The inaugural Dubai Association Conference is taking place at Dubai World Trade Centre under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 11 December 2017: The inaugural Dubai Association Conference has commenced, with the leaders of the Dubai Association Centre expressing optimism about the future for associations in the emirate.
The Dubai Association Conference is being hosted by the Dubai Association Centre (DAC), a joint initiative of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) and Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). It is being held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai ......read more
Boosting trade ties across multiple sectors
Highest exhibitor participation with 2500 exhibitors
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 10, 2017: The largest sourcing platform, China Homelife Dubai Exhibition was inaugurated by H.E. Majid Saif Al Ghurair, Chairman, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry and opened to visitors at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Open for three days from December 10 -12, the exhibition has shown strong growth with over 2500 participants across textile and garments, building materials and hardware, lighting, furniture and home electronics. Also present at the opening were H.E. Li Lingbing, Consul General of the People's Republic of China in Dubai and Xiaoming Liu, Director of Hangzhou Municipal Commission of Commerce.
China Homelife Dubai exhibition has ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 9, 2017: His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, the Vice Chairman of Dubai Sports Council, and HE Nasser Al Rahma, Assistant Secretary General of Dubai Sports Council, visited the Dubai Muscle Show on Friday, December 8, 2017, the opening day of the two-day event at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The region’s leading fitness and bodybuilding show, the Dubai Muscle Show, which is being organised in collaboration with Dubai Sports Council, has attracted some of the world’s biggest athletes like Eddie Hall, the current World’s Strongest Man, two former Mr Olympia winners Ronnie Coleman and Jay Cutler, and Big Ramy - the Arab world’s most prominent bodybuilder, and more than 150 of the world’s leading sports nutrition, fitness and bodybuilding brands.
On display are a rare collection of photographs, falconry classes and competitions for the public
9 December, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, May God Protect Him, the initiatives of the 4th International Festival of Falconry organized by Emirates Falconers Club will be inaugurated today in collaboration with several ministries, national organisations and local authorities. The Festival will be taking place over the next two days in Khalifa Park in the capital Abu Dhabi.
The Festival in its current edition has witnessed extensive international participation and is the largest in the world with participation from over 700 falconers and researchers that represent 90 countries from across the globe. The Festival is of great ......read more
December 1, 2017–April 8, 2018
Dubai, UAE, December 5, 2017: The Brooklyn Museum presents Ahmed Mater: Mecca Journeys, an unprecedented look into the changes unfolding in Mecca, by one of the most significant cultural voices documenting the realities of the iconic city. Saudi artist Ahmed Mater began his monumental documentary project in 2008, bearing witness to the extraordinary expansion, demolition, and new construction transforming the city. The exhibition features large-scale photographs of Mecca, as well as more intimate images of its diverse inhabitants, alongside six videos, a sculpture, and an installation piece. Focusing on the site of the annual hajj pilgrimage for millions of Muslims, as well as the living and working conditions of Mecca’s permanent residents, Ahmed Mater: Mecca Journeys ......read more
Girls help citizens, residents, visitors and tourists join in the occasion
Sharjah, December 3, 2017: As the UAE marks 46 years since the founding of the nation and reflects on its ambitious past and its spectacular achievements, Sharjah Girl Guides (SGG) is helping the country’s citizens, residents, tourists and visitors to take part in the celebrations by sharing a message of pride, unity and joy.
The girls, made up of Brownies and Guides aged 7-15 years are touring Al Qasba in Sharjah and City Walk in Dubai in a branded vehicle with speakers, distributing flags, pins and balloons. The gesture also aligns with the UAE Year of Giving and SGG’s ongoing mission to promote culture, identity and community responsibility.
