• 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
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 ......read more
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 ......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 ......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, ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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
Highlighting Its Efforts to Protect Buildings from Fire Hazards
Dubai, UAE, March 13, 2017: His Royal Highness, Prince Faisal Bin Khalid Bin Abdul Aziz, Prince of Asir region, honored AL-Jazeera Paints Company for its support and sponsorship of the World Day of Civil Defense events celebration, which is being held this year 1438 AH under the slogan "Hand in Hand for the Prevention ......read more
More than 30’000 camels along with 2 million attendees are set to flock to the highly anticipated Mazayen al-ibl festival
In build up to the festival prices of camels within the stock market are booming by 70%
In previous years winning camels have fetched over 50 million dirhams in price
A national festival connecting new generations to heritage and cultural traditions as ......read more
Three-day Dubai trade show gets ready for action featuring 1,304 exhibitors from 58 countries
Dubai, UAE, January 17, 2017: Updates on the UAE’s fire safety codes has been completed, with the proposed changes, developments, and new chapters to be announced at Intersec 2017 next week, an official from the Dubai Civil Defence said today.
Lieutenant Colonel Ali Al Mutawa, ......read more
Jeddah, 16 January 2017 - FM EXPO Saudi 2017 and Saudi Clean Expo opened its doors to thousands of visitors as industry professionals turned out in force to learn more about this growing industry.
With the support of Advanced Facilities Management, the headline sponsor of FM EXPO Saudi 2017, the exhibition is giving visitors the chance to explore product and service innovations, enjoy ......read more
DSF 2017 kicks off 34 exciting days of non-stop, action-packed shopping, fun entertainment and world-class events. Join us to ‘Shop.Win. Celebrate’ every day
Dubai, UAE – 26 December 2016: It’s finally here! The jam-packed schedule of events that millions of shoppers and families have been waiting for kicks off today with the 22nd edition of the Dubai Shopping ......read more
QnA International in final preparation for high-caliber financial summit
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, November 7th, 2016: Rooting for economic diversification plans, the region’s most opulent and informative financial gathering, the Saudi Trade Finance Summit (STF) now in its 4th edition will be held in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on 15-16 November 2016. The by-invite event is set to emphasize ......read more
Under the Patronage of H.E. Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development
Key topics such as leadership skills, communication skills, business strategies and financial education to be featured at renowned international personal empowerment congress held in the region for the first time
Dubai, UAE, October 26, 2016: Najahi and Success ......read more
Riyadh (October 24, 2016) - Supported by the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu, and organised by Advanced Conferences & Meetings, RetrofitTech KSA Seminar was successfully launched at The Radisson Blu Hotel, Riyadh. The first edition of this seminar was aiming to explore the challenges and opportunities in KSA’s emerging retrofitting and refurbishment industry to achieve energy ......read more
Key speakers include Robert Kiyosaki, Ali Al Saloom, Andrew Matthews, and Baroness Michelle Mone of Mayfair, OBE
Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2016: In collaboration with Najahi and Success Resources, the leading seminar organizer in the world, the Middle East is welcoming its first National Achievers Congress 2016 on the 18th and 19th of November 2016 at Festival Arena Al Badia in ......read more
Riyadh/ Saudi Arabia, 28/Aug/2016– Fahad Al-Shammari the CFO at Saudi Pharmaceutical Industries and Medical Appliances Corporation (Spimaco Addwaeih) listed company in Saudi Stock Exchange (TASI), has earned the prestigious Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) designation.
The CFA charter, the most respected and recognized investment credential in the world, represents a tradition ......read more
Two-day conference, exhibition in Jeddah the latest expansion in Saudi market for Dubai-based trade fair organiser
Dubai, UAE, June 22, 2016: Messe Frankfurt Middle East, one of the region’s largest exhibition organisers, is expanding its regional reach with the announcement of the inaugural Materials Handling Saudi Arabia 2016.
The two-day conference and exhibition ......read more
Photo Caption: H.E. Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE’s Minister of Culture, Youth, and Community Development and H.E. Mr. Peter Elsner-Mackay, Austria’s Ambassador to the UAE with Mr. Mohammed Al Raqbani, General Manager of Dubai Investments Industries and Mr. Zaid Maleh, Managing Director of MODUL University Dubai at the MODUL University stand at GETEX 2016.
