List of Business Awards in The Middle East

This is the world’s best list of Middle East Business Awards. It includes all the most credible Middle East Business Awards, Gulf Business Awards and Arabian Business Awards across the region. Here you can find information to help you enter The CEO Middle East Awards, Gulf Customer Experience Awards, Middle East Call Centre Awards, Euromoney Best Managed Companies in the Middle East, ACN Arab Technology Awards, Arabian Business Startup Awards, Dubai Quality Award, Middle East CEO Excellence Awards, Arabian Tourism Awards, IJGlobal Middle East Awards and The Middle East HR Excellence Awards among many others.
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Award nameAwards Trust MarkDeadline DateAwarding DateIndustryRegion
The BizX Awards - 1st Mar 18th Apr Business EMEA
Inspiring Workplaces Awards Middle East Africa - 1st Mar ~15th May HR & Training MENA
DSM Recognition Programme - 1st Mar 1st May Energy & Utilities Middle East
Dubai DSM Recognition Programme - 1st Mar ~1st May Energy & Utilities Middle East
CEO Today Middle East Awards - 5th Mar 1st Apr Business Leaders Middle East
Purpose Awards EMEA - 14th Mar 7th Jun Marketing PR Events & Advertising EMEA
Forbes Top 30 Fintech Companies Middle East - 15th Mar 26th Apr Financial Services Middle East
The Marketing Society UAE Awards - 22nd Mar 6th Jun Marketing PR Events & Advertising Middle East
CIPS Middle East Excellence in Procurement Awards - 27th Mar 13th May Supply Chain MENA
MENA Vape Awards - 28th Mar 12th Jun Retail & Consumer Goods MENA
Business Traveller Middle East Awards - 29th Mar 6th May Travel & Tourism Middle East
The HRSE KSA Awards - 1st Apr 27th May HR & Training Middle East
The Drum Awards for Marketing EMEA - 3rd Apr 13th Jun Marketing PR Events & Advertising EMEA
Employee Happiness Summit & Awards Accredited 5th Apr 7th Jun HR & Training Middle East
Middle East Special Event MESE Awards - ~6th Apr 13th Jun Marketing PR Events & Advertising Middle East
Forbes 50 Most Valuable Banks Middle East - ~10th Apr ~10th Apr Financial Services Middle East
The Facilities Management Middle East Awards - 12th Apr 30th May Planning & Property Middle East
Middle East Event Awards - ~13th Apr 13th Jun Marketing PR Events & Advertising Middle East
The Seamless Awards - ~14th Apr 14th May Financial Services MENA
The CEDIA Smart Home Awards - 15th Apr ~29th Sep Design & Innovation EMEA
ME Digital Construction Awards - ~15th Apr ~15th Mar Construction & Architecture Middle East
GTR+ MEA Awards - 19th Apr 15th Aug Financial Services MENA
Women SME Leaders Award - ~22nd Apr ~2nd May Business Leaders MENA
The Gold Standard Awards Middle East - 22nd Apr 12th Jun Marketing PR Events & Advertising Middle East
The MENA Content Creator Awards - ~25th Apr ~18th May Marketing PR Events & Advertising MENA
Make it in the Emirates Awards - 26th Apr 27th May Products & Manufacturing Middle East
AHEAD Awards MEA - ~28th Apr ~27th Sep Hospitality Sport & Leisure MENA
The BCI Middle East Awards - ~1st May ~29th Jul Business Middle East
BBC Good Food Middle East Awards - 1st May 25th Jan Retail & Consumer Goods Middle East
The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award - ~1st May ~15th Jan Design & Innovation MENA
TahawulTech.com GovTech Innovation Awards - ~8th May ~24th May IT & Telecommunications Middle East
MRM Business Award - ~10th May ~13th Nov Business Middle East
Forbes Middle East’s Top 100 Listed Companies - ~11th May ~13th Jun Business Middle East
THE Awards MENA (Times Higher Education Awards MENA) - ~15th May ~14th Nov Education MENA
The Digital Banker Middle East & Africa Retail Banking Innovation Awards - 24th May 1st Aug Financial Services MENA
World Commerce & Contracting Innovation & Excellence Awards - ~31st May ~22nd Jun Business EMEA
ADIPEC Excellence in Energy Awards - ~7th Jun ~2nd Oct Energy & Utilities Middle East
