Monday 15 October 2018

Saudi designers partner with top EU councils

The Saudi Design Week (SDW) team recently partnered with the British Council, Embassy of France, and Embassy of Hungary, to create a one of a kind programme aimed at elevating design conversations to the next level in the region. Saudi Design Week is in its essence a festival for desig


Shams, Arab Format Lab unveil innovative media project

Sharjah Media City (Shams), a free zone hub for innovation, has joined hands with Arab Format Lab, a leading film and television content development and production lab, to unveil the Emirates Entertainment Experience, a first-of-its-kind project in film and television production in the Arab wor


Forbes ME unveils top startups, investors

Forbes Middle East, a licensee of Forbes Media, has unveiled 2018’s most successful startups, investors and changemakers shaping the Middle East’s business landscape. Its October issue features three lists: Top 100 Startups in the Middle East; The 50 most active inves


Austria Expo 2020 pavilion 'inspired by 9,000-year-old concept'

Austria will be using a 9,000-year-old building material made of sand, silt and clay to create its pavilion for the upcoming Expo 2020 Dubai, the first such event in the Middle East and Africa region, thus showcasing an age-old technique in sustainable construction. Located at th


Culinaire & Beyond to host charity dinner at Capital Club

Culinaire & Beyond, a leading food and beverage (F&B) consultant, is set to organise a charity dinner at the Capital Club on October 16. The charity dinner is part of the Bahrain Hospitality & Restaurant Expo 2018 (BHRExpo) which is taking place from October 14 to 17


Enstoa seeks Saudi tech talent for Qiddiya project

Enstoa, a leading systems integrator for capital projects worldwide, has been selected by the Qiddiya Investment Company (QIC) to provide a fully integrated program management information system for the Qiddiya project.   The Qiddiya project is set to become the


Mena box office sales top $500m in 2017

Box office revenue exceeded $500 million in the Mena region, according to a research by professional services firm PriceWaterhouseCooper (PwC) and the Knowledge Partner of the upcoming Mena Cinema Forum in Dubai, UAE.   This is about 1.25 per cent of the global box office rev


Salman Khan back in Abu Dhabi for Bollywood film shoot

Production has started in Abu Dhabi on Bollywood blockbuster ‘Bharat’, starring superstars Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif and directed by renowned filmmaker Ali Abbas Zafar. All three Indian icons previously worked together on the box office hit ‘Tiger Zinda Hai&r


UAE elected VP of International Astronautical Federation

The UAE, represented by Dr Mohammed Al Ahbabi, Director-General of the UAE Space Agency, has been elected Vice-President of the International Astronautical Federation, IAF, following a vote during the 2018 International Astronautical Congress, IAC, which is being hosted in Bremen, Germany.


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