Befitting Recognition for Excellence Industry Leaders

Date : 19 MAY 2017 ( Monday- Friday)
Time : 9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Venue : Dorsett Hotel, Putrajaya

Realising the overarching importance of the role of industrialisation in moving the economic vibrancy of the state, Invest Kedah recently organised the inaugural Kedah Industry Excellence Industry Excellence Awards 2017 to honour and recognise excellence by the industrial community in Kedah. The awards is also aimed at promoting investments and re-investments in the state as well as promoting healthy competition among industry players. Furthermore, the winners of these awards will invariably become the bone fide envoys with the brightest testimonials about their investment in Kedah.

Chaired by Dato’ Ahmad Shukri Tajuddin, Chief Executive Officer, Menteri Besar Incorporated (MBI), the selection committee comprising Invest Kedah, Malaysia Investment Development Authority (MIDA), Kulim Technology Park Corporation Sdn Bhd and Small and Medium Enterprise Corporation (SME Corp), focused on five(5) main criteria to determine the eventual winners of the awards : Total overall investments, total overall business turnover, duration of operations, total employment, total contributions to the state government and corporate social responsibility. The prestigious awards ceremony and dinner was held at Dewan Seri Negeri, Wisma Darul Aman with the graceful attendance of YAB Dato’ Seri DiRaja Ahmad Bashah Md Hanipah, Kedah Menteri Besar who presented the awards of excellence to the recipients. YAB also took the opportunity to mingle with the heads of industries in Kedah.