The APPIES Malaysia 2018 Judges are…


The annual festival of the best marketing ideas in Malaysia, APPIES is back! 
APPIES Malaysia Marketing Conference on April 16 & 17, 2018 is all about Sharing, Learning and Excellence, in the form of a 2-Day Festival with the aim of raising professionalism and talent in the marketing industry.
By the end of the 2-day event, all participants and audience members gain tangible takeaways from the impressive showcase of 54 award-worthy campaigns and memorable keynote sessions.
Presenting APPIES Malaysia 2018 Judges:

  1. Mr. Adam Wee Abdullah – Chief Judge APPIES Malaysia 2018, Group Chief Marketing Officer & Group Chief Customer Experience Officer CIMB Group
  2. Ms. Mandy Phang, Marketing Director of Sunsuria Berhad
  3. Mr. Vincent Chong, Marketing Director of Unilever Malaysia
  4. Mr. Timothy Johnson, Senior Vice President of Marketing, Product & Partnerships INTI International University & College
  5. Mr. Tai Kam Leong, Head of Branding & Partnerships Maxis
  6. Mr. Santharuban Thurai Sundaram, Vice President Marketing of Etika Holdings
  7. Mr. Spencer Lee, Commercial Director of Air Asia Berhad
  8. Ms. Sutapa Bhattacharya, General Manager(Strategic Communication & Branding) of Tenaga Nasional Berhad
  9. Ms. Chai Hui Fung, Regional Marketing Director of Nando’s Chickenland Malaysia
  10. Mr. Lai Shu Wei, VP, Mass Market, Marketing & Operations, TM Berhad
  11. Ms. Lee Lim Meng, Marketing Director of L’Oréal Malaysia
  12. Ms. Lim Imun, General Manager Marketing, MunchWorld Marketing Sdn Bhd
  13. Ms. Linda Hassan, Head of Marketing of Domino’s Malaysia & Singapore
  14. Ms. Melissa Wong, Marketing Director of Hawley & Hazel Malaysia
  15. Ms. Jean Ler, Chief Marketing Officer, QSR Brands(Pizza Hut)
  16. Ms. Noreen Sabrina, Head of Brand Communications, Malaysia Digital Economy Corp(MDEC)
  17. Mr. Eric Wong, CMO, CIO & CHRO Marketing, Asean IBM
  18. Mr. Abdul Sani Abdul Murad, Group Chief Marketing Officer of RHB Bank
  19. John D Chacko, President and VP Asia at International Advertising Association(IAA)
  20. Mr. Philip Whittaker, CEO and Chief Commercial Officer Integrated Theme Parks and Attractions, Themed Attractions Resorts & Hotels Sdn Bhd (TARH)
  21. Ms. Iris Chang, Country Marketing Head, Grab Malaysia
  22. Ms. Schrene Goh, Head of Marketing (Global Market), Malaysia Airlines
  23. Mr. En Khairul Hisham, Head of Brand Strategy & Performance, PETRONAS
  24. Mr. Zalman Aefendy Zainal Abidin, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Hong Leong Bank
  25. Mr. Ben Mahmud, Head of Retail Marketing (Malaysia), Shell Malaysia Trading Sdn Bhd

So what are you waiting for now?  Only outstanding campaigns that have unique marketing success stories will go on to ultimately win the APPIES Gold or Silver Medals.
Campaign Submission Fees
The submission fees for each campaign is RM1000 per entry.
APPIES Malaysia Marketing Congress Admission Fees
Admission Fee for the 2-day APPIES Malaysia Marketing Congress is RM2200 per person (HRDF-Claimable).
Eligibility Dates of Campaign being Entered
Campaign entries must have run in Malaysia between June 2017 – March 2018.
23 March 2018
All entries are to be submitted to [email protected] via file transfer protocol.
Date: 16th & 17th April 2018 – Presentations and Awards Ceremony
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The APPIES is an annual event that presents a rare opportunity for creative, media, digital and marketing agencies or brands to present their best campaigns to the industry.

This is the only event where Live Presentations meets Live Judging.

Similar to TED Talks, The APPIES is the chance for great presenters with outstanding work to show it off to some of the industry’s most important industry leaders.

This year’s winners will receive Gold, Silver or Bronze trophies for 21 categories, and 6 special Best of Best categories (red trophies) that require no submissions!

Campaign entries must have run between June 2023 to May 2024

Submissions Deadline
30th June 2024

APPIES Festival – Judging & Presentations
11th – 12th July 2024 (Malaysia)


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