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Recognising Hong Kong's Leading Companies In Technological Innovation

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

The Hong Kong Business Technology Excellence Awards

On its 3rd year, the awards programme is back in search of outstanding companies that made exceptional contributions in pursuit of technological innovation. The programme will crown the best first-rate firms with the most innovative and unique IT initiatives and solutions that helped enhance their company's business in Hong Kong.

Nomination has now ended. If you'd like to be kept up to date and submit an entry for next year's awards, please fill this up and submit your information and we will keep in touch with you. Meanwhile, feel free to read through the guidelines, FAQs and other pages to give you more details about the awards.

Watch our trailer for Hong Kong Business Technology Excellence Awards

TESTIMONIALS

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

The award means a motivation and encouragement to us that if the teams can work hard diligently then we could work ...

Mimi Ooi Executive Director for Gaming Procurement, Sands China Limited

We believe in constant improvement and awards like this, of course, are great reinforcement that these kinds of solution...

Claire Lim CEO, TransUnion Limited

We at PVH are very very excited to accept this award as well as [for] being recognized for all of the hard work in thing...

Raj Varughese Group VP for IT, PVH Corp

Watch videos from past winners

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: McDonald’s Hong Kong

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: thyssenkrupp Elevator (HK) Ltd

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: UMP Healthcare Holdings Limited

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: PVH Corp

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: Philip Morris Asia Limited

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020: PURESSENCE BIO-TECH (HONG KONG) LIMITED

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: Quality HealthCare Medical Services Limited

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: TransUnion Limited

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: Fidelity International

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: Vastcom Technology Limited

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: YesStyle.com Limited

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: ESIX LIMITED

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: DATASITE

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: UROS HK LIMITED

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 innovations be known and honored in Asia.

EXPOSURE

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.

Meet the Judges

Joanna Wong

Joanna Wong

Hong Kong Insurance Consulting Leader and Greater China Core Business Operations Chief Innovation Officer

Deloitte Asia Pacific

Gaurav Mehra

Gaurav Mehra

Partner - Business Transformation, Financial Services

EY

William Gee

William Gee

Partner

PwC Mainland China and Hong Kong

Jason Yau, CPA, CITP

Jason Yau, CPA, CITP

Regional Leader, Asia Pacific 

Partner, Technology & Management Consulting

RSM Hong Kong

Adele Yim

Adele Yim

Partner, Head of Risk Advisory Services

Mazars in Hong Kong

Guidelines and Criteria

GUIDELINES

  • Nominations will be deliberated by a judging committee based on the judging criteria.

  • Companies may nominate multiple projects. Note that each project may only be nominated for two categories at most.

  • Submit your entries and supporting documents on or before 9 July 2021.

  • Nomination is free of charge. If your company wins, you are obliged to attend the awards presentation and interview and book any of the winners package options for exclusive entitlements.

ELIGIBILITY

The awards programme is open to:

  • Technology companies who has pioneered ground-breaking IT products and solutions

  • Companies from across different industries with the most innovative technology initiatives that made an impact to their business

The technology project, product, service or initiative must either be:

  • Launched, in part or full, over the last 24 calendar months

  • Launched prior to 24 calendar months and had recent innovations or upgrades

CATEGORIES

The awards will be given in the following categories:

TECHNOLOGY CATEGORY

  • AI

  • Analytics

  • Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality

  • Big Data

  • Biotechnology

  • Blockchain

  • Clothing Technology

  • Cloud

  • Computing

  • Connectivity

  • Cryptocurrency

  • Cybersecurity

  • Data Centre

  • Digital

  • E-Commerce

  • Emerging Technology

  • Enterprise Software

  • Fintech

  • Gaming

  • Hardware

  • ICT

  • Information Management

  • Infrastructure Technology

  • Insurtech

  • Internet

  • IoT

  • IT Storage

  • Machine

  • Mobile

  • Nanotechnology

  • Network and Broadband

  • Online Services

  • Property Technology

  • Robotics

  • SD-WAN

  • Smart City

  • Software

  • Startup

  • Storage

  • Technology Accelerator

  • Virtualisation

  • Wealthtech

  • Web Services

INDUSTRY CATEGORY

 

