-Over 25% of successors think they will lose market share to new entrants
23 May, 2017 – Of the next generation of leaders of family-owned businesses interviewed by Deloitte, 46% expects that the market in which they operate will face disruption in the next two to three years. 27% also expects to lose market share to new entrants. These are the results of Deloitte’s NextGen Survey.
Deloitte talked to 268 family-owned businesses and discussed specific challenges such as succession but also growth, strategy and the speed with markets change nowadays.
“The global economy is changing rapidly and fundamentally, due to the exponential speed of transformation in digital infrastructure, among other things. Quicker than ever, the past is being left behind—a tendency that in the perception of many goes against ......read more
The savings achieved is enough to fill 510Olympic swimming pools
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 10, 2017: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (EMPOWER), the world's largest district cooling services provider has announced savings of 280million gallons of fresh water in 2016, enough to fill 510Olympic swimming pools.
Empower uses advanced Reverse Osmosis (RO) systems, along with the TSE technology, at its plants. The TSE technology of Empower was awarded first IDEA Innovation Award in 2013, as first of its kind globally.
“In 2016, Empower has managed to use recycled water for district cooling solutions to reduce waste and increase the company’s efficiency. In addition, the company usestreated water for preserving fresh water. Empoweralso adopts several advanced systemsto use waste water ......read more
Company unveils five new coatings, with plans to unveil low thermal transmission glass products
Dubai, May 9, 2017: Emirates Glass LLC, a subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC and one of the largest processors of flat architectural glass in the region, has announced that it has achieved strong results in 2016 compared to 2015 with profits exceeding all previous records, reinforcing its growing reputation and market share in the region.
Emirates Glass also announced that it currently has projects worth AED 110 million on hand, and is executing more than AED 60 million worth of contracts in GCC countries alone.
As a step to achieve the projected growth trajectory, Emirates Glass has announced the launch of five new coatings, including Emicool Superlite Temperable High Performance Coatings, with plans to unveil super low ......read more
DUBAI – May 7, 2017: Marking a paradigm shift in the conventional mindset of UAE nationals seeking employment, a recently concluded survey reveals that about 57 per cent of them showed interest in working for the private sector. Of the 57 per cent, an encouraging 27 per cent want to work exclusively in the private sector and the remaining 30 per cent are amenable to working in either sector. Only 43 per cent are resolutely looking at job opportunities in the public sector, which is a significant change from TASC’s last year’s survey results that recorded an 80 per cent preference of the UAE nationals for government sector.
The research conducted by TASC Outsourcing, the leading people solutions and talent management company in the UAE, also found that most Emirati candidates believe that the private ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 6 May, 2017 – Emirates Metrology Institute (EMI), part of Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC), participated in the half-yearly meeting of members of the Gulf Association for Metrology (GULFMET) hosted by Emirates Authority for Standardization & Metrology (ESMA) in Abu Dhabi.
Held for the first time in Abu Dhabi since GULFMET’s establishment, the meeting drew the participation of representatives from leading National Metrology Institutes (NMIs).
The meeting provided GULFMET General Assembly members and metrology experts from leading national metrology institutes an opportunity to meet during the sessions of the Gulfmet Technical Committees and General Assembly and present the progress of their institutes and Gulfmet. Participants also discussed the challenges in metrology and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 3, 2017: Lt General Dahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy chairman of police and Public security in Dubai, the Honorary Chairman of the Protection of Maritime Environment Society launched on Sunday the first phase of fish production enhancement program in the presence of Sultan bin Sulayem, DP World Group Chairman & CEO and Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation.
Seven Tides International runs the program that aims at promoting fish stocks in Dubai. 3,000 fish of two local types (hamour and spaiti) were released into the waters near the World Islands, after being raised in captivity for more than a year and half.
Major General Mohammed Saeed Al Marri, Director of Community Happiness General Department in Dubai Police, Abdulla Bin Sulayem, CEO of Seven Tides International, and Khalil Saqer bin ......read more
The company is well-prepared as temperature soars high during the peak summer period
Dubai, UAE, 30 April 2017: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower),the world’s largest district cooling services provider, is well-prepared as temperature soars high during the peak summer period.The company announced that it has completed pre-summer preparation works at its district cooling plants and systems across Dubai to cater to the rapidly increasing demand during the hot months.
