Following on from the success of its inaugural edition in 2021, Riyadh International Luxury Week is set to be held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia from 24th – 27th May 2022. The event is designed to showcase the ultimate in watch & jewellery creativity and craftsmanship, featuring over 60 of some of the world’s – and region’s – most prominent brands, as well as a host of interactive experiences for visitors.
Riyadh International Luxury Week offers a gateway for industry specialists to engage with their audience in the Kingdom, debuting novelties, showcasing standout pieces, sharing their heritage and craft, and creating a platform for conversation in the luxury space.
• The KSA Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai celebrates impressive achievements throughout the course of the six-month event
31, March 2022 – Having received almost 5 million visits during the event’s six-month period, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai held a gala evening on 28 March to celebrate its impressive achievements and as a gesture of appreciation to the host country, the United Arab Emirates.
Celebrations at the KSA Pavilion included a VIP reception followed by a mesmerizing theatrical celebration. The Open Square LED screen showcased breathtaking images from AlUla, Jeddah, Ad Diriyah, Riyadh and Al Ahsa that showcased the Kingdom’s diverse natural beauty. Taking the audience back in time, a timelapse of the construction phase of the pavilion was shown ......read more
JEDDAH (SAUDI ARABIA) – March 30th 2022: With the inaugural Rally Jameel now underway, the organizing team is now busy looking after the competitors, running the rally route and ensuring everyone stays safe during the event. Amongst the large organizing team is a number of women all helping the event to go off without a hitch.
Under the Kingdom’s Vision 2030, which recognises that a modern and progressive nation must encourage and empower all members of society in all forms, including sport, women have been heavily involved behind the scenes at Rally Jameel, an initiative by Abdul Latif Jameel Motors. Some hold key roles that are critical to the event’s daily operation and overall success.
“My role is as the Chief Medical Office on the rally, so I’m responsible for the medical safety of all the ......read more
• The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Pavilion has won U.S.-based EXHIBITOR Magazine’s BEST XL PAVILION award
• The 13,059 sq.m. pavilion also received two Honorable Mentions for BEST EXTERIOR DESIGN and BEST EXHIBIT/DISPLAY
• The latest win adds to a roster of Guinness World Records attained by the KSA Pavilion, one of the most sustainable and visited structures at Expo 2020 Dubai
21, March 2022 – The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Pavilion – a record-breaking structure that is also one of the most visited sites at Expo 2020 Dubai – has won a prestigious World Expo Award from U.S.-based EXHIBITOR Magazine, adding a new trophy to its rich roster of international awards.
The Kingdom’s massive pavilion, the second largest structure at Expo after the host nation’s, ......read more
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia: MSI-Defence Systems Limited (MSI-DSL), the developer of leading-edge weapon and underwater systems and the European leading robotics and autonomous system developer Milrem Robotics jointly present highly mobile, unmanned kinetic C-UAV capabilities at the World Defense Show.
“There has been an increase in the usage of drones and loitering munition against various military targets. The employment of this type of equipment has made low-level conflicts more lethal,” explained Captain (res) Jüri Pajuste, Defence Research and Development Director at Milrem Robotics. “Utilizing unmanned ground systems with intelligent functions to counter these new threats helps increase force protection, provide flexibility to tactical units to engage aerial and land targets, and ultimately reduce loss ......read more
• Saudi Cup 2022 will be broadcast on the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Pavilion’s outdoor mirror screen, enabling Expo visitors to watch the horse race live
• The race will be the finale of a “Golden Hour” of action on Saturday 26th February from the King Abdulaziz Racecourse in Riyadh
• The February 25-26th Saudi Cup 2022 meeting has a total purse of US$35.1 million and attracted more than 700 entries from 22 countries
Dubai, U.A.E - 23 February 2022 – Visitors to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai can get a front-row seat this month to watch Saudi Cup 2022, the world’s most valuable horse race with a prize of $US20 million. The Pavilion will broadcast the race live along with other racing highlights during a “Golden Hour” of ......read more
“Richard Mille AlUla Desert Polo 2022, Alicia Keys Concert and Women To Women Dialogue, The opening of Desert X AlUla 2022, What Lies Within at Maraya, Oasis Reborn at Mabiti AlUla and AlUla Performing Arts Festival at AlJadidah Commences… to name a few”.