MODUL ......read more
Twelve Dubai hotels won across 24 award categories to dominate the Middle East Hotel Awards 2016 this week.
Dubai, UAE, June 1, 2016: A total of 70 hotels and hotel suppliers from across the region were shortlisted. Other winners came from Abu Dhabi, Ras Al Khaimah, Saudi Arabia, and Bahrain.
More than 400 hoteliers from throughout the Middle East attended the awards ceremony (24th ......read more
May 11, 2016 - dmg events Middle East, Asia & Africa, a leading international exhibitions company, is to geo-adapt its highly successful event - FM EXPO - to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) to serve the country’s burgeoning facilities management (FM) sector. The strategic move complements the Saudi government’s major initiative to upgrade the quality of FM across its facilities ......read more
First Day of Euromoney Saudi Arabia Conference Welcomes 1,600 financiers and investors from around the World;
Ministers Outline Plans to Support Saudi Vision 2030 On-Stage
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: More than 1,600 leading financiers, investors and business people met in Riyadh today at The Euromoney Saudi Arabia Conference to hear from senior government ministers about Saudi ......read more
Karcher’s robust hot water high pressure washers to be focal point at the event
Other environmentally friendly cleaning solutions to be displayed
Tehran, 25th April, 2016 -- Karcher, the world leader in innovative cleaning technology solutions is finalizing its inaugural participation at the 2nd annual Project Iran, an international trade exhibition for construction materials, ......read more
UAE pavilion to include several local companies and exhibitors, small and medium enterprises
Ministry of Economy, The Higher Corporation for specialise economic zones to jointly oversee UAE participation
Al-Shehhi: The exhibition is a significant opportunity to introduce national products and highlight their quality and standard specifications
Al-Khaili: Gulf Expo is a vibrant platform ......read more
- Saudi Arabia’s largest domestic and outbound tourism promotion event expected to receive over 20,000 visitors –
(Riyadh, 24 February 2016) Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s largest travel trade event showcases more than 250 exhibitors, national pavilions and seminars set to welcome an anticipated 20,000 visitors.
Riyadh Travel Fair (RTF) 2016, Saudi Arabia’s ......read more
Saudi Arabia, 20th January 2016: dmg events and MICE Arabia, organisers of The Hotel Show Saudi Arabia, announce its 2016 edition will take place 17-19th May at the Jeddah Centre for Forums and Events, Under the Patronage of His Highness Prince Abdullah Bin Saud Bin Mohammed Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, Chairman of the Tourism Committee in Jeddah.
Now in its 4th year, The Hotel Show ......read more
November 11, 2015: The Middle East’s printing and packaging sector is all set for a strong growth. The region’s printing industry is forecasted to touch USD 20 billion by 2016, while the packaging market is growing at the rate of 5 to 15 per cent year-on-year. There is a huge market potential for growth especially in the GCC where the KSA controls more than 70 per cent of packaging ......read more
November 05, 2015 - Orient Planet PR & Marketing Communications, one of the Middle East’s most rapidly growing Public Relations, Marketing and Communications consultancy, grabbed the award in the Media, Marketing & Events category of the Middle East Stars of Business Awards, recently held at the Joharah Ballroom of the Madinat Jumeirah Resort in Dubai. The award was given in ......read more
November 2, 2015: Saudi Build, the 27th International Construction Technology and Building Materials Exhibition, concluded on (Thursday, October 29, 2015) at the Riyadh International Exhibition Centre in the KSA’s capital. The show, which was attended by several dignitaries, was highly successful with a strong footfall of more than 16,000 trade and professional visitors over the course of ......read more
October 27, 2015: Riyadh Mayor, Eng Ibrahim Al Sultan has inaugurated Saudi Build 2015 (Monday, October 26, 2015) at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center in the capital of the KSA. The four-day event will run until October 29, 2015 under the theme ‘Capture the Kingdom’s Leading Construction Opportunities.’ The 27th International Construction Technology and ......read more
October 24, 2015: The KSA’s construction sector will continue its growth for the next few years in light of the value of ongoing and planned projects for transport, infrastructure, utilities, education, and healthcare collectively worth an estimated USD 1 trillion-plus. Driven by strong demographic expansion and the Saudi Government’s capital investment programs, the industry will ......read more
