Celebrate and promote successful and promising Teochew entrepreneurs

17th June 2016 – Ritz Carlton Hotel, Singapore

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17th June 2016 – Ritz Carlton Hotel, Singapore

Celebrate and promote successful and promising Teochew entrepreneurs

The Teochew Entrepreneur Award (TEA) is an inaugural award organized by Teochew Poit Ip Huay Kuan, Local International Affairs (LIA) committee.

Teochew Poit Ip Huay Kuan is a Teochew Clan association in Singapore with Poit Ip referring to the eight districts in the Teochew dialects in the province of Guangdong, China. It was established in 1929 by several prominent Teochew community leaders which included Mr Lim Nee Soon, Mr Yeo Chan Boon, Mr Huang Wei Ting and Mr Lee Wee Nam. Learn More

Award Objectives

The Teochew Entrepreneur Award aims to celebrate and promote successful and promising Teochew entrepreneurs who not only contribute to the business community and economy but also the social community.

•  Identify and honor established Teochew business men for their outstanding achievements and contribution to the society and to serve as guiding role models

•  Recognize the spirit of entrepreneurship and preserve and promote the Teochew businessman values of courage, perseverance, determination, diligence and innovation in their entrepreneurship journey

Award Categories

There are three award categories for the Teochew Entrepreneur Award 2016.

•  Honorary – Prominent Teochew business man, nominated by Teochew Poit Ip Huay Kuan

•  Prestige – The Entrepreneur must have been operating the business for the period of at least 5 years and more with at least $10 million turnover, hold at least 3 years of audited financial statements (which must be submitted for evaluation) and demonstrated outstanding entrepreneurial qualities in developing and growing the business

•  Promising – The Entrepreneur must have been operating the business for the period of at least 3 years with turnover of at least $1 million but not exceeding $10 million, and demonstrated outstanding entrepreneurial qualities in developing the business

Judging Panel

The recipients of the Teochew Entrepreneur Award are selected by a prestigious and independent panel of judges, comprising of leading figures from the Singapore business community as well as government agencies.

•  Dr George Quek
•  Dato’ Seri Dr Derek Goh Bak Heng, BBM
•  Mdm Chew Mok Lee
•  Mr Chua Taik Him
•  Mr Henry SK Tan
•  Ms Rachel Eng
•  Mr Eng Bak Chim
•  Mr Douglas Foo

Ritz Carlton Singapore

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Date: Friday, 17th June 2016, 7pm
Dress Code: Black Tie

Over 600 attendees

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•  Business Leaders
•  Awards Winners
•  Trade Bodies
•  Statutory Boards
•  Media

Guest of Honour

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Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam

Deputy Prime Minister & Coordinating Minister
for Economic and Social Policies