Awards

Ever since its foundation, Béres has been working with a consistent set of values, remarkable professionalism and a fair business policy. This work, the thought-out consumer and professional communication are praised in the form of significant honours and recognitions.

Honours of Béres managers

Sr. Dr. József Béres Founder

Béres Laboratory

A newly oepened biology, chemistry and physics laboratory in the György Bessenyei Grammar School in Kisvárda.

28 March 2014


Dr. Béres József Elementary School

In accordance with the decision of the representative board of the Municipality of District 3, Budapest, dated 31 May, 2012, the elementary school in Keve street 41., District 3, Budapest bears the name of dr. József Béres from 1 September, 2012.

01 September 2012

 

Árpád shield
The award created in 2007 on the 1100th anniversary of the death of Grand Prince Árpád is given every year to seven public figures who have become worthy of the award through their work, lifestyle and affection to their nation.
08 July 2012

 

Béres József Park in Kisvárda
Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the invention of Béres Drops, the municipality’s representative body organised a town celebration, during which the Béres József Park was opened.
27 April 2012


Béres Drops park
In the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the birth of Béres Drops, Szolnok Town Municipality and Béres Pharmaceuticals had a drinking-fountain with medicinal water set up in Verseghy Park in honour of the researcher Dr. József Béres Sr. enjoying particular prestige.
19 March, 2012

 

Dr. József Béres Health Centre

An istitution for ambulatory care located between Nagyhalász and Ibrány.

June 2011


Pál Heim Health Award
Granted by Pál Heim's great grandson to honour the professional work and recognise the career of Dr. József Béres Sr.
22 December 2010

József Béres high relief commemorative plaque
Prepared on the occasion of the 90th anniversary of his birth, Kisvárda Town Library. The high relief is a work by sculptor Barna Búza.
01 February 2010


József Béres promenade
The promenade by river Tisza was named after József Béres.
01 September 2009

 

József Béres Scientific Educational Society (TIT), Kisvárda Association
The local Association was named after József Béres.
11 February 2009

 

József Béres Memorial Museum
A tribute to the inventor’s life in the pharmaceutical plant in Szolnok. 07 February 2009


Bust in the Semmelweis Museum of Medical History
07 February 2008



Commemorative plaque at his former workplace
A commemorative plaque was placed at the former workplace of Dr. József Béres at the Teichmann Site in Kisvárda.
01 September 2007


József Béres Classroom
A classroom was named in honour of Dr. József Béres Sr. in the Elementary School in Arancs also indicated by a commemorative plaque.
01 September 2007

Pro Comitatu Award
An award granted by the General Assembly of Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg County for his activities aimed at furthering the development, promoting the rise, and improving the reputation of the county.
01 May 2007


Memorial certificate from the organisers of the Lakitelek meeting
From the organisers of the Lakitelek meeting on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the meeting.
01 January 2007


„Vitéz“ Jubilee Cross
Award by the Historical Knightly Order of Vitéz to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1956 Revolution and Freedom Fight in Hungary.
01 December 2006


St. Rita Award
An award granted by the Hungarian Association of Large Families in recognition of his activities helping children in hopeless situation.
01 May 2006


„Loyalty to Hungary“ Order of Merit Grand Cross
A medal awarded by the World Federation of the Registered Hungarian Freedom Fighter in recognition of his moral purity since the political transformation, for his behaviour and actions inspiring respect originating from this, thus proving his loyalty to Hungary and exemplary awareness of national identity.
20 August 2004


Entrepreneur of the Year Award
The National Association of Entrepreneurs and Employers granted the Entrepreneur of the Year Award to Dr. József Béres in recognition of his excellent achievements and active citizenship.
11 December 2002


Fair Business Practices Award
Dr. József Béres was the first in Europe to be granted the Fair Business Practices Award by Rotary International charitable and humanitarian organisation, because "his lifetime achievement demonstrates the observance of the highest moral requirements, and the company established by him is also the excellent example for fair economic activity". The English edition of the book entitled Szirtfoknak lenni (Rock in The Tempest Standin‘) by Klára Béres was published on this occasion.
22 November 2002

 

