Congratulations to the winners of Gabriel Al-Salem International Award for Excellence in Consulting 2012!

Category “Consulting Project of the Year”:

1st  place:  Lola Umatalieva, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., “Constanta,” the Kyrgyz Republic and “Vialto Consulting”, Hungary

2nd place:  “Eastern Consulting Group”, the Ukraine

Category "Consultant of the Year":

1st place:  Development Solutions NGO”, Mongolia

2nd place: Magenta Consulting”, Republic of Moldova

3rd place:  “MCT Agency”, Turkmenistan, and “Bomont Consulting

Category "Consulting Without Borders”:

1st place:  Roman Vakulchuk, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Kazakhstan

2nd place:  Kamolot-1, Tajikistan

3rd place:  Malik Abakirov, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., the Kyrgyz Republic

Category “Most Dynamic Consultants’ Association”:

1st place:  Kazakhstan Chamber of Management Consultants “CMC Kazakhstan

2nd place:  Mongolian Management Consultants’ Institute (MMCI)

A Special Recognition for Significant Contribution to the Industry went to Association “Ukrainian Agribusiness Club

Gabriel Al-Salem Foundation awarded the winners with trophies and diplomas, as well as certificates to attend international level trainings.  All winners also received sets of professional hair cosmetics by KEUNE (Holland) provided by KEUNE’s exclusive distributor Beauty Zone (Kazakhstan) and its partner in Kyrgyzstan, company BeautyPro.

Immediately after the conference 9 winners travelled to Almaty, Kazakhstan to attend a training by Calvert Markham (UK) “Selling Skills for Consultants,” -- a practical, intensive two-day course designed for consultants to develop their understanding of the key tasks involved in selling and the skills and techniques needed to perform them well.

Two winners received certificates to attend a training course on project management provided by the Union of Project Managers (Kazakhstan).

Two more winners received vouchers for $1000 towards their travel costs to the conference “Consulting without Borders-2013,” which will take place on February 1, 2013 in Kyiv, Ukraine.

We would like to thank all of the participants of Gabriel Al-Salem Award 2012 and welcome new applications for the award competition in 2013!