AlUla, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 8 February 2022: AlUla is embarking on the biggest weekend of its AlUla Moments season. Building on the success of Winter at Tantora - AlUla Moments is AlUla’s new events umbrella introducing 4 distinct new festivals for 2022. Winter at Tantora was the first festival of the four and offered an exciting mix of music, cultural and equestrian events. The festival finale includes this weekend’s exciting second edition of the Richard Mille AlUla Desert Polo on 11th and 12th February.
AlUla Arts – the ......read more
In the presence of high-level dignitaries and guests from Shenzhen, China and Dubai, UAE, the Shenzhen Products Show was successfully inaugurated yesterday in Dubai to a large audience of enthusiastic buyers across the UAE.
The Hybrid event which is being held at Dubai Chambers headquarters in Dubai was attended by government officials and entrepreneurs from Dubai and Shenzhen, China. Over 300 public and private sector stakeholders witnessed the launching ceremony which was streamed live in both countries.
Co-organized by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) the show aimed to build new bridges between public and private sector stakeholders between the two nations. Over 60 Shenzhen-based companies specialising in life and health, ......read more
Dubai, UAE: With the successful opening of EXPO 2020 Dubai last October 1, 2021, the China Pavilion being one of the largest, has emerged as one of the most popular pavilion attracting thousands of visitors daily.
As one of China’s successful business regional centers and one of the most economically potential cities in the country, Shenzhen’s industries, brands and products are promoted throughout the EXPO to enhance the economic and trade exchanges between Shenzhen and MENA region.
To support this economic regional partnership, the Shenzhen Products Show will be held at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry Building from 11-13 January 2022 and the event is hosted by Shenzhen Municipal People’s Government, organized by China Council for the Promotion of International Trade Shenzhen Committee and ......read more
October 27, 2021: Rasan, a Saudi-owned Fintech and Insurtech company, participates at GITEX Global 2021, which was held from 17th to 20th October at the Dubai World Trade Center, to help drive innovation and create value in the insurance and finance industry through its innovative solutions.
Under the theme, “Shining a light on the intersection between technology and finance,” GITEX Fintech Surge 2021 will feature innovations across banking, asset and wealth management, insurance, regulation and more. The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Fintech market is slated to reach US$ 2.5 billion by 2022 (SME10X).
Rasan, the pioneer in regional Insurtech through its market leading Tameeni platform, showcased its various innovations in the health and motor insurance as well as other solutions and multi-sided ......read more
15, September 2021: Dubai Airshow 2021, the much-anticipated event that will bring the global aerospace and defence industry together in Dubai, is set to witness a major presence of Saudi aerospace players. The Saudi exhibitors will showcase their innovative products and services and take part in key partnerships to support the aerospace and defense industry.
Exhibitors from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) participating at the upcoming Dubai Airshow include the General Authority for Military Industries (GAMI); General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA); Saudi Aerospace Company; Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI); Advanced Electronics Company (AEC), a subsidiary of SAMI; Saudi Arabian Airlines, OxfordSaudia Flight Academy ; and GDC Middle East.
Eng. Muneer Bakhsh, CEO at GDC Middle East, said: ......read more
Saudi Federation of Cybersecurity, Programming and Drones teams up with Black Hat organisers Informa Tech for world-class @Hack event to tackle the full spectrum of international cyber risk
Premiere edition of @Hack to be one of the largest cyber security events in the world - hosting offensive security hackers that train western security services
Region's largest hacking tournament to take place in Riyadh as part of the event
Riyadh, KSA – 6 June 2021: Saudi Arabia will make a bold entry onto the global tech stage later this year with a ground-breaking, mega cybersecurity event that will bring together the world’s best hackers and trainers in the Kingdom.
The Saudi Federation of Cybersecurity, Programming and Drones (SAFCSP), which has masterminded some of the Kingdom’s most innovative ......read more
• Saudi pavilion, the cornerstone of this year’s event, showcases stunning destination highlights
• Show features dedicated Saudi buyer forum led by Fahd Hamidaddin, CEO of STA
• Saudi’s leading destinations, experiences and hospitality brands strengthen Saudi presence as partner exhibitors
Dubai, UAE; 18 May 2021 – The Saudi Tourism Authority (STA) opened Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2021 with an impressive stand highlighting the breadth of Saudi’s product offering and an array of partnerships.
As Saudi prepares to reopen its borders, STA is showcasing its strength as a leisure destination through an immersive pavilion which brings to life Saudi’s exciting, diverse tourism offers.
