Innovation & Start Up Summit & Awards
DoubleTree by Hilton - Dubai, Al Jadaf
About the Ceremony
Ignite Your Vision: Innovation & Startup Summit & Awards Awaits in Dubai

Calling all visionaries, trailblazers, and game-changers! Mark your calendars for the Innovation & Startup Summit & Awards, taking Dubai by storm on April 18th, 2024. This electrifying event is your launchpad to the future, brimming with inspiration, connections, and the chance to see your startup dreams take flight.

Immerse yourself in a vibrant ecosystem of cutting-edge ideas and disruptive technologies. Mingle with renowned industry leaders, visionary investors, and fellow ambitious founders. Spark collaborations, ignite groundbreaking partnerships, and gain invaluable insights from expert panel discussions, interactive workshops, and captivating keynote speeches. The prestigious Innovation & Startup Awards celebrate the brightest minds and most impactful ventures across various sectors.

Meet the industry leaders across industries
We will award the best leaders and companies
Learn from esteemed speakers from various countries
International Media Coverage
Past Winners
Meet our Jury
  • Mr. Anil Sood
    AI Governance and Model Data Management Leader
    Anil Sood is a prominent figure in the field of AI governance and model data management. With over 18 years of experience in technology, banking, and consulting, he has been at the forefront of advising organizations on the responsible and regulatory-compliant use of AI and associated data.
  • Mrs. Rupal Jain
    Global Leader and Author
    Rupal Jain stands as a distinguished figure in the realm of semiconductor chip manufacturing, orchestrating projects spanning the entire spectrum from design conception to final delivery on a global scale, encompassing regions like the USA, Taiwan, Singapore, Italy, Malaysia, China, and India. Recognized for her profound expertise, she is celebrated as a published author and patent holder, further distinguished by prestigious certifications such as PMP, CSM, and Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. Her contributions have garnered international acclaim, earning her invitations to esteemed publications and coveted awards.
  • Mr. Prashant Kumar
    Data Scientist & AI Practice Leader
    Mr. Prashant Kumar is a seasoned Data Science professional. His expertise lies in the intersection of statistical analysis, computer science, and problem-solving, equipping him with a robust skill set to tackle challenges in statistical engineering, machine learning, and data-driven decision-making. Throughout his career, Prashant has demonstrated a knack for enhancing business outcomes through the application of data science techniques, applied statistics, and innovative data management strategies. Proficient in handling both structured and unstructured data, he stands as an AI technologist and practitioner, currently spearheading the development of cutting-edge AI-driven technologies poised to shape the future landscape.
  • Mr. Aniruddh Tiwari
    Data Analytics Leader & Evangelist
    Aniruddh Tiwari is a seasoned Data Analytics Professional with over 16 years of extensive global experience spanning across domains such as Finance, Healthcare, Pharma, and Government & Public Services. With a strong background in Data Architecture, pre-sales, and Data Analytics, Aniruddh has demonstrated expertise in architecting and managing both On-Premise and Cloud-based Enterprise Data Warehouses, Canonical models, Cloud Migration, and Big Data Analytics. His proficiency extends to building and managing MPP large-scale Data Warehouses capable of handling Petabytes of data.
  • Mr. Nilesh Yadav
    Associate Director and Finance Leader - Collabera USA
    Mr. Nilesh Yadav is a prominent figure in the field of Finance with a global experience spanning across 15 countries. With over 20 years of experience in the financial domain, he has been at the forefront of regulatory, taxation, and other financial domain expertise.

Countdown to Elegance
Sneak Peek into Our Upcoming Event's Chief Guest and Special Guests
  • Mohammed Al Mashroom

    Founder & CEO at Dubai Euro Group
  • HE. Amb. Dr. Ishha Farha Quraishy
    Founder and CEO of IFQ Technologies
  • Robin Joffe
    Partner, Managing Director, MEA and South Asia-Frost & Sullivan
  • Dr. Nairouz Bader
    CEO - Envision Partnership
Inspirational Voices
  • Dr. Corrie Block
    UAE's Top Business Coach | Author | TEDx Speaker
  • Neel Pandya
    Chief Executive Officer - EMEA & APAC at Pixis
  • Mohammad Arshad
    Founder, Principal Data Scientist at Decoding Data Science
  • Rizwan Tufail
    Group Chief Data Officer, PureHealth
  • Jai Mulani
    Chief Executive Officer at IBT

Award Categories

Nominate yourself as an individual, your teams or your company for these categories

Nominate Yourself or your Team Members
  • Impeccable Leader Award
  • CEO Of The Year
  • Best CFO Of The Year
  • Best CTO Of The Year
  • HR Professional Of The Year
  • HR Leadership Award
  • Woman Entrepreneur Of The Year
  • Young HR Professional Of The Year
  • Outstanding Contributor – Training & Development
  • Recruitment Icon Of The Year
  • Excellence In Innovative Leadership
  • Versatile Leader Of The Year
  • Excellence In Advancing The Dignity Of Woman
  • Outstanding Performance In Corporate Social Welfare (CSR)
  • Tech Visionary Award
  • Start-up Leader Of The Year
  • Creative Entrepreneur Of The Year
  • Dynamic Entrepreneur of the Year Young Digi Champ Award
  • Digital CEO of the Year
  • Best Automation Leader of the Year
  • Intrapreneur of the Year
  • Innovative Entrepreneur of the Year

Past and Present Sponsors
If you are interested in becoming a partner or sponsor, please feel free to contact us.
What's on the Agenda
April, 18, 2024 - Summit & Awards
Kick off the summit with a warm welcome and networking breakfast. This casual atmosphere allows attendees to connect with fellow entrepreneurs, investors, and industry experts before the official sessions begin.
Set the stage for the day with a thought-provoking keynote address from a renowned leader in the innovation and startup space. This session will inspire attendees and provide insights into the trends and challenges shaping the future of entrepreneurship.

celebrate the achievements of innovative startups by presenting the highly anticipated Innovation & Startup Awards.
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+91 76000 26607
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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