Close to 7000 individuals gathered at the mall, dressed in traditional attires as sarees and mundu to celebrate the festival
Dubai, September 16, 2019: Celebrating the rituals and traditions of the Kerala harvest festival Onam, Arabian Center was once again lit up with festivities to commemorate the joyous occasion. The mega-event was attended by a huge crowd of Indian Keralite community, with close to 7000 individuals, including the young and old being present at the event for the entire celebration, which lasted for more than seven hours.
While the social revelry witnessed a phenomenal crowd of the Indian Keralite community, other Indian expats also joined the festivity. The Indian community in the city was in a festive mood. For an Arabian Center regular, Onam is his favourite celebration at the mall. “Onam is a very ......read more
• The Show to run from Oct. 1 to 5 with amazing deals and valuable prizes to visitors
• Saif Al Midfa: The Show established itself as a leading and reliable platform for launching the latest designs of luxury watches and jewellery
Sharjah, October 14, 2019: Expo Centre Sharjah has announced preparations to host the 47th edition of Watch & Jewellery Middle East Show, the largest and longest running event of its kind, from October 1-5, with the support of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI).
The 30,000-square-metre exhibition will involve the participation of more than 500 companies & brands from across the world, specializing in the design and manufacture of watches, jewellery, in addition to dozens of UAE companies exhibiting the latest trends of traditional ......read more
Emirates-based boatbuilder to showcase four of its finest vessels, all designed and built to the highest standards and specifications
Glamorous festival attracts companies and customers from across the globe for a six-day celebration of the luxury yachting lifestyle
UAE, 25 August 2019: Gulf Craft will proudly fly the UAE flag at this year’s Cannes Yachting Festival with four of the boat builder’s finest vessels cruising into the French Riviera.
The premier destination for the global superyacht and luxury watercraft industry, Cannes attracts some of the biggest and most luxurious yachts by acclaimed shipyards as well as the most discerning and glamorous clientele.
Gulf Craft’s participation in the annual celebration of sea fairing excellence, which takes place from September ......read more
UAE pioneering huge cost-cutting ‘smart warehouse’ solutions
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 22, August 2019: Automation and AI-driven technologies are changing the face of Middle East’s warehousing industry, pushing advanced inventory control high up the industry agenda and sharpening cost-control, space optimisation and competitiveness, according to a UAE sector pioneer.
Fadi Amoudi, the Founder and CEO of IQ Robotics, one of the exhibitors at Materials Handling Middle East, the region’s dedicated warehousing, intralogistics and supply chain solutions show, said, “The robotics industry is dramatically changing the global business landscape. Within the Middle East region, governments are focusing on digital transformation and the opportunity for fast-paced ......read more
Ajman, United Arab Emirates (August 8, 2019): The benefits of becoming a freelancer for those young people who have completed their higher education, will be one of the main topics discussed at International Youth Day, where Ajman Free Zone is a sponsor. The event will be held on Thursday August 8th.
The event, an initiative by Ajman Youth Councils, part of The Federal Youth Authority, is being held to mark International Youth Day, an annual celebration of the role of young men and women as essential partners in change, which was begun in 1999 by the UN Global Assembly. International Youth Day 2019 will examine how Governments, young people and youth-led and youth-focused organizations, as well as other stakeholders, are transforming education so that it becomes a powerful tool to achieve the 2030 Agenda for ......read more
06, August 2019: We wanted to flag up a story that will be coming out of the US this Wednesday evening, some very brief details of which are enclosed in the attached invite.
Essentially the world’s richest horse race will be run in Saudi Arabia in February 2020.
Full details of the event and the prize fund on offer will be revealed on the evening.
This will be at 7pm US on Wednesday 7, which will be 2am in Saudi, 3am in the UAE on Thursday 8, August.
If you would like an embargoed copy of the news release for print pages, and can commit not to putting any details online until after the 7pm US announcement please let us know.
We’ll have a team on the ground and will be sending pictures, video B-Roll and the full news statement plus a Q&A as part of the media kit.
