29 Outstanding projects win national honours for UAE

Winners recognised in 16 different categories at prestigious awards programme

Dubai Frame is the UAE national winner in the Tourism and Leisure Project of the Year category

Dubai Frame is the UAE national winner in the Tourism and Leisure Project of the Year category

Duba: A total of 29 outstanding projects have been selected as the national winners for UAE by the MEED Projects Awards, in association with Mashreq.

UAE-based projects had the most national winners among its peers in the GCC, followed by Oman with 11 and Saudi Arabia with 9. Kuwait had six national winners while Bahrain had three.

Among the big winners include Bvlgari Hotel & Resort by ALEC (Mega Project of the Year), Taweelah Gas Processing Plant by ADNOC Gas Processing (Oil & Gas Project of the Year), Bluewaters by ASGC (Residential Project of the Year), Mohammed Bin Rashid Library by ASGC (Social, Cultural and Heritage Project of the Year), Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi by AECOM/Thinkwell (Tourism & Leisure Project of the Year) and Dubai Frame by Dubai Municipality (Tourism & Leisure Project of the Year).

“We are now in the 9th year of the MEED Project Awards and every year the projects that are submitted provide a fantastic window on what is going on across the region.  This year we have seen substantial increase in the variety of projects presented for awards and this reflects the growing diversification of the regional economy. We are seeing ever more impressive levels of originality of technical achievement, of scale and of purpose as the market continues to mature and deepen. These projects continue to lay the foundations for long term future success for the region and continue to provide inspiration and pride at what this region can achieve even whilst conditions have been challenging,” said Richard Thompson, Editorial Director, MEED.

Overall, 77 national winners across the GCC have been recognised in their respective countries as part of the first round of judging for the coveted awards. Competing in categories that capture the ongoing diversification of our region, winners at the national level will now enter the second stage of judging to determine the regional winners that will be announced on 24th April at the Conrad Dubai in UAE.


About MEED
MEED is a remarkable senior management media brand that encompasses a subscription website and magazine, more than 30 C-level executive conferences and summits hosted by MEED Events, the MEED Quality Awards for Projects and two high-value content businesses, MEED Projects and MEED Insight. MEED Projects is the Middle East’s premium project tracking database and MEED Insight offers tailored research and in-depth analysis.

Established in 1957, MEED, has been integral to delivering business information and news, intelligence and analysis on the Middle East economies and activities ever since. Attracting a key senior management audience through its content and activities, MEED is a media brand and publication that covers a spectrum of services that inform.

For further information about MEED, please contact:
Sharath Ravi
Marketing Director – Events
T: +971 4 818 03 17 |
E: Sharath.ravi@meed.com 

About Mashreq:
Established in 1967, Mashreq is the oldest privately held Bank in the UAE with award winning financial solutions and services. Throughout its 50 years' history, Mashreq has differentiated itself through innovative financial solutions, making it possible for its customers to achieve their aspirations. Today, Mashreq has a significant presence in 11 countries outside the UAE with 21 overseas branches and offices across Europe, USA, Asia and Africa. 

Mashreq launched its new Vision and Mission recently, outlining its commitment towards its clients, colleagues and the community. In line with its new Vision to be the region's most progressive bank, Mashreq leverages its leadership position in the banking industry to enable innovative possibilities and solutions for its customers across Corporate, Retail, International, Treasury and Islamic Banking. Mashreq is proud to be the first financial institution in the UAE to be awarded the Gallup Great Workplace Award for four consecutive years from 2014-2017. Mashreq also continues to invest in recruiting, training and developing future generations of UAE National bankers. 

For further information about Mashreq, please contact:
Rana AlBorno
Public Relations and CSR Manager
Tel: 00971 (0) 4 6083703|
E: Sharath.ravi@meed.com 

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