Middle East Technology Excellence Awards

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Recognising Leading Companies In Technological Innovation in the Middle East Region

The greatest celebration of technological innovation in the Middle East region. Find out more and get involved! Click button below to send an inquiry

The Middle East Technology Excellence Awards

Following the recent success of the biggest technology excellence awards in SingaporeHong Kong, Malaysia and China, we are bringing the prestigious awards programme to the Middle East to honor the technology champions of the region. 

If your company has successful groundbreaking projects, digital services, reimagined strategies, and technological initiatives, nominate now and join the growing list of notable names who are well on their way to becoming regional and global tech champions!

The 2022 nominations will be opened soon! In the meantime, feel free to browse this page to know more about the awards programme. 

Watch our trailer for Middle East Technology Excellence Awards

TESTIMONIALS

What do our winners have to say about winning the award?

  To be recognised this way really validates our solution and its relevance to the market.

Ricky Lim Head of IT, APAC Philips Global IT, Philips Electronics Singapore

  We’re always eager to innovate for growth. We believe that enhancing our customer experience is key to st...

Keith Chan Financial & Technology Officer, McDonald's Hong Kong

  This is an extremely huge boost for the team in our journey of delivering and also digitizing the banking expe...

Heather Goh Head of Digital, Wealth and Personal Banking, HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad

  Our team is inspired and equipped to tackle tomorrow’s pressing issues.

Yanping Wang General Manager for Public Affairs, Linkedin China

Watch videos from past winners

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: McDonald’s Hong Kong

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: thyssenkrupp Elevator (HK) Ltd

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: UMP Healthcare Holdings Limited

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: PVH Corp

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: Philip Morris Asia Limited

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020: PURESSENCE BIO-TECH (HONG KONG) LIMITED

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: Quality HealthCare Medical Services Limited

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: TransUnion Limited

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: Fidelity International

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: Vastcom Technology Limited

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: YesStyle.com Limited

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: ESIX LIMITED

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: DATASITE

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: UROS HK LIMITED

Why should you enter

SHARE YOUR STORY

Talk about your winning project in an interview that you can share with clients, peers, and colleagues to let them know that you are an award-winning company.

AMPLIFY

Reach potential clients as you let your innovations be known and honored by Asia's most prestigious awards for the Technology sector!

EXPOSURE

The Asian Business Review special print awards edition will be produced this year after the individual-exclusive awards presentations that will be held in September. The print magazine will be distributed in newsstands, 5-star hotels and office buildings around Dubai. You will also receive 100 copies of the print magazine for your own distribution/use.

Meet the Judges

Fadi Komati

Fadi Komati

Technology Transformation Leader
PwC Middle East

Amit Tenglikar

Amit Tenglikar

Associate Director - Technology Advisory Services
BDO UAE

Glen Thomas

Glen Thomas

Partner - Technology Advisory
Grant Thornton UAE

Binit Shah

Binit Shah

Partner, Information Technology
Crowe UAE

Dr. Swamy Pentyala

Dr. Swamy Pentyala

Partner - CEO - Infotech Solutions &  Technology Practice Leader
Baker Tilly Middle East

Guidelines and Criteria

GUIDELINES

  • Nominations will be deliberated by a panel of technology industry experts from Middle East top accounting firms based on the judging criteria.

  • Companies may submit up to three (3) entries.

  • Nomination is free of charge. If your company wins, you are obliged to proceed booking your chosen winners package option to maximise the benefits of your win. Click here to see the pricing deck.

  • Deadline for submission of entries: 13 August 2021 

ELIGIBILITY

The awards programme is open to:
✔ Technology companies in the Middle East region that has pioneered ground-breaking IT products and solutions
✔ Companies from across different industries in the Middle East region with the most innovative technology initiatives that made an impact to their business

The technology project, product, service or initiative must be launched or had upgrades, in part or in full, in the last 24 calendar months.

CATEGORIES

One winning company will be honoured in each technology category and its corresponding industry.

