• 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
Public and private companies out in full force to recruit UAE nationals as government strives to reach Vision 2021 Emiratisation goals
Dubai, UAE, April 9, 2017
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation, officially inaugurated the 17th edition of Careers UAE 2017 today, as the country’s leading recruitment exhibition for Emiratis returns to Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) with a host of job opportunities in more than 15 different industries.
Running from 9-11 April at Dubai World Trade Centre, the three-day event will welcome more than 100 public and private organisations from the region and across the world who are preparing to meet, select and interview the best Emirati talent.
In line with the UAE’s Emiratisation ......read more
Bank to conduct on-the-spot interviews for UAE nationals at its stand 7A-5
Dubai-UAE: 9 April, 2017 – Noor Bank is participating at the annual Careers UAE, the ultimate recruitment event for UAE nationals, as part of its strategic objective to bring on board talented Emiratis for key positions.
The event that got underway today at Dubai World Trade Centre, 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, and will run until 11 April. Careers UAE 2017 aims to provide UAE nationals with the opportunity to meet with leading employers in the market.
Noor Bank personnel are on hand at the bank’s stand – 7A-5, to conduct on-the-spot interviews and discuss the bank’s strategy, mission and core ......read more
Dubai, April 9, 2017: The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) has been selected by Plantagon, the Swedish company known for its patented innovations in urban food production systems, as its academic research partner in Dubai, to jointly focus on urban agriculture related research and development of innovative solutions for the UAE.
With the world’s urban population projected to rise by 72 % in the next few decades, cities around the globe are facing numerous challenges. With noticeable climate changes and other environmental factors adding to these challenges, cities are now forced to find innovative solutions to become economically, socially and environmentally sustainable.
Under the collaboration, an Urban Agriculture Research Centre will be set up in Dubai, to create a framework for developing innovative urban ......read more
The industry expanded by 24.2% per annum over the past decade
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 2nd 2017 – The UAE plastics industry is the fastest growing in the GCC, growing by 24.2% per annum in the past decade. This is according to the ‘GCC Plastic Industry Indicators 2016’ report due to be released at the 8th edition of GPCA PlastiCon by Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA), the go to resource for industry data in the region. Set to take place on 9-10 April in Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi, PlastiCon is an annual GPCA event that caters to the plastics segment of the petrochemical industry.
According to the report, the GCC plastics industry is expected to reach 34.5 million tons by 2022, supporting further downstream development, while growing at a CAGR of 3%. Future plastic ......read more
Reputation as global trade hub reinforced
Dubai, UAE, April 1, 2017: Dubai’s trade performance has shown steady and sustainable growth over the last five years, with non-oil trade volumes in metric tonnes registering a compound growth rate of 6.1% according to figures from Dubai Customs.
Despite a challenging macroeconomic environment which impacted global trade, Dubai's trade volumes grew a healthy 8.2% in 2016, compared to the previous year, reflecting the resilience of the Emirate's economy, and reinforcing its reputation as a global trading hub.
Trade in Metric ......read more
Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority partnership sees hundreds of scientists, farmers, innovators, investors in UAE for agricultural discussions
Abu Dhabi, 29 March 2017: The organisers of the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA) have hailed the fourth edition an unmitigated success and a game-changer in the development of sustainable farming across the GCC and wider Middle East.
Thousands of farm owners, government officials, international and regional agricultural scientists, innovators and investors attended the event held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (20-21 March) to explore more than 300 solutions showcased by exhibitors and attend high level conference sessions, panel discussions, workshops, innovation presentations and technical tours.
Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh ......read more
Delegation of UAE businessmen visit Mumbai, Ahmedabad as part of Global Business Forum roadshow
Chamber reveals plans to open representative office in India later this year
H.E. Al Ghurair: 29% of new companies registered with Dubai Chamber in 2016 were Indian; total number of Indian members has exceeded 36,000
H.E. Buamim: UAE and India have historic ties that have strengthened in recent decades with the increase of bilateral trade and investment
Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2017: The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently concluded a successful trade mission to India which was organised to facilitate economic cooperation and explore trade and investment opportunities in the country.
The trade mission, part of the Chamber’s Global Business Forum roadshow, was joined by dignitaries, officials and ......read more
Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority to host farmers at Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 7 March 2017: Abu Dhabi is set to welcome hundreds of farmers and food growers from around the world to introduce them to the growing number of new sustainable agriculture solutions which will directly impact their business.
