The 6th edition of the prestigious Burj CEO Awards has honored some of the globe’s leading entrepreneurs, humanitarians and business leaders at a spectacular ceremony hosted on an exclusive luxury Mediterranean cruise from Greece to Turkey on 22-27 August 2023. Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Juma Bin Maktoum Juma Al Maktoum, royal family member of Dubai, UAE, and sponsored by GTC, a global online-trading platform. The awards event recognized outstanding individuals and organizations across more than 50 different categories.
Winning this year’s Award for International Haute Couture Excellence Award was Grace Moon Fashion Designer
Grace Moon Inspired is a marketing platform company with CEO and international fashion designer Grace Moon at the head. Grace Moon Inspired uses its fashion brand platform to market partnering brands and products, entering different and new markets through fashion, and tech companies and it has its sights on expanding its range into metaverse.
Grace Moon Inspired’s key focus is bringing together different cultures and markets to create a global market that would benefit all.
Grace Moon "I am so honored to be awarded the International Haute Couture Excellence Award, the first to a Korean American. Thank you for all those that were by my side through the years. Sponsors, partners, my team and especially family. I have been in the fashion industry for over 35 years, and it is such a privilege to be recognized by such a prestigious entity like the Burj CEO Awards and the Clubs Network Worldwide. Thank you once again for choosing me and I will work even harder to be a great influence to the next generation of young CEOs."
Renowned for staging extraordinary celebrations to honor influential figures in global industry, the Burj CEO Awards is often referred to as the ‘Oscars’ of the business world. The event was pioneered by CEO Clubs Network Worldwide, an award-winning, membership-based international organization with representatives from various industries and chapters across the globe. The Burj CEO Awards gala was launched in 2016 in Washington, D.C., USA, with succeeding editions in London, UK, Shenzhen, China, and Mauritius, while its 5th edition was part of Expo 2020 Dubai. Over the years, the events have recognized and awarded more than 300 business leaders and organizations for their outstanding achievements.
Speaking about the significance of the awards, Dr. Tariq A. Nizami, Founder & CEO of CEO Clubs Network Worldwide, said, “Excellence is never an accident; it is the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction, skilful execution, and the vision to see obstacles as opportunities. We celebrate the extraordinary achievements of international leaders who have embraced excellence and made a lasting impact on the world through their dedication, innovation, and unwavering commitment to success in business and other sectors.”
Ms. Sarah Dong, Managing Partner added, “After all, leadership is not just about reaching the top; it’s about empowering others to rise with you, creating jobs and manifesting dreams. We are very proud that CEO Clubs is one of great pillars supporting business partnerships and bridging billion-dollar deals.”
Attended by over 100 award nominees, VIP guests, senior government officials, CEOs and entrepreneurs from the international business community, this year’s Burj CEO Awards took participants on a unique journey, taking in beautiful destinations such as Athens, Mykonos, Bodrum and Marmaris. Delegates also joined the Burj CEO Summit, which staged a series of stimulating panel discussions and various industry-focused sessions, as well as powerful networking opportunities, and nightly star-studded concerts, as part of the first-of-its-kind awards event.
Dr. Nizami concluded, “Our heartfelt appreciation goes out to Go Turkey for their generous and pivotal support. Their engagement is poised to unleash a substantial, positive influence on both the present and future of Turkey's economy. “