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Recognising Exceptional Homegrown Companies in Malaysia

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MALAYSIA NATIONAL BUSINESS AWARDS

The nominations for the 3rd year of the Malaysia National Business Awards is now open!

Malaysia National Business Awards is an initiative to honour exceptional local businesses in Malaysia. The awards will recognise the contributions of local firms to SEA economies.

This awards programme is open to homegrown companies in Malaysia.

If you have any outstanding project, product, service or initiative and want to stand out as one of the best local companies in the country, nominate now and get the recognition that your company deserves.

Our previous awardees were lauded for their hard work and dedication that brought tangible contributions to their businesses. They came from the biggest companies, including; Daythree Business Services Sdn BhdIDOTYOU Sdn BhdLove & Laugh Group Sdn BhdNizamsculpture StudioBank Islam Malaysia BerhadBoustead DCNS Naval Corporation Sdn. Bhd.Nature Farm Enterprise Sdn BhdHong Leong MSIG Takaful Bhd.

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

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Testimonials

What do our winners say about winning the award?

This has inspired us to continue innovating by leveraging the latest technological advancements to cater to the need for...

Mohamed Iran Moriff Chief Operating Officer of Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad

We are very honoured to have won the award and I would say that this spurs us to go and move forward and hopefully to be...

Adrian Ung Group Commercial Director of Nature Farm Enterprise Sdn Bhd

We are delighted to be recognised by the business community in Hong Kong. When you're working day to day you just get on...

Alison Gay Co-CEO and Creative Director of Carezza

It's a privilege to win this award, given that we are homegrown company and certainly we want to inspire other entrepren...

Danny Yeung CEO & Co-Founder of Prenetics

I would like to express my gratitude to SBR giving this accolade. I think in a time like this a lot of business leaders ...

Angus Tsang Chief Financial Office and Company Secretay of CN Logistics International Holdings Limited

Watch videos from past winners

2022 Winner: Daythree Business Services Sdn Bhd

2022 Winner: IDOTYOU SDN BHD

2022 Winner: Love & Laugh Group Sdn Bhd

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 honoured 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. Email [email protected] for more information on pricing and inclusion

ELIGIBILITY

  • The awards programme is open to homegrown companies in all industries in Malaysia with global headquarters located in the country. 

  • 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 National 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 National 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]

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Past Winners
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Testimonials

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

2022 Winner: Daythree Business Services Sdn Bhd

2022 Winner: IDOTYOU SDN BHD

2022 Winner: Love & Laugh Group Sdn Bhd

2021 Winner: Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad

2021 Winner: Boustead DCNS Naval Corporation Sdn. Bhd.

2021 Winner: Nature Farm Enterprise Sdn Bhd

Frequently Asked Questions

Who are eligible to nominate?

The awards programme is open to all homegrown companies in Malaysia that are currently headquartered in the country.

What can I nominate?

Homegrown companies in Malaysia may nominate any initiative that highlights 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 National 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 (3) 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 three (3) 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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