"Dedicated to top achievers: those who Nomination Facts Nominations would be analysed to verify dare to move forward that the entrepreneur or the company has successfully identified risks and taken the with vision and action. necessary initiatives, to lead and inspire others, to soar against challenges, plan and rising Those who made a implement sound and effective strategies and demonstrated their forte, whether lo- Presenting Asia Pacific's most prestigious awards for entrepreneurs. difference. In honour of cally or internationally. Most importantly, Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards recognise business leaders for their entrepreneurial spirit must have been outstanding entrepreneurship as judged by an independent panel of top entrepreneurs and proven through track records. judges. APEA is accorded to the exemplary few who have shown outstanding performance in building and leading businesses. their enterprises" Anyone who is associated with a successful Winners are the torch-bearers for their countries - people who truly entrepreneur can encourage them to enter. represents the best of entrepreneurship. ORGANISER This includes employees, customers, com- pany advisors, family and friends. You may AP EA AsIAPACIFIC ENTREPRENEURSHIP AWAFDS Our objective is to enhance the awareness of the importance of entrepreneurship amongst the general public and in turn, stimulate the growth of local and regional brands and Enterprise -a also enter yourself or your own company. ASl anon;go,:"""",enta orgamsation for 2009 enterprises both locally and regionally. entrepreneurshi OFFICIAL AUDITORS 1 How to Submit Your Nomination RSM Nelson Wheeler If! Ii!fi ~ ~ ( ~ ~ ) \ff ~Hiji ~H~ fiJi APEA2009 are given in honour of enterprising men and Certified Public Accountants women who have proven their enterprising spirit, whilst not Special Ac I . ation only) neglecting the social responsibilities that come with busi- Entrepreneur of the Year 2009 OFFICIAL CHINESE OFFICIAL ENGLISH ness leadership. Woman Entrepreneur of the Year 2009 MEDIA PARTNER MEDIA PARTNER Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2009 We welcome your nominations in the following categories: The winners are extraordinary individuals that possess true enterprising spirit. The creme de la creme of entrepreneurs, these winners are likely to be leaders of multiple businesses Category 1: or a public listed company, having built the company from ,.VE- ~ l.~ 9 -lit Outstanding Entrepreneur Awards HONG KONG ECONOMIC TIMES Awarded to outstanding individuals who have demonstrat- scratch or have taken the company to new heights since tak- www.hket.com ed entrepreneurial attributes that make them role models ing over the reins. REGIONAL MEDIA PARTNERS for emerging entrepreneurs, including the tenacity and per- severance to continue innovating and making a difference under adverse situations and environments. Criteria: Nominees must fulfill the same criteria as those in Category 1. Women Entrepreneur of the Year winner must ~ IIR~§icI: be the CEO or possess majority shareholding of the business. Young Entrepreneur of the Year winner must be an entrepre- OFFICIAL TV These individuals continue to provide the vision and direc- neur who is 35 years old and below and has demonstrated ... .... FACti tion to their companies and are poised to be captains of their respective industries in the future. that business acumen and entrepreneurial traits recognise Criteria: Nominees must be in continued leadership of a reg- istered business (public listed or non-listed) for no less than no age boundary. Lifetime Achievement Award 1-(ABlE NEWS . .. .. ... II' . ... . .... 3 years, with a cumulative turnover of no less than USD 10 Presented to individual(s) who has demonstrated outstand- Supporting Organizations .. .. million in the past two years. ing entrepreneurial spirit and deserved to be honoured and remembered by generations to come. . . .... ..... .... . ... Category 2: Most Promising Entrepreneurs Awards Winners are entrepreneurs that have displayed outstanding Investment in People Award An entrepreneur or enterprise that has demonstrated clear ... ..... ... .. .. .... and continued investment in people development and wel- accomplishments in the past and present and have the vi- fare and a peope-first corporate culture. sion and plans to lead their companies to be leading busi- ~rjJ tI II fi • -e- ~2 nesses in the near future. -.Ii· The Hong Kong Institute of Bankers Responsible Entrepreneurship Award An entrepreneur or enterprise that has demonstrated a cul- Criteria: Nominees must be in continued leadership of a reg- ture of socially and environmentally responsible entrepre- Managed by istered business for no less than 1 year, with an annual turn- neurship.The winner will be a role model on how businesses over of no less than USD 1 million in the past one year. and social and environmental concerns can co-exist and be mutually beneficial. Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards 2008 / 2009 FACT SHEET Board of Advisors Schedule 23 July 2008 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Tan Sri Ahmad Fuzi Hj. Abdul Razak Tan Sri Dr. Hadenan A. Jalil 25 August 2008 Jakarta, Indonesia Hermawan Kartajaya 29 August 2008 Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam Tan Sri Daro’ Sri Izzudin Dali Tan Sri (Dr.) R V Navaratnam March 2009 Singapore Datuk Dr. Victor Wee March 2009 Hong Kong April 2009 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam President William Ng June 2009 Manila, the Philippines July 2009 Bangkok, Thailand Executive Director July 2009 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Ooi Tong Chien August 2009 Jakarta, Indonesia August 2009 Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam Head Office August 2009 China 33-5-3A, Block C, Jaya One, 72A, Jalan Universiti, October 2009 HangZhou, China 46200 Petaling Jaya, Malaysia (Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Forum 2009) [t] : +603 7955 3325 [f ] : +603 7955 3326 Advisors Tan Sri Ahmad Fuzi Haji Abdul Razak, Chair (as at 30/11/2008) Ambassador-at-Large, Former Secretary General, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia Tan Sri Dr. Hadenan Abdul Jalil Former Auditor General, Malaysia Hermawan Kartajaya President, World Marketing Association, Indonesia Tan Sri Izzudin Dali Former Secretary General of the Treasury, Malaysia Tan Sri Dato’ (Dr.) Ramon Navaratnam President, Transparency International Datuk Dr. Victor Wee Chairman, Programme Committee of United Nations World Tourism organization (UNWTO) Categories Lifetime Achievement Award Entrepreneur of the Year Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Young Entrepreneur of the Year Outstanding Entrepreneur Awards Most Promising Entrepreneur Awards Responsible Entrepreneurship Award Investment in People Award Criteria Quantitative Min. annual turnover: USD 1 million for Most Promising Entrepreneur Awards USD 10 million for other categories Business sustainability Selected financial ratios Qualitative Quality of entrepreneurship and leadership Investment in People Asia Pacific Responsible Entrepreneurship Other criteria as determined by Board of Advisors APEA Entrepreneurship Awards 2009 Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards Past Winners - Malaysia 2007 Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Datuk Bridget Lai Group Chief Executive Officer, Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad Asia Pacific Lifetime Entrepreneurship Achievement Award APEA Entrepreneurship Awards Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Teh Hong Piow Chairman, Public Bank Berhad Responsible Entrepreneurship Award 2009 Sistem Televisyen Malaysia Berhad / TV3 Investment in People Award Hitachi Asia (M) Sdn Bhd Outstanding Entrepreneurship Awards * Dato' Hj. Ameer Ali Bin Mydin, Managing Director, Mydin Mohamed Holdings Berhad * Lee Boon Huat, Managing Director, Amove Resources Sdn Bhd * Norman Abdul Halim, CEO, KRU Berhad * Kenneth Vun, President / Managing Director, FTEC Resources Berhad * Juraisan Bin Mohammad, Managing Director, JRM Services Sdn Bhd * Leo Ariyanayakam, CEO, Scicom (MSC) Berhad * Lee Tee Hua, Chairman, Lubeworld Holdings Sdn Bhd * Goh Cheh Yak, Managing Director, Gintell (M) Sdn Bhd * Dr. Haminuddin Bin Abd Hamid, ICEO, Ideal Healthcare Sdn Bhd * Roselina Tan Sri Mahmood, Managing Director, Mahmood Security (M) Sdn Bhd * Peder Bohlin, Managing Director, Jotun (M) Sdn Bhd * Subee Palanisamy, CEO, Malaysian Aluminium & Alloys Sdn Bhd * Dato' Tan Hock San, President/Chairman, FSBM Holdings Berhad * Ravee a/l Packirisamy, International Ambassador, Tasly Group * Jimmy Lim Lai Ho, Managing Director & Group CEO, Tokai Engineering (M) Sdn Bhd * Dato' Idrus Bin Mohd