Second day of show sees deals, product launches aplenty
Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2017: Two days into the second edition, Prolight + Sound Middle East has been attracting quite a lot of attention from the who's who of the entertainment and events industry in the region.
Chockfull of the latest in events and entertainment products and solutions from leading international brands, Prolight + Sound Middle East is tapping into a wellspring of latent demand from the flourishing regional events and entertainment scene, as well as wide interest from hospitality and government representatives.
According to research from Euromonitor International (EMI), the UAE’s professional AV market is estimated to value US$ 707 million by 2018, up from US$ 656.2 million in 2016, giving an idea of the scale of potential ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE – October 18, 2017: RSA® Conference, the world’s leading information security conference and exposition, has announced its program of speakers for the third RSA Conference Abu Dhabi, set to take place from November 7-8 at the Emirates Palace. Regional and global experts will take the stage to discuss a range of topics including Cybercrime, Security Strategy, Infrastructure and Operations, Blockchain, AI, Cloud, IoT & Ransomware.
Keeping in line with the tradition of concluding on a high note, this year the Conference will close with the former Director General of the United Kingdom’s MI5, Dame Stella Rimington, who is well renowned for her successful career, which spans across countersubversion, counterespionage and counterterrorism. Dame Stella will cover topics of leadership ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2017: GROHE, the world’s leading provider of sanitary fittings and a global brand, is proud to announce its participation in WETEX 2017 in Dubai. The leader in sanitary technology will be showcasing its latest products which represent GROHE’s dedication to innovative water conservation.
From the 23rd to the 25th of October, 2017, visitors will be able to discover the latest innovations from GROHE.
At the exhibition, the GROHE stand will be located in the SmarTech hall and visitors that pass by the stand will receive a coupon for free installation of any GROHE product.
Call for greater worldwide focus in quality Arabic publishing
Dubai, UAE, October 17, 2017: Following its participation at the Frankfurt Book Fair, Kalimat Group has called on authors to produce more quality Arabic literature and for global publishers to explore the market in depth.
The fair, which took place from 11-15 October, is the largest publishing event in the world, featuring more than 7,000 exhibitors from over 100 countries and attended by a quarter of a million visitors. Kalimat Group’s presence was the latest in many of the industry’s most significant and influential fairs and festivals, including Sweden’s Gothenburg Book Fair, just one week before.
Kalimat has been one of the most prominent driving forces to develop Arabic literature and partner with the most talented authors to enhance the ......read more
ENEC experts assigned as Health and Safety Ambassadors for WorldSkills Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 16 October 2017: Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) is ensuring health and safety are top priorities at WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017, the world’s largest vocational skills competition currently taking place in the Emirate. ENEC’s team of ‘Health and Safety Ambassadors’ are highlighting the importance of safety culture, which comes as part of ENEC’s role as official Safety Partner and National Gold Partner for the event.
ENEC’s team of Health and Safety Ambassadors worked closely with international experts to check on any safety hazards in the buildup phase and will continue throughout the event. The initiative will promote important messages around health and ......read more
Dr. Alawadi is an Emirati scholar, educator and trained architect and urban planner, currently Assistant Professor of Sustainable Urbanism at Abu Dhabi’s Masdar Institute, part of Khalifah University of Science and Technology
16th International Architecture Exhibition at la Biennale di Venezia (Venice Biennale) will take place from May 26th to November 25th, 2018
9th October 2017, United Arab Emirates: Dr. Khaled Alawadi, an Emirati scholar, architect and educator, has been appointed by the National Pavilion United Arab Emirates – la Biennale di Venezia to curate the UAE’s exhibition at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition at la Biennale di Venezia (Venice Biennale).
The first UAE national scholar to specialize in the design of sustainable cities, Dr. Alawadi is Assistant Professor of ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 5, 2017: The weather is finally cooling down and it’s time to celebrate at Dubai Marina Mall, with five days of Bubble fun and a Balloon Fiesta from Thursday October 12 to Monday October 16, 2017!
