THE annual Top Business Excellence Awards (TBEA) 2016 in Penang honoured 103 home-grown businesses while raising funds for charity.
A Charity and Fundraising Activity held during the dinner at the grand ballroom of St Giles Wembley Hotel saw RM30,753 raised by organisers of the event My Business Excellence Sdn Bhd (MYBE).
The funds went to the Great Heart Charity Association, a non-profit group which provides assistance to the needy.
Companies which bagged the coveted TBEA Exemplary 20 Honours awards included Brahim’s SATS Food Services Sdn Bhd, Tiong Nam Logistics Holdings Bhd, 3A Coating Technology (M) Sdn Bhd, Bossard (M) Sdn Bhd, Chin’s Chinese Cuisine, Chop Tong Guan Sdn Bhd and Healy Mac’s Irish Bar and Restaurant.
Completing the list of award winners were Kara Marketing (M) Sdn Bhd, Kar Hong Glass Sdn Bhd, Khean Seng Engineering Sdn Bhd, Kinabalu Food Industries Sdn Bhd, Kong Cheong Food Industries Sdn Bhd, Lunas Label Sdn Bhd, Marco Polo Creamery (M) Sdn Bhd, Maxxima Resources (M) Sdn Bhd, Polyseed Footprint Solutions Sdn Bhd, Pusat Latihan Pandu Cemerlang Sdn Bhd, Respack Manufacturing Sdn Bhd, SMT Technologies Sdn Bhd and Two Studio Multimedia Academy Sdn Bhd.
The businesses were assessed by MYBE’s independent advisory panel, GE Consult Asia Sdn Bhd.
MYBE managing director Lau Joo Tong said the selected award recipients had demonstrated remarkable resilience to run and sustain their businesses outside their comfort zone.
“Their success stories will definitely inspire more aspiring entrepreneurs to step up their game,” he said.
Deputy Chief Minister I Datuk Mohd Rashid Hasnon, who was the guest of honour at the event, praised MYBE for recognising deserving businesses as well as supporting a good cause at the dinner.