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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!

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:

You may view the 2022 event press release here.

Submission Opens:
Oct 17, 2022
Submission Closes:
Mar 03, 2023
Awards Dinner:
May 09, 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

2022 Winner: BATA MALAYSIA SDN BHD

2022 Winner: Knight Frank Malaysia Sdn Bhd

2022 Winner: Sun Life Malaysia

2022 Winner: Total IT Global Sdn Bhd

2022 Winner: Tricor Services (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd

2022 Winner: Western Digital Batu Kawan

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.

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 3 March 2023.

  • Nomination is free of charge. To receive exclusive entitlements, winners must book any of the winner's package options. You may emai [email protected] for more information on pricing and inclusions.

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 - 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 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 [email protected] on or before 3 March 2023.

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 are obliged to book any of the winner's package options to attend the awards dinner gathering all the winners of the Malaysia International Business Awards 2023, and other exclusive promotional benefits for the winners.

To know more about the winners package entitlements and pricing, please email [email protected].

KEY DATES

Deadline for submission: 3 March 2023
Awards dinner: 9 May 2023, Kuala Lumpur

Past Winners

Contact Us

For more details, contact:

Danica Avila

(+65) 3158 1386

[email protected]

Event Photos

2022
2021
2019

Testimonials

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

2022 Winner: BATA MALAYSIA SDN BHD

2022 Winner: Knight Frank Malaysia Sdn Bhd

2022 Winner: Sun Life Malaysia

2022 Winner: Total IT Global Sdn Bhd

2022 Winner: Tricor Services (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd

2022 Winner: Western Digital Batu Kawan

2021 Winner: Adient Automotive Seating (M) Sdn Bhd

2021 Winner: Allianz Malaysia Berhad

2021 Winner: COLLINS AEROSPACE

2020 Winner: Capgemini

2020 Winner: Everise

2020 Winner: Lanotec Asia Pacific Pte Ltd

2020 Winner: McDermott Asia Pacific Sdn Bhd

2020 Winner: Norwex Malaysia Sdn Bhd

2020 Winner: Sam Media

2019 Winner: Assa Abloy

2019 Winner: OpenWay

2019 Winner: RSA

2019 Winner: Roche

Frequently Asked Questions

Who are eligible to nominate?

The awards programme is open to all foreign firms with global headquarters located abroad, and have presence, operations and offices in Malaysia.

What can I nominate?

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.

How do I nominate?

Go to the online nomination form of the Malaysia International Business Awards 2023.

On the form, you will be asked to provide company and entrant details, as well as your entry's title, 500-word write-up, client feedback (if any), project achievements, supporting documents and project photos.

Kindly also select the winner's package option that you will book in the event that you successfully win the award.

Should you need more time to collate your supporting documents, you may send the three (3) project photos and supporting documents to [email protected] on or before 3 March 2023.

Note: Each nomination form is valid for one (1) entry only. If you are nominating several projects, please fill out separate nomination forms.

Can I send two or more entries for our company?

Each participant can submit a maximum of three (4) entries.

Note that each online nomination form is valid for one entry only. If you are submitting multiple entries, please enter each separately in the nomination form.

Can I nominate for more than 1 category?

Yes, you may enter your initiative in multiple categories which applies to your company's industry.

As each company can nominate a maximum of four (4) entries for the awards programme, it is the choice of the participants the best way to maximise this to have a higher chances of winning an award.

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 promotional entitlements and attend the prestigious awards dinner, winners must book any of the winner's package options.

You may email [email protected] for more information on pricing and inclusions.

Will there be an awards dinner this year?

Yes, there will be an awards dinner in Kuala Lumpur to gather all the winning companies and celebrate their well-deserved win.

More details will be provided to the winners after the announcement of results.

When is the deadline to submit an entry?

The deadline for submission is on 3 March 2023, Friday. 

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