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Awards Categories

The Advaita Awards recognize the outstanding achievements of women entrepreneurs leading Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and innovative startups across diverse sectors. Our comprehensive award categories celebrate a wide range of accomplishments, fostering inclusivity and recognizing excellence in various areas of business.

Whether you're a seasoned leader driving growth in a well-established SME or a visionary founder building a game-changing startup, there's an Advaita Award category designed to honour your contribution. Explore the categories below and discover the perfect fit for your entrepreneurial journey. Nominate yourself today and join the ranks of India's most inspiring women in business!

A nomination fee of INR 3,000 is applicable for each entry/application. Though this does not guarantee the award, every shortlisted and eligible application will be recognized at the award function.

STARTUP AWARDS​​

  • Most Promising Startup Award​​
  • Bootstrapped Startup Award​​​
  • Women in STEM Award​​
  • Social Impact Startup Award​​​
  • Audience Choice Award​​​​

OVERALL AWARDS​

  • Woman Entrepreneur of the Year​
  • Social Impact Award​​
  • Overall Excellence Award​​
  • Trailblazer Award​​
  • Inspirational Leader of the Year​​​

DIVERSE AWARD CATEGORIES

  • Woman Entrepreneur of the Year (Overall)
  • Emerging Woman Entrepreneur (Early-Stage Business)​
  • Innovation Award​
  • Social Impact Award​
  • Sector-Specific Awards (e.g., Manufacturing, IT, Education, Healthcare, Media, Services, Retail/e-Com, Food, Lifestyle)​​
  • *Legendary Awards​​

SME AWARDS​

  • Manufacturing​
  • Information Technology (IT)​​
  • Education & Training​​
  • Healthcare & Wellness​​
  • Retail & Consumer Goods ​​
  • Food & Beverages​​​
  • Textile / Apparel ​​​
  • Media, Telecom​​​
  • Hospitality & Tourism​​​
  • Innovation Award​​​
  • Import / Export​​
  • Emerging Leader Award​​​
  • Textile / Apparel ​​​
  • Media, Telecom​​​
  • Hospitality & Tourism​​​
  • Innovation Award​​​
  • Import / Export​​
  • Emerging Leader Award​​​

POPULAR CHOICE awards​

  • Organizing team will nominate on behalf of the entrepreneurs, considering their reputation, impact, and contribution to the society. ​​
  • Category names can be decided by the team internally based on the nominations planned (not a standard categorization)​​​
  • This category can include (example)​​

Lifetime Achievement Award ​​

 

*Legendary awardee will be selected on the basis of the recommendations of an eminent jury. Candidates need not file nomination for this category.

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