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Recognising the Most Outstanding International Firms in Hong Kong

The most prestigious celebration of Hong Kong's international business champions. Find out more and get involved! Click button below to send an inquiry.


Now on its eighth year, the Hong Kong Business International Business Awards is back to honour first-rate international businesses in Hong Kong. The awards program is for outstanding foreign firms who stand out and were able to navigate their way despite challenges whilst reaching their main goal in providing award-winning products and services to their clients.

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; Animoca BrandsBaxter Healthcare Ltd.Convatec Hong Kong Limited and Royale International. 

Submission Opens:
Mar 20, 2023
Submission Closes:
Jun 30, 2023
Awards Presentation Day:
Sep 07, 2023

Watch our trailer for Hong Kong Business International Business Awards


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

It was also a recognition that this is a team effort and that it’s also very satisfying that--because this is our first ...

Michael Lim Branding and Marketing APAC, ASSA ABLOY Asia Pacific Limited

Were absolutely delighted to win the award from Hong Kong Business. It’s validation that we’ve done a great job in bring...

Gary Judd Regional Director of Product Management, APAC, Merrill Corporation

We are happy [and] glad that we learned that our programs under UOB Art Academy are well-received by our stakeholders, a...

Marietta Li Head of Planning and Business Management, Hong Kong and Taiwan, United Overseas Bank (UOB)

I would say it’s a collective recognition for AstraZeneca locally, and it’s also a recognition that betting and investin...

Gwenael Meneux General Manager, Hong Kong and Macau, AstraZeneca Hong Kong Limited

This is very relevant in the work that we’re doing and I hope that by having this award instills further confidence that...

Deric Wong CEO, Omnicom Media Group

Watch videos from past winners

2021 Winner: Animoca Brands

2021 Winner: Baxter Healthcare Ltd.

2021 Winner: Convatec Hong Kong Limite

2020 Winner: Omnicom Media Group

2020 Winner: BRALOBA GROUP

2020 Winner: AstraZeneca Hong Kong Limited

2020 Winner: Baxter Healthcare Ltd

2019 Winner: ASSA ABLOY Asia Pacific Limited

2019 Winner: Siemens Limited

2019 Winner: Merrill Corporation

Why should you enter


Winners will be invited to attend the prestigious awards dinner in Hong Kong. Winners can bring their clients, peers, and colleagues to the awards dinner and celebrate their well-deserved award with them.


Reach potential clients as you let your innovations be known and honored in Asia.


Have the opportunity to be featured in the definitive magazine for Hong Kong'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.



  • 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.

  • Nomination is free of charge. To receive exclusive entitlements, winners must book any of the winner's package options. Email julie@charltonmediamail.com for more information on pricing and inclusion.


  • The awards programme is open to foreign companies in all industries in Hong Kong.

  • Eligible companies may nominate any initiatives that highlight the excellent work of the company such as: 

          ✔ outstanding products, services, or projects with proven track record
          ✔ excellent solutions provided for a client 
          ✔ innovative practices or strategies that made tangible contributions to the company

  • The entry must have been launched or were upgraded, in part or in full, in the last 24 calendar months.


Companies in the following industries are not eligible to join the Awards Programme: cryptocurrency, tobacco, multilevel marketing, and products with claim of health benefits


