Dubai, UAE, April 25, 2018: The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature has been named the Best Arts and Cultural Event at the 2018 Middle East Special Event Awards (MESE) which were announced on the 23 April at a glittering ceremony at the Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai.
The Festival, which has just celebrated its 10th anniversary (1-10 March), is one of the leading international literary festivals and the Arab World’s largest celebration of the written and spoken word. It brings together authors, poets, thinkers and speakers from around the world and the local region in an entertaining programme with wide appeal, making books, reading and ideas accessible to all. Visitors come face to face with best-selling authors and new writers, enjoy thought-provoking panel discussions, and hear the latest views and opinions on a range of ......read more
Sharjah, 19 April 2018: Young mechanics attending a workshop on the first day of the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival, running until April 28 at Expo Centre Sharjah, have been learning the ropes – literally – of engineering basics.
The session, part of the ‘Engineering for Kids’ strand of the festival, explained the concepts of mechanics and its applications in everyday life, helping them to understand the workings of simple machines.
Managing the workshop, Ibrahim Tamim, Robotics Engineer at Dubai’s Fun Robotics – A Mind Fitness Club, said the children are ready, willing and more than able to tackle the tasks.
“We teach a wide range of ages from six-years old right through to university using the primary basis of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics. You ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 19 April 2018: The Art Gallery at NYU Abu Dhabi is pleased to announce a series of upcoming events for all ages as part of the public program of its current exhibition, Permanent Temporariness.
Taking place throughout the duration of the exhibition, all events are free and open to the public.
Details and registration will be on the Art Gallery website www.nyuad-artgallery.org.
Talk and book discussion with IPAF shortlisted author Walid Shurafa
The Art Gallery at NYU Abu Dhabi invites you to a talk and book discussion with IPAF shortlisted author Walid Shurafa.
Shurafa will be discussing his novel Heir of the Gravestones with Alsaad Almenhaly, editor-in-chief of National Geographic Arabic and journalist at Al-Ittihad Newspaper.
Heir of the Gravestones is a ......read more
Participation to build on steady tourism growth as delegation prepares to make key announcements and ink major agreements during the fair
Abu Dhabi, 17 April 2018: The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) announced today that it will be participating in the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2018, taking place between 22-25 April in the World Trade Center in Dubai.
Aligned with DCT Abu Dhabi’s promotional strategy, this participation aims to further elevate the Emirate’s profile as a leading destination of distinction and increase the number of guest arrivals.
DCT Abu Dhabi will be joined by 77 industry stakeholders including government departments, hotels, resorts, tourist attractions, leisure facilities, destination management companies, travel and holiday agents – all ......read more
Beat the hot weather and make the most of Aventura’s extended opening hours from now until the end of the season
Dubai, UAE, April 16, 2018: Calling all adrenaline junkies! If you have already experienced the action-packed Aventura Park during the day, why not make the most of the cooler nights and enjoy an exhilarating zip-line in the Ghaf tree-lined forest in Mushrif Park after dark?
At Aventura Parks, you can test your mental and physical agility whilst having fun in the great outdoors. Dubai’s first adventure park offers an unforgettable experience filled with thrilling zip lines and over 80 climbing, tree-surfing, zip-lining, rope-crossing challenges spread over 5 different levels, off the ground and in-between the trees.
By night, the excitement is taken to new heights as you ......read more
New single release – Out 13th of April World Wide trough Yellow Rhinestone Records
It’s ‘Sold To Perfection’ – a song that combines Therése’s Swedish and Lebanese heritage, and forms a Scandipop/Arabic pop hybrid. So it’s basically got the amazing melody and poptasticness of Scandinavian pop music, paired with the rhythms and flavours of Eastern pop. It’s a one listen and you like sort of affair. And it’s ALL about the chorus.
The Swedish-Lebanese singer-songwriter has enjoyed great success in the US, Europe and the Middle East. Her debut album LIVIN was released in 2006 on Theresé´s own label Future Records in collaboration with Universal Music Sweden and included the hit singles The Future (#13 in the US) and Not Easy (#1 in ......read more
Attracting a fresh wave of new investors with exceptional property financing and mortgage deals
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 10th April 2018: The International Property Show (IPS), which is currently taking place at the Dubai World Trade Centre and will run until 11th April, is offering exclusive bank offers via its Mega Property Sale, which features the Dubai Property Festival (DPF) launched by Dubai Land Department (DLD) — the Main Partner to the event — in collaboration with Founding Partners Emaar, IPS and the Real Estate Investment Management and Promotion Center.
