NAVIGATION

Partners

  • Main Partner
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      Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) was formed on 1 January, 1992, by a decree issued by the late Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum to merge Dubai Electricity Company and Dubai Water Department, which had been operating independently before then. Both organisations were established by the late Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum in 1959. Dubai Government fully supported the Electricity Company and the Water Department to provide Dubai’s citizens and residents with a continuous and reliable supply of electricity and water.
      DEWA has made considerable achievements, ranking it as one of the best utilities in the world. DEWA provide services today to more than 730,000 customers with a satisfaction rate that reached more than 94.4%.

      DEWA has achieved competitive results, surpassing leading European and American companies by reducing losses in power transmission and distribution networks to 3.26%, compared to 6-7% in Europe and the USA. Water network losses decreased to 9%, compared to 15% in North America, achieving global results in reducing water losses. DEWA’s results are among the best internationally for customer minutes lost per year. DEWA’s figures reached 4.9 minutes, compared to 15 minutes recorded by leading utilities in the European Union. The UAE, represented by DEWA, has been ranked first in the Middle East and North Africa and fourth globally for the third consecutive year for getting electricity as per the World Bank’s Doing Business 2016 report.

      DEWA is working to expand the M-Station, the largest power production and desalination plant in the UAE. The new combined-cycle power plant will add a further 700 megawatts (MW) to the installed generating capacity of the station, boosting its capacity to 2,760MW when the project is completed in 2018. This will boost DEWA’s current installed capacity of 9,656 MW of electricity and 470 million imperial gallons per day (MIGD) of desalinated water to meet Dubai’s demand. After completing this station, DEWA’s installed capacity will reach 10,356MW of electricity. The Hassyan Clean Coal Power Plant is another pioneering project implemented by DEWA based on the IPP model. With a production capacity 1200MW, the first phase will be operational by 2020.
      DEWA is managing and operating the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, which is the largest single-site solar project in the world. It will produce 1,000MW by 2020 and 5,000MW by 2030, with total investment of AED 50 billion.

      The Solar Park was launched in 2012 and the 13MW first phase became operational on 22 October 2013. The IPP-based 200MW second phase will be operational in April 2017. The solar park has an innovation centre that includes a number of research and development laboratories in clean energy and will oversee research and development projects, with a total investment of AED 500 million in 5 years.

      In November 2015, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, launched the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 to make Dubai a global centre for clean energy and green economy. The strategy aims to provide 7% of Dubai’s energy from clean sources by 2020, 25% by 2030, and 75% by 2050. It consists of five main pillars: infrastructure, legislation, funding, building capacities and skills, and an environmentally-friendly energy mix.

      DEWA has also launched three smart initiatives to support the Smart Dubai initiative to make Dubai the smartest city in the world. These are Shams Dubai, to encourage building owners to install photovoltaic (PV) solar panels to generate electricity. The electricity generated is used inside the premises and the surplus is exported to DEWA’s grid. This encourages the use of renewable energy, increases its share in the energy mix, and diversifies energy sources. The Smart Applications and Meters initiative contributes to fast-service connection, fast response, and rationalising energy use. The Green Charger initiative establishes the infrastructure and electric vehicle charging stations. DEWA has established so far 16 charging stations, and currently working on additional 84 stations.

      To emphasise its commitment to sustainability, which is one of the main pillars of World Expo 2020 in Dubai, DEWA is working in line with the vision of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to host the best World Expo that the world has ever seen in Dubai. DEWA will contribute to achieving this by building world-class energy infrastructure that meets Dubai’s development demands. DEWA has launched a wide variety of initiatives in this regard, allocating more than AED 2.6 billion to boost water, electricity and renewable energy projects according to the highest international standards. This supports Dubai Expo’s theme of ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’ and its three sub themes of sustainability, mobility and opportunity.

