Dubai, July 23, 2017: Prominent Asian direct selling company QNET completed the final leg of their GCC Limitless Expo at Le Merédien Hotel in Dubai.. Themed ‘QNET Carnival’, the expo propagated QNET’s concept of ‘Absolute Living’ among families and individuals by displaying a wide and exciting range of lifestyle enhancing and wellness products.
The concept of ‘Absolute Living’ was formulated to help people achieve a well-balanced life with a healthier body, mind, and spirit. Some of QNET’s best-selling products including the newly launched HomePure Nova Water Filtration System, Qafé green coffee for weight loss, supplements like Olé (made from pure olive leaf extracts), LifeQode Sun & Moon, and LifeQode EDG3, as well as its skincare range, Physio Radiance and DEFY, are put on ......read more
“25% INDEX’s Contribution to the Event’s Industry in the UAE”
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19th of July, 2017: As a leading national company in events management, INDEX Conferences & Exhibitions, a member of INDEX Holding, have shared its yearly reports that reflect its contribution to the events sector that is witnessing a remarkable growth in the UAE. INDEX contributes by 25% to the growth of this industry through the number of new events, conferences and exhibitions it hosts in the UAE annually.
The annual reports issued by INDEX have revealed the company’s contribution to the national economy in particular and its impact on the region in general. The number of visitors and participants who have come to Dubai to participate in conferences and exhibitions organized by INDEX has ......read more
Dubai born NRI - Simran Vedvyas Makes Every Moment Count Change through her work & action recognized
Dubai, UAE, July 15, 2017: NRI of the Year Awards - A Prestigious Award for Global Indians #YouDeserve
Times Now, ICICI Bank and GIIS presented; the fourth edition of the prestigious NRI of the Year Awards 2017 at Hotel Grand Hyatt Mumbai, felicitating select Global Indians with India's most distinctive global awards. This award recognized the deserving spirit of those globetrotting Indians who have made a change by their work and action reaching the pinnacles of success globally by rising every day.
From more than twenty five thousand nominations in various coveted award categories including the field of Entrepreneurship, Philanthropy, Academics, Arts and Business Professionals and a new category of ‘start ......read more
Technological solutions for better quality of life in cities
Bosch vision for urban mobility: zero emissions, zero stress, zero accidents
Already 14 beacon smart-city projects worldwide
Bosch Mobility Solutions growing three times faster than the market in 2017
Dubai, UAE, July 11, 2017: Bosch is becoming a provider of mobility services for conurbations. In the future, the company will focus more on developing and providing mobility solutions in connected, smart cities. The demand for smart mobility concepts for the urban environment is rising rapidly worldwide. More and more people in a limited amount of space will also mean more traffic, and thus more pollution, less green space, more noise, and more time wasted sitting in traffic.
At the Bosch Mobility Experience in Boxberg, Bosch recently ......read more
World Population Day Comment:
Key to Ensuring that the Middle East Thrives in a near 10-billion People Planet is to Continually Rethink Our Cities
The UN recently upgraded its global population forecast to 9.8 billion by 2050 with sub-Saharan Africa accounting for much of the world’s population growth between now and then. Commenting on the regional implications of a near 10 billion people planet by 2050, Vafa Valapour, Principal at United World Infrastructure, said:
Dubai, UAE – July 11: “According to several measures, key countries across the Middle East and GCC in particular could witness above average population growth over the next few decades as growing numbers of global citizens search for the opportunities offered in their cities,” said Vafa Valapour, Principal at United World ......read more
An indoor cultural market and exhibition ‘Summer Bazaar’ opens its gates for all shoppers at Dubai World Trade Centre
The entry is free of charge with great deals and bargains on shopping
Summer Bazaar runs parallel with Modhesh World and Truckers DXB in Hall #7
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 10, 2017: Presenting a ‘cultural market’, Summer Bazaar kick-starts its exhibition at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). Offering a unique shopping experience and bringing different cultures from around the world under one roof, Summer Bazaar hosts a wide selection of merchandise, ranging from international handicrafts, apparel, beauty products, perfumes and oudh, home appliances, toys and baby items, accessories and featuring local & international foods.
