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Top Talents Honoured at MENA Digital Awards 2017…

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

CRA, IIC Host Annual Telecommunication & Digital Media Forum in Doha…

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

Global Village Celebrates International Day of Happiness Spreading Joy and Cheer!…

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

Inauguration in Dubai of the Alabaster Tower of Pisa…

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

Dubai Culture Spreads Joy from the Inside Out on International Happiness Day 2017…

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

Dubai Chamber celebrates International Day of Happiness…

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

The Navigator Company consolidates presence at Paperworld Middle East…

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

The Mall at World Trade Center Celebrates the UAE's Year of Giving with its Pre-Loved Stories & Book Fair in collaboration with “Wanna Read?”…

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

MEA's production turnover of tanned and dressed leather is expected to reach US$4.22 billion by 2020…

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

Royal Commission of Jubail & Yanbu Reclaim the Guinness World Record Title for ‘Largest Carpet of Flowers'…

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

Paperworld Middle East 2017 opens in Dubai, featuring 313 exhibitors from 42 countries…

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

Dubai to Host Emirates Forensic in April 2017…

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

Paperworld Middle East 2017 to open 14th of March in Dubai…

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

Family-friendly Fun Awaits Equestrian Enthusiasts at Dubai International Horse Fair…

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 Land Department is a strategic partner for the Middle East Facilities Management Conference (MEFMA)…

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

Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation Honors 371 Outstanding Students at Special Ceremony…

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

Joined-up Thinking Needed for Japan's Air Transport Infrastructure…

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). Infrastructure Costs Successful infrastructure planning will play a key role in the continued growth ......read more

Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan Presents Awards to Recognise International Womens Day…

‘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

4th Advanced Conference on Trade Compliance in the Middle East discusses boosting customs practice in the GCC…

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

Mother of the Nation Festival Celebrates Emirati Women…

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

Inaugural Dubai International Publishing Conference Begins Today…

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.  Conference Programme In addition, university students have the unique chance to ......read more

Outstanding Young Writers Awarded During UAE 2017 Month of Reading…

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

Masdar Celebrates World Book Day…

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.

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Experts Discuss Best Models to Established Reproduction Rights Organisation in UAE…

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

Hong Kong Trade Fairs in April and May 2017 Strengthening bilateral trade between Hong Kong and UAE…

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

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His Excellency Dr. Rashid Ahmed Bin-Fahad opens 2nd International Conference on Future Mobility…

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

Morocco to showcase wide range of fresh fruits & vegetables at WOP Dubai 2016 - International ...…

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

SBA Suspends the Participation of Two Publishing Houses at SIBF 2016…

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

From Inspiration to Publication at the Sharjah International Book Fair…

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

Experts: Authors Should Only Write for Themselves…

During the 35th Edition of Sharjah International Book Fair Sharjah, UAE, November 8, 2016:  Two prize-winning authors from Serbia and Algeria have told an audience at the Sharjah International Book Fair, being held at the Expo Centre Sharjah, that their readership should be incidental to their writing. Compromising creative integrity is a price they would never pay. Algerian novelist, ......read more

Government of Western Australia in partnership with Lupin industry unveils ‘lupin' the next ...…

With the winners of Gulfood Award in 2014, this innovative commodity is here to change the health and gluten free market Dubai, UAE, 8th November 2016: Government of Western Australia in partnership with Lupin industry, unveiled ‘lupin’, the next generation superfood at the Gulfood Manufacturing show, which is being held till the 9th of November. Scientific research has put this ......read more

His Excellency Dr. Rashid Bin Ahmed Bin Fahad Opens Gulfood Manufacturing 2016 and Trio of ...…

  More than 30,000 global visitors descend on 3rd Gulfood Manufacturing – ‘the Olympics of the food manufacturing industry’ 15,000-plus trade visitors expected at trio of finished food showcases: The Speciality Food Festival, SEAFEX and Yummex Middle East Dubai, UAE, November 7, 2016:   The 2016 editions of Gulfood Manufacturing, the Speciality Food Festival, ......read more

Korea Festival treats Abu Dhabi residents with a glimpse of Korean culture…

Abu Dhabi, UAE, November 7, 2016:  The Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the UAE hosted Korea Festival 2016 on Corniche Beach in Abu Dhabi, in association with the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and Korea Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade Corporation - Abu Dhabi.  The Festival featured a range of engaging Korean cultural activities and culinary specialties, ......read more

