Award's Criteria

General Criteria and Information for Nominations:

The Award honors and celebrates the remarkable accomplishments of an outstanding young leader who has made invaluable contribution towards the infrastructure development of the region.

  • The nominee should be a young leader in organizations that are involved in Infrastructure Development
  • The nominee should have encouraged infrastructure development and management practices that yield the best possible social and environmental results
  • The nominee should have demonstrated initiatives to extend partnerships with governmental, non-governmental, and intergovernmental organizations for the regional development
  • The nominee should have demonstrated high potential for senior leadership roles, acting as role models for others.
  • The nominee should have demonstrated active involvement in the usage of ‘Rating Tools’ for effective environmental performance
  • The nominee should have measured the impacts of sustainability in the financial performance of retail and residential properties
  • The nominee should have supported innovation and dynamism in property and infrastructural designing
  • The nominee must be a good visionary having the ability to influence and inspire team members
  • The nominee should have followed all the mandatory rules and regulations administered and decentralized by the municipality of that particular region
  • The nominee should have displayed exemplary leadership qualities that inspires and motivates fellow colleagues and team members
  • The nominee should have demonstrated commitment towards the growth and innovation in infrastructure development
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The Award recognizes the excellent and remarkable contribution of an outstanding individual who has initiated to promote excellence and improved services in the tourism industry. It seeks to honour young leaders who have shown tremendous leadership potential at a young age and celebrates their invaluable efforts and contributions to their organization's success.

  • The nominee should be a young leader in organizations that are involved in Tourism Industry from the Middle East region.
  • The nominee should be committed in perpetuating the visitor’s experience through their various tourism products
  • The nominee should have developed processes that keep pace with the best technological standards, that seek to offer improved customer services
  • The nominee should have demonstrated success through teamwork and collaboration with others.
  • The nominee should have demonstrated high potential for senior leadership roles, acting as role models for others.
  • The nominee should have developed various strategies and creative projects, built unique IT governance models, and implemented industry standard frameworks, several cost saving initiatives and various societal contributions.
  • The nominee should have built the commitment to using ICT to strengthen the development of partnerships between governments and citizens
  • The nominee should have provided excellent endorsement fostering a culture for future development and commitment in tourism
  • The nominee should have demonstrated commitment towards the growth and innovation in travel and tourism development
  • The nominee must have portrayed excellent efforts in destination promotion and marketing
  • The nominee should have extended sincere efforts in promoting and endorsing the region’s cultural and heritage sites through effective media and broadcasting services
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The Award recognizes and celebrates the excellence of young emerging leaders in the Service sector. It recognizes their commitments made in sustainability leadership, sustainability development and corporate social responsibility to enhance their competitiveness in the marketplace.

  • The Nominee should be a young leader from the service sector and from the Middle East region
  • The nominee should have demonstrated high potential for senior leadership roles, acting as role models for others.
  • The nominee should have demonstrated exemplary leadership by impacting their generation positively
  • The nominee should have demonstrated management capabilities and philosophies that match 21st century global standards.
  • Nominee should have exhibited exemplary leadership that inspires and motivates others.
  • The Nominee should have brought new vision and innovative ideas to his/ her organization.
  • The Nominee should have demonstrated exemplary care and respect in all dealings with clients/ customers.
  • The nominee should have demonstrated commitment to growth, innovation and product development which has lead innovation strategies and new technologies to gain a competitive advantage.
  • The nominee should have developed unique approaches to traditional elements of information management, new processes, methods, or technologies that facilitate improvements within their company, with customers, or in the delivery of their products.
  • Nominee should have demonstrated organization commitment to quality improvements.
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The Award recognizes and celebrates the excellence of young emerging leaders in the Industrial Development sector. It recognizes their commitments made in sustainability leadership, industrial development with focus on environmental affairs, sustainable development and corporate social responsibility to enhance their competitiveness in the marketplace.

