9HIJRI is a special tribute by The Dubai Mall to mark the Holy Month
Dubai, UAE, May 25, 2017: This Holy Month of Ramadan, embark on a journey of enlightenment through the Golden Ages of Islam as The Dubai Mall brings 9HIJRI, a well-curated experience highlighting the contributions of Islamic scholars and master-craftsmen.
The month-long exhibition celebrates Islam’s contribution to the region’s civilisation with nine dedicated zones that pay tribute to the scholars and veterans, each highlighting a defining aspect of the region.
Discover the ‘House of Wisdom’ at the Knowledge Zone that brings together the inspiring views of scholars from across the Arab world, creating a veritable intellectual academy. The House of Wisdom documents the collective learning from rare manuscripts, books ......read more
Dubai, UAE 24 May 2017: Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) is back for a record year from 1 July to 12 August 2017. The 20th edition will offer residents and visitors an exciting six week calendar of sales and family entertainment. Organised by the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), this year’s DSS will run for 43 days under the slogan ‘Enjoy 6 weeks of sales.’
DSS 2017 will feature a series of retail promotions offering the best deals and discounts and the opportunity to win fabulous prizes at malls run in collaboration with the Dubai Shopping Malls Group. Thousands of retail outlets will reward visitors with special offers and discounts of up to 75 per cent on a wide range of merchandise. This year’s DSS is ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 22, 2017: His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance, this morning officially launched the 27th INDEX Design Series interiors festival and co-located Middle East Stone, now in its third year.
Joined by INDEX event director Samantha Kane-Macdonald, Yan Wang of Middle East Stone, and dmg events design portfolio director Tony Crinion, His Highness launched the four-day exhibitions before being given a guided tour of the show floor, interacting with stand-holders.
He also liaised with firms taking part in Middle East Covering – which focuses on interior and exterior surface solutions – and workspace, dedicated to office furniture and décor.
Between them the shows expect to attract well over 30,000 visitors to more than 1,100 exhibitor stands ......read more
Middle East’s largest cybersecurity event connects global IT security providers and experts with public and private sector investors, as MENA governments’ IT spend tipped to reach USD11.6 Billion in 2017
Dubai, UAE – 21 May 2017: Lieutenant General Dahi Khalfan Tamim, Head of Security for the Emirate of Dubai, today opened the 4th Gulf Information Security Expo and Conference (GISEC) - the Middle East's largest cybersecurity event - which is running concurrently with the Internet of Things Expo (IoTx) 2017 at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from 21-23 May.
The three-day GISEC event has attracted a who’s who of regional and international cybersecurity suppliers, providers and investors, with top industry experts, decision makers and business leaders gathering to discuss the latest online ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 17 May 2017: Samsung Gulf Electronics and Fresh Del Monte announced today their partnership during an exclusive media event at Samsung’s brand shop in Dubai Media City.
The partnership is not only an exciting collaboration where the two brands come together to promote healthy living and eating, but also to spread awareness on how to reduce food wastage with the Samsung Twin Cooling Plus refrigerator. During the event, Fresh Del Monte’s appointed Chef and Nutritionist discussed simple cooking and nutrition tips and tricks for a healthier eating habit. The experts also highlighted how to cut down on food wastage.
“Our partnership with Fresh Del Monte marks a significant day for Samsung. We at Samsung are committed and believe in enabling people’s lifestyles ......read more
Over 1,000 retail outlets set to offer mega savings for shoppers with discounts of 30 – 90 %
Dubai, UAE, 16 May 2017: Get ready for a rewarding shopping experience in Dubai at the 3-day Super Sale, a new citywide retail initiative, which kicks off on 18 May with over 1,000 outlets offering a diverse range of items from local, regional and global brands, at significantly low prices.
Organised by the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), the 3-day Super Sale will see over 250 brands offering shoppers 30 – 90 % off on an array of merchandise including apparel, bags, shoes, cosmetics, perfumes, fashion accessories and home furniture.
