Join other moms at the Johnson’s® Baby tent to learn more about your baby’s skin and its needs.
Dubai, UAE, 19 February 2018: Johnson’s® Baby is hosting an interactive event at JBR walk to introduce their first semi-therapeutic product range, especially suited to protect baby skin against the harsh environmental conditions in the Middle East. Families will have the chance to come and experience a first-of-its-kind, futuristic technology to test their skin dryness levels and learn more about how to keep babies’ skin healthy and moisturized.
Parents can look forward to participating in some interesting activities, take-away useful goodies and capture memorable moments with their little ones at the Johnson’s® Baby tent. The event will host a series of engaging demonstrations to ......read more
Releasing statistics in parallel with Gulfood 2018
Dubai – 19 February 2018: Dubai Customs continued its efforts in bolstering Dubai’s external food trade. A recent statistics issued by Dubai Customs in parallel with Gulfood 2018 showed that the value of this trade during the period from January to September 2017 reached AED 70.2b where imports had the lion’s share with AED 44.6b, followed by exports with AED 12.6b and re-exports with AED 12.9b.
“Promoting external trade in support of national economy is a priority for us at Dubai Customs following the wise vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai,” said Ahmed Abdul Salam Kazim, Director of Strategy and Corporate Excellence at Dubai Customs. “We ......read more
Global exhibitors at Paperworld Middle East 2018 look to entice buyers with products dedicated to regional preferences
Dubai, UAE, February 18, 2018: Manufacturers of writing instruments from throughout the world will launch their latest products at a Dubai exhibition this month, with an Arabic calligraphy pen among the new items targeting a UAE market that is set to grow by 26 percent over the next five years.
Paperworld Middle East 2018, the region’s dedicated trade fair for paper, office supplies, stationery, corporate gifts, and children’s toys and games, will feature more than 300 exhibitors from 42 countries when it opens from 27 February – 1 March at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
More than half will arrive with product portfolios comprising writing ......read more
1500 participants from 20 Chinese Provinces transformed the destination into an oriental wonderland
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 February 2018: On Friday, 16 February, 2018, City Walk by Meraas hosted the UAE’s First Spring Festival Parade in partnership with the Consulate General of China, Dubai Tourism and Commerce Marketing and Dubai Police.
The hour-long exclusive cultural event featured over 1,500 participants, representing 20 Chinese provinces through their traditional music and dance performances, and transformed the destination into an oriental wonderland.
This year, Meraas marks the Chinese New Year with a series of fun-filled events and entertainment across its destinations, including City Walk, The Beach, Boxpark, The Outlet Village, Al Seef, and La Mer. Radiant Chinese lanterns, traditional ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 14, 2018: Finnair and the Finnish Paralympic Committee have signed a three-year partnership agreement, whereby Finnair becomes a key partner of the Finnish Paralympic Committee for the Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang, which will begin on March 9, 2018. The agreement also covers the Tokyo Paralympic Games in 2020.
“Being the official airline and the main partner of the Finnish Paralympic Committee is great,” says Pekka Vauramo, Finnair’s President and CEO. “We are doing our best to support the Paralympic team on their journey to success. We also want to promote together the theme of accessible travel. We want to provide parasport athletes with the best connections to the events and to enrich their preparation for the Games with a unique flying experience. Inclusiveness and diversity ......read more
Stubb highlights key issues that affect personal and societal mood
Dubai-UAE: 11 February, 2018 – Alexander Stubb, Vice President of the European Investment Bank and former Prime Minister of Finland, offered a number of signposts that will point the way to happiness in our rapidly changing world.
Stubb’s session ‘Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Scandinavian Happiness: How on Earth Can They Be Happy in the Cold’, touched upon what it takes for individual happiness, as well as reasons why five of the top happiest countries in the world happen to be Scandinavian. Denmark, Norway, Iceland, Finland and Sweden in the top 10 of the World Happiness Report.
