Win the Guardian Group Fatum Best in Business Award 2016!

With Curaçao's developments, companies are obliged to change constantly and these changes bring challenges. The Guardian Group Fatum Best in Business Award recognizes companies that can overcome and champion to these challenges by focusing on the following pillars: the passion for excellence, the drive to innovate and the hard work that accompanies every successful enterprise.


This year the 9th Guardian Group Fatum Best in Business Award will be awarded! Every entrepreneur who believes that they can contribute to the development of Curaçao in a positive way is encouraged to participate in the Guardian Group Fatum Best in Business Awards. The best company on Curaçao wins an attractive prize package consisting of 10.000 guilders cash and so much more, but more importantly: recognition by your customers and loads of ' free publicity '.  Want to register? It  only takes 5 minutes! Click here and complete the online form.

Why the Guardian Group Fatum Best in Business Award?
As an entrepreneur you are the hub of the economy.  You contribute to Curaçao's development and provide employment opportunities and help build the future of the island. 

The main prize
A cash prize of ANG. 10,000 cash and much more. 

You can register here, through our website, until Thursday April 7th 2015. The questionnaire consists of 15 questions. Companies that register are assessed by D&I Business Support Services based on the Business Excellence approach where the management model of the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM) has been chosen.  This makes the assessment process of all companies insightfull.

The 5 companies that are in the highest growth phase advance to the next round. These finalists will be assessed futher through a company visit, radio interview and presentation, among other things, competing for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Eventually, our jury of experts consisting of a representative from the Innovation Center, Ernst & Young, Korpodeko, VBC, Action Coach, Guardian Group Fatum and D&I Business Support Services, will determine the winners.

Award Ceremony?
The winner of the Guardian Group Fatum Best in Business Award will be announced on May 27th 2016 after the 11th Guardian Group Fatum Pension & Company day.


Best in Business Quick Scan
In a turbulent world with rapid changes, challenging opportunities but also unexpected threats, everyentrepreneur needs some guidance. With the Best in Business Quick Scan you are able to map your starting position. It indicates the growth phase your business is currently in. There are companies on Curaçao that operate to continuously strive to belong amongst the best. On their field or in their market segment, positioning can be very valuable; it indicates the direction in which the entrepreneur can develop.

All companies receive an analysis of their respective company from D&I Business Support Services and thus a chance to win the Grand Prize.


The registration forms are assessed based on objective criteria of the Business Excellence Model and recorded in the Best in Business Quick Scan. Considering factors such as attention to the customer, shareholder value and process management, attention to results, leadership and continuity in objectives, management based on good, timely and reliable information, development of the competencies of employees, innovation, structural cooperation and corporate social responsibility is examined.


Winner 2008 Cedric en Nanda Sprock Coffee Factory
Winner 2009 Clark Russel IBIS Management
Winner 2010 Robby Rodriques CRS
Winner 2011 Patrick van der Kolk Chopstix
Winner 2012 Aubrey Piggott Stardeco
Winner 2013 Elbert Suares NetSys
Winner 2014 Eugene Maduro Living Green Furniture
Winner 2015 Danny Evers IAM Recruitment/IAM Consultancy
Winner 2016 Ryan & Xavier Navarro and Yasser Casseres Urban Chase