The events provide a great opportunity for everyone to pay tribute to the country, whatever ......read more
Hitting the UAE for the first time, Dubai Modest Fashion Week follows on from the success of London and Istanbul series serving up the biggest names in the industry including international icons, award-winning designers and VIPs
Working towards coining Dubai as a hub for the multi-billion dollar modest retail industry in the Middle East, expect to be educated and enthralled by one of the world’s biggest modest fashion movements
Confirmed Industry talents from across 5 continents include hijab supermodel Halima Aden, the face of Modest Fashion Mariah Idrissi, and well-known influencers Leena Asad, Melanie Elturk, Rumena Begum, Nabiilabee, Habiba da Silva, Sebinaah, Chinutay, Omaya Zein, Saufeeya Goodson and Safiyah El of Modestroute, HE Sara Al Madani, Manal Rostom, Rene Borisova and Soha MT amongst many ......read more
Largest China sourcing platform in the MENA region
8th edition of the exhibition in Dubai set to have higher number of visitors
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 1, 2017: China Homelife Dubai 2017 Exhibition will return to Dubai with over 2500 exhibitors at the Dubai World Trade Centre on December 10-12. It continues to be the largest sourcing avenue for Chinese products in the Middle East and Africa and 2017 has seen a 40% growth in exhibitor participation. Over 100,000 products will be displayed at the venue and include textile and garments, building materials and hardware, lighting, furniture and home electronics.
China has been making strong progress in building trade relations with the region and is evident with the increasing ties it had developed over the years. According to the World Bank, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 28, 2017: On day two of The Big 5 Solar, the third edition of the Global Solar Leaders Summit was opened by His Excellency Dr. Matar Al Neyadi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Energy (United Arab Emirates).
Showcasing the latest technologies and offering a varied educational agenda until the 29 November 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Centre, The Big 5 Solar is expected to advance solar power generation in the Middle East.
The Big 5 Solar has brought together a wealth of VIP personalities for the third edition of The Global Solar Leaders Summit (GSLS) today. The summit was opened by His Excellency Dr. Matar Al Neyadi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Energy (United Arab Emirates), followed by the presentation of two awards given over by himself and Matt Denton, President of The Big 5 Solar event ......read more
Over the course of two days, visitors will experience the country’s diverse arts and heritage
Dubai-UAE: 27 November, 2017 – Jumeirah Beach Residences (JBR), Dubai’s first beachfront destination by Dubai Properties, will celebrate the UAE’s 46th National Day with a host of activities over Saturday and Sunday, 2 to 3 December, 2017. As part of the #WOWJBR campaign, visitors will be able to experience the country’s rich culture and heritage while enjoying theatrical performances by Amazing Dubai, an annual National Day parade and a series of National Day activities that can be enjoyed by everyone.
Offering a glimpse of the Dubai’s remarkable history, Amazing Dubai is the first ever musical on the city and tells the extraordinary story of this ......read more
27 November 2017 – Dubai, UAE: Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Founding Chairman, Al Habtoor Group opened a permanent exhibition of his life on Monday 27 November 2017 at a state-of-the-art facility located within the Al Habtoor Group head office.
Fifty prominent Emiratis were invited to the inauguration of the private exhibit called, ‘Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor’s Life Journey’. Guests were taken on a high-tech tour which awakened their senses through innovative technology with audio, visual, touch and smell to reveal the different aspects of Al Habtoor’s personality.
‘The Boy from Shindagah’, which features a mock-up of a barasti hut, uncovered Al Habtoor’s early years living in a barasti in Al Shindagah with his family. Visitors’ got to take a step into the past with ......read more
EXPLORE, DESIGN & BUILD WITH EVERYDAY ALUMINIUM
The EGA Amazing
Aluminium Kiosk offers children a fun and educational experience around the science of aluminium. Offering STEM based activities for age groups from 3 - 12 years, the kiosk encourages children to explore, design and build their own creations out of everyday aluminium items.
CityWalk - Dubai
Outside Hub Zero, Atrium Area
Nov. 30th – Dec. 2nd
3pm – 10pm
Yas Mall – Abu Dhabi
Italian Boulevard, Outside Superdry
Dec. 6th – 9th
3pm – 10pm
Ras Al Khaimah – UAE: 22 November 2017: Under the patronage and presence of His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council, Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, Ras Al Khaimah Chamber of Commerce and Industry is organizing a celebration of its golden jubilee titled "Fifty Years of Achievements".
