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Recognising the Most Outstanding International Firms in China

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China International Business Awards

The China International Business Awards is an initiative to honour foreign companies in China and recognise their outstanding projects that successfully earned them a foothold in the country.

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TESTIMONIALS

What do our winners have to say about winning the award?

Aside from bringing the spirit of synergy, it is also particularly meaningful to our One Tricor program to be recognized...

Hailiang Zhang CEO for Mainland China, Tricor China

To have received this award, it attests to the company’s ability to exploit cutting edge technology as tools to tell imm...

Darren Lim Regional Managing Director, Cityneon Holdings

It’s great honor for us, for myself, and for the team here. We thank you for giving us a very good opportunity to i...

Cicci Xi Director of Global IR Asia Product & Technology, Johnson Controls

Watch videos from past winners

China International Business Awards 2020 Winner: Tricor China

China International Business Awards 2020 Winner: Cityneon Holdings

China International Business Awards 2020 Winner: Johnson Controls

Why you should enter

SHARE YOUR STORY

Talk about your achievements 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 innovations be known and honored in Asia.

EXPOSURE

Have the opportunity to be featured in the definitive magazine for Hong Kong and China's business leaders, the Hong Kong Business. With its monthly circulation of 15,000 copies and 17,960 monthly active users in its website, you are sure to reach elite level decision makers in Hong Kong and China. 

Meet the Judges

Mark Gilbraith

Mark Gilbraith

China Consulting, Consumer Markets, Health and Technology Industry Leader
PwC China

Ben Huang

Ben Huang

National Head of International Business
Grant Thornton China

Jason Yau

Jason Yau

Partner & Regional Leader, Asia-Pacific
RSM

Gordon Gao

Gordon Gao

Tax Partner & General Manager
BDO China Tax, BDO Tax Limited 
 

Jens Ewert

Jens Ewert

MNC Affairs Lead Partner
Deloitte China

Guidelines and Criteria

GUIDELINES

  • Nominations will be deliberated by a panel of experts from China’s top accounting firms based on the judging criteria below.

  • Companies may submit up to three (3) entries.

  • Nomination is free of charge. If your company wins, you are obliged to proceed booking your chosen winner's package option to maximize the benefits of your win. Scroll down below to see pricing.

ELIGIBILITY

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

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

✔ outstanding project or service 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, in the last 24 calendar months.

CATEGORIES

Only one winning company will be awarded per industry.

  • Automotive Services

  • Accounting

  • Advertising

  • Aerospace

  • Aerospace & Defense

  • Agriculture

  • Airline

  • Analytics

  • Apparel

  • Architecture

  • Automotive & Transport Equipment

  • Banking

  • Beauty & Cosmetics

  • Broadcasting

  • Brokerage

  • Building Services & Facilities

  • Business Insurance

  • Business Services

  • Cargo Handling

  • Chemicals

  • 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

  • Cosmetics

  • Data Center

  • Department Stores

  • Dining & Entertainment

  • Direct Selling

  • Diversified Services

  • Education

  • Electronic Manufacturing

  • Electronics

  • Employment Services

  • Energy

  • Engineering

  • Entertainment Experience

  • Executive Search

  • Financial Services

  • Financial Technology

  • Food & Beverage

  • Food Manufacturing Solutions

  • Food Safety

  • Furniture and Fixture

  • Healthcare

  • Health Insurance

  • Health Products & Services

  • Heavy Civil Construction

  • Hospitality & Leisure

  • Human Resource Technology

  • Human Resources Consulting

  • Industrial Construction

  • Insurance Broker

  • Internet/New Media

  • Investment Banking

  • IT Services

  • Life Insurance

  • Legal

  • Logistics

  • Logistics Equipment

  • Luxury Retail

  • Machining and Tooling

  • Manufacturing

  • Marine and Offshore Engineering

  • Marine Services

  • Materials & Construction

  • Media & Entertainment

  • Metals & Mining

  • Motion Picture & Video

  • Music

  • Non-Profit or Government Organizations

  • Oil & Gas

  • Personal Insurance

  • Pharmaceuticals

  • Real Estate

  • Residential Building Construction

  • Residential Product Manufacturing

  • Retail

  • Semiconductor

  • Shipping

  • Technology

  • Telecommunications

  • Television

  • Trading

  • Transportation

  • Utilities

  • Venture Capital

  • Wholesale

CRITERIA FOR JUDGING

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

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

  • Effectiveness & Impact - Did the project achieve its objectives and targets based on specific measures used to assess its success? Was there impact on your company, clients, and industry?

