Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 24 June, 2018 – The Middle East Public Relations Association (MEPRA) today issued a call for entries for the 2018 MEPRA Awards, the communications industry’s most prestigious event, which celebrates and recognises the most creative and impactful practitioners in the Middle East. This year marks the 10th edition of the ceremony, which is open to all Middle East based agencies, corporates, government organisations and non-profits working in the communications profession. Winners will be announced during a gala event in Dubai on Wednesday 21 November 2018.
For the first time, the MEPRA Awards will be preluded by a series of industry events, including a creative communications congress, PR measurement summit and training workshops. The three-day festival will ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 21 June 2018: The Dubai College of Tourism, part of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) hosted a workshop on customer service for all the young volunteers of Modhesh World, with training on how to provide the best service to visitors to the edutainment destination.
Mariam Al Maeeni, Director, Industry Nationalisation, Dubai College of Tourism, said: “At Dubai College of Tourism, we strive to attract young members of society who have a desire to volunteer and be part of Dubai Tourism’s numerous events throughout the year. There is currently a specific focus on youth, who are given top priority by the College as it seeks to enhance their presence in Dubai’s tourism workforce spanning hospitality, retail and entertainment. We have, therefore, been working to ......read more
Shop for AED 200 at one of 17 participating malls from the Dubai Shopping Malls Group and get a chance to win Infiniti Q50 every week
Participation for the campaign commences on 22 June – 4 August ,2018 with the draws held during the 6 weekends of Dubai Summer Surprises
Dubai, 18 June UAE: With shoppers gearing up for the 21st edition of Dubai Summer Surprises, Dubai Shopping Malls Group (DSMG) is assured to surprise and the elevate the shopping experience this summer season. Under the patronage of Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), 17 Malls across Dubai will host the ‘Shop & Win Dream Drive’ campaign that offers six sleek Infiniti Q50 cars to be won.
Commencing on June 22, shoppers can participate with a minimum purchase of AED 200 at any of the participating malls. ......read more
Bargain hunters to benefit from massive discounts at more than 1500 stores across 15 malls
Abu Dhabi, UAE –14 June 2018: Abu Dhabi residents and visitors will be treated to a 24-hour mall mega sale this weekend, as the Emirate’s retailers are expected to drop prices by as much as 90 per cent during this city-wide event. Organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, in collaboration with Abu Dhabi’s Department of Economic Development (DED), the sale will kick off tomorrow (Friday, June 15th) at 10am and run until 10am on Saturday, June 16th, marking an extra unmatched special start to Eid Fest celebrations at over 1500 outlets.
This year, 15 malls will be participating in this unique super sale including World Trade Centre (WTC) Mall, Al Jimi Mall, Dalma Mall, Hili Mall, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 13, 2018: Visitors to Dubai Festival City, Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate’s fully integrated mega project, is set to have a memorable make Eid Al Fitr as the destination offers a variety of entertainment, deals and offers across the Mall and Hotels.
Dubai Festival City Mall
Dubai Festival City Mall (DFCM) is celebrating the joy of Eid Al Fitr with two extravagant musical firework displays on the evening of Friday*, 15th June 2018. Shoppers are encouraged to visit the Mall with friends and families to catch the fireworks as well as experience “The Walking Box” entertainment which will take place over four days.
Shoppers at DFCM can still experience the Disney “Magical Wishing Well” and enjoy the IMAGINE shows every hour after sunset.
o ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 13, 2018: It’s that time of the year when festivity is in full swing, families celebrate, feast and children look forward to the excitement of receiving Eidiya. This Eid Al-Fitr, Emaar Entertainment is bringing a host of exciting activities and entertainment for the whole family starting from June 14.
Each Emaar Entertainment leisure attraction has something different in store to celebrate the occasion.
KidZania® Dubai will host a special Eid market for all the guests to explore and indulge in some festive shopping. The plaza will be decorated in an Eid theme with beautiful Eid colors and guests can avail upto 50% discount on Arabic items from the Souk.
Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo will be running a special UAE resident offer with a standard ticket available for AED 90 ......read more
24-hour Mega Sale held in association with the Department of Economic Development of Abu Dhabi
Exciting programme of celebrations taking place across Yas Island during Eid Al Fitr
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 12 June 2018: The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) in association with the Department of Economic Development of Abu Dhabi (DED) has announced a 24-hour mall mega sale, featuring discounts of up to 90 per cent, as part of this year’s Eid Fest celebrations. With more than 1500 stores involved, the sale will kick off at 10am on Friday, June 15th and run until 10am on Saturday, June 16th bringing families and friends from across the region and beyond to Abu Dhabi to celebrate this special occasion.
Inspired by the runaway success of last year’s Mega Sale at Yas Mall, 15 ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 10, 2018: In the esteemed presence of His Excellency Sheikh Fahim Al Qasimi, the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa) showcased its newest cohort in front of leading investors, key opinion leaders and heads of government entities, and announced the winner of the $50,000 Accelerator Program Grant at a Ramadan majlis, earlier this week.
The grant was awarded to Solva Technologies, a tech startup offering an environmentally-friendly solution to fleet owners using fully electric motorbikes modified with proprietary technology.
Following the completion of an accelerator program that helps early stage, high-growth startups scale their business through intensive workshops and mentorship, ten startups shared the stage to introduce their products and services for an aptly titled ‘Showcase Day’ ......read more
Citywide shopping experience will give shoppers discounts for 24-hours of up to 90% across seven malls to mark the first day of Eid
Abu Dhabi Summer Season to take place from June 21- August 18,
ADSS offers unique line-up of promotions across malls, attractions and hotels as well as entertainment for all the family
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 5 June 2018: The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has announced details of both the upcoming Eid Fest celebrations and the annual Abu Dhabi Summer Season; two marquee events for the emirate which aim to attract more overseas visitors to the UAE capital and to thrill and delight all-comers. Both events have been geared to provide both visitors and residents, especially families and bargain hunters, with something to get excited about, ......read more
June 4, 2018, Dubai, UAE: The elite of world squash are back in Dubai this week to battle it out for one of the most prestigious and fiercely contested titles in the sport, the season-ending PSA Dubai World Series Finals, which will take place at the Emirates Golf Club from 5-9 June.
Only the eight top-ranked players from the PSA Road to Dubai Standings have earned a place at the prestigious tournament, which offers a US$160,000 prize pool for both men and women. To qualify for Dubai the players had to amass points from PSA World Series tournaments held around the world in the 2017-18 season, and today the players, distinguished guests and media gathered at the pre-event Press Conference.
The Press Conference was attended by PSA Chairman Ziad Al Turki; H.E. Saeed Hareb, Secretary General of Dubai Sports Council and ......read more
17th edition of International Conference on Space Operations (SpaceOps) 2022 in Dubai will gather leading technologists, scientists, research institutions and operators from the worldwide space industry
MBRSC currently participating in 15th SpaceOps taking place in Marseille, France
Dubai Attracts Premier Global Space Conference Events – both International Aeronautical Congress (IAC) 2020 and SpaceOps 2022 Conferences to Take Place in UAE as the country develops as a global space industry hub
Dubai, 31 May 2018: The UAE has won its bid to host the International Conference on Space Operations (SpaceOps) 2022 as it is set to develop as a key hub for the global space industry, the Director General of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) has announced. The goal to develop the UAE’s ......read more
Zenofer Fathima champions special needs kids to build high self-esteem, took them to the runway for ‘Walk of Confidence’ show
Dubai, UAE, May 13, 2018: With the Holy Month of Ramadan just around the corner, the true spirit of compassion came alive at the just concluded Sambhavana festival, a week-long series of events in Dubai aimed at promoting inclusion for children of determination. The festival, with Her Highness Sheikha Hend Al Qassemi as chief guest, was organized by Eduscan and was held in support of the Year of Zayed initiative, which focuses on tolerance and charity as among its key values.