Satha, President/CEO, Cosmopoint Sdn Bhd * Kim Knud Hansen, Managing Director, Maersk Malaysia Sdn Bhd * Mazlan Bin Muhammad, Managing Director, MM Vitaoils Sdn Bhd * Michael Yip Nine Guan, Country Manager, EGL Eagle Global Logistics (M) Sdn Bhd Most Promising Entrepreneurship Awards * Ar. Azim A. Aziz, CEO, ATSA Architects Sdn Bhd * Peter Siak Hin Ng, Managing Director, Compumed Services Sdn Bhd * Danny Leong, CEO, Cuscapi Berhad * Brandon Lau Boon Leong, Director, EOA Automobile (M) Sdn Bhd * Nuraslina Zainal Abidin, CEO, Genaxis Sdn Bhd * Airique Soo Chung Yee, Group CEO, Hwa Tai Industries Berhad * Jumaatun Binti Azmi, Managing Director, Kasehdia Sdn Bhd * David Teo Chew Huat, CEO, Metrowealth Movies Productions * Dato' Shamsudin Bin Hj Nor, CEO, Pantai Bharu Holdings Sdn Bhd * Sazaly Bin Hassan, Managing Director, Protellus (M) Sdn Bhd * Aminuddin Baki @ Sabtu Bin Esa, Group CEO, Scan Associates Berhad * Chew Chee Bor, Managing Director, SSF Construction Sdn Bhd * Kho Han Yao, Director/CEO, Trans Niaga Sdn Bhd * Patrick John Wee Ewe Seng, CEO, True Yoga Sdn Bhd * Ir. Mohd Abdul Karim Abdullah, Group Managing Director, Serba Dinamik Sdn Bhd Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards Past Winners - Malaysia 2008 Entrepreneur of the Year Tan Sri Dr. Lim Wee Chai Chairman,Top Glove Corporation Berhad Asia Pacific Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Dato’ Farah Khan President, The Melium Group APEA Entrepreneurship Awards Young Entrepreneur of the Year George Ang 2009 Group Managing Director, Revenue Valley Sdn Bhd Lifetime Achievement Award Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Utama SM Nasimuddin SM Amin Founder, Naza Group Special Achievement Award Professor Emeritus Tan Sri Dato’ Dr. Lim Kok Wing Founder / President, Limkokwing University of Creative Technology Investment in People Award * DiGi.com Berhad * Northport (Malaysia) Berhad Responsible Entrepreneurship Award * Great Eastern Life Assurance (M) Berhad * Intel Malaysia Outstanding Entrepreneurship Awards * Tengku Farith Rithauddeen, Group CEO, Skali Group * Tan Sri Dato’ Azman Hashim, Chief Executive Officer, AmAssurance Berhad * Phun Lee Ming, General Manager, Malaysia & Singapore, Atlas Copco (M) Sdn Bhd * Tan Sri Dato’ Lodin Wok Kamaruddin, Group Managing Director, Boustead Holdings Berhad * Michael Yip Nine Guan, Managing Director, Ceva Freight Holdings (M) Sdn Bhd * David Tan Ah Ba, Managing Director, City Link Express (M) Sdn Bhd * Thed Cor Yong, Group Managing Director, CMG Holdings Sdn Bhd * Redza Rafiq, Managing Director, Cyberview Sdn Bhd * Dato' Ahmad Shukri Tajuddin, Group CEO, Kulim Technology Park Corporation Sdn Bhd * San Chin Choon, Managing Director, Leno Marketing (M) Sdn Bhd * Chin Ten Hoy, Director / General Manager, Mayflower Acme Tours Sdn Bhd * Halmi Jasmin, Group Managing Director, [Metro Parking (M) Sdn Bhd] * Noorizah Haji Abdul Hamid, Managing Director, PLUS Expressway Berhad * Dato' Jamaluddin Abdul Kadir, Group CEO, Prima Agriproducts Sdn Bhd * Yap Yuen Thye, Chief Executive Officer, Ranhill Bersekutu Sdn Bhd * Dr. Ricky Lim Mok Guan, President & CEO, Sendi Mutiara Multimedia Sdn Bhd * Ir. Mohd Abdul Karim Abdullah, Group Managing Director, Serba Dinamik Sdn Bhd * Dato’ Patrick Tan & Dato’ David Hew, Co-Founders, Visiber Sdn Bhd Most Promising Entrepreneurship Awards * Peter Thong Sing Ping, Managing Director, Alphamatic Group of Companies * Ravishanker V. Thambiah, Managing Director, [Asiankom Communication (M) Sdn Bhd * Tony Looi Chee Hong, General Manager, Ban Lee Hin Engineering & Construction Sdn Bhd * Muniyati Muhamad, Chief Executive Officer, Bernama Systems & Solutions Advisor Sdn Bhd * Hamie Appala Nakkiah, Managing Director, Biforst Holdings Sdn Bhd * Alvin Lim Wen Yeh, President, Big House Management Services Sdn Bhd * Haji Abdul Halim Alias, Managing Director, D'Subha Multi Industries (M) Sdn Bhd * Lai Chung Onn, Chief Executive Officer, DMF Technology Holdings MSC Sdn Bhd * Leow Yong Seang, Managing Director, Harian Shoes Sdn Bhd * Foong Wei Kuong, Chief Executive Officer, JF Technology Berhad * Tai Sing Nge, Managing Director, Maxima Franchise Sdn Bhd * Yee Kim Mun, Managing Director, Transkon Sdn Bhd * Tengku Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz, Chief Executive Officer, Tune Money Sdn Bhd * Goh Wei Sing, Managing Director, Union Vector Technologies Sdn Bhd * Yong Yoon