Regardless of the challenges 2020 presented, home to some of the world’s fastest growing emerging markets and open economies, South-East Asia remains a hub for global trade, business development and innovation as the economy begins its steps to a full recovery.
Boasting unparalleled expertise in various sectors, from manufacturing and exporting to technology and agriculture, South-East Asia has gradually established itself as a pioneer of trade and continues to dominate in industries that other regions fail to fully master.
Regardless of size, each member state is vital in ensuring that South-East Asia retains its reputation as an economic giant, and the South-East Asia Business Awards 2021 will honour businesses and enterprises regarded as the driving force behind the region’s continued growth and success.
Taking part in the South-East Asia Business Awards 2021 is a great way to demonstrate your achievements over the past 12 months and serves as an opportunity to demonstrate your commitment to promoting business excellence.
Furthermore, inclusion in the South-east Asia Business Awards 2021 provides the means to recognise the merits of those who work as part of a team to provide services deemed worthy of public merit.
Should you go on to win, there are many means and methods which we can explore together to ensure that news of your victory reaches the ears and eyes of those who matter most to you and your business.
Regardless of how large or small a business may be, all participants in the South-East Asia Business Awards 2021 are judged purely on merit; therefore, we only commend the businesses and services which stand out from the crowd and have gone the extra distance to ensure their client’s satisfaction.
The team gather information independently from a variety of publicly accessible sources which are assessed alongside any material supplied by a nominating party or the nominee themselves. The research team casts their final judgement based on various criteria such as: business performance, longevity, business growth (either sustained or rapid), any significant innovations or feedback from stakeholders.
Should you wish to take part in the South-East Asia Business Awards 2021 or know of a company or individual deserving of a place on the shortlist this year, simply use our voting form to submit a nomination.
Tuesday 9th February 2021
Thursday 1st April 2021
Holly is a dedicated and highly-motivated team member. Holly has spent much of her career in various marketing roles which puts her in a great position to really hone in on what small businesses need to market their company. She is able to support award winners in selecting the right package to suit their individual needs and budget and then in turn gain maximum exposure on the back of their award win. Holly is extremely customer-focused ensuring an excellent service for all South-East Asia business award nominees and winners.
The team work hard in identifying great businesses, driving many of the nominations themselves. The team encourage external nominations from magazine subscribers, web visitors, social media following, clients and wider circulation. Nominating parties are invited to put forward either their own business or third-party companies whom they hold in high regard.
All nominees are formally requested to accept their nomination, all firms and individuals are obviously free to accept or decline if they so wish. Those who formally accept are given the opportunity to submit additional supporting information. There is no obligation to complete and supply such material, we have found that many nominees value this stage, in the process, as do our research team.
Our dedicated research team will assess all information presented to them. The team gather information independently from a variety of publicly accessible sources, which are assessed alongside any material supplied by a nominating party or by the nominee themselves. The research team casts their final judgment based on various criteria such as business performance, longevity, diversification, growth (either sustained or rapid), significant innovations, feedback from stakeholders etc.
Once winners are selected, they are personally notified before any public announcement is made, allowing time for any communications throughout the wider business and the coordination of marketing strategies. Unfortunately, not everyone can be a winner; however, all who take part are encouraged to come back next year. Once the press embargo is lifted, details of our award winners will be made public via the APAC Insider website, award winners’ magazine and subscriber newsletter.
We offer a range of promotional packages and items to APAC Insider award winners, these vary from inclusion in the free-of-charge winners’ directory, trophies, content in our magazine and content on our website.
We encourage winners to publicly announce their win independently in order to gain maximum exposure. Announcements via company websites, blogs, social media, via publicly released press releases, and through local and national press are all great ways of maximising the exposure which can be gained from such a great achievement. If you have need of further advice on how to publicise your win, please feel free to get in touch.
Here is the place you will find detail of our award winners. All featured winners are included in our digital awards magazine published here on our website and distributed to the 160,000 circulation of APAC Insider. All winners are included in our winners’ directory which is held here on the website. Once winners have been announced for each year you will find the full winners list below, please click on the appropriate year to view.
Joe Woods - APAC Insider Lead Researcher
Joe joined the research team at AI Global Media in 2016 and has been an integral part of APAC Insider ever since. Joe has an interest in businesses of all shapes and sizes and how they have come to evolve over time making him an ideal Lead Researcher for the brand researching businesses from across the diverse region and across a variety of sectors. Joe ensures dedication and diligence throughout.
Steven Simpson - APAC Insider Awards Team Leader
Steven joined AI Global Media in 2015 and has since proven to be a most respected, conscientious and valued team member. Steven oversees APAC Insider's key awards programmes ensuring that all nominees and winners receive a great experience from the team and that our winners are supported in gaining maximum exposure for their achievements.
Jeremy Roe - Head of Research
Jeremy is both dedicated and diligent, qualities with which he embodies in his work each and every day. Jeremy is a supportive manager and is able to build a strong team of research individuals around him, each of whom is dedicated in their role. APAC Insider’s readers, followers and web visitors can rest assured that Jeremy and his team select the best of the best as award winners.
Kathryn Hall - Director
Kathryn is a founding member of the publishing group AI Global Media and one of three directors driving the business today. Kathryn is keen to ensure that APAC Insider is considerate of the professionals engaging with the publication and its website in ensuring that the team showcase only the most innovative, respected and trusted of businesses and business owners within its awards.