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 Awards were announced at a photo-call on the show floor on 27th April.
Launched in 2015, the Best Stand Awards were created to recognise the design creativity and business-friendly appeal of exhibiting companies’ physical presence at ATM.
The judging panel comprised a line-up of top industry and design professionals: Leo Fewtrell, Managing Partner, Gulf Reps; Fiona McAndrew Sharp, Sales & Marketing Director, TTN; Nicholas ......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 note completes its century, the people in the UAE will be treated to an exclusive display of100 different Indian one-rupee notes, issued from 1917 to 2016. To commemorate the occasion, Dubai-based numismatics company, Numisbing and International Bank Note Society, Dubai Chapter (IBNS Dubai) are jointly holding an exhibition to take visitors through the amazing 100 years journey of the 1 rupee note.The showcase will be held at the Numisbing Gallery ......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 families and students at this week’s three-day event.
Science Day was an opportunity for members of the public to take part in interactive shows and activities that learned about how fireworks put on their colourful display, the history of telescopes, the science behind 3D imagery, and much more.
There was also a competition between school students to unveil the top scientific innovator among them, and showcased some of their ......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 winner of the 10th International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF).
The novel, published by Dar Al Saqi, was named as this year’s chosen title by the Chair of Judges, Palestinian novelist Sahar Khalifeh, at a ceremony in Abu Dhabi. In addition to winning $50,000, funding will be provided for the English translation of A Small Death, and Alwan can expect an increase in book sales and international recognition.
On behalf of 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 Empower's district cooling services.
H.E. Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Empower stated that this increase is due to boom in hospitality industry, which is also supported by increasing adoption of district cooling technology.
“District cooling systems serve as a catalyst to promote sustainability of the built environment. The UAE in particular have firmly positioned itself as global leader in the tourism and hospitality sector. The coming years ......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 of infrastructure, including public transport both at national and international levels. To face increasing environmental challenges, ensure an equilibrated territorial development and support the welfare and human development of the citizens, Public transport is seen as a one of the key strategy by decision makers.
After a successful first edition in 2016, the 2nd Qatar Smart Ticketing and Digital Services Forum aims to provide its ......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 Angela Merkel, who spoke of the need to advance international free trade agreements, urging her counterparts to remove protectionist barriers to trading policies.
H.E. Ali Al Ahmed, UAE Ambassador to Germany, said: "The UAE’s participation in Hannover Messe, the largest industrial exhibition in the world, is a reflection of the strong historical strategic and trade relations with Germany.”
The UAE is Germany’s largest ......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, accompanied by HE Saif Saeed Ghobash, Director General of TCA Abu Dhabi, saw Abu Dhabi’s growing tourism offerings, as the emirate brought its biggest delegation ever at ATM of 71 stakeholders to showcase more than 115 travel, tourism and hospitality related products. Sheikh Mohammed expressed great appreciation of TCA Abu Dhabi’s dedicated contribution towards the development of Abu Dhabi’s tourism landscape positioning it as a ......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, the number one series on FOX channels worldwide.
McDermitt capped his three-day visit to Dubai with a traditional Emirati breakfast at Al Bas takiya; one of the oldest heritage sites that dates back to the early 1900s, and got a glimpse into this city’s most picturesque sites. In addition to that, he took part in a unique and award winning experience with the Heritage Desert Safari, which is Dubai’s most popular and authentic ......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 UAE’s leading providers of commercial facilitation and advisory services, and the British Business Group Dubai & Northern Emirates, the seminar brought together the British Standards Institution (BSI) with public and private sector ogranisations to understand how achieving the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System certificate has benefited their businesses.
The panel was moderated by Mr. Alistair Long, Deputy Consul General for 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 comprehensive wedding and event solutions. The step change reflects Aghareed’s expertise in ‘planning lifetime impressions’ and answers the growing consumer demand for highly personalised planning processes for both weddings and luxury events.