  • The Nominee should be a young leader from the industrial development sector and from the Middle East region
  • The nominee should have demonstrated exemplary leadership by impacting their generation positively
  • The nominee should have demonstrated commitment to growth, innovation and product development which has lead innovation strategies and new technologies to gain a competitive advantage.
  • The nominee should have demonstrated high potential for senior leadership roles, acting as role models for others.
  • The nominee should have developed unique approaches to traditional elements of information management, new processes, methods, or technologies that facilitate improvements within their company, with customers, or in the delivery of their products.
  • Nominee should have exhibited exemplary leadership that inspires and motivates others.
  • Nominee should have demonstrated management capabilities and philosophies that match 21st century global standards.
  • The Nominee should have brought new vision and innovative ideas to his/ her organization.
  • The Nominee should have demonstrated exemplary care and respect in all dealings with clients/ customers.
  • The nominee must have demonstrated achievements in integrating social and environmental goals with business performance.
  • Nominee should have demonstrated organization commitment to quality improvements.
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The Award recognizes and celebrates the excellence of young emerging leaders in the Development of International Relations.

  • The nominee should have demonstrated high potential for senior leadership roles, acting as role models for others.
  • The nominee should have demonstrated exemplary leadership by impacting their generation positively
  • The nominee should have demonstrated management capabilities and philosophies that match 21st century global standards.
  • Nominee should have exhibited exemplary leadership that inspires and motivates others.
  • The Nominee should have brought new vision and innovative ideas to his/ her organization.
  • The Nominee should have demonstrated exemplary care and respect in all dealings with clients/ customers.
  • The nominee should have demonstrated commitment to growth, innovation and product development which has lead innovation strategies and new technologies to gain a competitive advantage.
  • The nominee should have developed unique approaches to traditional elements of information management, new processes, methods, or technologies that facilitate improvements within their company, with customers, or in the delivery of their products.
  • Nominee should have demonstrated organization commitment to quality improvements.
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The Award acknowledges the achievements of a young leader who have made noteworthy achievements in organizational capability and outstanding performance through education management and the application of knowledge-based initiatives. The Award recognizes his/her valuable effort in proactively promoting global knowledge and education management practices in the region.

  • The nominee should have displayed extraordinary leadership skills in the field of education and knowledge management by promoting the opportunities that lead to continuous growth and development of the organization.
  • The nominee should have demonstrated high potential for senior leadership roles, acting as role models for others.
  • The nominee should have demonstrated exemplary leadership by impacting their generation positively
  • The nominee should have demonstrated management capabilities and philosophies that match 21st century global standards.
  • Nominee should have exhibited exemplary leadership that inspires and motivates others.
  • The Nominee should have brought new vision and innovative ideas to his/ her organization
  • The nominee should have participated efficiently in developing the organization as a thriving place for the exchange and orientation of knowledge.
  • The nominee should have contributed actively to improve the institutional competitiveness whilst strengthening its relations with other institutions
  • The nominee should have initiated and implemented various projects based on knowledge-management and education management application
  • The nominee should have devised effective performance indicators that can measure the conduct and growth of the organization
  • The nominee should have utilized his/her leadership skills for tackling various risks and challenges in following the latest and modern innovations in knowledge and education system
  • The nominee should have dealt with various education and knowledge based strategies and methodologies that are in the best interest of the organization
  • The nominee should have supported a culture of dynamism, innovation, and creativity in the field of knowledge and education
  • The nominee should have demonstrated effective and influential decision making skills
  • The nominee should have kept track of the current, recent, and prominent regional and global developments in the field of knowledge and education management
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The Award, acknowledges the achievements of a young leader who have made noteworthy achievements in the energy sector.

  • The nominee should be a young leader from the energy sector from the Middle East region
  • The nominee should have demonstrated commitment to the future of energy 
  • The nomine should be a catalyst for energy innovation & solutions
  • The nominee should have demonstrated high potential for senior leadership roles, acting as role models for others.
  • The nominee should have demonstrated exemplary leadership by impacting their generation positively
  • The nominee should have demonstrated management capabilities and philosophies that match 21st century global standards.
  • Nominee should have exhibited exemplary leadership that inspires and motivates others.
  • The Nominee should have brought new vision and innovative ideas to his/ her organization.
  • The Nominee should have demonstrated exemplary care and respect in all dealings with clients/ customers.
  • The nominee should have demonstrated commitment to growth, innovation and product development which has lead innovation strategies and new technologies to gain a competitive advantage.
  • The nominee should have developed unique approaches to traditional elements of information management, new processes, methods, or technologies that facilitate improvements within their company, with customers, or in the delivery of their products.
  • Nominee should have demonstrated organization commitment to quality improvements.
  • The nominees negotiating skills and diplomacy in dealing with other people will have earned him the respect of his team, clients and his peers
  • The nominee should have demonstrated innovative use of supply and resources
  • The nominee should have demonstrated a willingness to employ latest technology and modern management processes whenever possible to enhance and improve his / her organization’s operations
  • The nominee should be able to analyze trends and launch new initiatives when appropriate
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The  Award honors the accomplishments of a young leader within the healthcare industry, who have made significant contributions in the areas of healthcare administration, management or policy.

