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Abu Dhabi Festival Presents the First ever ‘inshad' Concert of its Kind at the Great Pyramids of Giza by Renowned Chanter Sheikh Mahmoud El Tohamy…

Debuting tracks from his “Aneen” album the concert aims to bring people of all ages together to experience the traditional beauty of the spiritual art form Dubai, UAE, September 22, 2022: In line with its strategy to promote cross-cultural understanding and preserve Arab heritage through music, the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF) through its flagship Abu Dhabi Festival is supporting the greatest spiritual chanting event in the world by Sheikh Mahmoud El Tohamy, Head of the Syndicate of Egyptian Chanters. Taking place Friday, 23rd September, at the foot of the Great Pyramids, the ‘inshad’ concert will feature tracks from Tohamy’s new album, “Aneen”, an astounding work that supports his mission to revive the Classical Arabic language. Her Excellency Huda Alkhamis-Kanoo, ......read more

Cartier Continues as the Official Partner of 79th Venice International Film Festival – Biennale Cinema 2022 for the Second Year…

Initiated in 2021, Cartier's official partnership with the Venice International Film Festival – Biennale Cinema 2022 is part of the Maison's cultural commitment to the arts, particularly cinema. Through this choice, Cartier demonstrates its engagement with contemporary creation, celebrated during the presentation of the Cartier Glory to the Filmmaker Award: a prize dedicated to a personality who has made an original contribution to the film industry. The Venice International Film Festival – Biennale Cinema 2022 is also an opportunity for the Maison to promote the threads that are woven from one art to another, with the organisation of Cartier Art Dialogues: two masterclasses intended to explore the links between cinema and music. Art and culture have always been intimately linked to the history of Cartier, ......read more

Expo Centre Sharjah All Set to Launch 1st Edition of Al Asayl Exhibition 2022…

The event will kick off on September 8 at Expo Al Dhaid Sharjah, 1 September 2022: The Expo Centre Sharjah has announced it is all set to organize the emirate’s first-of-its-kind event dedicated to showcasing horses, camels, and falconry equipment and supplies "Al Asayl Exhibition 2022,", at Expo Al Dhaid from September 8 to 10. Held in collaboration with the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), the first edition of the exhibition will present a regional display window for innovative products, services, and trends.  With its very first edition, the three-day fair will be the ‘place-to-be’ for enthusiasts and professionals with the most relevance and the highest reach within the industry. It will bring together horse, camel, and gaming bird owners, breeders, stables, clubs, vets, ......read more

Last Chance to Win in the Back to School Raffle Draw This DSS…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 31, August 2022: Dubai Summer Surprises has delivered a season of incredible events, unmissable offers on hotels, dining and shopping, and fabulous family entertainment across the city this summer in its 25th anniversary edition.  With everyone now busy with preparations for the start of the new school year, this summer will be one to remember for the 17 lucky winners in the Back to School Raffle Draw, which runs until 4 September.  Entering the raffle could not be easier. Simply spend either AED 100, AED 250 or AED 350 at participating community centres and malls across Dubai to be eligible for three different prize draws of the Back to School raffle. Ten lucky shoppers are in with a chance to win cash prizes of AED 5,000 each, five will pick up prizes of AED 6,000 each, and two lucky ......read more

TBHF Calls on Champions of Humanity to Participate in 7th Sharjah International Award for Refugee Advocacy and Support 2023…

Seventh edition will be open for entries from September 1 until November 15   ● Held under the patronage of the Ruler of Sharjah and his wife, Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi ● The AED 500,000 Award targets humanitarian organizations who have offered outstanding services to refugees and forcibly displaced people   Sharjah, August 31, 2021:  The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF), a Sharjah-based global humanitarian non-profit dedicated to helping refugees and people in need worldwide, has called on champions of humanity to participate in the seventh edition of the Sharjah International Award for Refugee Advocacy and Support (SIARA) 2023, from September 1 – November 15. Registration is open to all non-profit organizations, based in Asia, the Middle East, and Africa, through the ......read more

Let's take you on a Back to School Storytime Journey!…

Join us on Friday September 2nd, 2022 at Nakheel Mall, 1st Floor in front of Virgin Megastore from 5 – 6:30 PM for Virgin Megastore’s Back to School Storytime. An advocate of diversity and disability awareness, Jessica Smith, whom is the author of the book of choice this year ‘Jessica Goes to School’ will be present to conduct our Storytime this year. Not only has she been awarded the ‘Medal of the Order of Australia’, her book is beyond entertaining for kids just getting back into their routines for school while they embrace differences and perceive things from a different angle. If you’re also looking to get some books for your kids to read, we’re offering 15% off on all children’s books at our store in Nakheel Mall on September 2nd, 2022. But that’s not all, kids also ......read more

UAE Residents Find the Golden Touch during the 25th Edition of Dubai Summer Surprises…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 29, August 2022: The 25th edition of Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) - the citywide celebration of festivities, family fun and amazing deals - wouldn’t be complete without a host of raffles and chances to win big at malls and outlets across the city.  This year, the Dubai Gold and Jewellery Group (DGJG) once again pulled out all the stops,  offering incredible prizes for residents and visitors throughout the summer season. To stand a chance of winning, shoppers simply have to spend a minimum of AED 500 on diamond and pearl jewellery to enter the raffle, with 20 lucky winners taking home AED 5,000 each in shopping vouchers to spend at participating DGJG outlets across the city.  This year’s raffle winners include Jahangir, a resident of the UAE for 12 years, who said: ......read more

Double Digit Growth for Beautyworld Middle East 2022…

Exhibitor numbers, booked floor space, and participating countries all see substantial growth compared to last year’s event    Running from October 31 to November 2, fully booked show will also see industry innovators attend ‘Next in Beauty’ Conference   Dubai, UAE: Beautyworld Middle East – the region’s largest trade fair for beauty products, hair, fragrances, and wellbeing – will return in 2022 with double-digit year-on-year growth, as increased exhibitor participation sets the course for one of its most successful editions yet.   Taking place at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from October 31 to November 2, this year’s show – the 26th in Messe Frankfurt’s annual series – is more than 90 percent fully booked, with exhibitor numbers ......read more

Empower Participates in the ‘WETEX 2022' as a Strategic Sponsor…

Dubai, UAE - 18, August 2022: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, has announced its strategic sponsorship for the twenty-fourth edition of the Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition ‘WETEX 2022’, which is to be held from 27 to 29 September 2022, in the Dubai Exhibition Centre, at Dubai World Trade Centre.  Empower’s sponsorship for the event stems from its deep commitment to contribute to the activities of the exhibition’s new edition actively and constantly, which is expected to be rather rich and quite unique in spreading the culture of environmental protection as well as raising societal and institutional awareness on the importance of reducing energy and water consumption. Innovative cooling solutions ......read more

Abu Dhabi is Set to Host the 2nd Edition of Abaya Rally on Emirati Women's Day…

Celebrating women power leading the way, the rally showcases over 100 cars at the Yas Marina Circuit in the capital. Dubai, August 16, 2022 - Abaya Rally, a glamorous event celebrating women’s empowerment, is all set to take place on 28 August 2022 in Abu Dhabi. Lined up on Emirati Women’s day, the event will feature an exhilarating drive uniting women dressed in Abayas and Sheilas at the Yas Marina Circuit. The event will celebrate women and their achievements and empower them in the UAE through the ‘Power of the Abaya’ – which represents a proud tradition, a deeply respected culture, and the identity of women in the UAE.   Emirati Women’s Day was founded by Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak in 2015, to recognize Emirati women’s efforts and to tribute to their ......read more

