IMPACT BBDO Dubai awarded Agency of the Year and BBDO Worldwide named Network of the Year
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – March 23, 2017: The world’s foremost digital advocates gathered at the Westin Hotel on 22nd March to attend the fourth edition of the MENA Digital Awards (MDA) and honour digital talent, efforts and innovation in the region. The awards ceremony followed the successful conclusion of the sixth Digital Media Forum (DMF), which was held earlier that day.
Najla Semaan Mazboudi, CEO of SpotOn Media Services and Events and Founder of DMF and MDA, commented: “MDA was launched to recognise and celebrate those responsible for creating digital marketing campaigns that have a real impact and drive our sector onto new heights. The awards programme has gone from strength to strength since its ......read more
Regional regulators, policy makers and telecoms experts from around the world gather in Doha for the two-day forum
Doha, March 23, 2017: The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) is co-hosting the International Institute of Communication’s Telecommunications and Digital Media Forum (TDMF) in Qatar from March 22 to 23. The Forum has brought together regional and international policy and decision makers in Doha to exchange ideas and experiences that will help the industry to evolve.
The aim of the Forum is to consider best practice policy and regulatory decision making to drive accessibility, affordability and competitiveness, while ensuring that the digital ecosystem is fair and offers protection to all.
The two-day forum, being held at the Four Seasons Hotel, Doha, is tackling a range of issues ......read more
Dubai, 22th March, 2017: Global Village, the region’s leading multicultural festival park, participated in the ‘International Day of Happiness’ celebrations in the UAE, with its own festive line up of exciting activities.
The Happiness Welcoming Team:
Global Village’s front line staff wore specially designed ‘smiley’ t-shirts to welcome guests on this special day. The guests were pleasantly surprised to be greeted by the happy bunch!
“Ring A Gong”
Guests expressed their happiness by ringing an actual gong which was specifically set up by Global Village near the Gate of The World, where a plaque stated: “If You Are Happy, Ring A Gong!” Thousands of guests were seen lining up to share their happiness while taking photos to capture the happy moments they ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2017: The Project of “The Leaning Tower of Pisa in Japan and in the United Arab Emirates” supported by Tuscany Tourism Board, Chamber of Commerce of Pisa, Municipality of Pisa and Municipality of Volterra. After the success of Tokyo, it will arrive in Dubai and inaugurated on the 20th of March at 7.30pm.
The exhibition of the Alabaster Tower, which is reproduced from the original drawings of the famous Tower of Pisa, is realized by the alabaster masters of Arte in Bottega di Volterra’s Association. The Foundation Cassa di Risparmio di Volterra, the Province of Pisa, Cassa di Risparmio di Volterra and the Municipality of Volterra, as well as the Opera della Primaziale Pisana; the work owner, has taken part in the realization of the Tower. The copy of the famous bell tower of the ......read more
The Authority marks the day with a range of internal and external initiatives to spread joy inside the Authority and beyond to the whole community
Dubai, UAE, March 20 2017: Dubai Culture & Arts Authority, the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has celebrated International Happiness Day 2017 with a range of internal and external initiatives that have spread joy inside the Authority and beyond to the whole community. The activities took place on Monday 20th March and were organised by Dubai Culture’s Happiness Team and Chief of Happiness & Positivity Latifa bin Demaithan, in alignment with the National Programme for Happiness and Positivity and the Dubai Plan 2021.
Latifa bin Demaithan, Chief of Happiness & Positivity and Office Manager of the Vice Chairman at Dubai ......read more
Chamber organised and hosted special event at its headquarters to mark the occasion
Copies of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed’s new book “Reflections on Happiness & Positivity” distributed to guests
H.E. Buamim: Dubai Chamber is committed to supporting UAE Happiness Charter and improving satisfaction among our employees and customers
Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2017: The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry celebrated International Day of Happiness by organising and hosting a special event for its staff and customers at its headquarters on Monday.
