Exhibition and Events to Promote Hong Kong-UAE Cooperation
Dubai, UAE, September 20, 2017: The fifth Lifestyle Expo in Dubai will take place 25-26 September at the Hyatt Regency Dubai, connecting Hong Kong and Chinese mainland suppliers with buyers from the Middle East and Africa to fill the region’s growing demand for trendy consumer products.
Jointly organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and the Trade Development Bureau of the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China, the Expo will showcase a wide range of stylish, quality itemsfrom about 110 Hong Kong and mainland exhibitors. Offerings include consumer electronics and ICT products, household products and electrical appliances, fashion and fashion accessories, gifts and premiums, as well as watches and ......read more
Over 15,000 attendees at this year’s Dubai edition of Annual V-Convention
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 19, 2017: Hosted at the Hamdan Sports Complex from 8-12 September, Prominent Asian direct selling company QNET rolled the carpet to their biggest extravaganza of the year in Dubai, V-UAE 2017. This edition of the V-Convention was extra special as the Company celebrated 19 years of remarkable success and stability in the direct selling industry.
Held with the theme ‘Do it Now!’, QNET continued to showcase their dedication to a holistic and balanced lifestyle throughout the five day event. The event featured Bollywood legend Anil Kapoor, National Ambassador for UN Women Pakistan Muniba Mazari, and Bollywood star Vivek Oberoi as special guests.
QNET used the stellar V-UAE 2017 to announce Olympic ......read more
Dubai, UAE: 19 September, 2017: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s National Day will be celebrated in Dubai with great fervour, as residents and visitors get to enjoy a weekend of fun and entertainment on 22 and 23 September including concerts by popular Arab singers, in a reaffirmation of the strong fraternal relations between Saudi Arabia and UAE and historical ties between the brotherly peoples of the two countries.
As part of the Saudi National Day celebrations in Dubai, visitors from Saudi Arabia will be welcomed with sweets, flowers and gifts on arrival at Dubai International Airport on 20 September.
Hotels in Dubai are also adding to the excitement on the joyous occasion of the Saudi National Day with promotions and discounts on accommodation, especially for guests from Saudi Arabia, as well as a variety of ......read more
64 brands receive Superbrands recognition at Gala Event
Dubai, UAE, September 18, 2017: Superbrands, the independent authority and arbiter of branding, announced that ‘NMC Healthcare’ has won the coveted 'Brand of the Year' award at the 13th annual Superbrands tribute event, which was held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Dubai Festival City. Sixty-four leading brands from the UAE were awarded Superbrands status and the 2017 Superbrands book was unveiled at the event, also dubbed the ‘Oscars of Branding’, where the UAE’s strongest brands were honoured.
Speaking on the well-deserved win by the NMC Healthcare, Mr. Mike English, Director, Superbrands Middle East said, “We are thrilled to announce that NMC Healthcare has been voted Brand of the Year for 2017 by ......read more
Under the theme, “Re-Imagining Realities: Discover, Transform and Innovate,”
Most Global Edition to Host Attendees from Six Continents and 147 Countries;
IDC: Global Digital Transformation Economy to Top USD 2 Trillion in 2019
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Attendees to one of the world’s most global technology expos – the 37th GITEX Technology Week can experience and discover how converging technologies and disruptive business models will solve problems in daily lives and businesses. UAE-based and international technology companies, governments, startups via the new GITEX Future Stars startup confluence, and futurists will showcase how innovations -- from artificial intelligence, to blockchain and virtual reality -- are transforming the lives of communities around the world.
The technology investment ......read more
Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri: “With over 30% of the Marina berths already sold the event is well on-track to be the largest ever gathering of boats and water-sports in Abu Dhabi”
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 16 September 2017 – Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) today announced that the Abu Dhabi International Boat Show 2018, set to run at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre in October next year, is already registering high uptake from prospective exhibitors and key stakeholders within the marine industry.
Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri, Group CEO of ADNEC, said: “Over the last few months, we have been witnessing a great deal of interest in the 2018 edition of the Abu Dhabi International Boat Show from local and international leisure and marine industry players, key stakeholders and ......read more
Latest supply chain innovations on show from 3D virtual reality warehouse mapping to automated sortation systems
Dubai, UAE, September 11, 2017: H.E Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) opened Materials Handling Middle East 2017 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
The only comprehensive industry-spanning trade platform for the wider Middle East, Materials Handling Middle East 2017 got off to a busy start, with 126 participating exhibitors from 20 countries, representing over 200 international brands, making their presence felt at the show.
The beefed-up international presence, with six of the Top 20 international materials handling brands participating, underlines the ......read more
Abu Dhabi – 10th September 2017: The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), an international independent organization that has pioneered corporate sustainability reporting since 1997, will hold the regional launch of the new GRI Standards in Abu Dhabi on 19th September 2017. The launch event is being hosted by Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, Masdar, is sponsored by Union National Bank and has been organized in partnership with Sustainability Excellence.
The new GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards (GRI Standards) are the latest evolution of GRI’s reporting disclosures, which have been developed through more than 15 years of a robust multi-stakeholder process. As the world’s first global standard for sustainability reporting, they provide companies, NGOs and government entities with a common language ......read more
Post success of FoodAddict, a food TV show, last year, producer and presenter Zenofar Fathima, launches House of Zen a lifestyle TV show
A Dubai resident and CEO, Zen Productions, Zenofar brings to Dubai a TV programme featuring lifestyle, art, fashion, jewelry and more all the way from Malaysia
With the cooperation of Consulate General of Malaysia and the Malaysian Business Council in Dubai and Brest Friends part of the Al Jalila Foundation, the first ever exclusive Malaysian exhibition will be hosted with most reputable lifestyle brands of Malaysia
The exhibition will be attended by the Malaysian delegates, top UAE Entrepreneurs and dignitaries, along with well know Indian celebrities
The show and exhibition will also be graced by the presence of Indian model-turned-actor Rahul Dev and singer Sukhbir
Dubai, United ......read more
Hosted from 18th to 20th September, 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Centre, the three-day conference aims to provide a sound foundation on industry issues, entering markets and making viable businesses in the HORECA sector
The event is targeted towards Franchisors and Franchisees, Restaurant General Managers and Food Service business owners and operators
20 and counting speakers from different sections of the HORECA segment will be participating in this 3-day conference
The conference is looking at a footfall of over 50,000 delegates across the three days
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 10, 2017: Middle East Food Forum, the UAE’s hub for all food service business owners and operators, is set to host the Restaurant Development Conference alongside the International Centre for Culinary Arts (ICCA) Dubai, on ......read more
With Industry 4.0 movement to drive USD 17 billion annual revenue growth across Middle East industry and manufacturing sectors by 2021, automation will be a key focus at the food manufacturing trade show among other latest F&B production innovations
Dubai, UAE – 09 September 2017: As the rise of robots gathers pace across global industries, Gulfood Manufacturing, the Middle East’s biggest ingredients, processing, packaging, and logistics exhibition, will shine the spotlight on how automation is revolutionising the world’s food supply chain when it returns for its fourth edition at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) this 31 October to 2 November, 2017.
According to the Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) 2016 report ‘Middle East Industry 4.0’, companies in the Middle East anticipate significant gains ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 7 September, 2017: Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) will take part in the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) 2017 exhibition, set to run from 12 to 15 September at the ExCel London exhibition centre in the UK. The company will promote its defence exhibitions and the UAE’s defence industry.
Under the umbrella of the UAE Pavilion, ADNEC will highlight the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) 2019, Naval Defence Exhibition and Conference (NAVDEX) 2019, the Unmanned Systems Exhibition and Conference (UMEX) 2018, and Simulation and Training (SIMTEX) 2018. The pavilion will also showcase national companies active in the defence industry, one of the most important industries as per the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030.
Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri, Group CEO of ......read more
Trends, innovations and world-class products showcased at dedicated hospitality equipment & food service expo will keep Middle East F&B industry in the game
Dubai, UAE, September 7, 2017: The hospitality industry in the GCC is predicted to reach a market value of US$ 36.7 billion by 2020, according to Euromonitor International. This robust growth is driven by an increasing population and strong tourism industry, with international events such as Dubai World Expo 2020 expected to draw in 20 million visitors. Flexible regulations and limited barriers to entry provide fertile ground for global and regional F&B outlets to enter the market, with 19,000 new outlets projected to open by 2019, according to financial advisory firm Alpen Capital. With fierce competition arising it has never been more important to stay ......read more
Rashid Al Kous and Noura Binhadyia share their knowledge and experience with international peers
Sharjah, September 6, 2017: The UAE has shared its expertise in publishing on the international stage with the recent visit of a delegation of senior literature industry figures to the IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Poland. The trip to the conference hosted in Wroclaw - the largest city in western Poland – was aimed at enabling the representatives to exchange experiences with their peers and to gain new insights into the latest developments in the field of libraries and archiving.
Comprising HE Rashid Al Kous, Executive Director of the Emirates Publishers Association (EPA) and Noura Binhadyia, Manager of Knowledge without Borders (KwB), the Sharjah delegation visited the week-long event to participate in a ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 06 September 2017: Dubai Trade, the single window for cross-border trade and a DP World company, is gearing up for its 10th E-Services Excellence Award (ESEA) by featuring four new categories to recognise users of LogiGate, the innovative logistics marketplace that enables cargo owners to book warehouses and competitive transportation services online or using a smart phone.
The event that will be held in Dubai during the first quarter of 2018, is the first of its kind in the region to recognise organisations for adopting smart services in trade, shipping and logistics.
The four new categories that will be featured in the 10th anniversary of the award are: LogiGate Transport Best Cargo Owner, LogiGate Transport Best Transporter, LogiGate Warehousing Best Warehouse Operator and LogiGate Warehousing Best Cargo ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 5, 2017: His Excellency Khalid A. Al-Falih, Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources, Saudi Arabia, will deliver the inaugural address at the 12th Annual GPCA Forum from 27–29 November 2017, at the Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai.
Held under the theme ‘The chemical industry in transformation: A new journey begins’, the 12th edition of the GPCA forum is set to attract over 2,000 delegates from 51 countries comprising global industry experts, thought leaders and senior officials from regional government entities, industry and academia, to share insights on driving strategic partnerships, diversification, investments and capitalizing on a new era of challenges in the global chemical industry.
Dr. Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun, Secretary General, GPCA, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 3, 2017: Aiming to conquer great heights and outdo the standard industry expectations, Flowers FM 947 added another feather to its cap and commenced the celebrations for their first Onam festival with the traditional pookallam at the tallest building in the world – Burj Khalifa; on Saturday 2nd September 2017.
Flowers FM 947 launched in May 2017, and ever since has been on a stride to take up challenges and go the extra mile for remarkable achievements.
The pookallam design was the perfect synchronization of all the essences that brought the event together. The fabulous design, created by noted art director Srisan Balakrishnan, displayed the aerial view of the Burj Khalifa along with the Flowers FM logo incorporated at the center.
This amazing opportunity was conceived with the ......read more
24 AUGUST 2017 – DUBAI, UAE: Her Excellency Reem Al-Hashimi, UAE Minister of State and Managing Director for the Dubai World Expo 2020 Bid Committee, called in on Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Founding Chairman, Al Habtoor Group at the Al Habtoor Group head office.
The theme of Expo 2020 Dubai is ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’.
Her Excellency briefed Al Habtoor on the progress made for the Dubai Expo 2020 and discussed plans for the land that will be used for the World Expo following the event. The Expo site, which covers 438 hectares, is located within the Dubai South District, near Al Maktoum International Airport. The minister said it was important for the government to ensure that the development is sustainable after the six-month-long exhibition, which will revolve around trade and ......read more
Dubai, August 24, 2017: This month, Al-Futtaim ACE is celebrating its Sheikh Zayed Road store anniversary and Eid Al Adha with a host of exciting events and activities.