Paperworld Middle East, Gifts & Lifestyle Middle East Eye 2022 Double-Digit Growth…

Sustainability front and centre when dual trade fair returns at Dubai World Trade Centre with 275-plus exhibitors   Dubai, UAE: The Middle East and Africa’s dedicated dual trade fair for paper, stationery, office supplies, and gifts, accents, and lifestyle products, will arrive in Dubai with double digit growth this year, in a regional industry landscape where sustainability will take centre stage.   Paperworld Middle East and Gifts & Lifestyle Middle East will run from 15-17 November 2022 at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), collectively hosting more than 275 exhibitors from 40 countries.   That’s a healthy 40 percent increase of exhibitors over 2021, when the two shows made their long-awaited appearance having bypassed 2020 after Covid-19 put a full stop on live face to face ......read more

Independence Day- 15th August, 2022…

“India is on course to become a trillion dollar economy and one of the top 3 economic powers in the world within this decade. On the occasion of our Independence Day, we as a Nation should focus on things that unite us and not what divide us. Unity is strength and together we are stronger. Growth should be inclusive and opportunities should be distributed to all regardless of one’s ethnic, religious or social identity.”     Mr. Rizwan Sajan - Chairman and Founder Danube Group    

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Mohammed Bin Rashid Library Attracts over 40,000 Visitors of All Age Groups and Nationalities Since Its Opening in June…

Dubai, UAE - July 28, 2022:  Since its opening, the Mohammed bin Rashid Library attracted more than 40,000 visitors and members of different age groups and nationalities, who explored the Library's facilities, services, and various sections. The library also reported that more than 14 thousand books have been read since its inauguration.  During this period, the Library issued more than 34,000 visitors tickets, and more than 3,000 other tickets to visit the Treasures of the Library Exhibition. The Library’s avant-garde auto-store received around 1,000 requests for borrowing books by Library members.   According to the latest statistics, visitors spent between 2 and 5 hours in the various sections of the library, while visitors’ ages ranged between 5 and 60 years old from different ......read more

Al Dhaid Date Festival Ends on High Note, Attracting more than 30,000 Visitors…

Sharjah, July 25, 2022:  The 6th edition of Al Dhaid Date Festival came to a successful conclusion yesterday (Sunday) at Expo Al Dhaid, after four days of fantastic heritage activities and strong competitions among exhibitors. Organized by the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) from July 21 to 24, the festival drew more than 30,000 visitors, who explored and learnt about the best and finest types of dates. The event was held under the theme "The Aroma of The Past... The Blossoming Present.”  The festival was concluded with an honoring ceremony held in the presence of Abdullah Sultan Al Owais, Chairman of the Chamber, a number of members of the Chamber’s Board of Directors, Abdul Aziz Shattaf, Assistant Director-General for the Communications and Business Sector, and Mohamed Mosbeh Al Tunaiji, ......read more

Coordinated Action Vital to Ensure Wider Reach of 2022 Arab Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign, say Arab Coalition Partners…

Jordan Breast Cancer Program and Friends Of Cancer Patients jointly organise preparatory workshop in Sharjah for participants from 10 Arab nations   Sharjah, July 21, 2022:  The Jordan Breast Cancer Program (JBCP) and Friends Of Cancer Patients (FOCP), a UAE-based nonprofit, jointly organised a two-day workshop that concluded today (July 21) in Sharjah, convening representatives of 10 out of 15 cancer prevention and control entities from across the Arab world in preparation for the 2022 Arab Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign.  Participants representing the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Palestine, Morocco, Jordan, and Sudan gathered to unveil strategies for the regional awareness campaign which gets underway in October, the international Breast Cancer Awareness Month. On Day 1 ......read more

Bodour Al Qasimi Discusses Challenges and Opportunities in Brazil's Publishing Sector; Attends Launch of PublisHer in São Paulo…

International Publishers Association President highlights importance of collaboration amongst ecosystem players to take industry into the future Sharjah, July 12, 2022 Following recent meetings with publishers in Bogota and Buenos Aires, IPA President Bodour Al Qasimi, continued her Latin America engagements with a visit to São Paulo where she participated in a day-long event marking the launch of the Brazilian edition of PublisHer – a platform designed to foster greater gender diversity, solidarity and equality of opportunity in the country’s publishing sector. Building on the success of the initiative worldwide, PublisHer was launched in Brazil to empower female publishers to be part of a larger community, to inspire new ideas, partnerships, and initiatives addressing diversity and inclusion in the ......read more

Sheraa Hosts Masterclass to Educate the UAE's Next Generation of Angel Investors…

Masterclass led by industry expert, Alaa Amer, offers pointers on best practice evaluation criteria for prospective angel investors Sharjah, July 5, 2022:  A select group of high net-worth first-time investors ready to step into the world of investing got the perfect head start at a workshop organized by Sharjah Entrepreneurship Centre (Sheraa) in partnership with 2022 Female Angels movement. In a two-hour masterclass, investment expert Alaa Amer gave the next generation of angel investors a quick introduction to the world of investing in startups before diving deep into the key criteria to keep in mind while evaluating ventures to invest in.  “It is important to have the right industry knowledge and combine it with passion and the need to build the right value proposition,” said Amer. “It is ......read more

Jewels of Emirates Show Concludes on High Note Attracting more than 5000 Visitors…

Sharjah, July 5, 2022:  The 3rd edition of the Jewels of Emirates Show, organized by Expo Center Sharjah with the support of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), has concluded on a high note after four days of fantastic show, attracting over 5000 visitors from across the UAE. The event has brought together some 20 designers and around 100 exhibitors from leading gold and jewelry brands, in addition to top perfumeries and fashion houses. With its amazing jewelry pieces created by a group of Emirati designers who were inspired by the Emirati heritage, the "Emirates Jewelers" platform captured the attention of visitors. The exhibition featured the launch of Shamma Alhallami's "Desert Blossom" jewelry collection in cooperation with Salem Al Shueibi Jewellery and a number of Emirati brands ......read more

Sharjah Summer Promotions 2022 launches across the Emirate of Sharjah…

• Slated to run until 4th September, the event is packed with exclusive shopping promotions, diverse food experiences, and entertainment events • This year, SCCI launches the event with the theme "Experience Summer in Sharjah," as shopping centers and retail stores race to book a place and participate   Sharjah, July 1, 2022:  The much-anticipated shopping extravaganza, Sharjah Summer Promotions 2022, one of the annual initiatives of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), organized under the umbrella of Sharjah Promotions, begins today (Friday, July 1) across the Emirate of Sharjah as the primary event in its annual retail agenda. The event features exclusive shopping promotions, entertainment shows, and family events for the Emirate's residents and visitors.   This ......read more

Get Ready to Swoon! As Most Awaited Party Anthem ‘CASANOVA' by Global Music Sensations YoYo Honey Singh, Lill Pump & DJ Shadow Releases on 24th July…

• Dynamic Producer duo Gaurang Doshi and entrepreneur Rocky Khan set to create history with the biggest collaboration. • Promo Song of web series 7th Sense shot in Dubai set to revolutionize OTT platforms. • Song Marks the First Ever International Collaboration of YoYo Honey Singh.   Dubai, UAE: Stage is all set on 24th July 2022 as Dubai will witness the launch of biggest ever party track by musical superstar trio ‘YoYo Honey Singh, American Rapper Lil Pump and DJ Shadow Dubai. Igniting their passion for music the incredible producer duo Gaurang Doshi and entrepreneur Rocky Khan teamed up to make the impossible happen, to get these Global music sensations to appear in a song together. This song will mark YoYo Honey Singh’s first ever leading international collaboration with the "Gucci ......read more

