Since 2008, Fast Company has been celebrating the most forward-thinking organizations that are setting new trends across all aspects of business with its Most Innovative Companies list. Fast Company Middle East will now honor the Most Innovative Companies from the region for their ingenuity, innovation, and creativity.
This definitive annual showcase of the best in business will feature inspiring stories across industries and out-of-the-box ideas.
Dubai Internet City, a member of TECOM Group PJSC and a global business and technology hub home to Fortune 500 companies, SMEs, startups, and entrepreneurs, has joined as a strategic partner for Fast Company Middle East’s Most Innovative Companies.
With the partnership, Fast Company Middle East and Dubai Internet City have reiterated their commitment to nurturing innovative ideas with recognition and support.
Speaking about this partnership, Ammar Al Malik, Executive Vice President Commercial Leasing – TECOM Group PJSC and Managing Director of Dubai Internet City, said: “Innovation is the driving force of economic growth. The MENA region is an emerging market for innovative thinking and advanced solutions, stimulated by the arrival of global corporations and a burgeoning entrepreneurial community. Dubai alone is a symbol of its promise, with a dynamic talent marketplace and globally competitive business districts helping nurture innovation, impactfully cater to local audiences, and build a better world.”
“Dubai Internet City is committed to promoting the emirate’s innovation culture on a local, regional and global scale, and our partnership with Fast Company Middle East is in the spirit of that commitment. We are delighted to spotlight noteworthy players with such a progressive publication,” Al Malik added.
Emphasizing the strategic partnership signals the massive shift the region is witnessing, Ravi Raman, publisher of Fast Company Middle East, said, “Most Innovative Companies will recognize the largest companies in the region to small startups with just a few employees, and we welcome Dubai Internet City’s support for this ambitious vision.”
The Most Innovative Companies has been the source for recognizing organizations transforming their businesses and industries and shaping society.
Nominations are received through the application process under 35 categories ranging from advertising, artificial intelligence, data science, finance and fintech to manufacturing, retail, and public sector.
Winning organizations would gain the Fast Company Middle East stamp of approval and appear on the website for making the biggest impact with their initiatives and creating a truly breakthrough technology.
Most Innovative Companies summit and awards will be held at the Armani Hotel, Dubai, on 20th October 2022.