In terms of personal happiness, he gave advice on three areas: mind, body and relationships. He said: “This issue of happiness ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 07, 2018: Are you bored of the same old Valentine’s date? Are you looking for a new way to impress your significant other with a more adrenaline filled alternative to dinner and a movie? Well look no further. Dubai’s first nature adventure and zip-lining park, Aventura, is offering all lovebirds a special once in a lifetime Valentine’s Day experience.
For one day only, couples can visit Aventura, experience tree-surfing, zip-lining, rope-climbing and many more thrilling obstacles and then relax and unwind together with a unique ‘Dine Under the Stars’ experience. Set outdoors in the natural Ghaf tree forest, couples can cozy up beneath the stars and stay warm next to the log burring fire-pit whilst enjoying the specially crafted Valentine’s menu designed by ......read more
Dubai – United Arab Emirates, 6 February, 2018: His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance and President of Dubai Health Authority, DHA, officially inaugurated today the 22nd UAE International Dental Conference and Arab Dental Exhibition - AEEDC Dubai 2018, that is held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. AEEDC Dubai, the largest dental conference & exhibition in the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia and the second largest in the world, is organized by INDEX Conferences & Exhibitions, member of INDEX Holding, a leading national company, in cooperation with a number of local and international organizations.
Following the opening ceremony, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid along with a number of VIP’s, ......read more
Ergonomics expert gives 5 tips to tackle the common problem
Dubai, UAE, January 31, 2018: The modern workplace is driven by technology, with employees largely dealing with emails and a suite of office programmes, rather than more physically active jobs. This has led to a huge increase in musculoskeletal complaints, with one of the most popular being lower back pain.
According to Alan McDonald, MD of Humanscale, which produces ergonomic products for the workplace, typical office workers spend more time sitting in their chair than anywhere else and it is estimated over half of computer users go about their daily work with at least one form of related discomfort.
An expert with over 17 years in the field of office interiors and furniture solutions, McDonald gives some simple preventative ......read more
Dubai, January 25, 2018: Dubai Shopping Festival 2018 also known as DSF 2018 unveiled in Dubai on 26 December and will run till 27 January. Total retail sales are estimated to be around Dh200 Billion this year. With many top international as well as local brands participating in this event, you can get amazing benefits of sky high discounts.
Gulfshoppingdeals.com offers you with some of the best and the most amazing deals and discounts from top brands and retailers during DSF 2018. To avail these offers you don’t have to visit the stores and you can get amazing discount at your home.
Some highlights of the Dubai Shopping Festival are:
Up to Dh200 Billion retail sales during Dubai Shopping Festival every year.
12% increase in number of passengers in Dubai during sale event.
Dubai Mall ......read more
Drone Zone, smart homes, automation, fire safety and commercial security draw interest from thousands of trade visitors
Dubai, UAE, January 24, 2018: Twenty years since it first opened doors in Dubai, Intersec is now a multi-sectoral mega event that attracts the majority of the top global security and safety professionals and the world's leading brands under its gigantic roof.
The just-concluded Intersec 2018, showcased some of the most path-breaking and trend-setting developments yet seen in the region, which is a leading marketplace for the latest in cutting edge safety and security products and solutions.
Over 1,300 exhibitors lined up a comprehensive array of their latest product ranges and offered services and solutions galore, as the 60,000 sqm show floor came alive from the first day, at the Dubai ......read more
Dubai, UAE; January 24, 2018: Tristar Group will celebrate the 100th session of its Toastmasters Club meeting with the “World Champion of Public Speaking” winner Mark Brown and two-time finalist Kwong Yang, along with other eminent speakers in Dubai. More than 400 members from various Toastmasters Clubs in the UAE and Tristar employees will attend the event on the 23rd February at the Emirates Headquarters Auditorium on Airport Road.
The Toastmasters World Champion of Public Speaking 1995, Mark Brown, will deliver a key note address to the audience. Originally from Kingston, Jamaica, Mark Brown migrated to the United States at the age of 18 with only $40 in his pocket and a dream for a better life. Today, he is one of the most popular inspirational speakers in the world. In 1995, Mark defeated more ......read more
Sharjah, 23 January, 2018. Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry will hold the second annual exhibition “Spring Bazaar 2018” at the Expo Centre Sharjah. Small and medium enterprises of entrepreneurs from different Emirates will participate. The four day annual event will take place kick off on 1st of February and end on the 4th.
