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Recognising the Most Outstanding International Firms in Singapore

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The SBR International Business Awards

Launched in 2014, the SBR International Business Awards is a prestigious programme honouring foreign companies in Singapore and recognising their outstanding projects that successfully earned them a foothold in the Lion City.

Organised by Singapore Business Review, this event is open to companies in all industries with global headquarters located outside Singapore.

If you are one of these companies, seize this opportunity to nominate your best project, product, service, strategy, or initiative.

Some of our past winners are:

Join the elite list of award-winning foreign companies in Singapore. Nominate now!

Watch our trailer for SBR International Business Awards

TESTIMONIALS

What does it mean to win the award?

Winning this award means a lot to us. This is a testament to our global capability and commitment that we'll continue to...

Nick Wakai CEO, NTT Ltd. Singapore

We are honoured to receive such a prestigious award. Thank you to the Singapore Business Review and the panel of judges ...

Christopher Stewart Director of Operations LCSC, DHL Supply Chain

It is a great honour to receive the SBR International Business Award for Food Science this year. It is an award not just...

Xiuling Guo Managing Director for Global Edible Oil Solutions for Asia, Cargill Asia Pacific

Watch videos from past winners

2021 Winner: Amity Global Institute

2021 Winner: Blue Yonder Asia Pte Ltd

2021 Winner: Cargill Asia Pacific

2021 Winner: DHL Supply Chain

2021 Winner: EPAM Systems

2021 Winner: Etiqa Insurance Pte Ltd

2021 Winner: Globalization Partners

2021 Winner: Heraeus Materials Singapore Pte Ltd

2021 Winner: Kemin Industries (Asia) Pte Ltd

2021 Winner: Schenker Singapore

2021 Winner: Tricor Group

2021 Winner: Vertiv Singapore

Why you should enter

SHARE YOUR STORY

Talk about your winning project 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 excellent projects and products be recognised and honoured with a prestigious accolade.

EXPOSURE

Be featured in the definitive magazine for Singapore's business elite, the Singapore Business Review. With its print platform published quarterly with a circulation of 25,000 copies and over 221,000 unique active users on its website, you are sure to reach elite-level decision-makers in Singapore. 

Meet the Judges

Max Loh

Max Loh

EY Singapore and Brunei Managing Partner; EY Asean IPO Leader
Ernst & Young

Greg Unsworth

Greg Unsworth

Digital Business Leader, 
PwC Singapore

Jiak See Ng

Jiak See Ng

Financial Advisory Leader, Asia Pacific
Deloitte

Roger Loo

Roger Loo

Executive Director and Head of Management Consulting Services
BDO Consultants Pte Ltd

Irving Low

Irving Low

Head of Advisory (Consulting)
KPMG Singapore

Guidelines and Pricing

GUIDELINES

  • Nomination is open to outstanding foreign companies in Singapore with excellent projects, initiatives, products, and services.

  • Companies may submit up to three (3) different entries in the nominations.

  • There will be one winning company per industry.

  • Nomination is free of charge. If your company wins, you are obliged to proceed booking the winner's package to maximize the benefits of your win.

ELIGIBILITY

The awards programme is open to foreign companies from all industries. The company must have its global headquarters located outside Singapore.

Eligible companies may nominate any initiatives that highlight their excellent work such as:

✔ outstanding projects or services launched for or with client/s
✔ innovative internal practices or strategies

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

CATEGORIES

There will be one winning company per industry.

