The Sharjah Entrepreneur Award


About the Award

The Sharjah Entrepreneur Award is targeting and discovering the most successful entrepreneurs in Sharjah who have made a significant and a noticeable difference in their lives and benefited their society. The Sharjah Entrepreneur Award is specific to private sector Entrepreneurs in Sharjah, Eastern area and Central area as one winner will be selected from each area. The Sharjah Entrepreneur Award winners will receive a cash prize worth of a 50,000 AED each.

The assessment criteria for the Award is as follow:

  • Professionalism

  • Leadership

  • Measurable Success

    (what has been done to benefit society)


The Sharjah Entrepreneur Award Categories:

  • Sharjah Entrepreneur Award -- Sharjah City

  • Sharjah Entrepreneur Award – Eastern Area

  • Sharjah Entrepreneur Award – Central Area

Important Notes:

  • Filling this registration form does not bind the applicant to make submission, however a serious attempt at preparing the final submission document is expected.

  • Applicant is expected to submit the final submission document before the date specified by ShjSEEN Award. This document must reflect the applicant’s organization as it currently stands against the Award criteria.

  • Applicant must start as early as possible. Do not underestimate the time it takes to produce a good submission document.

  • Upon receipt of the submission document by shjSEEN Award team, the applicant will be entitled to further updates about the Award together with any other booklets, seminars, events and courses organized by shjSEEN Award.

List of Required Documents

  • Registration Form.

  • Applicant Organization Profile.

  • Applicant Organization organizational structure.

  • CV

  • Valid copy of Applicant Membership

    (Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry)

  • Summary of achievements, activities and accomplishments.

    (Copies of relevant documents to be attached)

  • Professional career history illustrating obtained certifications, recognitions and career path

    (Copies of relevant documents to be attached)

Writing Standards

  • Follow Format/ Margin sent.

  • No. of Pages in Submission Document: 35 Pgs. max.

  • Follow Heading and Sub-heading numeration.

  • Language: Arabic / English.

  • Font Size: 12

  • Font Type: Arial/ Times New Roman.

  • Dividers: Dividers do not count towards number of pages.

  • Front Cover

  • Standards for Charts and for Diagrams

  • Numbered Attachments.

Terms & Conditions

  • The applicant organization must be based in the emirate of Sharjah.

  • The applicant must be the owner, founder or controlling shareholder of the organization and principally responsible for its operation.

  • The applicant organization must have a valid license and a membership with Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry or a license from any of the Sharjah Free Zone Authorities.

  • The applicant organization must exceed two years of operation.

  • The applicant organization must have sound financial and legal standing.

  • The applicant organization must have sound financial and legal standing.

  • The applicant organization should abide by the award deadlines.

  • The winning applicant organization can re-participate again in the award after 2 cycles only.

  • Winners will be subject to wide media coverage after the award ceremony.

  • Winners may use the award logo for a maximum of three years after receiving the award.

  • The decision of the Board of Trustees regarding the selection of the winners is final

  • The applicant organization must give a short presentation of how they meet each of these three criteria (Professionalism, Leadership, and Measurable Success) plus a maximum of 250-word summary of why they believe they should win this award.

How to Apply

  • The applicant organization can apply for the Sharjah Entrepreneur Award through our our website

  • The applicant organization will receive a confirmation email.

  • The shjSEEN Award Team will contact the applicant organization.

  • The applicant organization will be asked to send fully completed documents required to check for eligibility.


  • 50% discount on fees of using the facilities of the World Trade Club in Sharjah Chamber.

  • A free advertisement page in “Al Tijarah” magazine, issued by chamber.

  • Special rates for participating in exhibitions and events of Sharjah Expo Exhibition Centre.

  • Free participation “space” in any of the foreign exhibitions the chamber participates in. Ticket and accommodation for one representative might be covered for some exhibitions.

  • Special rates for advertising on Sharjah radio and TV

  • The usage of the shjSEEN logo designed for each Awards category winner for three years

  • Circulation of the list of winners among the VIP lists of government departments in Sharjah

  • Listing of the winning organizations on the Wall of Fame in the Chamber’s building and at the entrance of Sharjah Expo Exhibition Centre

  • Free usage of the chamber’s facilities, including any of the conference halls and training rooms for one day.

  • An opportunity to share the winner organization’s best practice during the Annual Master Class