About the event

European Business Awards 2021

The European Business Awards were created with the main purpose of enabling the attendees to share a day with other professionals, promoting excellence and knowledge through teaching, research, and proactive networking. 

The award-winners cover the most varied fields, working daily with great dedication in a sector in permanent evolution, where the update has immediate effects.





Environmental Management


Technological Development


Financial Services






Sustainable Merchandising


Business Services


Insurance Company




Customer Services


The great night of the European excellence


Companies, professionals, start-ups, and entrepreneurs rewarded in the first edition of the European Business Awards


Popular personalities such as Charlie Chaplin, Coco Channel, the Dukes of Windsor or, of course, Ernest Heminway, chose Ritz Hotel Paris as the perfect place to spend their long stays in the French city. The story told by its luxurious rooms, together with its excellent location, make this iconic hotel the perfect place to celebrate the 1st Edition of the European Business Awards, which were created with the aim of becoming a meeting place where networking is promoted in a natural and relaxed way, while merit and recognition is given to the dedication of all those professionals who stand out in the sector thanks to the excellence in their work. 

Award-winners and guests took a few minutes to contemplate the Christmas lights of Place Vendôme, outside the hotel, before moving on to the welcome cocktail, accompanied by the management of the awards. After making the presentations and taking the official photo at the photocall, winners and guests had a relaxed moment to exchange impressions and ideas.

After the welcome cocktail, the attendees were led to the Vendôme salon, where the gala began with a musical performance. The voice of the Spanish singer Aixa Romay opened the evening with a brilliant interpretation of “The Best”, by Tina Turner.

The Award’s director, Antonio Queijeiro presented the first edition of the European Business Awards, dedicating a few words to the award-winners, highlighting their efforts to overcome this challenging crisis where are involved in: "together, we can recover from this crisis, both at a health, social and economic level", he said. Queijeiro ended his speech by thanking all the medical sector, Security Forces, professionals who worked daily and tirelessly during the hardest months of the pandemic. To all of them he dedicated the Nessun Dorma, from the opera Turandot, performed by the tenor Jorge Puerta. 

Training, vocation, research, innovation, and dedication are the key factors on which the work of all the winners is based. The award-winners had the opportunity to present their companies and projects to the public and offer a brief speech, where they thanked their families, teammates, and friends in one of the most emotional moments of the gala. "If they had told us 4 years ago that today we were going to be here collecting this award, we would not have believed it," commented Antonio García Cruz, CEO of Pecunpay, while dedicating the award to "all those people who have made Pecunpay a reality”. Javier Domínguez Lino, from Sogama, pointed out that “this award endorses and recognizes the effort, work and enthusiasm of more than 1000 people who work for this public company.” 

The hosts of the gala, Raquel Castro and Andrés López, delivered 13 trophies, given by the organizing entity, Professional and Business Excellence Institute, to entrepreneurs and professionals from the most diverse sectors: customer service, construction, law, beauty , fashion, technology, financial sector, environment, communication ... 

Pablo Suñer, manager of the entity, was in charge of pronouncing the official closing words, in which he encouraged the winners to move forward and continue working together to overcome this crisis. He also appreciated the passion that all the winners put into the work they do on a daily basis.

The glamorous touch was put by the stylist Tomás Salcedo, who was in charge of the looks of the members of the organization, including awards director and the presenters of the night. The Awards’ management team wore impeccably tailored suits, designed by Félix Ramiro. The female staff, including the host of the gala, Raquel Castro, wore dresses created by the designer Benjamin Friman.

About the Hotel

Ritz Paris

Entertaining at the Ritz Paris is to celebrate the art of excellence. The elegance of the hotel's private salons and the unique savoir-faire of its personnel always make receiving at the Ritz Paris an unforgettable event. Offering your guests such a special moment is a rare privilege and you can be assured that every aspect of your occasion will rise to your expectations.



15 Place Vendôme, 75001, Paris,Paris


The organization does everything possible to provide them with the greatest comfort in their transfers. A high quality professional service with a guaranteed final amount and no surprises that can be paid directly or managed by us, at no additional charge.



This emblematic hotel, overlooking the Place Vendôme and dating from 1898, is 1 km from the Louvre Museum and the shops of the Champs Elysees. The elegant rooms have a French-style décor in pastel colors, artwork, antiques, Wi Fi and a marble bathroom. The suites have a palatial style and include a separate living room and, in some cases, a private terrace with views of the garden. The superior suites are luxurious and feature themed décor and views of the Place Vendôme. The hotel has 2 bars (one dedicated to Hemingway), a bistro, 2 exclusive restaurants, several lounges, a gym, a luxurious indoor pool and a chic spa with Chanel beauty treatments. . Special rates for those attending the event. According to availability. 


The organization will try to have available an alternative hotel more suited to their preferences, tastes or budget, depending on availability.

Where to eat


Atendees will enjoy a selected menú in charge of prestigious chefs that will delight them. Our Protocol and RRPP team will contact you before the event in order to check if you have any type of Food intolerance or if you are following any type of diet.


Guests can also enjoy the best restaurants and bars in the area. To do this, we collect different options of establishments that, in our opinion, offer the best proposals or a special promotion for those attending the event.

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