The “Bazaar” offers a wide variety of products and services targeting citizens, residents and tourists, such as handicrafts, Abayas, Jalabiyas, scarves, Arabic perfumes, accessories and other products.
SCCI announced that the door is still open to entrepreneurs in commercial sectors wishing to participate in the “Spring Bazaar 2018”. Businessmen that are participating will benefit from the importance of the event in promoting their products and ......read more
Over 200K AED worth of prizes to be given away until 27th January, including the grand prize of a 2018 Jeep Cherokee!
21st January 2018, Dubai, UAE: During one of its most successful Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) to date, Dubai Festival City Mall has already given away more than 200K AED worth of prizes to visitors in the Mall. Shoppers spending over AED 250 will get the chance to win weekly prizes until the 27th January, with 20 more iPhone X phones and the grand prize of a 2018 Jeep Cherokee still to be won.
A range of activities and workshops have also been lined up with key retailers such as Robinsons, Tuc Tuc and many more. The Mall is a great destination for fashion, dining and entertainment, which now offers almost 500 world class retailers, 75 restaurants – many of which feature waterfront dining.
Visit the multiple Experience Zones around the city including the Souk, Innovation Zone and the Bazzar.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; January 20, 2018 – Today was the first day of The Festival at Masdar City, and there's the promise of more fun, food and entertainment tomorrow! The event which concludes Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week is dedicated to raising community awareness of sustainability, brings in crowds with food trucks, live entertainment, and educational games and activities. The different Experience Zones include a Souk selling local and organic produce as well as an innovation hub filled with high-tech gadgets.
In honour of the legacy of the UAE’s founding father there is the Sheikh Zayed Corner to celebrate 2018 as the Year of Zayed.
The carnival atmosphere fills the ......read more
Guest influx exceeded 100,000 per day in the run up to New Year’s Eve
A record breaking 500,000 guests attended 46th UAE National Day celebrations
Dubai, UAE, 16 January, 2018: Global Village, the region’s first multicultural festival park, and a family destination for culture, shopping and entertainment, has announced a new record of more than 2.4 million guest entries over the two-month period since its opening on 1st November 2017 with 9/10 happiness score. This is a resounding endorsement of the unprecedented guest experience it offers and of its ever growing popularity.
Statistics released by Global Village for the period 1st November to 31st December 2017 highlight its performance across various indicators such as guest numbers and happiness indices. It adheres to the highest ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 16, 2018:
Be My Pampered Valentine
Surprise your special someone with an exclusive spa and dine experience this Valentine’s Day at the recently opened Renaissance Downtown Hotel, Dubai. Your sensory itinerary begins with a unique and revitalizing spa journey at the Six Senses Spa, followed by a culinary experience at southern French farmhouse-inspired Bleu Blanc by celebrity chef David Myers. Couples leading a busy lifestyle can benefit from a fully flexible package that allows you to enjoy your spa experiences and dinner on separate dates.
AED 800 per person: 60 minute signature massage + 30 minute complimentary sensory experience + pool access + 3-course dinner with a welcome signature drink
AED 1,080 per person: 60 minute signature massage + 30 minute ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 15, 2018: His Excellency Dr Mohammed Nasser Al Ahbabi, Director General for the UAE Space Agency delivered a keynote session on the importance of the country’s space programme highlighting challenges faced by his team in the region while planning for their mission to Mars.
The talk was given at the Satellite Communications Conference, part of the 24th edition of CABSAT which opened yesterday (14 January) at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).
HE Dr Al Ahbabi, said: “CABSAT is a very important exhibition and conference for us as it demonstrates new technology in this region. The event also aligns with the UAE government’s strategy to position the country as a hub for space events and exhibitions showcasing future technologies.
