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 of infrastructure, including public transport both at national and international levels. To face increasing environmental challenges, ensure an equilibrated territorial development and support the welfare and human development of the citizens, Public transport is seen as a one of the key strategy by decision makers.
After a successful first edition in 2016, the 2nd Qatar Smart Ticketing and Digital Services Forum aims to provide its ......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 Angela Merkel, who spoke of the need to advance international free trade agreements, urging her counterparts to remove protectionist barriers to trading policies.
H.E. Ali Al Ahmed, UAE Ambassador to Germany, said: "The UAE’s participation in Hannover Messe, the largest industrial exhibition in the world, is a reflection of the strong historical strategic and trade relations with Germany.”
The UAE is Germany’s largest ......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, accompanied by HE Saif Saeed Ghobash, Director General of TCA Abu Dhabi, saw Abu Dhabi’s growing tourism offerings, as the emirate brought its biggest delegation ever at ATM of 71 stakeholders to showcase more than 115 travel, tourism and hospitality related products. Sheikh Mohammed expressed great appreciation of TCA Abu Dhabi’s dedicated contribution towards the development of Abu Dhabi’s tourism landscape positioning it as a ......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, the number one series on FOX channels worldwide.
McDermitt capped his three-day visit to Dubai with a traditional Emirati breakfast at Al Bas takiya; one of the oldest heritage sites that dates back to the early 1900s, and got a glimpse into this city’s most picturesque sites. In addition to that, he took part in a unique and award winning experience with the Heritage Desert Safari, which is Dubai’s most popular and authentic ......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 UAE’s leading providers of commercial facilitation and advisory services, and the British Business Group Dubai & Northern Emirates, the seminar brought together the British Standards Institution (BSI) with public and private sector ogranisations to understand how achieving the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System certificate has benefited their businesses.
The panel was moderated by Mr. Alistair Long, Deputy Consul General for 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 comprehensive wedding and event solutions. The step change reflects Aghareed’s expertise in ‘planning lifetime impressions’ and answers the growing consumer demand for highly personalised planning processes for both weddings and luxury events.
Joumana Tannous, Managing Partner of Aghareed, commented: “We are excited about Aghareed’s rebrand, which has been undertaken to meet the changing demands of our discerning ......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 increase in patent fillings in the past years says Head of Patents and Designs, Al Tamimi & Company
Dubai-UAE: 19 April, 2017 – Dubai Science Park (DSP), a member of TECOM Group and a business community focused on serving the science sector, hosted a Business Breakfast this week at its Laboratory Complex with leading regional law firm Al Tamimi & Company. The event – featuring speakers from DSP and its co-hosts on the ......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 Coast’, ‘Social Values in the UAE Proverbs’, ‘Multilingualism in UAE Society’, ‘The UAE-Egypt Relations 1971-1981’, Eastern Region, Grammar for General Education in Schools in the United Arab Emirates between Theory and Practice, as well as the new version entitled ‘Diwan Al-Sadiouni’ and other publications.
Fatima Saif Al Falasi, Head of Libraries Section at Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage ......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 to meet with opinion leaders and travel representatives from around the world to showcase their brands, products, and enlarge their business.
Since the German National Tourist Office (GNTO), the local representative office of the German National Tourist Board (GNTB) in Dubai has recently welcomed new management, it will be the first time for Nicole Zaspel, Manager Marketing & Sales and Ahlam Khafagy, Communications Manager to attend the ATM ......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 dedicated to payment methods, retail and e-commerce in the Middle East will take place in Dubai on 1 and 2 May 2017. 10,000 visitors are expected from the Middle East (60% from the UAE), North Africa (20%) and South Asia. 300 exhibitors will be present.
French Pavilion will host 10 French exhibitors specializing in FinTech sector, smartcards and retail. Several French start-ups will be part of the tradeshow to present their innovations. The ......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, 16 April 2016 – Seamless – the region’s most extensive technology and solution exhibition for the ecommerce, retail and payment industries – is set to open its doors on 1-2 May 2017 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. The large-scale conference is a seamless continuity from the Middle East’s largest and longest running conference of 17 years – Cards & Payments Middle ......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 tourism, with a series of projects to develop new world-class cultural attractions, according to a report published ahead of Arabian Travel Market, taking place 24 – 27 April 2017 at Dubai World Trade Centre.
