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Recognising First-Rate International Firms in the Middle East Region

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Middle East International Business Awards

Following the success of the biggest international business awards in Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia and China, we are bringing the prestigious awards programme to the Middle East region to honor first-rate international businesses in the region. The awards programme aims to celebrate the achievements and recognise the contributions of outstanding foreign firms to the Middle East economy.

The awards programme is open to companies in all industries with global headquarters located outside the Middle East regions. If you are one of these companies, nominate now and seize this opportunity to be awarded and nominate your award-winning project, product, service, strategy, initiative or innovation.

Submission Opens:
Mar 01, 2021
Submission Closes:
Jul 30, 2021
Awards Presentation Day:
Sep 09, 2021

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TESTIMONIALS

What do our winners have to say about winning the award?

  Winning this award is great honor, and a significant marvel to our company’s history in celebrating the spirit...

Hailiang Zhang CEO for Mainland China, Tricor China

We are also happy [and] glad that we learned that our programs under UOB Art Academy are well-received by our stakeholde...

Marietta Li Head of Planning and Business Management, Hong Kong and Taiwan, United Overseas Bank (UOB)

It’s great honor for us, for myself, and for the team here. We thank you for giving us a very good opportunity to i...

Cicci Xi Director of Global IR Asia Product & Technology, Johnson Controls

Watch videos from past winners

SBR International Business Awards 2020 Winner: Cigna Europe Insurance Company S.A.-N.V. – Singapore Branch

SBR International Business Awards 2020 Winner: Tokio Marine Life Insurance Singapore

SBR International Business Awards 2020 Winner: SeaSolutions ApS

SBR International Business Awards 2020 Winner: Bühler

SBR International Business Awards 2020 Winner: Czarnikow

SBR International Business Awards 2020 Winner: NTT Ltd.

SBR International Business Awards 2020 Winner: Videojet Technologies (S) Pte Ltd

SBR International Business Awards 2019 Winner: Ardentec Singapore Pte Ltd

SBR International Business Awards 2019 Winner: gumi Asia Pte Ltd

SBR International Business Awards 2019 Winner: Edrington Singapore

Why you should enter

SHARE YOUR STORY

Talk about your achievements in an interview that you can share with clients, peers, and colleagues to let them know that you are an award-winning company.

AMPLIFY

Reach potential clients as you let your innovations be known and honored in Asia.

EXPOSURE

The Middle East Awards special print edition will be produced this year after the individual-exclusive awards presentations that will be held in September. The print magazine will be distributed in newsstands, 5-star hotels and office buildings around Dubai. You will also receive 100 copies of the print magazine for your own distribution/use.

Guidelines and Criteria

GUIDELINES

  • Nominations will be deliberated by a panel of experts from Middle East region's top accounting firms based on the judging criteria below.

  • Companies may submit up to three (3) entries only.

  • Nomination is free of charge. If your company wins, you are obliged to proceed booking your chosen winner's package option to maximize the benefits of your win. Click here to see pricing.

ELIGIBILITY

The awards programme is open to foreign companies in all industries in the Middle East region. The company must have its global headquarters located outside the Middle East region

Eligible companies may nominate any initiatives that highlight their excellent work such as:

✔ outstanding project or service launched for or with client/s
✔ innovative internal practices or strategies

The initiative must have been launched or had upgrades, in part or in full, in the last 24 calendar months.

CATEGORIES

Only one winning company will be awarded per industry.