Lughati Cup 2016 a prominent presence at Sharjah International Book Fair…

Competition to help students learn Arabic the smart way enters its sixth day at SIBF 2016  Sharjah, UAE, November 7, 2016:  The sixth day of the Lughati Cup 2016 at Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) witnessed strong competition from students keen to demonstrate their mastery of Arabic and win the first place prize. Launched by Lughati - the Sharjah-based initiative dedicated to ......read more

Is Truth Stranger than Fiction? Authors Reveal their Sources at Sharjah International Book Fair…

How writers research and interpret history Sharjah, UAE, November 7, 2016:  Two eminent Arabic authors and one of Serbia’s most respected writers told the audience at the Sharjah International Book Fair, being held at the Expo Centre Sharjah, that history can dictate their work but not stifle their imagination. Award winning poet, author and publisher Vladislav Bajac, whose books ......read more

Warsha Programme Organises Workshops for Authors at Al Noor Island…

Event held on the side-lines of 35th edition of Sharjah International Book Fair Sharjah, UAE, 7 November 2016:  A group of 20 authors received valuable tuition to help them hone their craft at a series of workshops organised by the UAE Board on Books for Young People (UAEBBY). The three-day activity, which took place at Sharjah’s popular tourist destination Al Noor Island, was ......read more

Arcade 82 and Vandalye Kick Off New Season of Red Bull Opening Acts…

Red Bull once again highlights the region’s best underground talent in partnership with FLASH Entertainment Dubai, UAE, November 7, 2016:  The first two Red Bull Opening Acts for this year’s Yasalam After-Race Concerts at the 2016 FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX have now been announced. On Friday, 25th November , UAE-based electro duo Arcade 82 will open for The ......read more

SMEs continue to drive regional growth, accounting for 90 per cent of total registered companies in ...…

UAE, November 6, 2016- Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) continue to reinforce their position as one of the key pillars in the Middle East and North African region’s (MENA) economic landscape. In a recent study published by BLOOVO Middle East, 90 per cent of the total registered companies in MENA are SMEs. Currently in the GCC, SMEs employ approximately 17 million people and ......read more

Javed Akhtar, One of India's finest Literary Legends, Launches His New Poetry Collection at SIBF ...…

Titled “In Other Words” Sharjah, UAE, 5 November 2016:  Poetry enthusiasts in Sharjah dedicated their Thursday evening to the Indian poet, lyricist and screenwriter, Javed Akhtar, at the 35th Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF). The ballroom full at the book fair was beaming with eager spectators who have read and followed his works for years, and were thrilled to see ......read more

The Philosophy of Writing Highlighted at Sharjah International Book Fair…

Truth or Fiction? Are authors lying to their readers or letting them think? Sharjah, UAE, November 3, 2016:  A literature forum at the 35th edition of Sharjah International Book Fair taking place at the Expo Centre Sharjah, brought together a panel of three top international authors to discuss whether writing should come from the mind or the soul. The forum asked whether writers had a ......read more

Qualities that Make the Etisalat Award for Arabic Children's Literature Jury Members Pick Their ...…

A panel discussion with jury members of this year’s edition at SIBF 2016  Sharjah, UAE, 3 November 2016:  The UAE Board on Books for Young People (UAEBBY) organised a discussion panel that addressed the mission of the 8th edition of Etisalat Award’s jury. Held at the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) 2016, the session shed light on the award’s eligibility ......read more

Sawaeed Employment proudly hoists national colors at Al Mafraq compound in honor of UAE Flag Day…

UAE, November 3, 2016- Hamad Saleh Ballaith, CEO of Sawaeed Employment LLC, the UAE’s leading manpower outsourcing company, led the organization’s commemorative rites for this year’s UAE Flag Day by raising the national colors at the Sawaeed Residential City in Al Mafraq, Abu Dhabi, UAE in the presence of senior management and workers, with the coordination and supervision of ......read more

Sharjah International Book Fair Honours the Winners of the 35th Edition's Awards 2016…

