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The Sage Small Business Awards with 702, is celebrating SA’s entrepreneurial spirit. If you’re proud of what your small business has achieved, or you know of a small business contributing to the growth of SA, nominate them now and they could win the 2017 Sage Small Business Awards with 702.

We could reward them for being more than just a business.

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1st place: Sage will award the winner with a laptop as as well as Sage Accounting and Sage Payroll software, giving them the freedom they need to run their business anywhere, anytime. They’ll also receive an airtime package to the value of R250 000 on 702, to promote their business.

Runners up: Two runners up will receive Sage Accounting and Sage Payroll software. They’ll also receive an airtime package to the value of R125 000 each on 702 to promote their business.

Bumbles makes nutritionally balanced baby food just any mom would

Bumbles is the brainchild of Billie-Clare Schofield who says she felt compelled to improve the baby food products on the market.

Benoni's first craft Bar

The Green Craft Bar, located at the Benoni Country Club is a relaxed spot for beer lovers.

YOLO Colours spreading composting culture across SA homes

The first product from the company is helps families do better, by reducing their green footprint.

Ihlengesi growing into a one stop shop for any catering kitchen

The company supplies dry goods such as rice and cereal to industrial catering companies.

Loxion News puts a positive spin on township life

Loxion News is a vibrant township-to-township newspaper that reveals the brighter side of living in these communities.

Fly fishing is a perfect way for city slickers to unwind

Sundowner Fly Fishing Adventures is an eco-friendly, award winning, sports fishing, and adventure company.

Mzansi Auto Glass: Cracked windscreens fixed on the trot

MD Armstrong Ncgobo says customer convenience means not making them waste time by waiting around.

A fresh innovative approach to heritage and culture sewn up in textiles

Egoli Textiles manufactures high-quality proudly South African textile designs.

AeroBuddies makes maths and science fun for kids

Joseph Phalwane founded AeroBuddies is a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math’s (STEM) education enrichment company.

Islamic Travels and Tours helps Muslims travel the world with ease and comfort

Islamic Travels and Tours specialises in catering for the complete travel needs and requirements of Muslim travelers globally.

Self-funded TMMBS Accountants empowers businesses to get their books in order

And this bouyant firm hopes to expand into Africa and partner with even more black accountants!

Building a scaffolding and foaming company from the bottom up

Pretoria-based PEO Scaffolding & Formwork owner Harvey Marole says it's been tough going but the company is growing.

Mbali Nkabinde is passionate about growing high-value veggies

Green Terrace CEO Mbali Nkabinde says the business farms spinach, kale, green peppers, baby marrow and green beans.

Camping Retreats : Getting young professionals camping!

This outdoor business prides itself with offering local chefs an opportunity to cook for campers.

Moving to a new home or business space? Prime Office Projects gets it done

Bongani Cebekhulu stared Prime Office Projects after seeing a job gap when he and others were retrenched from a relocation firm.

LMB Euroseals: Family car parts business growing to compete on global stage

In the late '90s Doug Marinkovic moved the family business from Europe to sunny South Africa, when many were doing the reverse.

At only 24, Pompey Modjela runs a bus company over three provinces

Founder and managing director, Modjela Outsourcing has taken over the reigns from a bus company his grandfather used to own.

The ART of virtual receptionists

Small companies can now make use of virtual receptionists to get through the admin of phone calls, seamlessly.

"Customer base has grown 30%" - Winner 2016 Sage Small Business Awards with 702

Munching Mongoose's Brad Meiring says the award has been a springboard for the company. Entries are now open for 2017.

The Sage Small Business Awards with 702 are back!

The Sage Small Business Awards with 702 celebrate SA’s entrepreneurial spirit and promotes the best small businesses in town.

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