SME Excellence (Innovation)



This award is a proof of the ability to create, nurture and develop new products or services. Qualified applicants should demonstrate how they have differentiated themselves in their industry. Achievements can include, but are not limited to the invention, design, production, performance, marketing and distribution of their product or service.


  • Be an ASEAN-incorporated enterprise with at least 40% ASEAN-owned equity
  • Be in operations for a minimum of 3 years
  • Preferably have operational presence in 2 or more ASEAN countries
  • Preferably have 2 years of audited financial statements