7th annual Bank al Etihad award for small and medium-sized enterprises


SME Awards 2022

Behind every successful business is an individual who has persevered, adapted, and created an opportunity out of every challenge. And that’s why the Bank al Etihad Award for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises is back in its 7th edition!

With this award, we want to highlight businesses that have adjusted to and recovered from the difficulties born of the COVID-19 pandemic through their readiness to embrace innovative strategies that would ensure business continuity.

About the award

We’ll be accepting applications from 04/09/2022 until 15/10/2022. After this, a jury made up of representatives from the bank will select 4 finalists. Each finalist will deliver a 10-minute presentation about their business to an external jury consisting of Jordanian business leaders and entrepreneurs.

The winner will be awarded a grand prize of 50,000 JOD, to be deposited to their Bank al Etihad business account.


The participating business must:

  • be a for-profit business
  • employ no more than 200 employees
  • have an annual turnover not exceeding 5,000,000 JOD
  • be registered with the Jordanian Ministry of Industry Trade and Supply
  • be based in Jordan

The applicant must be the legal representative of the business and be a shareholder in it, as (s)he is responsible for submitting the application on behalf of the company and representing it in all matters related to the award
The participating business cannot be a subsidiary or division of a large corporation
The business must have been registered for at least 1 year in Jordan

Evaluation criteria:

● Resilience and recovery: 50%
● Overall business strength: 30%
● Social and environmental impact: 20%

*If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at or speak to any of our contact center representatives over the phone at +(962) 6 560 0444

*Please make sure to read the terms and conditions here before applying

apply HERE