Equally ......read more
THE WORLDS LONGEST DESERT RACE IS EVEN LONGER AS THE WORLD’S ELITE ULTRARUNNERS COMPETE OVER 300 KMS OF DESERT TERRAIN FOR A SHARE OF THE RICHEST PURSE IN ULTRA RUNNING – US $100,000.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 31, July 2019: The second edition of Dubai’s Al Marmoom Ultramarathon, the world’s longest desert race, will take place in the Al Marmoom Desert Conservation Reserve, this December 9th–13th. Organised under the umbrella of Dubai Sports Council Al Marmoom Ultramarathon brings the world’s most famous ultra- runners to Dubai to compete in the ultimate race as they cross a record breaking 300 KMS of tough desert terrain and battle it out for a share of the US$ 100,000 prize purse.
HE Saeed Hareb, Secretary General of Dubai Sports Council: “The first ......read more
The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi is organising interactive workshops and activities, including special events to celebrate Emirati Women’s Day
Abu Dhabi, 31 July, 2019: As part of Al Ain Cultural Programme, the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) will be organising a series of interactive events at Al Qattara Arts Centre and Qasr Al Muwaiji throughout the month of August. These include the Summer Kids Camp programme, a variety of workshops and talks, as well as special events to mark Emirati Women’s Day.
From 4 to 29 August, Al Qattara Arts Centre will be extending its Summer Kids Camp to take place for a second consecutive month, following the outstanding turnout in July. The camp programme offers creative and educational sessions including art and archaeology ......read more
First of its kind regional conference to showcase successful initiatives in green investments, improved regulations and increased capacity at national levels
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 06 July 2019: The ‘2019 Regional High-Level Forum on Green Economy’ concluded today (Thursday, July 4, 2019) its meetings in Manama, the Kingdom of Bahrain. The event is part of a series of regional conferences taking place across the globe, covering five key regions, which includes the Asia Pacific, Africa, Americas, Middle East and North Africa, Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States. The three-day event highlighted evidence-based green economy solutions that have successfully been carried out in the MENA region while also highlighting the effective strategies that have been implemented to help ......read more
Dubai – 02 July 2019: During their participation in the WCO Council 133rd/134th Sessions in Brussels, Belgium Dubai Customs announced the hosting of the 5th WCO GLOBAL AEO CONFERENCE from 10-12 March 2019, which will be held in cooperation with the World Customs Organization.
The Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) program is a partnership between Trade community and Customs, in which actors in the global supply chain can apply for AEO status to receive trade facilitation benefits and, at the same time, verify and increase their level of compliance and security.
Director General of Dubai Customs, Ahmed Mahboob Musabih was part of the UAE official delegation that participated in the WCO Council 133rd/134th Sessions in Brussels, Belgium from 27 to 29 June 2019.
Directors General of the 183 WCO Member Customs ......read more
• Held under the theme of "Free Zone 4.0 meets Economy 4.0"
• Dubai to host 2020 edition of Annual International Conference and Exhibition
• A new Board of Directors announced to be chaired by Dr. Mohammed Al Zarooni
• Launch of three new platforms for FAO services electronically
• Five Free zones receive ‘Safe Zone certificate’
• Plenary sessions and panel discussions brought together experts, speakers and representatives of free zones
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 29 June 2019: The World Free Zones Organization (World FZO) and El Consorci de la Zona Franca de Barcelona (CZFB) held its fifth Annual International Conference and Exhibition (AICE) between June 26 - 28 2019 at the Palau de Congressos de Barcelona in Spain. The event brought ......read more
Expo Centre Sharjah to host Career Uttsav Along with IES in Jan 2020
Sharjah, June 27, 2019: Expo Centre Sharjah, the region’s premier exhibition organiser and venue, is set to host one of the biggest higher education and career guidance events of India.
An agreement to organize Career Uttsav, was signed between Mr. Sultan Shattaf, Director Business Development & Marketing, Expo Centre Sharjah and Mr. Sripall D. Jain, Managing Director, K2 Learning Resources India Private Limited, on Thursday 27th June, at Expo Centre Sharjah.”