Expo Center Sharjah Inaugurates the 3rd edition of the Jewels of Emirates Show 2022…

• The exhibition features around 100 of the most popular exhibitors and more than 20 UAE and international designers • Scheduled to run until July 3rd, the show includes a range of modern gold, diamond, and other jewelry sets   Sharjah, June 30, 2022:  The 3rd edition of the Jewels of Emirates Show, the first UAE show specializing in diamond jewelry, gold, silver, and luxury watches, opens to the public today (June 30) at Expo Center Sharjah. The show, organized by Expo Center Sharjah with the support of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI), features around 100 of the most popular gold, diamond, jewelry, and watch brands, as well as more than 20 UAE and international leading designers in the jewelry and gold industry.   <iframe width="580" height="380" ......read more

Empowerment and Moral Support are Crucial in the Battle Against Cancer, say Survivors at FOCP Forum…

Friends Of Cancer Patients concludes second edition of Gulf Survivors Forum with entities engaged in cancer prevention and control from around the GCC and Yemen   Sharjah, June 30, 2022:  Participants at the second edition of the Gulf Survivors Forum, organized virtually by UAE-based Friends Of Cancer Patients (FOCP) under the theme 'Together to Empower', have emphasized the importance of developing the potential and capacities of cancer survivors to empower and support them in leading healthy lives.   In collaboration with the Gulf Federation for Cancer Control (GFCC), the forum brought together entities from around the GCC and Yemen that are engaged in cancer prevention and control. The forum also shed light on the critical role played by organizations engaged in the rehabilitation of cancer ......read more

Resilience and Reinvention High on the Agenda at Recently Concluded Women In Management Conference and Awards…

More than 200 regional and global business leaders and inspirational women from all walks of life attended the 12th edition of Women in Management Top50 Global Conference and Awards in Dubai earlier this week. Being held in the UAE for the first time, this year’s event theme Resilience and Reinvention, was tackled by several globally renowned entrepreneurs, corporate leaders, celebrities, sport personalities and political influencers. Hon. Kanimozhi Karunanidhi, Indian Member of Parliament, Dr. Edita Tahiri, the former deputy prime minister of Kosovo and Dr. Mariyam Shakeeka, Honorary Consul of Belgium in Maldives, were just some of the high-level speakers at the conference who shared their experiences and expertise as they delved into a diverse set of topics including Women in Politics and Diversity in the ......read more

Her Excellency Mariam bint Mohammed Almheiri Outlines Actions to Address Global Food Crisis at Berlin's Ministerial Conference…

27 June, 2022 – Her Excellency Mariam bint Mohammed Almheiri, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, participated in the ‘Uniting for Global Food Security’ Ministerial Conference in Berlin. Hosted by the German Government, the event brought together ministers from the G7 countries, key donor countries, and the most vulnerable and most affected countries, as well as representatives of UN organizations, philanthropists, and civil society to drive joint action to enhance global food security. Addressing the audience at a roundtable session entitled ‘Diplomatic Efforts and Humanitarian Action’, the Minister said: “The UAE pays the utmost attention to enhancing food security and tackling relevant challenges worldwide. As a donor, a UN Security Council member, and the 28th UN Climate Change ......read more

NAMA's Interactive Workshop Expands Knowledge of Gender Mainstreaming Tools and Solutions…

Under the Irtiqa initiative, NAMA Women Advancement builds capacity of 30 private sector participants with concrete gender-inclusive strategies for the workplace   Sharjah, June 23, 2022:  In the first of its series of workshops aimed at advancing the business case for women's empowerment, NAMA Women Advancement has scaled up the capacity of 30 businesses in the UAE’s private sector with concrete tools, strategies, and resources to continue making progress on their gender equality journey.  Under the theme 'The Future of Work is Gender Inclusive,' hosted under its Irtiqa initiative, NAMA discussed the importance of sustained commitment to incorporating a gender perspective into all aspects of an organisation to ensure meaningful gender integration in the workplace. Led by Linda Sabbarini, Gender ......read more

SBA Opens Registration for 41st Sharjah International Book Fair Awards…

Sharjah Book Authority to accept submissions in five main categories including Best Arabic Novel and the ‘Turjuman’ Award until September 1 Sharjah, June 23, 2022:  The Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) has announced the opening of registration for the 41st edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) Awards. Submissions for the Sharjah Translation Award 'Turjuman', Best Emirati Book, Best Arabic Novel, Best International Book and the Publisher Recognition Award will be open until September 1, 2022. The AED 1.4 million Sharjah Translation Award 'Turjuman' promotes Arabic literary works globally by encouraging international translators and publishers to translate intellectual, cultural and creative publications that are based on or are inspired by Arab and Muslim civilisations. Publishing ......read more

SBA Opens Registrations to Mould Future Leaders at First-Ever Children's Summer Programme in the Eastern Region…

Registrations open until July 7; summer programme designed to nurture vital life skills in a stimulating environment Sharjah, June 20, 2022:  Aiming to prepare children with essential life skills for the future, the Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) IN THE Eastern Region has opened registrations for the debut edition of its Children’s Summer Programme, held under the theme, ‘Future Leader’. To be held at the branches of Sharjah Public Library in the eastern region of the emirate, registrations for the Children’s Summer Programme will remain open until July 7, 2022. The summer programme, scheduled to be held in Dibba Al Hisn, Khor Fakkan, Kalba, and Wadi Al Helo, seeks to provide an immersive space for children to hone their innate skills and abilities and foster a culture of reading to expand their ......read more

MEBAA Show 2022 Set to Showcase the Significant Growth in Business Aviation, Private Jet, and Charter Flight Market…

• The event will bring together the business aviation industry in the MENA region • It will provide a platform for industry experts to network and exchange knowledge and expertise through the event’s new features   Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 20 June 2022 - MEBAA Show 2022 is set to showcase the significant growth being experienced in business aviation, private jet, and the charter flight markets across the Middle East and Africa region. With its new and unique features, the event will reassess the dynamics of the industry, offer a new perspective and will be host to a range of opportunities aimed at bringing the region’s business and private aviation community together again. 2021 was marked as the busiest year for global business jet activity, the Middle East region alone showing some of ......read more

Emirates Publishers Association Showcases 283 Titles at Al Madinah Al Munawwarah Book Fair in Saudi Arabia…

22 Emirati publishers are in the spotlight at the inaugural edition of the 10-day festival which runs until June 25 in Riyadh 20 June, 2022:  Emirates Publishers Association (EPA) is witnessing a large turnout of book lovers at its standalone pavilion at the inaugural edition of the Al Madinah Al Munawwarah Book Fair in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) where 283 titles from 22 Emirati publishers are being showcased under the entity’s 'Manassah' project.  Committed to representing Emirati publishers locally and regionally, EPA is strengthening the outreach of its members in KSA with its presence at the King Salman bin Abdulaziz Center for Exhibitions and Conferences in Riyadh. The 10-day fair, which runs until June 25, is organised by the Kingdom’s two-year-old Literature, Publishing and ......read more

Sharjah Ruler's Cultural Project resonates in South Korea; Sharjah named Guest of Honour at Seoul International Book Fair 2023…