President of the Republic of Hungary, Medal of Merit
With the President of Hungary Medal of Merit, Ferenc Mádl President of Hungary recognised „the lifetime achievement of József Béres, created with his scientific work and relentless will-power on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the birth of the Béres Drops“.
21 November 2002


Dr. József Béres Sr. name-giving ceremony
According to the resolution of the General Assembly of Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg Megye No. 2/2002 (I.10.), Kandó Kálmán Technical School for Transport, Grammar School and Dormitory in Záhony would be renamed as Kandó Kálmán Technical School for Transport, Grammar School and Dr. Béres József Dormitory.
22 March 2002


Széchenyi Award
Ferenc Mádl, President of the Republic of Hungary handed over the Széchenyi Award to Dr. József Béres, scientific researcher, president of Béres Co. Ltd. for his activity in favour of establishing the infrastructure playing a significant role in medical care, and for his indefatigable work in health protection and the strengthening of the immune system.
15 March 2002

Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg County, Commemorative Medal - silver
A medal received for his outstanding activity during the flood protection in spring, 2001 from Dr. László Helmecy, president of the General Assembly of Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg County.
12 March 2002


Award for Hungarian entrepreneurs
The award created by Endre Szász is granted by Szféra Európa Ltd. to prominent Hungarian and foreign figures of political, scientific, artistic and sports life. This award was granted to Dr. József Béres for his findings and lifestyle achievement in scientific life.
19 January 2002


Pro Naturali Medicina plaque
Received from the Natural Medicine Foundation in recognition of several decades of work in the interest of natural healing on the occasion of the Immunology Congress.
19 October 2001


Honorary Associate Professor
Szent István University, Faculty of Agriculture and Environment appointed Dr. József Béres Sr. as honorary associate professor in recognition of his outstanding scientific research work and his support in the form of a scholarship to the students of the faculty.
15 June 2001


Hungarian Heritage Award
An award granted by the Curatorium of For Hungary Foundation for people and lifetime achievements selected based on recommendations by civilians. The Committee announced that Dr. József Béres would be admitted to the Invisible Museum of the Hungarian Genious. The inventor’s fight for people’s health is a HUNGARIAN HERITAGE, so his name is entered into the Golden Book.
30 September 2000


Honorary Citizen of Kisvárda
In recognition of his activity for the social and scientific development of the town.
28 April 2000


The Most Popular Hungarian
RTL Klub, Népszava, Színes RTV and MATÁVnet announced a national popularity contest based on people’s votes, entitled „2000 Hungarians“. In this contest József Béres received the fifth position among the 2000 nominees in the contemporary category.
1999. 29 December 1999


Silver Pelican Award
As a sign of appreciation by the General Assembly of Szolnok Town of County Rank.
28 December 1999


Honorary Citizen of Záhony
For the inventor of the Béres Drops for enhancing the reputation of the town.
25 April1 1998


Order of Merit of the Hungarian Republic, Officer Cross
Order of Merit of the Hungarian Republic, Officer Cross
20 August 1997


Dr. József Béres President

Saint Stephan Medal and Award

For the regular support of the cultural, educational and church life

16. August 2013

 

Lónyai Award

As an acknowledgement for the succesful activities in developing the county's economic life

25. May 2013

 

Medal by the Minister of Defence

An acknowledgement by Minister of Defence Csaba Hende to express his gratitude for the product donation given to the soliders of the mission leaving for Afghanistan.

30 August 2012

 

Median Cross of teh Hungarian Order of Merit
A state decoration awarded by the President of the Hungarian Republic to dr. József Béres president of Béres Pharmaceuticals Co. Ltd.
20. August 2012.


Gold medal from the Hungarian Academy of Arts
For the preservation and strengthening of the company having remarkable achievements in Hungarian pharmaceuticals and for their persistent activities in supporting culture and national health protection.
15 June 2011


Silver Cross of National Defence of the Knightly Order of Vitéz, Badge with Vitéz Decoration
26 May 2011


Vitézi Rend Ezüst Nemzetvédelmi Keresztje, Vitézi Ékítménnyel Kitüntetés
A magyarságnak tett szolgálataiért.
2010. február 03.


