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MSMEs set to vie for coveted IndiaMART Leaders of Tomorrow Awards 2011
  • along with ET NOW present 2nd edition of the prestigious Awards
  • Nominations open for promising entrepreneurs
  • Further MSME recognition with same tenacity & vigour as 1st edition
  • Nominees to also get a chance to be featured on ET NOW

New Delhi, 21st January, 2011: Taking its commitment to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) a level up,, India's largest online B2B marketplace, and ET NOW, India's leading financial news channel, bring the second edition of IndiaMART Leaders of Tomorrow Awards after the successful debut in 2010.  These revered Awards follow a crucial mandate to recreate an ambiance that will foster entrepreneurship amongst MSMEs in the country. Nominations have also been announced open for all MSMEs from across the country for the Awards.

Aimed at recognising exemplary and outstanding achievements of MSMEs in different sectors, IndiaMART Leaders of Tomorrow Awards have become a symbol of excellence for every budding and existing entrepreneur.

Proud of the endeavour, Mr. Dinesh Agarwal, Founder and CEO,, said, "The successful debut of these Awards in 2010 stands testimony to our belief of building a cohesive SME community in India. We are moving in the right direction and with the next edition already on way, our twin objectives to provide SMEs with a celebrated platform and encourage a culture of entrepreneurship in India will be met. ET NOW has been a worthy partner throughout the initiative and we are delighted to continue with this association."

Having marked its huge presence in the MSME space, has yet again embarked on a journey that will present small and medium scale industries with another opportunity to showcase their talent before the nation. Following on the footsteps of the previous format, IndiaMART Leaders of Tomorrow Awards 2011, too, will feature entrepreneurs on ET NOW who have made a mark in their respective industries. Proving to be a source of inspiration, these stories will motivate upcoming business persons to become a part of enterprising India. pioneered the cause of bringing the unknown MSMEs into limelight through its maiden initiative, IndiaMART Leaders of Tomorrow Awards 2010. With full enthusiasm from MSMEs backing this drive, the commitment by to fortify MSMEs position in the business community was further given a boost. The second edition of these Awards will not only promote entrepreneurship for small entrepreneurs but also augment growth avenues for them by capturing the attention of the growing Indian business fraternity. MSMEs can now file in their nominations at

About is India's largest online B2B marketplace connecting global buyers with suppliers through business directories, online product catalogs, buy-sell offers, industry specific marketplaces, printed media and trade shows participation.

Founded in 1996 by Mr. Dinesh Agarwal (CEO), the company has a pan-India presence in over 100 cities. With over 2400 employees located across 55 offices in the country, offers an extensive range of value- added products and services to its 1 million registered members and nearly 5 million global buyers across various industries and verticals. has won numerous awards over the years and has been widely covered by media such as CNBC, BBC, BusinessMoney, CNN, Businessworld, Economic Times, Financial Express, etc for its pioneering role in promoting SME business in the country. Its existing investors include Intel Capital and Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd (Times Group), India's largest print media group.

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ET NOW, leverages the power of 'Brand ET' which has a five decade old heritage. ET NOW brings complete perspective to news with the most influential business minds, the biggest global voices bringing the global perspective. ET NOW is taking giant strides towards leadership, and with specific focus on news and analysis the channel is poised to become synonymous with Corporates and real time investors.

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