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  • 19th Edition Of Dubai Summer Surprises Kicks Off Today (Sat 9 July) Across The City

    Designed for residents and tourists to experience the best of summer, the 19th edition of Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) - the region’s longest running summer extravaganza of its kind – kicks off today (Saturday, 9 July) with its ‘Own The Summer’ theme encouraging everyone to make the most of the great events, family fun and unbeatable deals across the 43 days of the annual citywide fiesta.

  • 1st International Innovative Platform for Islamic Economy Products kicks off on November 22

    The ‘International Innovative Platform for Islamic Economy Products 2015’ (IIPIEP 2015) is set to kick off on November 22, 2015 at the Al Safina Ballroom of the Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai. Organized by the International Centre of Islamic Economy and the Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA), the event is part of efforts to encourage innovation and creativity in the development of new products as key additions to the international Islamic economy. The two-day event will be held in conjunction with UAE Innovation Week which was launched by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, in line with of the directives of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, upon declaring 2015 as the ‘Year of Innovation’. The international platform is poised to attract more than 300 participants including top-notch financial and economic experts, decision makers and representatives from official, supervisory, regulatory, legislative and executive entities to share the latest innovative ideas related to Islamic economic sectors.

  • 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 scholarships for outstanding high school learners granted for third year in a row

    Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has announced that 20 scholarships will be awarded to outstanding high school learners as grants from H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and President of HBMSU. Bestowed for the third year in a row now, the scholarships aim to help learners in their quest towards scientific and academic excellence and enable them to contribute effectively to the UAE’s overall development. The H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Scholarship Program provides outstanding learners the opportunity to enroll at HBMSU’s e-School of Business and Quality Management and e-School of Health and Environmental Studies. Both schools follow the highest standards of innovation and incorporate the latest smart technologies to meet the aspirations of Arab learners.

  • 2015 edition of WOP DUBAI registers 11 per cent increase in number of visitors while IPM DUBAI records 6 per cent growth compared to last year

    The 7th edition of the International Perishables Expo Middle East (WOP DUBAI), the GCC region’s only dedicated exhibition for fresh edible food and the 10th edition of the International Plants Expo Middle East (IPM DUBAI), the most important plant show in the Gulf region, successfully ended. WOP DUBAI recorded an 11 per cent increase in the number of visitors compared to the 2014 show, while IPM DUBAI registered a growth of 6 per cent. In addition, the total number of visitors for this year’s events stands out as the highest for the two shows. The latest editions featured 14 official country pavilions, which also reflected a 24 per cent increase in exhibitors as compared to last year.

  • 2016 edition of World Franchise Forum & Expo to be held in Dubai

    World Franchise Associates (WFA) has revealed that well-known businesswoman, HE Dr. Raja Easa Saleh Al Gurg, Managing Director of the Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group LLC (ESAG) and President of the Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC), will be the keynote speaker for the 8th World Franchise Forum and Expo, which will be held from February 16 to February 17, 2016 at the Conrad Hotel Dubai. Dr Al Gurg will be joined by Ms Lubna Qassim, Executive Vice President and the General Counsel of Emirates NBD Bank. This high profile annual event for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region will focus on Dubai and the rest of the MENA region’s immensely important resources for investment in franchising.

  • 2017 edition of Korea Medical & Wellness Travel Mart kicks off in Dubai

    This year's edition of the 2017 Korea Medical & Wellness Travel Mart kicked off at the Intercontinental Dubai Festival City Hotel with an aim towards reinforcing South Korea's growing reputation as a highly preferred medical destination--leveraging its advanced and world class medical services to a potentially large target audience in the GCC region, particularly the UAE. The 2017 Korea Medical & Wellness Travel Mart is held in the presence and patronage of His Excellency Kang Ho Park, the South Korean Ambassador to the UAE.

  • 2017 GITEX Technology Week to be Most Global Edition

    Attendees to one of the world’s most global technology expos – the 37th GITEX Technology Week can experience and discover how converging technologies and disruptive business models will solve problems in daily lives and businesses. UAE-based and international technology companies, governments, startups via the new GITEX Future Stars startup confluence, and futurists will showcase how innovations -- from artificial intelligence, to blockchain and virtual reality -- are transforming the lives of communities around the world.

