IMPACT BBDO Dubai awarded Agency of the Year and BBDO Worldwide named Network of the Year
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – March 23, 2017: The world’s foremost digital advocates gathered at the Westin Hotel on 22nd March to attend the fourth edition of the MENA Digital Awards (MDA) and honour digital talent, efforts and innovation in the region. The awards ceremony followed the successful conclusion of the sixth Digital Media Forum (DMF), which was held earlier that day.
Najla Semaan Mazboudi, CEO of SpotOn Media Services and Events and Founder of DMF and MDA, commented: “MDA was launched to recognise and celebrate those responsible for creating digital marketing campaigns that have a real impact and drive our sector onto new heights. The awards programme has gone from strength to strength since its ......read more
Regional regulators, policy makers and telecoms experts from around the world gather in Doha for the two-day forum
Doha, March 23, 2017: The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) is co-hosting the International Institute of Communication’s Telecommunications and Digital Media Forum (TDMF) in Qatar from March 22 to 23. The Forum has brought together regional and international policy and decision makers in Doha to exchange ideas and experiences that will help the industry to evolve.
The aim of the Forum is to consider best practice policy and regulatory decision making to drive accessibility, affordability and competitiveness, while ensuring that the digital ecosystem is fair and offers protection to all.
The two-day forum, being held at the Four Seasons Hotel, Doha, is tackling a range of issues ......read more
Dubai, 22th March, 2017: Global Village, the region’s leading multicultural festival park, participated in the ‘International Day of Happiness’ celebrations in the UAE, with its own festive line up of exciting activities.
The Happiness Welcoming Team:
Global Village’s front line staff wore specially designed ‘smiley’ t-shirts to welcome guests on this special day. The guests were pleasantly surprised to be greeted by the happy bunch!
“Ring A Gong”
Guests expressed their happiness by ringing an actual gong which was specifically set up by Global Village near the Gate of The World, where a plaque stated: “If You Are Happy, Ring A Gong!” Thousands of guests were seen lining up to share their happiness while taking photos to capture the happy moments they ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2017: The Project of “The Leaning Tower of Pisa in Japan and in the United Arab Emirates” supported by Tuscany Tourism Board, Chamber of Commerce of Pisa, Municipality of Pisa and Municipality of Volterra. After the success of Tokyo, it will arrive in Dubai and inaugurated on the 20th of March at 7.30pm.
The exhibition of the Alabaster Tower, which is reproduced from the original drawings of the famous Tower of Pisa, is realized by the alabaster masters of Arte in Bottega di Volterra’s Association. The Foundation Cassa di Risparmio di Volterra, the Province of Pisa, Cassa di Risparmio di Volterra and the Municipality of Volterra, as well as the Opera della Primaziale Pisana; the work owner, has taken part in the realization of the Tower. The copy of the famous bell tower of the ......read more
The Authority marks the day with a range of internal and external initiatives to spread joy inside the Authority and beyond to the whole community
Dubai, UAE, March 20 2017: Dubai Culture & Arts Authority, the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has celebrated International Happiness Day 2017 with a range of internal and external initiatives that have spread joy inside the Authority and beyond to the whole community. The activities took place on Monday 20th March and were organised by Dubai Culture’s Happiness Team and Chief of Happiness & Positivity Latifa bin Demaithan, in alignment with the National Programme for Happiness and Positivity and the Dubai Plan 2021.
Latifa bin Demaithan, Chief of Happiness & Positivity and Office Manager of the Vice Chairman at Dubai ......read more
Chamber organised and hosted special event at its headquarters to mark the occasion
Copies of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed’s new book “Reflections on Happiness & Positivity” distributed to guests
H.E. Buamim: Dubai Chamber is committed to supporting UAE Happiness Charter and improving satisfaction among our employees and customers
Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2017: The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry celebrated International Day of Happiness by organising and hosting a special event for its staff and customers at its headquarters on Monday.
During the event, guests were treated to food, drinks, music, and recreational activities, in addition to a complimentary copy of “Reflections on Happiness & Positivity”, a new book written by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2017: The Navigator Company, Europe's leading manufacturer of UWF printing and writing paper, took part for the fifth year running in Paperworld Middle East (Hall4, Stand E12), in Dubai, from 14th to 16th March. Company's central aim is to build further on the business relationships it has been developing in the region, which have enjoyed a clear boost since it first took part in this trade fair, the uncontested leader in paper and office supplies events in the Middle East.
