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UAE’s food franchising sector: Let’s keep it free of greed and subtle deceit please

A heady mix of ignorance and ambition

“FORTY FIVE PERCENT??!!! ……………….I mean wow, forty five, that’s incredible”. read more

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Enviroserve UAE to Set up World’s Largest Integrated Electronics, Waste Recycling Plant at Dubai Industrial Park

  • Swiss Government Export Finance Agency backs one of the largest foreign direct environment investments in UAE
  • AED120 million e-waste recycling facility with 39,000 tons processing capacity to span 228,000 square feet
  • Region’s first renewable energy-powered recycling facility with zero air, liquid emissions

Enviroserve UAE, a global leader in the delivery of niche waste and environmental solutions, has signed an agreement with Dubai Wholesale City for the construction of a 228,000 sq ft electronics and specialized waste recycling plant at Dubai Industrial Park, the dedicated industrial hub within Dubai Wholesale City. read more

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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). read more

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Cisco Connect UAE 2017 will Shed Light on How Businesses can Thrive in the Digital Era

Shukri Eid, Managing Director – East Region, Cisco Middle East kicks of Cisco Connect UAE 2017 in Dubai

  • Cisco’s flagship technology forum brings together regional technology and business decision makers to drive the digitization agenda
  • Themed ‘Your Time Is Now’, the event addresses current technology business issues and demonstrates how Internet of Things is driving monumental change in technology architectures
  • Keynotes and topic sessions by leading technology executives to offer cutting-edge insights on the latest technologies and trends

 Cisco announced today the opening of its flagship IT and thought leadership event, Cisco Connect in the UAE, hosted by Cisco and its key strategic partners from April 17 – 18 at the Atlantis the Palm Hotel, in Dubai. Themed ‘Your Time is Now,’ Cisco Connect UAE 2017 will address the current technology landscape as businesses transition into effective digital enterprises. The event will demonstrate multiple solutions across verticals and showcase how connected cities integrate technology to manage their assets, services, and costs. read more

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Middle East Council of Shopping Centres conducts the “John T. Riordan Global School for Retail Real Estate Professionals”

JTR starts from 16th until 20th of April at the Ritz Carlton Hotel, DIFC – Dubai, UAE. read more

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The Maritime Standard Awards 2017 aims to set the bar higher still

The region’s leading maritime industry awards, officially launched today, are now in their fourth year. They will celebrate and reward the achievements of the best and brightest stars in the industry across the Middle East and the Indian Subcontinent, from the shipping, ports and related maritime sectors, at a glamorous, high quality gala dinner in Dubai read more

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Under the patronage of Dubai Electricity & Water Authority, RetrofitTech UAE Summit was launched today

Under the patronage of Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA), Advanced Conferences & Meetings (ACM) proudly launched the 3rd annual RetrofitTech UAE Summit & Awards at the Meydan Hotel Dubai. read more

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HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Inaugurates 200MW Second Phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has inaugurated the 200 megawatt (MW) second phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. The project reflects a new era in the excellence and leadership of the UAE, as it increases the share of clean and renewable energy. The inauguration coincided with the International Day of Happiness. read more

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IGCF 2017 ‘Youth Circle’ to Inspire Young Emiratis to Create Innovative Solutions for Social Wellbeing

SHEIKH SULTAN BIN AHMED AL QASIMI: THE WORLD NEEDS THE YOUTH AND THEIR INVOLVEMENT TO ACHIEVE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS read more

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Book to Document Best Practices in Government Communication, Feature Top Submissions for Sharjah Government Communication Award

The Sharjah Government Media Bureau Publication, featuring 23 Winners from the Past Three Editions, To Be Launched During the Government Communication Award Ceremony on March 22, 2017 read more

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Three Critical Accelerators to Closing the Gender Pay Gap for Class of 2020, Accenture Research Finds

  • 67% of UAE female undergraduates aspire to be in a leadership positions
  • Only 10% behind UAE male undergraduates, 83% of UAE female undergraduates have taken a computing /coding module
  • Only 7% behind UAE male undergraduates, 35% of UAE female undergraduates have upskilled in digital technologies

Women graduating from university in developing markets in 2020 could be the first generation to close the gender pay gap in their lifetimes, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). read more

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Growth Opportunities in the Gulf Triggered by Innovations and Disruptions in Building Energy Efficiency

Big push in the region to develop both renewable energy and energy efficient policies, finds Frost & Sullivan’s Energy & Environment team read more

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6th Annual Supply Chain ME Strategy Summit

25 – 26 April 2017 | Dubai, U.A.E.

Supply chain has gained importance over the years and after the oil & gas industry slowdown, companies are now preparing themselves for a competitive future. They are reinventing, restructuring their process and operational activities. With new business models are being tried out and the focus on logistics has been a prominent one. Especially the supply chain aspect has been in prime focus. read more

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Reasons Why the Keys to the UAE’s Future is Innovation Not Oil

The leaders of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) take innovation seriously.  In just over 10-years they have tried to remake the country.  Projects include massive skyscrapers, new airports, world-class hospitals, and education promotion zones to name a few.   But this is only the beginning.  The country, which is still less than 50-years-old, has set a goal to be ranked among the top 20 most innovative countries in the world by 2021.  While the goal is commendable, what are the reasons?  After all, isn’t the country oil rich? read more

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