Joumana Tannous, Managing Partner of Aghareed, commented: “We are excited about Aghareed’s rebrand, which has been undertaken to meet the changing demands of our discerning ......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 increase in patent fillings in the past years says Head of Patents and Designs, Al Tamimi & Company
Dubai-UAE: 19 April, 2017 – Dubai Science Park (DSP), a member of TECOM Group and a business community focused on serving the science sector, hosted a Business Breakfast this week at its Laboratory Complex with leading regional law firm Al Tamimi & Company. The event – featuring speakers from DSP and its co-hosts on the ......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 Coast’, ‘Social Values in the UAE Proverbs’, ‘Multilingualism in UAE Society’, ‘The UAE-Egypt Relations 1971-1981’, Eastern Region, Grammar for General Education in Schools in the United Arab Emirates between Theory and Practice, as well as the new version entitled ‘Diwan Al-Sadiouni’ and other publications.
Fatima Saif Al Falasi, Head of Libraries Section at Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage ......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 to meet with opinion leaders and travel representatives from around the world to showcase their brands, products, and enlarge their business.
Since the German National Tourist Office (GNTO), the local representative office of the German National Tourist Board (GNTB) in Dubai has recently welcomed new management, it will be the first time for Nicole Zaspel, Manager Marketing & Sales and Ahlam Khafagy, Communications Manager to attend the ATM ......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 dedicated to payment methods, retail and e-commerce in the Middle East will take place in Dubai on 1 and 2 May 2017. 10,000 visitors are expected from the Middle East (60% from the UAE), North Africa (20%) and South Asia. 300 exhibitors will be present.
French Pavilion will host 10 French exhibitors specializing in FinTech sector, smartcards and retail. Several French start-ups will be part of the tradeshow to present their innovations. The ......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, 16 April 2016 – Seamless – the region’s most extensive technology and solution exhibition for the ecommerce, retail and payment industries – is set to open its doors on 1-2 May 2017 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. The large-scale conference is a seamless continuity from the Middle East’s largest and longest running conference of 17 years – Cards & Payments Middle ......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 tourism, with a series of projects to develop new world-class cultural attractions, according to a report published ahead of Arabian Travel Market, taking place 24 – 27 April 2017 at Dubai World Trade Centre.
According to the research, compiled by Colliers International, Saudi Arabia is ready to invest up to US$2bn - one of the highest commitments of any government to cultural tourism in the region - with a number of projects and ......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 Honda Pilots and Odyssey’s to Zabeel Park. They were received by Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police and guest of honour at the event, volunteers from Al Shabab Al Arabi Club and Emirati associates from Al-Futtaim Honda.
Colin Cordery, Regional Managing Director of Al-Futtaim Honda said: “Our business is as much a part of this community as these children and it was an absolute privilege to ......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 development and build capabilities of industry professionals across the region, to help navigate the ever-changing communication landscape.
With more than twelve years’ communication experience in agency and in-house roles, Sabrina has previously worked across public relations and marketing strategy with large corporates, national sporting bodies, consumer brands and the not-for-profit sector. Her most recent post was for Hill+Knowlton Gulf as ......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 seventh edition of the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM), named three start-ups as the winners of the Startup Pitch Competition. Following a continuous series of pitches, the announcement closed out the competition on the final day of the international gathering.
The top three winners were awarded prizes by H.E. Juma Al Kait, Assistant Undersecretary, Foreign Trade Affairs at UAE Ministry of Economy and Dawood Al Shezawi, CEO, AIM’s ......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 seminal conference for private and government sector leaders and influencers in the telecommunications industry across South Asia, the Middle East, North Africa, Asia, Europe and beyond.
“UAE has come a long way in both Telecommunication Sector and Smart Government which are main pillars in achieving the sustainable development in the post oil era. Our participation at this event reflects the importance of Public-private partnership in ......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 multi-genre convention is held annually in Dubai and is the first and largest of its kind in the Middle East region.
This is the first time that Guinness World Records has partnered with the Middle East Film and Comic Con, which took place from the 6th-8th of April 2017.
The record attempt, that took place over the three days of MEFCC, was broken through a collaborative effort between Iconix, an online emporium offering a wide range ......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 talent in the UAE
Dubai-UAE: 09 April, 2017 – Dubai Science Park (DSP), a member of TECOM Group and a business community that serves the entire value chain of the science sector, recently hosted its fourth annual career fair for university students and professionals within the life sciences, energy and environment sectors. A total of 16 industry-leading companies including Olympus, Pharmax, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Dubaiomics, Phoenix ......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 9 over 10 in its Guests Happiness Index marking the great success this season had while spreading happiness across its millions of guests through wide range of cultural and entertainment experiences.
