Criteria for selection of the winner shall include the following:
- Number of new markets penetrated in 2018 [EVAL. SCORE = 20%]
- % Exports to Total Sales (Values in 2018) [EVAL. SCORE = 15%]
- Use of DE Services in 2018– Yes/No [EVAL. SCORE = 10%]
- Product/Process modifications made to suit export markets (Number in 2018) [EVAL. SCORE = 30%]
- Documented Export Strategy – Yes/No [EVAL. SCORE = 15%]
- Availability of Quality/ Business Excellence Awards / Certification [EVAL. SCORE = 10%]
- Information requested need to be applicable to only produced/ manufactured goods in UAE.
- Other evidences confirming the authenticity of information submitted in the Application forms may be sought directly from the company subsequently, in case the applicant is among the top shortlisted companies.
- It is mandatory for exports to be done in CY, (2018). CY (Current year) total sales/export values and/or markets may be projected/forecasted based on CY Jan-Sep actuals and /or orders received for Q4, CY. Market growth refers to countries exported to. If no exports were done in PY (Previous year, 2017), provide data for earlier year (PY-1), with justification for absence in exports for PY.
- To avail of the Verified Exporter Certificate & Mark as a benefit (outside the scope of this award process), please visit http://www.dedc.gov.ae/English/Initiatives/Pages/verified-exporter-program.aspx.
- Entries are open to UAE corporate entities (with an Industrial/ Manufacturing license), registered in UAE and exporting through Dubai for at least 2 years.