Diverse cultural event kicks off its third edition with a spectacular fireworks display
Vibrant entertainment, food and beverage, retail and arts events on offer
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 22 March 2018: The Mother of the Nation Festival, organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), opens its doors at 4pm today (Thursday), where guests will be able to enjoy a wide array of performances, entertainment, dining and retail options until midnight for the next 10 days. Held at the Abu Dhabi Corniche, this year’s Festival also marks the public opening of Miral’s new beachfront leisure development, A’l Bahar, which will be open to visitors for the very first time.
HE Mohammed Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman of DCT Abu Dhabi, said: "The Mother of the Nation ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2018: As part of their initiative to empower women in sports, the Dubai Sports Council, in partnership with Aventura Parks, have announced a brand new women-only obstacle race that will be held next month.
The Aventura Women’s Warrior Challenge will be held on April 7 at the Aventura Ziplining Park inside Mushrif Park and organisers are hoping the “female tribe” will turn in big numbers to “showcase their physical and mental strength”.
Open to women aged 16 and above, the Women’s Warrior Challenge is a fun obstacle race, run over a course of either 2.5km or 5km, with 15 obstacles along the path. Participants can register as individuals or as a team of four.
Talking about the event, Maitha Mohammed Al Shamsi, Executive Director of Human Rights Sector in the Community ......read more
The region’s ultimate events for Arabian thoroughbreds, and the equine industry, kick off today
Families, aspirant riders and equestrian enthusiasts sports flock to experience pony showing jumping activities, trick riding, petting zoo and a dedicated equestrian art gallery
Dubai, UAE, March 15, 2018: His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance, today formally inaugurated the 15th Dubai International Arabian Horse Championship and the 14th Dubai International Horse Fair – simultaneous events running at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) until 17th March.
As two of the region’s most important Arabian equine platforms, the co-located events will gather a host of global and regional equine industry players across every segment of the professional and ......read more
Aventura, Dubai’s first ziplining adventure park, presents the inaugural Women’s Warrior Challenge
Dubai, UAE, March 15, 2018: On the 7th April 2018, in celebration of female empowerment, the Aventura Women’s Warrior Challenge will push you to your limits testing your warrior skills and mental and physical aptitude through a series of fun obstacle challenges. To reach the finish line, participants will need to collaborate, surpass themselves and unleash their inner warrior.
In support of the Al Jalila Foundation and in partnership with the Dubai Municipality, this first of its kind fun 2.5KM or 5KM obstacle challenge, is open to Women aged 16 upwards and participants can register as either individuals or in teams of 4. There is also a specially designed course for the Little Warriors, open to ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 15, 2018: The Maritime Standard Awards (TMS Awards) 2018 will take place at the Atlantis, The Palm, on 15th October this year. This is the fifth year in a row that the Awards and gala dinner have been staged at this fabulous, iconic venue.
While TMS is sticking to the same winning formula that have made past Awards so hugely successful, the company is certainly not resting on its laurels. Trevor Pereira, managing director, says, “The Awards are now recognised as being the leading maritime awards event in the region, and one of the top worldwide. The partnership we have built with The Atlantis is a significant part of the success story, ensuring that the setting is suitably prestigious and high quality, and we are delighted to be able to confirm that we will be returning here again this year. But ......read more
Information on public access, venue locations and competition timings
14 March 2018, Abu Dhabi: On Sunday 18th March, Special Olympics IX MENA Games 2018 Abu Dhabi will begin in earnest with more than 1,000 athletes from 31 countries competing across 16 sports.
The entirety of the Games is open to the public to walk-in across all the eight venues, and UAE residents are encouraged to attend and support the UAE team and all international athletes.
The eight venues, the sports they are showing and their timings are as follows.
ADNEC is the main hub of the Games and will host five sports across its site: basketball, badminton, roller skating, volleyball and table tennis.
