UAE: How to Apply for an Islamic Economy Award

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Islamic Economy Award Winners 2013 with Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum
The Islamic Economy Award was launched in 2013 under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and directed by HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council.
Now in its second year, the annual award recognizes innovative world-class business initiatives and ideas that have contributed to the social and economic welfare of the Muslim population. These initiatives and ideas must prove to enhance bilateral trade and investment relations between Islamic nations and forge closer economic ties with the rest of the world towards fostering prosperity, harmony and well-being for all.
In addition, a ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ recognizes an outstanding and influential business leader who demonstrates inspired leadership and who has made a significant impact on the Islamic economy.
The integrity and credibility of the Award is managed independently by Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading information provider; audited by Deloitte, the world’s largest privately-held professional services organization; and adjudicated by an esteemed judges’ panel based on formal, established criteria.
The Award is divided into eight key Islamic economy categories in addition to the prestigious ‘Lifetime Achievement Award‘.
Award Categories:
  • Money and Finance:

    Islamic microfinance, SME & Venture Capital Financing, corporate or sovereign sukuk issuing entities, takaful and retakaful, Islamic banking, and Islamic fund management

  • Food and Health:

    Agriculture, ingredients and manufacturing, retail, logistics, research and product development and food services, cosmetics, personal care, and pharmaceuticals

  • Media:

    Entertainment shows, publications, social media, and mobile apps

  • Hospitality and Tourism:

    Family friendly travel, meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE), medical tourism, and Hajj/Ummrah

  • Waqf and Endowments:

    Innovative solutions, government managed and private Awqaf/waqf management services, and cross-border waqf

  • SME Development:

    Technology, incubation, training, infrastructure and SME Eco System development

  • Islamic Economy Knowledge Infrastructure:

    Research and educational institutions or initiatives, compliance and standardisation

  • Islamic Arts:

    Artists, fashion and jewelry designers

Individual Award:

  • 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award

    Global Islamic Economy

    HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR NOMINATION
    Deadline 7th October 2014
    TO SUBMIT YOUR NOMINATION FOR CONSIDERATION UNDER ONE OF THE CATEGORIES LISTED PLEASE GO TO:   http://updates.thomsonreuters.com/events/ieawards/#.
    YOU CAN READ UNDER THE ‘METHODOLOGY’ TAB THE EVALUATION CRITERIA TO DECIDE WHETHER YOU THINK THAT YOU OR YOUR COMPANY ARE ELIGIBLE FOR ONE OF THESE PRESTIGIOUS AWARDS. THEN GO TO THE ‘SUBMIT’ TAB TO FILL IN YOUR FORM.

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