Over the course of the four-day event, visitors will be invited to ......read more
• The pandemic and progressive IT companies have accelerated demand for remote working
• ‘On the go’ bleisure stays increasingly popular with Gen Z singletons, white collar millennials and other digital nomads
January 18, 2021: Hotels throughout the Middle East region are preparing to capitalise on the pent-up global demand for workations, driven in the main by the social restrictions imposed by governments across the world over the past ten months.
According to research conducted as well as commissioned by Reed Travel Exhibitions, the organiser of Arabian Travel Market (ATM), many travel experts are expecting a surge in workations in 2021 and beyond, a trend that was apparent in 2019, but one which now has such pent-up demand due to the coronavirus travel ......read more
Organizations Looking to Strengthen Their Security Posture Can Now Access Over 260 Cybersecurity Educational Sessions from Trend Micro CLOUDSEC 2020;
CLOUDSEC 2020 welcomed 20,000 business and IT decision-makers and saw overwhelming interest in cloud transformation, cybersecurity, threat landscape, and SOC-related conversations
Saudi Arabia - December 20, 2020: IKEA Saudi Arabia and Bahrain has headlined CLOUDSEC 2020, the largest virtual cybersecurity event across the Middle East and Asia Pacific. Trend Micro is making its three days of keynotes and more than 260 breakout sessions available for free online, responding to overwhelming demand from registrants. The on-demand content will be accessible for a limited time until the end of December.
During the event, Mohamed Saad Mousa, Group ......read more
• The virtual event will focus on restoring and developing buyers’ business connections, growing network, and learning how to make a comeback in the travel industry
• Nearly 50% of registered buyers interested in the Middle East region
• Over 100 exhibitors from the Middle East confirmed so far
October 20, 2020: Buyers from travel firms around the world can reconnect with established partners, forge new contacts and make business deals at next month’s WTM Virtual (9-11 November) from 7am to 10pm GMT, to allow access to all the different time zones across the globe.
Organisers of the online event aim to host 5,000 pre-selected buyers from a diverse range of companies across the world and from their global database. Of those buyers already registered, almost 50% have ......read more
THE PARTNERSHIP WILL DRIVE THE DIALOGUE AROUND WOMEN’S ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT AND ADVANCING GENDER BALANCE IN THE WORKPLACE THROUGH VARIOUS EVENTS AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
SESSIONS IN SAUDI ARABIA, EGYPT, JORDAN AND THE UAE
8 March 2020: Accor Middle East & Africa announce the launch of a partnership with She is Arab, the first dedicated global speakers’ platform for Arab women designed to elevate female leadership development and to drive women’s economic empowerment and advancement in the workplace.
As part of the partnership, a series of dialogues and discussions will roll out throughout the year in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Jordan and the UAE, including panels, roundtables, fireside chats, in addition to training and coaching sessions focused on leadership skills, ......read more
Introducing three of the world’s best golfers heading for Saudi, who have overcome cancer, deafness and even balancing school lessons with professional golf to achieve greatness
8 March 2020: International Women’s Day is a time to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities.
The debut Aramco Saudi Ladies International will do just that when it unites more than 100 such women in the Kingdom this month for KSA’s first ever hosting of an all-female professional golf competition.
The four-day tournament is the latest event aimed at inspiring the next generation of Arab girls to set out in pursuit of their grandest dreams, no matter the obstacle, and takes women’s golf to a whole ......read more
Officials from IMO and Saudi Ministry of Transport to shed light on prospects for maritime and logistics sector
February 25, 2020: Seatrade Maritime, organisers of Saudi Maritime Congress 2020, are delighted to announce that H.E. Eng. Saleh bin Nasser Al-Jasser, Minister of Transport, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, will be delivering the keynote ministerial opening address on Day One (22 March) of the Congress, followed by the keynote address from Lawrence Barchue, Assistant Secretary-General and Director, Department for Member State Audit and Implementation Support, International Maritime Organization (IMO).
H.E. Eng. Saad bin Abdulaziz Al-Khalb, President, Saudi Ports Authority (MAWANI), Esben Poulsson, Chairman, International Chamber of Shipping, and Eng. Abdullah bin Ali Aldubaikhi, Chief ......read more
The event is supported by The Quality of Life Program as the Leading Government Partner
Riyadh, KSA, 19 February 2020 – The second edition of Cinema Build KSA Forum kicked off today in Fairmont Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The event is organised by Eyes of Cities in association with The Great Minds Group and supported by the Quality of Life Program, as one of the Saudi Vision 2030 realization programs. Building and developing the cinema sector in Saudi will for sure enhance the quality of life of individuals and families.
