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Informa’s IIR Middle East wins Employer of the Year 2013 Award

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Informa’s Institute for International Research (IIR), a leading regional event organizer, was presented with the ‘Employer of the Year’ award at the 2013 Middle East Event Awards.

IIR Middle East was one of five companies nominated for the title. The award ceremony was held at the JW Marriot Marquise Hotel in Dubai on May 22nd 2013.

The criteria for qualifying for the award was based on examples of staff selection, development and retention in company; how reward, recognition and performance management has improved business performance, leadership management to HR practices, and the illustration of health and welfare initiatives.

“Whilst this is great for the group, everyone in Dubai, and elsewhere in the Middle East within Informa, it is actually best news for all of us as employees in that our peer group recognised that we belong to a good organisation which tries to do the right things and gets it right most of the time,” says Peter Rigby Chief Executive, Informa PLC.

Operating in the Middle East since 1993, IIR Middle East is part of Informa PLC, the leading international provider of specialist information and services for the academic, scientific, professional and commercial business opportunities. IIR Middle East  are known for having key expertise that allows them to identify trends ahead of the curve by responding quickly to market needs, bring global thought leaders and industry experts into the region.

“We are delighted to have won such a prestigious award and we will continue to strive to offer our employees a positive and well developed working environment,” says Jackie Wilks, Group Services Director, IIR Middle East.

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