• Round 6 of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship is the third new host city in succession with São Paulo following Cape Town and Hyderabad
• Germany lead both Drivers’ and Teams’ championships with Pascal Wehrlein and TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team topping the tables
• Carnival atmosphere expected as Brazilian drivers Lucas di Grassi and Sérgio Sette Câmara seek to outperform rivals on home soil
Riyadh, Dubai and São Paulo. 24 Mar. 2023: The 2023 Julius Baer São Paulo E-Prix this Saturday will complete a hat-trick of new host cities in the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship so far this season.
The race in Brazil follows back-to-back Formula E debuts in Cape Town and Hyderabad and is set to be another highlight of Season 9 and the beginning of the GEN3 era ......read more
• Heritage Village embraces ancient and modern arts and culture from AlUla
• Hailah Al Enezi, 60, weaves goods from camel, sheep and goat wool, a skill passed down in her family from generation to generation
• She said: ‘It’s a legacy, it’s a heritage, and I would never let these traditions die’
ALULA, 16 March 2023: The AlUla Camel Cup has a traditional Heritage Village at the revamped AlUla Camel Racing Venue that fuses traditional and modern, sporting and cultural, and elemental and opulent.
Held under the patronage of His Royal Highness the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Chairman of the Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU), the inaugural AlUla Camel Cup reaches a finale on Friday, with the main prizes being ......read more
- The Financial Sector Conference gathers government official leaders, and decision-makers from the Kingdom’s financial industry and beyond.
- Bupa Arabia registers a 38% rise in annual net income in 2022.
- Nazer: FSC helps revive many economic sectors, especially the financial sector.
- Bupa Arabia is the first insurance company in Saudi Arabia to establish a dedicated department for digital transformation in 2018.
Riyadh: Tal Nazer, CEO of Bupa Arabia for Cooperative Insurance, joined a key panel discussion in the second edition of the Financial Sector Conference (FSC) 2023, which was held on March 15-16 in Riyadh.
The event, spotlighting global economic trends and next-generation digitization, is an important platform for dialogue, drawing financial sector leaders from the ......read more
Another incredible act confirmed to play at the Jeddah Corniche Circuit, joining Travis Scott, Calvin Harris, Charlie Puth and Afrojack across the weekend of March 17th- 19th.
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (March 12th) - The Saudi Motorsport Company (SMC) – promoter of the FORMULA 1 STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX 2023 – is delighted to announce global superstar DJs, Swedish House Mafia, will perform at the third successive F1 race weekend taking place in Jeddah on the weekend of March 17th- 19th.
The internationally revered trio of Steve Angello, Sebastian Ingrosso and Axwell will be joining the likes of GRAMMY nominated artist Travis Scott, global superstar Calvin Harris, singer-songwriter Charlie Puth and fellow dance act Afrojack on the weekend’s incredible line-up performing at the world-class Jeddah ......read more
JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA - March 6, 2023 – The General Entertainment Authority, in cooperation with WWE, has announced that WWE King and Queen Of The Ring will be held at the Jeddah Superdome, the world’s largest pillarless Superdome, on Saturday, May 27, 2023.
WWE King and Queen Of The Ring is happening in Jeddah, alongside a host of additional exciting events happening in Jeddah throughout the year.
This marks the first King Of The Ring Premium Live Event to be held since 2015 and the first crowning of a Queen since the inaugural Queen’s Crown Tournament which took place at WWE Crown Jewel in Riyadh in 2021.
More details on WWE King and Queen Of The Ring will be announced in the coming weeks.
Global music sensation joins Calvin Harris, Travis Scott and Afrojack as part of weekend’s headline concerts
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (March 2)– The Saudi Motorsport Company (SMC) – Promoter of the FORMULA 1 STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX 2023 – is delighted to confirm that superstar hit-maker Charlie Puth has been added to the already stellar weekend concert line-up.