The Hosted Farmers Programme, supported by the Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA), will run at the upcoming Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA), held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority, with support of the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment.
“This new programme in Abu Dhabi underlines the commitment of ......read more
Sharjah Department of Statistics and Community Development reveals aspirations and opinions of locals seeking jobs in the local market
The survey was held at the National Career Exhibition 2017
Sharjah, 04 March 2017: The Sharjah Department of Statistics and Community Development (DSCD) has delivered a strong impetus to the UAE’s Emiratisation drive with ‘Register Your Attendance’ – a smart data collection initiative, which collected the latest and most accurate data of more than 3,000 job seeking Emiratis who walked into the National Career Exhibition 2017, held at Expo Centre Sharjah recently.
The data collected includes job applicants' basic information such as age, academic qualifications, occupational status, previous work experience and career aspirations, among other ......read more
Dubai, UAE; February 20, 2017: The UAE’s General Authority of Youth and Sports has partnered with the Alliance For Youth launched by Nestlé Middle East last year to bring together companies and other entities that can help young people in the region enhance their skills and develop their careers, and is now expanding to include Emaar Properties, ENGIE, LinkedIn, L’Oréal, Mohebi Logistics, Nielsen, Publicis Middle East and the American University in Dubai– with an objective of impacting 50,000 young adults through internships, graduate and training programs, and apprenticeships opportunities, and hiring 3,000 young people throughout Alliance partner companies by 2020.
Announced at a Youth Conference conducted in collaboration with a number of leading universities and held at the American University in Dubai, the ......read more
UAE- 26th November: Taking cues from the panel discussions held at the 5thAnnualInvestor Forum that took place in Dubai recently, it was observed that following the success of regional brands like Noor, IDH and NMC’s listing at the London Stock Exchange, local conglomerates will soon be making it a trend to attract trade practices at international exchanges.
A part of Al Masah’s ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 25 November 2015 – The UAE government’s initiatives to stimulate innovation are a wise and welcome undertaking that will lead to long-term growth and diversification in line with the country’s economic vision, say London Business School experts.
According to Freek Vermeulen, Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, the UAE’s ability to look ......read more
November 25, 2015 - The Mohammed Abdulla Al Omran Group of Companies, one of the UAE's leading conglomerates with diversified interests in F&B, agriculture, industrial manufacturing and transportation, has revealed plans to invest AED 50 million towards the strategic upgrading and improvement of Union Beverages Factory’s (UBF) production capacities. The move will include the ......read more
23rd Nov 2015: Fleming Group, a leading global B2B event organizer announced today that it has re-branded and has launched a new logo, tagline and website. The company has integrated its existing brands – Fleming Europe, Fleming Gulf, American Leaders and Kakushin under a single name: “Fleming.”. With this step, the company aims to synergize it's global ......read more
Singapore Management University (SMU): The University was found in 2000, Singapore Management University (SMU) has established a reputation for pushing the boundaries of novelty, creativity and academic excellence in redefining tertiary education. SMU has 8,800 undergraduates, postgraduates, executive and professional, full- and part-time students; SMU is comprised of six schools: School of ......read more
The expectations and reality faced by young women job seekers in the Middle East and North Africa are addressed in new white paper by Bayt.com, YouGov and Education For Employment (EFE)
Dubai, UAE, 23 November 2015: Despite the decades of regional advancements that have led to the improvement of gender equality in education, according to the OECD less than one in three women in MENA today ......read more
Dubai, November, 2015: Ideal Standard, one of the leading providers of innovative total bathroom solutions operating across Europe, Middle East and Africa, is presenting an overview of its latest bathroom product portfolio at Big 5 Dubai, the largest construction event in the Middle East.
At the exhibition, held from November 23 to 26 at Dubai World Trade Centre, Ideal Standard MENA will have ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates– November 24, 2015– Pulse Secure, the leader in next generation secure access solutions for enterprises and service providers, recently announced the launch of its online Education Center. Developed to foster a continuous learning ecosystem, the Education Center provides both customers and partners with a variety of training resources.
