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Dubai World Trade Center hosts two workshops on Pension Law…

GPSSA called the insured to confirm that the specified period of pension eligibility is met before the resignation Abu Dhabi, 27 May 2017:  Mohammed Saqr Al Hammadi, Director of the Customers Happiness Department of the General Pensions & Social Security Authority (GPSSA), called the insured to confirm that the specified period of pension eligibility is met before the resignation. He pointed out that only few days are remained for those whose end of service files are received by the Authority. Such procedure shall encourage GPSSA to call on the employer to meet with the insured and inform him of his rights arising from his decisions before proceeding with the process.   Accordingly, He stressed that the pension is a right acquired by force of law, and maintaining the fulfilment of its conditions guarantees a decent ......read more

A journey through the Golden Ages of Islam this Holy Month of Ramadan at The Dubai Mall…

9HIJRI is a special tribute by The Dubai Mall to mark the Holy Month Dubai, UAE, May 25, 2017:  This Holy Month of Ramadan, embark on a journey of enlightenment through the Golden Ages of Islam as The Dubai Mall brings 9HIJRI, a well-curated experience highlighting the contributions of Islamic scholars and master-craftsmen.  The month-long exhibition celebrates Islam’s contribution to the region’s civilisation with nine dedicated zones that pay tribute to the scholars and veterans, each highlighting a defining aspect of the region.  Discover the ‘House of Wisdom’ at the Knowledge Zone that brings together the inspiring views of scholars from across the Arab world, creating a veritable intellectual academy. The House of Wisdom documents the collective learning from rare manuscripts, books ......read more

20th Edition of Dubai Summer Surprises Offers Six Weeks of Sales…

  Dubai, UAE 24 May 2017: Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) is back for a record year from 1 July to 12 August 2017. The 20th edition will offer residents and visitors an exciting six week calendar of sales and family entertainment. Organised by the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), this year’s DSS will run for 43 days under the slogan ‘Enjoy 6 weeks of sales.’  DSS 2017 will feature a series of retail promotions offering the best deals and discounts and the opportunity to win fabulous prizes at malls run in collaboration with the Dubai Shopping Malls Group. Thousands of retail outlets will reward visitors with special offers and discounts of up to 75 per cent on a wide range of merchandise. This year’s DSS is ......read more

H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance launches INDEX & Middle East Stone…

Dubai, UAE, May 22, 2017:  His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance, this morning officially launched the 27th INDEX Design Series interiors festival and co-located Middle East Stone, now in its third year. Joined by INDEX event director Samantha Kane-Macdonald, Yan Wang of Middle East Stone, and dmg events design portfolio director Tony Crinion, His Highness launched the four-day exhibitions before being given a guided tour of the show floor, interacting with stand-holders. He also liaised with firms taking part in Middle East Covering – which focuses on interior and exterior surface solutions – and workspace, dedicated to office furniture and décor. Between them the shows expect to attract well over 30,000 visitors to more than 1,100 exhibitor stands ......read more

Spotlight on CyberSecurity! Lieutenant General Dahi Khalfan Tamim Inaugurates 4th Gulf Information Security Expo and Conference (GISEC) 2017…

  Middle East’s largest cybersecurity event connects global IT security providers and experts with public and private sector investors, as MENA governments’ IT spend tipped to reach USD11.6 Billion in 2017 Dubai, UAE – 21 May 2017: Lieutenant General Dahi Khalfan Tamim, Head of Security for the Emirate of Dubai, today opened the 4th Gulf Information Security Expo and Conference (GISEC) - the Middle East's largest cybersecurity event - which is running concurrently with the Internet of Things Expo (IoTx) 2017 at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from 21-23 May. The three-day GISEC event has attracted a who’s who of regional and international cybersecurity suppliers, providers and investors, with top industry experts, decision makers and business leaders gathering to discuss the latest online ......read more

