Entourage marketing and events placed among the top-ranked entities in the official Dubai SME100, held at Madinat Jumeirah in the presence of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Mohammed bin Rashid Foundation and President of the UAE National Olympic Committee. Entourage was ranked among the top 20 SMEs in Dubai from over 4,532 applicants that competed for the sought after business excellence recognition.
Dubai SME100, is a biennial ranking presented by Dubai SME, an agency of Department of Economic Development, Government of Dubai. Dubai SME100 grooms promising SMEs into bigger and better sustainable enterprises, eventually graduating them to large globally-oriented companies. The initiative aims to celebrate Dubai’s top performing SMEs, encourages continuous enterprise development, investment, and best practices in the SME sector.
Mohammed Tayem, Entourage chief, says, “We have always worked to deliver measurable results and this approach has helped us stand out in the competitive marketing services industry. Our 19th rank, the top rank for any marketing and events agency in Dubai is a testimony of our high-quality services and solutions. Going forward, this official recognition from the Government of Dubai will serve to motivate our team to perform even better.”
In the second cycle of the Dubai SME100 index in 2013, entourage was ranked 54, at that point the highest ranked marketing agency in the top 100. Competition for the Dubai SME100 ranking gets tougher every year, the number of enrollments in the third cycle was 4,532, an increase of 49 percent compared to 3,041 companies in the second cycle. Together, the companies enrolled in the third cycle represent net revenues of AED 69.5 billion a workforce of over 144,000.