THE BrandLaureate – SMEs Chapter Award 2007 gala night held in Kuala Lumpur on Jan 8 was certainly a day to remember for many local small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
A total of 81 local brands, representing the best brands from the sector received awards in recognition for their corporate branding and product branding.
Eight agencies and corporations also received The BrandLaureate – SMEs Supporters Award for their contributions to the development of SMEs in Malaysia.
Organised by the Asia Pacific Brands Foundation, the event was graced by their majesties the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al Wathiqu Billah Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin Ibni Almarhum Sultan Mahmud Al-Muktafi Shah Al-Haj and Raja Permaisuri Agung, Tuanku Nur Zahirah.
More than a 1,000 guests witnessed the award presentation.
The Yang di-Pertuan Agong AlWathiqu BillahTuanku MizanZainal Abidin IbniAlmarhum SultanMahmud Al-MuktafiBillah Shah Al-Hajendorsing TheBrandLaureateAward/The SMEsChapter Award forthe Asia PacificBrands Foundation.Witnessing theevent are (from left)foundation deputychairman W.T.Seah, TheBrandLaureate CEODr K.K. Johan andfoundationchairman DatukSyed Amin Aljeffri
From left: Group managing director of Motorex Group DatukJeffrey Lim, Spark Manshop Sdn Bhd chief marketingofficer/creative director Mansor Tun Abdul Aziz andMeridian Surf Sdn Bhd executive director Datin Anna Lim
Securiforce Sdn Bhdexecutive chairmanDatuk Maznah Hamid(left) posing for aphotograph with theYang di-Pertuan AgongAl Wathiqu BillahTuanku Mizan ZainalAbidin Ibni AlmarhumSultan Mahmud Al-Muktafi Billah Shah Al-Haj, Asia Pacific BrandsFoundation chairmanDatuk Syed Amin Aljeffri(second from left) andThe BrandLaureate CEODr K.K. Johan (right)after receiving TheBrandLaureate – SMEsBrand Personality Award
From left: MalaysiaTourism PromotionBoard deputy directorgeneralDatuk RazaliMohd Daud, ResortsWorld Bhd publicrelations andcommunications seniorvice-president DatukAnthony K.S. Yeo andPersonal DevelopmentLeadershipManagementCorporation (M) SdnBhd founder andexecutive chairmanDatuk Lawrence ChanKum Peng
From left: World ofFeng Shui directorand WOFS.com SdnBhd CEO JenniferToo, Neeta's HerbalNatural HerbCosmeticsprinciple/CEO NeetaGosalia, Datuk SitiNurhaliza andNeeta's Herbalfranchisee MradulaR. Lal
From left: ClaraInternationalBeauty GroupSdn Bhd chiefprincipal DatinDr Clara Chee,Malaysia BookOf Records SdnBhd managingdirector DatukDanny Ooi andMalaysia Bookof Recordscommitteemember DatukS.Y. Lin