KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Dec. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Mr. Gunaprasath Bupalan, executive director of Terra Value Sdn Bhd and Emjay Communications and the chairman of The Malaysian Property Press Awards, was awarded the title of Most Unique & Credible Property Industry Awards at the annual gala of The Metropolitan Home Trusted Brand Awards 2017, for his mark on the property industry over the past 17 years. With the strong foundation of his background in journalism, Mr. Gunaprasath manages to deliver what others lack by boosting the value of properties.
(L-R) Mr Alvin Chang, CEO of ACG Media Sdn Bhd; Mr Gunaprasath Bupalan, Executive Director of Terra Value Sdn Bhd and Ms Juliette Hong, COO of ACG Media Sdn Bhd
"It is indeed an honor to be recognized by The Metropolitan Home Trusted Brand Awards 2017. If I am not mistaken, this is the first time a property award ceremony is being offered such a high accolade as a trusted brand. The Malaysian Property Press Awards, this year in partnership with The Malaysian Global Business Forum and Majlis Profesor Negara and supported by Zerin Properties and The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transportation Malaysia will be held on 20thDecember 2017 and will see many awards being given out to well deserved property developers as well as industry related agencies and associations. We believe that this accolade given to us by Metropolitan Home will elevate The Malaysian Property Press Awards even further," said Gunaprasath.
The gala dinner, held in Ruyi&Lyn, Bangsar Shopping Centre, was elevated by the presence of prominent dignitaries including (Encik) Abu Bakar Yusof, Lifestyle & Life Sciences Section Director of MATRADE's Trade and Services Promotion and Mr. Samuele Porsia, Trade Commissioner from the Italian Trade Agency. Guests were entertained with BrandInspire sessions by Mr. Steve Wee, founder of Brand Yourself and the highly reputable Datin Winnie Loo, CEO of A Cut Above, where they shared their experiences in creating lasting and trustworthy brands.
"The awards presented tonight features the brands in the highest esteem, Mr Bupalan like the other winners tonight won over our trust and confidence in their core principles, and that trust is what reassures us that we are making the right choice," commented Alvin Chang, CEO of ACG Media Sdn Bhd.
The annual Metropolitan Home Trusted Brand Awards 2017 presented 20 awards to some of the most trustworthy and prestigious brands in the country and region.
Metropolitan Home Trusted Brand Awards 2017 highlights excellence, creativity and commitment in the best home and living brands within the region. The awards captures recognition to brands that has both international appeal as well as a strong local connection. Honorees of the awards transpires what Metropolitan Home envision for in products and services that set themselves apart from competitors in their field.
Metropolitan Home since first launched in 2013, Metropolitan Home is Malaysia's premier home and living magazine that crusades urban city lifestyle and exudes life's best in high-end modern design and interiors. With an international point of view, Metropolitan Home has covered local and international stylemakers the likes of Zaha Hadid, Unit One Design, Kelly Hoppen, Neri & Hu and Oki Sato; award-winning interiors, decorating inspirations, state-of-the-art gadgets, must-visit destinations, and the best of the art and dining scene. Aimed at reaching the 2nd generation rich, this quarterly title is the ultimate guide to luxe living.
The Malaysian Property Press Awards (MPPA) is an initiative by strategic property content provider Terra Value Sdn Bhd. It is an annual awards ceremony that recognises the outstanding achievements of participants within the property industry via a unique format.
Now in its eight year, the MPPA has carved a niche for itself as the only property awards ceremony that is adjudicated exclusively by senior members of the press. It utilises a comprehensive selection process that takes into account the positive market impact, performance, quality of products, caliber of services and the scope of corporate social responsibility activity that candidates have exhibited.
The 2016/2017 edition of the event sees the addition of strategic partners: the Malaysian Global Business Forum (MGBF), Majlis Profesor Negara (MPN), Perception Management Sdn Bhd (PMSB) and Emjay Communications and support by Zerin Properties and The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transportation Malaysia.
MPPA chairman Gunaprasath Bupalan, who is also the executive director of Terra Value and Emjay Communications, has accumulated years of expertise in researching, writing and following these industry experts, and has given many talks on market forecasts, potential growth of areas and projects that have potential market growth. He also hosts the weekly Property on Traxx radio show on Traxx FM (90.3 FM) every Friday morning at 8.15am.