Dec 16 2009
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Fujairah International Airport to glide through as a key sponsor of Emerging Markets Airports Awards
Fujairah International Airport today announced that it has stepped in as one of the key sponsors of the first edition of Emerging Markets Airports Awards (EMAA) to be held on April 26th 2010 in Dubai.
Organised by Arabian Reach , the region's leading marketing & promotions company, the EMMA 2010 will honour excellence in 23 categories of airports operations and of professionals from the emerging markets of the Mid East, Africa, the Indian subcontinent, Russia and the CIS states.
"It is a huge honour to be associated with such a prestigious event. The EMA Awards demonstrate the organiser's commitment to the airports industry by recognizing talent from within the emerging markets across the globe, of which Middle East and especially the UAE forms a huge chunk," commented Dr. Khaled Al Mazrouei, General Manager, Fujairah International Airport .
Launched with a vision to be recognised as the biggest and most prestigious event in the industry calendar EMAA 2010 is already being touted as the 'Oscars of the airport industry'.
"We are ecstatic to announce our tie-up with Fujairah International Airport . We're confident that with Fujairah Airport 's support we will be able to position EMAA as the premier industry accolade in the Mid East and beyond."
The idea of having a distinguished award function recognising the talents of the industry across the Mid East and other emerging markets was voiced during the last inter airport Europe 2009 trade fair that took place from October 6 to 9 at the Munich Trade Fair Centre in Germany.
Nominations for EMAA 2010 have begun on December 1, 2009 and will end on February 14, 2010. All submissions are independently scored by a panel of judges comprising of some of the most prominent names from the region's retail industry including These will be audited by the reputed international business research and consulting firm, Frost & Sullivan to come up with a list of candidates for the voting process. Voting will take place from February 25 to March 20, 2010. An elite panel of advisors made up of industry stalwarts will guide the process.
About EMAA 2010:
EMAA awards are broadly divided into three different categories. Four 'Hall of Fame' awards will be given out to the 'Airport Personality of the Year', 'Airline Personality of the Year', 'Cargo Personality of the Year', and 'Women in Corporate Aviation'. The '2010 Best Airport Awards' will see winning airports being chosen in 13 categories. These include 'Best Airport Up To 5 Million Passengers', 'Best Airport Up To 10 Million Passengers', 'Best Airport Up To 15 Million Passengers', 'Best Airport Over 15 Million Passengers', 'Best Cargo Airport', 'Best Airport Ground Handler', 'Best IT Service Provider', 'Best Airport Hotel', 'Best Airport Retailer', 'Best Airport Freezone', 'Best Airport Design & Layout', 'Best Airport Safety/Security', and 'Best Green Airport (Environmental Awareness)' categories. 'Special Awards' will be awarded in the six categories of 'Best Airport-Passenger Friendly', 'Best emerging Airport', 'Best Emerging Cargo Airport', 'Best Airport Equipment Manufacturer/Supplier', 'Best Airport Management Company', and 'Best Airport Services Company'. For more details and updates, kindly go to http://www.arabianreach.com/emaa/
Established in 2008 in the International Media and Production Zone, Arabian Reach is a Dubai-based marketing and promotions company. For more details, please visit www.arabianreach.com
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