Puth will be joining Scottish DJ sensation, Calvin Harris, US rapper Travis Scott and legendary recording artist, producer, and DJ Afrojack for biggest international sporting and entertainment event of the year to take place in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia taking place on the weekend of March 17th -19th.
Puth’s concert will take place on Saturday 18th March on the Main Stage of the Jeddah Corniche Circuit March, ......read more
Visitors will be offered epic experiences with the new Samsung Galaxy S23 series and its ecosystem of connected products and services
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – March 1, 2023 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. will showcase its latest products and services, including the Galaxy S23 Ultra and Galaxy Book3 Ultra at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain from February 27 to March 2, 2023. Visitors to the Samsung booth will get a first-hand look at the latest Samsung Galaxy innovations through immersive and interactive exhibits.
“At Samsung, we believe the future of Galaxy innovation lies in sustainability commitment and open collaboration with partners,” said TM Roh, President and Head of Mobile eXperience (MX) Business at Samsung Electronics. “At MWC this year, we’re ......read more
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 28 February 2023: Riyadh, the capital of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, will be hosting from 12 to 13 June 2023 the second edition of the Global Project Management Forum (GPMF 2023), which is organized by the Project Management Institute-Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Chapter (PMI-KSA) in cooperation with Strategic Marketing & Exhibitions. The GPMF 2023 will bring together project management professionals, top industry speakers, decision makers, and thought leaders from around the world.
The second edition of GPMF, which is expected to attract more than 1,000 regional and international participants and will revolve around the theme “Project Management Ecosystem: The Journey to Excellence,” will feature discussions on the latest trends and topics in project management, emerging technologies, ......read more
Bringing together a diverse group of inspirational women to champion collective growth
AlUla, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – February 27, 2023: Global musician, producer, songwriter and multi-Grammy-award winner Alicia Keys hosted the second edition of Women to Women, an afternoon of honest conversation and collaboration on 25 February 2023 in the palm tree filled oasis of AlUla.
Presented in collaboration with Good Intentions, the think-tank inspired format of Women to Women aims to initiate important conversations that create opportunity, mentorship and activate platforms of inspiration to put women at the heart of our collective cultural futures.
Following the second Alicia Keys concert at the iconic Maraya, where Alicia wowed and energised the crowd with a mix of favourite ......read more
• Paper One Show 2023 Draws Significant Saudi Participation and International Exhibitors
Sharjah, February 22, 2023: The 8th edition of the "Paper One Show 2023,” which is currently taking place at Expo Centre Sharjah with the support of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), has drawn impressive participation from significant Saudi firms active in the paper industry, exhibiting the latest developments in paper and cardboard products, production equipment, and raw materials.
More than 160 companies from 30 countries, including prestigious international and regional paper companies, are participating in the event, providing opportunities for participants to exchange experiences, communicate, and conclude deals.
Sami Al-Safran, President of the Arab Federation for Paper, ......read more
With a focus on technology and innovation, WDS, taking place 4-8 February 2024, will have more floorspace, a wider scope and welcome new country pavilions.
Riyadh, 21 February 2023: World Defense Show founded by the General Authority for Military Industries (GAMI), has today officially launched WDS 2024. Taking place 4-8 February at the custom-built venue in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, the event will showcase the future of defense technologies across air, land, sea, space and security, under the banner Equipped for Tomorrow.
Under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, World Defense Show is dedicated to creating the ultimate business to business event for the defense industry that supports it’s relevant ministries and authorities whilst reinforcing the national ......read more
• Led by Saudi Arabia’s General Authority for Military Industries (GAMI), KSA Pavilion commences IDEX 2023 participation, further expanding outreach.
• GAMI highlights investment opportunities worth billions to incentivize global investors.
• The KSA Pavilion displays strong presence with Ministries and private sector entities from the Kingdom’s defense ecosystem.