  • Official Carrier
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      Emirates, a global connector of people and places, has received more than 500 international awards and accolades for excellence. Last year, Emirates’ estimated brand value has grown more than 17% at US$7.7 billion. Emirates is the most valuable airline brand in the world.

      With a fleet of over 240 fuel-efficient and wide-body aircraft, the multi-award winning airline flies to 150 destinations across six continents. In 2015, Emirates launched a host of exciting new routes including: Bali, Multan, Orlando, Mashhad, Bologna and another gateway to Istanbul via Sabiha Gökçen.

      The airline is the world’s largest operator of the Airbus A380 with 73 A380 aircraft in service. The airline’s version of the double-decker is equipped with an Onboard Shower Spa for First Class passengers and an Onboard Lounge in First and Business Class. During the recent Dubai Airshow, the airline revealed the world’s first two-class configured A380 aircraft.

      Emirates is also the industry’s largest operator of Boeing 777s with more than 150 in the fleet. Currently, 255 aircraft worth US$122 billion are in the order books.

      Emirates uses its vast portfolio of international sports and cultural sponsorships to bring people together to discover, enjoy, and share enriching experiences.

  • Rising Talents Partner
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      As a major leading Bank in the UAE, FGB had Shareholder Equity of AED 34.3 Billion as of September 30th, 2015 making it one of the largest equity based Banks in the UAE. Established in 1979 and headquartered in Abu Dhabi, UAE, the Bank offers a full range of financial services to business and consumer sectors throughout an extensive network of branches across the UAE. Internationally, FGB has branches in Singapore and Qatar, representative offices in India, Hong Kong, Seoul and London and a subsidiary in Libya.

      FGB is recognised as a world-class organisation committed to maximising value for shareholders, customers and employees as it focuses on delivering banking products and services that meet client needs and support the UAE’s dynamic economy. In line with its commitment to excellence the Bank continues to invest significantly in people and technology to provide superior service standards.

      Awards

      • The Banker 2015 Islamic Banker of the Year Awards – “Shariah-Compliant Window”
      • Asian Banker 2015 Middle East and Africa Country Awards: “Best Wealth Management in the Middle East Award” and “Best Mortgage and Home Loan Product in the Middle East Award”
      • 2015 Banker Middle East UAE Product Awards: ‘Best Call Centre’, ‘Best Credit Card’, ‘Best Personal Loan’, ‘Best Wealth Management Service/Proposition,’ ‘Best Offshore Wealth Proposition’, ‘Best Deposit Account Product’ and ‘Best Bancassurance Product’
      • 2015 Banker Middle East Industry Awards: “Best Bank in the UAE” and “Best Bank in the Middle East”
      • 2015 Global Capital Bond Market Awards: “Most Impressive Middle East Borrower Award”
      • 2015 Arabian Business Achievement Awards: “Bank of the Year”
  • Leading Partner
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      The initiative

      In 2006, Cartier joined forces with the Women’s Forum, INSEAD and McKinsey & Company to create the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards, an annual business plan competition whose mission is to support audacious and promising women entrepreneurs.

      Each year, six Laureates are awarded US$20,000 in funding, personalized coaching for one year, networking and visibility opportunities. The competition is open to female entrepreneurs leading a creative, for-profit start-up with financial sustainability and social impact.

      In 2015

      In an era when consumption and preservation are out of balance, when rapid economic and population growth are putting increasing pressures on natural resources, and human activities are causing unprecedented environmental changes, there is a pressing need to improve people’s ability to interact with the environment sustainably. The Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards program puts forward the work of women entrepreneurs who are making concrete contributions to finding effective and affordable solutions for the future of their local economies and also our planet.

      The 2015 Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards finalists strive to achieve equilibrium between socio-economic and natural resources. Through their business solutions, they aim to bring to their countries the knowledge necessary to attain sustainable production.