The agenda of the forum was designed to shed light on the most important topics related to building cinematic projects in the Kingdom while keeping pace with international standards of cinema. The event's opening panel discussion focused about laying the right foundation for sustainable ......read more
Preparations underway for the 17th edition of “Saudi Plastic and Petrochem Exhibition 2020” and “Saudi Print and Pack Exhibition 2020”
December 26, 2019 - The Riyadh Exhibitions Company Ltd announced that the preparations for the 17th edition of “Saudi Plastic and Petrochem 2020” and “Saudi Print and Pack 2020” are underway. The exhibition will be held under the diamond sponsorship of SABIC and Advanced Petrochemical Company from January 13 till January 16, 2020. The latest edition of the exhibition will showcase new innovations that have the potential to contribute to a more diversified and prosperous economy. It is expected to attract wide local, regional and international participation from various industry stakeholders to review the latest technologies, services ......read more
The MENA Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Congress and Exhibition will take place in Riyadh to discuss opportunities and challenges in the pharmaceutical industry
Saudi - November 20, 2019: With population touching 30mn and state-of-the-art hospitals, both private and public, booming, the healthcare market in Saudi Arabia is expected to reach SR 51.2bn ($13.6bn) in 2020. As is the pharmaceutical manufacturing sector, which will double local production capacities by 2023.
Industry reports suggest just around 20% of the drugs consumed in the country is made locally, and the National Transformation Programme (NTP) is working to boost the proportion of local pharmaceutical manufacturing to 40% by the end of 2020. The market outlook also suggests that the country’s Pharma market value will ......read more
Spanning 66 days under the leadership of H.E. Turki Al-Sheikh, the largest entertainment event in the Kingdom's history will drive tourism, job creation and economic growth
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 30, 2019: Riyadh, the capital of the largest economy in the Middle East, has opened its doors to the world like never before, with the launch of Riyadh Season, the biggest cultural and entertainment program in Saudi Arabia's history. The biggest of 11 such events, planned as part of the Saudi Seasons initiative, the 66-day Riyadh Season is already underway and will run until 15 December 2019, offering over 100 exciting activities and allowing residents and tourists the opportunity to explore, experience and embrace Saudi Arabia in a different light.
Riyadh Season builds on the Saudi Vision 2030 goal of ......read more
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - October 08, 2019: Some 350 exhibitors from more than 20 countries, falcon breeders, amateurs and enthusiasts will attend the 2nd Saudi Falcons and Hunting Exhibition to be launched in Riyadh on Friday.
The five-day exhibition, which will be held on an area of 36,000 square meters near the Riyadh Business Front, represents a distinguished platform combining culture and preservation of heritage.
More than 30 specialized departments, including the Veterinary Supplies Section, the Falcons Supplies Section, and the Camping Equipment Section have also confirmed their participation.
The exhibition will include sections for falcon exhibitors, modified cars display, plastic arts, darts shooting, photography studio, falcon auction, etc.
Many heritage and cultural events will be held on the sidelines of the ......read more
Riyadh-based technology innovator raises the bar with enhanced multi-channel platform launch during GITEX Technology Week
8 October 2019: unifonic, the Saudi Arabia-based cloud communications platform for global emerging markets, has launched an enhanced multi-channel platform that empowers businesses to engage with customers through a portfolio of business applications and a single API for SMS, voice and instant messaging apps.
The launch announcement, which comes only 12 months after the Riyadh-headquartered tech pioneer raised the largest-ever financing round for a Saudi start-up, amplifies unifonic’s participation at this week’s GITEX Technology Week at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).
Targeting the call from businesses to better engage with their customers across a multitude of communications channels, unifonic ......read more
CIO Wahid S. Hammami discusses new capabilities to safeguard online services and bolster Vision 2030 rollout
8 October 2019: Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Energy today outlined how it is adapting and maintaining its world-class defense against evolving global cybersecurity threats.
