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Nominations for HRH Crown Prince Frederik International Business Awards

23.02.2021  04:49

The prestigious award “HRH Crown Prince Frederik International Business Awards” for 2021 will be awarded to a company, person, agent, distributor or a Danish subsidiary that has delivered an outstanding effort in promoting Danish sustainable products, services and/or businesses to the benefit of Danish exports. 


The three award categories are: 


  • Business Excellence Award: focuses on outstanding practices in managing the organisation and achieving results - all based on a set of fundamental concepts or values. 
  • Green Solutions Award: focuses on the Sustainable Development Goals, mainly but not limited to the international climate goals. 
  • Export Achievement Award: focuses on companies that have launched a highly efficient export initiative and successfully penetrated export markets or segments. 

We kindly request your help to obtain some high quality nominations. The nominee(s) must be based abroad and must present an outstanding effort in promoting Danish products, services and/or businesses. 


Find more information about the award here. Via the link, you also find the form that must be completed to nominate a candidate. Deadline for nominations is 31 March 2021. 



HRH Crown Prince Frederik International Business Award is awarded to individuals or companies abroad who present an outstanding effort in promoting sustainable Danish products, services and values worldwide. The award is presented within three different categories. The award can be presented to persons, agents, distributors, subsidiaries or companies based abroad. The award was initiated by the Danish Export Association in 2020. Thus, this will be the second time it will be awarded. 

The Jury consist of HRH Crown Prince Frederik (Chairman), Henrik Mørkholt Sørensen, Chairman of the Board, Danish Export Association, (Deputy Chairman), Steen Hommel, State Secretary for Trade and Global Sustainability Ministry of Foreign Affairs, (member), as well as three permanent and three rotating members from the Danish business community appointed for three years. The Jury will decide on the winners among the nominated candidates. 


The Jury takes it as a prerequisite that recipients of the awards live up to the following criteria: 


  • The recipient is not involved in or associated with international tax avoidance or tax reduction schemes in any way.
  • The recipient is in compliance with local and European regulations of state aid and public grant schemes.
  • The recipient is in compliance with general good business practice and is not associated with any criminal activities.

The award ceremony takes place at Amalienborg Palace on 27 August 2021 where His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik will hand over the Business Awards. 

For more information, please get in touch with our Head of Trade, Ole Boisselier-Malmgren, on oleboi@um.dk. 


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