The bazaar was ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 05 July 2017: Bringing Abu Dhabi Summer Season 2017 to a roaring kick-off, two Mobile Roadshows celebrating the 14th edition of The FIFA Club World Cup will take place at Bawadi Mall in Al Ain from the 6th of July to 8th of July and return from the 3rd of August to 5th of August.
Organised by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi), in partnership with leading event companies MBC Group, Alchemy Project, YAK Events and Oberoi Middle East Event, Abu Dhabi Summer Season is set to captivate residents and visitors with an extensive month-long programme of family-friendly shows and activations for the summer.
Hosted in anticipation of The FIFA Club World Cup 2017 that will witness teams from around the world compete for the title of world club champions at Zayed Sports City Stadium in ......read more
Play in the largest Confetti Dome of its kind and shop for a chance to win AED 1 million worth of prizes including a new 2017 Lexus RC F
Dubai, UAE, 2 July 2017: Dubai Festival City is hosting its biggest Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) yet, giving thousands of visitors the chance to win AED 1 million worth of prizes. From 1st July until 12th August, shoppers that spend AED 250 or more get a chance to Shop.Pop.Win and be part of the draw for the Grand Prize - a new 2017 Lexus RC F.
The fun virtual reality game, ‘Shop.Pop.Win’ allows participants the chance to land an array of gifts ranging from toys, restaurant vouchers, electronics, BBQs and hotel stays. Shoppers will also get the chance to play in the biggest ever Confetti Dome of its kind and capture the unique moments on camera.
Steven Cleaver, Director ......read more
Held from July 6th to September 4th, 2017, Summer Bazaar ’17 is an indoor cultural market and exhibition for shoppers to beat the heat this season
The entry will be free of charge with great deals and bargains on shopping
Summer Bazaar runs parallel with Modhesh World and Truckers DXB in Hall #7 at the World Trade Centre, Dubai
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 2, 2017: Summer Bazaar presents a “cultural market” that offers a unique shopping experience bringing different cultures from around the world under one roof. Hosting a wide selection of merchandise, ranging from international handicrafts, apparel, beauty products, perfumes and oudh, home appliances, toys and baby items, accessories featuring local and international foods. The Summer Bazaar ’17 is set to run from 6th July ......read more
Photo Credits to: Getty Images for Michael Kors
Dubai, UAE, July 1, 2017: Michael Kors is pleased to announce that the following women wore Michael Kors to celebrate the opening of Tatler’s “English Roses 2017” exhibition on Thursday, June 29, 2017, in London, UK.
Jourdan Dunn wore a black silk-georgette blouse and plongé pleated trousers from the Fall 2017 Michael Kors Collection.
Edie Campbell wore a black bonded-wool battle jacket and black Jacqueline leather sandals from the Transeason 2017 Michael Kors Collection.
Ella Richards wore a black-and-silver silk-moiré tuxedo jacket and cigarette pants from MICHAEL Michael Kors Holiday 2018 with a gunmetal Elsie clutch from MICHAEL Michael Kors and black Jacqueline leather sandals from Michael Kors Collection.
Clara McGregor wore a black ......read more
Sharjah ,1 July 2017: The Sharjah Summer campaign, due to last the whole summer season, kick started during the Eid holidays for the first time in Sharjah.
The Sharjah Summer campaign's details began to unfold on June 27, 2017, displaying a huge package of diverse activities and entertainment events that target children and families, along with exclusive promotions offered by government entities, hotels, malls, travel agencies and airlines. Further tantalizing details are expected to unfold during the summer season, making Sharjah a desirable family tourism destination, stakeholders promise.
The campaign, organized by a number of public and private sectors’ institutions under the umbrella of Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA), aims to bring a comprehensive tourism experience for residents and ......read more
Youngsters invited to enjoy two months of interactive indoor activities at IKEA over the summer holiday
Dubai, 27 June 2017: IKEA, the Swedish home furnishing retailer, has announced its plans for children across the UAE keeping them busy and entertained over the summer holidays. IKEA will be hosting the IKEA Summer Academy – a series of different indoor workshops for children aged six to 10. Beginning the 5th July up until the end of August, just before school term begins, youngsters can join the Academy and spend every Wednesday afternoon from expanding their creative and crafting skills through a series of educational and interactive activities.
