“25% INDEX’s Contribution to the Event’s Industry in the UAE”
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19th of July, 2017: As a leading national company in events management, INDEX Conferences & Exhibitions, a member of INDEX Holding, have shared its yearly reports that reflect its contribution to the events sector that is witnessing a remarkable growth in the UAE. INDEX contributes by 25% to the growth of this industry through the number of new events, conferences and exhibitions it hosts in the UAE annually.
The annual reports issued by INDEX have revealed the company’s contribution to the national economy in particular and its impact on the region in general. The number of visitors and participants who have come to Dubai to participate in conferences and exhibitions organized by INDEX has ......read more
Dubai born NRI - Simran Vedvyas Makes Every Moment Count Change through her work & action recognized
Dubai, UAE, July 15, 2017: NRI of the Year Awards - A Prestigious Award for Global Indians #YouDeserve
Times Now, ICICI Bank and GIIS presented; the fourth edition of the prestigious NRI of the Year Awards 2017 at Hotel Grand Hyatt Mumbai, felicitating select Global Indians with India's most distinctive global awards. This award recognized the deserving spirit of those globetrotting Indians who have made a change by their work and action reaching the pinnacles of success globally by rising every day.
From more than twenty five thousand nominations in various coveted award categories including the field of Entrepreneurship, Philanthropy, Academics, Arts and Business Professionals and a new category of ‘start ......read more
Technological solutions for better quality of life in cities
Bosch vision for urban mobility: zero emissions, zero stress, zero accidents
Already 14 beacon smart-city projects worldwide
Bosch Mobility Solutions growing three times faster than the market in 2017
Dubai, UAE, July 11, 2017: Bosch is becoming a provider of mobility services for conurbations. In the future, the company will focus more on developing and providing mobility solutions in connected, smart cities. The demand for smart mobility concepts for the urban environment is rising rapidly worldwide. More and more people in a limited amount of space will also mean more traffic, and thus more pollution, less green space, more noise, and more time wasted sitting in traffic.
At the Bosch Mobility Experience in Boxberg, Bosch recently ......read more
World Population Day Comment:
Key to Ensuring that the Middle East Thrives in a near 10-billion People Planet is to Continually Rethink Our Cities
The UN recently upgraded its global population forecast to 9.8 billion by 2050 with sub-Saharan Africa accounting for much of the world’s population growth between now and then. Commenting on the regional implications of a near 10 billion people planet by 2050, Vafa Valapour, Principal at United World Infrastructure, said:
Dubai, UAE – July 11: “According to several measures, key countries across the Middle East and GCC in particular could witness above average population growth over the next few decades as growing numbers of global citizens search for the opportunities offered in their cities,” said Vafa Valapour, Principal at United World ......read more
An indoor cultural market and exhibition ‘Summer Bazaar’ opens its gates for all shoppers at Dubai World Trade Centre
The entry is free of charge with great deals and bargains on shopping
Summer Bazaar runs parallel with Modhesh World and Truckers DXB in Hall #7
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 10, 2017: Presenting a ‘cultural market’, Summer Bazaar kick-starts its exhibition at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). Offering a unique shopping experience and bringing different cultures from around the world under one roof, Summer Bazaar hosts a wide selection of merchandise, ranging from international handicrafts, apparel, beauty products, perfumes and oudh, home appliances, toys and baby items, accessories and featuring local & international foods.
The bazaar was ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 05 July 2017: Bringing Abu Dhabi Summer Season 2017 to a roaring kick-off, two Mobile Roadshows celebrating the 14th edition of The FIFA Club World Cup will take place at Bawadi Mall in Al Ain from the 6th of July to 8th of July and return from the 3rd of August to 5th of August.
Organised by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi), in partnership with leading event companies MBC Group, Alchemy Project, YAK Events and Oberoi Middle East Event, Abu Dhabi Summer Season is set to captivate residents and visitors with an extensive month-long programme of family-friendly shows and activations for the summer.