With incredible free activities and displays including Bubble Shows, Balloon Workshops Parades and so much more, there’s fun for the whole family between 4pm and 9pm daily, as well as a see-it-to-believe-it gigantic balloon astronaut in Dome Atrium – it’s an event not to be missed!
World’s First Giant Balloon Astronaut
Expert artists from sculpture team ‘Out of Thin Air’ are crafting a 15-metre giant balloon astronaut out of around 40,000 balloons! Dubai Marina Mall’s very own balloon spaceman will be floating graciously amongst the stars of Dome ......read more
World’s largest security, safety and fire protection trade fair gets ready for 20th anniversary edition in Dubai
Dubai, UAE, October 5, 2017: Intersec, the world’s largest trade and networking event for security, safety and fire protection, is set to celebrate two decades of remarkable success when it opens doors in January 2018 in Dubai.
The 20th anniversary edition will feature more than 1,300 exhibitors from 58 countries, while over 31,000 visitors from 128 countries are expected to attend as they seek the latest solutions across seven show sections of Commercial Security, Fire & Rescue, Safety & Health, Homeland Security & Policing, Perimeter & Physical Security, Cyber Security, and Smart Home & Building Automation.
Occupying 60,000sqm across 13 halls and 10 per cent extra space at ......read more
8-12 October 2017 at DWTC
International launch of a disruptive technology for Telecom & Back Up applications
Specific range of 10 years life battery for the Middle East market
United Arab Emirates, 2017 - ARTS Energy will participate for the first time at GITEX, in view of the worldwide introduction of its innovative Ni-MH global solution for Telecom & Back up. ARTS Energy has become an expert of the middle east region for solar applications and is back to present new products and battery solutions for Telecom & Back Up, and particularly robust and long life Ni-MH in hot climates.
This new product is clearly a technological breakthrough and is the fruit of a two years R&D program including three partners:
ARTS Energy has developed a new Ni-MH battery called ENDURANCE ......read more
Competition hots up for region’s premier lighting design honours
Dubai, UAE, October 2, 2017: With over 250 entries being submitted for this year’s Light Middle East Awards, the competition to be recognised as the leading lighting design project of the year, has intensified dramatically.
This was announced by organiser Messe Frankfurt Middle East while revealing a shortlist of 40 entries that have made the cut for the final stage of the competition.
Held alongside Light Middle East 2017, the Light Middle East Awards have grown tremendously in popularity over the years, as leading designers and developers compete for recognition as the most innovative design projects and the acclamation of industry peers, with increasing enthusiasm.
This year, the ......read more
Middle East among the fast growing markets for smart lighting solutions
Dubai, UAE, October 1, 2017: Light Middle East 2017 is expected to feature record turnout even as international interest surges in the region's premier architectural lighting design and technology showcase.
With analysts indicating that the Middle East is expected to be among the fastest growing markets for lighting design and solutions, global brands are lining up to get on board the trade and networking platform to showcase a wide range of innovative products and solutions.
Already the preferred launching pad for many a promising innovation from leading international brands, Light Middle East 2017 is expected to feature even more cutting-edge lighting solutions, when it gets underway in Dubai in October.
"The Middle East is ......read more
Dubai, UAE 28 September 2017: The Convention Centre of the Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai, UAE will be the focal point for the 4th Edition of the region’s premier franchise exhibition on 18 to 19 October 2017. The event brings together local and international brands with products and services from over 85 companies alongside workshops and networking opportunities with special stands designed for ‘Meet the Buyer’ meetings.
The Middle East Franchise Expo is the annual flagship event which is organized by the Middle East and North Africa Franchise Association (MENAFA). This event started on October 2014, and is the first franchise exhibition being organized in the region.
