Players raise awareness on breast cancer by wearing pink wrist bands
Dubai. UAE – 20 October, 2018: A few days separate us from the Dubai Fitness Challenge 2018, the initiative launched by HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council, which aims to attract 1 million participants this year. In support of the initiative, The Foreign Exchange and Remittance Group (FERG), a consortium of businesses engaged in the foreign exchange and remittance industry organized ‘Soccer Fest 2018’, a first of its kind football tournament featuring teams from 16 exchange houses in the UAE.
The tournament, which aimed to encourage employees of exchange houses to take on the Dubai Fitness Challenge 2018 and prepare them physically for it, ......read more
HHC adds junior category for the race
Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2018: The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) announced the 4th edition of the National Day Camel Marathon, organized by the Center in cooperation with Dubai Camel Racing Club, will take place on 8 February 2019.
The change in the schedule from December to February was made to coincide with H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Pure-Bred Arabian Camels Races Festival.
HCC also took into consideration giving the riders and their camels more adequate time to prepare for the very competitive and one-of-its-kind heritage marathon.
Ms. Souad Ibrahim Darwish, Director of Championships at HHC, said: “Camel racing season begins in October and we have taken into consideration the requirements of the participants to give ......read more
Humanitarian, spiritual leader and ambassador of peace, Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s self development programs have reached an estimated 370 million people worldwide
6,000 participants expected for the two-day meditation masterclass being held for the first time in the Middle East
Several humanitarian projects and service initiatives implemented by Art of Living Foundation and IAHV in the Middle East
15th October 2018; Dubai, UAE: Internationally acclaimed humanitarian leader, ambassador of peace and founder of Art of Living Foundation (AOL) and Interna-tional Association for Human Values (IAHV), Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar will visit Dubai to impart a unique two-day meditation masterclass. Announced today by Mr. Vipul, Consul General of India, ‘Unveiling Infinity’ will be held on 16th and ......read more
Daily chances to win an INFINITI QX50 and AED 150,000 in cash, weekly prizes of AED 100,000 for five winners (AED 20,000 each) and a Mega Grand cash prize of AED 500,000 for one winner
Get a chance to win one of seven Nissan models at the Nissan Grand Raffle
Mega raffle promotions start on 15 October at ENOC and EPPCO stations, Zoom stores, Metro stations, and many other locations across the city
Dubai, UAE, 14 October 2018: With the 24th edition of Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) promising to provide unforgettable shopping experiences, the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) announced that the DSF Mega Raffles promotions – the INFINITI Mega Raffle and the Nissan Grand Raffle - will begin on 15 October ......read more
Middle East’s travel and tourism leaders come together to discuss untapped opportunities and key challenges facing the industry today
Dubai, UAE, October 14, 2018: Reed Travel Exhibitions, organiser of the annual Arabian Travel Market (ATM) showcase, hosted their inaugural Advisory Board Meeting at the Address Boulevard, Downtown Dubai, bringing together travel and tourism leaders to discuss the untapped opportunities and key challenges facing the industry.
ATM’s Advisory Board was set up to provide counsel on industry themes, challenges, growth opportunities and future strategies in the Middle East travel and tourism sector - as well as to help facilitate current business and marketing plans.
Board attendees included Mohammad Al Bulooki, Chief Operational Officer, Etihad Airways; ......read more
Workshop aimed at enhancing life skills and critical thinking of brownies, aged 7-11 years
Shaikha Al Shamsi: Six powers build leadership in personality
Sharjah, October 11, 2018: In conjunction with the International Day of the Girl Child on October 11, Sharjah Girl Guides (SGG) organised a workshop to inspire the organisation’s young members to recognize their talent and believe in their capabilities. Themed ‘Unleash Your Powers’, the activity highlighted the importance of shaping young minds by involving them in creative projects that will help them realise their potential and explore areas of interest.
The event reaffirmed SGG’s belief in the goals of the International Day of the Girl Child to promote girls’ rights, education opportunities, healthcare and saftey, ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 10, October 2018 : The Mall at World Trade Center (The Mall at WTCAD) the mixed-use urban centre located in the heart of downtown Abu Dhabi, is bringing the community together to celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights, with a month of traditional Indian entertainment and spectacular gold giveaways, every day from 11th October – 10th November.
