2nd Annual HR Tech Saudi Summit sets the tone for Digital Revolution in Saudi Arabia

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 20 December, 2018: The 2nd annual HR Tech Saudi Summit, hosted by Q&A International on 10-11 December at Al Faisaliah Hotel, Riyadh witnessed remarkable discussions on the future of artificial intelligence and digitalization in the Kingdom. The power-packaged agenda including keynote presentations, panel discussions featured speakers from notable organizations and attracted attendance of HR and IT professionals from various public and private sector organizations. A variety of key subject such as HR digital transformation, importance of integrating people, process and technology with strategy were discussed along with…

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ICONS Coffee Couture appoints Hassan Jawad as CEO to strengthen operations and continue global expansion

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 18, 2018: ICONS Coffee Couture, an international lifestyle coffee chain announced that it has appointed Hassan Jawad as its new CEO, to lead the company through its next phase of innovation and spur exponential growth. Jawad brings with him over 9 years’ experience in the Food and Beverage industry and his past experiences include working with Costa Coffee handling a portfolio of 150 stores across 4 markets (Bahrain, Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia). Effective as on (1st September 2018), Jawad started to oversee the operations…

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The Best Finance Leaders in Saudi Arabia honored at Saudi CFO Awards

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, December 16, 2018: Held alongside the 6th Annual Saudi Trade Finance Summit, organized by QNA International, at the Al Faisaliah Hotel in Riyadh, the second day witnessed the recognizing and awarding of great finance leadership and initiatives supporting the vision and innovation of the finance leaders in the Kingdom for fulfilling key strategies in line with Saudi Vision 2030. The event highlighted, honored and celebrated path breaking achievements of public & private sector organizations and individuals who have contributed significantly to achieving the Kingdom’s Vision through sustainable…

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Unlocking the potential of Arab World’s largest economy at the 6th Annual Saudi Trade Finance Summit

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, December 11, 2018: In line with Saudi’s Vision 2030, the 6th edition of the annual Saudi Trade Finance summit brings together key stakeholders on the 12 and 13 December at Al Faisaliah, Riyadh to discuss trade finance regulations, strategies and trends shaping the Kingdom’s economy through trade. A report from the Saudi Ministry of Finance highlighted that government revenues in the first nine months of 2018 increased by nearly 50 percent to SR663 billion compared to the same period in 2017. Revenues for the third quarter alone…

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Riyad Bank addresses latest innovations in Trade Finance at the 6th Annual Saudi Summit

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, December 11, 2018: Riyad Bank, established in 1957 and now one of the largest financial institutions in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Middle East, is the Platinum sponsor of the 6th Annual Saudi Trade Finance Summit, to be held from 12th– 13th December 2018 at Al Faisaliah Hotel, Riyadh. The summit brings together parties interested in reinventing trade finance functions and helping to enhance the Kingdom’s economy. Riyad Bank is at the forefront of a comprehensive programme of sustainable development initiatives which fully align with the…

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Digitization and Artificial Intelligence at the forefront of the 2nd Annual HR Tech Saudi Summit

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 9 December, 2018: Dubai-based QnA International is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual HR Tech Saudi Summit, a prime initiative to bring together HR and IT professionals from the unique business landscape of Saudi Arabia, on a singular platform, to discuss the newest trends, ideas and disruptions. Tech and Talent Management will remain at the forefront of the wide array of initiatives discussed at the two-day summit dedicated solely to and focused on HR Technology. With digital transformation and the Saudi 2030 vision at its core, the…

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Middle Easts’ outbound traveler looking for luxury & cultural experiences

Dubai United Arab Emirates, December 5, 2018: As per The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Outbound Travel Market’, a report prepared by UNWTO and ETC with the support of Value Retail finds that per-capita international tourism spending from the GCC was 6.5 times higher than the global average last year, with expenditure estimated to be more than USD 60 billion. Emphasizing on the potential of outbound travel from the Middle East, the 7th Annual MICE Arabia and Luxury Travel (MALT) Congress 2019, the regions’ exclusive business platform, will bring the world…

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Luxury Milestone celebrations set to soar globally

