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dmg events named Employer of the Year at Middle East Event Awards 2012

The Middle East Events Awards 2012 is the annual showpiece event of the Middle East events industry, and on the night of May 2, the best in the industry gathered to celebrate excellence.

dmg events Middle East was named winner of Employer of the Year, beating Action Impact, Harlequin Event Services and IIR/Informa Middle East to this prestigious new award.

Judged by an independent panel of internationally and regionally respected judges from a variety of industries and disciplines, this award is designed to recognise an employer in the events industry that has created a stimulating and supportive workplace with well motivated and well trained employees.

As such, the Employer of the Year Award is seen as an 'Employer of Choice' for the Middle East region and demonstrates the investment in its staff that dmg events has made. It is also recognition of the company's achievement and its determination to succeed and grow in difficult market conditions.

Geoff Dickinson, President dmg events Middle East said "since I joined dmg events I knew within a matter of days that I had the good fortune to join a really great team here in the UAE. This team has achieved a lot and will undoubtedly achieve a lot more. I am very proud to say that we won the "Employer of the Year" Award and that is only because of the people here in dmg events."

dmg events was also nominated for two other awards with The Big 5 and INDEX International Design Exhibition, in the category of Best Exhibition – Trade or Consumer.

dmg events is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Daily Mail and General Trust plc (DMGT, www.dmgt.com), one of the largest media companies in the United Kingdom. Founded in 1989, it now manages over 80 Exhibitions, Conferences and online platforms for a variety of industries in up to 25 countries each year.