Homegrown SMME of The Year


This award celebrates the local, Homegrown SMME who are manufacturing products through local resources in the form of the labour they use, resources deployed, relevant material etc. The products are fresh, are of a high standard of quality and celebrate South Africa.



1. A registered business in South Africa with CIPC and SARS.
2. Over 3 years in operation.
3. Founded and operating within South African borders.
4. Companies must comply with relevant laws and regulations of government and/or industry regulations in South Africa.
5. Provide proof/evidence of all items in each subcategory you are applying.
6. Companies can enter more than one subcategory but not more than two.
7. Period of measurement: 2022/2023 financial year.

Award Prizes

The Homegrown SMME of The Year winner will receive a trophy and a cash prize of R100 000 presented as a cheque.