  • Automotive Services

  • Accounting

  • Advertising

  • Aerospace

  • Aerospace & Defense

  • Agriculture

  • Airline

  • Analytics

  • Apparel

  • Architecture

  • Automotive & Transport Equipment

  • Banking

  • Beauty & Cosmetics

  • Broadcasting

  • Brokerage

  • Building Services & Facilities

  • Business Insurance

  • Business Services

  • Cargo Handling

  • Chemicals

  • Commercial Building construction

  • Commercial Real Estate Trust

  • Compliance Consulting

  • Computer Hardware

  • Computer Services

  • Computer Software

  • Conglomerates

  • Consulting

  • Consumer Products - Durables

  • Consumer Products - Non-Durables

  • Corporate Advisory

  • Cosmetics

  • Data Center

  • Department Stores

  • Dining & Entertainment

  • Direct Selling

  • Diversified Services

  • Education

  • Electronic Manufacturing

  • Electronics

  • Employment Services

  • Energy

  • Engineering

  • Entertainment Experience

  • Executive Search

  • Financial Services

  • Financial Technology

  • Food & Beverage

  • Food Manufacturing Solutions

  • Food Safety

  • Furniture and Fixture

  • Health Insurance

  • Health Products & Services

  • Heavy Civil Construction

  • Hospitality & Leisure

  • Human Resource Technology

  • Human Resources Consulting

  • Industrial Construction

  • Interior Design

  • Insurance Broker

  • Internet/New Media

  • Investment Banking

  • IT Services

  • Life Insurance

  • Legal

  • Logistics

  • Logistics Equipment

  • Luxury Retail

  • Machining and Tooling

  • Manufacturing

  • Marine and Offshore Engineering

  • Marine Services

  • Materials & Construction

  • Media & Entertainment

  • Metals & Mining

  • Motion Picture & Video

  • Music

  • Non-Profit or Government Organizations

  • Oil & Gas

  • Personal Insurance

  • Pharmaceuticals

  • Real Estate

  • Residential Building construction

  • Residential Product Manufacturing

  • Retail

  • Semiconductor

  • Shipping

  • Technology

  • Telecommunications

  • Television

  • Transportation

  • Utilities

  • Venture Capital

  • Wholesale

CRITERIA FOR JUDGING

The entries will be reviewed by the judges based on the following:

  • Uniqueness & Innovation - Does the project introduce new or cutting-edge innovation?

  • Effectiveness & Impact - Did the project achieve its objectives and targets based on specific measures used to assess its success? Was there impact on your company, clients, and industry?

  • Dynamism - Is the strategy, project, service or product flexible to changes and progressive opportunities?

HOW TO ENTER?

1. Prepare a 500-word write-up about the project that you are nominating. You may use the judging criteria as a guide.

2. Go to the online nomination form.

  • Read the award entry guidelines and eligibility for your reference.
  • Fill out the company information and entrant details fields.
  • Choose the category you'd like to enter.
  • Provide entry information: Entry title, 500-word summary of the entry, and client testimonial/s (if any).
  • Upload 3 supporting photos (required) that represent your entry and supporting documents (optional) to strengthen your entry.
  • Choose the winners package that you will take up, should you win an award.

3. You will then receive an email confirmation from the Middle East International Business Awards organisers after your nomination has been received.
4. If you were unable to upload your supporting photos or documents in the online nomination form, send them to julie@charltonmediamail.com on or before the submission deadline. 

KEY DATES

Deadline for submission: 30 July 2021, Friday
Awards presentation: September 2021

PRICING & DISCOUNTS

Nomination is free of charge. If your company wins, you are obliged to proceed booking your chosen winner's package option to maximize the benefits of your win.

Option 1: US$7,900

  • Individual winner-exclusive presentations in a hotel in Dubai or via Zoom conference call
  • Half page advertisement in the Middle East Technology Excellence and International Business special awards issue print magazine
  • Video interview about your winning project during the awards presentation
  • Press release written by Middle East International Business Awards regarding your achievement and will be published in the SBR website (sbr.com.sg) with more than 240,000 unique monthly visitors
  • Full rights to the edited video interview and press release which you can use for your own distribution or as a marketing material
  • Licensed use of the awards logo on your marketing materials

Option 2: US$9,900

  • Individual winner-exclusive presentations in a hotel in Dubai or via Zoom conference call
  • Full page advertisement in the Middle East Technology Excellence & International Business special awards issue print magazine
  • Video interview about your winning project during the awards presentation
  • Press release written by Middle East International Business Awards regarding your achievement and will be published in the SBR website (sbr.com.sg) with more than 240,000 unique monthly visitors
  • Full rights to the edited video interview and press release which you can use for your own distribution or as a marketing material
  • Licensed use of the awards logo on your marketing materials

 
Option 3: US$11,900

  • Individual winner-exclusive presentations in a hotel in Dubai or via Zoom conference call
  • Full page advertisement and full page advertorial (double page spread) in the Middle East Technology Excellence and International Business special awards issue print magazine
  • Video interview about your winning project during the awards presentation
  • Press release written by Middle East International Business Awards regarding your achievement and will be published in the SBR website (sbr.com.sg) with more than 240,000 unique monthly visitors
  • Full rights to the edited video interview and press release which you can use for your own distribution or as a marketing material
  • Licensed use of the awards logo on your marketing materials

