About the Awards

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

What are the Awards?

Now in its fifth edition, The International Business Excellence Awards are set to be bigger and better than ever.

The Awards enables businesses to tell and get recognition for their stories, with categories aimed at providing recognition for companies and individuals implementing outstanding initiatives across the world.

The awards finals and ceremony take place on the 29th and 30th April 2019 in Dubai.

Phenomenal Value

During the finals on 29th April up to 100 finalists’ presentations will be scored by the judges in what will be a large gathering of best practice sharing in one place. Each of the judging rooms is set out for spectators and many of the presenters will open their sessions to others to watch and learn.

Who can Enter?

Organisations, teams, individuals - leaders, managers, inspiring people! There are 34 categories to choose from including Sector, Discipline and People Categories too!

Why Enter?

Participating in the Awards is not just about competing and celebrating best practice. These Awards offer a unique opportunity to network with other key players from across the world and to hear what others are doing to solve problems within their country or particular sector. To find out more about why you should enter see the “Why Enter” page.

How can I get involved?

It’s simple and straightforward – how to enter! - choose your category(ies) and then complete the online information required about you and your organisation to pay for and access your online Entry Form. Then take your time over completing the online Entry Form – write a bit, save it and keep coming back until you're ready to submit!

When is the Event?

The Awards will be held on 29th and 30th April 2019 in Dubai, UAE. With different guest options (Entrant, Judge and Day Guest) you can be sure that the awards will be a memorable day for you.

Where will the Awards take place?

The Awards will be held at one of Dubai’s prestigious Hotels.

What is the Format of the Awards Event?

The format of the Awards is unique and runs over two days. The Finalists will deliver presentations to open judging panels. In the evening of the second day the climax of the event will be the announcement of winners of each Category at the Gala dinner.