The annual SME and Entrepreneurs Business Award 2022 (SEBA 2022) Central Grand Awards Presentation Gala was officiated by YB Fahmi Fadzil, Minister of Communications and Digital, and graced by YBhg. Dato’ Sri Suriani Ahmad, Secretary-General of the Ministry of Entrepreneur and Cooperatives Development (MECD). Hosted by Yayasan Usahawan Malaysia, the SEBA 2022 Central Grand Awards was held on 8 December 2022 at Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.
Themed “RISE UP”, the Seventh Edition of the award presentation gala evening celebrated Malaysia’s most eminent SMEs and Entrepreneurs of 2022. A total of 55 prestigious awards were given to exemplary entrepreneurs as a reward for their outstanding performance and innovative efforts throughout the year.
For the first time, Maxis – Malaysia’s leading communications service provider, partnered with SEBA to introduce the Maxis Awards, which aims to empower, recognise, and support outstanding Malaysian enterprises whose initiatives and contributions drive positive impact for fellow citizens. Food Aid Foundation, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) that operates as a food bank, was presented with the Maxis Award RM150,000 in solutions and cash to support their efforts in distributing surplus food to needy people. In 2021, Food Aid Foundation contributed to their cause by distributing over 7 million meals worth over RM35 million.