BCM together with the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs of Macedonia decided in 2015 to reward Gazelles on Employment in Macedonia. The SME’s who comply with some pre-determined criteria on creating employment will receive an award from the ministry and from BCM. The whole programme is conducted by a special committee chaired by BCM and in which the country manager of DECP, Mr. J.M. Standaert, is involved. A special meeting took place on Friday 18 March during which the criteria and next steps of the selection where discussed.