Career Uttsav, which caters to one of the largest higher education sectors in the world with more than 70 million enrolments, will be held alongside the Middle East’s premier higher education fair -- the International Education Show (IES).
“The UAE and India enjoy ......read more
The Values of Zayed exhibition at Tashkeel Al Fahidi will have works from 58 young people from June 29 until July 3
“A country's only true resource is its youth” - H.H. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Founder of the United Arab Emirates.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 23 June 2019: Between October 2018 and March 2019, young people were invited by the Foundation for Social and Minor Affairs to 12 visual art workshops at Tashkeel’s centre in the Nad Al Sheba district of Dubai. Led by experienced teaching-artists, each session explored a value that reflects the legacy of Sheikh Zayed through a specific artistic medium from collage, printmaking and drawing to illustration, installation, watercolour and pattern-making.
Each workshop began with an introduction to the work of a leading ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 18 June 2019: Dubai Customs has actively taken part in the WCO IT/TI Conference & Exhibition which took place from 12 to 14 June 2019, in the Azerbaijani capital, Baku.
Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director General of Dubai Customs headed Dubai Customs delegation to the conference which took place this year under the theme “New technologies for SMART borders – New opportunities for Trade, Travel and Transport”. The international event explored implications of the digital world on Customs and other Government agencies in the future.
“Participating in this global exhibition is part of our commitment towards more excellence and success, and comes in support of our leading position in coordinating security efforts with other customs departments and law enforcement ......read more
Dubai – 10 June 2019: Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director General of Dubai Customs headed Dubai Customs delegation to the Azerbaijani capital, Baku to take part in the WCO IT/TI Conference & Exhibition which takes place from 12 to 14 June 2019.
This year’s event, which takes place under the theme “New technologies for SMART borders – New opportunities for Trade, Travel and Transport” will explore implications of the digital world on Customs and other Government agencies in the future.
Dubai Customs is taking part in this exhibition along with major participants including South Korean, Maltese, Italian, Chinese, Dutch, and German Customs departments, plus representatives of big world firms including Huawei, S2 Global and McKinzie, among others.
“Participating in this ......read more
A unique customized IMAGINE show, with fountains, lasers, music and much more running from 12th June – 15th June
Dubai, UAE, 9th June 2019: Dubai Festival City Mall, the ultimate shopping, dining and entertainment destination is commemorating the Philippines Independence Day for the first time with an exceptional two-time record-breaking IMAGINE show. To mark the 121st Philippine Independence Day, the exclusive show will project some iconic landmarks from the Philippines accompanied by whimsical fountains and lasers lit up with the flags’ red, blue, white and yellow colors choregraphed to popular tunes.
The celebrations will begin on Wednesday, 12th June at 9:00PM and will be inaugurated by His Excellency Paul Raymund Cortes, the Consul General at the Philippine Consulate General Dubai and Northern ......read more
Dubai, 29 May 2019: The Dubai Camel Racing Club (DCRC), a pioneering and leading sports establishment, has honoured Al Tayer Motors, the UAE’s official Land Rover importer-dealer, for its support to the 2018-19 racing season, particularly the Al Marmoom Heritage Festival for Camels, as a platinum sponsor.
Speaking during the presentation, Abdulla Ahmad Faraj, Director of Marketing, Partnerships & Events said, “The partnership of the Dubai Camel Racing Club and Al Tayer Motors is in line with the company's strategic direction and vision. It’s our objective to enhance the quality of services offered in the major races and events by sharing experiences and using the latest inventions to create effective solutions.
The Dubai Camel Racing Club thanks Al Tayer Motors for its ongoing support of the Marmoom ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 23, 2019: Kanz Jewels recently recognized and honored their staff who have provided them with outstanding service in the year 2018. During the recently concluded staff conference held in the holy month of Ramadan, at Hyatt Regency, Deira, Dubai, the top performers were provided with outstanding performance certificates in addition to cash rewards. During the conference, time was allotted to recognize the efforts of all team members who have demonstrated the commitment to excellence and who have gone above and beyond their requirements in fulfilling the terms of their responsibilities.
