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Stars of the Year 2019


There are 9 categories to choose from according to your project type.

Projects in 2018

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This award recognises great examples of external learning from the world of our consumers and customers, and where there is demonstrable evidence that insight has been turned into action as a result of our local understanding and our global footprint.


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This award showcases strong examples of continuous improvement, where we strive for quality, operational excellence, and increased productivity.



This award recognises solid examples of business outcomes achieved through collaboration, inclusion, breaking down silos, etc.



This award celebrates outstanding examples of always striving for the top, whether satisfying customers, consumers or employees.


Contribution to Growth

This award recognises examples where there is a direct correlation to growth. This could be contribution to sales growth, category growth, market share or expansion etc.



This award recognises significant advancements/contribution in the areas of innovation. This could include product launches, product improvements, process innovation, process improvement, shifts in technology, etc.


Cost Advantage

This award congratulates those who have excelled in improving our cost base or, alternatively, have successfully introduced initiatives to reduce costs and improve overall efficiency.


Digital Leadership

This award recognizes digital projects transferring to an online platform any processes or business methods currently carried out offline or by an operational workforce; which are developed based on a thorough and efficient analysis of internal/external customer insights and needs, changing our operational methods and business culture, facilitating current practices and creating value. Projects applying to this category need to provide measurable material benefits, time-saving, operational or other advantages for the company. Practices and applications previously in use in other companies outside of Yıldız Holding, digital marketing projects, and implementation of standard packages procured from third parties for the relevant team’s scope of work are not eligible to compete under this category.


Chairman’s Award of the Year

Best Consumer/Customer Centric Company

This award recognizes the company within our Yildiz family who has made an outstanding and innovative contribution to significantly improving consumer/customer centricity to drive profitable business growth. Whether it be through advanced analytics, new products, services, processes, communications or other concepts, we’re looking to see how these new techniques have dramatically improved our consumer/customer engagement and satisfaction. In this category, the company will be assessed against its overall performance in 2019.