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Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards

2020 is the Hong Bao Media’s third year organizing the awards. The objective of the awards is to encourage local business leaders in Singapore and Malaysia to appear in the media, and showcase exceptional media interview skills and other forms of communication. They recognize the importance of building a culture of excellence in communication among businesses and executives in southeast Asia, and promoting a diversity of opinion and voices in the media.

APACD is proud to be supporting the 2020 Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards. We encourage members to nominate their eligible executives by submitting the official entry form at To qualify, nominees must be Singaporeans or Malaysians (for each country’s award).

A number of APACD members also serve on this year’s judging panel.

More details of the awards can be found from the download here. 

Categories for this year’s awards are:

* Best Broadcast Interview (posted on the TV/radio station’s website)

* Best Online Interview (on an online-only publication’s website)

* Best Covid Communications (posted in any media, dealing with the fallout of Covid-19).

Call for nominations extended to 31st October for Singapore and Malaysia.

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