Fresh Del Monte and Samsung Partner to Promote Healthy Living…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 17 May 2017:  Samsung Gulf Electronics and Fresh Del Monte announced today their partnership during an exclusive media event at Samsung’s brand shop in Dubai Media City. The partnership is not only an exciting collaboration where the two brands come together to promote healthy living and eating, but also to spread awareness on how to reduce food wastage with the Samsung Twin Cooling Plus refrigerator. During the event, Fresh Del Monte’s appointed Chef and Nutritionist discussed simple cooking and nutrition tips and tricks for a healthier eating habit. The experts also highlighted how to cut down on food wastage. “Our partnership with Fresh Del Monte marks a significant day for Samsung. We at Samsung are committed and believe in enabling people’s lifestyles ......read more

Dubai's 3-Day Super Sale Kicks Off on 18 May…

  Over 1,000 retail outlets set to offer mega savings for shoppers with discounts of 30 – 90 %  Dubai, UAE, 16 May 2017: Get ready for a rewarding shopping experience in Dubai at the 3-day Super Sale, a new citywide retail initiative, which kicks off on 18 May with over 1,000 outlets offering a diverse range of items from local, regional and global brands, at significantly low prices. Organised by the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), the 3-day Super Sale will see over 250 brands offering shoppers 30 – 90 % off on an array of merchandise including apparel, bags, shoes, cosmetics, perfumes, fashion accessories and home furniture. This not-to-be-missed retail promotion running across Dubai offers an extensive ......read more

Dubai's largest Ramadan Night Market is Back!…

  Fun day, every day – themed entertainment and record-breaking competitions to flavour this year’s gala Featuring a unique shopping experience, mouth-watering culinary delights and interactive family fun May 15, 2017; Dubai, UAE: Ramadan Night Market, Dubai’s largest night-souk held during the holy month is all set to mark its return this year with a fresh flavor and more unique and exciting activities. Catering to a diverse and cosmopolitan Dubai crowd and beyond, the 10-day market remains one of most-anticipated events during Ramadan, combining a fruitful shopping experience with a plethora of fun, tempting deals and discounts, competitive games, daily themed activities for adults and children, interactive competitions and a massive food court, proven to be a huge crowd puller. Now in its 6th edition, ......read more

ADNEC Contributes AED1.12 Billion in Economic Value to Abu Dhabi in Q1 2017…

  •    ADNEC welcomes more than 302,000 visitors across 120 events in first quarter of 2017 Abu Dhabi-UAE: 10 May, 2017 – Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) announced today that the value of its direct and indirect contribution to the economy of Abu Dhabi reached AED1.12 billion in Q1 2017, representing an 8 percent growth over target. The company attributed the positive first quarter results to the improved contribution from its existing events including IDEX and NAVDEX 2017 that marked the largest and most successful edition in its history.  In Q1 2017, ADNEC hosted 12 exhibitions, and 108 conferences and events that attracted more than 302,000 visitors to its venues in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. During the quarter, the venue also supported of 6,922 jobs and 240,396 guest nights ......read more

H.E. Hussain Ibrahim Al Hammadi Inaugurates ATech World Conference & Exhibition & World Game Expo 2017…

  Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 10th  of May 2017:  Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Presidential Affairs of the UAE, H.E. Hussain Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Minister of Education, inaugurated today the 1st edition of ATech World Conference & Exhibition and the World Game Expo, which is held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre – ADNEC.  After the traditional ribbon cutting ceremony, H.E. Hussain Ibrahim Al Hammadi along with a number of key officials and industry leaders have toured the exhibition area where they were introduced to the latest technologies in Virtual Reality, Internet of Things - IoT, Online Games, Application Development, Wearable Techonology, Artificial Intelligence – AI, VR, Interactive ......read more

Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan Tours Seamless Middle East 2017…

Dubai, UAE, 2 May 2017 - His Highness Lieutenant-General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, today visited Seamless Middle East 2017, which hosted 350 exhibitors from the payments, ecommerce and retail industries.  Sheikh Saif toured the exhibition along with His Excellency Dr. Eng. Ali Al Khouri, First Deputy Chairman of the Arab E-commerce Union, and Chairman for the Supreme Committee, His Excellency Mohammed Mohammed Al-Rabie, Secretary General of the Council of Arab Economic Unity, Advisor Mohamed Abdulla Al Atia, Chairman of the Arab Federation of e-Commerce. Building on 18 years of experience and showcasing the latest advancements from international and local industry leaders, the conference welcomed over 10,000 attendees on 1-2 May 2017.

