The DHL-SCMP Hong Kong Business Awards, held annually since 1989, celebrates exceptional contributions by corporate executives and business owners in the city.
The awards, held without interruption since 1990, honour outstanding achievements in seven categories this year. A lifetime achievement award is available to honour the worthy recipient at the discretion of the judges.
The annual awards held the first in-person black tie dinner since 2018, marking the city’s bounce back from two tumultuous years and its worst recession on record.
Nominations can be submitted online or by mail until Friday, September 24, and the awards will be given out on December 2.
Amid slumping corporate earnings and record unemployment in a recession, the awards’ panel of judges shifted the weight of their adjudication to emphasise corporate social responsibility.
This year’s awards come as the economy is mired in its worst recession in decades amid the coronavirus pandemic, and escalating US-China tensions.
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The awards honour exceptional leadership at a particularly tumultuous moment for Hong Kong, as the worst political crisis in the city’s history and a year-long US-China trade war combined to drive the local economy into its first technical recession in a decade.
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The DHL/SCMP Hong Kong Business Awards 2014 was launched yesterday.