SMART Exporter of the Month Scheme – Overview
Dubai Chamber launched the SME Exporter of the Month initiative in 2009, under the name
SME Exporter of the Quarter. The initiative was changed in 2010 to make it a monthly event due
to its popularity and success.
The Exporter of the Month is launched under the supervision of Dubai Chamber’s Business
Support Department to highlight the achievements of Dubai exporters and re- exporters. It is a
monthly recognition scheme to recognize, support, and encourage the export performance of its
members. This recognition, which comes in line with Dubai Chamber’s strategic objectives of
creating a favorable business environment and supporting the development of businesses in
Dubai, while enhancing their competiveness in the domestic and overseas markets.
The data for the selection of the recognition is retrieved from Dubai Chamber’s Certificate of Origin
database. Each month, the selection is based on one specific criterion including the highest
export value, the highest number of markets exported to, the highest number of certificates of
origin and the recent start-up company with the highest export value.
The Exporter of the Month aims to recognize and to support the export and re- export
performance of Dubai Chamber members by showcasing successful companies.
All (re) exporting Dubai Chamber Members, including Free Zone companies that are members of
All exporting and re- exporting companies registered and in good standing with Dubai Chamber
will be considered. Eligible nominees are selected based on their exporting and/or re- exporting
activities documented by the Chamber during the past month. As such, companies cannot apply
themselves for this recognition. The criteria are set as follows:
Benefits for the winning company
The winners of the “Exporter of the Month” Scheme will be recognized by the President & CEO
during an exclusive ceremony held at Dubai Chamber premises.