H. E. Mohammed Sharaf, Asst Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation for Economic and Trade Affairs of United Arabs Emirates & the retired Group CEO of Dubai Ports World Group (2005 to Jan 2016) had consented to be the Guest Of Honor for the Awards Dinner. Come join us to Celebrate with Achievers of Excellence at the Global Port Forum Awards Dinner Dubai, 2 Feb 17
An invitation to participate at the Global Ports Forum Awards Dinner 2017, 2 February 2017, Dubai, UAE
Early Bird rates expires on 1 Dec 2016
Dear Industry Colleague,
In continuation of our commitment of improving global ports and furthering the interests of ports globally through collaborations among members of the port ecosystem, we are pleased to announce the inauguration of the Global Ports Forum Awards 2017.
These Awards will coincide with the 2nd Global Ports Forum Dubai to be held on 01-02 February, 2017, and will be given out during The Global Ports Forum Award 2017 Dinner, to be held on 02 February 2017 evening.
The Global Port Forum Awards 2017 will recognise the most valuable contribution made by professionals in different areas of Ports and Terminals Industry and acknowledge their roles and achievements in the following categories:
1. Bunkering Port / Bunkering Infrastructure of The Year
2. Bulk Commodities Port / Terminal of The Year
3. Bulk Liquid Port / Terminal of The Year
4. Container Terminal Operator of The Year
5. Cruise Terminal Operator of The Year
6. Ferry Terminal Operator of The Year
7. Free Trade Zone of The Year
8. Green Port / Terminal of The Year
9. Maritime Services Provider of The Year
10. Maritime Training / Education Service Provider of The Year
11. InterModal Solutions Provider of The Year
12. Oil / Gas Port / Terminal of The Year
13. Port / Terminal Software / operating system of The Year
14. Port / Terminal Construction Contractor of The Year
15. Port /Terminal Cargo Handling Equipment Supplier of The Year
16. Port / Terminal Engineering / Technical Innovation of The Year
17. Port / Terminal Digital Innovation o f The Year
18. Port / Terminal Concession / Deal of The Year
19. Port / Terminal Technology and R&D of The Year
20. Port / Terminal of The Year – Africa
21. Port / Terminal of The Year – Australia / New Zealand
22. Port / Terminal of The Year – China
23. Port / Terminal of The Year – Central America and Caribbean
24. Port / Terminal of The Year – North Europe
25. Port / Terminal of The Year – South Europe
26. Port / Terminal of The Year – Western Europe
27. Port / Terminal of The Year – Middle East
28. Port / Terminal of The Year – North America
29. Port / Terminal of The Year – South America
30. Port / Terminal of The Year – South East Asia
31. Port / Terminal of The Year – North East Asia
32. Port / Terminal of The Year – Indian Sub Continent
33. Process Compliant Port / Terminal of The Year
34. Safe and Secure Port / Terminal of The Year
35. Customers Value Creator Port / Terminal of The Year
36. CSR Pursuer Port / Terminal of The Year
37. Port / Terminal CEO of The year
38. Port / Terminal Visionary of The Year
39. Life T ime Achievement in Port / Terminal Industry
40. Newsmaker of The Year in Port / Terminal Industry
41. Port Authority of The Year
42. Port / Terminal Professional of The Year
43. Woman of the Year in Port & Terminals
44. Hall of Fame
2017 Global Ports Forum Award Categories Details
Award winners will be finalised by a jury comprising of Global Ports Customers & Senior Port Experts from the Global Ports Council through a transparent well defined process and applying common criteria in each category of the awards.
In the meantime, we look forward to your valuable inputs by 31 October 2016 covering the following:
- 1. Provide us details of your organization / concerned personnel who are competent to stake a claim to one or more awards among the above listed categories.
- 2. Please send a brief note describing justification for your claim to the relevant award, based on these the jury will finalize the list of award winners.
- 3. Short listed nominees will be announced well in advance and their presence is desirable at the Global Ports Award Dinner event.