      They were chosen for the excellence and feasibility of their business and for the potential impact of their projects on the lives of human beings or on the environment. Among a wide range of business solutions, be it in the domains of education, environmental protection or the potential of pharmaceutical uses, one common theme stands out – the clever and innovative strategies these young women are developing to advance these fields and circumvent existing challenges. These entrepreneurs impress with their astute inventiveness and creative use of technology.

      Starting with barely a dozen finalists in 2007, now over 150 today, this community has a life and a momentum of its own. Cartier, INSEAD, McKinsey & Company and the Women’s Forum serve as catalysts to bring it together, but these enterprising women do the rest! Bringing people together to share their knowledge and generosity builds a spirit of community that we hold dear.

  • Platinum Partner
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      Travelex was founded in 1976. It has grown to become the world’s leading specialist provider of foreign currency exchange services. It provides cash and prepaid cards through over 37 million retail transactions each year, and operates across the entire value chain of the retail foreign exchange industry in 29 countries. The Group has developed a growing network of over 1,300 ATMs and 1,600 stores at both on-airport and off-airport locations around the world. It has also built a growing online and mobile foreign exchange platform.

       

      Travelex is one of the largest operators in international airports with close to 470 stores. One of the largest issuers of prepaid travel cards, Travelex is the largest online retailer of foreign currency exchange. It is among the biggest players in the wholesale of bank notes and the provision of outsourced foreign exchange services. Equity investors associated with Centurion Investments, the renowned investment firms in the UAE and Dr. B. R. Shetty, a well-known entrepreneur and philanthropist, have acquired Travelex in 2015. The shareholders hold majority stakes in both Travelex and UAE Exchange, the leading global money transfer, foreign exchange and payment solutions brand.

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      NMC Healthcare is the UAE’s largest private healthcare provider and operates over 30 healthcare facilities across 4 countries. NMC was started in 1975 by Dr B R Shetty, a visionary pioneer in the healthcare sector in the UAE and the owner of multiple other large businesses including UAExchange, Travelex, Neopharma, Royal Catering and BR Life among others. Over the last four decades, NMC has grown to over 1,000 beds, employs over 1,000 doctors and treats over 11,000 patients everyday. NMC operates the highest number of JCI accredited hospitals in the UAE private sector and owns trusted healthcare brands including Clinica Eugin in Spain, Provita, Americare, BrightPoint Royal Women’s Hospital and Dr Sunny Healthcare in the UAE. It was also the first private company in the UAE to be awarded a contract by the Government of UAE to manage and operate the Sheikh Khalifa General Hospital, Umm Al Quwain.  In April 2012 NMC Health plc became the first healthcare company from the GCC and the first from Abu Dhabi to be listed on the London Stock Exchange, and is part of the FTSE 250 index. NMC offers centers of excellence in all major service lines including cardiac sciences, orthopaedics, obstetrics and gynaecology, neonatology, minimally invasive surgery, urology, dentistry and gastroenterology among others.

      NMC Trading, one of the largest distribution companies in the UAE is a subsidiary of NMC Healthcare. NMC Trading has exclusive distribution rights for Consumer brands such as Nivea, Nestle Infant Nutrition, Unilever, Kiwi, Medical equipment brands such as Welch Allyn, 3M, Covidien, Samsung, Siemens, Pharmaceutical brands such as Pfizer, Sanofi, Beohringer Ingelheim, veterinary brands such as Himalaya and Education supplies to schools across the UAE.

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      UAE Exchange began in 1980 and has become the leading global remittance, foreign exchange and payment solutions brand with a network of close to 800 branches in 31 countries.
      Its 9000+ multi-cultural employees serve over 13.2 million customers, worldwide. Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, UAE Exchange offers a wide range of services including Money2anywhere.com, the online money transfer portal; FLASHremit, the facility for real time account credit; gocash, the six-currency prepaid travel card; and Smart Pay, the WPS-compliant leading payroll solution. Along with these proprietary offerings, UAE Exchange also brings regular bank transfers, instant money transfers and bill payments among others. Its correspondent relationship with over 140 banks adds to the might.

