8th November 2012, Marina Bay Sands Ballroom
Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards
Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards (APEA) is given in honour of enterprising men and women who have proven their enterprising spirit, whilst not neglecting the social responsibilities that come with business leadership.
We welcome your nominations in the following categories:
Category 1: Outstanding Entrepreneur Awards
Awarded to outstanding individuals who have demonstrated entrepreneurial attributes that make them role models for emerging entrepreneurs, including the tenacity and perseverance to continue innovating and making a difference under adverse situations and environments.
These individuals continue to provide the vision and direction to their companies and are poised to be captains of their respective industries in the future.
Criteria: Nominees must be in continued leadership of a registered business (public listed or non-listed) for no less than 3 years, with a cumulative turnover of no less than USD 10 million in the past two years.
Category 2: Most Promising Entrepreneurs Awards
Winners are entrepreneurs that have displayed outstanding accomplishments in the past and present and have the vision and plans to lead their companies to be leading businesses in the near future.
Criteria: Nominees must be in continued leadership of a registered business for no less than 1 year, with an annual turnover of no less than USD 1 million in the past one year.
Category 3: Special Achievement Awards (by invitation only)
Entrepreneur of the Year
Women Entrepreneur of the Year
Young Entrepreneur of the Year
The winners are extraordinary individuals that possess true enterprising spirit. The crème de la crème of entrepreneurs, these winners are likely to be leaders of multiple businesses or a public listed company, having built the company from scratch or have taken the company to new heights since taking over the reins.
Criteria: Nominees must fulfil the same criteria as those in Category 1. Women Entrepreneur of the Year winner must be the CEO or possess majority shareholding of the business. Young Entrepreneur of the Year winner must be an entrepreneur who is 35 years old and below and has demonstrated that business acumen and entrepreneurial traits recognise no age boundary.
Lifetime Achievement Award
Presented to individual(s) who has demonstrated outstanding entrepreneurial spirit and deserved to be honoured and remembered by generations to come.