On its last weekend, Global Village hosted two back-to-back concerts on Friday and Saturday, which included the performance of Bollywood actor-director-singer, Farhan Akhtar on Friday and Emirati singing star Mohammed AlShehhi who ......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 activity schedule for its Pre-Loved Stories & Book Festival.
The unique three day literary festival will offer something new for all the family members including cosplay shows, puppet making and calligraphy workshops, in addition to cultural sessions and private book readings from prominent Emirati authors.
On Thursday at 6:00pm the festival will begin the weekend with an interactive Cosplay show, inviting visitors to try on ......read more
UAE, March 23, 2017 – The Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) released a statement declaring that it is closely following the developments of operation Carne Fraca, which is the ongoing investigation on meat processing plants. “In the capacity of an organization that for 65 years has been responsible for the close ties between importers and exporters from Brazil and the 22 ......read more
UAE, March 23, 2017- As part of the celebration of the International Day of Happiness, and in line with the efforts to achieve its goals and objectives to provide a happy work environment conducive to creativity and innovation, the General Secretariat of the Supreme Legislation Committee in the Emirate of Dubai (SLC) has launched the pioneering edition of the 'Happiness Cup' annual ......read more
Regional regulators, policy makers and telecoms experts from around the world gather in Doha for the two-day forum
Doha, March 23, 2017: The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) is co-hosting the International Institute of Communication’s Telecommunications and Digital Media Forum (TDMF) in Qatar from March 22 to 23. The Forum has brought together regional and ......read more
UAE, March 23, 2017– Drake & Scull International PJSC (“DSI” or the “Company”), a regional engineering and services leader, signed today the sale deal of its ownership share in the ONE PALM development in Dubai.
The ONE PALM development, a joint venture project between Omniyat Properties and DSI, was launched in 2014. The flagship project is located on ......read more
UAE, March 22, 2017- The Commercial Control and Consumer Protection Department of the Department of Economic Development - Ajman (DED-Ajman) will launch tomorrow (March 23, 2017) an event that is aimed towards increasing awareness on the promotion of a key culture of consumption among consumers and investors. The event, which coincided with the celebrations for 'Gulf Day for Consumer ......read more
Dubai, 22th March, 2017: Global Village, the region’s leading multicultural festival park, participated in the ‘International Day of Happiness’ celebrations in the UAE, with its own festive line up of exciting activities.
The Happiness Welcoming Team:
Global Village’s front line staff wore specially designed ‘smiley’ t-shirts to welcome ......read more
UAE, March 21, 2017- Arabia CSR Network, the Middle East region's leading training service provider and think tank, is set to highlight the significant role played by stakeholders across many of today's organisations in a special one-day workshop to be held on April 9, 2017 in Dubai. The workshop will cover key sessions aimed at throwing the spotlight on the importance of stakeholder ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2017: The Project of “The Leaning Tower of Pisa in Japan and in the United Arab Emirates” supported by Tuscany Tourism Board, Chamber of Commerce of Pisa, Municipality of Pisa and Municipality of Volterra. After the success of Tokyo, it will arrive in Dubai and inaugurated on the 20th of March at 7.30pm.
