The winners of the fmME Awards 2017 were revealed during gala ceremony held at the Waldorf Astoria Palm Jumeirah hotel in Dubai on 16 May, 2017.
Prizes were up for grabs across 15 categories, and with two awards each, BK Gulf, Emrill Services, Grako, and Macro International were among the evening’s biggest winners.
Emrill was crowned Overall FM Company of the Year at the fmME Awards 2017, with Farnek Services being the category’s Highly Commended nomination.
In the words of one judge, Emrill deserved the award because it “consistently makes fresh contributions that raise industry standards, and [because] its year-on-year growth is commendable”.
Macro chairman Bill Heath was crowned FM Executive of the Year.
Heath is stepping down from his role after 15 years at Macro, which he also co-founded with four other professionals.
A full review of the fmME Awards 2017 will be published in the publication's June 2017 issue.
More than 100 nominations were received for the fmME Awards 2017, marking the event’s 10th anniversary.
The event was supported by Platinum Sponsor, MJB Group; Gold Sponsor, Khidmah; Silver Sponsors, Al Shirawi FM, Cofely Besix Facility Management, Farnek Services, and Macro; Category Sponsors, Adeeb Group, Bee'ah Tandeef, B.fm, Emrill, Grako, Imdaad, and Interserve; and Association Partner, Middle East Facility Management Association (MEFMA).