staff reporter, Dhaka : Daraz Bangladesh, Bangladesh leading online marketplace, has organized the “Bangladesh Media Innovation Awards 2022” (BMIA 2022) event ceremony recently.
The event aims to seek out the leading lights in the local digital media for their innovative ideas and practices. Bangladesh Brand Practitioner was the event’s outreach partner, SBK Foundation was the strategic partner, Reboot was the event partner and Dimadim was the ideation partner of the event.
MA Mannan, MP, Hon’ble Minister, Ministry of Planning was present as the Guest-of-honour and Mohibul Hassan Chowdhoury, MP and Hon’ble Deputy Minister, Ministry of Education, was present as the special guest at the event. Syed Mostahidal Hoq, Managing Director, Daraz Bangladesh; A H M Hasinul Quddus, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Daraz Bangladesh; and other respected officials, guests, and media personnel from various industry was also present at this ceremony. The country’s famous singer Khayam Sanu Sandhi also performed at the event.
During the ceremony, twenty best performers from various wings of the country’s media industry were presented with the prestigious BMIA 2022 awards. The winners were – The Business Standard, under the Innovative Print Layout category; Dhaka Tribune, under the category of Innovative Special Supplement; ICE Business Times, under the Best Business Magazine category; ICE today under the Best Lifestyle Magazine; The Business Standard, under the category of the Best use of infographic; The Daily Samakal, under the Best Social Media Campaign; Deepto TV, under the Best Use of Social Media category; Chorki, under the Best Digital Diversification Project category; The Daily Jugantor, under the Best Co-branded online project; Somoy TV, under the Most innovative digital report; DBC News, under the Best TV Programme for Women category; Duronto TV, under the Best TV Programme (Kids) category; Jamuna TV under the Best TV Programme (Entertainment) category; ATN Bangla under the Best TV Programme (Lifestyle) category; Ekattor Media Ltd., under the Best TV Programme (Sports); Independent TV under the Best Country Branding Programme category. Bangladesh Television (BTV), Channel I, Ittefaq and The Daily Star received the BMIA 2022 under the prestigious special recognition category.
The Chief Guest MA Mannan, MP, Hon’ble Minister, Ministry of Planning said, “Bangladesh is going through a transformation, and Daraz is playing an instrumental role in this journey and has immense potential to accelerate the country toward a smart transformation by taking various steps in the coming days. Organizations like Daraz, the media of Bangladesh, and people from all walks of life can contribute a lot to realizing the vision of our Honorable Prime Minister. Thanks to Daraz for underlining the development of media in the country through one such event.”
Syed Mostahidal Hoq, Managing Director, Daraz Bangladesh said “We feel proud and happy to have played our role in changing the landscape of e-commerce in the country. We are thankful to the government, regulators, and other stakeholders, including the media houses, for their unwavering support. We are delighted to organize today’s event to highlight the contribution of Bangladesh media and their innovative approaches.”
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