We look ahead to the 2018 Gulf Business Awards, taking place this month
The Gulf Business Awards is taking place this month at the Oberoi, Dubai hotel – a celebration of the most successful, innovative, and respected companies and individuals in the Gulf region.
On Tuesday, September 10, awards will be presented in 18 categories, as well as the highly sought after overall Company of the Year, Business Leader of the Year, and Lifetime Achievement awards.
Business leader and company awards will be handed out across the aviation and transport, banking, energy, real estate, retail, healthcare and tourism and hospitality categories. A further four business excellence awards will celebrate businesswomen, happiness and positivity initiatives, innovators and SMEs of the year.
Past winners have included the leaders of some of the region’s most well-known companies from the Gulf, including Emirates, Dubai Airports, Emaar, Emirates NBD, Careem and Souq.com.
Previous Lifetime Achievement award winners have included Emirates chairman His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, GEMS founder Sunny Varkey and Emaar chairman Mohamed Alabbar.
The awards features a panel of five judges including Mumzworld. com CEO and founder Mona Ataya, Motivate managing partner and group editor-in-chief Ian Fairservice, Crescent Enterprises CEO Badr Jadar, Kanoo Group chairman Mishal Kanoo and Gulf Business editor Neil King. And for the first time, the awards have been open to a public vote – serving as the ‘sixth judge’ across all 18 categories.
For those wishing to rub shoulders with the region’s business elite, tickets to the gala event are available at awards.gulfbusiness.com/2018.
Details of the winners will be available on gulfbusiness.com after the ceremony.