The Al-Futtaim ACE Sheikh Zayed Road store will offer special offers and discounts for customers as well as exciting in-store activities.
Event: Sheikh Zayed Road Store Anniversary
Date: 24th – 26th August
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Road store in Dubai
As part of its Eid Al Adha celebrations, customers will enjoy special discounts and bundle offers across all product categories.
Event: Eid Al Adha
Date: 24th August – 4th September
Venue: All Al-Futtaim ACE stores including Dubai Festival City and Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai, Yas Island, Mina Road and Dalma Mall in Abu Dhabi, and Bawadi Mall in Al Ain
Al-Futtaim ACE ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 22 Aug 2017: This Eid Al Adha, shoppers at Dubai Festival City Mall can expect an action packed calendar of activities taking place throughout the week in celebration.
The first day of Eid, will be marked with a spectacular musical fireworks display across Festival Bay. As an exciting addition to the schedule of events, shoppers can interact and take pictures with their favourite cartoon and clown characters roaming through the Mall.
For guests looking for some home inspiration during the Eid holiday, Dubai Festival City Mall will also be home to the IKEA ‘make room for life’ installation. In spirit of the year of giving, visit the ‘UN Refugees Need for Eid’ interactive installation to learn more about those in need and how you can support the cause and ......read more
Enjoy daily firework displays and revel in the carnival atmosphere created by street performers and live family entertainment
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 20 August 2017: Residents and visitors to The Beach are in for a treat during Eid Al Adha, with four days of spectacular firework and plenty of live family-friendly entertainment. The cultural celebration will begin on 31 August 2017 and promises an unmissable carnival atmosphere, with marching bands and street performers. Fireworks will start daily from 8:45pm and there will also be an exciting programme of fun activities to keep the little ones busy. Visitors are encouraged to arrive early and hang around for some extra special performances after the fireworks.
Event: Free daily entertainment and fireworks
Time: 8:45pm onwards
Date: 31 ......read more
Submissions closing on 20 September 2017
Dubai, 16 August 2017, UAE: Dubai Quality Group has started accepting the submissions to the 6th cycle UAE Ideas Conference & Award 2017 that will kick off under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline & Group and Patron of Dubai Quality Group. The 6th UAE Ideas Conference & Award 2017 will take place on October 2017 at Dubai.
The award forms an integral part of the Conference, which was introduced in the year 2012 by the group to encourage the extensive adoption of innovation. The annual conference in Arabic will bring together Emirati as well as other local talents, industry leaders & innovation experts under a ......read more
Sharjah, 13 Aug 2017: The Health Education Department of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah is holding a press conference at 10 AM, Wednesday August the 16th, at the Council’s headquarters in Sharjah. The conference is dedicated to announcing the 2017 edition of the “Health and Tourism” campaign, titled “Let's Walk”.
The annual campaign aims to promote a culture of walking and active lifestyle in the summer season, and highlight Sharjah's efforts in promoting a healthy lifestyle in all its tourism attractions. The campaign also aims to spread awareness around healthy behaviors that can be adopted by tourists during their tours.
The conference will be attended by Her Excellency Iman Rashid Saif, Director of the Health Education Department, as well as representatives from the ......read more
High-level forum to gather 1,000 decision makers, including government and business leaders, to discuss trade and investment opportunities opening up across the continent
H.E. Buamim: Africa’s rising middle class and rapid urban growth are creating exciting business prospects which UAE companies stand to benefit from
Dubai, UAE, August 8, 2017: The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has announced that it will organise and host the 4th Global Business Forum on Africa in Dubai on November 1st-2nd, 2017, under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice-President and Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai.
