About the Awards

Key Dates

  • ENTRY DEADLINE 26th February 2018
  • FINALISTS ANNOUNCED05th March 2018
  • FINALS AND AWARDS CEREMONY23rd and 24th April 2018
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What are the Awards?

The International Business Excellence Awards recognise business excellence from across the world with the Finals and Awards Ceremony being the culmination of an engaging and exciting awards journey for all participants.

The International Business Excellence Awards provide companies from across the world with opportunities to showcase and gain recognition for their hard work and great business results. In line with our commitment to ensuring that the Awards deliver high value for you we have drawn on the expertise of Cranfield School of Management in setting the categories and scoring processes. We will provide networking support throughout the event and benchmarked feedback reports for all entrants at its conclusion.

Who can Enter?

Organisations, teams, individuals - leaders, managers, inspiring people! There are 34 categories to choose from including Sector, Discipline, People and Towards 2020 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 23rd and 24th April 2018 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 during the two days. On the afternoon of the second day the climax of the event will be the announcement of winners of each Category at the Gala lunch.