Kuala Lumpur, 5 October: The much-anticipated 100 Most Influential Young Entrepreneurs (100MIYE) Gala Dinner was held on 5 October at the Grand Ballroom of the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.
This marks Armani Media Sdn Bhd’s third year of organising the awards under the auspices of Entrepreneur Insight. Congregating under one roof, 100 of the nation’s most talented, innovative and enterprising individuals will be recognised by the prestigious award which honours their excellent achievements.
The climax of the night was the presentation of the “Lifetime Entrepreneur’s Achievement Award” to AirAsia Group Chief Executive Officer Tan Sri Tony Fernandes, who is one of the most recognised entrepreneurs in the world.
Selecting the deserving 100MIYE winners and compiling their details into the 100MIYE hardcover coffee table book were no mean feat. The compilation details their inspiring stories, challenges and how they overcame these adversities to emerge as champions in their respective businesses. A video clip for each of the 100MIYE awardee was also produced as a tribute to their achievements.
“This year’s 100 Most Influential Young Entrepreneurs have led their respective business to excellence, mainly through effective management and sheer determination in basically everything they do,” says Dato’ KK Chua, Founder of Armani Media Sdn Bhd.
“They also adopted innovative and creative ideas on the path of driving their business to success. They should be proud of their achievements,” he adds.
Among the 100MIYE recipients this year include Dato’ Sri Siti Nurhaliza, Dato’ Dr. Sheikh Muszaphar, Fattah Amin, Joel Neoh and Shila Amzah. The dazzling Gala Dinner themed “Redefining Entrepreneurship” will be officiated by guest of honour Entrepreneur Development Minister YB Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof.
Besides acknowledging the nation’s top 100 most influential business magnates, the ongoing “Young Entrepreneurs’ Outreach Fund” collected from the night will be utilised to help budding Entrepreneurs to realise their fullest potential.”
THE 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS 2018 GALA DINNER
As the title indicates, the 100MIYE recognition acknowledges Malaysians under 45 years of age who have made their respective mark in the industry encapsulated by a disruptive innovative business model of a successful business, having also been prominently featured on mass and social media with philanthropic work and other achievements that have made an impact on the social, economic and industrial landscape.
Similar to the first and second year, the launch of The 100 MIYE 2018 Yearbook also features 100 icons for 100 ideas, innovations and inspirations with personal video interviews of 100 MIYE’s start-up stories in Entrepreneur’s Insight You Tube channel.
An official unveiling of the 100 MIYE 2018 Yearbook that encapsulates nominees of “THE 100” lists their rise to success was launched after the awards presentation. It will be sold in major bookstores. For further orders, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Armani Media Sdn Bhd
Armani Media Sdn Bhd (Armani Media) is a media and events company operating on two main platforms; its published property magazine Property Insight and Entrepreneur Insight monthly magazines. These magazines are now one of the country’s leading property and entrepreneur magazines backed by the largest Facebook fan base of over 300,000 and counting.
Entrepreneur Insight aims to provide a focused coverage on the world of entrepreneurship and small-medium-enterprises and serves as a gateway to business guides and updates via its web portal, social media and events.
Operating on the theme Entrepreneurs Growing Entrepreneurs, Entrepreneur Insight was officially unveiled at the inaugural Malaysian Entrepreneur Convention (MEC) in 2016. MEC, Malaysia’s Largest Entrepreneur Convention on Malaysia’s Book of Records 2016 also organised under Armani Media which was established in 2012 by Dato’ KK Chua has trailblazed new standards for the industry.
Armani Media organises property road shows, property study tours, property summits and expos, as well as entrepreneur expos and summits around the country.
The brand is also the founder of the exclusive Entrepreneur Insight Club, gathering like-minded Entrepreneurs and business owners to take their knowledge to the next level and provide a community for business matching and mentorship. Its online publication provides comprehensive coverage on local Entrepreneurs’ movement, business trends, events, marketing, finance and lifestyle highlights. The site also features personalities and issues that shape the exciting world of Entrepreneurs today.
About Entrepreneur Insight
Entrepreneur Insight is a monthly entrepreneurial magazine published by Armani Media Sdn Bhd. In line with its motto “Entrepreneurs Growing Entrepreneurs”, Entrepreneur Insight engages numerous platforms which include among others, the Malaysia Entrepreneur Convention (MEC) which made it into The Malaysia Book of Records as Malaysia’s Largest Entrepreneur Convention, having recorded over 3,036 participants to the event.
Under its banner, Entrepreneur Insight also hosts the Entrepreneur Insight Summit, Entrepreneur Insight Workshop and Entrepreneur Insight Insider which all serve as gateways for entrepreneurs to grow and excel together to the next level.
The exclusive Entrepreneur Insight Club also takes precedence under Entrepreneur Insight’s initiatives, gathering like-minded business owners and Entrepreneurs to propel their skills and knowledge in business. A unique aspect of this club lies with its community focused business mentorship. Entrepreneur Insight is also very active with its presence felt on print and on its online platform. Fresh, updated and comprehensive coverage including video content is updated daily, making this the go-to place for catching up with the latest news and business trends unfolding in the industry.
Konvensyen Usahawan Bumiputra (KUB) is also the brainchild of Entrepreneur Insight which serves as a unique platform created to address what was perceived as a missing niche in the market with regards to Bumiputra Entrepreneurs. This platform was created to assist new Bumiputra Entrepreneurs to develop and sharpen their business acumen and grow their businesses. Held for the first time ever last year, KUB 2017 successfully garnered a record 2,630 participants which is by far, the largest Bumiputra entrepreneur convention ever held.
Adding another feather to its cap, last year, Entrepreneur Insight upped the ante by further organising the Asia Halal Brand Awards (AHBA) 2017. This is the first halal award of its kind which is endorsed by the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (JAKIM) and Halal Industry Development Corporation.
In addition to this, Entrepreneur Insight also has the foresight to organise the first-ever privately organised Kuala Lumpur International Halal Expo (KLIHE) 2018 which will be held at the Mid Valley Exhibition Centre.
Moving forward, EI+ is the latest apps which will be launched under Entrepreneur Insight which is a disruptive application technology that is anticipated to revolutionise the entire entrepreneurs’ community ranging from networking, equity funding to barter trade.