Bringing back the popular Spend &Win competition, anyone who spends AED 200 at The Mall at WTCAD will be entered into a draw to win 10 grams of gold daily, What’s more, to get everyone into the celebratory mood, there will also be themed dancing and entertainment, encouraging families and friends to mark this special festive occasion by spending quality time together.
Commenting, Yasser Al Marzouqi, General Manager of The Mall at WTCAD Abu ......read more
Ramona Smith, a 31-year-old high-school teacher from Houston, who outlasted more than 30,000 other speakers from around the globe in a six-month long ‘Olympics of Oratory’.
Dubai, UAE, October 10, 2018: Ramona Smith, a 31-year-old high-school teacher from Houston, who became the World Champion of Public Speaking (WCPS) 2018, will address the UAE Toastmasters community to inspire the members with her brilliant story of Toastmasters journey.
Smith was named the 2018 Toastmasters World Champion of Public Speaking in August this year, from more than 30,000 other speakers from around the globe in a six-month long competition, which is also known as the ‘Olympics of Oratory’. Smith and nine other finalists delivered speeches to a crowd of 2,000 in Chicago during the world’s ......read more
934 children’s activities curated over the 11-day event
Sharjah, 10 October, 2018: Running from October 31st to November 10th, 2018, the 37th edition of Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) will offer a blend of cultural, educational and entertainment activities. The fair will curate 934 children’s activities, with 44 guests from 12 countries, namely; the UAE, Japan, Belarus, Ukraine, Kuwait, UK, Jordan, Syria, Italy, Australia, Singapore, and Lebanon.
The audience will enjoy a selection of children’s theatrical performances, plays, and shows that are inspired by fairytales and classics that appeals to all. The event will also curate a series of workshops and engaging sessions conducted by a host of artists and designers.
Children’s plays include ‘Little Red Riding Hood’ and the ......read more
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Her Excellency addressed students at the start of the two-day event
The second edition of the Majlis will involve over 300 interactive sessions over October 8 and 9
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 9 October 2018: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the second edition of the Mohamed Bin Zayed Majlis for Future Generations opened today with an address from Her Excellency Shamma bint Sohail Al Mazrouei. Al Mazrouei, the UAE’s Minister of State for Youth Affairs, addressed attendees at the Abu Dhabi National Education Centre (ADNEC) to kick-off two days of future-focused activities.
More than 300 interactive ......read more
New Inspiration Zone to provide key regional speakers with platform to address evolving travel trends in the Middle East & North Africa as well as an update about
Expo 2020’s sustainability plans
Dubai, UAE, October 08, 2018: With Expo 2020 on the horizon and the Middle East representing high growth potential for the travel industry, WTM London 2018 which takes place on 5-7 November and is placing a spotlight on the region with a host of key speakers lined up for the show’s new regionally-focused Inspiration Zones.
As Dubai gears up for Expo 2020, one of the first sessions in Middle East & North Africa Zone, ‘Expo 2020 Taking Responsibility for Environmental Impacts – Water and Energy’ will take place Monday 5th November, with Gillian Hamburger, Senior Vice President ......read more
October 4, 2018: As businesses in Saudi Arabia work towards supporting the country’s Saudi Vision 2030, Ashridge Executive Education is organizing an insightful programme for leaders to explore new leadership styles that will help them to achieve higher growth for their companies.
To be held from 14 to 18 October 2018, in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, the programme can also be customized for individual companies and held at their Saudi offices.
“Our Management Development programme encourages Saudi managers to develop skills that will enable them to take on new responsibilities, improve their leadership style and motivate their team. Understanding your own style is very important. Equally important is the ability to understand others and adapt your approach in order to influence, motivate and get the best out ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 4 October 2018: Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) will be back for its 24th edition from 26 December 2018 to 26 January 2019, attracting shoppers from all over the world featuring exciting events, promotions and opportunities for enjoyable shopping experiences, coupled with fun and entertainment for all families.
