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 among many others.
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Award nameDeadline DateAwarding DateIndustryRegion
CEO Today Middle East Awards 1st Dec 15th Jan Business Leaders Middle East
FStech Awards 2nd Dec 16th Mar Financial Services EMEA
FStech Awards 2nd Dec 16th Mar IT & Telecommunications EMEA
MENA Agency Awards 8th Dec 22nd Feb Marketing PR Events & Advertising MENA
SABRE Awards EMEA 9th Dec ~27th May Marketing PR Events & Advertising EMEA
Gulf Customer Experience Awards 9th Dec 1st Mar Customer Contact MENA
The IJGlobal Europe & Africa Awards 9th Dec 9th Mar Financial Services EMEA
The IJGlobal Middle East Awards 9th Dec 30th Mar Financial Services Middle East
Arabian Business Achievement Awards 15th Dec 26th Jan Business Middle East
Dubai Quality Award 30th Dec ~30th Jan Business Middle East
Best Workplaces in KSA 31st Dec 16th Feb HR & Training Middle East
Best Workplaces in UAE 31st Dec 3rd Mar HR & Training Middle East
Middle East Consultant Awards ~1st Jan 7th Dec Construction & Architecture Middle East
AUIS Innovation Awards ~2nd Jan ~13th Jan Business Middle East
The MENA Digital Awards 9th Jan ~4th Dec Marketing PR Events & Advertising MENA
Transform Awards MEA
From big global agencies to small local work, the awards recognise excellence and reward innovation in branding.
12th Jan ~5th May Marketing PR Events & Advertising MENA
M&A Atlas Awards ~15th Jan ~2nd Feb Financial Services EMEA
Middle East Cleaning Hygiene & Facilities MECHF Awards 15th Jan 4th Mar Planning & Property Middle East
Julfar Finance Award ~15th Jan ~30th Dec Financial Services Middle East
CIPS Middle East Excellence in Procurement Awards ~19th Jan ~9th Feb Supply Chain MENA
Gulf Real Estate Awards ~23rd Jan ~21st Feb Planning & Property Middle East
Forbes Middle East Travel and Hospitality Awards ~28th Jan ~18th Apr Travel & Tourism Middle East
Computer News Middle East CNME CIO 300 Awards ~30th Jan ~29th Mar IT & Telecommunications Middle East
HRO Today CHRO of the Year Awards ~31st Jan ~1st Nov HR & Training EMEA
Transport & Logistics Middle East Innovation Awards ~31st Jan ~21st Mar Transport & Logistics Middle East
Best Workplaces in Oman Kuwait Bahrain Qatar 31st Jan 16th Mar HR & Training Middle East
Dubai Lynx Awards ~2nd Feb ~16th Mar Marketing PR Events & Advertising Middle East
Middle East Legal Awards ~3rd Feb ~12th May Legal Services Middle East
Logistics Middle East Awards ~3rd Feb ~31st Mar Supply Chain Middle East
What's On Awards Dubai ~6th Feb ~28th Mar Hospitality Sport & Leisure Middle East
What's On Awards Abu Dhabi ~6th Feb ~2nd Mar Hospitality Sport & Leisure Middle East
ActionCoach Business Excellence Awards ~14th Feb ~23rd Apr Business EMEA
Digital Studio Awards ~14th Feb ~30th Mar Journalism Publishing & Media Middle East
TahawulTech.com CIO Leadership Awards ~14th Feb ~28th Feb IT & Telecommunications Middle East
Inspiring Workplace Awards EMEA 22nd Feb ~24th May HR & Training EMEA
Brand Film Awards ~22nd Feb ~11th May Marketing PR Events & Advertising EMEA
Middle East Women Leaders Excellence Awards ~23rd Feb ~9th Mar Business Leaders Middle East
The Middle East Future Leaders Excellence Awards ~28th Feb ~2nd Mar Business Leaders Middle East
Middle East Smart Government and Smart Cities Excellence Awards ~28th Feb ~2nd Mar Public Sector Middle East
TahawulTech.com CIO300 Awards ~28th Feb ~29th Mar IT & Telecommunications Middle East
Women SME Leaders Award ~28th Feb ~29th Mar Business Leaders MENA
IDC Future Enterprise Awards MENA ~5th Mar ~3rd Dec IT & Telecommunications MENA
Business Traveller Middle East Awards ~7th Mar ~9th May Travel & Tourism Middle East
EMEA Finance Middle East Banking Awards ~8th Mar ~26th Apr Financial Services Middle East
