As every year, in a special gala presentation, federations and individuals which have done special events or social projects are shown appreciation by IFMA.
First, the City of Saint Petersburg, the Russian Muaythai Federation and President Dmitry Putilin were thanked for hosting the 2012 IFMA World Championships.
Next, the city of Antalya and the Turkish Muaythai Federation were thanked for hosting the EMF/IFMA European Championships.
The Iranian Muaythai federation and its president Mr. Javad Nasiri were thanked for hosting the Peace and Sport Through Muaythai Cup in the Islamic Republic of Iran.
The Malaysian Muaythai Federation and President Shahnaz Azmi were thanked for being part of the Challenger Muaythai reality show.
The city of Tashkent, Uzbekistan Muaythai Federation and President Sherzod Tashmatov were thanked for hosting 2011 IFMA World Championships and outstanding cultural program.
A special presentation was also made by the European Muaythai federation in appreciation for the Russian Muaythai Federation and its President.