9th ESEA Profile

Dubai Trade will be celebrating the 9th edition of the E-Services Excellence Award Ceremony this year with three different categories:

1. Smart Services Awards

2. Innovation Awards

3. Dubai Exports Awards

9th ESEA

Audience Profile and Venue

Audience:

The ceremony is attended by high profile leaders from Dubai's business community such as senior management and key decision makers from:

  •     Manufacturing & trading companies
  •     Supply chain and logistics service providers
  •     Government and federal departments
  •     Banks and other financial institutions
  •     Senior management of major business units
  •     Media partners

The ESEA is an ideal event for the trading and logistics companies to promote their brand and to meet potential customers and entertain existing clients. In addition to the vast recognition your business will receive by attending the event, there are also many special benefits associated with being an ESEA  sponsor; supporter; invitee & winner.

Venue:

To be announced soon.

Dubai Trade Innovator Award of the year 2016

Dubai Trade's Innovator of the Year award aims to ignite new ideas from the Trade and Logistics community in UAE. This annual award recognizes individuals or teams who have submitted ideas to improve existing Trade and Logistics processes or help develop new business models that are innovative, impactful and bring value to this sector.

To enter into the competition for the award, the individuals or teams (“Entrants”) must submit an idea online through ESEA website which addresses any one or more of the following objectives:

1. Drive improvements to simplify existing Trade and Logistics processes.

2. Improve customer experience.

3. Create an innovative, transformational product or service

 

For an idea to be accepted, the entrants must demonstrate:

•  Clear understanding of the challenge that the idea aims to solve,

•  The concept or business model

•  Feasibility of implementing the idea.

 

Entries are encouraged from, but not limited to, individuals or teams working in the following areas:

1. Export and Import Activities

2. Freight Forwarding

3. Commercial transportation (marine, air or land)

4. Customs brokerage and freight management

5. Logistics management

6. Cargo Handling

7. Storage and Warehousing

8. Trade Finance

9. Trade/ Cargo Insurance

10. Other value added logistics services

 

Entry Qualification and rules

1. Entries are open to individuals who are resident in UAE.

2. Ideas entered must fit within the broad purview of Trade and Logistics sector.

3. Entries must be submitted using the online form on ESEA website. The entry submission process will start on May, 2016 and end in mid-December 2016

4. The short listed entries will be required to make a presentation to the judges to explain the business idea and provide any additional information as requested by the judges.

5. The shortlisted entrants will get an opportunity to attend Dubai Trade's prestigious ESEA ceremony where the award winner will be announced.

6. Entrants shortlisted in the top 3, grant Dubai Trade permission, without compensation, to use their name and photograph/likeness and/or entry in promoting this or similar awards programs in the future.

7. To successfully submit an entry; the entrants must accept Dubai Trade terms and conditions available on the entry submission form.

 

Entry Form

To successfully submit an entry, it should be completed in the following format:

1. Idea Title and Summary

2. Business challenge or opportunity (Define the existing situation leading to the idea).

3. Details of the idea – the concept and business model (Fully explain your idea in wording that can be easily understood). This should cover market feasibility, financial feasibility and revenue potential.

4. Resources needed and estimated cost (optional)

5. Key benefits

Note: The entry form will be made available online through Dubai Trade portal from May till November 2016.

 

Key Timelines

1. Online Entry Process Opens: May, 2016

2. Online Entry Process Ends: December 15th , 2016

3. Entries screening by panel: December 18th – 21st, 2016

4. Notification to shortlisted entries: December 22nd, 2016

5. Presentation to Judges: 8th January, 2017

6. Winners Announcement: at the 9th ESEA ceremony

 

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Sponsors

There are three types of sponsorship packages; Platinum, Gold, and Silver. Benefits are granted pre the event, at event and post the event.

