The Chief Executive Officer of Sarawak Tourism Board (STB), Sharzede Salleh Askor, received the Asia-Pacific Excellence Award for the category of Film & Video in Dublin on December 7, 2018.
The commendable promotional video of the Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) 2018 won the award, outperforming videos by Marina Bay Sands and many other applicants.
STB was also shortlisted among the three finalists under the category in Travel & Tourism, in addition to receiving this award.
The Asia-Pacific Excellence Awards were created to honor the most outstanding achievements of communications professionals in their field. In addition to this, the Awards also provide an excellent networking forum for all attendees and take a comprehensive look at communications achievements across the Asian Pacific.
Coming into its 22nd year in 2019, the RWMF has become a world class event, receiving recognition worldwide, receiving accolades from music magazines and public relations awards.
RWMF was placed Top 25 Best Music Festival by Songlines Magazine, PATA Gold Award and the most recent Gold Award Special Tourism Event, to name a few.