      The brand’s penchant for excellence earned it many awards including ‘Superbrands’ for seven years consecutively, Asia’s Most Promising Brand Award, ISO 9001:2008 certification, TISSE certification from TICSI, UK, Dubai Quality Award, Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award (SKEA), Banker Middle East Product Award, Customer Service Week Star Award, Dubai Service Excellence Scheme Award, UAE Emiratisation Award from the HRD committee in the Banking and Financial Sector and the DHDA Award. UAE Exchange is driven by People, Product and Process, which are in tandem with its vision, guiding the brand in its pursuit for excellence.

  • Stategic Partners
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      Dubai Holding is a major investment conglomerate with operations in 24 countries employing over 22,000 people. Established in 2004, Dubai Holding today manages a AED 130 billion portfolio of assets, which supports the strong development of Dubai’s non-oil economy across sectors including; tourism, hospitality, media, real estate, ICT, education and financial services. Its portfolio includes TECOM Group, which manages 11 of Dubai’s most successful business communities, Jumeirah Group, the hospitality arm which owns and operates 23 hotel developments in 12 destinations in 10 countries; Dubai Properties Group, a master developer of world-class destinations.

      Dubai Holding’s current project pipeline will add significantly to the Emirate’s portfolio of landmarks. This includes Mall of the World, all-season city district comprising the world’s largest retail network; and Dubai Creek Harbour, a joint venture with Emaar Properties PJSC to build a futuristic waterfront city at The Lagoons.

      Dubai Holding plays an influential role in delivering on Dubai’s long-term growth strategy and initiatives such as Tourism Vision 2020, Dubai Smart City, Dubai Innovation Strategy and Capital of Islamic Economy.

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      We started operating in 2007, offering mobile and fixed telephony, broadband connectivity and IPTV services. Today, we serve more than 7.5 million individual customers and over 80,000 businesses in the UAE. We also provide carrier services for businesses and satellite up/downlink services for TV broadcasters.
      We won the Gallup Great Workplace Award. Our recruitment strategy aims to provide fulfilling opportunities for quality talent in a cosmopolitan working environment where more than 60 nationalities work 35% of which are Emiratis. We are the first telecom company in the world to release a Sustainability Report based on GRI-G4 comprehensive guidelines. Among our other laurels, we also have the credit of being the first in the UAE to be awarded with prestigious LEED Platinum certification for 2 of our green retail outlet.
      du is 39.5 percent owned by Emirates Investment Authority, 20.08 percent by Mubadala Development Company PJSC, 19.5 percent by Emirates Communications and Technology LLC and the remaining by public shareholders. Listed on the Dubai Financial Market (DFM), the company trades under the name ‘du’.

  • Strategic Media Partner
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      Dubai Media Incorporated is the media organization of the government of Dubai and is considered the largest integrated media group in the United Arab Emirates. The institution has achieved many successes on the level of media in the Arab world across multiple media channels (television, radio, publishing, digital publishing, printing and distribution), and extended to a large segment of the global audience through its various programs informative materials.

      DMI’s clear vision seeks to reach the Arab media in a significant manner encompassing creative and meaningful content. The media center holds a strong foundation which solidifies the traditions and culture that transcends through the hard work of their media professionals. DMI consists of an integrated generation of Emirati media professionals that keep abreast developments, creative projects and have pioneered some of the greatest achievements that the UAE witnessed, most prominently in Dubai. This in turn, has contributed to the formulation of a new concept of contemporary media in the region.

  • Exclusive Social Media Partner
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      Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) is a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. By developing a fundamentally new way for people to consume, create, distribute, and discover content, Twitter enables any voice to echo around the world instantly and unfiltered. The service can be accessed at Twitter.com, on a variety of mobile devices, and via SMS. Available in more than 35 languages, Twitter had approximately 320 million monthly active users as of the quarter ended September 30, 2015. For more information, visit about.twitter.com or follow @twitter.