“Cyberattacks aimed at disrupting critical infrastructures are becoming more nuanced, advanced and difficult to spot. There can be no compromise when it comes to our defensive posture and we cannot afford any disruption or downtime. There is no margin for error as we expand, safeguard and diversify the Kingdom’s future energy security,” said Wahid S. Hammami, CIO, Ministry of Energy, speaking at GITEX Technology Week 2019.
A key component of the Ministry’s bid to reinforce its cybersecurity and ......read more
06, August 2019: We wanted to flag up a story that will be coming out of the US this Wednesday evening, some very brief details of which are enclosed in the attached invite.
Essentially the world’s richest horse race will be run in Saudi Arabia in February 2020.
Full details of the event and the prize fund on offer will be revealed on the evening.
This will be at 7pm US on Wednesday 7, which will be 2am in Saudi, 3am in the UAE on Thursday 8, August.
If you would like an embargoed copy of the news release for print pages, and can commit not to putting any details online until after the 7pm US announcement please let us know.
We’ll have a team on the ground and will be sending pictures, video B-Roll and the full news statement plus a Q&A as part of the media kit.
Equally ......read more
Saudi Arabia, December 27, 2018: Al-Jazeera Paints participated in a workshop titled "The Forum of Engineering Offices and the Effectiveness of Fire-resistant Paints in Buildings". It was held recently in the building of innovation and entrepreneurship at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals in Dhahran. It was inaugurated by the Director of Civil Defense in the Eastern Region, Major General Rashed bin Saleh Al Marri, in the presence of a number of safety specialists, civil defense personnel, a number of government and civil authorities, offices and engineering companies in cooperation with the Saudi Engineers Organization and the Saudi Society for Safety and Fire.
The company has participated in a working paper on its latest four-hour fire proofing and protection technologies, such as Al-Jazeera Fire ......read more
October 4, 2018: As businesses in Saudi Arabia work towards supporting the country’s Saudi Vision 2030, Ashridge Executive Education is organizing an insightful programme for leaders to explore new leadership styles that will help them to achieve higher growth for their companies.
To be held from 14 to 18 October 2018, in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, the programme can also be customized for individual companies and held at their Saudi offices.
“Our Management Development programme encourages Saudi managers to develop skills that will enable them to take on new responsibilities, improve their leadership style and motivate their team. Understanding your own style is very important. Equally important is the ability to understand others and adapt your approach in order to influence, motivate and get the best out ......read more
New single release – Out 13th of April World Wide trough Yellow Rhinestone Records
It’s ‘Sold To Perfection’ – a song that combines Therése’s Swedish and Lebanese heritage, and forms a Scandipop/Arabic pop hybrid. So it’s basically got the amazing melody and poptasticness of Scandinavian pop music, paired with the rhythms and flavours of Eastern pop. It’s a one listen and you like sort of affair. And it’s ALL about the chorus.
The Swedish-Lebanese singer-songwriter has enjoyed great success in the US, Europe and the Middle East. Her debut album LIVIN was released in 2006 on Theresé´s own label Future Records in collaboration with Universal Music Sweden and included the hit singles The Future (#13 in the US) and Not Easy (#1 in ......read more
Empowering women to lead a paradigm shift in the region’s business environment
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 11 April 2018: For the first time ever, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is hosting the ‘Arab Women Forum’ as part of the fourth edition of the ‘Top CEO Conference and Awards’, which kicked off on 10th April and will run until 11th April at King Abdullah Economic City. On the first day of the forum, an elite gathering of top female executives, decision makers, professionals, and experts on women empowerment and business leadership gathered at key sessions including ‘The Economic Revolution’, ‘Entrepreneurs’ and ‘The Community-Based New Economy’, among many others.
Julien Hawari, Co-CEO of Mediaquest — the company behind the ‘Arab Women ......read more
Supporting the growing contribution of Arab women to the region’s economy and society
Saudi Arabia, 27 March 2018: For the first time ever, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will host the “Arab Women Forum” as part of the fourth edition of the “Top CEO Conference and Awards,” which is set to return to the country for the second time on 10th and 11th April at King Abdullah Economic City. The new forum aims to enhance and support the growing contribution of Arab women to the region’s economy and society and will serve as an elite gathering of top female executives, decision-makers, professionals and experts on women empowerment and business leadership.
