From 28 nominees, 12 finalists have been chosen by Arabian Business readers for the People’s Choice Award for Entrepreneur of the Year 2018.
In no particular order, those with the highest recorded number of public votes, and therefore the shortlisted finalists, are:
Haider Ali Khan – Bayut.com
Louise Karim – Mums@work
Kenan Al Mobayed - Keno
Charlie Barlow – Health at Hand
Alanoud Al Mubarak - Fashtory
Hakim and Tasneem Boriawala - Bawabba
Ghassan Muradweij - Koi
Ali and Hussain Al Abbas - Tnerit
Jassim Alnajjar and Peter Tignini – TPH Group
Rami Shaar and Jad Halaoui - Washmen
Hadi Radwan and Rachid Abi Nader - Aqeed
Haifa Addas - InstaGlam
The winner of the prestigious award will be announced during the Arabian Business StartUp Awards 2018. The event, held in partnership with Al Najah Education, will take place on October 23 at Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre to recognise the country’s best performing start-ups, SMEs and entrepreneurs.
The People’s Choice Award for Entrepreneur of the Year is one of 15 Awards being presented next week. Over 70 finalists have been shortlisted for the other 14 categories, with the winners also to be announced on the night of the awards.
The other categories are: Entrepreneur of the Year, Funding Initiative of the Year, Incubator/Accelerator of the Year, Intrapreneur of the Year, Investor of the Year, Mentor of the Year, New Media Start Up of the Year, SME Leader of the Year, SME of the Year, Product of the Year, Social Enterprise of the Year, Start Up Programme of the Year, Start Up of the Year and Young Entrepreneur of the Year.
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