Guests can look forward to an evening for networking among senior professionals of Ports / Terminal and supporting industries in a relaxed environment along with enjoying the achievement awards.
Dress Code: Formal suits / National dress for Gentlemen, Gowns / Cocktail Dresses for Ladies.
Global Port Forum will continue to strive and provide a common platform for the professionals of Ports and Terminals industry. We look forward to your active participation and valued contributions for success of your Award Dinner
On or Before 1 Dec 2016: The ‘Early Bird’ Ticket Rate is USD$499 – Save USD$100!
Special Offer! – 10 Delegates for the Price of 8 in This Category! Save USD$998!
• From 2 Dec 2016: The Regular Ticket Rate is USD$599
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Details of GPF executive workshops/forums in the upcoming few months include:
1. 2nd Executive Workshop on Advanced Shipping Business, 24-25 Nov 2016, Singapore
2. 3rd Executive Workshop on Ports Financing and Investing, 2-3 Dec 2016, Singapore. MCF Training Grant is available for eligible participants. Please refer to www.mpa.gov.sg/mcf for information”.
3. 2ndExecutive Workshop on Bulk Liquid Terminals, Commercial Considerations for Investment & Financing, 5-6 Dec 2016, Singapore
4. 2nd Executive Workshop on Multi-Purpose Terminal Business & Operations, 15-16 Dec 2016, Singapore. MCF Training Grant is available for eligible participants. Please refer to www.mpa.gov.sg/mcf for information”.
5. Executive Workshop on Excellence in Managing Tenancies / Leases - Landlord and Tenant Obligations in Business Tenancies, 15-16 Dec 2016, Singapore
6. Executive Workshop on Excellence in Public-Private Partnership Infrastructure Contracts for Non-Legal Professionals - Practical Understanding of Legal and Common Commercial Clauses, 19- 20 Dec 16, Singapore
7. 2ndExecutive Workshop on Investment Strategies for Green / Brown Field Port Projects, 19-20 Dec 2016, Singapore
8. Executive Workshop on Excellence in Port Operations, 22-23 Dec 2016, Singapore
9. 2nd Executive Workshop on InterModal Solutions – Value Creation, USP identification & Market Positioning for Ports & Terminals, 29-30 Dec 2016, Singapore
10. Executive Workshop on Excellence in Negotiating & Managing Contracts, Jan 4-5 2017, Singapore
11. Executive Workshop on Reefer Container Logistics, January 12-13, 2017 Singapore
12. 3rd Executive Workshop on Investment Strategies for Green / Brown Field Port Projects, 28-29 Jan 2017, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
13. 4th Executive Workshop on Ports Financing and Investing, 28-29 Jan 2017, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
14. 3rd Executive Workshop on Multi-Purpose Terminal Business & Operations, 30-31 Jan 2017, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
15. 2nd Executive Workshop on InterModal Solutions – Value Creation, USP identification & Market Positioning for Ports & Terminals, 30-31 Jan 2017, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
16. Executive Workshop on Use of Automated Guided Vehicles and drones in Ports and Terminals, 30-31 Jan 2017, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
17. The2nd Global Ports Forum, 1-2 February 2017, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
18. 2nd Executive Workshop on Use of Technology for Ports and Terminals, 1-2 Feb 2017
19. The Global Ports Forum Awards, 2 Feb 17, Dubai, UAE
20. Executive Workshop on Global Trade, Macroeconomic Policy and the Impact on Regional Trade and Shipping, 20-21 Feb 2017, Singapore
21. Executive Workshop on Excel in Developing, Implementing & Managing Service Level Agreements, 13 & 14 March 2017, Singapore
22. 2nd Executive Workshop on Strategic Planning for Ports & Terminals, 3-4 April 17, Singapore.
23. Executive Programme on Achieving Excellence in Winning Deals & Effective Sales Management – Proven Techniques & Insights for Ports & Terminals, April 17-21, 2017, Singapore
Looking forward to welcome you to our Awards Dinner, Forum & Executive Workshops.
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