Ireland’s Centre of Excellence for Asia Business Knowledge & Partnership
2019 Award Categories – Entries Close 17.00 Tuesday 29 October
Most Successful Market Entry into Asia
To recognise Irish companies with global ambition who have successfully entered or achieved significant expansion and scale in a new Asian market. Open to large, SME and HPSU companies.
Financial Services Exporter of the Year
To recognise Irish companies who have won significant business in Asian markets. Open to Ireland based MNCs, aviation finance, funds, vendor financing and FinTech/ online payments sectors.
Food & Beverage Exporter of the Year
To recognise food & beverage companies who have won significant business in Asian markets. Open to Ireland based indigenous companies and MNC’s.
Higher Education Institute Partnership of the Year
To recognise the achievement of the best partnership with an Asian peer institution. Open to individual projects/partnerships from departments, research institutes and business schools within higher education institutes.
Tourism Provider of the Year
To recognise the achievement of the best Irish tourism provider for Asian visitors. Open to accommodations, airlines, retail, tour operators and visitor attractions.
Technology Exporter of the Year
To recognise technology companies who have won significant business in Asian markets. Open to Ireland based indigenous companies and MNC’s.
The Special China Twinning Award with CPAFFC
Open to local government councils demonstrating enhanced twinning partnership achievements with a Chinese city or region. Awarded jointly by Asia Matters and our partner The Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries.
Special Award to established Asian investor in Ireland
To recognise an established Asian company investing in Ireland which has made a long term and significant contribution to economic growth, employment, research and CSR.
Special Award to recent Asian investor in Ireland
To recognise a newly established Asian company investing in Ireland with a view to establishing a long term and significant contribution to economic growth, employment, research and CSR.
Special Award to an Irish Investor in Asia
To recognise an Irish company investing in Asia with a view to establishing a long term and significant contribution to economic growth, employment, skills and CSR.
The Lifetime Achievement Award
To recognise an exceptional individual of outstanding achievement whose lifetime of business and social contribution has exhibited significant, innovative and visionary leadership in the growth and advancement of Asia Ireland relations. This is the highest honor an individual can receive from Asia Matters and the award will be given at the discretion of the Asia Matters Advisory Board.
2018 Global Asia Matter Business Summit & Awards video highlights. More than 30 speakers, 400+ participants and 33 shortlisted companies. Winners announced at the black tie gala dinner, hosted by Gráinne Seoige included Kerry Group, Toyota Financial Services, Huawei, Combilift, Fenergo, AgraKepak, Magnet Networks and Cubic Telecom.
The judges will be looking for evidence of an innovative and well executed Asia specific strategic approach with clear business results referencing key contributing factors such as branding & communications, legal & regulatory, and manufacturing & distribution.
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About The Sponsors
The IDA is Ireland’s inward investment promotion agency, a semi-state body promoting Foreign Direct Investment into Ireland through a wide range of services. We partner with potential and existing investors to help them establish or expand their operations in Ireland.
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About Asia Matters
To date, over 17,500 have participated in Asia Matters events from 47 countries. Asia Matters has hosted 8 EU Asia Top Economist Round Tables and Financial Forums in Asia and Ireland as well as The Global Asia Matters Business Summit in Dublin in partnership with The Department of Business, Enterprise & Innovation.
The Asia Matters team has spent over 30 months in Asia engaging with and connecting to key policy makers and business leaders in the region.
Over 125,000 people have viewed Asia Matters publications including the annual Asia Matters Business Yearbook. The organisation is the go to place for public policy makers, corporates and the media in Ireland on all matters relating to Asia.
Contact the Asia Matters team
13 Classon House,
Dundrum Business Park,
Tel: +353 1 906 5333
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