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Batelco Bahrain CEO named Businesswoman of the year at Arabian Business Awards

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Prestigious Awards Recognise the Outstanding Efforts of Eng. Al Hashemi Manama, Bahrain: Batelco Bahrain CEO Eng. Muna Al Hashemi has been named Businesswoman of the Year at the Arabian Business Achievement Awards event held at the Armani Hotel, Dubai, UAE on November 28. The Arabian Business Achievements Awards is considered among the most prestigious awards events in the region with …

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Is Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 starting to take shape?

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Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates believes young people in Saudi Arabia are key to the country achieving its Vision 2030 reform plan. The reforms put in place earlier this year by the oil-rich kingdom appear to be taking hold, if we are to go by two major economic announcements this week. The first was the Saudi Arabian central bank’s announcement that …

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TASNEEF adopts a CSR management system to contribute to the health and welfare of society, by the expertise of TASNEEF Business Assurance

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With a strong sustainability plan in place, TASNEEF will use CSR to encourage best practice and strengthen the UAE 2021 vision of excellence in both public and private sectors. TASNEEF in cooperation with the joint venture TASNEEF Business Assurance has started to implement a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) system, in line with its strategic plans and CSR objectives, by various …

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The Asian Business Leadership Forum receives the prestigious association with the UAE Ministry of Economy

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UAE’s leading business ideation company, IEDEA announces a prestigious association with the Ministry of Economy for its flagship leadership event series, the Asian Business Leadership Forum 2016. The Managing Director of IEDEA, Malini N Menon commented, “We are honoured to have the official association with the Ministry of Economy of the UAE and the ABLF, which has earned high credibility …

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54% of Businesses in UAE and Saudi Arabia Have Experienced Business Disruption because of Digital Technologies

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Digital Crisis Looms: Business Leaders Fear Digital Start-ups Will Make Their Business Obsolete Within 3-5 Years News highlights: 85% of businesses consider digital start-ups a threat, either now or in the future 44% of businesses don’t know what their industry will look like in 3 years 59% have witnessed the entrance of new competitors as a result of digital technologies …

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Dubai Chamber opens 7th international office in China

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Opening of representative office in Shanghai is part of Chamber’s strategy to expand its footprint in promising markets H.E. Al Shirawi: China office will strengthen the emirate’s status as a global trade hub and attractive investment destination Dubai, UAE: As part of its strategy to reach out to promising markets and promote Dubai as a global business and trade hub, …

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DubaiStartupHub stand attracts over 200 entrepreneurs at Gitex

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During the first three days of its participation in the 35th Gitex Technology Week, the stand of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s newly-launched online platform DubaiStartupHub attracted over 200 business ideas from start-ups who pinned their projects onto a giant digital billboard displaying the map of Dubai. This magnetic tool is inviting investors to express interest in the projects …

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Bayt.com and YouGov Survey: 65% of UAE Respondents Expect Business Conditions to Improve in a Year’s Time

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More than 10,000 jobs are available on the region’s #1 job site for job seekers to apply for. In a recent survey, the “Middle East Consumer Confidence Index”, 31% of respondents in the UAE believe that their country’s economy is worse today compared to six months ago. The survey, conducted by Bayt.com, the Middle East’s number one job site, and …

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Lines of Business Now Funding More than 40% of Enterprise IT Spending as Digital Transformation Sweeps Across the Middle East & Africa

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The influence of lines of business (LoBs) over enterprise IT spending in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) continues to grow, according to the latest insights from International Data Corporation (IDC). The firm’s recently published ‘Worldwide Semiannual IT Spending Guide: Line of Business’ shows that 40.5% of the region’s total enterprise IT spending for 2015 stemmed from business functions rather …

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Slovenia Confirms Participation in Expo 2020 Dubai

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The Republic of Slovenia is announced as the latest nation to officially sign up to Expo 2020 Dubai in exchange of letters at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce. His Excellency Sultan Al Mansouri, UAE Minister of Economy, met with His Excellency Zdravko Počivalšek, Slovenian Minister of Economic Development and Technology, on Thursday for an exchange of letters to officially confirm …

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