Hosted in anticipation of The FIFA Club World Cup 2017 that will witness teams from around the world compete for the title of world club champions at Zayed Sports City Stadium in ......read more
Play in the largest Confetti Dome of its kind and shop for a chance to win AED 1 million worth of prizes including a new 2017 Lexus RC F
Dubai, UAE, 2 July 2017: Dubai Festival City is hosting its biggest Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) yet, giving thousands of visitors the chance to win AED 1 million worth of prizes. From 1st July until 12th August, shoppers that spend AED 250 or more get a chance to Shop.Pop.Win and be part of the draw for the Grand Prize - a new 2017 Lexus RC F.
The fun virtual reality game, ‘Shop.Pop.Win’ allows participants the chance to land an array of gifts ranging from toys, restaurant vouchers, electronics, BBQs and hotel stays. Shoppers will also get the chance to play in the biggest ever Confetti Dome of its kind and capture the unique moments on camera.
Steven Cleaver, Director ......read more
Held from July 6th to September 4th, 2017, Summer Bazaar ’17 is an indoor cultural market and exhibition for shoppers to beat the heat this season
The entry will be free of charge with great deals and bargains on shopping
Summer Bazaar runs parallel with Modhesh World and Truckers DXB in Hall #7 at the World Trade Centre, Dubai
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 2, 2017: Summer Bazaar presents a “cultural market” that offers a unique shopping experience bringing different cultures from around the world under one roof. Hosting a wide selection of merchandise, ranging from international handicrafts, apparel, beauty products, perfumes and oudh, home appliances, toys and baby items, accessories featuring local and international foods. The Summer Bazaar ’17 is set to run from 6th July ......read more
Photo Credits to: Getty Images for Michael Kors
Dubai, UAE, July 1, 2017: Michael Kors is pleased to announce that the following women wore Michael Kors to celebrate the opening of Tatler’s “English Roses 2017” exhibition on Thursday, June 29, 2017, in London, UK.
Jourdan Dunn wore a black silk-georgette blouse and plongé pleated trousers from the Fall 2017 Michael Kors Collection.
Edie Campbell wore a black bonded-wool battle jacket and black Jacqueline leather sandals from the Transeason 2017 Michael Kors Collection.
Ella Richards wore a black-and-silver silk-moiré tuxedo jacket and cigarette pants from MICHAEL Michael Kors Holiday 2018 with a gunmetal Elsie clutch from MICHAEL Michael Kors and black Jacqueline leather sandals from Michael Kors Collection.
Clara McGregor wore a black ......read more
Sharjah ,1 July 2017: The Sharjah Summer campaign, due to last the whole summer season, kick started during the Eid holidays for the first time in Sharjah.
The Sharjah Summer campaign's details began to unfold on June 27, 2017, displaying a huge package of diverse activities and entertainment events that target children and families, along with exclusive promotions offered by government entities, hotels, malls, travel agencies and airlines. Further tantalizing details are expected to unfold during the summer season, making Sharjah a desirable family tourism destination, stakeholders promise.
The campaign, organized by a number of public and private sectors’ institutions under the umbrella of Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA), aims to bring a comprehensive tourism experience for residents and ......read more
Youngsters invited to enjoy two months of interactive indoor activities at IKEA over the summer holiday
Dubai, 27 June 2017: IKEA, the Swedish home furnishing retailer, has announced its plans for children across the UAE keeping them busy and entertained over the summer holidays. IKEA will be hosting the IKEA Summer Academy – a series of different indoor workshops for children aged six to 10. Beginning the 5th July up until the end of August, just before school term begins, youngsters can join the Academy and spend every Wednesday afternoon from expanding their creative and crafting skills through a series of educational and interactive activities.
Special prizes will be awarded by IKEA for consistent Summer Activity participants. Every child will receive a personalised booklet and for each session they attend they will ......read more
Dubai Festival City marks the Official Opening of Dubai Summer Surprises 2017
Dubai, UAE, 27 June 2017: To officially launch Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS), Dubai Festival City in partnership with Dubai Tourism is hosting a free concert on Saturday July 1st, with Iraqi superstar, singer and composer, Waleed Al Shami. Shoppers will have the chance to see Waleed ignite Festival Square with a breathtaking repertoire of his hottest hits.
Steven Cleaver Director of shopping Malls, Dubai Festival City said: “We are excited to host Arabic icon, Waleed Al Shami and visitors will be treated to a free concert in celebration of the opening of DSS, set to mark what will be, one of the biggest Dubai Summer Surprises yet.”
