Dubai – 10 June 2019: Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director General of Dubai Customs headed Dubai Customs delegation to the Azerbaijani capital, Baku to take part in the WCO IT/TI Conference & Exhibition which takes place from 12 to 14 June 2019.
This year’s event, which takes place under the theme “New technologies for SMART borders – New opportunities for Trade, Travel and Transport” will explore implications of the digital world on Customs and other Government agencies in the future.
Dubai Customs is taking part in this exhibition along with major participants including South Korean, Maltese, Italian, Chinese, Dutch, and German Customs departments, plus representatives of big world firms including Huawei, S2 Global and McKinzie, among others.
“Participating in this ......read more
A unique customized IMAGINE show, with fountains, lasers, music and much more running from 12th June – 15th June
Dubai, UAE, 9th June 2019: Dubai Festival City Mall, the ultimate shopping, dining and entertainment destination is commemorating the Philippines Independence Day for the first time with an exceptional two-time record-breaking IMAGINE show. To mark the 121st Philippine Independence Day, the exclusive show will project some iconic landmarks from the Philippines accompanied by whimsical fountains and lasers lit up with the flags’ red, blue, white and yellow colors choregraphed to popular tunes.
The celebrations will begin on Wednesday, 12th June at 9:00PM and will be inaugurated by His Excellency Paul Raymund Cortes, the Consul General at the Philippine Consulate General Dubai and Northern ......read more
Dubai, 29 May 2019: The Dubai Camel Racing Club (DCRC), a pioneering and leading sports establishment, has honoured Al Tayer Motors, the UAE’s official Land Rover importer-dealer, for its support to the 2018-19 racing season, particularly the Al Marmoom Heritage Festival for Camels, as a platinum sponsor.
Speaking during the presentation, Abdulla Ahmad Faraj, Director of Marketing, Partnerships & Events said, “The partnership of the Dubai Camel Racing Club and Al Tayer Motors is in line with the company's strategic direction and vision. It’s our objective to enhance the quality of services offered in the major races and events by sharing experiences and using the latest inventions to create effective solutions.
The Dubai Camel Racing Club thanks Al Tayer Motors for its ongoing support of the Marmoom ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 23, 2019: Kanz Jewels recently recognized and honored their staff who have provided them with outstanding service in the year 2018. During the recently concluded staff conference held in the holy month of Ramadan, at Hyatt Regency, Deira, Dubai, the top performers were provided with outstanding performance certificates in addition to cash rewards. During the conference, time was allotted to recognize the efforts of all team members who have demonstrated the commitment to excellence and who have gone above and beyond their requirements in fulfilling the terms of their responsibilities.
The certificates and rewards were presented by Mr. Anil Dhanak, Managing Director in the presence of various dignitaries and all employees.
According to Mr.Anidesh George, who won the leadership ......read more
~Bollywood Celebrity Arbaaz Khan Inaugurates 15 day Shopping Extravaganza~
Dubai, UAE May 20, 2019: Concept Brands Group, UAE’s largest leading brand house of luxury products is all set to launch its 15 days Ramadan Big Bazaar shopping extravaganza at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Bollywood celebrity Arbaaz Khan will inaugurate the mega sale on 21 May at Za’abeel Hall 4, Dubai World Trade Center at 9pm. Arbaaz Khan will interact with fans at the event which allows free entry for everyone visiting.
The Ramadan Big Bazaar will host a large number of retailers, offering everyone a chance to celebrate the festivities of the season and purchase Eid gifts for family and friends. A true shopper’s paradise featuring a diverse variety of products ranging from fashion, beauty, toys, electronics and food amongst ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 18, 2019: Dubai Investments PJSC has underlined its commitment to the UAE’s People of Determination by supporting a Social Program for Women of Determination, a year-long calendar of events and activities that will enable and empower individuals and their families, and promote greater social inclusion within the wider community.
Dubai Investments has provided support for the special 12-month program, developed by Kalimati Communication and Rehabilitation Centre, which will provide a sustained focus on social and vocational skills, recreational activities and events that will build skill sets, increase physical fitness and confidence.