  • CEO Champions Partner
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      McKinsey & Company is a global management consulting firm, deeply committed to helping institutions in the private, public and social sectors achieve lasting success. For over eight decades, our primary objective has been to serve as our clients’ most trusted external advisor. With consultants in more than 100 offices in 60 countries, we bring unparalleled expertise to clients across all relevant industries and functions, anywhere in the world. We work closely with teams at all levels of an organization to shape winning strategies, mobilize for change, build capabilities and drive successful execution.

       

      For many years, McKinsey & Company has made gender diversity a priority. Over the past ten years, we have launched major internal initiatives to develop women as leaders, and more recently “All in”, which brings men and women together to make of our firm a place where the world’s most talented women can have a long and successful career. We also regularly publish our “Women Matter” series of reports, to support women in business and the economy. This has made us a natural partner of the Forum since the beginning. This has also led us to play an active role in the Cartier Awards and to become the knowledge partner of the CEO Champions initiative. This year, the Forum offers a great opportunity to reflect on how all stakeholders, men and women, public, social, and private sector, can work together to drive broad social and economic change that will make the world more equal, unlock the economic potential of women, and drive growth.

  • Support Partners
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      Uber is evolving the way the world moves. By seamlessly connecting riders to drivers through our apps, we make cities more accessible, opening up more possibilities for riders and more business for our partner drivers and transport operators. Uber’s rapidly expanding global presence continues to bring people and their cities closer and is currently providing service in over 360 cities across 66 different countries. It is already in Amman,Bahrain Beirut, Cairo, Casablanca, Dammam, Dubai, Abu Dhabi Doha, Jeddah, Riyadh and the Eastern Province with plans for expansion across the Middle East. To request a ride, users must download the free application for Android, iPhone, Windows Phone, Blackberry 7, or sign up at uber.com/app.For more information, please visit:uber.com/cities.

       

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      The Thomson Reuters Foundation acts to promote socio-economic progress and the rule of law worldwide. The organisation leverages the skills, values and expertise of Thomson Reuters to run programmes that trigger real change on the ground and empower people across the world.

      The Thomson Reuters Foundation provides free services that inform, connect and ultimately empower people around the world. We do this through four key programmes:

      TrustLaw

      TrustLaw is the Thomson Reuters Foundation’s global pro bono legal programme. We connect the best law firms and corporate legal teams around the world with high-impact NGOs and social enterprises working to create social and environmental change. We produce groundbreaking legal research, and offer innovative training courses worldwide.

      Trust Women
      Trust Women is a fast-growing movement committed to finding real solutions to empower women worldwide and fighting modern-day slavery and human trafficking through an action-oriented global conference. The yearly Trust Women Conference is a global event mobilising high-impact action-driven initiatives.

      World’s Under-Reported Stories

      We cover stories that are often overlooked by the mainstream media: aid and development, women’s rights, modern day slavery, climate change and land rights. We believe that raising awareness can trigger debate and lead to open, fair, prosperous and tolerant societies. That is our ultimate goal.

      Media Development

      We run philanthropic initiatives ranging from the creation of sustainable, independent news platforms to a wide range of journalism training programmes worldwide. Additionally, we fund the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University. At the heart of all our media development work are the Thomson Reuters Principles of accuracy, impartiality, independence and integrity.

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      Located in the heart the prestigious Downtown Dubai, described as ‘The Centre of Now,’ is The Dubai Mall, the world’s largest shopping and entertainment destination and the world’s most-visited shopping and leisure destination. Fashion Avenue, with a dedicated Fashion Catwalk, is dedicated to luxury fashion and has 80 flagship outlets, which positions The Dubai Mall as the fashion capital for the region. Along the mall’s sprawling waterfront promenade, is the world’s most spectacular outdoor musical water fountain – The Dubai Fountain – with lights, water jets and laser projections choreographed to themed music and songs. Spanning a length of over 275 m, the fountain’s powerful water nozzles shoot water sprays of over 450 ft (equivalent to a 45-storey building). The Dubai Mall also acts as a gateway for visitors to Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building.

