Exhibition and Events to Promote Hong Kong-UAE Cooperation
Dubai, UAE, September 20, 2017: The fifth Lifestyle Expo in Dubai will take place 25-26 September at the Hyatt Regency Dubai, connecting Hong Kong and Chinese mainland suppliers with buyers from the Middle East and Africa to fill the region’s growing demand for trendy consumer products.
Jointly organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and the Trade Development Bureau of the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China, the Expo will showcase a wide range of stylish, quality itemsfrom about 110 Hong Kong and mainland exhibitors. Offerings include consumer electronics and ICT products, household products and electrical appliances, fashion and fashion accessories, gifts and premiums, as well as watches and ......read more
Over 15,000 attendees at this year’s Dubai edition of Annual V-Convention
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 19, 2017: Hosted at the Hamdan Sports Complex from 8-12 September, Prominent Asian direct selling company QNET rolled the carpet to their biggest extravaganza of the year in Dubai, V-UAE 2017. This edition of the V-Convention was extra special as the Company celebrated 19 years of remarkable success and stability in the direct selling industry.
Held with the theme ‘Do it Now!’, QNET continued to showcase their dedication to a holistic and balanced lifestyle throughout the five day event. The event featured Bollywood legend Anil Kapoor, National Ambassador for UN Women Pakistan Muniba Mazari, and Bollywood star Vivek Oberoi as special guests.
QNET used the stellar V-UAE 2017 to announce Olympic ......read more
Dubai, UAE: 19 September, 2017: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s National Day will be celebrated in Dubai with great fervour, as residents and visitors get to enjoy a weekend of fun and entertainment on 22 and 23 September including concerts by popular Arab singers, in a reaffirmation of the strong fraternal relations between Saudi Arabia and UAE and historical ties between the brotherly peoples of the two countries.
As part of the Saudi National Day celebrations in Dubai, visitors from Saudi Arabia will be welcomed with sweets, flowers and gifts on arrival at Dubai International Airport on 20 September.
Hotels in Dubai are also adding to the excitement on the joyous occasion of the Saudi National Day with promotions and discounts on accommodation, especially for guests from Saudi Arabia, as well as a variety of ......read more
64 brands receive Superbrands recognition at Gala Event
Dubai, UAE, September 18, 2017: Superbrands, the independent authority and arbiter of branding, announced that ‘NMC Healthcare’ has won the coveted 'Brand of the Year' award at the 13th annual Superbrands tribute event, which was held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Dubai Festival City. Sixty-four leading brands from the UAE were awarded Superbrands status and the 2017 Superbrands book was unveiled at the event, also dubbed the ‘Oscars of Branding’, where the UAE’s strongest brands were honoured.
Speaking on the well-deserved win by the NMC Healthcare, Mr. Mike English, Director, Superbrands Middle East said, “We are thrilled to announce that NMC Healthcare has been voted Brand of the Year for 2017 by ......read more
Under the theme, “Re-Imagining Realities: Discover, Transform and Innovate,”
Most Global Edition to Host Attendees from Six Continents and 147 Countries;
IDC: Global Digital Transformation Economy to Top USD 2 Trillion in 2019
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Attendees to one of the world’s most global technology expos – the 37th GITEX Technology Week can experience and discover how converging technologies and disruptive business models will solve problems in daily lives and businesses. UAE-based and international technology companies, governments, startups via the new GITEX Future Stars startup confluence, and futurists will showcase how innovations -- from artificial intelligence, to blockchain and virtual reality -- are transforming the lives of communities around the world.
The technology investment ......read more
Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri: “With over 30% of the Marina berths already sold the event is well on-track to be the largest ever gathering of boats and water-sports in Abu Dhabi”
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 16 September 2017 – Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) today announced that the Abu Dhabi International Boat Show 2018, set to run at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre in October next year, is already registering high uptake from prospective exhibitors and key stakeholders within the marine industry.
Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri, Group CEO of ADNEC, said: “Over the last few months, we have been witnessing a great deal of interest in the 2018 edition of the Abu Dhabi International Boat Show from local and international leisure and marine industry players, key stakeholders and ......read more
Latest supply chain innovations on show from 3D virtual reality warehouse mapping to automated sortation systems
Dubai, UAE, September 11, 2017: H.E Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) opened Materials Handling Middle East 2017 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
The only comprehensive industry-spanning trade platform for the wider Middle East, Materials Handling Middle East 2017 got off to a busy start, with 126 participating exhibitors from 20 countries, representing over 200 international brands, making their presence felt at the show.
The beefed-up international presence, with six of the Top 20 international materials handling brands participating, underlines the ......read more
Abu Dhabi – 10th September 2017: The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), an international independent organization that has pioneered corporate sustainability reporting since 1997, will hold the regional launch of the new GRI Standards in Abu Dhabi on 19th September 2017. The launch event is being hosted by Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, Masdar, is sponsored by Union National Bank and has been organized in partnership with Sustainability Excellence.
The new GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards (GRI Standards) are the latest evolution of GRI’s reporting disclosures, which have been developed through more than 15 years of a robust multi-stakeholder process. As the world’s first global standard for sustainability reporting, they provide companies, NGOs and government entities with a common language ......read more
Post success of FoodAddict, a food TV show, last year, producer and presenter Zenofar Fathima, launches House of Zen a lifestyle TV show
A Dubai resident and CEO, Zen Productions, Zenofar brings to Dubai a TV programme featuring lifestyle, art, fashion, jewelry and more all the way from Malaysia
With the cooperation of Consulate General of Malaysia and the Malaysian Business Council in Dubai and Brest Friends part of the Al Jalila Foundation, the first ever exclusive Malaysian exhibition will be hosted with most reputable lifestyle brands of Malaysia
The exhibition will be attended by the Malaysian delegates, top UAE Entrepreneurs and dignitaries, along with well know Indian celebrities
The show and exhibition will also be graced by the presence of Indian model-turned-actor Rahul Dev and singer Sukhbir
Dubai, United ......read more
Hosted from 18th to 20th September, 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Centre, the three-day conference aims to provide a sound foundation on industry issues, entering markets and making viable businesses in the HORECA sector
The event is targeted towards Franchisors and Franchisees, Restaurant General Managers and Food Service business owners and operators
20 and counting speakers from different sections of the HORECA segment will be participating in this 3-day conference
The conference is looking at a footfall of over 50,000 delegates across the three days
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 10, 2017: Middle East Food Forum, the UAE’s hub for all food service business owners and operators, is set to host the Restaurant Development Conference alongside the International Centre for Culinary Arts (ICCA) Dubai, on ......read more
With Industry 4.0 movement to drive USD 17 billion annual revenue growth across Middle East industry and manufacturing sectors by 2021, automation will be a key focus at the food manufacturing trade show among other latest F&B production innovations
Dubai, UAE – 09 September 2017: As the rise of robots gathers pace across global industries, Gulfood Manufacturing, the Middle East’s biggest ingredients, processing, packaging, and logistics exhibition, will shine the spotlight on how automation is revolutionising the world’s food supply chain when it returns for its fourth edition at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) this 31 October to 2 November, 2017.
According to the Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) 2016 report ‘Middle East Industry 4.0’, companies in the Middle East anticipate significant gains ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 7 September, 2017: Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) will take part in the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) 2017 exhibition, set to run from 12 to 15 September at the ExCel London exhibition centre in the UK. The company will promote its defence exhibitions and the UAE’s defence industry.
Under the umbrella of the UAE Pavilion, ADNEC will highlight the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) 2019, Naval Defence Exhibition and Conference (NAVDEX) 2019, the Unmanned Systems Exhibition and Conference (UMEX) 2018, and Simulation and Training (SIMTEX) 2018. The pavilion will also showcase national companies active in the defence industry, one of the most important industries as per the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030.
Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri, Group CEO of ......read more
Trends, innovations and world-class products showcased at dedicated hospitality equipment & food service expo will keep Middle East F&B industry in the game
Dubai, UAE, September 7, 2017: The hospitality industry in the GCC is predicted to reach a market value of US$ 36.7 billion by 2020, according to Euromonitor International. This robust growth is driven by an increasing population and strong tourism industry, with international events such as Dubai World Expo 2020 expected to draw in 20 million visitors. Flexible regulations and limited barriers to entry provide fertile ground for global and regional F&B outlets to enter the market, with 19,000 new outlets projected to open by 2019, according to financial advisory firm Alpen Capital. With fierce competition arising it has never been more important to stay ......read more
Rashid Al Kous and Noura Binhadyia share their knowledge and experience with international peers
Sharjah, September 6, 2017: The UAE has shared its expertise in publishing on the international stage with the recent visit of a delegation of senior literature industry figures to the IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Poland. The trip to the conference hosted in Wroclaw - the largest city in western Poland – was aimed at enabling the representatives to exchange experiences with their peers and to gain new insights into the latest developments in the field of libraries and archiving.
Comprising HE Rashid Al Kous, Executive Director of the Emirates Publishers Association (EPA) and Noura Binhadyia, Manager of Knowledge without Borders (KwB), the Sharjah delegation visited the week-long event to participate in a ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 06 September 2017: Dubai Trade, the single window for cross-border trade and a DP World company, is gearing up for its 10th E-Services Excellence Award (ESEA) by featuring four new categories to recognise users of LogiGate, the innovative logistics marketplace that enables cargo owners to book warehouses and competitive transportation services online or using a smart phone.
The event that will be held in Dubai during the first quarter of 2018, is the first of its kind in the region to recognise organisations for adopting smart services in trade, shipping and logistics.
The four new categories that will be featured in the 10th anniversary of the award are: LogiGate Transport Best Cargo Owner, LogiGate Transport Best Transporter, LogiGate Warehousing Best Warehouse Operator and LogiGate Warehousing Best Cargo ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 5, 2017: His Excellency Khalid A. Al-Falih, Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources, Saudi Arabia, will deliver the inaugural address at the 12th Annual GPCA Forum from 27–29 November 2017, at the Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai.
Held under the theme ‘The chemical industry in transformation: A new journey begins’, the 12th edition of the GPCA forum is set to attract over 2,000 delegates from 51 countries comprising global industry experts, thought leaders and senior officials from regional government entities, industry and academia, to share insights on driving strategic partnerships, diversification, investments and capitalizing on a new era of challenges in the global chemical industry.
Dr. Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun, Secretary General, GPCA, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 3, 2017: Aiming to conquer great heights and outdo the standard industry expectations, Flowers FM 947 added another feather to its cap and commenced the celebrations for their first Onam festival with the traditional pookallam at the tallest building in the world – Burj Khalifa; on Saturday 2nd September 2017.
Flowers FM 947 launched in May 2017, and ever since has been on a stride to take up challenges and go the extra mile for remarkable achievements.
The pookallam design was the perfect synchronization of all the essences that brought the event together. The fabulous design, created by noted art director Srisan Balakrishnan, displayed the aerial view of the Burj Khalifa along with the Flowers FM logo incorporated at the center.
This amazing opportunity was conceived with the ......read more
24 AUGUST 2017 – DUBAI, UAE: Her Excellency Reem Al-Hashimi, UAE Minister of State and Managing Director for the Dubai World Expo 2020 Bid Committee, called in on Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Founding Chairman, Al Habtoor Group at the Al Habtoor Group head office.
The theme of Expo 2020 Dubai is ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’.
Her Excellency briefed Al Habtoor on the progress made for the Dubai Expo 2020 and discussed plans for the land that will be used for the World Expo following the event. The Expo site, which covers 438 hectares, is located within the Dubai South District, near Al Maktoum International Airport. The minister said it was important for the government to ensure that the development is sustainable after the six-month-long exhibition, which will revolve around trade and ......read more
Dubai, August 24, 2017: This month, Al-Futtaim ACE is celebrating its Sheikh Zayed Road store anniversary and Eid Al Adha with a host of exciting events and activities.
The Al-Futtaim ACE Sheikh Zayed Road store will offer special offers and discounts for customers as well as exciting in-store activities.
Event: Sheikh Zayed Road Store Anniversary
Date: 24th – 26th August
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Road store in Dubai
As part of its Eid Al Adha celebrations, customers will enjoy special discounts and bundle offers across all product categories.