“The demand for district cooling is on the rise as summer approaches fast. However, with proven capabilities as a leader in the district cooling industry, we are ready to offer our customers enhanced services for summer,”saidHE Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Empower.
Empower leverages on the off-peak winter months to ensure a consistent ......read more
• State-of-the-art machines print 27000 meters per hour
• New 255,000 sq. ft. facility introduces advanced flexible packaging options
Dubai-UAE: 30 April, 2017 – Emirates Printing Press (EPP), a high-quality, multi-award-winning commercial printing press based in Dubai, announced the opening of its third 255,000 square feet printing and packaging facility in Dubai Industrial Park.
The inauguration ceremony on March 22 was attended by Abdulla Belhoul, Chief Executive Officer, Mohan Valrani, Senior Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Al Shirawi Group of Companies, Mohamed Al Shirawi, CEO at Emirates Printing Press, as well as senior representatives of Dubai Industrial Park and Emirates Printing Press.
Boasting the best European-made machinery in the industry, the ......read more
Announcement came during Dubai delegation’s visit to Paraguay as part of high-level trade mission to Latin America led by Dubai Chamber
H.E. Al Ghurair: Dubai-Paraguay non-oil trade has surged 92% between 2010 and 2016, and there is huge potential to expand scope of bilateral trade
H.E. Buamim: As a major agricultural exporter, Paraguay can play a key role in collaborating with the UAE on food security
Dubai, UAE, April 29, 2017: Paraguay President H.E. Horacio Cartes recently announced plans to open the country’s first commercial representative office in the UAE later this year, which will aim to boost trade and investment flows between the two countries.
His comments came during a meeting with a Dubai Chamber delegation in Asuncion, where he expressed his intention to build bridges between ......read more
Dubai, UAE - 27 April 2017: Alstom and the RATP have successfully completed an initial experiment concerning the autonomous stabling of a tram in the RATP’s T7 depot in Vitry-sur-Seine. The project lasted a total of six months, including three at the Vitry site. A phase of additional studies and tests is due to be launched from the second half of 2017 onwards.
The tram, by means of sensors (lidars), detects obstacles and reacts accordingly: reductions in speed, maximum service braking or emergency braking as the case may be. It is also capable of situating itself on the site and recognising its stabling point. The results confirm the feasibility of using these new technologies inside a depot: the tram moves autonomously, runs at the required speed in a straight line or in a curve, and stops at a pre-ordained ......read more
• YouGov survey commissioned by Seamless Middle East reveals that a lack of confidence in online payment security deters 34 percent of GCC residents from shopping online
• Regional and international experts will discuss best practices and future trends in the payments, e-commerce and retail industries at Seamless Middle East 2017, 1-2 May
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 26 April 2017 – A recent survey commissioned by Seamless Middle East 2017 – the region’s most extensive technology and solution exhibition for the payments, e-commerce and retail industry – reveals that 48 percent of GCC residents prefer to shop online, with 33 percent of respondents stating that online shopping is just as safe as offline shopping.
The Arab Federation for e-Commerce (AFEC) revealed ......read more
● Professional networking site has 22 million members in the MENA region
● Data released as LinkedIn hits 500m global member milestone
● Members in the UAE have an average of 211 connections
● LinkedIn boasts 10+million active jobs and provides access to over 9+million companies
● UAE residents are ranked among the top three connected consumers globally*
UAE, April 26, 2017 – LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, released figures today announcing that it has hit the 500 million members milestone across 200 countries and 22 million members in the MENA region. A professional community of this size has never existed until now. Helping members to stay informed on relevant news ......read more
The sixth annual UAE Business and Investment Forum also saw discussions of the post-oil economy, innovation and technology, and the ‘investment-ready’ UAE
SMEs account for 60 per cent of the UAE economy, says Ministry of Economy Undersecretary
26 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: Abu Dhabi Ports announced today that its Khalifa Port Free Trade Zone will open to European markets, revealing details to an international audience during the sixth annual UAE Business and Investment Forum at Hannover Messe.
