News Middle East17 Apr 2019

6th Middle East Insurance Industry Awards opens for nominations

| 17 Apr 2019

The 6th Middle East Insurance Industry Awards (MIIA) 2019 is now open for nominations.

The Awards this year features a new category — ‘Woman Leader of the Year’ — to recognise the significant contributions that women make to the insurance industry in MENA.

The MIIA is seen as the most coveted Awards in the region given its clearly defined criteria and transparent process backed by a panel of 17 distinguished judges drawn from leaders of the industry. The results are independently audited by EY.

Award categories

Entries are welcome for the following 16 categories till 12 June for third-party nominations and 30 June for self-nominations:

• Life Insurance Company of the Year;

• General Insurance Company of the Year;

• Health Insurance Company of the Year;

• TPA of the Year;

• Takaful Company of the Year;

• Educational & Training Initiative of the Year;

• Innovation of the Year;

• Digital Initiative of the Year;

• Service Provider of the Year;

• Corporate Risk Manager of the Year;

• Law Firm of the Year;

• Broker of the Year;

• Reinsurance Broker of the Year;

• Reinsurance Company of the Year;

• Woman Leader of the Year; and

• Personality of the Year.


The judges will meet on 1 October 2019 to select the winners who will be recognised at a gala dinner on 21 November 2019 in Dubai. For all categories, the qualifying period is from 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019.

Over the past five years, around 60 winners have walked on the red carpet at the Awards. Last year, there were 15 winners drawn from a pool of 44 finalists who were shortlisted from more than 300 entries.

The Awards, organised by Middle East Insurance Review (MEIR), was launched in 2014 to recognise and salute excellence in the MENA insurance industry, and helps to boost standards and promote greater professionalism in the market.

Nominations may be submitted online at or emailed to

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