 

Pre Event Packages:

Package Details Platinum
Sponsor
Gold
Sponsor
Silver
Sponsor
Online Advertisement (e-Banner) on Dubai Trade Portal's home page. Banner Size: width x height in pixels 728 x 90
700,000 impressions
728 x 90
300,000 impressions
-
Online Advertisement (e-Banner) on ESEA website – Home page. Banner Size: width x height in pixels 468x60
500,000 impressions
468x60
250,000 impressions
468x60
150,000 impressions
Fixed Banner on Dubai Trade Portal Home Page size: MPU width x height in pixels 300x250
Full month of January
- -
Sponsor to receive logo coverage in any printed event literature. (including: direct mail awards invitation and magazine inserts) a a a
Company logo to be featured on email marketing campaign a a a
Corporate profile on ESEA website a a a
Company logo to be featured on ESEA website a a a
Reciprocal website hotlink to your home page from the ESEA website a a a
Enrolment in Dubai Trade Certified Trade & Logistics Professional Programme – CTLP
To be attended before December 2015
3 Free
2 Discount
2 Free
1 Discount
-
Leading Article on TradeLines (Dubai Trade Quarter e-Newsletter sent to more than 100,000 customers) a - -
Fixed Banner on TradeLines. Banner Size: width x height in pixels 728x90 MPU -
Company Logo to be featured on TradeLines a a a
Sponsor logo on our social media accounts a a a

 

At Event Packages:

Package Details Platinum
Sponsor
Gold
Sponsor
Silver
Sponsor
Speaking opportunity on the ESEA ceremony night a - -
Dedicated Pre–function stand to interact with potential customers a a -
Sponsor to receive a token of Appreciation Trophy Trophy Trophy
Guest table on the ESEA night 1 VIP table
(8 seats)
1 Regular table
( 8 seats)
4 seats
One exclusive Roll up  Banner branded with the sponsor's logo a - -
Branding table labels with sponsor's logo a a a
Standing Branded Flags at the ballroom entrance a - -
Logo to be featured on ESEA presentation and stage area a a a
Logo to be featured on signage and banners displayed in the reception a a a
Corporate literature distribution with the event kit a - -
Company Advertisement on  the event brochure booklet 1 Full Page
Cover Page
1 Full Page
Middle Section
1/2 Page
Logo to be displayed on Photo Wall a - -
Sponsor logo on social media accounts a a a

 

Post Event Packages:

Package Details Platinum
Sponsor
Gold
Sponsor
Silver
Sponsor
Brief company profile on post event press releases a - -
Corporate profile on ESEA website until July 2015 a - -
Company logo to be featured on ESEA website until July 2015 a a a
Company logo to be featured on ESEA website winners page as award sponsor a a -
Sponsor to receive Ad space on magazine insertion
(Average Value $ 3000)
a - -
Framed photo of the Sponsor while receiving the trophy a a a
Sponsor logo on our social media accounts a a a

Meet Our Judging Panel

Mahmood Al Bastaki

 

Mahmood Al Bastaki

Leading Dubai Trade to become the innovative trade and supply chain e-hub of the world, Mahmood Al Bastaki has played a major role in the advancement of e-business in the region.

An expert in e-commerce solutions, Al Bastaki served as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Dubai World Corporate Departments before taking up his current position as the CEO of Dubai Trade FZE.

Al Bastaki was appointed as an Advisor for the Dubai Expo 2020 bid team and is a Member of The UAE National Committee of World Trade Organization. He is also the president of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport - UAE Board of Trustees and an Advisory Board Member in the “National Association of Freight and Logistics - NAFL”.

Dubai Trade Innovation Award of the year 2016

Dubai Trade's Innovation Award is an annual competition honoring companies that have successfully implemented a key business initiative or project that demonstrates creative, game-changing results through transformational approaches and innovative solutions in the Trade and Logistics sector.