Member of the Board of the Bethlen Foundation
1 December 2009


Teleki Pál medal
A medal granted by the members of the board of the Bethlen Gábor Foundation to Dr. József Béres for continuing his father’s work, his intellectual and spiritual heritage; for exploring and protecting our national values; preserving our folk song traditions; and his exemplary service for the Hungarian nation
9 December 2009


ELTE Alumni Body and ELTE Alumni Foundation, Member of the Board
2008. január 20.


Foundation member of the Primatial Wine Order
The wine order established by Cardinal Dr. Péter Erdő to explore and propagate the heritage of the Carpathian Basin in viticulture, committed to supporting the production of high-quality wines, and to propagate high-standard wine consumption.
1 July 2007


Ideal Award
Granted for his mature, consistent and well considered management principles in the “Entrepreneur of the Year” competition organised by Ernst and Young.
1 January 2007


„Loyalty to Hungary“ Order of Merit Grand Cross
A medal awarded by the World Federation of the Registered Hungarian Freedom Fighter in recognition of his moral purity since the political transformation, for his behaviour and actions inspiring respect originating from this, thus proving his loyalty to Hungary and exemplary awareness of national identity
1 January 2007


Award for Natural Healing
Received from the Natural Medicine Foundation in recognition of his outstanding activity in the development of Béres products, as well as his outstanding research and educational activity in the fields of health protection and disease prevention.
9 May 2005


Ferenc Major Chief Executive Officer

Officer's Cross of teh Order of Merit of Hungary

An acknowledgement by the President of Hungary for his excellent work on the development of the Hungarian pharmaceuticals industry and the preservation of the health of Hungarian people.

15 March 2014

 

Hungarian Pharmaceutical Manufacturers’ Association (MAGYOSZ) Vice President and member of the Board


Hungarian Pharmaceutical Manufacturers’ Association (MAGYOSZ) OTC Committee, President


Klára Béres Communications Director

Gold medal from the Hungarian Academy of Arts
For the preservation and strengthening of the company having remarkable achievements in Hungarian pharmaceuticals and for their persistent activities in supporting culture and national health protection.
15 June 2011


Memorial Plaque
From the presidency of the Association of Victims of Infringement in Hungary for her work in achieving a just society.
20 May 2011


Member of the Board of Tokaj Wine Friends Association
20 April 2009


Member of Women in Sports Committee in the Hungarian Olympic Committee
20 March 2009


Award for Natural Healing
Received from the Natural Medicine Foundation in recognition of for her outstanding activity in the development and distribution of Béres products, and for the establishment of the humanist image of Béres Co. Ltd.
1 May 2005


The Béres Family

Szent István Award
The award of the Szent István Foundation’s board of trustees  – which award was founded in Esztergom by civilians – is an award for the family’s activities of major significance in the interest of the Hungarian nation as a whole.
The work by sculptor Miklós Melocco, a Stephen I of Hungary sculpture being the award itself was awarded to the late inventor Dr. József Béres Sr., his son Dr. József Béres and Klára Béres, based on the findings of the opinion poll conducted among civilians residing in and around the king’s town, namely Esztergom and the foundation’s supporters. Since its foundation, Viktor Orbán, László Tőkés and the Püskis have received this award.

2009. August, 16.


 


Dr. Zsolt Bischof Plant Manager

Hungarian Economy Association, Jázs-nagykun-Szolnok County Organisation - President

 

The Entrepreneur of the Year Award
An award by the National Association of Entrepreneurs and Employers.
1 December 2009


Economist Award
An award by the presidency Hungarian Association for Economics for his work as the chairman of its Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok County organisation
25 September 2009
 


József Vajda ex-president of factory

Láng Lajos Award
The award by the Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok County Organisation of the Hungarian Economic Society to express their thanks and recognition for the work of our plant director.
1 January 2008


Silver Pelican Award
An award granted by the General Assembly of Szolnok Town of County Rank for his outstanding activity in the development of the town, as well as the enrichment of its intellectual and material values.
1 December 2005


The Entrepreneur of the Year Award
The award granted by the County Section of the National Association of Entrepreneurs and Employers
01 January 2005
 


Dr. Csaba Kónya Medical Director

Golden Cross of Merit of Hungary

An acknowledgement by the President of Hungary for his exellent work on the development of the Hungarian pharmaceuticals industry and the preservation of the health of Hungarian people

15 March 2014

 

Member of the Communications Ethics Committee
Member of the Communications Ethics Committee founded by MAGYOSZ (Hungarian Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association), the Innovative Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association, The Protection, Vaccine and Immunobiological Product Manufacturers and Distributors Association, and the Defense Association of Generic Medicinal Product Manufacturers and Distributors.
21 May 2012.

