MEFMA holds workshop in Oman to highlight economic contributions of local & regional facilities management sectors

MEFMA-Logo.jpg High-ranking officials and executives attended the Middle East Facility Management Association’s (MEFMA) interactive workshop held in Oman today (Wednesday, February 7, 2018), to discuss the economic contributions of the facilities management (FM) industry at th

DSG organized Hackathon contest at IoT Expo yields smart projects for Dubai smart city

Dubai Smart Government Department (DSG), the strategic sponsor of the Internet of Things Expo (IoTx), held at Dubai World Trade Centre; organized a hackathon contest that came up with impressive results. A total of 36 contestants took part in teams to come up with solutions for the future of smart cities, under three domains: smart life, smart economy and smart tourism.   Marwan Bin Haidar, Executive Director of Planning and Development at DSG, inaugurated the competition by giving the signal for the teams to build their projects within the ten hours allocated to them At the end of the day, e

BLC Bank is the only Lebanese bank to participate in the Global Banking Alliance for Women’s Summit in Washington, D.C., USA

As part of BLC Bank’s We Initiative program, aimed at supporting and empowering women in the economy and in line with the bank’s commitment to place women at the forefront of business and banking, BLC Bank took part in the 13th annual Summit of the Global Banking Alliance for Women in Washington, D.C., thus contributing to finding new ways to provide female entrepreneurs vital access to capital, markets, training and education opportunities in order to help them thrive.

IMPACT Fund signing ceremony: a milestone event

Lebanon’s largest Venture Capital fund, the first to comply with Banque du Liban Intermediate Circular 331, now set to boost Lebanon’s profile as a launching pad for global High Tech success stories
Beirut, October 24, 2014 – The signing ceremony of the IMPACT Fund occurred on October 24, 2014, representing a major milestone for Lebanon’s Venture Capital scene.

DAFZA’s H1 2014 results show year-on-year growth

31 per cent in net profit

30 per cent in sales revenue

27 per cent in number of new multinational companies

H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum: “DAFZA is committed to achieving its strategic objectives through the provision of integrated solutions for attracting regional and international investors and strengthening the state's economy”

UAE launches Arab Social Media Award to encourage innovative and responsible use of social media in region

An initiative of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

 Award to honor best social media initiatives in 20 categories

  • Annual event to recognize individuals and institutions that help establish positive environment for innovation and creativity
  • Aimed at leveraging social media usage to increase awareness of the issues of concern to Arab community 

Mohammed bin Rashid: