Middle East’s leading free zone focused on helping build Dubai’s food and agriculture industries
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 05 Nov 2018: Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the GCC’s leading free zone showcased its range of services at this year’s Agriscape 2018, the Middle East’s leading trade show for the agribusiness sector.
Jafza has become the preferred destination for agribusiness-related trade in the Middle East, including leading industry players such as Mars, Nestle, and Mondelez among others.
Foodstuff, animal and agricultural products are one of Jafza’s top five sectors with trade volumes of 3.5 million metric tonnes in 2017, and over 4,900 port customers. Fruits and vegetables, animal feed, grains and by-products and beverages are top traded commodities.
Over 500 ......read more
Effective 11 September 2018, employment across four sub-sectors within the retail sector in Saudi Arabia will be restricted to Saudi nationals only. Foreign nationals will be prohibited from working in forty-three different professions.
September 09, 2018: Thirteen professions across three additional sub-sectors will be subject to restrictions effective from 9 November 2018, and forty-four designations within five other sub-sectors will be affected from 7 January 2019 onwards.
Professions restricted to Saudi nationals are within the below listed sub-sectors:
From 11 September 2018 onwards:
Automobile and motorbike showrooms;
Shops selling ready-to-wear apparel, children and men’s cloths;
Shops selling ......read more
Dubai, UAE, August 14, 2018: HireRight, a leading provider of global candidate due diligence services, has announced findings from its 2018 EMEA Employment Screening Benchmark Report. Finding, retaining and developing talent has been earmarked as a key challenge this year for more than half (52%) of EMEA businesses, according to the latest annual EMEA employment screening benchmark report from HireRight.
In this year’s survey of human resource (HR) and risk professionals in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), employee growth emerged as one of the top priorities for EMEA businesses. 71% of companies reported that they are planning to grow their workforce in 2018, compared to 59% in 2017. Further, there has been a shift from attracting talent to retaining it, with 43% of businesses having identified maximising ......read more
Superbrands, the independent authority and arbiter of branding, announced it will host its annual tribute event to honour and recognize 58 of UAE’s strongest brands on June 27, 2018. At the event, Superbrands will also announce the highly awaited ‘Brand of the Year’ award and unveil the 14th edition of the much sought-after Superbrands book, which includes a two-page profile of each of the Superbrands.
In its 14th edition, the Superbrands tribute event is considered the ‘Oscars of Branding’ by the corporate world and speaking about the event, Mr. Mike English, Director, Superbrands Middle East, said, “Marketers have always had to juggle two seemingly contradictory goals: making their brands distinctive and making them central in their category. Being acknowledged a Superbrands helps strengthens a ......read more
April 28, 2018 United Arab Emirates: The UAE, ably deputized by the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE), participated in the first Jordan International Agricultural Forum and the 35th session of the General Assembly of the Arab Organization for Agricultural Development (AOAD) in the Dead Sea region, Jordan on April 25 and 26.
The UAE’s deputation was presided by His Excellency Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment, and comprised of high-level officials from the Ministry as well as representatives of the private sector.
His Excellency Dr Al Zeyoudi attended the Forum and associated exhibition and held bilateral meetings with several Arab ministers concerned with environment and climate change to discuss further areas of cooperation in agriculture, livestock ......read more
Multiple Full & Part Time Jobs with Flexible Working Hours Available, Helping Mothers to Return to the Workplace
Dubai, UAE, April 16, 2018: Mumzworld, the region’s leading e-commerce platform for all things mother, baby and child, has taken yet another innovative step in helping to empower mothers with the re-introduction of their pioneering and highly successful ‘return to work’ programme for qualified and professional mums who are looking to return to the workplace.
The initiative introduced by the leading award-winning company that was founded by two mums and includes a dynamic team of women at all levels of the organisation, promises flexible working hours, the opportunity to work from home, and specialised training that will provide the toolkit for women to resume and develop their ......read more
DUBAI – April 16, 2018: Dubai-based Al Kasir Group launched three Crypto assets backed by certified diamonds. Al Kasir Jewellery Trading and Al Kasir portal, a joint venture under the private office of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Obaid Al Maktoum, announced the launch of the innovative diamond trading model using the blockchain technology for the first time in the world.
Al Kasir Group, a joint venture under the private office of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Obaid Al Maktoum and Dr. Amit Lakhanpal, Indian entrepreneur, property developer and director of the Al Kasir Group.
