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DUBAI CHAMBER HONOURS LAW FIRMS AND CONSULTANTS DURING SPECIAL CEREMONY

Posted: February 08, 2018

Dubai, UAE: The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently hosted a special ceremony at its headquarters to honour law firms and consultants that have provided valuable support to the Chamber in 2017. During the event, Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual...

DUBAI CHAMBER EXPLORES NEW COOPERATION OPPORTUNITIES DURING RECENT VISIT TO CHINA

Posted: February 07, 2018

Dubai, UAE: The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently concluded a three-day visit to Shanghai where its officials met with key stakeholders from the city’s public and private sectors to discuss new cooperation opportunities within the...

DUBAI CHAMBER HONOURS TOP-PERFORMING EXPORTERS DURING SPECIAL CEREMONY

Posted: February 06, 2018

Dubai, UAE: The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosted a special ceremony yesterday at its head office to recognise member companies that have demonstrated outstanding export performance during the last eight months of 2017. The exclusive...

GOOGLE AND DUBAI CHAMBER HELP DUBAI BUSINESSES GET ONLINE

Posted: February 05, 2018

Dubai – The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Google announced today the launch of “Get Dubai Businesses Online”, a program dedicated to to help local businesses get more easily discovered on the web, by listing and verifying their...

DUBAI CHAMBER SEMINAR HIGHLIGHTS FAR-REACHING BUSINESS BENEFITS OF EMPLOYEE VOLUNTEERING

Posted: February 01, 2018

Dubai, UAE: As part of its ENGAGE Dubai programme, Dubai Chamber’s Centre for Responsible Business (CRB) recently organised a seminar on Employees Volunteering entitled “Improving Business Performance Through Employees Volunteering.” Held at...

DUBAI CHAMBER AND GOOGLE CONCLUDE SUCCESSFUL PILOT TO GET DUBAI BUSINESSES ONLINE

Posted: January 31, 2018

Dubai, UAE: The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has announced that it has recently concluded a pilot programme in cooperation with Google which proved to be successful in boosting Chamber members’ online presence and reach. The programme...

LEADING UAE CORPORATES SIGN GAME-CHANGING DEALS WITH INNOVATIVE STARTUPS

Posted: January 30, 2018

– Loadme, VUL 9, and Digital Falcon named winners of Dubai Startup Hub’s MarketAccess programme – More than 130 SMEs and startups applied to the programme, which was launched under Dubai Startup Hub last year Dubai, UAE: Dubai Startup Hub, an...

GLOBAL BUSINESS FORUM ON LATIN AMERICA 2018 IN DUBAI TO EXPLORE REGION’S TRADE AND INVESTMENT PO

Posted: January 29, 2018

– Interactive sessions will highlight key trends fuelling Latin America’s growth, and new opportunities opening up within the region’s promising markets – Buamim: There is plenty of scope to expand economic cooperation between Latin American...

DUBAI NAMED CANDIDATE CITY FOR THE 12TH WORLD CHAMBERS CONGRESS IN 2021

Posted: January 24, 2018

Dubai, UAE: Dubai has been selected as a candidate city for the 12th World Chambers Congress (WCC) in 2021, the largest international event of its kind attracting the participation of 14,000 chambers of commerce from 100 countries. The Dubai Chamber...

YOUTH BUSINESS VOICE WORKSHOP HIGHLIGHTS CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES OF FAMILY BUSINESSES

Posted: January 21, 2018

Dubai, UAE: Dubai Startup Hub, an initiative of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, recently hosted the second workshop of its Youth Business Voice series, which highlighted key challenges and opportunities associated with managing a family...

DUBAI CHAMBER TO HOST SERIES OF ‘BUSINESS BEST PRACTICE SEMINARS’ FOR MOHAMMED BIN RASHID AL MAK

Posted: January 17, 2018

– Applications are currently being accepted for 10th cycle of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum (MRM) Business Award and the 2nd cycle of the MRM Business Innovation Award – More than 1,400 companies from across the UAE and GCC have...

DUBAI CHAMBER MEMBERSHIP HITS 217,000, MAKING IT ONE OF THE WORLD’S LARGEST MEMBERSHIP-BASED CHA

Posted: January 16, 2018

– Saudi Arabia remained top export and re-export market for Chamber members with a value of AED 103 billion – Dubai Chamber delegations visited 61 cities and attended 87 international events in 2017, strengthening Dubai’s position as a global...

DUBAI CHAMBER ANNOUNCES FORMATION OF THE AUTOMOTIVE MANUFACTURERS BUSINESS GROUP

Posted: January 14, 2018

– Buamim: Formation of new business group is a positive development as it enhances the competitiveness of Dubai’s private sector -Papke: We expect the new business group to foster public-private sector collaboration and propel the automotive...

