3indubai.com won the Golden Award 2016 under the Lifestyle category in the ninth edition of the UAE Web App & Social Media Awards organized by Excellence Awards Academy. This award is for the most prominent Arab website for its ideas, creativity, design and user experience in addition to fresh content and engagement.
3indubai was in competition with several Arab websites to get the title of “The Best Arabic Lifestyle Website” that provides premium content to the end users through their website and social media.
The jury for this award was a Committee of Arab and International Design professionals with technical expertise on the subject. The jury evaluates the entries based on designated guidelines that follow the international standards of web technology.
The award was given in a ceremony hosted by the Excellence Awards Academy in Dubai on Thursday, 18th of August at Al Bustan Rotana Hotel.
In this mobile and internet-savvy age, the award is a motivation for young Arabs to create and develop content on the Internet that is suitable for Arabic audiences within the region and abroad.
The chairman and founder of the Public Service Award and Golden Excellence, Pierre Moukarzel, said in his speech at the ceremony that the contributions of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, should be followed from Arab and international countries, which contributed to increase the electronic knowledge and opened all possible capacities to facilitate the smart thinking and apply it in all levels of the region.
Dr. Mohammed Al-Awlaki, chairman of the board of Mshahed Investment Group, and the person behind the idea of the book This is Muhammad, says: “We should improve Arabic content on the internet, especially with globalization and massive development in the internet field, this is following the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum of Dubai’s transformation into a smart city, and I think that 3inDubai is one of the unique websites to guide us to quality Arabic content.”
Lena Al Kayed, expert at SME & Interponer in Dubai also said: “UAE’s vision is for Dubai to be the capital of entrepreneurship in the region, by helping entrepreneurs to start and launch their projects in all sectors and help them to develop incorporation strategies and help the projects to grow, and we are encouraging everyone who has a valuable idea to start immediately, as 3inDubai which started years ago and nowadays is reaping the results.”
Mohammed al-Khateeb, the owner of 3indubai, said, “We are proud of what 3indubai has achieved, the Golden Award 2016 is a recognition of the efforts we have made in reaching where we are today. It definitely motivates us to do much more and continue developing and creating world class content.”
The website features content about the city, it is simple for the user to navigate and find information as per their interests and lifestyle. The simplicity and the content curation make 3indubai popular among the three hundred and seventy thousand users who visit the website on a monthly basis.