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Recognising the Most Outstanding International Firms in Malaysia

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Malaysia International Business Awards

The Malaysia International Business Awards gives recognition to the most outstanding initiatives of international firms in Malaysia!

The Awards is open to all foreign firms in Malaysia across all industries. 

If you have any initiatives that highlight the excellent work of the company such as an outstanding project or service launched for or with a client, or an innovative internal practices or strategies, and want to stand out as one of the best foreign companies in Malaysia, submit an entry and get the recognition that your company deserves!

Nominations for the 2023 edition will be accepted beginning on October 17. If you'd like to be kept up to date and submit an entry for the awards, please click the INQUIRE NOW button and enter your information. We'll get back to you as soon as possible. Meanwhile, feel free to read through the guidelines, FAQs, and other pages for more information on the awards.

This year's awardees were recognised for their hard work and dedication, which significantly enhanced their company's business in regional and global markets, and they are:

Submission Opens:
Oct 17, 2022
Submission Closes:
Mar 03, 2023
Awards Presentation Day:
Apr 20, 2023

Watch our trailer for Malaysia International Business Awards

TESTIMONIALS

What do our winners say about winning the award?

We are very pleased to have won this award, being a very new kid in the block. We thank International Business Awards fo...

Ying Hoong Tham Managing Director of Norwex Malaysia Sdn Bhd

We are immensely proud to win this award. To be recognised as one of the most outstanding international firms in Malaysi...

Rajesh Kumar Kottul Group Sales Officer, Southeast Asia & Hong Kong and Country Head Malaysia of Capgemini

The achievement and recognition of us winning this award send a message to the team that we are on the right path and we...

Chua Lee Lee General Manager of COLLINS AEROSPACE

We are extremely proud and pleased of winning this award. This is a big recognition for my team for what they are doing....

Lance Duan General Manager of Roche Malaysia

For my Company Assa Abloy we are always trying to move change. We are trying to move from a mechanical product kind of s...

Aravind Karthigesu Managing Director of ASSA ABLOY ASEAN

Watch videos from past winners

BATA MALAYSIA SDN BHD

Knight Frank Malaysia Sdn Bhd

Sun Life Malaysia

Total IT Global Sdn Bhd

Adient Automotive Seating (M) Sdn Bhd

BATA MALAYSIA SDN BHD

Allianz Malaysia Berhad

COLLINS AEROSPACE

Lanotec Asia Pacific Pte Ltd

Capgemini

Norwex Malaysia Sdn Bhd

McDermott Asia Pacific Sdn Bhd

Everise

Sam Media

Assa Abloy

In the Press

Why should you enter?

SHARE YOUR STORY

Talk about your winning achievements, strategies and initiatives in an interview that you can share with clients, peers, and colleagues to let them know that you are an award-winning company.

AMPLIFY

Reach potential clients as you let your achievements and initiatives be known and honored in Asia.

EXPOSURE

Have the opportunity to be featured in the definitive magazine for elite business leader, the Singapore Business Review. Its print platform is published quarterly with circulation guaranteed at 24,737 copies reaching 98,948 readers, while its online arm sbr.com.sg offers daily fresh and unique content with over 170,000 unique active users every month.

Meet the Judges

Stanley Teo

Stanley Teo

Country Audit & Assurance Leader
Deloitte Malaysia

Leslie Koh

Leslie Koh

Senior Executive Director, Strategy and Transactions
Ernst & Young PLT

Ngu Heng Sing

Ngu Heng Sing

Executive Director, Transaction Services
KPMG in Malaysia

Dato’ Robert Teo

Dato’ Robert Teo

Managing Partner
RSM Malaysia

Pam Lee

Pam Lee

Executive Director, Advisory
BDO Malaysia

Guidelines and Criteria

GUIDELINES

  • Nominations will be deliberated by a judging committee based on the judging criteria.

  • Eligible companies may submit a maximum of three (3) nomination entries.

  • Only one company per industry category will be hailed as a winner.

  • Nominations and supporting documents will be accepted until 11 March 2022.

  • Nomination is free of charge. To receive exclusive entitlements, winners must book any of the winner's package options. Email danica@charltonmediamail.com for more information on pricing and inclusion

ELIGIBILITY

  • The awards programme is open to companies in all industries in Malaysia with headquarters located abroad.

  • Eligible companies may nominate any initiatives that highlight the excellent work of the company such as: 

    • outstanding project, product or service launched for or with a client

    • innovative internal practices or strategies

  • The initiative must have been launched or had upgrades, in part or in full, in the last 24 calendar months.