Entries are open to companies registered in the UAE and are encouraged from, but not limited to, companies actively working in the following areas:

1. Export and Import Activities

2. Freight Forwarding

3. Commercial transportation (marine, air or land)

4. Customs brokerage and freight management

5. Logistics management

6. Cargo Handling

7. Storage and Warehousing

8. Other value added logistics services

 

Entry Qualification and Rules

1. Entries are open to corporate entities registered in UAE (Freezone or local) only.

2. Project/ Initiative entered must fit within the broad purview of Trade and Logistics sector.

3. Entries must be submitted using the online form on ESEA website. The entry submission process will start on May, 2016 and end in mid-December 2016

4. Final decision for the entry qualification will be at the sole discretion of Dubai Trade.

5. The short listed entries will be required to make a presentation to the judges to explain the project/initiative and provide any additional information as requested by the judges.

6. The shortlisted companies will get an opportunity to attend Dubai Trade's prestigious ESEA ceremony where the award winner will be announced.

7. Each company shortlisted in the top 3 grants Dubai Trade permission, without compensation, to use its name and photograph/likeness and/or entry in promoting this or similar awards programs in the future.

8. To successfully submit an entry; the company must accept Dubai Trade terms and conditions available on the entry submission form.

 

Entry Form

To successfully submit an entry, it should be completed in the following format:

1. Project/ Initiative Summary

2. Business or technical challenge (Drivers for Change)

3. Innovative Solution Delivered

4. Areas of business impacted

5. Key success measures for the project/initiative

6. Solution implementation Approach (Key milestones/ Timelines/ Implementation challenges)

7. Any innovative technologies utilized for the solution (if applicable)

Note: The entry form will be made available online through Dubai Trade portal from May till November 2016.

 

Key Timelines

1. Online Entry Process Opens: May, 2016

2. Online Entry Process Ends: December 15th , 2016

3. Entries screening by panel: December 18th – 21st, 2016

4. Notification to shortlisted entries: December 22nd, 2016

5. Presentation to Judges: 8th January, 2017

6. Winners Announcement: at the 9th ESEA ceremony

 

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  1. 8th ESEA Winners

This category will be focused on the theme of transition to mobile services in comparison to online services. There will be 9 awards under this category as following:

  • Smart Services Award for M-Token Services
  • Smart Services Award for Shipping Services
  • Smart Services Award for Free Zone Services
  • Smart Services Award for Clearance Services
  • Smart Services Award for Payment Services
  • Runner-up: Smart Services Award for M-Token Services
  • Runner-up: Smart Services Award for Shipping Services
  • Runner-up: Smart Services Award for Free Zone Services
  • Runner-up: Smart Services Award for Clearance Services
  • Runner-up: Smart Services Award for Payment Services

Award Criteria:

This year, the winners are chosen based on a criteria that reflects the highest increase in business transactions with the following conditions:

  • Company should be registered with Dubai Trade Portal
  • Calculations is based on the growth in mobile transactions in comparison to online transactions
  • The count of transactions will be of key e-Services

Key Services:

Award Key Mobile Services
Smart Services Award for M-Token Services Haulier Nomination Amend New
Haulier Nomination Request New
e-Token Generation
Smart Services Award for Shipping Services Delivery Order
NOC
Container request
Container Hold/Release
Smart Services Award for Free Zone Services Jafza Letter Request
Jafza Employment Visa New
Jafza RP Renewal
Jafza RTA Letters
Jafza Offshore Letters
TP Employment Visa New
Jafza EP Can Unutilized
Jafza Registration Letters
TP RP Renewal
TP Letter Request
DCZ Employment Visa New
DCZ RP Renewal
Jafza Attest of Comp Rep Cards
Jafza Visit Visa New
DCZ Letter Request
Jafza RP Transfer to New Pass
Jafza RP Renewal  JT Change
Jafza RP Renewal with EC Amend
Jafza RP Correction
Smart Services Award for Clearance Services Request for Customs Declaration Clearance
Request for Customs Opinion
Request for Guarantees / Deposits Claims and Refund
Request for Inspection Booking
Smart Services Award for Payment Services DP World Advance Deposit
DP World Prepaid Card