-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
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
Dubai, September 2015: GreenParking, the only one stop shop for environmental friendly parking in the Middle East, has sponsored the Pirates Surf and Rescue Team, the only lifeguard training course for children aged 6 to13 in the UAE.
GreenParking has installed and is operating the all-new car park at Kite Beach, in line with the enhancement of the whole area. As part of its CSR efforts, it ......read more
Challenges faced by EPC projects and how they can be overcomed to be the theme for the first edition of EPC Contracts Management Summit 2015.
Driven by heavy spending on mega infrastructure with recommencement of several major development projects that were stalled during the 2008 economic downturn with 6 mega infrastructure projects worth Dh 202 bn, the future of the construction sector in ......read more
Dubai, 20 September 2015: Dubai Trade, the online gateway for trade and logistics services in Dubai, has graduated today more than 300 Certified Trade & Logistics Professional (CTLP) and Certified Customs Broker (CCB). It also signed MOU with The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) - International which based on it the Certified Trade & Logistics Professional (CTLP) ......read more
APICS Announces Early Registration Deadline for APICS 2015 Dubai Conference
Second Annual Dubai Conference Extends Global Reach of APICS Education, Innovation and Research
DUBAI – September 13, 2015 – Today APICS, the premier professional association for supply chain and operations management, announced it will be hosting its second Middle East conference on 16-17 November 2015 ......read more
Dubai, September, 2015: Glee Hospitality Solutions, a dynamic company specializing in creating, developing and operating innovative restaurant concepts in the UAE and GCC region, will be taking centre stage at The Hotel Show Dubai, the largest business-to-business event for hospitality industry in the Middle East and Africa and currently under way in Dubai.
At the event, Glee will be ......read more
DWTC October 5th to 7th
Reflecting the French Agriculture’s diversity
United Arab Emirates - 2 September 2015: The French Potato Delegation, FEDEPOM, will attend the WOP 2015-World of Perishables in presence of six diversified companies to showcase high quality of farm products to the local market. The French Federation of potato Packers and Traders will have a stand on the ......read more
Oris is delighted to present the Audi Sport Limited Edition II. Oris is the Official Watch Partner of the Audi Sport teams racing in both the FIA World Endurance Championships (WEC) and German Touring Car Championship (DTM).
Oris has a long track record of producing high-performance motorsport timepieces, with a heritage that can be traced back to the 1970 Chronoris. The Audi Sport Limited ......read more
Classicjewellery craftsmanship in contemporary designsrevealed
Dubai UAE:Inspired by art, architecture and the jewellery needs ofthe powerful, glamorous and beautiful women of the region, Sarah Abudawood introduces traditionally classic and timeless pieces of contemporary wearable art that sets its own new trend in the fashion industry.
As Creator and Head Designer at Yataghan Fine ......read more
Dubai, UAE: 18 August 2015– After a successful launch last year, the Middle East Pharma Cold Chain Congress is back with more industry experts presenting timely and valuable information on the hottest issues and topics the pharmaceutical cold chain industry faces today.
The congress commences on October 12 – 15, 2015 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates in partnership with the GCC Health ......read more
• Four-day tour of India’s commercial capital follows historic UAE visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi
• Senior DIFC delegation to meet business decision makers including representatives of Indian banks, law firms, wealth and asset managers
• DIFC 10-year growth strategy complements Indian government’s own ......read more
AlMansoori Specialized Engineering, the leading provider of oilfield services in the Middle East, announced that its ongoing expansion plans are on track with the appointment of Riyaz Shaikh as the company's new country manager (India) and Derek Hood as regional operations manager for Target Well Control, based in Aberdeen, UK.
Mr Shaikh brings more than 25 years’ experience in sales ......read more
Dubai, UAE: Recent announcements of major developments across the UAE coupled with ambitious sustainable lighting projects have drawn the attention of the international lighting community to the Middle East, with global manufacturers from the UK and Italy among the big names gearing up to participate at Light Middle East 2015.
