We were national finalists for the prize MPE Brazil
Hotel Bangalôs da Serra was the first company of Gramado and one of the seven of Rio Grande do Sul finalists in the national phase of the Competitiveness Award for Micro and Small Enterprises -. MPE Brazil, the most important national recognition to micro and small enterprises Guests hotel in Brasilia won the national second place in Best Practices for Social Responsibility and was a finalist in Tourism Services.
In November, the hotel had already won the awards in two categories at the state level: Tourist Office, and Featured on Good Practices in Social Responsibility, competing with nearly 5000 micro and small local companies.
"It's a great honor to receive this award because it marks the recognition of our work in sustainability and management, is a learning tool on everything an enterprise needs to be social reference, environmental and economic," says Linnaeus Kern, managing partner the establishment. "Being the first company in Gramado receive these awards fill us with pride and responsibility with our team, our guests the whole community".
In Brasilia were awarded ten micro and small businesses throughout the country, divided into eight categories: agribusiness, industry, services, trade, health services, education services, tourism services and information technology services. They were also awarded prizes for Outstanding Innovation and Highlight Best Practices for Social Responsibility.
The MPE Brazil Award is organized by the Competitive Brazil Movement (MBC) in partnership with the National Sebrae, Gerdau and the National Quality Foundation (FNQ). The distinction aims to recognize, encourage and reward the micro and small companies with market vision and management capacity, see in your small business great opportunities.
The technical director of Sebrae / RS, Ayrton Pinto Ramos, who attended the event in Brasilia, celebrated the achievement. "It recognizes the quality and productivity of MSEs gaucho, as exemplified in the application of management concepts," he says.
The competition in Brazil showed the following figures:
- Candidates: 50918 companies
- 19.4% growth in the number of candidates from 2013 to 2014
- 51.88% (26,416) of participants are micro with turnover of up to R $ 360 thousand reais a year
- The trade sector was the one with largest number of registered businesses: 49.76% (25,335 companies)
- Most entrepreneurs of candidate companies is male: 57.96%
- And the region with more subscribers was the Southeast (17,464). The second place went to the Northeast (14,038) and South with the third (10 646)