31st May 2016 | Grand Hyatt Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Guest of Honour: The Prime Minister of Malaysia, YAB Dato' Sri Mohd Najib Tun Abdul Razak

Organised by the ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN-BAC) Malaysia, the seventh ASEAN Business Awards Malaysia (ABAM) recognises outstanding businesses and entrepreneurs that have created a positive impact on the growth of the Malaysian economy and helped elevate the country's image in ASEAN.

Recipients of the ABAM 2016 will also stand a chance to compete on the regional stage with ASEAN's best at the upcoming ASEAN Business Awards (ABA) 2016 in Laos at the end of this year.

Strategic partner Aljeffridean will audit all nominations, while a select panel of 4 judges - comprising of the country's top business leaders, economists and academics - will select the 19 award recipients.

The ASEAN Business Awards Malaysia aims to:

  • recognise outstanding local enterprises and use it as a platform to spread knowledge about the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC);
  • inspire and rally Malaysian businesses to participate and become key players in the broader market;
  • strengthen over-all competitiveness of the Malaysian Businesses in the ASEAN Economic Community

Malaysia aced at last year's ASEAN Business Awards (ABA) 2015, when eight (8) out of the total of twenty one (21) contested awards went to Malaysian companies; DRB-Hicom Berhad, AirAsia Berhad, QL Resources Berhad, Kossan Rubber Industries Bhd., Pointray (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd., ProEightSdn. Bhd., ViTrox Technologies Sdn. Bhd., and VG Offshore Containers International (M) Sdn. Bhd. Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz was the recipient of the inaugural ASEAN Business Advisory Council's ASEAN Lifetime Achievement Award.

ABAM 2016 Award Recipients:

ASEAN BUSINESS AWARDS MALAYSIA (ABAM) 2016 AWARD RECIPIENTS

ASEAN Excellence Award (2 awards)

1.

Malaysia

CIMB

2.

International

Fraser & Neave Holdings Berhad

Entrepreneur of the Year (1 award)

3.

Entrepreneur of the Year

YBhg. Tan Sri Dato' Sri Leong Hoy Kum

Mah Sing Group

Industry Excellence Award (12 awards)

4.

Agro-Based

Batu Kawan Berhad

5.

Automotive

Weststar Auto Sdn Bhd

6.

Aviation

AirAsia Berhad

7.

Digital Media

Sky Blue Media Sdn Bhd

8.

E-Commerce

Dagang Net Technologies Sdn Bhd

9.

Rubber-Based

Top Glove Corporation Berhad

10.

Healthcare

Hovid Berhad

11.

ICT

Silverlake Axis

12.

Logistics

Westports Malaysia Sdn Bhd

13.

Oil & Gas

SapuraKencana Petroleum Berhad

14.

Retail

Valiram Group

15.

Tourism

Genting Malaysia Berhad

SME Excellence Award (4 awards)

16.

Corporate Social Responsibility

Global Top Technologies (M) Sdn Bhd (GTC)

17.

Employment

Natural Health Farm Marketing (M) Sdn Bhd

18.

Growth

Wide Tropism Trading Sdn Bhd

19.

Innovation

Builders Biomass Sdn Bhd

For a copy of the ABAM 2016 Programme Book, please click here.