Ming, Managing Director, Writebest Sdn Bhd * Kenny Low Chin Koon, Managing Director, Wysen Industry Sdn Bhd * Previndran Sathurgasinghe, Chief Executive Officer, Zerin Properties Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards Past Winners - Brunei 2008 Entrepreneur of the Year Y.B. Dato Paduka AR. Haji Idris bin Haji Abas Founder & CEO, Arkitek Idris Asia Pacific Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Dayang Norizmah Ahmad Morshidi APEA Entrepreneurship Awards Director, Ideal Food Industries Sdn. Bhd. 2009 Young Entrepreneur of the Year Goh Kiat Chun Founder & Managing Director of Fitness Zone Brunei Lifetime Achievement Award Pehin Kapitan China Kornia Di-Raja Dato Paduka Lau Ah Kok Founder of Hua Ho Special Achievement Award Pehin Kapitan Lela Di-Raja Dato Paduka Goh King Chin Founder & Managing Director of GHK Group of Companies Investment in People Award G4S Security Services Sdn. Bhd. Responsible Entrepreneurship Award Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation, Brunei Outstanding Entrepreneurship Awards * Lt. Col (Rtd) Haji Mahmod Haji Yakop, Founder & Managing Director, AMRTUR Corporation Sdn. Bhd. * Awang Haji Abdul Saman bin Ahmad, Managing Director, Asaff Group * Tan Too Liang, Managing Director, BMC Food Industries Sdn. Bhd. * Tan Chin Wan, Managing Director, B.T. Forwarding * Ong Bok Chuan, Managing Director, Energy Heavy Equipment Sdn. Bhd. (Brunei) * Haji Roni Bin. Haji Rosli, Executive Chairman, Galfar * Tuan Haji Adnin Bin Pehin Dato Perdana Menteri Dato Laila Utama Awang Haji Ibrahim S.M.B., Chairman, Haji Adinin & Sons * Pengiran Haji Hassan B. PMSLD Pengiran Haji Damit, Managing Director, Halaqah (B) Sdn. Bhd. * Sng Sze Hiang, Managing Director, Intracorp (B) Sdn. Bhd. * Francis Lau Choo Yew, Managing Director, LCY Development Sdn. Bhd. * Ninan Chacko, Managing Director, NBT (Brunei) Sdn. Bhd. * Y.M. Awang Haji Amir B. Haji Osman, Managing Director, PTAS Sdn. Bhd. * Shaikh Haji Khalid B. Shaikh Haji Ahmad, Managing Director, Serikandi Group Sdn. Bhd. * Steven Kuan, Managing Director, Sin Hup Huat Co. Sdn. Bhd. * Jeremy Tan Kai Teck, Managing Director, T.L.T. Enterprise * Ramesh J. Bhawanani, Managing Director, Galleria YMRM Most Promising Entrepreneurship Awards * Lt. Col (Rtd) Afflon B. Dato Haji Hamidon, Managing Director, Altco Jaya Sdn. Bhd. * Steven Pang, Proprietor & General Manager, Fabrica Interior Furnishing Co. * Tan Soo Yong, Managing Director, Ken & Tan Sdn. Bhd. * Hon Chin Kong, Managing Director, System Integra Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards Past Winners - Indonesia 2008 Entrepreneur of the Year Sandiaga Uno Asia Pacific CEO, Saratoga Capital APEA Entrepreneurship Awards Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Dr. Martha Tilaar Founder and Chairperson, Martha Tilaar Group 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award Dr. Ir. Ciputra Founder / Chairman, PT. Ciputra Group Investment in People Award * PT Pertamina * PT Astra Honda Moto Responsible Entrepreneurship Award * PT HSBC Indonesia * PT Bursa Efek Indonesia / Indonesia Stock Exchange Outstanding Entrepreneurship Awards * Stanley Setia Atmadja, President Director, PT. Adira Dinamika Multi Finance Tbk. * Liu Samuel Yu, President Director, PT. Asrigita Prasarana * Hiramsyah Sambudhy Thaib, President Director & CEO, PT. Bakrieland Development, Tbk * Ali Yong, Director, P.T. Bank Danamon Indonesia Tbk. * Pramukti Surjaudaja, President and CEO, PT. Bank NISP Tbk. * Kosin Soemawidjaja, President Director, PT. Eka Dharma Jaya Sakti * Chand Ratan Dugar, President Director, PT. Elegant Textile Industry * Eteng A. Salam, President Director, PT. Elnusa, Tbk. * Hasnul Suhaimi, President Director, PT. Excelcomindo Pratama Tbk. (XL) * Dr. Ing. Gunadi Sindhuwinata, President Director, PT. Indomobil Sukses Internasional Tbk. * H. M. Syahrial Yusuf, President Director, LP3I * Jeffrey Koes Wonsono, President Director, PT. Multipolar Tbk. * Dr. BRA Mooryati Soedibyo, President Director, PT. Mustika Ratu Tbk. * Adi Rusli, Managing Director, PT. Oracle Indonesia * Satrijanto Tirtawisata, Chief Executive Officer, PT. Panorama Sentrawisata Tbk. * Saripin Taidy, President Director, PT. Probesco Disatama * Ir. Triharyo Soesilo, President Director / CEO, PT. Rekayasa Industri * Retno Iswari Tranggono, President Director, PT. Ristra Indolab * Asep Sulaiman Sabanda, President Director, PT. Santika