The program, which is being led by a behaviour therapist, will concentrate on a number of key areas of development, including vocational ......read more
• Deadline set for June 30, 2019
• Program to run from September 2019 to January 2020
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 18, 2019: The Dubai Smart City Accelerator (DSCA), the first industry-focused accelerator award winning program of its kind in the MENA region, has issued an open call for applications from global startups dedicated to innovative smart city solutions to join its third cohort.
DSCA was launched in May 2017 by Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA) in collaboration with du, Smart Dubai Office, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) New York, Orange Business Services, and Visa.
The program is hosted within the renowned Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Campus (Dtec), DSOA’s wholly owned tech innovation hub, and powered ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 16, 2019: Al-Futtaim has announced the launch of SINYAR, a pioneering programme for UAE nationals, dedicated to developing emerging talent across its organization. This programme is in alignment with the UAE’s Vision 2021 and UAE Government Accelerators initiatives to harness the full potential of its national human capital by maximising, nurturing, attracting and retaining the best talent.
The name SINYAR in local Emirati dialect means the trace left by a boat in water and was used to signify how it will guide employees on the right path for their careers. Through this tailor-made programme, Al-Futtaim encourages employees to take the lead on aspects related to their career and development to reach new heights. It will enable Al-Futtaim’s employees to discover their ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 15th May 2019: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, signed a gold sponsorship agreement for two years with The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) RAL (Region-At-Large) for its activities being held in Africa, the Middle East, South Asia (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka), and Turkey.
Through this sponsorship, Empower pursues to shed light on ASHRAE’s RAL activities and its role in supporting energy efficient cooling solutions, in addition to the UAE’s efforts to support district cooling, which aims to create the desired balance between economic development, preserving the environment, reducing carbon emissions, and achieving sustainability.
The agreement was ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 15, 2019: Under the patronage of H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, Salem Ahmad Almoosa hosted Ramadan Council for the Ministry of Interior (MoI).
The event, which was held on May 13 at the his Majlis of in Jumeirah (3). This year’s Council was held under the theme ‘Human Fraternity,’ and witnessed the participants underscore the importance of Human Fraternity as a universal humanitarian value that brings people together and spreads tolerance, love and cooperation among them.
The event thus highlighted the UAE's pioneering role in spreading the values and principles of peace, love and tolerance.
HE Almoosa, said: "We are pleased to host the Ramadan Majlis under the theme ‘Human ......read more
2 ½ months programme is a big-time success
Emiratis to account for 44% in IA in future
Dubai, May 14, 2019: The UAE Internal Auditors Association (UAE-IAA) is relentlessly continuing its drive in bringing in a qualitative change by training and qualifying the Emiratis to work in the Internal Auditing (IA) domain through a training programme that it launched in 2015.
The two-and-a-half-month HASAAD programme aims to strengthen the expertise of trainees, support their professional competencies and prepare them to deal with more professional responsibilities and challenges within their organisations.
More than 80 professionals have completed the programme in different batches in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
Currently, the percentage of UAE nationals, both males and females, in the internal auditing ......read more
It was a gathering of greats at Florida's Kennedy Space Center when OMEGA paid tribute to the mission that made history.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 12, 2019: After a day of discussions on a range of space-related subjects, media and VIP guests enjoyed a "Golden Moments" dinner served beneath the impressive Saturn 5 rocket, which was attended by George Clooney, Amal Clooney, Charlie Duke and Thomas Stafford.
Clearly proud of the Swiss brand's claim-to-fame as the first watch worn on the Moon, President and CEO of OMEGA Mr. Raynald Aeschlimann summed up the spirit of the occasion. "It's a huge achievement to land on another world. I can't think of a better reason to raise a glass in tribute."
Though OMEGA Ambassador George Clooney drew ......read more
Shop and drive home a BMW during the 17-day Ramadan Nights at Expo Centre Sharjah
The best deals and prizes in town during Ramadan!