“It is important for us to use this event to ......read more
Three-day cable, satellite and broadcast event opens doors to over 13,000 industry professionals
Regional TV market set to reach US$15 billion by 2021
Dubai, UAE, January 14, 2018: His Highness Sheikh Hasher Bin Maktoum Al Maktoum, Director General of Dubai's Department of Information, today opened CABSAT 2018 - the definitive event for broadcast, satellite and entertainment content sectors across the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA).
Following the official opening, HH Sheikh Hasher Bin Maktoum toured the exhibition halls, meeting with exhibitors who have gathered in Dubai for the 24th edition of CABSAT, running 14-16 January, 2018 at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).
With more 13,000 media industry professionals in attendance in 2017, the three-day event is the leading platform for the broadcast, ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 14 January, 2018 – The inaugural edition of the Abu Dhabi International Boat Show (ADIBS), organised by Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) in association with British Marine, has received an overwhelming response from exhibitors and industry professionals at the London Boat Show.
Running from 10 to 14 January at ExCeL London in the UK capital, the London Boat Show provided a comprehensive overview of the very best the boating world has to offer.
Howard Pridding, Chief Executive Officer of British Marine, the membership organisation for the UK boating industry whose portfolio also includes the successful TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show, said: “The UAE is one of the fastest-growing markets for leisure crafts and yachts in the world, and British Marine is delighted to offer ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 7, 2018: Continuing to delight visitors to Downtown Dubai, Emaar will showcase its ‘Light Up 2018’ spectacle, which won the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the ‘Largest light and sound show on a single building’ staged upon Burj Khalifa, until the end of March on Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday at 8pm, and on Thursday and Friday at 10pm.
A mesmerising laser display, ‘Light Up 2018’ Downtown Dubai welcomed over a million visitors on New Year’s Eve. Spanning a surface area of 109,252 sq metres (about 27 acres, the size of about 20 football fields), the show is set on the new LED panel displays on Burj Khalifa, the global icon, with over 1.1 million pixels, creating a never-before spectacle.
A highlight of the show is the visual tribute to the founding ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - January 6, 2018: Global Village, the region’s largest and first-ever multi-cultural festival park, has participated in the UAE national campaign to thank His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces. The campaign was launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, with the slogan “Thank You, Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed”. With its celebrations, Global Village aims to thank the eminent leader Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, who has devoted his time and effort to serving the country with sincerity and supports his future vision, planning and organisation.
"We wanted to thank His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 4, 2018: Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club are all set to usher in the New Year with the 18th edition of the H.H. The President of the UAE Polo Cup, the biggest and most prestigious tournament in the country.
Held in the name of The President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Falah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the two-week long event has attracted some of the leading polo players in the UAE and from around the world.
The ‘Royal Signature’ tournament offers the highest entertainment featuring a series of competitive qualification matches before it culminates in the Grand Final on Friday, January 19.
Qualification matches at the picturesque Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club, the UAE’s only Royal Polo Club, kick-off on ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 4 January 2018: Dubai Festival City, Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate’s fully integrated mega project welcomed over 100,000 people to ring in the New Year.
The destination hosted a variety of exciting events - from spectacular fireworks displays to sumptuous treats and fun-filled community events, there was something for everyone to enjoy and celebrate the special occasion.
Festival Bay’s, IMAGINE, lit up the sky with its spectacular record breaking show whilst visitors enjoyed a sparkling display of fireworks throughout the night starting from 9pm until the grand finale at midnight.
Continuing the New Year’s Eve celebrations, Festival Arena by InterContinental Dubai Festival City hosted Arabic A-listers, Mohammed Hamaki, Nancy Ajram and Nassif Zeytoun. The event was ......read more
Discounts from 40% on select range of mattresses and accessories
Dubai, UAE (January 2, 2018): Dubai Furniture Manufacturing Company LLC (DFMC), a market leader in premium mattress segment in Middle East, has announced its exciting offers for Serta mattresses during the 23rd edition of Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF).
If you are in the market searching for a new bed, now is the time to invest in a Serta product such as the Ergo bed. Customer is entitled to get a discount of 45% on Ergo bed along with Chronicle, Bonvivant and latex mattress. Complete the purchase with a headboard and a side table that can also be offered at 45% discount.