The certificates and rewards were presented by Mr. Anil Dhanak, Managing Director in the presence of various dignitaries and all employees.
According to Mr.Anidesh George, who won the leadership ......read more
~Bollywood Celebrity Arbaaz Khan Inaugurates 15 day Shopping Extravaganza~
Dubai, UAE May 20, 2019: Concept Brands Group, UAE’s largest leading brand house of luxury products is all set to launch its 15 days Ramadan Big Bazaar shopping extravaganza at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Bollywood celebrity Arbaaz Khan will inaugurate the mega sale on 21 May at Za’abeel Hall 4, Dubai World Trade Center at 9pm. Arbaaz Khan will interact with fans at the event which allows free entry for everyone visiting.
The Ramadan Big Bazaar will host a large number of retailers, offering everyone a chance to celebrate the festivities of the season and purchase Eid gifts for family and friends. A true shopper’s paradise featuring a diverse variety of products ranging from fashion, beauty, toys, electronics and food amongst ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 18, 2019: Dubai Investments PJSC has underlined its commitment to the UAE’s People of Determination by supporting a Social Program for Women of Determination, a year-long calendar of events and activities that will enable and empower individuals and their families, and promote greater social inclusion within the wider community.
Dubai Investments has provided support for the special 12-month program, developed by Kalimati Communication and Rehabilitation Centre, which will provide a sustained focus on social and vocational skills, recreational activities and events that will build skill sets, increase physical fitness and confidence.
The program, which is being led by a behaviour therapist, will concentrate on a number of key areas of development, including vocational ......read more
• Deadline set for June 30, 2019
• Program to run from September 2019 to January 2020
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 18, 2019: The Dubai Smart City Accelerator (DSCA), the first industry-focused accelerator award winning program of its kind in the MENA region, has issued an open call for applications from global startups dedicated to innovative smart city solutions to join its third cohort.
DSCA was launched in May 2017 by Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA) in collaboration with du, Smart Dubai Office, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) New York, Orange Business Services, and Visa.
The program is hosted within the renowned Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Campus (Dtec), DSOA’s wholly owned tech innovation hub, and powered ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 16, 2019: Al-Futtaim has announced the launch of SINYAR, a pioneering programme for UAE nationals, dedicated to developing emerging talent across its organization. This programme is in alignment with the UAE’s Vision 2021 and UAE Government Accelerators initiatives to harness the full potential of its national human capital by maximising, nurturing, attracting and retaining the best talent.
The name SINYAR in local Emirati dialect means the trace left by a boat in water and was used to signify how it will guide employees on the right path for their careers. Through this tailor-made programme, Al-Futtaim encourages employees to take the lead on aspects related to their career and development to reach new heights. It will enable Al-Futtaim’s employees to discover their ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 15th May 2019: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, signed a gold sponsorship agreement for two years with The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) RAL (Region-At-Large) for its activities being held in Africa, the Middle East, South Asia (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka), and Turkey.
Through this sponsorship, Empower pursues to shed light on ASHRAE’s RAL activities and its role in supporting energy efficient cooling solutions, in addition to the UAE’s efforts to support district cooling, which aims to create the desired balance between economic development, preserving the environment, reducing carbon emissions, and achieving sustainability.
The agreement was ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 15, 2019: Under the patronage of H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, Salem Ahmad Almoosa hosted Ramadan Council for the Ministry of Interior (MoI).
The event, which was held on May 13 at the his Majlis of in Jumeirah (3). This year’s Council was held under the theme ‘Human Fraternity,’ and witnessed the participants underscore the importance of Human Fraternity as a universal humanitarian value that brings people together and spreads tolerance, love and cooperation among them.
The event thus highlighted the UAE's pioneering role in spreading the values and principles of peace, love and tolerance.
HE Almoosa, said: "We are pleased to host the Ramadan Majlis under the theme ‘Human ......read more
2 ½ months programme is a big-time success
Emiratis to account for 44% in IA in future
Dubai, May 14, 2019: The UAE Internal Auditors Association (UAE-IAA) is relentlessly continuing its drive in bringing in a qualitative change by training and qualifying the Emiratis to work in the Internal Auditing (IA) domain through a training programme that it launched in 2015.