DUBAI CHAMBER ORGANISES BLOOD DRIVE & HEALTH CHECK DAY FOR STAFF AND CUSTOMERS

Posted: January 11, 2018

Dubai, UAE: The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently organised its annual “Blood Drive & Health Check Day” for staff and customers in cooperation with the Sharjah Blood Transfusion & Research Center, Al Zahrawi Medical Supplies, and...

DUBAI CHAMBER TO ORGANISE 2ND GLOBAL BUSINESS FORUM ON LATIN AMERICA IN FEBRUARY

Posted: January 09, 2018

– H.E. Buamim: Latin America is ripe with exciting opportunities which UAE companies can greatly benefit from, and Dubai can serve as an ideal gateway for markets in the region – High-level event is part of a series of global forums launched by...

DUBAI CHAMBER SUPPORTS UAE’S YEAR OF GIVING WITH 24 CSR INITIATIVES IN 2017

Posted: January 08, 2018

Dubai, UAE: The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has revealed that it has organised a total of 24 corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives in 2017 which supported the UAE’s Year of Giving and benefitted more than 20,000 people...

DUBAI STARTUP HUB LAUNCHES INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP SERIES TO NURTURE ENTREPRENEURIAL YOUTH

Posted: December 24, 2017

Dubai, UAE: Dubai Startup Hub, an initiative of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, recently kicked off its Youth Business Voice series with an interactive workshop at Dubai’s Youth Hub entitled “Understanding Legal Aspects of Starting a...

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR MOHAMMED BIN RASHID AL MAKTOUM BUSINESS AWARD

Posted: December 19, 2017

– More than 1,400 companies across the GCC region have participated in the prestigious award programme since its inception in 2005 – Over 150 winners have been recognised to date with 32 companies honoured during the last awards cycle Dubai,...

DUBAI CHAMBER WORKSHOP EXAMINES LEGAL ASPECTS OF MANAGING INSURANCE CLAIMS

Posted: December 18, 2017

Dubai, UAE: The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently hosted a workshop at its premises which aimed to provide businesses with more clarity on the legal aspects of managing insurance claims in the UAE. The workshop, organised in...

INDUSTRY LEADERS TO DESCEND ON DUBAI FOR THE 4TH RETAIL LEADERS CIRCLE MENA SUMMIT

Posted: December 17, 2017

Dubai, UAE: Retail Leaders Circle (RLC), a pioneering industry summit bringing together global, influential and visionary industry leaders, will host its annual MENA summit on March 27th-28th, 2018, at Dubai’s Four Seasons Resort at Jumeirah...

DUBAI CHAMBER MEETS WITH KEY STAKEHOLDERS IN AZERBAIJAN TO DISCUSS POTENTIAL TO EXPAND BILATERAL

Posted: December 14, 2017

Dubai, UAE: The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently hosted a meeting in Baku which brought together key stakeholders from Azerbaijan’s public and private sectors to explore the potential to boost Dubai-Azerbaijan trade in the...

TEJAR DUBAI LAUNCHES 30TH COMMERCIAL PROJECT

Posted: December 13, 2017

Dubai, UAE: Tejar Dubai, an initiative of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, announced that it has recently launched The Caterer, a new age company offering nutritious and balanced meals to businesses, communities and individuals. This...

INDUSTRY LEADERS SIGNAL OPTIMISM AT 1ST DUBAI ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE

Posted: December 11, 2017

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The inaugural Dubai Association Conference has commenced, with the leaders of the Dubai Association Centre expressing optimism about the future for associations in the emirate. The Dubai Association Conference is being...

DUBAI CHAMBER’S AZERBAIJAN OFFICE HOSTS EVENT TO PROMOTE DUBAI AS AN ATTRACTIVE STARTUP HUB

Posted: December 10, 2017

Dubai, UAE: The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s representative office in Baku recently organised and hosted an event that was attended by 55 Azerbaijani students who were keen to learn more about Dubai’s thriving entrepreneurial...

GRAVITY CALISTHENICS GYM FOUNDER YOUSUF AL GURG HONOURED AT 2017 ENTERPRISE AGILITY AWARDS

Posted: December 07, 2017

Dubai: Yousuf Al Gurg was named Emerging Emirati Entrepreneur at the 2017 Enterprise Agility Awards during a prestigious ceremony in Dubai. Al Gurg founded Gravity Calisthenics Gym in 2015 under the Tejar Dubai entrepreneurship development...