This not-to-be-missed retail promotion running across Dubai offers an extensive ......read more
Fun day, every day – themed entertainment and record-breaking competitions to flavour this year’s gala
Featuring a unique shopping experience, mouth-watering culinary delights and interactive family fun
May 15, 2017; Dubai, UAE: Ramadan Night Market, Dubai’s largest night-souk held during the holy month is all set to mark its return this year with a fresh flavor and more unique and exciting activities. Catering to a diverse and cosmopolitan Dubai crowd and beyond, the 10-day market remains one of most-anticipated events during Ramadan, combining a fruitful shopping experience with a plethora of fun, tempting deals and discounts, competitive games, daily themed activities for adults and children, interactive competitions and a massive food court, proven to be a huge crowd puller. Now in its 6th edition, ......read more
• ADNEC welcomes more than 302,000 visitors across 120 events in first quarter of 2017
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 10 May, 2017 – Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) announced today that the value of its direct and indirect contribution to the economy of Abu Dhabi reached AED1.12 billion in Q1 2017, representing an 8 percent growth over target.
The company attributed the positive first quarter results to the improved contribution from its existing events including IDEX and NAVDEX 2017 that marked the largest and most successful edition in its history.
In Q1 2017, ADNEC hosted 12 exhibitions, and 108 conferences and events that attracted more than 302,000 visitors to its venues in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. During the quarter, the venue also supported of 6,922 jobs and 240,396 guest nights ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 10th of May 2017: Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Presidential Affairs of the UAE, H.E. Hussain Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Minister of Education, inaugurated today the 1st edition of ATech World Conference & Exhibition and the World Game Expo, which is held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre – ADNEC.
After the traditional ribbon cutting ceremony, H.E. Hussain Ibrahim Al Hammadi along with a number of key officials and industry leaders have toured the exhibition area where they were introduced to the latest technologies in Virtual Reality, Internet of Things - IoT, Online Games, Application Development, Wearable Techonology, Artificial Intelligence – AI, VR, Interactive ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 2 May 2017 - His Highness Lieutenant-General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, today visited Seamless Middle East 2017, which hosted 350 exhibitors from the payments, ecommerce and retail industries.
Sheikh Saif toured the exhibition along with His Excellency Dr. Eng. Ali Al Khouri, First Deputy Chairman of the Arab E-commerce Union, and Chairman for the Supreme Committee, His Excellency Mohammed Mohammed Al-Rabie, Secretary General of the Council of Arab Economic Unity, Advisor Mohamed Abdulla Al Atia, Chairman of the Arab Federation of e-Commerce.
Building on 18 years of experience and showcasing the latest advancements from international and local industry leaders, the conference welcomed over 10,000 attendees on 1-2 May 2017.
OVER 220,000 VISITORS EXPECTED AT KEY INDUSTRY EVENTS WITH OVER 6500 INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITORS
Dubai, UAE, May 1, 2017 – Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) nears the end of H1 2017 with a bustling May events calendar, expecting to welcome over 220,000 visitors this month across 26 industry-leading events across the IT, real estate, energy and retail industries among others. Key mega events scheduled for May include: Automechanika, Gulf Information Security Expo and Conference (GISEC), Internet of Things Expo (IoTx), INDEX International Design Exhibition, The Mobile Show, Middle East Coverings, Offshore Arabia and Beauty World Middle East. DWTC continues to spearhead growth in the region’s MICE sector as popular exhibitions return to the venue, positively impacting the nation’s key-growth ......read more
Dubai, UAE – 30 April, 2017 - Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC), the UAE’s leading platform for the personal and professional development of women in the emirate and beyond, hosted a dynamic discussion on women in leadership, featuring WWE Chief Brand Officer and TV personality Stephanie McMahon alongside some of the UAE’s most influential business women.
The event builds on 15 years of innovative work DBWC has carried out supporting professional women in Dubai through strategic education, training and networking opportunities – work that is at the forefront of inspiring the lives of Dubai-based women and pioneering the UAE’s drive to lead the region in improving gender balance.
The panel, which took place yesterday at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, saw both women and men ......read more
Panel discusses the importance of ‘for children-ness’ in children’s literature discussed at SCRF 2017
Sharjah, 30 April 2017
A panel of distinguished children’s writers from Turkey, Australia, and the UAE came together this Friday evening (28 April) at the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF 2017), for a discussion on how children’s literature is fundamental to learning about language, learning about the world, and learning about self.
