#GIVA2024Awards Abundance Activated!

Select Your Category to enter from the 17 options below.

All Awards are free to enter. The only thing you pay is a small admin processing fee.

Most
ESG Responsible Entrepreneur / Individual Award

ESG stands for Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG). Criteria are a set of standards for a company's behavior used by socially conscious investors to screen potential investments. Environmental criteria consider how a company safeguards the environment, including corporate policies addressing climate change, for example. Investors are increasingly applying these non-financial factors as part of their analysis process to identify material risks and growth opportunities.

Best

Social Business Enterprise (CIG / 501(c) (3) or CIC Award


Social enterprises are independent businesses, autonomous of state/government control. They are owned and controlled in the interests of the organisations social/environmental mission. Social enterprises should earn at least 50% of their income through trading, rather than through grants or other funding

Best

Socially Responsible Campaign

Award


This is a Social Impact Entrepreneur who has run a Marketing/ Social Media or PR campaign for a business: That has a huge Philanthropic or social impact footprint. Verifiable Influencer Marketing campaign footprint or proof required.

Best

Thought Leadership Expert Contributor

Award


Been published in a mainstream publication like Spotlight Magazine, Entrepreneur, New York Times, Marie Claire, or Forbes. And or are a host of a top-rated Podcast.

Most ESG Responsible Entrepreneur / Individual Award

Best Social

Business Enterprise (CIG / 501(c) (3) or CIC Award

Best

Socially Responsible Campaign

Award

Best

Thought Leadership Expert Contributor

Award


ESG stands for Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG). Criteria are a set of standards for a company's behaviour used by socially conscious investors to screen potential investments. Environmental criteria consider how a company safeguards the environment, including corporate policies addressing climate change, for example. Investors are increasingly applying these non-financial factors as part of their analysis process to identify material risks and growth opportunities.

Social enterprises are independent businesses, autonomous of state/government control. They are owned and controlled in the interests of the organisations social/environmental mission. Social enterprises should earn at least 50% of their income through trading, rather than through grants or other funding


This is a Social Impact Entrepreneur who has run a Marketing/ Social Media or PR campaign for a business: That has a huge Philanthropic or social impact footprint. Verifiable Influencer Marketing campaign footprint or proof required.


Been published in a mainstream publication like Spotlight Magazine, Entrepreneur, New York Times, Marie Claire, or Forbes. And or are a host of a top-rated Podcast.

Excellence

in

Leadership

Award


FAST 51 Rules for Leadership Excellence Achieve the rank of a genuine leader when you live and lead by the rules on this no-fail list. Top 5 of which are

Take responsibility; never, ever place blame elsewhere.If you want to control your future, let go of the control.Learn to be a strong communicator.Listen, don't judge.Don't make excuses; when it comes to being a respectable leader, there are none.

Most Innovative Digital Community

Award


The Community must believe in diversity and other digital community guidelines such as respect. Must believe in collaboration, in attribution, believe in openness, in discretion and in experimentation. In short, you’ll adhere to these pledges; refine your tools, adapt your processes, hone your norms, minimise barriers to participation; make engagement worthwhile by building relationships, will share your journey with others, learn from it and build upon it, improve this effort now and move forward.

Most Impactful Business Community Award


Clearly articulated motivation, excites, inspires, or engages others and are committed to Sustainability and social justice. They care about social issues affecting the community they serve and are revered by others as changemakers or way makers in ways that the business makes evidence based visible impact on others and transforming their lives.

Most Influential Enterprise / Micro Influencer Award


Influencing skills IS about behaving in ways that offers others the invitation to change (their behaviour, attitudes, thoughts, and ways) and/or accommodate your own wishes whilst accepting that they may be unable to or unwilling to, or are unprepared to meet our request to be influenced. In this digital era also means having over 10k followers in one or combined social media account with traceable stats/ metrics of daily engagement of a minimum of 10% or more of the total number of followers. e.g. Comments, Shares and likes on content.

Excellence

in

Leadership

Award

Most
Innovative Digital Community

Award

Most
Impactful Business Community

Award

Most
Influential Enterprise / Micro Influencer Award


FAST 51 Rules for Leadership Excellence Achieve the rank of a genuine leader when you live and lead by the rules on this no-fail list. Top 5 of which are

Take responsibility; never, ever place blame elsewhere.If you want to control your future, let go of the control.Learn to be a strong communicator.Listen, don't judge.Don't make excuses; when it comes to being a respectable leader, there are none.


The Community must believe in diversity and other digital community guidelines such as respect. Must believe in collaboration, in attribution, believe in openness, in discretion and in experimentation. In short, you’ll adhere to these pledges; refine your tools, adapt your processes, hone your norms, minimise barriers to participation; make engagement worthwhile by building relationships, will share your journey with others, learn from it and build upon it, improve this effort now and move forward.


Clearly articulated motivation, excites, inspires, or engages others and are committed to Sustainability and social justice. They care about social issues affecting the community they serve and are revered by others as changemakers or way makers in ways that the business makes evidence based visible impact on others and transforming their lives.


