Melhor Cidade e Melhor Autarca

(...) "It all works very simple: EBA sends out loads of letters to organisations all over the world, but mostly in developing countries, informing them they were nominated for a “prestigious international award”. If a company expresses interest they contact them with a price list. For instance the “European Quality and Best Enterprise” awards would cost £3800 each, while the “Queen Victoria Commemorative medal” was a little more expensive at £6200. And as a top-up the “prize winners” must also pay for their own accommodation and transport cost."