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
Join other moms at the Johnson’s® Baby tent to learn more about your baby’s skin and its needs.
Dubai, UAE, 19 February 2018: Johnson’s® Baby is hosting an interactive event at JBR walk to introduce their first semi-therapeutic product range, especially suited to protect baby skin against the harsh environmental conditions in the Middle East. Families will have the chance to come and experience a first-of-its-kind, futuristic technology to test their skin dryness levels and learn more about how to keep babies’ skin healthy and moisturized.
Parents can look forward to participating in some interesting activities, take-away useful goodies and capture memorable moments with their little ones at the Johnson’s® Baby tent. The event will host a series of engaging demonstrations to ......read more
Releasing statistics in parallel with Gulfood 2018
Dubai – 19 February 2018: Dubai Customs continued its efforts in bolstering Dubai’s external food trade. A recent statistics issued by Dubai Customs in parallel with Gulfood 2018 showed that the value of this trade during the period from January to September 2017 reached AED 70.2b where imports had the lion’s share with AED 44.6b, followed by exports with AED 12.6b and re-exports with AED 12.9b.
“Promoting external trade in support of national economy is a priority for us at Dubai Customs following the wise vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai,” said Ahmed Abdul Salam Kazim, Director of Strategy and Corporate Excellence at Dubai Customs. “We ......read more
Global exhibitors at Paperworld Middle East 2018 look to entice buyers with products dedicated to regional preferences
Dubai, UAE, February 18, 2018: Manufacturers of writing instruments from throughout the world will launch their latest products at a Dubai exhibition this month, with an Arabic calligraphy pen among the new items targeting a UAE market that is set to grow by 26 percent over the next five years.
Paperworld Middle East 2018, the region’s dedicated trade fair for paper, office supplies, stationery, corporate gifts, and children’s toys and games, will feature more than 300 exhibitors from 42 countries when it opens from 27 February – 1 March at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
More than half will arrive with product portfolios comprising writing ......read more
1500 participants from 20 Chinese Provinces transformed the destination into an oriental wonderland
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 February 2018: On Friday, 16 February, 2018, City Walk by Meraas hosted the UAE’s First Spring Festival Parade in partnership with the Consulate General of China, Dubai Tourism and Commerce Marketing and Dubai Police.
The hour-long exclusive cultural event featured over 1,500 participants, representing 20 Chinese provinces through their traditional music and dance performances, and transformed the destination into an oriental wonderland.
This year, Meraas marks the Chinese New Year with a series of fun-filled events and entertainment across its destinations, including City Walk, The Beach, Boxpark, The Outlet Village, Al Seef, and La Mer. Radiant Chinese lanterns, traditional ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 14, 2018: Finnair and the Finnish Paralympic Committee have signed a three-year partnership agreement, whereby Finnair becomes a key partner of the Finnish Paralympic Committee for the Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang, which will begin on March 9, 2018. The agreement also covers the Tokyo Paralympic Games in 2020.
“Being the official airline and the main partner of the Finnish Paralympic Committee is great,” says Pekka Vauramo, Finnair’s President and CEO. “We are doing our best to support the Paralympic team on their journey to success. We also want to promote together the theme of accessible travel. We want to provide parasport athletes with the best connections to the events and to enrich their preparation for the Games with a unique flying experience. Inclusiveness and diversity ......read more
Stubb highlights key issues that affect personal and societal mood
Dubai-UAE: 11 February, 2018 – Alexander Stubb, Vice President of the European Investment Bank and former Prime Minister of Finland, offered a number of signposts that will point the way to happiness in our rapidly changing world.
Stubb’s session ‘Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Scandinavian Happiness: How on Earth Can They Be Happy in the Cold’, touched upon what it takes for individual happiness, as well as reasons why five of the top happiest countries in the world happen to be Scandinavian. Denmark, Norway, Iceland, Finland and Sweden in the top 10 of the World Happiness Report.
