Below are some of the frequently asked questions that we hope will help you on your Awards journey.

If you would like to discuss being part of the IBX Awards, please contact Mark Hamill using the contact details below.

Anyone - as long as the activity, company or individual involved in the submission relates to, or is involved in business excellence. There are plenty of categories to choose from. Get in touch if you need some help deciding which category is the right one for you.

Visit the Why Enter page to find out what you have to gain from entering the Awards.

Any initiative or project that has delivered a consequent positive impact on an organisation e.g. a business transformation/change programme, a product launch, a customer experience initiative, or an employee engagement scheme, to name a few.

For entries to the 2018 Awards, at least part of the campaign should have taken place during 2017.

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!

  • Business rationale and context
  • Strategic Planning and Involvement of Key Stakeholders
  • Innovation and creativity
  • Effective implementation
  • Outstanding Change Delivered
  • Business impact and results achieved
  • We recommend you provide supporting visual or other non-written evidence to supplement your written entry. We will also require your company logo for use in our brochure and website.

If you become a Finalist, you are able to choose if you would like your panel to be “open” or “closed”. All Judges sign a confidentiality agreement and we ensure that your judging panel does not have any conflict of interest with your business.

The Early Bird Entry Fee is $395. This is available until the 05th December and will rise to $475 after this date. The Entry Fee is $475 for each entry

This is an excellent way of maximising your chances of winning! Putting your entry in front of different Judges will also enable you to get more feedback.

So long as it is relevant, yes you can. If it is not from one of Awards International’s Awards you will need to make sure the content is edited to fit the criteria within the entry form.

We need to receive payment from you in order to send you your official entry form. We can raise an invoice for your entry upon receipt of a purchase order. Our payment terms are immediate.

You will be scored on both your written entry and your presentation by an impartial panel of up to 5 Judges. The judging/scoring criteria can be downloaded by clicking here.

Recognition for being one of the front runners in business excellence in your industry or discipline. The announcement of your Award made in front of hundreds of peers and Judges and your organisation placed in the Winners' gallery on the Awards website. You will also receive a Winner’s trophy and Winner’ s logo for use on your website, stationery, marketing and social media plus the opportunity to join in with joint PR and communications activities.

Yes, all Finalists will receive a benchmarked feedback report so you can see how you scored against your competitors and gain insights as to how you could be a Winner next time!

The IBX Awards are being held on 29th and 30th April 2019 at one of Dubai’s prestigious Hotels.

If you have any questions about entering the Awards, please contact our friendly Awards team who will be delighted to assist you.
Please call Mark Hamill on +971 56 752 2028 (mark@awardsinternational.ae) or Dana Bousaleh on +971 56 130 9800 (dana@awardsinternational.ae) or Stefan at stefan@awardsinternational.ae