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Ras Al Khaimah Exhibition Center sees nearly 300,000 visitors through its doors during the First Half of 2017…

Dubai, UAE, July 24, 2017:  Ras Al Khaimah Exhibition Center, a Ras Al Khaimah Chamber initiative, has successfully hosted nine different consumer and specialist exhibitions during the first half of 2017 which drew 296,374 local and international visitors.  Jamal Al Taher, Acting Director of RAK Exhibition Center, said: “The Center offered a wide variety of exhibitions and activities, and we benefited from a 4% increase in visitor numbers against the same period last year.” He emphasized the fact that the Center is one of the oldest exhibition centers in the country and an integral part of Ras Al Khaimah Chamber's efforts to support the exhibition and conference industry in the Emirate. He also added that these figures are an indication of the stability of the exhibition industry and its positive ......read more

Halal Expo Dubai To Strengthen UAE Lead in Halal Industry Development…

Key Announcements: The UAE is among the top three countries for the global Islamic indicator in many sectors such as halal food, travel, fashion, media, recreation and Islamic finance among others. The UAE ranked third after Malaysia and Bahrain in Islamic finance; the sector is estimated to cross the $4 trillion mark in 2019 compared to $1.21 trillion in 2013. Global expenditure of Muslim consumers forecast to reach $3.7 trillion by 2019. The Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre regularly measures the impact of halal initiatives on UAE’s GDP. Dubai, UAE, July 24, 2017:  Halal Expo Dubai will strengthen UAE’s goal of leading and developing the Halal industry in the Arab region and beyond. The county has immense potential and resources to be the hub of Islamic economy and for attracting foreign ......read more

QNET rounds up GCC Limitless Expo in Dubai…

Dubai, July 23, 2017:  Prominent Asian direct selling company QNET completed the final leg of their GCC Limitless Expo at Le Merédien Hotel in Dubai.. Themed ‘QNET Carnival’, the expo propagated QNET’s concept of ‘Absolute Living’ among families and individuals by displaying a wide and exciting range of lifestyle enhancing and wellness products. The concept of ‘Absolute Living’ was formulated to help people achieve a well-balanced life with a healthier body, mind, and spirit. Some of QNET’s best-selling products including the newly launched HomePure Nova Water Filtration System, Qafé green coffee for weight loss, supplements like Olé (made from pure olive leaf extracts), LifeQode Sun & Moon, and LifeQode EDG3, as well as its skincare range, Physio Radiance and DEFY, are put on ......read more

UAE: The Ultimate Hub for Conferences & Exhibitions…

 “25% INDEX’s Contribution to the Event’s Industry in the UAE” Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19th of July, 2017:  As a leading national company in events management, INDEX Conferences & Exhibitions, a member of INDEX Holding, have shared its yearly reports that reflect its contribution to the events sector that is witnessing a remarkable growth in the UAE. INDEX contributes by 25% to the growth of this industry through the number of new events, conferences and exhibitions it hosts in the UAE annually. The annual reports issued by INDEX have revealed the company’s contribution to the national economy in particular and its impact on the region in general. The number of visitors and participants who have come to Dubai to participate in conferences and exhibitions organized by INDEX has ......read more

NRI Teenager awarded India's Most Distinctive Global Indians Award…

Dubai born NRI - Simran Vedvyas Makes Every Moment Count Change through her work & action recognized Dubai, UAE, July 15, 2017:  NRI of the Year Awards - A Prestigious Award for Global Indians #YouDeserve Times Now, ICICI Bank and GIIS presented; the fourth edition of the prestigious NRI of the Year Awards 2017 at Hotel Grand Hyatt Mumbai, felicitating select Global Indians with India's most distinctive global awards. This award recognized the deserving spirit of those globetrotting Indians who have made a change by their work and action reaching the pinnacles of success globally by rising every day. From more than twenty five thousand nominations in various coveted award categories including the field of Entrepreneurship, Philanthropy, Academics, Arts and Business Professionals and a new category of ‘start ......read more

