about APEA

The prestigious Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards is a world-class awards recognizing and honoring business leaders who have shown outstanding performance and tenacity in developing successful businesses within the region. Organized by Enterprise Asia and supported by local governments and businesses, the awards aim to band leading entrepreneurs across the region to spur greater innovation, fair practices and growth in entrepreneurship. It hopes to be a platform to encourage continued leadership towards sustainable economic development for the region.

APEA provides a platform for companies and governments to recognize and be recognized for entrepreneurial excellence, hence spurring greater innovation, fair practices and growth in entrepreneurship. As a regional award, APEA will be able to group together leading entrepreneurs across the region, as a powerful voice for entrepreneurs and a crème-of-the-crop networking opportunity.

Today, the awards has expanded to countries such as Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, Singapore, Hong Kong, Philippines, Thailand, India, China etc.

Enterprise Asia

Enterprise Asia is a non-governmental organization in pursuit of entrepreneurship development across the region. We strive to promote fair and equal opportunities for emerging entrepreneurs. Founded by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, the organization is supported by a panel of prominent industry and government leaders who truly believe in the mission of championing entrepreneurship in Asia.


To create an Asia that is rich in entrepreneurship as an engine towards economic and social development that is both progressive and sustainable development within a world of economic equality.


We champion entrepreneurship development across Asia and strive to cultivate a culture of honesty, fairness and corporate social responsibility.

Championing Entrepreneurship Development

We work with governments, NGOs and other organizations to promote competitiveness and entrepreneurship development as a source of endogenous economic growth. We believe that the true foundation of any nation's economy lies in its entrepreneurial resources; which if nurtured effectively can be the most efficacious asset for sustainable economic development. Together, we aim to uplift the economic status of people across Asia to ensure a legacy of hope, innovation and courage for our children.

Cultivating Honest, Fair and Responsible Entrepreneurship

We strive to cultivate a culture of honest, fair and responsible entrepreneurship across Asia. With honest, fair and responsible entrepreneurial spirit ingrained within a country's culture, numerous social and economic issues, including urban poverty, urban-rural income disparity, inter-racial and inter-cultural conflicts, labor exploitation and economic slavery can be diminished and eradicated.