• Previously shortlisted novelist Mohammed Hasan Alwan wins 2017 Prize
• His novel, A Small Death, sees the historical and spiritual adventures of Ibn ‘Arabi brought vividly to life in fiction for the first time
26 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: A Small Death by Mohammed Hasan Alwan was tonight, Tuesday 25 April 2017, announced as the winner of the 10th International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF).
The novel, published by Dar Al Saqi, was named as this year’s chosen title by the Chair of Judges, Palestinian novelist Sahar Khalifeh, at a ceremony in Abu Dhabi. In addition to winning $50,000, funding will be provided for the English translation of A Small Death, and Alwan can expect an increase in book sales and international recognition.
On behalf of the ......read more
On the occasion of ATM 2017
110 hotels are using Empower’s district cooling service in Dubai
Dubai, UAE, 26th April 2017: On the occasion of Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2017, the leading international travel and tourism event in the region being held from 24thto 27thApril at The Dubai International Exhibition and Convention Centre, announced that 110 hotels are using Empower's district cooling services.
H.E. Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Empower stated that this increase is due to boom in hospitality industry, which is also supported by increasing adoption of district cooling technology.
“District cooling systems serve as a catalyst to promote sustainability of the built environment. The UAE in particular have firmly positioned itself as global leader in the tourism and hospitality sector. The coming years ......read more
26th of April 2017 - Hotel W – Doha - Qatar
2nd Qatar Smart Ticketing & Digital Services Forum
Major ITS industries experts and Public Transport actors will be gathered in Doha, providing a unique opportunity for fruitful exchanges about ticketing and digital services.
25 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: The MENA region is experiencing one of the fastest growth in the world in terms of infrastructure, including public transport both at national and international levels. To face increasing environmental challenges, ensure an equilibrated territorial development and support the welfare and human development of the citizens, Public transport is seen as a one of the key strategy by decision makers.
After a successful first edition in 2016, the 2nd Qatar Smart Ticketing and Digital Services Forum aims to provide its ......read more
24 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: The UAE economy will receive significant benefits as a result of the national pavilion at Hannover Messe according to Emirati industry leaders and economy officials, as the group today discussed during a press conference at the pavilion’s official opening.
The 70th edition of the Hannover Messe was inaugurated yesterday, Sunday April 23, by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who spoke of the need to advance international free trade agreements, urging her counterparts to remove protectionist barriers to trading policies.
H.E. Ali Al Ahmed, UAE Ambassador to Germany, said: "The UAE’s participation in Hannover Messe, the largest industrial exhibition in the world, is a reflection of the strong historical strategic and trade relations with Germany.”
The UAE is Germany’s largest ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 24 April 2017: H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai and H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crowne Prince of Dubai, visited the Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) stand at the Arabian Travel Market 2017 (ATM) earlier today.
During the tour H.H. Sheikh Mohamed Bin Rashid, accompanied by HE Saif Saeed Ghobash, Director General of TCA Abu Dhabi, saw Abu Dhabi’s growing tourism offerings, as the emirate brought its biggest delegation ever at ATM of 71 stakeholders to showcase more than 115 travel, tourism and hospitality related products. Sheikh Mohammed expressed great appreciation of TCA Abu Dhabi’s dedicated contribution towards the development of Abu Dhabi’s tourism landscape positioning it as a ......read more
Dubai, April 24, 2017 – Josh McDermitt, the TV star best known for playing Eugene Porter in the FOX series The Walking Dead, had a memorable experience visiting Dubai’s best landmarks and famed hospitality as he interacted with key regional media, influencers and fans during his recent trip to the UAE. McDermitt was invited to the region by FOX and beIN to promote The Walking Dead, the number one series on FOX channels worldwide.
McDermitt capped his three-day visit to Dubai with a traditional Emirati breakfast at Al Bas takiya; one of the oldest heritage sites that dates back to the early 1900s, and got a glimpse into this city’s most picturesque sites. In addition to that, he took part in a unique and award winning experience with the Heritage Desert Safari, which is Dubai’s most popular and authentic ......read more
Links Group and BBG seminar explores how to improve business through standards
Dubai, UAE, 24 April 2017: Businesses looking to unlock significant growth potential within their organisations should consider implementing international standards. That was the view of panelists at a recent seminar in Dubai on how to improve business through standards.