Bosch demonstrates urban mobility at 2017 Bosch Mobility Experience…

Technological solutions for better quality of life in cities Bosch vision for urban mobility: zero emissions, zero stress, zero accidents  Already 14 beacon smart-city projects worldwide Bosch Mobility Solutions growing three times faster than the market in 2017 Dubai, UAE, July 11, 2017:  Bosch is becoming a provider of mobility services for conurbations. In the future, the company will focus more on developing and providing mobility solutions in connected, smart cities. The demand  for smart mobility concepts for the urban environment is rising rapidly worldwide. More and more people in a limited amount of space will also mean more traffic, and thus more pollution, less green space, more noise, and more time wasted sitting in traffic.   At the Bosch Mobility Experience in Boxberg, Bosch recently ......read more

UWI official statement on UN World Population Day…

World Population Day Comment:  Key to Ensuring that the Middle East Thrives in a near 10-billion People Planet is to Continually Rethink Our Cities The UN recently upgraded its global population forecast to 9.8 billion by 2050 with sub-Saharan Africa accounting for much of the world’s population growth between now and then. Commenting on the regional implications of a near 10 billion people planet by 2050, Vafa Valapour, Principal at United World Infrastructure, said: Dubai, UAE – July 11:  “According to several measures, key countries across the Middle East and GCC in particular could witness above average population growth over the next few decades as growing numbers of global citizens search for the opportunities offered in their cities,” said Vafa Valapour, Principal at United World ......read more

Summer Bazaar '17 opens at the Dubai World Trade Centre…

An indoor cultural market and exhibition ‘Summer Bazaar’ opens its gates for all shoppers at Dubai World Trade Centre The entry is free of charge with great deals and bargains on shopping  Summer Bazaar runs parallel with Modhesh World and Truckers DXB in Hall #7  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 10, 2017:  Presenting a ‘cultural market’, Summer Bazaar kick-starts its exhibition at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). Offering a unique shopping experience and bringing different cultures from around the world under one roof, Summer Bazaar hosts a wide selection of merchandise, ranging from international handicrafts, apparel, beauty products, perfumes and oudh, home appliances, toys and baby items, accessories and featuring local & international foods.   The bazaar was ......read more

FIFA Club World Cup Mobile Roadshows to kick off Abu Dhabi Summer Season 2017…

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 05 July 2017:  Bringing Abu Dhabi Summer Season 2017 to a roaring kick-off, two Mobile Roadshows celebrating the 14th edition of The FIFA Club World Cup will take place at Bawadi Mall in Al Ain from the 6th of July to 8th of July and return from the 3rd of August to 5th of August. Organised by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi), in partnership with leading event companies MBC Group, Alchemy Project, YAK Events and Oberoi Middle East Event, Abu Dhabi Summer Season is set to captivate residents and visitors with an extensive month-long programme of family-friendly shows and activations for the summer.  Hosted in anticipation of The FIFA Club World Cup 2017 that will witness teams from around the world compete for the title of world club champions at Zayed Sports City Stadium in ......read more

One Thousand Daily Winners Expected During Dubai Festival City's Biggest Ever DSS Celebrations…

Play in the largest Confetti Dome of its kind and shop for a chance to win AED 1 million worth of prizes including a new 2017 Lexus RC F Dubai, UAE, 2 July 2017:  Dubai Festival City is hosting its biggest Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) yet, giving thousands of visitors the chance to win AED 1 million worth of prizes. From 1st July until 12th August, shoppers that spend AED 250 or more get a chance to Shop.Pop.Win and be part of the draw for the Grand Prize - a new 2017 Lexus RC F. The fun virtual reality game, ‘Shop.Pop.Win’ allows participants the chance to land an array of gifts ranging from toys, restaurant vouchers, electronics, BBQs and hotel stays. Shoppers will also get the chance to play in the biggest ever Confetti Dome of its kind and capture the unique moments on camera.   Steven Cleaver, Director ......read more

Beat the heat and shop at the Summer Bazaar '17…

Held from July 6th to September 4th, 2017, Summer Bazaar ’17 is an indoor cultural market and exhibition for shoppers to beat the heat this season The entry will be free of charge with great deals and bargains on shopping  Summer Bazaar runs parallel with Modhesh World and Truckers DXB in Hall #7 at the World Trade Centre, Dubai   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 2, 2017:  Summer Bazaar presents a “cultural market” that offers a unique shopping experience bringing different cultures from around the world under one roof. Hosting a wide selection of merchandise, ranging from international handicrafts, apparel, beauty products, perfumes and oudh, home appliances, toys and baby items, accessories featuring local and international foods. The Summer Bazaar ’17 is set to run from 6th July ......read more