• Ahmed Al Ameri: ‘Sharjah Ruler’s cultural project introduces global cultures to our rich history and shines a light on our contributions to humanity.’   Sharjah, June 19, 2022:  South Korea is championing Sharjah’s visionary cultural project, launched and led by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, as it announces Sharjah as Guest of Honour at the Seoul International Book Fair 2023, the largest book and publishing trade show in South Korea.     In celebrating and honouring the unique cultural vision of the emirate, South Korea builds on the ongoing distinguished status accorded to Sharjah by leading global cities and nations for its unparalleled efforts in forging communication and dialogue with cultures ......read more

Capillary Technologies Wins Best Use of Customer Analytics/Data Category with Domino's Pizza in The International Loyalty Awards 2022…

Dubai: June 17, 2022 – Capillary Technologies, a B2B SaaS platform for customer loyalty and engagement, has won Best Use of Customer Analytics/Data (for ‘The Domino’s Effect’ – Domino’s Pizza Indonesia with Capillary Technologies) in Loyalty Magazine’s International Loyalty Awards 2022. Capillary Technologies was a finalist in two categories. The Loyalty Awards 2022 covered 20 categories in all and were adjudicated by judges from across the world. The winners were announced at a gala awards dinner held at Old Billingsgate in London, UK on 14 June.  “We loved how Domino’s solved a problem many businesses have—reactivating ‘one and done’ customers. They did so by appealing to one of their customers’ strongest emotional drivers—their stomachs! ......read more

Africa Publishing Innovation Fund to Finance Schemes to Nurture Love of Reading and Create Accessible Books for Visually Impaired Readers in 2022…

16 June 2022:  The Africa Publishing Innovation Fund (APIF) – a grant-giving program co-led by Dubai Cares, a UAE-based global philanthropic organization and the International Publishers Association (IPA) – has selected five new projects across Africa to receive part of US $200,000 in funding in 2022 aimed at fostering a love of recreational reading among visually impaired and print disabled children and young people.    This is the third iteration of the APIF program, which is funded by a multiyear, USD 800,000 donation from Dubai Cares. The APIF Committee, chaired by IPA President Bodour Al Qasimi and comprising renowned publishers from Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Tunisia, and South Africa, selected the winners from scores of applications submitted from 18 African countries.    African ......read more

Middle East Event Show Highlights Sector Resilience As Event Industry In Recalibration Mode…

*Live Events Here To Stay, Says Industry, With Metaverse Impact A Near Decade Away 16 June 2022, Dubai, UAE: The global events industry has entered recalibration mode as it rebounds from a two-year COVID induced hiatus which has forced it to re-examine its future operation strategies and human resource challenges, the Middle East Event Show & Awards 2022 has heard. The show, which connects the Middle East MICE and live events industry, took place at the Madinat Arena, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai over June 15 and 16 with more than 70 innovative exhibitors and uniting over 2500 event and entertainment industry professionals with two days of interactive learning, connections, and collaboration. More than 50 industry leaders took to the event’s seminar stages to address emerging sector challenges including the need for ......read more

Expo Centre Sharjah Launches the Second Edition of the ‘HIVE Furniture' Show…

• This year's edition has more than doubled in size, with over 100 exhibitors representing top international and local companies in the furniture trade and industry • The exhibition is part of the Expo Centre's strategic plans to support the furniture industry   Sharjah, 13th June 2022:  The second edition of the 'HIVE Furniture' show, the region's first dedicated event focusing on big box retailers and wholesale traders, commenced on Monday at Expo Center Sharjah. This year's edition has more than doubled in size, with over 100 exhibitors representing top international and local companies in the furniture trade and industry.   The 'Hive Furniture' Show is set to run till June 16th and will feature the finest, most recent, and highest quality furniture as well as the ......read more

Future-Proofing The Future: The 3rd Annual of GOV YOUTH Is All Set To Empower GCC'S Youth Workforce…

The 2-day summit will bring together over 200 industry experts who are vested in investing in youth to help them realize their full potential.    Thursday, 9th June 2022, Dubai, UAE: While the last 50 years of the GCC was built by natural resources and oil, the next 50 will be built by the most important part of its human capital- its youth. They are a driving force for the nation’s development. They act like agents of social change, economic development, and progress. With a mission to empower, uplift and carve a pathway for today’s youth to become future leaders, the 3rd annual of GOV YOUTH is back once again bringing together Government Dignitaries, Policy Makers, the C-Suite and Youth Leaders from across the GCC to create dialogue and build the roadmap towards developing and shaping the future of the youth ......read more

Irthi–UNHCR Crafts a Fresh Narrative for 100 Marginalised Artisans with ‘Sijada' Collection debut at Milan Design Week 2022…

The ‘Emirati Motifs x Pakistani Carpet Weaving’ collection promotes cross-cultural design Sharjah, 09 June, 2022:  Irthi Contemporary Crafts Council (Irthi) has joined an elite gathering of creative and innovative brands from across the globe at Milan Design Week from June 7 – 12, becoming the only entity representing the Arab world at the world’s leading event for contemporary design this year.  At the most visited lifestyle event in the world featuring a rich programme of events, installations, and launches, Irthi, an affiliate of NAMA Women Advancement (NAMA), has harnessed the artistic traditions and skills of 100 refugee artisans in its latest endeavour that promotes cross-cultural design, and helps vulnerable populations build sustainable livelihoods and contribute to their host communities ......read more

NAMA Leads Conversations on Gender Inclusive Workplace Practices with Action-Oriented Workshops…

First workshop to be held in Sharjah on June 15 to present tools and strategies for promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace, two more workshops planned in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Sharjah, June 08, 2022:  In line with its commitment to promote the business case for women’s empowerment, NAMA Women Advancement (NAMA) is hosting a series of workshops, through its initiative Irtiqa, under the theme ‘The Future of Work is Gender Inclusive’ in the emirates of Sharjah, Dubai, and Abu Dhabi. The series is aimed at helping businesses understand where they stand on gender equality and support the implementation of gender-inclusive strategies.  The first of the three action-oriented workshops titled ‘How to make Gender Equality a Strategic Priority in the Workplace’ will be held on June 15 at ......read more

100 Youth Present Innovative Strategies to Future Proof Supply Chains at Sheraa–ICT FUND ‘Pioneers of the Future' Hackathon…

500 applicants in the UAE vie for place in hackathon; top honours go to teams with AI and AR solutions to build resilient supply chains   • Sheraa and ICT Fund in partnership with Sharjah Youth Council offer unique opportunity to 100 local youth and students to become problem-solvers at three-day hackathon  • 10 tech-enabled solutions help streamline international cargo space, predict demand for goods, and manage supply chain bottlenecks   Sharjah, June 06, 2022: Three multidisciplinary teams of young changemakers, comprising mostly of Emirati students and youth, have been named winners of a three-day hackathon organised by the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa) and the UAE’s Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority (TDRA), in partnership with the Sharjah ......read more

Sharjah Chamber Opens Registration for Sharjah Excellence Award 2022…

• The program consists of 9 awards categories competed for by local and Gulf economic enterprises • Aims to benefit Sharjah’s economy in all sectors by promoting sustainable economic growth and recognizing achievements in businesses   Sharjah, 6 June 2022:  Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI) launched the new annual Sharjah Excellence Award 2022 cycle, held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, reflecting the SCCI's efforts to develop Sharjah's investment environment and enhance the competitiveness of the UAE and Gulf business communities, enabling them to benefit from quality, leadership, and innovation values.   The Sharjah Excellence Award Board of Trustees recently announced that ......read more

