Monday 21 September 2020

Abu Dhabi, Israel sign pact on film & TV production

The Abu Dhabi Film Commission (ADFC), the Israel Film Fund (IFF) and the Jerusalem Sam Spiegel Film &Television School (JSFS) have reached an overarching agreement centered around goodwill and bilateral cooperation in the fields of film and television. Under the new agreement


Epson projectors help La Perle show to enhance experience

La Perle, the first permanent, aqua-based, live show in Dubai and the Middle East, has invested in state-of-the-art Epson projectors to transform the audience experience, as the emirate reopens for tourism.   La Perle, located in a purpose-built theatre in Al Ha


17 UAE organisations win Stevie Awards

Seventeen organisations from UAE will be honoured with Stevie Awards this year at the 17th Annual International Business Awards.   Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) of Dubai and Dubai Municipality were the big winners in this year’s competition.


Adnec in deal with Reed Expo to buy top security event

The Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (Adnec), part of ADQ, has acquired the International Exhibition for National Security and Resilience (ISNR Abu Dhabi).    A leading conference in Middle East and North Africa that covers the security equipment sect


Expo Centre Sharjah resumes activities with electronics expo

The Expo Centre Sharjah is currently hosting the "Expo Electronics Exhibition", the first event the centre has organised after the gradual return to normal life and the resumption of activities and events in Sharjah.   The three-day event, which conclu


Italian Exhibition Group acquires HBG Events

Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) has reached an agreement for the full acquisition of HBG Events, an event organiser based in the UAE.   HBG Events has organised the annual, co-located Dubai Active, Dubai Active Industry and Dubai Muscle Show since 2016, which col


Netflix inks deal with Saudi Studio Myrkott

Netflix, the world’s leading entertainment service, and Saudi Arabian animation studio Myrkott, have struck a 5-year long exclusive partnership to produce Saudi-focused shows and films and most notably, a 5-year first look option on Myrkott’s upcoming projects.  


Ascott properties in Jeddah certified 'safe'

Exclusive serviced living properties of The Ascott Limited in Jeddah have been certified by Bureau Veritas in compliance with international standards of health & safety, offering travellers and expats a safe haven in the city.    The initiative is a par


MEBAA Show put off to February

The Middle East & North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) has announced that the region’s leading business aviation platform, the MEBAA Show, will now take place from February 22 to 24, 2021 at DWC, Airshow Site, Dubai.    The event was


Women 20 welcomes G20 ministers statement

The Women 20, the G20 engagement group for the empowerment of women, has welcomed the statement of the Labour and Employment Ministers of G20 nations that explicitly referenced the challenges faced by women during the pandemic and the ways these challenges have deepened both labour and economic

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