Michael Kors Celebrates Tatler's “English Roses 2017” At The Saatchi Gallery…

Photo Credits to: Getty Images for Michael Kors Dubai, UAE, July 1, 2017:  Michael Kors is pleased to announce that the following women wore Michael Kors to celebrate the opening of Tatler’s “English Roses 2017” exhibition on Thursday, June 29, 2017, in London, UK. Jourdan Dunn wore a black silk-georgette blouse and plongé pleated trousers from the Fall 2017 Michael Kors Collection. Edie Campbell wore a black bonded-wool battle jacket and black Jacqueline leather sandals from the Transeason 2017 Michael Kors Collection. Ella Richards wore a black-and-silver silk-moiré tuxedo jacket and cigarette pants from MICHAEL Michael Kors Holiday 2018 with a gunmetal Elsie clutch from MICHAEL Michael Kors and black Jacqueline leather sandals from Michael Kors Collection. Clara McGregor wore a black ......read more

Sharjah 1st Summer Campaign Launched with Entertainment, Promotions Packages to attract tourists…

Sharjah ,1 July 2017:  The Sharjah Summer campaign, due to last the whole summer season, kick started during the Eid holidays for the first time in Sharjah. The Sharjah Summer campaign's details began to unfold on June 27, 2017, displaying a huge package of diverse activities and entertainment events that target children and families, along with exclusive promotions offered by government entities, hotels, malls, travel agencies and airlines. Further tantalizing details are expected to unfold during the summer season, making Sharjah a desirable family tourism destination, stakeholders promise. The campaign, organized by a number of public and private sectors’ institutions under the umbrella of Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA), aims to bring a comprehensive tourism experience for residents and ......read more

IKEA Announces Fun-Filled Summer Academy For Children!…

Youngsters invited to enjoy two months of interactive indoor activities at IKEA over the summer holiday Dubai, 27 June 2017:  IKEA, the Swedish home furnishing retailer, has announced its plans for children across the UAE keeping them busy and entertained over the summer holidays. IKEA will be hosting the IKEA Summer Academy – a series of different indoor workshops for children aged six to 10. Beginning the 5th July up until the end of August, just before school term begins, youngsters can join the Academy and spend every Wednesday afternoon from expanding their creative and crafting skills through a series of educational and interactive activities. Special prizes will be awarded by IKEA for consistent Summer Activity participants. Every child will receive a personalised booklet and for each session they attend they will ......read more

Waleed Al Shami Performs Free Concert at Dubai Festival City…

Dubai Festival City marks the Official Opening of Dubai Summer Surprises 2017  Dubai, UAE, 27 June 2017:  To officially launch Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS), Dubai Festival City in partnership with Dubai Tourism is hosting a free concert on Saturday July 1st, with Iraqi superstar, singer and composer, Waleed Al Shami. Shoppers will have the chance to see Waleed ignite Festival Square with a breathtaking repertoire of his hottest hits. Steven Cleaver Director of shopping Malls, Dubai Festival City said: “We are excited to host Arabic icon, Waleed Al Shami and visitors will be treated to a free concert in celebration of the opening of DSS, set to mark what will be, one of the biggest Dubai Summer Surprises yet.” Additionally, from the night of Waleed’s performance throughout the period of DSS, every ......read more

Eid Al Fitr 2017…

Eid Al Fitr and Eid Al Adha are the two major festivals in Islam. Eid Al Fitr, or the 'festival of breaking fast', marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan and the beginning of Shawaal, the 10th month of the Islamic lunar calendar. Eid al-Fitr is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide. The religious Eid is the first and only day in the month of Shawwal during which Muslims are not permitted to fast. The holiday celebrates the conclusion of the 29 or 30 days of dawn-to-sunset fasting during the entire month of Ramadan. The date for the start of any lunar Hijri month varies based on the observation of new moon by local religious authorities, so the exact day of celebration varies by locality. The festival is celebrated by the 1.6 billion Muslims across the globe.  As you recite your prayers this ......read more

‘ Halal Expo Dubai ' to Focus on the US$2.3 Trillion Global Halal Industry, Including $1.4 Trillion Halal Food and Beverage Sector…