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DWTC set to host 26 specialized events in May…

OVER 220,000 VISITORS EXPECTED AT KEY INDUSTRY EVENTS WITH OVER 6500 INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITORS Dubai, UAE, May 1, 2017 – Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) nears the end of H1 2017 with a bustling May events calendar, expecting to welcome over 220,000 visitors this month across 26 industry-leading events across the IT, real estate, energy and retail industries among others. Key mega events scheduled for May include: Automechanika, Gulf Information Security Expo and Conference (GISEC), Internet of Things Expo (IoTx), INDEX International Design Exhibition, The Mobile Show, Middle East Coverings, Offshore Arabia and Beauty World Middle East. DWTC continues to spearhead growth in the region’s MICE sector as popular exhibitions return to the venue, positively impacting the nation’s key-growth ......read more

Dubai Business Women Council Hosts Contemporary Discussion on Women in Leadership, Featuring WWE's Stephanie McMahon…

Dubai, UAE – 30 April, 2017 - Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC), the UAE’s leading platform for the personal and professional development of women in the emirate and beyond, hosted a dynamic discussion on women in leadership, featuring WWE Chief Brand Officer and TV personality Stephanie McMahon alongside some of the UAE’s most influential business women.  The event builds on 15 years of innovative work DBWC has carried out supporting professional women in Dubai through strategic education, training and networking opportunities – work that is at the forefront of inspiring the lives of Dubai-based women and pioneering the UAE’s drive to lead the region in improving gender balance.  The panel, which took place yesterday at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, saw both women and men ......read more

Fun with Words Essential for Developing Children's Language Skills…

Panel discusses the importance of ‘for children-ness’ in children’s literature discussed at SCRF 2017 Sharjah, 30 April 2017       A panel of distinguished children’s writers from Turkey, Australia, and the UAE came together this Friday evening (28 April) at the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF 2017), for a discussion on how children’s literature is fundamental to learning about language, learning about the world, and learning about self.  Chaired by UAE author and novelist and recipient of the Rashid Bin Humaid Culture and Science Award, Shaima Al Marzouqi; award-winning author of 51 books, bookshop owner, librarian and teacher from Australia, Damian Morgan; and Turkish writer, Mavisel Yener, who has had one of her very popular books, The Blue Apple, ......read more

French Companies Will Introduce Their Latest Offer on the French Pavilion at Seamless Middle East 1-2 May 2017…

•    Fintech, Smartcards & Retail sector to be represented •    12 innovative offers to be discovered among exhibitors Dubai, United Arab Emirates- 30 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 ......read more

Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government Hosts Inaugural Meeting of UAE Association for Management Consultants and Trainers…

His Excellency Dr Ali Sebaa Al Marri chairs first-of-a-kind organization in GCC region Dubai-UAE: 30 April 2017 – The Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG) hosted the inaugural meeting of the UAE Association for Management Consultants and Trainers (AMCT) on its premises in Dubai. The newly established Dubai-based public interest organization serves as an umbrella entity for management consultants and trainers across the UAE.  Licensed by the Ministry of Community Development, AMCT aims to elevate the standards in the management consultancy and training profession, and develop the skills of its practitioners in line with the highest international benchmarks.  During the meeting, a representative of the Ministry of Community Development delivered a presentation on public interest organizations, ......read more

Leatherworld Middle East 2017 opens featuring 65 exhibitors from 16 countries…

Third edition of Dubai leather trade show gets underway offering global players gateway to Gulf’s US$2.9 billion market Dubai, UAE, April 30, 2017:   Exotic Indonesian reptile skins, luxury fashion accessories, UAE-produced camel leather goods, and the global launch of 24 karat gilded stilettos from Italy all shared the stage, as the Middle East’s dedicated leather industry trade show opened in Dubai today (30 April). The exhibition was inaugurated by Butti Saeed Al Kindi, Second Vice Chairman of Dubai World Trade Centre. The 3rd edition of Leatherworld Middle East runs for three days at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, where 65 exhibitors from 16 countries are tapping into a Gulf region that traded US$2.9 billion worth of leather goods, services, and materials in 2016. According to ......read more

