The Stevie Awards are pleased to announce Stella Wong, Founder and Brand & Marketing Strategist of Brand Soul International, as our representative in Malaysia. Stella will serve as a representative for all eight Stevie Awards programs, but particularly for the 10th annual Asia-Pacific® Stevie Awards, which opens October 3 for nominations. These are the only business awards to recognize innovation throughout the entire Asia-Pacific region. We look forward to recognizing innovative companies in Malaysia this year.
Stella’s company, Brand Soul International, is an independent and innovative brand strategy and design consultancy that specializes in brand development, brand strategy & architecture, digital development, public relations, and content development including storyboarding, animation, and video production.
Before embarking on her journey of entrepreneurship, she was the Corporate Communications Manager of Baker Tilly, the eighth largest accountancy and business advisory network worldwide. Now with over 14 years of practical experience in brand strategy and digital marketing, Stella caters to multiple industries, including financial institutions, corporate organizations, food and beverage, technology, fashion, and logistics.
Stella has been featured in newspapers and magazines, including Marketing in Asia and on the Go-Ecommerce portal by Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC). The Klang Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCCI) also invited Stella as a guest speaker to share best practices in branding & marketing for SMEs. She has also been featured in the book Successful People in Malaysia.
Stevie Awards President Maggie Miller commented, “We are thrilled to have Stella join the Stevie Awards team to help reach outstanding organizations in Malaysia. With her branding and digital background, and winning business awards herself, we know Stella will spread the message on what winning a Stevie Award in 2023 can do for brand recognition, employee happiness, and more. We are very excited to work with her for the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards and all of our other international competitions.”
"The Stevie Awards have been recognized as the world’s premier business awards for many years. By partnering with the Stevie Awards team to represent Malaysia at the Stevie Awards, we firmly believe that we are in a strong position to achieve our aspiration to help innovative companies enter the global arena and elevate their brand recognition,” said Stella Wong.
The Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards focus on recognizing innovation in all its forms, wherever it is achieved in the workplace. The competition is open to all organizations across 29 nations of the Asia-Pacific region: large and small, for-profit and nonprofit, public, and private.
Some of the Asia-Pacific region’s most innovative organizations have won Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, including ABS-CBN Global, Cisco Systems, Delta Air Lines, Dentsu, DHL Express International (Thailand) Ltd., EventsAIR, Freelancer.com, Google, Great Eagle Holdings, Globe Telecom, HLC Group, Hong Kong Tourism Board, HP Inc., KEB HANA Bank, KEPCO, KT, MSLGROUP China, Ooredoo, PT Petrokimia Gresik, Seoul Metropolitan Government, Singapore Power, SM Supermalls, Sony, Strategic Public Relations Group Limited, Telkom Indonesia, VNPT Vinaphone Corporation, Viettel, Xiaomi, and more.
Nominations will be accepted in the 2023 Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards starting October 3, 2022.