A major highlight of the event will be the presentation of the ‘MENAFA Awards 2017’ by His Royal Highness Prince Bandar bin Saud ......read more
Belt and Road Hubs Create Synergy for Interregional Business Initiative to Connect 60+ Countries, 4.6 billion Potential Consumers
UAE Economy Ministry Undersecretary Officiates at Expo Opening
Dubai, UAE, September 27, 2017: The Lifestyle Expo in Dubai is being held to foster business collaboration between Hong Kong, the Chinese mainland and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as well as the rest of the Middle East-Africa (MEA) region, helping companies seize the enormous business opportunities emerging from China’s Belt and Road Initiative and Expo 2020 Dubai.
Jointly organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and the Trade Development Bureau of the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China, the fifth edition of the Lifestyle Expo opened today (25 September) and continues ......read more
Dubai – September 26, 2017: Huawei, the leading global ICT solutions provider, will showcase its ‘platform + ecosystem’ portfolio of innovations at GITEX Technology Week 2017, designed to equip Middle East organizations for the next big step on the road to digital transformation.
Under the theme ‘Leading New ICT, the Road to Digital Transformation’ Huawei’s booth Z-D20 in Za’abeel Hall will demonstrate not only the power of global technology platforms through the latest IOT, cloud, SDN and Big Data innovations, but also the digital ecosystem of collaboration through path-breaking business and technology alliances, and the latest co-created solutions from OpenLab Dubai.
Governments in the region have embraced the digital transformation through their national agendas and organizations ......read more
Expo Centre Sharjah team in Germany – Top European fair organizer to organize Welding & Cutting Pavilion at Sharjah Show
Sharjah, 26 September 2017
SteelFab, the region’s premier trade fair for metal working industry, is set to bring a big slice of German excellence in technology, engineering and innovation to the region.
The upcoming 14th SteelFab 2018 will see the launch of a pavilion -- Essen Welding & Cutting Pavilion – which will go a long way in establishing and enhancing business relationships between the UAE and Germany.
The Essen Welding & Cutting Pavilion is the offshoot of tie-up between Expo Centre Sharjah and Messe Essen, organiser of global Schweissen & Schneiden fair, one of Europe’s largest gatherings of welding, cutting and finishing industry professionals from around ......read more
Dubai, UAE—September 26, 2017: Synology is all set to showcase its latest storage, networking and application technologies at GITEX Technology Week that is taking place from October 8-12. During the event, Synology will be demonstrating its devotion to bring advanced technologies to businesses and individuals in the Middle East. These include a centralized file portal for NAS users to create an even more streamlined cloud experience, a versatile on-premises business backup solution for servers, cloud services and virtual machines, advanced VPN management tool, and other enhancements on the DiskStation Manager Operating System (DSM)to provide more stable services.
“We are excited to be participating again in this year’s edition of GITEX Technology Week. As the biggest ICT exhibition in the region, it is the perfect ......read more
His Excellency Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi: Marine environment holds great significance in the UAE and plays an integral role in our everyday lives
Dubai, UAE, September 23, 2017: The United Arab Emirates, in partnership with the European Union and Fiji, hosted a high-level roundtable during the 72nd United Nations General Assembly on enhancing and mobilizing investments to promote a sustainable ocean economy that supports climate change mitigation and adaptation efforts.
Building on the UN Ocean Conference, held in June 2017, the roundtable discussed ways to enhance preparations for the Our Ocean Conference (Malta) in October 2017 and COP23 (Bonn) in November 2017.
The roundtable was held in the presence of His Excellency Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President of the European Commission, ......read more
Exhibition and Events to Promote Hong Kong-UAE Cooperation
Dubai, UAE, September 20, 2017: The fifth Lifestyle Expo in Dubai will take place 25-26 September at the Hyatt Regency Dubai, connecting Hong Kong and Chinese mainland suppliers with buyers from the Middle East and Africa to fill the region’s growing demand for trendy consumer products.