Magnificent Seven Win ATM Awards…

Popular Best ‘Stand Awards’ awards programme rewards exhibitor creativity and investment in five independent categories, with two additional highly commended winners; judging panel of top industry professionals select the most eye-catching and innovative stands.  27 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: The hotly anticipated winners of the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2017 Best Stand Awards were announced at a photo-call on the show floor on 27th April.  Launched in 2015, the Best Stand Awards were created to recognise the design creativity and business-friendly appeal of exhibiting companies’ physical presence at ATM. The judging panel comprised a line-up of top industry and design professionals: Leo Fewtrell, Managing Partner, Gulf Reps; Fiona McAndrew Sharp, Sales & Marketing Director, TTN; Nicholas ......read more

Dubai Exhibition Commemorates 100th Anniversary of Indian 1-Rupee Note…

Displays 100 different notes issued in the last century from 1917-2016, including the ones used in Gulf countries •    The first 1 Rupee note of India was introduced in 1917, with the portrait of King George V. •    The 1 Rupee note discontinued in 1994 was reintroduced after 21 years in 2015. April 27, 2017; Dubai, UAE: As the Indian one-rupee note completes its century, the people in the UAE will be treated to an exclusive display of100 different Indian one-rupee notes, issued from 1917 to 2016. To commemorate the occasion, Dubai-based numismatics company, Numisbing and International Bank Note Society, Dubai Chapter (IBNS Dubai) are jointly holding an exhibition to take visitors through the amazing 100 years journey of the 1 rupee note.The showcase will be held at the Numisbing Gallery ......read more

Emirati Inventor Makes Special Appearance at Science Day in Sharjah…

  Sharjah Science Museum hosts annual event for families, children and students from April 26-28. SHARJAH, April 27, 2016:  Award-winning Emirati inventor Ahmed Majan was the special guest at Sharjah Science Museum’s annual Science Day. Mr Majan displayed some of his incredible inventions, including a solar-powered ‘smart’ horse saddle, to hundreds of families and students at this week’s three-day event.  Science Day was an opportunity for members of the public to take part in interactive shows and activities that learned about how fireworks put on their colourful display, the history of telescopes, the science behind 3D imagery, and much more.  There was also a competition between school students to unveil the top scientific innovator among them, and showcased some of their ......read more

Mohammed Hasan Alwan Wins 2017 International Prize for Arabic Fiction…

•    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

Empower: District Cooling Service Enhances the Hospitality industry in UAE…

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

CALYPSO NETWORKS ASSOCIATION at the 2nd Smart Ticketing and Digital Services Forum-Doha 2017…

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

UAE Pavilion at Hannover Messe to Have Significant Impact on National Economy, Say Delegates…

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

H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Visits TCA Abu Dhabi Stand at ATM 2017…

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

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Announcing the full program for the 2017 Imagine Science Abu Dhabi Festival at NYU Abu Dhabi…

Festival to open with acclaimed feature film Honey, Rain and Dust by Emirati filmmaker Nujoom Al Ghanem Abu Dhabi, February 8, 2017:  The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi is proud to present Imagine Science Abu Dhabi 2017, happening at the NYU Abu Dhabi campus from March 2-4, 2017.  Returning to the Middle East for the third time, this interdisciplinary festival is a celebration of ......read more

Abu Dhabi Convention Bureau to Drive Forward Emirate's Mice Credentials at IBTM Arabia…

Emirate to build on success of record-breaking 2016 Dubai, UAE, February 7, 2017:  Abu Dhabi Convention Bureau, a division of Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi), is this week hosting ibtm arabia, a leading international event for the Arabian meetings, incentives, conferences and events (MICE) industry. The three days of meetings, seminars and networking ......read more

Eros Group employees join Dubai Municipality's Car Free Day…

Dubai, UAE, February 6, 2017:  More than 300 employees from Eros Group walked from the Mall of the Emirates Metro Station to Eros House in Al Barsha to mark and support Dubai Municipality’s Car Free Day. The environmentally friendly initiative organized by the civic body is now in its 8th consecutive year. The group gathered at the station after using the Metro and began their walk at ......read more

Hollywood hair artist Guy Tang headlines star act of professional stylists at Beautyworld Middle ...…

