Malta Businesswoman of the Year Awards 2020

4th March 2020

Applications are invited from businesswomen who, with their foresight, creativity, and talent, have opened the path for other women in the country to take on the enduring female-entrepreneurial spirit. 

The Malta Businesswoman of the Year Awards, which are aimed at recognising and encouraging excellence amongst businesswomen in the country, are receiving applications for nominations. H.E. Dr George Vella, President of Malta is patron of the Awards which are supported by HSBC Bank Malta p.l.c. together with Farsons Group and Nestle’ Malta.

The Awards honour the accomplishments of women in the following categories:

Businesswoman of the Year (for entrepreneurs and senior managers in private companies) - This award will be presented to a female business owner/entrepreneur, director, executive/manager or professional who has achieved outstanding success, measured in all aspects of the business – from profitability to customer relations and from strong and consistent growth to innovation and implementation

Young Businesswoman of the Year (for entrepreneurs and managers in private companies aged under 35 years) - The winner will be a young female business owner/entrepreneur, director, executive/manager or professional who is a true trail blazer, leading the way as an example for her own generation.

Another two awards will be presented in the category of Company Award for Excellence in the Promotion of Women in Business one to a Medium / Large Company, employing up to 50 workers and another to a Micro / Small Company, with more than 50 employees. The winners of this category will be expected to have implemented initiatives promoting gender balance in all levels of seniority in the workplace. They will serve as an inspiration to other companies that are serious in providing women with equal career and growth opportunities.

The winners will be awarded by His Excellency the President of Malta George Vella, during a ceremony which will be held on the 13th of June 2020.

Applications are invited from businesswomen who, with their foresight, creativity, and talent, have opened the path for other women in the country to take on the enduring female-entrepreneurial spirit.

Chamber members satisfying the above requirements are encouraged to apply for nomination. Entry to the Awards is free of charge and can be made at the dedicated website www.mbwya.com.mt. Further details can also be found on the website.

Applications must be submitted until noon of 1st April 2020.


5th March 2020

“We must ensure, that companies are able to weather the storm and ensure they are ‘fighting fit’, when the worst is over.”

3rd March 2020

"It is amply evident to all that the current laws, regulations, and systems in place together with the supporting enforcement (or lack of it) are seriously falling short from ascertaining the safety of residents, third-party properties and the peace of mind of our people"

3rd March 2020

maltachamber.org.mt, provides, the highlights of the vision itself and the principles that underpin this plan for growth.

2nd March 2020

The employer bodies called for unity of purpose among social partners, and stressed that there should be no room for controversies and confrontation.