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Congratulations to the winners!

The RBC Business Person of the Year Award 2023 winner

Carmina Catena

Hipe Kids


The RBC Start-Up of the Year Award 2023 winner

Aurélie STARK

Paul & Stark

Business Person of the Year Award 2023
Congratulations to the finalists
Business Person of the Year Award 2023 finalists

Emilie Vallet

Jean-Charles Dieuzayde

Cannes Limo Service
cannes-limo-service.com

Jean-Michel Brossard

Moabi
moabi.com

Moabi logo

Jean-Nicolas Vincenti

TriMeds
trimeds.fr

trimeds logo

Ryan Frost

Harrison Brook
harrisonbrook.fr

Harrison Brook logo

Start-Up of the Year Award 2023 finalists

Fabricio Carminati

French Riviera House Hunting
fr-househunt.com

Logo French Riviera House Hunting

Nathalie Tenand

Nathalie Tenand

RBC Business Person of the Year Awards ceremony and gala dinner

Our Signature Event

The RBC Business Person of the Year Awards 2023

Thursday November 30, 2023

The awards ceremony was held at The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Nice Côte d'Azur, and included a gala dinner with wine, champagne, and entertainment by jazz pianist Charly Laz!

The finalists were selected by an independant panel of judges, including a representative from the CCI. The two awards are sponsored by The Riviera Business Club and The CCI Nice Côte d'Azur. 

We wish to extend a sincere thank you to Andyana, who create these two beautiful trophies each year. Both are unique works of art.

The RBC Business Person of the Year Awards 2023

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


Award attribution criteria include
  • Business Model
  • Strategy
  • Customer Centricity
  • Leadership
  • Innovation
  • Sustainability
  • Performance

The Awards are comprised of two categories :

The RBC Business Person of the Year Award 2023

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 2023

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 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. 

Award attribution criteria include : Business Model and Strategy, Customer Centricity, Leadership, Innovation, Sustainability, Performance  

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.