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Grand Stevie® Award Winners Announced in the 2022 Middle East & North Africa Stevie Awards

Posted by May Hassan on Mon, Apr 18, 2022 @ 01:00 AM

The Stevie® Awards have announced the Grand Stevie Award winners in the third annual Middle East & North Africa Stevie Awards. Grand Stevie winners will be presented their awards at a gala banquet at the Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah Hotel in the United Arab Emirates on Saturday, 21 May.

The Middle East & North Africa Stevie Awards, sponsored by the Ras Al Khaimah Chamber of Commerce & Industry, is an international business awards competition open to all organizations in 17 nations in the Middle East and North Africa. The focus of the awards is recognizing innovation in all its forms.

Grand winners announced

This year more than 700 nominations were considered in the judging process by more than 100 professionals, whose average ratings determined the Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Award winners announced earlier in March. For a complete list of the 2022 Stevie Award winners, visit https://MENA.StevieAwards.com.

In addition to the Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Awards, the top winner overall (total number of points conferred by total gold, silver, and bronze Stevie wins) and the highest-scoring nominations are awarded the Grand Stevie Awards, which cannot be applied for directly.

The two Grand Stevie Award winners are:

ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR: VakifBank, Istanbul, Turkey: VakifBank earned 34.5 award points for the bank’s innovative achievements in remote customer service, human resources, annual reports, videos, social media, and more. The organization won nine Gold and five Bronze Stevie Awards in the 2022 competition.

HIGHEST-RATED NOMINATION OF THE YEAR: “The HOPE Consortium World Immunisation & Logistics Summit 21” event, in a nomination submitted by the HOPE Consortium, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, received the highest average score from Stevie Awards judges (9.4 out of 10) in this year’s competition. The nomination won the Gold Stevie for Innovation in Government Events. The HOPE Consortium is one of the largest and most integrated logistical efforts of its kind to deliver hope and vital vaccines to the global community, formed by a collective of industry-leading local partners.

“We are thrilled to announce the 2022 Grand Stevie Award winners. VakifBank and HOPE Consortium have shown their commitment to innovation and to making the world a better place,” said Maggie Miller, President of the Stevie Awards.

Complete information about the 21 May awards banquet in Ras Al Khaimah is available at https://stevieawards.com/mena/tickets

If you, as a representative of the press, are interested in participating in the award ceremony of the Middle East & North Africa Stevie Awards on 21 May in Ras al Khaimah, UAE, please contact us at help+MENA@stevieawards.com.

The fourth edition of the Middle East & North Africa Stevie Awards will open for entries in September 2022.

For more information about Stevie Awards other programs; please visit www.StevieAwards.com

Topics: Middle East Stevie Awards

Winners in the 2022 Middle East & North Africa Stevie® Awards Announced

Posted by May Hassan on Thu, Mar 24, 2022 @ 01:00 AM

Winners in the third annual Middle East & North Africa Stevie® Awards, the only awards program to recognize innovation in the workplace throughout 17 nations in the Middle East and North Africa, were announced today.  The awards are sponsored by RAK Chamber of Commerce & Industry. The list of Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Award winners is available at http://MENA.StevieAwards.com.

The 2022 Middle East Stevie & North Africa Awards have recognized organizations in 10 nations including Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and United Arab Emirates. More than 700 Nominations in Arabic and English were evaluated in this year’s competition and winners were determined by the average scores of more than 100 professionals worldwide, acting as judges in more than 150 categories recognizing achievements, apps, companies, public relations, COVID-19 response, customer service, human resources, live and virtual events, management, social media, technology, and more.

See the Full List of 2022 Stevie Winners

MENA22 Winners Photo

Winners of multiple Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Awards include Abu Dhabi Residents Office (ADRO), United Arab Emirates; Emirates Health Services, Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Farah Experiences, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; Juffali Automotive Company, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; Maqta Gateway® LLC, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; Ministry of Energy & Infrastructure, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Ooredoo, several nations; Passion Point LLC, Cairo, Egypt; Sodexo, Istanbul, Turkey; The Cabinet, Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC), Cairo, Egypt; and The General Administration of Customs, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, among others.

Stevie winners will be presented with their awards at a gala banquet at the Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah Hotel in the United Arab Emirates on Saturday, 21 May. Tickets for the event are now on sale.

“We are delighted to recognize the achievements of such a diverse group of organizations across the MENA region in the 2022 edition of the Middle East & North Africa Stevie Awards,” said Stevie Awards president Maggie Miller. “We look forward to celebrating Stevie winners during our gala event on 21 May at the gala in Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates.”