Additionally, from the night of Waleed’s performance throughout the period of DSS, every ......read more
Eid Al Fitr and Eid Al Adha are the two major festivals in Islam. Eid Al Fitr, or the 'festival of breaking fast', marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan and the beginning of Shawaal, the 10th month of the Islamic lunar calendar. Eid al-Fitr is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide. The religious Eid is the first and only day in the month of Shawwal during which Muslims are not permitted to fast. The holiday celebrates the conclusion of the 29 or 30 days of dawn-to-sunset fasting during the entire month of Ramadan. The date for the start of any lunar Hijri month varies based on the observation of new moon by local religious authorities, so the exact day of celebration varies by locality. The festival is celebrated by the 1.6 billion Muslims across the globe.
As you recite your prayers this ......read more
The 9th edition of the Halal Expo Dubai that takes place from Sept 18 and 19 at Roda Al Bustan Hotel, will focus on Halal standards, services and other human health benefits
Date: June 24, 2017
More than 100 organisations are expected to participate at the 9th Halal Expo – Dubai 2017, to take place at the Roda Al Bustan Hotel from Sept 18-19, 2017.
Global Halal sector records an 8 per cent growth year-on-year to US$2.3 trillion
Halal Expo to boost the UAE’s drive towards creating a Halal Economy and a centre of the global halal movement for clean, green and healthy life
Annual spending in halal products and services is expected to touch $1.6 trillion annually by 2020, according to research
The global halal products and services sector is growing at 8 per cent ......read more
Arabic concerts by Majid Al Muhandis and Mohammed Al Shehhi
Family-oriented entertainment and activities include renowned cartoon character shows and roaming acts at malls plus Modhesh World
Chance to win fabulous prizes in retail promotions at malls across the emirate
Dubai, UAE, 21 June 2017: The Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), is gearing up to usher in the 10th edition of the “Eid in Dubai” celebrations with a diverse line-up of events designed to offer families, residents and visitors many memorable moments during the upcoming Eid Al Fitr.
‘Eid in Dubai – Eid Al Fitr’ is a social initiative that was launched in 2008 to bring together people from diverse communities and cultures from within ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 20, 2017: Explore astronomy, physics and chemistry as you discover the importance that science has played for time-keeping, daily prayer and navigation throughout the history of Islam.
Zone 4 on The Dubai Mall’s journey of enlightenment through the Golden Ages of Islam, the Science zone, gives children and adults alike, an insight into the world beyond the stars, with Dubai Astronomy Group holding outdoor observation workshops, in line with the astronomy calendar during Ramadan; as well as Oculus stargazing throughout the month.
Children 4-12 years old can immerse themselves in hands-on educational and safe kid’s science experiments with Mad Science, igniting curiosity and imagination.
Discover Zone 4, Science, and more at 9HIJRI, The Dubai Mall, this Ramadan to explore the ......read more
South African rugby ace emerges on top in Sardinian Festival of Sport
Incredible weekend climaxes with charity Gala Dinner starring Pierce Brosnan and Global Gift Foundation Ambassador Pamela Anderson
Dubai, UAE, June 18, 2017: Saracens favourite Schalk Brits proved he was just as handy with a golf club as he is with the rugby ball today in Sardinia, edging out a star-studded field of celebrities at Pevero Golf Club as part of a special festival of sport at The Costa Smeralda Invitational 2017.
After receiving some crucial tips from Solheim Cup captain Annika Sorenstam – who led a clinic before the golf event kicked off – Brits surged to victory in the Sardinian sunshine, finishing ahead of football legends Gianfranco Zola and Michael Ballack, who finished second and third respectively. Sorenstam was one of ......read more
Dubai’s annual shopping and entertainment gala gives this amazing opportunity to visitors to participate in the record breaking competitions
June 7, 2017, Dubai, UAE: UAE residents should gear up to make or break the Guinness World Records this weekend at the popular Ramadan Night Market being held at Dubai World Trade Centre, Hall 7 and 8 from 8 pm to 2 am. Visitors to the market will get an incredible chance to participate in 9 record breaking attempts. Mark 8th, 9th and 10th of June. Everyone is invited to be part of these historical moments.