TECHNOLOGY CATEGORIES

  • AgroTech

  • AI

  • Analytics

  • API

  • AudioTech

  • Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality

  • Automation

  • Battery Technology

  • Big Data

  • Biotechnology

  • Blockchain

  • Clothing Technology

  • Cloud

  • Computing

  • Connectivity

  • Cryptocurrency

  • Cybersecurity

  • Data Centre

  • Digital

  • E-Commerce

  • E-Wallet

  • Enterprise Software

  • Fintech

  • Gaming

  • Hardware

  • ICT

  • Information Management

  • Infrastructure Technology

  • InsurTech

  • Internet

  • IoT

  • IT Storage

  • Machine

  • Marine Technology

  • Mobile

  • Nanotechnology

  • Network and Broadband

  • Online Services

  • Property Technology

  • Robotics

  • Software

  • Startup

  • Storage

  • Travel Technology

  • Virtualisation

  • Web Services


INDUSTRY CATEGORIES

  • Advertising

  • Aerospace

  • Aerospace & Defense

  • Agriculture

  • Airline

  • Apparel

  • Architecture

  • Automotive Services

  • Automotive & Transport Equipment

  • Banking

  • Beauty & Cosmetics

  • Broadcasting

  • Brokerage

  • Building Services & Facilities

  • Business Insurance

  • Business Services

  • Cargo Handling

  • Chemicals

  • Commercial Building Construction

  • Commercial Real Estate Trust

  • Computer Hardware

  • Computer Services

  • Computer Software

  • Conglomerates

  • Consulting

  • Consumer Products - Durables

  • Consumer Products - Non-Durables

  • Corporate Advisory

  • Data Center

  • Department Stores

  • Dining & Entertainment

  • Diversified Services

  • Education

  • Electronic Manufacturing

  • Electronics

  • Energy

  • Engineering

  • Environmental Services

  • Executive Search

  • Financial Services

  • Financial Technology

  • Food & Beverage

  • Food Manufacturing Solutions

  • Food Safety

  • Fundraising

  • Furniture and Fixture

  • General Insurance

  • Health Insurance

  • Health Products & Services

  • Healthcare

  • Healthcare Technology

  • Heavy Civil Construction

  • Hospitality & Leisure

  • Human Resource Technology

  • Human Resources Consulting

  • Industrial Construction

  • Insurance Broker

  • Interior Design

  • Internet/New Media

  • Investment Banking

  • IT Services

  • Life Insurance

  • Legal

  • Logistics

  • Luxury Retail

  • Manufacturing

  • Marine and Offshore Engineering

  • Marine Services

  • Materials & Construction

  • Media & Entertainment

  • Metals & Mining

  • Motion Picture & Video

  • Music

  • Non-Profit or Government Organizations

  • Oil & Gas

  • Payments

  • Personal Insurance

  • Pharmaceuticals

  • Real Estate

  • Remittance

  • Residential Building Construction

  • Residential Product Manufacturing

  • Retail

  • Security & Safety

  • Shipping

  • Sports

  • Technology

  • Telecommunications

  • Television

  • Training and Development

  • Transportation

  • Travel Services

  • Utilities

  • Venture Capital

  • Wholesale 

CRITERIA FOR JUDGING

The entries will be reviewed by the judges based on the following:

  • Uniqueness & Innovation - Does the project introduce new or cutting-edge innovation?

  • Effectiveness & Impact - Did the project achieve its objectives and targets? What measures have been used to assess its success? What was the impact on your company and industry? If the project is a solution provided for a client, what is the overall feedback of your client?

  • Dynamism - Is the strategy, project, service or product flexible to changes and progressive opportunities?

HOW TO ENTER?

1. Go to the online nomination form.

  • Read the award entry guidelines and eligibility for your reference.
  • Fill out the company information and entrant details fields.
  • Choose the technology category and industry you'd like to enter under.
  • Provide entry information: Entry title, 500-word summary of the entry, key achievements and client testimonial/s (if any).
  • Upload your supporting documents and project photos to further strengthen your entry.
  • Choose the winners package that you will take up, should you win an award.

2. You will then receive an email confirmation from the Middle East Technology Excellence Awards organisers after your nomination has been received.
3. Should your supporting documents not be ready yet and were not submitted through the nomination form, you may send them to [email protected] on or before August 13.

  • Three (3) entry photos are required.
  • Supporting documents are optional but will highly increase your chances of winning the award.
  • Supporting documents must be in PDF, PowerPoint and/or JPG format. For supporting videos, Youtube.com or Vimeo.com links must be provided.

  

PRICING

The nomination is free of charge. If your company wins, you are obliged to proceed booking your chosen winner's package option to maximise the benefits of your win, and attend the award presentation.

Click here to see pricing deck with the full details of the packages and entitlements.

KEY DATES

Deadline for submission: 13 August 2021, Friday
Awards presentation: September 2021

Past Winners

2021 Winners

  • Abu Dhabi Health Services Company - SEHA
    Cloud - Health Products & Services
     
  • Acacia LLC
    AgroTech - Agriculture
     
  • ADGM Academy
    Digital - Education
     
  • Ajman Bank
    Digital - Banking
     
  • Amazon Middle East and North Africa
    E-Commerce - Security & Safety
     
  • Bank Muscat
    E-Wallet - Banking
    Mobile - Banking
     
  • BLOOVO
    AI - Human Resource Technology
     
  • Cloud4C
    Cloud - IT Services
     
  • Connect Mentors
    Startup - Human Resource Technology
     
  • Department of Culture and Tourism
    Cloud - Non-Profit or Government Organizations
     