In terms of personal happiness, he gave advice on three areas: mind, body and relationships. He said: “This issue of happiness ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 07, 2018: Are you bored of the same old Valentine’s date? Are you looking for a new way to impress your significant other with a more adrenaline filled alternative to dinner and a movie? Well look no further. Dubai’s first nature adventure and zip-lining park, Aventura, is offering all lovebirds a special once in a lifetime Valentine’s Day experience.
For one day only, couples can visit Aventura, experience tree-surfing, zip-lining, rope-climbing and many more thrilling obstacles and then relax and unwind together with a unique ‘Dine Under the Stars’ experience. Set outdoors in the natural Ghaf tree forest, couples can cozy up beneath the stars and stay warm next to the log burring fire-pit whilst enjoying the specially crafted Valentine’s menu designed by ......read more
Dubai – United Arab Emirates, 6 February, 2018: His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance and President of Dubai Health Authority, DHA, officially inaugurated today the 22nd UAE International Dental Conference and Arab Dental Exhibition - AEEDC Dubai 2018, that is held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. AEEDC Dubai, the largest dental conference & exhibition in the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia and the second largest in the world, is organized by INDEX Conferences & Exhibitions, member of INDEX Holding, a leading national company, in cooperation with a number of local and international organizations.
Following the opening ceremony, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid along with a number of VIP’s, ......read more
Ergonomics expert gives 5 tips to tackle the common problem
Dubai, UAE, January 31, 2018: The modern workplace is driven by technology, with employees largely dealing with emails and a suite of office programmes, rather than more physically active jobs. This has led to a huge increase in musculoskeletal complaints, with one of the most popular being lower back pain.
According to Alan McDonald, MD of Humanscale, which produces ergonomic products for the workplace, typical office workers spend more time sitting in their chair than anywhere else and it is estimated over half of computer users go about their daily work with at least one form of related discomfort.
An expert with over 17 years in the field of office interiors and furniture solutions, McDonald gives some simple preventative ......read more
Dubai, January 25, 2018: Dubai Shopping Festival 2018 also known as DSF 2018 unveiled in Dubai on 26 December and will run till 27 January. Total retail sales are estimated to be around Dh200 Billion this year. With many top international as well as local brands participating in this event, you can get amazing benefits of sky high discounts.
Gulfshoppingdeals.com offers you with some of the best and the most amazing deals and discounts from top brands and retailers during DSF 2018. To avail these offers you don’t have to visit the stores and you can get amazing discount at your home.
Some highlights of the Dubai Shopping Festival are:
Up to Dh200 Billion retail sales during Dubai Shopping Festival every year.
12% increase in number of passengers in Dubai during sale event.
Dubai Mall ......read more
Drone Zone, smart homes, automation, fire safety and commercial security draw interest from thousands of trade visitors
Dubai, UAE, January 24, 2018: Twenty years since it first opened doors in Dubai, Intersec is now a multi-sectoral mega event that attracts the majority of the top global security and safety professionals and the world's leading brands under its gigantic roof.
The just-concluded Intersec 2018, showcased some of the most path-breaking and trend-setting developments yet seen in the region, which is a leading marketplace for the latest in cutting edge safety and security products and solutions.
Over 1,300 exhibitors lined up a comprehensive array of their latest product ranges and offered services and solutions galore, as the 60,000 sqm show floor came alive from the first day, at the Dubai ......read more
Dubai, UAE; January 24, 2018: Tristar Group will celebrate the 100th session of its Toastmasters Club meeting with the “World Champion of Public Speaking” winner Mark Brown and two-time finalist Kwong Yang, along with other eminent speakers in Dubai. More than 400 members from various Toastmasters Clubs in the UAE and Tristar employees will attend the event on the 23rd February at the Emirates Headquarters Auditorium on Airport Road.
The Toastmasters World Champion of Public Speaking 1995, Mark Brown, will deliver a key note address to the audience. Originally from Kingston, Jamaica, Mark Brown migrated to the United States at the age of 18 with only $40 in his pocket and a dream for a better life. Today, he is one of the most popular inspirational speakers in the world. In 1995, Mark defeated more ......read more
Sharjah, 23 January, 2018. Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry will hold the second annual exhibition “Spring Bazaar 2018” at the Expo Centre Sharjah. Small and medium enterprises of entrepreneurs from different Emirates will participate. The four day annual event will take place kick off on 1st of February and end on the 4th.