The exhibition of the Alabaster Tower, which ......read more
March 20, 2017- In line with the UAE vision to foster a culture of happiness and positivity at the local level, the General Secretariat of the Supreme Legislation Committee organised a presentation that focused on introducing key initiatives instilling happiness and positive thinking among its employees. The presentation gave special attention to knowledge enrichment and individual skill ......read more
The Authority marks the day with a range of internal and external initiatives to spread joy inside the Authority and beyond to the whole community
Dubai, UAE, March 20 2017: Dubai Culture & Arts Authority, the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has celebrated International Happiness Day 2017 with a range of internal and external initiatives that have ......read more
Chamber organised and hosted special event at its headquarters to mark the occasion
Copies of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed’s new book “Reflections on Happiness & Positivity” distributed to guests
H.E. Buamim: Dubai Chamber is committed to supporting UAE Happiness Charter and improving satisfaction among our employees and customers
Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2017: ......read more
UAE – March 20, 2017 - H.H. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA), has revealed the launching of DAFZA’s new ‘Strategic Plan 2017 – 2021’ designed to support the vision of building a Freezone that goes beyond, in line with the strategic goals of Dubai Plan 2021. The official announcement was made during ......read more
UAE theme park revenue growth set to increase by 78 per cent
Dubai, UAE, March 20th, 2017: UAE will play a pivotal role in the global billion dollar theme park and amusement industry as per International Expo Consults, the organisers of the DEAL 2017 show. UAE is set to trigger the theme park revenue growth as it is set to increase by 78 per cent to US$837 million by 2019 as per ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 19, 2017 -International robotics experts shared insights on the future of robotics, expected challenges, and impacts on science and social development during a workshop conducted today (Sunday, March 19, 2017) after the conclusion of the inaugural Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge (MBZIRC) that took place from March 16 to 18 at the Yas Island Marina Circuit ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2017: The Navigator Company, Europe's leading manufacturer of UWF printing and writing paper, took part for the fifth year running in Paperworld Middle East (Hall4, Stand E12), in Dubai, from 14th to 16th March. Company's central aim is to build further on the business relationships it has been developing in the region, which have enjoyed a clear boost ......read more
March 19th, 2017, Abu Dhabi, UAE: The Mall at World Trade Center Abu Dhabi (The Mall at WTCAD) is proud to announce that it has partnered with “Wanna Read?”, the commendable charity led by Sheikha Shamma bint Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan. This collaboration is celebrating the UAE’s Year of Giving by hosting its first spectacular charitable pre-loved stories & book ......read more
Global interest in regional leather market builds ahead of Leatherworld Middle East 2017
Dubai, March 19, 2017: Global interest in the Middle East and Africa’s (MEA) leather industry is gaining momentum, as international tanneries, designers, suppliers, and manufacturers look to boost business prospects at the region’s dedicated leather trade show in Dubai.
Debut ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 17, 2017- The inaugural Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge (MBZIRC) is now in full swing, with 26 teams from 15 countries currently deploying their customized unmanned ground and aerial vehicles to compete in three challenges being held in separate arenas. The Grand Challenge will be held tomorrow (Saturday, March 18, 2017), the event’s last day, with ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 16, 2017 – H.E. Hussain Ibrahim Al Hammadi, UAE Minister of Education, expressed optimism in the country’s ability to lead global robotics development as the first-ever Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge (MBZIRC) opens today (Thursday, March 16, 2017) at the Yas Island Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The Minister also noted the relevance of the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 15 March, 2017: During the opening of the 11th ‘Flower and Garden Festival’ in Yanbu, KSA, Guinness World Records, the global authority on record-breaking, has confirmed that the Royal Commission of Jubail & Yanbu has broken the Guinness World Record for the ‘largest carpet of flowers’.
Reclaiming their title from 2014, The Royal Commission ......read more
UAE, March 15, 2017– DuPont Protection Solutions (DuPont), maker of the famous and original DuPont™ Kevlar® fiber, launched further enhancements to its established Kevlar® XP and XD Technologies for soft armor at IDEX 2017.
With over 1 million vests sold, Kevlar® XP enhanced technology offers superior stopping power with fewer layers, blocking bullets early to limit ......read more
New record in exhibitor numbers marks 7th edition of region’s dedicated stationery, paper, and office supplies trade fair
Dubai, UAE, March 14, 2017: Paperworld Middle East 2017, the region’s leading trade fair for stationery and office supplies, opened in Dubai today (14 March), as 313 exhibitors from 42 countries offer up a smorgasbord of school and gift articles, ......read more
Held under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 14th of March, 2017: Dubai hosts the region’s largest event on forensic science and forensic medicine; Emirates International Forensic Science Conference and Exhibition, from 2-4 April 2017, at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre. The 1st ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 13, 2017: International suppliers of stationery and office supplies are turning to the Middle East and Africa (MEA) for future business growth, with the UAE presenting itself as the ideal gateway to access hard-to-reach markets.
