Sarawak CMIEA Attracts 20 Entries In Three Categories

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Sarawak CMIEA Attracts 20 Entries In Three Categories

KUCHING, 24 August 2017 — The Sarawak Chief Minister’s Industry Excellence Awards (Sarawak CMIEA) has received 20 entries in three categories this year.

They are: Small Category for domestic companies with sales turnover of RM300,000 to RM3 million: Medium Category for domestic companies with sales turnover of RM3 million to RM20 million; and, Large Category for domestic companies with sales turnover exceeding RM20 million.

Sarawak Business Federation’s (SBF) President, Datuk Abang Abdul Karim Tun Openg, said the awards presentation would be held during the federation’s first anniversary annual dinner-cum-Sarawak CMIEA’s gala night on Sept 8.

Figure 1: The Sarawak Business Federation (SBF) led by its President, Datuk Abang Haji Abdul Karim Tun Abang Haji Openg (center) posing with State Secretary, Tan Sri Datuk Amar Haji Mohd Morshidi Abdul Ghani (second left) and and Deputy State Secretary, Dr Sabariah Putit (first right).

The guest of honour would be Sarawak Chief Minister,Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Openg, he said.

“Sarawak CMIEA aims to honour and give recongnition to outstanding businesses in Sarawak as well as to promote a culture of entrepreneurship and innovation,” he said at a press conference here today.

Abang Abdul Karim said Sarawak CMIEA, introduced by SBF in collaboration with the Malaysia Productivity Corp(MPC), was supported by the Sarawak government.

“It’s the highest state corporate recognition award adopted from the national level Industry Excellence Awards.

“The companies are evaluated using the international-recognised Business Excellence Framework as the benchmark,” he said.

He said the inaugural Sarawak CMIEA attracted an overwhelming response, adding that both SBF and MPC hoped to encourage businesses and industries in the state to move forward through adoption of best business practices and to be role models and aspirations for others.

“Sarawak CMIEA hopes to spearhead initiatives geared towards improving business processes and practices for the overall economic development of Sarawak,” he said.

He said the overall winner and winners of every category will represent the state at the national-level competition.

[Source: “Sarawak CMIEA Attracts 20 Entries In Three Categories” published by BERNAMA]

Photo Credits: RAKANSarawak

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