During the event, guests were treated to food, drinks, music, and recreational activities, in addition to a complimentary copy of “Reflections on Happiness & Positivity”, a new book written by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2017: The Navigator Company, Europe's leading manufacturer of UWF printing and writing paper, took part for the fifth year running in Paperworld Middle East (Hall4, Stand E12), in Dubai, from 14th to 16th March. Company's central aim is to build further on the business relationships it has been developing in the region, which have enjoyed a clear boost since it first took part in this trade fair, the uncontested leader in paper and office supplies events in the Middle East.
The Navigator Company has in fact achieved successful growth in the Middle East region, helping to cement its position as Portugal's third leading exporter and the exporter that generates the most value added for the Portuguese economy. The Middle East regional market today is second only to Europe and the United ......read more
March 19th, 2017, Abu Dhabi, UAE: The Mall at World Trade Center Abu Dhabi (The Mall at WTCAD) is proud to announce that it has partnered with “Wanna Read?”, the commendable charity led by Sheikha Shamma bint Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan. This collaboration is celebrating the UAE’s Year of Giving by hosting its first spectacular charitable pre-loved stories & book fair, encouraging everyone to share their love of literacy.
With book donation boxes within Magrudy’s from 1st March until 5th April, The Mall at WTCAD and “Wanna Read?” are encouraging visitors to #ShareYourBook to kindly benefit others. The Mall at WTCAD has kick-started this worthwhile campaign on social media and is inviting everyone to post their donation on their social media pages using the hashtag ......read more
Global interest in regional leather market builds ahead of Leatherworld Middle East 2017
Dubai, March 19, 2017: Global interest in the Middle East and Africa’s (MEA) leather industry is gaining momentum, as international tanneries, designers, suppliers, and manufacturers look to boost business prospects at the region’s dedicated leather trade show in Dubai.
Debut exhibitors from as far away as Australia, the Netherlands, and Thailand, will rub shoulders with a host of returning players at Leatherworld Middle East 2017, as they set sights on a regional market where demand for finished leather products, tanned animal hides, and manufacturing supplies remains strong.
According to analysts Euromonitor International (EMI), the MEA’s production turnover of tanned and dressed leather (including ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 15 March, 2017: During the opening of the 11th ‘Flower and Garden Festival’ in Yanbu, KSA, Guinness World Records, the global authority on record-breaking, has confirmed that the Royal Commission of Jubail & Yanbu has broken the Guinness World Record for the ‘largest carpet of flowers’.
Reclaiming their title from 2014, The Royal Commission of Jubail & Yanbu commissioned the creation of the carpet for the event’s 11th edition comprising of approximately 1.8 million flowers, featuring flowers of different species, size and colour, including petunias and marigold flowers. The total area of the flower carpet is 16,134.0772 sq m. made up of 14 different types and colours of natural flowers.
Commenting on the record, Talal Omar, Guinness World Record’s Country ......read more
New record in exhibitor numbers marks 7th edition of region’s dedicated stationery, paper, and office supplies trade fair
Dubai, UAE, March 14, 2017: Paperworld Middle East 2017, the region’s leading trade fair for stationery and office supplies, opened in Dubai today (14 March), as 313 exhibitors from 42 countries offer up a smorgasbord of school and gift articles, paper, creative materials, and children’s toys and games.
The 7th edition of the three-day event runs until 16th March at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, and features more exhibitors from more countries than ever before. The exhibition was inaugurated by Butti Saeed Al Kindi, Second Vice Chairman of Dubai World Trade Centre.
The international complement includes six country pavilions from Germany, Italy, China, ......read more
Held under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 14th of March, 2017: Dubai hosts the region’s largest event on forensic science and forensic medicine; Emirates International Forensic Science Conference and Exhibition, from 2-4 April 2017, at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre. The 1st edition of Emirates Forensic will be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Dubai Future Foundation under the theme “Digital Forensic Science”.
His Excellency Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-In-Chief of Dubai Police Gen. H.Q., said : “The wise leadership gives forensic science its utmost ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 13, 2017: International suppliers of stationery and office supplies are turning to the Middle East and Africa (MEA) for future business growth, with the UAE presenting itself as the ideal gateway to access hard-to-reach markets.
Growth in the global stationery and office supplies market is expected to come from emerging markets such as the MEA. Analysts TechNavio forecast an annual market increase in the region of 15 per cent, while Conlumino, another analyst, estimate the MEA market for paper, stationery and office supplies, will be worth US$12 billion by 2019.
