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  • • 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.

  • 1.75m passengers used Hatta crossing last year

    A total of 1.75m passengers travelled through the Hatta border crossing in 2017, and more than 152,000 declarations were carried out, and 3904 seizures. 

  • 10 REASONS WHY 2019 IS THE YEAR OF THE GEEK

    Wizards, warlocks, elves, dragons, mermen, genies, goblins, time-lords and superheroes! If you love films, gaming and binge-watching Netflix - whatever your passion, 2019 is the year of geek.

  • 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 talented innovators & entrepreneurs to compete in solving critical global problems at inaugural EXPO 2015 Innovation Challenge

    The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) along with The Sandbox – The D. Company have announced that a total of 100 participants have been selected from more than 400 applicants to participate in the first-ever EXPO Innovation Challenge, to be held from October 9 to 11, 2015 in partnership with EXPO Milan 2015. The pool of participants, comprised of developers, designers and entrepreneurs from around the world, underwent a rigorous selection process in order to take part in the event and will develop purpose-driven technologies and solutions related to EXPO 2015’s theme of ‘Feeding the Planet. Energy for Life.’

  • 13 customers win a total of AED 39,000 in DEWA’s Best Consumer Award

    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) honoured 13 of its customers who won the Best Consumer Award, which DEWA organised for the 12th consecutive year. The move supports DEWA’s efforts to encourage customers to use electricity and water sensibly, and its strategy to reduce energy demand, and protect natural resources and ensure their sustainability. Fardan Al Balooshi won the first prize of AED 10,000. The second prize went to Rahulkumar Shah who was awarded AED 5,000, and Ahmad Al Abbasi won the AED 4,000 third prize. Winners from 4th to 13th places were awarded AED 2,000 each.

  • 13th edition of ‘Hemaya International Forum & Exhibition on Drug Issues’ will kick off on 11th of February

    Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, the 13th edition of ‘Hemaya International Forum& Exhibition on Drug Issues’ will be held from the 11thto the 12th of February, 2018 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, under the theme “Foreseeing the Future of the Global Combat of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances: Predictions, Preparations and Prevention Strategies for 2030”.

  • 18 companies awarded Dubai Chamber CSR Label for H1-2018

    The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry honoured 18 companies for their corporate social responsibility and sustainability efforts during a recognition ceremony held at its premises today.

  • 19 Audit and Advisory firms participate in RSM MENA Conference 2017 in Dubai

    RSM International, a global network of independent audit, tax and consulting firms, welcomes Managing Partners and other attendees from 19 member firms across the Middle East and Africa to the MENA Conference 2017. The conference hosted at The Westin, Habtoor City discussed the challenges and opportunities for the RSM firms in the MENA region.

  • 1971 - Design Space and Khatt Foundation present “RASM”

    With the unfolding of yet another cultural achievement in Sharjah, the first Fikra Graphic Design Biennale,1971- Design Space and Khatt Foundation proudly present “RASM: Contemporary Arabic TypoGraphic Posters, 2008-2018”. RASM is the first exhibition at 1971 – Design Space solely dedicated to graphic design. It presents posters of designers since the launch of the Khatt Foundation’s design community as well as two new commissioned works by Dubai-based designers.

  • 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.