Riyadh, February 20, 2023 – Led and organized by Saudi Arabia’s General Authority for Military Industries (GAMI), and continuing its global outreach following an active 2022, the KSA Pavilion at IDEX 2023 was inaugurated today by GAMI Governor, H.E. Ahmad Al-Ohali. On the opening day of the 5-day event taking place in the capital city of Abu Dhabi, the Kingdom’s defense regulator highlighted billions of ......read more
His Excellency Faisal bin Fadhil Alibrahim Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Economy and Planning participated in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Ministerial Meeting on Responsible Business Conduct (RBC) in the global economy on 14th-15th February 2023 in Paris, and held discussions with high-level representatives and ministers on the sidelines of the event.
The meeting – part of the OECD Responsible Business Conduct Week – was an opportunity for the Kingdom to engage in critical global dialogues on RBC conduct and the contribution of the private sector to economic growth.
His Excellency commented: “This meeting is a great opportunity to engage in and discuss the latest thinking and action, and move forward enterprises’ contribution to sustainable growth.”
On ......read more
Fourth edition of equestrian event includes more than 40 nationalities of riders competing
The international competition CE12 provides important developmental pathway for local population
Route will showcase the natural beauty and ancient history of the destination
Range of tickets now available for race day, March 4
AlUla, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – February 12, 2023: The Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU), in partnership with the Saudi Arabian Equestrian Federation (SAEF) and Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) will welcome 200 of the world’s best endurance riders for the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Endurance Cup 2023, the fourth edition of the prestigious 120km endurance race set to take place around the ancient desert city on March 4th 2023.
The route for the ......read more
Riyadh, February 16, 2023: Under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Saudi Arabia's General Authority for Military Industries (GAMI) has announced the return of the World Defense Show for a second edition. Scheduled from February 4-8, 2024 in Riyadh, World Defense Show is the industry’s leading event globally and will spotlight the future of defense through a showcase of the most advanced defense technologies available.
World Defense Show embraces the vision of the Kingdom’s leadership, demonstrated through the return of this future-focused domain-driven international event that aspires to set the gold standard for exhibitions on the global defense show circuit.
On the announcement, His Excellency Ahmad A. Al-Ohali, Governor of GAMI, voiced his gratitude and ......read more
• Saudi Arabia’s General Authority for Military Industries (GAMI) leads KSA Pavilion at IDEX 2023 in Abu Dhabi to engage with current and potential partners and investors
• Saudi delegation includes representatives from the Saudi Ministry of Investment, the Saudi Ministry of Interior, WDS, and 14 private sector defense companies.
Riyadh, February 16 2023 - Saudi Arabia’s General Authority for Military Industries (GAMI) will lead a KSA Pavilion at IDEX 2023, one of the world’s leading defense shows, to build new partnerships as it expands its global footprint and positions the Kingdom as a leading global defense player.
IDEX 2023 brings together the global defense community to share the latest trends, research, and capabilities that are shaping the sector's future. The Saudi ......read more
• Biodegradable bioplastics manufacturer takes home US$250,000 main prize after wowing panel of Dragons’ Den, Shark Tank India, and angel investor judges
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – February 10, 2023: Saudi Arabia’s Plastus, which produces 100 per cent biodegradable bioplastics through the fermentation of bacteria, scooped the US$250,000 main prize at this year’s LEAP Rocket Fuel Startup Pitch Challenge, powered by Saudi Arabia’s National Technology Development Programme (NTDP), after wowing a star-studded judging panel in Riyadh.
Concluding on the final day LEAP23, the world’s most visionary technology event, the second annual LEAP Rocket Fuel Startup Pitch Challenge was a collaboration between the Kingdom’s Ministry of Communications and Information ......read more
• The agreements with the Singapore Exchange, Egyptian Exchange, and Qatar Stock Exchange will boost collaboration across key areas including dual listings, fintech and ESG standards
Riyadh, 12 February 2023: Saudi Tadawul Group today opened the annual Saudi Capital Market Forum 2023, held under the patronage of HE. Mohammed El-Kuwaiz, the Chairman of the Capital Market Authority (CMA). A highlight of the agenda is a series of strategic agreements with regional and international Exchanges, designed to further establish an advanced, integrated capital market infrastructure in Saudi Arabia, as well as drive innovation across global capital markets.
