The Superbrands organisation is the only international independent authority and arbiter on international branding. Superbrands analyses brand performance across all major geographical markets in order to identify and award those brands performing above and beyond competitors with its independent and highly regarded Superbrands status.
One of the most high profile brand performance indicators comes courtesy of Interbrand’s annual league table, which looks purely at the financial value of key global brands. Some of the distinctive global brand names awarded with Superbrands are, Sony, Nokia, Mercedes-Benz, Coca-Cola, HSBC, McDonald’s, SingTel, Shell, Nike, IBM, and Dunhill.
With great honour,
The AVISTA Group was awarded with this prestigious status under the Business category in November 2006. The assignment of this Superbrands award to AVISTA was based on AVISTA’s impressive financial results and value with its proven brand penetration strategies as a whole.
SME Recognition Award (SMERA)
The SME Recognition Award (SMERA) Series is an annual award programme organised by the SMI Association of Malaysia to recognise and celebrate the outstanding achievements of small and medium enterprises in Malaysia. Launched in 2002, this Recognition Award programme is into its 8th consecutive year of Awards Presentation. It is well-supported by the leading Malaysian Chambers of Commerce, including the Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce, the Malays Chambers of Commerce and the Indian Chamber of Commerce. SMI Association of Malaysia represents the aspirations and interests of more than 545,000 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Malaysia.
Besides showcasing the achievements of Malaysia’s top SMEs, this Award also provides a premium platform to benchmark the service/quality of SMEs, as well as enhance their intellectual properties and brand image in the global marketplace. The integrity and quality of the SME Recognition Award is jealously protected by the organisers, supported by a reputable independent auditor whose role is to assess, evaluate and shortlist the potential Award winners for final judging by a top-class Selection Committee comprising leading business personalities and trade officials.
The AVISTA Group was recognised as one of the outstanding achievers in the SME and SMI categories in December 2010.
Asia Pacific International Honesty Enterprise KERIS Award
A joint-collaborative effort between the Asia Pacific Excellence Entrepreneur Alliance, Entrepreneur Development Association, various Asia Pacific city governments, business associations and media corporations; the Asia Pacific International Honesty Enterprise – Keris Award winners are determined based on the companies’ financial figures over the last two years as well as their non-financial performance.
The criteria used in the evaluation process included Innovation and Strategies, Research and Development, Strategic Planning and Implementation, Honesty track records, Corporate Social Responsibility, Accreditation, Profit / Sales Growth and Market Presence.
The AVISTA Group received this prestigious award in January 2011. This award proved that even in todays commercialized society where deceit and fraud have tremendously impeded the comprehensive development of the entire industry, AVISTA realised that honesty of an enterprise has become increasingly important. Honesty represents the operating and management style of an enterprise, its reputation as well as public image in the market. It is also a vital indicator when entrepreneurs choose their strategic partners or when consumers make their purchasing decisions. These are values that AVISTA abide by.
AVISTA is an international diversified group with major interests in property, telecommunication, technology and professional service.
The group has substancial investment in more than 70 companies across Singapore, Malaysia and Cambodia.
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