While some suppliers are now just testing the waters, others have been in the market for many years. Vienna Office Supplies (VOS) for example, has been exporting high-end stationery, office products, school supplies and artists´ ......read more
Entertainment and activities lined up for all ages include petting zoo, pony riding, Spanish horse “ballet”, heritage village and equestrian art gallery
Experience the thrill of a horse auction as equine aficionados bid for the finest Arabian thoroughbreds in the world
Dubai, UAE, March 13, 2017: An action-packed weekend is in store for horse fans when the 13th Dubai International Horse Fair (DIHF) kicks off this week at Dubai World Trade Centre.
Held alongside the 14th Dubai International Arabian Horse Championship, event organisers have lined up a number of activities that will delight families and children of all ages. DIHF takes place from 16 - 18 March 2017 under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance.
New features that ......read more
Dubai, 12 March 2017: Dubai Land Department (DLD) will provide support for the Middle East Facilities Management Conference (MEFMA) through its strategic partnership with the Middle East Facilities Management Association (MEFMA). The sixth edition of the conference will take place on 13th and 14th March 2017 at The Address Hotel, Dubai Marina.
DLD has confirmed that a delegation of senior management representatives will attend the conference, including H.E Juma Bin Humaidan, Deputy Director of Dubai Land Department; H.E. Marwan Bin Ghalita, Engineer and CEO of the Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA); and Mr. Mahmoud Al Burai, Managing Director of Dubai Real Estate Institute. MEFMA Confex 2017 will see an elite group of facilities management decision-makers, pioneers and experts gathering to discuss the latest ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 12 March, 2017: Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) hosted a ceremony to honor 371 outstanding achievers students under its care. Held at Armani Hotel in Dubai, the event drew the participation of His Excellency Dr. Thani Ahmed Al Zeyoudi Minister of Climate Change and Environment, and His Excellency Dr Ahmad Belhoul Al Falasi, Minister of State for Higher Education and Ahmed Abdul Karim Mohammed Julfar as Director General of the Dubai Community Development Authority (CDA).
Representing AMAF at the special ceremony were His Excellency Tayeb Al-Rais, Secretary General, and other senior officials as well as members of AMAF management team as well as businessmen and personalities associated with the charity field also attended the event.
During the ceremony, the students took an oath to continue their ......read more
Olympics are an Opportunity to Drive Critical Change
Dubai, UAE, March 9, 2017: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on Japan to prepare its airport infrastructure for the 2020 Olympics and future growth of the tourism industry using joined-up thinking and extensive consultation with industry.
Japan has set aggressive targets for attracting international tourist arrivals. In 2016 Japan welcomed some 24 million international tourists. In the 2020 Olympic year, Japan hopes to welcome 40 million visitors, who are expected to spend some $70 billion (JPY 8.0 trillion). And the 2030 target is to attract some 60 million overseas visitors with expected tourism receipts of $130 billion (JPY 15.0 trillion).
Successful infrastructure planning will play a key role in the continued growth ......read more
‘Humanitarian of the year awarded to young female charity founder for inspiring others to make a difference’
Dubai, UAE, 8 March 2017: International Women’s Day has been celebrated with an honouring of role models in the Middle East by His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development.
The WOW Film Fair Middle East Charity Gala Dinner and Awards ceremony took place on Tuesday night, where H.E. Sheikh Nahayan presented the main film festival awards as well as others, recognising high achieving women and men in the Middle East across various fields.
Award winners were gifted with Dhamani pearl necklaces or cufflinks for the following categories Humanitarian of the Year, Business Leader of the Year, Personality of the Year, Sports Leader of the Year, Male ......read more
Dubai Customs shares with conference delegates its experience in implementing AEO program
Dubai – 7 March 2017: The 4th advanced conference on Trade Compliance in the Middle East has discussed ways to enhance customs practice in the GCC towards ensuring reduced cost of trading and increased compliance with trade regulations.
Organized by C5 group, the event was held in partnership with Dubai Customs during 6-7 March. The conference also highlighted, as a top topic of its agenda, Dubai Customs’ experience in the successful implementation of Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) program.
