For the ICT Services Sector:
Unit One ICT Company Has the Exporter of the Year award – 2015
Unit One ICT has been awarded as the Exporter of the Year 2015 for the ICT services sector during the event of the “Palestine Exporter Week 2015” which is organized for the first time in Palestine by the Palestinian Trade Center – PalTrade for three days from November 23 to 25, 2015 under the patronage of the Prime Minister H. E. Dr. Rami Al Hamdallah, with support of Global Affairs Canada (GAC), in cooperation with United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and Palestinian Market Development Program (PMDP), under the patronage of the Arab Palestinian Investment Company Ltd. (APIC), and with presence of PalTrade Chairman of the Board of Directors Mr.\ Ibrahim Borhom, the representative of the European Union at Palestine Mr.\ Ralph Taraf, the Canadian representative to the Palestinian territories, Ms. Catherine Ferret Frechette, representatives of the private sector, and many of legal and public personalities.
Unit One ICT got the award because of its achievements and successes in providing its services including the development of IT systems, websites, mobile applications, data entry, e-marketing, and others through many distinctive contracts and partnerships with leading firms at Kuwait, Emirates, Oman, Jordan, the Netherlands, and the United States of America. One of Unit One’s main success factors which let the company eligible for the award that its software exports accounted for 62% of its total sales, and it achieved a growth rate of 320% between 2012 – 2014.
For his part, Mr. Saady Lozon – the CEO of Unit One ICT – expressed his delight and pride of having the award which has been awarded because of the management’s ongoing interest in providing services in accordance with the high level of quality. He also said that this award is the culmination of the tireless efforts of the team over the past years which contributed in reaching for the highest levels of satisfaction among its clients both locally and globally. Moreover, Mr. Lozon thanked the Palestinian Trade Center – PalTrade for their efforts in supporting the Palestinian economy and enhancing the culture of exporting in Palestine.
This award is to contribute in the creation of exporting culture in Palestine and to highlight the achievements of the exporting Palestinian companies, in addition to encouraging exports as a major force in the sustainable economic development which leads to enhance the positive image of the Palestinian products and contribute to the economic development.
Noteworthy that Unit One ICT is a Palestinian company established in Gaza in 2005 with the efforts of two entrepreneurs who are Saady Lozon and Ahmed Abu Shaban. Unit One ICT has got the adoption of Google Inc. in Palestine as a reseller for its Google Apps and the adoption of Cisco Systems, Inc. as a formal partner at the level of Palestine. The company’s work has been evolved despite of facing many difficult circumstances and suffering from the suffocating siege on Gaza Strip to be a leading Palestinian company in the field of providing IT services with the efforts of more than 180 employees.