Qatar Development Bank (QDB) has announced the launch of Qatar Entrepreneurship Award (ROWAD Qatar) 2021. The third edition of the awards aims at encouraging and developing entrepreneurs and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in various sectors in the State of Qatar. This also includes enhancing the spirit of competition among them and instilling a culture of entrepreneurship, the best leading practices, innovation and commercial excellence.
Prizes this year will be awarded in seven categories – Best SME of the Year Award Category, Best SME in Innovation Award Category, Best SME in Localization Award Category, Exporter of the Year Award Category, Best SME in Sustainability Award Category, Best SME in Quality Excellence Award Category in partnership with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, and Best Microbusiness of the Year Award Category, which has been newly added this year in partnership with NAMA Centre.
SMEs wishing to participate must complete their applications before the registration will close on 6 July 2021. This is in order for QDB to assess all applications submitted for the seven prizes and select a winner for each category. The names of the winners will be announced during the opening ceremony of the ROWAD Qatar Awards Conference in November 2021
Source: Government of Qatar