  • Automotive Services

  • Advertising

  • Aerospace

  • Aerospace & Defense

  • Agriculture

  • Airline

  • Aviation

  • 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

  • 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

  • Environmental Services

  • Executive Search

  • Financial Services

  • Financial Technology

  • Food & Beverage

  • Food Manufacturing Solutions

  • Food Safety

  • Fundraising

  • Furniture and fixture

  • General Insurance

  • Health Products & Services

  • Healthcare

  • Healthcare Technology

  • Heavy Civil Construction

  • Hospitality & Leisure

  • Human Resource Technology

  • Human Resources Consulting

  • Industrial Construction

  • Industrial Engineering

  • Insurance Broker

  • Internet/New Media

  • Investment Banking

  • IT Services

  • Life Insurance

  • Legal

  • Logistics

  • Luxury Retail

  • Manufacturing

  • Marine and Offshore Engineering

  • Marine Services

  • Materials & Construction

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Media & Entertainment

  • Metals & Mining

  • Motion Picture & Video

  • Music

  • Non-Profit or Government Organizations

  • Oil & Gas

  • Payments

  • Personal Insurance

  • Pharmaceuticals

  • Real Estate

  • Remittance

  • Residential Building construction

  • Residential Product Manufacturing

  • Retail

  • Shipping

  • Sports

  • Technology

  • Telecommunications

  • Television

  • Training and Development

  • Transportation

  • Travel Services

  • Utilities

  • Venture Capital

  • Wholesale 

CRITERIA FOR JUDGING

  • Uniqueness & Innovation - Has the project introduced new or cutting-edge innovation?

  • Effectiveness & Impact - Did the project/product/service achieve its objectives and its targets? How is its success been assessed? What was the impact it made to your company and industry? If the project is a solution provided for a client, what was 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 of HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2021.

  • Read the award entry guidelines and eligibility for your reference.

  • Fill out the company information and entrant details fields.

  • Choose the category you'd like to enter.

  • Provide project information: Project title, 500-word summary of the entry, and client testimonial/s (if any).

2. You will then receive an email confirmation from the HKB Technology Excellence Awards organisers after your nomination has been received.

3. To substantiate your entry, send supporting documents or photos to danica@charltonmediamail.com.

  • 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

The nomination is free of charge. If your company wins, you are oblige to book any of the below winners package in order to maximize the benefit of winning and be entitled to the promotional coverage and other benefits. 

To know more about the winners package entitlements and pricing, please email danica@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.

KEY DATES

Deadline for submission: 9 July 2021, Friday
Awards presentation: August 2021

Past Winners

Airport Authority Hong Kong
Robotics - Transportation


AXA Investment Managers Asia Limited
AI - Financial Services
 

Datasite
Fintech - Mergers & Acquisitions
 

Digital Transaction Limited
Blockchain - Computer Software
 

ESIX LIMITED
Network and Broadband - Telecommunications
 

FIL Investment Management (Hong Kong) Limited
Digital - Financial Services
Mobile - Financial Services
 

Fulfillment Bridge Limited
E-Commerce - Logistics
 

GUERLAIN (ASIA PACIFIC) LIMITED
Digital - Beauty & Cosmetics
 

Hang Seng Bank Limited
E-Commerce - Banking
Enterprise Software - Banking
 

High Performance Code and Data Lab
Cloud - Startup
 

InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong
E-Commerce - Hospitality & Leisure
 

KBQuest Hong Kong Limited
Digital - IT Services
 

Kin Shun Information Technology (Hong Kong) Limited
Online Services - Logistics
 

McDonald's Hong Kong
Digital - Food & Beverage
 

Philip Morris Asia Limited
Publisher's Choice Award for Research & Development - Consumer Products (Durables)
 

PURESSENCE BIO-TECH (HONG KONG) LIMITED
Biotechnology - Biotechnology
 

PVH Corp
Digital - Retail
Software - Apparel
 

Quality HealthCare
Mobile - Health Products & Services
 

Rentokil Initial Hong Kong
Devices - Environmental Services
 

Shure Asia Limited
Devices - Business Services
 

Sino Innovation Laboratory Limited
Property Technology - Real Estate
 

The Great Eagle Company, Limited
AI - Real Estate
Digital - Real Estate

 

thyssenkrupp Elevator (HK) Ltd
Infrastructure Technology - Manufacturing
 

TransUnion Limited
Fintech - Banking
 

UMP Healthcare Holdings Limited
Digital - Health Products & Services
 

United Asia Finance Limited
Fintech - Financial Services
 

UROS HK Limited
IoT - Utilities
 

Vastcom Technology Limited
Automation - Hospitality & Leisure
 

Xtep International Holdings Limited
Clothing Technology - Sports
 

YesStyle.com Limited
E-Commerce - Retail

Bambu
Financial Technology - Business Services


BrainNow Medical Technology Limited
IT - Healthcare
 

CS Global LTL Services Ltd.
Digital - Shipping
 

Cyberbit Ltd
Cybersecurity - Training and Development
 

Datatech Global (HK) Limited
AI - Logistics
 

Find Solution Ai Limited
AI - Education
 

Global Payments Asia-Pacific Limited
E-Commerce - Financial Services
Cybersecurity - Financial Services
 

GOIP AULA LTD
ICT - Business Services
 

Hang Seng Bank Limited
AI - Banking
E-Commerce - Banking
 

Hong Kong Disneyland Resort
Mobile - Media & Entertainment
 

Introv Limited
Enterprise Software - Retail
 

LexisNexis
Online Services - Legal
 

LF Logistics (HK) Limited
E-Commerce - Logistics
 

Magnum Research Limited
AI - Financial Services
 

Nintex
Enterprise Software - Business Services
 

Powell Software
Cloud - Business Services
 

Sands China Limited
Cloud - Hospitality Leisure
 

Synergy Strategic Solutions Limited
Robotics - Financial Services
 

TFS GLOBAL COMPANY LIMITED
Financial Technology - Retail
 

uHoo Limited
IoT - Health Products & Services
 

Vastcom Technology Limited
Cybersecurity - Hospitality & Leisure
 

YEECHOO HONG KONG LIMITED
E-Commerce - Apparel

Contact Us

For more details, contact:

