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ADNEC joins the Global Exhibitions Day celebrations Middle EastWorld

Global Exhibitions Day (GED) is marked 6 June as a strategic global event aimed at highlighting the significant contributions made by the MICE sector worldwide. Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) was one of the main supporters of the GED initiative, which began in 2016 and is now supported by 40 exhibition industry associations and coordinated by UFI, the Global Association of the exhibition industry. Humaid...

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Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre launches convention centre Middle East

The Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre (OCEC) has launched its convention centre, as announced at IMEX in Frankfurt on 16 May. Part of the new Madinat Al Irfan urban development in Muscat, which is being developed by Oman Tourism Development Company (OMRAN), the executive arm for the development of the tourism sector in the Sultanate of Oman. The purpose built centre now offers two ballrooms...

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Kuwait’s Agility posts near-30% jump in first quarter profit Middle East

Kuwait-based logistics provider, Agility, has reported a Q1 net profit of KD18.9m (US$62.6m), up 29.8 per cent over Q1 last year, 8 May. Revenue for the quarter reached KD371.8m, an increase of 16 percent over the same period in 2017, the company said in a statement, adding that EBITDA was KD37.7m, a rise of 22.6 per cent. Agility also said it enjoys a healthy balance...

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CultureSummit 2018 Abu Dhabi calls attention to unexpected collaborations GalleryMiddle East

A global gathering of over 400 delegates from more than 80 countries recently attended the CultureSummit 2018 at Manarat Al Saadiyat in Abu Dhabi to discuss the role that culture plays in addressing global challenges including poverty, extremism, climate change and heritage preservation. Under the theme of ‘Unexpected collaborations: forging new connections between heritage and innovation, near and far, creativity and purpose,’ the four-day summit took place from 8-11...

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From AI  to Dubai, Exhibition World turns attention on the latest and greatest of venues and exhibitions worldwide, as featured in the January 2018 edition of EW. 1. Dubai’s Expo 2020 Hosted by Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, Expo 2020 is the first World Expo to be staged in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region in the 167-year history of the...

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Inside IBTM Arabia GalleryMiddle East

On stage and behind the scenes, EW takes you on a visual tour inside IBTM Arabia 2018, which took place at Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi, 5-7 February.  With 12 networking events held over the three-day-long show, the programme included a panel session led by ICCA (International Congress and Convention Association) on destination competitiveness. Rohit Talwar, global futurist and CEO of Fast Future, headlined...

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Oman in double win Middle East

Part of the new Madinat Al Irfan urban development, the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre (OCEC) and the Oman Convention Bureau are celebrating a double-win having successfully won two major congresses; the World Hospital Congress in 2019 and the Royal Congress of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists in 2020.

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