Guatemalan President hosts Fahim Al Qasimi to Discuss Emerging Investment Prospects with Sharjah…

The Chairman of Sharjah’s Department of Government Relations concludes a detailed tour of Latin America, working on future strategies of cooperation with senior public officials Sharjah, June 01, 2022:  HE Alejandro Giamatti, President of the Republic of Guatemala, received a delegation from the Department of Government Relations (DGR) in Sharjah, led by their Chairman, Sheikh Fahim Al Qasimi, in the presence of HE Janio Rosales, Guatemala’s Minister of Economy to discuss emerging prospects for boosting economic cooperation.  The delegation also visited the Republic of Costa Rica, during which Sheikh Fahim held key meetings with senior officials to explore ways to boost collaboration, particularly in sectors of economy and development. Advancing partnerships with Guatemala visit In Guatemala, the DGR ......read more

Expo Centre Sharjah Joins the World in Celebrating Global Exhibitions Day 2022…

• The Centre has witnessed a 200 percent increase in the number of exhibitions held compared to 2020 • CEO of Expo Centre Sharjah stated that the Centre has been successful in elevating the Emirate's position as one of the top cities in the exhibition industry   Sharjah, May 31, 2022:  Expo Center Sharjah joins the world in commemorating the 7th annual Global Exhibitions Day that will take place on June 1, with the production of an outstanding media film published on its digital platforms on social media. The Film reflects the Centre's efforts to revive the exhibitions and conferences sector through utilizing innovative protocols and global practices.    Moreover, Expo Center Sharjah celebrats its several achievements over the past 45 years on the 7th annual Global Exhibitions Day. ......read more

ERRA Discusses Copyright Challenges and Explores Solutions at 31st Abu Dhabi International Book Fair…

Emirates Reprographic Rights Management Association organises a panel discussion titled 'Copyright protection and its impact on the creative economy in the Emirates' Sharjah, May 27, 2022:  The Emirates Reprographic Rights Management Association (ERRA) - a first-of-its-kind association in the region, organized a panel discussion titled 'Copyright protection and its impact on the creative economy in the Emirates' as part of its participation in the ongoing 31st edition of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair. Salha Obeaid, Treasurer, ERRA, introduced the association and its goals and moderated the discussions on how copyright protection can boost the economy with panel members Dr. Abdelrahman Al Muaini, ERRA’s General Secretary, and Dr. Afra Atiq, Vice President of ERRA. During the session, the ......read more

Dubai to Host TOP50 Global Conference and Awards on June 18…

World-Class Event Recognizes Women from a Wide Array of Professions, and Inspiring Careers and Businesses  Dubai, United Arab Emirates:  The 12th edition of the Women in Management Top50 Global Conference and Awards will be held on June 18, 2022, at the Le Meridien Hotel in Dubai. This year’s theme is Resilience and Reinvention.    Women in Management (WIM) was founded in 2009 by Dr. Sulochana Segera with the objective of providing a networking platform for women to realize their professional dreams through mentoring. The Professional and Career Women Awards was introduced in 2011 with an initial five awards designed to recognize outstanding female leaders in the corporate sector. A decade later, and now in its twelfth year, the Professional and Career Women Awards has recognized over 520 women for their ......read more

Portugal Expects Furniture Exports to UAE to Grow Multifold in Coming Years…

Aimed to strengthen its foothold in the region, Associative Design - The Best of Portugal by the Portuguese Association of Wood and Furniture Industries (AIMMP) promoted top Portuguese brands and products in Dubai.  Dubai, May 26, 2022: Leading wood and furniture companies from Portugal showcased their premium products at the Hotel Show Dubai 2022, aimed to capitalize on market opportunities with the resurgence of tourism sector in the UAE and forge new partnerships and inroads into the regional market.  The Portuguese Association of Wood and Furniture Industries (AIMMP) brought to the Hotel Show 12 leading manufacturers and brands under the theme ‘Associative Design - The Best of Portugal’ and presents the concept of Portuguese House showcasing luxury brands, with products that are 100 per cent produced and ......read more

Post Expo 2020: Brazil keeps up the Momentum for Sustainable Opportunities of the World…

DUBAI – May 26, 2022:  Participation of Brazil in Expo 2020 Dubai helped the South American nation inspire the world by showcasing the best of its resourcefulness, determination and entrepreneurship for the mankind. The nation is determined to carry forward the increased momentum with excellent opportunities and ‘seeds of ideas’ from Dubai to Expo 2025 Osaka-Kansai, says an official statement.  The Expo participation, spearheaded by the Brazilian Export and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil), has been a full-spectrum affair for Brazil for half a year marked by the visit of the Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, senior ministers, business and trade delegates and other high-level dignitaries. During the Presidential visit, Brazil also conferred the country’s highest honour, the National ......read more

Key Partnerships and Collaborations Signed during Global Aerospace Summit 2022…

- Japan Air Self Defense Force (JASDF) awarded LeoLabs a multi-million dollar agreement to provide data and services  - Sanad and Triumph Group signed an MoU to collaborate on the provision of next-generation engine MRO capabilities in the UAE   26 May 2022 – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: The sixth edition of the Global Aerospace Summit 2022, hosted by Mubadala, has been a key platform for the signing of partnerships and collaboration agreements among leading organizations across the aerospace, aviation, space and defence sectors.     During the summit, LeoLabs, announced a multi-million dollar award to provide data and services for the Japan Air Self Defense Force (JASDF). LeoLabs will deliver its LEO data and services platform and a full set of training to empower JASDF operators to ......read more

FOCP Honoured in Two Categories at 2022 Edition of Global Good Governance (3G) Awards…

Sharjah-based nonprofit recognised for untiring efforts in inspiring hope and easing the burden in the lives of those afflicted by cancer   Sharjah, May 25, 2022:  The successful and impactful strides made by UAE’s Friends Of Cancer Patients (FOCP) in raising strong public awareness and helping establish a strong culture of early detection, has earned the UAE-based nonprofit well-deserved accolades at the 2022 edition of the Global Good Governance (3G) Awards.  The prestigious 3G awards, a premier awards programme that recognises excellence in good governance and commitment to social welfare, has honoured FOCP in two categories this year, namely, 3G Leadership Award for Social Sector & Philanthropy 2022 and 3G Best Community Service Award 2022.  FOCP, which is working towards the vision of a world ......read more

SCFO Shines Light on its Achievements at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair 2022…

Sharjah Child Friendly Office will be highlighting its vision, goals, and achievements to bolster Sharjah's status as a child- and family-friendly city to the fair’s global audience       Sharjah, May 25, 2022:  The Sharjah Child Friendly Office (SCFO), an affiliate of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs (SCFO), has marked its first participation at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF 2022). The entity is showcasing its innovative strategies and programmes to strengthen the emirate’s status as a child- and family-friendly city to the book fair’s global audience.   The Office is leveraging ADIBF’s international platform to highlight the leading efforts it has undertaken to safeguard child rights and build a nurturing environment to promote their wellbeing. ......read more

UAE Space Agency Participates in Global Aerospace Summit 2022…

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 25 May 2022:  The UAE Space Agency is participating in the Global Aerospace Summit 2022, hosted by Mubadala Investment Company. The summit is held at the UAE capital of Abu Dhabi on 24-27 May at Emirates Palace Hotel, with the participation of leaders in the aviation, space, and defence sectors from around the world. The summit, held under the theme of “prosperity supported by digital technologies,” will outline the rapid shift witnessed in the aviation, space, and defence sectors during the past few years, and the role of innovation and technology in developing these sectors in the future. Due to the growing interest by aviation and defence companies in advanced digital technologies and Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies, primarily AI, robotics, data analysis, and computerisation ......read more

