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Recognising Hong Kong's Most Exceptional Business Leaders

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The Hong Kong Business Management Excellence Awards

The Hong Kong Business Management Excellence Awards honors the city's most outstanding business leaders. The programme is on the lookout for trailblazing individuals, innovators and teams whose initiatives have brought tangible business gains for the success of their companies. 

Submission Opens:
May 24, 2021
Submission Closes:
Oct 18, 2021
Awards Presentation Day:
Nov 17, 2021

Watch our trailer for Hong Kong Business Management Excellence Awards

TESTIMONIALS

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

  This award is one of the milestones and recognitions to us and gives a very strong motivation for us to move f...

Gary Wong General Manager, Hong Kong, Baxter Healthcare Ltd

Amazing, very honored. It’s not only about me. It’s all the staff behind that are doing so well over the past 2 years or...

Cyril Aubin Managing Director, Hong Kong Tramways, Limited

  We make sure that whenever we are successful, we recognize them, we share them, and we celebrate them altogeth...

William Sim President, Heilind Asia Pacific (Hong Kong) Limited

Watch videos from past winners

HKB Management Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: Nasdaq Investment Intelligence APAC Team

HKB Management Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: Nasdaq Investment Intelligence APAC Team

HKB Management Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: Franz Josef Hahn, Chief Executive Officer of Peak Reinsurance Company Ltd

ABF Retail Banking Awards 2020 Winner: Baiduri Bank

HKB Management Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: Certis Hong Kong And Macau

HKB Management Excellence Awards 2020: iClick Interactive Asia Group Limited

HKB Management Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: Adj. Professor Jason Lau, Chief Information Security Officer of Crypto.com

HKB Management Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: Henry Lin, CEO of Linnovate Partners Holdings Limited

HKB Management Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: Dun & Bradstreet (HK) Ltd

HKB Management Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: Jessie Pak, Managing Director of FTSE Rusell

HKB Management Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: BIPO Service Ltd

Why should you enter

NETWORK

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.

AMPLIFY

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

EXPOSURE

Have the opportunity to be featured in the definitive magazine for today's Hong Kong Business leader, 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. 

Guidelines and Criteria

GUIDELINES

  • Nominees will be deliberated by a judging committee based on the nomination form and supporting documents submitted.

  • The awards are for:

    • top-level executives, innovative individuals, and dynamic teams who launched successful and notable new projects or innovations

    • employee engagement initiatives that significantly enhanced the company's business

    • covid management initiatives that helped the company navigate current headwinds due to the pandemic

  • Nomination is free of charge. If your company wins, you are obliged to attend the awards ceremony and book any of the winner's package options to reserve your seats.

  • The awards will be given per industry category.

ELIGIBILITY

  • The executive, team, or company should have implemented a new project, innovation, strategy or initiative not more than 24 calendar months ago that contributed to the growth of the company.

  • The individual or team should have implemented a project or initiative prior to 24 calendar months but had recent innovations to improve the project.

CATEGORIES

The awards will be given in the following categories per industry:

  • Executive of the Year (CEO, COO, President, MD, and other C-level/top-level executives)
  • Innovator of the Year
  • Team of the Year
  • Employee Engagement of the Year
  • Covid Management Initiative of the Year

INDUSTRY CATEGORIES

  • Automotive Services

  • Advertising

  • Aerospace

  • Aerospace & Defense

  • Agriculture

  • Airline

  • Apparel

  • Architecture

  • Automotive & Transport Equipment

  • Banking

  • Beauty & Cosmetics

  • Biotechnology

  • Broadcasting

  • Brokerage

  • Building Services & Facilities

  • Business Insurance

  • Business Services

  • 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

  • Corporate Advisory

  • Data Center

  • Department Stores

  • Dining & Entertainment

  • Diversified Services

  • Education

  • Electronic Manufacturing

  • Electronics

  • Energy

  • Engineering

  • Executive Search

  • Financial Services

  • Financial Technology

  • Food & Beverage

  • Food Manufacturing Solutions

  • Food Safety

  • Fund Management

  • Furniture and fixture

  • Health Products & Services

  • Healthcare

  • 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

  • Luxury Retail

  • Manufacturing

  • Marine and Offshore Engineering

  • Marine Services

  • Market Research

  • Marketing & Public Relations

  • Materials & Construction

  • Media & Entertainment

  • Metals & Mining

  • Motion Picture & Video

  • Music

  • Non-Profit or Government Organizations

  • Oil & Gas

  • Payments

  • Personal Insurance

  • Pharmaceuticals

  • Real Estate

  • Reinsurance

  • Remittance

  • Residential Building Construction

  • Residential Product Manufacturing

  • Retail

  • Shipping

  • Technology

  • Telecommunications

  • Television

  • Training and Development

  • Transportation

  • Utilities

  • Venture Capital

  • Wealth Management

  • Wholesale

 

CRITERIA FOR JUDGING

Executive of the Year (CEO, COO, Chairman, MD, and other C-level/top-level executives)

  • Achievements - How did the executive's exceptional leadership help drive the company's growth?

  • Challenges & Solutions - What are the biggest challenges that the executive encountered in moving the company forward? What solutions were implemented to overcome these challenges?

  • Innovation - What new ideas did the executive introduce to substantially boost the company's business?

Innovator of the Year

  • Uniqueness - What are the unique and innovative initiatives that the innovator have spearheaded? 

  • Success - Discuss the innovator's recent notable contributions in pioneering the solution which led to the significant growth of the company.

