Dubai World Trade Centre from January 20th to 22nd 2019
+18 French companies
2 national pavilions: Commercial Security / Fire & Rescue
Dubai, UAE, December 17, 2018: From January 20-22, 2019 Business France will be hosting two national pavilions at INTERSEC DUBAI, the largest international meeting platform for the Security and Safety industry. INTERSEC is indeed a unique platform for companies looking to expand in the Middle East and Africa markets.
Middle Eastern countries are particularly attractive markets for the security sector and are expected to grow by about 10% per year over the period 2018-2022. A strong, efficient French industrial presence is set to be part of the show with 18 French experts gathered on the French pavilion.
French security sector represents a ......read more
GCC petrochemical companies’ earnings stand at USD 7.57bn compared to full year 2017 earnings of USD 7.45bn, higher by 2 percent
With the industry experiencing a steady growth, $200bn expected to be ploughed into new refining and petrochemicals ventures in the GCC by 2025
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 December 2018: Borouge, Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD), National Industrialization Company (Tasnee) and Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company (Orpic) have announced their association with ArabPlast 2019, which is set to take place from 5th to 8th January at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. While Borouge will serve as a Strategic Partner, KIZAD as Support Sponsor, Tasnee will be the Regional Associate for the high-net worth event, whilst Orpic is the Gold ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 11 December 2018: Marking the world-wide observance of the World International Day of the People of determination, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) participated in an initiative organised by the Al Ain city Municipality – at the Al Ain City Entertainment Club – to raise awareness on animal welfare among children with special needs.
Proclaimed and promoted by the United Nations, the IYDP calls for a plan of action at a regional, national and international level – centred around the theme “Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality”’ – defining the right of persons with special needs to fully take part in contributing towards the development of their societies.
Inviting over 250 ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 09, 2018: The Yas Mall food incubator will host a range of fun activities including a food photography masterclass, interactive healthy pizza workshop for kids and competitive cook-off to mark the annual food festival in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi food festival, the annual food festival organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism is back this December and this year there’s only one place to celebrate it.
Urban RetrEAT, the food incubator located in Yas Mall Abu Dhabi, will host a series of activities over the course of the two week festival which will run form the 6th – 22nd December. A foodie destination in its own right, Urban RetrEAT has become Yas Island’s go-to venue for food, fun and laughs since its launch in June this year.
Read below for what’s ......read more
Dubai, 1st December 2018: As the UAE turns 47 on 2nd December in this ‘The Year of Zayed’, the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and UAE Exchange, a renowned financial services brand in the United Arab Emirates and a network brand of Finablr, organised a fun-filled interactive event yesterday at the Union Metro Station in Dubai.
The event had many of the metro commuters from local and expatriate communities, and even some tourists, come together and honour the spirit of the UAE on the occasion of UAE National Day. Visitors participated in and were seen enjoying the revelries at the National Day-themed tent, setup near the brand’s branch at the Union Metro Station, one of the 18 Metro Station branches of UAE Exchange. Some of the activities included face painting, traditional henna application, ......read more
Dubai, 28 November 2018: Club Vista Mare on Palm Jumeirah is setting the stage for a spectacular New Year’s Eve celebration with a mesmerising fireworks display and culinary feast across its restaurants.
The festivities will feature an outstanding beach party with a concert set-up, performances by a live DJ, scintillating light installations, chart-busting tracks and more that will all add to the ever-popular destination’s lively ambience and stunning views.
All seven dining outlets at Club Vista Mare are offering special New Year’s Eve dinner packages and excellent entertainment from 7pm on 31 December.
Breeze Beach Grill: buffet stations for AED495 (soft drinks) or AED895 (four hours of unlimited house beverages), with early bird package ......read more
Running for the 12th consecutive year, the three-day festival will feature a number of legends performing a panoply of classical art forms, traditional Kerala ethnic percussions and vocal renderings.