The “Bazaar” offers a wide variety of products and services targeting citizens, residents and tourists, such as handicrafts, Abayas, Jalabiyas, scarves, Arabic perfumes, accessories and other products.
SCCI announced that the door is still open to entrepreneurs in commercial sectors wishing to participate in the “Spring Bazaar 2018”. Businessmen that are participating will benefit from the importance of the event in promoting their products and ......read more
Over 200K AED worth of prizes to be given away until 27th January, including the grand prize of a 2018 Jeep Cherokee!
21st January 2018, Dubai, UAE: During one of its most successful Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) to date, Dubai Festival City Mall has already given away more than 200K AED worth of prizes to visitors in the Mall. Shoppers spending over AED 250 will get the chance to win weekly prizes until the 27th January, with 20 more iPhone X phones and the grand prize of a 2018 Jeep Cherokee still to be won.
A range of activities and workshops have also been lined up with key retailers such as Robinsons, Tuc Tuc and many more. The Mall is a great destination for fashion, dining and entertainment, which now offers almost 500 world class retailers, 75 restaurants – many of which feature waterfront dining.
Visit the multiple Experience Zones around the city including the Souk, Innovation Zone and the Bazzar.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; January 20, 2018 – Today was the first day of The Festival at Masdar City, and there's the promise of more fun, food and entertainment tomorrow! The event which concludes Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week is dedicated to raising community awareness of sustainability, brings in crowds with food trucks, live entertainment, and educational games and activities. The different Experience Zones include a Souk selling local and organic produce as well as an innovation hub filled with high-tech gadgets.
In honour of the legacy of the UAE’s founding father there is the Sheikh Zayed Corner to celebrate 2018 as the Year of Zayed.
The carnival atmosphere fills the ......read more
Guest influx exceeded 100,000 per day in the run up to New Year’s Eve
A record breaking 500,000 guests attended 46th UAE National Day celebrations
Dubai, UAE, 16 January, 2018: Global Village, the region’s first multicultural festival park, and a family destination for culture, shopping and entertainment, has announced a new record of more than 2.4 million guest entries over the two-month period since its opening on 1st November 2017 with 9/10 happiness score. This is a resounding endorsement of the unprecedented guest experience it offers and of its ever growing popularity.
Statistics released by Global Village for the period 1st November to 31st December 2017 highlight its performance across various indicators such as guest numbers and happiness indices. It adheres to the highest ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 16, 2018:
Be My Pampered Valentine
Surprise your special someone with an exclusive spa and dine experience this Valentine’s Day at the recently opened Renaissance Downtown Hotel, Dubai. Your sensory itinerary begins with a unique and revitalizing spa journey at the Six Senses Spa, followed by a culinary experience at southern French farmhouse-inspired Bleu Blanc by celebrity chef David Myers. Couples leading a busy lifestyle can benefit from a fully flexible package that allows you to enjoy your spa experiences and dinner on separate dates.
AED 800 per person: 60 minute signature massage + 30 minute complimentary sensory experience + pool access + 3-course dinner with a welcome signature drink
AED 1,080 per person: 60 minute signature massage + 30 minute ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 15, 2018: His Excellency Dr Mohammed Nasser Al Ahbabi, Director General for the UAE Space Agency delivered a keynote session on the importance of the country’s space programme highlighting challenges faced by his team in the region while planning for their mission to Mars.
The talk was given at the Satellite Communications Conference, part of the 24th edition of CABSAT which opened yesterday (14 January) at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).
HE Dr Al Ahbabi, said: “CABSAT is a very important exhibition and conference for us as it demonstrates new technology in this region. The event also aligns with the UAE government’s strategy to position the country as a hub for space events and exhibitions showcasing future technologies.
