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15 June, 2016

Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry introduces the Sharjah Top 10 Business Award

The 'Sharjah Top 10 Business Award' is an invite only, business excellence award, focused on helping private sector organizations in Sharjah drive performance to enable business growth. The Sharjah Top 10 Businesses Award draws

Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry introduces the Sharjah Top 10 Business Award
15 June 2016
Prestigious Business Awards to recognize the best organizations in Sharjah


Sharjah, U.A.E - The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) is proud to announce a new "Sharjah Top 10 Businesses Award" to their annual shjSEEN Awards program.

The 'Sharjah Top 10 Business Award' is an invite only, business excellence award, focused on helping private sector organizations in Sharjah drive performance to enable business growth. The Sharjah Top 10 Businesses Award draws on the Excellence Model of the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM), a comprehensive management framework used by more than 30,000 organizations across the world.

H.E. Sara Al Madani, Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry Board Member and member of the shjSEEN Board of Trustees said, "To help organizations implement the EFQM Excellence Model, we at shjSEEN are committed to provide training and assessment tools developed by experts and professional assessors for all levels of organizational maturity. We also gather information about corporate best practices and communicate this information through our network."

Organizations invited to apply for this award can enter into either one of the ten categories covering manufacturing, trade and repairing services, real estate and business services, tourism and hospitality, construction, financial services, transportation and logistics, education, healthcare and Digital services.

In addition to the Sharjah Top 10 Business Award (an invitation only award), the other four awards that will be presented this year include:

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  • Sharjah UAE STARTUPS Award - an award presented to innovative entrepreneurial ventures and newly emerged, fast-growing, private sector organizations in the UAE. The shjSEEN UAE Startups Award is open to all organizations in private sector in the UAE who are assessed based on innovation and measureable outcomes.  The winner of the shjSEEN UAE Startups Award will receive a cash prize of a AED 100,000
    • Sharjah ENTREPRENEUR Award - award presented to the most successful entrepreneurs who have made a significant and notable change in their lives and to the community.  Private sector Entrepreneurs can enter one of three categories covering Sharjah, Eastern area, and Central area. Nominations received will be assessed based on professionalism, leadership and measurable outcomes. The winners of the Sharjah Entrepreneur Award will receive a cash prize of AED 50,000, 

    -       Sharjah GREEN Award- an award presented to organizations from all sectors who demonstrate best environmental practice in Sharjah, recognizing innovative projects that have pushed the boundaries in an effort to eliminate waste emission and enhance sustainability. Nominations received will be assessed on their achievements including recycling and waste minimization, use of 'green'' suppliers or materials, energy and/or water efficiency, training, safety, diversity, health and staff engagement

    -       Sharjah SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY Award- an award presented to organizations from all sectors in Sharjah demonstrating leadership in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) practices and in achieving sustainability. Nominations received will be assessed on their community awareness campaigns, their involvement with local charities, volunteer activities, healthy workplace initiatives implemented as well as their engagement to enriching the career opportunities for Sharjah's youth.

    "The shjSEEN awards are the perfect opportunity to thank organizations in Sharjah of different size and sectors for their contribution to the UAE economy. I am constantly impressed by the determination, innovation, and achievement of such organizations. I look forward to welcoming the winners and finalists of our awards continue to prosper, creating more jobs and opportunities," added H.E Al Madani

    To enter the awards, please visit www.shjseen.org/en/award/ and for any further information you can contact the ShjSEEN Award Team on award@shjseen.org.  The closing date for entries is September 2016.

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    About Sharjah Chamber of Commerce
    Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry was established by an Amiri decree issued in 1970 by His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah in order to effectively and vitally participate in the organization of economic life and the prosperity of its trade, industry and professions sectors on all levels and in cooperation with the concerned establishments and bodies and local departments.

    The chamber's board of directors supervises the execution of the general policy and is working on the means for the success of such policy and the reflection of the chamber's role in the local community. There are also some specialized committees made out of the board of directors to assume many specializations in the fields of trade, industries, professions and reconciliation. To find out more about its initiatives and activities, visit  http://www.sharjah.gov.ae/EN/Pages/default.aspx   

    © Press Release 2016