Doka Gulf, a local arm of Austria-based Doka Group has been named a winner of the 10th Cycle
of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award. Doka Gulf was recognised for its
contribution towards the sustainable economic development of the UAE and took home the award
in the construction category.
Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-
President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the ceremony was organised by
Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the prestigious event took place at the Dubai Opera
and included the attendance of more than 1,700 delegates from companies across the UAE and
wider GCC region.
During the ceremony, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai
Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airlines & Group
presented awards to businesses operating in several economic sectors, including trade &
logistics, construction, manufacturing, finance and services.
H.E. Majid Saif Al Ghurair, Chairman of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry congratulated
Doka Gulf for winning another award in the 10 th cycle and noted that all of the winning companies
are raising industry standards and inspiring the rest of the business community to follow their
example. He noted that the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award remains the
highest level of recognition for business excellence that companies in the GCC can aspire to.
On hand to receive the award on behalf of Doka Gulf was managing director, Michael Arnold who
commented, “To first win this prominent award at the 9th Cycle was indeed an honour for our
team, but to win on a successive occasion illustrates our clear commitment to consistently
pushing ourselves to achieve higher standards and to better serve our clients. I would like to
thank the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award team, Dubai Chamber and of
course all members of our Doka Gulf family, without whose tireless dedication this award would
not be possible.”
Doka Gulf, whose formwork can be seen adorning the Dubai skyline with its distinctive yellow
branding has been a regular contributor towards many of Dubai’s most recognisable buildings
including the Burj Khalifa and Burj Al Arab.