During the event, which is the Middle East’s biggest property sales platform for local, regional and international real estate markets, banks are offering investors and buyers exclusive deals including profit rates with margins starting from ......read more
Former Miss Russia Victoria Lopyreva, FIFA World Cup Ambassador and face of Matryoshka Festival, announces the event
City Walk to be transformed into Russian fairytale wonderland during three-day cultural fest
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 08 April 2018: City Walk, the lifestyle destination by Meraas, supported by the Russian Government through the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, will host the third edition of the Matryoshka Festival from 2 to 5 May 2018.
Miss Russia Victoria Lopyreva, FIFA World Cup 2018 Ambassador and face of the Matryoshka Festival, announced the event in the presence of Ilya Raevskiy, Vice Consul of the Russian Federation in Dubai and the Northern Emirates.
During the three-day cultural extravaganza, City Walk ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 3, 2018: On 28th Feb 2018 Mr. Vijay Samyani, Managing Director & Founder of the group was presented with the Partners Forum Award 2018 for brands4u by HE Sami Al Qamzi, Director General of Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED) for its strategic partnership and support. The event took place at Ritz Carlton Dubai, where brands4u received the accolade. The event highlighted collaborations of excellence between Dubai’s public and private sectors. The award was accepted by Mr. Vijay Samyani, who said: “I would like to thank all our staff for their dedication to excellence and DED for the confidence they have placed in us to support trade and investment in the UAE”.“It is an honor for brands4u to be recognized by Dubai DED and we look forward to further supporting the UAE ......read more
Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding hosts public and private Iftars throughout Ramadan
DUBAI, 3rd April 2018: SMCCU’s Iftars are known and loved for their cultural and peaceful setting, and for offering a unique experience for tourists and residents alike. This year, Iftars will start on Saturday 19th May, and will be held throughout Ramadan daily, (except for Fridays), until Tuesday 12th June.
Held in the courtyard of our wind-tower house in the heart of Al Fahidi District, the Historical Emirati neighbourhood, the evening begins with the “Athan” (the call to prayer) followed by the breaking of the fast with your Emirati hosts. Guest can enjoy Arabic coffee and dates and then take a moment to watch their hosts pray, before a delicious selection of Emirati dishes are ......read more
Take the most out of April, along to the tunes of George Michael and to the flavours of the new menu at the golf club
Dubai UAE, April 2, 2018: There is nothing better than a flavoursome spread, complimented by soulful music, set against a backdrop of sweeping views of the Creek, and Dubai Creek Golf Club has an evening of just that planned for its patrons on the 12th of April.
Welcoming in the guests from 8pm onwards will be the heartfelt melodies of the in house saxophonist, creating the ideal ambience within which guests can feast on an evening brunch with beverages AED 550. Following this will be two sets performed by the energetic Road house Duo, raising spirits and building up the mood for the big event, the live George Michael Tribute Act Adrian Tinklin.
From 10pm until 11pm guests can sway ......read more
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, March 31, 2018: Berets MC, a Dubai based bike club will attempt to highlight autism awareness with the help of several cause supporters and exhibitors for the fourth year in a row by hosting an Autism Awareness Ride at the Dubai Investment Park on April 13th. This event invites children and teachers from local autism schools, bike riders, and the public to come down to support and have a fun day filled with activities, meet the biker community in the UAE and witness the ride. Entry is free of charge.
The event will kick off with the ride including numerous bikers from bike clubs all around the UAE. Bikers are advised to wear the autism color blue to support the cause. The ride will start at 10 AM at the Bikers House Restaurant, which is the established meeting point for all bikers participating ......read more
Diverse cultural event kicks off its third edition with a spectacular fireworks display
Vibrant entertainment, food and beverage, retail and arts events on offer
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 22 March 2018: The Mother of the Nation Festival, organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), opens its doors at 4pm today (Thursday), where guests will be able to enjoy a wide array of performances, entertainment, dining and retail options until midnight for the next 10 days. Held at the Abu Dhabi Corniche, this year’s Festival also marks the public opening of Miral’s new beachfront leisure development, A’l Bahar, which will be open to visitors for the very first time.