The event will be held at Ras Al Khaimah Exhibition Center on Saturday, 25th of November and attended by HE Mohamed Ali Musabah Al Nuami, Chairman of Board of Directors of Ras Al Khaimah Chamber, Heads of Board of Directors, Current and former members, a large number of government officials and private sector representatives.
A photo exhibition will be held on the sideline of the ceremony, to celebrate the Chamber’s history and its developments over five decades. The event will also include a ......read more
Ninth edition of the awards programme took place against a backdrop of mounting competition in the marketing industry
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22 November 2017: The winners of this year’s MENA Effie Awards have been announced during a ‘Great Gatsby’ themed awards ceremony that took place on 15th November at the Armani/Pavilion in Downtown Dubai. 2,000 top marketing and advertising professionals gathered to celebrate the best marketing in the Middle East.
This year’s expert panel of judges was tasked with assessing a total of 293 shortlisted entries across 24 categories, against a backdrop of mounting competition in the marketing industry.
Alexandre Hawari, Co-CEO of Mediaquest – the organiser of the MENA Effie Awards – commented: “2017 saw tighter budgets, increasing ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 20, 2017: Step out on The Dubai Fountain Boardwalk and witness spectacular views of the world’s largest performing fountain!
A brand-new floating platform located within the The Dubai Fountain, The Boardwalk allows you to get closer than ever, giving you a whole new perspective of the captivating performances.
Guests can start their journey from Burj Park or Fountain promenade and stroll down the 272-metre boardwalk, with the closest point putting you only 9 metres away from the fountains!
Open between 5pm and 11pm daily, the experience is only AED 20 per person, for those older than 4 years of age. Tickets are available at the Fountain promenade, Burj Park and At the Top, Burj Khalifa ticket counters. So, head down and see the spectacular dancing fountain like never ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 20, 2017: The University of Birmingham has opened the Abu Dhabi exhibition of the Birmingham Qur’an Manuscript which is located at Umm Al Emarat Park, Abu Dhabi, and will take place from 20 to 29 November.
Yesterday’s VIP opening was attended by Her Excellency Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development; Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the UAE Mr. Philip Parham; and Professor Robin Mason, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (International) University of Birmingham.
The major interactive digital exhibition continues its UAE tour telling the fascinating story of the Birmingham Qur’an to Abu Dhabi for the first time. It will then move to Atrium 6 at D3 in Dubai’s Design District from 19 April to 3 May ......read more
Ahmad Abu Zannad, Regional Strategy Director at Leo Burnett MENA, discusses key learnings from the agency’s recent ‘Tropa for Life’ industry wins
Dubai, 19 November, 2017: Today, Leo Burnett Dubai spoke at the inspiring strategic showcase at the WARC Event: MENA Strategy Works, which took place at the Choueiri Group Building, in Knowledge Village. During the event, Ahmad Abu Zannad, Regional Strategy Director at Leo Burnett MENA, discussed key learnings from the agency’s recent WARC wins. The agency’s du campaign ‘Tropa for Life’ was a double winner at this years’ awards, taking home a Golden WARC MENA Strategy Award and a Special Award for Research Excellence, as such Ahmad spoke about how Leo Burnett achieved such successes through its strategic tools.
Abu Zannad opened ......read more
60 distinguished plate numbers sold in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Police for a total value of more than 55 million AED
Abu Dhabi 19, November 2017: Emirates Auction, in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, has sold 60 distinguished plate numbers for private vehicles of (Category 1) for a total of more than 55 million AED. This came during an auction that Emirates Auction held yesterday evening (Saturday), to mark the 60th anniversary of the establishment of Abu Dhabi Police. The auction was held at Emirates Palace, and attended by 800 people.
Plate number (2) hit a historical record with a bid of ten million and one hundred thousand AED, recording the highest bid in the auction organized by Emirates Auction. This monumental auction reflected the strategic partnership between the company and Abu Dhabi ......read more
Dubai Municipality joins leading security show as enhanced safety culture boosts demand for latest Personal Protection Equipment
Dubai, UAE, November 16, 2017: A pair of Augmented Reality safety glasses and cooling apparel designed specifically for hot Middle East climes are examples of the latest Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) on display at Intersec 2018 that will ensure the safety and health of regional workers.
