Monday 17, April 2017 by Nabilah Annuar

Voting open for the Banker Middle East Industry Awards 2017

Acknowledged as the most important recognition of financial excellence in the Middle East, the Banker Middle East Industry Awards this year features nominees from United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, Jordan and Lebanon, representing over 200 financial institutions. Cast your votes now!

To offer the most comprehensive results we encourage everyone based in the Middle East currently involved directly or indirectly with the financial services sector to cast their vote here:


The whole process (including registration) is free of charge and only takes a few minutes. Your votes will contribute in setting the benchmark for successful institutions in the Middle East. Voting will end 4 May 2017.


The awards cover a variety of financial services including retail, corporate, investment, private banking, asset management, fund management, financing companies and consultancy practises. Our nominees are selected by our panel of leading industry experts from a diverse range of disciplines offering unparalleled expertise making the nomination worthy of recognition.


The eventual winners in these categories are typically decided by the more than 70,000 registered users of CPI Financial products and services namely the registered readers of Banker Middle East, Islamic Business & Finance, FinanceME and WEALTH Arabia, as well as users of


Each category features a shortlist of nominated institutions, you can select your choice of winner by simply clicking on the check box next to the company name. If you need more information you can visit the nominees website to look at the range of products and services offered and where applicable financial results. Also some nominees have provided voters with a short submission highlighting the reasons behind their success.


The Banker Middle East Industry Awards were first held in 1999. Every year through a combination of reader votes and in-depth analysis of financial statements Banker Middle East assesses all financial institutions in the region and celebrates the best and brightest of the banking sector in the region. Each of our best and fastest growing bank in country winners have outperformed their peers across a variety of the most important key performance indicators to witness unrivalled growth and success in the last year.


The winners of the Banker Middle East Industry Awards 2017 will be announced at a gala dinner held on the 11 May at the Emirates Towers Hotel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. For details on how to attend this event and network with the region’s leading bankers or for any more information regarding these awards, kindly contact as at

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