Smart Reader Kids Franchisees Shine Brightly During The Recent Malaysia Canada Business Council - 5th Business Excellence Awards 2008

SMART READER KIDS® FRANCHISEES SHINE BRIGHTLY DURING THE RECENT MALAYSIA CANADA BUSINESS COUNCIL - 5th BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2008

 

In recognising the achievements and contributions of successful Canadian or Malaysian businesses or individuals in Malaysia, the Malaysia Canada Business Council (MCBC) recently organised the MCBC 5th Business Excellence Awards (BEA) on the 30th of October 2008 in Sime Darby convention Centre.

 

Present at the MCBC BEA Gala Dinner was YB Datuk Liew Vui Keong, Deputy Minister of International Trade & Industry Malaysia, H.E. David B. Collins the High Commissioner of Canada for Malaysia along with Roger F. Poulin, President of MCBC and Dr Richard Ong, Vice-President of MCBC and Organising Chairman of the MCBC BEA 2008.

 

Ahmad Hidzir Othman from Informium Sdn Bhd (franchisee of Smart Reader Kids® Larkin Jaya and Bandar Baru Uda, JB) was awarded the Gold award for the Most Promising Young Entrepreneur. Datin Nor Hidayawati from Padu Wujud Sdn Bhd (franchisee of Smart Reader Kids® Seksyen 3, Bandar Baru Bangi; Seksyen 4 Tambahan, Bandar Baru Bangi and Seksyen 9, Bandar Baru Bangi) bagged home the Silver award for the Women Entrepreneur of the Year.

 

Smart Reader® Worldwide sponsored the awards for that were performing outstandingly as franchisors with an Industry Excellence for Franchisors Award. The Gold award in this category was awarded to Secret Recipe Cakes & Café Sdn Bhd.

 

The MCBC is a private, non-profit organisation, established in Kuala Lumpur in 1989 to foster and enhance relationships between Canada and Malaysia. MCBC provides a forum for networking, promotion, and information sharing. It represents the interests of it members, serving as a catalyst for further trade and investment between Canada and Malaysia.



Ahmad Hidzir Othman (winner of Most Promising Young Entrepreneur – Gold Award) and Datin Nor Hidayawati Jaafar (winner of Women Entrepreneur of the Year – Silver Award) with Dr Richard Ong, CEO (far left) and Dr K H Wang, Group Executive Director of Smart Reader® Worldwide (far right).