The Middle East Investor Relations Association’s 2018 IR Awards scheme is conducted in partnership with Extel Survey and based on the results of the 2018 MENA Extel Survey. Votes run from the 14th of March to the 27th of April, 2018. Nominees will be announced on the 5th of July 2018. Each year, buy-side and sell-side analysts are invited to participate in the survey which looks at IR performance of listed corporates in the Middle East region. Survey participants are encouraged to vote for the top performers in each market.
The Middle East Investor Relations Association's Investor Relations Website Awards scheme is conducted in partnership with Webranking by Comprend.
Each year, Webranking analyses the Corporate Websites of the listed corporates in the Middle East, and rank them according to multiple criteria.
The 2018 IR Website Awards will be based on the results of the selection and review, done in partnership with MEIRA and Webranking by Comprend. Nominees will be announced on the 2nd of September 2018.
This year, the Best Annual Report Award is a self-entry category and the results will be based on the selection and review done by a the judging panel. There are two separate categories, print and digital.
The award is open to any company listed on a pre-qualified stock exchange and entries can be submitted by the company itself or by any third-party on behalf of the company (agency, advisor, banker, lawyer).
Nominees will be announced on the 2nd of September 2018 and the winners will be announced at the MEIRA Awards Dinner on the 26th of September 2018.
The Judging Panel is composed of the following judges:
> Samantha Bartel, Managing Partner, Instinctif
> Barry Dunne, Founder, Hawksbury
> Jade Mamarbachi, Director, Brunswick
> Lyndsey McCusker, Vice President, Teneo Strategy
> Amy Piek, Director, Hanover Middle East
> Neil Reynolds, International Director, Emperor