Frost & Sullivan will host its prestigious Latin America Best Practices Excellence Awards Banquet on Wednesday, December 3, at Grand Hyatt Hotel, in Sao Paulo. This annual awards gala will honor companies and professionals, and will recognize their outstanding performance. Benchmarked against leading companies in each category, the recipients of these awards represent the best-of-breed in Latin America.
The Latin America Best Practices Excellence Awards Banquet, held annually, was launched for the first time in 2007 focused in the ICT industry, gathering some of the leading players in the Latin American industry.
For 2008, Frost & Sullivan will award market leadership in 30 categories, within the following sectors:
Information and communication technologies:
• Information Technologies;
• Telecom Services;
• Enterprise Communications.
• Chemicals & Energy;
• Power Management Equipments and Industrial Automation;
• Power Generation.
Lifetime Achievement Award
CEO of the year
The short-listed and award winner companies are selected through the ongoing and thorough research and tracking of the ICT and Industrial markets - similar to the methodology followed in the development of our Latin America research and subscriptions – conducted by Frost & Sullivan's expert analyst team, that gathers great experience in the Latin America market and provides a deep comprehension of the moves and trends in each of the awarded sectors.
“During difficult times, it's crucial for every company to implement the best strategies that will let them maintain growth rates and market positioning”, notes Milena Matone, Research Director at Frost & Sullivan Latin America. “At Frost & Sullivan we identify and reward those organizations that lead the way to success in their business through innovative approaches”.
“Despite the difference between markets and segments dynamics, innovative strategies and best practices are the common factor of every successful business”, says Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Consultant Igor Carvalho. “Following the growing prestige of Frost & Sullivan awards in Latin America, we decided to expand this years' celebration to new segments, and provide benchmarking best practices to a wider scope of sectors”
The award banquet will also be highlighted by the presentation of the Frost & Sullivan Lifetime Achievement Award that will be given to an individual that has made significant and lasting impressions in the Latin American markets.
The 2008 Latin America Best Practices Excellence Banquet is supported by América Economía, Band News FM, BNAmericas, Contact Centers, Contenúdo Editorial, Decision Report, Energy Press, Enlace Media Group, Mercado, Portafolio, TeleSemana, and TI Inside as media partners.
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