The awards will be given in the following category

  • Accounting Services
  • Advertising
  • Aerospace
  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Agriculture
  • Airline
  • Analytics
  • Apparel
  • Architecture
  • Automotive Services
  • Automotive & Transport Equipment
  • Automotive & Transport System
  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Beauty & Cosmetics
  • Broadband Telecommunication
  • Broadcasting
  • Brokerage
  • Building Services & Facilities
  • Business Insurance
  • Business Services
  • Business Travel Technology
  • Cargo Handling
  • Chemicals
  • Cloud Services
  • 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
  • Credit Solutions Technology
  • Data Center
  • Declaring Agent
  • Department Stores
  • Dining & Entertainment
  • Diversified Services
  • E-Commerce
  • Education
  • Electronics
  • Electronic Manufacturing
  • Energy
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Services
  • Executive Search
  • Financial Services
  • Financial Technology
  • Food & Beverage
  • Food Manufacturing Solutions
  • Food Safety
  • Food Science
  • Fundraising
  • Furniture and Fixture
  • General Insurance
  • Government
  • Health Products & Services
  • Healthcare
  • Healthcare Technology
  • Heavy Civil Construction
  • Hospitality & Leisure
  • Human Resource Technology
  • Human Resources Consulting
  • Industrial Construction
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Industrial Services
  • Infection Control
  • Insurance Broker
  • Interior Design
  • Internet/New Media
  • Investment Banking
  • IT Services
  • Life Insurance
  • Legal
  • Logistics
  • Luxury Retail
  • Machining and Tooling
  • Manufacturing
  • Manufacturing Technology
  • Marine and Offshore Engineering
  • Marine Services
  • Marketing
  • Marketing Technology
  • Materials & Construction
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Metals & Mining
  • Motion Picture & Video
  • Music
  • Non-Profit Organization
  • Oil & Gas
  • Payments
  • Personal Insurance
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Printing Technology
  • Property Services
  • Real Estate
  • Reinsurer
  • Remittance
  • Residential Building Construction
  • Residential Product Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Shipping
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Sports
  • Supply Chain
  • Technology
  • Telecommunications
  • Television
  • Tourism
  • Trade Technology
  • Training and Development
  • Transportation
  • Travel Retail
  • Travel Services
  • Utilities
  • Venture Capital
  • Wholesale


  • Uniqueness & Innovation - Did the project introduced a 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 the industry?

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


The nomination is free of charge. If your company wins, in order to maximise the benefit of winning and be entitled to promotional coverage and other benefits, winners will have to take up any of the winner's package options.

To know more about the winners package entitlements and pricing, please email julie@charltonmediamail.com.

Please Note:

Due to the current pandemic, we will not be holding a physical event this year. As an alternative, we will conduct a Digital Awards Presentation and Interview via Zoom video conferencing. The trophy 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.


Deadline for submission: 17 June 2022, Friday
Awards presentation: August 2022

Past Winners

Animoca Brands
Media & Entertainment

Baxter Healthcare Ltd.
Healthcare Technology

Convatec Hong Kong Limited
Health Products & Services

Royale International

Omnicom Media Group

Euler Hermes Asia Pacific
Business Insurance

Baxter Healthcare LTD
Health Products & Services


AstraZeneca Hong Kong Limited

United Overseas Bank

Siemens Limited
Business Service

Merrill Corporation
Financial Technology

ASSA ABLOY Asia Pacific Limited 

JCDecaux Transport

Baumschlager Eberle Hong Kong Ltd

Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Limited
Automotive and Transport

Euler Hermes Asia Pacific
Business Insurance

Kaspersky Lab (Asia Pacific)

FrieslandCampina (Hong Kong) Limited
Health Products & Services

Hospitality & Leisure

Atradius Crédito y Caución S.A.
Insurance Technology

Marketing Software

NTT Communications

Broadridge Asia Pacific Ltd
Financial Technology

Greater Group & New Balance

Hamlyn Williams HK Ltd

Human Resource Consulting

KBQuest Group Inc.
IT Services

MullenLowe Profero

Richard Wolf Hong Kong Limited
Health Products & Services


Motion Picture & Video

Real Estate

Actifio (HK) Co., Limited
IT Services


Thales Transport & Security (H.K.) LTD

United Overseas Bank Limited

Gartner Hong Kong Ltd
Corporate Advisory

Spencer Ogden International Limited

Organic Clover Limited
Food and Beverage

Clyde & Co

ABN Impact


For more details, contact:

Julie Anne Nunez

+(65) 3158 1386


Hong Kong Business International Business Awards


Event Photos



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

2021 Winner: Animoca Brands

2021 Winner: Baxter Healthcare Ltd.

2021 Winner: Convatec Hong Kong Limite

2020 Winner: Omnicom Media Group

2020 Winner: BRALOBA GROUP

2020 Winner: AstraZeneca Hong Kong Limited

2020 Winner: Baxter Healthcare Ltd

2019 Winner: ASSA ABLOY Asia Pacific Limited

2019 Winner: Siemens Limited

2019 Winner: Merrill Corporation

Awards Highlights

Enhanced digital relationships amongst key drivers for better performance, says SHINEWING (HK) CPA Limited partner

Jul 29, 2022
Co-Written / Partner

Andy Wong mentioned that businesses that can navigate through the pandemic have great capabilities in technology adoption.

