Following being announced the Winner of a BRONZE Stevie Award in the International Business Awards for favorite Company in the Non-Profit Category, the SMCCU went on to WIN this years People’s Choice Award for Favorite Company in the Non-Profit Category. More than 30,000 votes were cast by people worldwide during three weeks in August-September. Every organization that was honored in the 34 industry-specific Company of the Year categories was included in the people’s choice competition. Among the list of winners were ActionCOACH, Delta Air Lines, FreeConferenceCall.com,LifeLock, Samsung Electronics, Shinhan Card, Unilever, and Al Ghadeer Water Factory LLC, a UAE based company.
On receiving the award our General Manager Nasif Kayed commented, “The time has come for such an organisation to be recognised as a pioneer in building bridges of cultural understanding. In a city such as Dubai, with more than 200 nationalities, visiting, living and working together, our organisation has been able to focus on promoting a peaceful co-existence, in honor of the vision of the great leaders of this nation. We thank all of our supporters and welcome all to join in these efforts.” Whether you can volunteer a talent or simply invite your family, friends and co-workers to one of our programmes, our centre is keen to continue the mission which began almost 15 years ago, “Open Doors. Open Minds. ”