Building on the success of last year’s inaugural event, the strategic MoUs span several key areas to foster collaboration among regional and ......read more
• New Alliance unites global thought-leaders, pioneers, and futurists to explore creation of ethical, economic, and technological principles for Metaverse and Web3 builders
• Inaugural meeting at LEAP23 paves way for increased diversity, inclusion, and safety in digital ecosystem
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – February 8, 2023: In line with its mission to empower entrepreneurs, ignite innovation, and progress into new worlds, LEAP23 – the world’s most visionary technology event – has launched the ground-breaking Alliance for Metaverse and Web3 Empowerment (AM3E).
The launch at LEAP23, which runs at Riyadh Front Exhibition & Conference Centre until February 9, united global companies and creators driving the next generation of digital experiences and creator economies ......read more
8th February 2023: Alma Health, a fully-integrated digital healthcare provider created to transform the lives of individuals living with chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension and cholesterol, has taken the stage at the Leap conference as a keynote speaker to announce its official launch in Riyadh, with plans to expand to Jeddah and Dammam in the near future.
Conceptualized in May 2021, by co-founders Khaldoon Bushnaq and Tariq Seksek, Alma Health offers doctors consultations via its mobile application with one of the company’s licensed, in-house and experienced physicians and obtain prescriptions on a renewal basis and provides patients with same-day delivery of their medication at no added cost. Alma Health also offers convenient lab tests that can be done in the comfort of a patient's home. Patients can ......read more
• Japanese roboticist Hiroshi Ishiguro and his robot twin, Geminoid HI-1, wow DeepFest audience with futurist vision of “human-robot symbiotic society”
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – February 7, 2023: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia today enhanced its game-changer status in the global data and artificial intelligence (AI) sectors with the opening instalment of DeepFest - a new co-located event held in partnership with the Saudi Data & Artificial Intelligence Authority (SDAIA) - on the side-lines of LEAP23, the world’s most visionary tech event.
The inaugural DeepFest has gathered drivers of the global AI ecosystem to unveil multi-sector initiatives in a three-day thought-leadership conference with sector-specific tracks, trainings, live-demos, and startup ......read more
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - February 07, 2023 - The Saudi Arabia-China Entrepreneur Association (SCEA) was officially launched today at the LEAP 2023 conference in Riyadh, bringing together top government entities, enterprises, NGOs, and academic institutions from both countries. SCEA is a non-profit organization supported by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), the Saudi Federation for Cybersecurity, Programming, and Drones (SAFCSP), and operated by eWTP Arabia Capital (eWTPA).
With over 100 founding members, including STC, Alibaba Cloud, China Mobile, Tencent, and others, SCEA aims to promote constructive engagement between business leaders in Saudi Arabia and China. Additionally, it aims to encourage cross-border investment, foster innovation, and promote social responsibility and public welfare. The ......read more
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – February 2023: Represented by the Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA), will host the 26th Annual Meeting of the Global Harmonization Working Party (GHWP) for Medical Devices, and the scientific and technical working groups' meetings, between February 13 and 16 2023.
GHWP Chair and Executive Vice President of Medical Devices Sector at SFDA Eng. Ali Al-Dalaan said that the meeting is considered the largest global gathering of regulatory bodies, which consists of 33 oversight bodies for medical devices, such as the SFDA and its counterparts in the US, China, Japan, South Korea and the rest of the organization’s members, as well as a number of organizations affiliated with the GHWP.
Al-Dalaan stressed that the meeting is in line with the Kingdom's Vision 2030 to support, localize ......read more
The 2nd Annual LEAP Conference, a global tech event to be held in the Saudi capital, is expected to gather more than 100,000 tech innovators and leading experts from across the world.
