Awards Profile

We would like to express our sincere appreciation to your organization for its support in the development of comprehensive e-Transformation and constructive technical efforts towards information technology solutions that have contributed towards raising the level of knowledge competencies, facilitating comprehensive institutional development and future vision in the GCC countries over the past 25 years.  On this great occasion, Datamatix with the participation of the Scandinavian countries as guests of honor for the conference will be celebrating the 25th anniversary of the GCC Smart Government and Smart Cities Conference which will be held from 21-25 April 2019 in Dubai, UAE with a wide international participation of leaders and experts from government & business organizations and international institutions. Alongside the event an exhibition entitled "Organizations and Achievements through 25 Years of Smart Transformation", will also be taking place.

As we all know, great accomplishments have been achieved at the regional level and contributed to building the comprehensive organizational system that we are witnessing. In light of the global technological and managerial developments that have posed challenges to organizations that has necessitated a more collaborative outlook to provide the elements of future success thereby propelling organizations to be the most innovative in keeping up with the modern innovations and comprehensive advancement of IT infrastructure and smart government, Smart transformation and knowledge management in the region during the past 25 years (quarter century) represent a remarkable change in the concepts of government and economic performance, and knowledge management, which are internationally recognized achievements. On this occasion, the Middle East Excellence Institute is grateful to leaders, decision-makers, experts and supporters of sustainable knowledge and development.

In conjunction with the conference, the Middle East Excellence Awards Institute will recognize the achievements of organizations, technology solution providers and leading institutions that have supported and would continue to support the sustainable technological excellence. The Institute on 23rd April 2019 in Dubai will announce the list of Top 25 leading organizations that have contributed to the development of infrastructure and technology Information, communication, knowledge and smart transformation during the last 25 years, in the presence of dignitaries and regional and international media.

Middle East Excellence Award Institute:

The Institute honors the achievements of leaders, social, economic and media based on the foundations of the modern knowledge economy and the culture of leadership. The Institute has contributed over 25 years in developing leadership and excellence, organizational integration systems and upgrading the level of knowledge and economic based on the global standards and competitiveness by attracting regional and global best practices from governments and business organizations and showcasing it in the region.  The event of the Institute is one of the most important events for leaders of decision-makers and leaders of the future to discuss and develop and strengthen international relations in order to communicate and strengthen the interdependence, integration and exchange of experiences whilst bringing together the world's civilizations and cultures, where the East meets the West and the South in the North with an ideology and a way to achieve sustainable development.

The 25 leading institutions - Achievements over 25 years of e-transformation

The Institute will announce the 25 leading companies and leading technology solution providers who have contributed to the development of the GCC ICT transformation over the last 25 years. 

Criteria for Nomination –Organizations and leading technology solution providers should have 

  • Contributed to the development of the global competitiveness of the ICT sector in the country and the region
  • Contributed to the development of a distinct institutional infrastructure in the IT sector
  • Contributed to strengthening of institutional partnership strategies with the public and private sectors
  • Contributed to the development of innovation, institutional innovation and knowledge management
  • Implemented an effective management development plan based on the global institutional governance 
  • Contributed to the development and construction of regional and global institutional identity
  • Successfully achieved the strategic objectives of the government institution and public development programs
  • Contributed to increasing the efficiency and productivity of the institution's human resources
  • Supported social initiatives in the region through the Organization
  • Contributed to the development of an advanced institutional structure
  • Employed of global technological development
  • Contributed to the development of ICT business strategies

Sectors to be nominated:

  • Nominations from all companies, institutions and suppliers of technological solutions will be accepted
  • Nominations are accepted from all business organizations, banking and financial institutions
  • Universities, colleges, institutes and educational institutions


The Awards categories are specifically formulated to honor the path-breaking leaders in various fields of government and business organizations for their outstanding contribution towards the development of regional competitiveness. Read more