Organised by the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), DSF will kick off with innovative initiatives and memorable experiences built around the three pillars of the festival – shopping, winning and entertainment.
Ahmed Al Khaja, CEO of Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) said: “As Dubai gears up to host yet another successful edition of Dubai Shopping Festival, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 02, 2018: German conglomerate Siemens and Scientechnic, the flagship company of the Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group (ESAG), celebrated 45 years of exclusive partnership in Dubai and the Northern Emirates at a gala event held at the Armani Ballroom on September 26. The gathering included ESAG shareholders, key team members along with a number of customers and clients, all of whom have played a pivotal role in their joint history.
Over four decades ago, H.E Easa Saleh Al Gurg, KCVO, CBE signed an exclusive agreement with Siemens AG to distribute power engineering products and services to a growing city. In a short period, this relationship grew to include the entire range of Siemens’ electrical industry portfolio of products. Today, teams from Siemens and Scientechnic work together towards shaping the ......read more
Union Coop is organizing a ‘meet n’ greet’ tour with veteran cricket legends ‘Mr. Wasim Akram’ and ‘Mr. Mohammad Azharuddin’ on September 27th 2018, Thursday, as a part of consumer happiness initiative
Dubai, UAE, September 26, 2018: Retail Pioneer ‘Union Coop’ is organizing a unique ‘meet n’ greet’ tour for their consumers in their ‘Etihad Mall’ and ‘Al Barsha’ Mall, Dubai respectively. Veteran cricket legends ‘Mr. Wasim Akram’ and ‘Mr. Mohammad Azharuddin’ Shall Welcome their fans during the visit and attending a press conference, wherein they will be answering press questions.
The event will be held on September 27th 2018, Thursday at Etihad Mall (4:00 pm to 6:00 pm), Meet n’ Greet ......read more
Dubai, UAE: 24 September 2018: Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) hosted its inaugural Dubai China Conference on 19 and 20 September at Atlantis, The Palm. The two-day event, which welcomed over 900 attendees, featured integrated workshops and informative guest speakers offering valuable insights from both Chinese and local industry experts. With panel discussions strongly attended throughout the event, guests were invited to deep dive into Dubai’s China Readiness Strategy plus engage with presentations led by industry partners.
Breakout periods were also built into the two-day schedule to allow industry players to share knowledge during networking opportunities alongside partners such as Huawei, Ctrip and Tencent. There was also a series of engaging workshops hosted by ......read more
Dubai, September 24, 2018: The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) will have a unique pavilion featuring smart technology showcasing its various championships at the upcoming Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX) 2018, in line with the celebration of the Year of Zayed.
ADIHEX, under the patronage of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Dhafra, will run from September 25-29 this year at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (Adnec) Halls 12-5.
HHC’s pavilion, which carries the theme ‘Year of Zayed’, is designed to reflect the wisdom of the UAE’s Founding Father and aimed at connecting his legacy to the younger generation
“Our pavilion connects the past with the present via smart technology to deliver ......read more
The region’s largest creative festival returns this year from 12-17 November 2018
The free-to-attend programme will comprise of more than 230 events throughout Dubai Design District (d3) and across the city
With +120 institutions participating, the 2018 edition will see a 20% growth since last year’s event
Dubai, UAE, 18 September 2018: Held under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-Chairman of the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority, and in partnership with Dubai Design District (d3) and supported by Dubai Culture & Arts Authority, Dubai Design Week will be returning for its fourth edition from 12-17 November, 2018.
Taking place at locations across the city, this year’s programme will be the most comprehensive to date, with ......read more
September 18, 2018 – Abu Dhabi, UAE: Yas Island, the UAE’s premier leisure and entertainment destination, is set to light up its skies in celebration of the Saudi national day with a special fireworks show on Sunday September 23 at Yas Marina.
Kicking off at 8:00 pm, the dazzling display will feature a selection of green hued fireworks in homage to the Saudi Arabian flag. The festivities will be free to attend for all.