Influencing skills IS about behaving in ways that offers others the invitation to change (their behaviour, attitudes, thoughts, and ways) and/or accommodate your own wishes whilst accepting that they may be unable to or unwilling to, or are unprepared to meet our request to be influenced. In this digital era also means having over 10k followers in one or combined social media account with traceable stats/ metrics of daily engagement of a minimum of 10% or more of the total number of followers. e.g. Comments, Shares and likes on content.

Best

Customer Service

(Fast Moving Consumer Goods [FMCG] )

Award


Based on Customer Service trends in 2022. This category will measure up your customer support, our experts who speak to the future of customer service will evaluate how you stay ahead of your competition and how the value of your products stack up in the market while keeping customer experiences exceptional.

Best

Entrepreneur Employer

Award


This award recognizes and rewards a female entrepreneur leading a small team with a people-centric focus. She is fiercely passionate about making a difference in the world and committed to building her team’s personal and professional capabilities so they can thrive and grow.

Best

Customer Relations Service Industry

Award


Based on Customer Service trends in 2022. This category will measure up your customer support, oAur experts who speak to the future of customer service and they will evaluate how you stay ahead of your competition while keeping customer experiences exceptional.

EXCELLENCE IN SUSTAINABILITY & FAIR TRADE (FMCG) AWARD


Formerly Fair Trade Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FTMCG) AwardThe FAIRTRADE Mark is used when the ingredients in a product meet the requirements of the

international Fairtrade Standards

. Learn more about the different FAIRTRADE Marks, what Fairtrade certification means or how to report misuse of the Marks.

Best
Customer Service (Fast Moving Consumer Goods [FMCG] ) Award

Best
Entrepreneur Employer

Award

Best
Customer Relations: Service Industry

Award

Excellence
in Sustainability

& Fair Trade (FMCG)

Award


Based on Customer Service trends in 2024. This category will measure up your customer support, our experts who speak to the future of customer service will evaluate how you stay ahead of your competition and how the value of your products stack up in the market while keeping customer experiences exceptional.


This award recognizes and rewards a female entrepreneur leading a small team with a people-centric focus. She is fiercely passionate about making a difference in the world and committed to building her team’s personal and professional capabilities so they can thrive and grow.


Based on Customer Service trends in 2024. This category will measure up your customer support, oAur experts who speak to the future of customer service and they will evaluate how you stay ahead of your competition while keeping customer experiences exceptional.


Formerly Fair Trade Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FTMCG) AwardThe FAIRTRADE Mark is used when the ingredients in a product meet the requirements of the international Fairtrade Standards. Learn more about the different FAIRTRADE Marks, what Fairtrade certification means or how to report misuse of the Marks.

BEST PUBLISHED AUTHOR COACH AWARD

This award is for a new author [1-3 published books maximum] who has written a Self-Help or Business Book

BEST BUSINESS COACH AWARD


This award is for a Business systems implementation or business developments coach i.e. sales, starting a new or managing an existing business [growth strategies etc], managing finance, who serves 1-2-1 clients and group coaching and has served over 100 participants
who have successfully graduated and have had their lives transformed for greater good. 


BEST LIFESTYLE COACH AWARD


This award is for a Lifestyle Coach helping clients transform their lives in a blended way in all of life's 3 pillars: Work, Family, and Pleasure. A coach who serves 1-2-1 clients and group coaching and has served over 100 participants who have successfully graduated and have had their lives transformed for greater good.

BEST WELLNESS COACH AWARD


This award is for a Wellness Coach helping clients transform their lives in a blended way in all of life's 4 pillars of wellness: Emotional, Health, Mental, Spiritual and Physical. A coach who serves 1-2-1 clients and group coaching and has served over 100 participants who have successfully graduated and have had their lives transformed for greater good.

Best
Published Author Award

Best

Business Coach

Award

Best

Lifestyle Coach

Award

Best
Wellness Coach

Award

This award is for a new author [1-3 published books maximum] who has written a Self-Help or Business Book


This award is for a Business systems implementation or business developments coach i.e. sales, starting a new or managing an existing business [growth strategies etc], managing finance, who serves 1-2-1 clients and group coaching and has served over 100 participants who have successfully graduated and have had their lives transformed for greater good.


This award is for a Lifestyle Coach helping clients transform their lives in a blended way in all of life's 3 pillars: Work, Family, and Pleasure. A coach who serves 1-2-1 clients and group coaching and has served over 100 participants who have successfully graduated and have had their lives transformed for greater good.


This award is for a Wellness Coach helping clients transform their lives in a blended way in all of life's 4 pillars of wellness: Emotional, Health, Mental, Spiritual and Physical. A coach who serves 1-2-1 clients and group coaching and has served over 100 participants who have successfully graduated and have had their lives transformed for greater good.

