German Entrepreneur Award for Lifetime Achievement

Being honoured for a lifetime achievement can't be planned. It has to be earned. And it comes late in life. The work of a lifetime deserves special attention and appreciation for those outstanding entrepreneurs who manage to balance business success with explicit social responsibility.

Who can be honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award?

  • Nominees (irrespective of nationality) must have started at least one successful business in Germany.
  • The business is still active on the market.
  • The business must be a leading player in the local market.
  • The entrepreneur is engaged in social or cultural activities.
  • Rules relating to company succession have been established.
  • Optional: international expansion activity.