Liferay celebrates Middle East winners at Global Partner Awards


Liferay, Inc., the developer of the world’s most flexible digital experience platform, announced the winners of their Global 2023 Partner of the Year Awards. Among the global accolades, Middle East and Africa (MEA) partners, Protiviti Member Firm for the Middle East and KaarTech, stood out by securing the Innovation Partner of the Year and Rising Star of the Year Award – EMEA, respectively.

These awards highlight the exceptional contributions of Liferay’s partners in delivering powerful digital experience solutions on the Liferay platform that effectively meet critical business needs. Protiviti Member Firm for the Middle East was recognized for developing new, innovative client solutions through new business model concepts, which have created higher levels of growth and profitability, along with implementing new go-to-market strategies. KaarTech, a partner that joined the Liferay ecosystem in the past year, demonstrated the greatest contributions to overall growth, exceptional sales and marketing efforts, and outstanding client service.

“We are very proud to see our partners from MEA being applauded and celebrated for their contribution to Liferay’s growth,” said Moussalam Dalati, General Manager – MEA and France at Liferay. This event is a celebration of past achievements and a testament to our partners’ extraordinary efforts in supporting our joint customers. They are committed to driving continuous transformational initiatives, underscoring their role in our ecosystem through a deep understanding of customer needs and requirements. We look forward to more regional partners taking center stage at this global event.”

Partners were applauded across different categories comprising deeper aspects such as outstanding business results expanding Liferay’s product adoption, delivering exceptional service, impeccable customer service, vertical specializations, and infusing innovation in customer deployments. These recognitions were based on a thorough assessment of their positive impact on overall business results, market expansion, efforts in marketing, and enablement for Liferay solutions.

Adib Ibrahim, Managing Director, Protiviti Member Firm for the Middle East further emphasized the importance of the partnership and collaborative success: “This accolade validates our commitment to innovation, collaboration, and the constant pursuit of excellence in enabling organizations to achieve their digital transformation objectives. We appreciate Liferay for recognizing our endeavors, and we anticipate the ongoing collaboration to enhance our shared ecosystem.”

Shahinsha Abdul Basheer, Associate Vice President – Strategic Business Unit Head – MENA North of KaarTech shared his enthusiasm, “We are thrilled and honored to be awarded the ‘Rising Star of the Year’ at the Liferay Partner of the Year Awards 2023. This recognition fuels our commitment to delivering innovative solutions and exceptional service. We are excited to further elevate our partnership with Liferay for continued success.”

The awards were presented during Liferay’s 2024 Annual Partner Event, hosted in Rome, from February 5th to 7th. The event brought together leaders from Liferay and partner companies to unveil Liferay’s new partner-first go-to-market strategy, share the roadmap for 2024, and commemorate Liferay’s 20-year company anniversary.

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