Customers who also spend Dhs1000 on any Serta sleeping product and accessories is entitled to get a voucher of Dhs400 while select grades are also on offer with 40% discount and flat 40% ......read more
Two-day LEA conference to focus on safety and leadership in the entertainment and amusement industry in the region
Dubai, UAE, March 26th, 2017: MENALAC - the Middle East and North Africa Leisure and Attractions Council - brings together the leading companies within the region’s entertainment industry, including the theme parks, visitor attractions, water park and family entertainment ......read more
UAE, March 25, 2017 – In line with the directives of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE President, to promote the culture of giving and instill the value of generosity in society, the Dubai Courts have reaffirmed anew their commitment to the government’s initiative declaring 2017 as the ‘Year of Giving.’ As a demonstration of this commitment, the Dubai Courts ......read more
UAE, March 25, 2017– H.E. Salem Ahmad Almoosa, Founder and Chairman of Salem Ahmad Almoosa Enterprises, was recently awarded with the Certificate of Appreciation by the Juvenile Awareness and Welfare Association during an event commemorating its 25th anniversary. He was honored for his efforts and positive contributions to the association’s events, activities, and programs organized ......read more
IMPACT BBDO Dubai awarded Agency of the Year and BBDO Worldwide named Network of the Year
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – March 23, 2017: The world’s foremost digital advocates gathered at the Westin Hotel on 22nd March to attend the fourth edition of the MENA Digital Awards (MDA) and honour digital talent, efforts and innovation in the region. The awards ceremony followed the ......read more
UAE, March 23, 2017 – The Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) released a statement declaring that it is closely following the developments of operation Carne Fraca, which is the ongoing investigation on meat processing plants. “In the capacity of an organization that for 65 years has been responsible for the close ties between importers and exporters from Brazil and the 22 ......read more
UAE, March 23, 2017- As part of the celebration of the International Day of Happiness, and in line with the efforts to achieve its goals and objectives to provide a happy work environment conducive to creativity and innovation, the General Secretariat of the Supreme Legislation Committee in the Emirate of Dubai (SLC) has launched the pioneering edition of the 'Happiness Cup' annual ......read more
Regional regulators, policy makers and telecoms experts from around the world gather in Doha for the two-day forum
Doha, March 23, 2017: The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) is co-hosting the International Institute of Communication’s Telecommunications and Digital Media Forum (TDMF) in Qatar from March 22 to 23. The Forum has brought together regional and ......read more
UAE, March 23, 2017– Drake & Scull International PJSC (“DSI” or the “Company”), a regional engineering and services leader, signed today the sale deal of its ownership share in the ONE PALM development in Dubai.
The ONE PALM development, a joint venture project between Omniyat Properties and DSI, was launched in 2014. The flagship project is located on ......read more
UAE, March 22, 2017- The Commercial Control and Consumer Protection Department of the Department of Economic Development - Ajman (DED-Ajman) will launch tomorrow (March 23, 2017) an event that is aimed towards increasing awareness on the promotion of a key culture of consumption among consumers and investors. The event, which coincided with the celebrations for 'Gulf Day for Consumer ......read more
Dubai, 22th March, 2017: Global Village, the region’s leading multicultural festival park, participated in the ‘International Day of Happiness’ celebrations in the UAE, with its own festive line up of exciting activities.
The Happiness Welcoming Team:
Global Village’s front line staff wore specially designed ‘smiley’ t-shirts to welcome ......read more
UAE, March 21, 2017- Arabia CSR Network, the Middle East region's leading training service provider and think tank, is set to highlight the significant role played by stakeholders across many of today's organisations in a special one-day workshop to be held on April 9, 2017 in Dubai. The workshop will cover key sessions aimed at throwing the spotlight on the importance of stakeholder ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2017: The Project of “The Leaning Tower of Pisa in Japan and in the United Arab Emirates” supported by Tuscany Tourism Board, Chamber of Commerce of Pisa, Municipality of Pisa and Municipality of Volterra. After the success of Tokyo, it will arrive in Dubai and inaugurated on the 20th of March at 7.30pm.
