Marc Mcilhone

Marc Mcilhone is ArabBrains' Editor - sourcing news and features content and overseeing the work of the site’s contributors. Marc’s work is informed by his technical background in architecture having worked for some of the UK’s leading practices on projects within the education, healthcare and housing sectors. Marc has a particular interest in how innovators are creating sustainable solutions that have a positive impact on people’s everyday lives. Please email press releases and news to: editor@arabbrains.com

Oxford Business Group announces team for new Sharjah report

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Milestone project to track emirate’s growth story, challenges and opportunities. Sharjah – The global publishing firm Oxford Business Group (OBG) has expanded its operations in the UAE with the launch of a new project in Sharjah. Work is already under way on The Report: Sharjah 2016, OBG’s landmark publication on the emirate’s economy, which is due out later this year. …

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Ras Al Khaimah economic department completes Q1 2016 survey

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GDP forecast to break through the 30 billion dirham barrier. Ras Al Khaimah – The Ras Al Khaimah Department of Economic Development (DED), in cooperation with the Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority, has completed its annual economic survey and quarterly survey (first quarter 2016), which ran from 10th April through 16th June. The surveys involved 1200 companies across a variety …

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Ajman Chamber signs a partnership agreement with The Global Franchise Market

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The Ajman Chamber of Commerce and Industry signed a partnership agreement with The Global Franchise Market Ltd. (TGFM) to organize the “Ajman Franchising, Brands & Retail Expo 2017”, reflecting the objectives of the Ajman Chamber to strengthen its role in supporting and sustaining the franchise sector. The agreement was signed by H.E. Abdullah Al Muwajai, Chairman of the Ajman Chamber …

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Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry launches its ‘Business Intelligence System’

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Supporting its smart organizational structure… Sharjah – Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI) launched its ‘Business Intelligence System’ – a smart scheme that aims at fully boosting the chamber’s digital transformation process for all its transactions and inquiries, in a move to exploit digital and technical technologies providing cutting-edge support to administration decisions and corporate reports’ preparations within inspiring …

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Dubai Chamber showcases the emirate’s business competitiveness at Innoprom expo in Russia

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Dubai, UAE: Promoting Dubai’s competitive business environment in the Russian market, the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s international office in Azerbaijan recently participated in Innoprom 2016, which is the main International Industrial trade fair held in Ekaterinburg and is attended by over 48,000 visitors and 600 participating companies from more than 95 countries of the world. Representatives of Dubai …

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Cityscape Global provides international stage for New Living on Water concept combining luxury, privacy, environmental sustainability and renewable energy

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Dubai, UAE – Dubai has earned a global reputation for launching unique and spectacular real estate projects, and a Dutch developer hopes the emirate will now provide a successful springboard for stunning floating homes designed to take their owners back to nature. The company, New Living on Water (NLW), will give a Middle East debut to its striking organic shaped …

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Falcon Technologies International Appoints New CEO

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Falcon Technologies International (“FTI”) has appointed Mr Michael Gutowski as Chief Executive Officer. Michael brings on board over 20 years of experience in the optical media industry including as CEO of Infodisc Technology in Europe which he developed into one of the leading players in the region. In addition to his executive positions, Michael also served on the boards of …

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UAE among top performers in E-Government Development Index 2016

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Joins ranks with Switzerland, Slovenia and Lithuania in e-services development. UAE – The UAE prominently featured major developments in its e-services and ranked high in the latest UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs’ (DESA) E-Government Development Index (EDGI) Survey 2016, according to UN DESA’s Vincenzo Aquaro, Chief E-Government Branch, Division for Public Administration & Development Management. The statement reflects …

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Milestone project to track emirate’s growth story, challenges and opportunities

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Sharjah – The global publishing firm Oxford Business Group (OBG) has expanded its operations in the UAE with the launch of a new project in Sharjah. Work is already under way on The Report: Sharjah 2016, OBG’s landmark publication on the emirate’s economy, which is due out later this year. The report will explore the emirate’s plans to tap investment …

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Ministry of Economy in cooperation with University of Dubai receives student delegation from the University of North Florida

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Abu Dhabi – The Ministry of Economy recently received a student delegation from the University of North Florida from various disciplines undergoing a study tour of the UAE in coordination with the University of Dubai. The meeting served as a platform for showcasing prominent indicators of the UAE’s strong economic performance. The guests were briefed on future directions and priority …

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