Wednesday 19 September 2018

Over 120 companies for Dubai Design Week

More than 120 companies will participate in the fourth edition of Dubai Design Week, the region’s largest creative festival, running from November 12 to 17 at locations across the city. Held under the patronage of HH Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice-


Over $3.5bn spend to boost Mena film sector

More than $3.54 billion investment in cinema screens across the Gulf is expected to help the region’s cinema industry expand manifold, said organisers of the upcoming inaugural Mena Cinema Forum in Dubai, UAE. As many as 45 specialists will address an audience of more than


100 media professionals to attend forum in Sharjah

The Sharjah Press Club of the Sharjah Government Media Bureau will host the fifth edition of the Arab Media Leaders Forum, an initiative by the Arab Media Forum Authority, on September 26 and 27, featuring more than hundred leading journalists, media professionals, senior management and owner


Choueiri unit named media agent for Saudi’s GEA

Leading media representation company Choueiri Group’s AMSI has been appointed as media representative for the General Entertainment Authority (GEA) of Saudi Arabia. The tie-up effectively enables the region’s advertisers and brands to benefit from GEA’s leadersh


Local media must change to survive: Ogilvy study

Nearly 60 per cent of respondents to a survey conducted worldwide by Ogilvy, an integrated creative network believe that local media must adapt to the changing environment or face extinction. Similar to global media outlets, local journalism has been significantly disrupted by th


Hala China to kick off Chinese Film Week in Dubai

Hala China, an initiative by Meraas and Dubai Holding, said that the first Chinese Film Week in Dubai will commence on October 1, with a programme that includes the screening of some of China’s most popular blockbusters in Dubai. The event will also bring some of the bigges


Mexican theatre chain enters the Gulf with Al Tayer Group

Cinépolis, a major movie theatre operator based in Mexico, has partnered with Al Tayer Group, one of the Middle East's leading luxury and lifestyle retailers, to build and operate cinemas across the GCC region. This venture will introduce Cinépolis' world-cl


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