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A Stitch in Time

A Stitch in Time
Brother International Europe has extended its partnership with pioneering rainforest sustainability charity, Cool Earth by donating sewing machines to a vil

Nokia Collaboration with UAE GCAA

Nokia Collaboration with UAE GCAA
Nokia and the United Arab Emirates General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) have entered into a strategic collaboration to drive the development of an end-to-end UAS ecosystem that will make the UAE

Insurers Still Wary of Iran

Insurers Still Wary of Iran
Iran is the largest non-life insurance market in the Middle East and was the 29th largest market globally in 2014. Non-life market premium income, excluding health business, grew 22.6 percent from

CWC’s World LNG Awards Shortlist Announced

CWC’s World LNG Awards Shortlist Announced
The shortlist for the 11th Annual CWC LNG Awards has just been announced by the CWC Group. The categories for 2016 include the coveted CWC / World Gas Intelligence (WGI) LNG Award for Ou

New JDA/Centiro Report

New JDA/Centiro Report
More than 80 percent of European online shoppers are willing to exceed minimum order thresholds if it qualifies them for free delivery or collection, according to data from the

EU-Canada Summit

EU-Canada Summit
The deal will benefit exporters, big and small, creating opportunities for European and Canadian companies and their employees, as well as for consumers. 99 percent of import duties will be elimina

Tesco/Unilever: The Post-Brexit Landscape

Tesco/Unilever: The Post-Brexit Landscape
The Tesco/Unilever price dispute is arguably the first real example of uncertainty to hit UK consumers post-Brexit, according to Duncan Boyd, manager at global supply chain consultancy

OpEx MENA 2016

OpEx MENA 2016
In 2013, Euro Petroleum Consultants (EPC) launched a series of high-level conferences known as ‘OpEx’; Operational Excellence in Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals. The events have been very well

Egypt Oil & Gas Business Meetings 2016

Egypt Oil & Gas Business Meetings 2016
Egypt Oil & Gas Business Meetings 2016, taking place in Cairo on 14-15 November, 2016 is a unique, human-scale platform of business and technical presentations focusing on Egypt’s promisin

Amsterdam: The Financial, Cultural and Creative Centre of the Netherlands

Amsterdam: The Financial, Cultural and Creative Centre of the Netherlands
The financial, cultural and creative centre of the Netherlands, Amsterdam is one of the greatest small cities in the world frequented by more than 11 million tourists each year. Affectionately know

Middle East Electricity | Solar Middle East: Energising the Smart City

Middle East Electricity | Solar Middle East: Energising the Smart City
Middle East Electricity (MEE), one of the world’s leading power exhibitions, has announced its theme for the 2017 edition. Alongside Dubai Municipality and the Environmental Council for Arab Towns,

Hi Europe Delivers Innovation

Hi Europe Delivers Innovation
The leading global event for supplements, nutraceuticals and functional food & beverages solutions, Hi Europe & Ni provides you with a 360-degree perspective of the nutrition and health ing

Embracing Technology: Four Trends for Manufacturing Marketers That Will Drive Growth

Embracing Technology: Four Trends for Manufacturing Marketers That Will Drive Growth
By Joe Birkedale, Managing Director, CatalystWe’re going to put it out there; it’s hardly visionary to expect the manufacturing indust

The Big 5 Dubai

The Big 5 Dubai
Running from 21-24 November, The Big 5 2016 is expected to attract 75,000 participants and 3,000 exhibitors who will be able to access the 113,526 square metre Dubai World Trade Centre floor space.

International Islamic Banking Summit Africa (IIBSA)

International Islamic Banking Summit Africa (IIBSA)
The 2016 edition of International Islamic Banking Summit Africa (IIBSA) will serve as a platform for global industry leaders to convene and share innovative ideas to boost economic development; and

4th Iran Europe Oil & Gas Summit

4th Iran Europe Oil & Gas Summit
The 4th Iran Europe Oil & Gas Summit brings together European technology and expertise with the vast potential and opportunity in the reinvigorated Iranian oil & gas sector. IRN, the

Expo 2020: Living up to Expectations

Expo 2020: Living up to Expectations
In 2020, Dubai will host Expo 2020 in the only way this ambitious and fast-developing city knows how; with an audacious architectural vision that is a reflection of the modern connected world. Unde

The New Generation of Sheet Metal Working

The New Generation of Sheet Metal Working
From 25-29 October, 2016, the 24th International Sheet Metal Working Technology Exhibition will open its doors again in Hannover, Germany. Among sheet metal working specialists, the show is renowne

Investing in the MENA Region

Investing in the MENA Region
A mere decade ago, huge amounts of optimism surrounded private equity investment in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Public markets were outperforming forecasts, and investment banks

Highlighting the Value of Outsourcing IT Infrastructure

Highlighting the Value of Outsourcing IT Infrastructure
Taking place on 20 October, 2016, Datacloud Nordic will assess the energy, scalability, security, architecture and software challenges confronting data centres, as well as the transition to cloud.

Intersolar Middle East Opens in Dubai

Intersolar Middle East Opens in Dubai
H.E Saeed Mohammed Ahmed Al Tayer, Dubai Electricity & Water Authority's Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, officially opened Intersolar Middle East in Dubai on 19 September.

Source the Latest Products at Kuwait’s Largest Construction Exhibition

Source the Latest Products at Kuwait’s Largest Construction Exhibition
Running from 25-27 September, 2016 at the Kuwait International Fair, The Big 5 Kuwait is set to be the largest building and construction event in the country. With planned developments worth an est

Middle Eastern Construction on the Up

Middle Eastern Construction on the Up
There are 541 new hotels in the pipeline across the Middle East, bringing an additional 158,950 hotel rooms to the region, an industry report has revealed. The Middle East Hotel Construction

The MENA ‘Office of the Future’ Vision is Closer than Ever, says Canon

The MENA ‘Office of the Future’ Vision is Closer than Ever, says Canon
Organisations in the MENA region are taking steps to embrace the ‘Office of the Future’ concept, revolutionising how their employees work and operate. This is evident in the Office Insights 2016 r