The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry is all set to announce the 7th round of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award 2013, the region’s most prestigious business award, during an international conference on Tuesday, January 22nd at the Park Hyatt Hotel.
The day-long conference will be attended by H.E. Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri, UAE Minister of Economy, and is followed by plenary sessions and a networking luncheon.
Attendees will be able to learn from leading experts’ perspective on excelling in challenging global market while gaining in-depth knowledge from prominent local and international business leaders who will share their expertise and discuss managing economic transformation, managing excellence through leadership, managing excellence in corporate governance, workplace and marketplace.
H.E. Hamad Buamim, Director General, Dubai Chamber, will give a keynote address on the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award: State of the Art in Business Excellence and the impact on business environment.
The international conference aims to provide sufficient ideas, understanding and know-how to advance business strategies, align processes with new challenges and uplift performance to the next level of business excellence.
Participants will have the opportunity to interact with top experts from leading public and private sector companies and learn how-to adopt internationally recognised best-in-class business practices, and create value for their customers and stakeholders.
It is open to representatives from all types of organisations across various sectors in the UAE, in particular top tier managers, directors, quality and performance leaders and practitioners.
Main speakers include: Mr. Ryuichiro Yamazaki, APO Secretary General, Asian Productivity Organisation (APO), Japan, Mr. Mohammed A.R. Al Fahim, CEO, Paris Gallery, UAE, Mr. Sumair Sayani, Managing Director, A.C. Nielsen AMER Limited, UAE, Mr. Ken Liew, General Manager, Wing Tai Retail Pte Ltd, 2012 Singapore Quality Award Winner, Mr. Marcus Bailey, Regional Head of Corporate Affairs MENAP, Standard Chartered Bank, Dr. Roy Bauer, President and COO of Pemstar, USA, and Mr. Jagadish CV, Chief Executive Officer, Systems on Silicon Manufacturing Company Pte Ltd, 2005 Singapore Quality Award Winner.
The post-lunch interactive forum will have two panel discussions chaired by Dr. Belaid Rettab, Senior Director, Economic Research and Sustainable Business Development Sector, Dubai Chamber. The conference will end with a token of appreciation presented to all the speakers.
Over the last several years since its inception, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award, which is organised annually under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice-President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has assisted many companies across the UAE meet international standards and achieve excellence.
The award’s performance model has been revamped since 2010 in pursuit of excellence and is in-line with international best practices. It was designed to help businesses in all sectors - type, and size – to raise their competitiveness and motivate their staff while serving as an incentive for continued success and development.