Hong Kong, 12 July, 2016 – Enterprising Hong Kong Brand Awards, organised by South China Morning Post Publishers Limited, has awarded 11 outstanding publicly-listed and privately-held enterprises in recognition of their brand excellence. Established in 2014, the Awards recalibrated its focus this year to celebrate homegrown enterprises which led the market with brilliance in developing and sustaining strong branding.

The Awards were supported by a number of leading business associations and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), which helped identify and select the following Enterprising Hong Kong Brand Awards 2016 winners:

  • Best HK Retail and Hospitality Brand (Publicly-listed) – Tsui Wah Restaurant
  • Best HK Retail and Hospitality Brand (Privately-held) – Arome Bakery
  • Best HK Professional Services Brand (Privately-held) – Hong Kong Airlines
  • Best HK ICT Brand (Publicly-listed) – 3 Hong Kong
  • Best HK ICT Brand (Privately-held) – Octopus Cards Limited
  • Best HK Healthcare Brand (Publicly-listed) – Bamboos Professional Nursing Services
  • Best HK Healthcare Brand (Privately-held) – Tung Fong Hung
  • Best HK Trading and Storage Brand (Privately-held) – 4M
  • Best HK Property Brand (Privately-held) – D2 Place

In addition, the Awards conferred commendations to:

  • Best HK Professional Services Brand (Publicly-listed) (Commendation) – sky100
  • Best HK Property Brand (Publicly-listed) (Commendation) – Link REIT

Mr Robin Hu, Chief Executive Officer of South China Morning Post Publishers, remarked: “Companies honored by Enterprising Hong Kong Brand Awards had to demonstrate best-of-breed business strategy and breakthrough branding initiatives. The winners not only emerged as the top contender from a group of high achieving peers, they also represent the brightest business minds in our city.”

Caption: The Enterprising Hong Kong Brand Awards 2016 winners include (front row, from left) Mr Jacky Kwan, Chairman of Bamboos Professional Nursing Services; Mr Alfred Wong, Area Manager of Tung Fong Hung; Mr Sammy Kam, Technical Director of Octopus Cards Ltd.; Ms Winnie Ho, Head of Branding and Marketing Communications of 3 Hong Kong; Ms Annis Chung, Administrative Officer of 4M; Mr Patrick So, General Manager of Arome Bakery HK Co Ltd.; Mr Leslie Fok, Marketing Director, D2 Place; Mr Christopher Birt, General Manager, Inflight Services of Hong Kong Airlines. The Awards are supported by an esteemed judging panel including (back row, from left) Mr Gordon Lo, Director, Business Management of Hong Kong Productivity Council; Ms Enoch Yiu, Chief Reporter of the South China Morning Post; Mrs Christine Ip, Managing Director and CEO, Greater China of United Overseas Bank Limited; Professor Angelina Yuen, Vice President (Student and Global Affairs) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University; Mr Robin Hu, Chief Executive Officer, South China Morning Post Publishers; Mr Raymond Ho, Chairman of The Hong Kong Advertisers Association; Mr Eric Yim, Deputy Chairman of the Federation of Hong Kong Industries; Dr Edmund Lee, Executive Director of Hong Kong Design Centre; Mr Spencer Wong, Chairman of The Association of Accredited Advertising Agency of Hong Kong and Mr Stephen Liang, Director of Product Promotion of Hong Kong Trade Development Council.

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