Julien Hawari, Co-CEO of Mediaquest, commented: “By launching the ‘Arab Women Forum,’ we aim to create a platform for open and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 27, 2017: It was a time of sparkle and joy as Swarovski’s festive collection was launched in KSA in two separate events. Held on the 14th and 17th of December at the Dhahran Mall and Nakheel Mall respectively, the events had select bloggers in attendance and was hosted by the fashion blogger and the certified stylist Sausan Al-Kadi. Guests had the opportunity to intimately discover the dazzling pieces from the festive collection. Popular portal Anazahra.com covered the entire proceedings on their Snapchat and a special Snapchat filter was also applied for the event. The sparkling collection made its place in the hearts of the bloggers and the events were truly the best way to welcome the festive season.
CEO of International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Saudi Arabia distributes awards to winners on closing day
Al Khobar, 6th December 2017 — At the successful completion of the 5th Annual Saudi Trade Finance Summit organized by Dubai based QnA International in partnership with the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Saudi Arabia, leading finance professionals from the private and government sectors were honoured at a gala awards ceremony.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Saudi Arabia played an important role as a supporting partner for the 5th Annual Saudi Trade Finance Summit that hosted a line-up of decision makers and thought leaders took to the stage to discuss the financial regulations, strategies and trends shaping the Kingdom's economy.
Individual ......read more
Participated in the Exhibition for the Second year Respectively
Dubai, UAE, November 23, 2017: In support of new designers' innovations, Al- Jazeera Paints, giant manufacturer of high quality paints in the Kingdom, Middle East and North Africa, sponsored Decofair exhibition award for design during its participation as Platinum Sponsor in the 9th edition of the specialized Saudi International Furniture and Design Exhibition” Decofair”, which was held at Hilton hotel in Jeddah for 4 days during current November.
As the CEO of Al- Jazeera Paints Company, Mr. Abdullah Bin Saud Al- Romaih said , the award sponsorship is based on the social responsibility of Al- Jazeera Paints as a leading national company dedicated to discover new innovators and young talents in the field of decoration and interior design ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE – October 18, 2017: RSA® Conference, the world’s leading information security conference and exposition, has announced its program of speakers for the third RSA Conference Abu Dhabi, set to take place from November 7-8 at the Emirates Palace. Regional and global experts will take the stage to discuss a range of topics including Cybercrime, Security Strategy, Infrastructure and Operations, Blockchain, AI, Cloud, IoT & Ransomware.
Keeping in line with the tradition of concluding on a high note, this year the Conference will close with the former Director General of the United Kingdom’s MI5, Dame Stella Rimington, who is well renowned for her successful career, which spans across countersubversion, counterespionage and counterterrorism. Dame Stella will cover topics of leadership ......read more
Dubai, UAE: 19 September, 2017: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s National Day will be celebrated in Dubai with great fervour, as residents and visitors get to enjoy a weekend of fun and entertainment on 22 and 23 September including concerts by popular Arab singers, in a reaffirmation of the strong fraternal relations between Saudi Arabia and UAE and historical ties between the brotherly peoples of the two countries.
As part of the Saudi National Day celebrations in Dubai, visitors from Saudi Arabia will be welcomed with sweets, flowers and gifts on arrival at Dubai International Airport on 20 September.
Hotels in Dubai are also adding to the excitement on the joyous occasion of the Saudi National Day with promotions and discounts on accommodation, especially for guests from Saudi Arabia, as well as a variety of ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 5, 2017: His Excellency Khalid A. Al-Falih, Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources, Saudi Arabia, will deliver the inaugural address at the 12th Annual GPCA Forum from 27–29 November 2017, at the Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai.
Held under the theme ‘The chemical industry in transformation: A new journey begins’, the 12th edition of the GPCA forum is set to attract over 2,000 delegates from 51 countries comprising global industry experts, thought leaders and senior officials from regional government entities, industry and academia, to share insights on driving strategic partnerships, diversification, investments and capitalizing on a new era of challenges in the global chemical industry.
Dr. Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun, Secretary General, GPCA, ......read more
Youngsters invited to enjoy two months of interactive indoor activities at IKEA over the summer holiday
Dubai, 27 June 2017: IKEA, the Swedish home furnishing retailer, has announced its plans for children across the UAE keeping them busy and entertained over the summer holidays. IKEA will be hosting the IKEA Summer Academy – a series of different indoor workshops for children aged six to 10. Beginning the 5th July up until the end of August, just before school term begins, youngsters can join the Academy and spend every Wednesday afternoon from expanding their creative and crafting skills through a series of educational and interactive activities.