The two-day forum will be held at Dubai’s Madinat Jumeirah under the theme “Next Generation Africa”, and bring together 1,000 top-level ......read more
The camp consists of interactive workshops, scientific and technical experiments on space designed for intermediate and high school students
August 6, 2017, Dubai United Arab Emirates: For the third consecutive year, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre organized a summer camp for intermediate and high school students. The Camp included a number of interactive workshops, scientific and technical experiments on space, planets and satellites.
During the camp, students analyzed their findings of a strange object in space by different equipments and methods, which enabled them to understand the differences between system used to observe planets such as telescopes, satellites, orbiters, and landers. Also, students participated in an activity to find similarities between Earth and Mars. They analyzed real images of both ......read more
UAE, March 25, 2017 – In line with the directives of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE President, to promote the culture of giving and instill the value of generosity in society, the Dubai Courts have reaffirmed anew their commitment to the government’s initiative declaring 2017 as the ‘Year of Giving.’ As a demonstration of this commitment, the Dubai Courts ......read more
UAE, March 25, 2017– H.E. Salem Ahmad Almoosa, Founder and Chairman of Salem Ahmad Almoosa Enterprises, was recently awarded with the Certificate of Appreciation by the Juvenile Awareness and Welfare Association during an event commemorating its 25th anniversary. He was honored for his efforts and positive contributions to the association’s events, activities, and programs organized ......read more
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 ......read more
UAE, March 23, 2017 – The Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) released a statement declaring that it is closely following the developments of operation Carne Fraca, which is the ongoing investigation on meat processing plants. “In the capacity of an organization that for 65 years has been responsible for the close ties between importers and exporters from Brazil and the 22 ......read more
UAE, March 23, 2017- As part of the celebration of the International Day of Happiness, and in line with the efforts to achieve its goals and objectives to provide a happy work environment conducive to creativity and innovation, the General Secretariat of the Supreme Legislation Committee in the Emirate of Dubai (SLC) has launched the pioneering edition of the 'Happiness Cup' annual ......read more
Regional regulators, policy makers and telecoms experts from around the world gather in Doha for the two-day forum
Doha, March 23, 2017: The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) is co-hosting the International Institute of Communication’s Telecommunications and Digital Media Forum (TDMF) in Qatar from March 22 to 23. The Forum has brought together regional and ......read more
UAE, March 23, 2017– Drake & Scull International PJSC (“DSI” or the “Company”), a regional engineering and services leader, signed today the sale deal of its ownership share in the ONE PALM development in Dubai.
The ONE PALM development, a joint venture project between Omniyat Properties and DSI, was launched in 2014. The flagship project is located on ......read more
UAE, March 22, 2017- The Commercial Control and Consumer Protection Department of the Department of Economic Development - Ajman (DED-Ajman) will launch tomorrow (March 23, 2017) an event that is aimed towards increasing awareness on the promotion of a key culture of consumption among consumers and investors. The event, which coincided with the celebrations for 'Gulf Day for Consumer ......read more
Dubai, 22th March, 2017: Global Village, the region’s leading multicultural festival park, participated in the ‘International Day of Happiness’ celebrations in the UAE, with its own festive line up of exciting activities.
The Happiness Welcoming Team:
Global Village’s front line staff wore specially designed ‘smiley’ t-shirts to welcome ......read more
UAE, March 21, 2017- Arabia CSR Network, the Middle East region's leading training service provider and think tank, is set to highlight the significant role played by stakeholders across many of today's organisations in a special one-day workshop to be held on April 9, 2017 in Dubai. The workshop will cover key sessions aimed at throwing the spotlight on the importance of stakeholder ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2017: The Project of “The Leaning Tower of Pisa in Japan and in the United Arab Emirates” supported by Tuscany Tourism Board, Chamber of Commerce of Pisa, Municipality of Pisa and Municipality of Volterra. After the success of Tokyo, it will arrive in Dubai and inaugurated on the 20th of March at 7.30pm.
