Revealed: Winners of the fmME Awards 2018

Revealed: Winners of the fmME Awards 2018
The Facilities Management ME Awards 2018 was held at the Waldorf Astoria in Dubai.
Published: 9 May 2018 - 6:05 a.m.
By: Nikhil Pereira

The 11th annual FM Awards concluded on 8 May, amid much fervour at the Waldorf Astoria The Palm Dubai.

Along with the event receiving a 31% year-on-year increase in the number of nominations, the FM Awards also had its highest ever turnout – 400 attendees were present on the night.

In the overall FM Company of the Year category, Emrill made it a hat trick of wins taking home the coveted prize for a third time in a row, while winning the award for the fifth time overall.

Emrill also won two other awards on the night, the Dubai-based FM company won the Engineering Service of the Year award for its efforts in better managing the Jumeirah Golf Estates master community. Shinaan Mathadil took home the Young Facilities Manager of the Year award.

Emaar was the second most successful company on the night taking home two awards through its community management and asset management arms.

Emaar Community Management won the Property Management Company of the year, a new category introduced from the 11th edition of the awards.

Whereas Emaar Asset Management took home the Technology Implementation of the Year award.

Ahmad Al Kandari of Kuwait’s United Facilities Management was crowned FM Executive of Year, as Emaar’s Abdulla Al Wahedi missed out in what the judges described as a “closely fought contest”.

MJG Group was the Platinum Sponsor of the event, while Farnek and Mace Macro were the Gold sponsors.

Complete list of winners and highly commended nominees on next page...


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