelling motivation.
Organisations demonstrating innovation, year-on-year growth, sustainability and excellence in service are among the finalists of the 13th annual National Business Awards. This year’s finalists’ collective turnover comes to an impressive R300-billion plus. Some of these businesses are Group Five, Coca-Cola South Africa, Vodacom and Woolworths Holdings Ltd.
In collaboration with the Top Performing Companies publication, the National Business Awards is a prestigious event in which inspirational business leaders from various industries are celebrated for outstanding performance in the world of business and government. The winners will be announced at a gala event at Emperors Palace, Johannesburg on 19 November 2015.
‘’The prestigious list of this year’s Finalists, comprising of companies, individuals, and public bodies, are testament to the highest esteem in which The National Business Awards are held, as well as its renowned growth over the past 13 years. These awards showcase and recognise the finest talent and organisations that South Africa has to offer. This year’s list of finalists exemplifies the National Business Awards slogan, namely “The Oscars of South African Business” says Lance Fanaroff the Joint CEO of Integr8 and the Head Judge of the National Business Awards 2015.