Event: Eid Al Adha
Date: 24th August – 4th September
Venue: All Al-Futtaim ACE stores including Dubai Festival City and Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai, Yas Island, Mina Road and Dalma Mall in Abu Dhabi, and Bawadi Mall in Al Ain
Al-Futtaim ACE ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 22 Aug 2017: This Eid Al Adha, shoppers at Dubai Festival City Mall can expect an action packed calendar of activities taking place throughout the week in celebration.
The first day of Eid, will be marked with a spectacular musical fireworks display across Festival Bay. As an exciting addition to the schedule of events, shoppers can interact and take pictures with their favourite cartoon and clown characters roaming through the Mall.
For guests looking for some home inspiration during the Eid holiday, Dubai Festival City Mall will also be home to the IKEA ‘make room for life’ installation. In spirit of the year of giving, visit the ‘UN Refugees Need for Eid’ interactive installation to learn more about those in need and how you can support the cause and ......read more
Enjoy daily firework displays and revel in the carnival atmosphere created by street performers and live family entertainment
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 20 August 2017: Residents and visitors to The Beach are in for a treat during Eid Al Adha, with four days of spectacular firework and plenty of live family-friendly entertainment. The cultural celebration will begin on 31 August 2017 and promises an unmissable carnival atmosphere, with marching bands and street performers. Fireworks will start daily from 8:45pm and there will also be an exciting programme of fun activities to keep the little ones busy. Visitors are encouraged to arrive early and hang around for some extra special performances after the fireworks.
Event: Free daily entertainment and fireworks
Time: 8:45pm onwards
Date: 31 ......read more
Submissions closing on 20 September 2017
Dubai, 16 August 2017, UAE: Dubai Quality Group has started accepting the submissions to the 6th cycle UAE Ideas Conference & Award 2017 that will kick off 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 and Patron of Dubai Quality Group. The 6th UAE Ideas Conference & Award 2017 will take place on October 2017 at Dubai.
The award forms an integral part of the Conference, which was introduced in the year 2012 by the group to encourage the extensive adoption of innovation. The annual conference in Arabic will bring together Emirati as well as other local talents, industry leaders & innovation experts under a ......read more
Sharjah, 13 Aug 2017: The Health Education Department of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah is holding a press conference at 10 AM, Wednesday August the 16th, at the Council’s headquarters in Sharjah. The conference is dedicated to announcing the 2017 edition of the “Health and Tourism” campaign, titled “Let's Walk”.
The annual campaign aims to promote a culture of walking and active lifestyle in the summer season, and highlight Sharjah's efforts in promoting a healthy lifestyle in all its tourism attractions. The campaign also aims to spread awareness around healthy behaviors that can be adopted by tourists during their tours.
The conference will be attended by Her Excellency Iman Rashid Saif, Director of the Health Education Department, as well as representatives from the ......read more
High-level forum to gather 1,000 decision makers, including government and business leaders, to discuss trade and investment opportunities opening up across the continent
H.E. Buamim: Africa’s rising middle class and rapid urban growth are creating exciting business prospects which UAE companies stand to benefit from
Dubai, UAE, August 8, 2017: The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has announced that it will organise and host the 4th Global Business Forum on Africa in Dubai on November 1st-2nd, 2017, under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice-President and Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai.
The two-day forum will be held at Dubai’s Madinat Jumeirah under the theme “Next Generation Africa”, and bring together 1,000 top-level ......read more
The camp consists of interactive workshops, scientific and technical experiments on space designed for intermediate and high school students
August 6, 2017, Dubai United Arab Emirates: For the third consecutive year, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre organized a summer camp for intermediate and high school students. The Camp included a number of interactive workshops, scientific and technical experiments on space, planets and satellites.
During the camp, students analyzed their findings of a strange object in space by different equipments and methods, which enabled them to understand the differences between system used to observe planets such as telescopes, satellites, orbiters, and landers. Also, students participated in an activity to find similarities between Earth and Mars. They analyzed real images of both ......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
Large-Scale Light Installation Highlights LG’s Human-Centric
Design Philosophy at World’s Largest Design Show
Dubai, Apr. 5, 2017 — Milano Design Week, the largest and most famous event celebrating design around the world, is the setting for a collaborative, large-scale light installation by LG and Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka. Entitled TOKUJIN YOSHIOKA ......read more
Event brought in association with Sohail Khan Entertainment.