International Federation of Landscape Architects AAPME ~15th Mar ~31st Aug Construction & Architecture MENA
Purpose Awards EMEA ~17th Mar ~10th Jun Marketing PR Events & Advertising EMEA
Financial News FN Private Equity Rising Stars ~18th Mar ~2nd May Financial Services EMEA
EMEA Finance Achievement Awards ~18th Mar ~9th Jun Financial Services EMEA
Reseller ME Partner Excellence Awards ~30th Mar ~14th Apr IT & Telecommunications Middle East
MENA Banking Excellence Awards ~1st Apr ~23rd Jun Financial Services MENA
The Seamless Awards ~8th Apr ~31st May Financial Services MENA
Middle East Special Event MESE Awards ~12th Apr ~16th Jun Marketing PR Events & Advertising Middle East
Images RetailME Tech Awards ~20th Apr ~8th Jun Retail & Consumer Goods Middle East
World Commerce & Contracting Innovation & Excellence Awards ~22nd Apr ~22nd Jun Business EMEA
The WARC Prize for MENA Strategy ~28th Apr ~4th Aug Marketing PR Events & Advertising MENA
World Travel Awards Middle East ~30th Apr 23rd Oct Travel & Tourism Middle East
The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award ~30th Apr ~29th Jan Design & Innovation MENA
TahawulTech.com GovTech Innovation Awards ~11th May ~24th May IT & Telecommunications Middle East
Middle East CEO Excellence Awards ~19th May ~16th Jan Business Leaders Middle East
The E-Business Awards ~20th May ~25th May Marketing PR Events & Advertising MENA
Black Excellence Awards ME ~30th May 5th Nov Business Leaders Middle East
The CEDIA Awards ~5th Jun ~29th Sep Design & Innovation EMEA
International Property Awards (Dubai Africa & Arabia) 10th Jun ~7th Sep Construction & Architecture MENA
BBC Good Food Middle East Awards ~10th Jun 8th Dec Retail & Consumer Goods Middle East
MRM Business Award ~10th Jun ~13th Nov Business Middle East
ADIPEC Excellence in Energy Awards ~14th Jun 31st Oct Energy & Utilities Middle East
TahawulTech.com Transformational Leadership Awards ~15th Jun ~28th Jun IT & Telecommunications Middle East
EMEA Finance Europe Banking Awards ~15th Jun ~15th Jul Financial Services EMEA
The BCI Middle East Awards ~16th Jun ~29th Jul Business Middle East
TahawulTech.com Women in Technology Awards ~16th Jun ~28th Jun IT & Telecommunications Middle East
Best Workplaces in the Middle East 22nd Jun 27th Jul HR & Training Middle East
Customer Happiness Awards ~30th Jun 21st Oct Customer Contact Middle East
BIG SEE Wood Design Awards (South East Europe) ~30th Jun ~21st Oct Construction & Architecture EMEA
Arabia CSR Awards ~30th Jun 5th Oct Corporate Social Responsibility MENA
Middle East Hospitality Excellence Awards ~30th Jun 16th Nov Hospitality Sport & Leisure MENA
International Real Estate Community Management Summit IRECMS Dubai Awards ~30th Jun 9th Dec Planning & Property Middle East
AHEAD Awards MEA ~1st Jul 10th Nov Hospitality Sport & Leisure MENA
Smart Built Environment Awards ~1st Jul ~23rd Sep Planning & Property Middle East
Middle East Technology Excellence Awards ~3rd Jul ~22nd Aug IT & Telecommunications Middle East
Middle East International Business Awards ~3rd Jul ~22nd Aug Business Middle East
The Big 5 Impact Awards ~7th Jul 5th Dec Construction & Architecture Middle East
The Big 5 Impact Awards ~7th Jul 5th Dec Construction & Architecture MENA
Sharjah Government Communications Award ~14th Jul ~29th Sep Public Sector Middle East
Meed Corporate Health and Wellbeing Awards ~15th Jul 26th Oct HR & Training Middle East
TahawulTech.com Future Enterprise Awards ~15th Jul ~17th Oct IT & Telecommunications Middle East
GRABCSR Awards ~16th Jul ~24th Nov Corporate Social Responsibility MENA
Cresta Awards ~20th Jul ~26th Sep Marketing PR Events & Advertising Middle East
Cresta Awards ~20th Jul ~26th Sep Marketing PR Events & Advertising MENA
AMBA & BGA Excellence Awards ~22nd Jul 9th Dec HR & Training EMEA
