Upcoming EventsFeb24Friall-day DARNIVAL @ Festival Bay, Festival City Mall DubaiDARNIVAL @ Festival Bay, Festival City Mall DubaiFeb 24 – Feb 25 all-dayDISCOVERY NETWORKS AND beIN MEDIA GROUP TO HOST “DARNIVAL” THE FAMILY CARNIVAL, AN OFFICIAL EVENT OF DUBAI FOOD FESTIVAL 2017 read moreShareMar8Wed10:00 am Sustainable Energy & Technology ... @ Hall 103 -104 BITEC, Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre,Sustainable Energy & Technology ... @ Hall 103 -104 BITEC, Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre,Mar 8 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pmBangkok SETA 2017 Conference Engineered to Promote Hybrid Industry and Electric Cars. read moreShareMar15Wedall-day Middle East power and transmissi...Middle East power and transmissi...Mar 15 – Mar 16 all-dayEnergy consumption in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is witnessing an unprecedented growth; Peak demand is expected to reach 90 GW in 2022. The ministry of water and electricity has announced an investment of $133 billion for the power sector … Continue reading →Mar20Monall-day Future BIM Implementation QatarFuture BIM Implementation QatarMar 20 – Mar 21 all-dayFuture BIM Implementation Qatar 2017 has been launched to support the optimisation of BIM implementation to improve the management of complex construction and infrastructure projects, address the growing use of BIM technologies in Qatar, and explore how utilising BIM can … Continue reading →Apr10Monall-day 4th Annual Middle East Pharma Co...4th Annual Middle East Pharma Co...Apr 10 – Apr 12 all-dayThe 4th Annual Middle East Pharma Cold Chain Congress, taking place in Dubai-UAE on the 10-12 April 2017 is the main platform for the pharmaceutical industry in the MENA region which gathers all the industry stakeholders to converge; discuss ongoing … Continue reading →all-day Smart Parking Qatar @ Intercontinental Hotel The City, Doha, QatarSmart Parking Qatar @ Intercontinental Hotel The City, Doha, QatarApr 10 – Apr 11 all-dayThe 2nd Annual Smart Parking Qatar conference will be discussing about the 2017 parking master plan that will be issued by the Ministry of Transport & Communication and identify the opportunities available around FIFA World Cup 2022. read moreShareApr16Sunall-day 4th ANNUAL SAUDI ARABIA TRANSPOR... @ Riyadh Marriott Hotel4th ANNUAL SAUDI ARABIA TRANSPOR... @ Riyadh Marriott HotelApr 16 all-dayDiscuss the GCC Railways vision in adopting next-generation policy, procedural and regulatory initiatives needed to attract investments in the sector. read moreShareApr17Monall-day Future Play & Playspaces MENA 2017 @ DubaiFuture Play & Playspaces MENA 2017 @ DubaiApr 17 – Apr 18 all-dayFuture Play & Playspaces MENA has been specifically created for those developing, designing, building and equipping indoor and outdoor play facilities across the MENA region. It’s an event dedicated to showcasing the growing business opportunities in this rapidly expanding sector. … Continue reading →Apr18Tueall-day The Dubai Building Maintenance Show @ Dubai, UAEThe Dubai Building Maintenance Show @ Dubai, UAEApr 18 all-dayShare
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Mimecast Report Finds 57% of Organisations in Middle East Believe they will Suffer a Negative Business Impact from Cybercriminals in 2017
Report reveals that Email is the most likely method for ransomware infection in the Middle East
UAE MARKET REPORT JAN 2017
With a rather topsy-turvy 2016 behind it, the real estate market in the UAE is expected to take positive strides in 2017. Given the uncertainty prevalent in the global market, many realty investors are heading to markets that offer stability of rental returns as well as room for capital value growth. Dubai and Abu Dhabi rank prominently among such markets, and their unique position on the map and importance as the gateway to the MENA region make their pull even stronger.
Tesla CEO, Elon Musk and Uber CEO Travis Kalanick among speakers
The high levels of complexity and uncertainty attached to the key political and security issues for the year, highlighted by RiskMap, mean that boards will need to undertake comprehensive reviews of their approaches to risk management
The recent immigration ban has caused a lot of startups and large tech companies in the US to rethink their strategies. It is more difficult to get existing talent – those who already have a valid visa and a job in a US-based company – back after they leave the country. Trying to bring in new talent is even more difficult.
Cyber criminals develop service to protect themselves from scammers
A service set up to protect cyber criminals from being ‘ripped off’ by their fellow criminal cohort has recently identified the 1,000th culprit that has failed to come up with the goods. Ripper.cc was formed in June 2016 and is the only known service to keep a database of known ‘rippers’ – those who rob others on the dark web and other criminal marketplaces. Digital Shadows has been tracking the service since its inception.
- AED175 million expansion to make ASSENT one of the largest steel companies in the region
- The new expansion makes Shafar one of the largest steel companies in the region, spread over an area of 2.4 million square feet.
Al Shafar Steel Engineering LLC (ASSENT), a leading company in the field of structural steel design and manufacturing and a member of the UAE-based Al Shafar Group of Companies, has announced the expansion of its facilities located at Dubai Industrial Park. The expansion, which will result in one of the largest steel manufacturing companies in the region, is geared to grow the company’s operational footprint in the UAE and the wider GCC region.
Migrating applications to the cloud offers incredible opportunities that can make your business more versatile and efficient. Collaboration is often easier with the cloud, for example, and it can make disaster recovery a breeze. However, the cloud isn’t necessarily the right choice for every application. Is your team thinking of shifting your application to a cloud-based model? Make sure to take the following considerations into account before making your move:
Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Distinguished Academic Performance joined Dubai Quality Group as an Investor partner
Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Distinguished Academic Performance signed an investor partnership agreement with Dubai Quality Group (DQG) to activate fruitful cooperation between both parties to foster quality, business excellence, innovation, education performance, and leadership in the education sector
The Africa Finance Corporation’s (AFC) issuance represents the global market’s first USD Sukuk transaction of 2017 and the first Sukuk transaction from an African supranational entity. The pan-African multilateral development finance institution and project developer, AFC, issued its maiden Sukuk which is the highest-rated Sukuk issuance from an African institution. Emirates NBD Capital played a role as the Sole Global Coordinator in the 150 million USD transaction which has an estimated final order book of approximately 230 million USD.
As the GCC countries drift away from oil dependency to strengthen their economy from a diversity of sectors, the business environment has not been ideal for some countries while government initiatives to aid the adaptation to falling oil prices and transition to a more diverse economy has not been favourable for some sectors.