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

June 21, 2018 UAE Business 0

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 UAE’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

June 20, 2018 UAE Business 0
  • 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, ‘Petroleum – cooperation for a sustainable future’, 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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Takaful in the MENA Region: Finding the Right Ingredients for Success

May 18, 2018 UAE Business 0

A.M. Best 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 consumers’ 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

April 26, 2018 UAE Business 0

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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TV Connect MENA

October 16, 2017 UAE Business 0

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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Best’s Special Report: Stormy Currents Emerging for MENA Reinsurers

October 5, 2017 UAE Business 0

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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Soaring Demand For Glass In The MENA Construction Market

July 24, 2017 UAE Business 0

To supplement the needs of the glass industry in the Middle East, dmg events Middle East, Asia & Africa is geared up to bring back Gulf Glass, a 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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Which country has the best environment for Tech Startups in MENA?

June 19, 2017 UAE Business 0

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 –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