events

  • ‘E88 Market’ Kicks Off Tomorrow ( Friday) Uniting Lovers of Gourmet Food and Shopping

    The first edition of the “E88 Market’” Food and Shopping Festival will kick off tomorrow (Friday), November 23, at the Al Jawaher Reception and Convention Centre, where food and shopping lovers can enjoy a unique dining and shopping experience.

  • ‘EARLY BIRD’ ENTRIES SOLD OUT IN TWO WEEKS AS DUBAI GEARS UP FOR du TOUGH MUDDER AND du MINI MUDDER

    Early Bird tickets for ‘du Tough Mudder’ sold out in just two weeks as the UAE prepares to take on the global phenomenon in the ultimate test of physical strength, stamina, mental grit and teamwork.

  • ‘FOOD MANUFACTURERS MUST PRIORITISE CONSUMER CONNECTIONS IN INFORMATION BATTLEFIELD’

    Successful food manufacturers of the future will be the agile innovators who prioritise connections with consumers becoming increasingly overloaded with information on brands and products.

  • ‘Good governance vital for success of regional MSMEs’

    Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC), the UAE’s leading platform for the personal and professional development of women in the emirate and beyond, has partnered with the Pearl Initiative consultancy to raise awareness among regional micro, small and medium size enterprises (MSMEs) on the importance of good governance and accountability.

  • ‘GOSSIP The Brand’ Founder and CEO Dr. Shaymainspires youth participants of Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival with talk on entrepreneurship and the SME segment

    Dr. Shayma Nawaf Al Fawwaz, Founder and CEO of GOSSIP The Brand, a leading company managing the popular GOSSIP Cafe and Desserts and other concepts, played a key role in inspiring youth participants at the recently concluded inaugural edition of the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival, the emirate's largest entrepreneurship festival, which ran from November 21 to November 22, 2017 at the Sharjah Golf and Shooting Club. In her speech, Al Fawwaz shared her insight on entrepreneurship and how to succeed across today’s SME industry--encouraging the youth to take an active role and pursue their creative business ideas.

  • ‘Humaid Bin Rashed Al Nouimi Foundation’ cooperates with ‘Emirates Auction’ to support humanitarian, charitable and social issues

    Humaid Bin Rashed Al Nouimi Foundation has electronically auctioned the distinct car plate number (7), group (D), of the emirate of Ajman, in a quality initiative that emanates from the joint cooperation with "Emirates Auction" in order to embody the ambitious aspirations to promote the march of philanthropy led by the UAE. The charity auction, which is being held till May 20th, 2016, is of special importance as it holds strategic dimensions represented in supporting community, humanitarian and developmental issues that affect the future of humanity as a whole.

  • ‘Hyundai World Football Heritage’ Contest Gives Football Fans the Chance to Attend the Final of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™

    Hyundai Motor Company, South Korea’s largest automaker and proud Official Partner of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, is pleased to announce the launch of the “Hyundai World Football Heritage” contest in the lead up to world’s most prestigious football event.

  • ‘International Innovative Platform for Islamic Economy Products 2015’ to kick off on Sunday

    The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) and the International Centre of Islamic Economy (ICIE) have finished preparations for the kickoff of the ‘International Innovative Platform for Islamic Economy Products 2015’ (IIPIEP 2015) which will take place from November 22 to 23, 2015. The event is supported by the platform’s strategic partner Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB), and a number of prominent sponsors and are presented by National Commercial Bank (NCB), National Bonds Corporation, and the Saudi diversified manufacturing company SABIC. The two-day event will be held in conjunction with UAE Innovation Week that comes as a celebration of innovation in the UAE, in line with the directives of the President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan to mark 2015 as the “Year of Innovation.” The 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, will be organised from 22-28 November, and will serve as a definitive platform and destination for innovation and innovators in the region.

  • ‘Jeans for Refugees’ initiative comes to GCC

    Jeans For Refugees by Johny Dar is being exhibited in the Moda Mall, Bahrain and sold to raise funds for the International Rescue Committee.
    Dar’s historic collection of hand-painted jeans, donated by celebrities including Jad Choueiri, Randeep Hooda, Hrithik Roshan, Cyrine Abdel Nour and Samira Said, will be available for purchase online throughout the holy month of Ramadan and the Eid holidays.

  • ‘KIDULTING’ TREND DRIVES ‘BACK TO THE FUTURE’ CONFECTIONERY FOCUS AT YUMMEX MIDDLE EAST

    Adult consumers keen to relive their early years are driving a new nostalgic buying trend, which is making inroads into the global confectionery industry. Known as ‘Kidulting’, the emerging confectionery trend will be on display at yummex Middle East, the region’s dedicated event for sweets and snacks professionals, organised by Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) in partnership with Koelnmesse GmbH.