TahawulTech.com Transformational Leadership Awards - ~10th Jun ~20th Jun IT & Telecommunications Middle East
Middle East International Business Awards - 13th Jun 25th Sep Business Middle East
The Gulf Sustainability Awards Outstanding 14th Jun 25th Sep Corporate Social Responsibility MENA
The MENA Digital Awards - 15th Jun ~4th Oct Marketing PR Events & Advertising MENA
Energy Industries Council EIC Awards Middle East - ~15th Jun ~14th Sep Energy & Utilities Middle East
IDC Future Enterprise Awards MENA - ~16th Jun ~23rd Nov IT & Telecommunications MENA
Best Workplaces in the Middle East - ~22nd Jun ~27th Jul HR & Training Middle East
Middle East Technology Excellence Awards - ~25th Jun ~22nd Aug IT & Telecommunications Middle East
Middle East National Business Awards - ~25th Jun ~31st Aug Business Middle East
Arabia CSR Awards - ~30th Jun ~4th Oct Corporate Social Responsibility MENA
Middle East Management Excellence Awards - ~30th Jun ~31st Aug Business Leaders Middle East
Middle East Insurance Industry Awards - ~7th Jul ~16th Nov Financial Services MENA
The Park World Excellence Awards - ~10th Jul ~27th Sep Hospitality Sport & Leisure EMEA
Forbes Middle East's Top 100 Arab Family Businesses - ~13th Jul ~6th Aug Business Leaders Middle East
Meed Corporate Health and Wellbeing Awards - ~15th Jul ~26th Oct HR & Training Middle East
GPCA Responsible Care Excellence Awards - ~15th Jul ~6th Sep Health & Social Care Middle East
GRABCSR Awards - ~16th Jul ~24th Nov Corporate Social Responsibility MENA
Global Private Banker MEA Awards - 19th Jul 3rd Oct Financial Services MENA
Cresta Awards - ~20th Jul ~26th Sep Marketing PR Events & Advertising Middle East
Cresta Awards - ~20th Jul ~26th Sep Marketing PR Events & Advertising MENA
The Big 5 Impact Awards - ~21st Jul ~5th Dec Construction & Architecture Middle East
The Big 5 Impact Awards - ~21st Jul ~5th Dec Construction & Architecture MENA
MENA Green Building Awards - ~21st Jul ~15th Oct Construction & Architecture MENA
AMBA & BGA Excellence Awards - ~21st Jul 19th Jan HR & Training EMEA
Customer Happiness Summit & Awards Accredited ~25th Jul ~13th Oct Customer Contact Middle East
International Property Awards (Dubai Africa & Arabia) - ~28th Jul ~7th Sep Construction & Architecture MENA
MEED Projects Awards - ~28th Jul ~22nd Nov Business MENA
BIG SEE Wood Design Awards (South East Europe) - ~1st Aug ~21st Oct Construction & Architecture EMEA
The Hotelier Middle East Awards - ~4th Aug ~20th Sep Hospitality Sport & Leisure Middle East
Sustainability Innovation Awards - ~8th Aug ~31st Aug Corporate Social Responsibility Middle East
Smart Built Environment Awards - ~10th Aug ~4th Oct Planning & Property Middle East
Retail Congress MENA Awards - ~10th Aug ~23rd Oct Retail & Consumer Goods MENA
Mechanical Electrical and Plumbing MEP Middle East Awards - ~11th Aug ~21st Sep Construction & Architecture Middle East
Sharjah Government Communications Award - ~13th Aug ~14th Sep Public Sector Middle East
TahawulTech.com Future Security Awards - ~21st Aug ~20th Sep IT & Telecommunications Middle East
TahawulTech.com’s CISO 50 Awards - ~21st Aug ~20th Sep IT & Telecommunications Middle East
Future Workplace Awards - ~22nd Aug ~24th Oct HR & Training Middle East
Gulf Capital SME Awards - ~26th Aug ~9th Nov Business Middle East
Middle East Shopping Centre and Retailer Awards - ~27th Aug ~24th Oct Retail & Consumer Goods MENA
Etisalat Award for Arabic Children's Literature - ~31st Aug ~6th Nov Hospitality Sport & Leisure Middle East
Gulf Business Awards - ~31st Aug ~15th Sep Business MENA
TIARA MENA Awards - ~1st Sep ~2nd Nov HR & Training MENA
Storage Digitalisation Cloud (SDC) Awards - ~1st Sep ~30th Nov IT & Telecommunications EMEA
GCC GOV HR Awards - ~1st Sep ~11th Oct HR & Training MENA
CEO Middle East Awards - ~1st Sep ~13th Dec Business Leaders Middle East