The exhibition of the Alabaster Tower, which ......read more
March 20, 2017- In line with the UAE vision to foster a culture of happiness and positivity at the local level, the General Secretariat of the Supreme Legislation Committee organised a presentation that focused on introducing key initiatives instilling happiness and positive thinking among its employees. The presentation gave special attention to knowledge enrichment and individual skill ......read more
The Authority marks the day with a range of internal and external initiatives to spread joy inside the Authority and beyond to the whole community
Dubai, UAE, March 20 2017: Dubai Culture & Arts Authority, the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has celebrated International Happiness Day 2017 with a range of internal and external initiatives that have ......read more
Chamber organised and hosted special event at its headquarters to mark the occasion
Copies of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed’s new book “Reflections on Happiness & Positivity” distributed to guests
H.E. Buamim: Dubai Chamber is committed to supporting UAE Happiness Charter and improving satisfaction among our employees and customers
Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2017: ......read more
UAE – March 20, 2017 - H.H. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA), has revealed the launching of DAFZA’s new ‘Strategic Plan 2017 – 2021’ designed to support the vision of building a Freezone that goes beyond, in line with the strategic goals of Dubai Plan 2021. The official announcement was made during ......read more
UAE theme park revenue growth set to increase by 78 per cent
Dubai, UAE, March 20th, 2017: UAE will play a pivotal role in the global billion dollar theme park and amusement industry as per International Expo Consults, the organisers of the DEAL 2017 show. UAE is set to trigger the theme park revenue growth as it is set to increase by 78 per cent to US$837 million by 2019 as per ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 19, 2017 -International robotics experts shared insights on the future of robotics, expected challenges, and impacts on science and social development during a workshop conducted today (Sunday, March 19, 2017) after the conclusion of the inaugural Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge (MBZIRC) that took place from March 16 to 18 at the Yas Island Marina Circuit ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2017: The Navigator Company, Europe's leading manufacturer of UWF printing and writing paper, took part for the fifth year running in Paperworld Middle East (Hall4, Stand E12), in Dubai, from 14th to 16th March. Company's central aim is to build further on the business relationships it has been developing in the region, which have enjoyed a clear boost ......read more
March 19th, 2017, Abu Dhabi, UAE: The Mall at World Trade Center Abu Dhabi (The Mall at WTCAD) is proud to announce that it has partnered with “Wanna Read?”, the commendable charity led by Sheikha Shamma bint Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan. This collaboration is celebrating the UAE’s Year of Giving by hosting its first spectacular charitable pre-loved stories & book ......read more
Global interest in regional leather market builds ahead of Leatherworld Middle East 2017
Dubai, March 19, 2017: Global interest in the Middle East and Africa’s (MEA) leather industry is gaining momentum, as international tanneries, designers, suppliers, and manufacturers look to boost business prospects at the region’s dedicated leather trade show in Dubai.
Debut ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 17, 2017- The inaugural Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge (MBZIRC) is now in full swing, with 26 teams from 15 countries currently deploying their customized unmanned ground and aerial vehicles to compete in three challenges being held in separate arenas. The Grand Challenge will be held tomorrow (Saturday, March 18, 2017), the event’s last day, with ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 16, 2017 – H.E. Hussain Ibrahim Al Hammadi, UAE Minister of Education, expressed optimism in the country’s ability to lead global robotics development as the first-ever Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge (MBZIRC) opens today (Thursday, March 16, 2017) at the Yas Island Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The Minister also noted the relevance of the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 15 March, 2017: During the opening of the 11th ‘Flower and Garden Festival’ in Yanbu, KSA, Guinness World Records, the global authority on record-breaking, has confirmed that the Royal Commission of Jubail & Yanbu has broken the Guinness World Record for the ‘largest carpet of flowers’.
Reclaiming their title from 2014, The Royal Commission ......read more
UAE, March 15, 2017– DuPont Protection Solutions (DuPont), maker of the famous and original DuPont™ Kevlar® fiber, launched further enhancements to its established Kevlar® XP and XD Technologies for soft armor at IDEX 2017.