Mana Mohammed Saeed Al Mulla, CEO of Khalifa Industrial Zone (KIZAD), noted that the new free trade zone, which boosted the total size of KIZAD free trade space to more than 100 million square metres, has received 130 international and local investors since opening in 2016.
The Business and Investment Forum is a ......read more
Ras Al Khaimah – UAE- 20 April 2017: According to a report published by the Studies & Commercial Cooperation Department at the Ras Al Khaimah Chamber, based on data from the Ras Al Khaimah Customs Department, foreign trade in the Emirate grew by 11.8% in 2016 compared to 2015.
Dr. Ahmed Rashed Al Shemaili, Assistant Director-General of Commercial Service and Business Development Sector at Ras Al Khaimah Chamber said that foreign trade in the Emirate grew by 11.8% in 2016 to reach a value of AED 10 billion compared to AED 9.04 billion in 2015. Exports had the lion’s share and reached AED 3.78 billion, or 37.4% of total foreign trade, followed by imports which reached AED 3.53 billion or 34.9% while the re-export market reached AED 2.79 billion or 27.7% of total foreign trade.
Al Shemaili added that the ......read more
• Sales: +3.5% to 18,714 million euros (organic: +3.1%)
• Emerging markets sales growth: organic +6.8%
• MEA region sales: +3.7% to 1,378 million euros (organic: +5.6%)
• Strong increase of operating profit*: +8.5% to 3,172 million euros
• Excellent earnings per preferred share*: +9.8% to 5.36 euros
• Double-digit dividend** increase: +10.2% to 1.62 euros per preferred share
20 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: “2016 was a very successful year for Henkel. In a challenging market, we achieved again new record levels for sales and earnings and met our financial targets for the fiscal year,” said Henkel CEO Hans Van Bylen. “For the first time we reached an adjusted operating ......read more
Dubai, UAE - 13 April 2017: Britain’s decision to establish a post-Brexit free trade agreement with the GCC has the potential to fast track the diversification of the UAE economy, according to Links Group, the region’s leading provider of commercial facilitation and advisory services.
Led by British Prime Minister Theresa May, Britain is paving the way for a post-Brexit deal for the whole of the Gulf. It will be only the second GCC-wide Free Trade Agreement to be signed with a non-Middle East country; the first was signed with Singapore in 2013. As a member of the European Union, Britain cannot currently sign the agreement, but according to Gulf officials a draft could be ready within months.
The GCC states are currently undertaking the most drastic reforms in their histories to prepare for a post-oil era. Boosting ......read more
Dubai, UAE - April 13, 2017: Kanoo Machinery, one of the exclusive dealers of world-class brands in the Middle East showcased its latest high-technology Massey Ferguson tractors and Bobcat Compact Loaders designed to perform a multitude of tasks in almost every farming operations around the world, at AgraME 2017 on April 10-12, 2017 at the Dubai International Exhibition Centre.
Kanoo Machinery is a Silver Sponsor of the recent AgraME. AgraME is the largest agribusiness event in the Middle East which features manufacturers and suppliers of machinery, equipment and industry advancements, to cater to the growing market and to improve agriculture practices in the region.
During the exhibition, Kanoo Machinery featured its Massey Ferguson Global Series – the new MF4708 tractors re-engineered from the ground up to meet the ......read more
Participates for the 10th time in the Careers UAE fair
Dubai, 13 April 2017: Investing in and retaining the right people is the biggest asset for any organisation. And making significant progress in identifying and nurturing such talent through career fairs is UAE Exchange, the leading global remittance, foreign exchange and payment solutions brand. The brand’s participation in the Careers UAE, one of the largest recruitment fairs in the country, is part of its strategic plans to expand the Emirati workforce across its various operations in the UAE.
Speaking on the occasion, Abdel Kareem Alkayed, UAE Exchange Country Head for the UAE, said: “Our continuous participation in recruitment fairs like Careers UAE is a testament of our commitment towards the vision of the UAE government in developing and empowering the ......read more
Dubai, UAE - April 12, 2017: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (EMPOWER), the world's largest district cooling services provider, recently entered into an agreement with Dubai Trade, the premier trade facilitation entity, to utilise its ‘Rosoom’ the secured online payment gateway. The agreement was signed by HE Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Empower and Eng. Mahmood Al Bastaki, CEO of Dubai Trade, in the presence of both parties’ seniors and officials,at Empower’s head office.
