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Monday, September 17, 2018

Harnessing the power of data

DATA has become a key factor for decision-making in companies. But experts note that SMEs are not utilising data fast enough to keep them relevant in today’s digital-focused market.


Monday, September 17, 2018

Preparing to be a bigger group

Departments given more autonomy as company looks to involve more people in the growth process


Monday, September 10, 2018

Got a question? Here’s the Helpdesk

FILLING out an application for an award can be a daunting task. Do we qualify? Which documents should be included in the submission? Which categories should we contest in?


Monday, September 10, 2018

Growing with others

AFTER some 21 years of pushing the BMS Organics chain into the market, Terry Lee thinks it is time to enable others to also participate in its growth story.


Monday, September 10, 2018

Helping SMEs thrive in an era of change

THE business landscape is evolving rapidly. New developments, changing trends, technological advances and changing policies are among the challenges faced by companies these days.


Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Experts offer tips and insights

That was why about 200 participants gave their thumbs-up to The Star Outstanding Business Awards 2018 (SOBA) Lab workshop.


Monday, August 27, 2018

Captaining the ship in markets abroad

HAVING established a significant presence in the Middle-East, Federal Oats Mills Sdn Bhd is now focused on growing its Captain Oats brand name in Asia, particularly in the South-East Asia and Greater China regions.


Thursday, August 23, 2018

Golden advice from business gurus

It was evident that the participants were inspired and their passion ignited by the three panellists in a discussion titled “Technology – the Engine of Change”, during the workshop held at Puteri Pacific Hotel Johor.


Saturday, August 18, 2018

Learning from success stories Participants of PJ SOBA Lab impressed by shared insights

WHILE many entrepreneurs harbour dreams of great success, few achieve such heights. Some of the key speakers at the recent Star Outstanding Business Awards coaching event (SOBA Lab) held at Menara Star provided insights into what it takes to gain access t


Monday, August 13, 2018

Leverage technology for a leg up

THERE is an unmistakable call for SMEs to embrace digital technology.

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AWARD TIMELINE

  • 18 May

    Announcement of SOBA 2018

  • 18 Jul

    SOBA LAB - Penang

  • 25 Jul

    SOBA LAB - Ipoh

  • 1 Aug

    SOBA LAB - Johor

  • 8 Aug

    SOBA LAB - Petaling Jaya

  • 19 Oct

    Deadline for entries / applications

  • 7 Nov

    Judging of entries

  • 17 Jan 2019

    Awards Night Ceremony

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