  • DOTS TECH SYSTEMS
    IoT - Building Services & Facilities
     
  • du
    Blockchain - Telecommunications
    Cloud - Telecommunications
     
  • flyadeal
    E-Commerce - Airline
     
  • FRiENDi Pay
    Fintech - Telecommunications
     
  • KAMSD
    Mobile - Transportation
     
  • Khatoon Sanaat Sarzamin Parsian
    Machine - Energy
     
  • LazyWait
    Cloud - Food & Beverage
     
  • Mariapps Marine Solutions
    Enterprise Software - Marine Services
     
  • Ministry of Education
    AI - Education
     
  • National Gas & Industrialization Co. (GASCO)
    AI - Oil & Gas
     
  • Omnicell
    Robotics - Healthcare Technology
     
  • OmniClouds
    Cloud - Education
     
  • Palmira Software House LLC
    Digital - IT Services
     
  • Phoenix Power Company SAOG
    Hardware - Utilities
     
  • PRIME Healthcare Group
    Big Data - Healthcare
     
  • SANS - Saudi Air Navigation Services
    ICT - Aviation
     
  • Ta3meed Platform
    Fintech - Financial Technology
     
  • Tawreed HORECA General Trading
    E-Commerce - Food & Beverage
     
  • Technology Innovation Institute
    Hardware - Electronics
     
  • The Department of Health Abu Dhabi
    Automation - Non-Profit or Government Organizations
    Information Management - Non-Profit or Government Organizations
     
  • The ENTERTAINER business
    E-Wallet - Retail
     
  • UASG Group of Companies
    Enterprise Software - Conglomerates
     
  • Union Insurance
    Analytics - Health Insurance
     
  • United Arab Bank
    Automation - Banking
     
  • United Cooperative Assurance (UCA)
    Information Management - General Insurance
     
  • Walturn LLC
    Software - Consulting
     
  • WINSOFT SOLUTIONS LLC
    Enterprise Software - Healthcare Technology
     
  • Xebia
    Digital - Banking Technology Provider
     
  • Yalla Group Limited
    Gaming - Media & Entertainment

Contact Us

For more details, contact:

Julie Anne Nunez

+(65) 3158 1386

[email protected]

Meet the Judges

Fadi Komati

Fadi Komati

Technology Transformation Leader
PwC Middle East

Amit Tenglikar

Amit Tenglikar

Associate Director - Technology Advisory Services
BDO UAE

Glen Thomas

Glen Thomas

Partner - Technology Advisory
Grant Thornton UAE

Binit Shah

Binit Shah

Partner, Information Technology
Crowe UAE

Dr. Swamy Pentyala

Dr. Swamy Pentyala

Partner - CEO - Infotech Solutions &  Technology Practice Leader
Baker Tilly Middle East

TESTIMONIALS

Check out what past winners have said upon receiving their award.

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: McDonald’s Hong Kong

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: thyssenkrupp Elevator (HK) Ltd

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: UMP Healthcare Holdings Limited

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: PVH Corp

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: Philip Morris Asia Limited

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020: PURESSENCE BIO-TECH (HONG KONG) LIMITED

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: Quality HealthCare Medical Services Limited

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: TransUnion Limited

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: Fidelity International

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: Vastcom Technology Limited

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: YesStyle.com Limited

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: ESIX LIMITED

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: DATASITE

HKB Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: UROS HK LIMITED

SBR Technology Excellence Awards 2021 Winner: GeTS Asia Pte Ltd

SBR Technology Excellence Awards 2021 Winner: Digix Global

SBR Technology Excellence Awards 2021 Winner: Freightchain Technologies Pte Ltd

SBR Technology Excellence Awards 2021 Winner: Insightz Technology Pte Ltd

SBR Technology Excellence Awards 2021 Winner: CooperVision

SBR Technology Excellence Awards 2021 Winner: Qualee Technology Pte Ltd

BR Technology Excellence Awards 2021 Winner: Far East Organization

SBR Technology Excellence Awards 2021 Winner: IBM Manufacturing Solutions Pte Ltd

SBR Technology Excellence Awards 2021 Winner: Nintex

SBR Technology Excellence Awards 2021 Winner: Futu Holdings Limited

SBR Technology Excellence Awards 2021 Winner: Huttons Asia Pte Ltd

SBR Technology Excellence Awards 2021 Winner: INOVAANTAGE PTE LTD

SBR Technology Excellence Awards 2021 Winner: NTUC Income Insurance Co-operative Limited

