As the official logistics partner of Expo 2020 Dubai, UPS is an important player in the lead-up to the event. Like other world expositions, Expo 2020 will bring together visitors from all parts of the world to share solutions to global challenges. And like past expos, Dubai is planning for an unforgettable experience with hundreds of new buildings, events, and attractions for visitors to enjoy. While we have expertise managing logistics for mega-events like the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games, the six-month-long Expo 2020 will be an effort unlike any other.
The future of engineering is strong at Cisco, and that was especially apparent to me during a recent visit to the Dubai Co-Innovation Centre where this eye-catching facility (like many of its global counterparts) offers an exciting incubation space to a number of emerging technologies.
Bloomberg recently announced the expansion of its New Voices initiative to the Middle East at an event held in its Dubai office and attended by 50 public relations and finance professionals from the region. Dubai is the latest city to join New York, San Francisco, London, Toronto and Hong Kong in the New Voices initiative; Sydney and Mumbai will join later this year.
by Carl R. Tannenbaum, Ryan James Boyle, and Vaibhav Tandon
I was born too early to benefit much from Sesame Street, but I still loved The Muppets. Kermit the Frog was my favorite character; alternatively in full control and overwhelmed, Kermit struggled to make sense of the nonsensical. To this day, there are times that I feel confronted with the same challenge.
Kermit produced numerous pearls of wisdom, such as:
“Beware of advice from experts, pigs, and members of Parliament.”
“It’s nice to be important. But it’s important to be nice.”
The Largest Hilton Garden Inn Outside the U.S. Is Now One of Hilton’s Most Efficient and Sustainable Hotels.
“Schneider has brought in a whole range of equipment to this property that allows us to operate the hotel very energy efficiently. Profitable, but without sacrificing guest comfort.” Oliver Kesseler, General Manager, Hilton Garden Inn Dubai Mall of the Emirate
If you spend just a few days in Dubai, it’s clear how critical real estate has been to the city’s economic success and population: construction cranes scatter the sky, huge billboards advertise new homes from mega developers and model communities representing dozens of acres dominate the lobbies of many buildings. Yet real estate has also contributed to some of the biggest health and safety challenges that face Dubai and the broader Middle East today.
Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC) recently participated at a luncheon series organised to discuss the important role of women in business by SAP Middle East and North Africa (MENA) at their office in Dubai Internet City.
SAP has dedicated the month of October to women and invited Mrs. Raja Easa Saleh Al Gurg, President of Dubai Business Women Council to share her challenges and success as a working woman along with her achievements as an inspirational business leader.
The staff at the Hilton Worldwide Dubai-based regional office was recently recognized on AMEInfo.com regarding their donation of a banquet of food and refreshments for the Al Noor Training Centre for Children with Special Needs end-of-term celebration.