events

  • 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.

  • 3rd Community Safety Conference highlights importance of public-private partnerships in combating counterfeit goods trade

    Under the patronage of Lt. Gen. Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chief of Police and Public Security in Dubai and Honorary President of the Emirates Intellectual Property Association (EIPA), the Dhahi Khalfan Intellectual Property Center hosted its 3rd Community Safety Conference at the Dubai Police Officer Club on December 12, 2017. The event was held under the theme of ‘Combating Counterfeiting Through Standardization and Metrology’ in collaboration with Dubai Police and Underwriters Laboratories (UL), the international safety testing, certification and inspections company. The conference provided local and regional stakeholders and other high-profile participants with an effective platform to discuss systematic ways to fight counterfeiters and enhance community safety in the UAE and the wider region.

  • 3rd Liwa Ajman Date Festival concludes successfully with huge turnout

    Under the patronage of H.H Shaikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Member of the Supreme Council of the Union and Ruler of Ajman, the third edition of Ajman Liwa Date Festival concluded successfully with a huge turnout of Emirati farmers who participated in the competition which showcased the best dates and citrus fruits grown locally.

  • 3rd Liwa Ajman Date Festival starts tomorrow

    Under the patronage of H.H Shaikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Member of the Supreme Council of the Union and Ruler of Ajman, the 3rd edition of Liwa Ajman Date Festival will kick off tomorrow, July 27 at Emirates Hospitality Centre and will run until Friday, July 29.

  • 4 Startups win big at the du Emirati Startup Challenge

    du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company, today announced the four winners of the du Emirati Startup Challenge launched in partnership with Zayed University and co-organised by E11 Global and Step Group. The winners were chosen from 18 Emirati startups selected for the final round of the Challenge.

  • 40 Global Companies and12 Government entities take part in Dubai Future Accelerators 5th Cohort

    Dubai Future Accelerators program, an initiative by the Dubai Future Foundation announces the launch of its 5th cohort with the participation of more than 40 local and global technological advanced companies and startups. The 9-week program aims to find innovative and smart solutions that employ modern advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, IoT, VR and AR for challenges faced by the 12 participating government entities.

  • 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.

  • 44 additional free zones to join World Free Zones Organization

    The World Free Zones Organization (World FZO) concluded its 2nd Board of Directors meeting this year held recently in Tangier, Morocco. The session was headed by Dr. Mohammed Al Zarooni, Chairman of the World FZO, in the presence of a number of senior officials and members. Among the highlights was the announcement of the inclusion of 44 new free zones to the ranks of the World FZO amidst growing acclaim for the organization’s pivotal role in supporting the growth of free zones around the world and supplying them with the necessary facilities to actively contribute to economic and social development.

  • 45 of the world’s top young chefs to compete in SIAL’s inaugural Golden Coffee Pot contest

    Rising stars of the food industry are set to shine on the international culinary circuit thanks to the hotly anticipated new Alen Thong Golden Coffee Pot Young Chef Challenge hosted at SIAL Middle East from 5-7 December 2016 at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).

  • 487 lives changed thanks to Qhubeka celebrity bike charity auction and raffle

    Dimension Data, the official technology partner of the Tour de France, has auctioned all 22 of its fleet of Team Dimension Data Cervelo S5 bikes in an online auction and internal raffle that raised USD 89,090 for Team Dimension Data’s chosen charity Qhubeka. This equates to 487 bicycles that will be distributed in South Africa’s rural communities, helping to change the lives of schoolchildren in the region forever.

  • 4th Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies to Discuss ‘World Peace and Islamophobia’

    Under the patronage of HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies will convene its fourth annual Forum under the theme ‘Global Peace and the fear of Islam’ on December 11, 2017 in Abu Dhabi. The event will be chaired by H.E Shaykh Abdallah Bin Bayyah, President of the Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies.

  • 5 REASONS TO VISIT DUBAI MODEST FASHION WEEK

    Celebrating inclusivity, diversity and modernity, Modest Fashion Week returns to Dubai on March 7, 8 and 9 at Emerald Palace Kempinski Dubai.

    “Dubai Modest Fashion Week will be modest fashion’s biggest gathering in the region” says Co-founder Ozlem Sahin. “Following on from the success of the first Dubai Modest Fashion week, we have worked hard to make the 2019 edition even better, both for industry professionals and for those who just have a real love of fashion.”