“When was the last time you had a chance to pen your name in the Guinness World Records? Probably not. So why not make the best of this truly once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to create history. Come this weekend, and you can try your luck at the Market to make or break world ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 7, 2017: The Ismaili Centre Dubai, in collaboration with The Embassy of Portugal and The Consulate General of Canada observed the holy month of Ramadan, a month of giving, with the message of enabling pluralism. The event, attended by over 200 dignitaries and guests of the Embassies of Portugal and Canada brought together voices from various backgrounds in hopes of attaining a world where difference is a powerful force that can help us build together a better life for all.
The event, held at the Ismaili Centre Dubai, reflected a strong partnership between the Ismaili Imamat and the two countries, Portugal and Canada who together, aim to support the vision of pluralism and attain peaceful ways to overcome the challenges of living amongst diverse societies. The Ismaili Imamat, through various partnerships and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 06, 2017: Arab luxury world 2017, the Middle East’s leading luxury business conference, has announced the winners of its first-ever Global Student Competition, which was launched to showcase the views of the next generation on the future of the luxury, design and fashion businesses. Lama Balaghi from INSEAD Business School and Vivien So from Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD) wrote the winning entries, which were judged by a jury of sector experts on May 21 and announced on May 23 during the second day of the conference at The Westin, Dubai.
Lama Balaghi’s entry – ‘The Internet of Fashion’ – focused on how the ‘Internet of Things’ is transforming the future of fashion, including the optimisation of manufacturing processes and customer targeting, ......read more
Middle East and Africa’s largest automotive aftermarket trade show attracts 28,839 visitors from 134 countries
Automechanika Dubai 2017, the 15th edition of the premier trade exhibition for the automotive aftermarket in the wider region, came to a close, attracting 28,839 visitors from 134 countries. Trade buyers and industry representatives were on the lookout for new suppliers, fresh product ideas, spare parts and essential equipment.
Among the highlights of Automechanika Dubai 2017, which featured 1,955 exhibitors from 57 countries who took 69,089 sqm of exhibition space, was the spate of regional and global product launches by exhibitors from across the world, looking to make a major impact in the regional marketplace.
It also featured the Automechanika Academy, where the latest updates about Dubai’s auto ......read more
A night to remember at the elegant Palazzo Versace Hotel, Dubai.
Dubai, UAE, June 4, 2017: They say good things happen when you least expect it, and this year’s RLI Awards was just that for architecture practice, Design International.
500 guests waited in suspense at the charming Palazzo Versace Hotel, Dubai, as the winners of each category were slowly unveiled, one by one. The ceremony, now in its twelfth year, brings together the top industry leaders within retail and leisure.
Having won a series of accolades for a number of projects over the years, the ‘Designer of the Year’ special commendation award adds the finishing touches to a story the company have been telling the world through their designs and their commitment to innovative architecture. Each project has a purpose, narrative and ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 03 June, 2017 – The General Department of Organizations Protective Security and Emergency (OPSE) – Events Security Committee (ESC), represented by Brigadier Abdullah Ali Al Ghaithi, Director of the General Department of OPSE at Dubai Police and Chairman of ESC, has awarded Reed Exhibitions Middle East with an appreciation plaque in recognition of the success of the Major Events Safety & Security Summit (ME3S 2017).
Brigadier Abdullah Ali Al Ghaithi, met with a delegation from Reed Exhibitions, led by Ara Fernezian, Managing Director, Reed Exhibitions Middle East, to mutually award the successes from ME3S 2017 and discuss opportunities for extending the collaboration between the two parties during the eighth International Exhibition for National Security and Resilience (ISNR Abu Dhabi 2018) and ......read more
During Sharjah Book Authority’s participation at largest book fair in the United States
Sharjah Publishing City targets 950 million young people in the region
Dubai, UAE - June 03, 2017:
His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, has been praised by an elite group of prominent global publishing experts for his belief in the power of books and knowledge to promote intercultural dialogue and peace.
The remarks came during a panel discussion organised by Book Expo America for Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) on the sidelines of its participation in the book fair, with Sharjah being the only representative of Arab culture at what is the largest annual book trade fair in the United States.