Chaired by UAE author and novelist and recipient of the Rashid Bin Humaid Culture and Science Award, Shaima Al Marzouqi; award-winning author of 51 books, bookshop owner, librarian and teacher from Australia, Damian Morgan; and Turkish writer, Mavisel Yener, who has had one of her very popular books, The Blue Apple, ......read more
• Fintech, Smartcards & Retail sector to be represented
• 12 innovative offers to be discovered among exhibitors
Dubai, United Arab Emirates- 30 April 2017: Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy is organizing the French Pavilion at Seamless Middle East 2017 in partnership with French Tech Dubai UAE. The event dedicated to payment methods, retail and e-commerce in the Middle East will take place in Dubai on 1 and 2 May 2017. 10,000 visitors are expected from the Middle East (60% from the UAE), North Africa (20%) and South Asia. 300 exhibitors will be present.
French Pavilion will host 10 French exhibitors specializing in FinTech sector, smartcards and retail. Several French start-ups will be part of the ......read more
His Excellency Dr Ali Sebaa Al Marri chairs first-of-a-kind organization in GCC region
Dubai-UAE: 30 April 2017 – The Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG) hosted the inaugural meeting of the UAE Association for Management Consultants and Trainers (AMCT) on its premises in Dubai. The newly established Dubai-based public interest organization serves as an umbrella entity for management consultants and trainers across the UAE.
Licensed by the Ministry of Community Development, AMCT aims to elevate the standards in the management consultancy and training profession, and develop the skills of its practitioners in line with the highest international benchmarks.
During the meeting, a representative of the Ministry of Community Development delivered a presentation on public interest organizations, ......read more
Third edition of Dubai leather trade show gets underway offering global players gateway to Gulf’s US$2.9 billion market
Dubai, UAE, April 30, 2017: Exotic Indonesian reptile skins, luxury fashion accessories, UAE-produced camel leather goods, and the global launch of 24 karat gilded stilettos from Italy all shared the stage, as the Middle East’s dedicated leather industry trade show opened in Dubai today (30 April). The exhibition was inaugurated by Butti Saeed Al Kindi, Second Vice Chairman of Dubai World Trade Centre.
The 3rd edition of Leatherworld Middle East runs for three days at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, where 65 exhibitors from 16 countries are tapping into a Gulf region that traded US$2.9 billion worth of leather goods, services, and materials in 2016.
According to ......read more
Popular Best ‘Stand Awards’ awards programme rewards exhibitor creativity and investment in five independent categories, with two additional highly commended winners; judging panel of top industry professionals select the most eye-catching and innovative stands.
27 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: The hotly anticipated winners of the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2017 Best Stand Awards were announced at a photo-call on the show floor on 27th April.
Launched in 2015, the Best Stand Awards were created to recognise the design creativity and business-friendly appeal of exhibiting companies’ physical presence at ATM.
The judging panel comprised a line-up of top industry and design professionals: Leo Fewtrell, Managing Partner, Gulf Reps; Fiona McAndrew Sharp, Sales & Marketing Director, TTN; Nicholas ......read more
Displays 100 different notes issued in the last century from 1917-2016, including the ones used in Gulf countries
• The first 1 Rupee note of India was introduced in 1917, with the portrait of King George V.
• The 1 Rupee note discontinued in 1994 was reintroduced after 21 years in 2015.
April 27, 2017; Dubai, UAE: As the Indian one-rupee note completes its century, the people in the UAE will be treated to an exclusive display of100 different Indian one-rupee notes, issued from 1917 to 2016. To commemorate the occasion, Dubai-based numismatics company, Numisbing and International Bank Note Society, Dubai Chapter (IBNS Dubai) are jointly holding an exhibition to take visitors through the amazing 100 years journey of the 1 rupee note.The showcase will be held at the Numisbing Gallery ......read more
Sharjah Science Museum hosts annual event for families, children and students from April 26-28.
SHARJAH, April 27, 2016: Award-winning Emirati inventor Ahmed Majan was the special guest at Sharjah Science Museum’s annual Science Day.
Mr Majan displayed some of his incredible inventions, including a solar-powered ‘smart’ horse saddle, to hundreds of families and students at this week’s three-day event.