6TH DUBAI HAMBURG BUSINESS FORUM CONCLUDES WITH CALL TO EXPAND COOPERATION IN DIGITALISATION, SM

Posted: December 06, 2017

Dubai, UAE: The 6th Dubai Hamburg Business Forum recently concluded in the German port city of Hamburg with a call to expand cooperation between Dubai-based businesses and their Hamburg counterparts in the areas of digitalisation, smart mobility and...

DUBAI STARTUP HUB WORKSHOP SERIES HIGHLIGHTS TRENDS AND TECHNOLOGIES RESHAPING BUSINESS

Posted: November 29, 2017

– Al-Zaabi: Workshop series offers valuable insights on new technologies and practical support for new entrepreneurs Dubai, UAE: Dubai Startup Hub, an initiative of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, recently organised a series of 10...

DUBAI CHAMBER MARKS 46TH UAE NATIONAL DAY WITH CELEBRATION

Posted: November 28, 2017

Dubai, UAE: The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry marked the UAE’s 46th National Day with a special celebration outside of its premises today, which included a wide variety of traditional, cultural and festive activities. The event was...

DUBAI CHAMBER FINALISES PREPARATIONS FOR 6TH DUBAI-HAMBURG BUSINESS FORUM

Posted: November 28, 2017

– H.E. Al Ghurair: We see huge potential for fruitful cooperation between Dubai and Hamburg in the areas of digitalisation, smart mobility and fintech Dubai, UAE: The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has finalised its preparations to host...

ICC-UAE TRADE FINANCE CONFERENCE EXAMINES ROLE OF TRADE FINANCE IN ENHANCING COMPETITIVENESS

Posted: November 26, 2017

Dubai, UAE: The UAE Chapter of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC-UAE) and the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently organised and hosted the 6th ICC-UAE Trade Finance Conference, which attracted the participation of more than 100...

DUBAI CHAMBER, RIYADH CHAMBER BOOST COOPERATION THROUGH KNOWLEDGE SHARING

Posted: November 21, 2017

Dubai, UAE: The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry received a high-level delegation from the Riyadh Chamber of Commerce and Industry at its premises yesterday as part of its efforts to promote and facilitate knowledge sharing and cooperation...

UAE HAS A CLEAR VISION TO DIVERSIFY ITS ECONOMY AND ACHIEVE BALANCE BETWEEN VARIOUS ECONOMIC SEC

Posted: November 20, 2017

Government of Dubai Media Office: The United Arab Emirates has a clear and comprehensive vision to diversify its economy and achieve an optimal balance between its various sectors to ensure sustainability and create new business opportunities, H.E....

DUBAI CHAMBER SUPPORTS ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Posted: November 19, 2017

Tejar Dubai, an initiative of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, opened yesterday Hamburgah’s new branch in Port Rashid, Marina Cubes – Dubai. The new branch was marked with an opening ceremony and was attended by H.E. Majid Saif Al...

DUBAI CHAMBER WORKSHOP PROVIDES CLARITY ON UAE BANKRUPTCY LAW

Posted: November 16, 2017

Dubai, UAE: The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosted a workshop yesterday at its premises which provided companies with more clarity on the UAE’s new bankruptcy law, its practical implications, and impact on the country’s business...

DUBAI CHAMBER LAUNCHES 10TH CYCLE OF MOHAMMED BIN RASHID AL MAKTOUM BUSINESS AWARD

Posted: November 14, 2017

– Event was organised by Dubai Chamber in line with the objectives of the National Program for Happiness & Positivity and UAE Vision 2021 – H.E. Buamim: The Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award Program is a major part of Dubai...

DUBAI CHAMBER TO HOST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE TOMORROW LAUNCHING 10TH CYCLE OF PRESTIGIOUS AWAR

Posted: November 13, 2017

– Speakers include UAE’s Minster of State for Happiness and Wellbeing H.E. Ohood Al Roumi, and global experts who will discuss key challenges and trends impacting 21st century organisations – Event held in line with National Programme for...

COLOMBIAN PRESIDENT SAYS COUNTRY IS KEEN TO ATTRACT UAE INVESTMENT

Posted: November 12, 2017

– H.E. Santos: Colombia’s tourism, agri-business, and renewable energy sectors offer UAE businesses a lot of investment potential – H.E. Al Ghurair: We look forward to seeing the participation of Colombian companies in Expo 2020 Dubai and the...

UAE-FRANCE BUSINESS FORUM CALLS FOR STRATEGIC COOPERATION IN INNOVATION, MOBILITY AND SUSTAINABI

Posted: November 09, 2017

• Dubai Chamber signs MoUs with Paris Île-de-France Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Medef International on the sidelines of the event • Four other strategic agreements signed between leading French and UAE companies • H.E....