HE Mohammed Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman of DCT Abu Dhabi, said: "The Mother of the Nation ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2018: As part of their initiative to empower women in sports, the Dubai Sports Council, in partnership with Aventura Parks, have announced a brand new women-only obstacle race that will be held next month.
The Aventura Women’s Warrior Challenge will be held on April 7 at the Aventura Ziplining Park inside Mushrif Park and organisers are hoping the “female tribe” will turn in big numbers to “showcase their physical and mental strength”.
Open to women aged 16 and above, the Women’s Warrior Challenge is a fun obstacle race, run over a course of either 2.5km or 5km, with 15 obstacles along the path. Participants can register as individuals or as a team of four.
Talking about the event, Maitha Mohammed Al Shamsi, Executive Director of Human Rights Sector in the Community ......read more
The region’s ultimate events for Arabian thoroughbreds, and the equine industry, kick off today
Families, aspirant riders and equestrian enthusiasts sports flock to experience pony showing jumping activities, trick riding, petting zoo and a dedicated equestrian art gallery
Dubai, UAE, March 15, 2018: His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance, today formally inaugurated the 15th Dubai International Arabian Horse Championship and the 14th Dubai International Horse Fair – simultaneous events running at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) until 17th March.
As two of the region’s most important Arabian equine platforms, the co-located events will gather a host of global and regional equine industry players across every segment of the professional and ......read more
Aventura, Dubai’s first ziplining adventure park, presents the inaugural Women’s Warrior Challenge
Dubai, UAE, March 15, 2018: On the 7th April 2018, in celebration of female empowerment, the Aventura Women’s Warrior Challenge will push you to your limits testing your warrior skills and mental and physical aptitude through a series of fun obstacle challenges. To reach the finish line, participants will need to collaborate, surpass themselves and unleash their inner warrior.
In support of the Al Jalila Foundation and in partnership with the Dubai Municipality, this first of its kind fun 2.5KM or 5KM obstacle challenge, is open to Women aged 16 upwards and participants can register as either individuals or in teams of 4. There is also a specially designed course for the Little Warriors, open to ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 15, 2018: The Maritime Standard Awards (TMS Awards) 2018 will take place at the Atlantis, The Palm, on 15th October this year. This is the fifth year in a row that the Awards and gala dinner have been staged at this fabulous, iconic venue.
While TMS is sticking to the same winning formula that have made past Awards so hugely successful, the company is certainly not resting on its laurels. Trevor Pereira, managing director, says, “The Awards are now recognised as being the leading maritime awards event in the region, and one of the top worldwide. The partnership we have built with The Atlantis is a significant part of the success story, ensuring that the setting is suitably prestigious and high quality, and we are delighted to be able to confirm that we will be returning here again this year. But ......read more
Information on public access, venue locations and competition timings
14 March 2018, Abu Dhabi: On Sunday 18th March, Special Olympics IX MENA Games 2018 Abu Dhabi will begin in earnest with more than 1,000 athletes from 31 countries competing across 16 sports.
The entirety of the Games is open to the public to walk-in across all the eight venues, and UAE residents are encouraged to attend and support the UAE team and all international athletes.
The eight venues, the sports they are showing and their timings are as follows.
ADNEC is the main hub of the Games and will host five sports across its site: basketball, badminton, roller skating, volleyball and table tennis.
On days 1 and 2, competitions for all five sports will begin at 10:00 and finish around 18:00 — day 1 is the only ......read more
Horse aficionados, youngsters and families will enjoy a range of attractions from the petting zoo to trick riding, heritage village, art gallery, horse auction and more
The one-of-a-kind Dubai International Arabian Horse Championship is the region’s most anticipated competition that judges the beauty and majesty of Arabian thoroughbreds
Dubai, UAE, March 13, 2018: While Dubai International Horse Fair (DIHF) gathers a host of global and regional equine industry players across the globe this week, aspirant horse riders of all ages, and families, are set to enjoy a range of entertainment and educational activities. Taking place from 15 - 17 March 2018 at Dubai World Trade Centre, the event, now in its 14th edition, is held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE ......read more
An important scientific research study announced under the title: “Life expectancy and main causes of mortality in the UAE: A systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 1990 – 2016”
Dubai – UAE, 12 March 2018: The second day of Innovation Arabia 11 continued at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, with the active participation of a number of world class speakers, experts and leading industry professionals, while focusing on how innovation is impacting ‘Health and Environment’, ‘Islamic Banking and Finance’, ‘Smart Learning’ and ‘Quality and Business Management’, the 4 main tracks for this year’s Conference and Exhibition.
