When Do Nominations Open?

Nominations for Asia CEO Awards 2017 open on Monday, April 3, 2017. (The deadline for nominations to be received is Monday, August 28, 2017.)

Who Can Nominate?

Candidates for awards can be nominated by any person. Individuals and organizations can certainly nominate themselves for awards. Members of the Board of Judges of Asia CEO Awards are excluded from nominating candidates.

Who Can Be Nominated?

There are 2 classes of award categories: Philippine and ASEAN. The ASEAN Company of the Year is open to ASEAN companies with regional operations. All other awards are open only to Philippines based organizations and individuals at this time. In all cases, candidates must have made a positive contribution to the development of the economic capabilities and international reputation of ASEAN and Philippines through their employment, business involvement or heritage.

Is There a Cost?

There is NO FEE to submit nominations. Organizations and individuals are asked to attend the event and join us to advance Philippines and the ASEAN region as one of the world’s premier business destinations.

How Legitimate is the Judging Process?

The judging process is scrutinized by PwC. Judges with commercial involvements with any of the nominated organizations and individuals inhibit themselves from voting.

When is the Deadline for Nominations?

The last day for nominations is Monday, August 28, 2017.

When are Finalists Announced?

The Finalists of each award category are announced after the judges have arduously agreed upon the short-list.

When are the Winners Announced?

Winners are announced on the night of the grand night on Tuesday, October 17, 2017.


What are the Award Categories and Criteria?



Asia CEO Awards, presented by PLDT Alpha Enterprise, brings together the senior leadership of the country to recognize the accomplishments of individuals and organizations that have done the most to develop the economic capacity of Philippines and ASEAN.

Members of the Board of Judges, a group of 7 prominent leaders from the private and public sectors, receive nominations for organizations and people they believe demonstrated outstanding leadership achievement in various awards categories.


For specific questions about awards nominations, contact:


Richard Mills
t: +632 822 4129