We are delighted to announce the launch of DWIC Honours, designed to recognise and celebrate excellence and innovation across the MENA region. Judged by independent panels of experts from across the sector, they will shine a light on outstanding achievement and honour the best of the best.

Our 2020 winners will collect their awards at DWIC20 and all of our delegates will be invited to join the celebrations at the DWIC Honours Winners Reception on the evening of 25 February 2020.

Entry opens on 1 September 2019.

KEY DATES

GUIDE TO ENTRY

+1 September 2019 – Entry opens
+31 October 2019 – Entry closes
+30 November 2019 – Finalists announced
+25 February 2019 – Winners Presentation

• It’s free to enter! So, start writing your submission now.
• Each submission should be a maximum of 2,000 words or less and should meet the specific award criteria outlined in the Guidance Notes.
• Entry is limited to one entry per Award, per company/country. However, you can enter as many categories as you like!
• Back up your entry with evidence of your achievements. What impact has your work had? How has it benefited your team/company? Include data and testimonials wherever possible.
• Include supporting material to help tell your story – you can attach a 4-page PDF to your entry. Think about using photos, diagrams and charts to support your entry.
• Submit your entry using our online platform which opens 1 September 2019.
• Make sure you’ve finalised your entry by 31 October 2019. Judging will take place in November 2019 and our shortlist finalists will be announced on 30 November 2019.
• We will be announcing the winners at the Dubai World Congress at a special DWIC Honours Winners Presentation and Reception on the evening of 25 February 2020.

 

CATEGORIES

 

YOUNG MENA INSURANCE PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR


This award recognises a young insurance professional who has demonstrated outstanding commitment, achievement and passion in the MENA insurance industry during 2018/2019. The candidate must be under 35 years of age at 31 December 2019 and have more than three years of experience in the industry.

ENTRY

This award should be self-nominated and written by the nominee with a supporting statement from a line manager.

GUIDANCE NOTES

YOUNG MENA INSURANCE PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR 2020

 

MENA RISK MANAGER OF THE YEAR


This category is open to any individual who currently has responsibility for corporate risk and/or insurance management, and whose work during 2018/9 has made a significant difference to his or her organisation or the wider risk management community. The judges are looking for evidence of the individual’s strategic and operational thinking, effective leadership and planning, excellent communication skills and demonstrable results. The contribution and result should preferably be innovative as well as excellent.

ENTRY

This award should be self-nominated and written by the nominee with a supporting statement from a line manager.

GUIDANCE NOTES

THE MENA RISK MANAGER OF THE YEAR AWARD

 

THE MENA CEOS’ CEO OF THE YEAR


This award is voted for by CEOs of the largest reinsurers, insurers and brokers in the MENA region. We ask them to choose their ‘first among equals’, to select the CEO whom they most admire in the region.

VOTING

The online vote should be accompanied by a testimonial.

GUIDANCE NOTES

THE MENA CEOS’ CEO AWARD

MENA LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD


This award recognises an outstanding individual who has significantly contributed to the advancement, promotion and improvement of the insurance industry in the MENA region over the span of their career. The candidate must have worked in the insurance industry over a period of at least 20 years.

ENTRY

This category can be made through direct submission or nomination by a third party.

GUIDANCE NOTES

MENA LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD 2020

 

 

EXCELLENCE IN MENA WORKFORCE TRANSFORMATION AND DIVERSITY 2020


This award recognises and promotes organisational excellence and innovations that successfully bring together people, culture, leadership, organisation and technology, enabling the company to realise the full potential of the human and machine workplace.
Your organisation must demonstrate that is has specific initiatives already in place to promote workforce transformation, to include inclusion and diversity, corporate social responsibility and business sustainability.

ENTRY

To enter, please complete the entry form and submit a statement with a maximum of 2,000 words.

GUIDANCE NOTES

EXCELLENCE IN MENA WORKFORCE TRANSFORMATION AND DIVERSITY 2020

 

MENA RISK MANAGEMENT SOLUTION OF THE YEAR


This award is open to any individual or organisation that has developed or improved a risk management solution in 2018/19. This could include but is not limited to solutions focused on: OHS, ERM, risk analysis, risk quantification, crisis management or decision-making. Judges will look for evidence of how your solutions meets the specific needs of risk managers in the MENA region. Measurable results and testimonials to support claims are important.

ENTRY

To enter, please complete the entry form and submit a statement with a maximum of 2,000 words.

GUIDANCE NOTES

MENA RISK MANAGEMENT SOLUTION OF THE YEAR 2020

 

 

MENA DIGITAL INSURANCE INNOVATION OF THE YEAR


This award will recognise the company who can positively demonstrate an effective and agile use of technology as part of the wider shift to digitalisation – covering both business-to-consumer and business-to-business relationships. This company will be leading the way!

ENTRY

To enter, please complete the entry form and submit a statement with a maximum of 2,000 words.

GUIDANCE NOTES

MENA DIGITAL INSURANCE INNOVATION 2020

PRODUCT & SERVICE INNOVATION OF THE YEAR


This award will celebrate innovations that significantly enhance, extend or replace the traditional offer, creating new profit pools by serving new customer segments or existing segments in new ways, and entering or creating new markets.

ENTRY

To enter, please complete the entry form and submit a statement with a maximum of 2,000 words.

GUIDANCE NOTES

MENA PRODUCT & SERVICE INNOVATION OF THE YEAR 2020