Sharjah, UAE, 3 November, 2016:  HE Ahmed bin Rakkad Al Ameri, Chairman of Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) has honoured the winners of SIBF Awards 2016, which include, the ‘Sharjah Award for an Emirati Book’, the ‘Sharjah Award for the Best Arabic Novel’, the ‘Sharjah Award for the Best International Book’ and the ‘Sharjah Publisher Recognition ......read more

Shop, Eat, and Play this Winter 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, 3rd November, 2016:  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 a ......read more

Sultan Al Qasimi Opens Sharjah International Book Fair 2016…

HH inaugurates 35th anniversary edition of world’s third largest book fair which is hosting 1,681 publishing houses from 60 countries. Sharjah, UAE, November 3, 2016:  His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan Bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, opened the 35th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF).  Themed ‘Read More’ ......read more

Yousef Al Serkal inaugurates 8th edition of International Coffee & Tea Festival…

November 2, 2016 – Yousef Al Serkal, Group Managing Director, International Conferences & Exhibitions (IC&E), inaugurated today (Wednesday, November 2, 2016) the 8th edition of the International Coffee & Tea Festival (ICTF), the region’s only dedicated trade event for the specialty coffee and tea industry, amid overwhelming response from exhibitors and visitors. The highly ......read more

WeatherTech GCC in its 2nd consecutive successful edition…

Abu Dhabi (November 1, 2016)- Advanced Conferences & Meetings is proud to launch the 2nd Annual WeatherTech GCC at The Anantara Eastern Mangroves Hotel, Abu Dhabi. This edition is addressing accurate and next-generation weather forecasting and climate-change measurement technologies and services.. Dubai Municipality, Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority, Abu Dhabi City Municipality, ......read more

One of the most remarkable books I've ever read A.N. Wilson…

"Deeper Than Indigo" by Jenny Balfour Paul Appearing at the Sharjah International Book Fair 2016 In 1999, in the depths of the British Library, historian and indigo expert, Jenny Balfour Paul, came across the five journal volumes of Victorian adventurer and fellow indigo-lover, Thomas Machell. Enchanted by the vivacity of Thomas’s voice, and a shared passion for indigo, ......read more

ITIDA concludes successful participation in GITEX 2016 with USD 2.1 million worth of deals…

November 1, 2016: The Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA), the executive IT arm of Egypt’s Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), concluded its successful participation in the 36th edition of GITEX Technology Week, the largest technology exchange and marketplace for Middle East and Africa held recently in Dubai. Its presence in the annual ICT ......read more

International Coffee & Tea Festival opens its 8th edition tomorrow, to showcase specialty coffee & ...…

November 1, 2016 - The International Coffee & Tea Festival (ICTF), the region’s only event dedicated to the specialty coffee and tea industry, is set to open its doors tomorrow (Wednesday, November 2, 2016) at the Meydan Gallery and Convention Centre in Dubai, UAE. Running until November 4, the popular trade event will showcase a comprehensive range of cafe solutions, including a huge ......read more

Win a luxury car and AED 150,000 in cash every day with Dubai Shopping Festival's Infiniti Mega ...…

Extra chances to win weekly cash prizes of AED 50,000 Ticket sales start on Tuesday, 1 Nov at ENOC and EPPCO stations, Zoom stores, Metro stations, and many other locations across the city Dubai, UAE, November 1, 2016:  The Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) has announced that ticket sales ......read more

aT Center promotes Korean herb Red Ginseng at Korea Festival 2016…

Korea Festival is an annual event, organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the UAE The festival showcases a variety of exclusive products and cultural offerings from Korea Abu Dhabi, UAE, October 29, 2016:  The Korean Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, along with Korea Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade Corporation (aT Center) in Abu Dhabi, has initiated ......read more

National Achievers Congress 2016 Set to Empower Personal Achievement in the Middle East…

Under the Patronage of H.E. Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development Key topics such as leadership skills, communication skills, business strategies and financial education to be featured at renowned international personal empowerment congress held in the region for the first time   Dubai, UAE, October 26, 2016:   Najahi and Success ......read more

The Concept Big Brands Carnival begins with a bang…

Excitement filled the air on the first day as people arrived in droves to fill their bags with jaw dropping discounts across many international brands Prices of Big Brands shrunk to fit your budget; choose from hundreds of products ranging from shoes, bags, apparel, cosmetics, perfumes and a lot more Dubai, UAE, October 25, 2016:   The delectable fusion of affordable luxury ......read more