The Region's First Precision Medicine Exhibition & Summit and EMERGE GHI Investment Forum Opens in Dubai…

MENA’s Health-tech Sector Now Worth Over US$1.5 billion International Start-ups Head to Dubai’s EMERGE GHI On Investment Hunt Dubai, 24 May 2022: The Middle East’s first Precision Medicine Exhibition & Summit, co-located with EMERGE Gulf Health Innovation forum, opened today with a two-day run at the Conrad Hotel Dubai, with thought leaders and medical pioneers from Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and the USA coming together to unearth new opportunities in the digital technology driven precision medicine (PM) field. Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Cabinet Member and Minister of State for Tolerance of UAE & President of UAE Genetic Diseases Association. Over 100 global biotech and healthtech entrepreneurs are heading to Dubai to drum up investment for ......read more

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Ahead of COP28, the 2022 PRME MENA Conference and Forum ‘Partnership for Change’ seeks to connect Higher Education institutions with businesses, government agencies and NGOs to create a nexus for networking and ideas. The events aim to address UN SDG17, Partnerships for the Goals. All are welcome to these free events at the DMU Dubai Campus and online. Register now for the ......read more

Colombia to explore prospects on water during Vice Minister visit at Expo Water Week…

Water & sanitation projects and technology transfer as key areas of cooperation at Expo 2020 Dubai March 17, 2022: Investment prospects and opportunities to contribute to Colombia’s sustainable development in the water sector will be extensively discussed by the country’s Vice Minister of Water and Basic Sanitation, Jose Luis Acero, during his visit to the Expo 2020 Dubai. ......read more

EDGE Group Entity, BEACON RED, to Introduce Cyber Security Initiatives at GISEC GLOBAL 2022…

Participating in GISEC, BEACON RED, an entity in EDGE Group’s Electronic Warfare & Intelligence cluster, will feature an interactive event stand and announce a new partnership. Abu Dhabi, UAE: 17 March, 2022 – BEACON RED, an advanced defence solutions provider that tackles complex national security threats, today announces their participation in the Gulf Information Security ......read more

Four UAE residents launch historic bid to row across the Atlantic Ocean at Dubai International Boat ...…

• The Arabian Ocean Rowing Team will row completely unassisted across the Atlantic Ocean - 5,000km from La Gomera off the coast of Africa, to English Harbour in Antigua • The team includes a UAE national attempting to become first Emirati to row across the Atlantic Ocean • Facing 40-foot waves and extended sleep deprivation whilst living in cramped conditions the crew will be ......read more

Les Mills – the Global Leader in Group Fitness Conducts the Biggest Fitness Party of the Year at ...…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 8th March 2022 – Fitness enthusiasts in Dubai were in for a delight during the weekend as Les Mills – the global leader in group fitness - conducted its signature event – the Les Mills Live at the Expo 2020 Sports Arena. Attended by more than 3000 participants, the event went on from 10am to 10pm and included a variety of exciting sessions that were ......read more

EXPO 2020 Dubai Press Release: Latest ‘Gulf Sustainability Awards 2022' Launched at the Netherlands ...…

Latest ‘Gulf Sustainability Awards 2022’ launched at the Netherlands Pavilion, Expo 2020 Dubai   March 03, Dubai - Organized by ‘Awards International’ a pioneer in conducting awards in the Middle East region launched their latest edition of ‘Gulf Sustainability Awards 2022’ at the Netherlands Pavilion. The Gulf Sustainability Awards is one of 15 awards ......read more

Angola Pavilion Shares a Delicious Cup of Coffee for the Angola Coffee Week at Expo 2020 Dubai…

Dubai – March 03, 2021: Angola Pavilion at Expo 2020 hosted the Angola Coffee Week or Café de Angola in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Angola. During the week, the pavilion hosted a series of talks and round tables with Angolan officials and experts along with several coffee tastings. In the opening session of the programme, the Commissioner-General of Angola, Albina ......read more

Sponsored by Expo Centre Sharjah, UFI Middle East and Africa Forum Concludes Today on High Note…

Dubai, March 03, 2022:  Expo Centre Sharjah has participated in the UFI Middle East and Africa forum as the official sponsor of the event that brought together an elite group of the most prominent leaders in the exhibition sector from the Middle East, Africa and beyond. The gathering was held on 2-3 March at Expo 2020 Dubai.  Speaking on the occasion, Saif Mohamed Al Midfa, CEO of ......read more

Dubai International Boat Show 2022 Set to Host All Things Marine Lifestyle at New Dubai Harbour Home…

* Featuring more than 800 global brands, next week’s five-day event will solidify Dubai’s position as a global maritime hub and lead discussion about sustainability within the industry  *Middle East Yachting Conference set to discuss maritime industry’s biggest opportunities on 8th March * From 100% solar-powered boats to emission-free e-foil, DIBS 2022 will present a ......read more

Paraguay Lines Up Host of Events to Celebrate National Da6y at Expo 2020 Dubai…

H.E. Mario Abdo Benítez, President of the Republic of Paraguay along with key ministers to grace the occasion Dubai; 03 March 2022: The Republic of Paraguay is lining up a host of activities on the country’s economy and investment opportunities at its pavilion at the Expo 2020 Dubai, culminating in the celebration of the National Day on March 4, 2022. In a statement, officials of ......read more

Korean Officials Commend Country's Participation at Dubai Derma 2022…

Ambassador & Consul General Tour Exhibition Exhibition sheds lights on the latest developments in the field Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28 February 2022: ‘Shaping the Future of Dermatology and Aesthetics’ is the dominating topic at the Dubai World Trade Centre this week as the 21st edition of the Dubai World Dermatology and Laser Conference and Exhibition – Dubai Derma ......read more

WayCool Unveils the ‘Most Comprehensive Tech Stack Solution in the Food Economy' on Sidelines of ...…

The company introduces it to the world at Food for Future Summit, Dubai; gears up to open office in the UAE and announces acquisition of IP and advanced Tech of GramworkX. Dubai – March 2, 2022:  WayCool Foods, India's largest and fastest growing agri-commerce company, unveiled the ‘most comprehensive tech stack in food supply chain’ on the sidelines of Expo 2020. ......read more

Chile Celebrates National Day at Expo 2020, begins Bilateral CEPA Negotiations with the UAE…

The Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA), the first between a Latam country and the UAE, span a host of business verticals  Dubai, February 28, 2022:  Chile at the Expo 2020 Dubai celebrated the country’s National Day and stated that negotiations on a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) with the UAE, initiated at the start of the expo to ......read more

Kuwait Pavilion Celebrates its 61st National Day at Expo 2020 Dubai…

Folkloric bands showcase Kuwaiti culture to the visitors through musical performances, and cultural activities at Expo 2020 Dubai, to mark the joyous occasion   Dubai, February 28, 2022: The Kuwait Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai marked the country’s 61st National Day on Friday, February 25th, and the 31st Liberation Day anniversary on Saturday, February 26th, with a range of eclectic ......read more

Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology Visits Japan Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, Discusses ...…

Dubai, UAE: 25 February 2022 – His Excellency Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology, visited the pavilion of Japan at Expo 2020 Dubai, the first World Expo to be held in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia. He explored the innovations on display, such as the “cities of the future” experience, and the sustainability aspect of Japanese ......read more

