Apply to Judge

Judging at the Gulf Customer Experience Awards and the Gulf Digital Experience Awards offers you the chance to demonstrate your integrity and knowledge.
This is a fantastic way to raise your personal profile and the profile of your company. At the same time, of course, you will have the opportunity to make new contacts with business leaders from a wide variety of companies and even celebrate with the winners.


We are looking for a diverse team of Judges with a range of knowledge, skills, and experience to make up the category judging panels. Therefore, we are looking for applicants who meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • have knowledge, skills and/or background in customer, digital or employee experience
  • have substantial business experience
  • hold a relevant business qualification belong to a relevant academic establishment e.g. a business school
  • have judged at Business Awards before
  • won some of the People Categories at our Awards
  • have a passion for the delivery of exceptional customer, digital and/or employee experience


  • Score written entries based on the judging criteria - Each entry is around 2,000 words and takes approximately 20 minutes to read and score. This scoring is 50% of the final score.
  • Attend the Day of the Finals and listen to finalists presentations - The finalists within the category will present their entry to the judges for 15 minutes and the judges directly question the finalists about their entry. The judges submit their scores for the presentation based on the same criteria.
  • Provide scores and written comments to entrants - which go on to make up part of their feedback reports, helping them continuously improve their customer experience.


  • The opportunity to meet and directly question the Finalists about their entries
  • The opportunity to network with the other Judges and Finalists at the Awards Finals
  • One delegate pass at the Awards Ceremony
  • The Awards Judge Logo and a Promotional Card for your use in e.g. your email signatures, on LinkedIn and Twitter
  • Inclusion of each Judge’s personal profile and company logo on the “Meet the Judges” webpage and within the Awards Planner App provided to all attendees on the day of the Awards
  • Marketing of your profile as a Judge in our weekly mass emails with links to the "Meet the Judges" page
  • Tweeting of your profile, plus a post on LinkedIn across more than 100,000 connections
  • The opportunity to submit contributions to CXM.World Online Magazine (almost 15,000 subscribers)

So, if this sounds like you, why not send in your CV/profile today to apply to be a Judge at the Gulf Customer Experience Awards and the Gulf Digital Experience Awards.
Please send a copy of your CV/profile to

Please note: If you have judged before at one of our Awards, you will not be required to send in another copy of your CV. Just send us an email saying you are interested.


The full judging package is $425. Payment is to be made by credit/debit card. A full receipt will be issued to you by email. Alternatively, we can send you an invoice.

If you would like to discuss becoming a Judge at the Awards please email