Dubai has put in place plans that include the installation of ......read more
With high-profile international clients such as P&G, Gillette, and Oral-B under its belt, Coruna Branding now heads to the Middle East
Coruna Branding, a brand consulting, strategy, and design agency, today announced the opening of its Dubai office, marking its foray into the Middle East region. The agency, which has gained experience working with global brands such as P&G, Gillette, ......read more
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – 26 July 2015 – Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has been given a best practice award by Cisco for the upgrade of its technology infrastructure to support future expansion plans in line with Dubai Smart City goals. DEWA’s migration of its Al Qussais and Jebel Ali data center network was commended by Cisco for best practice in design, ......read more
THE BIZZ is one of the most important business awards in the world, given out to leading businesspeople in each sector that stand out for their business excellence. These same people foster the growth of the economy in their respective countries and throughout the world on a daily basis, thus making them examples to be followed.
This year, awards will be given out at three ceremonies: ......read more
Another outstanding creation from the house of Oris, renowned for their innovative watches designed for everyday life, is the new chronograph version of its iconic diver’s watch, the Aquis Depth Gauge Chronograph.
This functional diver’s watch follows in the footsteps of the acclaimed Aquis Depth Gauge, which was widely regarded as one of the most innovative diving ......read more
Dubai, 20th July 2015 – Virtual Learning is said to transform the entire concept of learning. Today’s learners are used to having every piece of information they need to be readily available online and at their fingertips. In a report from elearningindustry.com, the worldwide market for mobile learning products and services will reach $8.7 billion this year. In the ......read more
15 July 2015, Middle East: Dubai is a global city and major business hub in the Middle East and offers people from all countries and walks of life better employment opportunities. Expats come to the city without having any familiarity to local job market and typical employee benefits that they can have apart from their take home salary. These benefits can be in the form of housing, group ......read more
Multi-use development to give a boost to Dubai’s economy
Diverse mix of jobs from reception staff to General Managers
DUBAI, UAE – 14 JULY 2015: Al Habtoor City, the world’s biggest residential and hospitality development under construction, is set to employ thousands of people. The Al Habtoor Group said recruitment teams are hiring locally and abroad to ensure a ......read more
In the second year of the landmark partnership between Oris and Audi Sport, Oris is delighted to present the Audi Sport Limited Edition II. The watch is dedicated to the ground-breaking Audi R18 e-tron quattro, featuring its silhouette on the case back.
Oris is the Official Watch Partner of the Audi Sport teams racing in both the FIA World Endurance Championships (WEC) and German Touring Car ......read more
Local agency The Content Factory to welcome 45 member firms of Public Relations Global Network looking to grow their client reach into the region
Public Relations Global Network, one of the top four networks of independent PR agencies across the globe, is gearing up to convene in Dubai this winter, its first-ever meeting in the Middle East. Locally based fully integrated marketing agency, The ......read more
Abu Dhabi, Sunday, 12 July 2015 – Beach Rotana embraces the spirit of Ramadan and collaborates once more with the UAE Red Crescent to support society members in need. With Ramadan, the time for reflection and reconsideration finds its way into our lives and during the Holy Month, Beach Rotana encouraged all colleagues and suppliers to support the society members in need, by packing boxes ......read more
This conference will be highlighting on innovative and digital trends that make smarter banking operations, thus providing avenues to dwell deeper into current issues and trends affecting the global Islamic retail banking industry.
Islamic banking is now a widely used term and has emerged as one of the most important trends in the financial world. Demand for financial products and services ......read more
We are pleased to announce that Mr Raju Menon has been named in the Forbes Magazine Middle East’s list of Top 100 Indian Leaders in the Arab World. Raju Menon is a Chartered Accountant and the founder and Chairman cum Managing Partner of Morison Menon Group and Director of Morison International Asia Pacific. The Morison Menon Group, the ......read more
Toshi, the Grand Millennium Dubai’s popular Pan-Asian Signature Restaurant serving five different cuisines under one roof, is all set to welcome diners once again after a complete makeover. The restaurant will open its doors in the middle of August after an extensive remodeling which has given it a whole new look and feel.
Mr. Peter Mansourian, General Manager of Grand Millennium Dubai, ......read more
Leading coffee and baked goods chain, Dunkin’ Donuts are serving up specially designed star and crescent-shaped donuts, to mark the holy month of Ramadan. These special donuts will be available across all Dunkin’ Donuts outlets in the UAE.