  • 2019 Annual Training Plan of Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies Underpins Focus on Digital Transformation

    Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS), a regional leader in banking and finance education and training, today unveiled its 2019 Annual Training Plan with a strong emphasis on digital transformation and smart technologies.

  • 25 senior officials from leading international aluminium organizations visit Gulfex factory

    Gulf Extrusions (Gulfex), a leading global manufacturer of extruded aluminium products, has welcomed today 25 senior officials coming from various leading international aluminium organizations to their production facilities in Dubai. The visit was held on the sidelines of the 20th edition of the World Aluminium Conference, which took place at the Madinat Jumeirah. The delegation included VIPs from the International Aluminium Institute, European Aluminium Council and the Aluminium Federation.

  • 274 UAE Teams Compete in the 5th Global Management Challenge

    The first round of the Global Management Challenge (GMC) - the world’s largest strategy and management competition - has begun, with teams across the globe competing to win at a national level, ahead of the international finals to be held in Dubai in April 2018.

  • 29 Outstanding projects win national honours for UAE

    A total of 29 outstanding projects have been selected as the national winners for UAE by the MEED Projects Awards, in association with Mashreq.

  • 2nd Annual Travel Tech ME Congress kicks off next week in Dubai

    The second edition of Travel Tech ME Congress starts next week in Dubai with the participation of a group of local and regional travel & tourism experts, in a two-day leading event taking place on 26 – 27 September 2018 in The H Dubai, which is organized by Verve Management UAE.

  • 2ND Millionaire Summit in Dubai on 24th-25th April 2016

    The 2ndMillionaire Summit will be held in Dubai on April 24th and 25that The Address Hotel, Dubai Marina. The event will have the presence of best-selling authors, e-commerce gurus, millionaire entrepreneurs, sales and marketing specialists from around the world, who will share their top tips and insights with the attendees. The event will primarily focus on the SME sector, as per Dubai Economic Department (DED) figures, more than 22,000 small businesses were established in Dubai last year, despite emerging economic headwinds. DED estimates that the number of small and medium-sized enterprises jumped by 18 per cent last year compared to 2014.

  • 33 companies and entities awarded Dubai Chamber CSR Label for H2-2018

    Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry honoured 33 companies for their corporate social responsibility and sustainability efforts in the second half of 2018 during a recognition ceremony recently held at its premises.

  • 360VUZ SECURES THE FIRST ROUND OF FUNDING IN THE VIRTUAL REALITY SEGMENT IN THE MIDDLE EAST

    360VUZ, the pioneer virtual reality startup in the Middle East, announced today that it had raised an undisclosed round of venture capital led by Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority, a 100% Dubai government-owned free zone, and several Angel Investors. Some of the Angel investors are public figures in the media industry or they manage investment portfolios of some of the most successful businessmen in the region.

  • 4 out of 10 women have fertility issues due to endometriosis

    UAE based Canadian Specialist Hospital embarks on a new journey to spread awareness and offer support to women suffering from endometriosis with the help of their newly launched Endometriosis Support Group, the first of its kind in Dubai. One in 10 women across the globe suffer from this condition and 4 out of 10 women have fertility issues.

  • 40 percent of foreign investment in Morocco are from GCC

    Morocco has been witnessing an increase in foreign direct investments, with 40 percent of foreign investment coming from the GCC region and significant proportion of this total being invested into the real estate sector.In addition, on an annual basis, the price of real estate assets has increased by 0.9 percent, with increases of 1.8 percent for land and 4.4 percent for professional use, while residential properties remained unchanged.

  • 400 UAE residents come together on World Arthritis Day

    Over the weekend the Middle East Arthritis Foundation (MEAF) conducted its public community event at the Shangri-La hotel, Dubai to mark World Arthritis Day 2018 (WAD). Four hundred patients and their families and carers gathered to participate in several activities including a fashion show, nutrition and pain management sessions as well as free bone density and hand scan tests, all designed to create greater awareness of the chronic disease, support those who suffer from arthritis, and encourage early diagnosis.

  • 41 real estate companies compete in International Property Awards

    Dubai Land Department (DLD) announced that the closing ceremony of the first edition of the International Property Awards – Dubai (IPAD) 2018 will be held on 11th October. With 49 companies competing in various categories, 41 of which being local, DLD is expecting a highly competitive first edition.