Growth in the global stationery and office supplies market is expected to come from emerging markets such as the MEA. Analysts TechNavio ......read more
March 13, 2017- Senior Vice President of Commercial Services of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry Atiq Juma Nassib and Dubai Land Department Deputy Director Juma Bin Humaidan led the opening ceremony of the 6th Middle East Facilities Management Association (MEFMA) Confex today March 13, 2017 at The Address Hotel, Dubai Marina, in the presence of Marwan Bin Ghalita, CEO of the Real Estate ......read more
Entertainment and activities lined up for all ages include petting zoo, pony riding, Spanish horse “ballet”, heritage village and equestrian art gallery
Experience the thrill of a horse auction as equine aficionados bid for the finest Arabian thoroughbreds in the world
Dubai, UAE, March 13, 2017: An action-packed weekend is in store for horse fans when the 13th Dubai ......read more
Dubai, 12 March 2017: Dubai Land Department (DLD) will provide support for the Middle East Facilities Management Conference (MEFMA) through its strategic partnership with the Middle East Facilities Management Association (MEFMA). The sixth edition of the conference will take place on 13th and 14th March 2017 at The Address Hotel, Dubai Marina.
DLD has confirmed that a delegation of ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 12 March, 2017: Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) hosted a ceremony to honor 371 outstanding achievers students under its care. Held at Armani Hotel in Dubai, the event drew the participation of His Excellency Dr. Thani Ahmed Al Zeyoudi Minister of Climate Change and Environment, and His Excellency Dr Ahmad Belhoul Al Falasi, Minister of State for Higher Education and ......read more
Olympics are an Opportunity to Drive Critical Change
Dubai, UAE, March 9, 2017: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on Japan to prepare its airport infrastructure for the 2020 Olympics and future growth of the tourism industry using joined-up thinking and extensive consultation with industry.
Japan has set aggressive targets for attracting international ......read more
‘Humanitarian of the year awarded to young female charity founder for inspiring others to make a difference’
Dubai, UAE, 8 March 2017: International Women’s Day has been celebrated with an honouring of role models in the Middle East by His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development.
The WOW Film Fair Middle East ......read more
Doha, Qatar, March 8, 2017– Under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of Qatar is all set to host the fifth edition of Qatar International Agricultural Exhibition (Agriteq 2017) being organized Ministry of Municipality and Environment of Qatar in collaboration with IFP Qatar Ltd from March 22 to 25, 2017 at Doha ......read more
Dubai Customs shares with conference delegates its experience in implementing AEO program
Dubai – 7 March 2017: The 4th advanced conference on Trade Compliance in the Middle East has discussed ways to enhance customs practice in the GCC towards ensuring reduced cost of trading and increased compliance with trade regulations.
Organized by C5 group, the event was held ......read more
Influence of HH Sheikha Fatima recognised on International Women’s Day
Festival to highlight the role of women in social development and their accomplishments in all aspects of life
Abu Dhabi, UAE – March 7, 2017: Mother of the Nation Festival, the largest of its kind in Abu Dhabi which pays tribute to the values and extensive contributions of H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint ......read more
Dubai, 5 March, 2017: The Dubai International Publishing Conference began today under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Emirates Literature Foundation, held for the first time by the Emirates Literature Foundation in partnership with the General Secretariat of The Executive Council of Dubai, with an inaugural address by His Excellency Abdulla Abdul ......read more
Oxford University Press Story Writing Competition Winners Announced
Dubai, 5 March, 2017: A new generation of writers took their first steps on their writing journeys today at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature. The winning short story entries for the Oxford University Press Story Writing Competition 2017 were announced and winners received trophies and a commemorative ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE; March 2, 2017: Students from Al Ezza School in Abu Dhabi saw their favourite tales come to life at a Storytelling Session held near the iconic Wind Tower in Masdar City. Masdar celebrated World Book Day by inviting local school children to a book reading event today. Popular fairytale characters read and performed stories out loud, while inviting and encouraging ......read more
Topic formed focus of second day of Emirates Reproduction Rights Forum 2017
Sharjah, February 28, 2017: A host of local and international experts discussed the requirements needed for the UAE to successfully establish a Reproduction Rights Organisation (RRO), during the second day of the Emirates Reproduction Rights Forum, which took place yesterday (Tuesday) in Sharjah.