With over 1 million vests sold, Kevlar® XP enhanced technology offers superior stopping power with fewer layers, blocking bullets early to limit ......read more
New record in exhibitor numbers marks 7th edition of region’s dedicated stationery, paper, and office supplies trade fair
Dubai, UAE, March 14, 2017: Paperworld Middle East 2017, the region’s leading trade fair for stationery and office supplies, opened in Dubai today (14 March), as 313 exhibitors from 42 countries offer up a smorgasbord of school and gift articles, ......read more
Held under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 14th of March, 2017: Dubai hosts the region’s largest event on forensic science and forensic medicine; Emirates International Forensic Science Conference and Exhibition, from 2-4 April 2017, at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre. The 1st ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 13, 2017: International suppliers of stationery and office supplies are turning to the Middle East and Africa (MEA) for future business growth, with the UAE presenting itself as the ideal gateway to access hard-to-reach markets.
Growth in the global stationery and office supplies market is expected to come from emerging markets such as the MEA. Analysts TechNavio ......read more
March 13, 2017- Senior Vice President of Commercial Services of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry Atiq Juma Nassib and Dubai Land Department Deputy Director Juma Bin Humaidan led the opening ceremony of the 6th Middle East Facilities Management Association (MEFMA) Confex today March 13, 2017 at The Address Hotel, Dubai Marina, in the presence of Marwan Bin Ghalita, CEO of the Real Estate ......read more
Entertainment and activities lined up for all ages include petting zoo, pony riding, Spanish horse “ballet”, heritage village and equestrian art gallery
Experience the thrill of a horse auction as equine aficionados bid for the finest Arabian thoroughbreds in the world
Dubai, UAE, March 13, 2017: An action-packed weekend is in store for horse fans when the 13th Dubai ......read more
Dubai, 12 March 2017: Dubai Land Department (DLD) will provide support for the Middle East Facilities Management Conference (MEFMA) through its strategic partnership with the Middle East Facilities Management Association (MEFMA). The sixth edition of the conference will take place on 13th and 14th March 2017 at The Address Hotel, Dubai Marina.
DLD has confirmed that a delegation of ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 12 March, 2017: Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) hosted a ceremony to honor 371 outstanding achievers students under its care. Held at Armani Hotel in Dubai, the event drew the participation of His Excellency Dr. Thani Ahmed Al Zeyoudi Minister of Climate Change and Environment, and His Excellency Dr Ahmad Belhoul Al Falasi, Minister of State for Higher Education and ......read more
Olympics are an Opportunity to Drive Critical Change
Dubai, UAE, March 9, 2017: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on Japan to prepare its airport infrastructure for the 2020 Olympics and future growth of the tourism industry using joined-up thinking and extensive consultation with industry.
Japan has set aggressive targets for attracting international ......read more
‘Humanitarian of the year awarded to young female charity founder for inspiring others to make a difference’
Dubai, UAE, 8 March 2017: International Women’s Day has been celebrated with an honouring of role models in the Middle East by His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development.
The WOW Film Fair Middle East ......read more
Doha, Qatar, March 8, 2017– Under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of Qatar is all set to host the fifth edition of Qatar International Agricultural Exhibition (Agriteq 2017) being organized Ministry of Municipality and Environment of Qatar in collaboration with IFP Qatar Ltd from March 22 to 25, 2017 at Doha ......read more
Dubai Customs shares with conference delegates its experience in implementing AEO program
Dubai – 7 March 2017: The 4th advanced conference on Trade Compliance in the Middle East has discussed ways to enhance customs practice in the GCC towards ensuring reduced cost of trading and increased compliance with trade regulations.
