The Recap: Indian Innovator Awards 2017

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At the fourth edition of the annual Entrepreneur Middle East's Indian Innovator Awards presented by du, BNC Publishing as part of the Entrepreneur MENA franchise, awarded prominent business leaders and enterprises across various sectors on November 14, 2017 at The St. Regis Dubai, UAE.

A total of 22 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 awards by H.E. Vipul, Consul General of India in Dubai, and Wissam Younane, CEO, BNC Publishing.

Organized by Entrepreneur MENA, the 2017 Indian Innovator Awards honored businesses and leaders who have distinguished themselves and made significant business growth across a variety of industries that are key drivers of respective Middle East's economies. 

Entrepreneur Middle East’s 2017 Indian Innovator Awards, Entrepreneur of the Year, was a BNC Publishing production, presented by du, with the support of Luxury Partner Cadillac, Platinum Ally Malabar Gold & Diamonds UAE, Gold Allies, Thomson Reuters and Glenfiddich, and Ecosystem Partners, Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Centre and ArabNet.

The Winners

  • Construction Innovation Mohamed Jafer Musthafa

  • Retail Innovation Nilesh Ved

  • Real Estate Innovation Rizwan Sajan

  • Education Innovation Nitin Anand

  • Logistics Innovation Madhav Kurup

  • Design Innovation Sneha Divias

  • Homegrown Brand of the Year Raza Beig 

  • Market Specialization Riaz Khimani

  • Startup of the Year Wadi.com (Pratik Gupta, Ankit Wadhwa and Kanwal Sarfraz)

  • F&B Entrepreneur of the Year Bhupender Nath

  • Luxury Entrepreneur of the Year Meher Mirchandani

  • Diversified Portfolio Adeeb Ahamed

  • Thought Leadership Dawood Bin Ozair

  • Lifetime Achievement Dr. B.R. Shetty

  • Contribution to Business H.E. Vipul

Related: The Recap: Indian Innovator Awards 2016

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