The SME and Entrepreneurs Business Awards 2020 (SEBA 2020) has announced that based on the latest development of the pandemic situation in Malaysia, and the recent announcement made by Senior Minister of National Security Council, Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob, the Board of Advisory and awards committee has decided to reschedule the award gala dinner to new date. The Organising Chairperson of SEBA 2020, Lyndia Wong, together with Chairman of Yayasan Usahawan Malaysia Chairman, Nitesh Malani, the main organiser of SEBA, made the announcement.
As of today, the awards gala dinner is scheduled to happen on 21st January 2021, and nominations are still open and can be done via submitting entries on www.seba.asia.
SEBA 2020 committee will continue to monitor the progress of the COVID-19 situation in Malaysia and will make necessary adjustments according to the event development. We truly feel the pain of businesses especially SME’s & SMI’s and will look forward in engaging with all relevant government and private organisations to provide facilitation.
“SEBA is about entrepreneurs and recognising their success. Our awardees look forward to attending the physical award gala dinner every year. This is our motivation for organizing a grand and memorable event year after year. Though a virtual event seems to be the way to go for many, SEBA is committed to organise a physical gala dinner for our awardees. However, at this junction, we believe everyone’s wellbeing should be the top priority, hence the rescheduling is necessary. We shall meet and celebrate when this pandemic subsides,” said Lyndia Wong, Chairperson the SME and Entrepreneur Business Awards (SEBA 2020).
SEBA is an annual initiative organised by Yayasan Usahawan Malaysia and curated by Xhale Asia (M) Sdn Bhd. SEBA 2020 will be held for the fifth (5th) year, showcasing Malaysia’s most notable companies and entrepreneurs. Past winners including luminaries from the industry such as Dato’ Sri Siti Nurhaliza (Celebrity Entrepreneur of The Year 2017/2018), Tan Sri Lee Kim Yew (Lifetime Achievement Award 2018), and Datuk Ramli Ibrahim (performing Art Entrepreneur of the Year 2018).
Yayasan Usahawan Malaysia (MyPreneurship) is a non-government organisation that strives on the frontier of gathering, creating and developing sustainable companies with strong entrepreneurship traits. The organisation builds credibility on serving as a platform that supports the development of companies across all businesses. It offers programs that are tailored with their best interest in mind of ensure that they can achieve their goals while sustaining core values.