Italian safety equipment manufacturer Univet will introduce in the Middle East for the first time its VisionAR Smart Glasses, which integrate Sony's holographic waveguide technology into eye protection, allowing wearers to view real time data without looking away from what they’re doing.
The 2017 Red Dot Award goggles display data on a holographic screen behind the right protective lens. The ......read more
Story reading session held at Kalimat Group stand
Sharjah, November 11, 2017: Like a mother gathering her children to read bedtime stories, Lebanese writer Fatima Sharafeddine sparked the imaginations of captivated youngsters as she read aloud at the Kalimat Group’s pavilion during Sharjah International Book Fair.
With tales about parts of the body, Fatima read from her picture books, ‘My legs’, ‘My Eyes’ ‘My Ears’ and ‘My Hands’, designed for children up to three years of age. With bright and colourful illustrations, she explained how our body works in simple terms, stimulating them to ask and explore.
During the 30-minute session, Fatima told her stories using body language and facial expressions, with a flowing rhythm in her texts to make it easier for children to ......read more
Dubai – 11 November 2017: Director of Dubai Customs, Ahmed Mahboob Musabih visited the stand of Ports, Customs, and Free Zone Corporation at Accessabilities Expo 2017; the region’s largest trade, professional and consumer event aimed at enhancing the lives of people with disabilities.
The second edition of the Dubai AccessAbilities Expo was held under the Patronage of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline Group, from 7-9 November 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
This year’s edition is highlighting the importance of integrating people of determination in support of the UAE’s efforts to help this category of people and as part of its vision and strategic plans.
The exhibition welcomed over 100 exhibitors from 20 countries and 3,000 ......read more
The ‘King of Swing’ is a special guest at Sharjah International Book Fair
Sharjah, November 11, 2017: Pakistani cricket legend Wassim Akram said that India is a part of him in many ways and that he misses going to the country. The ‘King of Swing’ was addressing a hall full of fans and sports enthusiasts on the final Thursday of the 36th Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF).
“Politics has its own place, but India is a part of me in so many ways. I miss the culture there, the food… my friends. I have taught a lot of Indian bowlers and we all share very good relations,” he said, to applause.
“You see, I am a sportsman and for me players across the world are just that, players. If someone asks me for bowling tips, I won’t ask their nationality, that is not my ......read more
‘Solar Desk’ workshop at fair teaches little ones about renewable energy
Sharjah, 11 November 2017: With fossil fuels a finite resource and climate change a regular item on the political agenda, it perhaps appropriate that concepts of renewable energy be introduced to the younger generations at the earliest of ages.
One workshop for children taking place at Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) is doing just that. Titled Solar Vehicles, the session under the fair’s Kids Activities programme is showing how light can be used to power an electric motor vehicle.
The workshop, given by a company called Solar Desk, starts with the children given an unassembled toy vehicle, comprising wheels, motor, body and solar panel, which they are given assistance in putting together using a screwdriver. The ......read more
Part of publisher’s strategy to develop the UAE’s publishing industry
Sharjah, November 7, 2017: A year and half into their partnership with the renowned UK-based Bloomsbury Publishing, Kalimat Group, the Sharjah-based regional frontrunner in the field of Arabic Literature publishing, has launched five new titles, which were released as part of their participation at the 36th Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF 2017) running until Saturday, 11 November at Expo Centre Sharjah.
In a bid to facilitate cultural exchange and develop the publishing sector in UAE and the Arab world, Kalimat Group has been forging partnerships and building bridges of collaboration and joint action with international publishers of children’s and YA literature.
The first five titles that were taken from the ......read more
Young writers learn the ancient craft of the written word
Sharjah, 7 November 2017: Sharjah International Book Fair is holding a calligraphy workshop to introduce children to one of the most artistic writing styles in history and give them hands-on experience of creating the letters and numbers for themselves.
Workshop leader Sachin Shah has been involved in writing and teaching calligraphy for 22 years and spent the hour-long session using brush-pens to help the youngsters create different strokes and characters with varying widths and angles.
