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Middle East Event Show

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Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE

Exhibition & Seminars: 12 & 13 June 2024
Awards: 13 June 2024

Awards: 13 June 2024, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE

Honoring Excellence in the Events Industry at the Middle East Event Awards

The Middle East Event Awards 2024 gathers the who’s who of the MICE and live events industry to honour outstanding individuals, teams, and companies that have conceptualised and delivered the best event experiences across the region.

Join us for an evening of celebration and networking!


The shortlisted nominees have now been announced. Find out who made it to the list.
 
In its 15th edition, the Middle East Event Awards, continue to stand as a prestigious and independent platform recognizing excellence within the region's event industry. From event companies to individuals, teams, and suppliers, these awards spotlight the pinnacle of achievement across the entire spectrum of event management.

The core objective of the Middle East Event Awards is to recognize, honour, and celebrate the achievements of exceptional individuals, teams, and companies who have orchestrated and delivered the most remarkable event experiences throughout the region. A panel of esteemed experts from diverse industry sectors and disciplines will meticulously evaluate entries to ensure fairness and impartiality while maintaining strict confidentiality and transparency.

For inquiries about the Awards, email us at awards@me-eventshow.com.

Important Dates

16 April 2024

Entries Deadline (Closed)

16 May 2024

Shortlist Announcement

13 June 2024

Awards Ceremony

Middle East Event Awards in Numbers

15

Years Legacy

450+

Awards Submissions

900+

Attendees

Why participate at the Middle East Event Awards 2024?

Showcase your brand

Showcase your brand as an industry leader

Recognise and motivate your teams

Recognise & motivate your employees & teams

Celebrate in style

Celebrate your hard work and successes in style

MEET THE JUDGES

Gaurav Chauhan
Head of Events & Experiences, Google

Nada Alzarooni
Sponsorships & Events Manager, 
Emirates

Niousha Ehsan
CEO,
LINKVIVA Events

Bruno Marx
CEO,
Eventknowhow

Catherine Broad
Director,
Venue Matchmaker

Chiara Palieri
Advisor - MICE

Abdullah Al Essa
Head of Events,
Saudi Industrial Development Fund

Donna Hyland
General Manager - Middle East,
GES

Dr. Eihab H. Abou-Rokbah
CEO,
Saudi Entertainment Academy

Ted Bloom
Chief Executive Officer,
Messe Frankfurt Middle East 

Mariam Ahmed
Co-Founder,
The Collective

James Morgan 
Dean,
International Tourism and Hospitality College

Isobel Abulhoul
Founder,
Emirates Literature Foundation

Kamal Al Kallas
Senior Vice President Expo,
Sela

Sujoy Cherian
CEO & Creative Technologist,
Option 1 Group


Kevin Brown

Murad Shisha
Co-Founder,

Event Lab

Nikki Rutherford
General Manager,

weddingsonline

Graham Stephenson
Executive Director - Commercial E&C,

ADNEC

Dawn Dennis
Executive Director, Client Experience,

Pico EMEA

Ray Tinston
Director - Events,

Arada

Ajay Bhojwani
Managing Director,
MCI Group

Faisal Abdallah
Area Marketing Director,

ACCOR

Ziad Ghaloul
CEO & Founder,

Build Up

Justin George
Head of Corporate Events,

Gulf Dunes

John Jossifakis
Managing Director,

JJ Production

Tammy Urwin
CEO,

Urban Events

Joe Lewis
Founder,

Joe Lewis Company - An Experience Company

Charlotte Brewer
Head,

Quintessentially Experiences