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  • “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.

  • “TOKUJIN YOSHIOKA x LG: S.F_SENSES OF THE FUTURE” LIGHTS UP MILANO DESIGN WEEK

    Milano Design Week, the largest and most famous event celebrating design around the world, is the setting for a collaborative, large-scale light installation by LG and Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka. Entitled TOKUJIN YOSHIOKA x LG: S.F_Senses of the Future, the impressive work seeks to illustrate humanity’s relationship with the natural world and to illuminate LG’s human-centric design philosophy. The installation is on exhibit from 4-9 April at Superstudio Più in Milan.

  • “UAE top Arab country for women’s empowerment”

    Pyramedia CEO and renowned media personality, Nashwa Al Ruwaini addressed a packed audience gathered at the Beach Rotana Hotel in Abu Dhabi with her experiences and thoughts on women’s empowerment in the workforce. During her address, Al Ruwaini thanked the leadership of the UAE for their commitment to the cause of women which has enabled the UAE to become the most attractive work environment for women in the Arab world. “Our media industry in the Arab region has evolved immensely. The UAE ranks 27th in the world under the Gender Empowerment Measure (GEM), which is the best rating in the Arab world” she said.

  • “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.

  • (ITFC), the "Best Islamic Trade Finance Institution 2018"

    The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), was awarded "Best Islamic Trade Finance Institution 2018" at the 8th Global Islamic Finance Awards (GIFA) on September 29, 2018, held in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Award was accepted by Eng. Hani Salem Sonbol, Chief Executive Officer, ITFC in the presence of the President of Bosnia and Herzegovina, His Excellency Bakir Izetbegović.

  • (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.

  • #Drive4aCause Ramadan campaign raises over AED 40,000 thanks to Melltoo and Volkswagen Middle East collaboration

    Over 40,000 AED has been donated to Salma Aid - a Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashed initiative - following the successful #Drive4aCause campaign that encouraged members of the public to donate their unwanted electronic goods for a worthy cause during the Holy Month of Ramadan.

  • #LoveCoats project kicks off on World Refugee Day to empower refugee girls through fashion and design

    To mark this year’s World Refugee Day, NRS International and award-winning social artist, designer and researcher at London College of Fashion, UAL, Professor Helen Storey, are launching the ‘#LoveCoats’ project to empower the TIGER Girls girls of Za’atari refugee camp in Jordan.

  • #WatchInWatchOut: 1915 by Seddiqi & Sons brings back its popular charity campaign

    1915 by Seddiqi & Sons – the one stop destination for the latest trends in watch fashion, jewelry pieces and accessories– brings back its popular #WatchInWatchOut campaign from 5th - 7th April. In its third year, the initiative allows customers to donate any old watch to charity at participating 1915 by Seddiqi & Sons stores across the UAE and receive 50% discount on brand new watches in return for their kind gesture. This campaign promotes and instills a culture of giving amongst residents, enhancing the spirit of the Year of Zayed 2018. 

  • • Forum brings together world’s leading airlines to discuss trends in fraud affecting the industry

    CyberSource, a Visa Inc. company (NYSE: V), on Tuesday hosted the first ever Airline Fraud Forum in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) to highlight the growing risks of data theft, including loyalty program fraud and mobile fraud, for airlines in the region.

  • $174 billion Nanotechnology Market

    Advances in the multi-billion dollar nanotechnology market will be under the spotlight when ICT system integrator, Waseela, welcomes 2016 Nobel Laureate and pioneering nanotech scientist, Sir Fraser Stoddart, and Intel Corporation’s former nanotech R&D Director, Dr. Youssry Botros, to a live discussion in Dubai.

  • $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 in 5 Office Workers in the UAE Worried They Could Lose Their Jobs if They Make a Poor Decision

    Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced that the pressure to make blind business decisions at work is leaving many office workers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) stressed and worried that they are unable to do what is asked of them, according to new research.

  • 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.

  • 1.5 MILLION ETIHAD GUEST MILES TO BE WON AT ABU DHABI MALL

    Etihad Guest, the loyalty programme of Etihad Airways, has partnered with Abu Dhabi Mall, giving shoppers the chance to win up to 1.5 million Etihad Guest Miles between now and 26 September 2018.

  • 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 Things You Probably Didn’t Know about Airbnb

    Airbnb, the global travel community that offers magical end-to-end trips, is currently celebrating its ten-year anniversary. Whilst you may well have heard about Airbnb or even used it, but there are probably a lot of things you don’t know about this mega travel platform! Here’s our top ten list of unusual or lesser known facts:

  • 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.