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Vibrant Goa Announces It’s Future Plans At The Star Studded Vibrant Goa Inspiration Awards



Panjim, 10th July: Vibrant Goa, organized the Vibrant Goa Inspiration Awards 2023 on 9th July 2023 at the Darbar Hall, Raj Bhavan, Goa. This event in all its glory honored individuals, professionals, and business houses across various different categories in the presence of the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Goa, Dr. Pramod Sawant, as the Chief Guest, Hon’ble Minister for State, Govt. of India, Shri. Shripad Naik, Hon’ble Minister of Tourism, Shri. Rohan Khaunte, Hon’ble MLA of Curtorim, Shri. Aleixo Reginaldo and all the big wigs of the Goan Business Community.
The Vibrant Goa Inspiration Awards 2023 is the newest addition to the Vibrant Goa legacy, which was introduced and implemented in Goa in 2019. The awards ceremony had an overwhelming response for nominations. For the first time ever in Goa, there was a nomination procedure for prizes, and numerous entries came in that were absolutely outstanding. Their distinguished panel of juries found it difficult to choose the winners. The Vibrant Goa Inspiration Awards aim to unearth unsung heroes, recognize and honor individuals, organizations, and initiatives that have made significant contributions to the growth and vibrancy of our state. VGIA believes in acknowledging and celebrating those who have dared to dream, who have pushed the boundaries of what is possible, and who have inspired countless others to follow in their footsteps.

Additionally, VGIA felicitated the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Goa, Dr. Pramod Sawant, for his contributions towards the state, on behalf of the entire Goa Business Community, as represented by the heads of various organizations like CII, GCCI, GSIA, ASSOCHAM, BNI, LUB, GTA, TTAG, FSAI.

The ceremony recognized outstanding achievers in 16 categories, which are as follows:

Inspiring Biggest Exporter – Large Sector – Deccan Fine Chemicals (I) Pvt. Ltd.
Inspiring Goan Exporter – MSME – Astra Concrete Products.
Inspiring Women Entrepreneur – Philu Martins.
Inspiring Male Entrepreneur – Sahil Adwalpalkar.
Inspiring Service Exporter – Open Destination Infotech Pvt. Ltd.
Inspiring Goa Tourism Brand – Tata Group’s Indian Hotels CO. Ltd.
Inspiring Goan Sports Person – Pearl Colvalcar.
Inspiring Goan Artist – Sonia Shirsat.
Inspiring Non-Resident Goan Business – Vijay Thomas – Tangentia.
Inspiring Young Goan Entrepreneur – Sairaj Dhond.
Inspiring Goan Vintage Retailer – J.K. Kavlekar & Sons.
Inspiring Educational Institution – Don Bosco College of Engineering.
Inspiring Goan Real Estate Company – Rajdeep Builders
Inspiring Goan Pharma Company – Indoco Remedies Ltd.
Inspiring Business House – Fomento Resources
Inspiring Life-Time Achievement – Nanda (Anil) S N Counto

These winners embody the true spirit of Goa – a spirit that is vibrant, resilient, and determined to make a positive impact.

Future plans for Vibrant Goa- Drone and Robotics Expo Summit are planned for December 2023 and the Second Edition of the Vibrant Goa Global Expo on International Trade being planned in first quarter of 2024.

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