On days 1 and 2, competitions for all five sports will begin at 10:00 and finish around 18:00 — day 1 is the only ......read more
Horse aficionados, youngsters and families will enjoy a range of attractions from the petting zoo to trick riding, heritage village, art gallery, horse auction and more
The one-of-a-kind Dubai International Arabian Horse Championship is the region’s most anticipated competition that judges the beauty and majesty of Arabian thoroughbreds
Dubai, UAE, March 13, 2018: While Dubai International Horse Fair (DIHF) gathers a host of global and regional equine industry players across the globe this week, aspirant horse riders of all ages, and families, are set to enjoy a range of entertainment and educational activities. Taking place from 15 - 17 March 2018 at Dubai World Trade Centre, the event, now in its 14th edition, is held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE ......read more
An important scientific research study announced under the title: “Life expectancy and main causes of mortality in the UAE: A systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 1990 – 2016”
Dubai – UAE, 12 March 2018: The second day of Innovation Arabia 11 continued at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, with the active participation of a number of world class speakers, experts and leading industry professionals, while focusing on how innovation is impacting ‘Health and Environment’, ‘Islamic Banking and Finance’, ‘Smart Learning’ and ‘Quality and Business Management’, the 4 main tracks for this year’s Conference and Exhibition.
On the second day, a MoU was signed between Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart ......read more
Spearheaded by The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, the stand includes a delegation of partners and stakeholders from the emirate’s tourism proposition
Abu Dhabi, 11 March 2018: The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) picked up the award for the ‘Best Stand in Middle East Region’ at ITB Berlin in Germany for its pavilion featuring the best of the emirate’s attractions and hotels.
DCT Abu Dhabi was joined by 48 partners and stakeholders between the 7th and 11th March, including the Emirate’s national airline, Etihad Airways, along with leading hotels, destination management companies; tour operators; and key attractions from across all three regions.
HE Sultan Al Mutawa Al Dhaheri, Executive Director – Tourism Sector at ......read more
Annual Literary Event Concludes Most Successful Edition with Sold-Out Session
Dubai, 11 March, 2018: Following ten days of literary celebrations, the 10th Emirates Airline Festival of Literature concluded on a high with a sold-out session with renowned comedian and bestselling children’s author David Walliams. The event capped off the Festival’s most successful edition, which featured 180 authors from nearly 50 countries.
Held by the Emirates Literature Foundation, the Festival is under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
Isobel Abulhoul, OBE, CEO and Trustee of the Emirates Literature Foundation and Director of the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature said, ‘I am thrilled to announce that ......read more
Dubai – 10 March 2018: The Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC) in conjunction with the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) in Dubai on Thursday concluded the Successful Marriage program for the grooms- and brides-to-be amongst their employees who will participate in the 7th Mass Weeding this year.
The aim of the awareness-raising program was to educate prospective husbands and wives on those key pillars that will help them build a strong marital relationship and therefore a happy and stable family life.
The week-long program, organized in cooperation with the Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department in Dubai, was wrapped up at Dubai Customs Headquarters in the presence of Saeed Saleh Al Rumaithi, member of the Federal National Council, Ahmed Mahboob ......read more
– Meeting to be Opened and Immediately Adjourned on March 6, 2018 –
DUBAI, UAE – March 8, 2018: Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) announced that it is delaying the business of its 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders pursuant to an Interim Order received on March 4, 2018 from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).
To implement this change, the 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be opened on March 6, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. Pacific Time and immediately adjourned to April 5, 2018. There will be no voting or other matters conducted at the meeting.
