Corporate Maldives has successfully concluded the GOLD 100 GALA, the most exclusive invite-only business-networking event in the Maldives. The gala was hosted at Bandos Maldives and was attended by over 150 top-level executives from the leading companies of the Maldives and VIP guests.
The GOLD 100 awards were presented to the GOLD 100 companies by special VIP guests of the Gala; Chief Guest Minister of Gender and Family Hon. Zenysha Shaheed Zaki. The Second issue of the Corporate Maldives GOLD 100 magazine was unveiled at the event, launched by Chief Guest Hon. Zenysha Shaheed Zaki and Chief Executive Officer of Maldives Getaways, Mr Hussain Sunny Umar. The magazine contains the listing of the leading businesses in the Maldives, the GOLD 100, categorized by industry and with company profiles and other up-to-date information. Corporate Maldives GOLD 100 were selected from approximately 10,000 companies listed in the Maldives currently, as a special appreciation for companies and their diligent leaders for being forerunners of their respective industries.
Additionally, Corporate Maldives awarded 6 Individual Excellence Awards during the gala. Bank of Maldives was presented with Individual Excellence Award: Investment in Communities, MTCC was presented with Operational Excellence for the year 2017. Dhiraagu was presented with Individual Excellence Award: Marketing Campaign for the year 2017, STO was presented with Individual Excellence Award: CSR Campaign of the Year 2017, AS Marine Maldives, was presented with Innovator of the Year 2017 and Lastly FSM was presented with Logistics Company of the year 2017.
Corporate Maldives Lifetime Achievement Award winners were also announced during the event. This year, the Lifetime Achievement Awards were presented to Mr Mohamed Waheed Deen and Mr Ahmed Nazeer, two entrepreneurs who pioneered the development of the tourism and hospitality industry of the Maldives.
Bank of Maldives is the Platinum Partner of GOLD 100 GALA. Dhiraagu, MTCC, STO, M7 Print, AS Marine Maldives and FSM are the Gold Partners of this event. GOLD 100 GALA 2018 is supported by Ministry of Finance & Treasury, Maldives Monetary Authority, Privatization and Corporatization Board & Capital Market Development Authority. Media Partners of GOLD 100 include Public Service Media, Sun Media and Avas.