Science Day was an opportunity for members of the public to take part in interactive shows and activities that learned about how fireworks put on their colourful display, the history of telescopes, the science behind 3D imagery, and much more.
There was also a competition between school students to unveil the top scientific innovator among them, and showcased some of their ......read more
• Previously shortlisted novelist Mohammed Hasan Alwan wins 2017 Prize
• His novel, A Small Death, sees the historical and spiritual adventures of Ibn ‘Arabi brought vividly to life in fiction for the first time
26 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: A Small Death by Mohammed Hasan Alwan was tonight, Tuesday 25 April 2017, announced as the winner of the 10th International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF).
The novel, published by Dar Al Saqi, was named as this year’s chosen title by the Chair of Judges, Palestinian novelist Sahar Khalifeh, at a ceremony in Abu Dhabi. In addition to winning $50,000, funding will be provided for the English translation of A Small Death, and Alwan can expect an increase in book sales and international recognition.
On behalf of the ......read more
On the occasion of ATM 2017
110 hotels are using Empower’s district cooling service in Dubai
Dubai, UAE, 26th April 2017: On the occasion of Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2017, the leading international travel and tourism event in the region being held from 24thto 27thApril at The Dubai International Exhibition and Convention Centre, announced that 110 hotels are using Empower's district cooling services.
H.E. Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Empower stated that this increase is due to boom in hospitality industry, which is also supported by increasing adoption of district cooling technology.
“District cooling systems serve as a catalyst to promote sustainability of the built environment. The UAE in particular have firmly positioned itself as global leader in the tourism and hospitality sector. The coming years ......read more
26th of April 2017 - Hotel W – Doha - Qatar
2nd Qatar Smart Ticketing & Digital Services Forum
Major ITS industries experts and Public Transport actors will be gathered in Doha, providing a unique opportunity for fruitful exchanges about ticketing and digital services.
25 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: The MENA region is experiencing one of the fastest growth in the world in terms of infrastructure, including public transport both at national and international levels. To face increasing environmental challenges, ensure an equilibrated territorial development and support the welfare and human development of the citizens, Public transport is seen as a one of the key strategy by decision makers.
After a successful first edition in 2016, the 2nd Qatar Smart Ticketing and Digital Services Forum aims to provide its ......read more
24 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: The UAE economy will receive significant benefits as a result of the national pavilion at Hannover Messe according to Emirati industry leaders and economy officials, as the group today discussed during a press conference at the pavilion’s official opening.
The 70th edition of the Hannover Messe was inaugurated yesterday, Sunday April 23, by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who spoke of the need to advance international free trade agreements, urging her counterparts to remove protectionist barriers to trading policies.
H.E. Ali Al Ahmed, UAE Ambassador to Germany, said: "The UAE’s participation in Hannover Messe, the largest industrial exhibition in the world, is a reflection of the strong historical strategic and trade relations with Germany.”
The UAE is Germany’s largest ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 24 April 2017: H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai and H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crowne Prince of Dubai, visited the Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) stand at the Arabian Travel Market 2017 (ATM) earlier today.
During the tour H.H. Sheikh Mohamed Bin Rashid, accompanied by HE Saif Saeed Ghobash, Director General of TCA Abu Dhabi, saw Abu Dhabi’s growing tourism offerings, as the emirate brought its biggest delegation ever at ATM of 71 stakeholders to showcase more than 115 travel, tourism and hospitality related products. Sheikh Mohammed expressed great appreciation of TCA Abu Dhabi’s dedicated contribution towards the development of Abu Dhabi’s tourism landscape positioning it as a ......read more
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, the number one series on FOX channels worldwide.
