Seven successful women in business received ‘Colors Platinum Business Women Awards 2019’ at a gala distribution ceremony at Inter Continental Dhaka on Saturday evening.
The programme brought together dignitaries and corporate, showbiz and media personalities.
Colors, leading lifestyle magazine being published from Dhaka and New York, with support from City Alo, organized the awards to recognize the contributions and potential of young Bangladesh women entrepreneurs.
A high-profile panel of judges nominated the winners in seven categories – Platinum Business Woman of the Year, Business Enterprise of the Year, SME Enterprise of the Year, Innovative Project of the Year, Start-up of the Year, Innovative Solution of the Year in Information Technology and Rising Star of the Year.
Rumana Chowdhury of Warah won Platinum Business Woman of the Year Award, Sausan Khan Moyeen of Enchanted Events & Prints, the Business Enterprise of the Year, Tania Wahab of Karigar the SME Enterprise of the Year, Amena Khatun of Nila & Sons the Innovative Project of the Year, Trina Falguni of Sugar Communications Limited the Start-up of the Year, Fahmida Islam of La mode the Innovative Solution of the Year in IT and Nabila Nowrin and Nahid Sharmin of Moar the Rising Star of the Year.
Among others, State Minister for ICT Mr. Zunaid Ahmed Palak attended the award-giving ceremony, which was also addressed by and General Manager of Intercontinental Dhaka Marc Reissinger and Additional Managing Director of City Bank Mr. Sheikh Mohammad Maroof.
Editor and publisher of Colors Zakaria Masud explained why the awards were introduced and thanked all clients and patrons. Intercontinental Dhaka is the hospitality partner of the awards, powered by JCX.