European Business Club Poland Gala Awards Ceremony 2017
Olympic Centre in Warsaw
28 October, 2017
For the third time the European Business Club Poland – at the official Gala Award Ceremony – honoured individuals and companies which in a particular way contributed to the development of entrepreneurship, economy, local governments and charity activities, science, culture and sport as well as those who achieved success on the European and global scale.
The chapter of the Awards of the European Business Club Poland, composed of outstanding representatives of business, science and sport and chaired by Professor Elżbieta Mączyńska, the President of the Polish Economic Society and member of National Development Council called by President of the Republic of Poland, awarded the honorary prizes, as follows:
Main award VICTORIA EUROPAE 2017 EUROPEAN VICTORIA
Mateusz Morawiecki, the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Economic Development and Finance, in the recognition of his special contributions and achievements in the activities for creating conditions for the Polish economy development and increasing its importance in the international arena.
ENTERPRENEUR MAGNUS 2017 EXTRAORDINARY ENTERPRENEUR
Beata Drzazga, the Presidend of BetaMed S. A., for building the biggest in Poland professional and patient-friendly medical company Beta Meta S. A. providing home and clinic medical care for the chronically-ill and aged people as well as for outstanding managerial achievements.
BENE MERITUS 2017 HIGHLY DISTINGUISHED
Senator Lidia Staroń for taking up and solving difficult problems of Polish enterpreneurs , defending their good name and initiating changes in the Polish law.
The team of ski jumpers composed of Maciej Kot, Dawid Kubacki, Kamil Stoch and Piotr Żyła for setting world-wide standards in team ski jumping, making the name of Poland famous all over the world and building positive social emotions.
TV POLONIA for popularizing the Polish economy abroad and unique achievement in building the national pride among the Polish community world-wide.
SIGNUM TEMPORIS 2017 SIGN OF THE TIMES
The Praski Port for the bold implementation of the architectural and urban development project “the Praski Port – a town of new generation” which will transform Warsaw into a modern capital of the XXIst century.
Walkrys Security Sp. z o . o. for diligence and professionalism In providing full service for exclusive hotels and luxury apartment buildings.
PRO FUTURO 2017 FOR THE FUTURE
The Warsaw University Song and Dance Ensemble “Warszawianka” for unique achievement in promoting Polish tradition and culture.
Whisbear® (Firma SZUMISIE) for creativity and the innovative project Whisbear® (Szumisie) meant for babies as well as for boldness in winning the world-wide markets.
PRO PUBLICO BONO 2017 FOR THE SOCIAL ACTIVITY
Priest Jacek Stryczek for creating the Polish national project “Noble Parcel” (“Szlachetne paczka”) to help impoverished families and long-standing activity for people in need.
We have pleasure in informing that Stanisław Karczewski, the Speaker of the Senate of the Republic of Poland, and Ryszard Czarnecki, the Deputy Chairman of the European Parliament, were the honorary patrons of the Gala Ceremony.
The honorary institution patronage was taken by the Ministry of Economic Development, the Polish Chamber of Commerce, the Polish Agency of Innovation and Commerce, the Polish Economic Society, Employers of the Republic of Poland and the Union of Enterpreneurs and Employers.
Deutsche Bank was the patron of the Gala and the Konarczuk Meat Factory (Zakład Mięsny Konarczuk) was its sponsor.
The media patronage was taken by Polsat News, economic magazine Polish Market, economic monthly New Industry (Nowy Przemysł). Portal www.wnp.pl magazine Why Story, monthly Europerspectives (Europerspektywy) as well as magazine and portal of businesswomen Business Woman @Life.
The European Business Club Poland Gala Award Ceremony was held at the Olympic Centre in Warsaw on 28 October, 2017. The ceremony was conducted by journalist Przemysław Tarkowski, the winner of the BENE MERITUS AWARD 2015, Highly Distinguished. The place of the Gala itself caused that the artistic programme performers were talented young people: 14-year- old Oliwia Szydłowska who presented a dancing programme and the Youth Orchestra of the Tadeusz Wrześniak Glassworks.
This year for the first time a live coverage for the Ceremony was run on the social portals of You Tube and Facebook. We invite all the interested persons to see the event.
More information on the European Business Club Poland activity and the European Business Club Poland Gala Award Ceremony can be found on the Association website www.ekb.org.pl. We invite you to visit the website.
We offer warm congratulations to all the Prize-winners.