Global Star Rating System for Services
Department of Economic Development – Ajman

Excellence Award for Economic Establishments

Department of Economic Development in Ajman

What is The Best Award?

The Best Award is an award designated to measure the level of licensed economic establishments in the emirate of Ajman with a view to raising their quality and upgrading the services provided. This enhances the confidence of customers and consumers and contributes to raising the competitiveness of the Emirate, by adopting accurate standards so that these establishments are evaluated with transparency.

After having completed the evaluation process, the excellent establishments are announced to serve as a model for the rest of the economic establishments in the Emirate.

  • Creating a competitive environment among the economic establishments in the Emirate of Ajman and the spirit of competition among the business owners and prompting them to develop and differentiate their commercial projects.
  • Developing the quality of services provided by economic establishments.
  • Promoting the business sector in the emirate of Ajman.
  • Consolidating the relationship and gaining the confidence of customers from the owners of the economic facilities in the emirate of Ajman.
  • Attracting and encouraging investment in the emirate of Ajman.
  • Increasing the awareness of the business owners of the laws, requirements, and regulations applicable in Ajman, and encouraging them to abide by them.

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Evaluation Mechanism

  • The establishments wishing to participate must fill out the "Registration Form" and attach the required documents via the Ajman DED's website.
  • Sorting the eligible establishments based on the extent to which the conditions are met.
  • Announcing the workshop schedule to explain the award criteria.
  • Visiting the eligible establishments by the evaluation team.
  • Making the final evaluation by the committee.
  • Announcing the winning establishment and honoring in the final ceremony.

How to Participate

Filling out the initial registration form and attaching the required documents on the Ajman DED's website

Awards Benefits

  • Awards winners play leading role by sharing their best practices with the business community
  • Absorb highly qualified individuals who will maximize the organization's growth potential
  • Give itself the valuable framework of the Award process continuous improvements
  • Receive a valuable feedback report from a team of competent assessors, which will give them areas for improvement to further develop their people resources
  • Earn the prestige and recognition associated with winning the Award, from Department of Economic Development – Ajman
  • Benefit from extensive media coverage given to winners and their logo and other information will be displayed on the Award's website and all related marketing collaterals and media channels
  • Winners will have the right to use the Award's logo


All information and documentation supplied by the establishments for the Award will be kept confidential and will not be viewed by or shared with any individual or entity, not directly involved in the Award process