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Gulfood Innovation Awards Entry

Gulfood Innovation Awards Entry

Submit your entry for the Gulfood Innovation Awards 

Dear Exhibitor, 

We are pleased to announce that Gulfood Innovation Awards are returning by popular demand to Gulfood 2020.

As a confirmed exhibitor, you are invited to be a part of the Gulfood Innovation Awards 2020

If your company has launched a new innovative solution relevant to the food and beverage industry and one which matches our categories, please upload your entries here for inclusion in the Awards Programme. If selected, you may be a proud winner and your innovation will receive tremendous publicity through the various show marketing channels, with your innovation being showcased at a very special ceremony which will be attended by top industry executives, key buyers and influencers.

Award categories 

The Gulfood Innovation Awards 2020 competing categories are:

  • MOST INNOVATIVE SOFT BEVERAGE
  • MOST INNOVATIVE HOT BEVERAGE
  • MOST INNOVATIVE DAIRY PRODUCT
  • MOST INNOVATIVE HALAL PRODUCT
  • MOST INNOVATIVE BAKED PRODUCT
  • MOST INNOVATIVE ORGANIC PRODUCT
  • MOST INNOVATIVE CONDIMENT OR SAUCE
  • MOST INNOVATIVE FROZEN OR CHILLED FOOD
  • MOST INNOVATIVE HEALTH & WELLNESS PRODUCT
  • MOST INNOVATIVE MEAT OR POULTRY PRODUCT
  • BEST NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
  • BEST PACKAGING DESIGN IMPACT

 

How to apply

All Gulfood exhibitors are welcome to apply to the awards free of charge through the E-Zone.

Click here to go to the application form

Be sure to select the award category you are entering for in the form. 

Important information about submitting entries 

Deadline for submitting entries is 6 January 2020.

Terms and conditions will be available soon. 

About the judges 

The judging panel consists of a diverse profile of handpicked F&B supply-chain professionals. The list of judges will be available on the Gulfood website soon. Judges will meet on 7 February 2018 at the Dubai World Trade Centre to test all competing products and deliberate on the finalists, which will be announced immediately after.

Timelines

Award submissions open:                                 Already open

Submissions close on:                                       Friday, 19 January 2018, 1200hrs (GMT+4)

Shortlist announced on:                                    Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 1200hrs (GMT+4)

Gulfood Innovation Awards Gala Night:          Sunday, 18 February 2018, 1900hrs (GMT+4)

 

Marketing & Information 

Shortlisted products will be given a bonus visibility this year by being physically displayed during the show at the ‘Gulfood Discover Zone’, a new interactive lounge dedicated to innovation, new products and new suppliers to the MENA market. All the shortlisted products will be carrying a QR code linked to the official show mobile app and onsite show kiosks will guide visitors on how to reach applicant booths quickly.

The Gulfood Innovation Awards logo and related assets will be available for download and can be used by all competing companies in their marketing activities. Winners and finalists will receive media coverage and promotional tools including a Gulfood Innovation Award Winner / Finalist logo to use on their collateral and website for the following year, and maximize the benefits of the globally recognized Gulfood brand.

We wish you good luck and look forward to receiving your entries!

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