McDermitt capped his three-day visit to Dubai with a traditional Emirati breakfast at Al Bas takiya; one of the oldest heritage sites that dates back to the early 1900s, and got a glimpse into this city’s most picturesque sites. In addition to that, he took part in a unique and award winning experience with the Heritage Desert Safari, which is Dubai’s most popular and authentic ......read more
Shop. Win. Celebrate. DSF 2017 runs for 34 days from 26 December
Dubai, UAE, December 18, 2016: Millions of shoppers and families will enjoy a jam-packed schedule of events at Dubai Shopping Festival when the event’s 22nd edition kicks off on 26 December. Final preparations are underway to launch the 34-day shopping, winning and entertainment extravaganza, the longest running ......read more
Signtrade, AGFA Graphics, Canon Middle East, Flex-Europa and a host of big brands will be at SGI Dubai 2017, the largest show for print and signage industries
Dubai, UAE, December 18th, 2016: According to International Expo Consults (IEC), in 2017, Infrastructure, retail, tourism and amusement industry sectors, will propel the growth of the printing and signage industry in the UAE and other ......read more
The indulgent experience took to new heights as people thronged to complete their Christmas shopping
Dubai, UAE, December 15, 2016: With the air thick with anticipation, pre-Christmas shoppers streamed into the Concept Big Brand Carnival as the event opened to public today. The shopping extravaganza was kick started by popular Bollywood singer Mika Singh in the presence of numerous ......read more
Global participations in 9th Paper Arabia 2017 inaugurated by HH Sheikh Saeed bin Hasher Al Maktoum
Specialised show to shed light on paper and tissue production and relevant innovative technologies and machineries until tomorrow (Thursday, 15 December)
Dubai, UAE, 15 December 2016: 9th Paper Arabia 2016, the international exhibition for paper, tissue and converting ......read more
UAE – December 13, 2016 - Under the patronage and presence of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA), DAFZA has signed today (Tuesday, December 13, 2016) multilateral Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with several major entities under the Dubai Government – including the Dubai Police, the Dubai Health Authority, the Dubai ......read more
Meet and greet Bollywood singer “Mika Singh” at the Concept Big Brands Carnival at Dubai World Trade Centre
Don't miss the chance to browse through more than 300 international brands from 15th to 19th December, 2016.
Dubai, UAE, December 13, 2016: The festive holiday feel is ready to go up a few notches as Concept Big Brands Carnival returns with a fantastic array of ......read more
Middle East Audiovisual Market Grows 34 Percent to USD 2.8 Billion in 2016;
InfoComm MEA Opens Today as Region’s Leading A/V Event, Showcasing Holograms, Videoboards, and Audio and Lighting Systems
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – 7 December 2016: Holograms, massive videoboards, and state-of-the-art audio and lighting displays will be among the audiovisual innovations ......read more
6th Annual deep euphoria Calvin Klein Spotlight on Women Filmmakers ‘Live the Dream’ Grant Presented to Emerging Female Director
Dubai, UAE, December 6, 2016: deep euphoria Calvin Klein and the Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) announced the winner of the sixth annual deep euphoria Calvin Klein Spotlight on Women Filmmakers ‘Live the Dream’ grant at the 26th ......read more
Dubai (November 28, 2016) – Advanced Conferences & Meetings (ACM) proudly launched the Dubai Green Hotel Innovation on Monday at Sheraton Grand Hotel Dubai, UAE. This event constitutes a platform for hoteliers to discuss strategies to reduce the hospitality industry’s carbon footprint and achieve greater environmental sustainability.
Dubai Green Hotel Innovation brought ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 4, 2016: In celebration of the 45th UAE National day, the team at BinHendi Enterprises, one of the UAE’s leading business conglomerates engaging in various industries including fashion & hospitality, gathered together on the 29th of November to recognize & celebrate the spirit of the union. Celebrations included various cultural activities as well as a ......read more
Setting hearts aflutter at The Ajman Palace Hotel Wedding Fair will be internationally acclaimed fashion designer Walid Atallah with his magnificent range of bridal dresses. Walid will showcase his latest Spring Summer Bridal collection at an exclusive fashion show at the hotel on Wednesday, 11th January, 2017. Organized in association with Ajman Tourism Development Department, it will be his ......read more
CITY WALK, THE BEACH, BOXPARK, Last Exit and The Outlet Village, show national unity in support of UAE National Day
Dubai, UAE; 30 November 2016: Meraas, a Dubai-based holding company, will join the UAE in marking the nation’s 45th National Day, through a series of innovative activations across each of its destinations.
Reinforcing its promise of creating unique experiences for ......read more
Known as ‘Utsavam 2016’, the festival will feature a panoply of classical art forms, traditional Kerala ethnic percussions and vocal renderings during these three days.
