INPenang Awards 2017- Recognizing Outstanding Penang People and Organizations by CHTNetwork

In the effort of recognizing some of Penang's most outstanding organizations that have worked the extra miles not only to bring success and honor to their own organizations but also to make the society and Penang (or Malaysia) a better place. The INPenang Awards, a brainchild by CHTNetwork, is formed to recognize and award entities/ individuals that have made extraordinary contributions and supports to the tourism industry in Penang. The selection committee meets to nominate and vote on a yearly basis; hospitality, travel, health & beauty, automobile, fashion sectors are amongst some of the sectors considered by the committee. The significance of the award has given opportunities to key players in the industry to showcase their talents and abilities, unlock new business opportunities as well as to encourage competitiveness amongst the local businesses. Award Winners are carefully selected and they represent the best of the best in their respective industries. INPenang Awards held its 3rd International Edition (2017) on 5 February 2017 at St. Giles Wembley Penang.

Many Thanks to CHTNetwork and Ichi Media for hosting us that evening.



For this year's (2017) award, INPenang Awards recognizes 15 entities and organizations for their exceptional contributions. Below is the list of award-winners:

INPenang Lifetime Achievement Award:
Tan Sri Dato' Dr. Michael Yeoh Oon Kheng (Co-Founder and CEO of The Asian Strategy & Leadership Instutite [ASLI])

INPenang International Outstanding Achievers Awards:
  • Nicole Chow (Australia/ Managing Director of UAG Group)
  • Chef Walter Lee (Thailand/ CEO of Venturetec Marketing)
  • Bernard Yong (Malaysia/ Vice President of RADO and General Manager of The Swatch Group Malaysia)
  • Dato' Elaine Kang (Malaysia/ Veteran Singer)

INPenang Awards:


Speech by the mastermind of CHTNetwork- Mr. Ch'ng Huck Theng (Founder of CHTNetwork)


Fashion Show by Anovia Bridal


The INPenang Awards Trophy is fully sculpted in Pewter and designed by Mr. Ch'ng Huck Theng


State EXCO for Tourism- YB Danny Law was there to grace the event


[Appetizer]- Seared Tuna Nicoise


[Soup]- Light Curried Butternut Veloute


[Palate Cleanser]- Lime Sorbet


[Main]- Chicken Roulade and Grouper


[Dessert]- Tiramisu Twist


A group photo with the bloggers and besties- [from left] Zac, Eileen, JJ, Ling Tze, Yours Truly, CK, Gibson and Steven


 [From left]- Gibson, Karen, Valyn, Ling Tze, Eileen, JJ, CK, Steven, Yours Truly, Lean Hooi and Zac

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