AWEA 2019

Proposal of MCWEA AWARDS 2019

Name :
Asian Women Entrepreneurs Awards 2019 (AWEA 2019) 亞洲女企業家獎 2019

Theme :
Achievement. Leadership. Inspiration. Innovation. Transformation.

Mission :

To promote and enhance women leadership in business regionally by working together collectively with the international women associations in the Asian region to unite and to celebrate the legendary achievements of women.

Key Goals / Objectives :

  • ●  To recognise and accolade business women for their excellent achievements and contributions towards the industry and nation building.
  • ●  To empower women to excel further in their respective industries and to elevate them to be greater role models.

    Target Audiences :

    Women who are prominent business leaders and role models in their respective industries.

Areas :
Malaysia + other Asian countries.

Years of Business Experience : Minimum of 5 years.

Entry Rules :

Entry is open to Malaysian women in business via application or nomination, and Asian women in business via nomination.

The applicants/nominees may be either business owners or corporate leaders.

The award winners must be present in-person to receive their awards during the Awards Presentation Ceremony on 12 November 2019 at the Sunway Hotel Resort & Spa at their own expense.

Entry Requirements :

  • ●  Applications/Nominations in no more than 2 categories.
  • ●  Entry eligibility. Please refer to the section on “Judging Criteria”.
  • ●  All Malaysian entries must be supported with required documents either

    delivered by hand or sent online, whichever is applicable. The required documents must include a completed application/nomination form and supporting documents such as the latest ONE YEAR of Management Account Report, Company Profile brochure and a Company Website Address.

  • ●  Judging panelists will consist of industry leaders and any other persons deemed fit for the Judges Panel.
  • ●  Applicants/Nominees must be available for interview with the judges at their own expense if required.
  • ●  Award winners must be present in-person to receive their awards at the Awards Presentation Ceremony on 12 November 2019 at the Sunway Hotel Resort & Spa at their own expense.
  • ●  Site visits may be made should the need arise.
  • ●  Judges’ decisions are absolute and final. No further inquiry will be

    entertained.

  • ●  Images and information as submitted in the application/nomination

    forms may be used for publicity purposes.

  • ●  Closing date for submission of entries : 3pm 25 October 2019.
  • ●  All application/nomination to be addressed to : AWEA Secretariat, KL
  • ●  AWEA Selection Committee :
  • ●  Address: AWEA Secretariat, KL
  • ●  AWEA website : AWEA
  • ●  Contact us : AWEA Secretariat
  • ●  Email address : awea.mcwea@gmail.com

    Judging Criteria :
    Overall, judges would like to see :

    • ●  Significant achievements in terms of personal and corporate branding in recent years.
    • ●  Good record of revenue growth and profitability based on the latest ONE YEAR of Management Account Report ?
    • ●  C suites and leaders in different industries or trade associations and have made impactful contribution to the industry and nation building.
    • ●  Proven leadership skills and influences.
    • ●  Women who are open-minded and adaptable to different and diverse

      professional environments.

    • ●  Are game changers who demonstrated initiative to innovate and

      transform with legendary performance.

● Are capable to lead by example with ethics and honesty, and are non- controversial, have positive impact and influence on their industries, communities and profession.

Categories of Leadership Awards for Malaysia :

1. Lifetime Achievement
2. Business Women of the Year 3. SME
4. Finance/Fintech
5. Science and Environment
6. Information Technology
7. International/Regional Awards 8. Trade Association Leadership 9. Social Entrepreneurship

Categories of Leadership Awards for Asian Countries : One category only : Trade Association Leadership

MCWEA Outstanding Contribution Award : One award only.

Judging for the MCWEA Outstanding Contribution Award 2019 will be based on :

● Frequencyofmeetingattendance
● Levelofcommitmentandcontribution ● Leadership

● Initiative
● Resourcefulness ● Responsibility
● Congeniality

Our Judges :

3 or 5 individuals who are reputable industry experts and are of high profile, known for their expertise and success in their own industries.

Our sponsors :
Individuals or corporate brands are welcome.

Checklist :
The documents and information as requested under “Entry Requirements”.

Nomination Form :
<TO USE THE MCWEA AWARDS 2017 FORM, WITH SOME UPDATES>

FAQ :
1. What are the AWEA Awards?

Answer : A recognition program organised by the Malaysia Chinese Women Entrepreneurs Association (MCWEA) – an NGO that seeks to encourage, enhance and empower business women in contributing towards the development of community, industries and the building of national economy.

Key Mission :

To promote and enhance women leadership in business regionally by working together collectively with the international women associations in the Asian region to unite and to celebrate the legendary achievements of women.

Key Goals / Objectives :

  • ●  To recognize and accolade business women for their excellent achievements and contributions towards the industry and nation building.
  • ●  To empower women to excel further in their respective industries and to elevate them to be greater role models.
  1. Number of Winners?
    Answer : One winner for each category ?
  2. Judging Criteria?

Overall, judges would like to see :

  • ●  Significant achievements in terms of personal and corporate branding.
  • ●  Good record of revenue growth and profitability based on the latest ONE

    YEAR of Management Account Report.

  • ●  C suites and leaders in different industries or trade associations and those

    who have made impactful contributions to their industry and towards

    nation building.

  • ●  Proven leadership skills and influences. For example: <… >
  • ●  Women who are open-minded and adaptable to different and diverse

    professional environments.

  • ●  Are game changers who have demonstrated initiative for innovation and

    transformation, with legendary performance.

  • ●  Are capable to lead by example with ethics and honesty, and are non- controversial, have positive impact and influence on their industries, communities and profession.
  • ●  Age limit :
    Lifetime Achievement : Must be over 70 years old.

    Other Categories : Must be 18 years old and above.

  1. JudgingDate: Answer : End October
  2. Date of Results Announcement : Answer : 1 November 2019.
  3. Date of Awards Presentation Ceremony : Answer : 12 November 2019.
  4. What will the winners receive?
    Answer : One trophy, one year free membership to MCWEA and two free seat for Business Matching on 13th Nov 2019.
  5. How to apply or to nominate someone? Answer : Please visit our AWEA website ( awea.mcwea@gmail.com)
  6. Deadline for application/nomination? Answer : 3pm 19 October 2019.

10. Can an individual apply or nominate herself? Answer : Yes.

11. Can anyone apply or nominate more than one woman? Answer : Yes.

12. Can the application or nomination be extended past the closing date?
Answer : No.