Dubai United Arab Emirates, November 22, 2018: The world of luxury special events and weddings is witnessing a dramatic shift in demand and preferences globally. With the emerging markets, clients are exploring the world for their milestone celebrations. The key trends that continues to influence luxury clients is the focus on the experiential and personalization. Experts in the luxury special events industry from more than 40 countries gathered in Lake Como, Italy from 29th-31st October for the Planners Xtraordinaire Show to highlight the latest trends in the world of luxury…

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UK College of Business and Computing participates at Najah

NAJAH – The UAE’s leading Higher Education event is a three-day comprehensive event catered specifically for prospective university students, their parents and teachers UKCBC offers BTEC & HND diplomas awarded by Pearson, the world’s largest learning company. Pearson qualifications are designed in consultation with employers addressing the skills gap between academics and industry UKCBC representatives were at Najah Abu Dhabi, from 31st October to 2nd November at stand H3.A19. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 5th November 2018 – UK College of Business & Computing – Dubai Campus, one of London’s…

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Actions abroad generate over US$ 160 million for footwear manufacturers

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 29, 2018: The actions carried out by the Brazilian Footwear, footwear exports promotion program developed by the Brazilian Footwear Industries Association (Abicalçados) in partnership with the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil) generated US$ 162 million in 2018. The results refer to thirteen actions, between trade fairs and trade missions held abroad (see the list below). They generated US$ 40 million on the spot, with the expectation to reach another US$ 122 million in deals that began to be negotiated during the events. Abicalçados’…

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Babson College onboard as Education Partner at the GOV HR Summit

In line with the UAE’s Knowledge Economy vision, QnA International welcomes education partner Babson College to the 6th annual GOV HR Summit, 2018 Dubai, 16 October, 2018: Dubai based QnA International is pleased to announce Babson College as the Education partner for the two-day Summit taking place on October 23-24 at Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Babson College, one of the premiere Business Schools from Wellesley, Massachusetts will be onboard to align the upcoming summit with the UAE’s Knowledge economy vision and highlight the importance of entrepreneurial education…

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Fractal Analytics hosts an inaugural ai.dxb workshop in Dubai to help organizations realize the value of artificial intelligence

dxb workshop in Dubai is a platform to show how organizations can solve problems at scale by bringing Artificial Intelligence (AI), Engineering and Design together. Attendees from a wide-range of industries learned how to unlock and accelerate business opportunities through AI Dubai, United Arab Emirates October 24, 2018 — Fractal Analytics, (www.fractalanalytics.com), a global leader in AI solutions that power human decision-making in Fortune 500 companies, conducts an ai.dxb workshop  in Dubai, a brand-new workshop focusing on how Fortune 500 businesses can better leverage artificial intelligence for their organizations. A…

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GCC GOV HR Awards 2018: The best in Human Capital Management and People Strategy honored from the GCC region

Abu Dhabi Police, FEWA, DAFZA, Dubai Civil Defence, EMAAR among others were recognized and awarded for their exceptional leadership and HR Excellence The GCC GOV HR Awards 2018 focused on building and working towards a progressive sustainable knowledge-based economy with excellent human resources as its backbone The awards recognized the outstanding contributions and achievements of 17 governments, business organizations, and individuals who have raised the benchmark of people strategy in the region, across 15 categories at this high level, by-invitation-only gathering. Gender equality, HR Technology and People strategy at the…

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People Strategy and HR Excellence at this year’s 6th Annual GOV HR Summit

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, October 31, 2018: Over 350 HR professionals gathered at the Jumeirah at Etihad Towers to attend the GOV HR Summit 2018, the regions’ biggest public sector HR knowledge sharing platform carefully curated for Human Capital professionals to connect, reimagine HR, benchmark employee experience, create tools and implement a sustainable, high impact HR model. With the proud announcement of the year 2018 as the Year of Zayed which marks 100 years since the birth of the Founding Father of the UAE, the summit emphasized on His…

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People Strategy and HR Excellence at this year’s 6th Annual GOV HR Summit

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, October 31, 2018: Over 350 HR professionals gathered at the Jumeirah at Etihad Towers to attend the GOV HR Summit 2018, the regions’ biggest public sector HR knowledge sharing platform carefully curated for Human Capital professionals to connect, reimagine HR, benchmark employee experience, create tools and implement a sustainable, high impact HR model. With the proud announcement of the year 2018 as the Year of Zayed which marks 100 years since the birth of the Founding Father of the UAE, the summit emphasized on His…

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