DUBAI – November 26, 2018: Celebrating the ancient and highly structured classical performing arts from South Indian state of Kerala, the 12th edition of Utsavam 2017 - International Kathakali & Koodiyattam Festival (IKKF) will be held in Dubai this weekend coinciding with the UAE National Day celebrations. Entry is free to the event.
Under the aegis of the Consulate General of India in Dubai, the prestigious indigenous art forms of Kerala will be staged from November 30 to December 2, 2018 at HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein Theatre, Gems Wellington High School, Sheikh Zayed Road, organisers said.
Over a ......read more
Adults expected to attend an average of four weddings in 2018, spending approximately e 5,500 USD in total.
(Dubai – UAE, 15th November 2018): While it is a huge compliment to be invited to celebrate a couple’s special day, findings from a new study commissioned by American Express Middle East suggest that the costs can soon add up for guests in the region. The survey which involved 1,655 individuals across, Bahrain, Kuwait, Lebanon and the UAE showed that on average, a person is expected to attend four weddings this year - be it a local or at a special wedding destination - spending 5,500 USD in total.
1,523 USD - The Cost of Accepting a Wedding Invite this year
Whilst weddings can act as a boost for local economies; from hotels, restaurants, gift shops, and florists, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 November 2018: Dubai Font – an initiative by The Executive Council of Dubai – has rolled out a one-of-a-kind campaign to support the International Day for Tolerance and spread the message of promoting peace and tolerance, aligned with the UAE Vision 2021.
On the side-lines of the International Day for Tolerance, Dubai Font launched a campaign to demonstrate the world through the eyes of those with the purest hearts and souls – children. Off the back of this, a short video and book were created that stress the phenomena, ‘intolerance is not inherited, it is taught’.
The campaign saw the participation of 6 kids between the ages of 5 to 7 from different backgrounds including Emirati; Lebanese; Egyptian; Australian; French; and Indian. ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 14, 2018: World Tolerance Summit 2018 formally opened today with an impressive turnout of local and international delegations at Armani Hotel in Dubai. The summit was formally opened by His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Tolerance and the Chairman of the Higher Committee of the International Institute for Tolerance. The two-day summit is an initiative of IIT, which is a part of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives. Several government officials were also in attendance in support of UAE’s first-ever summit on tolerance which is in conjunction with UNESCO’s International Day of Tolerance.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, graced the day of the summit, which is being held ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 14 November 2018: His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, visited Manarat Al Saadiyat to view the artistic creations of Abdullah Lutfi, the talented Emirati artist and Special Olympics UAE athlete. The showcase was held by the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019, in partnership with Abu Dhabi Art. H.H. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan inaugurated the World Games 2019 booth and was shown a canvas painting being created live at the booth by Abdullah, which explores the links between the Special Olympics movement and the UAE. Abu Dhabi Art, an annual art fair organized by the Department of Culture and Tourism, partnered with the LOC to promote Special Olympics in the run up to the ......read more
12 November 2018, Dubai, UAE: The International Institute for Tolerance is set to hold the first-ever World Tolerance Summit on November 15-16, 2018 in Dubai. WTS will be held in conjunction with UNESCO’s International Day for Tolerance.
WTS is UAE’s effort to attract global leaders and promote peace and tolerance in diversity across the world. As a melting pot for over 200 nationalities, UAE seeks to lead the region in the promotion of peaceful coexistence and a tolerant society. This is also in line with the government’s vision when it announced the creation of ministerial posts for Happiness, Tolerance, and The Future.
Current UAE Minister of Tolerance and chairman of the Board of Trustees, His Highness Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, once stated that, “Tolerance is not simply enduring the ......read more
Golden era of HR technology being held back by old, ineffective systems - experts
Dubai, UAE 12 November 2018: HE Abdulla Ali Bin Zayed Al-Falasi, Director General for the Dubai Government Human Resources Department (DGHR) today officially inaugurated the 15th edition of the HR Summit and Expo, the region’s largest gathering of human resources experts.
