Deadline Extended: The Leaders in F&B Awards

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by Mahak Mannan | Published 1 year ago

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The Leaders in F&B Awards will be taking place on 14 November at Hilton Dubai, Al Habtoor City and will celebrate excellence and innovation in the food and beverage industry in the Middle East.

Leaders in F&B Awards

Nominations for The Leaders in F&B Awards is now open until 30 October and all the information is listed here.

How do I nominate?

Download the nomination form using the below links (if you have any technical issues please email for the forms).

Send your completed nomination form(s) to


Leaders in F&B Awards Nomination Form

What is the Leaders in F&B Awards?

The Leaders in F&B Awards, hosted by Hotel & Catering News Middle East, a BNC Publishing titlecelebrates excellence and innovation in the region’s food and beverage industry.

Where and when is it happening?

The Leaders in F&B Awards will take place on 14 November 2018 at Habtoor Palace.

What are the award categories?

A full list of award categories for the Leaders in F&B Awards is available here: Categories

Who can put forward nominations?
If you work in the F&B industry in the Middle East, you can nominate your colleague(s) or business for an award. If you work for a PR or communications agency which represents a client, you can nominate your client, however, please do this in collaboration with them to avoid duplication of entries.

Can I submit more than one nomination?
You can submit more than one nomination, however, separate forms must be completed for each nomination.

Can I nominate myself?
You cannot submit a nomination for yourself. If you would like to be considered for an award, please approach a member of staff in your public relations or human resources department who can assist you by submitting a nomination on your behalf.

What countries can put forward nominations?
Nominations can be submitted for any business or individual operating in the Middle East.

How do I write a good nomination?
Please read the categories list carefully and fill out the nomination form to the best of your ability, including as much detail as possible and any proof points you can offer, such as evidence of the candidate/ business meeting and exceeding KPIs or growth targets and examples of outstanding performance/ achievements. Any nomination found to contain false information will be disqualified.

How do I submit my completed nomination form?

Please return your submission(s) to by 23.59 on 30 October 2018. Entries will not be accepted after this date.

Who is judging the event?

Every category will be judged by our panel of experts to ensure the competition is transparent and fair. The judging panel will be announced shortly.

How does judging work?

When nominations close, the team at Hotel & Catering News Middle East will send all the entries to the judges, along with a scorecard. The judges will score each entry independently and return them to the team. Final scores will then be calculated. The shortlisted candidates will be contacted and required to attend the awards ceremony on 14 November. The winners will be announced live that evening.

How can I attend?

To enquire about tables and seats at the event, please contact Samer Alloush at

How do I sponsor?

Sponsorship opportunities are still available, however, it is recommended that anybody who does wish to sponsor, confirms their participation at the soonest in order to take advantage of the full pre-event coverage. Sponsors benefit from a brand presence at the event, pre-event editorial and VIP attendance on the night. For a full list of packages email



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