DHL, The Daily Star hold Bangladesh Business Awards 2018

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Dhaka : DHL Express Bangladesh held its flagship brand building event Bangladesh Business Awards 2018 for the 18th time on July 5 at Uthshab Banquet Hall of Radisson Blu Water Garden in the capital.

This year, the event was based on a theme of Bangladesh's economic prosperity throughout the last couple of decades and thus officially titled as "Stepping towards a better tomorrow''.

The main attraction of this year BBA Event was a keynote speech by Narayana Murthy, Co-founder and former Chairman of Infosys, an India based Multinational IT consulting company. Moreover, Gowher Rizvi, Adviser to the Prime Minister of Bangladesh on International Relations Affairs attended the event as the Special Guest.

Four categories of winners were awarded for their business result and practices in 2018. The winners are Runner Group as the Enterprise of the Year; Azam J Chowdhury, Chairman, East Coast Group as the Business Person of the Year; Quamrun Nahar Zahir, Chairman, Ananta Apparels Limited as the Outstanding Woman in Business and IPDC Limited as the Best Financial Institution of the Year.

The programme started with an exquisite performance of sand art where the development of Bangladesh on various sectors was portrayed as a story. The mesmerising sand art performance was followed by a corporate Audio Visual of DHL's 50 years of operations which let the audience know about the brand's legacy and milestones of DHL as a leading logistics company.

Yasmin Aladad khan, EVP, Commercial and Managing Director for Emerging Markets, DHL Express Asia pacific (Ex. China) rendered her welcome speech where she put light on the growth of Bangladesh's economy and how DHL express would continue on investing and expanding its operation in this market. She also highlighted the global focus on cross border ecommerce by DHL Express and how Bangladesh can also speed up its growth momentum through stepping into international ecommerce.

In his keynote speech, Narayana Murthy shed light on the concept of globalisation and intense competition, endless possibilities and daunting challenges businesses face in this modern era.

As an international air express company, DHL Express Bangladesh is proud that it has been using the most right and relevant platform that is "Trade and commerce'' to build its brand equity in Bangladesh. Bangladesh Business Awards is one of the most prestigious and credible award ceremonies in Bangladesh which is fully based on jury board selection.

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