The exhibition of the Alabaster Tower, which ......read more
March 20, 2017- In line with the UAE vision to foster a culture of happiness and positivity at the local level, the General Secretariat of the Supreme Legislation Committee organised a presentation that focused on introducing key initiatives instilling happiness and positive thinking among its employees. The presentation gave special attention to knowledge enrichment and individual skill ......read more
The Authority marks the day with a range of internal and external initiatives to spread joy inside the Authority and beyond to the whole community
Dubai, UAE, March 20 2017: Dubai Culture & Arts Authority, the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has celebrated International Happiness Day 2017 with a range of internal and external initiatives that have ......read more
Chamber organised and hosted special event at its headquarters to mark the occasion
Copies of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed’s new book “Reflections on Happiness & Positivity” distributed to guests
H.E. Buamim: Dubai Chamber is committed to supporting UAE Happiness Charter and improving satisfaction among our employees and customers
Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2017: ......read more
UAE – March 20, 2017 - H.H. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA), has revealed the launching of DAFZA’s new ‘Strategic Plan 2017 – 2021’ designed to support the vision of building a Freezone that goes beyond, in line with the strategic goals of Dubai Plan 2021. The official announcement was made during ......read more
UAE theme park revenue growth set to increase by 78 per cent
Dubai, UAE, March 20th, 2017: UAE will play a pivotal role in the global billion dollar theme park and amusement industry as per International Expo Consults, the organisers of the DEAL 2017 show. UAE is set to trigger the theme park revenue growth as it is set to increase by 78 per cent to US$837 million by 2019 as per ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 19, 2017 -International robotics experts shared insights on the future of robotics, expected challenges, and impacts on science and social development during a workshop conducted today (Sunday, March 19, 2017) after the conclusion of the inaugural Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge (MBZIRC) that took place from March 16 to 18 at the Yas Island Marina Circuit ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2017: The Navigator Company, Europe's leading manufacturer of UWF printing and writing paper, took part for the fifth year running in Paperworld Middle East (Hall4, Stand E12), in Dubai, from 14th to 16th March. Company's central aim is to build further on the business relationships it has been developing in the region, which have enjoyed a clear boost ......read more
March 19th, 2017, Abu Dhabi, UAE: The Mall at World Trade Center Abu Dhabi (The Mall at WTCAD) is proud to announce that it has partnered with “Wanna Read?”, the commendable charity led by Sheikha Shamma bint Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan. This collaboration is celebrating the UAE’s Year of Giving by hosting its first spectacular charitable pre-loved stories & book ......read more
Global interest in regional leather market builds ahead of Leatherworld Middle East 2017
Dubai, March 19, 2017: Global interest in the Middle East and Africa’s (MEA) leather industry is gaining momentum, as international tanneries, designers, suppliers, and manufacturers look to boost business prospects at the region’s dedicated leather trade show in Dubai.
Debut ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 17, 2017- The inaugural Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge (MBZIRC) is now in full swing, with 26 teams from 15 countries currently deploying their customized unmanned ground and aerial vehicles to compete in three challenges being held in separate arenas. The Grand Challenge will be held tomorrow (Saturday, March 18, 2017), the event’s last day, with ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 16, 2017 – H.E. Hussain Ibrahim Al Hammadi, UAE Minister of Education, expressed optimism in the country’s ability to lead global robotics development as the first-ever Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge (MBZIRC) opens today (Thursday, March 16, 2017) at the Yas Island Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The Minister also noted the relevance of the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 15 March, 2017: During the opening of the 11th ‘Flower and Garden Festival’ in Yanbu, KSA, Guinness World Records, the global authority on record-breaking, has confirmed that the Royal Commission of Jubail & Yanbu has broken the Guinness World Record for the ‘largest carpet of flowers’.
Reclaiming their title from 2014, The Royal Commission ......read more
UAE, March 15, 2017– DuPont Protection Solutions (DuPont), maker of the famous and original DuPont™ Kevlar® fiber, launched further enhancements to its established Kevlar® XP and XD Technologies for soft armor at IDEX 2017.
