Entry Deadline: 21st February 2019
29th and 30th April 2019
Dubai, UAE


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Now in its fifth edition, The International Business Excellence Awards enables businesses to tell and get recognition for their stories.

In the past four editions, we have had hundreds of leading local, regional and international organisations from many industries descend on Dubai compete in the programme.

This year we are back with 34 categories aimed at providing recognition for companies and individuals implementing outstanding initiatives across the world.

The programme is supported by the Dubai Economy along with Academic Institutions and respected thought‐leaders from across the world.

About the awards


Check out the Winners from our previous events to see the inspiring companies and key influencers who won at the International Business Excellence Awards in previous years. Could your company be featured as a winner in the future?

Key Dates

  • EARLY BIRD ENTRY OFFER ENDS 05th December 2018
  • ENTRY DEADLINE 21st February 2019
  • FINALISTS ANNOUNCED27th February 2019
  • FINALS AND AWARDS CEREMONY29th and 30th April 2019
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The Categories

Companies have the choice to enter their initiatives, campaigns or projects into one or more of the 34 categories available to choose from this year

Whether a dynamic entrepreneur or start up, a thriving SME, or large firms; there is an ideal category to highlight outstanding examples in all business areas. More information can be found on the categories page.

the categories

Reasons to Enter

Entering Awards brings many benefits to your business

How to Enter

As soon as you've decided to enter, your exciting Awards journey will begin.

Experts Judging & Attending

Meet the judges who will be bringing their industry knowledge and specific skillsets to assess this years’ Awards Finalists. The Awards are judged by a large panel of independent and impartial business professionals.

meet the judges

United Arab Emirates

Following the success of the four editions of the Awards, Dubai remains the home for the 5th year running. In recent years it has continued to prove that it is an international hub for business excellence.