Top officials and award winners during the ceremony in Dubai.
Sajjad Ahmad, Deputy Business Editor
The BURJ CEO Awards, held under the patronage of Sheikh Juma Bin Maktoum Juma Al Maktoum, concluded with the prizes awarding to companies and the best pavilions at Expo in a huge ceremony with participation of a large group of officials, businessmen and companies.
Reem Ebrahim Al Hashimi, Minister of State for International Cooperation and the Managing Director for Expo 2020 was awarded as the best Women in Business, while the UAE Pavilion was awarded for its best design.
Among the other notable winners of the The Burj CEO Awards were Saudi Arabia Pavilion, Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park Pavilion, RAK Chamber of Commerce Pavilion and Dubai Police Pavilion. German Pavilion was awarded as the best attended Pavilion and Pakistan Pavilion was given the award for best exterior. ِAmong the winners also Bireswar Panicker - CEO and owner - TransEuro Group with The Burj CEO Award For Business Leadership and Obinna Ikocha, Managing Director at Maple Eagle Group of Companies with The Holistic Future Business Model.
At the beginning of the ceremony, Dr Tariq Ahmed Nizami, Founder & CEO, CEO Clubs Network Worldwide expressed his happiness with attendance for the fifth edition of The BURJ CEO Awards, which is considered the most important among the awards granted to companies and individuals worldwide. Nizami added that the fifth edition witnessed a great competition between companies to gain prizes, explaining that the process of selecting the winners goes through several stages by a highest level committee to select the winners.
He pointed out that the Tower Awards for CEOs is a brand of CEO Clubs Network Worldwide Company and it is like the Oscars of the commercial world, it was launched 2016 in USA, 2017 in the UK, 2018 in China, 2019 in Mauritius and now for the first time in Dubai, UAE, the most important city in the world to attract companies, investors and entrepreneurs from all over the world. For his part, Bireswar Panicker stressed the importance of participating in The BURJ CEO Awards, which are considered the Oscars by companies, expressing his happiness for winning The BURJ CEO Award in the fifth edition, which witnessed great participation from companies with a great competition.
Panicker added that the CEO Clubs Network Worldwide has played a major role in developing and communicating with companies, institutions and businessmen inside and outside the UAE, explaining that the UAE wise leadership provides unlimited support to all local and international companies, so that the UAE has become one of the best countries that attract investors from all over the world, stressing that The BURJ CEO Award is one of the most important awards given to companies and individuals.
He pointed out that the BURJ Award aims to embrace all UAE's and international companies on the journey of excellence, recognizing and celebrating the success of CEOs and organisations who are leading the way to establishing new standards of business excellence, and whose continuous and outstanding achievements serve as a source of inspiration for all like-minded organizations around the world. The prestigious BURJ CEO is an intensive corporate onboarding initiative aimed at integrating the best international business practices and globally competitive.
For his part, Muhammad Hassan Al-Sabab, Acting Director General of the RAK Chamber of Commerce of Industry, confirmed that the “The Burj CEO Award”, which is the brand of the CEO Clubs Network Worldwide, and its award to 35 CEOs and representatives of international institutions and companies, as well as its interest in its edition this year, that The award aims to select the best pavilions at Expo Dubai 2020 , which is nothing but a reward for their excellence, and an incentive to continue this excellence.
He added that the RAK Chamber of Commerce of Industry support for this award does not deserve to be honored or thanked because it is a national duty for all our institutions, with the aim of attracting those companies and institutions owners of large brands, so that it should be known to everyone that we are not only keen to attract them in the UAE markets, but we follow their performance and appreciate it and offer they have all the support to continue their excellence in serving the UAE, stressing that this step aims to establish a culture of excellence in the business sector in all its activities.
He pointed out that the participation of more than 200 government and private institutions in the Award Edition for this year 2022 is a success and pride for the government and people of UAE, especially since this award is the equivalent of the Oscars in the world of business.
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