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  • We are foreign company based in Malaysia. Can we still participate in your event?
    Yes, the Awards is open to all companies incorporated and registered in Malaysia which are producing textiles using traditional methods.
  • Are there any size requirements for the submitted textile product?
    There is no size requirement. Do note that all submissions are judged according to the adjudication criteria detailed in the Application Form.
  • Is the Awards open to producers working with different communities of craftspeople to produce the submission product?
    Yes, the Awards is open to producers who work with multiple craftspeople to produce their submitted piece. In this case, please provide the entire list of individuals involved in producing the piece.
  • Can I collaborate with different individuals to design and produce the submission product?
    We recognise that collaboration and teamwork are often essential to the creation of high-quality textiles, and we value the contribution of all members of the production team. In this case, please provide the entire list of individuals involved in producing the piece.
  • Can I submit multiple entries for the Awards?
    Yes, you may submit multiple entries to be considered for the Awards. Please note that every submission is a separate application and each submission shall be adjudicated individually.
  • I have a product which uses two techniques: ikat and songket weaving. Which category should I submit my piece under?
    Each piece can only be submitted for one (1) category. As such, you will need to choose one (1) category that best showcases your piece and under which you wish for it to be judged. For example, if your piece is produced using both ikat and supplementary weft techniques, then you will need to choose to submit under either Ikat or Supplementary Weft category. Again, choose the category that best showcases your piece.
  • What will happen to my submitted piece after the Awards?
    Your submitted piece shall be returned to you to your Operations Address provided in the Application Form. For Winners of the Awards, the organisers may wish to exhibit the submitted piece after the Awards. The piece will be returned after the completion of such activity.
  • 2024 edition introduces two Supplementary Awards. Do the Supplementary Awards apply to each textile category?
    We are excited to add the 'Youth Achievement' and 'Sustainability Gold' Supplementary Awards this year. Each Supplementary Award will be adjudicated from all submissions, i.e. not one of each to be awarded per textile category, for the 2024 Awards.
  • Can a submission win both a main Award: eg Best Innovative and a Supplementary: eg Youth at the same time?
    Yes. It is possible for a submission to win both a Main Award under a textile category and an overall Supplementary prize at the same time.
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