The awards ceremony was graced by around 100 executives.
As the world’s fourth easiest place to do business, Hong Kong continues to be a prime location for both multinational corporations and homegrown firms seeking to grow their businesses and capture the Asian market. In an effort to recognise companies that have made significant contributions to the regional economy, Hong Kong Business hailed the most outstanding businesses in the world city with its annual International Business Awards, National Business Awards, Made in Hong Kong Awards and Designed in Hong Kong Awards.
The joint awards ceremony, held on 27 August 2019, was graced by around 100 executives at Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong.
Supported by the Hong Kong International Chamber of Commerce and The Hong Kong Exporters’ Association, the Made in Hong Kong and Designed in Hong Kong Awards lauded the country’s most unique and innovative B2C and B2B products in the following categories: luxury, apparel, beauty & cosmetics, and electronics.
The panel of judges for this year’s awards included Charbon Lo, Director at Crowe (HK) CPA Limited; John Poon, Head of Accounting & Outsourcing Solutions at Mazars Hong Kong; Ryan Swann, Audit & Assurance Director at Baker Tilly Hong Kong Limited; Kevin Lam, Partner at ShineWing; and Falcon Chan, Strategy & Operations Partner at Deloitte China.
Meanwhile, the fifth installment of International Business Awards honoured the most remarkable international firms in Hong Kong, whilst the National Business Awards hailed the finest homegrown businesses on its third edition. The joint awards programme was made possible with the support of 11 chambers of commerce.
This year’s nominees for IBA and NBA 2019 were judged by a panel consisting of Charbon Lo, Director at Crowe (HK) CPA Limited; Anthony Tam, Executive Director in Tax Services at Mazars Hong Kong; Andy Wong, IPO Leader at ShineWing (HK) CPA Limited; Edward Au, Co-Leader of the National Public Offering Group and Audit & Assurance Partner at Deloitte; and Eugene Liu, Managing Partner at RSM Hong Kong.
The full list of winners are as follows:
Made in Hong Kong Awards 2019
Luxury – Dilys’ Collection
Designed in Hong Kong Awards 2019
Apparel (Women) – Must Garment Corp Ltd
Electronics – Astrum
Beauty & Cosmetics – Concord Medical Limited
International Business Awards 2019
Banking – United Overseas Bank
Business Services – Siemens Limited
Financial Technology – Merrill Corporation
Retail – ASSA ABLOY Asia Pacific Limited
National Business Awards 2019
Furniture and Fixture – Carezza
Transportation – Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company Limited (HAECO)