Special prizes will be awarded by IKEA for consistent Summer Activity participants. Every child will receive a personalised booklet and for each session they attend they will ......read more
Eid Al Fitr and Eid Al Adha are the two major festivals in Islam. Eid Al Fitr, or the 'festival of breaking fast', marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan and the beginning of Shawaal, the 10th month of the Islamic lunar calendar. Eid al-Fitr is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide. The religious Eid is the first and only day in the month of Shawwal during which Muslims are not permitted to fast. The holiday celebrates the conclusion of the 29 or 30 days of dawn-to-sunset fasting during the entire month of Ramadan. The date for the start of any lunar Hijri month varies based on the observation of new moon by local religious authorities, so the exact day of celebration varies by locality. The festival is celebrated by the 1.6 billion Muslims across the globe.
As you recite your prayers this ......read more
January 19, 2020- The Riyadh Exhibitions Company Ltd. announced the successful conclusion of the 2020 editions of the Saudi Plastics and Petrochemicals and the Saudi Print and Pack (Saudi PPPP), which witnessed the participation of more than 424 exhibitors from 26 countries. The latest edition of the largest specialized exhibition hosted eight international pavilions and showcased the most recent ......read more
Launch of new solar PV projects with a direct investment of USD 1.51 billion
May 13, 2019- The 22nd edition of Saudi Elenex – the international trade exhibition for Electricity, Alternative Energy, Lighting, Power Generation, and Water successfully concluded amidst strong international and local participation. The overwhelming participation witnessed by the 2019 edition of the ......read more
26 September 2018 - The Saudi Agricultural Exhibition 2018 organized by the Riyadh Exhibitions Company (REC) Ltd. under the patronage of H.E. Eng. Abdulrahman Al Fadley, Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture, is set to take place from October 7 till 10, 2018. The exhibition will focus on the agricultural sector and the more than SAR 200 billion investments in the industry as a result of ......read more
August 27, 2018 – The “Galleria Ballroom,” one of the luxurious venues in Jeddah, is designed with exceptional features to host luxurious weddings, social events and conferences to meet the aspirations of luxury seekers and provide them with a special experience.
The ballroom is in the The Galleria Hotel, a part of the Elaf Group - a SEDCO Holding Group company and a leading ......read more
RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA: The 1st Riyadh International Humanitarian Forum will take place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on the 26 – 27 of February 2018 under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. Organized by the King Salman Humanitarian and Relief Centre (KSrelief), the forum is the first of its kind to take place in the Kingdom, building on ......read more
UAE, June 4, 2017– H.E. Dr. Mohammed Al Zarooni, Director General of Dubai Airport Freezone (DAFZA), welcomed a delegation from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s (KSA) Economic Cities Authority (ECA) led by Mohanud Abdul-Mohsin Helal, Secretary General for Economic Development. The delegates aimed to gain deeper understanding of DAFZA’s two decades of successful management and ......read more
Pioneering “Abu Azziez” campaign plays to strength of Nissan brand equity among elders in rural Saudi communities
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 30 May, 2017: An innovative advertising campaign promoting the Nissan Navara pick-up in Saudi Arabia has been recognised with an award at the Festival of Media MENA held recently in Dubai.
The campaign, delivered ......read more
UAE, May 21, 2017- The Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC), represented by the Saudi Network Information Center (SaudiNIC), recently hosted a workshop on the Domain Name System Security Extension (DNSSEC). The workshop was held at CITC’s headquarters on 9 May 2017 in Riyadh in coordination with the Middle East Network Operators Group (MENOG) and RIPE NCC. The event ......read more
May 4, 2017 : Dubai, UAEE – SettleMint (www.settlemint.io), a Belgian blockchain startup, along with its Middle East partner Ateon (www.ateon.net), is selected as TOP TWENTY STARTUPS WORLDWIDE for the ‘SDO Blockchain Challenge’ (https://www.1776.vc/sdo-blockchain-challenge). This contest aims to find the best blockchain talent in the world and its first edition will ......read more
KSA, 15 March, 2017: During the opening of the 11th ‘Flower and Garden Festival’ in Yanbu, KSA, Guinness World Records, the global authority on record-breaking, has confirmed that the Royal Commission of Jubail & Yanbu has broken the Guinness World Record for the ‘largest carpet of flowers’.
Reclaiming their title from 2014, The Royal Commission of Jubail ......read more