Note to Listings editors
Event title: Saudi National Day fireworks on Yas Island
Date: Sunday September 23, 2018
Time: 8:00 PM
Location: Yas Marina
Free parking is available at Yas Marina
Trek will take place on January 16 – 25, 2019
Dubai, 15 September 2018: The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) has announced that registration for the 5th edition of the annual Camel Trek, which will take place from January 16 – 25, 2019, is now open.
“The trek which is open to all nationalities will cover a total distance of around 500km, traversing through the vast expanse of UAE desert, giving the participants a perfect opportunity to learn the rich Emirati culture and old ways of the Bedouins,” said Hind bin Demaithan Al Qemzi, HHC Director of Events, during a briefing held recently at the Youth Hub at Boulevard Jumeirah Emirates Towers.
Ms. Al Qemzi explained that the HHC will provide all the necessary logistics for the entire trek, including the camels, tents, food and other ......read more
United Arab Emirates, September 11, 2018: The Supreme Organising Committee is going full steam on the inaugural UAE Tour race date after a meeting at the Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) on Sunday.
The UAE Tour was established after the merger of the Abu Dhabi Tour and the Dubai Tour following a Memorandum of Understanding signed by the Abu Dhabi Sports Council and the Dubai Sports Council.
The 2019 UAE Tour while retaining the UCI World Tour status and will be flagged off in Abu Dhabi and conclude in Dubai.
HE Saeed Hareb, Secretary General of the Dubai Sports Council (DSC), Chairman of the Supreme Organising Committee headed the meeting with HE Aref Hamad Al Awani, Secretary General of ADSC and Vice President of the Supreme Committee.
The committee members present were; Osama Al Safar, President of the UAE and ......read more
- Mobile photo exhibition of Sheikh Zayed jointly organized by the Department of Abu Dhabi Customs and the National Archive
9 September 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Abu Dhabi Airports and the Department of Abu Dhabi Customs, in collaboration with the National Archive, are hosting a mobile photo exhibition of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan at Abu Dhabi International Airport. The exhibition runs from the 6th to the 11th of September and is taking place in Terminal 1 Landside of the Abu Dhabi International Airport.
The photo exhibition falls within the framework of Abu Dhabi Airports’ ongoing Year of Zayed program. Abu Dhabi Airports is committed to organizing various social initiatives and working together with relevant entities to celebrate Sheikh Zayed’s legacy and honor his role as the Founding Father of ......read more
du Tough Mudder and du Mini Mudder return to UAE from 7-8 December 2018 with more obstacles than ever before
In partnership with Official Training Partner, The Warehouse Gym, du Tough Mudder launch a five-day competition giveaway for five annual gym memberships when tickets are purchased
Line-up of epic signature obstacles revealed including ‘Everest 2.0’, ‘Electroshock Therapy’ and ‘Blockness Monster’
Tuesday 4th September 2018 – Dubai (UAE): du Tough Mudder, the world-renowned obstacle course challenge, is gearing up for its return to the UAE from 7-8 December 2018 At Hamdan Sports Complex. Following the success and high demand from its previous two annual events, du Tough Mudder and du Mini Mudder are back once again for the third year for thousands of new and ......read more
Retail Pioneer ‘Union Coop’ Celebrates Emirati Women’s Day under the slogan ‘Women on the Course of Zayed’
Dubai, UAE, August 29, 2018: ‘Union Coop’ celebrates the fourth annual Emirati Women's Day as a tribute to their accomplishments and hard work that they have carried out in promoting the development of this great nation across many different sectors.
The ceremony, held at ‘InterContinental Dubai’ – Festival City, was moderated by Amal Ali Al-Muaini, News Presenter at Sharjah Radio, with HE Dr. Azza Suleiman Bin Sulaiman, Member of the Federal National Council. The chief guest of honour included Dr. Nabila Al Awadhi, the first Emirati aviation medicine physician in the UAE, Ms. Jawaher Salim Bilal Al Muhairi, UAE Youth Ambassador and Youth ......read more
Two days of workshops designed to educate and participants in real estate and enhance their experiences
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28 August 2018: Dubai Real Estate Institute (DREI), the educational arm of Dubai Land Department (DLD), announced the launch of the ‘Harvard Happy Cities’ programme, which will be held for two full days on 11th and 12th November at the Institute's headquarters in DLD.
