Al Manhal is nominated as finalist in Gulf Capital SME Awards 2018

 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.