FRENCH PRESIDENT REAFFIRMS COMMITMENT TO BOLSTER TIES WITH THE UAE

Posted: November 09, 2017

Dubai, UAE: H.E. Emmanuel Macron, President of the Republic of France, reaffirmed his commitment to strengthening political and economic ties between the UAE and France as he addressed delegates at the UAE-France Business Forum in Dubai. The...

INDUSTRY HEAVYWEIGHTS TO HEADLINE UPCOMING DUBAI CHAMBER INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

Posted: November 07, 2017

Dubai, UAE: Leading industry experts from around the world will descend on Dubai on November 14th for Dubai Chamber’s upcoming International Conference where they will share their unique and valuable insights on key trends impacting organisational...

GLOBAL BUSINESS FORUM ON AFRICA 2017 CALLS FOR BOOSTING INVESTMENT IN TRADE, FINANCE, LOGISTICS

Posted: November 06, 2017

• A total of 375 bilateral business meetings were held on the sidelines of the event • H.E. Buamim: Dubai Chamber has invested AED 100 million as part of our expansion strategy in Africa, and we aim to double this investment in the coming...

DIGITALISATION, AGRICULTURE SEEN TO TRANSFORM AFRICA’S GROWTH STORY

Posted: November 02, 2017

Dubai, UAE – Digital infrastructure and agriculture in Africa are key growth areas that are expected to attract a higher level of investment, a panel of financial experts said during the fourth Global Business Forum on Africa in Dubai. Addressing...

FIRST ‘AFRICA LIVE’ EVENT BUILDS CULTURAL TIES BETWEEN THE UAE AND AFRICA

Posted: November 02, 2017

Dubai, UAE – The inaugural “Africa Live” event saw a strong turnout as it was held on the sidelines of the Dubai Chamber’s Global Business Forum on Africa 2017 on November 1 at Dubai’s Madinat Jumeirah. The live entertainment event offered...

PRESIDENT OF MAURITIUS SAYS INVESTMENT IN AFRICA SHOULD BE USED TO EDUCATE YOUTH

Posted: November 02, 2017

Dubai, UAE: H.E. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, President of Mauritius, led a conversation session during the fourth Global Business Forum on Africa entitled “Reversing the Brain Drain – Unleashing the Potential of Africa’s Youth” where she called for...

ECONOMIC INTEGRATION IS KEY TO AFRICA’S PROGRESS: UGANDAN PRESIDENT TELLS DELEGATES AT GLOBAL BU

Posted: November 02, 2017

Dubai, UAE – Economic integration is key to Africa’s growth and development across all sectors, H.E. Yoweri Museveni, President of Uganda, explained as he addressed audiences at the Global Business Forum on Africa in Dubai on Wednesday. During a...

GLOBAL BUSINESS FORUM ON AFRICA 2017 EXAMINES DUBAI’S ROLE IN DRIVING AFRICA’S DIGITAL TRANSFORM

Posted: November 02, 2017

Dubai, UAE: With its forward-thinking vision, capital and strong expertise, Dubai is serving as a strategic partner in driving Africa’s digital transformation, according to a panel of fintech experts who spoke on Wednesday at the 4th Global...

DP WORLD KEEN TO EXPLORE NEW INVESTMENT AND EXPANSION OPPORTUNITIES IN AFRICA

Posted: November 02, 2017

Dubai, UAE: DP World is looking for new investment and expansion opportunities across Africa, as it pushes ahead with its long-term strategy focusing on the continent, the company’s Senior Vice President and Managing Director for the UAE Mohammed...

DUBAI CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY IS SUPPORTING THE DUBAI FITNESS CHALLENGE INITIATIVE BY C

Posted: October 24, 2017

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry is supporting the Dubai Fitness Challenge initiative by covering its headquarters with posters to promote the month-long event. This challenge, a city initiative of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin...

DUBAI CHAMBER TO PARTICIPATE IN ‘A DAY WITHOUT SERVICE CENTRES’ INITIATIVE

Posted: October 22, 2017

Dubai, UAE: The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry announced its participation today in the “A Day without Service Centres” initiative which will see the Chamber only accept payments through smart channels on Thursday, October 26th,...

DUBAI CHAMBER WORKSHOP EXAMINES LEGAL ASPECTS OF MANAGING CUSTOMS PROCESSES IN THE UAE

Posted: October 18, 2017

Dubai, UAE: The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry today hosted a workshop at its premises in cooperation with Al Tamimi & Co. which provided an overview of customs law in the UAE, as well as best practices for managing efficient customs...