“At Empower we are committed to provide our customers with best-in-class services to streamline their day-to-day life. Our association with Dubai Trade is a testament to our efforts and initiatives to provide smart services to our customers and drive the UAE government’s smart vision. The e-payment gateway will ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 11, 2017: His Highness Sheikh Mansoor Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, tours Careers UAE, the UAE’s leading career fair for Emirati nationals, accompanied by His Excellency Helal Almarri, Director General of Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing and Dubai World Trade Centre Authority.
The event, which ran from April 9 to April 11 at Dubai World Trade Centre, is held each year under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and invites UAE nationals to explore new career opportunities within the public and private sectors.
The 11th edition of Careers included Gold Sponsors Dubai Electronic Security Centre and National Bank of Abu Dhabi, Strategic Government Partner Dubai Government Human Resources, ......read more
ICLP survey finds that just 29% of UAE consumers feel that their custom and loyalty is rewarded by their chosen retailer
11th April, 2017 - Dubai, UAE – Global loyalty marketing agency, ICLP today reveals research which states that whilst Club Apparel, which comprises of over 70 international brands, is considered to be performing the most strongly in the eyes of UAE shoppers when it comes to rewarding customer loyalty, retailers in general are failing to drive devotion amongst consumers. Just 29% of UAE consumers feel that their custom and loyalty is being rewarded by their favoured retailer, while 36% said that they felt appreciated if they were a regular customer.
ICLP surveyed UAE consumers to understand how far their expectations were being met by a named retail brand that they shop with frequently and are loyal to, and ......read more
Foundation is Currently Reviewing more than 300 Applications
Dubai-UAE: 11 April, 2017 – Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) in Dubai has created nine new jobs for UAE nationals at its Family Village, the region’s first community orphanage of its kind.
The Foundation is also reviewing more than 300 applications from nationals keen to work in various disciplines and departments at the Family Village that cares for young orphans and minors. The resumes are currently being screened and sorted according to the needs of each department in the institution. Suitable training plans are also being drawn up for current and potential employees of the Family Village.
The announcements were made as part of AMAF’s participation at the three-day Careers UAE 2017 that runs until April 11 at the Dubai World ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 11 April 2017: H.E. Sultan Bin Alwan Al Habsi, Assistant Undersecretary of Regions Sector at the UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, has officially inaugurated AgraME, AquaME and VetME, the region’s specialist agribusiness, aquaculture and veterinary trade events, taking place until 12 April at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
The three-day event is hosting over 300 agriculture, poultry, livestock, aquaculture, and veterinary businesses from across the world, and also features the AgraME conference, where experts will discuss the latest developments in GCC biosecurity policies and practices and water management.
H.E Sultan Bin Alwan Al Habsi opened discussion of water management on the first morning of the conference, which featured topics such as irrigation systems, urban farming and ......read more
Thousands of employment opportunities on offer at UAE’s leading recruitment fair
11 April 2017 - Dubai, United Arab Emirates:
Emiratis are filling the halls of Careers UAE 2017 at Dubai World Trade Centre this week as public and private organisations reveal a wealth of job opportunities for UAE nationals across more than 15 different industries.
Taking place until 11 April, 70% of exhibitors at the UAE’s leading recruitment fair represent local government entities. Dubai Government alone report over 400 vacancies available for Emiratis and are positive they will fill at least 50% of these positions during the three-day job fair which is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
With 29 government entities ......read more
Dubai, 11 April 2017: The UAE International Investors Council (UAEIIC) andUAE-India Business Council (UIBC) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)for facilitating trade and investmentsincluding expansion of joint ventures, technological& industrial collaboration between UAE and India.
The MoU was signed by H.E. Mr Jamal Saif Al Jarwan, Secretary General, UAEIIC and Mr Abdul Salam, Director General, UIBC during the seventh edition of Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) in Dubai.