Special prizes will be awarded by IKEA for consistent Summer Activity participants. Every child will receive a personalised booklet and for each session they attend they will ......read more
Dubai Festival City marks the Official Opening of Dubai Summer Surprises 2017
Dubai, UAE, 27 June 2017: To officially launch Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS), Dubai Festival City in partnership with Dubai Tourism is hosting a free concert on Saturday July 1st, with Iraqi superstar, singer and composer, Waleed Al Shami. Shoppers will have the chance to see Waleed ignite Festival Square with a breathtaking repertoire of his hottest hits.
Steven Cleaver Director of shopping Malls, Dubai Festival City said: “We are excited to host Arabic icon, Waleed Al Shami and visitors will be treated to a free concert in celebration of the opening of DSS, set to mark what will be, one of the biggest Dubai Summer Surprises yet.”
Additionally, from the night of Waleed’s performance throughout the period of DSS, every ......read more
Eid Al Fitr and Eid Al Adha are the two major festivals in Islam. Eid Al Fitr, or the 'festival of breaking fast', marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan and the beginning of Shawaal, the 10th month of the Islamic lunar calendar. Eid al-Fitr is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide. The religious Eid is the first and only day in the month of Shawwal during which Muslims are not permitted to fast. The holiday celebrates the conclusion of the 29 or 30 days of dawn-to-sunset fasting during the entire month of Ramadan. The date for the start of any lunar Hijri month varies based on the observation of new moon by local religious authorities, so the exact day of celebration varies by locality. The festival is celebrated by the 1.6 billion Muslims across the globe.
As you recite your prayers this ......read more
The 9th edition of the Halal Expo Dubai that takes place from Sept 18 and 19 at Roda Al Bustan Hotel, will focus on Halal standards, services and other human health benefits
Date: June 24, 2017
More than 100 organisations are expected to participate at the 9th Halal Expo – Dubai 2017, to take place at the Roda Al Bustan Hotel from Sept 18-19, 2017.
Global Halal sector records an 8 per cent growth year-on-year to US$2.3 trillion
Halal Expo to boost the UAE’s drive towards creating a Halal Economy and a centre of the global halal movement for clean, green and healthy life
Annual spending in halal products and services is expected to touch $1.6 trillion annually by 2020, according to research
The global halal products and services sector is growing at 8 per cent ......read more
Arabic concerts by Majid Al Muhandis and Mohammed Al Shehhi
Family-oriented entertainment and activities include renowned cartoon character shows and roaming acts at malls plus Modhesh World
Chance to win fabulous prizes in retail promotions at malls across the emirate
Dubai, UAE, 21 June 2017: The Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), is gearing up to usher in the 10th edition of the “Eid in Dubai” celebrations with a diverse line-up of events designed to offer families, residents and visitors many memorable moments during the upcoming Eid Al Fitr.
‘Eid in Dubai – Eid Al Fitr’ is a social initiative that was launched in 2008 to bring together people from diverse communities and cultures from within ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 20, 2017: Explore astronomy, physics and chemistry as you discover the importance that science has played for time-keeping, daily prayer and navigation throughout the history of Islam.
Zone 4 on The Dubai Mall’s journey of enlightenment through the Golden Ages of Islam, the Science zone, gives children and adults alike, an insight into the world beyond the stars, with Dubai Astronomy Group holding outdoor observation workshops, in line with the astronomy calendar during Ramadan; as well as Oculus stargazing throughout the month.
Children 4-12 years old can immerse themselves in hands-on educational and safe kid’s science experiments with Mad Science, igniting curiosity and imagination.
Discover Zone 4, Science, and more at 9HIJRI, The Dubai Mall, this Ramadan to explore the ......read more
South African rugby ace emerges on top in Sardinian Festival of Sport
Incredible weekend climaxes with charity Gala Dinner starring Pierce Brosnan and Global Gift Foundation Ambassador Pamela Anderson
Dubai, UAE, June 18, 2017: Saracens favourite Schalk Brits proved he was just as handy with a golf club as he is with the rugby ball today in Sardinia, edging out a star-studded field of celebrities at Pevero Golf Club as part of a special festival of sport at The Costa Smeralda Invitational 2017.