On the second day, a MoU was signed between Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart ......read more
Spearheaded by The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, the stand includes a delegation of partners and stakeholders from the emirate’s tourism proposition
Abu Dhabi, 11 March 2018: The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) picked up the award for the ‘Best Stand in Middle East Region’ at ITB Berlin in Germany for its pavilion featuring the best of the emirate’s attractions and hotels.
DCT Abu Dhabi was joined by 48 partners and stakeholders between the 7th and 11th March, including the Emirate’s national airline, Etihad Airways, along with leading hotels, destination management companies; tour operators; and key attractions from across all three regions.
HE Sultan Al Mutawa Al Dhaheri, Executive Director – Tourism Sector at ......read more
Annual Literary Event Concludes Most Successful Edition with Sold-Out Session
Dubai, 11 March, 2018: Following ten days of literary celebrations, the 10th Emirates Airline Festival of Literature concluded on a high with a sold-out session with renowned comedian and bestselling children’s author David Walliams. The event capped off the Festival’s most successful edition, which featured 180 authors from nearly 50 countries.
Held by the Emirates Literature Foundation, the Festival is under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
Isobel Abulhoul, OBE, CEO and Trustee of the Emirates Literature Foundation and Director of the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature said, ‘I am thrilled to announce that ......read more
Dubai – 10 March 2018: The Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC) in conjunction with the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) in Dubai on Thursday concluded the Successful Marriage program for the grooms- and brides-to-be amongst their employees who will participate in the 7th Mass Weeding this year.
The aim of the awareness-raising program was to educate prospective husbands and wives on those key pillars that will help them build a strong marital relationship and therefore a happy and stable family life.
The week-long program, organized in cooperation with the Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department in Dubai, was wrapped up at Dubai Customs Headquarters in the presence of Saeed Saleh Al Rumaithi, member of the Federal National Council, Ahmed Mahboob ......read more
– Meeting to be Opened and Immediately Adjourned on March 6, 2018 –
DUBAI, UAE – March 8, 2018: Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) announced that it is delaying the business of its 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders pursuant to an Interim Order received on March 4, 2018 from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).
To implement this change, the 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be opened on March 6, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. Pacific Time and immediately adjourned to April 5, 2018. There will be no voting or other matters conducted at the meeting.
The Annual Meeting will be reconvened on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. Pacific Time at the Irwin M. Jacobs Qualcomm Hall, 5775 Morehouse Drive, San Diego, California, 92121. The record date remains unchanged – ......read more
Values of Her Highness Shaikha Fatima Bint Mubarak honoured on International Women’s Day
Abu Dhabi, 8 March 2018: Taking place between March 22 to 31 and organised by The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), Mother of the Nation Festival is set to mark International Women’s Day by paying tribute to the values and extensive contributions of Her Highness Shaikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairperson of the General Women's Union, President of the Family Development Foundation, and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood. This year marks a special edition of the festival, which is taking place during Year of Zayed, dedicated to celebrating the legacy of Sheikh Zayed who was at the forefront of championing a more inclusive role for women in the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 7, 2017: The Ismaili Centre Dubai, in collaboration with The Embassy of Portugal and The Consulate General of Canada observed the holy month of Ramadan, a month of giving, with the message of enabling pluralism. The event, attended by over 200 dignitaries and guests of the Embassies of Portugal and Canada brought together voices from various backgrounds in hopes of ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 06, 2017: Arab luxury world 2017, the Middle East’s leading luxury business conference, has announced the winners of its first-ever Global Student Competition, which was launched to showcase the views of the next generation on the future of the luxury, design and fashion businesses. Lama Balaghi from INSEAD Business School and Vivien So from Savannah College of Art ......read more
Middle East and Africa’s largest automotive aftermarket trade show attracts 28,839 visitors from 134 countries
Automechanika Dubai 2017, the 15th edition of the premier trade exhibition for the automotive aftermarket in the wider region, came to a close, attracting 28,839 visitors from 134 countries. Trade buyers and industry representatives were on the lookout for new suppliers, fresh ......read more
A night to remember at the elegant Palazzo Versace Hotel, Dubai.
Dubai, UAE, June 4, 2017: They say good things happen when you least expect it, and this year’s RLI Awards was just that for architecture practice, Design International.
