The World Free Zones Organisation (World FZO), the multi-lateral, not-for-profit association for free zones, has announced Robert Koopman, Chief Economist at the World Trade Organisation (WTO), as a keynote speaker for its upcoming annual conference: “Free Zone Outlook International”.   The event, which brings together free zone representatives, multi-lateral... Read more
Dubai Smart Government Department (DSG) recently received an information security award in the category of “Best Information Security Program Implementation” in the field of Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) for online and Smartphone payment services (ePay and mPay). The award was given by the Gulf Information Security Expo... Read more
Tejar Dubai entrepreneurship development programme, a Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry initiative, in cooperation with the Dubai Design and Fashion Council, hosted a workshop entitled ‘Entrepreneurship in Design and Fashion’ at the Dubai Ladies Club. The workshop’s objective was to introduce young Emiratis to the entrepreneurial potential of... Read more

Impact Hub Dubai has announced a monthly calendar of events

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Impact Hub Dubai, in partnership with Dubai SME and the Hamdan Innovation Incubator (HI2), has launched the first ‘Emirati LaunchPad™’. The new programme aims to equip UAE national entrepreneurs with the knowledge, skills and contacts required to launch a business idea and to begin trading anywhere in the world.... Read more

Taste testing

News October 19, 2014 0

The Dubai World Hospitality Championship 2014 will take place from 30th October to 1st November at the Dubai World Trade Centre with an International Competition, an Emirati Competition, a Hospitality Sector Competition and a GCC Products Competition.   A series of UAE-wide preliminary workshops has taken place for the... Read more

Dubai World Central (DWC) welcomes IKEA Group’s regional distribution centre into its Logistics District.

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The Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC) hosted its October Network Majlis at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry under the theme “A Conversation: Women, Work and the Will to Lead”. Fatima Nakhjavanpur, Founder of CHOICE HR Consultancy, led the morning session and shared insights on the world of... Read more
Upswing in MEA smartphone sales
According to the latest report by the GSM Association more than half of the population of the Middle East and North Africa has a mobile phone connection The report also found that sales of handsets reached an all-time high in the second quarter of this year. The GSMA at... Read more
TECOM Investments recently outlined the enhancements planned for its existing business parks, provided a progress update on the key developments scheduled for release in 2015, and reaffirmed its commitment to support Dubai’s ongoing economic growth and development. During a press conference, TECOM Investments set out the organisation’s priorities for... Read more