Agritalks Presents Sustainable and Innovative Practices of Brazilian Agribusiness in Dubai…

Dubai - February 25, 2022: The Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (ApexBrasil), organized Agritalks, an agricultural innovation and food security conference, in Dubai focusing on sustainable practices of Brazilian agribusiness and investment opportunities in the sector.   The Agritalks, organized on the sidelines of Expo 2020 Dubai, featured policymakers, top thought ......read more

Her Excellency Jameela Salem Al Muhairi Inaugurates GETEX 2022…

Day one kicks off with the 1st Education Leaders Networking Reception  24 February, 2022 - Her Excellency Jameela Salem Al Muhairi, Minister of State for General Education, led the inauguration today, February 24, 2022, of the Global Education & Training Exhibition (GETEX), Middle East’s leading education exhibition and a student recruitment event. Held at the Dubai ......read more

'Blue Peace' Expo at Swiss Pavilion to Focus on Water Diplomacy, Resource Sustainability…

February 26 to March 31, 2022 to be observed as 'Water Month’ to highlight water challenges, security, peace and development Dubai, 24 February, 2022: The Swiss Pavilion at the Expo 2020 Dubai will launch the 'Blue Peace’ initiative at a high level function, announcing the start of a 'Water Month’ and opening of an exhibition to bring water related issues and challenges to ......read more

Portugal Pavilion Hosts Exclusive Jewellery Week at Expo 2020 Dubai…

This event coincides with the launch of ‘Travessia’, a new global campaign by the AORP.  Dubai, February 23, 2022: The Portugal Pavilion, in partnership with AORP (Portuguese Jewellery and Watchmaking Association), launched Portuguese Jewellery Week at Expo 2020 Dubai. Under the name ‘Crossings’, the exhibition is inspired by the “Sea”, featuring ......read more

Saudi Arabia's Expo Pavilion Visitors Can Get Glimpse of Saudi Cup 2022, World's Most Valuable ...…

• Saudi Cup 2022 will be broadcast on the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Pavilion’s outdoor mirror screen, enabling Expo visitors to watch the horse race live  • The race will be the finale of a “Golden Hour” of action on Saturday 26th February from the King Abdulaziz Racecourse in Riyadh • The February 25-26th Saudi Cup 2022 meeting has a total purse of ......read more

Jewellery, Gem & Technology Dubai opens today at DWTC…

Industry’s first international in-person B2B event of the year sets stage for sector’s return to growth Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 23, February 2022 – Her Excellency Mona Ghanem Al Marri, Director General of the Government of Dubai Media Office, today officially opened Jewellery, Gem & Technology Dubai (JGT Dubai) at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), kicking ......read more

The Swiss Pavilion Addresses Food Insecurity during the Food and Agriculture Week at Expo 2020 ...…

The Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations organizations in Rome and USI Università della Svizzera italiana collaborate to organize activities from February 17 – 23, 2022 Dubai; 22th February 2022: In line with the Food and Agriculture Week at Expo 2020 Dubai, the Swiss Pavilion bought together young people from MENA region and Switzerland to discuss water scarcity and ......read more

EDGE Unveils Swarming Drones Application for Unmanned Aerial Systems at UMEX 2022…

• Innovative application of AI technology allows drones to ‘swarm’ together in coordinated mission  • Swarming drones offer increased defensive and offensive options to military forces   Abu Dhabi, UAE - 21, February 2022:  EDGE, an advanced technology group for defence and beyond, and one of the top 25 defence contractors globally, has ......read more

Coimbra Region Shows its Diversity to Attract Investment at Expo Dubai…

February 19th, 2022 - Dubai, UAE: From the sea to the mountains, the Intermunicipal Community (CIM) of Coimbra Region presented its diversity to companies and stakeholders from the Middle East at Expo Dubai 2020 yesterday at the Pavilion of Portugal, aiming to attract investment to the Portuguese territory. The event was dedicated to business and investment, as well as sustainable food, with ......read more

LuLu Group Launches “Goodness Forever” Speciality Food Brand at Gulfood…

Dubai, February 15, 2022:  The region’s top retailer LuLu Group today launched its newest speciality private label, Goodness Forever at Gulfood 2022. This new product range will focus on a range of healthy, free-from (additives and chemicals), organic, exotic, gourmet, and premium food concepts. The new speciality food brand was launched by Mr. Yusuff Ali M.A., Chairman and Managing ......read more

Chile at Gulfood 2022: 22 Companies Look at Market Expansion in the Middle East…

The UAE is the eighth export market in the world for Chile with a weightage of 22 per cent Dubai, February 16, 2022:  Chile is taking part at the ongoing Middle East’s leading annual F&B trade event, Gulfood 2022, with a strong contingent of 22 companies representing a range of food verticals from pulses to agribusiness, with the aim of expanding their export footprints in the ......read more

GETEX Returns with more Educational and Recruitment Opportunities for the Academic Community…

Over 30 regional and international schools will take part in this year’s event under an incorporated, spin-off K-12 Education event February 15, 2022: Global Education and Training Exhibition (GETEX), one of the leading educational exhibitions and recruitment events for students, makes a return this year at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre to offer training ......read more

Kuwait Pavilion Organizes Workshops to Promote the Importance of Children's Literature in Education…

February 15, 2021: The Kuwait Pavilion hosted a series of workshops on children’s literature by renowned Kuwaiti author, Hiba Mandani. The workshops aimed to educate children through children’s stories that reinforce the curriculum they are taught in school.   The workshop used a diverse selection of children’s literature to encourage the children in attendance to ......read more

Brazil Targets over USD 415m in Business Showcasing 114 Companies at Gulfood 2022…

The traditional participant of the fair is a consolidated partner in the region expects to generate more than USD 415 million in business   Dubai – February 14, 2022: South American nation Brazil showcases the best in their beverage and food exports bringing 114 companies to the 26th edition of Gulfood, which is taking place from February 13 to 17, 2022 at Dubai World Trade ......read more

Minister of Climate Change and Environment Tours Seychelles Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai…

Dubai-UAE: 14 February, 2022 – Her Excellency Mariam bint Mohammed Almheiri, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, today visited the Seychelles Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai. Her Excellency learned about the country’s pristine environment and natural treasures, the challenges it faces, and the solutions implemented to address them. Notably, the island nation has allocated 47 ......read more

Global F&B Trendsetters Honoured at Gulfood Innovation Awards 2022…

From compostable coffee package envelopes to protein pasta and vegan tuna, future-focused industry innovators are recognised by  a jury panel of industry experts. The awards attracted over 300 entries from 39 countries, underlining Gulfood’s appeal as the global gateway for industry breakthroughs Dubai, UAE – 14 February 2022: The boldest and brightest food and beverage ......read more

Leading Chefs Serve Up Sustainability Drive at Gulfood 2022's Inaugural Top Table…

  DUBAI, UAE – 14 February 2022:  A star-studded line-up of award-winning global chefs are turning up the heat on food sustainability at the inaugural Gulfood Top Table, launched at Gulfood 2022, the 27th edition of the world’s largest annual F&B sourcing event, which runs at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) until Thursday. Michelin-starred chefs, celebrated ......read more

Angola's First Lady Foundation for Community Development Calls for Graceful Ageing at Expo 2020 ...…

The Angola Commission at Expo 2020 Dubai projects a panel of experts to raise awareness on healthy ageing as a part of the Dikota_E6.0 Platform Dubai - February 14, 2022: The UAE and Angola exchanged powerful ideas to encourage healthy and graceful ageing in a roundtable session titled “Thinking the Best Age”. It was organised by the Angola Pavilion at the Expo 2020 as a part of ......read more