The Navigator Company has in fact achieved successful growth in the Middle East region, helping to cement its position as Portugal's third leading exporter and the exporter that generates the most value added for the Portuguese economy. The Middle East regional market today is second only to Europe and the United ......read more
March 19th, 2017, Abu Dhabi, UAE: The Mall at World Trade Center Abu Dhabi (The Mall at WTCAD) is proud to announce that it has partnered with “Wanna Read?”, the commendable charity led by Sheikha Shamma bint Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan. This collaboration is celebrating the UAE’s Year of Giving by hosting its first spectacular charitable pre-loved stories & book fair, encouraging everyone to share their love of literacy.
With book donation boxes within Magrudy’s from 1st March until 5th April, The Mall at WTCAD and “Wanna Read?” are encouraging visitors to #ShareYourBook to kindly benefit others. The Mall at WTCAD has kick-started this worthwhile campaign on social media and is inviting everyone to post their donation on their social media pages using the hashtag ......read more
Global interest in regional leather market builds ahead of Leatherworld Middle East 2017
Dubai, March 19, 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 show in Dubai.
Debut exhibitors from as far away as Australia, the Netherlands, and Thailand, will rub shoulders with a host of returning players at Leatherworld Middle East 2017, as they set sights on a regional market where demand for finished leather products, tanned animal hides, and manufacturing supplies remains strong.
According to analysts Euromonitor International (EMI), the MEA’s production turnover of tanned and dressed leather (including ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 15 March, 2017: During the opening of the 11th ‘Flower and Garden Festival’ in Yanbu, KSA, Guinness World Records, the global authority on record-breaking, has confirmed that the Royal Commission of Jubail & Yanbu has broken the Guinness World Record for the ‘largest carpet of flowers’.
Reclaiming their title from 2014, The Royal Commission of Jubail & Yanbu commissioned the creation of the carpet for the event’s 11th edition comprising of approximately 1.8 million flowers, featuring flowers of different species, size and colour, including petunias and marigold flowers. The total area of the flower carpet is 16,134.0772 sq m. made up of 14 different types and colours of natural flowers.
Commenting on the record, Talal Omar, Guinness World Record’s Country ......read more
New record in exhibitor numbers marks 7th edition of region’s dedicated stationery, paper, and office supplies trade fair
Dubai, UAE, March 14, 2017: Paperworld Middle East 2017, the region’s leading trade fair for stationery and office supplies, opened in Dubai today (14 March), as 313 exhibitors from 42 countries offer up a smorgasbord of school and gift articles, paper, creative materials, and children’s toys and games.
The 7th edition of the three-day event runs until 16th March at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, and features more exhibitors from more countries than ever before. The exhibition was inaugurated by Butti Saeed Al Kindi, Second Vice Chairman of Dubai World Trade Centre.
The international complement includes six country pavilions from Germany, Italy, China, ......read more
Held under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 14th of March, 2017: Dubai hosts the region’s largest event on forensic science and forensic medicine; Emirates International Forensic Science Conference and Exhibition, from 2-4 April 2017, at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre. The 1st edition of Emirates Forensic will be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Dubai Future Foundation under the theme “Digital Forensic Science”.
His Excellency Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-In-Chief of Dubai Police Gen. H.Q., said : “The wise leadership gives forensic science its utmost ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 13, 2017: International suppliers of stationery and office supplies are turning to the Middle East and Africa (MEA) for future business growth, with the UAE presenting itself as the ideal gateway to access hard-to-reach markets.
Growth in the global stationery and office supplies market is expected to come from emerging markets such as the MEA. Analysts TechNavio forecast an annual market increase in the region of 15 per cent, while Conlumino, another analyst, estimate the MEA market for paper, stationery and office supplies, will be worth US$12 billion by 2019.
While some suppliers are now just testing the waters, others have been in the market for many years. Vienna Office Supplies (VOS) for example, has been exporting high-end stationery, office products, school supplies and artists´ ......read more
Entertainment and activities lined up for all ages include petting zoo, pony riding, Spanish horse “ballet”, heritage village and equestrian art gallery
Experience the thrill of a horse auction as equine aficionados bid for the finest Arabian thoroughbreds in the world
Dubai, UAE, March 13, 2017: An action-packed weekend is in store for horse fans when the 13th Dubai International Horse Fair (DIHF) kicks off this week at Dubai World Trade Centre.