  • Effectiveness - How effective was the innovation and how did it impact the company?

Team of the Year

  • Achievements - What are the team's remarkable contributions to the company's growth?

  • Challenges & Solutions - What are the biggest challenges that the team encountered in driving growth? What solutions were implemented to overcome these challenges?

  • Innovation - What new ideas did the team introduce to substantially boost the company's business?

Employee Engagement of the Year

  • Strategy - What are the recent strategies implemented to engage the company's employees and enhance fulfilment with their careers?

  • Effectiveness - How effective was the strategy and what was its impact on the workforce?

COVID Management Initiative of the Year

  • Strategy - What are the recent initiatives implemented to navigate current headwinds due to the pandemic?
  • Effectiveness - How effective was the strategy and what was its impact on the workforce and in the company's business? 

HOW TO ENTER?

1. Go to the online nomination form of SBR Management Excellence Awards 2020.

2. Read the nomination guidelines.

3. Fill out the required fields.

  • Company and entrant details

  • Chosen category and industry

  • Title

  • 500-word summary introducing the individual, team, or employee engagement initiative

  • Client or employee testimonials (optional)

  • Achievements

  • Chosen 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.

  • Photos are required to be submitted. Supporting documents are optional but will highly increase your chances of winning the award.

  • Each nomination form is valid for one (1) entry only. If you are nominating several projects, please enter each separately. 

PRICING & DISCOUNTS

Nomination is free. If your company wins, you are obliged to attend the event and book any of the winner's package options for the awards dinner. Below are the pricing.
 

Option 1: HK$65,000

  • Half table (5 seats)

  • 1 FP ad in Hong Kong Business magazine

  • Interview opportunity with the Hong Kong Business editorial team

  • Press release written by the Hong Kong Business magazine regarding your award and this will be published in the hongkongbusiness.hk website with more than 18,798 unique monthly visitors

  • Use of the HKB Management Excellence Awards 2020 logo on all your collaterals


Option 2: HK$80,000

  • 1 Full table (10 seats)

  • 1 Double page spread (1 FP ad and 1 FP article interview) in Hong Kong Business magazine

  • Interview opportunity with the Hong Kong Business editorial team

  • Press release written by the Hong Kong Business magazine regarding your award and this will be published in the hongkongbusiness.hk website with more than 18,798 unique monthly visitors

  • Use of the HKB Management Excellence Awards 2020 logo on all your collaterals


Option 3: HK$95,000

  • 1 Full table (10 seats)

  • 1 Double page spread (1 FP ad and 1 FP article interview) in Hong Kong Business magazine

  • 2 FP ads in any issue of Hong Kong Business magazine

  • Interview opportunity with the Hong Kong Business editorial team

  • Press release written by the Hong Kong Business magazine regarding your award and this will be published in the hongkongbusiness.hk website with more than 18,798 unique monthly visitors

  • Use of the HKB Management Excellence Awards 2020 logo on all your collaterals

All the options above include the use of HKB Management Excellence Awards 2020logo for 12 months. Winning companies can use the logo for marketing/advertising collaterals and campaigns, email signature, website, etc. to further build the company's prestige.

KEY DATES

Deadline for submission: 18 October 2021, Monday
Awards presentation: November 2021

Past Winners

Executive of the Year

Innovator of the Year

Team of the Year

Employee Engagement of the Year

Contact Us

For more details, contact:

Julie Anne Nunez

(+65) 3158 1386 ext. 221

awards@charltonmediamail.com

Event Photos

2019

TESTIMONIALS

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

HKB Management Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: Nasdaq Investment Intelligence APAC Team

HKB Management Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: Nasdaq Investment Intelligence APAC Team

HKB Management Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: Franz Josef Hahn, Chief Executive Officer of Peak Reinsurance Company Ltd

ABF Retail Banking Awards 2020 Winner: Baiduri Bank

HKB Management Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: Certis Hong Kong And Macau

HKB Management Excellence Awards 2020: iClick Interactive Asia Group Limited

HKB Management Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: Adj. Professor Jason Lau, Chief Information Security Officer of Crypto.com

HKB Management Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: Henry Lin, CEO of Linnovate Partners Holdings Limited

HKB Management Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: Dun & Bradstreet (HK) Ltd

HKB Management Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: Jessie Pak, Managing Director of FTSE Rusell

HKB Management Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: BIPO Service Ltd

HKB Management Excellence Awards 2019 Winner: Joseph Chan, AsiaPay

HKB Management Excellence Awards 2019 Winner: Nick Cheung, Morningstar Asia Limited

HKB Management Excellence Awards 2019 Winner: Lennard Yong, Tricor Group

HKB Management Excellence Awards 2019 Winner: Rishi Pardal, Avery Dennison Corporation

HKB Management Excellence Awards 2019 Winner: Baxter Healthcare Ltd

HKB Management Excellence Awards 2019 Winner: Cyril Aubin, Hong Kong Tramways, Limited

HKB Management Excellence Awards 2019 Winner: Herman Miller Asia Pacific

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 wholesale banking initiatives and solutions that helped your bank remain steadfast amidst current uncertainties.

What is Asian Banking and Finance?

Asian Banking and Finance is the industry magazine serving Asia’s dynamic financial services industry. Each issue carries a balanced mix of articles which appeal to the C-level executives of large banking and financial services institutions in Asia.

Asian Banking and Finance is printed quarterly and is circulated to senior management in Asia’s financial services firms through direct mail delivery and by bulk copies to headquarters.
 

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.