INDUSTRY CATEGORIES

  • Accounting Services

  • Advertising

  • Aerospace

  • Aerospace & Defense

  • Agriculture

  • Airline

  • Analytics

  • Apparel

  • Architecture

  • Automotive Services

  • Automotive & Transport Equipment

  • Automotive & Transport System

  • Aviation

  • Banking

  • Beauty & Cosmetics

  • Broadband Telecommunication

  • Broadcasting

  • Brokerage

  • Building Services & Facilities

  • Business Insurance

  • Business Services

  • Business Travel Technology

  • Cargo Handling

  • Chemicals

  • Cloud Services

  • Commercial Building Construction

  • Commercial Real Estate Trust

  • Compliance Consulting

  • Computer Hardware

  • Computer Services

  • Computer Software

  • Conglomerates

  • Consulting

  • Consumer Products - Durables

  • Consumer Products - Non-Durables

  • Corporate Advisory

  • Credit Solutions Technology

  • Data Center

  • Declaring Agent

  • Department Stores

  • Dining & Entertainment

  • Diversified Services

  • Education

  • Electronics

  • Electronic Manufacturing

  • Energy

  • Engineering

  • Environmental Services

  • Executive Search

  • Financial Services

  • Financial Technology

  • Food & Beverage

  • Food Manufacturing Solutions

  • Food Safety

  • Food Science

  • 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

  • Industrial Services

  • Infection Control

  • Insurance Broker

  • Interior Design

  • Internet/New Media

  • Investment Banking

  • IT Services

  • Life Insurance

  • Legal

  • Logistics

  • Luxury Retail

  • Machining and Tooling

  • 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

  • Personal Insurance

  • Pharmaceuticals

  • Printing Technology

  • Property Services

  • Real Estate

  • Reinsurer

  • Remittance

  • Residential Building Construction

  • Residential Product Manufacturing

  • Retail

  • Shipping

  • Social Media Marketing

  • Sports

  • Supply Chain

  • Technology

  • Telecommunications

  • Television

  • Tourism

  • Trade Technology

  • Training and Development

  • Transportation

  • Travel Retail

  • Travel Services

  • Utilities

  • Venture Capital

  • Wholesale 

CRITERIA FOR JUDGING

The entries will be reviewed by the judges based on the following:

  • Uniqueness & Innovation - Did 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 on your company and industry? If the project is a solution provided for a client, what is the overall feedback of your client?

  • Dynamism - Is the project flexible to changes and progressive opportunities?

HOW TO ENTER?

  1. Go to the online nomination form and read the nomination guidelines.

  2. Fill in the required details about the company and contact person for the nomination.

  3. Select your industry category.

  4. Provide your project name, 500-word write-up, client feedback (if any), key achievements, and project photos.

  5. Wait for the nomination confirmation email and acknowledge it once received.

Note:
- Companies may submit up to three (3) different entries in the nomination.
- Each nomination form is valid for one category only. Fill out the form again if you will nominate another project.
- Photos are required while supporting documents are optional but will highly increase the chances of winning.
- Nomination is free of charge. If you win, you are obliged to book the winner’s package to maximize the benefits of your win.

PRICING

Nomination is free. If your company wins, you are obliged to book any of the winner's package options. To know more about the pricing and entitlements, please email jane@charltonmediamail.com.


*Due to the pandemic, this year's awarding and interviews with winning companies will be held through individual award presentations.

Award trophies will be couriered to the winning companies' addresses.

Watch previous award presentation and interview videos here.

KEY DATES

Deadline for submission: 11 March 2022, Friday
Award presentations: April 2022

Past Winners

  • Aviva Ltd - Life Insurance

  • B&H Worldwide - Logistics

  • Bayer South East Asia Pte Ltd - Pharmaceuticals

  • Bioquell, an Ecolab solution - Infection Control

  • Bühler - Food Manufacturing Solutions

  • Cigna Europe Insurance Company S.A.-N.V. – Singapore Branch - Health Products & Services