With an annual ......read more
November 23, 2015- Rubber World Industries LLC (RWI), the leading manufacturer of closed-cell rubber insulation 'Gulf-O-Flex' in the Gulf and South East Asia, and part of the international business conglomerate, the Shaikhani Group of Companies, will be launching the Gulf-O-Flex PVC Premium Tape and its latest line of Anti-Noise Vibration Pads, during their participation at this ......read more
Dubai 2015: Reinforcing its strong market presence and leadership across the Middle East, Samsonite – the world leaders in travel luggage solutions – has launched the Samsonite Savio Leather III laptop bag collection. The all-new suave and contemporary line of luxury luggage bags that are designed ideally for today’s business traveler.
The new collection, which offers a ......read more
Speaking during an interactive panel discussion on smart hotels at the 18th Hotel Technology Summit in Dubai today, Laurent A. Voivenel, CEO of HMH - Hospitality Management Holdings shared a number of key industry insights. Organised in association with Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP), the two-day global conference, being held on 22 and 23 November 2015, aims to connect ......read more
Eberhard & Co's Special Edition is indeed a salute to the spirit of the maison's iconic Contograf collection, which was first launched in the 60's. The stunning green-toned camouflage look gives this special release an exceptional and unmistakable quality.
This Special Edition of the Contograf is limited to 99 pieces with a daring look, characterized by a mimetic dial ......read more
Formula One fans across the UAE are in for a special treat, when the young Finnish rising star from WILLIAMS MARTINI RACING, Valtteri Bottas stops by for an exclusive meeting with select invitees and representatives from the audio-visual, digital and print media, at the Yas Viceroy Hotel in Abu Dhabi on November 25th.
The interactive evening with Bottas, who is regarded as one of the ......read more
China Homelife Exhibition 2015 which takes place in Dubai on December 8-10, 2015 at Dubai World Trade Centre will have over 1500 hosted buyers from the region attending the exhibition. The buyers who have gone through a strict qualification process constitute one of the largest hosted buyers programme for any trade show and will arrive from Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman and ......read more
Dubai, November 18, 2015 – Acronis, the global leader in new generation data protection, today announced an agreement with Comodo, a global innovator and developer of cybersecurity solutions, to incorporate Acronis Backup Cloud into the Comodo ONE managed services platform. Managed service providers who are interested in taking advantage of the Acronis Backup Cloud offering will be able to ......read more
The countdown to the third edition of theCisco sponsored Internet of Things World Forum (IoTWF) 2015 has started. There isless than a month to go untilmore than 1500 government officials, heads of business, academia and researchers,from all over the world,descend on Dubai to discuss and share best practice on the dramatic transformations now gaining momentum across every global sector and ......read more
DUBAI, UAE– 17 November 2015: Tata Consultancy Services (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), the leading IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, announced today that it has been selected by Aramex (DFM: ARMX), a leading global logistics and transportation solutions providers, to carry out and implement “ERP” platform consolidation.
Aramex aims to simplify and ......read more
Over 22,750,000 Professionals and Over 40,000 Leading Organizations Enjoy the Job Site’s Fully-Trilingual – Arabic, English, and French – Recruitment Platform
Dubai, UAE, November 17, 2015: The internet is transforming everything. It has had a revolutionary effect on our personal and professional communications, as well as the entire job recruitment business. ......read more
Mid East’s largest HR event features packed agenda of guru speakers, 60 free seminars, platform of 70 companies sharing latest HR solutions
Dubai UAE, November 16, 2015: Her Excellency Amal Bin Adi, Director General of Dubai Government Human Resources today officially opened the 12thedition of the HR Summit & Expo, the Middle East’s largest, most influential human ......read more
Founded in 2000, Bayt.com rapidly emerged as the Middle East’s leading career site, helping tens of thousands of companies in the Middle East slash their recruitment costs and hire more efficiently, and millions of professionals improve their jobs, careers and lives.
Dubai UAE, November 15, 2015: Bayt.com, the Middle East’s number one job site, is celebrating 15 years of ......read more
Started in 1935 as a stevedoring company, today has a staff strength of over 12,000 and has established itself as a leading HR solutions and waste management services provider
Dubai, November 15th, 2015: Dulsco, a regional leader in human resource solutions and waste management services, has touched the 80 year milestone this year. Dulsco was set up in 1935 as a stevedoring company. During its ......read more
Dubai, UAE: The Middle East’s dedicated trade show for intralogistics, warehousing, supply chain management, freight and cargo got off to a rousing start in Dubai today, as manufacturers and suppliers set sights on a GCC Materials Handling Equipment (MHE) market that is estimated to be worth US$5 billion by 2020.