The 9th edition of the Halal Expo Dubai that takes place from Sept 18 and 19 at Roda Al Bustan Hotel, will focus on Halal standards, services and other human health benefits Date: June 24, 2017 Key Announcements: More than 100 organisations are expected to participate at the 9th Halal Expo – Dubai 2017, to take place at the Roda Al Bustan Hotel from Sept 18-19, 2017. Global Halal sector records an 8 per cent growth year-on-year to US$2.3 trillion Halal Expo to boost the UAE’s drive towards creating a Halal Economy and a centre of the global halal movement for clean, green and healthy life Annual spending in halal products and services is expected to touch $1.6 trillion annually by 2020, according to research  Dubai, UAE The global halal products and services sector is growing at 8 per cent ......read more

Dubai will be ‘United in Celebration' during 10th Edition of ‘Eid in Dubai- Eid Al Fitr'…

Arabic concerts by Majid Al Muhandis and Mohammed Al Shehhi Family-oriented entertainment and activities include renowned cartoon character shows and roaming acts at malls plus Modhesh World Chance to win fabulous prizes in retail promotions at malls across the emirate Dubai, UAE, 21 June 2017:  The Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), is gearing up to usher in the 10th edition of the “Eid in Dubai” celebrations with a diverse line-up of events designed to offer families, residents and visitors many memorable moments during the upcoming Eid Al Fitr. ‘Eid in Dubai – Eid Al Fitr’ is a social initiative that was launched in 2008 to bring together people from diverse communities and cultures from within ......read more

Free science workshops at Zone 4, 9HIJRI - The Holy Month of Ramadan at The Dubai Mall…

Dubai, UAE, June 20, 2017:  Explore astronomy, physics and chemistry as you discover the importance that science has played for time-keeping, daily prayer and navigation throughout the history of Islam.  Zone 4 on The Dubai Mall’s journey of enlightenment through the Golden Ages of Islam, the Science zone, gives children and adults alike, an insight into the world beyond the stars, with Dubai Astronomy Group holding outdoor observation workshops, in line with the astronomy calendar during Ramadan; as well as Oculus stargazing throughout the month.  Children 4-12 years old can immerse themselves in hands-on educational and safe kid’s science experiments with Mad Science, igniting curiosity and imagination.  Discover Zone 4, Science, and more at 9HIJRI, The Dubai Mall, this Ramadan to explore the ......read more

Rugby Star Schalk Brits Tops Host of Celebrities at the Costa Smeralda Invitational 2017…

South African rugby ace emerges on top in Sardinian Festival of Sport Incredible weekend climaxes with charity Gala Dinner starring Pierce Brosnan and Global Gift Foundation Ambassador Pamela Anderson Dubai, UAE, June 18, 2017:  Saracens favourite Schalk Brits proved he was just as handy with a golf club as he is with the rugby ball today in Sardinia, edging out a star-studded field of celebrities at Pevero Golf Club as part of a special festival of sport at The Costa Smeralda Invitational 2017. After receiving some crucial tips from Solheim Cup captain Annika Sorenstam – who led a clinic before the golf event kicked off – Brits surged to victory in the Sardinian sunshine, finishing ahead of football legends Gianfranco Zola and Michael Ballack, who finished second and third respectively. Sorenstam was one of ......read more

Get Ready to Break 9 Guinness World Records at Ramadan Night Market this Weekend…

Dubai’s annual shopping and entertainment gala gives this amazing opportunity to visitors to participate in the record breaking competitions June 7, 2017, Dubai, UAE: UAE residents should gear up to make or break the Guinness World Records this weekend at the popular Ramadan Night Market being held at Dubai World Trade Centre, Hall 7 and 8 from 8 pm to 2 am. Visitors to the market will get an incredible chance to participate in 9 record breaking attempts. Mark 8th, 9th and 10th of June. Everyone is invited to be part of these historical moments. “When was the last time you had a chance to pen your name in the Guinness World Records? Probably not. So why not make the best of this truly once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to create history. Come this weekend, and you can try your luck at the Market to make or break world ......read more