DigiRobotics Launches UAE's First 3D-Printed Car at GITEX…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The UAE’s first 3D-printed autonomous vehicle leads launches of 3D printed technology at GITEX Technology Week. UAE-based robotics company DigiRobitics has revealed WiGo, the first 3D-printed unmanned vehicle manufactured, assembled, and programmed in the UAE. WiGo is ideal for mega-events, and is ferrying passengers from the metro station to the Dubai World ......read more

Government and business leaders call for unified regional sustainability approach at 7th Arabia CSR ...…

UAE, October 19, 2016 – The high-level 7th Arabia CSR Forum, the latest edition of the leading annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and sustainability forum in the Arab region, officially opened today (October 19, 2016) amidst mounting calls for a unified regional approach to sustainability. Being held under the patronage of the League of Arab States (LAS) and in cooperation with ......read more

IDEX and NAVDEX Pavilion at Euronaval 2016 Draws High Interest from Global Defence Industry ...…

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 19 October, 2016:  The Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre pavilion showcasing the 2017 editions of the International Defence Exhibition & Conference (IDEX) and Naval Defence Exhibition (NAVDEX) has drawn high interest from key decision makers and delegates attending Euronaval 2016, the leading maritime defence show currently underway in Paris, ......read more

Dubai Design Week Announces Starchitect Santiago Calatrava as Keynote Speaker and a Diverse ...…

Held under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice Chairman, Dubai Culture & Arts Authority in partnership with Dubai Design District (d3) and supported by Dubai Culture & Arts Authority.  Dubai Design Week is sponsored by Audi, Huawei and Swarovski. Dubai, UAE, October 19, 2016:  Dubai Design Week announces keynote speaker ......read more

Ajman Crown Prince Visits GITEX 2016…

His Highness Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman and Chairman Ajman Executive Council visited the Ajman Government pavilion at GITEX 2016. He was accompanied by Sheikh Ahmed bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Representative of His Highness the Ruler of Ajman for Administrative and Financial Affairs and Sheikh Abdul Aziz Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Chairman, Department of Tourism Development, ......read more

The National Achievers Congress Set to inspire the Middle East - Held for the first time in the ...…

Key speakers include Robert Kiyosaki, Ali Al Saloom, Andrew Matthews, and Baroness Michelle Mone of Mayfair, OBE  Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2016:   In collaboration with Najahi and Success Resources, the leading seminar organizer in the world, the Middle East is welcoming its first National Achievers Congress 2016 on the 18th and 19th of November 2016 at Festival Arena Al Badia in ......read more

H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed visits ITIDA-sponsored Egyptian pavilion at GITEX Technology Week…

UAE, 17 October 2016 – His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, visited the pavilion hosting the Information Technology Industry Development Agency-sponsored (ITIDA) Egyptian companies at the GITEX Technology Week 2016 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. During his visit, H.H. took a closer look at the most innovative products and services of the ......read more

TRA signs two new agreements worth AED 42 million with Dubai University…

UAE, October 16, 2016- The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has announced the signing of two new agreements worth over AED 42 million through TRA’s financing entity, ICT Fund, in line with its commitment to support the UAE’s education sector.  The agreements fall in line with TRA’s continuing commitment to help in the growth and development of the ......read more

DAFZA showcases world-class Achievements and initiatives supporting ICT companies at GITEX ...…

UAE – October 15, 2016 – The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) unveils its latest innovative and technology-driven projects at the 36th GITEX Technology Week at the Dubai World Trade Centre taking place from October 16 to 20, 2016. This is a result of a long series of achievements led by the Freezone which is considered a main destination for major information technology, ......read more

13th HR Summit and Expo to reveal new rules of engagement in a new age of HR…

Best-selling author and visionary Malcolm Gladwell to address industry professionals Dubai, UAE, October 13, 2016:   As the regional Human Resources (HR) landscape grows, develops and adapts to global trends, the 13th edition of HR Summit and Expo - the Middle East’s biggest and most innovative HR event – will explore how regional companies need to look beyond traditional ......read more

