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  • “Misr Um El Donia” Account launched in UAE

    Mashreq Bank - the UAE’s leading financial institution announces the latest addition to the banks’ roster of successful offerings - “Misr Um El Donia”.     “Misr Um El Donia” is a bouquet of benefits and services that enables Egyptian customers living in the UAE to save and transfer money to friends and family back home with convenience.

  • “Retail Leaders Circle MENA: Key Industry Summit brings Region's Retail Leaders Together to Unlock the Future of the Industry"

    As the retail industry in the MENA region undergoes seismic shifts driven by a post-oil economy, changing consumer behaviour and the digital realm becoming the new norm, this year’s Retail Leaders Circle MENA  takes on critical significance for all sectors of the industry.

  • “Shurooq” Welcomes Visitors to Kingfisher Lodge and Fossil Rock Lodge in the Second Half of 2018

    The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) has announced that two of its eco-luxury developments – the Kingfisher Lodge, part of the ‘Kalba Eco-tourism’ project, and the Fossil Rock Lodge, part of the second phase of the ‘Mleiha Archaeological and Eco-tourism’ project – are both nearing completion.

  • “The Real VAT Journey Starts Now As Companies Prepare To File the First Return” States ACCA and Thomson Reuters

    Business leaders from the UAE gathered together at an ACCA event in collaboration with Thomson Reuters which took place in Abu Dhabi and Dubai to discuss the first 100 days of VAT in the UAE and how organisations can navigate adoption challenges.

  • “Wahed Invest” valued at $100million, raises an additional $8m funding

    Wahed Invest (“Wahed”), a New York headquartered investing platform, is, the first fin-tech Islamic Economy startup, with a valuation of $100m has raised an additional $8m in Q2 this year from existing investors to accelerate development of a global savings solution and international expansion. The digital investment company received this funding from existing investors, Boston based Cue Ball Capital, and BECO Capital, a Middle Eastern VC known for backing the GCC’s leading startups. This brings its total funding to over $15 million since inception.

  • (OCEC) celebrates unprecedented success from its collaborative approach with suppliers and clients

    The Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre (OCEC) has successfully hosted 55 regional and international events, since its doors first opened six months ago in October 2016. Representing a catalyst for change the iconic venue has made significant strides towards developing the Business Events sector in Oman as it continues to attract local, regional and international events.

  • $629BN WORTH OF UAE CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS PUSH FM MARKET TO RECORD HIGH

    The market size of the UAE facilities management industry will hit an all-time high of $12.49bn in 2017, according to FM EXPO 2017’s research partner TechSci Research.

  • 1 in 2 UAE Professionals are Seeking Employment in a New Industry in the Next Few Months, Bayt.com Survey Finds

    The most recent “Top Industries in the Middle East and North Africa” survey was just released by Bayt.com, the number one job site in the Middle East, and YouGov, a pioneer in online market research, revealing that one in every two (50%) UAE professionals are considering an industry change in the next few months. This is in spite of the fact that only one in four (24%) respondents report having changed industries during the last two years.

  • 1 Million Tons of Carbon Dioxide to be abated by 2030: New target set by Etihad ESCO

    More than 1 million Tons of Carbon Dioxide will be abated by 2030 and 1.7 TWh of electricity will be saved by the same year in Dubai - according to the new targets revealed by Dubai’s Etihad Energy Services Company, Etihad ESCO, at the 4th annual RetrofitTech Dubai Summit & Awards which began today.

  • 10 Brazilian Companies confirm participation at Egypt festival

    The Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) announced the upcoming participation of notable companies at the Brazilian Festival which will be held from September 6 to 9, 2016 in Cairo, Egypt. The ABCC plays an active role in facilitating the participation of these companies in an effort to promote the top-quality products that Brazil has to offer and help its local companies establish new ties and expand their network.

  • 10 DISRUPTIVE DIGITAL TRENDS RETAILERS NEED TO KNOW

    Software AG (Frankfurt TecDAX: SOW) today shared its view of trends in the retail industry based on its interactions with customers and market observations.

  • 10 Factors Weakened the Brand Image and Reputation of the Saudi Hospitality Sector

    The Division for Research and Analytical Study at W7Worldwide revealed 10 factors that contributed to the absence of a brand image and reputation of the large and medium-sized hotel sector in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with focusing on two categories (five and four stars), which weakened their marketing and communications/media campaigns.

  • 100 Companies in the 10th edition of Dubai Drink Technology Expo

    The 10th edition of Dubai Drink Technology Expo - DDTE, a dedicated exhibition and conference for the beverage industry in the Middle East North Africa region, will begin this Tuesday 27th of February and will continue until the 1st of March 2018, at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

  • 100 Years and Counting: IMA Celebrates Centennial

    IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants)  just began the celebration its 100th anniversary year following its 2018 Annual Conference & Expo (ACE2018), held at the JW Marriott in Indianapolis this month. At the conference, IMA announced its centennial tagline, “100 Years and Counting,” along with many initiatives designed to support management accounting professionals through the next 100 years.

  • 12931 renewed licenses in RAK Chamber within 9 months

    Eiman Alhayyas, Assistant General Manager, Business Services and Business Development at RAK Chamber, said that the number of new establishments registered with the Chamber during the first nine months of current year was 1,199 and 12,931 licenses were renewed.

  • 1st View Opportunity to invest in Oman’s best 5 star resort destination via Muscat Bay and Coreo Partnership

    Muscat Bay, the latest premier resort village in Muscat, Oman, has formed a partnership with Coreo, a leading real estate company based in Doha, Qatar. Khalifa Al Misnad, Founder of Coreo, and Paul Jessup, Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Muscat Bay, agreed the strategic alliance to introduce the Qatari market to new, innovative lifestyle and investment opportunities in Oman.

  • 20 Leading Tech Companies to dominate the French Pavilion at GITEX 2017

    Business France will be hosting 20 leading French technology companies at the 37th edition of GITEX Technology week which will be held from October 8 to 12, 2017, in Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC). The innovative and pioneering companies will be introducing their expertise in areas including 5G networks, Smart Cities, the Internet of Things, Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality and Artificial Intelligence at the French Tech pavilion in Hall 4 (Stands C436 to D410).

  • 20% Discount on All Services at Sharjah Publishing City for Book Industry Experts

    The Sharjah Publishing City, the world’s very first publishing and printing free zone, recently announced that it is offering all publishing and translation entities, publishing houses and those involved in the book industry, a 20% discount on all its services during SIBF period.  The move aligns with SPC’s dedication to enhance the publishing and translation efforts within the UAE and the region.

  • 2015, Yet Another Record Year for Karcher

    Karcher, the world leader in innovative cleaning technology solutions, has once again achieved growth in the financial year 2015 and set a new record with sales totalling AED 9.2 (€2.22) billion. Compared to 2014, this is an increase of AED 450 (€108) million or 5.1%. With 12.87 million machines sold, Karcher also achieved the highest sales in the company's history in the past year.

  • 2017 Global Trade Development Week begins

    H.E. Engr. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy, inaugurated the 4th Global Trade Development Week,hosted by the UAE until November 1, 2017. The event is organized by the Ministry of Economy in partnership with the Federal Customs Authority.