The Gabriel Al-Salem International Award for Excellence in Consulting is an independent annual award, which helps promote professional standards and ethics in management consulting.  By supporting the consulting profession, the Award helps improve the business environment and promote overall economic growth, especially in emerging market countries. The Award has become an important measure of quality for clients when selecting and hiring consultants.

The Award ceremony is one of the most important events surrounding the International Conference “Consulting Without Borders.” Award winners receive exclusive cups, certificates, gifts from sponsors, as well as the opportunity to participate in trainings by recognized international experts free of charge. In addition, the Gabriel All-Salem Foundation promotes the winners' work, upon their permission, in relevant mass media and on the Foundation’s and partner websites. Award winners have testified that their participation in this competition helped them find new clients and significantly expanded their businesses.