Held alongside the 14th Dubai International Arabian Horse Championship, event organisers have lined up a number of activities that will delight families and children of all ages. DIHF takes place from 16 - 18 March 2017 under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance.
New features that ......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 senior management representatives will attend the conference, including H.E Juma Bin Humaidan, Deputy Director of Dubai Land Department; H.E. Marwan Bin Ghalita, Engineer and CEO of the Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA); and Mr. Mahmoud Al Burai, Managing Director of Dubai Real Estate Institute. MEFMA Confex 2017 will see an elite group of facilities management decision-makers, pioneers and experts gathering to discuss the latest ......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 Ahmed Abdul Karim Mohammed Julfar as Director General of the Dubai Community Development Authority (CDA).
Representing AMAF at the special ceremony were His Excellency Tayeb Al-Rais, Secretary General, and other senior officials as well as members of AMAF management team as well as businessmen and personalities associated with the charity field also attended the event.
During the ceremony, the students took an oath to continue their ......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 tourist arrivals. In 2016 Japan welcomed some 24 million international tourists. In the 2020 Olympic year, Japan hopes to welcome 40 million visitors, who are expected to spend some $70 billion (JPY 8.0 trillion). And the 2030 target is to attract some 60 million overseas visitors with expected tourism receipts of $130 billion (JPY 15.0 trillion).
Successful infrastructure planning will play a key role in the continued growth ......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 Charity Gala Dinner and Awards ceremony took place on Tuesday night, where H.E. Sheikh Nahayan presented the main film festival awards as well as others, recognising high achieving women and men in the Middle East across various fields.
Award winners were gifted with Dhamani pearl necklaces or cufflinks for the following categories Humanitarian of the Year, Business Leader of the Year, Personality of the Year, Sports Leader of the Year, Male ......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 in partnership with Dubai Customs during 6-7 March. The conference also highlighted, as a top topic of its agenda, Dubai Customs’ experience in the successful implementation of Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) program.
Leading international experts and delegates from key economic sectors such as trade, manufacturing, freight forwarding, and telecommunications, have come together to discuss the latest on how to comply with ......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 Mubarak, will mark International Women’s Day by celebrating women’s role in Emirati society.
Highlighting the values instilled in every Emirati citizen by HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union, Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation and President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, International Women’s Day is an opportunity to reflect on women’s ......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 Rahman Al Shaibani, Secretary General of the Executive Council of Dubai. The two-day Conference aims to positively impact established publishers and new start-ups to reinforce the reading culture in the local and regional community, in addition to offering networking opportunities, sessions on current trends in publishing and masterclasses on key skills.
In addition, university students have the unique chance to ......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 dual-language book containing the winning stories.
The Festival, which will continue until 11 March, is one of the first international literary events in the UAE’s Month of Reading.
Presenting the awards at the ceremony were Festival favourites Lebanese children’s author Sahar Naja Mahfouz and previous winner of the Montegrappa Writing Prize and author of the Unicorn in New York series, Rachel Hamilton.
The theme for ......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 participation from the younger guests.
The Storytelling Session was also among Masdar’s Year of Giving initiatives, with employees from Masdar taking time out of their busy schedules to participate in the event and giving children books and stationery to encourage a healthy habit of regular reading.
Masdar will be holding further events, including a mobile book bazaar, throughout March to mark the UAE’s Month of Reading.
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 emirate’s Flag Island, the concluding activities in the first forum of its kind in the region featured experts on reproduction rights who discussed the practicalities and logistics of establishing an RRO.
