Evaluation Process

The evaluation process has two stages: eligibility check and assessment of entries by the Jury. For certain categories (Grand Prix, CSR Manager of the Year) assessment also involves oral presentations by short-listed nominees to the Jury.

Eligibility Check

After the deadline, all submitted entries will go through the eligibility check. Applicants, whose entries do not comply with formal requirements would be contacted and informed about the deficiencies. They willbe given few days to correct their applications and/or provide requested documentation.

Assessment of the Entries by Jury

All eligible entries will go forward to the independent Jury (group of the external assessors) and will be assessed against the comprehensive evaluation criteria scoring guidance (published at: www.meliora.ge) Jury will also take account of the evidence provided along with the application (documents, links, etc.) to select the winners.

After reviewing the materials, Jury members may have questions and reserve the right to request additional information/documents from the nominees. However, Jury members do not address directly the nominees, but send their questions/requests via Contest organizers.

Oral Presentations for the Categories: Grand Prix and CSR Manager of the Year 

For the Categories Grand Prix and CSR Manager of the Year assessment by the Jury will be two-round. In the first round, the Jury will review the entries and select the short-listed candidates (finalists) of the given category. In the second round selected finalists would be invited to personally present their submitted projects/initiatives to the Jury. 

The short-listed candidates would be notified in advance, in a written form, which topics/issues they are expected to concentrate in their presentations. 

Based on the presentations, the Jury will select winners for the mentioned categories.

Jury can choose not to give an award in the certain category if the entries are not deemed to be of a suitable standard.

Jury reserves the right to confer two prizes in each thematic category for large company and the SME.

Please, refer also to the Terms and Conditions

Revealing the winners - Awards Ceremony and Prizes

Following completion of the judging process, the awards’ winners will be announced at a black-tie awarding ceremony to be held in June 2023.

  • Each category winner will be awarded the special prize - an elegant trophy
  • All winners are free to use special logo of the “Meliora 2022 Winner” in their communication materials
  • All applicants, whether they are winners or not, would be invited to the prestigious Awards Ceremony.

Whether you win or not, you can be sure that the Awards Ceremony will be a memorable day for you.

We can't wait to see you there.

To feel a sense of the previous awarding ceremonies, please visit the Gallery