Mahmoud El Burai, CEO of DREI, said: “We are pleased to work with the American-based Harvard School of Executive Education in organising this programme under a happy cities theme. Increasingly, happiness and prosperity have become a measure of social progress and urban prosperity, and those responsible for community planning and development are expected to establish a new definition of growth and ......read more
On display are a rare collection of photographs, falconry classes and competitions for the public
9 December, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, May God Protect Him, the initiatives of the 4th International Festival of Falconry organized by Emirates Falconers Club will be inaugurated today in ......read more
December 1, 2017–April 8, 2018
Dubai, UAE, December 5, 2017: The Brooklyn Museum presents Ahmed Mater: Mecca Journeys, an unprecedented look into the changes unfolding in Mecca, by one of the most significant cultural voices documenting the realities of the iconic city. Saudi artist Ahmed Mater began his monumental documentary project in 2008, bearing witness to the ......read more
December 5, 2017: As part of its ongoing initiative to increase awareness on the key role of facilities management (FM) in energy efficiency and environmental sustainability, the Middle East Facilities Management Association will hold a networking event themed ‘The Integration of Facilities Management and Energy Sustainability Management’ at the World Trade Club, Dubai World Trade ......read more
Girls help citizens, residents, visitors and tourists join in the occasion
Sharjah, December 3, 2017: As the UAE marks 46 years since the founding of the nation and reflects on its ambitious past and its spectacular achievements, Sharjah Girl Guides (SGG) is helping the country’s citizens, residents, tourists and visitors to take part in the celebrations by sharing a message of ......read more
Hitting the UAE for the first time, Dubai Modest Fashion Week follows on from the success of London and Istanbul series serving up the biggest names in the industry including international icons, award-winning designers and VIPs
Working towards coining Dubai as a hub for the multi-billion dollar modest retail industry in the Middle East, expect to be educated and enthralled by one of ......read more
Largest China sourcing platform in the MENA region
8th edition of the exhibition in Dubai set to have higher number of visitors
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 1, 2017: China Homelife Dubai 2017 Exhibition will return to Dubai with over 2500 exhibitors at the Dubai World Trade Centre on December 10-12. It continues to be the largest sourcing avenue for Chinese ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 28, 2017: On day two of The Big 5 Solar, the third edition of the Global Solar Leaders Summit was opened by His Excellency Dr. Matar Al Neyadi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Energy (United Arab Emirates).
Showcasing the latest technologies and offering a varied educational agenda until the 29 November 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Centre, The Big 5 Solar is ......read more
Over the course of two days, visitors will experience the country’s diverse arts and heritage
Dubai-UAE: 27 November, 2017 – Jumeirah Beach Residences (JBR), Dubai’s first beachfront destination by Dubai Properties, will celebrate the UAE’s 46th National Day with a host of activities over Saturday and Sunday, 2 to 3 December, 2017. As ......read more
27 November 2017 – Dubai, UAE: Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Founding Chairman, Al Habtoor Group opened a permanent exhibition of his life on Monday 27 November 2017 at a state-of-the-art facility located within the Al Habtoor Group head office.
Fifty prominent Emiratis were invited to the inauguration of the private exhibit called, ‘Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor’s Life ......read more
EXPLORE, DESIGN & BUILD WITH EVERYDAY ALUMINIUM
The EGA Amazing
Aluminium Kiosk offers children a fun and educational experience around the science of aluminium. Offering STEM based activities for age groups from 3 - 12 years, the kiosk encourages children to explore, design and build their own creations out of everyday aluminium items.
CityWalk - Dubai
Outside Hub Zero, Atrium ......read more
Ras Al Khaimah – UAE: 22 November 2017: Under the patronage and presence of His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council, Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, Ras Al Khaimah Chamber of Commerce and Industry is organizing a celebration of its golden jubilee titled "Fifty Years of Achievements".