Note: All taxes will be the responsibility of the signing party (nominee)

Past Winners

2020 WINNERS

  • Aviva Ltd - Life Insurance

  • B&H Worldwide - Logistics

  • Bayer South East Asia Pte Ltd - Pharmaceuticals

  • Bioquell, an Ecolab solution - Infection Control

  • Bühler - Food Manufacturing Solutions

  • Cigna Europe Insurance Company S.A.-N.V. – Singapore Branch - Health Products & Services

  • Czarnikow - Food & Beverage

  • Lenovo Asia Pacific - IT Services - Chatbot

  • Matica Technologies Pte Ltd - Printing Technology

  • NTT Ltd. - IT Services - Omnichannel Customer Experience

  • NTT Ltd. - Technology

  • SeaSolutions ApS - Shipping

  • Tokio Marine Life Insurance Singapore (TMLS) - Financial Services

  • UUcare Group Singapore Pte Ltd - Consumer Products - Non-Durables

  • Videojet Technologies (S) Pte Ltd - Manufacturing

  • WOG TECHNOLOGIES PTE LTD. - Engineering

 

2019 WINNERS

 

2018 WINNERS

 

2017 WINNERS

 

2016 WINNERS

  • AIA Singapore - Life Insurance

  • Longview Solutions - Analytics

  • Conergy Asia & ME - Energy

  • Continental Automotive Singapore - Automotive & Transport System

  • Drake International (Singapore) Limited - Human Resource Technology

  • Globaleye - Financial Services

  • AkzoNobel Marine Coatings - Marine Services

  • NTT Communications - IT Services

  • NXP Semiconductors - Electronics

  • PMsquare - Consulting

  • Robert Bosch (SEA) Pte Ltd - Materials & Construction

  • Romer Labs Singapore Pte Ltd - Food Safety

 

2015 WINNERS

  • Abbott Laboratories Singapore, GROW® - Food and Beverage

  • BuyAssociation (Singapore) Pte Ltd - Property Services

  • Cegos Asia-Pacific Pte. Ltd. - Education

  • Dentsu Singapore - Advertising

  • Globaleye Pte Ltd - Financial Services

  • ibis Singapore on Bencoolen - Hospitality and Leisure

  • Ideal Systems (Singapore) Pte Ltd - Technology

  • Imagination - Diversified Services

  • Jardine Lloyd Thompson Asia - Human Resources Consulting

  • M-Plan Sdn Bhd - Health Products and Services

  • NTT Communications - IT Services

  • PM Group - Engineering

  • PMsquare Pte Ltd - Consulting

  • Swiss Post Solutions Ltd Singapore Branch - Business Services

  • Zurich Life Insurance - Personal Insurance

 

2014 WINNERS

  • Adecco - Business Services

  • ASBS Pte Ltd - Legal

  • Barilla - Food and Beverage

  • Bayer CropScience Asia Pacific - Agriculture

  • BuyAssociation Singapore - Advertising

  • Deloitte Singapore - Accounting

  • Electrolux Major Appliances - South East Asia - Consumer Products - Durables (Major Appliance)

  • Enware Asia Safety Systems Pte Ltd - Materials & Construction

  • ERI Banking Software - Computer Software

  • Ethnicraft Online - Retail

  • Feinmetall Singapore Pte Ltd. - Electronic Manufacturing

  • Global Marine Systems Ltd. - Engineering

  • Group8asia Singapore Pte Ltd. - Residential Building Construction

  • Hansgrohe Pte Ltd - Residential Product Manufacturing

  • Hocoma Pte Ltd - Health Products & Services

  • Hoffman - Corporate Advisory

  • Imagination Asia Ltd. - Diversified Services

  • Infineon Technologies Asia Pacific Pte Ltd - Electronics

  • JANUS et Cie - Furniture and fixture

  • Jura SEA - Consumer Products-Durables (Small Appliance)