“It is important for us to use this event to ......read more
Three-day cable, satellite and broadcast event opens doors to over 13,000 industry professionals
Regional TV market set to reach US$15 billion by 2021
Dubai, UAE, January 14, 2018: His Highness Sheikh Hasher Bin Maktoum Al Maktoum, Director General of Dubai's Department of Information, today opened CABSAT 2018 - the definitive event for broadcast, satellite and entertainment content sectors across the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA).
Following the official opening, HH Sheikh Hasher Bin Maktoum toured the exhibition halls, meeting with exhibitors who have gathered in Dubai for the 24th edition of CABSAT, running 14-16 January, 2018 at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).
With more 13,000 media industry professionals in attendance in 2017, the three-day event is the leading platform for the broadcast, ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 14 January, 2018 – The inaugural edition of the Abu Dhabi International Boat Show (ADIBS), organised by Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) in association with British Marine, has received an overwhelming response from exhibitors and industry professionals at the London Boat Show.
Running from 10 to 14 January at ExCeL London in the UK capital, the London Boat Show provided a comprehensive overview of the very best the boating world has to offer.
Howard Pridding, Chief Executive Officer of British Marine, the membership organisation for the UK boating industry whose portfolio also includes the successful TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show, said: “The UAE is one of the fastest-growing markets for leisure crafts and yachts in the world, and British Marine is delighted to offer ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 7, 2018: Continuing to delight visitors to Downtown Dubai, Emaar will showcase its ‘Light Up 2018’ spectacle, which won the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the ‘Largest light and sound show on a single building’ staged upon Burj Khalifa, until the end of March on Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday at 8pm, and on Thursday and Friday at 10pm.
A mesmerising laser display, ‘Light Up 2018’ Downtown Dubai welcomed over a million visitors on New Year’s Eve. Spanning a surface area of 109,252 sq metres (about 27 acres, the size of about 20 football fields), the show is set on the new LED panel displays on Burj Khalifa, the global icon, with over 1.1 million pixels, creating a never-before spectacle.
A highlight of the show is the visual tribute to the founding ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - January 6, 2018: Global Village, the region’s largest and first-ever multi-cultural festival park, has participated in the UAE national campaign to thank His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces. The campaign was launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, with the slogan “Thank You, Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed”. With its celebrations, Global Village aims to thank the eminent leader Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, who has devoted his time and effort to serving the country with sincerity and supports his future vision, planning and organisation.
"We wanted to thank His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 4, 2018: Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club are all set to usher in the New Year with the 18th edition of the H.H. The President of the UAE Polo Cup, the biggest and most prestigious tournament in the country.
Held in the name of The President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Falah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the two-week long event has attracted some of the leading polo players in the UAE and from around the world.
The ‘Royal Signature’ tournament offers the highest entertainment featuring a series of competitive qualification matches before it culminates in the Grand Final on Friday, January 19.
Qualification matches at the picturesque Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club, the UAE’s only Royal Polo Club, kick-off on ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 4 January 2018: Dubai Festival City, Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate’s fully integrated mega project welcomed over 100,000 people to ring in the New Year.
The destination hosted a variety of exciting events - from spectacular fireworks displays to sumptuous treats and fun-filled community events, there was something for everyone to enjoy and celebrate the special occasion.
Festival Bay’s, IMAGINE, lit up the sky with its spectacular record breaking show whilst visitors enjoyed a sparkling display of fireworks throughout the night starting from 9pm until the grand finale at midnight.