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates - May 12, 2019: Witness the most exciting shopping experience featuring leading names in the regional retail industry during this Ramadan at the Expo Centre in Sharjah.
From biggest discounts to the widest range of products, and finest local and international cuisine to a gaming arena that will provide a host of entertainment activities for the entire family, the Ramadan Nights at Expo Centre Sharjah has everything you need for observing the holy month and the ensuing Eid Al Fitr celebrations.
The 17-day Ramadan Nights will begin on Thursday, May 23 and will continue until June 8, covering the second half of the holy month of Ramadan and the Eid Al Fitr ......read more
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai
Shaibani: Extending bridges of communication, cooperation and love between different religious sects
08 May 2019, Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities in Dubai is organizing the Ramadan Dubai which carries the theme Ramadan Dubai…Compassion and Coexistence. The event was formally launched at the Dubai Mall during the opening ceremony led by Ahmed Darwish Al Muhairi, Executive Director of the Charity Sector, and the Ramadan Dubai General Coordinator along with several heads and directors of government departments.
The ......read more
Ramadan Dubai for compassion and coexistence
Events aimed at the general public and residents of various Muslim and non-Muslim communities
Dubai, UAE, April 29, 2019: The Dubai Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department is organizing the Ramadan Dubai under the theme “Compassion and Coexistence” for the duration of the Holy Month of Ramadan. The event will hold a diverse range of activities, exhibitions as well as technical, cultural and spiritual workshops along with recreational activities to spread the values of Islam and the spirit of tolerance among residents of different communities and within the principles of the Holy Quran and Sunnah.
Dr. Hamad Al Shaibani, Director-General of the Dubai Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Departments and the Chairman of the Higher Committee of ......read more
Under the supervision of the UAE Equestrian and Racing Federation (UAEERF), the three-day event will be held at the Sharjah Equestrian & Racing Club
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - April 25, 2019: This weekend marks the last show in the UAE’s show jumping calendar from Thursday, April 25th to Saturday, April 27th. The eighth edition of the Emirates Longines Final is set to take place in the indoor arena of the Sharjah Equestrian & Racing Club and will push riders of all ages and skill sets to demonstrate their skills one last time before the season’s end. The new season of the Emirates Longines Show Jumping League will pick back up in September 2019.
Held under the supervision of the UAE Equestrian and Racing Federation (UAEERF) and sponsored by Longines – the Official Timekeeper and Sponsor of the ......read more
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, ceremony to be hosted by Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi
Award presentation ceremony held on 25 April
Abu Dhabi, 24 April 2019: The winners of the 13th Sheikh Zayed Book Award are set to receive their prizes at a special ceremony at Louvre Abu Dhabi, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
Taking place on Thursday 25 April and hosted by the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi),
The Sheikh Zayed Book Award is presented annually to outstanding writers, intellectuals, publishers and emerging talents whose writing and translation in the humanities field enriches Arab ......read more
Festival to be held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah
Sharjah, UAE – 23 April 2019: The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) has announced the launch of “Sharjah Date Festival” the first of its kind in the emirate, from May 1-4, at the Expo Centre Sharjah.
Held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, the event, which will be organized ahead of the holy month of Ramadan, will feature the participation of 12 countries.
The launch of Sharjah Date Festival was announced today’s morning (Monday) at a press conference held by SCCI in the presence of HE Mohamed Ahmed Amin,
Acting ......read more
Shaibani: "To create a tolerant atmosphere and to create a channel of tolerance flow between different communities, nationalities and multiculturalism."