The Hotelier Middle East Awards ~29th Jul ~8th Sep Hospitality Sport & Leisure Middle East
FF (Fintech Finance) Awards ~29th Jul 29th Nov Financial Services MENA
Etisalat Award for Arabic Children's Literature ~31st Jul ~6th Nov Hospitality Sport & Leisure Middle East
Wow Awards Middle East ~31st Jul ~15th Sep Marketing PR Events & Advertising Middle East
The Gulf Sustainability Awards ~4th Aug 24th Oct Corporate Social Responsibility MENA
MEED Projects Awards ~4th Aug ~8th Dec Business MENA
MENA Green Building Awards ~7th Aug ~15th Oct Construction & Architecture MENA
Seatrade Maritime Awards Middle East Indian Subcontinent & Africa in association with Lloyds List ~13th Aug ~12th Dec Transport & Logistics Middle East
Mechanical Electrical and Plumbing MEP Middle East Awards ~19th Aug ~21st Sep Construction & Architecture Middle East
Gulf Capital SME Awards ~26th Aug 9th Nov Business Middle East
EMEA Finance Treasury Services Awards ~27th Aug ~27th Sep Financial Services EMEA
HRO Today Association Awards ~1st Sep 16th Nov HR & Training EMEA
The Insights Middle East Call Centre/CX Awards ~1st Sep 13th Oct Customer Contact Middle East
TIARA MENA Awards ~2nd Sep 3rd Nov HR & Training MENA
Storage Digitalisation Cloud (SDC) Awards ~2nd Sep 24th Nov IT & Telecommunications EMEA
TahawulTech.com Future Security Awards ~8th Sep ~20th Sep IT & Telecommunications Middle East
TahawulTech.com’s CISO 50 Awards ~8th Sep ~20th Sep IT & Telecommunications Middle East
Future Workplace Awards ~13th Sep 15th Nov HR & Training Middle East
Effie MENA Awards ~15th Sep 17th Nov Marketing PR Events & Advertising MENA
GCC GOV HR Awards ~15th Sep 26th Oct HR & Training MENA
Middle East Shopping Centre and Retailer Awards ~22nd Sep 6th Dec Retail & Consumer Goods MENA
Retail Congress MENA Awards ~22nd Sep 6th Dec Retail & Consumer Goods MENA
Middle East Energy Awards ~23rd Sep ~24th Nov Energy & Utilities Middle East
MENA Search Awards 28th Sep 23rd Nov Marketing PR Events & Advertising MENA
PRCA MENA Digital Awards ~30th Sep ~8th Dec Marketing PR Events & Advertising MENA
MENA Housing Forum Innovation Awards ~30th Sep 21st Nov Planning & Property MENA
The MENA Influencer Awards ~3rd Oct ~4th Dec Marketing PR Events & Advertising MENA
The Middle East Public Relations Association MEPRA Awards 7th Oct 8th Dec Marketing PR Events & Advertising Middle East
Gulf Business Awards 7th Oct 24th Nov Business MENA
identity Design Awards 7th Oct 24th Nov Construction & Architecture Middle East
World Finance MENA Investment & Development Awards 11th Oct ~10th Sep Financial Services MENA
The Marketing Society UAE Awards 12th Oct 8th Dec Marketing PR Events & Advertising Middle East
The SMARTIES EMEA (Mobile Marketing Association MMA) 14th Oct ~10th Nov Marketing PR Events & Advertising EMEA
Big Project Middle East Awards 24th Oct 15th Dec Construction & Architecture MENA
The Aviation Business Awards 7th Nov 8th Dec Transport & Logistics Middle East
Middle East Insurance Industry Awards 7th Nov 21st Nov Financial Services MENA
Middle East & North Africa Stevie® Award 9th Nov 18th Mar Business MENA
Middle East & North Africa Stevie® Award 9th Nov 18th Mar Business Middle East
TahawulTech.com Reseller Middle East Partner Excellence Awards 10th Nov 17th Nov IT & Telecommunications Middle East
Global Investor MENA Awards 18th Nov 1st Dec Financial Services MENA
MENA IR Insurance Awards 18th Nov 25th Jan Financial Services MENA
PRCA MENA Awards 18th Nov 16th Mar Marketing PR Events & Advertising MENA
Middle East Municipalities and Integrated and Sustainable Cities Excellence Awards ~21st Nov ~14th Oct Public Sector Middle East
The SMARTIES MENA (Mobile Marketing Association MMA) 25th Nov 10th May Marketing PR Events & Advertising MENA

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