The Annual Meeting will be reconvened on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. Pacific Time at the Irwin M. Jacobs Qualcomm Hall, 5775 Morehouse Drive, San Diego, California, 92121. The record date remains unchanged – ......read more
Values of Her Highness Shaikha Fatima Bint Mubarak honoured on International Women’s Day
Abu Dhabi, 8 March 2018: Taking place between March 22 to 31 and organised by The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), Mother of the Nation Festival is set to mark International Women’s Day by paying tribute to the values and extensive contributions of Her Highness Shaikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairperson of the General Women's Union, President of the Family Development Foundation, and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood. This year marks a special edition of the festival, which is taking place during Year of Zayed, dedicated to celebrating the legacy of Sheikh Zayed who was at the forefront of championing a more inclusive role for women in the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 7 March 2018: His Excellency Sheikh Dr. Majid Sultan Al Qassimi, Acting Assistant Undersecretary for Food Diversity Sector and Director of Animal Development & Health Department at the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, has officially inaugurated AgraME today (6 March), one of the region’s key agribusiness, aquaculture and animal health trade events taking place until March 8th at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
Over the next three days, AgraME will host over 260 local and international companies from 44 countries. Visitors can join any of the free-to-attend conference streams which cover aquaculture and animal health and a specific stream hosted by the Arab Authority for Agricultural Investment and Development (AAAID) which will cover sector overviews and investment opportunities from ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 7 March, 2018 – His Highness Lt General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of the UAE, today inaugurated the eighth edition of the International Exhibition for National Security and Resilience (ISNR Abu Dhabi 2018) that is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.
The mega event will run until 8 March under the theme ‘Because Homeland Security is Everyone’s Concern’.
Reinforcing the UAE’s keenness in enhancing its reputation as a leading incubator for innovation through offering outstanding services to the society, His Highness Lt General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan noted ......read more
Dubai, 6 March, 2018: The winners of the Second annual School Librarian of the Year Award were announced by The General Secretariat of The Executive Council of Dubai and The Emirates Literature Foundation. The Award recognises the creative and innovative efforts by librarians working in Public and Private schools in the UAE to promote reading among students.
The awards ceremony was held as part of the 10th Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, at the magnificent Etihad Museum with His Excellency Mohammed Al Murr, Emirates Literature Foundation Trustee and Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Library Foundation Chairman, His Excellency Saeed Al Nabouda, Acting Director General of Dubai Culture & Arts Authority, Dr. Salah Abdul Aziz Al Qassim, Advisor, Dubai Culture & Arts Authority, Dr Hissa Ahmed ......read more
To Be Held at Rise - Dubai Creek Harbor on March 9-10
Organized in cooperation with Emaar Properties and GASTRONOMICA and featuring exciting Kuwaiti Youth Projects
Dubai, 4 March 2018: The Kuwait Business Council in Dubai and the Northern Emirates (KuwaitBC) announces the launch of its first public event this year under the theme #CelebrateKuwait. The entertainment festival is organized in cooperation with Emaar Properties and GASTRONOMICA, a leading restaurant operator in Kuwait and the GCC. It also features the participation of many exciting Kuwaiti youth projects representing several sectors. The festival event will be held at Rise - Dubai Creek Harbor on March 9-10.
On this occasion, Luma Jasim Bourisly, KuwaitBC Board Member and chairwoman of the organizing committee, said, “The choice ......read more
The prestigious Cup finished its second day with intense competition at the world-renowned Al Forsan International Sports Resort
3 March 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE: The second day of the fifth edition of FBMA International Show Jumping Cup 2018 has concluded with fantastic success for the UAE with a total of 7 wins and places from its most talented equestrian competitors.
Winners and placed riders were from around the world including UAE, Palestine, Great Britain, Portugal, Denmark, Russia and Norway. This year has seen the highest number of international participants from 25 countries. A total of 147 riders and 180 horses have gathered at the impressive Al Forsan complex.
The esteemed Cup is held annually under the patronage of H.H. Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, Mother of the Nation, Chairwoman of the UAE General ......read more
Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum,
The 5 star winner of the 1st cycle of the UAE Innovation Award is Borouge Pte Ltd
Dubai, UAE, March 03, 2018: Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline & Group, Dubai Quality Group announced 12 winners of the UAE Innovation Award Ceremony that held on 28th Feb. 2018, at Le Meridien Dubai, where the winners, participants, and sponsors has been honored in the presence of H.E. Sami Ahmad Dhaen Al Qamzi, Director General of Department of Economic Development, along with the CEOs of the applicants, sponsors, media partners, and official’s representatives of local and international media.
It ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 28 February, 2018: Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) launched four initiatives as part of the UAE Innovation Month, in line with the Foundation's Strategic Plan. The plan is aligned with the vision of the UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to advance innovation and shape a creative mindset in the country.
Sheikh Dr. Abdulaziz bin Ali bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Executive Chairman of Al Ihsan Charity Association, and Environmental Advisor to the Ajman Government, headlined a workshop entitled ‘The Spirit of Innovation’, that drew the participation of the Foundation’s employees and key business partners and stakeholders.
In an inspirational ......read more
Industry seminars, eco-friendly product launches, and children’s lifestyle products share centre-stage at Paperworld Middle East
Dubai, UAE, February 28, 2018: The Middle East world of school and office supplies, stationery, paper, arts and crafts, corporate gifts, and children’s toys and games as well as leather goods and accessories of the finest quality, takes centre-stage this week in Dubai, as the industry’s dedicated regional trade fair got underway.
Running until March 1, at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Paperworld Middle East 2018 features 303 exhibitors from 42 countries, with eco-friendly global product launches and a two-day industry seminar programme among the many highlights.
Also flagging off on its three-day run alongside, was Leatherworld Middle East 2018, the ......read more
To enhance the presence of Chinese companies in the Centre’s exhibitions and events
Sharjah, UAE, February 26 2018: HE Saif Mohammed Al Midfa, CEO of Expo Centre Sharjah, and Zhou Guangyao, representative of the Chinese Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), discussed areas of cooperation between Centre and the Council, in order to enhance the presence of Chinese companies in the exhibitions that are held by Expo Centre Sharjah throughout the year. The two sides also discussed ways to enhance the participation of Sharjah’s business community in exhibitions that are organized in China.
The discussion occurred during Guangyao’s visit to the Centre’s headquarters. The visit was also attended by David Wang, Chairman of MIE events, as well as a number of officials from both ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, February 25, 2018 – Power Talk: W Style. WHAT SHE SAID is global speaker and networking series presented by W Hotels, of women inspiring women from industries reflective of the Passion Points of the W: music, fashion, design and fuel.
W gives incredible women at the top of their game a stage upon which to share their personal stories at W properties around the world. Most events are free and open to the public on a first come first served basis, with the aim to inspire and ignite the audience in an unfiltered and uniquely W way. Each WHAT SHE SAID event includes a moderated discussion followed by a Q&A session with the audience, after which guests are encouraged to mix and mingle as they network, in true W style, over canapés and incredible music. Mix. Mingle. Inspire. Be ......read more
Third edition of festival continues to pay tribute to the values and extensive contributions of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak. This year, the festival will offer a family-friendly programme of more than 100 activities, performances, and workshops
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 25 February 2018: Organised by The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), the third edition of the Mother of the Nation Festival is set to kick off on Abu Dhabi Corniche from 22nd March to 31st March 2018, offering an exciting range of events with more than 100 workshops, performances and activities.
The Festival, which attracted more than 197,000 visitors last year, will continue to pay tribute to the living legacy and progressive vision of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Supreme Chairwoman of the ......read more
Activities took place across the city from 18-22 February
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22 February 2018 – The Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) has announced the successful run of the Dubai leg of its Waste-Free Environment (WFE) campaign, with community outreach activities taking place across the city since 18 February 2018.