 

Member of the Communications Ethics Committee
23 June 2011.


President of the joint Communications Ethics Committee of the Hungarian Pharmaceutical Manufacturers’ Association (MAGYOSZ) and the Association of Innovative Pharmaceutical Manufacturers
6 May 2009
 


Mária Kellner Director of Logistics and Purchasing

A Magyar Logisztikai Beszerzési és Készletezési Társaság elnökségi tagja
2010. november 12.

 

Certified Logistics expert of the Hungarian Association for Logistics (MLBKT-MLE)
An award by the Hungarian Association for Logistics, Purchases and Stock Maintenance to acknowledge her professional activity.

7 September 2009

 

Hungarian Association of Logistics, Purchasing and Inventory Management (MLBT) member of presidency
12 November 2008

 

One of the top 50 Hungarian logistics experts
Source: Magyar Hírlap Top publication
1 December 2007


 


Dr. Judit Bárkányi Pharmaceutical and analytical development os

Member of the Industrial Pharmaceuticals Professional Board Council
She was elected into the Council of 10 as the delegate of the Hungarian Society for Pharmaceutical Sciences, the main responsibility of which, among others is to monitor the validity of professional guidelines and methodological bulletins, to make suggestions regarding their content, as well as to cooperate in the establishment of the professional basic standards of the health care quality management system.
2011. June, 01.

 

Béla Spergely commemorative medal
An award by the Hungarian Society for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Association of the Pharmaceutical Industry for her professional activity in the pharmaceutical industry and as an acknowledgement of her work in the governing body of the Association of the Pharmaceutical Industry.
1 November 2009

 

Member of the governing body of the Hungarian Society for Pharmaceutical Sciences
20 January 2009
 


Honours of Béres products

Actival

Superbrands Award
An award granted by a Committee of Experts set up of the chief representatives of the Hungarian marketing profession, the media and scientific life.
02 May 2011


Superbrands Award
An award granted by a Committee of Experts set up of the chief representatives of the Hungarian marketing profession, the media and scientific life.
20 April 2010


Superbrands Award
An award granted by a Committee of Experts set up of the chief representatives of the Hungarian marketing profession, the media and scientific life.
20 April 2009


Superbrands Award
An award granted by a Committee of Experts set up of the chief representatives of the Hungarian marketing profession, the media and scientific life.

30 September 2008


Trusted Brand
Based on the European Trusted Brands survey of Reader’s Digest.

29 May 2008

 

Superbrands Award
An award granted by a Committee of Experts set up of the chief representatives of the Hungarian marketing profession, the media and scientific life.
1 May 2007

 

Hungaropack Award
An award granted by the Hungarian Association of Packaging and Materials Handling
1 November 2006

 

Hungarian Quality Product Award Certificate
An award established jointly by Industorg partnership company for industrial organisation, commercial development and representation, Kermi Quality Control and Service Ltd., the General Inspectorate for Consumer Protection, the Hungarian Export Credit Insurance Ltd. (MEHIB) and the Hungarian Export-Import Bank Ltd.
9 September 2006


 


Antifront

The OTC medicine of the year in Ukraine
1 September 2007
 


Béres Drops

Hungaricum

Based on the Act 2012 XXX. on Hungarian National Values and Hungaricums, the Hungaricum Committee classified Béres Drops and Béres Drops Extra as hungaricums.