Dubai Municipality Showcases Innovative Initiatives and Smart Services at Gulfood…

Dubai, 14 February 2022:  His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chief Executive Officer of Emirates Airlines and the Group, and Her Excellency Maryam bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Al Muhairi, Minister of State for Food and Water Security, visited the Dubai Municipality pavilion participating in the 27th edition of Gulfood, which is being held at the Dubai World Trade Center from ......read more

H.E Mariam Al Mheiri, UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment Outlines Urgent Task to ...…

H.E Al Mheiri opens all-new action-oriented Gulfood Inspire Summit with call for inclusive, innovative, data-driven process to transform food systems to tackle rising global food insecurity and hunger 811 million people facing hunger around the world Dubai, UAE – 14 February 2022: The world has an ‘urgent’ task to transform food systems for a sustainable future and ......read more

Mai Dubai announces official partnership with Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships for third year ...…

Company named as the ‘Official Water Sponsor’ for one of the most awaited sporting events in the UAE February 11, 2022: Mai Dubai, the bottled water brand owned by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), announced its partnership with the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships 2022, becoming the event's ‘Official Water Sponsor’ for the third consecutive year. ......read more

Colombia Pavilion brings life to thoughts and reflections of people thru project Infinitos ∞ ...…

More than 300 compiled stories and experiences during the pandemic integrated through art and technology February 10, 2022- Colombia Pavilion brings forward its creative and innovative culture by displaying a transmedia project called Infinitos ∞ on February 15 ,2022 at the Dubai Exhibition Center, at Expo 2020. Visitors at the Expo 2020 Dubai get an opportunity to listen to over 300 ......read more

Global Leaders, Startup Pioneers and Disruptors to Unpack Top F&B Trends at Gulfood 2022…

Dubai, UAE – 10 February 2022: Global industry leaders, innovators and major disruptors will examine the latest trends and create meaningful dialogue to chart a better food future at Gulfood 2022, the 27th edition of the world’s largest annual F&B sourcing event. Running at Dubai World Trade Centre from 13 – 17 February, the year’s first global gathering for ......read more

Dubai Industrial City to Play a Critical Role in Enabling National Food Security at Gulfood 2022…

• DI and its partners aim to set new benchmarks in sustainability within the food industry • DI to host exclusive networking opportunities and insightful, expert-led panels discussions at its booth    • DI remains a key enabler of critical national strategies, including Operation 300bn, Food Security and UAE Net Zero by 2050   Dubai-UAE: 9 February 2020 ......read more

Unifonic secure three agreement signings alongside the launch of UnifonicX at LEAP 2022…

08 February 2022 – Unifonic is pleased to announce a series of successful milestones that took place during its participation at Riyadh’s inaugural LEAP exhibition. In a significant step towards supporting the development of the Saudi Vision 2030, Unifonic and The Space launched a program called ‘UnifonicX’ which is backed by an investment of SAR 100 million with the ......read more

Brazil Pavilion Receives New7Wonder Markers for Global Attractions…

The South American country has three world wonders out of the total officially voted New 7 Wonders of the World and New 7 Wonders of Nature. Dubai - February 8, 2022: The Brazil Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai today celebrated the achievement of being chosen as a country which houses three of the seven world wonders and nature attractions– the Iguacu waterfalls, the Amazon, and The Christ ......read more

The Swiss Pavilion Addresses Public Health Challenges during the Health and Wellness Week at Expo ...…

Led by the Swiss School of Public Health (SSPH+), the Health and Wellness Week in the Swiss Pavilion at Expo 2020 stresses continuing innovation and sustainability as key pillars to achieve UN SDGs Dubai, February 07, 2022:  The Health and Wellness Week in the Swiss Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, concluded with expert’s recommendations on the importance of innovative and sustainable ......read more

Taste France, French F&B Industry's Flagship Globally to take Culinary Experiences to a Next Level ...…

 French participation increases by over 120 % in this edition  A large participation across 4 pavilions: World Food – Dairy - Meat & Beverages   United Arab Emirates, February 4th, 2022 – Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, will be organizing 4 French pavilions at Gulfood 2022 under Taste ......read more

H2O Sounds of Water Orchestra to Mesmerize Visitors at Expo 2020…

A Harp to give voice to water to transmit a message of global awareness   Dubai; 03 February 2022: This weekend, get ready to be mesmerised with music created by “H2O Sounds of Water”, a unique orchestra playing music from instruments made of recycled materials related to water at Dubai Millennium Amphitheatre, Expo 2020. The orchestra concert is part of the global tour ......read more

Malaysia Spearheads Sustainable Development in Kenaf Industry At Expo 2020 Dubai…

Dubai, 01 February 2022:   National Kenaf and Tobacco Board (NKTB) with two kenaf based companies, namely Kenaf Ventures Global Sdn. Bhd. and Vertex Central Industries Sdn. Bhd. were among the participants of the Sustainable Agricommodity Week hosted by the Malaysia Pavilion  at Expo 2020 Dubai to promote sustainable non-food agricommodities recently.   The ......read more

Brazilian Caatinga Street-Food Cooking to go Live at Expo Dubai…

Chef Rodrigo Oliviera, named 'Bib Gourmand’ by Michelin Guide, will lead the third live cooking show in a series of six by different biomes.    Dubai, January 31, 2022:  Led by Michelin Guide-listed 'Bib Gourmand,’ Chef Rodrigo Oliviero, the Brazil Pavilion of Expo 2020 Dubai will host a live cooking show that will bring forth the semi-arid northeastern ......read more

Xposure 2022 hosts first Conservation Summit to spark positive change through photography…

Brian Skerry, David Doubilet, Jennifer Hayes, Darryl Owen, Jeffrey Garriock, and Laurent Ballesta, will have individual presentations on February 10   Sharjah, 28 January 2022: The sixth edition of Xposure International Photography Festival will host its first-ever Conservation Summit on February 10, under the theme 'Saving our Oceans', to explore hope and solutions for ocean ......read more

The Swiss Pavilion Focuses on UN SDGs for Human Wellness during the Health and Wellness Week at ...…

The Swiss School of Public Health (SSPH+) to lead the activities during January 27- February 2, 2022 Dubai, January 28, 2022: In line with the Health and Wellness Week at Expo 2020 Dubai, the Swiss Pavilion is organizing a series of talks, lectures and panel discussions, focusing on human wellness and public health. Experts from Switzerland, the UAE and the region will share their views ......read more

Brazil to bring an Immersive Experience of Amazon Rainforest at its Expo 2020 Pavilion…

Presented by Brazil’s global mining company Vale, the exhibition by Instituto Cultural Vale offers visitors an experience in augmented reality; in addition to concerts by the Vale Música Program  Animals such as the jaguar and the hyacinth macaw, part of the fauna of the largest biome on the planet, interact virtually with the public Dubai, January 28, 2022: The Brazil ......read more

Malaysian Rubber Industry's Strong Presence at Expo 2020 Dubai…

Dubai; January 27, 2022: Malaysian Rubber Council (MRC) is participating in the World Expo 2020 in Dubai, where it is showcasing made in Malaysia Rubber Products to the world, at the Malaysia Pavilion.    The Malaysia Pavilion is themed Energising Today- Exploring Sustainable Agricommodity, aims to capture the country’s commitment to ensuring a secure and sustainable future ......read more

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