SBR Technology Excellence Awards 2021 Winner: SentinelOne

SBR Technology Excellence Awards 2021 Winner: Syniti

SBR Technology Excellence Awards 2021 Winner: IHH Healthcare

SBR Technology Excellence Awards 2021 Winner: AIA Singapore

SBR Technology Excellence Awards 2021 Winner: SAS Institute & CIMB Singapore

SBR Technology Excellence Awards 2021 Winner: Fullerton Health

SBR Technology Excellence Awards 2021 Winner: Atome

SBR Technology Excellence Awards 2021 Winner: Cloud4C

SBR Technology Excellence Awards 2021 Winner: Datasite

Malaysia Technology Excellence Awards 2021 Winner: Universal Horizon Sdn Bhd

Malaysia Technology Excellence Awards 2021 Winner: Prudential BSN Takaful Berhad

Malaysia Technology Excellence Awards 2021 Winner: BAT

Malaysia Technology Excellence Awards 2021 Winner: BDNC

Malaysia Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: Telekom Research & Development Sdn Bhd

Malaysia Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: INSTANT by GHL

Malaysia Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: UEM SUNRISE BERHAD

Malaysia Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: Petronas Penapisan (Terengganu) Sdn Bhd

Malaysia Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: Affin Bank Berhad

Malaysia Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: edotco Group Sdn Bhd

Malaysia International Business Awards and Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: Everise

Malaysia Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad

China Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: Datasite

China Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: Home Credit

China Technology Excellence Awards 2020 Winner: LinkedIn China

News

ADGM Academy receives accolade from Middle East Technology Excellence Awards 2021

Nov 23, 2021
Categories:
Co-Written / Partner

It took home the Digital - Education award for excelling in its online initiatives.


This year, the Middle East Technology Excellence Awards named Abu Dhabi Global Market Academy (ADGMA) winner for its flagship digital approach...

Amazon wins the E-Commerce-Security & Safety trophy at the Middle East Technology Excellence Awards

Nov 15, 2021
Categories:
Co-Written / Partner

It was recognised for its efforts in technology that helps keep people safe.


Around the world and within countries, different regulators have different compliance standards. There are also different export and import laws for...

Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism bested other organisations in Middle East Technology Excellence Awards

Nov 11, 2021
Categories:
Co-Written / Partner

The DCT is the first government agency in the United Arab Emirates to use cloud data centres.


Migrating to become a cloud-based organization is no easy feat. Still, the Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism (DCT) took the...

GASCO wins AI - Oil & Gas award at the Middle East Technology Excellence Awards 2021

Nov 08, 2021
Categories:
Co-Written / Partner

The Smart Gas Replenishment system enabled seamless and time-saving ordering and replenishment, leading to an enhanced customer experience.


As the national liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) supplier to domestic, industrial...

Telco giant du takes home two awards at the 2021 Middle East Technology Excellence Awards

Nov 08, 2021
Categories:
Co-Written / Partner

The company was recognised in both Blockchain - Telecommunications and Cloud - Telecommunications categories.


du, a world-class telecommunications company in the United Arab Emirates, continues its dominance in the market as it...

Yalla Group shines in the Gaming - Media & Entertainment category at Middle East Technology Excellence Awards 2021

Nov 03, 2021
Categories:
Co-Written / Partner

The organisation has acclaimed the award for its casual board game, Yalla Ludo & Domino.


Yalla Group, The Social Networking and Entertainment Platform, has won the Middle East Technology Excellence Awards 2021 under the...

Blue Rewards: Providing value to consumers through fintech and rewards

Nov 03, 2021
Categories:
Co-Written / Partner

The ENTERTAINER’s technology brought home the E-Wallet - Retail trophy at the Middle East Technology Excellence Awards 2021.


Digital transformation of payment methods has allowed companies to lead the digital future by...

Department of Health Abu Dhabi and Abu Dhabi Public Health Center - wins big at the Middle East Technology Excellence Awards 2021

Nov 02, 2021
Categories:
Co-Written / Partner

The Department won in the categories of Automation for Istijaba Platform and Information Management for Malaffi Connecting Healthcare.


The Department of Health (DOH) Abu Dhabi bagged two major awards at the Asian Business...

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How do I nominate?

You can send an entry via the online nomination form where you have to fill in details about your company and the project, product or service that you wish to enter. You also have to submit a 500 word write up summarizing your project details and why it should win an award.

How many winners per category?

There will only be one winner per industry category.

Can I send two or more entries for our company?

You can send a maximum of three (3) entries. If you are nominating several projects, please enter each entry separately.

What can I nominate?

You can nominate any outstanding and innovative product, project or service that has improved your company’s business. Note that the project should have been launched, in part or full, over the last 24 calendar months, or if the project was launched prior to 2 years, it should have undergone a recent innovation to be eligible for the awards.

Will there be an awards dinner this year?

We do understand the current situation with COVID-19. Rest assured that our priority remains that of our guest and their safety. So our team will be doing an online awards presentation and video interview through video-conferencing.