During the discussion, which was titled ‘Sharjah: A ......read more
With a variety of exhibitors, the event is expected to draw a diverse crowd of over 80,000 visitors over 10 days
Look forward to a new adventure on daily basis; test your knowledge, exercise your motor and mental skills and discover your wit in thrilling contests
Shop till you drop and avail exclusive deals and discounts to sweeten the experience
June 1, 2017; Dubai, UAE: Riding high on exciting activities, thrilling competitions, and a new adventure every day, Dubai’s largest and the most popular Ramadan Night Market now in its 6th edition raised its curtain on Thursday, June 1. With a variety of exhibitors participating in the market, the event is expected to draw a diverse crowd of over 80,000 visitors over 10 days; the market is being held until June 10th at Hall 7 & 8 at Dubai World Trade Centre. Complimentary ......read more
November 24, 2016 - The opening of the pioneering International Student Fest (ISF) saw a considerable turnout at the Meydan Gallery and Convention Centre in Dubai where a host of fun and entertaining events have been lined up as a platform for interactive learning and extra-curricular activities. The maiden edition - which is co-located with the autumn edition of the Gulf Education and ......read more
Like every year, the 3nd Annual 'The Ajman Palace Hotel Wedding Fair' (TAPHWF) will be held in association with Ajman Tourism Development Department. The mega three-day luxury bridal exhibition will take place from 11th to 13th January, 2017 and is the only and 'biggest' hotel wedding trade show to take place in the Northern Emirates. Building up on the success of last two ......read more
November 23, 2016 - The region’s first International Student Festival (ISF) to be held on the sidelines of the Autumn edition of GETEX (Gulf Education and Training Exhibition), will open tomorrow (Thursday, November 24, 2016) and run until November 26, 2016 at the Meydan Gallery and Convention Centre in Dubai. The event will be co-located with GETEX Autumn, the leading student recruitment ......read more
Andrew Matthews, a bestselling author and International Speaker has addressed over a thousand international corporations on happiness and enjoying work.
Andrew Matthews, represented in the region by Right Selection Speaker Bureau, at the National Achievers Congress will throw light on how to be happy no matter what
The Congress held on November 18 and 19 and organized by Najahi and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 20, 2016: Inspired by the designer’s love of London, during the early onset of winter, the collection features the most coveted of monochromatic colours as a base – stark black and ice white – with flares of the city’s statement bold red scattered throughout.
Reminiscent of the vast open plains of Hyde Park on a crisp November afternoon, ......read more
MORE THAN 110 ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS TO SHOWCASE UAE’S AMAZING MARCH TO THE FUTURE
Dubai, UAE, November 20, 2016: His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, has hailed the crucial role the United Arab Emirates has been playing in promoting the spirit of innovation and enterprise in the country by encouraging new ......read more
United Arab Emirates, 19 November 2016: The much awaited ‘National Achievers Congress’, taking place for the first time in the Middle East, was inaugurated today by H.E. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, the Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development. The renowned international two day congress, was attended by H.H. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, ......read more
WOP DUBAI saw a visitor increase of 20% from last year, while IPM DUBAI witnessed an increase of 11%
WOP DUBAI also witnessed an 18% increase in the number of exhibitors while IPM had 9% more this year
Greece participated for the first time with a country pavilion and had the largest country presence at the show
New technologies from Dubai Municipality and the United Kingdom were ......read more
Under the Patronage of H.E. Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development & For the First Time in the Middle East
Dubai, UAE, November 15, 2016: There are now just a few days left before The National Achievers Congress 2016 opens its doors to participants in Dubai.The renowned international congress, nowin its 23rd edition, will be attended by H.H. ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 15, 2016: The Special Needs Future Development Center (SNF) is gearing up once again to host its annual Fun Fair event on November 18th 2016. Taking place at The Grass Lawn in the Dubai International Marine Club, organizers hope the event will raise awareness around the local community’s young adults with special needs.
Featuring a wide range of fun activities, ......read more
Aviator Lifestyle, a premier division of Aviator Society, a London-based provider of luxury air charter services, has confirmed its participation in the upcoming Big Boys Toys exhibition, scheduled from November 23 to 26 at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC).
At the upcoming seventh edition of the event, Aviator Lifestyle will be collaborating with Elixium a luxury lifestyle product ......read more
In support of UAE Innovation Week
Third TEDxDubai Salon to provide an evening of TEDx Talks, attendee participation and live interaction—showcasing thought-provoking speakers and talks from the TED platform.
