events

  • 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.

  • 2016 Nissan Maxima "4-Door Sports Car" makes global debut at New York International Auto Show

    Nissan unveiled the all-new Nissan Maxima during a press conference at the New York International Auto Show. Making the presentation was Nissan President and CEO Carlos Ghosn, who addressed a range of topics including Nissan's $10.1 billion investment in the U.S. in the past three decades.

  • 2017 Edition of the “Women’s Show” Sheds Spotlight on the Latest Trends in Health, Beauty and Fashion

    In acknowledging the achievements of women from all walks of life and in celebration of International Women’s Day, Nutreema Advertising LLC held today (March 11, 2017), ‘The 15th Women’s Show’ at the Intercontinental Hotel Abu Dhabi, in collaboration with Danat Al Emarat Hospital for Women & Children, HealthPlus IVF Fertility Center, and Moorfields Eye Hospital Abu Dhabi. Around 500 women from different sectors in Abu Dhabi attended the event organized in cooperation with Health & Nutrition Magazine.

  • 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.

  • 2019 International Market Access Programmes at Louvre Abu Dhabi

    The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) gathered Abu Dhabi’s top tourism industry leaders together with DCT Abu Dhabi’s overseas office teams for the seventh edition of its annual Destination Promotion Department’s Overseas Programme Event recently to discuss upcoming initiatives which will be launched in the capital over the coming months.

  • 2019’s First CIOMajlis Discusses How CIO and CEO Collaboration Can Drive Post-industrial Transformation

    The Industrial Age Is Long Dead, the Digital Age Is Frustratingly Adolescent. Since the dawn of the 21st century SMEs have been on the rise but despite this, statistics prove the average lifespan of a company and its CEO has halved and fewer than 1 in 5 employees are fully engaged in the workplace.

  • 250 Individuals and Entities in the Running for Sharjah Government Communication Award

    The International Government Communication Centre (IGCC), a subsidiary of the Sharjah Government Media Bureau (SGMB), has received a record 250 entry submissions for the sixth edition of the Sharjah Government Communication Award (SGCA).

  • 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.

  • 27th Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol kicks off today in UAE

    In the presence of H.E. Dr. Rashid Ahmed Bin Fahad, Minister of Environment and Water, the 27th Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol (MOP 27) on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer opened today (Sunday, November 1, 2015) at the Conrad Hotel in Dubai. Running until November 5, 2015, representatives from a total of 197 countries attended the meeting, including more than 50 ministers and international figures from the environment, labor, economic and industrial sectors, heads of international organizations, 500 high-profile officials from specialized UN organizations, the private sector, universities, research centers, and regional organizations.

  • 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.

  • 2XL goes pink for breast cancer awareness

    UAE-based luxury furniture and home décor brand 2XL, devoted the month of October to raising awareness about early breast cancer detection. All 2XL employees dressed in pink in support of the Pink Ribbon International Association, dedicated to raising breast cancer awareness and funding for breast cancer research.

  • 2XL launches ‘I Love UAE’ competition to mark UAE National Day

    2XL, the leading luxury furniture and home décor brand in the UAE is organizing a design competition for university students in the UAE, as part of the 46th National Day celebrations. Students specializing in interior design and fine art courses from universities across UAE are entitled to enroll in this competition called ‘I Love UAE’.

  • 3,900 Young Artists Worldwide Draw the Future at Sharjah Children Biennial Workshops

    Major groundwork for the upcoming edition of Sharjah Children Biennial (SCB), an artistic platform to promote creativity and innovation among children aged 6-18 around the world, is now complete. SCB has engaged 3,900 children in a variety of workshops for its sixth edition, under the theme ‘A World as Big as Your Imagination’.

  • 30 Senior Economists Will Take Stage at Sharjah FDI Forum 2017

    Sharjah FDI Forum 2017 - the prestigious investment conference held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council Ruler of Sharjah - has announced that more than 30 senior economists from the public and private sectors will participate in the event, which takes place September 19-20, 2017 at the Jawaher Reception and Convention Centre in Sharjah.

  • 30 Sharjah Public Schools Compete for the Lughati Cup 2018

    Lughati Cup competition, launched by Lughati, the Sharjah-based initiative that seeks to support the ‘smart’ way of learning Arabic across Sharjah Government schools, kicked off this yesterday with the participation of 30 public schools. The competition is held as part of Lughati participation in the 37th Sharjah International Book Fair, which begun on October 31 and will proceed until November 10 at Expo Centre Sharjah.

  • 315 UAE Students Attend iCamp & Job Shadow Day Program Organised by INJAZ and Bank of America Merrill Lynch

    Students from four schools and two universities in the UAE participated in the Innovation Day Camp iCamp and Job Shadow Day program hosted by INJAZ UAE and longtime partner Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML). The Job Shadow Days are day-long workshops which allow students to explore various career options.

  • 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.

  • 34 Contenders in the Running for Sharjah Government Communication Award

    The International Government Communication Centre (IGCC), a subsidiary of Sharjah Government Media Bureau (SGMB), has revealed the shortlist for the sixth edition of Sharjah Government Communication Award (SGCA 2019), which comprises of 34 nominees in 13 categories. The winners will be announced in conjunction with the International Government Communication Forum (IGCF), which will kick off on March 20, 2019.