FAQ's

1.What are the key dates for the MEED Awards 2018?

Open for Entries: - May
Entry Deadline - 26 July
Judging - August
Shortlist Announced - September
Awards Ceremony -  28th November, Ritz Carlton DIFC

2. Who can enter the MEED Awards?

Contractors, Developers, Specialist Contractors, Law Firms, Consultants (Construction, Engineering), Architect Firms, Financial Institutions (Business Banking), Manufacturers, Energy Providers, Power and Water Companies, Oil & Gas Companies, Petchems Companies, Freezones, Transport Companies, Logistics Companies, Industrial Companies, Healthcare Companies, Hospitality Companies, Renewables Companies, Sustainable Businesses (all above company types)

3. Why enter? If successful...

  • Win more work by showcasing your business achievements
  • Promote your company name and image, boost your company morale and owner satisfaction, and gain recognition for your hard work
  • The potential for positive media coverage in broadcast media, regional and trade titles and the partners' / sponsors' own publications and newsletters. Publicity through the associated Media Partners
  • Unrivalled business opportunity to network and form solid relationships with business leaders
  • Congratulate your clients and your teams on their success
  • Celebrate the industry's achievements

4. How can I enter?

Please register online to access and download the registration entry form. Click on the Register to Enter button, choose which award category you would like to enter, complete the online entry form/s, click submit and pay online.

5. Who are the Judges of the 2018 MEED Awards?

Leaders from across the GCC.

6. What is the Judging Process?

The judging will take place in two stages:

  • First stage, our judges will review all submitted entry forms, these should consist of a detailed analysis of the business based on the submission and against our criteria. (MEED will average scores to calculate the short-list)
  • Second stage, judges to convene to make decisions on winners per award

7. Why is there an entry fee?

The entry fee is an administration fee charged to cover the judging expenses.

8. How can I associate my company with the MEED Awards?

Contact us to discuss your business development and marketing objectives, we can produce a tailored sponsorship proposal.

Contact our team to talk through your achievements and the entry process: Customer services: +971 (0)4818 0224 or at  awards@meed.com