500 guests waited in suspense at the charming Palazzo Versace Hotel, Dubai, as the winners of each category were slowly unveiled, one by ......read more
UAE, June 4, 2017– H.E. Dr. Mohammed Al Zarooni, Director General of Dubai Airport Freezone (DAFZA), welcomed a delegation from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s (KSA) Economic Cities Authority (ECA) led by Mohanud Abdul-Mohsin Helal, Secretary General for Economic Development. The delegates aimed to gain deeper understanding of DAFZA’s two decades of successful management and ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 03 June, 2017 – The General Department of Organizations Protective Security and Emergency (OPSE) – Events Security Committee (ESC), represented by Brigadier Abdullah Ali Al Ghaithi, Director of the General Department of OPSE at Dubai Police and Chairman of ESC, has awarded Reed Exhibitions Middle East with an appreciation plaque in recognition of the success of the ......read more
During Sharjah Book Authority’s participation at largest book fair in the United States
Sharjah Publishing City targets 950 million young people in the region
Dubai, UAE - June 03, 2017:
His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, has been praised by an elite group of prominent global publishing experts for his ......read more
With a variety of exhibitors, the event is expected to draw a diverse crowd of over 80,000 visitors over 10 days
Look forward to a new adventure on daily basis; test your knowledge, exercise your motor and mental skills and discover your wit in thrilling contests
Shop till you drop and avail exclusive deals and discounts to sweeten the experience
June 1, 2017; Dubai, UAE: Riding high on ......read more
Abu Dhabi, June 01, 2017 - Abu Dhabi National Takaful Co. PSC (ADNTC), the leading takaful operator in the Middle East region and one of the most progressive insurance companies in the UAE, announced its Q1 2017 results with a net profit of AED 20.1 million, showing an increase of 12% over the net profit of AED 18.1 million for the same period in 2016.
Q1 2017 results are a continuation of the ......read more
Learn healthy recipes through live cooking demos, participate in Fitness Challenges, or win through Shopaholic Sunday Treasure Hunt, all at the night souk.
Visitors can participate in Daily Themed Challenges and win exciting prizes.
May 31, 2017; Dubai, UAE: Ramadan Night Market, Dubai’s first and biggest night market during the holy month will open tomorrow loaded with a ......read more
Pioneering “Abu Azziez” campaign plays to strength of Nissan brand equity among elders in rural Saudi communities
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 30 May, 2017: An innovative advertising campaign promoting the Nissan Navara pick-up in Saudi Arabia has been recognised with an award at the Festival of Media MENA held recently in Dubai.
The campaign, delivered ......read more
9 Record breaking attempts to be made at the annual shopping gala!
Brace yourself to be part of the historical moments
May 29, 2017; Dubai, UAE: Here is an incredible chance for the residents and visitors of Dubai to create some new world records, break old ones and grab once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to inscribe their names in the Guinness Book of World Records. Get ready to put Dubai ......read more
Dubai, UAE - Sunday, May 28, 2017 — FleishmanHillard Middle East and the Sameness Project came together to run the Soles & Stories initiative to mark the firm’s 70th anniversary, which culminated in an exhibition at Gulf Photo Plus. The project featured seven domestic workers from the Philippines, Kenya and Sri Lanka, who were provided a pair of shoes to design as a ......read more
GPSSA called the insured to confirm that the specified period of pension eligibility is met before the resignation
Abu Dhabi, 27 May 2017: Mohammed Saqr Al Hammadi, Director of the Customers Happiness Department of the General Pensions & Social Security Authority (GPSSA), called the insured to confirm that the specified period of pension eligibility is met before the resignation. He ......read more
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 ......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 ......read more
May 24, 2017.Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) hosted today (Wednesday, May 24, 2017) a high-level delegation from the Ajman Tourism Development Department (ATDD). The meeting was a part of its efforts to share its pioneering experience at the national level to position the UAE’s maritime sector at the highest levels of competitiveness, inclusiveness and ......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 ......read more
UAE, May 21, 2017- The Middle East Stone Fair will take place in the UAE from May 22 to 25, 2017, and will include a 250-sqm Brazilian pavilion featuring 15 companies. The exhibitors will showcase ornamental stones, marble and ceramics under the umbrella of the Brazilian Ornament Stones Industry Association (Abirochas) and in partnership with the Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce ......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 ......read more
UAE, May 20, 2017- H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Free Zone Council, and H.E. Dr. Mohammed Al Zarooni, Chairman of the World Free Zones Organization (WFZO), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at establishing a framework for cooperation in exchanging expertise and knowledge, organizing seminars and courses, and developing work in Dubai’s free ......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 ......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 ......read more
May 16, 2017: A high-quality facilities management (FM) practice contributes significantly to the health, safety, productivity and wellbeing of the people living in a built environment, experts at the Middle East Facilities Management Association (MEFMA) said during the celebration of World FM Day on May 17, 2017. Themed ‘Enabling Positive Experiences,’ MEFMA highlighted the vital ......read more
UAE, May 16, 2017- As part of the ‘Your Health Matters’ initiative, the General Secretariat of the Supreme Legislation Committee (SLC), today May 16, 2017, organized a first-aid training workshop for its employees in cooperation with the Dubai Health Authority (DHA). The initiative aims to promote health awareness as key to the SLC employees’ health, safety and overall ......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 ......read more
Sterling Parfums are delighted to participate in Beauty world, the largest international trade fair for beauty products, hair, fragrances and wellbeing in the Middle East taking place from 14-16 May 2017 in Dubai.