Riyadh: Micro Focus, a leading technology company, will showcase its cutting-edge technology capabilities at the 2nd Annual LEAP Conference, a prestigious global technology gathering which is held in Riyadh from February 6th to 9th, 2023. The conference, which is expected to attract over 100,000 tech innovators and experts from around the world, will provide a platform for the company to highlight its services and demonstrate its commitment to staying at the forefront of modern technological advancements and the Kingdom's Vision 2030.
LEAP Conference is a collaborative effort between the Ministry of Communications and ......read more
SaaS platform expands F5’s security portfolio with simplified management and security for all applications in all locations.
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. February 5, 2023: F5 is set to highlight the scale and impact of its Distributed Cloud Services platform at LEAP 2023.
A major expansion of its application security and delivery portfolio, F5 Distributed Cloud Services provides security, multi-cloud networking, and edge-based computing solutions on a unified software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform. The platform encompasses the F5 Distributed Cloud WAAP (Web Application and API Protection) solution, which augments multiple security capabilities across F5 technologies in a single SaaS offering.
The platform’s latest addition, F5 Distributed Cloud App Infrastructure Protection (AIP), was launched ......read more
• Royal Commission for AlUla has spearheaded a multidisciplinary initiative as it continues to shed new light on the ancient kingdoms of North Arabia
• Installation at Hegra Welcome Centre comes in the 15th year since Hegra became the Kingdom’s first archaeological site to be inscribed onto the UNESCO World Heritage List
AlUla, Saudi Arabia, 6 February 2023: A team of archaeologists, academics and specialists in the fields of forensic science and modelmaking has completed the first known digital and physical reconstruction of a Nabataean woman discovered at Hegra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that was once a vibrant city for this North Arabian kingdom which dominated the historic Incense Road. The Nabataean woman is known as Hinat, and is thought to have been a prominent woman who died around the first ......read more
Superstar DJ and producer joins Travis Scott and Afrojack as part of A-List weekend concerts
The Saudi Motorsport Company (SMC) – Promoter of the FORMULA 1 STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX 2023 – is delighted to confirm that multi-award winning Superstar DJ and music producer Calvin Harris, will perform at this year’s event taking place in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia from 17th-19th March 2023.
The Scottish singer-songwriter will be joining multiple Grammy nominated US rapper Travis Scott and legendary recording artist, producer, and DJ Afrojack on the weekend’s music line-up for biggest international sporting event of the year to take place in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The concert will take place on the Main Stage of the Jeddah Corniche Circuit, F1’s longest and fastest street ......read more
Superstar DJ and producer joins Travis Scott and Afrojack as part of A-List weekend concerts
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (1st February)– The Saudi Motorsport Company (SMC) – Promoter of the FORMULA 1 STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX 2023 – is delighted to confirm that multi-award winning Superstar DJ and music producer Calvin Harris, will perform at this year’s event taking place in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia from 17th-19th March 2023.
The Scottish singer-songwriter will be joining multiple Grammy nominated US rapper Travis Scott and legendary recording artist, producer, and DJ Afrojack on the weekend’s music line-up for biggest international sporting event of the year to take place in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The concert will take place on the Main Stage of the Jeddah Corniche Circuit, ......read more
• Dragon’s Den and Shark Tank judges among those involved in LEAP23 Rocket Fuel Startup Pitch Challenge between February 6-9 in Riyadh
• Winners’ ceremony for ongoing Alibaba Cloud Saudi Hackathon set for final day
• Music icon will.i.am and Barcelona legend Carles Puyol join C-suite thought-leaders from Aramco, Zoom, Google, Oracle, SAP, and NEOM, among others
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – January 31, 2023: LEAP23, the world’s most visionary and valuable technology event, will host two competitions with a prize purse of US$1.54 million, as well as a welcome a raft of global celebrities and tech industry luminaries ranging from music icon will.i.am and FIFA World Cup winner Carles Puyol to Amin H Nassr, CEO of Aramco, and Jae Sook Evans, Chief Information Officer at ......read more
Jeddah: Panda Retail Company launched its first annual event for suppliers: (Panda Annual Collaborative Event) "PACE", at The Venue Jeddah Corniche Hotel. The event discussed various topics related to the retail market including empowering society for a better life and thanking the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia government for its initiatives to ensure that the effects of global inflation do not impact consumers.
