DSO backs Islamic economy venture
The Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), has announced its plans to provide support to start-ups and seed ventures engaged in the Islamic economy domain through the Dubai Technology Entrepreneurship Centre (DTEC). DSOA is the the regulatory body for Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), the integrated free zone technology park. The announcement... Read more
The seventh most influential city
Forbes has named Dubai among the world’s top 10 most influential cities in the world. Dubai gained the seventh ranking and has outdone other metropolitan areas like Beijing, Los Angeles, Sydney, San Francisco Bay Area and Toronto. London earns the top rank, followed by New York, Paris, Singapore, Tokyo and... Read more
The hub for international business

DAC promotes Dubai’s business benefits to North American associations

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Empowering women in business
Dubai is set to host The Arab Women Leadership and Business Summit this coming September 22-23 at the Radisson Royal Hotel. Sponsored by the Dubai Business Women Council, Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and the American Chamber of Commerce, the two-day event will feature high-profile speakers from both private and... Read more
Setting budgets – the right way!

In this topical feature, we explore the basics of planning a budget for your SME…

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Kcal aims for next level in 2014
Dubai-based  fast food brand Kcal is planning on a broad franchising expansion across the Middle East and beyond. Kcal has revamped their menu and has successfully rolled-out its sixth outlet in the Dubai which is located at JBR. The brand’s principals indicated recently that they are planning on a... Read more
Tejar Dubai backs charity event
As part of its entrepreneurship development programme which encourages nascent UAE talent to turn their innovative ideas into a successful business venture, Tejar Dubai will be a platinum sponsor for the Designs of Hope Charity exhibition. Essa Ali Al Zaabi, Senior Vice-President, Institutional Support Sector, Dubai Chamber and General... Read more
Islamic finance gathering steam
The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently released a report on global Islamic banking assets ahead of the 10th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF). The event will be organised in Dubai by Dubai Chamber and the WIEF Foundation from 28-30 October 2014. The Report which is based on a study by... Read more
Global Trade Development Week

The Global Trade Development Week EMEA will gather influential business and government leaders, entrepreneurs and academics from over 70 countries

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According to the latest quarterly consumer confidence survey conducted by the Department of Economic Development (DED), positive sentiment is running deeper among consumers in Dubai with personal finances improving and more people are willing to put their spare cash into savings and holidays. The Consumer Confidence Index for the second quarter... Read more