Building Bridges Through Enabling Pluralism - A Dialogue…

Dubai, UAE, June 7, 2017:  The Ismaili Centre Dubai, in collaboration with The Embassy of Portugal and The Consulate General of Canada observed the holy month of Ramadan, a month of giving, with the message of enabling pluralism. The event, attended by over 200 dignitaries and guests of the Embassies of Portugal and Canada brought together voices from various backgrounds in hopes of attaining a world where difference is a powerful force that can help us build together a better life for all. The event, held at the Ismaili Centre Dubai, reflected a strong partnership between the Ismaili Imamat and the two countries, Portugal and Canada who together, aim to support the vision of pluralism and attain peaceful ways to overcome the challenges of living amongst diverse societies. The Ismaili Imamat, through various partnerships and ......read more

Arab Luxury World 2017 announces winners of its first Global Student Competition…

Dubai, UAE, June 06, 2017:  Arab luxury world 2017, the Middle East’s leading luxury business conference, has announced the winners of its first-ever Global Student Competition, which was launched to showcase the views of the next generation on the future of the luxury, design and fashion businesses. Lama Balaghi from INSEAD Business School and Vivien So from Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD) wrote the winning entries, which were judged by a jury of sector experts on May 21 and announced on May 23 during the second day of the conference at The Westin, Dubai.  Lama Balaghi’s entry – ‘The Internet of Fashion’ – focused on how the ‘Internet of Things’ is transforming the future of fashion, including the optimisation of manufacturing processes and customer targeting, ......read more

Exhibitors Buoyed by Positive Outcomes as Automechanika Dubai 2017 Concludes…

Middle East and Africa’s largest automotive aftermarket trade show attracts 28,839 visitors from 134 countries Automechanika Dubai 2017, the 15th edition of the premier trade exhibition for the automotive aftermarket in the wider region, came to a close, attracting 28,839 visitors from 134 countries. Trade buyers and industry representatives were on the lookout for new suppliers, fresh product ideas, spare parts and essential equipment.  Among the highlights of Automechanika Dubai 2017, which featured 1,955 exhibitors from 57 countries who took 69,089 sqm of exhibition space, was the spate of regional and global product launches by exhibitors from across the world, looking to make a major impact in the regional marketplace. It also featured the Automechanika Academy, where the latest updates about Dubai’s auto ......read more

Design International Honoured with ‘Designer of The Year' - Special Commendation…

A night to remember at the elegant Palazzo Versace Hotel, Dubai. Dubai, UAE, June 4, 2017:  They say good things happen when you least expect it, and this year’s RLI Awards was just that for architecture practice, Design International.  500 guests waited in suspense at the charming Palazzo Versace Hotel, Dubai, as the winners of each category were slowly unveiled, one by one. The ceremony, now in its twelfth year, brings together the top industry leaders within retail and leisure.  Having won a series of accolades for a number of projects over the years, the ‘Designer of the Year’ special commendation award adds the finishing touches to a story the company have been telling the world through their designs and their commitment to innovative architecture. Each project has a purpose, narrative and ......read more

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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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......read more

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 ......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 ......read more

‘DEAL Live' conference to cater to the region's theme park and amusement industry…

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

Arabia CSR Network to conduct certified training sessions for Global Reporting Initiative's G4 ...…

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

UOWD's outstanding alumni honoured at Alumni Awards Ceremony…

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

Arab Union for International Exhibitions and Conferences Holds Its Regular Meeting in Cairo…

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

Department of Economic Development – Ajman successfully organizes visit to Department of Economic ...…

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

Global interest in regional leather market builds ahead of Leatherworld Middle East 2017…

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

Put your best hat forward at BurJuman's International Millinery Exhibition…

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

Clean energy offers massive potential for GCC to maintain global energy leadership and reap ...…

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: The UAE Armed Forces inks 90 deals worth more than AED 19.1 billion…

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

IDEX 2017 Day 5: UAE Armed Forces Signs Deals worth more than AED 344 Million…

IDEX 2017 ends on a high-note with a total of 90 deals valued at more than AED 19.177 billion Abu Dhabi-UAE: 25 February, 2017:  At a press conference on the fifth and last day of the 13th edition of the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX 2017), Naval Staff Colonel Fahed Nasser Al Thehli, Official Spokesperson of the fourth edition of the Naval Defence ......read more

Al Hosn Reveals Latest “Armored Room” at IDEX 2017…

Abu Dhabi, UAE. 23 February 2017:  Al Hosn Armored Systems, a subsidiary of Tawazun Holding, announced a new project to produce ‘Armored Room, an innovative protection solution for (troops, personnel, etc.). The "Armored Room" is designed and built to international standard specifications with the possibility for re-sizing according to customer’s needs and uses. Al ......read more

