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Dubai Quality Group starts accepting submissions to the 7th cycle UAE Ideas Award 2018

Under the theme Zayed the Prime Innovator:

  • The award opens to Gov. & Private Sector in UAE

  • Submissions deadline 20 September 2018​

Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline & Group. Dubai Quality Group chaired by Ms. Fatma Buti Al Mheiri has started accepting the submissions to the 7th cycle UAE Ideas Conference & Award 2018 that will take place on 29th October 2018. The conference will be organized this year under the theme of “Zayed the Prime Innovator” in line with the “Year of Zayed” that declared by H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan the President of UAE. The UAE Ideas Conference & Award is part of the Ideas Arabia Sub Group chaired by Mr. Hussain Al Fardan.

The award forms an integral part of the Conference, which was introduced in the year 2012 by the group to encourage the extensive adoption of innovation. The annual conference in Arabic will bring together Emirati as well as other local talents, industry leaders & innovation experts under a single platform to speak on the significance of incorporating innovative practices at work and how profoundly it impacts today’s economy and society.

In line with UAE’s strategy, UAE Ideas adopts creativity, innovation & continual improvement as key factors that lead to the development of the nation its citizens and residents.

“We are keen every year to organize the UAE Ideas Conference in order to promote the culture of creativity and innovation, in turn contribute towards achieving the vision of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, which aims at making UAE among the best countries in the world by recognizing innovation as a cornerstone of social and economic development. Innovation is a key to promoting economic growth, increasing competitiveness and productivity” says Fatma Buti Al Mheiri, Chairman Dubai Quality Group.

“Believing that innovation is the future of human investment, the UAE Leadership emphasizes its importance across all sectors through the UAE Vision 2021. Innovation, research, science and technology will form the pillars of a knowledge-based, highly productive and competitive economy.” says Fatma Buti Al Mheiri, Chairman Dubai Quality Group

“Considering the value that UAE’s large expat population can add to the conference, owing to the years of experience that many of them have in the local market, we have decided this year to widen the scope of the award and accept submissions online from both Emiratis as well as their expatriate counterparts, therefore, I’m inviting all the Gov. entities along with privet sector to apply.” says Fatma Buti Al Mheiri, Chairman Dubai Quality Group.

The best creative and innovative ideas will be awarded according to the following categories:

  1. Promoting Business

  2. Promoting Inventions.

  3. Promoting National Identity

  4. Promoting Smart Government

  5. Promoting UAE Marketing Abroad

  6. Promoting Arabic Language and Usage

  7. Media Coverage of a National Initiative

  8. Empowering National Human Resources

  9. Promoting Environment Work (eco-friendly application)

  10. Empowering Voluntary and Charitable Work Inside and Outside UAE

The submission deadline is 20th Sep. 2018, for registration or further information, please contact Mr. Saleel Shinewi on or Tel: +971-4-3431950

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