The Portuguese language school, which has schools in both Lisbon and Faro, gained the status for their contribution to the socio-economic development of Portugal by means of competitive leadership and strategic growth.
Applicants must meet strict criteria regarding financial standing, annual turnover and number of employees to be awarded PME Lider 2016 status.
“This recognition is only possible thanks to the commitment of CIAL’s team, partners and customers, to whom we are very grateful” says Alexandra Borges de Sousa (pictured), Director of CIAL.
The label is awarded annually by IAPMEI (Portuguese Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation), the Portuguese Board of Tourism and a number of major banks.
Alexandra Borges de Sousa of CIAL