Sunday 22 October 2017

Dubai Culture entity to open shop at Etihad Museum

The Dubai Museums Company, a Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) entity, has strengthened the visitor experience at the Etihad Museum by launching a new museum shop in partnership with At the Top, Burj Khalifa.    The shop opened its doors ea


Bahrain seals Expo 2020 Dubai agreement

Bahrain has signed an agreement with UAE government for allocation of a pavilion at the mega Expo 2020 Dubai event. This followed directives from His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and the royal assignment to organise the Bahrain’s participation in the Expo 2020 Duba


Mideast print market to reach $24bn this year

The Middle East print market value is to reach $24 billion in 2017, said the event organisers of the upcoming first Gulf Print & Pack Summit in Dubai, UAE citing a market report. The event will take place on March 4 and 5, 2018 at the Roda Al Bustan Hotel. The summit is the o


RBBi makes key appointment

Red Blue Blur Ideas (RBBi), the first accredited usability and digital marketing agency in the Middle East, has appointed Ryan Garner as head of paid media, as part of the company’s overall growth plans for the region.    RBBi is a specialist agency o


Dubai 'racing against time to finish $33bn Expo 2020 projects'

The combined value of the Expo 2020-related development projects has touched $33 billion as the UAE begins the three-year countdown for the six-month-long mega global event that will kick-off on October 20, 2020, said a report. These projects include transport infrastructure, suc


SRMG buys key stake in Saudi financial news service Argaam

The Saudi Research and Marketing Group (SRMG) has acquired a controlling stake in the Argaam Investment and Trading Company, which publishes an online financial news service.   SRMG secured a 51 percent stake for SR37.5 million ($10 million), according to a stat


Mideast AV market grows 75pc to hit $3bn

The market for AV products and services in the Middle East is currently worth almost $3 billion, having grown 76 percent from 2012 to 2016, said the organisers of the ongoing Prolight + Sound Middle East in Dubai, UAE. The three-day event, which is concluding tomorrow (October 19


DIFF to confer achievement award on Egyptian writer

The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) said that this year’s Arab Lifetime Achievement Award will recognize the illustrious Egyptian writer Wahid Hamed, celebrating his achievements in screenwriting and contributions to the industry.  One of Egypt’s most ac


Expo 2020 launches search for 30,000 volunteers

Expo 2020 Dubai has launched its search for more than 30,000 volunteers who will be the ‘face’ of the largest global gathering ever to be staged in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia. Expo 2020 promises to be a transformative and lasting landmark in the history of


Eutelsat boosts ME presence with Noorsat acquisition

Eutelsat Communications, one of the world's leading satellite operators, has acquired Noorsat, a leading satellite service provider in the Middle East region, from Bahrain’s Orbit Holding Group. The acquisition of Noorsat fits with Eutelsat’s broader strategy of s

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