15 October 2017

SMSA is a multi-award winning and recognized business that continues to be acknowledged in South Africa and internationally.

International Business Magazine Porto Alegre RS Brazil Awards – The International Business Magazine requests immediate confirmation from Stadium Management South Africa (PTY) LTD to receive The Winner Awards Trophy, important national and international acknowledgment, due from indication from the magazine’s editorial team, supported by the following criteria: excellent business reputation, recognition, certificates and awards given, successful participation in fairs, conferences, employed technology, actions on sustainability in social causes, in addition to placement in articles in national and international media.
Stadium Management South Africa and Jacques Grobbelaar has been nominated once again to receive The National Business of the Year Awards which was introduced in 2002 to recognise the success, innovation and ethics of South African companies and organisations across all industry sectors. The awards are presented in association with SA’s Top Performing Publication to honour South Africa’s industry leaders through the acknowledgement of innovative business processes, product development, enterprise, sustainability and overall business success. The Awards also recognise the important social and environmental contributions made by organisations through the excellence of service, commitment to their customers, ethical behaviour and environmental sustainability.

The categories are as follows:

  • NATIONAL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD

Jacques Grobbelaar has been nominated once again to receive The National Business Awards in the category of Top Performing Business Leader of the Year, which was introduced in 2002 to recognise the success, innovation and ethics of South African companies and organisations across all industry sectors.

The categories are as follows:

  • NATIONAL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD

Stadium Management South Africa has been selected by the European Society for Quality Research (ESQR) to receive the International Diamond Prize for Excellence in Quality. This awards recognises the organisations, companies, public administrations and individuals, with superior development efforts and overall excellence, which are most committed to economic progress, both for them and their communities as a whole. The Convention and the Prize Giving Awards ceremony will take place on Saturday December 9, 2017, at Parkhotel in Vienna Austria.
Jacques Grobbelaar CEO has been nominated as a finalist amongst 15 other candidates in the country. The Entrepreneur of the Year® competition sponsored by Sanlam and BUSINESS/PARTNERS is an annual competition that recognizes and honors South African entrepreneurs in the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) sector. The competition celebrates excellence in entrepreneurship with the aim to inspire others to venture into and succeed in the world of business. Entrepreneur of the Year® Celebratory Dinner and Awards Breakfast is scheduled to take place on 5th September and 6th September 2017 in Johannesburg at the Hyatt Regency Hotel Rosebank.
SMSA has received the Arch of Europe Trophy which was presented at the annual International Arch of Europe Convention in Frankfurt, Germany, on 1 July, 2017. SMSA received the 2017 IAE Award in the platinum category, with the company internationally recognized as a driving force for quality and excellence. The Technical University of Madrid or sometimes called Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM) is a Spanish University, located in Madrid. It was founded in 1971 as the result of merging different Technical Schools of Engineering and Architecture, originating mainly in the 18th century. Over 35,000 students attend classes during the year.

Jacques Grobbelaar was highly recognized and was received by the UPM the biggest university in Spain as having presented a lecture in the topic of Learning and Growth Perspectives: Business Process Perspective, Customer Perspective, and Technology Perspective – Intelligent Management.

SMSA is awarded The Bizz Award for quality and excellence where one of the criteria was contributing to the daily growth of local and the world economy. The World Confederation of Businesses Economy (WORLDCOB) recognises the growth of leading international business and businesspeople. This award will be held on 26 and 27 July 2017.

Stadium Management SA (Pty) Ltd is an elite member of WORLDCOB and was awarded in the following categories:

  • WORLD BUSINESS LEADER
  • INSPIRATIONAL COMPANY

Jacques Grobbelaar (CEO) is an elite member of WORLDCOB and was awarded in the following categories:

  • EXCELLENCE IN BUSINESS LEADERSHIP
  • WORLD LEADER BUSINESS PERSON
  • EXCELLENCE IN MARKETING MANAGEMENT
  • EXCELLENCE IN QUALITY MANAGEMENT
  • EXCELLENCE IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

The 2016 Carling Black Label Champion Cup at FNB Stadium is shortlisted for the fan experience of the year award alongside other nominees that include British football fan experiences at Liverpool and Glasgow Celtic (Great Britain) and basketball franchises, Sacramento Kings and Utah Jazz (United States). The Stadium Business Awards recognise leadership, innovation & achievement in the delivery, operation and management of sports facilities globally. The gala function takes place in Dublin, Republic of Ireland, on 22 June 2017.
As recognition for the Manager of the Year international accolade, SMSA CEO Jacques Grobbelaar, was acknowledged as a Champion South African by the leading SABC national radio station, SAFM, and their prestigious honours in recognising top performing South Africans around the world.
For the second time SMSA was awarded the top empowerment leaders of business and industry in South Africa recognising SMSA’s commitment to transformation. This award is endorsed by the South African Trade and Industry Government where some of the key indicators are empowerment, skills development, job creation and performance.
The Socrates Nomination Committee selects best international leaders based on research carried out by the EBA analytic centre. The Manager of the Year award recognises CEOs, company owners and top-level managers who have contributed to the success of their companies through advancing best management practice, and delivering high quality services for employees and customers.
SMSA CEO, Jacques Grobbelaar, was awarded for leadership in the past year and achievements by SMSA. The Socrates Nomination Committee selects best leaders based on research carried out by the EBA analytic centre. The Manager of the Year award recognises CEOs, company owners and top-level managers who have contributed to the success of their companies through advancing best management practice, and delivering high quality services for employees and customers.
SMSA was awarded the business license to trade in Europe by the Europe Business Assembly and the Socrates Nomination Committee.
SMSA CEO, Jacques Grobbelaar, was recognised for excellent leadership and the company’s contribution to surrounding communities by an international and inter-religious network of individuals and organisations. The Universal Peace Federation (UPF) committee includes representatives from religion, government, civil society and the private sector, and is dedicated towards achieving community prosperity and world peace.
SMSA was awarded the BID Corporate Award for Excellence in the gold category for world class service and quality achievements outperforming nominations from 178 countries, SMSA was awarded the Quality Crown Award for Excellence.
SMSA was awarded as top empowerment leaders of business and industry in South Africa. This award is endorsed by the South African Trade and Industry Government where some of the key indicators are empowerment, skills development, job creation and performance.
SMSA was a top five music concert selling business in the world by the United Kingdom-based POLLSTAR.
SMSA was a top three music concert selling business in the world by the United Kingdom-based POLLSTAR.
SMSA CEO, Jacques Grobbelaar, was shortlisted in the Manager of the Year category with the leading Stadium Business Awards, which recognises leadership, innovation & achievement in the delivery, operation and management of sports facilities globally.
FNB Stadium was awarded the Sports Event of the Year award with the leading Stadium Business Awards and the gala function held in Barcelona, Spain, for the 2010 Fifa World Cup final that featured Spain and the Netherlands. It was watched by a global audience exceeding a billion viewers.