Duta Nusantara Most Promising Entrepreneurship Awards * Hendy Setiono, President Director, PT. Baba Rafi Indonesia * Yoris Sebastian, Chief Creative Officer, OMG Creative Consulting * Yuliasiane Sulistiyawati, Managing Director, PT. Pazia Pillar Mercycom * Andrie Trisaksono, Director, PT. Tri Cahya Inti Cipta * Reza V. Maspaitella, President & CEO, PT. VALDO International * Drs. Ec. Peter Wongso, CEO, Wong Hang Distinguished Tailor Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards Past Winners by Business Nature Malaysia 2007 Asia Pacific APEA Number of Winners IT Manufacturing Others Entrepreneurship Awards 7 6 2009 5 Media 4 Engineering Logistics Service 3 Automotive Banking 2 1 0 Malaysia 2008 Service Number of Winners 9 8 IT 7 Manufacturing Others 6 Engineering 5 Logistic 4 Real Estate 3 Tele- F&B communication 2 1 0 Brunei 2008 Number of Winners Others 9 8 7 Engineering Manufacturing 6 Service 5 4 3 Healthcare Oil & Gas 2 1 0 Indonesia 2008 Number of Winners Others 10 9 8 Service 7 6 5 Banking 4 Beauty Care Property 3 Automotive Engineering IT Development 2 1 0 Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards Past Winners by Business Size Asia Pacific APEA Entrepreneurship Awards 7% Malaysia 2007 2009 14% 38% 41% Malaysia 2008 10% 12% 22% 56% Brunei 2008 7% 7% 37% 49% Indonesia 2008 11% 14% 46% 29% USD '000 000 USD '000 000 USD '000 000 USD '000 000 ( <1.0) small (1.0 - 10.0) medium (10.0 - 100.0) medium-large (> 100.0) large Asia Pacific Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards 2009 APEA Entrepreneurship Awards Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) 2009 What is APEA? Are nominations confidential? The Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards 2009 is a regional Nominations are sealed upon receipt by the ICO. These recognition programme for outstanding entrepreneurs are then submitted to the appointed auditors in across Asia. It is also a platform for business leaders and batches for audit and review purposes. An indepen- leading entrepreneurs in the region to network, share intelligence and form lifetime acquaintances. dent judging panel comprising business leaders, APEA2009 is organised by Enterprise Asia, a regional academics and retired senior government and political nongovernmental organization, and managed by indepen- leaders will review evaluation reports submitted by the dent country organisers (ICO). auditors and the ICO on shortlisted candidates. Infor- mation about nominees is not released to anyone else Who is eligible? without prior approval. The Award is open to any owner or CEO of any business However, by submitting your nomination, you agree to enterprise in Malaysia. To be eligible to receive an award, allow the auditors and/or the ICO to perform such the nominee must be either: checks and audits as deemed appropriate, including credit reviews and checks and with credit agencies. Site The owner-manager who is responsible for the com- pany's day to day performance, inspections, peer-review and other authentication measures may also be undertaken to ensure recipients The founder of the business who retains a substantial of APEA2009 meet the strict criteria set by Enterprise percentage (20% or more) of the company's equities, Asia. Additionally, the ICO and Enterprise Asia will use or your names and official biodatas as submitted by you in press and publicity activities should you win the The CEO of the company (with or without equity Awards. interest) for 3 years or more and has increased the company's financial performance since taking over the Auditors, judges and staff members of ICO and Enter- rein. prise Asia are required to sign non-disclosure docu- ments prior to their engagement, and are governed by Additionally, there is a minimum revenue requirement: US$1 million (last financial year) for Emerging Entrepreneur APEA2009 Charter on confidentiality. Category and US$ 10 million (past three financial years) for Outstanding Entrepreneur Category. This requirement may What are the judging criteria? be waived or relaxed by the Organisers and/or the ICO for certain industries or circumstances. The judges will take both quantitative and qualitative criteria into consideration in deciding on the winners. Besides evidence of sustained business growth, judges The nominee for the Malaysia Region can be of any nation- are also required to take into