Danica Avila

+(65) 3158 1386

awards@charltonmediamail.com

Meet the Judges

Joanna Wong

Joanna Wong

Hong Kong Insurance Consulting Leader and Greater China Core Business Operations Chief Innovation Officer

Deloitte Asia Pacific

Gaurav Mehra

Gaurav Mehra

Partner - Business Transformation, Financial Services

EY

William Gee

William Gee

Partner

PwC Mainland China and Hong Kong

Jason Yau, CPA, CITP

Jason Yau, CPA, CITP

Regional Leader, Asia Pacific 

Partner, Technology & Management Consulting

RSM Hong Kong

Adele Yim

Adele Yim

Partner, Head of Risk Advisory Services

Mazars in Hong Kong

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TESTIMONIALS

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

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: McDonald’s Hong Kong

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: thyssenkrupp Elevator (HK) Ltd

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: UMP Healthcare Holdings Limited

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: PVH Corp

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: Philip Morris Asia Limited

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020: PURESSENCE BIO-TECH (HONG KONG) LIMITED

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: Quality HealthCare Medical Services Limited

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: TransUnion Limited

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: Fidelity International

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: Vastcom Technology Limited

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: YesStyle.com Limited

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: ESIX LIMITED

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: DATASITE

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: UROS HK LIMITED

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2019 Winner: Sands China

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2019 Winner: LexisNexis

HKB Technology Excellence Awards Winners: Nintex

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2019 Winner: Synergy Strategic Solutions Limited

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2019 Winner: uHoo Limited

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2019 Winner: Vastcom Technology Limited

News

Sunrise secures HKB award for Air Lab project

Sep 20, 2021
Categories:
Co-Written / Partner

Since its launch, the pioneer Air Labs marked a milestone in the mass testing campaign in Hong Kong.


Many health tech developers prioritised ramping up efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, on top of its game is Sunrise...

Datasite recognised at the HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2021

Sep 16, 2021
Categories:
Co-Written / Partner

Datasite Diligence™ and Prepare™ earn the company its Fintech - Financial Services trophy.


Datasite continues to make an impact on the finance sector, receiving the 2021HKB Technology Excellence Awards for Fintech - Financial...

Atome wins HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2021 (Fintech - Payments)

Sep 15, 2021
Categories:
Co-Written / Partner

Its buy now pay later flexible payment option allows Hong Kong shoppers to split bills into three equal, zero interest deferred payments.


Atome has won the “Fintech - Payments” award during Hong Kong Business Review’s recently...

Pactera (Hong Kong) Ltd. secures two trophies at HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2021

Sep 15, 2021
Categories:
Co-Written / Partner

The company is recognized for both AI and Software IT Services categories. 


For providing excellent technological services and advancement of the digital workforce of their clients, Pactera (Hong Kong) Ltd. took home the 2021H...

Chinachem Group recognised in Property Technology - Smart City category at HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2021

Sep 14, 2021
Categories:
Co-Written / Partner

The group propels small-scale start-ups to become innovators of the future.


Chinachem Group, a leading property developer in Hong Kong, has been recognised in the HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2021 in the Property Technology...

Hong Kong Productivity Council bags two accolades in the HKB Technology Excellence Awards

Sep 14, 2021
Categories:
Co-Written / Partner

The quasi-government R&D organisation received recognition for its innovative intelligent production line and contactless control tech. 


The Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) has won recognition for its excellence in both...

LexisNexis Hong Kong secures top spot in AI-powered litigation

Sep 13, 2021
Categories:
Co-Written / Partner

The company took home the Analytics - Legal award at HKB Technology Excellence Awards.


Litigation work has long been considered mundane, tedious, and stressful. Associates, barristers, and legal practitioners spend hours of...

HSBC secures awards in Digital, AI – Banking Category at HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2021

Sep 13, 2021
Categories:
Banking Technology

The future is here: Simplified data-driven banking meets world-class service 


HSBC, the largest bank in Hong Kong, was awarded for both Digital - Banking and AI - Banking categories at the HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2021...

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 project, product or service that you wish to enter. You also have to submit a 500 word write up summarizing your project details and why it should win an award.

How many winners per category?

There will only be one winner per industry category.

Can I send two or more entries for our company?

Yes, you can send 2 or more nominations. If you are nominating several projects, please enter each entry separately.

What can I nominate?

You can nominate any outstanding and innovative product, project or service that has improved your company’s business. Note that the project should have been launched, in part or full, over the last 24 calendar months, or if the project was launched prior to 2 years, it should have undergone a recent innovation to be eligible for the awards.

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.