The Economic Development Forum can offer your organisation a range of practical benefits designed to assist you in achieving high levels of performance and results. Benefits include access to facilitated assessment tools, training , networking opportunities, access to best practice information and templates, regular communications, business related articles, presentations and award winning applications, entry into the Excellence in About Awards, etc.

A chance to learn from others' best practice as all applicants will receive a publication showing good practices from other Awards' applicants

Heightened awareness of business excellence and a sharpened focus on improvement activities

Experience in India shows that award winners experienced a 46% increase in operating income and a 38% growth in sales when compared to non-award winners.

Recent research in India, conducted by EDF, shows that Award winning companies achieve better financial results, share value, sales, operating income and asset growth than their peers.