UAE, October 19, 2015 - ELM, a leading provider of innovative electronic solutions and government support services, has launched four innovative e-services during the 35th edition of GITEX Technology Week, the largest information and communication technology (ICT) event in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia. The exhibition held until October 22, 2015 at the Dubai World Trade Center, under the ......read more
Riyadh – October 18th, 2015: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s (KSA) construction industry is expected to continue its growth for the next few years, fuelled by massive construction projects, particularly around social and transport infrastructure that offer multi-billion-Saudi Riyals opportunities to contractors and investors. The local market is set to witness a pick-up in project ......read more
Attendees in Chicago will learn how to accelerate industrial performance via the Connected Enterprise at annual event hosted by Rockwell Automation
Abu Dhabi, UAE, September 2, 2015 – The world of manufacturing and production is undergoing unprecedented change with the convergence of information and operations technology, along with the emergence of modern technologies associated with ......read more
Riyadh – August 31, 2015: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has witnessed remarkable agricultural development over the last three decades, successfully turning large areas of desert into agricultural fields. It is a major accomplishment for an arid country that receives the world’s lowest rainfall of about four inches a year. Currently, the KSA is a leading exporter of a variety of ......read more
Luxury Swiss watch manufacturer, Ulysse Nardin, lent its support to the prestigious 2015 Yachting premiere, in collaboration with its long-standing partners in the country, W. Salamoon & Sons. Strengthening its seafaring legacy, the tie up saw Ulysse Nardin serve as official timekeeper of the event, the premiere of which takes place between the 8th and 9th of June at the Zaitunay Bay in ......read more
June 04, 2015: One of the region’s most popular charity events, The Oil Barons Charity Ball (OBCB), which this year raised more than USD 200,000 has been named Best Special Event at the Middle East Event Awards held last night at the JW Marquis Marriott Hotel, Dubai. Held under the patronage of H.E Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community ......read more
May 25, 2015 - Saudi Arabia has seen remarkable progress in the transport and railway industry throughout the past years, complementing its efforts to address development needs and provide safe and prompt transportation to the public, based on latest technologies. With the ongoing development and massive projects across the transport and service industry, and looking to contribute effectively to ......read more
May 25, 2015: dmg events, an international exhibition company, has announced the launch of two new shows – HVACR Expo Saudi and Stone and Surface Saudi Expo in Saudi Arabia. The events will address the growing demand for stone products and heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC&R) related services and technologies in the country’s USD 732 billion ......read more
May 19, 2015: Under the patronage of H.E. Eng. Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al-Falih, the Minister of Health, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), and on behalf of H.E, the minister of civil services, Mr. Khalid Al Araj, inaugurated (Monday, May 18, 2015) the Saudi Health 2015, the country’s largest healthcare event, in the presence of senior government officials, important delegates, and industry ......read more
May 10, 2015, Dubai, United Arab Emirates – The 2nd Annual Smart Skyscrapers Summit, held under the patronage of the Dubai Municipality, is all set to begin tomorrow at Sofitel The Palm Resort and Spa, Dubai, with two days of intensely exciting speeches, panel discussions and case studies. The two-day summit is produced by global conference organizers, Expotrade.
The summit will be ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 6, 2015– The demand for professional cleaning services and specialised hygiene solutions has increased significantly in step with the rapid expansion in the Middle East’s construction and hospitality sectors. Commercial Cleaning & Hygiene, the Middle East’s Cleaning Expo, taking place from 18 – 20 May at Dubai World Trade Centre, will address the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 04 May, 2015 – The Middle East is attracting some of the world’s best producers of floor and wall coverings in recognition of the huge potential of the region’s construction and fit-out industries. Middle East Covering, the sole flooring and wallcovering business-to-business exhibition for the MENA region, will showcase over 250 brands from 16 ......read more
Biodegradable camel hide, alligator and python skins, among items on show when inaugural leather event opens in Dubai
Dubai, April 29, 2015: Biodegradable camel hide, alligator and python skins, and a cow hide collection in 250 colours are among the latest leather trends that will share centre-stage with scores of leather accessories when the Middle East’s only leather trade show ......read more