  • The Nominee should be a young leader from the Healthcare sector and from the Middle East region
  • The nominee should have demonstrated high potential for senior leadership roles, acting as role models for others.
  • The nominee should have demonstrated exemplary leadership by impacting their generation positively
  • The nominee should have encouraged innovation, excellence and knowledge-sharing to boost service standards.
  • The nominee should have demonstrated management capabilities and philosophies that match 21st century global standards.
  • Nominee should have exhibited exemplary leadership that inspires and motivates others.
  • The Nominee should have brought new vision and innovative ideas to his/ her organization.
  • Under their guidance, the nominees’ organizations will have improved patient safety and reduced medical errors.
  • Nominee should have improved cost effectiveness within their organizations to keep health care costs at reasonable / affordable levels.
  • Nominee should have cultivated a culture of transparency and accountability to patients and community.
  • Nominee should have devised strategies and formulated policies to assure quality service.
  • Nominee should be able to analyze trends and launch new initiatives when appropriate.
  • Nominee should have exhibited exemplary leadership that inspires and motivates others.
  • Nominee should have demonstrated the ability to attract, cultivate, and retain high performance teams and partners.
  • Nominee should be considered to be representatives / spokespersons for their organizations and the industry.
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The Award honors excellence in ICT development by recognizing young achievers who have exhibited vision, innovation & strong leadership in developing & deploying solutions in ICT for both regional & global growth.

  • The nominee should be a young leader from the ICT sector and from the Middle East region
  • The nominee should have demonstrated exemplary leadership by impacting their generation positively
  • The nominee should have achieved excellence in ICT, innovation and development to improve the quality of education and knowledge management
  • The nominee should have a proven track record of achieving excellence in the field of ICT development wherein the primary focus is to improve the quality of ICT in different fields
  • The nominee should have demonstrated high potential for senior leadership roles, acting as role models for others.
  • The nominee should have exhibited exemplary leadership that inspires and motivates others.
  • The nominee should have developed successful new strategies and visions to transform their organizations and shape the future of the industry.
  • The nominee should have developed ICT solutions keeping in mind the dynamics of different businesses across geographic locations
  • The nominee should have demonstrated management capabilities and philosophies that match 21st century global standards.
  • The nominee should have demonstrated expertise in handling complex situations & providing appropriate solutions to enhance success in their endeavors
  • The nominee should have demonstrated a willingness to employ latest technology and modern management processes whenever possible to enhance and improve his / her organization’s operations.
  • The nominee should have demonstrated strong will and determination in facing challenges and transfers his knowledge into ground realities — the leader who faces challenges with strong will and determination.
  • The nominee should be a role model for others in creating & promoting supportive learning environments in the field of ICT
  • The nominee should have participated in mentoring, work experience and other initiatives, including presentations to schools
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The Award recognizes young leaders in the banking and financial sector and honors his or her leadership, management capabilities, their ability to complete the work and develop services in the banking sector, in spite of the changes and developments in the regional and global economy whilst relying on modern technology and better management practices to achieve organizational goals.

