The Sharjah Entrepreneur Award


About the Award

The Sharjah Entrepreneur Award targets and discovers 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:

1. Passion and Motivation
I. Hard work
II. Discipline
III. Dedication
IV. Determination
V. Confidence

2. Professionalism
I. Time management
II. Financial management
III. Risk management
IV. Effective planning
V. Right business connections

3. Leadership and vision
I. Flexibility and adaptation with client or market needs

4. Customer and Market Acquisition.

5. Sustainability of the Business (Clear Financial & Marketing Business Model)

6. Future plans & Growth (in terms of employees, market, number of users, capital, benchmarking, etc.)

List of Required Documents

  • Registration Form.

  • Valid copy of its Economic Activity License.

  • Valid copy of Membership (from Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry)

  • Submission Form.

  • Organizational structure.

  • Owner Cv.

  • Summary of achievements, activities and accomplishments. (Copies of relevant documents can be attached).

  • Summary of future plans and improvements. (Copies of relevant documents can be attached).

  • rofessional 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 organization wishing to apply must meet the following terms and conditions:.

  • Exercise its economic activity in the emirate of Sharjah.

  • Must have a valid license, a membership with Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry and/or a valid license from any of Sharjah Free Zone Authorities.

  • Commitment of its main person of interest who must be the owner, founder or controlling shareholder of the organization and principally responsible for its operation.

  • A minimum of two years of operation.

  • Sound and clear financial and legal standing.

  • Abide by the award deadlines.

  • Re-participation in the award is allowed after 2 cycles from date of ceremony.

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

  • 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 Required Documents

How to Apply

  • Visit our website

  • Fill the Registration Form

  • Complete and Submit the Registration on the link specified in our website