Conducted in the presence of Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Founder and Patron of the Emirates Publishers Association (EPA), the two-day forum was organised by EPA in collaboration with the Emirates Intellectual Property ......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 Nasser, Deputy Director, Middle East, HKTDC announced here today that eight international fairs covering lighting, electronics, ICT, housewares, home textiles and furnishings, gifts and premium, printing and packaging as well as medical industries will be held in Hong Kong in the coming April and May, which will offer ideal platforms for traders and suppliers from the Middle East to expand their businesses into new markets. The fairs are as ......read more
September 20, 2016- The Middle East’s robust café culture has been enriched and redefined by a unique blend of eastern and western influences and is here to stay. The UAE alone opened over 3,000 new cafes and more than 50 in-shop and large-scale roasters in the last two years. To further contribute to the region’s growing demand for the beverages, the International Coffee & Tea ......read more
The city’s official convention bureau is delivering one of its strongest year’s to-date, with 86 new international business events secured in 2016
Dubai, UAE, September 20, 2016: Dubai Business Events has secured 15 percent more events in the first eight months of this year than the whole of 2015, and is poised to capitalise on increasing demand from international meetings, ......read more
In April 2016, Dubai Municipality announced a number of new projects, including a network of sewage tunnels, with the aim to make Dubai a green and fully sustainable city by 2021. The new network will meet demands of Dubai's population and urban growth and help save 30% of electricity and reduce the carbon footprint.
Future Drainage & Stormwater Networks Dubai will be held on ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 19th September, 2016 – The second edition of HVACR Careers Fair, a unique meeting platform converging prospective Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR) employers and industry professionals from across the region, will be co-located this year with Climate Abu Dhabi, an exhibition dedicated to the HVACR industry set to take place from 3 to 5 October ......read more
Trade show highlights solutions on how to balance complex design with safe materials
Dubai, UAE, September 18, 2016: His Excellency Sami Ahmad Dhaen Al Qamzi, Director General of the Department of Economic Development, Dubai Government, officially inaugurated the first Windows, Doors and Façades Event in Dubai.
H.E. Sami Al Qamzi toured the exhibition halls and met a broad range ......read more
September 15, 2016 - The 8th National UAE Barista Championship, the most anticipated competition in the Middle East’s coffee industry, is calling skilled and professional baristas to showcase their expertise and knowledge in the event that will begin on November 2, 2016 with a November 4, 2016 finale in Dubai. Besides, there will be three more equally exciting, competitions including the ......read more
September 15, 2016 – Dhofar Global, a leading supplier of hygiene care products in the Middle East, has announced its participation at the 2016 edition of Hotel Show, the largest hospitality event in the Middle East and Africa, which will be held from September 17 to 19, 2016 at the Dubai World Trade Center. Located at Stand No. - 4B149, Dhofar Global will display its innovative range of ......read more
Smart Labour app at Gitex Technology Week 2016 – Now, innovation is for everyone.
400 entrepreneurs and 250 investors and mentors from over 52 countries are here to take the next step in smart technology. Gitex Technology week is back!
Smart Labour – the UAE’s first mobile phone app aimed at blue-collar workers – will be participating in the 35th edition of Gitex ......read more
The grand annual celebrations for Onam will take place at Lamcy Plaza on & September 8th.
The annual festivities will commence at Arabian Center on September 9th.
Dubai, UAE, September 10, 2016: Celebrating the homecoming of the legendary king Mahabali, the Kerala harvest festival Onam is back with all the pomp and glitter this year at Arabian Center and Lamcy Plaza. ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 8, 2016: Majid Al Futtaim—the leading shopping mall, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East and North Africa—is celebrating Eid Al Adha across its portfolio of shopping malls in the UAE, Oman, Bahrain and Lebanon, offering visitors spectacular family entertainment and prizes to win.
An unprecedented line-up of entertainment will delight the ......read more
Sharjah, September 8, 2016
With discounts as high as 80% on offer, residents are eagerly awaiting the mega sale of consumer electronics and fashion products ever seen in Sharjah and Northern Emirates.
Expo Centre Sharjah will be the venue for Consumer Electronics Fashion – The Big Sale 2016 from December 1 to 3, which will see leading distributors, retailers and ......read more
Oil & Gas Giants Call for Industry Collaboration ahead of Flagship Abu Dhabi Energy Event
Fossil Fuels to Account for 80% of Total Energy Supplies in 2035: Industry Report
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 07 September 2016 – Oil and gas giants are calling for greater industry collaboration and an increased focus on operational efficiency, as global energy leaders prepare to gather in the ......read more
September 07, 2016 - International Conferences & Exhibitions (IC&E), one of the longest-standing international exhibition houses in the Middle East, has announced the launch of the International Student Festival to ensure that students in the region have a common event that they can relate to as well as own. The move complements a recent industry survey, which forecasts that the number of ......read more
Dubai (September 5, 2016) – Officially Supported by Dubai Municipality, Advanced Conferences & Meetings (ACM) proudly launched Theme Park & Leisure Attractions (TPLA) Experience Tech UAE conference at Sheraton Grand Hotel Dubai.