Organized by C5 group, the event was held ......read more
Influence of HH Sheikha Fatima recognised on International Women’s Day
Festival to highlight the role of women in social development and their accomplishments in all aspects of life
Abu Dhabi, UAE – March 7, 2017: Mother of the Nation Festival, the largest of its kind in Abu Dhabi which pays tribute to the values and extensive contributions of H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint ......read more
Dubai, 5 March, 2017: The Dubai International Publishing Conference began today under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Emirates Literature Foundation, held for the first time by the Emirates Literature Foundation in partnership with the General Secretariat of The Executive Council of Dubai, with an inaugural address by His Excellency Abdulla Abdul ......read more
Oxford University Press Story Writing Competition Winners Announced
Dubai, 5 March, 2017: A new generation of writers took their first steps on their writing journeys today at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature. The winning short story entries for the Oxford University Press Story Writing Competition 2017 were announced and winners received trophies and a commemorative ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE; March 2, 2017: Students from Al Ezza School in Abu Dhabi saw their favourite tales come to life at a Storytelling Session held near the iconic Wind Tower in Masdar City. Masdar celebrated World Book Day by inviting local school children to a book reading event today. Popular fairytale characters read and performed stories out loud, while inviting and encouraging ......read more
Topic formed focus of second day of Emirates Reproduction Rights Forum 2017
Sharjah, February 28, 2017: A host of local and international experts discussed the requirements needed for the UAE to successfully establish a Reproduction Rights Organisation (RRO), during the second day of the Emirates Reproduction Rights Forum, which took place yesterday (Tuesday) in Sharjah.
Hosted at the ......read more
Dubai, February 28, 2017 – Hong Kong and UAE have enjoyed robust bilateral trade relations on a range of products and services over the years. Adding to the Hong Kong’s business advantages, Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) organises more than 30 exhibitions each year to bring together buyers and suppliers from both economies to develop their business.
Mr. Abdul Aziz ......read more
Industry’s top experts to provide insights into the theme parks and amusement industry sector
Dubai, UAE, February 28, 2017: The Dubai Entertainment Amusement and Leisure (DEAL) Show 2017, together with Blooloop, the attraction industry’s leading website and event organiser, is set to launch the second edition of the conference for the theme parks and amusement industry in the UAE. ......read more
UAE, February 28, 2017- Arabia CSR Network, the leading corporate social responsibility (CSR) training provider in the Arab region, will hold several training sessions on Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines, the leading universally applicable framework for sustainability reporting. The courses will be conducted exclusively in both English and Arabic ......read more
Dubai, 28 February 2017: The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) recently honoured some of their outstanding past students who have significantly contributed to the field of professional development, social impact and research and innovation, at Alumni Awards ceremony held at The Address, Dubai Marina.
Nearly 150 guests attended the presentation of the Alumni Awards that were ......read more
Cairo, Egypt: February 26, 2017: The Arab Union for International Exhibitions and Conferences (AUIEC) recently held its regular meeting at the general headquarters of Arab League’s General Secretariat of the Council of Arab Economic Unity in Cairo, Egypt.
Chaired by HE Saif Mohammed Al Midfa, Chairman of AUIEC, the meeting was attended by representatives of 13 AUIEC member ......read more
UAE, February 26, 2017- The Department of Economic Development - Ajman (DED-Ajman) successfully coordinated a visit to their counterparts in Dubai, the Department of Economic Development - Dubai (DED-Dubai), to carry out comparative standardization and to share best practices, experiences and mutual resources. The visit is part of DED-Ajman's continuing commitment towards the improvement of ......read more
Debut exhibitors to join returning supporters at Dubai trade show as MEA leather production, luxury spending rises
Dubai, UAE, February 26, 2017: Global interest in the Middle East and Africa’s (MEA) leather industry is gaining momentum, as international tanneries, designers, suppliers, and manufacturers look to boost business prospects at the region’s dedicated leather trade ......read more
Celebrating the Dubai World Cup, the exhibition brings together styles from world renowned milliners and local designers.
Now in its 16th year, the exhibition features more than 500 fabulous fascinators, hats and headpieces to compliment every World Cup look
Dubai, UAE, February 26, 2017: Dubai’s premier hat event, the BurJuman International Millinery Exhibition is back ......read more
February 26, 2017 - Shifting to clean and renewable energy presents a very strong potential for oil-producing GCC countries to maintain global leadership in the energy sector despite the current market slowdown, while reaping massive savings of up to USD 87 billion as well as potentially reducing up to one gigaton of carbon emissions, according a new report. ‘Clean Energy in the GCC’ ......read more