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, 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 amongst many others.

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Please note: the “~” symbol means that the date is based on the previous year’s awards programme or is an estimate based on the information available. We can’t guarantee 100% accuracy (we try our best!) so always visit the individual awards’ websites for the latest information.


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Award nameIndustryRegionDeadline DateAwarding Date
Gulf Real Estate Awards Planning & PropertyMiddle East16th Jan19th Mar
Pan Arab Web Awards IT & TelecommunicationsMiddle East~1st Feb~22nd May
IDC CIO Excellence AwardsIT & TelecommunicationsMiddle East4th Feb28th Feb
Dubai Lynx AwardsMarketing PR Events & AdvertisingMiddle East7th Feb13th Mar
IDC Smart City Middle East AwardsBusinessMiddle East14th Feb2nd May
World Travel Awards Middle East Travel & TourismMiddle East~18th Feb~24th Apr
Middle East Women Leaders Excellence Awards Business LeadersMiddle East~22nd Feb7th Mar
The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) Middle East Awards BusinessMiddle East~25th Feb10th Apr
Channel Middle East AwardsIT & TelecommunicationsMiddle East28th Feb23rd Apr
The Insights Middle East Call Centre/CX Awards Customer ContactMiddle East28th Feb17th Apr
Middle East Customer Care and Happiness Excellence AwardsCustomer ContactMiddle East28th Feb21st Mar
Middle East Event AwardsMarketing PR Events & AdvertisingMiddle East~1st Mar~23rd Apr
The Middle East Event Awards (MEES Awards) Marketing PR Events & AdvertisingMiddle East~1st Mar~23rd Apr
Middle East Legal Awards Legal ServicesMiddle East~5th Mar~19th Apr
Middle East CEO Excellence Awards Business LeadersMiddle East~9th Mar~23rd Mar
Arabian Business Achievement AwardsBusinessMiddle East~15th Mar~9th May
Middle East Security Awards MESAIT & TelecommunicationsMiddle East~26th Mar~10th Apr
Banker Middle East Industry AwardsBusinessMiddle East~3rd Apr~3rd May
The .Gov Awards Public SectorMiddle East~5th Apr~2nd May
Business Traveller Middle East Awards Travel & TourismMiddle East~7th Apr~23rd Apr
Middle East Smart Government and Smart Cities Excellence Awards Public SectorMiddle East~12th Apr~26th Apr
Middle East Factories Excellence Awards Products & ManufacturingMiddle East~15th May~13th Jul
Gulf Capital SME Awards BusinessMiddle East~6th Jun~26th Sep
What's On Awards Abu Dhabi Hospitality Sport & LeisureMiddle East~14th Jun~24th Oct
AFP Pinnacle AwardsFinancial ServicesMiddle East~15th Jun~15th Oct
Hamdan bin Mohammed Award for Innovation in Project ManagementBusinessMiddle East~30th Jun~1st Dec
eGovernment Excellence AwardIT & TelecommunicationsMiddle East~13th Jul~4th Oct
Emirates Woman Woman of the Year Awards Business LeadersMiddle East~15th Jul~15th Sep
MEED Awards BusinessMiddle East~15th Jul~7th Nov
identity Design Awards Construction & ArchitectureMiddle East~19th Jul~14th Oct
Oil and Gas Middle East and RPME AwardsEnergy & UtilitiesMiddle East~26th Jul~12th Sep
CEO Middle East Awards Business LeadersMiddle East~1st Aug~9th Sep
Light Middle East AwardsDesign & InnovationMiddle East~1st Aug~25th Sep
The Aviation Business AwardsTravel & TourismMiddle East~15th Aug~9th Oct
ADIPEC Excellence in Energy Awards Energy & UtilitiesMiddle East~20th Aug~12th Nov
ACN Arab Technology AwardsIT & TelecommunicationsMiddle East~21st Aug~9th Oct
Arabian Computer News Arab Technology Awards IT & TelecommunicationsMiddle East~21st Aug~9th Oct
The Omrania CSBE Student Award for Excellence in Architectural DesignConstruction & ArchitectureMiddle East~25th Aug~31st Oct
Lloyds List South Asia Middle East and Africa AwardsTransport & LogisticsMiddle East~30th Aug27th Nov
Etisalat Award for Arabic Children's LiteratureHospitality Sport & LeisureMiddle East~31st Aug~6th Nov
ICT Achievement Awards IT & TelecommunicationsMiddle East~31st Aug~8th Oct
The Hotelier Middle East AwardsHospitality Sport & LeisureMiddle East~2nd Sep~24th Oct
Arabian Business Startup Awards BusinessMiddle East~7th Sep~23rd Oct
MEP Middle East AwardsConstruction & ArchitectureMiddle East~13th Sep~7th Nov
The ICAEW Middle East Accountancy & Finance Awards Financial ServicesMiddle East~20th Sep5th Dec
Middle East Cities and Municipalities Excellence Awards Public SectorMiddle East~21st Sep~18th Oct
Computer News Middle East ICT AwardsIT & TelecommunicationsMiddle East~21st Sep~16th Oct
Future Workplace AwardsHR & TrainingMiddle East~23rd Sep~12th Nov
Middle East Architect AwardsConstruction & ArchitectureMiddle East~26th Sep21st Nov
What's On Awards Dubai Hospitality Sport & LeisureMiddle East~27th Sep~8th Nov
The Middle East Public Relations Association MEPRA AwardsMarketing PR Events & AdvertisingMiddle East~30th Sep21st Nov
Arabian Tourism Awards Travel & TourismMiddle East~30th Sep~16th Oct
Dubai Quality Award BusinessMiddle East~30th Sep~30th Oct
The Middle East Young Employee and Future Leaders Excellence AwardsBusiness LeadersMiddle East~10th Oct~1st Nov
The Recruitment International Middle East Awards (RI Awards)HR & TrainingMiddle East~25th Oct21st Nov
Middle East Business Leaders AwardsBusiness LeadersMiddle East~1st Nov3rd Dec
Best m-Government Service AwardPublic SectorMiddle East~8th Nov13th Feb
BBC Good Food Middle East AwardsRetail & Consumer GoodsMiddle East~8th Nov27th Nov
Hamdan bin Mohammed Award for Smart GovernmentPublic SectorMiddle East~13th Nov19th Dec
CEO Today Middle East AwardsBusiness LeadersMiddle East23rd Nov4th Dec
Dubai Annual Health Awards Health & Social CareMiddle East30th Nov18th Mar
Middle East Economic Knowledge Development Excellence AwardBusinessMiddle East1st Dec10th Jan
The IJGlobal Middle East Awards Financial ServicesMiddle East7th Dec13th Mar

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