About the Awards

In its 7th year, the Gulf Capital SME Awards promises to be bigger and more exciting than ever as it continues to recognise the best small and medium businesses in the UAE.

The Awards provide a unique platform for SMEs to raise their profile, brands, products and services. The Awards identify start-ups, innovative SMEs with exemplary products and services, SMEs which invest in their employees’ environment and customer strategy and also the visionary entrepreneurs leading them.

The 2017 Awards welcomed hundreds of entries from outstanding SMEs. The exceptional quality of entrants, finalists and winners delighted last year’s judges and made for a thrilling awards celebration night

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Key Dates


Open for entries

Start of July

Finalist announcement

6th June 2018

Entry deadline

July 8th- July 19th 2018

Second stage of judging


First stage of judging

26 September, 2018

Awards Presentation and Dinner

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