Leading international experts and delegates from key economic sectors such as trade, manufacturing, freight forwarding, and telecommunications, have come together to discuss the latest on how to comply with ......read more
Influence of HH Sheikha Fatima recognised on International Women’s Day
Festival to highlight the role of women in social development and their accomplishments in all aspects of life
Abu Dhabi, UAE – March 7, 2017: Mother of the Nation Festival, the largest of its kind in Abu Dhabi which pays tribute to the values and extensive contributions of H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, will mark International Women’s Day by celebrating women’s role in Emirati society.
Highlighting the values instilled in every Emirati citizen by HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union, Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation and President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, International Women’s Day is an opportunity to reflect on women’s ......read more
Dubai, 5 March, 2017: The Dubai International Publishing Conference began today under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Emirates Literature Foundation, held for the first time by the Emirates Literature Foundation in partnership with the General Secretariat of The Executive Council of Dubai, with an inaugural address by His Excellency Abdulla Abdul Rahman Al Shaibani, Secretary General of the Executive Council of Dubai. The two-day Conference aims to positively impact established publishers and new start-ups to reinforce the reading culture in the local and regional community, in addition to offering networking opportunities, sessions on current trends in publishing and masterclasses on key skills.
In addition, university students have the unique chance to ......read more
Oxford University Press Story Writing Competition Winners Announced
Dubai, 5 March, 2017: A new generation of writers took their first steps on their writing journeys today at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature. The winning short story entries for the Oxford University Press Story Writing Competition 2017 were announced and winners received trophies and a commemorative dual-language book containing the winning stories.
The Festival, which will continue until 11 March, is one of the first international literary events in the UAE’s Month of Reading.
Presenting the awards at the ceremony were Festival favourites Lebanese children’s author Sahar Naja Mahfouz and previous winner of the Montegrappa Writing Prize and author of the Unicorn in New York series, Rachel Hamilton.
The theme for ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE; March 2, 2017: Students from Al Ezza School in Abu Dhabi saw their favourite tales come to life at a Storytelling Session held near the iconic Wind Tower in Masdar City. Masdar celebrated World Book Day by inviting local school children to a book reading event today. Popular fairytale characters read and performed stories out loud, while inviting and encouraging participation from the younger guests.
The Storytelling Session was also among Masdar’s Year of Giving initiatives, with employees from Masdar taking time out of their busy schedules to participate in the event and giving children books and stationery to encourage a healthy habit of regular reading.
Masdar will be holding further events, including a mobile book bazaar, throughout March to mark the UAE’s Month of Reading.
Topic formed focus of second day of Emirates Reproduction Rights Forum 2017
Sharjah, February 28, 2017: A host of local and international experts discussed the requirements needed for the UAE to successfully establish a Reproduction Rights Organisation (RRO), during the second day of the Emirates Reproduction Rights Forum, which took place yesterday (Tuesday) in Sharjah.
Hosted at the emirate’s Flag Island, the concluding activities in the first forum of its kind in the region featured experts on reproduction rights who discussed the practicalities and logistics of establishing an RRO.
Conducted in the presence of Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Founder and Patron of the Emirates Publishers Association (EPA), the two-day forum was organised by EPA in collaboration with the Emirates Intellectual Property ......read more
Dubai, February 28, 2017 – Hong Kong and UAE have enjoyed robust bilateral trade relations on a range of products and services over the years. Adding to the Hong Kong’s business advantages, Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) organises more than 30 exhibitions each year to bring together buyers and suppliers from both economies to develop their business.
Mr. Abdul Aziz Nasser, Deputy Director, Middle East, HKTDC announced here today that eight international fairs covering lighting, electronics, ICT, housewares, home textiles and furnishings, gifts and premium, printing and packaging as well as medical industries will be held in Hong Kong in the coming April and May, which will offer ideal platforms for traders and suppliers from the Middle East to expand their businesses into new markets. The fairs are as ......read more
Celebrated Indian designer Ritu Kumar will present select items from her latest bridal collection at the Ajman Palace Hotel Wedding Fair on 12th January, 2017. This bridal extravaganza, organized in association with The Ajman Tourism Development Department (ATDD), is co-sponsored by Ajman Bank and 2XL Furniture & Home Decor.
