GITEX 2012 is set to examine the potential and issues associated with the BYOD and the consumerisation of IT.

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du was presented with an Excellence in GIS Implementation Award during the GISWORX 2012 Gala Dinner, held recently in Dubai.

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HE Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, UAE Minister of Foreign Trade, inaugurated Made in Korea (MIK 2012), a pioneering exhibition in the MENA region showcasing products, services and technologies from South Korea, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). Several high profile dignitaries including HE Hong Suk-woo,... Read more
HE Sultan Bin Sulayem, Chairman of Istithmar World, a subsidiary of Dubai World, said today that the global participation at the Arabian Travel Market, the region’s premier tourism and hospitality event being held in Dubai, reflects the continued growth of Dubai’s tourism and hospitality business. Highlighting the importance of... Read more
His Excellency Juma Rashid Saif Al Dhaheri, UAE Ambassador to Qatar, recently inaugurated the UAE pavilion in Project Qatar 2012. The 3,000 square metre UAE pavilion, led by Dubai Exports, the export promotion agency of the Department of Economic Development – Government of Dubai, brings together more than 140 local companies... Read more
The decision in late 2011 by the Arab League’s Tourism Ministers to award Muscat as Arab Tourism Capital 2012, has led to a calendar of hallmark events and valued-added offers for visitors to the Sultanate, in an effort to entice visitors. The recognition coincides with National Geographic and Lonely Planet... Read more
The Director General of the World Trade Organisation, Pascal Lamy, outlined the necessary steps to facilitate greater inter-Arab region trade, during a panel discussion at the 13th quadrennial session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD XIII). The event brought together leading economists and prominent members of the... Read more
For its ninth edition, Project Qatar – the International Trade Exhibition for Construction, Building Materials and Environmental Technology organised by IFP Qatar and IFP Group, will be introducing a state-of-the-art mobile application that allows participants to use their SmartPhones as interactive guides throughout the fair. Held at the Doha Exhibition... Read more
The Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) has announced the full speaker line-up for the fourth GPCA Supply Chain Conference and Pre-Conference Workshop, taking place at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel, Dubai, UAE, from 7th-9th May 2012. Being export-oriented, the supply chain management is a core focus of the strategy of... Read more
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is now ranked third among Arab countries and has improved by 17 places to occupy the 41st spot globally in the UN e-Government Readiness Index 2012, demonstrating the country’s success in improving its e-services and injecting large-scale investments to increase broadband penetration, which is... Read more