Topics: Middle East Stevie Awards

Entry Deadline Extension Announced for The Middle East & North Africa Stevie ® Awards

Posted by May Hassan on Thu, Jan 27, 2022 @ 10:12 AM

By popular demand, the Stevie Awards have announced a general entry deadline extension for the third annual Middle East & North Africa Stevie ® Awards, sponsored by RAK Chamber, UAE. Entries will now be accepted through February 17. 

The Middle East Stevie & North Africa Awards are the region’s only awards to recognize innovation in all its forms through the workplace. The awards are open to all organizations in 17 nations of the MENA region: Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.

Interested in submitting nominations before the extended final entry deadline?

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MENA22 Extended

All individuals and organizations - public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small - may submit any number of nominations to any number of the categories.

There are no entry fees in this awards program. Organizations may submit as many nominations as they would like, without cost. Instead, Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Award winners can choose to pay a “winners fee” for each successful nomination.

Winners of the Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Awards in the competition will be announced on March 24, 2022 and celebrated during a gala event in Ras Al Khaimah at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel on Friday, May 20.

The competition features two new category groups for 2022. The Video Awards categories recognize innovation in video productions including design, format, production, distribution, and/or interactivity. The Social Media Awards categories recognize innovation in social media content creation, moderation, management, and marketing. Virtual events have been newly added to the Events Categories.

Nominations citing innovative achievements will be accepted and judged in both Arabic and English, in more than 100 categories across the following category groups:

 

Winners of the 2021 edition of the awards included Al Anwar Medical Hospital, Boehringer Ingelheim, DHL Worldwide Express LLC, Dubai Global Village, Dubai Health Authority, Dubai Media Incorporated, Etihad Aviation Group, General Directorate for Traffic - Bahrain, Gulf Marketing Group (GMG), Intisar Foundation, Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure - Dubai, Ooredoo Kuwait, RAK Transport Authority, Saudi Industrial Development Fund (SIDF), Stella Stays, VakifBank and many more.

 

The 2022 competition will be judged by more than 150 professionals around the world. Those who wish to apply to participate on one of the juries may do so at https://mena.stevieawards.com/sa-judge/register.

Topics: business awards, technology awards, management awards, Middle East Stevie Awards

Call for Entries Issued for the 2022 Middle East & North Africa Stevie® Awards

Posted by May Hassan on Wed, Oct 27, 2021 @ 03:04 PM

The Stevie® Awards, organizer of the world’s premier business awards programs, has issued a call for entries for the 2022 (third annual) Middle East & North Africa Stevie Awards, sponsored by the RAK Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Entry kits and complete details on the competition are available at http://MENA.StevieAwards.com.

The Middle East Stevie & North Africa Awards are the region’s only awards to recognize innovation in all its forms through the workplace. The awards are open to all organizations in 17 nations in the MENA region: Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates and Yemen.

MENA22 entries now open

All individuals and organizations - public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small - may submit any number of nominations to any number of the categories.

There are no entry fees in this awards program. Organizations may submit as many nominations as they would like, without cost. Instead, Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Award winners will pay a “winners fee” for each successful nomination.

Nominations may be submitted online through two entry deadlines: November 4, 2021, and January 26, 2022. Winners’ fees payable will be lower for nominations submitted through the first deadline.

Interested in entering the 2022 Middle East & North Africa Stevie Awards? 

Request the Entry Kit

Winners of the Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Awards in the competition will be announced on March 24, 2022, and celebrated during a gala event in Ras Al Khaimah at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel on May 20.

The competition features two new category groups for 2022. The Video Awards categories will recognize innovation in video productions including design, format, production, distribution, and/or interactivity. The Social Media Awards categories will recognize innovation in social media content creation, moderation, management, and marketing. Virtual events have been newly added to the Events Categories.

Nominations citing innovative achievements will be accepted and judged in both Arabic and English, in more than 100 categories across the following category groups:

Winners of the 2021 edition of the awards included Al Anwar Medical Hospital, Boehringer Ingelheim, DHL Worldwide Express LLC, Dubai Global Village, Dubai Health Authority, Dubai Media Incorporated, Etihad Aviation Group, General Directorate for Traffic - Bahrain, Gulf Marketing Group (GMG), Intisar Foundation, Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure - Dubai, Ooredoo Kuwait, RAK Transport Authority, Saudi Industrial Development Fund (SIDF), Stella Stays, VakifBank and many more.

 

The 2022 competition will be judged by more than 150 professionals around the world. Those who wish to apply to participate on one of the juries may do so at https://mena.stevieawards.com/sa-judge/register.

 

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