Self-proclaimed ‘hair activist’ to showcase hottest hair trends and colouring techniques at Centre Stage by Nazih Group  Dubai, UAE, February 5, 2017:  Guy Tang, one of the world’s most recognised names in the professional beauty industry, is making a debut appearance in the Middle East, as he prepares to inspire thousands of stylists with his latest hair colouring ......read more

HQ Worldwide Shows will be the region's largest events company…

Global leader WS Corp partners with HQ Creative to provide a unique offering to the Middle East events market Dubai, UAE, February 2, 2017:   Worldwide Shows Corporation, WS Corp a global leader in the international events, live entertainment and communications industry, have announced a partnership with HQ Creative, a long-established UAE-based event production agency, marking HQ’s ......read more

Sharjah Tourism Launches Sharjah Light Festival 2017…

The Festival is a highly creative, world-class event that uses the aesthetically alluring buildings of Sharjah as a canvas for dazzling and dynamic light shows This seventh edition of the Festival will cover 14 different locations spread across the emirate Sharjah, February 2, 2017:  The seventh annual Sharjah Light Festival (SLF) kicks off today in University City Hall in Sharjah ......read more

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Attends Giving Retreat…

His Highness asserts that the whole nation, individuals and institutions included, will play a vital role in making giving part of the UAE’s agenda in the Year of Giving. Dubai, UAE: 2 February, 2017:  The Giving Retreat was held today under the patronage of UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. The retreat ......read more

Dubai Women Establishment hosts 5th edition of Equine Leadership Programme…

Female professionals from the public and private sectors participate in flagship ‘horse whispering’ workshop Dubai, 1 February 2017:  Dubai Women Establishment (DWE) recently hosted the fifth edition of its flagship “Leadership Skills from an Equestrian Perspective Advanced Program”, in collaboration with CHLOE Consultants, which took place at the Desert Palm ......read more

Dubai Wins Prestigious Awards Recognising Its World-Class Events Offering…

Dubai named 2016 World Festival and Event City by IFEA and World’s Leading Festival and Event Destination by World Travel Awards, while Dubai Calendar App wins Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart Government Award Dubai, UAE, February 1, 2017:  Dubai’s growing appeal as a destination for staging and attending events was recently recognised at prestigious awards, reflecting the combined ......read more

Saudi Arabia Announces the Worlds Biggest Heritage Festival and Camel Beauty Contest…

More than 30’000 camels along with 2 million attendees are set to flock to the highly anticipated Mazayen al-ibl festival  In build up to the festival prices of camels within the stock market are booming by 70% In previous years winning camels have fetched over 50 million dirhams in price A national festival connecting new generations to heritage and cultural traditions as ......read more

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum officially opens the Middle East's largest ...…

With a growing number of healthcare infrastructure projects in the pipeline for the GCC, innovation and technology remains the focus for the region’s healthcare industry Dubai, UAE - 30 January 2017:   The 42nd edition of Arab Health Exhibition & Congress, the region’s largest gathering of healthcare and trade professionals, was officially inaugurated this morning by His ......read more

Montreux Comedy Festival brings international comedians to the UAE for an unforgettable night of ...…

January 30, 2017- The people of the UAE are set to be treated to an unforgettable night of laughter with the arrival of the Montreux Comedy Festival, the biggest French-language comedy festival in the world bringing the most talented comedians from across the globe. The highly-anticipated event is now on its 28th year and is making a comeback for its second edition in the UAE--offering residents ......read more

Etihad Museum Hosts UAE Postal History Exhibition – ‘Emirates to the World'…

The exhibition is the first to be hosted by the Etihad Museum since it opened its doors to the public, and documents the UAE’s postal history from its inception to the creation of the UAE Dubai – The United Arab Emirates, 28 January 2017:  Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate's dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has opened an ......read more

Smart Stores Expo Ends on a Positive Note…

UAE’s first of its kind retail expo draws huge turnout, has bigger plans for next year Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Smart Stores Expo that concluded on Wednesday, 25th January 2017, hosted several local and international retail solution providers and attracted numerous attendees in the three-day event. According to the organisers, the show received an overwhelming response from industry ......read more