Ramadan forums and interactive programs, educational lectures, technical workshops, Iftar sessions, under the umbrella of Ramadan Dubai 2019
Dubai, UAE, April 16, 2019: The Department of Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities in Dubai has announced the launch of the first edition of “Ramadan Dubai” under the theme Ramadan Dubai is Compassion and Coexistence. The event seeks to spread the values of Islam and the spirit of tolerance among citizens and residents of different communities through the promotion of tolerance and peaceful coexistence based on the principles of the Qur’an and Sunna. Ramadan Dubai anticipates the participation of ......read more
Thousands of visitors expected to travel to the United Kingdom from the Middle East to attend the Cricket World Cup 2019
VFS Global introducing special services for seamless visa application this peak sea-son, including appointments outside office hours and priority visa services
Dubai, UAE, April 08, 2019: For most cricket fans in the Middle East, Thursday, May 30, promises to be a very special occasion as the wait for Cricket World Cup 2019 will finally be over. Scheduled to be held in the United Kingdom (UK) from 30 May – 14 July, we have exactly 60 days to go for the 12th edition of the Cricket World Cup.
With the World Cup last held in England in 1999, it has been twenty years since the UK welcomed tourists from around the world for this competition. Cricket fans from the region are ......read more
Three-day broadcast exhibition opens doors to 15,000 industry professionals keen to get to grips with the streaming, social and eSport content awakening that has transformed US$2.4 trillion media industry
Dubai, UAE, March 12, 2019: His Highness Sheikh Hasher Bin Maktoum Al Maktoum, Director General of Dubai Department of Information, today opened the 25th edition of CABSAT – the definitive event for broadcast media and entertainment content across the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA).
His Highness toured the exhibition halls, meeting with exhibitors who have gathered in Dubai for the influential annual meet of broadcast technology pioneers, running March 12-14th at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).
The three-day event is the leading specialist platform for the broadcast, satellite, digital media and ......read more
Double A sets new goals in journey towards sustainable community development
Dubai, UAE, March 11, 2019: Double A, Thailand’s largest pulp and paper manufacturer internationally recognized as the leading premium quality copy paper provider in more than 130 countries and more than 30 percent of its annual output destined for the Middle East and African market, continues its journey to be among the world’s most sustainable paper producers, with the support of one million farmers families.
Since founded in 1991, Double A’s DNA has been to build a business model from the ground up that not only helps protect the environment and gives back to the community, but does so while manufacturing premium grade paper exported throughout the globe.
Producing 600,000 tons of paper annually, the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – March 11, 2019: Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, participates for the first time in the Emirates Airline Literature Festival by hosting an activation that highlights the importance of learning through play in the early years of children. Dubai Cares’ participation in the Festival, which run from March 1 to 9 aims to show that playing is an important part of children’s early development, allowing them to develop many skills such as language skills, emotions, creativity and social skills. It also helps to nurture imagination and gives children a sense of adventure. The early childhood games are therefore vital to setting the foundations for formal education.
Commenting on the activation, Khalifa Al Suwaidi, Communications Manager at ......read more
Colourful competition spotlights rising regional popularity of balloon décor for weddings, parties, and special themed events
Dubai, UAE, March 11, 2019: Middle East balloon artists are invited to showcase their balloon talents at a unique competition in Dubai, creating magical designs that are proving popular at weddings, parties, and themed events across the region.
Armed only with an air pump and their own imagination, contestants of the Qualatex Mystery Box competition will be presented with individual boxes containing the same assortment of Qualatex balloons, before they’re given 20 minutes to conjure their own stunning balloon décor.
One competition will be held on all three days of Paperworld Middle East 2019 trade fair, which runs from 18-20 March at the Dubai International Convention and ......read more
The show will feature works by Linda Adele Goodine and Saba Qizilbash
United Arab Emirates - March 6, 2019: NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery’s auxiliary venue the Project Space is proud to announce its next exhibition – Crossingsand Corridors, which will welcome visitors from Sunday, March 10 until Tuesday, March 26, 2019 .
Curated by Flounder Lee, artist, curator and associate professor of Studio Art at American University of Dubai, the exhibition will feature the works of Linda Adele Goodine and Saba Qizilbash.
“I chose these two amazing artists as much for their differences as their similarities,” says curator Lee.“Qizilbash creates intricate graphite drawings and Goodine creates giant colorful photographs. Both, though, work with themes such as harsh socio-political ......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
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 31st October 2017: Dubai Judicial Institute’s (DJI) publishing house is participating in the 36th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF), which will be held at Expo Center Sharjah from the 1st to 11th November 2017.