Sambhavana, in keeping with its core objective of empowering special needs children by nurturing their self-esteem, featured a fashion show as main highlight and was participated in by Zen Productions CEO ......read more
Al Ain, May 12, 20018- The UAE Shooting and Archery Federation will inaugurate on Friday morning the “Year of Zayed Shotgun Championship 2018 Championship”. The official training of the clay pigeon shooters from towers (Skeet) will be held in Al Ain Equestrian, Shooting and Golf Club, while the tournament that is attracting 40 competitors, and is representing various clubs and sports bodies, it will last until 14 May.
The championship is considered a very important event as the first activity on the current agenda of the new federation, which extends until 2020 in the clay pigeon shooting that represents the achievements mine for the UAE shooting sport. In addition, this tournament will bear the name of the UAE inspiring leader, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. The championship will usher the beginning of ......read more
Exhibition centre to be operated by Dubai World Trade Centre
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 2, 2018: Dubai Investments PJSC [DFM: DIC], the leading, diversified investments company listed on the Dubai Financial Market, has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary and leading district cooling service provider Emirates District Cooling [Emicool] has been awarded the contract for a district cooling plant serving the Expo Village, Dubai South Mall and the new Conference and Exhibition Centre at the Expo site.
The district cooling plant, currently under fast track construction staging, will have an ultimate capacity of 60,000 Tonnes of Refrigeration [TR] and will deliver the 1st phase of chilled water effective May 2019. This includes 48,000 TR of mechanical chillers and 12,000 Thermal Energy Storage [TES].
The ......read more
April 30, 2018 - Dubai, UAE: The holistic events agency, Plan b achieves the Guinness World Records title for creating the Most People In A Photo Cut-out Board Picture which was unveiled and showcased at the Middle East Special Event and Exhibition 2018: Awards(MESE) that puts a spotlight and sets it centre-stage in the Events and Exhibition industry.
The Guinness World Records certificate was presented to Harmeek Singh, Chairman and Founder of Plan b by Samer Khallouf, The Head of Records Management in MENA - Guinness World Records (GWR) on Monday, 23rd April 2018, in the presence of leading conglomerates of the events industry at the annual MESE Awards held at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai.
Plan b, the eight-entity strong group of companies specialized in events, advertising, strategic and experiential marketing, achieved the unique ......read more
Positive outlook for German tourism
Dubai, 30 April 2018: The German National Tourist Board (GNTB), together with over 20 leading German tourism partners concluded a successful appearance at the Arabian Travel Market 2018, the key travel trade exhibition in the region held at the Dubai World Trade Center from 22-25 April.
For four days, visitors to the German National Tourist Board’s stand met representatives of a broad selection of tourism enterprises and regions such as the State Tourist Board Baden-Württemberg and the Black Forest Highlands, the great cities of Cologne, Frankfurt, Dusseldorf, Hannover and the scenic Wiesbaden in Hesse. The participants hailed from various sectors including luxurious hotels, department stores and designer outlet malls, as well as state-of-the-art hospitals and medical ......read more
Dubai, UAE; April 29, 2018: Aligning with the spirit of ‘World Day for Safety and Health at Work’ which falls every April 28, the Tristar Group held its annual Global Safety Day event to create awareness on truck driver safety and daily safety practices at work. The event was celebrated across Tristar’s offices in various countries including the UAE, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, Central African Republic, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Pakistan, and Guam.
At its Jebel Ali head office in Dubai, employees, customers and partners gathered for insightful lectures on road safety and health at work, presented by Tristar’s senior managers and representatives from ECOLAB, and WABCO vehicle control system. The speakers reiterated that road and industrial accidents are preventable if all members of the ......read more
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
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
24 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: The UAE economy will receive significant benefits as a result of the national pavilion at Hannover Messe according to Emirati industry leaders and economy officials, as the group today discussed during a press conference at the pavilion’s official opening.
