GULF BUSINESS AWARDS 2021
Gulf Business Awards celebrates the region’s business community, lauding the individuals and companies positively impacting and driving the GCC’s economic landscape. Gulf Business has been covering the region’s movers and shakers for 25 years now, and the high-profile attendees at our awards are a reflection of the respected status that the brand enjoys in the region.
What makes Gulf Business Awards more prestigious is that the winners are selected by an expert panel of judges.
Companies and business leaders are recognised across multiple industrial verticals including energy, tourism and hospitality, transport and logistics, technology, finance, real estate, banking, healthcare and retail. Special accolades include Lifetime Achievement award, Businesswoman of the year and SME of the year, among others. Past winners have included the leaders of some of the region’s biggest and most innovative companies including Emirates, Dubai Airports, Emaar, Emirates NBD, Careem and Souq.com.
Nominate your favourite businesses and leaders for the Gulf Business Awards 2021
All of the company and business leader shortlists will be judged on the following criteria
A company’s/business leader's ability to lead a sector through thought-leadership, continual innovation and cutting edge strategy.
Company growth in the last year and expansion into new markets.
Company results in terms of assets, profits and turnover taken in a wider market context.
The ability to deliver exceptional, innovative, customer-orientated products of the highest quality.
The ability to provide excellent service to all stakeholders including customers, partners and suppliers.
Corporate social responsibility
A firm’s efforts to give something back to wider society in terms of mentorship, environmental concerns, charity and corporate social responsibility.
COMPANY OF THE YEAR AWARDS
Logistics and transport
Tourism and hospitality
Investment company of the year
Consumer technology company of the year
Emerging technology company of the year
BUSINESS LEADER OF THE YEAR AWARDS
Real estate leader
Logistics and transport leader
Tourism and hospitality leader
Technology business leader of the year
BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARDS
From the winners of the Company and Business leader of the year category for each sector, only one will receive the prestigious accolade of overall:
GULF BUSINESS COMPANY OF THE YEAR
GULF BUSINESS LEADER OF THE YEAR
The awards below recognise individual excellence:
INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR
BUSINESSWOMAN OF THE YEAR
SME OF THE YEAR
DISRUPTOR OF THE YEAR
SUSTAINABILITY COMPANY OF THE YEAR
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD