Upcoming EventsSep17Sunall-day 4th Middle East Cyber Security C...4th Middle East Cyber Security C...Sep 17 – Sep 20 all-dayMiddle East nations are witnessing significant economic and technological transformation due to growing business opportunities in large industries such as banking, financial services, insurance (BFSI) in the region. With the rapid economic growth and the increasing threat of cyber crimes, … Continue reading →Sep26Tueall-day Electric Vehicles UAE ConferenceElectric Vehicles UAE ConferenceSep 26 – Sep 27 all-dayTo support EV integration in the UAE His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of the Executive Council, launched the Dubai Green Mobility Initiative as part of the Dubai Clean Energy … Continue reading →all-day Intersolar Middle East @ Conrad Dubai HotelIntersolar Middle East @ Conrad Dubai HotelSep 26 – Sep 27 all-dayThe most Powerful Solar Conference in the MENA Region taking place September 26-27, 2017 at the Conrad Dubai Hotel in the United Arab Emirates read moreSep27Wedall-day Smart Parking UAESmart Parking UAESep 27 – Sep 28 all-dayThe 3rd Annual Smart Parking UAE 2017 conference will bring a fresh approach to government authorities who will share their experiences at every stage of implementation. The event will reach into healthcare facilities, high access areas and real estate development … Continue reading →all-day Smart Parking UAE ConferenceSmart Parking UAE ConferenceSep 27 – Sep 28 all-dayThe 3rd Annual Smart Parking UAE 2017 conference will bring a fresh approach to government authorities who will share their experiences at every stage of implementation. The event will reach into healthcare facilities, high access areas and real estate developments … Continue reading →8:00 am Kingdom Call Center TransformationKingdom Call Center TransformationSep 27 @ 8:00 am – Sep 28 @ 5:00 pmWith the National Transformation Program 2020 the call center industry is under focus and has been on progressive path. The $100 million call center market of Saudi expected to grow in the near future. While understanding the Saudi market, it … Continue reading →
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GCC countries to use more renewable energy resources to preserve the oil wealth, finds Frost & Sullivan’s Visionary Innovation team
Start-up airline bids to raise up to US$1.29 million in capital via Dubai-based Eureeca.com as it eyes 2018 launch
With less than six months until the GCC implements value added tax (VAT), a new survey from ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and Thomson Reuters has found that there is a significant lack of preparation and awareness among businesses in the region of how it will affect them.
Unified Communications Market in the Gulf Grows through Competitive Pricing, Customer-friendly Service, and Comprehensive Offerings
Government, oil and gas and BFSI sectors dominate in the UC applications and services market, finds Frost & Sullivan’s Digital Transformation team
Growth in unified communications (UC) applications and services due to the global shift from time division multiplexing (TDM) to the Internet protocol-private branch exchange (IP-PBX) telephony model is reflecting in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) market as well, though at a lower rate. Cloud adoption is presently low in the region when compared with other developed and developing nations, but industry participants remain optimistic as digital investments are a priority for GCC. However, customers will seek a wide range of UC offerings at attractive price points through a single provider.
Uncertainty persists as to when precisely Value Added Tax (VAT) will be introduced in the member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), and the process surrounding a roll-out. However, given the fiscal pressures in the region, the introduction of taxation seems inevitable and could cause short-term cash-flow issues for insurers.
City-wide lighting overhauls expected with huge growth opportunities for companies, finds Frost & Sullivan’s Energy & Environment team
Retail business in the GCC region is rapidly growing accompanied with swift changes in regulations and competition. This year, the Middle East Council of Shopping Centres (MECSC) and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce will be holding the RECon Forum Jeddah – first to be hosted by MECSC – from 7th to 8th May. The forum is held under the theme “Retail of the Future – Saudi Vision 2013”; the event is under the patronage of HRH Prince Mishaal bin Majed Al Saud, The Governor of Jeddah and in association with Jeddah Chamber, Jeddah Tourism Development Council and Saudi Commission for Tourism & National Heritage.
Service delivery quality and Robustness of portfolio to be defining forces that will influence emergence of growth opportunities finds Frost & Sullivan’s Building Technologies Team
Nowadays, cyber-security is not just a technology issue, it’s a real business issue which should engage all business functions.
Auger Torque, UK-based global engineering equipment manufacturer, sets up operations in UAE, GCC, following business partnership with United Motors Heavy Equipment
Newly formed company Auger Torque Middle East is set to bring in innovative technologies to the construction and infrastructure segment in the UAE and the wider GCC region. The launch will take place in Abu Dhabi on 25th April 2017, with support of the Department of International Trade (part of the British Embassy UAE).