The 70th edition of the Hannover Messe was inaugurated yesterday, Sunday April 23, by German Chancellor ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 24 April 2017: H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai and H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crowne Prince of Dubai, visited the Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) stand at the Arabian Travel Market 2017 (ATM) earlier today.
During the tour H.H. Sheikh Mohamed Bin Rashid, ......read more
Dubai, April 24, 2017 – Josh McDermitt, the TV star best known for playing Eugene Porter in the FOX series The Walking Dead, had a memorable experience visiting Dubai’s best landmarks and famed hospitality as he interacted with key regional media, influencers and fans during his recent trip to the UAE. McDermitt was invited to the region by FOX and beIN to promote The Walking Dead, ......read more
Links Group and BBG seminar explores how to improve business through standards
Dubai, UAE, 24 April 2017: Businesses looking to unlock significant growth potential within their organisations should consider implementing international standards. That was the view of panelists at a recent seminar in Dubai on how to improve business through standards.
Organised by Links Group, one of the ......read more
Rebrand sees the company enhancing the customer experience and offering the region’s most comprehensive wedding and event solutions
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 24, 2017: Aghareed is presenting its sophisticated new face to the world, with a brand revamp that sees the company transformed from a wedding concierge into a luxury boutique that provides the region’s most ......read more
• Dubai Science Park co-hosts event as part of its business series with leading regional law firm Al Tamimi & Company
• Presentations outline how businesses in the Energy and Environment sector can best protect themselves in terms of IP, showcasing best-practices
• Energy and environment sector witness significant ......read more
Dubai, 19th April 2017: The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) will participate for the fourth consecutive year at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair to be held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC) from 26th April to 2nd May.
The Center's pavilion will display a wide range of publications and books, including ‘The Judicial System of the Reconciled ......read more
April 19, 2017– Imdaad, the GCC’s leading integrated facilities management (FM) company based in Dubai, recently entered into a three-year-agreement with Emarat, one of the largest suppliers of petroleum products in the UAE, to deliver innovative, sustainable, and integrated general waste collection services. The scope of the contract includes Emarat’s 47 stations, atrium ......read more
UAE, April 19, 2017- The Middle East and North Africa’s (MENA) private equity industry (PE) is poised for significant growth led by the GCC’s six member states in light of intensified MENA-wide economic diversification and development efforts. This was the key finding of the report on ‘Challenges and Opportunities: Reinforcing the Private Equity Market in the MENA Region’ ......read more
UAE, April 18, 2017- Brazilian exports of textiles and clothing to the Arab World has surged during the first two months of 2017, increasing by 87.5 per cent compared to its performance during the same period in 2016, the Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) has announced. Huge demand for synthetic fabric and sisal rope used in ships and rigs led the increase in total sales reaching USD 3 ......read more
Dubai, 18 April, 2017 –The German National Tourist Office (GNTO) has announced its participation in the (ATM) between 24th – 27th April 2017 as one of the most important tourism and travel events that take place in the Middle East. GNTO considers ATM as an important platform to join thousands of professionals and decision makers from the tourism industry. It provides the opportunity ......read more
UAE, April 18, 2017- The Department of Economic Development - Ajman (DED-Ajman) has successfully concluded celebrations for its ‘Customer Week’ initiative, which was held in line with its continuing efforts to enhance their customers experience while also aiming to achieve the highest levels of satisfaction and happiness. The weeklong celebration was held under the theme, ......read more
Fintech, Smartcards & Retail sector to be represented
12 innovative offers to be discovered among exhibitors
Dubai, United Arab Emirates- 17th April 2017- Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy is organizing the French Pavilion at Seamless Middle East 2017 in partnership with French Tech Dubai UAE. The event ......read more
• The large-scale conference will be held Under the Patronage of His Highness Lieutenant-General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Interior
• Building on 17 years of experience, the event comprises three specialist conferences: Seamless Payments, Seamless Ecommerce and Seamless Retail
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, ......read more
• Saudi Arabia to invest US$2bn in cultural projects
• Oman continues to pursue plans for US$2.5bn Omagine mega-development
• UAE welcomes the region’s first permanent show
16 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: Saudi Arabia and Oman will lead the GCC’s multi-billion dollar investments in cultural ......read more
Dubai, UAE - April 13, 2017: As part of its activities to mark 2017 as the Year of Giving, Al-Futtaim Honda hosted over 60 children from the Dubai government's Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation at a special event titled ‘Al-Futtaim Honda Youth Day.’