True to Ritu Kumar aesthetics, the bridal line this season ......read more
Leading suppliers see a significant rise in inquiries for ESLs from regional retailers
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Electronic Shelf Labels (ESLs) are entering the region with a big promise of saving on both operations and energy costs in the retail sector. A global forecast report by market research firm Knowledge Sourcing Intelligence, revealed that global market for Electronic Shelf Label ......read more
Are you ready for mega fashion shows, raffles, and a whole lot of fun with live entertainment at The Ajman Palace Hotel Wedding Fair from 11th to 13th January, 2017? This bridal and shopping extravaganza, organized in association with The Ajman Tourism Development Department (ATDD) and co-sponsored by Ajman Bank and 2XL Furniture & Home Décor, will see a line-up of over 60 exhibitors, ......read more
Exclusive Beauty Boxes, celebrity mak-eup artists and Q&A sessions are all part of the nine-day experience taking place at The Dubai Mall
Dubai, UAE – 7 January 2017: The Beauty District is back for a second year to help shoppers discover the latest in beauty secrets from the world’s foremost experts.
DSF 2017 is offering nine days in which to learn exactly ......read more
“We commend the efforts and objectives of the UAE Food Bank, the initiative which aims to provide food to those in need under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. The program is expected to play a complementing role to 2017 being named as the ‘Year of Giving,’ which demonstrates the ......read more
15 French companies
United Arab Emirates, January 4 2017: Business France is running the French Pavilion at INTERSEC Dubai. Organized and sponsored by the UAE Interior Ministry, the fair has forged a reputation over the last 18 years as one of the security industry's leading international trade events. France, a longstanding partner in this area, will be in attendance to ......read more
Abu Dhabi,UAE, January 03, 2017 : Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) today announced that all internal and external areas allotted to the International Defence Exhibition & Conference (IDEX 2017) and Naval Defence Exhibition (NAVDEX 2017) have been allocated and rented out to major players in the regional and global defence industry.
Organised by ADNEC in cooperation ......read more
Dubai, UAE; January 2, 2017: Dubai has once again mesmerised the world with a magnificent New Year’s Eve fireworks spectacle by Emaar Properties, bidding farewell to 2016 and welcoming in 2017 in resplendent style. Hundreds of thousands of spectators from all over the world joined the celebrations in Downtown Dubai, Emaar’s mega-development in the heart of the city, centred ......read more
Thanks Dubai and DSF for the life-changing prize
Dubai, UAE - 31 December 2016: It seemed like the end of the world for Joel Gutierrez, a Filipino national, when he lost his job recently, after working for 16 years in the UAE to look after his family back home. However, if the loss of his job came as a shock, Joel was stunned with what followed him later - he won a luxury Infiniti ......read more
First Twitter live streaming deal announced in the Middle East and North Africa
DUBAI AND SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 31, 2016: Global developer Emaar Properties and Twitter announced today that they are partnering to live stream the New Year’s Eve firework displays in Dubai to a global Twitter audience. This is the first live streaming deal Twitter has announced with a partner based in ......read more
Bay Avenue’s NYE ‘Walk n Shop’
Join Bay Avenue as they celebrate the New Year’s Eve with activities over two days. Friday will entail a market day out, and Saturday will have the market along with entertaining activities and a NYE countdown:
Food & Beverages Kiosks
Arts, Clothes, Jewellery & Accessories Kiosks
NYE ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 28, 2016: During the presentation of the 2017 Michelin Guide, Swiss watchmakers Eberhard & Co., established in 1887 and celebrating its 130th anniversary next year, presented the special “Qualità nel Tempo Michelin Italia 2017” award and for the first time presented the Guide with its commemorative anniversary logo.
