Emirates NBD (DFM: Emirates NBD) is a leading bank in the region. Emirates NBD has a leading retail banking franchise, with 222 branches and 1,013 ATMs / SDMs in the UAE and overseas. It is a major player in the UAE corporate and retail banking arena, and has strong Islamic banking, investment banking, private banking, asset management, global markets & treasury and brokerage operations. 

The bank has operations in the UAE, Egypt, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Singapore, the United Kingdom and representative offices in China, India and Indonesia.

For more information, please visit: www.emiratesnbd.com

Association Partner


Awards Partner


Comprend specialises in the strategy, design, build and maintenance of corporate websites. We are a global agency, with offices across the world and major corporate clients in London, Stockholm, Lisbon, Milan, Amsterdam and Dubai. Our strategy and expertise is underpinned by Webranking, our renowned annual research into corporate websites. We are equally as comfortable helping clients with great ambition as we are working with those who simply want to get the essentials done. All our research shows that analysts and investors are using the corporate website and Investor Relations section in particular as a matter of routine. The companies who communicate their story well here will win. Comprend is here to help.

Webranking by Comprend is the world's longest-running and most highly respected analysis of corporate websites. For 17 years Webranking has been using a unique global focus group of typical corporate website audiences such as analysts, investors and journalists to discover how well sites are answering the content needs of these essential audiences. This is the fifth year of Webranking covering the Middle East and every year we have seen the standards of corporate websites improve. Today we will announce the three Middle East companies whose corporate sites are best at informing their key audiences.



Extel Identifying Excellence

Awards Partner


Extel conducts market studies across all three sides of the investment community throughout Europe, delivering a comprehensive range of rankings, market trends and sentiment insights. Extel Europe is the largest study of its kind worldwide, with 18,000 participants. The scope, branding and professional integrity of Extel is widely recognized by brokerage firms, asset managers and corporates alike.


Awards Partner


MerchantCantos is an international, integrated creative communications agency. We help companies shape messages, bring them to life and engage audiences across a range of channels.

We operate from offices in London, Dubai, Hong Kong and New York.

Our offer: Employee engagement, Branding, Digital, Film & video, Corporate reporting, Sustainability, Webcasting, Advertising

Our approach: Our work is all about applying creativity to corporate communications challenges. Our team of in-house specialists, planners and producers enable us to deliver original and relevant ideas across any channel. We always aspire to bring something new and exciting to our clients’ challenges; tailoring their story to their audiences. It’s how we connect messages with audiences and attract the best people to our business.

Our clients: Our clients partner with us for our informed point of view, creative impact and proactive delivery. They include some of the world’s biggest brands such as Airbus, Anglo American, Diageo, DP World, Facebook, GSK, HSBC, Kingfisher, Nike, Pearson, Philips, Prudential, Rolls Royce, Shell, Shire and Vodafone.


Media Supporter


Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K) was the first global communications consultancy to establish operations in the Middle East, more than 30 years ago. Today we have 8 vibrant, interconnected and fully-owned offices across the MENA region – in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Cairo, Doha, Jeddah, Kuwait City, Manama and Riyadh.

H+K in MENA provides governments, brands and businesses with world class strategic communications counsel and localised execution across sectors and services. Our award-winning consultants are trusted advisors for integrated campaigns that drive stakeholders to think + act differently.

Headquartered in New York and founded more than 80 years ago, H+K has 85 offices across 47 countries and is part of WPP, the world’s largest communication services group.

About H+K Financial

H+K Financial is a specialised financial communications and investor relations practice across the MENA region established in partnership with Buchanan, a global financial communications firm. Combining specialist knowledge with a thorough understanding of audience and media, H+K Financial helps companies navigate the current economic climate and an increasingly sophisticated communications landscape to connect with stakeholders. 


Arkadin Collaboration Services

Webcast Partner

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