In its pavilion (P9, Hall 3), DJI will present 10 new publications in addition to over 200 diverse works and six specialised ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 29, 2017: Celebrating art, design and creativity, Dubai Design District (d3) will present the first edition of the Blue Cave Urban Art festival, an action packed three-day weekend event, taking place across the Design Quarter at d3, from November 2-4, 2017.
The programme of workshops and live art installations is set to inspire a diverse audience, from ......read more
Historians, fiction writers and children’s literature specialists to represent SIBF’s ‘Guest of Honour’
Sharjah, 26 October 2017: Elite authors and prominent literary figures from the UK will be hosted at this year’s Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF), which is organised by Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) and is taking place from November 1-11 at ......read more
Visitor attendance grows 40 per cent at region’s dedicated trade fair for entertainment, event, media and creation industries
Dubai, UAE, October 24, 2017: The 2nd edition of Prolight + Sound Middle East concluded in Dubai, with the double-digit growth in visitor numbers ensuring there was a constant buzz at the region’s dedicated trade fair for the entertainment, ......read more
MEPCO a leading Paper Manufacturer Joins Delegation of 60 Leading Saudi Arabian Companies in Saudi Pavilion
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; 22 October 2017: The Middle East and Africa’s leading vertically-integrated paper manufacturer, the Middle East Paper Company (MEPCO), participates in the 44th session of the Baghdad International Fair on 21st – 30th October. The company will ......read more
Second day of show sees deals, product launches aplenty
Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2017: Two days into the second edition, Prolight + Sound Middle East has been attracting quite a lot of attention from the who's who of the entertainment and events industry in the region.
Chockfull of the latest in events and entertainment products and solutions from leading international ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE – October 18, 2017: RSA® Conference, the world’s leading information security conference and exposition, has announced its program of speakers for the third RSA Conference Abu Dhabi, set to take place from November 7-8 at the Emirates Palace. Regional and global experts will take the stage to discuss a range of topics including Cybercrime, Security Strategy, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2017: GROHE, the world’s leading provider of sanitary fittings and a global brand, is proud to announce its participation in WETEX 2017 in Dubai. The leader in sanitary technology will be showcasing its latest products which represent GROHE’s dedication to innovative water conservation.
From the 23rd to the 25th of October, 2017, visitors will be able to ......read more
Call for greater worldwide focus in quality Arabic publishing
Dubai, UAE, October 17, 2017: Following its participation at the Frankfurt Book Fair, Kalimat Group has called on authors to produce more quality Arabic literature and for global publishers to explore the market in depth.
The fair, which took place from 11-15 October, is the largest publishing event in the world, featuring ......read more
ENEC experts assigned as Health and Safety Ambassadors for WorldSkills Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 16 October 2017: Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) is ensuring health and safety are top priorities at WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017, the world’s largest vocational skills competition currently taking place in the Emirate. ENEC’s team of ‘Health and Safety ......read more
Dr. Alawadi is an Emirati scholar, educator and trained architect and urban planner, currently Assistant Professor of Sustainable Urbanism at Abu Dhabi’s Masdar Institute, part of Khalifah University of Science and Technology
16th International Architecture Exhibition at la Biennale di Venezia (Venice Biennale) will take place from May 26th to November 25th, 2018
9th October 2017, ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, October 05, 2017– Genetec Inc. (“Genetec), a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, has unveiled new additions to its Streamvault™ line of turnkey security infrastructure solutions. Starting this fall, Streamvault will offer a wider selection of high-performance rackmount appliances, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 5, 2017: The weather is finally cooling down and it’s time to celebrate at Dubai Marina Mall, with five days of Bubble fun and a Balloon Fiesta from Thursday October 12 to Monday October 16, 2017!
With incredible free activities and displays including Bubble Shows, Balloon Workshops Parades and so much more, there’s fun for the whole family between ......read more