Maxis Awards returns with call for proposal submissions

  • In collaboration with SEBA for this round, the Maxis Awards seeks to identify outstanding entrepreneurial initiatives which brings positive and sustainable impact to local communities.
  • Submissions to third Maxis Awards open until 11 October.
  • Maxis committed to bringing together the best of technologies to enable business and communities to Always Be Ahead in a changing world.

Maxis has kickstarted the third instalment of its coveted Maxis Awards, and is currently accepting proposal submissions until 11 October 2022. For this round, Maxis has teamed up with SME and Entrepreneurs Business Awards (SEBA), an annual platform that recognises and identifies SMEs, conglomerates, and entrepreneurs who have positively contributed to Malaysia's economy.

To know more about the Awards and how to submit, visit To know more about SEBA, visit


“Since launching our Maxis Awards last year, we have been inspired by the innovative minds who have a strong desire to bring positive and sustainable impact to society. We are excited to once again take this journey and highly encourage enterprises out there to submit their proposals. We are also thrilled to work with SEBA for this round of the awards, and look forward to the collaboration and working towards a shared aspiration,” - Loh Keh Jiat, Chief Marketing Officer, Maxis

Organised by Yayasan Usahawan Malaysia and curated by Xhale Asia (M) Sdn Bhd since 2016, SEBA prides itself as an impartial, independent, and objective merit for enterprises.  


“SEBA and Maxis share common goals – to recognise the most outstanding entrepereneurs in the country and to support them to reach for the stars. Inspired by Maxis’ commitment to foster digital innovation and deliver excellence for the progress of the nation, we are thrilled to partner with them in this leg of the awards to seek and bring to life the best tech ideas. We are hopeful that this partnership will accelerate the growth of entrepreneurs in the new, digital Malaysia,” - said Mr Nitesh Malani, Founder of SEBA and Chairman of Yayasan Usahawan Malaysia’

The Maxis Awards aims to empower, recognise and support outstanding Malaysian social enterprises whose initiatives and contributions drive positive impact for fellow citizens. Maxis has committed to fostering homegrown, sustainable initiatives that can push our nation to the forefront of transformation from ideation until execution, with enterprise guidance and support from Maxis’ technical experts as well as solutions such as eCommerce, IoT, cloud, voice and network connectivity. Maxis also supports through marketing and publicity efforts to help maximise the visibility of the awarded projects.

Since the launch of the award, Maxis has recognised four enterprises which submitted green-themed initiatives and safety tech solutions. Read more about these winning projects from round 1 and round 2.
As usual, submissions to the Maxis Awards will be evaluated by a panel of judges based on a stringent evaluation process. Shortlisted enterprises are expected to present their projects to the judges, and winners must fulfil criteria based on innovation, role of technology, and clearly demonstrating added value to the community in a sustainable manner either economically, socially, and/or environmentally.