The children aged between 7-17, arrived at the Honda Dubai Festival City (DFC) showroom from where they were transported in ......read more
Dubai, UAE - 13 APRIL, 2017 – The Middle East Public Relations Association (MEPRA), the region’s leading body for public relations practitioners, communication professionals and students, has today announced the appointment of Sabrina De Palma to the newly created position of Academy Director. The move supports MEPRA’s commitment to boost investment into training and ......read more
• The winner of the first edition of AIM Startup, Blitab from Austria was presented with a cash prize totalling USD 15,000
• The second and third prizes were awarded to Innovein Medical and Palmos, both coming from the USA, respectively.
Dubai, UAE - April 13th 2017: The first edition of AIM Startup, which was organised in conjunction with the ......read more
UAE has come a long way in achieving the sustainable development in the post oil era – TRA Director General, H.E. Hamad Obaid Al Mansoori
UAE, April 12, 2017 - SAMENA Telecommunications Council, with the patronage of Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA) of the UAE, is hosting annual Telecom Leaders’ Summit on 30th April 2017 in Dubai. The one-day event is hailed as the ......read more
Dubai, 9th April, 2017: Global authority on record-breaking, Guinness World Records, has verified that the Guinness World Records title for the ‘Largest Stencil’ has been broken for the very first time in Dubai, at the Middle East Film and Comic Con. The Middle East Film and Comic Con (MEFCC), is the region’s biggest pop culture convention that launched in 2012. The ......read more
• Nearly 50 employment and internship opportunities on offer
• More than 300 university students explore industry opportunities in the science sector
• Leading organisations including Olympus, Thermo Fisher Scientific and Pharmax take part
• DSP supports business partners in identifying ......read more
Dubai, 9th April 2017 – Global Village, the region’s first and most successful multicultural festival park, closed the gates on its 21st season last evening on April 8th with a successful run that culminated with a record breaking attendance of 5.6 million guests over its 159 days of operation. Another astonishing achievement for the park was successfully maintaining a score of ......read more
New date and venue announced for the 24th edition of the show
Dubai, UAE, April 9th, 2017: International Expo Consults (IEC), a branch of Falak Holding, stated that exhibitors at this year’s Dubai Entertainment and Amusment Leisure (DEAL) show have signed contracts worth over US$1.66 billion dollars. The DEAL show grew by 30 percent last year over the previous years as exhibitors signed ......read more
Festival runs from 13th -15th April 2017
Abu Dhabi, UAE, April 9, 2017: Today the Mall at World Trade Center Abu Dhabi (WTCAD), the modern shopping destination in the heart of Abu Dhabi, in collaboration with Wanna Read?, the commendable charity led by H.H. Sheikha Shamma bint Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, and renowned Al Bayt Al Arabi, revealed the exciting and creativity-filled ......read more
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation and Chairman of Emirates Foundation
Over 820 young innovators under the spotlight competing at the 5th annual Think Science Fair
300 innovative projects to be showcased with strong presence from the Northern Emirates
Four new scientific categories ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 6, 2017: Dubai-headquartered Al-Futtaim, one of the most progressive regional business houses in the Middle East, has confirmed its presence at the UAE’s foremost recruitment, education and training event exclusively for UAE nationals, Careers UAE 2017, that will be held from 9 - 11 April at Dubai World Trade Center.
With over 650 Emirati employees working at ......read more