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

HOW TO ENTER?

  1. Prepare a 500-word write-up about the project that you are nominating. You may use the judging criteria as a guide.

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

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

  4. Select your category.

  5. Provide your project title, 500-word write-up, client feedback (if any), key achievements, and photos of the project that you are nominating.

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

Note:
- Companies may submit up to three (3) entries.
- Each nomination form is valid for one category only. Fill out the form again if you will nominate another project or in another category.
- 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 proceed booking your chosen winner’s package option.
- The deadline for submission of entries is on 16 July 2021.

KEY DATES

Deadline for submission: 16 July 2021, Friday
Awards presentation: August 2021

PRICING

Nomination is free. If your company wins, you are obliged to proceed booking one of the following winner’s package options:

Option 1: US$6,900

  • Digital award presentation and interview*

  • 1 full page ad or advertorial in the Hong Kong Business print magazine

  • Press release written by Hong Kong Business focusing your award to be published in the hongkongbusiness.hk website with more than 18,798 unique monthly visitors
  • Licensed use of the China International Business Awards 2021 logo on all your marketing materials

  • Courier of award trophy

Option 2: US$8,900

  • Digital award presentation and interview*

  • Double page spread (1 full page ad and 1 full page advertorial) in the Hong Kong Business print magazine

  • Press release written by Hong Kong Business focusing on your award to be published in the hongkongbusiness.hk website with more than 18,798 unique monthly visitors
  • Licensed use of the China International Business Awards 2021 logo on all your marketing materials

  • Courier of award trophy

Option 3: US$10,900

  • Digital award presentation and interview*

  • Double page spread (1 full page ad and 1 full page advertorial) in the Hong Kong Business print magazine

  • 2 full page ads in any issue of the Hong Kong Business print magazine

  • Press release written by Hong Kong Business focusing on your award to be published in the hongkongbusiness.hk website with more than 18,798 unique monthly visitors
  • Licensed use of the China International Business Awards 2021 logo on all your marketing materials

  • Courier of the award trophy

All the options above include the full rights to the post-processed award presentation and interview video and press release write-up for your own use and/or distribution. The logo can be used for marketing/advertising collaterals and campaigns, email signature, website, etc. to further build company's prestige.

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

Award trophies 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.

Past Winners

BI WORLDWIDE

  • Consulting

BIODERMA

  • Cosmetics

Cityneon Holdings

  • Entertainment Experience

Explorium (Shanghai) Trading Co., Ltd

  • Logistics

Johnson Controls

  • Food Manufacturing Solutions

Mazarine Asia Pacific

  • Luxury Retail

Tricor China

  • Business Services

Contact Us

For more details, contact:

Jane Patiag

+(65) 3158 1386 ext. 217

awards@charltonmediamail.com

Meet the Judges

Mark Gilbraith

Mark Gilbraith

China Consulting, Consumer Markets, Health and Technology Industry Leader
PwC China

Ben Huang

Ben Huang

National Head of International Business
Grant Thornton China

Jason Yau

Jason Yau

Partner & Regional Leader, Asia-Pacific
RSM

Gordon Gao

Gordon Gao

Tax Partner & General Manager
BDO China Tax, BDO Tax Limited 
 

Jens Ewert

Jens Ewert

MNC Affairs Lead Partner
Deloitte China

TESTIMONIALS

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

China International Business Awards 2020 Winner: Tricor China

China International Business Awards 2020 Winner: Cityneon Holdings

China International Business Awards 2020 Winner: Johnson Controls

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How do I nominate?

You can send an entry via the online nomination form where you have to fill in details about your company and the product that you wish to enter. You also have to submit a 500 word write up summarizing your product details and why it should win an award.

How many winners per category?

Only one (1) winning company will be awarded per category.

Can I send two or more entries for our company?

Yes, you may send multiple entries for a maximum of two categories. One online form is equivalent to one entry so if you are nominating multiple entries, please enter each separately.

What can I nominate?

You may nominate outstanding initiatives and solutions that helped your company remain steadfast amidst current uncertainties.

What is Hong Kong Business?

Hong Kong Business is the only English-language business dedicated to Hong Kong and China. Essential coverage includes the economy, investment, manufacturing, technology, travel and trade, plus special overseas features with in-depth reporting on bilateral economic ties with Hong Kong.

Will there be an awards dinner this year?

We do understand the current situation with COVID-19. Rest assured that our priority remains that of our guest and their safety. So our team will be doing an online awards presentation and video interview through video-conferencing.