The two-and-a-half-month HASAAD programme aims to strengthen the expertise of trainees, support their professional competencies and prepare them to deal with more professional responsibilities and challenges within their organisations.
More than 80 professionals have completed the programme in different batches in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
Currently, the percentage of UAE nationals, both males and females, in the internal auditing ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 4 January 2018: Dubai Festival City, Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate’s fully integrated mega project welcomed over 100,000 people to ring in the New Year.
The destination hosted a variety of exciting events - from spectacular fireworks displays to sumptuous treats and fun-filled community events, there was something for everyone to enjoy and celebrate ......read more
Discounts from 40% on select range of mattresses and accessories
Dubai, UAE (January 2, 2018): Dubai Furniture Manufacturing Company LLC (DFMC), a market leader in premium mattress segment in Middle East, has announced its exciting offers for Serta mattresses during the 23rd edition of Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF).
If you are in the market searching for a new bed, now is the ......read more
The resort welcomes 2018 with a dazzling display of fireworks
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 2, 2018: Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai dazzled the world yet again with its colourful, signature style and perfectly synchronised fireworks on New Year’s Eve 2018. The electrifying fireworks were the pinnacle of the festivities that took place at the luxurious resort. The ......read more
Thousands of Spectators witness sublime fireworks demonstration for New Year
Sharjah, January 2, 2018: Sharjah’s Al Majaz Waterfront captivated the crowds last night with a spectacular 10-minute New Year celebration of fireworks that lit up the skies for miles around the emirate. The anticipated audience flocked to the area to countdown the clock to welcome 2018 and were treated to ......read more
Dubai, December 27, 2017: Al-Futtaim ACE stores in the UAE are on part-sale with up to 70% off selected items across all categories. With prices locked on over 1,000 product lines, there has never been a better time to buy.
The offers are valid on leading brands including Dyson, Makita, Black & Decker, Karcher, Homeworks, Aftron and more.
Details of the ......read more
Sharjah, 27 December, 2017: Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry announced the launch of “Sharjah Spring Promotions”, which starts in the beginning of 2018 to 15th of February. Its part of the promotional and marketing program aimed to support the retail sector.
This year’s Spring Promotions includes a number of programs and activities covering all ......read more
• Bustling street entertainment for the whole family
• Spend and win competition to win a Mini Cooper, Sprint 2018
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 24 December 2017: The most-awaited event of the city, the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) is here and at Boxpark, the offbeat destination by Meraas, the excitement is heating up with spectacular entertainment for ......read more
Firework displays to take place every Thursday and Friday throughout DSF starting December 26th with a grand finale showcase on January 27th
Amazing dining and shopping discounts across a range of outlets at The Beach for all to enjoy
Entertainment for the whole family
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 23 December 2017: With the annual Dubai Shopping Festival nearing, the ......read more
Exhibition of olden day lifestyle attracts hundreds of visitors to Global Village
DUBAI, 20th December 2017: The Heritage Village organized for the fourth consecutive year by Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) at Global Village, attracts hundreds of visitors from around the world since the commencement of Global Village’s 22nd season last month.
Every evening, the ......read more
You have lots to look forward to during DSF at BurJuman
Dubai, UAE, December 19, 2017: Be spoilt for choice at BurJuman this year! As you enter the new year, embrace a positive and stylish self with the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) from the 26th of December 2017 to the 27th of January 2018. Shoppers and families are invited to enjoy a jam-packed schedule of events at BurJuman ......read more
Patients from across the region band together to increase awareness of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Dubai, UAE, 19th December 2017– In an effort to raise public awareness of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in the UAE, the Middle East Arthritis Foundation (MEAF) have planned a half-day dedicated event in Dubai for people affected by this disease.
