Tuesday 28 March 2017

dmg events opens office in Qatar; plans key events

Leading international exhibitions company dmg events - Middle East, Asia and Africa has established an office in Qatar. The move is to support the growth of the country’s exhibition industry and to launch some of its most successful brands into the market, said the company.


Dubai to host gathering of digital media talents

The Dubai Film and TV Commission (DFTC) today announced VIDXB, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region’s first annual gathering celebrating the world of online video. The two-day event will be held from December 8 to 9 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. VIDXB will also kick


Frost & Sullivan to honour excellence in Middle East

Frost & Sullivan will honour innovation and excellence across all Industries in the Middle East at a gala event in Dubai in May. The "2017 Growth Excellence in Best Practices Awards Banquet - Middle East" will be held on May 24, at Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai.


LG launches region’s first ‘Signage Design’ contest

LG Electronics today announced the launch of the first LG Signage Design competition for innovative professional designers and architects across the region to push the boundaries of artistic designs within new and existing commercial spaces. Participants are expected to submit de


Euronews names new Europe, MEA sales head

Euronews, a leading international news channel, has appointed Myriam Vergne as the new vice president sales for  the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. Engaged in a strategic business transformation with its ambitious development plan Euronews Next, the top Europe


Governments ‘must use social media to reach youth'

A panel discussion examined the role of social media in enabling governments to better communicate with their citizens on the second day of the sixth International Government Communications Forum (IGCF 2017) in Sharjah, UAE. Themed ‘The Role of Social Media Platforms &ndash


OSN, Viacom deal to introduce Paramount Channel

Regional powerhouse Viacom International has expanded its partnership with local broadcasting giant OSN to introduce the new Paramount Channel. The partnership was announced at Cabsat’s Content Congress yesterday (March 22) in Dubai. Raffaele Annecchino, pres


Media professionals throng Dubai as Cabsat opens

More than 13,000 media industry professionals are expected to take part in Cabsat 2017, the region’s definitive the definitive event for broadcast, satellite and entertainment content sectors. His Highness Sheikh Hasher Bin Maktoum Al Maktoum, director general of Dubai'


Dubai design institute names new president

Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI) board of directors today announced the appointment of Dr Amina Al Rustamani, CEO - Tecom Group, as president of DIDI, the first private not-for-profit design university in the region. The university has been established under the pa


Netherlands to join Expo 2020 Dubai

The Netherlands, one of the world’s most innovative economies, will take part in Expo 2020 Dubai, it was announced today. Through its overall theme, ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’, the first World Expo in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia will be a

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