Every Gala Dinner is hosted by a celebrity public figures and features a keynote speeches delivered by the CRT chairman, in addition to well-known industry professional presidents of top multinational organizations.
An opportunity for the CRT including members to gather in celebration of the achievements attained by all professionals within the industry across the board. We believe in recognition of hard work, innovation, and positive results within business.
Prestigious from the outset, expect an evening of entertainment, networking opportunities and a whole host of recognition for inspirational events that have shaped the world of international trade across the world.
Benefits of attendance
There are a number of sound business reasons to attend the CRT Awards Gala Dinner:
• To be presented with if you applied, a certificate and a distinction trophy if successfully achieving a distinction grade.
• The perfect way CRT member associations to reward employees, contractors and business partners for their hard work in keeping professional standards within international business.
• A superb corporate hospitality event for entertaining your customers, clients and business partners.
• An incredible networking opportunity, with hundreds of like-minded organisations and individuals attending from the UK and overseas
• An ideal way to generate positive media coverage for your organisation
The Awards Categories
CRT National Standards Body Awards
The winners of the 'National Standards Body Award' for outstanding contribution towards international business development as judged by our independent adjudicators, are presented with our prestigious National Standards Body awards and certificates live on stage. With the National Standards Bodies at the heart of the CRT their value in terms of their contribution towards business development and support deserves the highest recognition.
The International Business Award
This award recognizes organizations that can demonstrate a continuously positive trend in the export/import or re-export of goods, demonstrate the expansion of coverage in existing or new markets and, through the introduction of creative and innovative operational processes, show robustness in managing and developing international trade and maintaining and improving market position in the face of competition.
CRT AWARD FOR INNOVATION
Innovative individuals and organisations drive the economy. Recognizing the evolving nature of business, true innovators originate forward-thinking concepts to instigate improvement. This award acknowledges the importance of innovation as a strategy to influence ongoing business development.
THE BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD WITH TURNOVER OF $150M OR HIGHER
These awards will go to the outstanding companies that best demonstrate exceptional financial returns, strong growth and innovation strategies, and market leadership in its sector. Judges will look for evidence of inventiveness, ethical credentials, good stakeholder relationships and long term planning balanced by the flexibility to deliver consistent results in dynamic market conditions.
THE AWARD FOR ENVIRONMENTAL & CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY
As an evolving business approach, the Award for Environmental & Corporate Responsibility considers business operations in a social, cultural, economic and environmental context. Valuing consumer, employee and Eco-friendly issues among their core values, these corporations operate transparently and actively nurture employee development. Winning models look beyond the legislative requirements and endeavor to improve a company's green credentials through innovation and moral modernization. This award celebrates businesses that have conscientiously implemented and evolved these practices.
CRT Entrepreneur of the Year
Entrepreneurs are visionaries who are instrumental in the success of a business. Their tireless approach to enterprise expansion places them at the crux of the business. Understanding objectives, formulating ideas and making decisions are part and parcel of the role. This award recognizes those special traits that make successful entrepreneurs so inspiring.
All organisations that attain a distinction and attended the CRT Awards Gala Dinner, receives a Distinction Trophy automatically as part of the Gala Dinner package. It features the CRT logo and has been designed to reflect the impressive achievement of the winning organisation. If you achieved a Distinction but were unable to attend the Gala Dinner, you can still purchase your Distinction Trophy.
To celebrate your company's achievement within the CRT Awards Gala Dinner, commemorative wall plaques are available to purchase. This unique winners' wall plaque, features the CRT logo and is designed to be used indoors or outdoors.