The Recap: Enterprise Agility Awards 2018
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Held on December 4, 2018 at the Habtoor Palace in Dubai, UAE, Entrepreneur Middle East’s 2018 Enterprise Agility Awards, presented by du, honored businesses and individuals who have established themselves as clear industry innovators in their respective industries, and made prominent contributions across Middle East.
This year’s instalment of the event, now in its fifth edition, is a production of BNC Publishing, the media house behind Entrepreneur Middle East, and saw a total of 28 awards presented at the ceremony, with all of the winners having exhibited outstanding business conduct in the MENA region.
Hany Fahmy Aly, Executive Vice President, Enterprise Business at du, kicked off the event with a rundown on the UAE’s SME sector, and how his company both enables and enhances the ecosystem. In a conversation with Anna Roberts, the emcee for the 2018 Enterprise Agility Awards, Aly spoke about how du focuses on building “trust” with its customers, thereby empowering SMEs to realize their business objectives and future aspirations.
The 2018 Enterprise Agility Awards, presented by du, was staged with the support of Platinum Allies Malabar Gold and Diamonds, and Baker Iconic Home; Ecosystem Partner Dubai Startup Hub; and Education Partner Skyline University College. The winners hailed from a variety of industries including retail, healthcare, design, construction and banking.
“At Entrepreneur Middle East, we’ve always made it our mission to support the region's most prolific innovators and entrepreneurs,” said Wissam Younane, CEO, BNC Publishing. “The Enterprise Agility Awards is thus an extension of this objective, in which we celebrate the achievements of enterprising individuals and businesses across the region. Our winners this year have all made their presence felt in the region’s business arena over the past year, and we look forward to seeing how they grow and prosper further in the future as well.”
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