After receiving some crucial tips from Solheim Cup captain Annika Sorenstam – who led a clinic before the golf event kicked off – Brits surged to victory in the Sardinian sunshine, finishing ahead of football legends Gianfranco Zola and Michael Ballack, who finished second and third respectively. Sorenstam was one of ......read more
Dubai’s annual shopping and entertainment gala gives this amazing opportunity to visitors to participate in the record breaking competitions
June 7, 2017, Dubai, UAE: UAE residents should gear up to make or break the Guinness World Records this weekend at the popular Ramadan Night Market being held at Dubai World Trade Centre, Hall 7 and 8 from 8 pm to 2 am. Visitors to the market will get an incredible chance to participate in 9 record breaking attempts. Mark 8th, 9th and 10th of June. Everyone is invited to be part of these historical moments.
“When was the last time you had a chance to pen your name in the Guinness World Records? Probably not. So why not make the best of this truly once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to create history. Come this weekend, and you can try your luck at the Market to make or break world ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 7, 2017: The Ismaili Centre Dubai, in collaboration with The Embassy of Portugal and The Consulate General of Canada observed the holy month of Ramadan, a month of giving, with the message of enabling pluralism. The event, attended by over 200 dignitaries and guests of the Embassies of Portugal and Canada brought together voices from various backgrounds in hopes of attaining a world where difference is a powerful force that can help us build together a better life for all.
The event, held at the Ismaili Centre Dubai, reflected a strong partnership between the Ismaili Imamat and the two countries, Portugal and Canada who together, aim to support the vision of pluralism and attain peaceful ways to overcome the challenges of living amongst diverse societies. The Ismaili Imamat, through various partnerships and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 06, 2017: Arab luxury world 2017, the Middle East’s leading luxury business conference, has announced the winners of its first-ever Global Student Competition, which was launched to showcase the views of the next generation on the future of the luxury, design and fashion businesses. Lama Balaghi from INSEAD Business School and Vivien So from Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD) wrote the winning entries, which were judged by a jury of sector experts on May 21 and announced on May 23 during the second day of the conference at The Westin, Dubai.
Lama Balaghi’s entry – ‘The Internet of Fashion’ – focused on how the ‘Internet of Things’ is transforming the future of fashion, including the optimisation of manufacturing processes and customer targeting, ......read more
Middle East and Africa’s largest automotive aftermarket trade show attracts 28,839 visitors from 134 countries
Automechanika Dubai 2017, the 15th edition of the premier trade exhibition for the automotive aftermarket in the wider region, came to a close, attracting 28,839 visitors from 134 countries. Trade buyers and industry representatives were on the lookout for new suppliers, fresh product ideas, spare parts and essential equipment.
Among the highlights of Automechanika Dubai 2017, which featured 1,955 exhibitors from 57 countries who took 69,089 sqm of exhibition space, was the spate of regional and global product launches by exhibitors from across the world, looking to make a major impact in the regional marketplace.
It also featured the Automechanika Academy, where the latest updates about Dubai’s auto ......read more
A night to remember at the elegant Palazzo Versace Hotel, Dubai.
Dubai, UAE, June 4, 2017: They say good things happen when you least expect it, and this year’s RLI Awards was just that for architecture practice, Design International.
500 guests waited in suspense at the charming Palazzo Versace Hotel, Dubai, as the winners of each category were slowly unveiled, one by one. The ceremony, now in its twelfth year, brings together the top industry leaders within retail and leisure.
Having won a series of accolades for a number of projects over the years, the ‘Designer of the Year’ special commendation award adds the finishing touches to a story the company have been telling the world through their designs and their commitment to innovative architecture. Each project has a purpose, narrative and ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 03 June, 2017 – The General Department of Organizations Protective Security and Emergency (OPSE) – Events Security Committee (ESC), represented by Brigadier Abdullah Ali Al Ghaithi, Director of the General Department of OPSE at Dubai Police and Chairman of ESC, has awarded Reed Exhibitions Middle East with an appreciation plaque in recognition of the success of the Major Events Safety & Security Summit (ME3S 2017).