“With so many electronic devices, writing is becoming something of a dying art,” he said. “But when children see writing as an art form, it takes on a whole new meaning and transfers itself into the desire to write with distinction and creativity."
Asked to ......read more
• 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 ......read more
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 ......read more
May 08, 2017: Under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani, the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of Qatar, Project Qatar 2017, the 14th edition of the International Trade Exhibition for Construction Technology, Building Materials, Equipment and Environmental Technology, has inaugurated today (Monday, May 8, 2017) with more than 16,000 visitors expected to ......read more
UAE, May 3, 2017- The Bahrain Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) in coordination with the RIPE NCC held a meeting with Internet service providers and telecom operators in the country at its headquarters to discuss plans and key issues regarding the deployment of IPv6 (Internet Protocol Version 6). International efforts are underway to shift from the current IPv4 to the new iteration ......read more
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 ......read more
May 2, 2017- Preparations are in full swing for Project Qatar 2017, the 14th edition of the International Trade Exhibition for Construction Technology, Building Materials, Equipment and Environmental Technology set to take place from May 8 to 11, 2017 at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center. A press conference was held today at the InterContinental Doha – The City to unveil the ......read more
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 ......read more
UAE, May 1, 2017- The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) was the Title Sponsor of the Golf Tournament of the American Business Council of Dubai and the Northern Emirates (ABC Dubai) held at the Jumeirah Golf Estates. The event – considered a platform for local and global stars of the sport – was attended by several investors and venture capitalists, members of ABC Dubai, and ......read more
“We at Imdaad, join the entire UAE in paying tribute to all workers and their invaluable contributions to the country’s continuous prosperity, development, and well-being. Today’s celebration of Labour Day represents an opportunity for us to show our appreciation for their hard work, perseverance, and dedication that are helping drive the country forward according to the vision ......read more
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 ......read more
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 ......read more
• 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 ......read more
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 ......read more
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 ......read more
April 29, 2017: Sharjah Tatweer Forum, part of the Quarter of a Century Foundation for Creating Future Leaders and Innovators, introduced participants of its flagship Sharjah Leadership Program (SLP) to leadership strategies and industry insights during their visit to the headquarters of Strata Manufacturing PJSC (Strata), the advanced composite aero-structures manufacturing facility wholly owned ......read more
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 ......read more
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 ......read more
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 ......read more
• 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 ......read more
On the occasion of ATM 2017
110 hotels are using Empower’s district cooling service in Dubai
Dubai, UAE, 26th April 2017: On the occasion of Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2017, the leading international travel and tourism event in the region being held from 24thto 27thApril at The Dubai International Exhibition and Convention Centre, announced that 110 hotels are using ......read more
April 25, 2017 - The Elaf Group, a SEDCO Holding Group company and a leading provider of travel, tourism and hospitality services, recently concluded the latest edition of the Indian Food Festival at the Elaf Jeddah Hotel Red Sea Mall in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. H.E. Mohammed Noor Rahman Sheikh, Consul General of India to the KSA inaugurated the food festival in the presence of Ziyad Bin Mahfouz, ......read more
26th of April 2017 - Hotel W – Doha - Qatar
2nd Qatar Smart Ticketing & Digital Services Forum
Major ITS industries experts and Public Transport actors will be gathered in Doha, providing a unique opportunity for fruitful exchanges about ticketing and digital services.
25 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: The MENA region is experiencing one of the fastest growth in the world in terms ......read more
24 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: The UAE economy will receive significant benefits as a result of the national pavilion at Hannover Messe according to Emirati industry leaders and economy officials, as the group today discussed during a press conference at the pavilion’s official opening.
The 70th edition of the Hannover Messe was inaugurated yesterday, Sunday April 23, by German Chancellor ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 24 April 2017: H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai and H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crowne Prince of Dubai, visited the Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) stand at the Arabian Travel Market 2017 (ATM) earlier today.