Muscat Festival set to attract a record number of visitors from across the GCC…

Dubai, UAE, January 24, 2017:  Oman is reinforcing its position as a year-round visitor destination in the GCC with ongoing attractions through the year – the most recent being the Muscat Festival, which will run from 19 January to 11 February. One of the longest running festivals in the Sultanate, it aims to celebrate the country’s fascinating history, traditional arts and ......read more

Second edition of Taqdeer Award to be launched next month…

Major General Obaid bin Suroor: Taqdeer Award a major step toward enhancing quality and work life in Dubai More than 200 companies expected to participate in Taqdeer Award this year DUBAI, January 23, 2017:  Major General Obaid Muhair Bin Suroor, Deputy Director General of General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) in Dubai and Chairman of Taqdeer Award, announced ......read more

United Kingdom Announced ‘Country of Honour' at Sharjah International Book Fair 2017…

Sharjah, 23 January 2017:  Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) has announced that the United Kingdom (UK) will be the ‘Country of Honour’ at the 36th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF).  The announcement forms part of ‘UK/UAE 2017,’ a year of bilateral cultural exchange between the two countries organised by the British Council. Speaking about ......read more

800-strong Local, International Media Contingent to Cover IDEX and NAVDEX 2017…

Strong Media Presence Reflects Reputation of Leading International Defence Events  Abu Dhabi-UAE: 23 January, 2017:  Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) today announced that more than 800 media representatives from around the world will cover the upcoming editions of the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX 2017) and Naval Defence Exhibition (NAVDEX ......read more

His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum opens Intersec 2017…

Dubai security, safety, and fire protection showcase gets underway featuring 1,304 exhibitors from 58 countries Dubai, UAE, January 22, 2017:  Intersec 2017, the world’s largest trade fair for security, safety, and fire protection, got underway at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre today (22 January), featuring 1,304 exhibitors from 58 countries. The 19th ......read more

Smart Stores Expo 2017 Opens in Abu Dhabi…

The Inaugural Expo will highlight digital transformation in regional retail sector Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Smart Stores Expo 2017, the inaugural industry event for regional retailers and retail solution suppliers, is gearing up to introduce the newest technologies that are transforming the industry. The three-day exhibition and related conferences takes place until 25 January at ......read more

Dubai's Reversed Wave - Towards a Multipolar Knowledge World…

By Abdul Kader Kamli, Research Consultant, Orient Planet Research UAE, January 19, 2017:  The invention of the alphabet by the Phoenicians 3,000 years ago had led to the preservation and accumulation of human knowledge. Building on this regional heritage, the Arabic/Islamic civilization contributed tremendously to the advancement of science on a global scale, as the waves of knowledge ......read more

Largest ‘recycling logo' in UAE created with recyclables at EcoWASTE 2017…

Arab artists Maysoon and Bassam used 500 kg of recovered wood, 20 kg of old newspapers, 175 kg of used cardboard and 200 recycled plastic bottles to create the Dulsco stand at the show Dubai, UAE, January 19th, 2017: Dulsco, a regional pioneer in waste management services and human resource solutions has created one of the largest recycling logos with the help of recyclables at EcoWASTE 2017. ......read more

Shop, Eat, and Play at Bay Square and Bay Avenue!…

Event happenings and other engaging activities available for all family members in the centre of Business Bay   Dubai, UAE, 19 January, 2017:  During the breezy Dubai Winter months, Dubai Properties is transforming its unique retail destination Bay Avenue and Bay Square into a family-friendly and “It” destination for residents and visitors to come enjoy their time, through ......read more

First Half of DSF Generates Upswing in Economic Activity…

Dubai, UAE 18 January 2017:  The first half of Dubai Shopping Festival 2017 has led to an upswing in activity across various sectors in Dubai including retail, hospitality and financial services, and given a boost to ancillary services such as money exchange houses and travel agencies. Shopping malls, international brands and hotels, as well as travel operators, exchange houses and many ......read more

Updates in UAE codes for Fire Safety and Life Protection completed and to be announced at Intersec ...…

