Sarajevo Business Bridge Awards 2022 nominations launched | Bosna Bank International

Sarajevo Business Bridge Awards 2022 nominations launched


Rewards to companies and individuals for their contribution to the development of entrepreneurship in the region

Nominations process for the Sarajevo Business Bridge Awards 2022 is open and available on the Sarajevo Business Forum website. Applications can be submitted by individuals or companies from Southeast European (SEE) countries. As in previous years, SBF business awards will be given to companies and individuals who have contributed to the development of entrepreneurship and investment climate in the region through their work, innovative ideas and youth employment.

The expert jury for the Sarajevo Business Bridge Awards 2022 includes H.E. Stjepan Mesić, former President of the Republic of Croatia, H.E. Zoran Zaev, former Prime Minister of Northern Macedonia, Mr. Nijaz Hastor, owner of ASA Prevent Group and founder of the Hastor Foundation, prof. Danica Purg, President of the IEDC-Bled School of Management from Slovenia and Mr. Selami Xhepa, President of the European University of Tirana.

Sarajevo Business Forum (SBF) will present prestigious Sarajevo Business Bridge Awards at a solemn ceremony on the first day of the 11th SBF in the National Parliament of Bosnia and Herzegovina on May 11, 2022 in the presence of world and regional business and political leaders.

This year's awards will be given in five categories, in a way that the categories include the participation of small and large companies, start-up companies, as well businesses that have long-term working history in the Southeast Europe region. Individuals and companies will be able to nominate projects in the categories: New Business of the Year or Business Move of the Year, Business of the Year or Entrepreneur of the Year, Youth Employer of the Year or Social Influence Award, Innovator of the Year or BH Brand Ambassador, and Investment of the Year or Development Project of the Year.

“SBF supports companies and individuals, especially those that employ young people and show strong social responsibility and nowadays exercise growth and stability in business,” said Ms. Alma Šljivo, coordinator of the Sarajevo Business Bridge 2022 Awards program.

Applications for the SBF 2022 Awards are open until April 20, 2022 online at: Individuals, companies, and state and public institutions can nominate their own projects or submit an individual nomination for an individual or a company from the region.

The online registration of participants for the 11th Sarajevo Business Forum (SBF), which will take place on May 11 and 12 in Sarajevo, began in mid-March. Everyone interested in participating in the largest business and investment conference in the region can apply via the website By registering one will become part of a story that for the eleventh time brings together the most important business and political leaders from the region and the world with the aim of presenting business and investment opportunities in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the region. The main theme of this year's Sarajevo Business Forum is “Nearshoring - a perspective for the region”.