Shamsa Saleh: The TEDxDubai Salon event will highlight and showcase Emirati and local talents, and provide an opportunity to encourage the youth to instil a spirit of innovation ......read more
Dubai summit sheds light on connected, autonomous, and greener future on GCC roads; exhibition showcases eco-friendly vehicles
Dubai, UAE, November 14, 2016: The 2nd International Conference on Future Mobility got under way at the Grand Hyatt Dubai today, opened by H.E. Dr. Rashid Ahmed Bin-Fahad, UAE Minister of State and Chairman of the Emirates Authority for Standardization and ......read more
UAE, November 12, 2016- Morocco has announced its third consecutive participation in WOP Dubai 2016 - International Perishable Expo Middle East, taking place from November 13 to 15, 2016 at the Dubai World Trade Center. Organized by the food export control and coordination organization (Etablissement Autonome de Contrôle et de Coordination des Exportations, EACCE), Morocco’s presence ......read more
Action was necessary following repeated price violations
Sharjah, November 12, 2016: HE Ahmed bin Rakkad Al Ameri, Chairman of Sharjah Book Authority (SBA), has stressed that protecting authors’ copyrights and providing books at reasonable price are two main objectives that SBA is committed to at Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF). He said that SBA is dedicated to ensuring that ......read more
Authors talk of their literary journeys
Sharjah, UAE, 12 November 2016: A panel of authors at the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) has spoken of the first steps, the paths they take and the destinations they reach on the journey through their novels. Inspiration, understandably, is the spark that ignites the flames. British novelist Helena Frith Powell is the author of 11 ......read more
During the 35th Edition of Sharjah International Book Fair
Sharjah, UAE, November 8, 2016: Two prize-winning authors from Serbia and Algeria have told an audience at the Sharjah International Book Fair, being held at the Expo Centre Sharjah, that their readership should be incidental to their writing. Compromising creative integrity is a price they would never pay.
Algerian novelist, ......read more
With the winners of Gulfood Award in 2014, this innovative commodity is here to change the health and gluten free market
Dubai, UAE, 8th November 2016: Government of Western Australia in partnership with Lupin industry, unveiled ‘lupin’, the next generation superfood at the Gulfood Manufacturing show, which is being held till the 9th of November. Scientific research has put this ......read more
More than 30,000 global visitors descend on 3rd Gulfood Manufacturing – ‘the Olympics of the food manufacturing industry’
15,000-plus trade visitors expected at trio of finished food showcases: The Speciality Food Festival, SEAFEX and Yummex Middle East
Dubai, UAE, November 7, 2016: The 2016 editions of Gulfood Manufacturing, the Speciality Food Festival, ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, November 7, 2016: The Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the UAE hosted Korea Festival 2016 on Corniche Beach in Abu Dhabi, in association with the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and Korea Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade Corporation - Abu Dhabi.
The Festival featured a range of engaging Korean cultural activities and culinary specialties, ......read more
Competition to help students learn Arabic the smart way enters its sixth day at SIBF 2016
Sharjah, UAE, November 7, 2016: The sixth day of the Lughati Cup 2016 at Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) witnessed strong competition from students keen to demonstrate their mastery of Arabic and win the first place prize. Launched by Lughati - the Sharjah-based initiative dedicated to ......read more
How writers research and interpret history
Sharjah, UAE, November 7, 2016: Two eminent Arabic authors and one of Serbia’s most respected writers told the audience at the Sharjah International Book Fair, being held at the Expo Centre Sharjah, that history can dictate their work but not stifle their imagination. Award winning poet, author and publisher Vladislav Bajac, whose books ......read more
Event held on the side-lines of 35th edition of Sharjah International Book Fair
Sharjah, UAE, 7 November 2016: A group of 20 authors received valuable tuition to help them hone their craft at a series of workshops organised by the UAE Board on Books for Young People (UAEBBY). The three-day activity, which took place at Sharjah’s popular tourist destination Al Noor Island, was ......read more
Red Bull once again highlights the region’s best underground talent in partnership with FLASH Entertainment
Dubai, UAE, November 7, 2016: The first two Red Bull Opening Acts for this year’s Yasalam After-Race Concerts at the 2016 FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX have now been announced. On Friday, 25th November , UAE-based electro duo Arcade 82 will open for The ......read more
UAE, November 6, 2016- Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) continue to reinforce their position as one of the key pillars in the Middle East and North African region’s (MENA) economic landscape. In a recent study published by BLOOVO Middle East, 90 per cent of the total registered companies in MENA are SMEs. Currently in the GCC, SMEs employ approximately 17 million people and ......read more
Titled “In Other Words”
Sharjah, UAE, 5 November 2016: Poetry enthusiasts in Sharjah dedicated their Thursday evening to the Indian poet, lyricist and screenwriter, Javed Akhtar, at the 35th Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF). The ballroom full at the book fair was beaming with eager spectators who have read and followed his works for years, and were thrilled to see ......read more
Truth or Fiction?