As per the agreement, UAEIIC and UIBC will work together to facilitate, strengthen and diversify the cooperation between the UAE and Indian businesses, for pursuing a constant expansion of the trade and Investment betweenboth the countriesthrough exchange of business delegations, trade related information, and jointly organising trade shows, ......read more
Career opportunities for women in the region’s travel and tourism industry highlighted during inspirational talk from DUKES Dubai MD Debrah Dhugga at ATM panel session
Dubai, UAE - April 27, 2016: Women in the workforce have been in the spotlight in the UAE recently with three companies launched in recent weeks designed to help women find career roles – Hopscotch, Mums@Work and ......read more
Investing in non-financial assets such as friends and family is crucial to living longer, says LBS economist.
Dubai, UAE, 27 April 2016- Andrew Scott, Professor of Economics, London Business School who has co-authored a new book The 100-Year Life (published June 2016) with Lynda Gratton, Professor of Management Practice in Organisational Behaviour at London Business School, made the remarks ......read more
Robert has worked with IHG for 17 years, starting his career in his native New Zealand within rooms division and later moving into revenue management.
Robert moved to the UAE in 2004. The next 6 years were spent with the commercial team as Director of Revenue for the opening of the IHG Dubai Festival City properties.
In 2010 he took up an operational post at the InterContinental Al Ain ......read more
HMH – Hospitality Management Holdings has announced in quick succession the signing of management agreement for Corp Muscat Al Muzn Hotel followed by the opening of Coral Muscat Hotel & Apartments.
Speaking at the Arabian Travel Market 2016 today, Laurent A. Voivenel, CEO of HMH stated, “Oman is a key development market for HMH in keeping with our strategy to prioritize ......read more
PCCI Group, a leader in customer experience and operations outsourcing announced the appointment of David Olivier as its Chief Human Resources Officer.
David comes into this role with diverse experience encompassing over 25 years. As a career diplomat, David has held foreign assignments in Cairo, establishing an Embassy from a zero base – the quintessential start up experience, followed ......read more
As your family size changes, you will need to consider making some changes to your home. There are many ideas and options available for you. This article will help you get the most out of your home improvement projects.
One way to lower your electric bill is to install a motion sensor on your outdoor lights. This way, the bright spotlights only come on when someone is outside and needs the ......read more
Feature addresses common complaint about unrepresentative CVs and mismatch between candidate and resume
Dubai, UAE, April 19, 2016 - BLOOVO.com, the Middle East’s online social recruitment platform, has introduced its innovative 30 Second Video Elevator Pitch concept to its site in a bid to address one of the most frequent causes of employer dissatisfaction – candidates ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 18, 2016: On behalf of Regional representation of Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council (ESC) Mr Kamal Vachani, Hon. Regional Director of ESC called on Mr Kalraj Mishra, Hon’ble Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Government of India, who is on a visit to Dubai.
During the interaction, Mr Kamal Vachani, briefed the ......read more
Dubai, UAE - 13 April, 2016 – The digital age is moving at a fast pace that it is fundamentally transforming the way organizations operate, be it in the private or the public sector, according to Deloitte’s latest report entitled “The changing role of people management in the digital age.” This trend is requiring organizations to develop new ways of thinking about ......read more
50th edition to mark Abu Dhabi debut
Abu Dhabi is all set to witness a shopping extravaganza when ‘The Concept Big Brands Carnival’, popularly known as CBBC, makes its Abu Dhabi debut.
Announcing this in a press conference Mr. Vijay Samyani, Managing Director and Founder, Concept Brands Group said this is going to be the 50th edition of CBBC and this will also mark the debut of ......read more
~~Concept Big Brands Carnival reaches 50th edition milestone.
50th edition to mark Abu Dhabi debut.
Abu Dhabi is all set to witness a shopping extravaganza when ‘The Concept Big Brands Carnival’, popularly known as CBBC, makes its Abu Dhabi debut. Announcing this in a press conference Mr. Vijay Samyani, Managing Director and Founder, Concept Brands Group said this is going to be ......read more
Sustainability Knowledge Group is proud to announce its 15th CSR & Sustainability Meetup on April 12th in Dubai!