The event will be held at Ras Al Khaimah Exhibition Center on ......read more
Ninth edition of the awards programme took place against a backdrop of mounting competition in the marketing industry
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22 November 2017: The winners of this year’s MENA Effie Awards have been announced during a ‘Great Gatsby’ themed awards ceremony that took place on 15th November at the Armani/Pavilion in Downtown Dubai. 2,000 top marketing ......read more
A growing focus on creating sustainable cities for healthier living environments – one of the main agendas under the sustainability theme of Expo 2020 Dubai - is attracting multibillion-dollar investments in urban landscaping and horticulture across the UAE and the Middle East. Dubai, for example, has allotted about AED 6 billion to further develop 12,000 hectares of land for natural ......read more
Dabur International has extended full support to the first AYUSH international exhibition that recently concluded. AYUSH that stands for (Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homoeopathy. The Conference and Exhibition was held at the World Trade Centre and was a great success. Dabur International was also one of AYUSH's active exhibitors, optimizing the trade show's global ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 20, 2017: Step out on The Dubai Fountain Boardwalk and witness spectacular views of the world’s largest performing fountain!
A brand-new floating platform located within the The Dubai Fountain, The Boardwalk allows you to get closer than ever, giving you a whole new perspective of the captivating performances.
Guests can start their journey from ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 20, 2017: The University of Birmingham has opened the Abu Dhabi exhibition of the Birmingham Qur’an Manuscript which is located at Umm Al Emarat Park, Abu Dhabi, and will take place from 20 to 29 November.
Yesterday’s VIP opening was attended by Her Excellency Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Knowledge ......read more
Ahmad Abu Zannad, Regional Strategy Director at Leo Burnett MENA, discusses key learnings from the agency’s recent ‘Tropa for Life’ industry wins
Dubai, 19 November, 2017: Today, Leo Burnett Dubai spoke at the inspiring strategic showcase at the WARC Event: MENA Strategy Works, which took place at the Choueiri Group Building, in Knowledge Village. During the event, ......read more
60 distinguished plate numbers sold in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Police for a total value of more than 55 million AED
Abu Dhabi 19, November 2017: Emirates Auction, in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, has sold 60 distinguished plate numbers for private vehicles of (Category 1) for a total of more than 55 million AED. This came during an auction that Emirates ......read more
Dubai Municipality joins leading security show as enhanced safety culture boosts demand for latest Personal Protection Equipment
Dubai, UAE, November 16, 2017: A pair of Augmented Reality safety glasses and cooling apparel designed specifically for hot Middle East climes are examples of the latest Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) on display at Intersec 2018 that will ensure the safety ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 11 November 2017. TÜV Rheinland will attend this year´s Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) - one of the world’s most influential events for the oil and gas industry. The corporation has a large portfolio of services for a wide range of industries and has established a market leader position in the Middle East to assist oil and gas ......read more
Story reading session held at Kalimat Group stand
Sharjah, November 11, 2017: Like a mother gathering her children to read bedtime stories, Lebanese writer Fatima Sharafeddine sparked the imaginations of captivated youngsters as she read aloud at the Kalimat Group’s pavilion during Sharjah International Book Fair.
With tales about parts of the body, Fatima read from her picture ......read more
Dubai – 11 November 2017: Director of Dubai Customs, Ahmed Mahboob Musabih visited the stand of Ports, Customs, and Free Zone Corporation at Accessabilities Expo 2017; the region’s largest trade, professional and consumer event aimed at enhancing the lives of people with disabilities.
The second edition of the Dubai AccessAbilities Expo was held under the Patronage of ......read more
The ‘King of Swing’ is a special guest at Sharjah International Book Fair
Sharjah, November 11, 2017: Pakistani cricket legend Wassim Akram said that India is a part of him in many ways and that he misses going to the country. The ‘King of Swing’ was addressing a hall full of fans and sports enthusiasts on the final Thursday of the 36th Sharjah International Book ......read more
‘Solar Desk’ workshop at fair teaches little ones about renewable energy
Sharjah, 11 November 2017: With fossil fuels a finite resource and climate change a regular item on the political agenda, it perhaps appropriate that concepts of renewable energy be introduced to the younger generations at the earliest of ages.