Al Hosn to Produce Extra Light Weight “Armored Vest”…

Abu Dhabi, UAE, February 23, 2017:  Al Hosn Armored Systems, a subsidiary of Tawazun Holding, announced the production of a new cutting edge, extra light weight protective vest. The new armored vest, which weighs only 8.5 kg, will be made in cooperation with Khalifa University Research Center and DuPont and is an innovative protection solution for (troops, personnel, etc.) that will be ......read more

IDEX 2017 Day 4: UAE Armed Forces Signs Deals worth more than AED 3.422 billion…

82 deals over the past four days valued at more than AED 18.833 billion Abu Dhabi-UAE: 23 February, 2017:  At a press conference on day four of the 13th edition of the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX 2017), His Excellency Staff Brigadier-General Rashid Mohammed Al Shamsi, Official Spokesperson of IDEX 2017, announced 20 new deals worth AED ......read more

Dubai celebrates Kuwait's National Day with various festive events…

Shopping centres, festivals and tourist destinations across Dubai host activities to celebrate the day Dubai, 23 February, 2017:  To mark the National Day of the State of Kuwait, which falls on 25 February, shopping centres and tourist destinations across Dubai will be hosting a series of events in celebration of the occasion. The events reflect the strong, long-standing relations between ......read more

ADNEC Signs ADASI Strategic Partner for UMEX, SimTEX 2018…

Abu Dhabi-UAE: 22 February, 2017:  Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) today signed a partnership agreement with Abu Dhabi Autonomous Systems Investments (ADASI), the region’s first reliable one-stop solutions provider within the autonomous systems industry. The agreement mandates the participation of ADASI as a strategic partner in the 2018 editions of the Unmanned Systems ......read more

“Let's Talk” Crisis Communication Forum is set to take place next March in Dubai…

Under the Patronage and Attendance of Sheikh Juma bin Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum A gathering of Key Dignitaries, experts and region’s top communication consultants 22 February, 2017, Dubai:  Under the Patronage and Attendance of Sheikh Juma bin Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum, Fekra Communications announces the launch of it’s yearly “Let’s Talk” ......read more

IDEX 2017 Day 3: UAE Armed Forces Inks Deals worth more than AED 4.075 billion…

Total deals over the past three days valued at more than AED 15.41 billion Abu Dhabi-UAE: 22 February, 2017:  At a press conference on day three of the 13th edition of the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX 2017), His Excellency Staff Brigadier-General Rashid Mohammed Al Shamsi, Official Spokesperson of IDEX 2017, announced 31 new deals worth AED ......read more

Deals worth Approximately AED 7 billion announced at IDEX 2017…

In 48-hrs IDEX 2017 witnesses deals worth more than AED11.335 billion Abu Dhabi-UAE: 21 February, 2017:  Speaking at a press conference on day two of the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX 2017), His Excellency Staff Brigadier-General Rashid Mohammed Al Shamsi, Official Spokesperson of the 13th edition of IDEX 2017, announced an additional 10 new deals worth ......read more

NDCC Participation at IDEX…

“Value Added Membership & Announcement of New Projects” Abu Dhabi, UAE. 20 February:  Key issues pertaining to the development of the defense manufacturing sector in the UAE are frequently discussed during the National Defense Companies Council (NDCC) annual meetings, which take place in Abu Dhabi twice a year. This year, during the Abu Dhabi International Offset ......read more

GETEX to offer interactive platform for global education services providers to engage international ...…

February 20, 2017 - The GCC’s education sector is experiencing robust growth driven by a steady student enrolment rate amidst rapid population growth. The leadership push for the development of a knowledge-based economy in the UAE, is generating positive response to higher education from UAE Nationals. According to a recent study, the total number of students in the region’s education ......read more

Deals worth AED 4.416 billion announced at IDEX 2017…

Abu Dhabi-UAE: 20 February, 2017:  His Excellency Brigadier-General Rashid Mohammed Al Shamsi, Official Spokesperson for the 13th edition of the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX 2017), announced that 21 deals worth more than AED4.416 billion have been signed today at IDEX.  15 of the deals are with national companies and the remaining 6 with international ......read more