Established in 1998, Sterling Parfums prides itself in a staggering 40 plus new launches this year. The company has been participating in this exhibition for over 10 years. ......read more
Ajman, UAE, May 9, 2017– His Highness (H.H.) Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Ruler of Ajman and Member of the Supreme Council, commended the City University College of Ajman (CUCA) on its role as a higher education organization, that has placed key focus on the development of human resources. His Highness emphasized the need for more higher education institutions and Colleges, to ......read more
• ADNEC welcomes more than 302,000 visitors across 120 events in first quarter of 2017
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 10 May, 2017 – Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) announced today that the value of its direct and indirect contribution to the economy of Abu Dhabi reached AED1.12 billion in Q1 2017, representing an 8 percent growth over target.
The ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 10th of May 2017: Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Presidential Affairs of the UAE, H.E. Hussain Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Minister of Education, inaugurated today the 1st edition of ATech World Conference & Exhibition and the World Game Expo, which is held at the Abu ......read more
May 08, 2017: Under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani, the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of Qatar, Project Qatar 2017, the 14th edition of the International Trade Exhibition for Construction Technology, Building Materials, Equipment and Environmental Technology, has inaugurated today (Monday, May 8, 2017) with more than 16,000 visitors expected to ......read more
UAE, May 3, 2017- The Bahrain Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) in coordination with the RIPE NCC held a meeting with Internet service providers and telecom operators in the country at its headquarters to discuss plans and key issues regarding the deployment of IPv6 (Internet Protocol Version 6). International efforts are underway to shift from the current IPv4 to the new iteration ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 2 May 2017 - His Highness Lieutenant-General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, today visited Seamless Middle East 2017, which hosted 350 exhibitors from the payments, ecommerce and retail industries.
Sheikh Saif toured the exhibition along with His Excellency Dr. Eng. Ali Al Khouri, First Deputy Chairman of the Arab ......read more
May 2, 2017- Preparations are in full swing for Project Qatar 2017, the 14th edition of the International Trade Exhibition for Construction Technology, Building Materials, Equipment and Environmental Technology set to take place from May 8 to 11, 2017 at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center. A press conference was held today at the InterContinental Doha – The City to unveil the ......read more
OVER 220,000 VISITORS EXPECTED AT KEY INDUSTRY EVENTS WITH OVER 6500 INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITORS
Dubai, UAE, May 1, 2017 – Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) nears the end of H1 2017 with a bustling May events calendar, expecting to welcome over 220,000 visitors this month across 26 industry-leading events across the IT, real estate, energy and retail industries among others. Key mega ......read more
UAE, May 1, 2017- The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) was the Title Sponsor of the Golf Tournament of the American Business Council of Dubai and the Northern Emirates (ABC Dubai) held at the Jumeirah Golf Estates. The event – considered a platform for local and global stars of the sport – was attended by several investors and venture capitalists, members of ABC Dubai, and ......read more
“We at Imdaad, join the entire UAE in paying tribute to all workers and their invaluable contributions to the country’s continuous prosperity, development, and well-being. Today’s celebration of Labour Day represents an opportunity for us to show our appreciation for their hard work, perseverance, and dedication that are helping drive the country forward according to the vision ......read more
Dubai, UAE – 30 April, 2017 - Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC), the UAE’s leading platform for the personal and professional development of women in the emirate and beyond, hosted a dynamic discussion on women in leadership, featuring WWE Chief Brand Officer and TV personality Stephanie McMahon alongside some of the UAE’s most influential business women.