TPLA Experience Tech UAE brought together global TPLA industry leaders, manufacturers, high tech solution providers, policy makers, creative thinkers and ......read more
Summary: Tejari announced as Strategic Procurement Sponsor at Fleming's 4th Annual Procurement Strategy Summit.
DUBAI – 1st September 2016: Conference and Exhibition organizers Fleming. have announced strategic procurement company Tejari as Sponsors at this year’s 4th Annual Procurement Strategy Summit in Dubai. The Summit is a leading industry gathering of hundreds of industry ......read more
Riyadh/ Saudi Arabia, 28/Aug/2016– Fahad Al-Shammari the CFO at Saudi Pharmaceutical Industries and Medical Appliances Corporation (Spimaco Addwaeih) listed company in Saudi Stock Exchange (TASI), has earned the prestigious Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) designation.
The CFA charter, the most respected and recognized investment credential in the world, represents a tradition ......read more
Dubai, UAE, August 27, 2016: Etihad Airways has marked Emirati Women’s Day by announcing that more than half the UAE nationals employed by the airline are women, including nearly 50 pilots.
Aisha Al Mansoori recalls being mesmorised by the aerial activity at Al Ain Air Show in 2007. Nowadays, she is one of those pilots, flying the largest passenger jet in the ......read more
Al Fahim Group (AFG) has donated 20 boxes to the Emirates Red Crescent through the employee Box Appeal Campaign for the third consecutive year as part of its annual Ramadan CSR programme.
Towards its participation, AFG employees donated various items such as clothes, blankets, tinned food, toys and toiletries, medicine, TV sets, printers and scanners, in small boxes to people that need it ......read more
September 1, 2016 - Dubai, UAE - Shenin Hamid, founder & CEO of Inspire Group ME, – a well-established Event Management and Technology agency in the UAE – announces that her company is poised for an exciting move to Dubai’s chic Design District on September 10th, 2016.
Ms. Hamid began Inspire as a small ‘in-house’ venture right out of her living room at ......read more
9-month Youth Empowerment Strategy program, for children between the age group of 11 to 17 years.
The Purpose of this program is “To empower our youth with the knowledge, skills and confidence to conduct themselves with poise and professionalism”.
Venue: Al Futtaim Learning Centre, Umm Ramool, Rashidiya, Dubai
Time : Every Saturday of the month from 9:00 AM – ......read more
Middle East Façades Summit will see experts, government officials turn spotlight on new fire safety codes
Dubai, UAE, August 15, 2016: Construction industry experts and government officials assembling in Dubai next month will tackle the threat of fires in the region, an issue highlighted by recent blazes in high-rise towers.
The latest statistics, published this month by ......read more
Al Ain Convention Centre to Expand by 8%, taking total area to 14,000 sq m
Centre hosted more than 148 international exhibitions and conferences, drawing 1.3 million attendees since the completion of phase one in 2011
Al Dhaheri: Development aimed at increasing the capacity of the centre and its ability to compete and attract international events
Al Ain, UAE, August 15, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, August 14, 2016: To commemorate International Youth Day , UN Women and UN Inter-Agency Network on Youth Development organized the first ever panel discussion on "Investing in Young Women’s Leadership for the Implementation of the SDGs" at the United Nations in New York .
16 inspiring young women from all over the world were invited to share their ......read more
Dubai, 2nd August: Events 4 Sure offers a platform for lawyers to discuss strategies for innovation and growth in a highly competitive market. The company is known to be Asia’s largest event organisers with a footprint of exclusive law events all across the globe. Events 4 Sure connects lawyers worldwide, from over 60 countries.
