Botswana’s first and leading Public relations and Public Affairs consultancy, Hotwire, has been named the 2017 Grant Thornton Private Business Growth Award Best Medium-Sized Enterprise at a glittering awards ceremony in Gaborone. The prestigious and highly contested award sees Hotwire emerge victorious not only in the Creative and Communications Sector, but above all organisations in Botswana within the medium size category.
The Awards are a collaborative effort from Grant Thornton, Business Botswana and Botswana Investment and Trade Centre (BITC). Conferring the awards, Minister of Investment, Trade and Industry, Vincent Seretse, commended businesses who underwent the rigorous application process to highlight their growth contributions to the National economy, noting that the victors on the night set a standard for others to benchmark.
Hotwire Group Managing Director, Kabelo Binns said this is a true honour. “Being recognised for what we do encourages us to keep at it. Business is hard, particularly over the last few years. This type of accolade will help us keep driving forward. We hope it further encourages others to soldier on. If businesses grow, Botswana grows.”
In receiving the revered Best Medium Enterprise accolade Hotwire PRC is recognised for demonstrating growth from both a strategic and holistic perspective. This in turn has seen Hotwire create a positive impact well beyond its bottom line and contribute to a strong and vigorous National economy, in line with Government’s Economic Diversification Drive (EDD) in the areas of: Innovation, Market development, People and culture, Strategic leadership, and Financial measures and operational information.
“We are grateful to all Friends of Hotwire to help make our business what it is today, fortifying our sense of purpose and passion further. After all, in this market, if you are not growing, you are going,” said Binns.