The Awards night, held last week at the One World Hotel Ballroom, showcased a night that was graced by Yang Berhormat Dato’ Saifuddin Abdullah, Deputy Minister of Higher Education and leaders of the industry who have built valuable brands. Three entrepreneurs who shone brightly as they were handed out the awards were:
Most Innovative Entrepreneur - Madam Christy Wong Ming Fai of Baagus Curtain Sdn Bhd
Up and Coming Entrepreneur - Mr Adnan Lee Chong Fatt Bin Abdullah of MBG Fruits Sdn Bhd respectively.
Each award nominee received a two minute feature on the 8TV Mandarin News every Thursday, a repeat run on the 8TV Midday Mandarin News every Friday, and special mentions on the 8TV Mandarin News, which is the number one prime time Mandarin News. Apart from that, nominees also received television promotions worth RM100,000 on 8TV and exclusive write-ups on each nominee in the partner newspaper Nanyang Siang Pau. Nominees also obtained highlights in MRCA publications and website.
“The MRCA 8TV Entrepreneur Awards has given positive exposure to all entrepreneurs and their companies. This is mainly due to the extensive media exposure that all nominees received, and of course, the dedication and hard work of the entrepreneurs.” said Ms Lam Swee Kim, General Manager of 8TV to ADOI magazine, “The Malaysian retail industry has grown to greater heights, thanks to these talented people who dared to dream!”