In Dubai, activities included school visits where presentations on recycling alongside interactive learning experiences, competitions and quizzes, took place. GPCA staff will also interact with members of the public on 22 February at an awareness kiosk set up at Mercato Mall where visitors can work with artisans in making handicraft from used plastics. Art activities for families, including a focus on creating awareness about recycling and the benefits of plastics, ......read more
The resort welcomes 2018 with a dazzling display of fireworks
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 2, 2018: Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai dazzled the world yet again with its colourful, signature style and perfectly synchronised fireworks on New Year’s Eve 2018. The electrifying fireworks were the pinnacle of the festivities that took place at the luxurious resort. The ......read more
Thousands of Spectators witness sublime fireworks demonstration for New Year
Sharjah, January 2, 2018: Sharjah’s Al Majaz Waterfront captivated the crowds last night with a spectacular 10-minute New Year celebration of fireworks that lit up the skies for miles around the emirate. The anticipated audience flocked to the area to countdown the clock to welcome 2018 and were treated to ......read more
Dubai, December 27, 2017: Al-Futtaim ACE stores in the UAE are on part-sale with up to 70% off selected items across all categories. With prices locked on over 1,000 product lines, there has never been a better time to buy.
The offers are valid on leading brands including Dyson, Makita, Black & Decker, Karcher, Homeworks, Aftron and more.
Details of the ......read more
Sharjah, 27 December, 2017: Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry announced the launch of “Sharjah Spring Promotions”, which starts in the beginning of 2018 to 15th of February. Its part of the promotional and marketing program aimed to support the retail sector.
This year’s Spring Promotions includes a number of programs and activities covering all ......read more
• Bustling street entertainment for the whole family
• Spend and win competition to win a Mini Cooper, Sprint 2018
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 24 December 2017: The most-awaited event of the city, the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) is here and at Boxpark, the offbeat destination by Meraas, the excitement is heating up with spectacular entertainment for ......read more
Firework displays to take place every Thursday and Friday throughout DSF starting December 26th with a grand finale showcase on January 27th
Amazing dining and shopping discounts across a range of outlets at The Beach for all to enjoy
Entertainment for the whole family
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 23 December 2017: With the annual Dubai Shopping Festival nearing, the ......read more
Exhibition of olden day lifestyle attracts hundreds of visitors to Global Village
DUBAI, 20th December 2017: The Heritage Village organized for the fourth consecutive year by Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) at Global Village, attracts hundreds of visitors from around the world since the commencement of Global Village’s 22nd season last month.
Every evening, the ......read more
You have lots to look forward to during DSF at BurJuman
Dubai, UAE, December 19, 2017: Be spoilt for choice at BurJuman this year! As you enter the new year, embrace a positive and stylish self with the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) from the 26th of December 2017 to the 27th of January 2018. Shoppers and families are invited to enjoy a jam-packed schedule of events at BurJuman ......read more
Patients from across the region band together to increase awareness of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Dubai, UAE, 19th December 2017– In an effort to raise public awareness of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in the UAE, the Middle East Arthritis Foundation (MEAF) have planned a half-day dedicated event in Dubai for people affected by this disease.
The event will take place at the ......read more
Week-long initiative celebrating Arabic Language Day launches at Manarat Al Saadiyat with a programme of performing arts and music
Abu Dhabi, 19 December 2017 – Organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, the inaugural Literature and Music Festival has opened in Abu Dhabi in celebration of Arabic Language Day. The Festival launched with an evening of ......read more
World Trade Organisation Report says UAE occupies 12th and 10th positions respectively on the list of leading exporters and importers in world trade in commercial services
UAE steered ahead of Norway, Malaysia, Indonesia and New Zealand with exports valued at $ 63 billion and imports at $ 82 billion
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 17th 2017: HH Sheikh Hasher Bin ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 14, 2017: Souk Al Bahar is giving shoppers and diners the opportunity to win ‘big’ this festive season, with the chance to celebrate the start of 2018 by driving away in a brand new Mini Cooper!