Speaking at a press conference in Dubai, Dr. Lakhanpal said, “Cryptocurrencies with their underlying Blockchain technology are increasingly popular amongst individuals, financial institutions and governments, however many of ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 31, 2018: Skyline University College hosted the National Seminar on Case Studies and Research on March 26, 2018 at SUC campus. The Chief Guest of the event was Dr. Faisal Ali Mousa, Chairman of FAM Holding. Dr. Mousa delivered a motivational speech where he shared his experiences of a journey starting from 3000 dirhams to 3 billion dirhams. He talked about the challenging times of his career as well as the strategies and the principles he always adhered to.
SUC Professor, Dr. Gouher Ahmed was the first speaker of the seminar who discussed the topic, “Case Research Some Issues” followed by the welcome remarks by SUC Dean, Dr. Amitabh Upadhya. Other guest speakers of the seminar were Dr. Narjes Haj-Salem of the College of Business Administration, University of Sharjah; Dr. Christopher Abraham, ......read more
Dubai, 27 March 2018: An Alliance for Youth bringing together companies and other entities interested in helping young people in the region enhance their skills and develop their careers is launching in Saudi Arabia, contributing to the regional commitment to impact 50,000 and employ 3,000 local youth by 2020.
The Alliance in Saudi Arabia, coming two years after the regional launch based on a model created by Nestlé Middle East; is starting off with partnership between Alawwal Bank, Ikea, Mayar (Muhaidib Foods), Nielsen, Savola, Tamer Group, and the University of Business and Technology.
“We know from experience in other countries that concerted collective efforts through partnerships and collaboration amplify positive impact in society,” said Samer Chedid, General Manager at Nestlé ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 27th March, 2018: Do you pride yourself on being a connoisseur of all things luxury? Airbnb is looking to hire a luxury home consultant based in Abu Dhabi. The hospitality brand posted a job description for the role on global careers site LinkedIn earlier this month.
The job posting states that the role is for the Luxury Retreats arm of Airbnb and would involve the candidate going through detailed inspections of the Luxury accommodation, being Airbnb’s eyes on the ground in terms of ensuring the standards and quality of homes. The position is only for four hours a week, and offers a flexible work schedule. The successful candidate should be fluent in English and have their own vehicle. Experience in hospitality, customer service, or related fields are preferred.
Dubai – 26 March 2018: Following the wise directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan of empowering UAE citizens and providing them with jobs within a holistic strategy and approach that supports the UAE Vision 2021, Dubai Customs is participating in the 3rd National Service Career Fair 2018.
The 3-day event is organized by the National Service (NSR) from 25th March to 27th March 2018 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Centre (ADNEC) in Abu Dhabi. It intends to open communication channels between graduates of the National Service program and the exhibiting companies and institutions from both government and private sectors. The event also aims to create job opportunities for recruits in order to prepare them for the jobs they will fill. The national Service Career Fair is also a ......read more
UAE sales professionals list more relationship-based sales skills in their LinkedIn profiles
Data reveals Skills Mismatch between sales skills UAE employers are seeking and skills being listed on LinkedIn
In addition, data shows an increase in social selling through the platform
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 25 March 2018: An in-depth analysis by LinkedIn about sales professionals in the UAE has revealed key supply and demand issues within the UAE sales job market, stressing the need for UAE sales professionals to develop more ‘hard skills’.
Comparing the top skills listed on LinkedIn profiles for sales professionals in the UAE with professionals in Europe, UAE sales professionals list more ‘relationship-based sales’ skills in their profiles.
The data reveals a ......read more
Are you a full time mum but a big kid at heart? We have the perfect job for you
Dubai, 18 March 2018: Think your powers of observation and deduction could rival those of the great Sherlock Holmes? If so, your services could be in demand at Dragon Mart as it launches a massive job hunt for a Toy Detective to explore the mall for the coolest kids’ toys on the market.
This unconventional job – open to all mothers over 21 years old living in the UAE – requires oodles of passion and commitment as well as a keen eye for the best children’s toys at Dragon Mart. The chosen Toy Detective must also be ready to share her adventure and recommendations with other mums across the UAE.
The successful candidate will be appointed as Dragon Mart’s Toy Detective for a one month, taking on an intensive role ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 15 March, 2018 – Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) witnessed significant interest from Emiratis seeking job opportunities in the charity and social work domain at Careers UAE 2018.
During its participation in the leading job fair for UAE nationals that concluded today at the Dubai World Trade Centre, AMAF’s representatives introduced job seekers to the Foundation’s work, objectives and initiatives. In addition, they offered the Emirati youth advice on how to build a successful career in humanitarian work.
Over the course of the three-day event, AMAF received over 1200 job applications from Emirati students and fresh graduates. The Foundation will review the applications and select suitable candidates according to the recruitment needs of each department. New hires will ......read more
Under the theme “Innovative workplace searches for you”
Dubai, UAE, 13th March 2018: Dubai Customs participated in Careers UAE 2018 in its 17th year, organized by the Dubai World Trade Centre from 13 to 15 March 2018 under the theme “Innovative workplace searches for you”. The participation is part of Dubai Customs efforts to qualify and develop national human capital, being a main pillar of the UAE Vision 2021.