Organised by Links Group, one of the UAE’s leading providers of commercial facilitation and advisory services, and the British Business Group Dubai & Northern Emirates, the seminar brought together the British Standards Institution (BSI) with public and private sector ogranisations to understand how achieving the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System certificate has benefited their businesses.
The panel was moderated by Mr. Alistair Long, Deputy Consul General for the ......read more
Rebrand sees the company enhancing the customer experience and offering the region’s most comprehensive wedding and event solutions
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 24, 2017: Aghareed is presenting its sophisticated new face to the world, with a brand revamp that sees the company transformed from a wedding concierge into a luxury boutique that provides the region’s most comprehensive wedding and event solutions. The step change reflects Aghareed’s expertise in ‘planning lifetime impressions’ and answers the growing consumer demand for highly personalised planning processes for both weddings and luxury events.
Joumana Tannous, Managing Partner of Aghareed, commented: “We are excited about Aghareed’s rebrand, which has been undertaken to meet the changing demands of our discerning ......read more
• Dubai Science Park co-hosts event as part of its business series with leading regional law firm Al Tamimi & Company
• Presentations outline how businesses in the Energy and Environment sector can best protect themselves in terms of IP, showcasing best-practices
• Energy and environment sector witness significant increase in patent fillings in the past years says Head of Patents and Designs, Al Tamimi & Company
Dubai-UAE: 19 April, 2017 – Dubai Science Park (DSP), a member of TECOM Group and a business community focused on serving the science sector, hosted a Business Breakfast this week at its Laboratory Complex with leading regional law firm Al Tamimi & Company. The event – featuring speakers from DSP and its co-hosts on the ......read more
Dubai, 19th April 2017: The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) will participate for the fourth consecutive year at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair to be held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC) from 26th April to 2nd May.
The Center's pavilion will display a wide range of publications and books, including ‘The Judicial System of the Reconciled Coast’, ‘Social Values in the UAE Proverbs’, ‘Multilingualism in UAE Society’, ‘The UAE-Egypt Relations 1971-1981’, Eastern Region, Grammar for General Education in Schools in the United Arab Emirates between Theory and Practice, as well as the new version entitled ‘Diwan Al-Sadiouni’ and other publications.
Fatima Saif Al Falasi, Head of Libraries Section at Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage ......read more
Dubai, 18 April, 2017 –The German National Tourist Office (GNTO) has announced its participation in the (ATM) between 24th – 27th April 2017 as one of the most important tourism and travel events that take place in the Middle East. GNTO considers ATM as an important platform to join thousands of professionals and decision makers from the tourism industry. It provides the opportunity to meet with opinion leaders and travel representatives from around the world to showcase their brands, products, and enlarge their business.
Since the German National Tourist Office (GNTO), the local representative office of the German National Tourist Board (GNTB) in Dubai has recently welcomed new management, it will be the first time for Nicole Zaspel, Manager Marketing & Sales and Ahlam Khafagy, Communications Manager to attend the ATM ......read more
Fintech, Smartcards & Retail sector to be represented
12 innovative offers to be discovered among exhibitors
Dubai, United Arab Emirates- 17th April 2017- Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy is organizing the French Pavilion at Seamless Middle East 2017 in partnership with French Tech Dubai UAE. The event dedicated to payment methods, retail and e-commerce in the Middle East will take place in Dubai on 1 and 2 May 2017. 10,000 visitors are expected from the Middle East (60% from the UAE), North Africa (20%) and South Asia. 300 exhibitors will be present.
French Pavilion will host 10 French exhibitors specializing in FinTech sector, smartcards and retail. Several French start-ups will be part of the tradeshow to present their innovations. The ......read more
• The large-scale conference will be held Under the Patronage of His Highness Lieutenant-General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Interior
• Building on 17 years of experience, the event comprises three specialist conferences: Seamless Payments, Seamless Ecommerce and Seamless Retail
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 16 April 2016 – Seamless – the region’s most extensive technology and solution exhibition for the ecommerce, retail and payment industries – is set to open its doors on 1-2 May 2017 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. The large-scale conference is a seamless continuity from the Middle East’s largest and longest running conference of 17 years – Cards & Payments Middle ......read more
• Saudi Arabia to invest US$2bn in cultural projects
• Oman continues to pursue plans for US$2.5bn Omagine mega-development
• UAE welcomes the region’s first permanent show
16 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: Saudi Arabia and Oman will lead the GCC’s multi-billion dollar investments in cultural tourism, with a series of projects to develop new world-class cultural attractions, according to a report published ahead of Arabian Travel Market, taking place 24 – 27 April 2017 at Dubai World Trade Centre.