Three-day Dubai trade show gets ready for action featuring 1,304 exhibitors from 58 countries Dubai, UAE, January 17, 2017:   Updates on the UAE’s fire safety codes has been completed, with the proposed changes, developments, and new chapters to be announced at Intersec 2017 next week, an official from the Dubai Civil Defence said today. Lieutenant Colonel Ali Al Mutawa, ......read more

Retailers Leverage Big Data Analytics to Transform Customer Experience…

Industry reports indicate that the big data and analytics market globally is expected to hit $203 billion in 2020 Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The retail customer experience has evolved from its primary focus on the transaction to a holistic data-driven process where information from buying history, online searches and social media interactions is utilised to provide consumers what they want ......read more

SteelFab Middle East 2017 opens its doors today (Monday)…

Sheikh Khalid bin Abdullah Al Qasimi will inaugurate the region’s leading steel fabrication event Sharjah, January 15th 2017:  Sheikh Khalid bin Abdullah Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Customs and Seaports Department will inaugurate the region’s leading steel fabrication event “SteelFab Middle East 2017” at Expo Center Sharjah, with over 900 national and international ......read more

Lucky shoppers clinch Visa Impossible Deals and drive home luxury cars…

Dubai, UAE 15 January 2017:  Two lucky shoppers of Visa Impossible Deals drove away brand new Infiniti QX 50 luxury crossover SUVs this Dubai Shopping Festival.   Tency Thampy and Holly Dickins paid AED25,000 each for their Infiniti QX 50 instead of the retail price of AED181,000, an impressive 86% discount courtesy of Visa and Arabian Automobiles.  Visa, a global payments ......read more

Walid Atallah Wows with his Bridal Collection at 'The Ajman Palace Hotel Wedding Fair 2017'…

There is nothing sweeter than romance. And last evening internationally acclaimed fashion designer Walid Atallah set hearts aflutter at The Ajman Palace Hotel Wedding Fair with his spectacular Spring/Summer Bridal Collection that was full of show-stoppers. Organised in association with The Ajman Tourism Development Department (ATDD) and co-sponsored by Ajman Bank and 2XL Furniture & Home ......read more

Top Indian Fashion Designer Ritu Kumar to Showcase Bridal Wear at The Ajman Palace Hotel Wedding ...…

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

Electronic Shelf Labelling Set to Take Over Regional Retail…

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

The Ajman Palace Hotel Wedding Fair is Fully Booked and Open for Public from 11-13 January, 2017…

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

The Beauty District is back at DSF for a second year to help shoppers achieve their best look…

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

Statement of Jamal Abdullah Lootah CEO of Imdaad on the launch of The UAE Food Bank…

“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

INTERSEC DUBAI: the French pavilion focuses on fire and rescue, safety and commercial safety to ...…

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

ADNEC Announces Complete Sell-out of Exhibition Space for IDEX, NAVDEX 2017…

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 brightens up the world with dazzling New Year's Eve fireworks show by Emaar…

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

Filipino Salesman Loses Job, Then Goes on to Win an Infiniti Car in DSF Mega Raffle!…

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

Emaar Properties and Twitter Partner to Live Stream New Year's Eve Fireworks in Dubai…

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' - Ring in the New Year with Bay Avenue…

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 Family Entertainment NYE ......read more

Presentation of the 2017 Michelin Guide Eberhard & Co. kicks off the celebrations for its 130th ...…

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

The Wait Is Over as Packed Programme of Dubai Shopping Festival 2017 Events Gets Underway…

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

Gulf petrochemical consumption increased by 10% per annum during the last decade, the production ...…

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

Messe Frankfurt Middle East rounds off successful 2016 with robust growth across events portfolio…

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

Dubai Shopping Malls Group announces AED 1Million ‘Happy Shopping, Happy Winnings' Campaign for DSF ...…

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

Genetec to showcase high-end security and surveillance systems at Intersec 2017…

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

Dubai Customs Gearing Up to Launch Its Carpet & Art Oasis During Dubai Shopping Festival…

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

Emirates Environmental Group concludes 15th Clean-Up UAE campaign with overwhelming response…

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

Imdaad wins Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award- Gold Category…

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

Dubai Gold and Jewellery Group announces the mega jewellery promotion for Dubai Shopping Festival ...…

’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

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