The event will take place at the ......read more
Week-long initiative celebrating Arabic Language Day launches at Manarat Al Saadiyat with a programme of performing arts and music
Abu Dhabi, 19 December 2017 – Organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, the inaugural Literature and Music Festival has opened in Abu Dhabi in celebration of Arabic Language Day. The Festival launched with an evening of ......read more
World Trade Organisation Report says UAE occupies 12th and 10th positions respectively on the list of leading exporters and importers in world trade in commercial services
UAE steered ahead of Norway, Malaysia, Indonesia and New Zealand with exports valued at $ 63 billion and imports at $ 82 billion
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 17th 2017: HH Sheikh Hasher Bin ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 14, 2017: Souk Al Bahar is giving shoppers and diners the opportunity to win ‘big’ this festive season, with the chance to celebrate the start of 2018 by driving away in a brand new Mini Cooper!
With only one car up for grabs, simply spend AED 300 in any retail or dining outlet within the mall between December 17, 2017 and January 16, 2018, to enter ......read more
Children to meet new story characters every week; spark their imagination and learn creative concepts the fun way
December 13, 2017; Dubai, UAE: Winter has arrived in the UAE and the cool air brings with it an insatiable appetite for some wonderful winter-related stories for children. This season, British Orchard Nursery will explore the magical world of story-telling to ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 12 December 2017: As part of the jam-packed Abu Dhabi Food Festival programme, the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi is delighted to host the all-new Truckers Carnival, the perfect mix between a food truck festival and a fun fair, at Marina Mall. Featuring a selection of the newest and most sought-after food trucks in the UAE, the festival will offer visitors ......read more
The inaugural Dubai Association Conference is taking place at Dubai World Trade Centre under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 11 December 2017: The inaugural Dubai Association Conference has commenced, with the leaders of the Dubai Association Centre ......read more
Boosting trade ties across multiple sectors
Highest exhibitor participation with 2500 exhibitors
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 10, 2017: The largest sourcing platform, China Homelife Dubai Exhibition was inaugurated by H.E. Majid Saif Al Ghurair, Chairman, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry and opened to visitors at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Open ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 9, 2017: His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, the Vice Chairman of Dubai Sports Council, and HE Nasser Al Rahma, Assistant Secretary General of Dubai Sports Council, visited the Dubai Muscle Show on Friday, December 8, 2017, the opening day of the two-day event at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The region’s leading fitness and bodybuilding show, the Dubai Muscle Show, ......read more
On display are a rare collection of photographs, falconry classes and competitions for the public
9 December, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, May God Protect Him, the initiatives of the 4th International Festival of Falconry organized by Emirates Falconers Club will be inaugurated today in ......read more
December 1, 2017–April 8, 2018
Dubai, UAE, December 5, 2017: The Brooklyn Museum presents Ahmed Mater: Mecca Journeys, an unprecedented look into the changes unfolding in Mecca, by one of the most significant cultural voices documenting the realities of the iconic city. Saudi artist Ahmed Mater began his monumental documentary project in 2008, bearing witness to the ......read more
December 5, 2017: As part of its ongoing initiative to increase awareness on the key role of facilities management (FM) in energy efficiency and environmental sustainability, the Middle East Facilities Management Association will hold a networking event themed ‘The Integration of Facilities Management and Energy Sustainability Management’ at the World Trade Club, Dubai World Trade ......read more
Girls help citizens, residents, visitors and tourists join in the occasion
Sharjah, December 3, 2017: As the UAE marks 46 years since the founding of the nation and reflects on its ambitious past and its spectacular achievements, Sharjah Girl Guides (SGG) is helping the country’s citizens, residents, tourists and visitors to take part in the celebrations by sharing a message of ......read more
Hitting the UAE for the first time, Dubai Modest Fashion Week follows on from the success of London and Istanbul series serving up the biggest names in the industry including international icons, award-winning designers and VIPs
Working towards coining Dubai as a hub for the multi-billion dollar modest retail industry in the Middle East, expect to be educated and enthralled by one of ......read more
Largest China sourcing platform in the MENA region
8th edition of the exhibition in Dubai set to have higher number of visitors
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 1, 2017: China Homelife Dubai 2017 Exhibition will return to Dubai with over 2500 exhibitors at the Dubai World Trade Centre on December 10-12. It continues to be the largest sourcing avenue for Chinese ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 28, 2017: On day two of The Big 5 Solar, the third edition of the Global Solar Leaders Summit was opened by His Excellency Dr. Matar Al Neyadi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Energy (United Arab Emirates).
