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
Middle East CEO Excellence Awards Business LeadersMiddle East30th May7th Nov
AFP Pinnacle AwardsFinancial ServicesMiddle East7th Jun20th Oct
Hamdan bin Mohammed Award for Innovation in Project ManagementBusinessMiddle East~30th Jun~1st Dec
Gulf Capital SME Awards BusinessMiddle East30th Jun25th Sep
eGovernment Excellence AwardIT & TelecommunicationsMiddle East~13th Jul~4th Oct
What's On Awards Abu Dhabi Hospitality Sport & LeisureMiddle East~14th Jul~24th 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 AwardsTransport & LogisticsMiddle 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 Aug~27th 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 Sep~5th 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 Sep~21st 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 Sep~21st 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 Oct~21st Nov
Middle East Business Leaders AwardsBusiness LeadersMiddle East~1st Nov~3rd Dec
Best m-Government Service AwardPublic SectorMiddle East~8th Nov~13th Feb
BBC Good Food Middle East AwardsRetail & Consumer GoodsMiddle East~8th Nov~27th Nov
Hamdan bin Mohammed Award for Smart GovernmentPublic SectorMiddle East~13th Nov~19th Dec
CEO Today Middle East AwardsBusiness LeadersMiddle East~23rd Nov~4th Dec
Dubai Annual Health Awards Health & Social CareMiddle East~30th Nov~18th Mar
Middle East Economic Knowledge Development Excellence AwardBusinessMiddle East~1st Dec~10th Jan
Arabian Business KSA Achievement AwardsBusinessMiddle East~5th Dec~31st Jan
The IJGlobal Middle East Awards Financial ServicesMiddle East~7th Dec~13th Mar
Gulf Real Estate Awards Planning & PropertyMiddle East~16th Jan~19th Mar
IDC CIO Excellence AwardsIT & TelecommunicationsMiddle East~4th Feb~28th Feb
Middle East Legal Awards Legal ServicesMiddle East~5th Feb18th Apr
Middle East Special Event MESE AwardsMarketing PR Events & AdvertisingMiddle East~7th Feb9th Apr
The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) Middle East Awards BusinessMiddle East~14th Feb10th Apr
IDC Smart City Middle East AwardsBusinessMiddle East~14th Feb2nd May
Dubai Lynx AwardsMarketing PR Events & AdvertisingMiddle East~21st Feb~13th Mar
Middle East Women Leaders Excellence Awards Business LeadersMiddle East~21st Feb~7th Mar
World Travel Awards Middle East Travel & TourismMiddle East~22nd Feb25th Apr
Channel Middle East AwardsIT & TelecommunicationsMiddle East~28th Feb23rd Apr
The Insights Middle East Call Centre/CX Awards Customer ContactMiddle East~28th Feb17th Apr
Middle East Customer Care and Happiness Excellence AwardsCustomer ContactMiddle East~28th Feb~21st Mar
Banker Middle East Industry AwardsBusinessMiddle East~3rd Mar~3rd May
Middle East Security Awards MESAIT & TelecommunicationsMiddle East25th Mar1st May
Middle East Smart Government and Smart Cities Excellence Awards Public SectorMiddle East29th Mar25th Apr
The .Gov Awards Public SectorMiddle East~5th Apr~2nd May
Business Traveller Middle East Awards Travel & TourismMiddle East7th Apr~23rd Apr

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