The Sarawak State Entrepreneur of the Year Awards and Sarawak State Corporate Excellence Awards 2015

(i) The Sarawak State Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2015

The Sarawak State Entrepreneur of the Year Awards (“EOYS”) is organised by the Ministry of Industrial Development (MID) Sarawak in association with the Sarawak Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) and Ernst & Young.   First launched in 2004, it is a prestigious Awards Program held annually to honour and acknowledge exceptional entrepreneurial talent and leadership.

The EOYS aims to:

  1. recognise the best in business in Sarawak, i.e. the prime movers that drive the State’s path toward economic growth and Vision 2020;
  2. recognise the success of up and coming entrepreneurs, who through their ingenuity, ideas, resourcefulness, commitment and hard work, have built their businesses which contributed to the growth of the State’s economy; and
  3. encourage the growth of small and medium scale industries in Sarawak;

There are three categories of awards under EOYS, namely the Emerging Entrepreneur for business which is between 2 to 5 years old or entrepreneur aged 35 or below at the closing time of nomination; Master Entrepreneur for maintained management excellence over a sustained period, business founded more than 5 years ago; and Outstanding Entrepreneur (Outside Sarawak) for running a successful business in Malaysia or overseas.

(ii)       Sarawak State Corporate Excellence Awards 2015

The Sarawak State Corporate Excellence Awards (“CES”) is a new Awards program jointly-organised by MID, SCCI, Swinburne University of Technology, Sarawak (Swinburne) and SME Corporation Malaysia (SME Corp) and supported by Ernst & Young.  The CES aims to showcase outstanding business organisations with significant links to Sarawak and celebrate the achievements of their owners, employees and the community that support them.

The objectives of the CES are to:

  1. recognise the achievements of Sarawak-based corporations in the pursuit of business excellence;
  2. promote a culture of entrepreneurship and innovation in value creation; and
  3. encourage businesses to pursue continuous improvement in order to sustain long-term competitiveness.

EOYS and CES Nomination:

Members who are interested to participate in EOYS and CES can contact the SCCI Secretariat at 082-237148.  Nomination shall be submitted no later than 1 September 2015 to the SCCI Secretariat for consideration by the Awards Organising Committee.

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