Brigadier Abdullah Ali Al Ghaithi, met with a delegation from Reed Exhibitions, led by Ara Fernezian, Managing Director, Reed Exhibitions Middle East, to mutually award the successes from ME3S 2017 and discuss opportunities for extending the collaboration between the two parties during the eighth International Exhibition for National Security and Resilience (ISNR Abu Dhabi 2018) and ......read more
During Sharjah Book Authority’s participation at largest book fair in the United States
Sharjah Publishing City targets 950 million young people in the region
Dubai, UAE - June 03, 2017:
His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, has been praised by an elite group of prominent global publishing experts for his belief in the power of books and knowledge to promote intercultural dialogue and peace.
The remarks came during a panel discussion organised by Book Expo America for Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) on the sidelines of its participation in the book fair, with Sharjah being the only representative of Arab culture at what is the largest annual book trade fair in the United States.
During the discussion, which was titled ‘Sharjah: A ......read more
Ajman, UAE, May 9, 2017– His Highness (H.H.) Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Ruler of Ajman and Member of the Supreme Council, commended the City University College of Ajman (CUCA) on its role as a higher education organization, that has placed key focus on the development of human resources. His Highness emphasized the need for more higher education institutions and Colleges, to ......read more
• ADNEC welcomes more than 302,000 visitors across 120 events in first quarter of 2017
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 10 May, 2017 – Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) announced today that the value of its direct and indirect contribution to the economy of Abu Dhabi reached AED1.12 billion in Q1 2017, representing an 8 percent growth over target.
The ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 10th of May 2017: Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Presidential Affairs of the UAE, H.E. Hussain Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Minister of Education, inaugurated today the 1st edition of ATech World Conference & Exhibition and the World Game Expo, which is held at the Abu ......read more
May 08, 2017: Under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani, the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of Qatar, Project Qatar 2017, the 14th edition of the International Trade Exhibition for Construction Technology, Building Materials, Equipment and Environmental Technology, has inaugurated today (Monday, May 8, 2017) with more than 16,000 visitors expected to ......read more
UAE, May 3, 2017- The Bahrain Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) in coordination with the RIPE NCC held a meeting with Internet service providers and telecom operators in the country at its headquarters to discuss plans and key issues regarding the deployment of IPv6 (Internet Protocol Version 6). International efforts are underway to shift from the current IPv4 to the new iteration ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 2 May 2017 - His Highness Lieutenant-General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, today visited Seamless Middle East 2017, which hosted 350 exhibitors from the payments, ecommerce and retail industries.
Sheikh Saif toured the exhibition along with His Excellency Dr. Eng. Ali Al Khouri, First Deputy Chairman of the Arab ......read more
May 2, 2017- Preparations are in full swing for Project Qatar 2017, the 14th edition of the International Trade Exhibition for Construction Technology, Building Materials, Equipment and Environmental Technology set to take place from May 8 to 11, 2017 at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center. A press conference was held today at the InterContinental Doha – The City to unveil the ......read more
OVER 220,000 VISITORS EXPECTED AT KEY INDUSTRY EVENTS WITH OVER 6500 INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITORS
Dubai, UAE, May 1, 2017 – Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) nears the end of H1 2017 with a bustling May events calendar, expecting to welcome over 220,000 visitors this month across 26 industry-leading events across the IT, real estate, energy and retail industries among others. Key mega ......read more
UAE, May 1, 2017- The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) was the Title Sponsor of the Golf Tournament of the American Business Council of Dubai and the Northern Emirates (ABC Dubai) held at the Jumeirah Golf Estates. The event – considered a platform for local and global stars of the sport – was attended by several investors and venture capitalists, members of ABC Dubai, and ......read more
“We at Imdaad, join the entire UAE in paying tribute to all workers and their invaluable contributions to the country’s continuous prosperity, development, and well-being. Today’s celebration of Labour Day represents an opportunity for us to show our appreciation for their hard work, perseverance, and dedication that are helping drive the country forward according to the vision ......read more
Dubai, UAE – 30 April, 2017 - Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC), the UAE’s leading platform for the personal and professional development of women in the emirate and beyond, hosted a dynamic discussion on women in leadership, featuring WWE Chief Brand Officer and TV personality Stephanie McMahon alongside some of the UAE’s most influential business women.