Our guest speakers will discuss the concept and value of communications in our demanding times and how to utilize the value of Social media for Sustainability and CSR purposes. Award winning social media strategist, Anas Almarie, will demonstrate the power of social media and ......read more
Emvees, partner with Cembrane A/S of Denmark inaugurated a project of MBR plant with Sic membranes, for their client in Sharjah, UAE.
For the first time ever, in technical association with Cembrane A/S of Denmark, Emvees have retrofitted Silicon Carbide (SiC) membranes, a new generation ceramic membranes that are capable of providing effluent of the highest quality, fixed into a MBR plant, ......read more
In line with its expansion plans, PCCI Group, a leader in customer experience and operations outsourcing announced the appointment of Juan Bezón as its Chief Commercial Officer.
In today’s highly competitive environment where most businesses are going digital, organizations need to deliver the best customer experience in order to differentiate themselves from their competitors. With ......read more
CITIZEN L watches reflect the brand concept “Beauty is Beauty,” which communicates our belief that beautiful things emanate from a beautiful mind. In other words, external beauty simply reflects inner beauty.
CITIZEN has created honest luxury with the CITIZEN L brand. This is the spirit behind the launch of a new style of luxury watch —“Ambiluna” . CITIZEN merges ......read more
– Arbor Networks Inc., the security division of NETSCOUT (NASDAQ: NTCT), today announced new cloud-based licensing options for its Arbor Networks® SP network visibility platform. These new options unlock significant performance and scalability gains – giving service providers, cloud/hosting providers, large enterprises and other large network operators the ability to flexibly and ......read more
Non-profit organization dedicated to professional women mentoring and leadership in Middle East hosts annual event to report milestones and future plans
30th March 2016, Dubai, UAE: REACH, the first non-profit organization dedicated to structured mentoring and leadership development for women professionals in the Middle East, hosted its second annual event in Dubai this week to report ......read more
Unigulf Air Conditioning, one of the leading players in the HVAC Pre Insulated Duct (PID) System today announced that the company has been successfully awarded the Certificate of Product Conformity by Dubai Central Laboratory (DCL). An initiative of Government of Dubai, the DCL is implemented through the Dubai Municipality and has been awarded for the company’s state-of-the-art automated ......read more
OMA Emirates, a provider of cutting edge technology for the payment industry announced its investment in Morocco based Business Rules Solutions (BRS), an IT consulting firm that specializes in software development in advanced fields. The move supports OMA Emirate’s global expansions plans and will now have a stronger presence in the North African markets. It will also provide a base for ......read more
Xerox ConnectKey Technology Boosts Office Productivity with Innovative Apps and Expanded Capabilities for MFPs
Xerox announced it’s expanding what multifunction printers (MFPs) can do in the workplace through advancements to its ConnectKey® technology. The 14 Xerox ConnectKey-enabled i-Series MFPs are equipped with ready-to-use apps to speed up paper-dependent business processes and ......read more
A unique international gathering between Middle Eastern and Italian family businesses - the “Continuum Family Business Visit” - was successfully held from 1 - 4 March. Organized by Tharawat Family Business Forum in partnership with Pisa Orologeria, Borsa Italiana, part of the London Stock Exchange Group and the Italian Association for Family Businesses (AIDAF), the program provided 25 ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates– March 10, 2016- Interactive Intelligence Group Inc., a global leader of cloud services for customer engagement, communications and collaboration, has made available a new customer engagement cloud service for businesses throughout the Middle East.
The unique PureCloud Engage℠ architecture, along with its advanced functionality, fast deployment and ......read more
Leading Middle East oilfield services provider, AlMansoori Specialized Engineering has announced a comprehensive over AED 18 million upgrade to its managed pressure drilling (MPD) services offering.
The company along with its affiliated companies; Reform Energy Services, Air Drilling Associates and Kelda Drilling Controls, has worked intensively to introduce the "next generation automated ......read more
MENA unemployment challenge can be addressed by better job matching: BLOOVO research
Dubai, UAE, March 7, 2016: BLOOVO.COM, an online social recruitment platform, has released a new research indicating that unemployment in the MENA region is a long-term challenge, especially in light of having the world’s highest youth unemployment rate of around 28%. This coupled with the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 7 March 2016 – Industry research firm Gartner, Inc. placed Xerox in the Leaders Quadrant of its January 2016 Magic Quadrant for Customer Management Contact Center Business Process Outsourcing.