The first annual PACE event facilitated discussion with external speakers about the effects of global inflation on customers and consumers both inside and outside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The event was created by Panda due to the importance of promoting the exchange of expertise and experiences with strategic suppliers and ensuring that food product supply chains are appropriately priced locally and ......read more
14 Russian companies from the construction industry will participate in the Middle East's largest exhibition in the construction industry - The Big 5 Saudi 2023. The exhibition will be held in Saudi Arabia, Riyadh from 18 to 21 February 2023 at the Riyadh Front Exhibition & Conference center.
The “Made in Russia” exhibitors will showcase their products and services in the fields of engineering and high-end plastics, plastic slabs, strips, pipes and profiles, sanitaryware and construction materials, concrete products for use in construction, as well as energy-efficient solutions for industrial enterprises and other construction products.
More than 100 b2b-meetings with potential buyers were planned for Russian companies to successfully enter the Middle East ......read more
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 26 January 2023: NEOM McLaren Formula E drivers René Rast and Jake Hughes are relishing the opportunity of racing at this weekend’s CORE Diriyah E-Prix double-header, hoping to make Saudi Arabia proud in NEOM’s ‘home’ races.
The ABB FIA Formula E World Championship returns to Riyadh for Rounds 2 and 3 of Season 9 on Friday and Saturday with Rast and Hughes to put on strong performances at the night races.
It will be the first time the drivers and the team will be competing in Saudi Arabia since NEOM’s strategic partnership with McLaren to become the title partner of the McLaren Formula E teams.
During a virtual media roundtable with regional media, Rast of Germany, who returned to Formula E for Season 9 after racing in Season 6 and 7, said: ......read more
• ABB FIA Formula E World Championship comes to the desert for night racing under lights in the 2023 CORE Diriyah E-Prix
• Double-header of races on Friday and Saturday night airs live around the world
• Centuries of civilisation collide as the cutting edge GEN3 car races on the Diriyah Street Circuit around the ancient walls of the UNESCO World Heritage site for the first time
• Porsche winning the power game after the season-opener in Mexico City
• Moroccan rapper French Montana, DJ Martin Garrix, R&B sensation Miguel, American singer John Legend, Egyptian stars Hamaki and Mahmoud El Esseily and DJ Loush to perform at the Diriyah E-Prix concerts
• Tickets available now starting at 100 SAR from https://diriyahseason.sa
DIRIYAH, Saudi Arabia. Thursday 26 Jan. 2023: ......read more
Grammy Award-winning recording artist, producer, and DJ to perform on the Jeddah Corniche Circuit Main Stage
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (January 25th)– The Saudi Motorsport Company (SMC) – Promoter of the FORMULA STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX 2023 – is delighted to confirm that legendary Grammy Award-winning recording artist, producer, and DJ, Afrojack, will perform at the third successive F1 grand Prix taking place in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia from 17th-19th March 2023.
The concert will take place on the Main Stage of the Jeddah Corniche Circuit, F1’s longest and fastest street circuit.
One of the world’s most sought after artists, Afrojack continues to shatter boundaries that push music into bold new directions. Since making his breakthrough with the multi-platinum selling single ......read more
• Kingdom on track to achieve 100 million visitors per year by the end of the decade
• Tourism spending in Saudi hit $7.2bn in H1 2022, according to government data
• KSA welcomed more than 18 million visitors in first three quarters of last year
Saudi Arabia registered more international arrivals than any other Arab nation during the first nine months of 2022, as government officials target 100 million annual visitors by the end of this decade. Owing to these unprecedented numbers, the Kingdom’s burgeoning tourism sector will represent a key focus at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2023, which will take place at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from 1-4 May.
