Local Innovation, Global Recognition: Platinum Business Awards 2018

Published by Sabrina Alauddin @ 27/03/2018

SME Malaysia recently held a press conference, launching its 17th Platinum Business Awards (PBA) at Royale Chulan, Damansara. PBA is a premium platform to benchmark businesses’ performance and quality standards of SMEs or individuals in the fields of products, branding and operations.

National President of SME Association of Malaysia (SME Malaysia), Datuk Michael Kang remarked, “The theme for PBA 2018, ‘Local Innovation, Global Recognition’, urges SMEs to champion innovation as a driving force of growth in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0).”

“The introduction of new, unique products to consumers will differentiate your business from others, while venturing into worldwide markets will lead to global presence and recognition. As the merits of innovation multiply, this year’s theme is a call for SMEs to infuse new thinking technology and talent into their business model,” he added. 

PBA 2018 organized by SME Malaysia is audited by Messrs Kreston John Gan and sponsored by HRDF and Exsim Development Sdn Bhd. The event’s co-sponsor includes HP Indigo, RHB Bank and York Malaysia with Skynet Worldwide as its official courier.

PBA 2018 is now open for nominations and more details are available at www.pbasme.com.