Running for three days at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition ......read more
With a new name and a renewed focus on the burgeoning Middle East market, Messe Frankfurt Middle East (formerly Epoc Messe Frankfurt) is set to further consolidate its position as one of the region's foremost trade fair and conference organisers.
Having recorded an impressive 22 per cent year-on-year sales revenue growth in 2014, Messe Frankfurt Middle East is targeting further success in ......read more
Dubai, UAE November 12, 2015: Dubai Parks and Resorts, the Middle East’s largest integrated theme park resort, has launched a search for performers for a variety of shows across its parks and at the world’s first Bollywood themed park, Bollywood Parks™ Dubai.
Bollywood Parks™ Dubai, in association with Wizcraft, will scout for over 200 performers including ......read more
China Homelife Exhibition 2015 returns to Dubai with over 1100 participants from six core sectors which include Textile & Garments, Furniture, Home Electronics, Building Materials, Lighting and Household Articles & Gifts. As the largest sourcing platform for Chinese products in the Middle East and North Africa, the exhibition caters to the increasing demand for Chinese products in the ......read more
Dubai, November 10, 2015 – Acronis, the global leader in new generation data protection, today announced the appointment of Steve Goh as Vice President/GM of Sales for Asia-Pacific & Emerging Markets. In this role, Mr. Goh is responsible for deploying and executing Acronis strategy, growing sales, and extending the company’s footprint in these regions.
Mr. Goh will focus on ......read more
Dubai, UAE: Growing concerns over cyber-crimes in the Middle East and the need to keep sensitive information secure from sophisticated hackers and commercial espionage is guiding the regional cyber security sector into a US$10 billion market, say analysts.
Worth US$5.17 billion in 2014, the Middle East cyber security market will nearly double in value over the next four years according to ......read more
Dubai, UAE: Global Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) best-practice combined with active employee engagement is key to a sustainable HSE strategy that can elevate Middle East organisations into an ‘employer of choice’, an occupational health expert has said.
Dr. Mansoor Anwar Habib, director of Medical and Occupational Health Services at du, said having an all-encompassing HSE ......read more
In occasion of the 44th UAE National Day, Tellurian Book Production launches the SloppyBook Collection!
Dubai, UAE (October 25, 2015)– Tellurian Book Production, the prominent manufacturer of corporate diaries and customized notebooks based in Dubai, announced today the launch of the SloppyBook.
The SloppyBook is actually a new product extension from the hugely successful Sloppy ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 4, 2015: Various solutions and initiatives pivotal for smart city development were the key talking points at the recently concluded 2nd Annual Arab Future Cities Summit 2015. Held under the patronage of Dubai Municipality and organized by global conference producers, Expotrade, the summit witnessed participation from over 350 attendees from across the ......read more
Dubai – UAE: 4 November, 2015—The off-grid lighting and household electrification sector will help light up close to 100 million homes by 2020, according to market trends presented at the 4th International Off-Grid Lighting Conference, organized by the Global Off-Grid Lighting Association (GOGLA) and the World Bank Group (WBG), in Dubai, UAE last week.
The event showcased global ......read more
According to a new survey led by The Boston Consulting Group, UAE nationals believe that job security and the company’s reputation/image are the two most important factors to consider when choosing a job; in parallel, UAE expats name appreciation for their work as their top priority
Dubai, November 4, 2015—A new study by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), a global management ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 2, 2015: Held under the patronage of Dubai Municipality, the 2nd Annual Arab Future Cities Summit 2015 got underway in the city today. Organized by global conference producers, Expotrade, the two-day summit has gathered renowned experts in smart city development from across the globe to deliver keynote sessions, case study presentations and partake in panel ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 1, 2015: The stage is set for the 2nd Annual Arab Future Cities Summit 2015. Held under the patronage of Dubai Municipality and organized by global conference producers, Expotrade, the two-day summit will bring together over 350 attendees, including representatives of government organizations, sustainability experts and smart city solution providers.
Majed ......read more
25 October, 2015 - Abu Dhabi, UAE: Two new country-specific sessions have been added to the powerful programme for the 2016 Global Aerospace Summit, one of the world’s most influential gatherings of top-tier international aviation, aerospace, defence and space leaders, which will be held in Abu Dhabi next March.