Jointly organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and the Trade Development Bureau of the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China, the Expo will showcase a wide range of stylish, quality itemsfrom about 110 Hong Kong and mainland exhibitors. Offerings include consumer electronics and ICT products, household products and electrical appliances, fashion and fashion accessories, gifts and premiums, as well as watches and ......read more
Over 15,000 attendees at this year’s Dubai edition of Annual V-Convention
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 19, 2017: Hosted at the Hamdan Sports Complex from 8-12 September, Prominent Asian direct selling company QNET rolled the carpet to their biggest extravaganza of the year in Dubai, V-UAE 2017. This edition of the V-Convention was extra special as the Company celebrated 19 years of remarkable success and stability in the direct selling industry.
Held with the theme ‘Do it Now!’, QNET continued to showcase their dedication to a holistic and balanced lifestyle throughout the five day event. The event featured Bollywood legend Anil Kapoor, National Ambassador for UN Women Pakistan Muniba Mazari, and Bollywood star Vivek Oberoi as special guests.
QNET used the stellar V-UAE 2017 to announce Olympic ......read more
Dubai, UAE: 19 September, 2017: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s National Day will be celebrated in Dubai with great fervour, as residents and visitors get to enjoy a weekend of fun and entertainment on 22 and 23 September including concerts by popular Arab singers, in a reaffirmation of the strong fraternal relations between Saudi Arabia and UAE and historical ties between the brotherly peoples of the two countries.
As part of the Saudi National Day celebrations in Dubai, visitors from Saudi Arabia will be welcomed with sweets, flowers and gifts on arrival at Dubai International Airport on 20 September.
Hotels in Dubai are also adding to the excitement on the joyous occasion of the Saudi National Day with promotions and discounts on accommodation, especially for guests from Saudi Arabia, as well as a variety of ......read more
64 brands receive Superbrands recognition at Gala Event
Dubai, UAE, September 18, 2017: Superbrands, the independent authority and arbiter of branding, announced that ‘NMC Healthcare’ has won the coveted 'Brand of the Year' award at the 13th annual Superbrands tribute event, which was held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Dubai Festival City. Sixty-four leading brands from the UAE were awarded Superbrands status and the 2017 Superbrands book was unveiled at the event, also dubbed the ‘Oscars of Branding’, where the UAE’s strongest brands were honoured.
Speaking on the well-deserved win by the NMC Healthcare, Mr. Mike English, Director, Superbrands Middle East said, “We are thrilled to announce that NMC Healthcare has been voted Brand of the Year for 2017 by ......read more
Under the theme, “Re-Imagining Realities: Discover, Transform and Innovate,”
Most Global Edition to Host Attendees from Six Continents and 147 Countries;
IDC: Global Digital Transformation Economy to Top USD 2 Trillion in 2019
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Attendees to one of the world’s most global technology expos – the 37th GITEX Technology Week can experience and discover how converging technologies and disruptive business models will solve problems in daily lives and businesses. UAE-based and international technology companies, governments, startups via the new GITEX Future Stars startup confluence, and futurists will showcase how innovations -- from artificial intelligence, to blockchain and virtual reality -- are transforming the lives of communities around the world.
The technology investment ......read more
Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri: “With over 30% of the Marina berths already sold the event is well on-track to be the largest ever gathering of boats and water-sports in Abu Dhabi”
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 16 September 2017 – Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) today announced that the Abu Dhabi International Boat Show 2018, set to run at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre in October next year, is already registering high uptake from prospective exhibitors and key stakeholders within the marine industry.
Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri, Group CEO of ADNEC, said: “Over the last few months, we have been witnessing a great deal of interest in the 2018 edition of the Abu Dhabi International Boat Show from local and international leisure and marine industry players, key stakeholders and ......read more
Latest supply chain innovations on show from 3D virtual reality warehouse mapping to automated sortation systems
Dubai, UAE, September 11, 2017: H.E Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) opened Materials Handling Middle East 2017 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
The only comprehensive industry-spanning trade platform for the wider Middle East, Materials Handling Middle East 2017 got off to a busy start, with 126 participating exhibitors from 20 countries, representing over 200 international brands, making their presence felt at the show.
