80 firms to vie for Saif Zone’s first excellence award

SHARJAH - The Sharjah Airport International Free Zone Authority, or Saif Zone, has announced that the call for entries for its first edition of the Saif Excellence Awards, or SEA, is now closed after the nomination period was extended from March 10 to 21 in response to a demand by investors in the free zone to allow more companies to participate in the award.

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Published: Sun 24 Mar 2013, 10:45 PM

Last updated: Sat 4 Apr 2015, 9:44 AM

The announcement was made by Dr Eng Rashid Alleem, Saif Zone’s director-general, who extended his gratitude to all participating companies for the great interest and interaction they showed since the launch of the excellence award.

He said this interest showed by companies emphasises their eagerness to enhance communication with Saif Zone’s administration, as well as their endeavour and efforts to improve their services and embrace the highest professional standards.

He said that 80 companies have submitted their applications to participate in the award despite its recent launch and preparations made within a short span of time, a fact that reflects investors’ trust in Saif Zone’s administration and all its activities that aim to develop the business community in the zone.

Under the slogan “Your Commitment Deserves Recognition”, the SEA features five categories: SEA Businessman, SEA Businesswoman, SEA Go Green, SEA Big 3 and SEA Emirati Award.

Saif Zone has carried out many events and activities to familiarize investors with the award and its terms of nomination. Among these activities, it recently conducted promotional campaigns through the streets of Saif Zone, and the distribution of brochures explaining all award-related details. Also, members of the award committee visited many companies to give investors a deeper insight into the award and encourage them to participate.

Dr Eng Alleem clarified that nominations covered all categories of the award, while the lion’s share of these nominations were in SEA Businessman and SEA Big 3.


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