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      Emirates Transport was established pursuant to Federal Law No. 17 of 1981, with the purpose of regulating, managing, and supervising the operation of transport and maintenance services for various government, federal, and local entities as well as private sector organizations.

      ET pursues a top-notch strategy in the transport and auto   services sector throughout the UAE. This strategy is implemented through 27 business centres and units, and 7 subsidiaries and associate companies, all of which offer 38 various services through 40 locations across the UAE, including 9 main branches; namely in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Western Region, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Central Region, Ras Al Khaimah and the East Coast; where ET provides services to more than 430 main stakeholders through its fleet of over 17,000 vehicles.

       

  • Official Destination Partner
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      Dubai Business Events is the official convention bureau for Dubai. As a division of the Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing our main goal is to establish Dubai as a premier business event destination by promoting the destination and attracting international meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions that can help grow economic development, jobs and knowledge creation in the emirate.

      Our team consists of 20 professionals with highly specialized knowledge about Dubai who offers free and impartial advice, guidance and support to international business event organizers in planning international meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions in the Emirate.

      We also work to grow visitor numbers at business events in Dubai and are seeking out new business event opportunities through our network of international offices in Europe, Asia and the Americas.

      We partner with hundreds of hotels, venues, PCOs, DMCs and other service providers in Dubai, representing the best the city has to offer. And as a member of the BestCities Global Alliance, we guarantee the highest level of service.

       

  • Outdoor Advertising Partner
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      Established in 2003, Hills Advertising LLC has earned its recognition as one of the largest

      and most experienced owners and operators of outdoor advertising in the Middle East.

      Hills has exclusive rights to prime advertising locations regionally and internationally and

      offers creative media solutions for both traditional and digital media, which equates to

      over 70% market share in the UAE alone.

      With a long term vision being top priority, Hills has a 10 year contract with our strategic

      partners: Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), Meraas Holding and Dubai South who

      constitute some of the largest and most prestigious governmental and semi

      governmental developers in the UAE. These partnerships allow us to own over 5,000

      faces along the MENA region and accrue total sales revenue of over $70 million.

      Under a group umbrella, Hills runs several successful companies in the fields of

      healthcare, investments, hospitality and real estate.

  • Official Car Partner
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      Audi Al Nabooda Automobiles LLC  the sole importer of Audi in Dubai and the Northern Emirates. Audi Al Nabooda invested in the past 2 years in state of the art showrooms in Dubai, Fujairah and Sharjah. Audi Dubai with over 60 cars on display is the world’s largest Audi new car showroom.

      Audi’s corporate tagline is “Vorsprung durch Technik”, meaning “Progress through Technology. This is reflected in the fact that Audi is always in the pursuit of new and better solutions to the automotive challenges of an ever-changing world. Technological innovation is at the heart of everything Audi does.

      Audi a premium brand with a success story of more than 100 years in the field of motorsports and technological innovations.

  • Logistic Partner
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      Aramex is a provider of comprehensive logistics and transportation solutions. Established in 1982 as an express operator, the company rapidly transformed itself into a global brand recognized for its customized services and innovative multi-product offering. The range of services offered by the company includes international and domestic express delivery, freight forwarding, integrated logistics solutions, information and document management solutions, consumer retail services and e-commerce solutions.

      In January 1997, Aramex became the first Arab-based international company to trade its shares on the NASDAQ stock exchange. After five years of successful trading, Aramex returned to private ownership in February 2002 and continued to expand and excel as a privately owned company, establishing global alliances and gaining stronger brand recognition. In June 2005 Aramex went public on the Dubai Financial Market (DFM). Today, the Aramex network encompasses more than 354 offices and employs over 13,900 people offering comprehensive logistics and transportation solutions to both retail and wholesale customers worldwide.

