Šiaulių bankas shall award an enterprise that took the maximum advantage

2007-11-23

In the contest of “The best representative of small and medium-sized business 2007” organized by Lithuanian Business Employers’ Confederation (LBEC) for the fifth time already, Šiaulių bankas, titled as a partner for small and medium-sized business (SME), shall announce a special nomination and grant an award to an SME that has taken the maximum advantage of the support provided by the state.

A nomination of Šiaulių bankas is called “The enterprise that took the maximum advantage of the support provided by the state to small and medium-sized business in 2007” is dedicated to the progressive company, which, acquiring such a financial support, has assigned it for the development of activities, implementation of innovations as well as solution of social issues. While assigning this nomination the age and activity trends of the enterprise shall not be limited. The winners will be selected from the applications submitted to the contest arranged by Lithuanian Business Employers’ Confederation.

Šiaulių bankas strives to make small and medium-sized funding efficient, viable and long-term, therefore it has been consistently improving the system of financial support to SMEs for fifteen years already. Improving the conditions of business environment the bank provides support to companies, makes more favourable conditions to their development and competitiveness, searches for new incentive methods in order to use business stimulating provisions more efficiently by combing support provided by the bank, EU and state.

Šiaulių bankas offers special micro-lending services to SMEs, applies streamlined, faster credit granting procedures, which do not require a detailed business plan, and sets flexible credit terms.

The contest of “The best representative of small and medium-sized business 2007” organized by Lithuanian Business Employers’ Confederation is promoted by the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Lithuania. The winners will be announced in five following nominations: the enterprise that has grown the most during the year, the enterprise that has established the biggest number of working places, the youngest most successfully debuting businessperson, businesswoman with the most significant achievements in business and social activities and the company having the biggest volume of export.

Thought the contest is to finish soon, however you still are able to submit applications and pretend to the nominations of the LBEC contest. You are welcome to fill a participant’s application form placed on the websites www.ldkonfederacija.lt and www.lvdk.eu. More information may be provided by the telephone +370 5 249 6448.

The nominations of the contest “The best representative of small and medium-sized business 2007” will be handed on December 4th 2007 in Vilnius.