The beefed-up international presence, with six of the Top 20 international materials handling brands participating, underlines the ......read more
Abu Dhabi – 10th September 2017: The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), an international independent organization that has pioneered corporate sustainability reporting since 1997, will hold the regional launch of the new GRI Standards in Abu Dhabi on 19th September 2017. The launch event is being hosted by Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, Masdar, is sponsored by Union National Bank and has been organized in partnership with Sustainability Excellence.
The new GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards (GRI Standards) are the latest evolution of GRI’s reporting disclosures, which have been developed through more than 15 years of a robust multi-stakeholder process. As the world’s first global standard for sustainability reporting, they provide companies, NGOs and government entities with a common language ......read more
Dubai, 12 March 2017: Dubai Land Department (DLD) will provide support for the Middle East Facilities Management Conference (MEFMA) through its strategic partnership with the Middle East Facilities Management Association (MEFMA). The sixth edition of the conference will take place on 13th and 14th March 2017 at The Address Hotel, Dubai Marina.
DLD has confirmed that a delegation of ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 12 March, 2017: Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) hosted a ceremony to honor 371 outstanding achievers students under its care. Held at Armani Hotel in Dubai, the event drew the participation of His Excellency Dr. Thani Ahmed Al Zeyoudi Minister of Climate Change and Environment, and His Excellency Dr Ahmad Belhoul Al Falasi, Minister of State for Higher Education and ......read more
Olympics are an Opportunity to Drive Critical Change
Dubai, UAE, March 9, 2017: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on Japan to prepare its airport infrastructure for the 2020 Olympics and future growth of the tourism industry using joined-up thinking and extensive consultation with industry.
Japan has set aggressive targets for attracting international ......read more
‘Humanitarian of the year awarded to young female charity founder for inspiring others to make a difference’
Dubai, UAE, 8 March 2017: International Women’s Day has been celebrated with an honouring of role models in the Middle East by His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development.
The WOW Film Fair Middle East ......read more
Doha, Qatar, March 8, 2017– Under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of Qatar is all set to host the fifth edition of Qatar International Agricultural Exhibition (Agriteq 2017) being organized Ministry of Municipality and Environment of Qatar in collaboration with IFP Qatar Ltd from March 22 to 25, 2017 at Doha ......read more
Dubai Customs shares with conference delegates its experience in implementing AEO program
Dubai – 7 March 2017: The 4th advanced conference on Trade Compliance in the Middle East has discussed ways to enhance customs practice in the GCC towards ensuring reduced cost of trading and increased compliance with trade regulations.
Organized by C5 group, the event was held ......read more
Influence of HH Sheikha Fatima recognised on International Women’s Day
Festival to highlight the role of women in social development and their accomplishments in all aspects of life
Abu Dhabi, UAE – March 7, 2017: Mother of the Nation Festival, the largest of its kind in Abu Dhabi which pays tribute to the values and extensive contributions of H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint ......read more
Dubai, 5 March, 2017: The Dubai International Publishing Conference began today under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Emirates Literature Foundation, held for the first time by the Emirates Literature Foundation in partnership with the General Secretariat of The Executive Council of Dubai, with an inaugural address by His Excellency Abdulla Abdul ......read more
Oxford University Press Story Writing Competition Winners Announced
Dubai, 5 March, 2017: A new generation of writers took their first steps on their writing journeys today at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature. The winning short story entries for the Oxford University Press Story Writing Competition 2017 were announced and winners received trophies and a commemorative ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE; March 2, 2017: Students from Al Ezza School in Abu Dhabi saw their favourite tales come to life at a Storytelling Session held near the iconic Wind Tower in Masdar City. Masdar celebrated World Book Day by inviting local school children to a book reading event today. Popular fairytale characters read and performed stories out loud, while inviting and encouraging ......read more
Topic formed focus of second day of Emirates Reproduction Rights Forum 2017
Sharjah, February 28, 2017: A host of local and international experts discussed the requirements needed for the UAE to successfully establish a Reproduction Rights Organisation (RRO), during the second day of the Emirates Reproduction Rights Forum, which took place yesterday (Tuesday) in Sharjah.