24 September 2013

 

Trusted brand
Based on the European Trusted Brands survey of Reader’s Digest.
10 Arpil 2010


Silver EFFI Award
An award for the repositioning campaign of Béres Drops. EFFIE is the most prestigious marketing communications award, looking at creativity and the successful execution of marketing and advertising objectives combined, in other words, acknowledges the genuine objective of advertisements, the achievement itself.
15 November 2009


Trusted Brand
A Reader`s Digest Európai Megbízható Márkák felmérése alapján
20 April 2009


Superbrands Award
An award granted by a Committee of Experts set up of the chief representatives of the Hungarian marketing profession, the media and scientific life.
20. April 2009


Superbrands Award
An award granted by a Committee of Experts set up of the chief representatives of the Hungarian marketing profession, the media and scientific life.

30 September 2008


Bronze Blade Award
Béres Drops metro-board advertisement prize, 9th Golden Blade Creative Festival .
11 June 2008


Trusted Brand
Based on the European Trusted Brands survey of Reader’s Digest.
1 June 2007


Superbrands Award
An award granted by a Committee of Experts set up of the chief representatives of the Hungarian marketing profession, the media and scientific life, selected from among the 44 000 trademarks registered by the Hungarian Patent Office.
1 May 2007


Trendy Hungarian Brand
The "Brand Asset Valuator" survey of Young Rubicam examining consumers' attitude to brands started in 2000. In Hungary this survey involved a representative sample of 2,000 adults. The respondents had to attach 24 image attributes and 24 human features to different brands. The questionnaire comprised all brands which could be important in Hungarian people's life ranging from washing powders to currencies. Eventually, 1,057 brands were included. Béres Drops took the prestigious 15th place among brands such as Rolls Royce, Lego, Pick, Herend, etc.
31January 2001


Hungaricum
All over the world, Hungaricums are products considered typically Hungarian. Such products are for example the strong red wine called Bull’s Blood, the spicy sausage from Gyula, Herend Porcelain, the spirit called peach pálinka of Kecskemét, the Makó onion, red peppers, Tokaj wine, Pick salami, Zwack Unikum and Béres Drops. .
(Source: Látnivalók Magyarországon, Well-PRess Kiadó, 2001. Page 31., Kreatív January 31, 2001)
January 2001


Part of The Fingerprint of The 20th Century
The exhibition entitled The Fingerprint of The 20th Century was one of the outstanding events of the series of programmes greeting the year 2000 and the Hungarian Millennium. The material of the exhibition was collected by hundreds of people who were invited to name objects or objectifiable notions typical to the century that at the same time also played important and decisive roles in their or their family’s life. These objects and the attached explanations were displayed at the exhibition. In addition to „common“ Budapest citizens, prominent figures like Dr. József Béres were invited to name such an object. He presented the Béres Drops as the object being the closest to him, influencing and determining his life the most. This is how Béres Drops was included among the material of the exhibition. The most popular and most typical objects were included in a book edited by András Gerő, published by Városháza
January 2000


Adopted Invention
In the newsletter of the Hungarian Patent Office „Belső Hírek“, an invitation was announced in which the staff could adopt a patent being the closest to them for some reason. A publication entitled Örökbefogadott találmányok (Adopted Inventions) was compiled on the occasion of the World Intellectual Property Day (26 April). The book was not marketed. Dr. József Béres and his invention were also included in the chapter, entitled "Well-known inventors, famous patents". (Source: Örökbe fogadott találmányok, Magyar Szabadalmi Hivatal, 2000. Pages 52, 53.)
January 2000


 


Béres Healthpack

Béres Poercerő+Csont-Izom Komplex Product of the Year 2014 Award

The most significant innovation awarding system in the world based on consumer decisions

2 April 2014

 

EFFI finals
Our Cartilage Strength campaign reached the Hungarian EFFI finals being one of the most prestigious competition for advertising profession.

6 October 2008


Hungaropack Award
An award granted by the Hungarian Association of Packaging and Materials Handling for a consumer packaging with a unified image.
1 September 2007


 


CalciviD

Hungarian Quality House Award
The award granted by the Hungarian Society for Quality and the General Inspectorate for Consumer Protection
1 November 2005


Hungarian Quality Product Award
An award established jointly by Industorg partnership company for industrial organisation, commercial development and representation, Kermi Quality Control and Service Ltd., the General Inspectorate for Consumer Protection, the Hungarian Export Credit Insurance Ltd. (MEHIB) and the Hungarian Export-Import Bank Ltd.
1 September 2005


