Sarawak Convention Bureau

Malaysia’s first award for Business Events – the Anak Sarawak Awards, officially announces the finalists for its 9th edition of the flagship awards.

Y.B Datuk Lee Kim Shin

Assistant Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Y.B Datuk Lee Kim Shin extends his congratulations as well as highlights the role of sector partners, “Industry partners, convention hosts, and the media all hold an equal stake in developing the Business Events sector (meetings, exhibitions, congress and exhibitions), and this is one of the platforms where we can honour their contributions.”

“Everyone has different roles, but united under one single goal, our contributions will propel the sector and Sarawak forward in great strides,” continued Y.B Datuk Lee.

He further explains the significance of the 9th Anak Sarawak Awards, “Beyond the recognition, the 9th Anak Sarawak Awards is a platform for sector partners to gain greater exposure, build new alliances, enhance their brand, and co-develop the sector.”


An initiative of the Sarawak Convention Bureau, the 9th Anak Sarawak Awards will take place on Friday, 24th August 2018 in conjunction with Sarawak’s inaugural conference – the Business Events Tribal Meet (TriBE 2018) which will gather over 200 delegates from associations, industry partners, media to facilitate Sarawak’s digital economic transformation through Business Events.

“It is with great pride that what started out as an appreciation initiative to local hosts who has won bids, has now become a benchmark of excellence for the Business Events sector. We would like to thank all our sector partners for their excellence and dedication, especially in the recent years, which is evident from our performance and the number of quality submissions we have received,” remarked Amelia Roziman, Chief Operating Officer of the Sarawak Convention Bureau. I would like to congratulate the finalists, as well as the nominees for the Outstanding Achievement awards, which will be announced at the awards,” concluded Roziman.