Pertubuhan Seni Gayung Fatani Malaysia (PSGFM) has been recognized as the best silat in Asia for the year 2015. This is due to the nomination as the Sport Organization of the Year 2015 for the Sports Industry Awards (SPIA) Asia 2015.
PSGFM was nominated along with Sunrise Events, Inc., Gymnastic Association of the Philippines, Hong Kong Ultra Marathon Association Limited, Primer Group-DC (Philippines), Sporting Republic (Singapore), Wrestling Association of the Philippines and XLE Group (Vietnam).
The category is open to professional sport event organizers including in house event departments of corporate organizations delivering major sport campaigns or events in terms of creativity, planning execution and sporting value in the region. The evaluation criteria was the function of the organization in guaranteeing successful events from development to implementation.
PSGFM which lead by Grandmaster Aminuddin Haji Anuar is the only martial arts organization that shortlisted by the industry experts for the award. The inaugural Asia edition of the Sports Industry Awards, organized in partnership by MMC Sportz and Sport360, will be hosted on Friday 2 October 2015 in Manila, Philippines in view of expansion into the wider Asian regions and host cities in subsequent years.
Recognizing achievements in 10 separate categories, both professional and community focused, each submission will be subject to a rigid and transparent 3-step judging process, facilitated by an international panel of the region’s leading industry experts and overseen by auditors in strict accordance with the international sport industry award rules.