The LICTA is a process of corporate certification, not a mere award presentation that identifies and recognizes true achievers in the respect of being outstanding, genuine and trustworthy. It has also been supported by many government departments and agencies. Our prominent and credible team of selection committee will assess the winners based on both quantitative and qualitative dimensions to ensure the winners are outstanding, genuine and trustworthy. We will never compromise with the standard threshold. In order to ensure the winners live up to the name, we separate the organizing committee and selection committee whereby the organizing committee is in charge of organizing and makes the event to be successful and the team is led by YBhg. Datuk Haji Abg. Sallehuddin Abg. Shokeran, the Director General of Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka. The selection committee is in charge of selecting deserved winners. The selection committee comprises five persons who are prominent and credible and the team is led by YBhg. Dato’ Lee Chee Weng, the Executive Director of SAHABAT SMI® group of advisory companies. In order to ensure our winners are clean from criminal record and adverse remarks, we work together with the most authoritative working partners in Malaysia and an established credit rating agency in the assessment of nomination. The transparency of assessment is closely monitored by the exclusive independent auditor, the leading global audit firm – ECOVIS. 

The awards by nomination are open to all legal local & foreign enterprises. Based on their business performance, the winners will be classified in 3 different grades which are Earl Enterprise, Marquis Enterprise and Duke Enterprise. The International Super Enterprise Awards is open to foreign enterprises only. The Lion Cub Awards is a new category which is introduced in year 2020, mainly awarded to those entrepreneurs who have the potential to grow as a “Corporate Titan”.

The awards by invitation comprises “EXEMPLARY FIGURE”, “OUTSTANDING FIGURE OF THE YEAR” and “SAHABAT ENTREVESTOR”. The EXEMPLARY FIGURE is awarded to someone who contributes greatly to the Malaysia’s economy or directly/indirectly elevate the reputation of Malaysia. The winner for 2018 was YBhg. Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz, the “Iron Lady” of Malaysia. The winner of 2019 was YABhg. Tun Michael Chen, in recognition of his half a decade of contribution to the nation. The OUTSTANDING FIGURE OF THE YEAR is mainly awarded to those have remarkable achievement in particular industry. The winners for 2019 were YBhg. Tan Sri Datuk Seri Panglima Lee Lam Thye, YBhg. Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Hamad Kama Piah Che Othman, YBhg. Tan Sri Tony Fernandes and YBhg. Dato’ Dr. Tan Meng Lee. The SAHABAT ENTREVESTOR is awarded to organizations who contribute significantly to promote the business growth in Malaysia. The winner for 2019 was SME Corp. Malaysia. The winner for 2020 are Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA) – “The Best Agency in SME Development”, Suruhanjaya Koperasi Malaysia (SKM) – “The Best Agency in Socio-economic Development and Perbadanan Kemajuan Filem Nasional Malaysia (FINAS) – “The Best Agency in Protecting Films’ IP.

Winners will receive a crystal trophy, a Certificate of Distinction, and a plaque presented by Minister or equivalent. A series of post event activities will assist your company to grow big.

A. Lion Cub Awards
Entrepreneurs who have the potential to grow as a “Corporate Titan”

B. Best-Of-The-Industry Awards
Earl Enterprise (3-star), Marquis Enterprise (4-star) and Duke Enterprise (5-star), based on their business performance.
  • Best in Manufacturing
  • Best in Retail & Wholesale
  • Best in Services
  • Best in Education & Training
  • Best in Agriculture & Agro-Based Industry
  • Best in Beauty & Healthcare
  • Best in Restaurants & Specialty Lodging
  • Best in E-Commerce, ICT & Telecommunication
  • Best in Transportation, Logistics & Storage
  • Best in Construction & Property Development
  • Best in Engineering, Technology & Laboratory

C. International Super Enterprise Awards
International Super Enterprise Awards is open to foreign enterprises which based on their business performance.


Contributes significantly to promote the business growth in Malaysia.
Has remarkable achievement in particular industry.

C. EXEMPLARY FIGURE (Lifetime Achievement) 
Contributes greatly to the Malaysia's economy or directly / indirectly elevate the reputation of Malaysia.

Benefits & Rights
(including but not limited to)

As Nominees
  • Free company “health” screening for criminal offence (e.g. fraud or other dishonesty) or adverse remarks (e.g. summons, writs, bankruptcy, winding up, proceedings, petition and foreclosure).
  • One complimentary seat for Gala Dinner.

As Winners
  • A crystal trophy and a Certificate of Distinction (the winner's area of expertise will be specified), presented by Minister or equivalent during commendation ceremony.
  • An acrylic plaque indicating the winner is 'Outstaning-Genuine-Trustworthy'
  • Networking session with all attendees during commendation ceremony.
  • A photograph taken with award presenter.
  • Privileged Media Coverage (online and offline media) and various branding, advertising & promotion activities (e.g. official portal, Facebook, Youtube, official catalogue, newspapers, magazines and etc).
  • Authorize to use The Awards' logo for two consecutive years as their corporate collaterals for advertising and promotion purposes. 
  • Become a part of “Lang International Corporate Titan Awards (LICTA)” Alumni.
  • Interview session by famous TV or Radio host.
  • Participation in the future resource integration sessions with local and overseas winners, business tycoons, government bodies, government-linked companies and etc.​​
  • The Secretariat may act as the intermediary or information centre for overseas winners in the event who want to expand their business in Malaysia.
  • ​​​And many more...

  A fully completed nomination form and bank in slip to be emailed to [email protected] . The form can be photocopied if more are needed (download from website). All the hard copy as per application checklist to be couriered to:

Lang International Corporate Titan Awards Secretariat
No. 3 & 5, Jalan Gunung 31,
Bandar Seri Alam, 81750 Johor Bahru, Johor.
Tel : +607-3889168      Fax : +607-3884168

  A non-refundable processing fee of RM 848.00 (inclusive of 6% SST for local enterprises) or RM 1590.00 (inclusive of 6% SST for foreign enterprises) per application is payable upon submission of application and one complimentary seat for Gala Dinner is provided.

  Processing fee payable to:

Account Name: SAHABAT SMI Consulting Sdn Bhd
Bank Name: Public Bank Berhad
Account No: 3981695206

Contact us:  Ms. Fion: +6012-8139168    | Tel. No. : +607-3889168 | Fax No. : +607-3884168


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