ABA 2014 is already closing its application.

As you may be informed earlier, the ASEAN Business Awards 2014 is closing its registration on 15th July 2014. However,  in order to have as many participant as possible, we will be extending the final closing date for completion of registered companies to 31-Jul-2014. This mean that we no longer accepting new registration via website but will allow already registered companies to complete their registration. Please keep in mind that you will need to complete your application and submit them to be considered for the awards.

ASEAN Business Awards 2014 Registration


Operational Presence shall have the following meanings and stipulations;

  1. The core purpose of requiring operational presence in two or more ASEAN member states is to promote intra ASEAN trade and investment and also enhance the competitiveness of ASEAN companies to compete on a national as well as regional platform
  2. Operational presence may be in the following forms;
    1. Having an established and registered business entity in two or more ASEAN member states and actively undertaking business activities
    2. Having business activities in two or more ASEAN member states through the use of franchises, agency, cooperation agreements or other formal arrangements for the exchange of goods and services

Launch of the 2014 ASEAN Business Awards


The annual ASEAN Business Awards are back for 2014 and it is better than ever.  With the core concept of Inclusive Connectivity, the Awards have been amended and expanded to reflect the key and emerging players and trends in the region that are or will be the Drivers of Growth.  With six sub categories yielding 60 National Champions and 6 ASEAN Champions, the prestigious and covetted Awards are the benchmarks of excellence and achievement in ASEAN and beyond.  Register and compete against the best in the region to become the Gold Standard of ASEAN.

First winners of ASEAN Business Awards announced

Four local firms and two corporate heads were recognized during the first ASEAN Business Awards Philippines, the local counterpart of the regional ASEAN Business Awards. ASEAN Business Awards was established by the ASEAN Business Advisory Council to recognize companies in the region that have contributed to the overall growth of the ASEAN economy. Leading this year’s winners in the Large Enterprise category is listed port operator International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI), which received the award for corporate excellence.

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Six Phl firms vie for most admired plum in Asean Business Awards

MANILA, Philippines - Six Filipino firms will represent the country in this year’s regional ASEAN Business Awards to compete for the honor of being named as the most admired enterprises in the region. Leading this year’s cast is port giant International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI), a developer and operator of container terminals in gateway ports in over 20 countries across Asia-Pacific, the Americas, Europe and the Middle East.

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56 PH businesses compete for Asean Business Awards

MANILA, Philippines – Fifty-six small and large Philippine companies are vying for the inaugural Asean Business Awards Philippines, which aim to recognize enterprises which explore and harness the opportunities offered by the Asean Economic Community (AEC).

“We are quite pleased with the participation of companies in the first ever Asean Business Awards Philippines. It is our hope that the awards will serve to inspire and motivate more Filipino businesses to participate and become key players in the broader regional market, as well as strengthen the Philippines’ overall competitiveness in the AEC,” Teresita Sy-Coson, Philippine representative to the Asean Business Advisory Council (ABAC) and vice-chair of SM Investments Corp. said in a press statement on Tuesday.

Raising awareness about ASEAN integration

Business leaders support the launch of the ASEAN Business Advisory Council Business Awards, the first ever recognition program for Philippine enterprises which have contributed to the growth and prosperity of the ASEAN economy. Present during the launch were (from left) Jay Yuvallos, ASEAN BAC Philippine member; Edmundo Soriano, FINEX president; Gregorio Navarro, MAP president; Teresita Sy-Coson, ASEAN BAC Philippines member; Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima; Alfredo Yao, PCCI president; and Foreign Affairs Assistant Secretary Luis Cruz. (Source: The Philippine Star)

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