Business special events

Business special events

Khadi Fest to take place from Jan 19-20

Khadi Fest 2024 is set to begin on January 19 at the Aloki Convention Centre in the capital’s Tejgaon

Champions of business honoured

Businesspersons, industrialists and entrepreneurs have taken Bangladesh forward but their hard work and contribution were largely unrecognised.

‘We will overcome all obstacles’

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi has described the Bangladesh Business Awards, an initiative of The Daily Star and DHL Express Bangladesh, as an exceptional event.

BUSINESS PERSON OF THE YEAR / Building a collective dream

He could have fulfilled the dream of his student life of becoming a civil engineer or a doctor. He had even prepared for it, retaining both mathematics and biology in his array of subjects for the intermediate level of education.

BEST FINANCIAL INSTITUTION OF THE YEAR / Drawing strength from values

Although the banking sector in Bangladesh is facing multiple challenges, including an alarming amount of bad loans, Brac Bank has been able to strengthen its financial health by keeping its values at the core of every activity.

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD / Legend of leather sector

Through sheer determination, innovation, and audacity, Syed Manzur Elahi became a name synonymous with the success of Bangladesh’s leather and footwear industry.

OUTSTANDING WOMAN IN BUSINESS / The visionary behind Sutar Kabbo

Although the jute industry of Bangladesh continues to struggle despite offering an array of eco-friendly products that could diversify the country’s export basket, Mosammat Shirajum Munira has done some remarkable work in this field.

‘Logistics sector needs a fillip’

Bangladesh would have to go a long way to raise its logistics sector up to the level of that of comparator countries such as India and Vietnam, said a top industry official.  

Past Winners Of Bangladesh Business Awards

Past Winners Of Bangladesh Business Awards

Trailblazers in business feted

A bank, a business tycoon, a woman entrepreneur and a celebrated industrialist were felicitated yesterday at the 21st Bangladesh Business Awards for their pioneering efforts and outstanding achievements.

The winners of 21st Bangladesh Business Awards

Syed Manzur Elahi, the chairman of Apex Group, has charted an inspiring entrepreneurial journey.

Logistics sector a key for improving competitiveness

Says Md Miarul Haque, managing director of DHL Express Bangladesh

Outstanding woman in business: Mosammat Shirajum Munira

The founder and CEO of Sutar Kabbo has contributed in helping financially disadvantaged women living in rural areas

Life time achievement award: Syed Manzur Elahi

Apex Group Chairman Syed Manzur Elahi has an inspiring entrepreneurial journey

Best financial institution of the year: Brac Bank

The bank paid the highest tax of Tk 1,024.7 crore in 2022. 

Business person of the year: AKM Mosharraf Hussain

Veteran businessman AKM Mosharraf Hussain is the managing director of leading garment exporter Standard Group.

Bangladesh Business Awards begins

DHL and The Daily Star are organising the show at Sheraton Dhaka in the capital

Three persons, one financial institution honoured

DHL and The Daily Star are organising the show at Sheraton Dhaka in the capital

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