One workshop for children taking place at ......read more
Part of publisher’s strategy to develop the UAE’s publishing industry
Sharjah, November 7, 2017: A year and half into their partnership with the renowned UK-based Bloomsbury Publishing, Kalimat Group, the Sharjah-based regional frontrunner in the field of Arabic Literature publishing, has launched five new titles, which were released as part of their participation at ......read more
Young writers learn the ancient craft of the written word
Sharjah, 7 November 2017: Sharjah International Book Fair is holding a calligraphy workshop to introduce children to one of the most artistic writing styles in history and give them hands-on experience of creating the letters and numbers for themselves.
Workshop leader Sachin Shah has been involved in writing and teaching ......read more
Majed Al Suwaidi: “Since its inception, EMF has successfully contributed towards the development of the media industry and helped create a bridge between the leadership and media entities”
Dubai-UAE: 7 November 2017: Dubai Media City, the region’s largest community dedicated to the media industry, is supporting the annual Emirati Media Forum that is currently underway ......read more
‘Seamless’ storytelling with needle and tread
Sharjah, 5 November 2017: A unique ‘storytelling puppet’ workshop at Sharjah International Book Fair, taking place at the Expo Centre Sharjah until 11 November, is teaching budding authors and illustrators how to create their own tales by sewing and knitting characters into a felt book.
The youngsters, aged between ......read more
Three novelists join architectural expert in third day panel discussion
Sharjah, November 5, 2017: Speaking to a packed room of literature enthusiasts at Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF), cultural experts from across the world gathered for a discussion on the burning topic of national identity. Taking place on the third day of the fair (Friday), the session saw popular ......read more
Celebrating 20th anniversary
Sharjah, UAE. Thursday, November 2, 2017: His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member, Ruler of Sharjah, and President of American University of Sharjah (AUS), received today a replica of the 15th century Voynich Manuscript in celebration of the 20th anniversary of American University of Sharjah. The manuscript, ......read more
Sharjah,UAE, 2 November, 2017: His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council Ruler of Sharjah, inaugurated the 36th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) this morning (Wednesday).
In his speech His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi underscored that shadowy hands have been promoting malevolent ideas that ......read more
Hijazi Qur'an -Birmingham Qur'an, MS1572A, Cadbury Research Library University of Birmingham
Dubai, UAE, November 1, 2017: The University of Birmingham is bringing a major interactive digital exhibition telling the fascinating story of the Birmingham Qur’an to the UAE for the first time.
One of the oldest surviving Islamic manuscripts, the Birmingham ......read more
Stay on top of live demonstrations, conference news, latest products and much more with MECTW application
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The Middle East Cleaning Technology Week (MECTW) 2017, today announced the launch of its mobile application for active participation and interaction of its exhibitors and visitors. The application is available on Android and IOS devices and can be downloaded ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 31st October 2017: Dubai Judicial Institute’s (DJI) publishing house is participating in the 36th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF), which will be held at Expo Center Sharjah from the 1st to 11th November 2017.
In its pavilion (P9, Hall 3), DJI will present 10 new publications in addition to over 200 diverse works and six specialised ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 29, 2017: Celebrating art, design and creativity, Dubai Design District (d3) will present the first edition of the Blue Cave Urban Art festival, an action packed three-day weekend event, taking place across the Design Quarter at d3, from November 2-4, 2017.
The programme of workshops and live art installations is set to inspire a diverse audience, from ......read more
Historians, fiction writers and children’s literature specialists to represent SIBF’s ‘Guest of Honour’
Sharjah, 26 October 2017: Elite authors and prominent literary figures from the UK will be hosted at this year’s Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF), which is organised by Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) and is taking place from November 1-11 at ......read more
Visitor attendance grows 40 per cent at region’s dedicated trade fair for entertainment, event, media and creation industries
Dubai, UAE, October 24, 2017: The 2nd edition of Prolight + Sound Middle East concluded in Dubai, with the double-digit growth in visitor numbers ensuring there was a constant buzz at the region’s dedicated trade fair for the entertainment, ......read more
MEPCO a leading Paper Manufacturer Joins Delegation of 60 Leading Saudi Arabian Companies in Saudi Pavilion
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; 22 October 2017: The Middle East and Africa’s leading vertically-integrated paper manufacturer, the Middle East Paper Company (MEPCO), participates in the 44th session of the Baghdad International Fair on 21st – 30th October. The company will ......read more
Second day of show sees deals, product launches aplenty
Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2017: Two days into the second edition, Prolight + Sound Middle East has been attracting quite a lot of attention from the who's who of the entertainment and events industry in the region.
