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The Recap: Enterprise Agility Awards 2016

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On the occasion of the third annual Enterprise Agility Awards, Entrepreneur of the Year presented by du, BNC Publishing as part of the Entrepreneur MENA franchise, awarded businesses and individuals across multiple categories on November 08, 2016 at The Westin Mina Al Seyahi in Dubai, UAE. The relevant Enterprise Agility Achievers have established themselves as clear industry innovators who have made significant contributions to the Middle East business arena, and set the benchmark for corporations operating across the region.

A total of 24 awards were presented, with all of the winners having set themselves apart from their peers in the region by showcasing a commitment to excellence and thereby raising the bar of their respective industries. The winners were presented with their trophies by H.H. Sheikh Saeed Obaid Al Maktoum, Chairman, AJSM Investments, Atiq Nassib, Senior Vice President, Dubai Chamber, and Wissam Younane, CEO, BNC Publishing.

Organized by Entrepreneur MENA, the 2016 Enterprise Agility Awards recognized and honored enterprise leaders and individuals who have distinguished themselves and shown sector significance and outstanding business conduct across a variety of industries that are key drivers of the Middle East’s economies. The Enterprise Agility Awards, Entrepreneur of the Year seeks to acknowledge agility across a variety of industries including retail, healthcare, construction, hospitality, aviation, education, banking, and energy, amongst other key drivers of the Middle East’s economy.

The Winners

Emerging Emirati Entrepreneur Ali Abdullah Sharafi   
Market Penetration Hypermedia
Education Innovation Kwn Education
Tech Innovation Yahalla 
Digital Startup of the Year InternsME     
Ecommerce Agility Achievement Mumzworld    
Startup Brand Penetration Insydo          
Fintech Company of the Year Payfort     
Startup Hub of the Year Flat6Labs          
Mobile App of the Year Melltoo   
Retail Innovation Fifty One East
International Achievement Oswald Wong
CSR Initiative of the Year Ahmed Samerai
Fastest Growth The Luxury Closet          
Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Development BECO Capital           
Tech Startup of the Year Comae Technologies  
F&B Concept of the Year Man'oushe Street       
Homegrown Brand of the Year Last Exit by Meraas     
Brokerage Firm of the Year AlRuwad Real Estate         
Banking Innovation Dr. R. Seetharaman 
Outstanding Contribution to Business Mohammed Abdul Rahim Al Fahim
Ecosystem Influencer H.E. Sara Al Madani         
Philanthropy Achievement H.E. Tariq Al Gurg   
Lifetime Achievement Dawood Bin Ozair

Related: The Recap: Enterprise Agility Awards 2015

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