The event ......read more
Panel discusses the importance of ‘for children-ness’ in children’s literature discussed at SCRF 2017
Sharjah, 30 April 2017
A panel of distinguished children’s writers from Turkey, Australia, and the UAE came together this Friday evening (28 April) at the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF 2017), for a discussion on how ......read more
• Fintech, Smartcards & Retail sector to be represented
• 12 innovative offers to be discovered among exhibitors
Dubai, United Arab Emirates- 30 April 2017: Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy is organizing the French Pavilion at Seamless Middle East 2017 in partnership with ......read more
His Excellency Dr Ali Sebaa Al Marri chairs first-of-a-kind organization in GCC region
Dubai-UAE: 30 April 2017 – The Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG) hosted the inaugural meeting of the UAE Association for Management Consultants and Trainers (AMCT) on its premises in Dubai. The newly established Dubai-based public interest organization serves as an umbrella entity ......read more
Third edition of Dubai leather trade show gets underway offering global players gateway to Gulf’s US$2.9 billion market
Dubai, UAE, April 30, 2017: Exotic Indonesian reptile skins, luxury fashion accessories, UAE-produced camel leather goods, and the global launch of 24 karat gilded stilettos from Italy all shared the stage, as the Middle East’s dedicated leather industry ......read more
April 29, 2017: Sharjah Tatweer Forum, part of the Quarter of a Century Foundation for Creating Future Leaders and Innovators, introduced participants of its flagship Sharjah Leadership Program (SLP) to leadership strategies and industry insights during their visit to the headquarters of Strata Manufacturing PJSC (Strata), the advanced composite aero-structures manufacturing facility wholly owned ......read more
Popular Best ‘Stand Awards’ awards programme rewards exhibitor creativity and investment in five independent categories, with two additional highly commended winners; judging panel of top industry professionals select the most eye-catching and innovative stands.
27 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: The hotly anticipated winners of the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2017 Best Stand ......read more
Displays 100 different notes issued in the last century from 1917-2016, including the ones used in Gulf countries
• The first 1 Rupee note of India was introduced in 1917, with the portrait of King George V.
• The 1 Rupee note discontinued in 1994 was reintroduced after 21 years in 2015.
April 27, 2017; Dubai, UAE: As the Indian one-rupee ......read more
Sharjah Science Museum hosts annual event for families, children and students from April 26-28.
SHARJAH, April 27, 2016: Award-winning Emirati inventor Ahmed Majan was the special guest at Sharjah Science Museum’s annual Science Day.
Mr Majan displayed some of his incredible inventions, including a solar-powered ‘smart’ horse saddle, to hundreds of ......read more
• Previously shortlisted novelist Mohammed Hasan Alwan wins 2017 Prize
• His novel, A Small Death, sees the historical and spiritual adventures of Ibn ‘Arabi brought vividly to life in fiction for the first time
26 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: A Small Death by Mohammed Hasan Alwan was tonight, Tuesday 25 April 2017, announced as the ......read more
On the occasion of ATM 2017
110 hotels are using Empower’s district cooling service in Dubai
Dubai, UAE, 26th April 2017: On the occasion of Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2017, the leading international travel and tourism event in the region being held from 24thto 27thApril at The Dubai International Exhibition and Convention Centre, announced that 110 hotels are using ......read more
April 25, 2017 - The Elaf Group, a SEDCO Holding Group company and a leading provider of travel, tourism and hospitality services, recently concluded the latest edition of the Indian Food Festival at the Elaf Jeddah Hotel Red Sea Mall in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. H.E. Mohammed Noor Rahman Sheikh, Consul General of India to the KSA inaugurated the food festival in the presence of Ziyad Bin Mahfouz, ......read more
26th of April 2017 - Hotel W – Doha - Qatar
2nd Qatar Smart Ticketing & Digital Services Forum
Major ITS industries experts and Public Transport actors will be gathered in Doha, providing a unique opportunity for fruitful exchanges about ticketing and digital services.
25 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: The MENA region is experiencing one of the fastest growth in the world in terms ......read more