“The holy month of Ramadan is a special time for all of us here in the Middle East. With our long history of being associated with the ......read more
25 June 2015 - ‘letstango.com,’ a leading UAE-based online store, has revealed its latest tie-up with the Al Rostamani Trading Co., one of the largest and oldest business conglomerates in the country today. Under the new tie-up, ‘letstango.com’ will now be able to offer the latest Suzuki cars on its online web site for the first time in the Middle East during the Holy ......read more
Nikita Ghandi, winner of India’s MasterChef, Season 4, has joined the Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi.
Abu Dhabi, June 22, 2015 –Beach Rotana proudly joined culinary forces with the youngest winner of India’s MasterChef (S4) on June 16 2015. Champion Nikita Ghandi joined the Kitchen team to gain some real-world experience with our chefs.
Nikita’s main interest is baking; ......read more
Hiring in the Oil and Gas industry in KSA continues to decrease
The number of online job listings for Software Hardware and Telecom specialists increased by 58% in May 2015 in KSA compared to last year
The creative industry continues to lead the growth momentum, with an increase in demand for online jobs of 57% compared to last year
June 2015 : The Monster Employment Index is a ......read more
7G Outdoor Advertising is set to launch its new-look website to coincide with the introduction of an extensive range of new advertising solutions for the UAE’s top brands.
7G Outdoor Advertising is an arm of 7G Media, a full-service media agency established in Dubai in 2007. Since forming the Outdoor Advertising business, 7G has provided primary sites for outdoor advertising services in ......read more
18 positions are open to talented Emiratis across the organisation
Dubai, UAE, 16 June 2015: du, the employer of choice in the UAE, continues to strengthen its Emirati presence throughout the layers of its business by offering experienced UAE Nationals exciting career opportunities in the dynamic information and communications technology (ICT) industry. This year, 18 positions are ......read more
“UAE is one of the most important countries to which Italy exports in the Arab World”- Al Mazrouei
HFZA has over 6200 companies - 56 of which are Italian and SAIF Zone has around 6700 companies of while only 86 are Italian.
SHARJAH (14/6/2015) - A high-level delegation from Hamriyah Free Zone Authority (HFZA) and Sharjah Airport International Free Zone (SAIF Zone) ......read more
13th June 2015, Abu Dhabi
Here comes a financial advisory console, just to look into the interests of upcoming entrepreneurs. There are quite a lot of aspects to consider, before somebody can venture into starting one’s own firm. A look at some of the top order business advisory services or financial advisory services, to probe into is as follows
To be able to ......read more
Coral Beach Resort Sharjah, which recently won the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for the third consecutive year for providing guests thoroughly pleasant experience during their stay, has launched an incredible summer offer to double the delight of vacations.
The Summer Offer 2015 gives 10% discount on Bed & Breakfast rate. The offer also entitles the guests to ......read more
Kid’s Summer Camp 2015 at Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi
More time for fun now that school’s out! It’s time for our annual Kid’s Summer Camp Boot Camp Fit Kids
Abu Dhabi, June 2015 – Summer is a time to enjoy a change of pace from the school year. It's an opportunity to focus on different interests or on activities that you don't have as much time for during ......read more
Ali & Sons Audi have announced that construction plans for their US$ 27 million exclusive Audi Workshop in Mussafah are on track. The project, which is part of the company's strategic expansion plans in the capital region, is set for completion in the first half of 2017, following a green light from the Abu Dhabi Municipality.
The exclusive Audi facility will allow customers across the ......read more
Strong performance in first quarter, Henkel reports good start to fiscal 2015
•Sales: +12.7% to 4,430 million euros (organic: +3.6%)
•Operating profit*: +14.1% to 707 million euros
•EBIT margin*: +0.2 percentage points to 16.0%
•Earnings per preferred share* (EPS): +13.5% to 1.18 euros
•Very strong sales growth in emerging markets: Organic +7.7%
Düsseldorf ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 6 June, 2015 – Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) today offered an AED183.6 million concessionary loan to the Government of Montenegro to support agricultural development sector.
The agreement was formalized at a signing ceremony at the ADFD headquarters in Abu Dhabi between His Excellency Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi, Director General of ADFD and Dr. Zoran Vukcevic, ......read more