  • ‘Masha and the Bear’ comes to Marina Mall Abu Dhabi

    The UAE’s favourite adventurous little girl Masha and her retired circus bear sidekick are coming to Marina Mall Abu Dhabi from August 21 to 23 to entertain kids and families alike.

  • ‘One Thousand Nights and Awakening’: Capture Your Favorite Place in Words and Pictures

    Project “Arabian Stories”, the social initiative behind pioneering website “arabianstories.com” has announced the launch of a literary contest titled “One Thousand Nights and Awakening”. The contest is open to talents from the Arab World wishing to document places that influenced their lives in words and pictures, in a uniquely crafted approach joining the art of photography and short story writing. Interested authors should submit their stories and pictures on arabianstories.com before June 30th, 2015.

  • ‘Ramadan Lights Fest’ at Dubai Ice Rink

    Celebrate the spirit of togetherness with the ‘Ramadan Lights Fest’ at Dubai Ice Rink this Holy Month. From Tuesday, May 22 to Tuesday June 12, 2018, the festival offers various family activities from games, crafts, food & beverage choices and many more.

  • ‘Sajaya Young Ladies of Sharjah’ Delves Into the World of Conceptual Art

    The fourth edition of the Art Project, organized by Sajaya Young Ladies of Sharjah, a subsidiary of Rubu’ Qarn Foundation for Creating Leaders and Innovators, will be conducted from 19th until 26th November. This year’s theme is ‘Conceptual Art’ and will be conducted by artist, Eva Vevere.

  • ‘Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Let’s Consume with Care’

    H.E. Dr. Rashid Ahmed Bin Fahad, Minister of Environment and Water, has asserted that current consumption patterns are major challenges to the move towards sustainable development in the region and beyond. The minister noted that present consumption rates are exceeding the Earth’s regeneration capacity and undermine the global community’s efforts to achieve sustainable growth.

  • ‘Sharjah Children’ Celebrate UAE National Day with ‘My Precious Nation’ Operetta

    With the goal of nurturing children’s artistic and musical talents, and to celebrate their love of the UAE, 188 children from Sharjah Children, a subsidiary of Rubu’ Qarn Foundation for Creating Future Leaders and Innovators, will be performing an operetta called My Precious Nation to celebrate the 47th UAE National Day on November 26 at the Sharjah Cultural Palace amphitheatre.

  • ‘Sharjah Tatweer Forum’ gives 29 young leaders the opportunity to learn latest concepts in innovation leadership

    A delegation of 29 young leaders of the ‘Sharjah Leadership Program’ (SLP) has successfully concluded a trip which took place in San Francisco in the United States.  Organized by ‘Sharjah Tatweer Forum’ (STF), the visit comes in line with its aim to keep young leaders updated with the latest technologies and global trends related to innovation. The move also reflects the great effort placed towards improving it into a smart, integrated and sustainable city. The 10-day tour, which was held from April 17 to April 27, 2016, covered many prominent stops, including a summit on the ‘Internet of Things (IoT)’ that focused on extensive discussions on how to further develop IoT products.

  • ‘Smart Government Application Store’ wins ‘2016 Smart Government Award’

    The ‘Smart Government Application Store’ has won the ‘2016 Smart Government Award’ under the ‘Best Smart Application in the Arab Region’ category during the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA)’s recent participation in the 7th Smart Government Excellence Awards held by the Central Agency of Information Technology of Kuwait. This year’s edition witnessed the participation of 25 government organizations from the GCC and the Middle East.

  • ‘Sony FotoArabia Picathon’ Winners Make Their Nations Proud

    Sony has always been a leader in digital imaging, particularly professional videography, broadcasting and film making.  More recently Sony has invested heavily to push the envelope when it comes to professional photography and has been successful in step changing professional photography as we know it. Sony and FotoArabia, an online stock photography website specializing in Middle Eastern images, announced the winners of the highly successful ‘Sony FotoArabia Picathon’ yesterday at the grand finale in Doha.

  • ‘Supreme Legislation Committee’ successfully hosts workshop on ‘‘Creativity and Innovation of Government Institutions’’

    The General Secretariat of the Supreme Legislation Committee (SLC) in Dubai successfully hosted lately a workshop entitled ‘Creativity and Innovation of Government Institutions’. The event is part of the ‘UAE Innovation Week’ initiative and in response to the directives of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE President to mark 2015 as the ‘Year of Innovation’ and in line with the National Innovation Strategy which was launched by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. The sessions were held under the supervision of Lieutenant Tariq Mohammed Al Saroumi, from Dubai Police and focused on how the efforts to adopt innovation plays a significant role in the country’s core values and its quest towards government excellence, and how the employee should consider his work as a workmanship he adores, and enjoys his performance and accomplishment in order to be creative.