  • The nominee should be a young leader from leading banking or finance institutions operating in the region.
  • The nominee should have demonstrated high potential for senior leadership roles, acting as role models for others.
  • The nominee should have demonstrated exemplary leadership by impacting their generation positively
  • The nominee should have encouraged innovation, excellence and knowledge-sharing to boost service standards.
  • The nominee should have demonstrated management capabilities and philosophies that match 21st century global standards.
  • Nominee should have exhibited exemplary leadership that inspires and motivates others.
  • The Nominee should have demonstrated exemplary care and respect in all dealings with clients/ customers.
  • The nominee should have the ability to come up with solutions and services that meet the changing needs of the customers, boosting customer care and retention.
  • The nominee should have used the latest ICT and created successful and secure eBanking and mobile banking services.
  • The nominee should have track records that show continuous adaptation to changing economic and financial trends.
  • The nominee should have developed and implemented excellent loyalty program.
  • The nominee should have contributed to improving the organization's brand and positioning it among customers and staff.
  • The nominee should have demonstrated excellence in every aspect of leadership – business acumen, innovation, and corporate citizenship.
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The  Award, acknowledges the outstanding contribution of a young leader who consistently displays exemplary entrepreneurial spirit and a winning combination of remarkable products and excellent service. It recognizes the winner’s extraordinary performance, ingenuity and a keen knowledge of the market and the entire industry.

  • The Nominee should be a young leader from the retail sector and from the Middle East region
  • Nominee should have extended efforts in customer loyalty and service, employee training and retention, as well as demonstrates excellent merchandising skills
  • Nominee should have demonstrated management capabilities and philosophies that match 21st century global standards.
  • Nominee should have excellent leadership ability, noteworthy contributions to the industry and a commitment to continuous improvement in the workplace
  • The nominee should have demonstrated success through teamwork and collaboration with others.
  • The nominee should have demonstrated high potential for senior leadership roles, acting as role models for others
  • The Nominee should have demonstrated leadership capabilities, negotiating skills and diplomacy in dealing with other people will have earned him the respect of his team, clients and his peers.
  • Nominee should have contributed to assisting in building a good image for the industry in general
  • Nominee should have introduced an important innovation in retail industry that improves productivity, or increases quality
  • The nominee should have demonstrated innovation, entrepreneurship, teamwork and practices that spread happiness and positivity and the spirit of leadership
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The Award, honors the remarkable accomplishments of a young outstanding individual who have effectively shown strong leadership potential in the trade sector. It seeks to honor young leaders who have shown tremendous leadership potential at a young age and are sure to make even greater contributions to their organization's success in the future.

  • The Nominee should be a young leader from the trade sector and from the Middle East region
  • The nominee should have demonstrated exemplary leadership by impacting their generation positively
  • The nominee should have demonstrated high potential for senior leadership roles, acting as role models for others in the trade sector.
  • Nominee should have exhibited exemplary leadership that inspires and motivates others.
  • Nominee should have demonstrated management capabilities and philosophies that match 21st century global standards.
  • The Nominee should have brought new vision and innovative ideas to his/ her organization.
  • The Nominee should have demonstrated exemplary care and respect in all dealings with clients/ customers.
  • The Nominee’s organization should have undergone substantial growth under his / her direction.
  • The Nominee leadership capabilities, negotiating skills and diplomacy in dealing with other people will have earned him the respect of his team, clients and his peers.
  • The Nominee should have introduced the latest management processes.
  • The Nominee should have demonstrated a willingness to employ latest technology and modern management processes whenever possible to enhance and improve his / her organization’s operations.
  • The nominee should be able to analyze trends and launch new initiatives when appropriate.
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The Award honors the remarkable accomplishments of an outstanding individual who effectively shown strong leadership potential in the aviation industry. It seeks to honour young leaders who have exhibited exemplary leadership that inspires and motivates others.

  • The Nominee should be a young leader from Aviation industry from the Middle East region
  • The nominee should have developed innovative ideas and solutions to address some of the biggest challenges facing aviation industry.
  • The nominee should have demonstrated innovation, entrepreneurship, teamwork and practices that spread happiness and positivity and the spirit of leadership.
  • The nominee should have brought new vision and innovative ideas to his/ her organization.
  • The nominee should have demonstrated strong will and determination in facing challenges and transfers his knowledge into ground realities — the leader who faces challenges with strong will and determination.
  • The nominee should have demonstrated success through teamwork and collaboration with others.
  • The nominee should have demonstrated high potential for senior leadership roles, acting as role models for others.
  • Nominee should have adhered to corporate social responsibility practices
  • Nominee should have developed successful new strategies and visions to transform their organizations and shape the future of the industry.
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