Continuing the New Year’s Eve celebrations, Festival Arena by InterContinental Dubai Festival City hosted Arabic A-listers, Mohammed Hamaki, Nancy Ajram and Nassif Zeytoun. The event was ......read more
His Excellency Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi: Marine environment holds great significance in the UAE and plays an integral role in our everyday lives
Dubai, UAE, September 23, 2017: The United Arab Emirates, in partnership with the European Union and Fiji, hosted a high-level roundtable during the 72nd United Nations General Assembly on enhancing and mobilizing investments to ......read more
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 ......read more
MECTW surely becomes a must-visit show for new technologies, energy savings and environmental impact
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Offering unique and innovative technology at Middle East Cleaning Technology Week (MECTW), Gulf Laundrex-Linen Care Expo (part of MECTW), this year brings together world’s leading laundry sector exhibition EXPOdetergo International from Milan, Italy. ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......read more
August 29, 2017– Judging by the caliber of top international universities, colleges, and higher academic institutions that are setting up shop in its shores, the UAE has fully emerged the region’s top destination for learners of all ages. The government is keen on furthering the country’s education system by allocating AED 10.2 billion for the public and private higher education ......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 ......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 ......read more
August 23, 2017– Sponsored by ‘The Tea Company’ and ‘Pure Leaf’ by Unilever Gulf, the engaging and intense UAE National Tea Masters Cup is making its debut this year at the Dubai International Coffee & Tea Festival (DICTF), the Middle East’s only exhibition dedicated to coffee and tea. Winners of the inaugural edition of the Tea Masters Cup in Dubai will ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......read more
August 10, 2017
Xiaomi has today (Thursday, August 10, 2017) opened its first Authorized Mi store in the region in partnership with local distributor TASK FZCO. Located at the popular Burjuman Shopping Centre in Dubai, the new store will showcase Xiaomi’s powerful Mi 6 and entertainment-focused Mi Max 2 smartphones.
Mi 6 is powered by Qualcomm’s ......read more
UAE, August 09, 2017- Drake & Scull International PJSC, a regional market leader in engineering and related services, has announced that it will receive an interest-free ‘Qard Hasan’ loan of up to AED 100 million from Tabarak Investment as part of DSI’s capital restructuring program.
The loan will help meet the immediate working capital requirements of DSI until it ......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 ......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 ......read more
UAE, August 1, 2017 - Drake & Scull International PJSC, a regional market leader in integrated design, engineering and commissioning, procurement, construction and construction management, has announced today that a consortium of Passavant Energy & Environment (PE&E), its wholly-owned German water & energy technology solutions provider subsidiary, and Aziz Company for Contracting ......read more
Students had the opportunity to explore how planetary scientists work
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 31, 2017: Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre launches the first science summer camp, under the title “Like a Scientist”. The camp targeted students from grade 9 to 12 at UAE schools, who had the opportunity to explore to explore how planetary scientists work through ......read more
UAE, July 31, 2017 – NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) recently announced the expansion of its Fueled by NetApp program, designed to help drive growth for service providers who are helping their customers on the path to digital transformation. With this announcement, service providers gain access to new consulting and incubator programs, as well as new efficiency guarantees and increased training. ......read more
Modesh World, the largest outdoor edutainment event opens gates to Summer Bazaar at Hall #7 held from July 6th to September 4th, 2017.
Summer Bazaar ’17 is an indoor cultural market and exhibition for shoppers to beat the heat this season
Summer Bazaar runs parallel with Modhesh World and Truckers DXB in Hall #7 at DWTC, Dubai
The entry is free for all with great deals and ......read more
UAE, July 30, 2017 - ‘Meet the Real You,’ a two-day live event championing the concept of ‘Life Transformation’ through a highly interactive, educational and entertaining agenda, helped participants unleash their full potentials. During the event held recently at the Viceroy Hotel, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, renowned entrepreneur Moataz Mashal revealed strategies for personal ......read more
July 30, 2017 - As a part of the ongoing 'Sharjah Summer' campaign, Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has revealed the exciting new activities and promotions, including water-based and family oriented events, at the Al Majaz and Al Qasba Waterfront in Sharjah. This falls in line with “Sharjah Tourism Vision 2021”, which aims at positioning the emirate ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 24, 2017: Ras Al Khaimah Exhibition Center, a Ras Al Khaimah Chamber initiative, has successfully hosted nine different consumer and specialist exhibitions during the first half of 2017 which drew 296,374 local and international visitors.
Jamal Al Taher, Acting Director of RAK Exhibition Center, said: “The Center offered a wide variety of exhibitions and ......read more
The UAE is among the top three countries for the global Islamic indicator in many sectors such as halal food, travel, fashion, media, recreation and Islamic finance among others.