CATEGORIES

The awards will be given in each of the following industries:

  • Automotive Services
  • Advertising
  • Aerospace
  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Agriculture
  • Airline
  • Apparel
  • Architecture
  • Arts & Lifestyle
  • Automotive & Transport Equipment
  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Beauty & Cosmetics
  • Broadcasting
  • Brokerage
  • Building Services & Facilities
  • Business Insurance
  • Business Services
  • Business Travel Technology 
  • Cargo Handling
  • Chemicals
  • Commercial Building construction
  • Commercial Real Estate Trust
  • Computer Hardware
  • Computer Services
  • Computer Software
  • Conglomerates
  • Consulting
  • Consumer Products - Durables
  • Consumer Products - Non-Durables
  • Cooperative
  • Corporate Advisory
  • Credit Solutions Technology 
  • Data Center
  • Department Stores
  • Dining & Entertainment
  • Diversified Services
  • Education
  • Electronic Manufacturing
  • Electronics
  • Energy
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Services
  • Executive Search
  • Financial Services
  • Financial Technology
  • Food & Beverage
  • Food Manufacturing Solutions
  • Food Safety
  • Fundraising
  • Furniture and fixture
  • General Insurance
  • Health Products & Services
  • Healthcare
  • Healthcare Technology
  • Heavy Civil Construction
  • Hospitality & Leisure
  • Human Resource Technology
  • Human Resources Consulting
  • Industrial Construction
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Insurance Broker
  • Internet/New Media
  • Investment Banking
  • IT Services
  • Life Insurance
  • Legal
  • Logistics
  • Luxury Retail
  • Manufacturing
  • Manufacturing Technology
  • Marine and Offshore Engineering
  • Marine Services
  • Marketing
  • Marketing Technology
  • Materials & Construction
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Metals & Mining
  • Motion Picture & Video
  • Music
  • Non-Profit or Government Organizations
  • Oil & Gas
  • Payments
  • Printing Technology
  • Personal Insurance
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Real Estate
  • Remittance
  • Residential Building construction
  • Residential Product Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Security
  • Shipping
  • Social Media Marketing Technology
  • Sports
  • Supply Chain Technology 
  • Telecommunications
  • Television
  • Training and Development
  • Transportation
  • Travel Services
  • Utilities
  • Venture Capital
  • Wholesale

CRITERIA FOR JUDGING

  • Uniqueness & Innovation - Does the project introduce new or cutting-edge innovation?

  • Effectiveness & Impact - Did the project achieve its objectives and targets? What measures have been used to assess its success? What was the impact to your company and industry?

  • Dynamism - Is the strategy, project, service or product flexible to changes and progressive opportunities?

HOW TO ENTER?

1. Go to the online nomination form.

2. Read the nomination guidelines.

3. Fill out the required fields.

  • Company and entrant details

  • Chosen categories

  • Project title

  • Project summary (500-words)

  • Client testimonials (optional)

  • Project achievements

  • Chosen winner's package

4. You will then receive an email confirmation from the Malaysia International Business Awards organisers after your nomination has been received.

5. Should your supporting documents not be ready yet and were not submitted through the nomination form, you may send them to danica@charltonmediamail.com on or before 11 March 2022.

Note: Each nomination form is valid for one (1) entry only. If you are nominating several projects, please enter each separately. 

NOMINATION AND WINNERS PACKAGE PRICING

Nomination is free. If your company wins, in order to maximise the benefit of winning, winners will have to book any of the winner's package options. To know more about the winners package entitlements and pricing, please email danica@charltonmediamail.com.

Please Note:

Due to the current pandemic, we will not be holding a physical event. As an alternative, we will conduct a Digital Awards Presentation and Interview via Zoom video conferencing. The trophy will be couriered to the winning companies' addresses. Further details and adjustments will be disclosed upon announcement of winners.

Watch samples of a digital presentation and interview here.

KEY DATES

Deadline for submission: 11 March 2022, Friday
Awards presentation: April 2022

Past Winners

Malaysia International Business Awards 2022

Hong Kong International Business Awards 2022

SBR International Business Awards 2022

 

 

Malaysia International Business Awards 2021

SBR International Business Awards 2021

HKB International Business Awards 2021

Malaysia International Business Awards 2020 Winners

SBR International Business Awards 2020 Winners

HKB International Business Awards 2020 Winners

Malaysia International Business Awards 2019

SBR International Business Awards 2019 Winners

HKB International Business Awards 2019 Winners

Contact Us

For more details, contact:

Danica Avila

(+65) 3158 1386

awards@charltonmediamail.com

Meet the Judges

Stanley Teo

Stanley Teo

Country Audit & Assurance Leader
Deloitte Malaysia

Leslie Koh

Leslie Koh

Senior Executive Director, Strategy and Transactions
Ernst & Young PLT

Ngu Heng Sing

Ngu Heng Sing

Executive Director, Transaction Services
KPMG in Malaysia

Dato’ Robert Teo

Dato’ Robert Teo

Managing Partner
RSM Malaysia

Pam Lee

Pam Lee

Executive Director, Advisory
BDO Malaysia

Event Photos

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TESTIMONIALS

Check out what past winners have said upon receiving their award.