consideration the entre- ality. However, the business must have substantial opera- preneur's investment in people and his belief and tions in Malaysia and/or is founded in Malaysia. Anyone can action in supporting responsible entrepreneurship. nominate an entrepreneur including the entrepreneur Additional qualitative criteria such as leadership himself or herself. qualities, vision, direction and 'story; and peer and industry recognition are also taken into consideration. Who can submit a nomination for consideration? If you have won other Awards in the past, this will be Anyone who is associated with a successful entrepreneur taken into consideration as well. However, winning can nominate the entrepreneur. This includes family other Awards are no guarantee that you will meet the members, employees, bankers, lawyers, advertising and PR stringent criteria of APEA2009, as the APEA2009 are agencies or the entrepreneur himself/ herself. benchmarked against regional yardsticks. Asia Pacific APEA Entrepreneurship Awards 2009 What do winners get? All nominees are subject to the same stringent checks and criteria of APEA2009.Judges are not informed of the Winners receive the coveted APEA2009 trophy in solid source of nomination or the nominees' relations to metal, with pure gold or pure silver lining depending on sponsors or their voluntary contribution, if any, to the the category won, a Certificate of Achievement and such Awards. prizes as may be provided by sponsors. What if I do not have all the required Winners will also be invited to the Asia Pacific Entrepre- documentations? neurship Forum 2009 in HangZhou, China, where they will be joined by APEA winners from other countries, and other The Awards are judged on both quantitative and qualita- top business and political leaders around the region. tive criteria, the basis for which are derived from your More importantly, winners receive the ultimate recognition nomination form and supporting documentations. Chief as being in a class of their own -the creme de la creme of of this are your audited accounts. If you do not have the entrepreneurs within their own country. latest audited accounts, we accept unaudited manage- ment accounts, provided that you also submit audited How are APEA2009 financed? accounts for two preceding years. If your accounts show declining revenue and/or profit, and this is due to As a non-government initiative, APEA2009 is financed circumstances beyond your control, you may submit solely via sponsorship and donations by companies and additional notes to justify such declines. individuals. You will find that the efforts taken to compile all the APEA2009 Charter prohibits ICOs from receiving any required documentations to be worth the time and financial aid from nominees and/or winners, except for the effort, as these allow you to rediscover certain strengths purchase of dinner tables, exhibit space and advertise- and weaknesses of your company and yourself that you ments. Such financial aids are disclosed to the Main may have overlooked in the past. Organisers by ICOs via a Declaration of Interest Form. What if I have more than one business? Do I have to pay anything for the Awards? There is a fixed Nomination Fees to cover administrative You have the option of submitting documentations from expenses and audit fee and is set at USD 100 for any the leading company or from multiple companies. These countries nominees. Please note that Nominees are not should be submitted in one nomination form to avoid required to pay for any other fee, and if you are approached duplication. by any party requesting payment of any other fee, kindly report to email@example.com. Who will be presenting the Awards? Where and when will the Awards be given? The Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards 2009 is an independent, non-governmental platform to honour The Awards presenter, and the venue and date of the Awards Presentation Ceremony and Gala Dinner will be leading entrepreneurs across Asia. We are not linked to any determined jointly by Enterprise Asia and the ICO based government body, association or commercial entity, save on for sponsorship or promotional purposes. Any claim of suitability and availability of the presenter, venue, dates association and/or representation by any other party other and the progress of judges and auditors. than the APEA2009 Secretariat