The 3-day festival will witness performances by Padmasree Gopi Ashan, Padmasree Mattannur Shankarankutty Marar, Kalaamandalam Unnikrishnan, Kalamandalam Sankara Warrier, Pathiyoor Shankarankutty, Kottakkal ......read more
First National Day Super Sale from 1-3 December
Lineup of events to highlight “Spirit of the Union”
Malls to entice families with events and promotions including free-to-attend concerts by Arab music icons
Dubai, UAE, 29 November 2016: Dubai is all set to celebrate the country’s 45th National Day with an exciting lineup of events and activities that will ......read more
UAE, November 24, 2016 - In celebration of the UAE Innovation Week 2016, the Secretariat of the Supreme Legislation Committee (SLC) has held a ‘Reading Day’ recently as part of the national efforts to promote science, innovation and reading and place the UAE as one of the leading capitals in culture, knowledge and innovation.
This move is part of a series of events themed ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 24, 2016: The Special Needs Future Development Center (SNF), in association with Creative Angels, recently hosted its Annual Fun Fair event. Taking place at The Grass Lawn in the Dubai International Marine Club, the event raised awareness around the local community’s young adults with special needs.
Featuring a wide range of fun activities, families ......read more
November 24, 2016 - The opening of the pioneering International Student Fest (ISF) saw a considerable turnout at the Meydan Gallery and Convention Centre in Dubai where a host of fun and entertaining events have been lined up as a platform for interactive learning and extra-curricular activities. The maiden edition - which is co-located with the autumn edition of the Gulf Education and ......read more
Like every year, the 3nd Annual 'The Ajman Palace Hotel Wedding Fair' (TAPHWF) will be held in association with Ajman Tourism Development Department. The mega three-day luxury bridal exhibition will take place from 11th to 13th January, 2017 and is the only and 'biggest' hotel wedding trade show to take place in the Northern Emirates. Building up on the success of last two ......read more
November 23, 2016 - The region’s first International Student Festival (ISF) to be held on the sidelines of the Autumn edition of GETEX (Gulf Education and Training Exhibition), will open tomorrow (Thursday, November 24, 2016) and run until November 26, 2016 at the Meydan Gallery and Convention Centre in Dubai. The event will be co-located with GETEX Autumn, the leading student recruitment ......read more
Andrew Matthews, a bestselling author and International Speaker has addressed over a thousand international corporations on happiness and enjoying work.
Andrew Matthews, represented in the region by Right Selection Speaker Bureau, at the National Achievers Congress will throw light on how to be happy no matter what
The Congress held on November 18 and 19 and organized by Najahi and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 20, 2016: Inspired by the designer’s love of London, during the early onset of winter, the collection features the most coveted of monochromatic colours as a base – stark black and ice white – with flares of the city’s statement bold red scattered throughout.
Reminiscent of the vast open plains of Hyde Park on a crisp November afternoon, ......read more
MORE THAN 110 ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS TO SHOWCASE UAE’S AMAZING MARCH TO THE FUTURE
Dubai, UAE, November 20, 2016: His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, has hailed the crucial role the United Arab Emirates has been playing in promoting the spirit of innovation and enterprise in the country by encouraging new ......read more
United Arab Emirates, 19 November 2016: The much awaited ‘National Achievers Congress’, taking place for the first time in the Middle East, was inaugurated today by H.E. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, the Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development. The renowned international two day congress, was attended by H.H. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, ......read more
WOP DUBAI saw a visitor increase of 20% from last year, while IPM DUBAI witnessed an increase of 11%
WOP DUBAI also witnessed an 18% increase in the number of exhibitors while IPM had 9% more this year
Greece participated for the first time with a country pavilion and had the largest country presence at the show
New technologies from Dubai Municipality and the United Kingdom were ......read more
Under the Patronage of H.E. Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development & For the First Time in the Middle East
Dubai, UAE, November 15, 2016: There are now just a few days left before The National Achievers Congress 2016 opens its doors to participants in Dubai.The renowned international congress, nowin its 23rd edition, will be attended by H.H. ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 15, 2016: The Special Needs Future Development Center (SNF) is gearing up once again to host its annual Fun Fair event on November 18th 2016. Taking place at The Grass Lawn in the Dubai International Marine Club, organizers hope the event will raise awareness around the local community’s young adults with special needs.