BATA MALAYSIA SDN BHD

Knight Frank Malaysia Sdn Bhd

Sun Life Malaysia

Total IT Global Sdn Bhd

Adient Automotive Seating (M) Sdn Bhd

BATA MALAYSIA SDN BHD

Allianz Malaysia Berhad

COLLINS AEROSPACE

Lanotec Asia Pacific Pte Ltd

Capgemini

Norwex Malaysia Sdn Bhd

McDermott Asia Pacific Sdn Bhd

Everise

Sam Media

Assa Abloy

OpenWay

RSA

Roche

News

The pandemic is seen as a gamechanger for industries, says EY Malaysia’s Leslie Koh

Mar 30, 2022
Categories:
Co-Written / Partner

Logistics and e-commerce players are major benefactors from the change in consumer behaviours.


Leslie Koh is a Senior Executive Director of Strategy and Transactions at EY Malaysia, with more than 17 years of experience with...

Purpose, strategic strength key to business’ quick, post-pandemic recovery

Mar 28, 2022
Categories:
Co-Written / Partner

Technology investments are a must for a competitive edge, cost management.


Stanley Teo leads the Country Audit & Assurance unit at Deloitte Malaysia, with more than 25 years of experience in the public accounting practice. His...

BDO Malaysia’s Pam Lee on ESG being an interesting space for businesses to look at this year

Mar 28, 2022
Categories:
Co-Written / Partner

The most resilient companies are those that are able to adapt quickly in the market situation, says the BDO Malaysia sustainability lead.


Pam Lee is the Executive Director in charge of Sustainability Services at BDO in Malaysia...

Nominations are now open for Malaysia National and International Business Awards 2022

Nov 04, 2021
Categories:
Co-Written / Partner

Entries will be accepted until 25 February 2022.


All businesses in Malaysia are invited to submit entries to the Malaysia National and International Business Awards 2022. 


Now in its second year and organised by the Singapor...

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What can I nominate?

INTERNATIONAL (Foreign) companies in Malaysia may nominate any initiatives that highlight the excellent work of the company such as: 

  • outstanding project, product or service launched for or with a client

  • innovative internal practices or strategies

The initiative or project must have been launched or had upgrades, in part or in full, in the last 24 calendar months.

Who are eligible to nominate?

  • The awards programme is open to all foreign firms in Malaysia with it's global/main headquarters located abroad

  • Eligible companies may nominate any initiatives that highlight the excellent work of the company such as: 

    • outstanding project or service launched for or with a client

    • innovative internal practices or strategies 

  • The initiative must have been launched or had upgrades, in part or in full, in the last 24 calendar months. 

How do I nominate?

  1. Go to the online nomination form of the Malaysia International Business Awards 2022.
  2. Read the nomination guidelines.
  3. Fill out the required fields.
  4. Select your industry category.
  5. Provide the project title, 500-word write-up, client feedback (if any), and project achievements.
  6. Select the winner's package option that you will book if you win the award
  • Send three (3) project photos and supporting documents to danica@charltonmediamail.com on or before 25 February 2022
  • Each nomination form is valid for one (1) entry only. If you are nominating several projects, please fill out separate nomination forms.

Can I nominate for more than 1 category?

Yes, each company can nominate for a maximum of 3 categories.

Can I send two or more entries for our company?

You may send a maximum of 3 entries. One online form is valid for one entry only. If you are submitting multiple entries, please enter each separately in the nomination form.

How many winners per category?

Only one (1) winning company will be awarded in each industry category

Is there a cost involved?

Nomination is free of charge. To receive exclusive entitlements, winners must book any of the winner's package options. Email danica@charltonmediamail.com for more information on pricing and inclusion.

Will there be an awards dinner this year?

We do understand the current situation with COVID-19. As our priority is the safety of our guests, there will be no physical awards dinner this year. Instead, we will conduct a digital awards presentation and interview via zoom video conferencing software.

Click here for samples of digital presentation and interview. 

When is the deadline to submit an entry?

The deadline for submission is on 11 March 2022, Friday. 

What is Singapore Business Review?

Singapore Business Review (SBR) is the definitive magazine catering to business elites of Singapore and the rest of South East Asia.

Founded in 2001, SBR is the only business magazine in Singapore guaranteed to reach senior decision makers in the top 1,700 companies with combined sales of $692 billion and 94% of listed companies.

Its print platform is published quarterly with circulation guaranteed at  24,737 copies reaching 98,948, while its online arm sbr.com.sg offers daily fresh and unique content with over 170,000 unique active users every month.