Category: INDUSTRY

Entrepreneurship
Informa - CSR Oman Summit 2014
CSR Oman 2015 summit to focus on SMEs

With the number of registered delegates rising, the CSR Oman Summit 2015 is on track to be a landmark event. Designed to champion corporate social sustainability, youth empowerment and entrepreneurship, the event continues to receive growing support, demonstrating the importance of the summit for the Sultanate, especially with this year’s agenda focusing on Small and Medium Enterprises (SME).

Industry
Adipec
ADIPEC announces nominees for 2015 awards

ADIPEC (Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference) has announced the nominees for the prestigious ADIPEC Awards 2015. These awards honour achievement and accomplishment in the oil and gas industry. A total of 501 entries were received from over 240 companies, across 32 countries.

Entrepreneurship
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GE launches MEMakers Venture Program with Wamda

GE launches the MEMakers Venture Program with Wamda for eleven start-up ventures at its GE Ecomagination Innovation Center, which acts as an industrial incubator. This six-week program is part of the company’s strategic vision in the region to accelerate digital industrial entrepreneurship ecosystems across the Middle East and North Africa region.

Energy
Owain Johnson, Managing Director, DME
DME Selects Elysian Technology for Auctions Business

The Dubai Mercantile Exchange (DME), the premier international energy futures and commodities exchange in the Middle East, has selected London-based Elysian Systems Ltd as the technology provider for its new commodity auction business.

Hospitality
11October2015 Maisarah signs an agreement with Shaza Oman to finance 5-star hotel project in Muscat
Maisarah to finance 5-star hotel project in Muscat

Part of its strategic growth plan and continuous efforts to finance large-scale projects across the Sultanate, Maisarah Islamic Banking Services signed an agreement with Shaza Oman to finance the construction of its flagship 5-star hotel in Muscat.

Consumer Products
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Ooredoo launches state-of-the-art store in Rustaq

Ooredoo has opened a vibrant new franchise store in Rustaq, with its long-term partner and store operator Enhance, a WJ Towell company. This new franchise, Ooredoo’s 11th concept store, was inaugurated by Sheikh Mahmood Abdullah Al Saidi, Deputy Wali of Al Rustaq, alongside members of Ooredoo’s management team.

Consumer Products
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Khimji’s Watches showcases Chopard Happy Hearts collection

Khimji’s Watches, the home of luxury in Oman, is now showcasing the classic yet stylish Happy Hearts collection from Chopard. In 2015, the Geneva-based company has revisited this collection by approaching it from a whole different angle. Throughout the Happy Hearts jewellery collection, the traditionally openwork hearts now welcome ‘solid’ turquoise, onyx or mother-of-pearl hearts […]