UAE-India Awards

India Global Forum is pleased to announce the first ever UAE-India Awards. The UAE-India Awards is a premier ‘black-tie’ evening celebrating the dynamic partnership between the UAE and India with a star studded cast of VIP guests, celebrities and influential figures from the world of business, politics, and the arts.

The UAE-India Awards will take place at the stunning Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, The Palm, Dubai on 15 December 2022.

Awards Process & Guidelines

For information on each category and to nominate, please click into each category below.


UAE - India Awards 2022 Categories

Investment of the Year

An impactful investment by an Indian company into the UAE or by a UAE company into India. Judges will look at the investment size as well as impact on trade & investment, job creation, innovation, and society.

New Market Entrant of the Year

A foray into the UAE market by an Indian brand or by a UAE brand into the Indian market. Judges will look at the investment size as well as impact on trade & investment, job creation, innovation, and society.

Legal Practice of the Year

A legal practice actively involved in the UAE-India corridor, consistently delivering outstanding outcomes for their clients.

Finance Organisation of the Year

An outstanding financial services organisation, which has overseen cutting-edge deals and activity supporting its clients with innovative solutions.

Consultancy of the Year

An outstanding consultancy firm which has been active and consistently providing expert advice in the UAE-India corridor.

Business Promotion Organisation of the Year

The most proactive, prolific, and impactful business promotion organisation in the UAE-India corridor.

Technology Company of the Year

An Indian technology company making an impact in the UAE market or UAE technology company making an impact in the Indian market.

Disruptor of the Year

An Indian or UAE start-up company that is disrupting its sector and expanding globally

Woman Leader of the Year

A trailblazing female leader who is making a mark in the most enterprising and engaging way, breaking the glass ceiling and enabling others to do so in the process.

Climate Action Award

An Indian organisation in UAE or an UAE organisation in India that is making significant strides in combatting climate change through innovation and enterprise, and setting the benchmark for others to follow.

Social Impact Project of the Year

A pioneering UAE-India project which has delivered significant social impact.

Chairman’s Choice: Significant Contribution to UAE-India Relations

A distinctive contribution by an individual or an organisation to enhance and strengthen the UAE-India relations.

Chairman’s Choice: Special Award for Contribution to Cultural Understanding

A distinctive contribution by an individual or an organisation to greater cultural understanding between UAE & India

Chairman's Choice: Global Indian Icon Award

Award for a person who has enhanced India’s reputation globally through their work, social initiatives and achievements.


For any questions regarding your nomination please email awards@indiaglobalforum.com