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Now the cats are out in the bag, the most awaited and coveted awards being given by ASIA CEO, dubbed as Oscars of the Business has been revealed in Media Launch held at the Marriott Grand Ballroom on Friday, September 14.
With a theme: Let’s Build This Country, this is the story the Asia CEO 2018 features the organizations and individuals to making it happen, a positive change and change that leads to pride and honor not only of the awardees, but also the greatness of the Philippines and its people.
This is the commitment and mission of Asia CEO Awards, to promote good news story of the Philippines to the world.
The 2018 features 14 Categories:
CNN Philippines Executive Leadership Team of the Year
Healthway Wellness Company of the Year
ICM, CSR Company of the Year
I-Remit Heart for OFW’s Company
JLL Expatriate Executive of the Year
Kalibrr Top Employer of the Year
LBC Business Solution SME Company of the Year
PhilAm Group Young Leader of the Year
Regus Entrepreneur of the Year
Sitel Service Excellence Company of the Year
Smart Enterprise Global Filipino Executive of the Year
SPI Global Technology of the Year
United Neon Most Innovative Company of the Year
WEnergy Green Company of the Philippines
It is interesting to note, as Richard Mills intimated to the media, that in the history of Asia CEO. this year the Board of Judges and Official Knowledge Partner PwC received the highest number submissions for the event’s awards categories. Meaning, the awareness about supporting this noble endeavor is so high and that the Filipino people really want to focus on what can be done and what are the goodness we Filipinos and Philippines can offer to the world.
The Circle of Excellence awardees for each category was disclosed but the exciting and best part is yet to come when the grand winners will be announced at grand gala night on October 16, 2018 at the Manila Marriott, the Official Venue of the grand event.
The venerable board of judges include Cesar Purisima, Former Finance Secretary; Charito Plaza, Director General of PEZA; Don Felbaum, former President of American Chamber of Commerce; prominent Economist Dr. Bernie Villegas; Jose Cusia, former Ambassador of the Philippines to the USA; renowned architect Jun Palafox; Marife Zamora, former Managing Director of Convergys for Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa; Oscar Sanez, former CEO of IBPAP, and Richard Mills, Chairman of Asia CEO Awards.
The Asia CEO Awards is the most prestigious, the largest and the only national business event series in the Philippines will host most senior business and public sector leaders for a night of celebration, introductions, special performances by the Philippine Opera Company’s Opus One, Opera Belles and Harana.
The Asia CEO Forum is presented by PLDT ENTERPRISE, and the event is expecting senior business leaders join us across the country in Metro Manila, Cebu, Davao and Clark. Major sponsors include Colliers International, Daiichi Properties, Engage Spark, JLL, Kalibrr, Kyani, LBC Business Solutions, Regus, Security Bank, Sitel and Smart Infinity. Asia CEO Forum serves as a hub for the spreading of ideas that help executive managers overseeing enterprises across the Asia Pacific region.
Presenters are leaders in their industries and engaged in momentous pursuits of significance to the Asia Pacific region. Attendees are senior business people, high-ranking government officials, and renowned media.
The Asia CEO Awards features sponsors that are the most important organizations in the nation. Title Sponsor: PLDT Enterprise. Elite Sponsors: CNN Philippines, Healthway Medical, ICM, I-Remit, JLL, Kalibrr, LBC Business Solutions, PhilAm Group, Regus, Sitel, Smart Enterprise, SPi Global, United Neon and WEnergy.
Asia CEO Forum is operated by Chalre Associates to promote Philippines as a premier business destination.
For more details, visit www.asia-ceo-awards.org