  • Czarnikow - Food & Beverage

  • Lenovo Asia Pacific - IT Services - Chatbot

  • Matica Technologies Pte Ltd - Printing Technology

  • NTT Ltd. - IT Services - Omnichannel Customer Experience

  • NTT Ltd. - Technology

  • SeaSolutions ApS - Shipping

  • Tokio Marine Life Insurance Singapore (TMLS) - Financial Services

  • UUcare Group Singapore Pte Ltd - Consumer Products - Non-Durables

  • Videojet Technologies (S) Pte Ltd - Manufacturing

  • WOG TECHNOLOGIES PTE LTD. - Engineering

  • AIA Singapore - Life Insurance

  • Longview Solutions - Analytics

  • Conergy Asia & ME - Energy

  • Continental Automotive Singapore - Automotive & Transport System

  • Drake International (Singapore) Limited - Human Resource Technology

  • Globaleye - Financial Services

  • AkzoNobel Marine Coatings - Marine Services

  • NTT Communications - IT Services

  • NXP Semiconductors - Electronics

  • PMsquare - Consulting

  • Robert Bosch (SEA) Pte Ltd - Materials & Construction

  • Romer Labs Singapore Pte Ltd - Food Safety

  • Abbott Laboratories Singapore, GROW® - Food and Beverage

  • BuyAssociation (Singapore) Pte Ltd - Property Services

  • Cegos Asia-Pacific Pte. Ltd. - Education

  • Dentsu Singapore - Advertising

  • Globaleye Pte Ltd - Financial Services

  • ibis Singapore on Bencoolen - Hospitality and Leisure

  • Ideal Systems (Singapore) Pte Ltd - Technology

  • Imagination - Diversified Services

  • Jardine Lloyd Thompson Asia - Human Resources Consulting

  • M-Plan Sdn Bhd - Health Products and Services

  • NTT Communications - IT Services

  • PM Group - Engineering

  • PMsquare Pte Ltd - Consulting

  • Swiss Post Solutions Ltd Singapore Branch - Business Services

  • Zurich Life Insurance - Personal Insurance

  • Adecco - Business Services

  • ASBS Pte Ltd - Legal

  • Barilla - Food and Beverage

  • Bayer CropScience Asia Pacific - Agriculture

  • BuyAssociation Singapore - Advertising

  • Deloitte Singapore - Accounting

  • Electrolux Major Appliances - South East Asia - Consumer Products - Durables (Major Appliance)

  • Enware Asia Safety Systems Pte Ltd - Materials & Construction

  • ERI Banking Software - Computer Software

  • Ethnicraft Online - Retail

  • Feinmetall Singapore Pte Ltd. - Electronic Manufacturing

  • Global Marine Systems Ltd. - Engineering

  • Group8asia Singapore Pte Ltd. - Residential Building Construction

  • Hansgrohe Pte Ltd - Residential Product Manufacturing

  • Hocoma Pte Ltd - Health Products & Services

  • Hoffman - Corporate Advisory

  • Imagination Asia Ltd. - Diversified Services

  • Infineon Technologies Asia Pacific Pte Ltd - Electronics

  • JANUS et Cie - Furniture and fixture

  • Jura SEA - Consumer Products-Durables (Small Appliance)

  • KABA SECURITY PTE LTD - Technology

  • Kimberly-Clark - Consumer Products - Non-Durables

  • Mercuri Urval - Human Resources Consulting

  • Mövenpick Heritage Hotel Sentosa - Hospitality & Leisure

  • NTT Singapore Pte Ltd - Data Center

  • Panasonic Factory Solutions Asia Pacific - Food Manufacturing Solutions

  • PM Group - Architecture

  • PMsquare - Consulting

  • Pro-DataLGI Singapore Pte. Ltd. - Computer Services

  • Randstad Pte Limited - Executive Search

  • Romer Labs Singapore Pte Ltd - Food Safety

  • simpleshow asia Pte Ltd - Motion Picture & Video

  • SOLID Asia Energy Services Pte Ltd - Energy

  • SONRU - Human Resource Technology

  • tesa tape Asia Pacific Pte Ltd - Manufacturing

  • Tigerspike - Internet/New Media

  • UOMO GROUP SINGAPORE - Luxury Retail

  • Voltas Limited - Building Services & Facilities

  • Zurich Life Insurance (Singapore) - Personal Insurance

Contact Us

For more details, contact:

Jane Patiag

+(65) 3158 1386 ext. 217

awards@charltonmediamail.com

Meet the Judges

Max Loh

Max Loh

EY Singapore and Brunei Managing Partner; EY Asean IPO Leader
Ernst & Young

Greg Unsworth

Greg Unsworth

Digital Business Leader, 
PwC Singapore

Jiak See Ng

Jiak See Ng

Financial Advisory Leader, Asia Pacific
Deloitte

Roger Loo

Roger Loo

Executive Director and Head of Management Consulting Services
BDO Consultants Pte Ltd

Irving Low

Irving Low

Head of Advisory (Consulting)
KPMG Singapore

Event Photos

Event Photos
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TESTIMONIALS

Hear from the past winners of the SBR International Business Awards:

2021 Winner: Amity Global Institute

2021 Winner: Blue Yonder Asia Pte Ltd

2021 Winner: Cargill Asia Pacific

2021 Winner: DHL Supply Chain

2021 Winner: EPAM Systems

2021 Winner: Etiqa Insurance Pte Ltd

2021 Winner: Globalization Partners

2021 Winner: Heraeus Materials Singapore Pte Ltd

2021 Winner: Kemin Industries (Asia) Pte Ltd

2021 Winner: Schenker Singapore

2021 Winner: Tricor Group

2021 Winner: Vertiv Singapore

2020 Winner: Bühler

2020 Winner: Cigna Europe Insurance Company S.A.-N.V. – Singapore Branch

2020 Winner: Czarnikow

2020 Winner: NTT Ltd. Singapore

2020 Winner: SeaSolutions ApS

2020 Winner: Tokio Marine Life Insurance Singapore

2020 Winner: Videojet Technologies

2019 Winner: Ardentec Singapore Pte Ltd

2019 Winner: Edrington Singapore Pte Ltd

2019 Winner: gumi Asia Pte Ltd

2019 Winner: Hoffmann Quality Tools Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd

News

Building a modern database quickly and easily with DataStax

May 31, 2022
Categories:
Co-Written / Partner

The company was recognised with the Cloud Services trophy at the SBR International Business Awards. 