       

       

  • Discovery Partners
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      Airbus Group is a global leader in defense, space, aeronautics and related services comprising three divisions: Airbus, Airbus Defence and Space, and Airbus Helicopters. Each offers a wide portfolio of cutting edge products and associated services specifically designed to deliver solutions that help drive and expand our customers’ operations.

      With a workforce of close to 140,000 employees and revenues of €60.7 billion, Airbus Group has become a global aerospace and defence company – with roughly 180 locations worldwide.

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      Since 1828, Guerlain has explored, innovated and perfected. In Fragrance, Skincare and Makeup. Daring creators, mythical creations, timeless know-how. Culture of Beauty as its signature. Each day, Guerlain makes women, all women, more beautiful, with the promise of joyful, radiant beauty.

  • Technology Partner
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      Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) is a $46 billion global Fortune 500 company and a leader in providing innovative consumer, commercial, and enterprise technology. Our portfolio of high-quality, secure products and services covers PCs (including the legendary Think and multimode YOGA brands), workstations, servers, storage, smart TVs and a family of mobile products like smartphones (including the Motorola brand), tablets and apps. Join us on LinkedIn, follow us on Facebook or Twitter (@Lenovo) or visit us at www.lenovo.com.

      Follow Lenovo Middle East on social media.
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      Twitter Middle East:       https://twitter.com/Lenovo_ME
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  • Media Partners
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      Sky News Arabia is a 24-hour, Arabic-language rolling news channel broadcasting in HD quality from Abu Dhabi. A joint venture between Abu Dhabi Media Investment Corporation and the UK’s BSkyB, the channel offers fresh, fast and independent news across multiple media platforms including live streaming of its broadcast on the internet and via dedicated mobile applications. Sky News Arabia operates 18 bureaus in key cities across the region as well as international bureaus in London and Washington DC. The channel also draws upon sister channel Sky News’ global network of bureaus, ensuring comprehensive coverage of regional and international events.

      Live streaming of the channel is available at www.skynewsarabia.com and www.livestation.com and on Sky News Arabia’s iPhone, iPad and Android smartphone and tablet apps.

      Viewers can follow the channel on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SkyNewsArabia and on Twitter at @skynewsarabia.

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      CNBC Arabia is the Arab World’s preeminent and first 24-hour Arabic language financial and business information Channel, presenting in-depth & up-to-the-minute coverage of regional and international affairs from an Arab economic perspective. CNBC Arabia brings real-time information to the most influential, powerful and affluent audience in the Middle East and Northern Africa.

       

      Building on the most comprehensive economic and financial news gathering infrastructure, with the best journalists in the region, CNBC Arabia presents relevant coverage of regional and International business events – engaging audiences with information to act on.

       

      As the first business channel to deliver live regional market data in the Middle East through its signature ticker, comprehensive and analytical reporting, with credible and informed anchors, CNBC Arabia enables investors to make quick and informed decisions in a dynamic and changing environment.

       

      Broadcasting to the Middle East and North Africa, from  Dubai, free – to – air on Nilesat and Arabsat, with bureaus in major MENA region, CNBC Arabia is supported by the global newsgathering resources of CNBC.

       

       

  • International Media Partners
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      CNN’s portfolio of news and information services is available in seven different languages across all major TV, digital and mobile platforms reaching more than 400 million households around the globe. CNN International is the number one international TV news channel according to all major media surveys across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, the Asia Pacific region and Latin America and recently expanded its U.S. presence with its launch on CNNgo. CNN Digital is a leading network for online news, mobile news and social media. Over the years CNN has won multiple prestigious awards around the world for its journalism. CNN has 42 editorial offices and more than 1,100 affiliates worldwide through CNN Newsource. CNN International is part of Turner, a Time Warner company.