Featuring a wide range of fun activities, ......read more
Aviator Lifestyle, a premier division of Aviator Society, a London-based provider of luxury air charter services, has confirmed its participation in the upcoming Big Boys Toys exhibition, scheduled from November 23 to 26 at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC).
At the upcoming seventh edition of the event, Aviator Lifestyle will be collaborating with Elixium a luxury lifestyle product ......read more
In support of UAE Innovation Week
Third TEDxDubai Salon to provide an evening of TEDx Talks, attendee participation and live interaction—showcasing thought-provoking speakers and talks from the TED platform.
Shamsa Saleh: The TEDxDubai Salon event will highlight and showcase Emirati and local talents, and provide an opportunity to encourage the youth to instil a spirit of innovation ......read more
Dubai summit sheds light on connected, autonomous, and greener future on GCC roads; exhibition showcases eco-friendly vehicles
Dubai, UAE, November 14, 2016: The 2nd International Conference on Future Mobility got under way at the Grand Hyatt Dubai today, opened by H.E. Dr. Rashid Ahmed Bin-Fahad, UAE Minister of State and Chairman of the Emirates Authority for Standardization and ......read more
UAE, November 12, 2016- Morocco has announced its third consecutive participation in WOP Dubai 2016 - International Perishable Expo Middle East, taking place from November 13 to 15, 2016 at the Dubai World Trade Center. Organized by the food export control and coordination organization (Etablissement Autonome de Contrôle et de Coordination des Exportations, EACCE), Morocco’s presence ......read more
Action was necessary following repeated price violations
Sharjah, November 12, 2016: HE Ahmed bin Rakkad Al Ameri, Chairman of Sharjah Book Authority (SBA), has stressed that protecting authors’ copyrights and providing books at reasonable price are two main objectives that SBA is committed to at Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF). He said that SBA is dedicated to ensuring that ......read more
Authors talk of their literary journeys
Sharjah, UAE, 12 November 2016: A panel of authors at the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) has spoken of the first steps, the paths they take and the destinations they reach on the journey through their novels. Inspiration, understandably, is the spark that ignites the flames. British novelist Helena Frith Powell is the author of 11 ......read more
During the 35th Edition of Sharjah International Book Fair
Sharjah, UAE, November 8, 2016: Two prize-winning authors from Serbia and Algeria have told an audience at the Sharjah International Book Fair, being held at the Expo Centre Sharjah, that their readership should be incidental to their writing. Compromising creative integrity is a price they would never pay.
Algerian novelist, ......read more
With the winners of Gulfood Award in 2014, this innovative commodity is here to change the health and gluten free market
Dubai, UAE, 8th November 2016: Government of Western Australia in partnership with Lupin industry, unveiled ‘lupin’, the next generation superfood at the Gulfood Manufacturing show, which is being held till the 9th of November. Scientific research has put this ......read more
More than 30,000 global visitors descend on 3rd Gulfood Manufacturing – ‘the Olympics of the food manufacturing industry’
15,000-plus trade visitors expected at trio of finished food showcases: The Speciality Food Festival, SEAFEX and Yummex Middle East
Dubai, UAE, November 7, 2016: The 2016 editions of Gulfood Manufacturing, the Speciality Food Festival, ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, November 7, 2016: The Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the UAE hosted Korea Festival 2016 on Corniche Beach in Abu Dhabi, in association with the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and Korea Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade Corporation - Abu Dhabi.