Hosted at the ......read more
Dubai, February 28, 2017 – Hong Kong and UAE have enjoyed robust bilateral trade relations on a range of products and services over the years. Adding to the Hong Kong’s business advantages, Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) organises more than 30 exhibitions each year to bring together buyers and suppliers from both economies to develop their business.
Mr. Abdul Aziz ......read more
Industry’s top experts to provide insights into the theme parks and amusement industry sector
Dubai, UAE, February 28, 2017: The Dubai Entertainment Amusement and Leisure (DEAL) Show 2017, together with Blooloop, the attraction industry’s leading website and event organiser, is set to launch the second edition of the conference for the theme parks and amusement industry in the UAE. ......read more
UAE, February 28, 2017- Arabia CSR Network, the leading corporate social responsibility (CSR) training provider in the Arab region, will hold several training sessions on Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines, the leading universally applicable framework for sustainability reporting. The courses will be conducted exclusively in both English and Arabic ......read more
Dubai, 28 February 2017: The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) recently honoured some of their outstanding past students who have significantly contributed to the field of professional development, social impact and research and innovation, at Alumni Awards ceremony held at The Address, Dubai Marina.
Nearly 150 guests attended the presentation of the Alumni Awards that were ......read more
Cairo, Egypt: February 26, 2017: The Arab Union for International Exhibitions and Conferences (AUIEC) recently held its regular meeting at the general headquarters of Arab League’s General Secretariat of the Council of Arab Economic Unity in Cairo, Egypt.
Chaired by HE Saif Mohammed Al Midfa, Chairman of AUIEC, the meeting was attended by representatives of 13 AUIEC member ......read more
UAE, February 26, 2017- The Department of Economic Development - Ajman (DED-Ajman) successfully coordinated a visit to their counterparts in Dubai, the Department of Economic Development - Dubai (DED-Dubai), to carry out comparative standardization and to share best practices, experiences and mutual resources. The visit is part of DED-Ajman's continuing commitment towards the improvement of ......read more
Debut exhibitors to join returning supporters at Dubai trade show as MEA leather production, luxury spending rises
Dubai, UAE, February 26, 2017: Global interest in the Middle East and Africa’s (MEA) leather industry is gaining momentum, as international tanneries, designers, suppliers, and manufacturers look to boost business prospects at the region’s dedicated leather trade ......read more
Celebrating the Dubai World Cup, the exhibition brings together styles from world renowned milliners and local designers.
Now in its 16th year, the exhibition features more than 500 fabulous fascinators, hats and headpieces to compliment every World Cup look
Dubai, UAE, February 26, 2017: Dubai’s premier hat event, the BurJuman International Millinery Exhibition is back ......read more
February 26, 2017 - Shifting to clean and renewable energy presents a very strong potential for oil-producing GCC countries to maintain global leadership in the energy sector despite the current market slowdown, while reaping massive savings of up to USD 87 billion as well as potentially reducing up to one gigaton of carbon emissions, according a new report. ‘Clean Energy in the GCC’ ......read more
IDEX & NAVDEX 2017 exceed all projected targets
1,235 national, regional and international exhibitors
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 25 February, 2017: Today marks the fifth and last day of the 13th edition of the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX 2017) and the fourth edition of the Naval Defence Exhibition (NAVDEX 2017).
Held under the patronage of His Highness ......read more
IDEX 2017 ends on a high-note with a total of 90 deals valued at more than AED 19.177 billion
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 25 February, 2017: At a press conference on the fifth and last day of the 13th edition of the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX 2017), Naval Staff Colonel Fahed Nasser Al Thehli, Official Spokesperson of the fourth edition of the Naval Defence ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE. 23 February 2017: Al Hosn Armored Systems, a subsidiary of Tawazun Holding, announced a new project to produce ‘Armored Room, an innovative protection solution for (troops, personnel, etc.).
The "Armored Room" is designed and built to international standard specifications with the possibility for re-sizing according to customer’s needs and uses.
Al ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, February 23, 2017: Al Hosn Armored Systems, a subsidiary of Tawazun Holding, announced the production of a new cutting edge, extra light weight protective vest. The new armored vest, which weighs only 8.5 kg, will be made in cooperation with Khalifa University Research Center and DuPont and is an innovative protection solution for (troops, personnel, etc.) that will be ......read more