Showcasing the latest technologies and offering a varied educational agenda until the 29 November 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Centre, The Big 5 Solar is ......read more
Over the course of two days, visitors will experience the country’s diverse arts and heritage
Dubai-UAE: 27 November, 2017 – Jumeirah Beach Residences (JBR), Dubai’s first beachfront destination by Dubai Properties, will celebrate the UAE’s 46th National Day with a host of activities over Saturday and Sunday, 2 to 3 December, 2017. As ......read more
27 November 2017 – Dubai, UAE: Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Founding Chairman, Al Habtoor Group opened a permanent exhibition of his life on Monday 27 November 2017 at a state-of-the-art facility located within the Al Habtoor Group head office.
Fifty prominent Emiratis were invited to the inauguration of the private exhibit called, ‘Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor’s Life ......read more
EXPLORE, DESIGN & BUILD WITH EVERYDAY ALUMINIUM
The EGA Amazing
Aluminium Kiosk offers children a fun and educational experience around the science of aluminium. Offering STEM based activities for age groups from 3 - 12 years, the kiosk encourages children to explore, design and build their own creations out of everyday aluminium items.
CityWalk - Dubai
Outside Hub Zero, Atrium ......read more
Ras Al Khaimah – UAE: 22 November 2017: Under the patronage and presence of His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council, Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, Ras Al Khaimah Chamber of Commerce and Industry is organizing a celebration of its golden jubilee titled "Fifty Years of Achievements".
The event will be held at Ras Al Khaimah Exhibition Center on ......read more
Ninth edition of the awards programme took place against a backdrop of mounting competition in the marketing industry
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22 November 2017: The winners of this year’s MENA Effie Awards have been announced during a ‘Great Gatsby’ themed awards ceremony that took place on 15th November at the Armani/Pavilion in Downtown Dubai. 2,000 top marketing ......read more
A growing focus on creating sustainable cities for healthier living environments – one of the main agendas under the sustainability theme of Expo 2020 Dubai - is attracting multibillion-dollar investments in urban landscaping and horticulture across the UAE and the Middle East. Dubai, for example, has allotted about AED 6 billion to further develop 12,000 hectares of land for natural ......read more
Dabur International has extended full support to the first AYUSH international exhibition that recently concluded. AYUSH that stands for (Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homoeopathy. The Conference and Exhibition was held at the World Trade Centre and was a great success. Dabur International was also one of AYUSH's active exhibitors, optimizing the trade show's global ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 20, 2017: Step out on The Dubai Fountain Boardwalk and witness spectacular views of the world’s largest performing fountain!
A brand-new floating platform located within the The Dubai Fountain, The Boardwalk allows you to get closer than ever, giving you a whole new perspective of the captivating performances.
Guests can start their journey from ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 20, 2017: The University of Birmingham has opened the Abu Dhabi exhibition of the Birmingham Qur’an Manuscript which is located at Umm Al Emarat Park, Abu Dhabi, and will take place from 20 to 29 November.