The Festival featured a range of engaging Korean cultural activities and culinary specialties, ......read more
Competition to help students learn Arabic the smart way enters its sixth day at SIBF 2016
Sharjah, UAE, November 7, 2016: The sixth day of the Lughati Cup 2016 at Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) witnessed strong competition from students keen to demonstrate their mastery of Arabic and win the first place prize. Launched by Lughati - the Sharjah-based initiative dedicated to ......read more
How writers research and interpret history
Sharjah, UAE, November 7, 2016: Two eminent Arabic authors and one of Serbia’s most respected writers told the audience at the Sharjah International Book Fair, being held at the Expo Centre Sharjah, that history can dictate their work but not stifle their imagination. Award winning poet, author and publisher Vladislav Bajac, whose books ......read more
Event held on the side-lines of 35th edition of Sharjah International Book Fair
Sharjah, UAE, 7 November 2016: A group of 20 authors received valuable tuition to help them hone their craft at a series of workshops organised by the UAE Board on Books for Young People (UAEBBY). The three-day activity, which took place at Sharjah’s popular tourist destination Al Noor Island, was ......read more
Red Bull once again highlights the region’s best underground talent in partnership with FLASH Entertainment
Dubai, UAE, November 7, 2016: The first two Red Bull Opening Acts for this year’s Yasalam After-Race Concerts at the 2016 FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX have now been announced. On Friday, 25th November , UAE-based electro duo Arcade 82 will open for The ......read more
UAE, November 6, 2016- Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) continue to reinforce their position as one of the key pillars in the Middle East and North African region’s (MENA) economic landscape. In a recent study published by BLOOVO Middle East, 90 per cent of the total registered companies in MENA are SMEs. Currently in the GCC, SMEs employ approximately 17 million people and ......read more
Titled “In Other Words”
Sharjah, UAE, 5 November 2016: Poetry enthusiasts in Sharjah dedicated their Thursday evening to the Indian poet, lyricist and screenwriter, Javed Akhtar, at the 35th Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF). The ballroom full at the book fair was beaming with eager spectators who have read and followed his works for years, and were thrilled to see ......read more
Truth or Fiction?
Are authors lying to their readers or letting them think?
Sharjah, UAE, November 3, 2016: A literature forum at the 35th edition of Sharjah International Book Fair taking place at the Expo Centre Sharjah, brought together a panel of three top international authors to discuss whether writing should come from the mind or the soul. The forum asked whether writers had a ......read more
A panel discussion with jury members of this year’s edition at SIBF 2016
Sharjah, UAE, 3 November 2016: The UAE Board on Books for Young People (UAEBBY) organised a discussion panel that addressed the mission of the 8th edition of Etisalat Award’s jury. Held at the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) 2016, the session shed light on the award’s eligibility ......read more
UAE, November 3, 2016- Hamad Saleh Ballaith, CEO of Sawaeed Employment LLC, the UAE’s leading manpower outsourcing company, led the organization’s commemorative rites for this year’s UAE Flag Day by raising the national colors at the Sawaeed Residential City in Al Mafraq, Abu Dhabi, UAE in the presence of senior management and workers, with the coordination and supervision of ......read more
Sharjah, UAE, 3 November, 2016: HE Ahmed bin Rakkad Al Ameri, Chairman of Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) has honoured the winners of SIBF Awards 2016, which include, the ‘Sharjah Award for an Emirati Book’, the ‘Sharjah Award for the Best Arabic Novel’, the ‘Sharjah Award for the Best International Book’ and the ‘Sharjah Publisher Recognition ......read more
Event happenings and other engaging activities available for all family members in the centre of Business Bay
Dubai, UAE, 3rd November, 2016: During the breezy Dubai Winter months, Dubai Properties is transforming its unique retail destination Bay Avenue and Bay Square into a family-friendly and “It” destination for residents and visitors to come enjoy their time, through a ......read more
HH inaugurates 35th anniversary edition of world’s third largest book fair which is hosting 1,681 publishing houses from 60 countries.
Sharjah, UAE, November 3, 2016: His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan Bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, opened the 35th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF).
Themed ‘Read More’ ......read more
November 2, 2016 – Yousef Al Serkal, Group Managing Director, International Conferences & Exhibitions (IC&E), inaugurated today (Wednesday, November 2, 2016) the 8th edition of the International Coffee & Tea Festival (ICTF), the region’s only dedicated trade event for the specialty coffee and tea industry, amid overwhelming response from exhibitors and visitors. The highly ......read more
Abu Dhabi (November 1, 2016)- Advanced Conferences & Meetings is proud to launch the 2nd Annual WeatherTech GCC at The Anantara Eastern Mangroves Hotel, Abu Dhabi. This edition is addressing accurate and next-generation weather forecasting and climate-change measurement technologies and services..
Dubai Municipality, Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority, Abu Dhabi City Municipality, ......read more