The Magic Quadrant is a proprietary research tool developed by Gartner that evaluates companies on completeness of vision and ability to execute.
“We believe our placement in ......read more
March 03, 2016- Autodesk, a leading design software company that is playing a very innovative role in the education sector, globally and in the Middle East region, has expressed its eagerness to help empower students in bringing their creative ideas to life. The statement came during the company’s participation at Global Educational Supplies and Solutions Dubai 2016 (GESS Dubai 2016), the ......read more
Leading sustainable agriculture event reports 35% increase in visitor numbers as global food security issue aggravates
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 1 March 2016: More than 6,000 visitors from 96 countries took part in the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA) which saw dozens of presentations and panel discussions designed to help tackle world hunger.
The event, which took place from 16-17 ......read more
UAE residents looking for a new job are encouraged to attend the Dubai Job Show. The Dubai Job Show is the UAE’s first ever jobs and careers event aimed at the UAE’s expats community. This three day event will provide job seekers with the best opportunity to meet key people in Business, Finance, Tourism, Hospitality, Public Services, Healthcare, Technology, Retail, Leisure and Oil ......read more
IFFA 2016 and Texcare International will showcase latest global trends and developments at upcoming edition
Leading global trade fair and conference organiser Messe Frankfurt is expecting strong representation from Middle East trade buyers and decision makers, for two of their fast-growing international trade fairs. targeting the meat processing and textile care industries.
Senior ......read more
Dubai, UAE, Feb. 28, 2016— Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) and Siemens announced an interoperability agreement aimed at helping manufacturers decrease the costs associated with incompatibility among product development software applications and avoid potential data integrity problems. Through this agreement, Autodesk and Siemens’ product lifecycle management (PLM) software businesses ......read more
57% of UAE working respondents whose employers will be hiring in the next 3 months are looking to fill up to 10 jobs
Dubai, UAE, 28 February 2016: The latest Middle East Job Index Survey, conducted by the Middle East’s leading job site, Bayt.com, and research and consulting firm, YouGov, has revealed that six out of every 10 working respondents in the UAE expect their employers to be ......read more
World-leading home appliances company heads to Iran trade show with innovative Home Line offerings
Dubai, 21st February 2016– Karcher Middle East, the world leader in innovative cleaning technology solutions, has announced its participation in Isfahan Hometech, Iran’s premier home appliances exhibition, to be held at Isfahan International Exhibition Fairground, Iran, from 22 ......read more
Dubai, February 16, 2016– Concorde-Corodex Group, the UAE-based leader in firefighting and rescue equipment, has kicked off a month-long roadshow across the GCC showcasing the Williams Fire & Hazard Control most popular firefighting products, a US-based industrial firefighting company and world record holder of the largest full surface fuel tank fire ever extinguished.
The Williams ......read more
The BCI Middle East Awards will be held alongside Fleming's 6th Annual Business Continuity & Emergency Response Forum scheduled for 23rd – 24th May 2016 in Abu Dhabi.
Abu Dhabi, UAE, February 15, 2016- Business Continuity Institute in collaboration with Fleming. aims to celebrate the achievements and recognise the outstanding contribution of business continuity and resilience ......read more
Offers training, internship and employment opportunities in private and public sector firms
Sharjah, 11 February 2016: The critical role the private sector can play in improving employment prospects for Emirati youth was the underlying theme of a career fair that got under way in Sharjah on Wednesday (Feb 10).
The 18th National Career Exhibition was inaugurated by H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin ......read more
Just a bit of CH MEN Prive to start off your special evening, Suit up in a Black suit and Black tie with CH Carolina Herrera, with a sophisticated look with an alluring fragrance.
Feel like an elegant woman wearing CH Carolina Herrera signature red dress with an added scent of CH Women fragrance to complete your look.
