To mark United Nations Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Day and the vital role these businesses play in post-pandemic recovery, Emirates is empowering MSMEs to pursue growth opportunities with an attractive incentive for new members who enroll in the Emirates Business Rewards Programme.
Eligible companies worldwide who open a first account anytime between June 25 and July 10, 2022 will receive a membership bonus of 10,000 Emirates Business Reward points, equivalent to a return class ticket economy between most destinations in the Middle East. , Africa/WAIO and Dubai, a city that offers world-class support programs and infrastructure for entrepreneurs and SMEs.
Emirates’ offer aims to support MSMEs and recognize the essential role they play in sustainable development, as well as in the global economy and communities.
There are currently over 30,000 micro, small and medium enterprises participating in the Emirates Business Rewards programme, enjoying a host of benefits including easy registration, accessible earnings and redemptions, and opportunities for flexibility and upgrade, even for last minute bookings.
With the aim of “making business travel seamless”, Emirates Business Rewards allows organizations to earn points on business travel, which can be spent on future flights and upgrades on any Emirates flight, in any class, subject to availability.
Organizations are eligible to earn points each time their employees or guest travelers fly on Emirates, which can then be spent on dynamic award flights and upgrades. Individuals can also earn Skywards Miles on the same flight if they are Emirates Skywards members. There is no limit to the number of employees who can join the program and no minimum spend is required. Emirates Business Rewards is free to join and can offer a significant return to budget-conscious MSMEs.
Often referred to as “the backbone of our economies”, formal and informal MSMEs make up over 90% of all global businesses and represent, on average, 70% of total employment and 50% of GDP. They are key players in achieving a green recovery.
Emirates has a long history of supporting small and medium-sized businesses, not only through its Business Rewards program, but also through its purchases of products and services across the company. Hundreds of small and medium-sized businesses in a range of industries around the world have benefited from introducing their products to a global audience of travelers with Emirates, giving their growth plans a boost. These products include items such as sustainable in-flight amenity kits, luxury spa products, single-origin teas and artisan food products. In the UAE, Emirates prioritizes SMEs in its bidding process and actively engages in working with government stakeholders such as Dubai SME to identify businesses and regularly assess supplier performance assets.
For more information on the Emirates Business Rewards offer and to enroll in the programme, visit: https://www.emirates.com/ae/english/business-rewards/