Special award by the Hungarian Society for Quality
1 September 2005
 


Gravida

Hungarian Quality Product Award
An award established jointly by Industorg partnership company for industrial organisation, commercial development and representation, Kermi Quality Control and Service Ltd., the General Inspectorate for Consumer Protection, Hungarian Export Credit Insurance Ltd. (MEHIB) and the Hungarian Export-Import Bank Ltd.
1 September 2007
 


Honours of the company

Béres Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

 

Superbrands 2014 Award

The award for the most excellent consumer an corporate brands

31 March 2014

 

The Most Effective Launch of the Year

The acknowledgement by Isys-On Ltd. for the efficient launch of the new Corporate Governance System.

21 November 2013

 

Hungarian Brands 2013 Award

The award for the most excellent Hungarian Brands.

17 October 2013

 

Golden Sponsor for the Hungarian Olympic Team

14 october 2013

 

Holdvilág Award 2012
An award by Holdvilág Theatre for companies supporting the institution with major donations.
20 March 2012.


Company with the best reputation
In the health economy sector, according to the Reputation Rating by Braun&Partners Hungary.
07 May 2011.


Holdvilág Award
An award by Holdvilág Theatre for companies supporting the institution with major donations.
03 March 2011


Magyar Brands 2010
20 December 2010


The Enterprise of the Year Award
As an acknowledgement of the outstanding performance of the Company granted by the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok County.

20 December 2009


Superbrands Award
An award granted by a Committee of Experts set up of the chief representatives of the Hungarian marketing profession, the media and scientific life.

10 April 2009


eFestival award-winning digital media application
Rank 3 in www.beres.hu eHealth category.
20 December 2008


European Energy Championships
Rank VI.
15 December 2008


CSR Hungary Award
The Béres Health Hungaricum Programme was granted the CSR Hungary Award 2008 „Joint Responsibility”.
30 October 2008


Superbrands Award
An award granted by a Committee of Experts set up of the chief representatives of the Hungarian marketing profession, the media and scientific life.

30 September 2008


2nd place in the Business League of Basketball 2005-2006
prize won by the Béres Actival Team
19 May 2008


3rd place in Group C of the Business League of Basketball 2007-2008
prize won by the Béres Actival Team
01 February 2008


3rd place in the Pharmacist Cup Bowling Competition
Bowling competition organised by Hotel Pólus Bowling Club
01 September 2007


3rd place in the Business League of Basketball 2006-2007
prize won by the Béres Actival Team
21 February 2007


Award for Business Ethics in the large company category
The award was established by Ervin László, president of Budapest Club and Mária Demcsák editor in chief for Piac és Profit business magazine
09 November 2006


Kármán Tódor Award
An award granted by the Ministry for Education for the actors of economic life in recognition of outstanding activities in supporting education, training, adult education and scientific research in Hungary.
01 December 2005


National flag sewn by Mária Wittner handed over as a gift to the Company
"You are the day-labourers of this country, who are capable of doing something for this nation having a thousand bleeding wounds, capable of doing something for a better life in the future, so that this nation can regain its strength, so that our children and grandchildren can have a brighter future."
09 October 2005


Semmelweis commemorative plaque
On the occasion of the Day of Healthcare Workers, the Foundation for Healthy Újpest granted the Semmelweis commemorative plaque for Béres Pharmaceuticals for its considerable contribution to the performing of hypertension and osteoporosis screening tests of Újpest citizens.
26 June 2006


Company of the Century
In December 1999 the Reader’s Digest Selection supplement ”On the Eve of the 21st century” called for a competition with the title Which will be the company of the century? Based on the opinions and votes of the readers, it was Béres Co. Ltd. that received the honourable title of the Company of the Century, in a competition with companies such as Pharmavit, Westel, Borsod Brewery Co. Ltd., Zwack Unikum Budapest Co. Ltd. (Reader’s Digest Selection)
1 February 2000


Béres Investments Co. Ltd. honours

Rotary Maecenas Award
Granted by the Rotary Club in Szolnok for acknowledging the cultural value of the statuary placed in the Pelikán Shopping Centre, for the Group‘s financial sacrifice and exemplary action.
05 January 2009
 



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