Yesterday’s VIP opening was attended by Her Excellency Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Knowledge ......read more
Ahmad Abu Zannad, Regional Strategy Director at Leo Burnett MENA, discusses key learnings from the agency’s recent ‘Tropa for Life’ industry wins
Dubai, 19 November, 2017: Today, Leo Burnett Dubai spoke at the inspiring strategic showcase at the WARC Event: MENA Strategy Works, which took place at the Choueiri Group Building, in Knowledge Village. During the event, ......read more
60 distinguished plate numbers sold in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Police for a total value of more than 55 million AED
Abu Dhabi 19, November 2017: Emirates Auction, in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, has sold 60 distinguished plate numbers for private vehicles of (Category 1) for a total of more than 55 million AED. This came during an auction that Emirates ......read more
Dubai Municipality joins leading security show as enhanced safety culture boosts demand for latest Personal Protection Equipment
Dubai, UAE, November 16, 2017: A pair of Augmented Reality safety glasses and cooling apparel designed specifically for hot Middle East climes are examples of the latest Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) on display at Intersec 2018 that will ensure the safety ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 11 November 2017. TÜV Rheinland will attend this year´s Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) - one of the world’s most influential events for the oil and gas industry. The corporation has a large portfolio of services for a wide range of industries and has established a market leader position in the Middle East to assist oil and gas ......read more
Story reading session held at Kalimat Group stand
Sharjah, November 11, 2017: Like a mother gathering her children to read bedtime stories, Lebanese writer Fatima Sharafeddine sparked the imaginations of captivated youngsters as she read aloud at the Kalimat Group’s pavilion during Sharjah International Book Fair.
With tales about parts of the body, Fatima read from her picture ......read more
Dubai – 11 November 2017: Director of Dubai Customs, Ahmed Mahboob Musabih visited the stand of Ports, Customs, and Free Zone Corporation at Accessabilities Expo 2017; the region’s largest trade, professional and consumer event aimed at enhancing the lives of people with disabilities.
The second edition of the Dubai AccessAbilities Expo was held under the Patronage of ......read more
The ‘King of Swing’ is a special guest at Sharjah International Book Fair
Sharjah, November 11, 2017: Pakistani cricket legend Wassim Akram said that India is a part of him in many ways and that he misses going to the country. The ‘King of Swing’ was addressing a hall full of fans and sports enthusiasts on the final Thursday of the 36th Sharjah International Book ......read more
‘Solar Desk’ workshop at fair teaches little ones about renewable energy
Sharjah, 11 November 2017: With fossil fuels a finite resource and climate change a regular item on the political agenda, it perhaps appropriate that concepts of renewable energy be introduced to the younger generations at the earliest of ages.
One workshop for children taking place at ......read more
Part of publisher’s strategy to develop the UAE’s publishing industry
Sharjah, November 7, 2017: A year and half into their partnership with the renowned UK-based Bloomsbury Publishing, Kalimat Group, the Sharjah-based regional frontrunner in the field of Arabic Literature publishing, has launched five new titles, which were released as part of their participation at ......read more
Young writers learn the ancient craft of the written word
Sharjah, 7 November 2017: Sharjah International Book Fair is holding a calligraphy workshop to introduce children to one of the most artistic writing styles in history and give them hands-on experience of creating the letters and numbers for themselves.
Workshop leader Sachin Shah has been involved in writing and teaching ......read more
Majed Al Suwaidi: “Since its inception, EMF has successfully contributed towards the development of the media industry and helped create a bridge between the leadership and media entities”
Dubai-UAE: 7 November 2017: Dubai Media City, the region’s largest community dedicated to the media industry, is supporting the annual Emirati Media Forum that is currently underway ......read more
‘Seamless’ storytelling with needle and tread
Sharjah, 5 November 2017: A unique ‘storytelling puppet’ workshop at Sharjah International Book Fair, taking place at the Expo Centre Sharjah until 11 November, is teaching budding authors and illustrators how to create their own tales by sewing and knitting characters into a felt book.
The youngsters, aged between ......read more
Three novelists join architectural expert in third day panel discussion
Sharjah, November 5, 2017: Speaking to a packed room of literature enthusiasts at Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF), cultural experts from across the world gathered for a discussion on the burning topic of national identity. Taking place on the third day of the fair (Friday), the session saw popular ......read more
Celebrating 20th anniversary
Sharjah, UAE. Thursday, November 2, 2017: His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member, Ruler of Sharjah, and President of American University of Sharjah (AUS), received today a replica of the 15th century Voynich Manuscript in celebration of the 20th anniversary of American University of Sharjah. The manuscript, ......read more
Sharjah,UAE, 2 November, 2017: His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council Ruler of Sharjah, inaugurated the 36th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) this morning (Wednesday).
In his speech His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi underscored that shadowy hands have been promoting malevolent ideas that ......read more