With only one car up for grabs, simply spend AED 300 in any retail or dining outlet within the mall between December 17, 2017 and January 16, 2018, to enter ......read more
Children to meet new story characters every week; spark their imagination and learn creative concepts the fun way
December 13, 2017; Dubai, UAE: Winter has arrived in the UAE and the cool air brings with it an insatiable appetite for some wonderful winter-related stories for children. This season, British Orchard Nursery will explore the magical world of story-telling to ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 12 December 2017: As part of the jam-packed Abu Dhabi Food Festival programme, the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi is delighted to host the all-new Truckers Carnival, the perfect mix between a food truck festival and a fun fair, at Marina Mall. Featuring a selection of the newest and most sought-after food trucks in the UAE, the festival will offer visitors ......read more
The inaugural Dubai Association Conference is taking place at Dubai World Trade Centre under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 11 December 2017: The inaugural Dubai Association Conference has commenced, with the leaders of the Dubai Association Centre ......read more
Boosting trade ties across multiple sectors
Highest exhibitor participation with 2500 exhibitors
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 10, 2017: The largest sourcing platform, China Homelife Dubai Exhibition was inaugurated by H.E. Majid Saif Al Ghurair, Chairman, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry and opened to visitors at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Open ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 9, 2017: His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, the Vice Chairman of Dubai Sports Council, and HE Nasser Al Rahma, Assistant Secretary General of Dubai Sports Council, visited the Dubai Muscle Show on Friday, December 8, 2017, the opening day of the two-day event at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The region’s leading fitness and bodybuilding show, the Dubai Muscle Show, ......read more
On display are a rare collection of photographs, falconry classes and competitions for the public
9 December, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, May God Protect Him, the initiatives of the 4th International Festival of Falconry organized by Emirates Falconers Club will be inaugurated today in ......read more
December 1, 2017–April 8, 2018
Dubai, UAE, December 5, 2017: The Brooklyn Museum presents Ahmed Mater: Mecca Journeys, an unprecedented look into the changes unfolding in Mecca, by one of the most significant cultural voices documenting the realities of the iconic city. Saudi artist Ahmed Mater began his monumental documentary project in 2008, bearing witness to the ......read more
December 5, 2017: As part of its ongoing initiative to increase awareness on the key role of facilities management (FM) in energy efficiency and environmental sustainability, the Middle East Facilities Management Association will hold a networking event themed ‘The Integration of Facilities Management and Energy Sustainability Management’ at the World Trade Club, Dubai World Trade ......read more
Girls help citizens, residents, visitors and tourists join in the occasion
Sharjah, December 3, 2017: As the UAE marks 46 years since the founding of the nation and reflects on its ambitious past and its spectacular achievements, Sharjah Girl Guides (SGG) is helping the country’s citizens, residents, tourists and visitors to take part in the celebrations by sharing a message of ......read more
Hitting the UAE for the first time, Dubai Modest Fashion Week follows on from the success of London and Istanbul series serving up the biggest names in the industry including international icons, award-winning designers and VIPs
Working towards coining Dubai as a hub for the multi-billion dollar modest retail industry in the Middle East, expect to be educated and enthralled by one of ......read more
Largest China sourcing platform in the MENA region
8th edition of the exhibition in Dubai set to have higher number of visitors
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 1, 2017: China Homelife Dubai 2017 Exhibition will return to Dubai with over 2500 exhibitors at the Dubai World Trade Centre on December 10-12. It continues to be the largest sourcing avenue for Chinese ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 28, 2017: On day two of The Big 5 Solar, the third edition of the Global Solar Leaders Summit was opened by His Excellency Dr. Matar Al Neyadi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Energy (United Arab Emirates).
Showcasing the latest technologies and offering a varied educational agenda until the 29 November 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Centre, The Big 5 Solar is ......read more
Over the course of two days, visitors will experience the country’s diverse arts and heritage
Dubai-UAE: 27 November, 2017 – Jumeirah Beach Residences (JBR), Dubai’s first beachfront destination by Dubai Properties, will celebrate the UAE’s 46th National Day with a host of activities over Saturday and Sunday, 2 to 3 December, 2017. As ......read more
27 November 2017 – Dubai, UAE: Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Founding Chairman, Al Habtoor Group opened a permanent exhibition of his life on Monday 27 November 2017 at a state-of-the-art facility located within the Al Habtoor Group head office.
