Category: Zighlights



Banking & Finance
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BankDhofar receives award at OER Finance Summit

In further recognition of its excellence and pioneering of nationwide business initiatives, BankDhofar has been awarded the “OER Top 20 Oman’s Largest Corporates” at the annual ‘OER Finance Summit & Top 20 Awards’ that was organised by United Media Services (UMS).

Entrepreneurship
OABC- Social Media Panel Discussion
OABC panel discusses the business of social media

The importance of social media and the opportunities it provides for businesses in the sultanate was the topic of the Oman American Business Center’s (OABC) latest panel discussion, “The Business of Social Media”, moderated by popular radio presenter and blogger Rumaitha Al-Busaidi was held at the Grand Hyatt Muscat.

Industry
Team Oman Convention & Exhbition Centre & the Ministry of Tourism at Ritz Carlton Berlin, Germany
Oman convention centre generates European interest

Generating a variety of high potential leads and the possibility to attract over 40,000 delegates, the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre (OCEC), the Sultanate’s landmark events hub, has successfully completed its third Roadshow in Europe, a joint initiative with the Ministry of Tourism (MoT).

Energy
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Oman’s top energy stakeholders gather to draft 25-year energy master plan

Oman’s top-100 energy sector stakeholders participated in a workshop today to draft and shortlist the most critical recommendations to be included in a 25-year Energy Master Plan, including education reform, that could help set the Sultanate on a sustainable path as an energy consumer and exporter for the coming decades.

Manufacturing
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Sohar Free Zone receives UK awards

In its annual search for the world’s best free zones, the jury from fDi Magazine, part of the UK’s Financial Times group, has awarded Oman’s SOHAR Freezone in two ‘2015 Free Zone of the Year’ categories: with one commendation for ‘Ease of Access’ and another for ‘Infrastructure Improvements’.

Industry
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Stage set for OER Finance Summit and top 20 awards 2015

The much awaited OER Finance Summit and Top 20 awards is all set to be held at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Muscat on October 20. Organised by Oman Economic Review (OER), the Sultanate’s premium business magazine, the Finance Summit, will bring together top CEO’s, CFO’s and financial leaders for an interactive discussion on ‘Managing finance in an uncertain business environment.’