should be reported to us. Winners will be notified after the Final Judging and Deliberations and will be given ample time to prepare for the Awards Presentation including submission of official biodata, corporate video, and so on. All nominees are reminded that only official written communications originating from either Enterprise Asia and/or the ICO are to be considered valid. HONG KONG Key Deadlines Nomination Form Nomination Submission: 15 February 2009 Audit / Verification: 28 February 2009 Category (please tick one ) Category 1: Outstanding Entrepreneur Awards Category 2: Most Promising Entrepreneur Awards Category 3: Outstanding Achievements (by invitation only) Asia Pacific APEA Entrepreneurship Awards 2009 PLEASE COMPLETE ALL SECTIONS IN CAPITAL LET TERS 1.0 CORPORATE INFORMATION Company Name Business Registration Date of Incorporation Number Primary Address Postal Code Country Tel. No. Fax No. Authorised Capital Paid-up Capital Nature of Business Website Contact Person Designation Mobile No. Email No. of Employees Total Annual Payroll (in local currency) Total Training / Education Budget (as % of Annual Payroll) ______________% 2.0 CEO INFORMATION Owner / CEO Name Designation Mobile No. Email ID / Passport No. Nationality Is the company founded by you? YES NO If no, state date of involvement / commencement of position: ________________ Years in Industry Years in Company Years in Present Highest Academic Position Qualification Professional Certification / Accreditation (if any) Previous Awards won (if any - company / individual) 3.0 OTHERS Investment (in local currency) spent on the following functions for the last financial year and as a percentage of sales. This includes payroll and all direct expenses. Documentary proof may be requested. Total Sales _______________ (_______%) Financial Year: Corporate Social Responsibility _______________ (_______%) From: ___________ Education and Training _______________ (_______%) To: ______________ IT Infrastructure and Software _______________ (_______%) Research and Development _______________ (_______%) Marketing and Branding _______________ (_______%) 4.0 SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION Please attach the following documentation with your Nomination Form. Failure to provide complete documentary support may render your nomination void or adversely affects your chances of winning Category 1 / 2 Business Registration Certificate Business / Trade License Photocopy of ID / Passport of Owner/CEO Latest Audited Accounts (unaudited management accounts may be submitted, but subject to audit by appointed auditors) Brochures / Websites Print-out Curriculum Vitate of Owner/CEO Company Profile Additional information as outlined in Awards Information Kit Testimonials / Letters of Recommendation (if any) Group 3 Categories Any supporting documentation as requested by the Selection Committee You may also submit any supporting documentation not listed but which you feel may support your nomination. 5.0 DECLARATION I hereby declare that the information submitted herein and as supporting documentation are to my best knowledge, true and verifiable. I under- stand and agree that should any of the information submitted herein and as suppor ting documentation are found to be factually incorrect or are designed to mislead the judges, my nomination will be voided, and if I’ve been declared a winner, my award will be rescinded. I declare that I am not related to any staff of the Organisers or to any judges appointed by the Organisers (except normal business relationship, if any). I further declare that I have not attempted and will not attempt in any manner, monetary or otherwise, to influence the decisions of the Organisers and/or the judges. Authorised Signatory Name: Date: IMPORTANT! Please include USD100 with every Nomination Form mad e in favour of “Creative Consulting Group Inc. Limited”. This non-refundable nomination fee will cover administrative expenses and nomination audit fee. 6.0 OFFICIAL USE ONLY Date Received Date Audited Category CODE Nomination Fee Processed by Received WARNING! The only fee payable for Nomination is the Nomination Fee as outlined above. If you are approached by anyone to pay for any other fee on top of the stated Nomination Fee, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org immediately.
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