HONG KONG, 16 October 2015 –

SCMP Group Ltd (SEHK: 583), Asia’s leading media holding company, yesterday named five outstanding small & medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and entrepreneurs at the 2nd Enterprising Hong Kong Awards.

Organised by the SCMP Group and sponsored by DHL Express, the Awards recognise and celebrate SMEs and their leaders whose brilliance defines industry benchmarks. The winners were selected by an esteemed panel of judges from nominations recommended by a number of industry partners.

The Enterprising Hong Kong Awards 2015 winners are:

  • Young Entrepreneur Award – Mr Derek Wu, Director of Future Lighting Collection
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Award – Wessen Group Limited
  • Innovation Excellence Award – Infocast Limited
  • Export Excellence Award – Advance Bright Limited
  • Brand Excellence Award (public voting) – Anything But Salads


At the Enterprising Hong Kong Awards 2015 presentation ceremony are (from left) Innovation Excellence Award winner – Infocast Limited, represented by its Director of Platform Strategy Mr Alex Cheung; Corporate Social Responsibility Award winner – Wessen Group Limited, represented by its Managing Director Dr Thomas Su; Brand Excellence Award winner – Anything But Salads, represented by its CEO & Co-founder Ms Calista Goh; Ms Ecila Chan, Vice President, Commercial, DHL Express Hong Kong; Mr Robin Hu, CEO of SCMP Group; Mr Derek Wu, Young Entrepreneur Award winner & CEO of Future Lighting Collection; and Export Excellence Award winner – Advance Bright Limited, represented by its Managing Director Mr Felix Chan.


At the 2nd Enterprising Hong Kong Awards are representatives from industry partners (from left) Mr Gary Tong, Chairman of Hong Kong Young Entrepreneur Association; Mr Eugene Chan, National Business Director of Junior Chamber International Hong Kong; Mr Francis Lee, Vice Chairman of Hong Kong (SME) Economic and Trade Promotional Association; Dr Stephen Kwok, President of Hong Kong Small and Medium Enterprises Association; Dr Edward Lam, President of Hong Kong SME Development Federation; Ms Elsie Cheung, COO of the SCMP Group; Mr Jefferson Wat, President of SME Global Alliance Limited; Mr Charles Hui, Vice Chairman of Hong Kong Promotion Associations for Small and Medium Enterprises; Mr Jimmy Wan, Founding President of Hong Kong Greater China SME Alliance Association; Mr Peter Lam, President of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Small and Medium Business; and Ms Carol Hui, Vice President of Federation of International SME.

Mr Robin Hu, SCMP Group Chief Executive Officer, remarked: “The Awards were created to celebrate outstanding entrepreneurs behind numerous small and medium enterprises. It plays a vital role in underlining their critical importance to our economy. By commending the best of the best in entrepreneurship, innovation, export, branding and corporate social responsibility, the Awards strive to capture the essence of these qualities in which Hong Kong enterprises excel. This year’s finalists and winners clearly personify these virtues.”

He added: “All our finalists are the true bedrock of Hong Kong’s world-class business engine, and it is their collective effort that turns Hong Kong into one of the shiniest trade-capital of not only China, but the world.”

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About SCMP Group Ltd and South China Morning Post

SCMP Group Limited (SEHK: 583) is a leading newspaper and magazine publisher in Asia. Its flagship publication, the South China Morning Post, is Hong Kong’s internationally recognised English language newspaper and has the city’s most affluent and influential readership.

First published in 1903, the newspaper has developed an enviable reputation for authoritative, influential and independent reporting on Hong Kong, China and the rest of Asia. Available in print, mobile, tablets and online through scmp.com and e-reader editions, the South China Morning Post reaches a global audience with daily breaking news, analysis and opinion, multimedia articles and interactive forums. The South China Morning Post received over 160 awards in 2014-15 for excellence in editorial, marketing and technical capabilities. Other titles in the Group include the Sunday Morning Post, Nanzao.com (南早.com), Nanzaozhinan.com (南早香港指南.com), STYLE, Destination Macau, The PEAK, HK Magazine and The List.

Through the joint venture partnership with Hearst, SCMP Hearst publishes the Chinese editions of Cosmopolitan, CosmoBride, Harper’s BAZAAR, Harper’s BAZAAR Art, Harper’s BAZAAR Bride, Esquire, ELLE, ELLE Men, ELLE Wedding, ELLE Décoration, and ELLE Accessories; and operates Cosmopolitan.com.hk, Cosmogirl.com.hk, Harpersbazaar.com.hk, ELLE.com.hk and EsquireHK.com in Hong Kong.

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