Frost & Sullivan's 2018 Middle East Best Practices Awards Banquet honours innovation and excellence
Source: AETOS Wire for Frost & Sullivan , Author: Posted by BI-ME staff
Posted: Wed May 16, 2018 4:56 pm

UAE. --(AETOSWire): --Frost & Sullivan recently concluded its fourth edition of the 2018 Middle East Best Practices Awards Banquet which was held on 14th May at Atlantis, The Palm, Crescent Road, Dubai, UAE. 

The Awards programme provided an ideal opportunity to recognise companies driven by visionary growth, innovation, and leadership that will catalyse and transform industries in the near future.

This year, 31 Awards were presented across 6 sectors: Energy & Environment, Tech Vision, Transformational Health, Transportation & Logistics, Food & Beverage and Digital Media.

These Awards followed a rigorous measurement-based methodology to select recipients in each category. These companies showcased exceptional accomplishments and demonstrated superior performance in areas of leadership, technological innovation, customer service, strategic product development, etc.

Excited about the participation this year, Amol Kotwal, Director, Frost & Sullivan said, “The Middle East region is going through some exciting times – poised economic growth riding on the back of expansionary fiscal policy, partial recovery of oil prices and relative improvements in the geopolitical condition. I would like to take the opportunity to congratulate all the Award winners in recognition of their innovation, commitment and successful business strategies required to adapt and grow with the fast changing macro-economic environment”.

With Frost & Sullivan's continuous intent to drive innovation and excellence, the Awards offered were carefully reviewed and evaluated to reflect the current market landscape and emerging trends.

The Awards assessment, besides incorporating inputs from Frost & Sullivan's experts also involved a Jury validation process with a panel of thought leaders, which included some of the most prominent names from the industry.

The esteemed Jury panel for the 2018 Middle East Best Practices Awards Banquet included:

• Dr. Abdulrahman Abdulaziz Al Nuaim, MD, FRCPC, FACP, CPE, Professor of Medicine and Senior Consultant Endocrinology, Consultant Health Care, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre
• Laila Al Jassmi, Founder & CEO, Health Beyond Borders
• Dr. Mohammad Shanti, Senior SME, Board Advisor & CEO, Influence Healthcare International
• George William Heath (Bill),  Founder & Owner, Focus LLC
• Deepak Jain, Managing Director, Mont Hill
• Nadia Abdul Aziz, President, National Association of Freight and Logistics (NAFL)
• Philip Mills, Director FM, Nakheel
• Prakash Chandrabalan, General Manager - Real Estate Ventures, Gulf Islamic Investments
• Sachin Gupta, Director Private Equity, Al Masah Capital Ltd.
• Makram Haidar, Head of Marketing, United Foods Company (PJSC)
• Arnab Sengupta, Head of Brands and Retail & Value Creating Partner, Phoenix Group

The Awards Banquet was supported by our Official Print Partner- Forbes Middle East and Media Partners -, Arab Hospital Magazine, Eye of Dubai, Eye of Riyadh, Middle East Business Magazine and Logistics Gulf.

To find out more about Frost & Sullivan’s Awards programme and partnership opportunities for 2019, please contact:

Award Recipients at the 2018 Middle East Best Practices Awards Banquet

Industry Sector 

Award Title 

Award Winners 

Energy & Environment  

KSA Waste Management Technology Leadership Award 

Beatona (ACWA Holding) 

Energy & Environment 

KSA Manned Guarding Company of the Year Award 

Arabian Security & Safety Services Co. Ltd.  

Energy & Environment 

UAE Energy Management Company of the Year Award 


Tech Vision   

UAE Energy Efficiency New Product Innovation Award 


Tech Vision   

UAE Augmented Reality New Product Innovation Award 


Tech Vision   

UAE Virtual Reality New Product Innovation Award 


Tech Vision   

UAE Telemedicine Enabling Technology Leadership Award 

Ver2 Digital Medicine 

Transformational Health 

UAE Private Tertiary Care Service Provider of the Year Award 

Burjeel Hospital (A unit of VPS Healthcare) 

Transformational Health 

GCC Home Healthcare Service Provider of the Year Award 

SmartMed LLC 

Transformational Health 

GCC Emerging Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Company of the Year Award 


Transformational Health 

UAE Medical Insurance Company of the Year Award 

RAK Insurance 

Transformational Health 

UAE Healthcare Brand Campaign of the Year Award 

Second Opinion Service Campaign Zulekha Healthcare Group 

Transformational Health 

GCC Vision Care Pharmaceutical Company of the Year Award 

Mundipharma Middle East FZ-LLC 

Transformational Health 

UAE Home Healthcare Products Company of the Year Award 

OMRON Healthcare Middle East 

Transportation & Logistics 

UAE Warehousing Service Provider of the Year Award 

Global Shipping & Logistics LLC 

Transportation & Logistics 

UAE Emerging Express Service Provider of the Year Award (Private Sector) 


Transportation & Logistics 

KSA Logistics Service Provider of the Year Award 

Almajdouie Logistics Co. LLC 

Transportation & Logistics 

KSA Express Service Provider of the Year Award (Private Sector) 

Zajil Express 

Transportation & Logistics 

KSA E-commerce Logistics Provider of the Year Award 


Transportation & Logistics 

KSA Warehousing Service Provider of the Year Award 

LSC Warehousing & Logistics Services Company 

Transportation & Logistics 

Middle East Regional Express Service Provider of the Year Award 

DHL Express LLC 

Transportation & Logistics 

Oman Logistics Service Provider of the Year Award 

Al Madina Logistics Services Company 

Food & Beverage 

UAE Beverages (Fresh Juice) Company of the Year Award 

Barakat Quality Plus LLC 

Food & Beverage 

UAE Bakery (Functional) Company of the Year Award 

Bakemart FZ LLC 

Digital Media 

MENA Pay TV Services Company of the Year Award 

beIN Media Group 

Digital Media 

MENA OTT Video Services Company Of The Year Award 


Digital Media 

MENA OTT Services Market Growth Excellence Leadership Award 


Digital Media 

UAE IPTV Services Growth Excellence Leadership Award 


Digital Media 

MENA Video Solutions Provider for Broadcast and IP Product Line Award 

Imagine Communications 

Digital Media 

MENA Video Metadata Solutions Provider Growth Excellence Award 

Gracenote, a Nielsen Company 

Digital Media 

MENA Enterprise Video Delivery Solutions Provider Customer Value Leadership Award 



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