Benefits for entering

GIVA Awards Are Your Ultimate Visibility Platform

When you enter any category for the GIVA awards, you automatically benefit from our years of experience in

Public Relations and enjoy the exclusive visibility and exposure to the media that comes with it

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Hybrid Ceremony

Get 20% discount from our in-person event, if you choose to attend in Boston. Get a further 20% if you choose to bring a plus one to the event

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Free PR Publicity

Enhance your brand visibility on and offline. with our Nominee PressStart package we spotlight you in digital and tradition media

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Text Marketing

Get your name out as a credible businesswoman with credible expert authority through out SMS broadcast texts Coming August 2024.

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360 Degree View

Thought Leadership

visibility training. How to maximise your award winning pitch and show up as the-go-to expert in your field; on and off line.

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Auto Enrolment

FREE PR source listing on our Perfectly Pitched dashboard when you enter 3 or more categories + GIVA2024 overall winner enrolment to increase your chances

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Expert Collaborators

Access KnowledgeHub

stand on the shoulders of our experienced thought leaders, judges and Leader with combined 100 years experience

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24/7 access to media opportunities right into your inbox! Take advantage of media pitching without the cost of a PR agency!

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Automated Entry

Gain enhanced visibility to your brand, with our enhanced Pink Pages media publicity when you enter more than one - max 3 categories per person.

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Exclusive VIP Extras

*Upgrade to VIP when you add our Spotlight + Ignite Bundle, you get priority seating on all hybrid events with a virtual or VIP banner or sitting table

WILD CARDS!

NOMINATION BY INVITATION ONLY CATEGORIES:


An integral part of GIVA's 100 Nominations are the Scholarships.

The below five category awards are bestowed upon women who need inspiration from a Social Impact Female led businesses and an established Thought Leader in any niche, accordingly.

These are 100 % by invited nomination only from GIVA cohort and the team. We do our own KYC on all eligible candidates invited to enter to RSVP then you'll be presented to the Head Judge for processing. The only thing you pay is an admin processing fee.


The Protégé Of The Year Award

this award category is for the bravest start up NGO / Social Business Enterprise/ Entrepreneur


Most Emerging Thought Leader Of The Year Award


award category is for the most original social business idea.

Most Change Maker Entrepreneur Of The Year Award

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Best Female Thought Leader Of The Year Award


award category is for the most original social business idea.

The Most Philanthropic Entrepreneur Of The Year award

Be recognised for your impact in society for the work you do for greater good. The most Philanthropic Entrepreneur of the year award is an honorary award bestowed on those doing exemplary work in the community both on and offline.

Best Virtual Assistant Of The Year Award


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GLOBAL IGNITE VISION + ACTION [GIVA]

Nominate yourself or someone in any of the 17 stackable category awards which could lead to

The GIVA [of the year award] highest honour!
This the highest award honor and recognition which bears the vision and mission of the GIVA real estate itself. Thus if considered the most Globally Ignited & Visionaire and Action driven Entrepreneur / business [based on the highest score by merit on aggregate from the 16 open entry categories available] which could get you crowned as the GIVA of the year winner!

This Global Ignite Vision + Action Of The Year Award Is Not Available For Self Nomination or Entry. It's bestowed by highest score merit.

Hear From Previous Award Winning Cohort of Entrepreneurs

The GIVA Award winners for the last 3 years!


Entrepreneur & Board Certified Physical Therapist

GIVA2021 Winner

Chrystal Whitmarsh

Simple Company


Life, Love Trauma Recovery and Mindset Coach

GIVA2022 Winner

Riana Milne

Founder & Philanthropist

Shinning Future Zambia


GIVA2023 Winner


Malingose Chipeta

FAQ

How are the awards hosted?

The 𝗚𝗹𝗼𝗯𝗮𝗹 𝗜𝗴𝗻𝗶𝘁𝗲 𝗩𝗶𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻 & 𝗔𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 awards are hosted as a 𝗙𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗮𝗹 𝗢𝗳 𝗛𝗮𝗿𝘃𝗲𝘀𝘁 𝗔𝗻𝗻𝘂𝗮𝗹 𝗚𝗮𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗴 & 𝗥𝗲𝗱 𝗖𝗮𝗿𝗽𝗲𝘁 𝗚𝗮𝗹𝗮 𝗗𝗶𝗻𝗻𝗲𝗿 in form of a hybrid ceremony.

Can I nominate myself or someone?

Female Founders can self nominate or PR Professionals can submit nominations on behalf of their Female Founder clients.

How are awards decided?

Our Professionals judges who among them have over 100 years' experience as experts. Each category is managed by a Category Thought Leader Judge and undergoes a rigourous merit based process.

How many categories are available?

This year we have 17 categories available for nomination entry, PLUS 5 wild card [no self nomination] as entry is by invitation only for the wild cards.

Who else is eligible to enter?

Entry is good for female entrepreneurs such as Coaches, Consultants, Sh-EOS, Founders, and those that have over 50% shares in a women led business.

Also Charitable organisations or Social Business Enterprises doing greater good, and are a purpose driven and or are a social impact led business!

ALL shotlisted nominees are invited to attend our Hybrid event 6 weeks before the Award ceremony.

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