The 1st European Migrant Entrepreneur Awards to honour entrepreneurs with a migration background for supporting local economies & reinforcing integration in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK, will take place in Brussels on Thursday 7 November 2019 at the Claridge.
The European MoneyGram Awards is a unique recognition project that represents MoneyGram’s commitment to migrant communities living and working across Europe.

Prizes will be distributed in the following categories:
· Innovation
· Profit Growth
· Social Responsibility

The prize for the European Foreign Entrepreneur of the year 2019 will be awarded to the entrepreneur who will be distinguished in all three categories. All companies will be nominated through an online voting system.

The Award winners of each country will be invited to participate at the final Event & Gala Night in Brussels on Thursday 7 November 2019. One winner, selected by an international jury, will become the Immigrant Entrepreneur of the Year!

This high-level event recognizes entrepreneurs with migration background in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK who are supporting local economies and reinforcing integration.

How to register

Entrepreneurs can register here :



The MoneyGram Award was established in Italy in 2009, and it is the only national award that recognizes the excellence of companies run by foreign entrepreneurs.

The award has expanded due to a broader European focus, raising the visibility of the award and recipients across Europe. This focus supports MoneyGram’s campaigns aimed at strengthening the integration of migrants in Germany, the UK, Italy and France over the past few years.

The action is addressing foreign entrepreneurs in these countries + Belgium & Spain to participate in the local online award application and voting. All national winners will be invited to the Award Event in Brussels, where the European Foreign Entrepreneur of the Year 2019 will be announced.

About MoneyGram International

MoneyGram is a global leader in omnichannel money transfer and payment services that enables friends and family to safely, affordably, and conveniently send money for life’s daily needs in over 200 countries and territories.

The innovative MoneyGram platform leverages its leading digital and physical network, global financial settlement engine, cloud-based infrastructure with integrated APIs, and its unparalleled compliance program that leads the industry in protecting consumers.

For more information, please visit moneygram.com.

Press contact

Stavros Papagianneas
+32 477 29 61 30 / sp@stpcommunications.com

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