During the tour H.H. Sheikh Mohamed Bin Rashid, ......read more
Dubai, April 24, 2017 – Josh McDermitt, the TV star best known for playing Eugene Porter in the FOX series The Walking Dead, had a memorable experience visiting Dubai’s best landmarks and famed hospitality as he interacted with key regional media, influencers and fans during his recent trip to the UAE. McDermitt was invited to the region by FOX and beIN to promote The Walking Dead, ......read more
Links Group and BBG seminar explores how to improve business through standards
Dubai, UAE, 24 April 2017: Businesses looking to unlock significant growth potential within their organisations should consider implementing international standards. That was the view of panelists at a recent seminar in Dubai on how to improve business through standards.
Organised by Links Group, one of the ......read more
Rebrand sees the company enhancing the customer experience and offering the region’s most comprehensive wedding and event solutions
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 24, 2017: Aghareed is presenting its sophisticated new face to the world, with a brand revamp that sees the company transformed from a wedding concierge into a luxury boutique that provides the region’s most ......read more
• Dubai Science Park co-hosts event as part of its business series with leading regional law firm Al Tamimi & Company
• Presentations outline how businesses in the Energy and Environment sector can best protect themselves in terms of IP, showcasing best-practices
• Energy and environment sector witness significant ......read more
Dubai, 19th April 2017: The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) will participate for the fourth consecutive year at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair to be held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC) from 26th April to 2nd May.
The Center's pavilion will display a wide range of publications and books, including ‘The Judicial System of the Reconciled ......read more
April 19, 2017– Imdaad, the GCC’s leading integrated facilities management (FM) company based in Dubai, recently entered into a three-year-agreement with Emarat, one of the largest suppliers of petroleum products in the UAE, to deliver innovative, sustainable, and integrated general waste collection services. The scope of the contract includes Emarat’s 47 stations, atrium ......read more
UAE, April 19, 2017- The Middle East and North Africa’s (MENA) private equity industry (PE) is poised for significant growth led by the GCC’s six member states in light of intensified MENA-wide economic diversification and development efforts. This was the key finding of the report on ‘Challenges and Opportunities: Reinforcing the Private Equity Market in the MENA Region’ ......read more
UAE, April 18, 2017- Brazilian exports of textiles and clothing to the Arab World has surged during the first two months of 2017, increasing by 87.5 per cent compared to its performance during the same period in 2016, the Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) has announced. Huge demand for synthetic fabric and sisal rope used in ships and rigs led the increase in total sales reaching USD 3 ......read more
Dubai, 18 April, 2017 –The German National Tourist Office (GNTO) has announced its participation in the (ATM) between 24th – 27th April 2017 as one of the most important tourism and travel events that take place in the Middle East. GNTO considers ATM as an important platform to join thousands of professionals and decision makers from the tourism industry. It provides the opportunity ......read more
UAE, April 18, 2017- The Department of Economic Development - Ajman (DED-Ajman) has successfully concluded celebrations for its ‘Customer Week’ initiative, which was held in line with its continuing efforts to enhance their customers experience while also aiming to achieve the highest levels of satisfaction and happiness. The weeklong celebration was held under the theme, ......read more
Fintech, Smartcards & Retail sector to be represented
12 innovative offers to be discovered among exhibitors
Dubai, United Arab Emirates- 17th April 2017- Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy is organizing the French Pavilion at Seamless Middle East 2017 in partnership with French Tech Dubai UAE. The event ......read more
• The large-scale conference will be held Under the Patronage of His Highness Lieutenant-General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Interior
• Building on 17 years of experience, the event comprises three specialist conferences: Seamless Payments, Seamless Ecommerce and Seamless Retail
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, ......read more
• Saudi Arabia to invest US$2bn in cultural projects
• Oman continues to pursue plans for US$2.5bn Omagine mega-development
• UAE welcomes the region’s first permanent show
16 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: Saudi Arabia and Oman will lead the GCC’s multi-billion dollar investments in cultural ......read more
Dubai, UAE - April 13, 2017: As part of its activities to mark 2017 as the Year of Giving, Al-Futtaim Honda hosted over 60 children from the Dubai government's Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation at a special event titled ‘Al-Futtaim Honda Youth Day.’
