UAE's budding entrepreneurs honoured at Dubai's annual event

Next generation of business leaders singled out in Dubai's 'Young Entrepreneur' competition
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Winners of the 2011 Young Entrepreneur Competition (YEC) pose during the ceremony announcing the final winners. The competition is aimed at encouraging entrepreneurial skills and aptitude among students in high schools, colleges and universities across the UAE (ITP Images)
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Funtakino\n1st winner\nYoung entrepreneur Competition (ITP Images)
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The Note Book\n2nd winner\nYoung entrepreneur Competition (ITP Images)
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Borkaa Wakal\n3rd winner\nYoung entrepreneur Competition (ITP Images)
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Green Spot\n4th winner\nYoung entrepreneur Competition (ITP Images)
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Dr. Computer\n5th winner\nYoung entrepreneur Competition (ITP Images)
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Al Khayal\n6th winner\nYoung entrepreneur Competition (ITP Images)
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Jod'design\n7th winner\nYoung entrepreneur Competition (ITP Images)
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Elli paintings\n8th winner\nYoung entrepreneur Competition (ITP Images)
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Couture Exchange\n9th winner\nYoung entrepreneur Competition (ITP Images)
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Emiratage\n10th winner\nYoung entrepreneur Competition (ITP Images)
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The competition focused on providing insights into the UAE's business environment and encourage students to start their own businesses and pusg innovations (ITP Images)
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Dubai SME, the entrepreneurship development agency of the Department of Economic Development (DED), launched the “Young Entrepreneur Competition 2011” exhibition in Dubai Mall under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council (ITP Images)
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More than 2,500 young entrepreneurs showcased their projects in the exhibition, supported by du and Dubai Mall (ITP Images)
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The exhibition is aimed at reinforcing entrepreneurial skills and aptitude among students in high schools, colleges and universities across the UAE (ITP Images)
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The competition focused on providing insights into the comprehensive business environment of Dubai in order to encourage students to start their own businesses and drive innovations within a competitive environment (ITP Images)
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Some of the winners pose during the award ceremony of the Young Entrepreneur Competition (ITP Images)
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The ceremony announcing the final winners, was held in the Sheikh Rashid Hall in Dubai World Trade Centre (ITP Images)
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The ceremony announcing the final winners, was held in the Sheikh Rashid Hall in Dubai World Trade Centre (ITP Images)
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Members of the audience during the ceremony announcing the final winners. The ceremony was held in the Sheikh Rashid Hall in Dubai World Trade Centre (ITP Images)
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The ceremony announcing the final winners, was held in the Sheikh Rashid Hall in Dubai World Trade Centre (ITP Images)
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More than 2,500 young entrepreneurs showcased their projects in the exhibition, supported by du and Dubai Mall (ITP Images)
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Members of the audience during the ceremony announcing the final winners. The ceremony was held in the Sheikh Rashid Hall in Dubai World Trade Centre (ITP Images)
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Dubai SME, the entrepreneurship development agency of the Department of Economic Development (DED), launched the “Young Entrepreneur Competition 2011” exhibition in Dubai Mall under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council (ITP Images)