Superstar Salman Khan to make an appearance.
Meher Miracles announces the launch of its flagship sports and entertainment event, EFB in Dubai
With combined strengths of Meher Miracles, Aranca, Scinemasters, JA Events LLP & Dubai Sports Council, Dubai will experience sports and entertainment coming together through a unique ......read more
UAE, April 03, 2017- DuPont (NYSE: DD) and Dow (NYSE: Dow) today announced several amendments to the companies’ transaction agreement involving the proposed merger of equals and intended subsequent separation into three independent publicly traded companies.
To accommodate the requirements of DuPont’s recently announced transaction with FMC, Dow and DuPont have amended Section ......read more
April 03, 2017– Tertiary enrollment in the UAE continues to rise as a direct result of its population boom and growing status as a destination of choice among overseas students seeking quality international higher education. According to an industry study, the UAE will need around 42,000 additional seats by 2020 to accommodate the expected influx of learners from all over the world. ......read more
April 2, 2017- Egypt Property Show (EPS), the first Egyptian real estate global roadshow featuring premium development from Egypt’s top developers, will kick off in Dubai from May 5 to 7, 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Center to bring closer to Egyptian home buyers living abroad and foreign investors an array of luxury properties and turnkey solutions for international real estate investors. ......read more
Campaign aims to reinforce Abu Dhabi’s position as region’s go-to events capital
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 29 March, 2017: Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) announced the launch of an international promotional campaign for its defence exhibitions, which include the upcoming Unmanned Systems Exhibition and Conference (UMEX 2018) and the Simulation and Training Exhibition and ......read more
‘DEAL 2017’ to redefine entertainment with 12D technology
Dubai, UAE, March 29th, 2017: DEAL 2017 ushered in the much touted 12D technology for gaming and movie buffs who would witness real-life experience which would not only be interactive but also immersive in nature. During the third day, exhibitors signed contracts for innovative products and projects, amusement rides and ......read more
March 29, 2017 – DuPont Protection Solutions today announced that it is kicking off a year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of DuPont™ Nomex®, an inherently heat- and flame-resistant fiber used to help provide protection to millions of people and critical processes worldwide. Throughout the year, a series of celebratory events and activities will be held to not only ......read more
The region witnesses state-of-the-art innovations in the entertainment and amusement industry at the DEAL show
Dubai, UAE, March 28th, 2017: International Expo Consults (IEC) announces that 2017 would be a huge turnaround year in the amusement and entertainment sector as the 23rd edition of DEAL show (Dubai Entertainment, Amusement, and Leisure) unveiled the latest innovations from across the ......read more
UAE, March 28, 2017- DuPont (NYSE: DD) and The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) announced that the European Commission (EC) has granted conditional regulatory clearance in Europe of the companies’ proposed merger of equals.
This regulatory milestone is a significant step toward closing the merger transaction, with the intention to subsequently spin into three independent publicly traded ......read more
FEATURING PROFESSOR NIVEEN KHASHAB FROM THE KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA AND DR. NAZEK AL ATAB FROM THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES AMONG THE WINNERS
Dubai, March 27th 2017: For the 19th edition of the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards Ceremony that was held in Paris this week, the international scientific community gathered to honour and celebrate 5 exceptional women scientists and ......read more
Abu Dhabi, March 26, 2017: H.E. Eng. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, Minister of Economy, recently received Francisca Elizabeth Mendez Escobar, Mexico's new Ambassador to the UAE, with whom he discussed ways to enhance cooperation in a number of priority areas for both countries.
The meeting held at the Ministry's Dubai headquarters touched on the results of the recent visit of a UAE ......read more
Two-day LEA conference to focus on safety and leadership in the entertainment and amusement industry in the region
Dubai, UAE, March 26th, 2017: MENALAC - the Middle East and North Africa Leisure and Attractions Council - brings together the leading companies within the region’s entertainment industry, including the theme parks, visitor attractions, water park and family entertainment ......read more