Are authors lying to their readers or letting them think?
Sharjah, UAE, November 3, 2016: A literature forum at the 35th edition of Sharjah International Book Fair taking place at the Expo Centre Sharjah, brought together a panel of three top international authors to discuss whether writing should come from the mind or the soul. The forum asked whether writers had a ......read more
A panel discussion with jury members of this year’s edition at SIBF 2016
Sharjah, UAE, 3 November 2016: The UAE Board on Books for Young People (UAEBBY) organised a discussion panel that addressed the mission of the 8th edition of Etisalat Award’s jury. Held at the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) 2016, the session shed light on the award’s eligibility ......read more
UAE, November 3, 2016- Hamad Saleh Ballaith, CEO of Sawaeed Employment LLC, the UAE’s leading manpower outsourcing company, led the organization’s commemorative rites for this year’s UAE Flag Day by raising the national colors at the Sawaeed Residential City in Al Mafraq, Abu Dhabi, UAE in the presence of senior management and workers, with the coordination and supervision of ......read more
Sharjah, UAE, 3 November, 2016: HE Ahmed bin Rakkad Al Ameri, Chairman of Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) has honoured the winners of SIBF Awards 2016, which include, the ‘Sharjah Award for an Emirati Book’, the ‘Sharjah Award for the Best Arabic Novel’, the ‘Sharjah Award for the Best International Book’ and the ‘Sharjah Publisher Recognition ......read more
Event happenings and other engaging activities available for all family members in the centre of Business Bay
Dubai, UAE, 3rd November, 2016: During the breezy Dubai Winter months, Dubai Properties is transforming its unique retail destination Bay Avenue and Bay Square into a family-friendly and “It” destination for residents and visitors to come enjoy their time, through a ......read more
HH inaugurates 35th anniversary edition of world’s third largest book fair which is hosting 1,681 publishing houses from 60 countries.
Sharjah, UAE, November 3, 2016: His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan Bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, opened the 35th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF).
Themed ‘Read More’ ......read more
November 2, 2016 – Yousef Al Serkal, Group Managing Director, International Conferences & Exhibitions (IC&E), inaugurated today (Wednesday, November 2, 2016) the 8th edition of the International Coffee & Tea Festival (ICTF), the region’s only dedicated trade event for the specialty coffee and tea industry, amid overwhelming response from exhibitors and visitors. The highly ......read more
Abu Dhabi (November 1, 2016)- Advanced Conferences & Meetings is proud to launch the 2nd Annual WeatherTech GCC at The Anantara Eastern Mangroves Hotel, Abu Dhabi. This edition is addressing accurate and next-generation weather forecasting and climate-change measurement technologies and services..
Dubai Municipality, Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority, Abu Dhabi City Municipality, ......read more
"Deeper Than Indigo" by Jenny Balfour Paul
Appearing at the Sharjah International Book Fair 2016
In 1999, in the depths of the British Library, historian and indigo expert, Jenny Balfour Paul, came across the five journal volumes of Victorian adventurer and fellow indigo-lover, Thomas Machell.