Chockfull of the latest in events and entertainment products and solutions from leading international ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE – October 18, 2017: RSA® Conference, the world’s leading information security conference and exposition, has announced its program of speakers for the third RSA Conference Abu Dhabi, set to take place from November 7-8 at the Emirates Palace. Regional and global experts will take the stage to discuss a range of topics including Cybercrime, Security Strategy, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2017: GROHE, the world’s leading provider of sanitary fittings and a global brand, is proud to announce its participation in WETEX 2017 in Dubai. The leader in sanitary technology will be showcasing its latest products which represent GROHE’s dedication to innovative water conservation.
From the 23rd to the 25th of October, 2017, visitors will be able to ......read more
Call for greater worldwide focus in quality Arabic publishing
Dubai, UAE, October 17, 2017: Following its participation at the Frankfurt Book Fair, Kalimat Group has called on authors to produce more quality Arabic literature and for global publishers to explore the market in depth.
The fair, which took place from 11-15 October, is the largest publishing event in the world, featuring ......read more
ENEC experts assigned as Health and Safety Ambassadors for WorldSkills Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 16 October 2017: Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) is ensuring health and safety are top priorities at WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017, the world’s largest vocational skills competition currently taking place in the Emirate. ENEC’s team of ‘Health and Safety ......read more
Dr. Alawadi is an Emirati scholar, educator and trained architect and urban planner, currently Assistant Professor of Sustainable Urbanism at Abu Dhabi’s Masdar Institute, part of Khalifah University of Science and Technology
16th International Architecture Exhibition at la Biennale di Venezia (Venice Biennale) will take place from May 26th to November 25th, 2018
9th October 2017, ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, October 05, 2017– Genetec Inc. (“Genetec), a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, has unveiled new additions to its Streamvault™ line of turnkey security infrastructure solutions. Starting this fall, Streamvault will offer a wider selection of high-performance rackmount appliances, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 5, 2017: The weather is finally cooling down and it’s time to celebrate at Dubai Marina Mall, with five days of Bubble fun and a Balloon Fiesta from Thursday October 12 to Monday October 16, 2017!
With incredible free activities and displays including Bubble Shows, Balloon Workshops Parades and so much more, there’s fun for the whole family between ......read more
World’s largest security, safety and fire protection trade fair gets ready for 20th anniversary edition in Dubai
Dubai, UAE, October 5, 2017: Intersec, the world’s largest trade and networking event for security, safety and fire protection, is set to celebrate two decades of remarkable success when it opens doors in January 2018 in Dubai.
The 20th anniversary edition ......read more
8-12 October 2017 at DWTC
International launch of a disruptive technology for Telecom & Back Up applications
Specific range of 10 years life battery for the Middle East market
United Arab Emirates, 2017 - ARTS Energy will participate for the first time at GITEX, in view of the worldwide introduction of its innovative Ni-MH global solution for Telecom & Back ......read more
Competition hots up for region’s premier lighting design honours
Dubai, UAE, October 2, 2017: With over 250 entries being submitted for this year’s Light Middle East Awards, the competition to be recognised as the leading lighting design project of the year, has intensified dramatically.
This was announced by organiser Messe Frankfurt Middle ......read more
Middle East among the fast growing markets for smart lighting solutions
Dubai, UAE, October 1, 2017: Light Middle East 2017 is expected to feature record turnout even as international interest surges in the region's premier architectural lighting design and technology showcase.
With analysts indicating that the Middle East is expected to be among the fastest growing ......read more