The children aged between 7-17, arrived at the Honda Dubai Festival City (DFC) showroom from where they were transported in ......read more
Dubai, UAE - 13 APRIL, 2017 – The Middle East Public Relations Association (MEPRA), the region’s leading body for public relations practitioners, communication professionals and students, has today announced the appointment of Sabrina De Palma to the newly created position of Academy Director. The move supports MEPRA’s commitment to boost investment into training and ......read more
• The winner of the first edition of AIM Startup, Blitab from Austria was presented with a cash prize totalling USD 15,000
• The second and third prizes were awarded to Innovein Medical and Palmos, both coming from the USA, respectively.
Dubai, UAE - April 13th 2017: The first edition of AIM Startup, which was organised in conjunction with the ......read more
UAE has come a long way in achieving the sustainable development in the post oil era – TRA Director General, H.E. Hamad Obaid Al Mansoori
UAE, April 12, 2017 - SAMENA Telecommunications Council, with the patronage of Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA) of the UAE, is hosting annual Telecom Leaders’ Summit on 30th April 2017 in Dubai. The one-day event is hailed as the ......read more
Dubai, 9th April, 2017: Global authority on record-breaking, Guinness World Records, has verified that the Guinness World Records title for the ‘Largest Stencil’ has been broken for the very first time in Dubai, at the Middle East Film and Comic Con. The Middle East Film and Comic Con (MEFCC), is the region’s biggest pop culture convention that launched in 2012. The ......read more
• Nearly 50 employment and internship opportunities on offer
• More than 300 university students explore industry opportunities in the science sector
• Leading organisations including Olympus, Thermo Fisher Scientific and Pharmax take part
• DSP supports business partners in identifying ......read more
Dubai, 9th April 2017 – Global Village, the region’s first and most successful multicultural festival park, closed the gates on its 21st season last evening on April 8th with a successful run that culminated with a record breaking attendance of 5.6 million guests over its 159 days of operation. Another astonishing achievement for the park was successfully maintaining a score of ......read more
New date and venue announced for the 24th edition of the show
Dubai, UAE, April 9th, 2017: International Expo Consults (IEC), a branch of Falak Holding, stated that exhibitors at this year’s Dubai Entertainment and Amusment Leisure (DEAL) show have signed contracts worth over US$1.66 billion dollars. The DEAL show grew by 30 percent last year over the previous years as exhibitors signed ......read more
Festival runs from 13th -15th April 2017
Abu Dhabi, UAE, April 9, 2017: Today the Mall at World Trade Center Abu Dhabi (WTCAD), the modern shopping destination in the heart of Abu Dhabi, in collaboration with Wanna Read?, the commendable charity led by H.H. Sheikha Shamma bint Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, and renowned Al Bayt Al Arabi, revealed the exciting and creativity-filled ......read more
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation and Chairman of Emirates Foundation
Over 820 young innovators under the spotlight competing at the 5th annual Think Science Fair
300 innovative projects to be showcased with strong presence from the Northern Emirates
Four new scientific categories ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 6, 2017: Dubai-headquartered Al-Futtaim, one of the most progressive regional business houses in the Middle East, has confirmed its presence at the UAE’s foremost recruitment, education and training event exclusively for UAE nationals, Careers UAE 2017, that will be held from 9 - 11 April at Dubai World Trade Center.
With over 650 Emirati employees working at ......read more
UAE, 5 April 2017- The Supreme Legislation Committee (SLC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Permanent Committee of Labor Affairs in Dubai (PCLA) to ensure the proper implementation of the legislation regulating employment affairs in line with the national drive to protect workers’ rights; one of the strategic priorities of Dubai in particular and of the UAE in ......read more
Large-Scale Light Installation Highlights LG’s Human-Centric
Design Philosophy at World’s Largest Design Show
Dubai, Apr. 5, 2017 — Milano Design Week, the largest and most famous event celebrating design around the world, is the setting for a collaborative, large-scale light installation by LG and Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka. Entitled TOKUJIN YOSHIOKA ......read more