  • KABA SECURITY PTE LTD - Technology

  • Kimberly-Clark - Consumer Products - Non-Durables

  • Mercuri Urval - Human Resources Consulting

  • Mövenpick Heritage Hotel Sentosa - Hospitality & Leisure

  • NTT Singapore Pte Ltd - Data Center

  • Panasonic Factory Solutions Asia Pacific - Food Manufacturing Solutions

  • PM Group - Architecture

  • PMsquare - Consulting

  • Pro-DataLGI Singapore Pte. Ltd. - Computer Services

  • Randstad Pte Limited - Executive Search

  • Romer Labs Singapore Pte Ltd - Food Safety

  • simpleshow asia Pte Ltd - Motion Picture & Video

  • SOLID Asia Energy Services Pte Ltd - Energy

  • SONRU - Human Resource Technology

  • tesa tape Asia Pacific Pte Ltd - Manufacturing

  • Tigerspike - Internet/New Media

  • UOMO GROUP SINGAPORE - Luxury Retail

  • Voltas Limited - Building Services & Facilities

  • Zurich Life Insurance (Singapore) - Personal Insurance

2020 Winners

 

2019 Winners (Malaysia)

2020 WINNERS

 

2019 WINNERS

 

2018 WINNERS

 

2017 WINNERS

  • Broadridge Asia Pacific Ltd - Financial Technology

  • Greater Group & New Balance - Retail

  • Hamlyn Williams HK Ltd - Human Resource Consulting

  • KBQuest Group Inc. - IT Services

  • MullenLowe Profero - Advertising

  • Richard Wolf Hong Kong Limited - Health Products & Services

  • Thales - Transportation

 

2016 WINNERS

  • MAR VIVO FILMS - Motion Picture & Video

  • ZACD - Real Estate

  • Actifio (HK) Co., Limited - IT Services

 

2015 WINNERS

  • MAR VIVO FILMS - Motion Picture & Video

  • Thales Transport & Security (H.K.) LTD - Transportation

  • United Overseas Bank Limited - Banking

  • Gartner Hong Kong Ltd - Corporate Advisory

  • Spencer Ogden International Limited - Energy

  • Organic Clover Limited - Food and Beverage

  • Clyde & Co - Legal

  • ABN Impact - Consulting

2020 WINNERS

Contact Us

For more details, contact:

Julie Anne Nunez

+(65) 3158 1386

awards@charltonmediamail.com

TESTIMONIALS

Check out what past winners have said upon receiving their award.

SBR International Business Awards 2020 Winner: Cigna Europe Insurance Company S.A.-N.V. – Singapore Branch

SBR International Business Awards 2020 Winner: Tokio Marine Life Insurance Singapore

SBR International Business Awards 2020 Winner: SeaSolutions ApS

SBR International Business Awards 2020 Winner: Bühler

SBR International Business Awards 2020 Winner: Czarnikow

SBR International Business Awards 2020 Winner: NTT Ltd.

SBR International Business Awards 2020 Winner: Videojet Technologies (S) Pte Ltd

SBR International Business Awards 2019 Winner: Ardentec Singapore Pte Ltd

SBR International Business Awards 2019 Winner: gumi Asia Pte Ltd

SBR International Business Awards 2019 Winner: Edrington Singapore

HKB International Business Awards 2020 Winner: AstraZeneca Hong Kong Limited

HKB International Business Awards 2020 Winner: Omnicom Media Group

HKB International Business Awards 2020 Winner: BRALOBA GROUP

HKB International Business Awards 2020 Winner: Baxter Healthcare Ltd

HKB International Business Awards 2019 Winner: ASSA ABLOY Asia Pacific Limited

HKB International Business Awards 2019 Winner: Siemens Limited

HKB International Business Awards 2019 Winner: Merrill Corporation

Malaysia International Business Awards 2020 Winner: Lanotec Asia Pacific Pte Ltd

Malaysia International Business Awards 2020 Winner: Capgemini

Malaysia International Business Awards 2020 Winner: Norwex Malaysia Sdn Bhd

Malaysia International Business Awards 2020 Winner: McDermott Asia Pacific Sdn Bhd

Malaysia International Business Awards 2020 Winner: Everise

Malaysia International Business Awards 2020 Winner: Roche (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd

Malaysia International Business Awards 2020 Winner: Sam Media

Malaysia International Business Awards 2019 Winner: RSA

Malaysia International Business Awards 2019 Winner: Assa Abloy

Malaysia International Business Awards 2019 Winner: OpenWay

China International Business Awards 2020 Winner: Tricor China

China International Business Awards 2020 Winner: Cityneon Holdings

China International Business Awards 2020 Winner: Johnson Controls