Of the year

Outstanding entrepreneur – Male

The “Businessman of the Year” award recognises an outstanding male entrepreneur who has played a pivotal role in the overall success of a business over the last two years.

This award celebrates individuals who demonstrate exceptional entrepreneurial outlook, vision, and leadership that sets them apart from their peers. 



The judges will be looking for

evidence of how the organisation

demonstrates the following:

–  Inspiration behind the business

– Sustainability in business

– Business model and strategies

– Potential for further growth


Awards Entry Terms


Nomination form comprises of 3 questions to be answered by nominees.
Each question is assigned a score. These scores will be combined to determine an overall score for each entry.
As part of the initial judging process, two judges assess each entry within its designated category.
A shortlist of five finalists will be determined based on the highest scores.
During January, each finalist undergoes final judging interviews conducted by two judges.
The final scoring process ultimately determines the winner.
Winners are announced at the awards ceremony.


Nominations Open
Monday 16th October 2023
Nominations close
Monday 11th December 2023
1st Judging
12th December 2023
Finalists Announced
Friday 15th December 2023
Final judging
22nd -25th January 2024
Award Ceremony
April 2024



Upon being shortlisted, Entrants agree that at least one representative will be present at the Ceremony. All shortlisted candidates will be invited to join the Islam Channel Business Awards ceremony and will receive one complimentary place to attend the awards in February 2024 in London.

All nominees will be notified of the success of their entry into the shortlist by email.


Additional tickets for the Ceremony must be purchased directly from the Organisers with the associated Fee. All Fees must be received by the Organisers before the Ceremony. Tickets are non-refundable.