Enchanted by the vivacity of Thomas’s voice, and a shared passion for indigo, ......read more
November 1, 2016: The Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA), the executive IT arm of Egypt’s Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), concluded its successful participation in the 36th edition of GITEX Technology Week, the largest technology exchange and marketplace for Middle East and Africa held recently in Dubai. Its presence in the annual ICT ......read more
November 1, 2016 - The International Coffee & Tea Festival (ICTF), the region’s only event dedicated to the specialty coffee and tea industry, is set to open its doors tomorrow (Wednesday, November 2, 2016) at the Meydan Gallery and Convention Centre in Dubai, UAE. Running until November 4, the popular trade event will showcase a comprehensive range of cafe solutions, including a huge ......read more
Extra chances to win weekly cash prizes of AED 50,000
Ticket sales start on Tuesday, 1 Nov at ENOC and EPPCO stations, Zoom stores, Metro stations, and many other locations across the city
Dubai, UAE, November 1, 2016: The Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) has announced that ticket sales ......read more
Korea Festival is an annual event, organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the UAE
The festival showcases a variety of exclusive products and cultural offerings from Korea
Abu Dhabi, UAE, October 29, 2016: The Korean Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, along with Korea Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade Corporation (aT Center) in Abu Dhabi, has initiated ......read more
Under the Patronage of H.E. Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development
Key topics such as leadership skills, communication skills, business strategies and financial education to be featured at renowned international personal empowerment congress held in the region for the first time
Dubai, UAE, October 26, 2016: Najahi and Success ......read more
Excitement filled the air on the first day as people arrived in droves to fill their bags with jaw dropping discounts across many international brands
Prices of Big Brands shrunk to fit your budget; choose from hundreds of products ranging from shoes, bags, apparel, cosmetics, perfumes and a lot more
Dubai, UAE, October 25, 2016: The delectable fusion of affordable luxury ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The UAE’s first 3D-printed autonomous vehicle leads launches of 3D printed technology at GITEX Technology Week.
UAE-based robotics company DigiRobitics has revealed WiGo, the first 3D-printed unmanned vehicle manufactured, assembled, and programmed in the UAE. WiGo is ideal for mega-events, and is ferrying passengers from the metro station to the Dubai World ......read more
UAE, October 19, 2016 – The high-level 7th Arabia CSR Forum, the latest edition of the leading annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and sustainability forum in the Arab region, officially opened today (October 19, 2016) amidst mounting calls for a unified regional approach to sustainability. Being held under the patronage of the League of Arab States (LAS) and in cooperation with ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 19 October, 2016: The Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre pavilion showcasing the 2017 editions of the International Defence Exhibition & Conference (IDEX) and Naval Defence Exhibition (NAVDEX) has drawn high interest from key decision makers and delegates attending Euronaval 2016, the leading maritime defence show currently underway in Paris, ......read more
Held under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice Chairman, Dubai Culture & Arts Authority in partnership with Dubai Design District (d3) and supported by Dubai Culture & Arts Authority.
Dubai Design Week is sponsored by Audi, Huawei and Swarovski.
Dubai, UAE, October 19, 2016: Dubai Design Week announces keynote speaker ......read more
His Highness Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman and Chairman Ajman Executive Council visited the Ajman Government pavilion at GITEX 2016. He was accompanied by Sheikh Ahmed bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Representative of His Highness the Ruler of Ajman for Administrative and Financial Affairs and Sheikh Abdul Aziz Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Chairman, Department of Tourism Development, ......read more
Key speakers include Robert Kiyosaki, Ali Al Saloom, Andrew Matthews, and Baroness Michelle Mone of Mayfair, OBE
Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2016: In collaboration with Najahi and Success Resources, the leading seminar organizer in the world, the Middle East is welcoming its first National Achievers Congress 2016 on the 18th and 19th of November 2016 at Festival Arena Al Badia in ......read more
UAE, 17 October 2016 – His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, visited the pavilion hosting the Information Technology Industry Development Agency-sponsored (ITIDA) Egyptian companies at the GITEX Technology Week 2016 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. During his visit, H.H. took a closer look at the most innovative products and services of the ......read more
UAE, October 16, 2016- The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has announced the signing of two new agreements worth over AED 42 million through TRA’s financing entity, ICT Fund, in line with its commitment to support the UAE’s education sector.
The agreements fall in line with TRA’s continuing commitment to help in the growth and development of the ......read more
UAE – October 15, 2016 – The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) unveils its latest innovative and technology-driven projects at the 36th GITEX Technology Week at the Dubai World Trade Centre taking place from October 16 to 20, 2016. This is a result of a long series of achievements led by the Freezone which is considered a main destination for major information technology, ......read more