According to the research, compiled by Colliers International, Saudi Arabia is ready to invest up to US$2bn - one of the highest commitments of any government to cultural tourism in the region - with a number of projects and ......read more
Dubai, UAE - April 13, 2017: As part of its activities to mark 2017 as the Year of Giving, Al-Futtaim Honda hosted over 60 children from the Dubai government's Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation at a special event titled ‘Al-Futtaim Honda Youth Day.’
The children aged between 7-17, arrived at the Honda Dubai Festival City (DFC) showroom from where they were transported in Honda Pilots and Odyssey’s to Zabeel Park. They were received by Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police and guest of honour at the event, volunteers from Al Shabab Al Arabi Club and Emirati associates from Al-Futtaim Honda.
Colin Cordery, Regional Managing Director of Al-Futtaim Honda said: “Our business is as much a part of this community as these children and it was an absolute privilege to ......read more
Dubai, UAE - 13 APRIL, 2017 – The Middle East Public Relations Association (MEPRA), the region’s leading body for public relations practitioners, communication professionals and students, has today announced the appointment of Sabrina De Palma to the newly created position of Academy Director. The move supports MEPRA’s commitment to boost investment into training and development and build capabilities of industry professionals across the region, to help navigate the ever-changing communication landscape.
With more than twelve years’ communication experience in agency and in-house roles, Sabrina has previously worked across public relations and marketing strategy with large corporates, national sporting bodies, consumer brands and the not-for-profit sector. Her most recent post was for Hill+Knowlton Gulf as ......read more
• The winner of the first edition of AIM Startup, Blitab from Austria was presented with a cash prize totalling USD 15,000
• The second and third prizes were awarded to Innovein Medical and Palmos, both coming from the USA, respectively.
Dubai, UAE - April 13th 2017: The first edition of AIM Startup, which was organised in conjunction with the seventh edition of the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM), named three start-ups as the winners of the Startup Pitch Competition. Following a continuous series of pitches, the announcement closed out the competition on the final day of the international gathering.
The top three winners were awarded prizes by H.E. Juma Al Kait, Assistant Undersecretary, Foreign Trade Affairs at UAE Ministry of Economy and Dawood Al Shezawi, CEO, AIM’s ......read more
UAE has come a long way in achieving the sustainable development in the post oil era – TRA Director General, H.E. Hamad Obaid Al Mansoori
UAE, April 12, 2017 - SAMENA Telecommunications Council, with the patronage of Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA) of the UAE, is hosting annual Telecom Leaders’ Summit on 30th April 2017 in Dubai. The one-day event is hailed as the seminal conference for private and government sector leaders and influencers in the telecommunications industry across South Asia, the Middle East, North Africa, Asia, Europe and beyond.
“UAE has come a long way in both Telecommunication Sector and Smart Government which are main pillars in achieving the sustainable development in the post oil era. Our participation at this event reflects the importance of Public-private partnership in ......read more
Dubai, 9th April, 2017: Global authority on record-breaking, Guinness World Records, has verified that the Guinness World Records title for the ‘Largest Stencil’ has been broken for the very first time in Dubai, at the Middle East Film and Comic Con. The Middle East Film and Comic Con (MEFCC), is the region’s biggest pop culture convention that launched in 2012. The multi-genre convention is held annually in Dubai and is the first and largest of its kind in the Middle East region.
This is the first time that Guinness World Records has partnered with the Middle East Film and Comic Con, which took place from the 6th-8th of April 2017.
