bt100 2019: Here's what you've missed in Egypt's biggest business event



Tue, 05 Mar 2019 - 11:38 GMT


Tue, 05 Mar 2019 - 11:38 GMT

Line up of cabinet ministers honored at BT100 annual award ceremony - Photo by Egypt Today

Line up of cabinet ministers honored at BT100 annual award ceremony - Photo by Egypt Today

CAIRO – 5 March 2019: Cabinet members, businessmen and high profile companies were honored Monday in a dazzling award ceremony "BT100" held by Egypt's leading economics magazine, Business Today.

The annual event is organized to honor top influential figures and companies positively impacting the Egyptian economy. It was attended by Cabinet members, high profile businessmen, start-ups, influential companies, celebrities and journalists.

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BT100 is a tribute to the leaders of the governmental and private sectors, and corporate for their important and effective role in improving the Egyptian economy. The ceremony aims at encouraging other companies to improve their performance, and develop their marketing methods and their selling skills.

The names of the cabinet members were announced after Chairperson and Editor-in-Chief Khaled Salah gave his opening speech, where he thanked the attendees of the exceptional night and highlighted the sincere efforts to boost Egypt's economy by all officials and individuals.

"The positive performance indicators in Egypt’s economy are evident in the improvement of int’l institutions and credit ratings, certificates by the International Monetary Fund on growth efficiency and the government’s ability to manage to reform process," Salah said.

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The first award was received by Trade Minister Amr Nassar on behalf of Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly. The names of the ministers were then called out in a row to be honored for their work and contribution to the country's economic development over the past years.

The list of honored ministers include: Minister of Housing & Urban Communities; Assem El Gazzar; Minister of State for Military Production, Mohamed El Assar; Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy; Mohamed Shaker; Minister of Social Solidarity; Ghada Wali; Minister of Investment and International Cooperation, Sahar Nasr; Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources; Tarek El Molla; Minister of Immigration and Egyptian Expatriates' Affairs; Nabila Makram;The Minister of Antiquities, Khaled al Anani; Minister of Supply and Internal Trade, Aly El Moselhy; Minister of Higher Education and Scientific research, Khaled Atef; Minister of Planning, Monitoring and Administrative Reform, Hala El Saeed; Minister of Culture, Enas Abdel Dayem; Minister of Tourism, Rania El Mashat; Ashraf Sobhy, Minister of Youth and Sports; Amr Talaat, Minister of Communications and Information Technology; Amr Nassar, Minister of Trade and Industry; Hesham Tawfik, Minister of Public Enterprise Sector; Minister for Education and Technical Education, Tarek Shawki; Ezz El Din Abu Steit, Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation; Air Marshal Younes Al Masry, Minister of Civil Aviation; Hala Zayed, Minister of Health and Population; Yasmine Fouad, Minister of Environment and Minister of Finance, Mohamed Maait.

A line up of key business individuals and leading companies that invested their resources and money, and helped transform the country's economy took the stage at BT100 award ceremony.

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The ceremony honored top corporates including the Commercial International Bank, National Bank of Egypt and Banque Misr for their leadership roles in different sectors.

The Commercial International Bank was honored for its exemplary leadership in digital transformation, while the National Bank of Egypt received recognition for its exceptional performance in corporate financing.

BT100 honored as well Banque Misr as the leading bank in CSR initiatives, and Banque Du Caire for its advanced growth in micro-financing, and EG Bank for Dominant innovation in digital banking technologies, and Mountain View for the exceptional innovative & creative solutions in the real estate sector.

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The awards went for Hisham Ezz Al-Arab, chairman of CIB, Hesham Okasha, Executive Chairman of National Bank of Egypt, Al Sayed Qaiser, Chairman of the Agricultural Bank, Tarek Fayed, Chief Executive Officer of Banque Du Caire, Fathy El Sebai, Chairman of Housing and Development Bank, and Amr Soliman Chairman of Mountain View.

Hisham Talaat Mostafa, CEO & Managing Director of Talaat Moustafa Group, Ahmed Sabour, CEO and Managing Director of Al Ahly Real Estate Development Company, Khaled Nosseir, Founder and Chairman of Alkan Group and Mohamed Farid Khamis Chairman of Oriental Weavers had their share of honoring.

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The awards and honor list included as well, Ashraf Salman, Chairman and CEO of AUR Capital, Nour Suliman, DHL Middle East and North Africa CEO, Mohamed El Garhy, Founder of El Garhy, Hala Sakr, Managing Director of Attijariwafa Bank, Mansour Amer, Founder and CEO of Amer Group Holding Co. and Mohamed Al Rashidi CEO of Ta'lim Co.

Below is a list of companies and corporate that were honored during the ceremony

The Commercial International Bank: Exemplary leadership in digital transformation

National Bank of Egypt: Exceptional performance in corporate financing

Banque Misr: Leading bank in CSR initiatives

Banque Du caire: Advanced growth in micro-financing

EG Bank: Dominant innovation in digital banking technologies

Mountain View: Exceptional innovative & creative solutions in the real estate sector

Palm Hills Developments Exceptional Innovative Project by Palm Hills Developments- Badya

Talaat Moustafa Group Holding: Pioneering Real Estate Developer

City Edge: Fastest Growing Real Estate Developer

SWVL: Leading mass transportation solutions in private sector

Ghabbour Auto: Advanced social impact by CSR initiative in the automotive sector

Mansco "Peugeot": Innovative Market Penetration in Automotive Industry

Samsung Electronics Egypt: Distinctive Sustainability Program for the disabled

Vodafone Egypt: Remarkable market share growth in the Telecom sector

Etisalat Misr: Remarkable innovative and creative solutions in the ICT sector

Jumia Egypt: Leadership in e-market Development

LG: Leading CSR initiative supporting education

WE: Pioneering integrated telecom service provider

VictoryLink: Leading Mobile Marketing Association

Nestle Near: Industrial growth leader in FMCG

Schneider Electric: Industry leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation

Polaris Parks: Leading Industrial Developer in SME's Sector

El Sewedy Electric: Impressive performance on EGX in the industrial sector

Cairo Festival City Mall: Leading Performance in the retail sector

Cairo 3A: Outstanding Market share growth in the agriculture sector

Beltone Financial: Best asset manager in Egypt

Mastercard: Valuable public private partnership

e-Finance: Pioneered an integrated Public Private Partnership

Ibnsina Pharma: Superior Market share growth in the pharmaceutical industry

DHL: Exceptional regional performance in logistics sector

GLC: Leading Investment & expansions in industrial solutions

Housing & Development Bank: Remarkable performance in Mortgage financing

Oriental for Urban Development "OUD": Outstanding market share growth in the real estate sector

Orascom Development: Leadership in stock market performance

PepsiCo Egypt: Leading Business investor in Egypt

Oriental Industrial City "OIC": Remarkable investment in the industrial sector

Oriental Weavers "OW": Prominent Performance in the EGX and Business Leader

Philip Morris International: CSR initiative

BT100 honored several business leaders, in recognition of their leadership and impact on business growth in Egypt.



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