The 29th Chapter of the International Legal & IP ......read more
Number of participants and visitors has increased dramatically compared to last year
Ajman, UAE, July 31, 2016: Under the patronage of H.H Shaikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Member of the Supreme Council of the Union and Ruler of Ajman, the third edition of Ajman Liwa Date Festival concluded successfully with a huge turnout of Emirati farmers who participated in the competition which ......read more
July 27, 2016– Imdaad, a leading provider of integrated facilities, environment and energy management solutions in the GCC, successfully hosted the Partners Excellence Awards 2016, which was held yesterday (July 26, 2016) at the Al Najoom Ballroom of the Shangri-La Hotel in Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai. The annual event is an initiative aimed at honoring and acknowledging the significant ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 17th, 2016: International Expo Consults (IEC) part of Falak Holding, stated that with the onset of new technology, the 3D printing industry is poised to spiral to new heights in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. 3D (three-dimensional) printing works much like an ink-jet printer only instead of ink, a 3D printer uses additive materials and builds or prints a solid ......read more
Dedicated civil defence area and key conference sessions to debut at this year’s event with plans for considerable growth in 2018
Dubai, UAE, July 13, 2016: Civil defence is to be a key focus at the upcoming Milipol Qatar 2016 with the debut of a dedicated exhibition area, key conference sessions and a strong UAE delegation on this year’s agenda.
Marking its 11th edition ......read more
AR and VR Will Radically Change Private and Public Processes in the GCC, Says Research firm Frost & Sullivan
From VR Studios to AR-Enabled Surgeries, GITEX Technology Week Experts to Highlight Ground-breaking Use Cases
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: According to new research conducted by Frost & Sullivan in collaboration with GITEX Technology Week 2016, the next 10 years of augmented ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 3, 2016:
Paras Shahdadpuri, Chairman of Nikai Group organized a special Suhoor at Madinat Jumeirah for his friends including Government officials. The Suhoor was a light hearted affair with delicious Arabic food being served throughout the night.
Mr Paras Shahdadpuri, Chairman of Nikai Group hosts Suhoor for friends at Madinat Jumeirah
Mr ......read more
UAE, June 29, 2016- Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) has recently concluded a seminar in Singapore, considered one of Asia’s top financial centers, to sustain key efforts to attract local investors to Dubai and build robust ties with the Southeast Asian country’s growing business community. Held in collaboration with the Singapore Business Federation, the seminar featured ......read more
Keep your eyes peeled for the floating man and the two-headed man while shopping at the consumer fair
Dubai, UAE, June 28, 2016: Temperatures may be soaring, but the spirit of Ramadan Night Market soars even higher at Zaábeel Hall 5, Dubai World Trade Centre. The popular night market, that keeps its doors open from 8pm to 2am from June 23 to July 2, continues to attract thousands ......read more
More than 80,000 Books Sorted for Distribution to Campaign’s Beneficiaries
Dubai, UAE, June 26, 2016: On the occasion of Zayed Humanitarian Day, Dubai Cares, the organization mandated to lead the Reading Nation Campaign, sorted more than 80,000 books and prepared over 600 boxes for distribution to the campaign’s beneficiaries, collected from more than 500 schools in ......read more
Souq features over 300 exhibitors, 100,000 visitors expected during 10 days
The consumer fair returns with wider variety of amusement, competitions, bargains and cuisines
Look forward to exclusive deals, discounts and opportunities to win fabulous prizes
Get lucky! Win a free return air ticket daily in the raffle draw
Indulge your taste buds with mouth-watering array of ......read more
Two-day conference, exhibition in Jeddah the latest expansion in Saudi market for Dubai-based trade fair organiser
Dubai, UAE, June 22, 2016: Messe Frankfurt Middle East, one of the region’s largest exhibition organisers, is expanding its regional reach with the announcement of the inaugural Materials Handling Saudi Arabia 2016.
The two-day conference and exhibition ......read more
Dubai-UAE: June 21, 2016 – The Reading Nation Ramadan campaign auction is gathering a coveted and valuable collection of objects and memorabilia that will be sold off to the highest bidders to raise funds for the ongoing Reading Nation Ramadan campaign. The charity auction is set to run on June 21 (tomorrow) at the Madinat Jumeirah, based on the directive of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin ......read more
Highlights Support Extended by UAE Leadership to Reading
Abu Dhabi-UAE: June 20, 2016 – In keeping with the spirit of the Holy Month of Ramadan, Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) hosted a lecture delivered by Khalifa Mubarak Al Dhaheri, prominent Emirati preacher and media personality from the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments on the Importance of Reading.
The ......read more
To be Focal Point of Ramadan & Eid Shopping & Entertainment activities
Sharjah, UAE, 19 June 2016:
The stage is set for the region’s most anticipated shopping and entertainment extravaganza during the holy month of Ramadan – the Ramadan Village 2016.