The event ......read more
Panel discusses the importance of ‘for children-ness’ in children’s literature discussed at SCRF 2017
Sharjah, 30 April 2017
A panel of distinguished children’s writers from Turkey, Australia, and the UAE came together this Friday evening (28 April) at the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF 2017), for a discussion on how ......read more
• Fintech, Smartcards & Retail sector to be represented
• 12 innovative offers to be discovered among exhibitors
Dubai, United Arab Emirates- 30 April 2017: Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy is organizing the French Pavilion at Seamless Middle East 2017 in partnership with ......read more
His Excellency Dr Ali Sebaa Al Marri chairs first-of-a-kind organization in GCC region
Dubai-UAE: 30 April 2017 – The Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG) hosted the inaugural meeting of the UAE Association for Management Consultants and Trainers (AMCT) on its premises in Dubai. The newly established Dubai-based public interest organization serves as an umbrella entity ......read more
Third edition of Dubai leather trade show gets underway offering global players gateway to Gulf’s US$2.9 billion market
Dubai, UAE, April 30, 2017: Exotic Indonesian reptile skins, luxury fashion accessories, UAE-produced camel leather goods, and the global launch of 24 karat gilded stilettos from Italy all shared the stage, as the Middle East’s dedicated leather industry ......read more
April 29, 2017: Sharjah Tatweer Forum, part of the Quarter of a Century Foundation for Creating Future Leaders and Innovators, introduced participants of its flagship Sharjah Leadership Program (SLP) to leadership strategies and industry insights during their visit to the headquarters of Strata Manufacturing PJSC (Strata), the advanced composite aero-structures manufacturing facility wholly owned ......read more
Popular Best ‘Stand Awards’ awards programme rewards exhibitor creativity and investment in five independent categories, with two additional highly commended winners; judging panel of top industry professionals select the most eye-catching and innovative stands.
27 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: The hotly anticipated winners of the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2017 Best Stand ......read more
Displays 100 different notes issued in the last century from 1917-2016, including the ones used in Gulf countries
• The first 1 Rupee note of India was introduced in 1917, with the portrait of King George V.
• The 1 Rupee note discontinued in 1994 was reintroduced after 21 years in 2015.
April 27, 2017; Dubai, UAE: As the Indian one-rupee ......read more
Sharjah Science Museum hosts annual event for families, children and students from April 26-28.
SHARJAH, April 27, 2016: Award-winning Emirati inventor Ahmed Majan was the special guest at Sharjah Science Museum’s annual Science Day.
Mr Majan displayed some of his incredible inventions, including a solar-powered ‘smart’ horse saddle, to hundreds of ......read more
• Previously shortlisted novelist Mohammed Hasan Alwan wins 2017 Prize
• His novel, A Small Death, sees the historical and spiritual adventures of Ibn ‘Arabi brought vividly to life in fiction for the first time
26 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: A Small Death by Mohammed Hasan Alwan was tonight, Tuesday 25 April 2017, announced as the ......read more
On the occasion of ATM 2017
110 hotels are using Empower’s district cooling service in Dubai
Dubai, UAE, 26th April 2017: On the occasion of Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2017, the leading international travel and tourism event in the region being held from 24thto 27thApril at The Dubai International Exhibition and Convention Centre, announced that 110 hotels are using ......read more
April 25, 2017 - The Elaf Group, a SEDCO Holding Group company and a leading provider of travel, tourism and hospitality services, recently concluded the latest edition of the Indian Food Festival at the Elaf Jeddah Hotel Red Sea Mall in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. H.E. Mohammed Noor Rahman Sheikh, Consul General of India to the KSA inaugurated the food festival in the presence of Ziyad Bin Mahfouz, ......read more
26th of April 2017 - Hotel W – Doha - Qatar
2nd Qatar Smart Ticketing & Digital Services Forum
Major ITS industries experts and Public Transport actors will be gathered in Doha, providing a unique opportunity for fruitful exchanges about ticketing and digital services.
