BrandLaureate SMEs Best Brands Award 2017/2018 Full Winners List

Published by Sabrina Alauddin @ 13/02/2018

Asia Pacific Brands Foundation (APBF) recently held the prestigious BrandLaureate SMEs Best Brands Award 2017/2018 at The Majestic Hotel, Kuala Lumpur with over 800 guests, comprising corporate leaders, brand owners and leading personalities.

The theme, ‘Sensationalise Your Brand to Substantialise The Brand’ was chosen to inspire SMEs to adopt bold branding strategies. During the opening speech, President of The BrandLaureate, Dr KKJohan stressed on the importance of having a strong brand name with high quality attributes to deliver on the brand promise.

Each winner received a 24k gold plated trophy and a glass-framed certificate.

Below is the full list of 2017/2018 BrandLaureate SMEs Brands Award recipient:

Strategic Business Partner Award:

  • Maybank
  • MARA
  • Public Bank
  • SME Bank
  • TM-Unifi

Man of the Year Award-

Mr Peter Chan, Chief Executive Officer of The Haven

Man of the Year Award- Mr Peter Chan, Chief Executive Officer of The Haven

Woman of the Year Award-

Noor Neelofa Mohd Noor, Director of NH Prima International Sdn Bhd

Woman of the Year Award- Noor Neelofa Mohd Noor, Director of NH Prima International Sdn Bhd

Brand of The Year

  • The Haven: Nation Branding-Outstanding Resort Concept
  • Yap Seong Fatt, Founder of YYC Group of Companies
  • Dr Lenzo Ling Ing Heong, Chief Executive Officer of GEMW Group Sdn Bhd
  • Pn Padzilah Enda Sulaiman, Founder of Siti Khadijah Holding Sdn Bhd
  • Hoe Kian Choon, Chief Executive Officer of Cuckoo International Sdn Bhd

Business & Community Leadership Award

  • A Cut Above-Services (Hair Artistry)
  • Brickfields Asia College-Education
  • Fire Fighter Industry-Fire Fighting Solutions
  • Lord’s Tailor-Fashion: Premium & Bespoke Suits
  • Klinik Mediviron-Clinical Services & Solutions
  • Mutiara Teknologi-ICT Solutions
  • Q-Dees-Preschool Education

Brand of Distinction Award

  • Crown Records Management-Document Storage & Management
  • Inovar Resources-Floorcovering Solutions
  • Lexis Hotel-Hospitality (Hotels & Resorts)
  • Multivac-Packaging Solutions
  • YYC Holdings-Services (Business Advisory Solutions)

Signature Award

  • ASCAP Builders-Construction
  • BMS Organics-Wellness (Organic Food & Café Chain Stores)
  • FTMS College-Education (IT, Accounting & Business Management)
  • Gribbles Pathlogy-Healthcare (Diagnostic Laboratory Services)
  • Guan Heong Holding-Biscuits & Confectionery
  • KHH Double Lion Fruit Juice Manufacturing-Beverage (Cordial & Concentrate Drinks)
  • Koyoko MP-Gel & Nano Motorcycle Batteries
  • Naelofar Hijab-E-Commerce (Fashion)
  • Q-dees “Link & Think Methodology”-Education Program
  • Siti Khadijah Apparel-Retail (Muslimah Fashion)

Emerging Brands Award

  • amaxMALL.com-E-Commerce
  • April Twenty Two-Beauty &Cosmetics
  • Crynx-Skincare Solutions
  • Kiddomo Universe- Education (Children’s Playland)
  • Menate Steak Hub-F&B (Steak House)

BestBrands Award

  • AIMS-Enterprise (Data Centre Solutions)
  • Amlion Toothpaste-Manufacturing (Oral & Personal Care)
  • BioCare Pharmaceutical-Healthcare (Pharmaceutical Solutions)
  • Brainy Bunch-Education (Islamic Montessori)
  • Dave’s Deli-F&B (Delicatessen Restaurant Chain)
  • Gem Clinic-Wellness (Aesthetic Solutions)
  • Harvest Bakery-Baking & Confectionery Solutions
  • Hypershoe-Fashion (Footwear)
  • Persatuan Tarian Singa Dan Naga Kun Seng Keng Kuala Lumpur-Arts & Culture (Lion Dance)
  • Maju Home- Integrated Furniture Solutions
  • Meranti Furniture-Manufacturing (Furniture)
  • MODU System-Conveyor Automation Solutions
  • MSEDotNet-ICT Solutions
  • MyKRIS Asia-ICT (Internet Content & Service Provider)
  • MNEmpire- Dengue Prevention Technology
  • Medi-Life- Healthcare Solutions
  • Pak Ali Food Industries-Consumer (Preserved Fruits)
  • Panorama Holidays- Leisure (Travel & Tours)
  • Propay Partners- HR & Employee Mobility Solutions
  • PropertyGuru-Real Estate (Online Property Portal)
  • Pensolar-Renewable Energy Solutions
  • Queby Recovery Management-Services (Financial Recovery Management)
  • Serbajadi-Horticulture Solutions
  • Sunshine Kingdom-Retail (Snacks & Confectionery)
  • Seers-Consumer (Hybrid Hot Water System)
  • Simple Advantage- Software Development
  • Tropical Villas-Luxury Homestay
  • Waterco-Water Treatment Solutions 

From L-R: Dr KKJohan (President), Alain Robert (Guest of Honor), Tan Sri Rainer Althoff (Chairman)

Performance by Kun Seng Keng Lion Dance Association Kuala Lumpur