The latest edition, the 62nd, was ......read more
DSF 2017 kicks off 34 exciting days of non-stop, action-packed shopping, fun entertainment and world-class events. Join us to ‘Shop.Win. Celebrate’ every day
Dubai, UAE – 26 December 2016: It’s finally here! The jam-packed schedule of events that millions of shoppers and families have been waiting for kicks off today with the 22nd edition of the Dubai Shopping ......read more
ArabPlast 2017 promises an international participation accentuated by the presence of the giant operators in the industry of plastics, petrochemicals and rubber
Dubai, UAE, 26 December 2016: As the biggest plastics, petrochemicals and rubber industry exhibition in the MENA region, ArabPlast 2017 is set to bring together the key players, experts and industrials in the field from ......read more
Market demand continues for well-targeted trade shows and conferences – Pauwels
Dubai, UAE, December 22, 2016: Messe Frankfurt Middle East has rounded off another prosperous year in 2016, reporting robust growth across its event portfolio as it expanded into new markets and industry sectors.
The Dubai-based trade fair organiser’s nine exhibitions combined featured ......read more
Spend AED 200 or more at Dubai Shopping Malls Group’s participating malls and double your chances to win big
Dubai, UAE, December 22, 2016: The Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) and Dubai Shopping Malls Group (DSMG) will launch an innovative ‘Happy Shopping, Happy ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, December 20, 2016 – Genetec Inc. (Genetec), a leading provider of open-architecture, unified IP security solutions, has announced that it will be showcasing high-end security and surveillance systems at the 2017 edition of Intersec, the world’s leading trade fair for security, safety and fire protection, which will be held from January 22 to January 24, 2017 at the Dubai ......read more
90 stands for 45 companies at the 22nd edition of long-running DSF attraction
Dubai, UAE, 20 December, 2016: Dubai Customs is gearing up to launch its 22nd edition of Carpet & Art Oasis under the theme “A Fabric of Innovation” at Sheikh Saeed Halls 2 & 3 in Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC), from December 29th 2016 to January 15th 2017.
A unique annual event, which ......read more
UAE, December 20, 2016 - The Emirates Environmental Group recently concluded the 15th edition of the Clean-Up UAE on the 15th of December. The total nationwide collection was over 110 tonnes of waste. The 10-day clean up drive was organized across 146 locations in all the seven Emirates, including Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain, Ras Al Khaimah, and Fujairah as well as the city of ......read more
December 20, 2016 – In yet another strong proof of its outstanding performance in the service sector, Imdaad, a leading provider of integrated facilities management solutions in the GCC, has been awarded the Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award (SKEA)-Gold Category today (December 20, 2016). Imdaad took home last year an award in the Silver Category, reflecting its consistency and ......read more
’34 kilos gold to be won in 34 Days’ promotion
100 winners in 34 days
Three winners everyday with a chance to win up to 1 kg gold everyday
Dubai, UAE, December 20, 2016: Dubai Gold and Jewellery Group (DGJG) announced their mega jewellery promotion for the 22nd edition of Dubai Shopping Festival, which will run from 26th December to 28th January 2017 ......read more
Prepare to embark on a magical festive journey through an enchanting festive winter production with your loved ones at CITY WALK
Dubai, UAE: 19th December 2016: CITY WALK, the urban living destination by Meraas, is all set to celebrate the warmth of the festive season with a magical and dreamy production of an enchanting winter fairy-tale. Hosted between 18th December and 28th December ......read more
Shop. Win. Celebrate. DSF 2017 runs for 34 days from 26 December
Dubai, UAE, December 18, 2016: Millions of shoppers and families will enjoy a jam-packed schedule of events at Dubai Shopping Festival when the event’s 22nd edition kicks off on 26 December. Final preparations are underway to launch the 34-day shopping, winning and entertainment extravaganza, the longest running ......read more
Signtrade, AGFA Graphics, Canon Middle East, Flex-Europa and a host of big brands will be at SGI Dubai 2017, the largest show for print and signage industries
Dubai, UAE, December 18th, 2016: According to International Expo Consults (IEC), in 2017, Infrastructure, retail, tourism and amusement industry sectors, will propel the growth of the printing and signage industry in the UAE and other ......read more
The indulgent experience took to new heights as people thronged to complete their Christmas shopping
Dubai, UAE, December 15, 2016: With the air thick with anticipation, pre-Christmas shoppers streamed into the Concept Big Brand Carnival as the event opened to public today. The shopping extravaganza was kick started by popular Bollywood singer Mika Singh in the presence of numerous ......read more
Global participations in 9th Paper Arabia 2017 inaugurated by HH Sheikh Saeed bin Hasher Al Maktoum
Specialised show to shed light on paper and tissue production and relevant innovative technologies and machineries until tomorrow (Thursday, 15 December)
Dubai, UAE, 15 December 2016: 9th Paper Arabia 2016, the international exhibition for paper, tissue and converting ......read more
UAE – December 13, 2016 - Under the patronage and presence of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA), DAFZA has signed today (Tuesday, December 13, 2016) multilateral Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with several major entities under the Dubai Government – including the Dubai Police, the Dubai Health Authority, the Dubai ......read more
Meet and greet Bollywood singer “Mika Singh” at the Concept Big Brands Carnival at Dubai World Trade Centre
Don't miss the chance to browse through more than 300 international brands from 15th to 19th December, 2016.
