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Recognising Exceptional Initiatives in the Greater Bay Area

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Greater Bay Area Enterprise Awards

The Greater Bay Area Enterprise Awards are open to any company based in Hong Kong or Macau for any initiative the company has done in the Greater Bay Area to foster mutual cooperation, investment, and development. You may nominate either external facing projects or initiatives, or internal projects or initiatives if they impact your business in the Greater Bay Area.

Projects solely in Hong Kong by Hong Kong businesses are not eligible for participation in these awards

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Why you should enter

SHARE YOUR STORY

Talk about your initiatives that demonstrated deeper integration and coordinated development with the Greater Bay Area, in an interview that you can share with clients, peers, and colleagues.

AMPLIFY

Reach potential clients as you let your projects and initiatives be known and honored. Aligned with marketing and promotional plans, winners may use the official HKB Greater Bay Area Enterprise Awards logo as a seal of excellence.

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. 

Guidelines and Pricing

GUIDELINES

  • Nominations will be judged by Timothy Charlton, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Hong Kong Business Magazine, along with the editorial team of Hong Kong Business Magazine.

  • 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. See the pricing details below.

ELIGIBILITY

The awards programme is open to any company based in Hong Kong or Macau in all industries. 

Eligible companies may nominate any project/initiatives launched in the Greater Bay Area that highlight the excellent work of the company and fulfills the following criteria :

✔ Demonstrates deeper integration or coordinated economic development between Hong Kong and the Greater Bay Area

✔ Initiative should demonstrate successful economic impact for the development of the Greater Bay Area

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

CATEGORIES

Awards will be given for successful projects in each category and certain categories will also have sub- categories:

  • Automotive Services

  • Accounting

  • Advertising

  • Aerospace

  • Aerospace & Defense

  • Agriculture

  • Airline

  • Analytics

  • Apparel

  • Architecture

  • Automotive & Transport Equipment

  • Aviation

  • 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

  • Health Insurance

  • Health Products & Services

  • Heavy Civil Construction

  • Hospitality & Leisure

  • Human Resource Technology

  • Human Resources Consulting

  • Industrial Construction

  • Infant and Child Nutrition

  • 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

  • Transportation

  • Utilities

  • Venture Capital

  • Wholesale

CRITERIA FOR JUDGING

Nominations will be deliberated based on the following judging criteria:

  • Investment & Commitment- Does the project demonstrates an investment and commitment to the Greater Bay Area's deeper integration and economic development?

  • Effectiveness & Impact - Did the project achieve its objectives and targets and what measures have been used to assess its success? What was the impact on your company and in the Greater Bay Area? If the project is a solution provided for a client, what is the overall feedback of your client?

  • 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
  • Choose your category
  • Project title
  • Project summary (500-words)
  • Client testimonials (optional)
  • Project achievements
  • Choose a winner's package

4. Once you're done, you will receive an email confirmation of your nomination.

5. Submit three (3) project photos and supporting documents by email.

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.

PRICING

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

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. 

Watch samples of a digital presentation and interview here.

Contact Us

For more details, contact:

Hong Kong contact: Louis Shek Regional contact: Julie Nunez

+852 3972 7166 or +(65) 3158 1386

awards@charltonmediamail.com

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What can I nominate?

You may nominate a project/initiative launched in the Greater Bay Area that highlight the excellent work of the company and fulfills the following criteria:

✔ Demonstrates deeper integration or coordinated economic
development between Hong Kong and the Greater Bay Area

✔ Initiative should demonstrate successful economic impact for the
development of the Greater Bay Area

Timeline: The initiative 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 and read the nomination guidelines.
  • Fill in the required details about the company and contact person for the nomination.
  • Select your category.
  • Provide your project title, 500-word write-up, client feedback (if any), key achievements, and photos of the project that you are nominating.
  • 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 two or more entries for one category?

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

How many winners per category?

Awards will be given for successful projects in each category and certain categories will also have sub categories. 

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 entitlements and pricing, please email jane@charltonmediamail.com

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 a digital awards presentation and video interview through video-conferencing.

When is the deadline to submit an entry?

The deadline for this year's nomination entries is on 12 November 2021, Friday.

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.