Every business around the globe is looking to real-time applications to engage customers, run their business and deliver new...

ZOLL Medical Singapore wins SBR International Business Award for Healthcare Technology

May 30, 2022
Categories:
Co-Written / Partner

The firm was recognised for its innovation in the medical field.


To complement hospital resuscitation protocols and provide early defibrillation to at-risk patients, ZOLL Medical Asia Pacific launched in 2021 the Hospital...

Motul Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. recognised for excellence in the Oil and Gas category at SBR International Business Awards 2022

May 25, 2022
Categories:
Co-Written / Partner

With a passion for innovation and team engagement, the global company redefined its talent development through its Accelerate Programme.


Motul Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. has bagged an award under the Oil and Gas category for its...

Globalization Partners wins SBR International Award for Human Resources Technology

May 24, 2022
Categories:
Co-Written / Partner

Leading Global Employment Platform™ helps sports software company double their team headcount in two years while growing their client base worldwide.


Singapore - May 24th, 2022 -, – Globalization Partners, the leading Global...

Bostik (Adhesive Solutions by Arkema) recognised at the SBR International Business Awards 2022

May 24, 2022
Categories:
Co-Written / Partner

The leading speciality materials player creates a greener environment with its comprehensive, innovative, and sustainable building solution package.


Designers of innovative adhesive solutions and partners to the most complex...

Prosegur Singapore wins SBR International Business Award for Business Services - Security

May 24, 2022
Categories:
Co-Written / Partner

The company was honoured for its commitment to providing adaptive security solutions.


Prosegur is a multinational leader in offering global and comprehensive security solutions adapted to its client need. Pioneer in the...

ZOLL Medical recognised at the SBR International Business Awards 2022

May 24, 2022
Categories:
Co-Written / Partner

The ZOLL AED AR (augmented reality) web application allowed safe and contactless training sessions and product demonstrations.


ZOLL Medical Corporation is a pioneer in resuscitation technology and is in the business of saving...

AIA Singapore nabs Life Insurance accolade at SBR International Business Awards 2022

May 24, 2022
Categories:
Co-Written / Partner

Having served generations of Singaporeans for more than 90 years, the leading insurer made a new long-term commitment and investment in environmental, social and governance (ESG) in Singapore.


AIA Singapore bagged the Life...

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What can I nominate?

You may nominate any initiatives that highlight your company's excellent work such as:

✔ outstanding projects or services launched for or with client/s
✔ innovative internal practices or strategies

Note that the project must be launched, in part or full, within the last 24 calendar months. If the project was launched prior to 2 years, it should have undergone a recent innovation to be eligible for the awards.

How do I nominate?

  1. Go to the online nomination form and read the nomination guidelines.
  2. Fill in the required details about your company and contact person for the nomination.
  3. Select your industry category.
  4. Provide your project title, 500-word write-up, client feedback (if any), key achievements, and photos of the project that you are nominating.
  5. Wait for the nomination confirmation email and acknowledge it once received.

Note:
Photos are required while supporting documents are optional but will highly increase the chances of winning.

Can I send more than one entry for our company?

Yes, you may submit up to 3 entries. Each entry must be a different project. One online form is equivalent to one entry so if you are nominating multiple entries, please submit them separately.

How many winners per category?

There will be one winning company per industry category.

Is there a cost to nominate?

Nomination is free. If your company wins, you are obliged to book any of the winner's package options. To know more about the pricing and entitlements, please email jane@charltonmediamail.com.

Will there be an awards dinner this year?

Due to the current pandemic, the physical awards dinner will not happen this year. As an alternative, we will conduct Individual Award Presentation and Interviews at Conrad Centennial Singapore or Digital Award Presentation and Interviews via Zoom video conferencing. 

Further details and guidelines will be disclosed to the winners upon announcement of results via email. Watch last year's award presentation and interviews here.

 

When is the deadline to submit an entry?

The deadline for this year's nomination entries is on 11 March 2022, Friday.

What is Singapore Business Review?

Singapore Business Review is the industry magazine serving Singapore’s dynamic business community. Independent, incisive, and authoritative, it is the definitive magazine for Singapore’s business elite. 

Singapore Business Review offers fresh perspectives and ideas to guide its readers through the challenges and complexities of their businesses, providing opinion and analysis on all areas of business to improve performance.