Dubai, UAE, December 13, 2016: The festive holiday feel is ready to go up a few notches as Concept Big Brands Carnival returns with a fantastic array of ......read more
Middle East Audiovisual Market Grows 34 Percent to USD 2.8 Billion in 2016;
InfoComm MEA Opens Today as Region’s Leading A/V Event, Showcasing Holograms, Videoboards, and Audio and Lighting Systems
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – 7 December 2016: Holograms, massive videoboards, and state-of-the-art audio and lighting displays will be among the audiovisual innovations ......read more
6th Annual deep euphoria Calvin Klein Spotlight on Women Filmmakers ‘Live the Dream’ Grant Presented to Emerging Female Director
Dubai, UAE, December 6, 2016: deep euphoria Calvin Klein and the Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) announced the winner of the sixth annual deep euphoria Calvin Klein Spotlight on Women Filmmakers ‘Live the Dream’ grant at the 26th ......read more
Dubai (November 28, 2016) – Advanced Conferences & Meetings (ACM) proudly launched the Dubai Green Hotel Innovation on Monday at Sheraton Grand Hotel Dubai, UAE. This event constitutes a platform for hoteliers to discuss strategies to reduce the hospitality industry’s carbon footprint and achieve greater environmental sustainability.
Dubai Green Hotel Innovation brought ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 4, 2016: In celebration of the 45th UAE National day, the team at BinHendi Enterprises, one of the UAE’s leading business conglomerates engaging in various industries including fashion & hospitality, gathered together on the 29th of November to recognize & celebrate the spirit of the union. Celebrations included various cultural activities as well as a ......read more
Setting hearts aflutter at The Ajman Palace Hotel Wedding Fair will be internationally acclaimed fashion designer Walid Atallah with his magnificent range of bridal dresses. Walid will showcase his latest Spring Summer Bridal collection at an exclusive fashion show at the hotel on Wednesday, 11th January, 2017. Organized in association with Ajman Tourism Development Department, it will be his ......read more
CITY WALK, THE BEACH, BOXPARK, Last Exit and The Outlet Village, show national unity in support of UAE National Day
Dubai, UAE; 30 November 2016: Meraas, a Dubai-based holding company, will join the UAE in marking the nation’s 45th National Day, through a series of innovative activations across each of its destinations.
Reinforcing its promise of creating unique experiences for ......read more
Known as ‘Utsavam 2016’, the festival will feature a panoply of classical art forms, traditional Kerala ethnic percussions and vocal renderings during these three days.
The 3-day festival will witness performances by Padmasree Gopi Ashan, Padmasree Mattannur Shankarankutty Marar, Kalaamandalam Unnikrishnan, Kalamandalam Sankara Warrier, Pathiyoor Shankarankutty, Kottakkal ......read more
First National Day Super Sale from 1-3 December
Lineup of events to highlight “Spirit of the Union”
Malls to entice families with events and promotions including free-to-attend concerts by Arab music icons
Dubai, UAE, 29 November 2016: Dubai is all set to celebrate the country’s 45th National Day with an exciting lineup of events and activities that will ......read more
UAE, November 24, 2016 - In celebration of the UAE Innovation Week 2016, the Secretariat of the Supreme Legislation Committee (SLC) has held a ‘Reading Day’ recently as part of the national efforts to promote science, innovation and reading and place the UAE as one of the leading capitals in culture, knowledge and innovation.
