Marketing Magazine Asia is back with the CMO Awards 2019 to recognise and reward the best in the marketing industry.


Kuala Lumpur, 17 September​ – Marketing Magazine Asia is once again trailblazing a path of excellence with the latest installment of ​CMO AWARDS 2019!​ ​It’s time to recognise brave and brilliant marketers and reward the best in the business of marketing.

Now in its 8th year, the ​Chief Marketing Officers Conference and Awards for 2019 ​is a gathering of trailblazers in the Malaysian Marketing sphere.

This year’s CMO Awards is all about identifying talent, transparency, tenacity, and those who adopt a take charge attitude in their life’s calling.The objective is to recognize and acknowledge the immense contribution, inspiring leadership and trail-blazing achievements in Malaysia’s marketing communications industry.

An eminent panel of industry leaders will decide on the winners: all criteria based on results.

There are 30 categories at the Malaysian CMO Awards:

  • Best Marketer in Omni-Channel Marketing
  • Best Marketer in e-Commerce Marketing
  • Best Marketer in B2B Marketing
  • Best Marketer in SME Marketing
  • Best Marketer in Millennial Marketing
  • Best Marketer in Data & Technology Marketing
  • Best Marketer in Travel & Hospitality Marketing
  • Best Marketer in Sustainable Brand Marketing
  • Best Marketer in Education & Training Marketing
  • Best Marketer in Media & Content Partnership Marketing

  • Best Marketer in Customer Experience Marketing

  • Best Marketer in Event & Experiential Marketing

  • Best Marketer in Retail & Promotions Marketing

  • Best Marketer in Festive Communications Marketing

  • Best Marketer in Loyalty & Engagement Marketing

  • Best Marketer in Influencer Marketing

  • Best Marketer in Social Media Marketing

  • Best Marketer in Mobile Marketing

Marketing Trailblazer Award

The will be bestowed on the marketer who is never afraid to push the boundaries of innovation within their category. This award will go to the brave marketer who has made a difference with fresh thinking and breakthrough work.

  • Marketing Trailblazer – Telco

  • Marketing Trailblazer – Financial Services

  • Marketing Trailblazer – F&B

  • Marketing Trailblazer – Digital

  • Marketing Trailblazer – FMCG

  • Marketing Trailblazer – Media & Entertainment

Rising Marketing Star

The Rising Marketing Star is awarded to the most promising young marketer under 30 who is making waves in the local industry with ground-breaking ideas, strong strategic skills and has a tenacious will to grow in this industry.

  • Rising Marketing Star – Financial Services

  • Rising Marketing Star – Telco

  • Rising Marketing Star – F&B

  • Rising Marketing Star – FMCG

  • Rising Marketing Star – Media & Entertainment

All entries across all 30 categories for the inaugural year is FREE. There is no reason why you should not nominate your pick for each category ​here​. ​The Deadline for nomination ends on 18th of October 2019.

The 8th Malaysian CMO Conference & Awards
Date: 15th November 2019
Venue: The Grand Ballroom, Sime Darby Convention Centre, KL.

For further details on the awards

View last year winners