For the second time in a row, company British American Tobacco awards annual "BAT award for the most successful small entrepreneur in Vranje“, in cooperation with the Ministry of International Economic Relations of REpublic of Serbia, Republic SME Development Agency and Chamber of commerce of Serbia.
This-year award, which will be alloted at the end of September, on the company's anniversary day, will make it possible for the laureate to visit the Small Economy Fair in Munich and BAT's headquarters in London. The laureate will also be able to attend the management seminars organized by the Chamber of Commerce of Serbia.
Last-year laureate, Radovan Stanković, the owner of company Mikromodeli that deals with the production of ready-made clothing for children, says that the award enable him to meet all advantages of well-organized and responsible company such as BAT, which cares not only for its own interests, but also for the interests of the society in which it operates.
The conditions for participation in the open competition for the most successful small entrepreneur is that the company is registered on the territory of Municipality of Vranje, that it was founded exclusively with the private capital and that it employs up to 50 workers. The deadline for submittal of applications is September 1, 2006.
*** British American Tobacco has been present in Serbia since 1996 and, after privatization of Tobacco Industry Vranje, on September 3, 2003, it became one of the most important foreign investors in Serbia. BAT is the most international tobacco group, the visionaire in the field of technologies, knowledge and preservation of environment and responsible factor for development of society in the countries in which it operates.