Amsterdam Business Award On March 28th 2013 the Amsterdam Business Award will be handed out to one of the three nominated organizations that have proven to be an example in their way of doing business. The nominees are organizations that deserve to be rewarded because they have shown a clear contribution to the Amsterdam region by creating jobs, innovative products, social and environmental solutions, city marketing, etc. For the fourth time in a row, the Amsterdam Business Award Gala will be held in the NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky. A surprise chef will be responsible for the gala menu and lots of entertainment will be programmed on stage. The ultimate night for decisionmakers and their relations to relax, laugh and enjoy each others company. Winners of the award were Olcay Gulsen from Supertrash, Hans Brouwer from MassiveMusic and Raymond Cloosterman from Rituals.
Culture Award Last year, the organization added a new prize category to the Amsterdam Business Award, the Culture Award. A prize for the cultural organization that has shown to be an example in their field of business. Toneel Groep Amsterdam won this first edition because of the worldwide recognition in the world of theater and the positive exposure they create for the city.
International Award This year another category will be added, The Amsterdam International Business Award. A prize that will honor the foreign companies in this region that have contributed to the region without even having Dutch roots. The companies and their contribution in many ways are crucial for the economic development of this region and the opportunities to collaborate, innovate and co-create together with small and medium enterprises.