Rules & Deadlines

Rules:

  • Each organisation or individual can only submit one entry per category, unless otherwise specified.
  • Each organisation or individual may apply to as many categories as are relevant to its work, but with the proviso that the same product or service cannot be entered into more than one category.
  • You are required to confirm that your submissions have been granted the required local, national or international approvals for the market sector in which they are aimed. (Note: The judges reserve the right to conduct any such enquiries regarding confirmed approvals as they see fit.)
  • Without exception, any performance claims you make in your entry must be substantiated through submitting documentary evidence.
  • Unless stated otherwise, it is mandatory to appear for an evaluation meeting in front of the judges, for each of the categories you are applying to. The meeting, scheduled to take place in the fourth week of August 2024, will be over a virtual platform. (The specific dates of the meeting will be announced in the first week of May 2024. No additional or alternative opportunities will be provided for the meeting, so we urge you to block your calendar in advance.)
  • The meeting will comprise seven minutes of Q&A.
  • A maximum of two persons per organisation will be permitted to attend the meeting with the judges.

Deadlines

  • The deadline for submission of entries is 6pm (Arabia Standard Time, GMT+3), on Wednesday, 31st of July 2024. (Entries submitted after the deadline will not be considered for evaluation.)
  • Meeting with the judges will be in the fourth week of August. The specific dates of the meeting will be announced in the first week of May 2024.

Important dates to remember

  • Last date of submission of entries: Wednesday, 31st of July 2024 (by 6pm, Arabia Standard Time, GMT+3)
  • Meeting with the judges: (Last week of August 2024. The specific dates of the meeting will be announced in the first week of May 2024).
  • Awards ceremony: 15th of October 2024