This year’s Saudi Summit will take place on the Global Stage and focus on the importance of the Kingdom in reshaping the ......read more
January 24, 2023 – Saudi German Health (SGH) recently hosted its second Investor Day, at the Group’s flagship Riyadh hospital, SGH Riyadh. The event brought together the Group’s different stakeholders and was attended by the Group’s Chairman, Eng. Sobhi Batterejee, President, Mr. Makarem Batterjee, and the entire executive management team. The event included a site tour of the recently inaugurated Medical Tower and bed expansion in Riyadh, and an open discussion with the Group’s executives.
During the meeting, the management discussed the Group’s future expansion plan and digitally focused business strategy to achieve its operating and financial targets, and ongoing efforts to achieve sustainable revenue growth through the diversification and enhancement of offered ......read more
20 January 2023 – Saudi Arabia’s smart city NEOM offers a new model for environmentally-friendly and sustainable urban design, both for the Kingdom and the world, Saudi’s Climate Envoy told the World Economic Forum (WEF) today.
During a panel session titled ‘The Evolution of Urban Life’, His Excellency Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Climate Envoy for Saudi Arabia, said: “[The Line] will revolutionize the way people look at cities and urban planning. NEOM is an attempt to create a city that is environmentally friendly, sustainable, that has a very high quality of life, that has virtually no traffic.”
His Excellency Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al-Falih, Minister of Investment, participated in a session called ‘Reshuffling Value Chains’. He ......read more
19 January 2023 – Saudi Arabia, represented by the Ministry of Economy and Planning (MEP), has joined the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Jobs Consortium, it was announced at the organization’s 2023 Annual Meeting in Davos.
The Jobs Consortium is a coalition of CEOs, IOs, ministers and other leaders with a common aim to promote a better future of work for all by enabling job creation and job transitions. The community of leaders works to boost foresight on labor market trends, support high job quality and fair wages, and identify investments in key sectors leading to good job creation.
The Kingdom’s membership in the Jobs Consortium aligns with Saudi Vision 2030 and its commitment to building a thriving, vibrant economy that creates new sectors, hundreds of thousands of new jobs, and ......read more
RIYADH - January 17, 2023 — Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA), which is hosting the 26th Global Harmonization Working Party (GHWP) and Technical Committees in Riyadh from February 13 to 16, has invited regulatory authorities, medical devices industries and others interested in medical devices regulation to register for the event. The meeting will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Riyadh.
The GHWP meeting will discuss regulatory developments in medical devices and technological developments associated with the industry, including the role of artificial intelligence, emerging technologies, medical software and medical biotechnology. The meeting will enhance the harmonization and convergence in medical devices regulation between countries, developing regulatory systems and legislation for medical devices in accordance ......read more
• Retail sector forecast to contribute $308 bn (SAR 1.16 trillion) to GCC economy in 2023
• Saudi Arabian retail sector forecast to grow to $159 bn (SAR 596 bn) in 2024
• Regional and global industry leaders to convene in Riyadh 7 - 8 March 2023
• Strategic discussions to focus on ‘Digital Economy and Purposeful Growth’
12, January 2023 – Riyadh, KSA: The Retail Leaders Circle is convening its 9th MENA Summit in Riyadh, as regional consumer habits adapt to historic levels of inflation. The highly anticipated annual event is the foremost strategic platform for the retail industry. It brings together regional and global decision-makers to discuss the trends affecting the industry and how companies can respond strategically to the changing competitive ......read more
• Over 30,000 visitors attended the three-day Black Hat MEA event in Riyadh
• DiceGang wins the 300,000 SAR top prize in Capture The Flag Competition
• Anas Rouby claims 70,000 SAR first place prize in Bug Bounty contest
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 17 November 2022: Black Hat, the region’s largest cybersecurity conference has concluded with more than 30,000 ......read more
Tetra Pak and UPM join forces to establish a commercially viable collection and recycling value chain for used beverage cartons (UBC) in the UAE
Dubai, UAE - November 14, 2022: Tetra Pak, the world’s leading food processing and packaging company, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Union Paper Mills (UPM), the UAE’s leading paper recycler, at Gulfood Manufacturing 2022, ......read more
Tetra Pak highlights the opportunities available in the Saudi food sector and its rapid development and growth in line with the objectives of Saudi Vision 2030 during Food Tech Summit 2022
Tetra Pak affirms its commitment to developing the most sustainable food packaging and food processing services in the world and moving towards renewable, recycled and carbon neutral cartons in all its ......read more
Frankfurt, 25 October 2022: The Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) hosted two panel discussions as part of the KnowTalks 2022 series in collaboration with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the knowledge partner. The sessions were held during the fourth day of MBRF’s participation in the Frankfurt International Book Fair 2022, which is held in Frankfurt, ......read more
The event aims to enable the shipping and logistics industry’s digital revolution in the Kingdom and the GCC
Damman, Saudi Arabia – 29, August 2022: The 2022 edition of the Saudi Maritime Congress (SMC) aims to bring together some of the leading tech companies in the region’s maritime sector to showcase their latest products and services.