According to the research, compiled by Colliers International, Saudi Arabia is ready to invest up to US$2bn - one of the highest commitments of any government to cultural tourism in the region - with a number of projects and ......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 Honda Pilots and Odyssey’s to Zabeel Park. They were received by Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police and guest of honour at the event, volunteers from Al Shabab Al Arabi Club and Emirati associates from Al-Futtaim Honda.
Colin Cordery, Regional Managing Director of Al-Futtaim Honda said: “Our business is as much a part of this community as these children and it was an absolute privilege to ......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 development and build capabilities of industry professionals across the region, to help navigate the ever-changing communication landscape.
With more than twelve years’ communication experience in agency and in-house roles, Sabrina has previously worked across public relations and marketing strategy with large corporates, national sporting bodies, consumer brands and the not-for-profit sector. Her most recent post was for Hill+Knowlton Gulf as ......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 seventh edition of the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM), named three start-ups as the winners of the Startup Pitch Competition. Following a continuous series of pitches, the announcement closed out the competition on the final day of the international gathering.
The top three winners were awarded prizes by H.E. Juma Al Kait, Assistant Undersecretary, Foreign Trade Affairs at UAE Ministry of Economy and Dawood Al Shezawi, CEO, AIM’s ......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 seminal conference for private and government sector leaders and influencers in the telecommunications industry across South Asia, the Middle East, North Africa, Asia, Europe and beyond.
“UAE has come a long way in both Telecommunication Sector and Smart Government which are main pillars in achieving the sustainable development in the post oil era. Our participation at this event reflects the importance of Public-private partnership in ......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 multi-genre convention is held annually in Dubai and is the first and largest of its kind in the Middle East region.
This is the first time that Guinness World Records has partnered with the Middle East Film and Comic Con, which took place from the 6th-8th of April 2017.
The record attempt, that took place over the three days of MEFCC, was broken through a collaborative effort between Iconix, an online emporium offering a wide range ......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 talent in the UAE
Dubai-UAE: 09 April, 2017 – Dubai Science Park (DSP), a member of TECOM Group and a business community that serves the entire value chain of the science sector, recently hosted its fourth annual career fair for university students and professionals within the life sciences, energy and environment sectors. A total of 16 industry-leading companies including Olympus, Pharmax, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Dubaiomics, Phoenix ......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 9 over 10 in its Guests Happiness Index marking the great success this season had while spreading happiness across its millions of guests through wide range of cultural and entertainment experiences.
On its last weekend, Global Village hosted two back-to-back concerts on Friday and Saturday, which included the performance of Bollywood actor-director-singer, Farhan Akhtar on Friday and Emirati singing star Mohammed AlShehhi who ......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 activity schedule for its Pre-Loved Stories & Book Festival.
The unique three day literary festival will offer something new for all the family members including cosplay shows, puppet making and calligraphy workshops, in addition to cultural sessions and private book readings from prominent Emirati authors.
On Thursday at 6:00pm the festival will begin the weekend with an interactive Cosplay show, inviting visitors to try on ......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 introduced in the Think Science Competition this year
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 8 April 2017: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation and Chairman of Emirates Foundation, Emirates Foundation, an independent philanthropic organization set up by the Abu Dhabi Government to facilitate public-private partnerships for empowering youth across the UAE will ......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 Al-Futtaim today, the group plans to attract more senior experienced Emiratis in managerial roles.
“Al-Futtaim is committed to attract, develop and retain UAE nationals as we believe investing in the leaders of tomorrow is key to future sustainability,” said Zuhair Al Haj, Director of Human Resources and Localisation in the MENA region, Al-Futtaim. “Al-Futtaim’s market reputation as an employer of choice amongst ......read more
Large-Scale Light Installation Highlights LG’s Human-Centric
Design Philosophy at World’s Largest Design Show
Dubai, Apr. 5, 2017 — Milano Design Week, the largest and most famous event celebrating design around the world, is the setting for a collaborative, large-scale light installation by LG and Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka. Entitled TOKUJIN YOSHIOKA x LG: S.F_Senses of the Future, the impressive work seeks to illustrate humanity’s relationship with the natural world and to illuminate LG’s human-centric design philosophy. The installation is on exhibit from 4-9 April at Superstudio Più in Milan.