On the first day, Dubai Customs launched its “Innovation in Customs” initiative that helped showcase the innovations of its employees. The initiative serves also as an interactive platform to help male and female nationals learn about the innovative environment at Dubai Customs.
Farid Hassan Al Marzouqi, Executive Director – Human ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 6 March 2018: Under the patronage of the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment AgraME, which opens tomorrow (6 March) at the Dubai World Trade Centre, is set to attract buyers, both locally and internationally, looking to source the latest products and innovative solutions.
Offering a complete end to end solution of products and services, the show has a renewed focus on the Crop Farming, Animal Farming, Aquaculture and Animal Health sectors with a supporting free-to-attend content agenda. All four show verticals are in growing markets, with the MENA aquaculture industry expected to witness production volumes of 2.9 million tons by 2030 and the global animal healthcare market is expected to grow to USD 32.04 billion during the period 2018-2022.
Speaking ahead of the exhibition which opens on ......read more
Consistent with the breeding season from 1st March to 30th April,
Dubai, UAE: 17 February 2018 - The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) has launched an awareness campaign for implementing the Ministerial Decision No 501 of 2015 regulating the fishing and trading of Arabian Sheri (emperor fish) and Safi (rabbitfish) during the breeding period starting from 1st March to 30th April 2018.
The decision stipulates that trading of local or imported Sheri and Safi fish is prohibited in fish markets and outlets during the breeding season of every year in the country. Importing and exporting of these fish in any form (fresh, frozen, salted, smoked, packed) is also not allowed during this period. Fishermen should send Sheri and Safi fish back to water if they are caught by mistake.
Salah Abdullah Al ......read more
Growing population, rising incomes, evolving dietary patterns and thriving tourism spark demand
Dubai, 17 February 2018 - Middle Eastern consumers are showing a fast-growing appetite for eggs. According to the latest data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), U.S. egg imports to the MENA (Middle East North Africa) region grew 73 percent in USD value in 2017 over the imports in 2016. This represents a volume growth of 88 percent for U.S. table eggs and 83% for U.S. egg products.
Both consumer and industrial egg consumption has increased as demand has grown in the region. A growing population, rising incomes and evolving dietary patterns are sparking demand, supplemented by a thriving tourism sector.
Within the MENA region, the fastest growing importers of U.S. eggs ......read more
Brands to be recognized as Consumer Superbrands or Business Superbrands for this first time based on who their end customer is
Dubai, UAE, February 11, 2018: Superbrands, the independent authority and arbiter of branding, announced that the voting process to choose the brands in the UAE which will be recognised and honoured as a Superbrand 2018 has commenced. This year Superbrands has decided to segregate brands as Consumer Superbrands (the UAE’s strongest B2C brands) and Business Superbrands (the UAE’s strongest B2B brands) in order to recognize the relationship building marketing efforts by various brands to their target audiences.
Superbrands is by invitation only, and the brands which have been successfully graded or voted through independent research and the stringent Superbrands Council selection ......read more
First global money transfer business in Middle East to offer real-time, seamless payment solutions by using blockchain technology
Dubai, 10 February 2018: UAE Exchange, a leading global money transfer, foreign exchange and payment solutions brand, announced it has partnered with San Francisco-based Ripple to enable instant, seamless and real-time cross-border payments. This makes UAE Exchange the largest payment solutions provider in the Middle East to use Ripple’s blockchain technology to process payments globally in real time.
Through this partnership, UAE Exchange joins RippleNet, Ripple's enterprise blockchain network with over 100-member banks and financial institutions. Leveraging the strengths of Ripple’s leading enterprise blockchain solution for payments, which provides ......read more
Remittances from the GCC remain strong; 2018 expected to witness continued growth
Dubai, February 5, 2018: Xpress Money, one of the world’s most dependable money transfer brands, witnessed a 10% growth in its global operations in 2017. The growth was backed by new partnerships in crucial corridors, innovative solutions, and a global expansion in the Xpress Money agent network.
Xpress Money’s traditional corridors from GCC remained strong. From the UAE, Philippines, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and Egypt, were the top remittance receiving corridors. Pakistan, Bangladesh, India, Philippines and Jordan received the highest remittances from Oman. The second quarter of 2017 witnessed the highest number of transactions owing to the month of Ramadan. In UAE, the second quarter saw the highest number of ......read more
Where comfort meet elegance. The famous Link model, which received a masterful makeover in 2016, is presented today on a luxury version with a diamond bezel.