The Ramadan Village 2016 was inaugurated on Thursday, 16th June by H. E. Abdalla Sultan Al Owais, Chairman Sharjah ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 16, 2016: The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states are set to benefit from the growth in Muslim travelers during the holy month of Ramadan, according to new research released today by MasterCard and CrescentRating.
The growing trend by Muslims to travel during the fasting period will see destinations in the GCC region become the most attractive by 2023 according ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 16, 2016: KidZania®, the innovative ‘edutainment’ attraction in The Dubai Mall, will be welcoming its youngest visitorsto date, as it partners with ‘First Fun Nursery’ to launch an innovative and exclusivedaycare facility, providing exceptional care for children under five.
Opening in June 2016, First Fun Nursery at KidZania® provides a happy, ......read more
31,000 shows annually are visited by 260 million people and generates 680,000 full-time equivalent jobs
Sharjah-UAE, 7 June 2016
Industry leaders and those working in the exhibitions industry in the Middle East and Africa will join hands with tens of thousands of their counterparts across the world to mark the first ever Global Exhibitions Day on June 8, 2016.
With 4.4 million ......read more
Growing demand within retail, commercial, healthcare, tourism, education and infrastructure development to contribute towards the growth of the sector
Dubai, UAE, June 6th, 2016: UAE will play a significant role within the US$23 billion digital signage sector stated Mr. Abdul Rahman Falaknaz, Chairman of International Expo Consults (IEC). This growth will be largely driven by the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 5, 2016: The 18th edition of the mega bi-annual Indian Property Show concluded successfully on Saturday 4th June, 2016 after receiving a phenomenal response across all three days. It showcased over 150 renowned real estate companies, lucrative deals, a dazzling display of budget to ultra-luxurious properties and educative seminars by experts for potential NRI buyers. ......read more
UFI exhibition organisers, venues, services providers join in for networking lunch at SCCI
Sharjah, UAE, June 5, 2016: The leaders of the exhibitions industry in the Middle East and Africa converged on Sharjah to set the course for the region’s fast-evolving exhibitions industry on Thursday (June 2).
The UFI Leadership Meeting at the Sharjah Chamber of ......read more
Trends like online shopping, shop and ship, and click and pick will offer SMEs a huge opportunity in the regional retail sector
Expert says 75% of the consumers rely on information provided by other users on social media, influencing their buying decision and brand loyalties
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The way we understood retail is changing rapidly, according to experts, over 80% ......read more
Photo Caption: H.E. Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE’s Minister of Culture, Youth, and Community Development and H.E. Mr. Peter Elsner-Mackay, Austria’s Ambassador to the UAE with Mr. Mohammed Al Raqbani, General Manager of Dubai Investments Industries and Mr. Zaid Maleh, Managing Director of MODUL University Dubai at the MODUL University stand at GETEX 2016.
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Twelve Dubai hotels won across 24 award categories to dominate the Middle East Hotel Awards 2016 this week.
Dubai, UAE, June 1, 2016: A total of 70 hotels and hotel suppliers from across the region were shortlisted. Other winners came from Abu Dhabi, Ras Al Khaimah, Saudi Arabia, and Bahrain.
More than 400 hoteliers from throughout the Middle East attended the awards ceremony (24th ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 29th 2016: UAE is set to lead the LED marketplace in the Middle East due to the growth in the country’s large commercial establishments, entertainment sector and also investments in infrastructure development. As per reports, the LED market will witness a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13 per cent from 2015 through 2022 in the Middle East and Africa region (MEA). ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 26, 2016: On the eve of the successful completion of two years of Femina Middle East magazine, Femina ME celebrated the Dermoviva Femina ME Women Awards 2016 on 25th May, at Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai from 8pm onwards. His Excellency Suhail Mohd Al Zarooni, Chairman, Al Zarooni Foundation graced the occasion as guest of honour and gave away the first ......read more
UAE, May 23, 2016– Celebrating the night of mid-Sha’ban, few days before the holy month of Ramadan, the General Secretariat of the Supreme Legislation Committee (SLC), represented by the Hawaa Committee, organised a charitable fundraising event to support the Department of Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities’ projects. Inspired by the noble values of the holy month of ......read more