TOKUJIN YOSHIOKA x LG: S.F_Senses of the Future offers visitors a feast for their senses and a taste of what the future holds by combining LG’s cutting-edge technology with ......read more
Event brought in association with Sohail Khan Entertainment.
Superstar Salman Khan to make an appearance.
Meher Miracles announces the launch of its flagship sports and entertainment event, EFB in Dubai
With combined strengths of Meher Miracles, Aranca, Scinemasters, JA Events LLP & Dubai Sports Council, Dubai will experience sports and entertainment coming together through a unique concept
4th April, 2017;Dubai, UAE: Meher Miracles, a Dubai based events company today announced the launch of its flagship event EFB (Entertainment & Football with Bollywood) that will take place on Friday, 19th May 2017 at Al Wasl Stadium, Dubai. Brought in association with Sohail Khan Entertainment, the exclusive event is all set to bring together Bollywood, entertainment and sports in a unique way through the Bollywood ......read more
Campaign aims to reinforce Abu Dhabi’s position as region’s go-to events capital
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 29 March, 2017: Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) announced the launch of an international promotional campaign for its defence exhibitions, which include the upcoming Unmanned Systems Exhibition and Conference (UMEX 2018) and the Simulation and Training Exhibition and Conference (SimTEX 2018), to be held in February, 2018, as well as the International Defence Exhibition & Conference (IDEX 2019) and Naval Defence Exhibition and Conference (NAVDEX 2019).
As part of the aggressive drive, ADNEC participated in the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA 2017), which was held in Malaysia from 21 to 25 March 2017. ADNEC showcased its exhibitions at the event to attract leading global ......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.
MODUL ......read more
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
May 23, 2016 –Imdaad, a leading provider of integrated facilities, environment and energy management solutions in the GCC, launches its Integrated Network Operations Centre (INOC) during its participation at the 2016 FM EXPO. The company also held a live demonstration of the centre to showcase remote management and monitoring of its customers’ sites and facilities. INOC is an ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 23 May 2016: Community Management Week, the pioneering event that brings five dedicated shows under one banner, was inaugurated today (Monday, May 23, 2016) by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance, which runs until May 25, 2016 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The first-ever show of its kind has received tremendous response from trade ......read more
Superbrands, the independent authority and arbiter of branding, announced it will host its annual tribute event to honour and recognize 62 of UAE’s strongest brands on May 30, 2016 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Dubai Festival City. The highly awaited ‘Brand of the Year’ award will be announced at the event and the 12th edition of the much sought-after Superbrands book, which ......read more
The Global Marketplace for Packaging, Processing, Printing & Handling
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Dubai, UAE, May 22, 2016: On the backdrop of an increasingly integrated supply chain, the trade fairs EMBALLAGE and MANUTENTION have decided to pool their complementary assets in 2016 to become ALL4PACK Paris: The global marketplace for Packaging, Processing, Printing and ......read more
Interest reflects RAK appetite for new brand propositions; RAK SME lends support
Ras Al Khaimah, UAE – May 19, 2016: The first RAK International Franchise & Conference Expo (RAKIFCE) has succeeded in attracting a broad range of international and regional brands to Ras Al Khaimah. With over 50 actively expanding brands and new business concepts on display, the new trade fair ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 16, 2016: INDEX, the GCC’s biggest event for sourcing interiors and design products, and workspace at INDEX, the region’s only exhibition dedicated to commercial interior design, have seen significant growth over the years and are back with even bigger editions this year, in their 26th and 15th years respectively.
INDEX and workspace at INDEX, will take ......read more
UAE, May 14, 2016- The Supreme Legislation Committee (SLC) is all set for the Careers UAE that will be held from May 16 to 18, 2016 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. The participation is part of the Secretariat's commitment to support local talents, make them productive citizens, and enhance their creativity and leadership skills in line with the strategic ......read more