25 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: The MENA region is experiencing one of the fastest growth in the world in terms ......read more
24 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: The UAE economy will receive significant benefits as a result of the national pavilion at Hannover Messe according to Emirati industry leaders and economy officials, as the group today discussed during a press conference at the pavilion’s official opening.
The 70th edition of the Hannover Messe was inaugurated yesterday, Sunday April 23, by German Chancellor ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 24 April 2017: H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai and H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crowne Prince of Dubai, visited the Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) stand at the Arabian Travel Market 2017 (ATM) earlier today.
During the tour H.H. Sheikh Mohamed Bin Rashid, ......read more
Dubai, April 24, 2017 – Josh McDermitt, the TV star best known for playing Eugene Porter in the FOX series The Walking Dead, had a memorable experience visiting Dubai’s best landmarks and famed hospitality as he interacted with key regional media, influencers and fans during his recent trip to the UAE. McDermitt was invited to the region by FOX and beIN to promote The Walking Dead, ......read more
Links Group and BBG seminar explores how to improve business through standards
Dubai, UAE, 24 April 2017: Businesses looking to unlock significant growth potential within their organisations should consider implementing international standards. That was the view of panelists at a recent seminar in Dubai on how to improve business through standards.
Organised by Links Group, one of the ......read more
Rebrand sees the company enhancing the customer experience and offering the region’s most comprehensive wedding and event solutions
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 24, 2017: Aghareed is presenting its sophisticated new face to the world, with a brand revamp that sees the company transformed from a wedding concierge into a luxury boutique that provides the region’s most ......read more
• Dubai Science Park co-hosts event as part of its business series with leading regional law firm Al Tamimi & Company
• Presentations outline how businesses in the Energy and Environment sector can best protect themselves in terms of IP, showcasing best-practices
• Energy and environment sector witness significant ......read more
Dubai, 19th April 2017: The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) will participate for the fourth consecutive year at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair to be held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC) from 26th April to 2nd May.
The Center's pavilion will display a wide range of publications and books, including ‘The Judicial System of the Reconciled ......read more
April 19, 2017– Imdaad, the GCC’s leading integrated facilities management (FM) company based in Dubai, recently entered into a three-year-agreement with Emarat, one of the largest suppliers of petroleum products in the UAE, to deliver innovative, sustainable, and integrated general waste collection services. The scope of the contract includes Emarat’s 47 stations, atrium ......read more
UAE, April 19, 2017- The Middle East and North Africa’s (MENA) private equity industry (PE) is poised for significant growth led by the GCC’s six member states in light of intensified MENA-wide economic diversification and development efforts. This was the key finding of the report on ‘Challenges and Opportunities: Reinforcing the Private Equity Market in the MENA Region’ ......read more
UAE, April 18, 2017- Brazilian exports of textiles and clothing to the Arab World has surged during the first two months of 2017, increasing by 87.5 per cent compared to its performance during the same period in 2016, the Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) has announced. Huge demand for synthetic fabric and sisal rope used in ships and rigs led the increase in total sales reaching USD 3 ......read more
Dubai, 18 April, 2017 –The German National Tourist Office (GNTO) has announced its participation in the (ATM) between 24th – 27th April 2017 as one of the most important tourism and travel events that take place in the Middle East. GNTO considers ATM as an important platform to join thousands of professionals and decision makers from the tourism industry. It provides the opportunity ......read more
UAE, April 18, 2017- The Department of Economic Development - Ajman (DED-Ajman) has successfully concluded celebrations for its ‘Customer Week’ initiative, which was held in line with its continuing efforts to enhance their customers experience while also aiming to achieve the highest levels of satisfaction and happiness. The weeklong celebration was held under the theme, ......read more
Fintech, Smartcards & Retail sector to be represented
12 innovative offers to be discovered among exhibitors
Dubai, United Arab Emirates- 17th April 2017- Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy is organizing the French Pavilion at Seamless Middle East 2017 in partnership with French Tech Dubai UAE. The event ......read more
• The large-scale conference will be held Under the Patronage of His Highness Lieutenant-General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Interior
• Building on 17 years of experience, the event comprises three specialist conferences: Seamless Payments, Seamless Ecommerce and Seamless Retail
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, ......read more
• Saudi Arabia to invest US$2bn in cultural projects
• Oman continues to pursue plans for US$2.5bn Omagine mega-development
• UAE welcomes the region’s first permanent show
16 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: Saudi Arabia and Oman will lead the GCC’s multi-billion dollar investments in cultural ......read more
Dubai, UAE - April 13, 2017: As part of its activities to mark 2017 as the Year of Giving, Al-Futtaim Honda hosted over 60 children from the Dubai government's Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation at a special event titled ‘Al-Futtaim Honda Youth Day.’