Fifty prominent Emiratis were invited to the inauguration of the private exhibit called, ‘Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor’s Life ......read more
EXPLORE, DESIGN & BUILD WITH EVERYDAY ALUMINIUM
The EGA Amazing
Aluminium Kiosk offers children a fun and educational experience around the science of aluminium. Offering STEM based activities for age groups from 3 - 12 years, the kiosk encourages children to explore, design and build their own creations out of everyday aluminium items.
CityWalk - Dubai
Outside Hub Zero, Atrium ......read more
Ras Al Khaimah – UAE: 22 November 2017: Under the patronage and presence of His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council, Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, Ras Al Khaimah Chamber of Commerce and Industry is organizing a celebration of its golden jubilee titled "Fifty Years of Achievements".
The event will be held at Ras Al Khaimah Exhibition Center on ......read more
Ninth edition of the awards programme took place against a backdrop of mounting competition in the marketing industry
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22 November 2017: The winners of this year’s MENA Effie Awards have been announced during a ‘Great Gatsby’ themed awards ceremony that took place on 15th November at the Armani/Pavilion in Downtown Dubai. 2,000 top marketing ......read more
A growing focus on creating sustainable cities for healthier living environments – one of the main agendas under the sustainability theme of Expo 2020 Dubai - is attracting multibillion-dollar investments in urban landscaping and horticulture across the UAE and the Middle East. Dubai, for example, has allotted about AED 6 billion to further develop 12,000 hectares of land for natural ......read more
Dabur International has extended full support to the first AYUSH international exhibition that recently concluded. AYUSH that stands for (Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homoeopathy. The Conference and Exhibition was held at the World Trade Centre and was a great success. Dabur International was also one of AYUSH's active exhibitors, optimizing the trade show's global ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 20, 2017: Step out on The Dubai Fountain Boardwalk and witness spectacular views of the world’s largest performing fountain!
A brand-new floating platform located within the The Dubai Fountain, The Boardwalk allows you to get closer than ever, giving you a whole new perspective of the captivating performances.
Guests can start their journey from ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 20, 2017: The University of Birmingham has opened the Abu Dhabi exhibition of the Birmingham Qur’an Manuscript which is located at Umm Al Emarat Park, Abu Dhabi, and will take place from 20 to 29 November.
Yesterday’s VIP opening was attended by Her Excellency Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Knowledge ......read more
Ahmad Abu Zannad, Regional Strategy Director at Leo Burnett MENA, discusses key learnings from the agency’s recent ‘Tropa for Life’ industry wins
Dubai, 19 November, 2017: Today, Leo Burnett Dubai spoke at the inspiring strategic showcase at the WARC Event: MENA Strategy Works, which took place at the Choueiri Group Building, in Knowledge Village. During the event, ......read more
60 distinguished plate numbers sold in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Police for a total value of more than 55 million AED
Abu Dhabi 19, November 2017: Emirates Auction, in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, has sold 60 distinguished plate numbers for private vehicles of (Category 1) for a total of more than 55 million AED. This came during an auction that Emirates ......read more
Dubai Municipality joins leading security show as enhanced safety culture boosts demand for latest Personal Protection Equipment
Dubai, UAE, November 16, 2017: A pair of Augmented Reality safety glasses and cooling apparel designed specifically for hot Middle East climes are examples of the latest Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) on display at Intersec 2018 that will ensure the safety ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 11 November 2017. TÜV Rheinland will attend this year´s Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) - one of the world’s most influential events for the oil and gas industry. The corporation has a large portfolio of services for a wide range of industries and has established a market leader position in the Middle East to assist oil and gas ......read more
Story reading session held at Kalimat Group stand
Sharjah, November 11, 2017: Like a mother gathering her children to read bedtime stories, Lebanese writer Fatima Sharafeddine sparked the imaginations of captivated youngsters as she read aloud at the Kalimat Group’s pavilion during Sharjah International Book Fair.