The UAE ranked third after Malaysia and Bahrain in Islamic finance; the sector is estimated to cross the $4 trillion mark in 2019 compared to $1.21 trillion in 2013.
Global expenditure of ......read more
Dubai, July 23, 2017: Prominent Asian direct selling company QNET completed the final leg of their GCC Limitless Expo at Le Merédien Hotel in Dubai.. Themed ‘QNET Carnival’, the expo propagated QNET’s concept of ‘Absolute Living’ among families and individuals by displaying a wide and exciting range of lifestyle enhancing and wellness products.
The concept ......read more
July 20, 2017: The Jeju Island Tourism Organization, South Korea has revealed a 20 per cent increase in the number of UAE tourists that have visited South Korea’s Jeju Island during the first half of 2017. The figures were presented in a special promotional event held today (Thursday July 20, 2017) at the JW Marriott Marquis in Dubai. The event was aimed towards further promoting the ......read more
July 19, 2017 - The Dubai International Coffee & Tea Festival (DICTF) Middle East’s only exhibition dedicated to coffee and tea, is set to make its grand debut in the emirate this December—throwing the spotlight on the growth of the industry that is driven exclusively by consumer demand. More than 7,000 visitors are expected to attend the event, which will be hosted for the first ......read more
“25% INDEX’s Contribution to the Event’s Industry in the UAE”
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19th of July, 2017: As a leading national company in events management, INDEX Conferences & Exhibitions, a member of INDEX Holding, have shared its yearly reports that reflect its contribution to the events sector that is witnessing a remarkable growth in the UAE. ......read more
Emaar Properties joins Middle East Cleaning Technology Week as the official ‘Knowledge Sharing Partner’
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: One of the world’s top property developers, Emaar Properties is the official ‘Knowledge Sharing Partner’ at this year’s Middle East Cleaning Technology Week (MECTW). As part of this partnership, Emaar will share best practices ......read more
UAE, July 16, 2017- Cerner Middle East & Africa celebrated the sixth edition of its annual Achievement and Innovation Awards by recognizing clients across the Middle East for their most rewarding health care technology adoptions across five categories.
Cerner created the Achievement and Innovation Awards to honor clients that have effectively increased quality and value for their ......read more
Dubai born NRI - Simran Vedvyas Makes Every Moment Count Change through her work & action recognized
Dubai, UAE, July 15, 2017: NRI of the Year Awards - A Prestigious Award for Global Indians #YouDeserve
Times Now, ICICI Bank and GIIS presented; the fourth edition of the prestigious NRI of the Year Awards 2017 at Hotel Grand Hyatt Mumbai, felicitating select Global Indians with ......read more
Technological solutions for better quality of life in cities
Bosch vision for urban mobility: zero emissions, zero stress, zero accidents
Already 14 beacon smart-city projects worldwide
Bosch Mobility Solutions growing three times faster than the market in 2017
Dubai, UAE, July 11, 2017: Bosch is becoming a provider of mobility services for conurbations. In the future, ......read more
World Population Day Comment:
Key to Ensuring that the Middle East Thrives in a near 10-billion People Planet is to Continually Rethink Our Cities
The UN recently upgraded its global population forecast to 9.8 billion by 2050 with sub-Saharan Africa accounting for much of the world’s population growth between now and then. Commenting on the regional implications of a near 10 ......read more
An indoor cultural market and exhibition ‘Summer Bazaar’ opens its gates for all shoppers at Dubai World Trade Centre
The entry is free of charge with great deals and bargains on shopping
Summer Bazaar runs parallel with Modhesh World and Truckers DXB in Hall #7
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 10, 2017: Presenting a ‘cultural market’, Summer ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 05 July 2017: Bringing Abu Dhabi Summer Season 2017 to a roaring kick-off, two Mobile Roadshows celebrating the 14th edition of The FIFA Club World Cup will take place at Bawadi Mall in Al Ain from the 6th of July to 8th of July and return from the 3rd of August to 5th of August.
Organised by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi), in partnership ......read more