Al Manhal is nominated as finalist in Gulf Capital SME
Al Manhal has been selected as one of the finalists in the
annual Gulf Capital SME Awards, a recognition programme honouring the success,
innovation and growth of entrepreneurs, business leaders and small businesses
in the UAE.
Out of thousands of entries, Al Manhal was selected by an
esteemed panel of judges in the Digital Business of the year category.
“We are honoured to be among the finalists for the
prestigious MEED Digital Business of the Year award. It is a testament to the
consistent innovation and dedication of the Al Manhal team as they have built
the region’s largest electronic academic publishing company.” Commented Mohamad
Al Baghdadi, CEO, Al Manhal
Al Manhal is the world leading electronic publisher of
Arabic scholarly and scientific publications, with over 2 million students at
schools and universities across the world using its databases
“Every year we are astounded at the quality of the entries
we receive, which makes it more difficult to shortlist and then pick winners -
this is a testament to the vibrancy of the SME sector in the UAE and that it
continues to be a core driver for growth in this country,” commented John
Emmerson, Director, SME Awards, MEED, the leading business intelligence
provider in the Middle East.
Organised by MEED, the prestigious awards programme is
supported by endorsing partners Dubai SME and the Khalifa Fund for Enterprise
Development; as well as Gulf Capital and Virtuzone as sponsors.
The shortlisted SMEs will go through another round of
evaluation by the judging panel after which the final set of winners will be
announced on 26 September 2018 at Ritz Carlton DIFC, Dubai.