Hosted at the ......read more
Dubai, February 28, 2017 – Hong Kong and UAE have enjoyed robust bilateral trade relations on a range of products and services over the years. Adding to the Hong Kong’s business advantages, Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) organises more than 30 exhibitions each year to bring together buyers and suppliers from both economies to develop their business.
Mr. Abdul Aziz ......read more
Industry’s top experts to provide insights into the theme parks and amusement industry sector
Dubai, UAE, February 28, 2017: The Dubai Entertainment Amusement and Leisure (DEAL) Show 2017, together with Blooloop, the attraction industry’s leading website and event organiser, is set to launch the second edition of the conference for the theme parks and amusement industry in the UAE. ......read more
UAE, February 28, 2017- Arabia CSR Network, the leading corporate social responsibility (CSR) training provider in the Arab region, will hold several training sessions on Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines, the leading universally applicable framework for sustainability reporting. The courses will be conducted exclusively in both English and Arabic ......read more
Dubai, 28 February 2017: The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) recently honoured some of their outstanding past students who have significantly contributed to the field of professional development, social impact and research and innovation, at Alumni Awards ceremony held at The Address, Dubai Marina.
Nearly 150 guests attended the presentation of the Alumni Awards that were ......read more
Cairo, Egypt: February 26, 2017: The Arab Union for International Exhibitions and Conferences (AUIEC) recently held its regular meeting at the general headquarters of Arab League’s General Secretariat of the Council of Arab Economic Unity in Cairo, Egypt.
Chaired by HE Saif Mohammed Al Midfa, Chairman of AUIEC, the meeting was attended by representatives of 13 AUIEC member ......read more
UAE, February 26, 2017- The Department of Economic Development - Ajman (DED-Ajman) successfully coordinated a visit to their counterparts in Dubai, the Department of Economic Development - Dubai (DED-Dubai), to carry out comparative standardization and to share best practices, experiences and mutual resources. The visit is part of DED-Ajman's continuing commitment towards the improvement of ......read more
Debut exhibitors to join returning supporters at Dubai trade show as MEA leather production, luxury spending rises
Dubai, UAE, February 26, 2017: Global interest in the Middle East and Africa’s (MEA) leather industry is gaining momentum, as international tanneries, designers, suppliers, and manufacturers look to boost business prospects at the region’s dedicated leather trade ......read more
Celebrating the Dubai World Cup, the exhibition brings together styles from world renowned milliners and local designers.
Now in its 16th year, the exhibition features more than 500 fabulous fascinators, hats and headpieces to compliment every World Cup look
Dubai, UAE, February 26, 2017: Dubai’s premier hat event, the BurJuman International Millinery Exhibition is back ......read more
February 26, 2017 - Shifting to clean and renewable energy presents a very strong potential for oil-producing GCC countries to maintain global leadership in the energy sector despite the current market slowdown, while reaping massive savings of up to USD 87 billion as well as potentially reducing up to one gigaton of carbon emissions, according a new report. ‘Clean Energy in the GCC’ ......read more
IDEX & NAVDEX 2017 exceed all projected targets
1,235 national, regional and international exhibitors
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 25 February, 2017: Today marks the fifth and last day of the 13th edition of the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX 2017) and the fourth edition of the Naval Defence Exhibition (NAVDEX 2017).
Held under the patronage of His Highness ......read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
“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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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, 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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