Increased digitalisation, as ......read more
21 artists and DJs to perform in the desert of AlUla with special sunset and sunrise sets kicking off AlUla Moments 2022 in style.
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - 24, August 2022: AZIMUTH, one of the first music festivals in the Kingdom will return to AlUla from 22nd to 24th of September 2022 celebrating the union of eastern and western minds through music and ......read more
Company to Present Vision of Reimagined Technology, Lifestyles and
Experiences as the Tradeshow Makes Offline Return
Jeddah, Aug. 17, 2022 — LG Electronics (LG) is proud to offer consumers from around the globe the chance to experience its latest innovations up-close and in-person at IFA 2022 in Berlin, Germany (September 2-6). Under the theme of Life, Reimagined – with the ......read more
The US rapper will entertain the crowd at the King Abdullah City Arena in Jeddah on August 20th shortly before the most highly anticipated fight of the year
Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – 9 August 2022: American rapper Russ Vitale, commonly known as Russ, announced to perform live in Jeddah at the World Heavyweight Championship fight between Anthony Joshua and Oleksandr Usyk on August ......read more
AlUla, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – 9 August 2022: The ancient desert city of AlUla has announced its 2022 line up of key events and festivals. Under the umbrella of AlUla Moments, the 2022 lineup includes the return of AlUla Wellness Festival as well as Winter at Tantora and announces a new addition to the calendar – The Ancient Kingdoms Festival.
Also, in an exciting ......read more
Cybersecurity Leader Vincent Stewart: Cybersecurity is a fundamental pillar for Saudi Arabia to protect its vital sectors from cyber threats
Riyadh: The 10th edition of the Middle East and North Africa Information Security Conference (MENA ISC) be helding on the 6th & 7th of September 2022 at the Hilton Hotel in Riyadh will host global leaders and experts who will share their ......read more
More than 150 exhibitors sign up early for Kingdom’s largest trade fair for security, safety, and fire protection in Riyadh
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: The stage is set for a fully booked Intersec Saudi Arabia, as the Kingdom’s largest trade fair for security, safety, and fire protection prepares for its long-awaited return in Riyadh next month.
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The event, aligned with the goals set out in Saudi Vision 2030, will revolutionise the shipping and logistics sectors in the Kingdom and the GCC
Damman, Saudi Arabia – 18th July 2022: The 3rd edition of Saudi Maritime Congress, one of the Kingdom’s most influential gatherings of professionals from the maritime and logistics industry is set to make a comeback. ......read more
22 Emirati publishers are in the spotlight at the inaugural edition of the 10-day festival which runs until June 25 in Riyadh
20 June, 2022: Emirates Publishers Association (EPA) is witnessing a large turnout of book lovers at its standalone pavilion at the inaugural edition of the Al Madinah Al Munawwarah Book Fair in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) where 283 titles from 22 Emirati ......read more
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 ......read more
• 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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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, ......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 ......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 ......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.
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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 ......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 ......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, ......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
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• 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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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
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. ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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
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 ......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 ......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
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 ......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 ......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 ......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