Welcome to
16th Stars of the Year

At Yıldız Holding, we collaborate to compete, determined to succeed. We not only achieve together, but also believe it is important for us to celebrate our success together. That is exactly why we have been rewarding successful business practices and processes every year since 2008 by selecting the ‘Stars of the Year’. We acknowledge our employees’ achievements and efforts. We make sure new practices and processes that deliver high added-value are unveiled and mainstreamed.

Quick Start

Schedule of 17th Stars of the Year will be shared soon.

Everything You Need to Know

About Stars of the Year

How to apply?

Applicant projects are evaluated by an expert jury and the main jury according to criteria for each category.

What are the categories?

The categories are: Contribution to Growth, Operational Excellence, Best Performing Marketing Campaign, Best Market Share Gain in Category or Trade, Digital Transformation, Innovation, Invest in People, Happiness: Corporate Social Responsibility, Social Media Heroes, Chair’s Award of the Year.

What are the awards?

Winner project teams are rewarded 5.000 USD in total.

Award criteria & Jury

After checking out the categories and the criteria, you can apply using the application form on this website. For more information, please see Frequently Asked Questions.

Employee voting

Shortlisted projects will be open to employee voting on this website once the expert jury evaluation is completed.

Award ceremony

The award ceremony was held on 7 March 2024.

Our Stars


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Mar 28, 2022

Yıldız Holding Rewards the Stars of the Year for the 14th Time

Yıldız Holding’s traditional Stars of the Year Awards Ceremony where many valuable projects implemented across the Holding compete every year was held for the 14th time.

Jul 21, 2023

Yıldız Holding Rewards “Stars of the Year” for the 15th Time

Yıldız Holding celebrated the 15th year of its "Stars of the Year Award Ceremony", where its companies compete with valuable projects. 236 project applications were received for the competition, which awards projects focused on business results as well as those creating social impact. The winners were chosen by the votes of the Holding's 75,000 employees and the main jury.

Mar 13, 2024

"Stars of the Year" Awarded for the 16th Time

The "Stars of the Year Award Ceremony," where Yıldız Holding employees share innovative projects that add value to society and business, was held for the 16th time this year. The projects deemed worthy of the award were selected through voting by 75,000 Yıldız Holding employees and an expert jury from around the world.

Sep 3, 2021

‘Stars of the Year’ makes contribution worth 42 million dollars to Yıldız Holding in 2016

Organised since 2008 across Yıldız Holding, the ‘Stars of the Year’ award ceremony went global for the first time this year.

Apr 12, 2020

Yıldız Holding Rewards the Stars of the Year 2020

The most successful projects at Yıldız Holding were awarded and the Holding’s “Global Values” were launched at the 13th Stars of the Year Award Ceremony.