The awards are divided into three categories:
Product Awards, Public Choice Awards
and Industry Awards


PRODUCT AWARDS: Companies must first submit their e-liquids/hardware entries. The public will then vote to decide the overall winners


PUBLIC CHOICE AWARDS: These are decided by the public via an online vote


INDUSTRY AWARDS: These are decided by Vapouround and Vape Paper team

Entries and nominations are now live


Product Awards

All e-liquids, including freebase and salt nicotine, flavoured disposables, and closed pods systems, can be entered into any of the flavoured categories.


Please note that you must sell your products in the MENA region to be eligible to enter.



Whether it’s a heavy pipe blend or sweet dessert tobacco, it belongs in this category.

The category for straight fruit blends, ranging from single flavour profiles to complex multi-layered combinations.

From candy to traditional custards and pastries, this is the category for the more indulgent e-liquid profiles.

Coffee, tea, cocktail blends and just about any other beverage flavour you can dream of are all eligible for this category.

Any e-liquid with menthol, coolant or mint is eligible for this category.

All shisha pens and e-liquids are eligible for this category.

One of the most coveted awards, any e-liquid that is available on the market is eligible for this category.  


The category for all regulated mods. Any battery specification is eligible, provided the device allows for full user wattage control.

Any device with a focus on easy usability and small form factor that uses pre-filled pods/cartridges is eligible for this category.

Any device with a focus on easy usability and small form factor with the option to refill its pods/cartridges is eligible for this category.

All single-use, pre-filled disposable devices fall into this category.

Public Choice Awards

The public will nominate their favourite brands via the online voting form.

Vape shops are the beating heart of our industry. This award is an opportunity for us to show our appreciation for their services. 

The online side of the industry has never been more vital. This award recognises the increasingly important role those online retailers play.

Reviewers work hard to keep consumers and businesses informed on the latest products. This award shows our appreciation for their efforts. 

Industry Awards

These are decided by the Vapouround and Vape Paper teams. Please submit a short presentation/video explaining why you should be nominated for any of the below categories.

A prestigious award recognising a MENA-based company that has maintained a level of excellence across all aspects of their brand, including the products themselves, branding and marketing, online presence and customer service.

Now more than ever, it’s important that branding is both effective and responsible. This award recognises companies that have achieved this.

This award recognises the most ground-breaking innovation in the vape industry.

All alternative tobacco harm reduction devices are eligible for this category.

An award that highlights newer companies/brands that have substantially impacted the industry over the past year.

This award celebrates the greatest influencers by recognising their creative and positive contributions to the social landscape of the vape industry.

From efficient logistics to product curation, distributors are vital to the operation of every retailer. This award recognises the best in the business. 

An award that recognises manufacturing excellence, celebrating quality and innovation in the MENA vape industry.

A prestigious award recognising a company outside of the MENA region that has achieved the greatest success in the MENA market with their products.

An award recognising those who have pushed the industry to grow and helped vaping serve as an effective alternative to smoking. 

This award honours a brand or individual without whom the industry would not be where it is today.

This award recognises a product, e-liquid or vaping innovation which is regarded as a game-changer for the industry.