ITIDA supports participation of top 29 Egyptian firms at GITEX Technology Week 2016…

October 13, 2016- The Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) will sponsor for the 11th consecutive time the upcoming participation of 29 Egyptian companies at the 36th GITEX Technology Week, the latest edition of one of the world’s biggest information and communications technology (ICT) events. GITEX will take place from October 16 to 20, 2016 at the Dubai World Trade ......read more

Future Accessibility Dubai summit breaking all accessibility barriers…

Dubai (October 10, 2016) – Supported by Dubai Municipality and the Community Development Authority (CDA), Advanced Conferences & Meetings (ACM) proudly launched Future Accessibility & Assistive Technology Dubai summit today at Sheraton Grand Hotel, Dubai, UAE. Future Accessibility & Assistive Technology Dubai brought together governmental authorities, International NGOs, ......read more

Yas Island to host Emirati-Japanese fusion of pop-culture and art at the biggest regional ANI:ME ...…

UAE residents have opportunity to win cash and event prizes, and represent the UAE on the world’s stage through the World Cosplay Competition in Japan 2017 Specially commissioned artwork depicting local anime characters and of UAE native species, the Arabian Oryx, to be showcased Legendary artist Yoshitaka Amano’s famed sculpture, The Panther, will be put up for sale for first ......read more

UNESCO to be Guest of Honour at the Sharjah International Book Fair 2016…

In recognition of organisation’s role in elevating education and knowledge worldwide Sharjah, UAE, October 8, 2016:  The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has been announced the guest of honour at the 35th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF), that is being organised by the Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) and taking place from 2 ......read more

Innovative landscaping initiatives to creating sustainable and attractive cities in the UAE…

Advanced Conferences & Meetings (ACM) is launching Future Landscape & Public Realm UAE conference in its third successful edition, on 6-7 February 2017 in Abu Dhabi.  This focused conference will once again provide a unique platform for business professionals to discuss the latest challenges and opportunities covering the landscape and public realm industry in Abu Dhabi and the ......read more

GETEX Autumn to take center stage with International Student Festival…

October 05, 2016 - The autumn edition of the Gulf Education and Training Exhibition (GETEX), the leading student recruitment platform in the Middle East, will be held from November 24 to 26, 2016 at the Meydan Gallery and Convention Centre in Dubai. GETEX Autumn will be co-located with International Student Festival 2016, the UAE’s first-ever show for students that goes beyond education, ......read more

The Euromoney Kuwait Conference: Meeting the Challenge of Financial Innovation and Reform…

Kuwait City - 27 September: The 8th annual Euromoney Kuwait Conference takes place today on 27 September 2016, at the JW Marriott Hotel in Kuwait City. Co-hosted by the Ministry of Finance the event has attracted high-level government officials, investors, financiers, business leaders and many of Kuwait’s leading institutions to explore new opportunities and examine Kuwait’s role in ......read more

Kids got Talent Festival opens in Sharjah…

Sharjah Discovery Center hosts inaugural event featuring creative science workshops and dramatic live exhibitions. Sharjah, UAE, September 26, 2016:  The world of science was brought to life today as the very first Kids got Talent Festival opened at Sharjah Discovery Centre. Running from today until Friday, the Festival features a wide range of entertaining workshops and exhibitions ......read more

Abu Dhabi International Airport celebrates KSA National Day…

Dubai, UAE, September 25, 2016:  Abu Dhabi International Airport celebrates the National Day of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in collaboration with Airport Police and other strategic partners, supporting the strong ties between the two nations. ...read more

Trade exhibitions and industry events set to boost temporary staff requirements: Dulsco …

Several large industry events related to real estate, technology, education, healthcare among other sectors are scheduled to take place in UAE over the next 6 months Dubai, UAE, September 25th, 2016: Trade exhibitions related to technology, real estate, education, healthcare and upcoming themeparks are all set to boost the temporary staff requirements as per Dulsco, a regional leader in human ......read more

Fazza Championships department of Hamdan bin Mohammed Heritage Center Participates for the Third ...…

Dubai, UAE, September 22, 2016:   Fazza Championships department of Hamdan bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) has announced its participation in the fourteenth edition of the International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition - Abu Dhabi from 4th to 8th October, which is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Ruler's Representative in the Western ......read more

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