With over 1 million vests sold, Kevlar® XP enhanced technology offers superior stopping power with fewer layers, blocking bullets early to limit ......read more
New record in exhibitor numbers marks 7th edition of region’s dedicated stationery, paper, and office supplies trade fair
Dubai, UAE, March 14, 2017: Paperworld Middle East 2017, the region’s leading trade fair for stationery and office supplies, opened in Dubai today (14 March), as 313 exhibitors from 42 countries offer up a smorgasbord of school and gift articles, ......read more
Held under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 14th of March, 2017: Dubai hosts the region’s largest event on forensic science and forensic medicine; Emirates International Forensic Science Conference and Exhibition, from 2-4 April 2017, at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre. The 1st ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 13, 2017: International suppliers of stationery and office supplies are turning to the Middle East and Africa (MEA) for future business growth, with the UAE presenting itself as the ideal gateway to access hard-to-reach markets.
Growth in the global stationery and office supplies market is expected to come from emerging markets such as the MEA. Analysts TechNavio ......read more
March 13, 2017- Senior Vice President of Commercial Services of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry Atiq Juma Nassib and Dubai Land Department Deputy Director Juma Bin Humaidan led the opening ceremony of the 6th Middle East Facilities Management Association (MEFMA) Confex today March 13, 2017 at The Address Hotel, Dubai Marina, in the presence of Marwan Bin Ghalita, CEO of the Real Estate ......read more
Entertainment and activities lined up for all ages include petting zoo, pony riding, Spanish horse “ballet”, heritage village and equestrian art gallery
Experience the thrill of a horse auction as equine aficionados bid for the finest Arabian thoroughbreds in the world
Dubai, UAE, March 13, 2017: An action-packed weekend is in store for horse fans when the 13th Dubai ......read more
Dubai, 12 March 2017: Dubai Land Department (DLD) will provide support for the Middle East Facilities Management Conference (MEFMA) through its strategic partnership with the Middle East Facilities Management Association (MEFMA). The sixth edition of the conference will take place on 13th and 14th March 2017 at The Address Hotel, Dubai Marina.
DLD has confirmed that a delegation of ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 12 March, 2017: Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) hosted a ceremony to honor 371 outstanding achievers students under its care. Held at Armani Hotel in Dubai, the event drew the participation of His Excellency Dr. Thani Ahmed Al Zeyoudi Minister of Climate Change and Environment, and His Excellency Dr Ahmad Belhoul Al Falasi, Minister of State for Higher Education and ......read more
Olympics are an Opportunity to Drive Critical Change
Dubai, UAE, March 9, 2017: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on Japan to prepare its airport infrastructure for the 2020 Olympics and future growth of the tourism industry using joined-up thinking and extensive consultation with industry.
Japan has set aggressive targets for attracting international ......read more
‘Humanitarian of the year awarded to young female charity founder for inspiring others to make a difference’
Dubai, UAE, 8 March 2017: International Women’s Day has been celebrated with an honouring of role models in the Middle East by His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development.
The WOW Film Fair Middle East ......read more
Doha, Qatar, March 8, 2017– Under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of Qatar is all set to host the fifth edition of Qatar International Agricultural Exhibition (Agriteq 2017) being organized Ministry of Municipality and Environment of Qatar in collaboration with IFP Qatar Ltd from March 22 to 25, 2017 at Doha ......read more
Dubai Customs shares with conference delegates its experience in implementing AEO program
Dubai – 7 March 2017: The 4th advanced conference on Trade Compliance in the Middle East has discussed ways to enhance customs practice in the GCC towards ensuring reduced cost of trading and increased compliance with trade regulations.