This move is part of a series of events themed ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 24, 2016: The Special Needs Future Development Center (SNF), in association with Creative Angels, recently hosted its Annual Fun Fair event. Taking place at The Grass Lawn in the Dubai International Marine Club, the event raised awareness around the local community’s young adults with special needs.
Featuring a wide range of fun activities, families ......read more
November 24, 2016 - The opening of the pioneering International Student Fest (ISF) saw a considerable turnout at the Meydan Gallery and Convention Centre in Dubai where a host of fun and entertaining events have been lined up as a platform for interactive learning and extra-curricular activities. The maiden edition - which is co-located with the autumn edition of the Gulf Education and ......read more
Like every year, the 3nd Annual 'The Ajman Palace Hotel Wedding Fair' (TAPHWF) will be held in association with Ajman Tourism Development Department. The mega three-day luxury bridal exhibition will take place from 11th to 13th January, 2017 and is the only and 'biggest' hotel wedding trade show to take place in the Northern Emirates. Building up on the success of last two ......read more
November 23, 2016 - The region’s first International Student Festival (ISF) to be held on the sidelines of the Autumn edition of GETEX (Gulf Education and Training Exhibition), will open tomorrow (Thursday, November 24, 2016) and run until November 26, 2016 at the Meydan Gallery and Convention Centre in Dubai. The event will be co-located with GETEX Autumn, the leading student recruitment ......read more
Andrew Matthews, a bestselling author and International Speaker has addressed over a thousand international corporations on happiness and enjoying work.
Andrew Matthews, represented in the region by Right Selection Speaker Bureau, at the National Achievers Congress will throw light on how to be happy no matter what
The Congress held on November 18 and 19 and organized by Najahi and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 20, 2016: Inspired by the designer’s love of London, during the early onset of winter, the collection features the most coveted of monochromatic colours as a base – stark black and ice white – with flares of the city’s statement bold red scattered throughout.
Reminiscent of the vast open plains of Hyde Park on a crisp November afternoon, ......read more
MORE THAN 110 ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS TO SHOWCASE UAE’S AMAZING MARCH TO THE FUTURE
Dubai, UAE, November 20, 2016: His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, has hailed the crucial role the United Arab Emirates has been playing in promoting the spirit of innovation and enterprise in the country by encouraging new ......read more
United Arab Emirates, 19 November 2016: The much awaited ‘National Achievers Congress’, taking place for the first time in the Middle East, was inaugurated today by H.E. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, the Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development. The renowned international two day congress, was attended by H.H. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, ......read more
WOP DUBAI saw a visitor increase of 20% from last year, while IPM DUBAI witnessed an increase of 11%
WOP DUBAI also witnessed an 18% increase in the number of exhibitors while IPM had 9% more this year
Greece participated for the first time with a country pavilion and had the largest country presence at the show
New technologies from Dubai Municipality and the United Kingdom were ......read more
Under the Patronage of H.E. Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development & For the First Time in the Middle East
Dubai, UAE, November 15, 2016: There are now just a few days left before The National Achievers Congress 2016 opens its doors to participants in Dubai.The renowned international congress, nowin its 23rd edition, will be attended by H.H. ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 15, 2016: The Special Needs Future Development Center (SNF) is gearing up once again to host its annual Fun Fair event on November 18th 2016. Taking place at The Grass Lawn in the Dubai International Marine Club, organizers hope the event will raise awareness around the local community’s young adults with special needs.
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Aviator Lifestyle, a premier division of Aviator Society, a London-based provider of luxury air charter services, has confirmed its participation in the upcoming Big Boys Toys exhibition, scheduled from November 23 to 26 at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC).
At the upcoming seventh edition of the event, Aviator Lifestyle will be collaborating with Elixium a luxury lifestyle product ......read more
In support of UAE Innovation Week
Third TEDxDubai Salon to provide an evening of TEDx Talks, attendee participation and live interaction—showcasing thought-provoking speakers and talks from the TED platform.
Shamsa Saleh: The TEDxDubai Salon event will highlight and showcase Emirati and local talents, and provide an opportunity to encourage the youth to instil a spirit of innovation ......read more