IWAM 2017 - “Innovation in Energy Materials”…

Over 100 presentations, posters and seminars delivered by some of the world's top scientists conducting research in Advanced Materials 18 February 2017 – Ras Al Khaimah, UAE:  From February 19 -21 Ras Al Khaimah will play host once more to an elite group of scientists acknowledged as the top minds in their respective fields. They will be participating in IWAM-2017 ......read more

The British Council announces spring programming for UK/UAE 2017 Year of Creative Collaboration…

Abu Dhabi, 16 February 2016:  The British Council today announced the spring season’s performances and events as part of the year-long UK/UAE 2017 Year of Creative Collaboration.  UK/UAE 2017 is a cultural exchange programme between the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates, which celebrates the long-standing relationship between the two countries and looks to strengthen ......read more

1,235 Specialised Local and International Companies to Participate in IDEX, NAVDEX 2017…

Definitive defence event to kick off next week under patronage of UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan  Number of participating nations increases to 57  Exhibitions set to welcome over 100,000 visitors  Total exhibition area increases by 5% NAVDEX 2017 to host over 99 naval defence companies from 27 countries  IDEX Conference 2017 to draw ......read more

Abu Dhabi showcases importance of sulphur at leading industry conference…

16 February 2017, Abu Dhabi, UAE:  The region’s inaugural conference, Middle East Sulphur 2017, organised by CRU, took place this week in the Capital to highlight the rapidly increasing importance of the commodity. The conference, sponsored by Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC),  ran over four days from the 12-16 February at Jumeirah Hotel Etihad Towers, and offered a ......read more

Alfardan Group Successfully Organizes its 6th Annual Sports Day Celebration…

Qatar, 15 February, 2017- Alfardan Group held its 6th company-wide Sports Day event yesterday at the Ali Bin Hamad Al Attiyah Arena. The activities are an annual initiative to commemorate Qatar’s National Sports Day. Over 1,500 employees from various business units participated in the event aimed at demonstrating the Group’s support for the country’s strategic efforts to ......read more

Expo Center Sharjah Signs MoU with UAE Ministry of Education…

On the Sidelines of the National Career Exhibition and International Education Show Sharjah, February 13, 2017:  The UAE Ministry of Education signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Expo Center Sharjah.  The signing took place on Monday on the sidelines of the 13th International Education Show, held under patronage of His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme ......read more

Abu Dhabi Hosts CRU's Inaugural Middle East Sulphur Conference…

Abu Dhabi, 12 February 2017:  A new regional conference devoted to exploring the growing role of the Middle East as the world’s largest producer of sulphur opens today in Abu Dhabi. Taking place from on Sunday 12 February to Thursday 16 February 2017, Middle East Sulphur is organised by CRU Events – a subsidiary of the business intelligence company, CRU Group, that specialises in ......read more

Sharjah Tourism Concludes 7th Annual Light Festival…

H.E. Al Midfa: The SLF highlights the emirate’s best features of authentic Islamic architecture of its landmarks and buildings, which makes it ideal for this kind of festival Sharjah, February 12, 2017:  The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) concluded the seventh annual Sharjah Light Festival in a ceremony held at University City Hall on Saturday, ......read more

Nissan Rewards its Top Employees at Annual Regional Skills Contest…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: February 12, 2017:  Nissan Middle East honored its top sales and service employees from across the region at its annual Regional Skills Contest event held yesterday at IMG World in Dubai. The award ceremony comes as part of Nissan’s ongoing strategy to be the leader in providing the best customer service in the region and see over 2,500 Nissan employees ......read more

Al Noor Training Centre Ladies Luncheon…

Dubai, UAE, February 12, 2017:  As a part of “Year of Giving” initiative started by UAE’s President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Al Noor Training Centre for person with disability organized the 14th Annual Ladies Luncheon. It took place on the 25th of January 2017, at Hilton JBR, their exclusive hospitality partner for the event. The event was attended ......read more

Closing Remarks by HE Ohood Al Roumi for the Global Dialogue for Happiness…

Closing Remarks Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen As the Global Dialogue for Happiness comes to an end, our journey together has only just begun   It is through your shared knowledge and commitment today that we held the most important dialogue, in the most critical of times  Today we witnessed visionary and inspirational talks  We’ve studied the ......read more

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sharjah Tourism Launches Sharjah Light Festival 2017…

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

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Attends Giving Retreat…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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