Organized by C5 group, the event was held ......read more
Influence of HH Sheikha Fatima recognised on International Women’s Day
Festival to highlight the role of women in social development and their accomplishments in all aspects of life
Abu Dhabi, UAE – March 7, 2017: Mother of the Nation Festival, the largest of its kind in Abu Dhabi which pays tribute to the values and extensive contributions of H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint ......read more
Dubai, 5 March, 2017: The Dubai International Publishing Conference began today under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Emirates Literature Foundation, held for the first time by the Emirates Literature Foundation in partnership with the General Secretariat of The Executive Council of Dubai, with an inaugural address by His Excellency Abdulla Abdul ......read more
Oxford University Press Story Writing Competition Winners Announced
Dubai, 5 March, 2017: A new generation of writers took their first steps on their writing journeys today at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature. The winning short story entries for the Oxford University Press Story Writing Competition 2017 were announced and winners received trophies and a commemorative ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE; March 2, 2017: Students from Al Ezza School in Abu Dhabi saw their favourite tales come to life at a Storytelling Session held near the iconic Wind Tower in Masdar City. Masdar celebrated World Book Day by inviting local school children to a book reading event today. Popular fairytale characters read and performed stories out loud, while inviting and encouraging ......read more
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 ......read more
Dubai, February 28, 2017 – Hong Kong and UAE have enjoyed robust bilateral trade relations on a range of products and services over the years. Adding to the Hong Kong’s business advantages, Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) organises more than 30 exhibitions each year to bring together buyers and suppliers from both economies to develop their business.
Mr. Abdul Aziz ......read more
Industry’s top experts to provide insights into the theme parks and amusement industry sector
Dubai, UAE, February 28, 2017: The Dubai Entertainment Amusement and Leisure (DEAL) Show 2017, together with Blooloop, the attraction industry’s leading website and event organiser, is set to launch the second edition of the conference for the theme parks and amusement industry in the UAE. ......read more
UAE, February 28, 2017- Arabia CSR Network, the leading corporate social responsibility (CSR) training provider in the Arab region, will hold several training sessions on Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines, the leading universally applicable framework for sustainability reporting. The courses will be conducted exclusively in both English and Arabic ......read more
Dubai, 28 February 2017: The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) recently honoured some of their outstanding past students who have significantly contributed to the field of professional development, social impact and research and innovation, at Alumni Awards ceremony held at The Address, Dubai Marina.
Nearly 150 guests attended the presentation of the Alumni Awards that were ......read more
Cairo, Egypt: February 26, 2017: The Arab Union for International Exhibitions and Conferences (AUIEC) recently held its regular meeting at the general headquarters of Arab League’s General Secretariat of the Council of Arab Economic Unity in Cairo, Egypt.
Chaired by HE Saif Mohammed Al Midfa, Chairman of AUIEC, the meeting was attended by representatives of 13 AUIEC member ......read more
UAE, February 26, 2017- The Department of Economic Development - Ajman (DED-Ajman) successfully coordinated a visit to their counterparts in Dubai, the Department of Economic Development - Dubai (DED-Dubai), to carry out comparative standardization and to share best practices, experiences and mutual resources. The visit is part of DED-Ajman's continuing commitment towards the improvement of ......read more
Debut exhibitors to join returning supporters at Dubai trade show as MEA leather production, luxury spending rises
Dubai, UAE, February 26, 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 ......read more
Celebrating the Dubai World Cup, the exhibition brings together styles from world renowned milliners and local designers.
Now in its 16th year, the exhibition features more than 500 fabulous fascinators, hats and headpieces to compliment every World Cup look
Dubai, UAE, February 26, 2017: Dubai’s premier hat event, the BurJuman International Millinery Exhibition is back ......read more
February 26, 2017 - Shifting to clean and renewable energy presents a very strong potential for oil-producing GCC countries to maintain global leadership in the energy sector despite the current market slowdown, while reaping massive savings of up to USD 87 billion as well as potentially reducing up to one gigaton of carbon emissions, according a new report. ‘Clean Energy in the GCC’ ......read more
IDEX & NAVDEX 2017 exceed all projected targets
1,235 national, regional and international exhibitors
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 25 February, 2017: Today marks the fifth and last day of the 13th edition of the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX 2017) and the fourth edition of the Naval Defence Exhibition (NAVDEX 2017).
Held under the patronage of His Highness ......read more