Veuve Clicquot New Generation Award Criteria

The Veuve Clicquot New Generation Award recognises the success and vision of up-and-coming, entrepreneurial business women between the ages of 25 – 35 years old.  This particular age group has been selected as it marks the formative years of Madame Clicquot’s own tenureship of the House.  It is anticipated that the winner of the New Generation Award will reflect Madame Clicquot’s values of innovation, audacity, fearlessness and drive to act in the moment!

1. Age: Between 25 - 35 years old in May 2017

2. Entrepreneurship: Founder of a business that has optimised a gap in today’s market to bring an innovative offer and approach to business. The nominee must demonstrate a fearless approach.

3. Innovation: Demonstrates ability to transform a creative vision or innovation into a tangible business model.

4. Corporate Social Responsibility: Genuine commitment to responsible and sustainable business practices such as responsible product sourcing, community engagement and industry partnerships.

New Generation Award winner

In addition to receiving a silver trophy shaped as a La Grande Dame bottle and a case of La Grande Dame 2006, the Veuve Clicquot New Generation Award 2017 winner will visit the Manoir de Verzy and the House’s vineyards, where she will have a vine baptised in her name recognising her legacy and life-long relationship with Veuve Clicquot. Finally, the winner will also have the opportunity of joining a global business women networking platform.

New Generation Award Nomination

Nominations are now closed. 

The Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Award Team will respond to all applications by the end of January 2017. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted in mid January 2017 for further information or to arrange a meeting with the Judging Panel Members, if necessary. The winner will be announced at a high profile Veuve Clicquot Champagne reception on 9th May 2017.