HE Abdulla Al-Falasi said, “The UAE is dedicated to the development of human beings within organisations which is why government agencies have taken steps to develop and implement courses and training programmes to the highest of standards.
“The human element is a cornerstone of societal development and the UAE is keen to provide opportunities that advance HR management. This is a crucial aspect as we enter into the fourth industrial ......read more
Dubai, November 1, 2018: The Korean Happiness Festival – the biggest and one-of-its-kind Korean event held in the UAE, was inaugurated in Abu Dhabi today by H.E Mr. Yeonjean Yoon, Deputy Head of Mission – Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the UAE in a gala opening ceremony.
Organized by the Korean National Tourism Organization [KNTO] Dubai office and hosted by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Republic of Korea, at the Rotana Beach Hotel in Abu Dhabi, the Festival showcases everything about Korea – be its vibrancy, rich cultural heritage, touristic attractions or its medical attributes.
The opening ceremony was attended by Mr. Manjin Kim, Acting Executive Vice President of the Korea International Tourism Division, a large number of UAE nationals, Arab visitors as well as ......read more
Winning healthy chocolate bar, probiotic biscuit, roasted cookies and chili jelly bean will be on display in exclusive yummex Middle East Gallery throughout the show
Victory at Middle East’s leading sweets and snacks event secures winning quartet a pathway to global exposure at ISM Cologne 2019
Dubai, UAE, October 31, 2018: Participation in yummex Middle East proved particularly sweet for four exhibitors from Brazil, Bulgaria, India and Pakistan who now get to showcase their groundbreaking products in full view of the regional industry’s leading players, decision makers and buyers at the exclusive yummex Middle East Gallery for the remainder of the show.
With award entries from South America to South Asia and beyond, the winning quartet beat off strong international competition to secure awards ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 25 October 2018: Asmak, a leading seafood company in MENA, participates at this year’s Seafex Middle East event from October 30th to November 1st to unveil a new range of premium products and solidified Food Service solutions.
As an exhibitor at the largest professional seafood expo in the region, Asmak will showcase a variety of products that will be displayed throughout its interactive stand. This latter will be entertained by a live chef who will delight the appetite of the clientele with new recipes and live demonstrations showcasing the freshness of Asmak’s products.
“We look forward to get creative with Asmak’s products live and to share delicious recipes with the anticipated remarkable attendance at Seafex. We are all excited to see Asmak’s stand ......read more
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
The resort welcomes 2018 with a dazzling display of fireworks
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 2, 2018: Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai dazzled the world yet again with its colourful, signature style and perfectly synchronised fireworks on New Year’s Eve 2018. The electrifying fireworks were the pinnacle of the festivities that took place at the luxurious resort. The ......read more
Thousands of Spectators witness sublime fireworks demonstration for New Year
Sharjah, January 2, 2018: Sharjah’s Al Majaz Waterfront captivated the crowds last night with a spectacular 10-minute New Year celebration of fireworks that lit up the skies for miles around the emirate. The anticipated audience flocked to the area to countdown the clock to welcome 2018 and were treated to ......read more
Dubai, December 27, 2017: Al-Futtaim ACE stores in the UAE are on part-sale with up to 70% off selected items across all categories. With prices locked on over 1,000 product lines, there has never been a better time to buy.
The offers are valid on leading brands including Dyson, Makita, Black & Decker, Karcher, Homeworks, Aftron and more.
Details of the ......read more
Sharjah, 27 December, 2017: Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry announced the launch of “Sharjah Spring Promotions”, which starts in the beginning of 2018 to 15th of February. Its part of the promotional and marketing program aimed to support the retail sector.
