Ceremonies honor outstanding suppliers and newly formed local SMEs
Launch of an SME book to highlight local SME success stories
MACAU, January 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Sands China Ltd. hosted a joint event on Friday at the Londoner® Macauwhere the company honored some of its most outstanding suppliers, recognized local SME graduates of its procurement training program and launched a book highlighting the successes of its local SME suppliers.
the 2021 Sand Supplier Excellence Awardthe 10th Sands Procurement Academy Graduationand the new SME Book are all part of Sands China’s ongoing efforts to support from Macau SME within the framework of the company Support program for local small, medium and micro-suppliers.
Holding the ceremonies at an event provided a valuable opportunity for the latest cohort of SME academy graduates to be encouraged as they watched Sands China honor some of its most outstanding suppliers, including local SMEs. And in launching its latest SME book, Sands China recorded the milestones of the company’s local SME support program since 2015 and highlighted some of the success stories of local SMEs it has worked with over the years. An online version of the book is now available for viewing on the society’s website via https://l.ead.me/bcgb9q.
“Sands China is very pleased to once again recognize the outstanding services and products provided by our many vendors, whose collaboration is essential in enabling us to deliver the world-class experience that our integrated resorts are known for,” said the dr. Wilfred Wang, Chairman of Sands China Ltd. “As Macau continues to deal with an ongoing pandemic, we are grateful for the continued cooperation of our suppliers, whether small or large, local or international. success of our Sands Procurement Academy to help feed from Macau local suppliers with skills and knowledge, as we celebrate the 10th batch of local businesses to graduate from the program.”
This is the 9th year that Sands China has held the Sand Supplier Excellence Award, acknowledging the cooperation and services of some of the company’s most notable suppliers. This year’s ceremony recognized nine winners in six categories:
Corporate culture, innovation and sustainability:
Shanghai Shi Cheng Culture Communication Co., Ltd.
Top Builders Group Ltd
Service Victor Pacific Ltd.
Company of Engenharia Hoi Pak Lda
Winnerway Security Guards Company Limited
Or Tou Engineering Company Ltd.
New limited food concept
East Sun Cleaning Services Ltd
Small/Medium Enterprise (SME):
Quinquilharia Kuok Kuong
And at the graduation ceremony Sand Supply Academythe company has awarded 52 local SMEs, including 16 exhibitors at the 2021 Sands Shopping Carnival. Nearly 370 vendors have enrolled in the academy since its inception in 2017, and 330 have graduated to date, including the group of Friday.
The Sands Procurement Academy is co-organized with the Macau Chamber of Commerce and Macau Productivity and Technology Center (CPTTM) and is a one-of-a-kind industry training. It provides practical knowledge to local SME suppliers to help them gain experience and the ability to work with large international companies. To do this, he shares his knowledge and business skills in order to promote the development of their businesses.
After initially targeting a few key categories of local suppliers, the academy has opened up to all local SMEs Macau since 2019 – giving a wider range of SMEs the opportunity to benefit from the skills and knowledge offered by the professionals of the academy.
Guests of honor at Friday’s event were Lok Po, member of the National People’s Congress and director of the Macau Daily News; Shuen Ka HungDirector General of Macao Productivity and Technology Transfer Center; Lau Kit LonHead of the Business Promotion Division of the Economic Business Development Department of the Economic and Technological Development Bureau of the Government of Macao Special Administrative Region; Angela Fong, Public Relations Officer of Macau Trade and Investment Promotion Institute; Ma Chi Ngai, chairman of the board of the Macau Chamber of Commerce; Paulo Coutinho, director and editor of the Macau Daily Times; Dr. Wong; various leaders of Sands China; and representatives of local suppliers.
Despite the broad influence of the pandemic on from Macau economy and tourism, Sands China has continued its large-scale projects and maintained its uninterrupted local sourcing efforts. This focus on local SMEs is in line with the Macau the government’s initiative to “buy local” and demonstrates Sands China’s commitment to supporting local businesses as part of corporate social responsibility efforts.
About Sands China Ltd.
Sands China Ltd. (Sands China or the Company) is incorporated in the Cayman Islands limited liability and is listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (HKEx: 1928). Sands China is the largest operator of integrated resorts in Macau. The Company’s integrated resorts on the Cotai Strip include The Venetian® Macau, The Square® Macao, Le Parisien Macao and Le Londonien® Macau. The Company also owns and operates Sands® Macau on the Macau peninsula. The Company’s portfolio includes a diverse mix of leisure and business attractions and transportation operations, including large meeting and convention facilities; a wide range of restaurants; shopping centers; world-class entertainment at the Cotai Arena, Venetian Theatre, Parisian Theatre, Londoner Theater and Sands Theatre; and a high-speed Cotai Water Jet ferry service between hong kong and Macau. The Company’s Cotai Strip portfolio aims to contribute to from Macau transformation into a global center for tourism and leisure. sands China is a subsidiary of global resort developer Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS).
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