The record attempt, that took place over the three days of MEFCC, was broken through a collaborative effort between Iconix, an online emporium offering a wide range ......read more
• Nearly 50 employment and internship opportunities on offer
• More than 300 university students explore industry opportunities in the science sector
• Leading organisations including Olympus, Thermo Fisher Scientific and Pharmax take part
• DSP supports business partners in identifying talent in the UAE
Dubai-UAE: 09 April, 2017 – Dubai Science Park (DSP), a member of TECOM Group and a business community that serves the entire value chain of the science sector, recently hosted its fourth annual career fair for university students and professionals within the life sciences, energy and environment sectors. A total of 16 industry-leading companies including Olympus, Pharmax, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Dubaiomics, Phoenix ......read more
Dubai, 9th April 2017 – Global Village, the region’s first and most successful multicultural festival park, closed the gates on its 21st season last evening on April 8th with a successful run that culminated with a record breaking attendance of 5.6 million guests over its 159 days of operation. Another astonishing achievement for the park was successfully maintaining a score of 9 over 10 in its Guests Happiness Index marking the great success this season had while spreading happiness across its millions of guests through wide range of cultural and entertainment experiences.
On its last weekend, Global Village hosted two back-to-back concerts on Friday and Saturday, which included the performance of Bollywood actor-director-singer, Farhan Akhtar on Friday and Emirati singing star Mohammed AlShehhi who ......read more
Festival runs from 13th -15th April 2017
Abu Dhabi, UAE, April 9, 2017: Today the Mall at World Trade Center Abu Dhabi (WTCAD), the modern shopping destination in the heart of Abu Dhabi, in collaboration with Wanna Read?, the commendable charity led by H.H. Sheikha Shamma bint Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, and renowned Al Bayt Al Arabi, revealed the exciting and creativity-filled activity schedule for its Pre-Loved Stories & Book Festival.
The unique three day literary festival will offer something new for all the family members including cosplay shows, puppet making and calligraphy workshops, in addition to cultural sessions and private book readings from prominent Emirati authors.
On Thursday at 6:00pm the festival will begin the weekend with an interactive Cosplay show, inviting visitors to try on ......read more
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 introduced in the Think Science Competition this year
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 8 April 2017: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation and Chairman of Emirates Foundation, Emirates Foundation, an independent philanthropic organization set up by the Abu Dhabi Government to facilitate public-private partnerships for empowering youth across the UAE will ......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 Al-Futtaim today, the group plans to attract more senior experienced Emiratis in managerial roles.
“Al-Futtaim is committed to attract, develop and retain UAE nationals as we believe investing in the leaders of tomorrow is key to future sustainability,” said Zuhair Al Haj, Director of Human Resources and Localisation in the MENA region, Al-Futtaim. “Al-Futtaim’s market reputation as an employer of choice amongst ......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 x LG: S.F_Senses of the Future, the impressive work seeks to illustrate humanity’s relationship with the natural world and to illuminate LG’s human-centric design philosophy. The installation is on exhibit from 4-9 April at Superstudio Più in Milan.
TOKUJIN YOSHIOKA x LG: S.F_Senses of the Future offers visitors a feast for their senses and a taste of what the future holds by combining LG’s cutting-edge technology with ......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.
Featuring a wide range of fun activities, ......read more
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
Dubai summit sheds light on connected, autonomous, and greener future on GCC roads; exhibition showcases eco-friendly vehicles
Dubai, UAE, November 14, 2016: The 2nd International Conference on Future Mobility got under way at the Grand Hyatt Dubai today, opened by H.E. Dr. Rashid Ahmed Bin-Fahad, UAE Minister of State and Chairman of the Emirates Authority for Standardization and ......read more
UAE, November 12, 2016- Morocco has announced its third consecutive participation in WOP Dubai 2016 - International Perishable Expo Middle East, taking place from November 13 to 15, 2016 at the Dubai World Trade Center. Organized by the food export control and coordination organization (Etablissement Autonome de Contrôle et de Coordination des Exportations, EACCE), Morocco’s presence ......read more
Action was necessary following repeated price violations
Sharjah, November 12, 2016: HE Ahmed bin Rakkad Al Ameri, Chairman of Sharjah Book Authority (SBA), has stressed that protecting authors’ copyrights and providing books at reasonable price are two main objectives that SBA is committed to at Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF). He said that SBA is dedicated to ensuring that ......read more
Authors talk of their literary journeys
Sharjah, UAE, 12 November 2016: A panel of authors at the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) has spoken of the first steps, the paths they take and the destinations they reach on the journey through their novels. Inspiration, understandably, is the spark that ignites the flames. British novelist Helena Frith Powell is the author of 11 ......read more