Asia CEO Forum


Asia CEO Awards, presented by PLDT Alpha Enterprise represents the grandest alliance of local and international business people ever created to promote Philippines on the world stage. As one of the largest events of its kind in the Asia Pacific region, it is considered a must-attend occasion for business leaders active in Southeast Asia.

The star-studded Board of Judges of Asia CEO Awards gives away limited awards to many of the most accomplished leadership teams and individuals currently operating in Philippines and the region. The awards recognize extraordinary leaders who have demonstrated outstanding achievement for their organizations and contributions to others.

As one of the fastest growing nations on the planet, the world’s business leaders will have their eyes on Philippines like never before on the night of the main event set for 5:00pm, Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at the grand ballroom of Marriott Hotel Manila, the largest in the nation. The annual gala was established as a natural outgrowth of Asia CEO Forum, the largest regular networking event for the business community in Philippines.

Attendee Profile

Asia CEO Awards attracts upwards of 1,200 attendees from Philippines and across Asia. In order to attract suitable senior level attendees, individuals attend through personal invitations of the organizers.


The event attracts many of the most senior executive managers active in Philippines and across the Asia Pacific region. Roughly 60% to 70% are first level managers (CEO’s, presidents, Managing Directors) or second level managers (COO’s, CFO’s, CIO’s, etc.) of internationally focused companies. Approximately 10% to 15% are expatriate business people.

Attendees are:
  • Senior executive managers (including expatriate and non-expatriate CEO’s, COO’s, CFO’s, Managing Directors, Chairman and Presidents)
  • Regional and international management from Asia, North America, Europe and the Gulf region
  • Senior Officials of Government & Industry Organizations
  • Local and International Media representatives

Some companies that attend:

HSBC, JP Morgan, Thomson-Reuters, Sitel, Convergys, Maersk, Wells Fargo, NorthgateArinso, Citigroup, Logica, Wachovia, Chevron, Shell, AIG, Genpact, Wipro, Accenture, HP, Nokia, Siemens, Manulife, Banco de Oro, KPMG, PwC, Ernst & Young, Deloitte, Dell, CapGemini, WatsonWyatt, Lawson Software, Glaxo SmithKline, Kepco, Kraft, Nestle, Unilever, Telus, Unisys, TRG, Atkins Global, Energizer, Alsthom, Hitachi, Hyundai, PLDT, Globe Telecom, IBM, SPI Global, Fluor Daniel, Teradata, Autodesk, Sutherland Global, RCG-IT, Citibank, Aboitiz, Safeway, Stream Global Services, ePerformax, James Hardie, Shangri-La Hotel, Peninsula Hotel, Sofitel Hotel, Intercontinental Hotel, Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Dusit Thani Hotel, Traders Hotel, Regus, Asian Hospital, Bayer Healthcare, PC Mall, Transcom, Bayantel, Palms Country Club, Salmat, Merlin Information Systems, Jones Lang Lasalle, CBRE Richard Ellis, Sencor, Metro Pacific Investment, Headstrong, Pointwest, GMA Network, ABS-CBN, Transprocure, Maxim, Magsaysay Maritime, AsiaType, ICCP Ventures, Filminera, 77Global, MegaWorld, AyalaLand, Filinvest, among many others.