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Salim & Sons Group to capitalize on growth opportunities in the region

Salim & Sons group was established in 1987 and delivers products and services across a vast number of sectors through its subsidiaries – Three Stars foam factory; Sleep Fine; Premiere Furniture (Restonic); Top Line Furniture Industry; Deyar Real Estate; Suwaidi Gulf General Transport; Al Jawal Contracting Company; KSS Contracting; Al Muadalah Chemical Material Trading and BMA studio. The companies work closely with their business partners in the MENA region and continue to forge new partnerships to further explore new business dimensions while building on brand awareness. With innovation as the core focus of its customer and diversification strategies, the group continues to expand its portfolio in the region, keeping pace with the UAEā€™s rapid evolution and progress. read more

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New Investment Models Are Needed To Boost MENA Oil & Gas Competitiveness, Crescent CEO Tells OPEC Seminar

  • Private sector can be an important partner in meeting $320 billion in oil and gas investment in coming years, Jafar tells OPEC ministers and industry leaders.
  • The 2018 OPEC Seminar, under the theme, ā€˜Petroleum ā€“ cooperation for a sustainable futureā€™, examined a range of important energy issues and challenges, helping to explore existing avenues of dialogue and cooperation, while stimulating new ones.

New investment models will encourage optimal development in the oil and gas sector, Majid Jafar, CEO of Crescent Petroleum told OPEC ministers and industry leaders at the OPEC Seminar in Vienna today. The private sector in MENA can be an important partner in oil and gas development, helping boost competitiveness in the industry, he added. read more

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Hawkamah and ICSA announce MENA-wide partnership

The two governance institutes will organize events and workshops to support governance professionals across the region read more

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Takaful in the MENA Region: Finding the Right Ingredients for Success

A.M. BestĀ believes there are significant opportunities for takaful operators in most Middle East and North Africa (MENA) markets to provide sound financial protection that is in line with consumersā€™ religious sensibilities, taking into account the huge global Muslim population. However, these opportunities continue to remain disappointingly unrealised, with takaful companies struggling to establish strong business profiles. read more

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UITP MENA Transport Congress & Exhibition 2018 Is a Success

Under the patronage of H.H Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council, The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai hosted the UITP MENA Transport Congress & Exhibition 2018 from 23rd-25th April 2018 at the Dubai World Trade Center. Over 70 international speakers participated in the event, including the prominent Canadian thinker, Brent Toderian the opening session keynote speaker. read more

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An Overview of the Middle East and North Africa Over the Top (OTT) Video Services Market

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Over-the-Top Video Services Market continues to grow on the back of telco partnerships, local content read more

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Pine Labs Brings Digital Payment Innovations to the MENA Region

Following on from its meteoric success in India and Southeast Asia, Pine Labs, a leading provider of retail payment solutions, is set to introduce its one of its kind in the world, virtualized payment platform in the MENA region. read more

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Bestā€™s Special Report: Rated MENA Companies Maintain Strong Capitalisation Levels Despite Stifled Growth

Companies operating in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region have encountered supressed growth rates as economic and political uncertainties persist, although entities rated by A.M. Best have broadly maintained strong balance sheets. read more

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Best’s Special Report: Rated MENA Companies Maintain Strong Capitalisation Levels Despite Stifled Growth

Companies operating in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region have encountered suppressed growth rates as economic and political uncertainties persist, although entities rated by A.M. Best have broadly maintained strong balance sheets. read more

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Rising Investment in New Age Technology Revolutionizing Legacy Broadcast Systems in MENA

Service providers need to invest in new solutions to keep up with rising multiscreen adoption and market demands, finds Frost & Sullivan’s Digital Media team read more

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TV Connect MENA

TVC MENA is back to help you overcome the key challenges and opportunities in the region, such as staying competitive in the current market, the fight against piracy, the Pay-TV market and monetising your operations.
There are less than two weeks to go until the event comes to Dubai on 30-31 October. We’ve been working hard to secure some more industry-leading speakers to add to our already great line-up. Netflix, Sky News Arabia and FOX have joined the agenda to speak alongside icFLIX, Starz Play, Du, OSN, iFlix, Zee Entertainment and beIN, to name but a few. read more

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Bestā€™s Special Report: Stormy Currents Emerging for MENA Reinsurers

Insurance markets in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region have continued to grow, with increased demand for products over the past decade driven by a period of high oil prices that has funded infrastructure development and increased commercial activity, and the introduction of compulsory covers, particularly for medical health care and liability risks. read more

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RECon MENA 2017 to host the largest ā€œDeal Making Sessionsā€

Recon MENA is the longest running conference in the region ā€“ starting from 29th till 31st October at the Ritz Carlton Hotel DIFC Dubai, UAE read more

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RECon MENA 2017 Highlights ā€œReinventionā€

29th ā€“ 31st October at the Ritz Carlton Hotel DIFC Dubai, UAE read more

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Soaring Demand For Glass In The MENA Construction Market

To supplement the needs of the glass industry in the Middle East,Ā dmg events Middle East, Asia & AfricaĀ is geared up to bring backĀ Gulf Glass, aĀ leading flat and container glass event in the region. Comprising of properties that make it a fully-recyclable material, glass has been gaining popularity with the construction fraternity, who are constantly seeking innovative and green construction solutions. read more

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Demand for Alternate Residency and Citizenship Increases in MENA region

Diversification of both business and personal affairs through multiple residences can deliver increased quality of life, mobility, security, educational options, and improved tax and estate planning capabilities. read more

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Which country has the best environment for Tech Startups in MENA?

The MENA region is trending on tech startups and its success, but more importantly, UAE is taking lead with its smooth business start-up systems and an enabling environment to support innovation. The Emirate has the highest number of venture capitals in the MENA region ā€“currently possessing 19 venture capitals. According to founder and co-founders of tech start-ups, there is, even more, ease operating in a free zone as compared onshore, as free zones are indeed free from complex bureaucratic and regulatory procedures. The free zones help simplify things by aiding in areas such as visa acquisitions, residence permits, documentation and bank accounts. Series of success story testimonies within the tech start-up area makes it an attractive sector and a booming one for UAE. read more

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