Nominations are now open

for the RBC Business Person of the Year Awards 2022

in association with and the participation of the
Chamber of Commerce and Industry Nice Côte d'Azur

The Awards are comprised of two categories :

The RBC Business Person of the Year Award 2022

Eligibility requirements :

  • The Company should be registered and doing business on the French Riviera for 3 years or more

  • Nominees and persons nominating to do NOT need to be Club members

  • Nominees should be nominated by one of their ‘fans’ (should not nominate themselves)

  • Nominees can be of any nationality and do not necessarily need to speak English

The RBC Start Up of the Year Award 2022

Eligibility requirements :

  • The Company should be registered and doing business on the French Riviera for at least 6 months but less than 3 years

  • Nominees and persons nominating to do NOT need to be Club members

  • Nominees should be nominated by one of their ‘fans’ (should not nominate themselves)

  • Nominees can be of any nationality and do not necessarily need to speak English

The Panel of Judges

Maria-Elena Daynes

Chairperson

Founder of Advanc-H

Fabricio Carminati

Founder of French Riviera House Hunting

Elodie Carsalade

CCI Representative

Project Management, Digital marketing, Communication

Sandra Richez

Director - MBA Program - Edhec Business School 

Daniel Deganutti

Co-Founder & CEO - Brasserie BLEUE

Nicole Ruskell

Journalist, Ambassador of the Côte d’Azur and Editor-in-Chief of Bon Vivant Magazine

Nominations close 20 October 2022

The Nominees will be judged by an independent Panel of distinguished Judges which includes a representative from the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Nice Côte d'Azur in a highly transparent judging process which will include personal interviews of and presentations by the Nominees. 

Judging criteria includes Strategic Vision and Planning, Innovation, Leadership, Customer Centricity, and Sustainability

The winners will be announced at a Gala Dinner & Award Ceremony.

Any individual currently resident in the PACA Region OR the Principality of Monaco is eligible to nominate a Company of his or her choice.

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