The children aged between 7-17, arrived at the Honda Dubai Festival City (DFC) showroom from where they were transported in ......read more
Dubai, UAE - 13 APRIL, 2017 – The Middle East Public Relations Association (MEPRA), the region’s leading body for public relations practitioners, communication professionals and students, has today announced the appointment of Sabrina De Palma to the newly created position of Academy Director. The move supports MEPRA’s commitment to boost investment into training and ......read more
• The winner of the first edition of AIM Startup, Blitab from Austria was presented with a cash prize totalling USD 15,000
• The second and third prizes were awarded to Innovein Medical and Palmos, both coming from the USA, respectively.
Dubai, UAE - April 13th 2017: The first edition of AIM Startup, which was organised in conjunction with the ......read more
UAE has come a long way in achieving the sustainable development in the post oil era – TRA Director General, H.E. Hamad Obaid Al Mansoori
UAE, April 12, 2017 - SAMENA Telecommunications Council, with the patronage of Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA) of the UAE, is hosting annual Telecom Leaders’ Summit on 30th April 2017 in Dubai. The one-day event is hailed as the ......read more
Dubai, 9th April, 2017: Global authority on record-breaking, Guinness World Records, has verified that the Guinness World Records title for the ‘Largest Stencil’ has been broken for the very first time in Dubai, at the Middle East Film and Comic Con. The Middle East Film and Comic Con (MEFCC), is the region’s biggest pop culture convention that launched in 2012. The ......read more
• Nearly 50 employment and internship opportunities on offer
• More than 300 university students explore industry opportunities in the science sector
• Leading organisations including Olympus, Thermo Fisher Scientific and Pharmax take part
• DSP supports business partners in identifying ......read more
Dubai, 9th April 2017 – Global Village, the region’s first and most successful multicultural festival park, closed the gates on its 21st season last evening on April 8th with a successful run that culminated with a record breaking attendance of 5.6 million guests over its 159 days of operation. Another astonishing achievement for the park was successfully maintaining a score of ......read more
New date and venue announced for the 24th edition of the show
Dubai, UAE, April 9th, 2017: International Expo Consults (IEC), a branch of Falak Holding, stated that exhibitors at this year’s Dubai Entertainment and Amusment Leisure (DEAL) show have signed contracts worth over US$1.66 billion dollars. The DEAL show grew by 30 percent last year over the previous years as exhibitors signed ......read more
Festival runs from 13th -15th April 2017
Abu Dhabi, UAE, April 9, 2017: Today the Mall at World Trade Center Abu Dhabi (WTCAD), the modern shopping destination in the heart of Abu Dhabi, in collaboration with Wanna Read?, the commendable charity led by H.H. Sheikha Shamma bint Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, and renowned Al Bayt Al Arabi, revealed the exciting and creativity-filled ......read more
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation and Chairman of Emirates Foundation
Over 820 young innovators under the spotlight competing at the 5th annual Think Science Fair
300 innovative projects to be showcased with strong presence from the Northern Emirates
Four new scientific categories ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 6, 2017: Dubai-headquartered Al-Futtaim, one of the most progressive regional business houses in the Middle East, has confirmed its presence at the UAE’s foremost recruitment, education and training event exclusively for UAE nationals, Careers UAE 2017, that will be held from 9 - 11 April at Dubai World Trade Center.
With over 650 Emirati employees working at ......read more
UAE, 5 April 2017- The Supreme Legislation Committee (SLC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Permanent Committee of Labor Affairs in Dubai (PCLA) to ensure the proper implementation of the legislation regulating employment affairs in line with the national drive to protect workers’ rights; one of the strategic priorities of Dubai in particular and of the UAE in ......read more