The additions will see dedicated debates on the challenges and potential of ......read more
Roadshow aims to create business opportunities for industry players in Qatar
Elecrama 2016, the world's largest trade and networking forum for the electricity industry, will be organizing a networking event for the benefit of key industry stakeholders and decision makers in the Qatari capital, Doha. The event is being held to widen awareness of the enormous business potential afforded by ......read more
Oris is very proud to introduce Calibre 111, a watch powered by a movement developed in-house that marks the next phase in Oris’s rebirth as a movement innovator. Calibre 111 is the next chapter in Oris’s remarkable history, and follows the launch of Calibre 110, a unique movement developed by Oris for the company’s 110th anniversary.
In 2014, three and half decades on from ......read more
Dubai, UAE – October 13, 2015 – Ramco today announced that its Payroll software is being implemented by GE (NYSE: GE), listed among the Top 10 Most Valuable Brands for 2015 by Forbes, across 10 countries in the Middle East.
With this implementation, Ramco’s end to end payroll solution is all set to provide modules for Payroll, Taxes, Time & Attendance, Leave Management, ......read more
Bringing together key players across the concrete industry’s value chain, the first day of Green Concrete UAE has successfully ended. Held at The Oberoi Hotel in Dubai, UAE, this event focuses on leveraging on sustainable concrete to reduce carbon emission and increase lifecycles of future projects across the UAE.
A large number of exciting presentations were delivered today among which ......read more
The 7th edition of the International Perishables Expo Middle East (WOP DUBAI), the GCC region’s only dedicated exhibition for fresh edible food and the 10th edition of the International Plants Expo Middle East (IPM DUBAI), the most important plant show in the Gulf region, successfully ended. WOP DUBAI recorded an 11 per cent increase in the number of visitors compared to the 2014 show, ......read more
Riyadh: October 12, 2015– H.E. Eng. Abdullrahman Bin Abdullmohsen Al-Fadhli, the Minister of Agriculture, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, inaugurated yesterday (October 11, 2015) the Saudi Agriculture 2015 in the presence of senior officials representing the sector. The 34th edition of Saudi Agriculture, the Middle East’s largest agricultural show, was organized by Riyadh Exhibitions Co. ......read more
CITIZEN presents the elegant vintage-inspired timepiece AO9030-05E, which is inspired by the spirit of the adventurous pioneering aviators of the 1950's, for the benefit of watch lovers in the Middle East.
CITIZEN's watchmakers have incorporated design cues taken from the golden age of travel include the rich brown leather strap with contrast stitching, oversized luminous numbers and ......read more
Double-digit growth of region’s premier lighting trade show underlines surge in demand for sustainable solutions
Three-day event opened by Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA)
Dubai, UAE - 6 October 2015: The 10th edition of Light Middle East, the region’s premier trade event for the lighting design and technology industry, ......read more
His Excellency Engineer Hussain Nasser Lootah, Director General of Dubai Municipality led the inauguration ceremonies today (October 5, 2015) of the 7th International Perishables Expo Middle East (WOP DUBAI), the GCC region’s only dedicated exhibition for fresh edible food and the 10th International Plants Expo Middle East (IPM DUBAI), the most important plant show in the Gulf region, which ......read more
The 7th edition of the International Perishables Expo Middle East (WOP DUBAI), the GCC region’s only dedicated exhibition for fresh edible food and the 10th edition of the International Plants Expo Middle East (IPM DUBAI), the most important plant show in the Gulf region, will kick off tomorrow (Monday, October 5, 2015) at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). To be held from October 5 ......read more
Dubai, October 04, 2015 - Acronis, a global leader in new generation data protection, today announced that it will participate in this year’s 35th anniversary edition of GITEX, which is taking place from October 18th to 22nd at the Dubai World Trade Center. At booth MAC 6-6A in hall 6, Acronis will present the industry’s most complete data protection platform with exciting demos on ......read more
Paint, upload, Tag! 3 powerful steps to help raise awareness for Breast Cancer
Kaya Skin Clinic, the largest international skin care clinic in Middle East, has launched a social, fun & unique campaign this year as part of its annual support to the month-long breast cancer awareness drive in October. Running for the fifth consecutive year, Kaya’s breast cancer initiative this year ......read more