With tales about parts of the body, Fatima read from her picture ......read more
Dubai – 11 November 2017: Director of Dubai Customs, Ahmed Mahboob Musabih visited the stand of Ports, Customs, and Free Zone Corporation at Accessabilities Expo 2017; the region’s largest trade, professional and consumer event aimed at enhancing the lives of people with disabilities.
The second edition of the Dubai AccessAbilities Expo was held under the Patronage of ......read more
The ‘King of Swing’ is a special guest at Sharjah International Book Fair
Sharjah, November 11, 2017: Pakistani cricket legend Wassim Akram said that India is a part of him in many ways and that he misses going to the country. The ‘King of Swing’ was addressing a hall full of fans and sports enthusiasts on the final Thursday of the 36th Sharjah International Book ......read more
‘Solar Desk’ workshop at fair teaches little ones about renewable energy
Sharjah, 11 November 2017: With fossil fuels a finite resource and climate change a regular item on the political agenda, it perhaps appropriate that concepts of renewable energy be introduced to the younger generations at the earliest of ages.
One workshop for children taking place at ......read more
Part of publisher’s strategy to develop the UAE’s publishing industry
Sharjah, November 7, 2017: A year and half into their partnership with the renowned UK-based Bloomsbury Publishing, Kalimat Group, the Sharjah-based regional frontrunner in the field of Arabic Literature publishing, has launched five new titles, which were released as part of their participation at ......read more
Young writers learn the ancient craft of the written word
Sharjah, 7 November 2017: Sharjah International Book Fair is holding a calligraphy workshop to introduce children to one of the most artistic writing styles in history and give them hands-on experience of creating the letters and numbers for themselves.
Workshop leader Sachin Shah has been involved in writing and teaching ......read more
Majed Al Suwaidi: “Since its inception, EMF has successfully contributed towards the development of the media industry and helped create a bridge between the leadership and media entities”
Dubai-UAE: 7 November 2017: Dubai Media City, the region’s largest community dedicated to the media industry, is supporting the annual Emirati Media Forum that is currently underway ......read more
‘Seamless’ storytelling with needle and tread
Sharjah, 5 November 2017: A unique ‘storytelling puppet’ workshop at Sharjah International Book Fair, taking place at the Expo Centre Sharjah until 11 November, is teaching budding authors and illustrators how to create their own tales by sewing and knitting characters into a felt book.
The youngsters, aged between ......read more
Three novelists join architectural expert in third day panel discussion
Sharjah, November 5, 2017: Speaking to a packed room of literature enthusiasts at Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF), cultural experts from across the world gathered for a discussion on the burning topic of national identity. Taking place on the third day of the fair (Friday), the session saw popular ......read more
Celebrating 20th anniversary
Sharjah, UAE. Thursday, November 2, 2017: His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member, Ruler of Sharjah, and President of American University of Sharjah (AUS), received today a replica of the 15th century Voynich Manuscript in celebration of the 20th anniversary of American University of Sharjah. The manuscript, ......read more
Sharjah,UAE, 2 November, 2017: His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council Ruler of Sharjah, inaugurated the 36th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) this morning (Wednesday).
In his speech His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi underscored that shadowy hands have been promoting malevolent ideas that ......read more
Hijazi Qur'an -Birmingham Qur'an, MS1572A, Cadbury Research Library University of Birmingham
Dubai, UAE, November 1, 2017: The University of Birmingham is bringing a major interactive digital exhibition telling the fascinating story of the Birmingham Qur’an to the UAE for the first time.
One of the oldest surviving Islamic manuscripts, the Birmingham ......read more
Stay on top of live demonstrations, conference news, latest products and much more with MECTW application
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The Middle East Cleaning Technology Week (MECTW) 2017, today announced the launch of its mobile application for active participation and interaction of its exhibitors and visitors. The application is available on Android and IOS devices and can be downloaded ......read more