Dubai, UAE, January 2, 2018: Link. A design that dates back to 1987. Its defining feature is the immediately recognisable bracelet, boasting the signature S-shaped links. It is both an iconic design and a standard bearer in terms of ergonomics and wearer comfort.
True to its image as a luxury Swiss watchmaker, TAG Heuer presents today a new version, more luxurious, with a bezel fully set with 54 diamonds of 1.80mm.
With a diameter of 41 mm, the blue sunray open dial allows for maximum readability, while the bezel features two components, combining two designs: a cushion base and an overlaid ring, on which are set the 54 ......read more
Strengthening businesses between Hong Kong and the UAE
DUBAI - 18 December 2017: Hong Kong and the UAE have enjoyed robust bilateral trade relations on a range of products and services over the years. Adding to Hong Kong’s business advantages, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) gathers the latest market intelligence and form partnerships to develop business for corporations, and organises more than 30 exhibitions every year to provide a one-stop sourcing platform for buyers and suppliers from both economies to develop their business.
Abdul Aziz Nasser, Deputy Director, Middle East, HKTDC announced today that seven international trade fairs will be held in Hong Kong early next year, which will offer ideal platforms for traders and suppliers from the UAE to expand their businesses ......read more
Sultan Bin Sulayem: Achieving another important step forward in supporting Smart Dubai initiative
Dubai, UAE, 25 November 2017: Dubai Trade, the single window for cross-border trade and a DP World company, has implemented the ISO 18295-1:2017 standard in its Customer Contact Centre. It is one of the first organisations in the world to implement the standard which was launched in July detailing the service requirements for such facilities and complements Dubai Trade’s integrated electronic and smart platforms on its portal www.dubaitrade.ae and its smart applications Tradeshield and LogiGate.
Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and CEO, DP World, said: "We are committed to supporting smart trade, which helps businesses connect to their markets, especially in logistics. Our customers can ......read more
A recent study conducted by Oman Insurance Company (OIC) and Bupa Global shows employee productivity hinges on happiness in the workplace
Over 72% say work-life balance is the key to overall happiness in the workplace
OIC and Bupa Global launch a Wellness Quiz to help people in the UAE to understand their current state of wellbeing so employers can better understand key to workplace happiness
Dubai, UAE, November 8, 2017: In an effort to help employers understand what motivates employees to be more productive, Oman Insurance Company (OIC) and Bupa Global conducted a study to find out how much workplace productivity hinges on happiness – and what businesses can do to help.
The findings of the study will be discussed amongst decision makers and employers attending tomorrow’s SME Beyond ......read more
Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security, today announced MSP Connect, a new partner program that enhances the capabilities of Managed Service Providers (MSPs) by simplifying the complexities of managing multiple security solutions. The new program is also designed to help increase profitability, lower costs and improve business efficiencies for ......read more
DUBAI, 10 May, 2016: Bristol Fire Engineering has been recognized at the hugely prestigious Business Excellence Awards by being honoured with the Dubai Quality Appreciation Award from the Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai.
Held under the patronage of His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the awards ......read more
Fee or free?
Dubai, UAE, 10 May 2016 – Charging readers for online content during periods of low demand, and providing more content for free during periods of high demand, feels counter-intuitive but could actually be more profitable, according to new research co-authored by a London Business School expert.
Anja Lambrecht, Associate Professor of Marketing, London Business School, and ......read more
7th Annual Waste Management Middle East Forum will gather regional experts to discuss the latest waste management technologies and strategies for the region.
9th May 2016, Dubai: The development and urbanization of the Middle Eastern countries has not only resulted in an increased economic growth, but also an increased amount of waste generation. Due to this, environmental protection has ......read more
ManageEngine, the real-time IT management company, today announced its entry into the self-service IT analytics market with the launch of Analytics Plus. Designed for mid- to large-size organizations that want to draw insights from their IT data, Analytics Plus integrates easily with various data sources and tools, analyzes vast data volumes and presents findings with rich ......read more
DWTC’s Bespoke Management Training Programme Aims to Fill 15 Positions at Leading Recruitment Fair for UAE Nationals
Dubai, UAE, May 4, 2016: The 16th edition of Careers UAE, a strategic platform to facilitate successful engagement between public and private sector organisations with UAE national candidates at all levels of qualification, is opening its doors this year on 16-18 May ......read more
Jaleel Distribution is one of the foremost FMCG distributors with extensive presence in the UAE and having many leading brands from around the world.
Constant growth in all facets at the right time has brought in remarkable changes over the years in the company’s journey.
Dubai - May 3, 2016: Jaleel Distribution, a business unit of UAE-based investment company Jaleel ......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