Esteemed professional Andy Wong is currently SHINEWING (HK) CPA Limited’s PRC-HK Business Coordination...

Companies should improve operation and distribution channels, says Crowe HK partner

Jul 22, 2022
Co-Written / Partner

Charbon Lo emphasised that organisations ready to adapt and innovate in the ‘new normal’ are bound to succeed in such a volatile market.

Crowe (HK) CPA Partner Charbon Lo is an established professional with over 15 years of...

The search for outstanding foreign firms in Hong Kong is on at the HKB International Business Awards 2022

Feb 28, 2022

The deadline for nominations is on 17 June 2022. 

Now in its eighth year, the Hong Kong Business International Business Awards is back to recognise first-rate international businesses in Hong Kong. 

The awards program is...

Baxter Healthcare’s Transformative Product Innovation Evolves the Healthcare Ecosystem

Sep 20, 2021
Co-Written / Partner

These were developed to extend aid to Hong Kong healthcare providers.

The constantly developing environment in the healthcare sector has been a top priority for many institutions in the past months, amplified by the new...

Animoca Brands wins top award for launching innovative projects

Sep 10, 2021
Co-Written / Partner

The unicorn company was lauded in the Hong Kong Business International Business Awards.

The mix of gaming, media, investments, and overall entertainment has been a rising trend in recent years. Blockchain has taken over the...

Check out the winners of the HKB National and International Business Awards 2021

Sep 07, 2021

Digital presentations to the winners will be done throughout the month of September.

As part of the Greater Bay Area, the Fragrant Harbour continues to be one of the strategic gateways to Mainland China. Hong Kong also remains...

ConvaTec awarded for innovative wound dressing

Sep 07, 2021
Co-Written / Partner

A unique dressing designed to promote healing in chronic wounds 

Millions of people across the world develop skin wounds that fail to heal normally and quickly. Such
wounds are often referred to as chronic wounds, and...

Ivan Chan from Mazars in Hong Kong joins panel of judges at Hong Kong Business Awards 2021 

Jul 27, 2021
Co-Written / Partner

He shares trends that will define Hong Kong businesses in the years to come.

As one of the judges in this year’s Hong Kong Business Awards, we spoke to Ivan Chan, Audit & Financial Advisory Services Partner from Mazars in Hong...


What can I nominate?

You may nominate: 

✓ Unique and innovative products, services or solution that you have provided to your customers

✓ Successful initiatives that made a positive impact to your company's business

✓ Best practices and strategies that helped your team to be successful

✓ Pioneering technologies and digital transformation journey of your company

✓ Your company’s overall success, performance and growth

✓ Any achievement that you think is deserving of a prestigious award

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.

  • Choose your winners package 

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


  • Photos are required while supporting documents are optional but will highly increase the chances of winning.

How many winners per category?

here will only be one winner per industry category.

Can I send two or more entries for our company?

Yes, you can send up to 3 entries. If you are nominating several projects, please enter each entry separately.

Is there a cost to nominate?

Nomination is free. If your company wins, you are obliged to attend the Digital Awards Presentation & Interview and book any of the winner's package options. To know more about the winners package entitlements and pricing, please email julie@charltonmediamail.com

Will there be an awards dinner this year?

Due to the current pandemic, the physical awards dinner will not happen this year. As an alternative, we will conduct a Digital Awards Presentation (or Digital Presentation only) and Interview via Zoom video conferencing. 

Further details and guidelines will be disclosed to the winners upon announcement of results via email. Watch samples of a digital presentation and interview here.

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.