This year’s Spring Promotions includes a number of programs and activities covering all ......read more
• Bustling street entertainment for the whole family
• Spend and win competition to win a Mini Cooper, Sprint 2018
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 24 December 2017: The most-awaited event of the city, the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) is here and at Boxpark, the offbeat destination by Meraas, the excitement is heating up with spectacular entertainment for ......read more
Firework displays to take place every Thursday and Friday throughout DSF starting December 26th with a grand finale showcase on January 27th
Amazing dining and shopping discounts across a range of outlets at The Beach for all to enjoy
Entertainment for the whole family
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 23 December 2017: With the annual Dubai Shopping Festival nearing, the ......read more
Exhibition of olden day lifestyle attracts hundreds of visitors to Global Village
DUBAI, 20th December 2017: The Heritage Village organized for the fourth consecutive year by Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) at Global Village, attracts hundreds of visitors from around the world since the commencement of Global Village’s 22nd season last month.
Every evening, the ......read more
You have lots to look forward to during DSF at BurJuman
Dubai, UAE, December 19, 2017: Be spoilt for choice at BurJuman this year! As you enter the new year, embrace a positive and stylish self with the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) from the 26th of December 2017 to the 27th of January 2018. Shoppers and families are invited to enjoy a jam-packed schedule of events at BurJuman ......read more
Patients from across the region band together to increase awareness of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Dubai, UAE, 19th December 2017– In an effort to raise public awareness of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in the UAE, the Middle East Arthritis Foundation (MEAF) have planned a half-day dedicated event in Dubai for people affected by this disease.
The event will take place at the ......read more
Week-long initiative celebrating Arabic Language Day launches at Manarat Al Saadiyat with a programme of performing arts and music
Abu Dhabi, 19 December 2017 – Organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, the inaugural Literature and Music Festival has opened in Abu Dhabi in celebration of Arabic Language Day. The Festival launched with an evening of ......read more
World Trade Organisation Report says UAE occupies 12th and 10th positions respectively on the list of leading exporters and importers in world trade in commercial services
UAE steered ahead of Norway, Malaysia, Indonesia and New Zealand with exports valued at $ 63 billion and imports at $ 82 billion
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 17th 2017: HH Sheikh Hasher Bin ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 14, 2017: Souk Al Bahar is giving shoppers and diners the opportunity to win ‘big’ this festive season, with the chance to celebrate the start of 2018 by driving away in a brand new Mini Cooper!
With only one car up for grabs, simply spend AED 300 in any retail or dining outlet within the mall between December 17, 2017 and January 16, 2018, to enter ......read more
Children to meet new story characters every week; spark their imagination and learn creative concepts the fun way
December 13, 2017; Dubai, UAE: Winter has arrived in the UAE and the cool air brings with it an insatiable appetite for some wonderful winter-related stories for children. This season, British Orchard Nursery will explore the magical world of story-telling to ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 12 December 2017: As part of the jam-packed Abu Dhabi Food Festival programme, the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi is delighted to host the all-new Truckers Carnival, the perfect mix between a food truck festival and a fun fair, at Marina Mall. Featuring a selection of the newest and most sought-after food trucks in the UAE, the festival will offer visitors ......read more
The inaugural Dubai Association Conference is taking place at Dubai World Trade Centre under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 11 December 2017: The inaugural Dubai Association Conference has commenced, with the leaders of the Dubai Association Centre ......read more
Boosting trade ties across multiple sectors
Highest exhibitor participation with 2500 exhibitors
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 10, 2017: The largest sourcing platform, China Homelife Dubai Exhibition was inaugurated by H.E. Majid Saif Al Ghurair, Chairman, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry and opened to visitors at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Open ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 9, 2017: His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, the Vice Chairman of Dubai Sports Council, and HE Nasser Al Rahma, Assistant Secretary General of Dubai Sports Council, visited the Dubai Muscle Show on Friday, December 8, 2017, the opening day of the two-day event at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The region’s leading fitness and bodybuilding show, the Dubai Muscle Show, ......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