       

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      The International New York Times is a leading international source for opinion leaders and decision-makers around the globe. With dedicated newsrooms in Paris, London, Hong Kong and New York,  and journalists reporting from all corners of the globe, its informative, inspiring and intelligent coverage of the world makes it required reading in 130 countries around the world. The International New York Times is part of The New York Times Company, a global media organization dedicated to enhancing society by creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news and information.  It is known globally for excellence in its journalism, and innovation in its print and digital storytelling as well as in its business model.

       

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      Ecouter et regarder le monde  

      Le groupe France Médias Monde réunit France 24, la chaîne d’information continue trilingue ; RFI, la radio mondiale; et Monte Carlo Doualiya, la radio universaliste en langue arabe. Les trois chaînes émettent depuis Paris à destination des 5 continents, en 15 langues. Les journalistes du groupe et son réseau de correspondants offrent aux auditeurs, téléspectateurs et internautes une information ouverte sur le monde et sur la diversité des cultures et des points de vue, à travers des journaux d’information, des reportages, des magazines et des débats. 66 nationalités sont représentées parmi les salariés. Chaque semaine, RFI, France 24 et Monte Carlo Doualiya rassemblent plus de 90 millions d’auditeurs et de téléspectateurs (mesurés dans moins du tiers de leurs pays de diffusion). Les trois médias du groupe cumulent 23,4 millions de visites dans leurs univers nouveaux médias chaque mois (moyenne 2014) – 30,7 millions en septembre 2015 – dont près de 40% sur les offres en langues étrangères. Ils rassemblent  21,5 millions d’amis sur Facebook et 8,8 millions d’abonnés sur Twitter en septembre 2015. France Médias Monde est un des actionnaires et partenaires de la chaîne francophone généraliste TV5MONDE.

       

      Watch and listen to the world

      France Médias Monde, the group in charge of French international broadcasting, comprises the news channels France 24 (three languages), the international radio station RFI (fourteen languages) and the Arabic-language radio station Monte Carlo Doualiya. From Paris, France Médias Monde broadcasts to the world in 15 languages. Its journalists and correspondents offer viewers, listeners and Internet users comprehensive coverage of world events, with a focus on cultural diversity and contrasting viewpoints via news bulletins, reports, magazines and debates. 66 nationalities are represented among the group’s employees. Every week, RFI, France 24 and Monte Carlo Doualiya attract more than 90 million listeners and viewers (measured in less than one third of the countries where France Médias Monde broadcasts). France Médias Monde new media platforms attract 23.4 million visitors a month (2014 average. The media had 21.5 million followers on Facebook and 8.8 million on Twitter in September 2015. France Médias Monde is also a shareholder and partner of the French-language general interest TV channel TV5MONDE.

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      France Culture, radio station of all knowledge and creativity, enables listeners to see the world differently, with hindsight and perspective.

      France Culture adresses all genres and radio issues. It includes Information and news of course, but also a unique creative radio offering a variety of documentaries and fictions and other disciplines such as history, science or philosophy to everyone. France Culture is also a radio that has always been involved in promoting women through the program content but also as journalists, speakers and experts producing their daily program.

       

  • Radio Partner
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      Established in March 2001, The Arabian Radio Network (ARN) is the region’s Radio Brand Leader with the network consisting of nine multi-platform FM stations reaching over 3 million listeners daily.

      Al Arabiya 99, Al Khaleejiya 100.9, Dubai 92, Dubai Eye 103.8, Virgin Radio 104.4 City 101.6, Hit 96.7, Radio Shoma 93.4 and TAG 91.1

      ARN is a subsidiary of Arab Media Group (AMG), a leading entertainment media organization in the UAE.  ARN is committed to improving the quality of broadcasting standards, sits at the forefront of the region’s media innovation and delivers the best content, entertainment and music to the UAE’s diverse population.