Middle East Leading CEO Excellence Awards - ~5th Sep ~2nd May Business Leaders Middle East
The Middle East Public Relations Association MEPRA Awards - ~7th Sep ~23rd Nov Marketing PR Events & Advertising Middle East
The Insights Middle East Call Centre/CX Awards - ~7th Sep ~19th Oct Customer Contact Middle East
Global Business Icon Awards - ~15th Sep ~15th Dec Business Leaders Middle East
Landscape Middle East Sustainability Awards - ~15th Sep ~15th Nov Construction & Architecture Middle East
WealthBriefing MENA Awards - ~15th Sep ~16th Nov Financial Services MENA
Effie MENA Awards - ~21st Sep ~22nd Nov Marketing PR Events & Advertising MENA
TahawulTech.com Future Enterprise Awards - ~21st Sep ~16th Oct IT & Telecommunications Middle East
Construction Week Middle East Awards - ~21st Sep ~23rd Nov Construction & Architecture Middle East
The SMARTIES EMEA (Mobile Marketing Association MMA) - ~22nd Sep ~10th Nov Marketing PR Events & Advertising EMEA
EFQM Business Transformation Awards - ~23rd Sep ~11th Oct IT & Telecommunications Middle East
International Real Estate Community Management Summit IRECMS Dubai Awards Accredited ~25th Sep ~8th Dec Planning & Property Middle East
MENA Search Awards
Celebrating the very best in PPC, SEO & Content Marketing from across the Middle East & North Africa
Outstanding 26th Sep 27th Nov Marketing PR Events & Advertising MENA
Khaleej Times Best Places to Work Awards UAE (powered by WorkL) - 27th Sep 1st Nov HR & Training Middle East
FF (Fintech Finance) Awards - ~28th Sep ~28th Nov Financial Services MENA
Middle East Business Awards - ~28th Sep ~18th Jan Business Middle East
The SMARTIES MENA (Mobile Marketing Association MMA) - ~29th Sep 30th May Marketing PR Events & Advertising MENA
PRCA MENA Digital Awards - ~29th Sep ~8th Nov Marketing PR Events & Advertising MENA
Saudi Building & Infrastructure Awards - ~29th Sep ~5th Oct Construction & Architecture Middle East
Middle East Smart Government and Smart Cities Excellence Awards - ~30th Sep ~9th Feb Public Sector Middle East
Middle East Hospitality Excellence Awards - ~30th Sep ~6th Dec Hospitality Sport & Leisure MENA
MENA Housing Forum Innovation Awards - ~30th Sep ~21st Nov Planning & Property MENA
The Europas - The European Tech Startup Awards - ~1st Oct ~13th Nov IT & Telecommunications EMEA
Saudi Customer Experience Awards - ~2nd Oct 25th Jan Customer Contact Middle East
identity Design Awards - ~6th Oct ~15th Nov Construction & Architecture Middle East
Design Middle East Awards - ~9th Oct ~26th Oct Design & Innovation Middle East
CIPD Middle East People Awards - ~10th Oct ~7th Dec HR & Training Middle East
World Finance MENA Investment & Development Awards - ~11th Oct ~10th Sep Financial Services MENA
Forbes Middle East Top 50 Real Estate Developers - ~11th Oct ~9th Nov Planning & Property Middle East
ESCWA Digital Arabic Content Award - ~15th Oct 1st Mar Marketing PR Events & Advertising Middle East
HRO Today Association Awards - ~16th Oct ~1st Dec HR & Training EMEA
Arabian Best of Best Awards - ~20th Oct ~8th Dec Business Middle East
Saudi Trade Finance Awards - ~21st Oct ~15th Nov Financial Services Middle East
Forbes Middle East’s Top CEOs in the Middle East - ~25th Oct ~30th Nov Business Leaders Middle East
Arabian Business Achievement Awards - ~27th Oct 25th Jan Business Middle East
Truck and Fleet Awards - ~30th Oct 23rd Jan Transport & Logistics Middle East
International Hotel Awards - Dubai, African and Arabia - ~31st Oct ~1st Feb Hospitality Sport & Leisure MENA
MIddle East Startup Awards - ~31st Oct 17th Jan Business Middle East
Middle East Consultant Awards - ~31st Oct ~22nd Nov Construction & Architecture Middle East
The Aviator Middle East Awards - ~3rd Nov ~12th Dec Transport & Logistics Middle East
Best Workplaces in KSA - ~6th Nov 18th Jan HR & Training Middle East
Best Workplaces in UAE - ~6th Nov 15th Feb HR & Training Middle East
Big Project Middle East Awards - ~15th Nov 18th Jan Construction & Architecture MENA
MENA IR Insurance Awards - ~20th Nov 25th Jan Financial Services MENA
Global Investor MENA Awards - ~21st Nov ~13th Dec Financial Services MENA
Middle East & North Africa Stevie® Award - 27th Nov 2nd Mar Business MENA
Middle East & North Africa Stevie® Award - 27th Nov 2nd Mar Business Middle East
Best Workplaces in Oman Kuwait Bahrain Qatar - ~28th Nov 22nd Feb HR & Training Middle East
FStech Awards - ~1st Dec 14th Mar Financial Services EMEA
FStech Awards - ~1st Dec 14th Mar IT & Telecommunications EMEA
The IJGlobal Europe & Africa Awards - ~8th Dec 7th Mar Financial Services EMEA
The IJGlobal Middle East Awards - ~8th Dec ~30th Mar Financial Services Middle East
MENA Agency Awards - ~8th Dec ~22nd Feb Marketing PR Events & Advertising MENA
Forbes Middle East - The Middle East's Most Powerful Businesswomen - ~8th Dec 1st Feb Business Leaders Middle East
UF Award MEA - ~15th Dec 17th Jan Financial Services MENA
SABRE Awards EMEA - ~18th Dec ~27th May Marketing PR Events & Advertising EMEA
Dubai Quality Award - ~30th Dec 30th Jan Business Middle East
HRO Today CHRO of the Year Awards - ~31st Dec ~1st Nov HR & Training EMEA
TahawulTech.com Reseller Middle East Partner Excellence Awards - ~31st Dec 24th Jan IT & Telecommunications Middle East
MENA Banking Excellence Awards - 5th Jan 8th May Financial Services MENA
The Hotelier Saudi Arabia Awards - 5th Jan ~8th Mar Hospitality Sport & Leisure Middle East
Oil and Gas Middle East Awards - 10th Jan 29th Feb Energy & Utilities Middle East
LexisNexis Women in Law Awards - 10th Jan 7th Mar Legal Services Middle East
PRCA MENA Awards - 10th Jan 25th Apr Marketing PR Events & Advertising MENA
Middle East Legal Awards - 12th Jan 24th Apr Legal Services Middle East
Transform Awards MEA - 18th Jan ~5th May Marketing PR Events & Advertising MENA
PRWeek Corporate Affairs Awards - 18th Jan ~17th Feb Marketing PR Events & Advertising EMEA
M&A Atlas Awards - ~19th Jan ~2nd Feb Financial Services EMEA
Logistics Middle East Awards - 19th Jan 6th Mar Supply Chain Middle East
The Middle East ProcureTech Excellence Awards - 20th Jan ~22nd Feb Supply Chain Middle East
Dubai Lynx Awards - 25th Jan 6th Mar Marketing PR Events & Advertising Middle East
Brand Film Awards - 29th Jan 23rd Apr Marketing PR Events & Advertising EMEA
Transport & Logistics Middle East Game-Changers in Sustainability & Technology Awards - 31st Jan 29th Feb Transport & Logistics Middle East
TahawulTech.com CIO Leadership Awards - 31st Jan 15th Feb IT & Telecommunications Middle East
The MENALAC Awards - 31st Jan 6th Mar Hospitality Sport & Leisure MENA
What's On Awards Dubai - 1st Feb ~28th Mar Hospitality Sport & Leisure Middle East
What's On Awards Abu Dhabi - 1st Feb ~2nd Mar Hospitality Sport & Leisure Middle East
Forbes Middle East’s Top 100 Healthcare Leaders - ~5th Feb ~15th Mar Health & Social Care Middle East
The WARC Awards for MENA Strategy - 6th Feb 20th May Marketing PR Events & Advertising MENA
Gulf Customer Experience Awards Outstanding 8th Feb 24th Apr Customer Contact MENA
FN Rising Stars of Private Equity - 9th Feb 15th Apr Financial Services EMEA
The Digital Banker Middle East & Africa Innovation Awards - 9th Feb 2nd May Financial Services MENA
World Travel Awards Middle East - 11th Feb ~23rd Oct Travel & Tourism Middle East
Middle East Cleaning Hygiene & Facilities MECHF Awards - 15th Feb ~5th May Planning & Property Middle East
Middle East Women Leaders Excellence Awards - 23rd Feb 7th Mar Business Leaders Middle East
TahawulTech.com Women in Technology Awards - 24th Feb 1st Mar IT & Telecommunications Middle East
Sustainability Middle East Excellence Awards - 28th Feb 9th Mar Corporate Social Responsibility Middle East
The E-Business Awards - 29th Feb 8th Mar Marketing PR Events & Advertising MENA

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