HAPPY VALENTINES DAY from the ......read more
• The Dubai International Academic City (DIAC)’s annual DIAC Career Fair 2016 is set to take place on February 28th and 29th, 2016
• The career fair aims to connect graduate students from 26 academic institutions based in DIAC and employers from over 100 leading regional and international organizations over two days
• Registration are available at ......read more
Less than one-third of Arab youth select university degrees based on career opportunities available
Dubai, UAE, 1 February 2015: High rates of youth unemployment across the MENA region have been well-documented (23% in the Middle East and 24% in North Africa, compared with the global average of 13 %*). The issue was once again highlighted in research conducted amongst youth across the region, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 28, 2016 – Arbor Networks Inc., the security division of NETSCOUT (NASDAQ: NTCT), today released its 11th Annual Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report (WISR) offering direct insights from the global operational security community on a comprehensive range of issues from threat detection and incident response to staffing, budgets and partner relationships. For the first ......read more
Increased variety in type of assignments and in policy approach
Short term assignments clearly on the rise
Number of female assignees increase by 6% percentage points on average since 2010
Dubai, UAE, January 26 2016: A majority of multinational companies (56%) expect to increase their use of short-term assignments in 2015/16 according to a report on expatriate policies and practices ......read more
The MoU aims to enhance Takaful spirit and expand coverage for Zayed University members
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates- January 26, 2016: Zayed University and Abu Dhabi Local Depts. Social Security Fund signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at Zayed University headquarters in Abu Dhabi in the presence of His Excellency Salem Saeed AlKhatheri, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Local Depts. Social ......read more
Banking and Finance emerged as the most attractive industry for the female workforce according to a third of UAE respondents
Dubai, UAE, 25 January 2016: According to the recent “Top Industries in the Middle East and North Africa” survey, conducted by Bayt.com, the number one career site in the Middle East, and YouGov, a pioneer in online market research, 23% of UAE respondents ......read more
Global Expansion Leveraging WestconGroup’s Incubation Program
Dubai, UAE, January 13, 2016 – Arbor Networks Inc., the security division of NETSCOUT (NASDAQ: NTCT), today announced that it has expanded its distribution agreement with WestconGroup, the leading value-added global distributor of security, unified communication, network infrastructure, and data center solutions. ......read more
Allied Telesis, a universally recognized innovator of smart technologies for an information-driven world, with an eye to expand its reach and customer base across Middle East today announced its participation at Intersec 2016 that will be held from 17th to 19th January 2016 at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, UAE.
Intersec is an annual ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 13, 2016: Expotrade Middle East, organizer of the successful Arab Future Cities Summit Qatar is delighted to announce five new sponsors for the fifth edition of the summit that will be held on 11-12 April 2016 at The Ritz-Carlton, Doha.
Joining the robust lineup of companies that have been part of this prestigious summit are Hikvision, Esri, Wipro, ......read more
Overall, 85% of respondents in the UAE claim that career development is very important to them
Dubai, UAE, 5 January 2015 – According to a recent ‘Career Development in the Middle East and North Africa’ poll conducted by Bayt.com, the region’s number one job site, a lack of career development prospects can radically make or break employee engagement.
On one hand, ......read more
Single-brand ‘ecosystem’ is seen as emerging trend among technology consumers
Dubai, UAE, 29 December 2015– A new Xerox report, ‘The State of Customer Service 2015,’ reveals that more than half (51%) of consumers are comfortable with the idea of buying into a single brand “ecosystem” for all their technology, communications and media needs. ......read more
A third of MENA poll respondents have resolved to work harder in the New Year, according to Bayt.com survey
Dubai, UAE, 27 December 2015: Professionals in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are looking forward to the New Year, according to the Bayt.com ‘Holidays in the MENA Workplace Poll’. The vast majority of respondents (79.6%) will be making career New Year’s ......read more
International leather makers are training their sights on the Gulf region’s US$6 billion dollar leather industry, with several big names already confirming their participation at the Middle East’s only trade show covering the global leather industry’s entire value chain.
The 2nd edition of Leatherworld Middle East will take place from 26-28 April 2016 at the Dubai ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 23 December 2015 – Fleet Management Systems and Technologies (FMS Tech) and its authorized and exclusive reseller in the UAE - Black Box Integrated Systems (BBIS), have announced their rebranding and service delivery expansion plans across Europe and GCC. FMS Tech’s visionary plan in 2016 is to expand its market outreach, targeting key sectors such ......read more