18-22 Oct, 2015 

Gitex is an annual consumer computer and electronics trade show, exhibition and conference which takes place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

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Global App Summit

15 Sep, 2015 
Jumeirah Beach Hotel

This premier event will focus on Mobile Innovations, Internet of Things (IOT), Smart Cities, Smart Governance, Wearable Tech, Personal Robotics and other interesting facets which will have a profound impact on business and life.

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Gartner Symposium/Itxpo

19 May, 2015 
Mina Al Salam

At Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2015, CIOs and senior IT executives will learn how to realize, build and optimize digital opportunities, move digital business from theory to practice, and evolve their own IT leadership to become indispensable in the new digital business world.

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8 Jun, 2015 

Internet of Things Expo

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2 April, 2015 

A social impact Hackathon bringing together the most innovative technopreneurs to solve real-world problems in less than 72 hours.

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Google Cloud Platform Hackathon

28 Feb, 2015 
Thuraya Hall

Speaker from Google office in San Francisco will show  how to get started with Google Cloud Platform, and how to build your app from scratch.

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Gear Up Session

27 Feb, 2015 

ARE YOU CURIOUS ABOUT STARTING YOUR OWN BUSINESS? In this event you will go through the basics of starting up a business from building a team to signing a term sheet with an investor. You will get to meet a startup that has successfully started a business as well as get mentoring from expert mentors.C

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Startups EU-GCC

26 Feb, 2015 

Startup MENA EU-GCC is a series of premium workshops and match-making events between startups, SME's and corporates in the EU and the GCC

For more information, visit

Golang Workshop

22 Feb, 2015 
Thuraya Hall

Golang is an open source programming language developed by Google. Go makes it easy to build simple, reliable, and efficient software. Go compiles quickly to machine code yet has the convenience of garbage collection and the power of run-time reflection. It's a fast, statically typed, compiled language that feels like a dynamically typed, interpreted language.

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Grow your Business on the Web

22 Feb, 2015 

Attendees will get an opportunity to network with certified Google Partners, and learn more about online advertising best practices.

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Microsoft Developers UAE Meet-up

17 Feb, 2015

Join us in our 5th Microsoft Developers UAE meet-up at our offices in Dubai. This gathering is the opportunity for programmers to meet and get to know each other.

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Challenge 22

14 Feb, 2015
DKV Auditorium

Challenge 22 ( is an annual innovation award launched in 2015 by the Qatar Supreme Committee. It aims to unite, inspire and challenge the region?s brightest minds, providing innovative thinkers with the opportunity to have their ideas showcased in front of an audience of billions in 2022 and beyond. For the first cycle, challenges are focused on three key themes: Sustainability, Event Experience and Sports & Health.

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14 Feb, 2015
DKV Auditorium

Droidcon is a global developer conference series and a network focusing on the best of Android.

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Hadafi - Woman Entrepreneurship Workshop

7 Feb, 2015

HADAFI, the women entrepreneurship program, from aims to empower women across the Arab region. HADAFI works on enhancing economic opportunities for women by carrying out affirmative actions in support of women starting, formalizing and growing their enterprises. HADAFI will be able to raise the glass ceiling preventing a lot of women from reaching their Potential and turning their passion into a real business.

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The UAE Drones for Good Award

6 Feb, 2015
DIC Amphitheatre

The International competition is dedicated to rewarding the most promising prototypes of future services that may benefit humanity at large. The goal of the international competition is to highlight the most advanced research into UAVs and drones and accelerate their application in humanitarian, development and public service applications.

For more information, visit

Node.js Under Water

2 Feb, 2015

OpenROV is an underwater robot running Linux and Node.js. While larger Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) cost millions of dollars, the makers of OpenROV want to make underwater exploration more accessible; their unit costs less than a laptop. This talk will describe the internal workings of OpenROV, possible uses, and potential future. A similar technology pattern played out in the shift from multi-million dollar mainframes to inexpensive PCs. The concept will present Internet of Things (IoT).

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Design Sprint-1

31 Jan, 2015
Thuraya Hall

The design sprint is a process for prototyping and testing any product in a very short amount of time. The general format can be easily modified to suit various requirements, with the focus being on getting people of various specialties involved in the process of solving a design problem, which itself can range from a feature to an entire product.

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Social Media Appreciation Day Sponsored by ETISALAT

26 Jan, 2015

The event is sponsored by Etisalat with speakers from several governmental entities.

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The Decode Dubai Hackathon by in5

24 Jan, 2015
The Address Marina, Dubai

In5, the innovation centre by Dubai Internet City, brings you the Decode Dubai competition, a one day hackathon that brings developers and designers together to build the most innovative web or mobile applications.

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Developing on an IoT Platform

18 Jan, 2015

Workshop Covers What is Internet of Things (IoT)? What are the building blocks required for building ?things? for IoT? What are the applications and platforms? In this short intro, we will try to identify key elements and applications and introduce the audience to an IoT platform and a corresponding IoT framework for the development of such applications.

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Arab Mobile App Challenge Regional Finals

16 Jan, 2015

The Arab Mobile App Challenge 2014 (AMAC) competition is open to submission from Pan Arab region. After the country level competition, the finalist from each country compete at regional finals and winning teams are invited to go to Barcelona to compete in the Global Mobile App Competition during the Mobile World Congress, March 2015.

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New Moon Friday Yoga

16 Jan, 2015
DIC Amphitheatre

Yoga sessions sponsored by DIC are a free community event aimed at bringing together community to enjoy yoga in a tranquil outdoor setting.

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Leadership in Innovation

14 Jan, 2015
In5 Lobby

This session will cover the innovation challenge in what is a social media world. In the context of a start-up business, or an established business, the innovation challenge exists and is real. So how do we successfully achieve a shift in the mindset to manage this, and build a culture of innovation, to stay relevant in what is a very fast moving and competitive marketplace, where the status quo is no longer enough to survive?

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A Business Intelligence Session

14 Jan, 2015
Thuraya Hall AB

Power BI is a self-service business insight (BI) solution delivered through Excel and Office 365. It provides employees with the tools to find, connect, explore and easily compile data from various sources. Available in a trusted cloud environment or on-premises, the solution will let you see your data in new ways with bold 3D interactive visualizations right within Excel. This session will showcase the capabilities of the Microsoft BI platform and will enable you to create a ?roadmap to rapid adoption? whilst deriving value from your existing investments.

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Full Moon Friday Yoga Session

2 Jan, 2015
DIC Amphitheatre

Yoga sessions sponsored by DIC are a free community event aimed at bringing together community to enjoy yoga in a tranquil outdoor setting.

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Yogafest 2015

logoFebruary 19 & 21, 2015 

Yogafest is a free sustainable community event that brings teachers and students together to support great causes in a tranquil outdoor setting.

Register now for Yogafest 2015



Gitex Technology Week

12-16 October, 2014

Organised by Dubai World Trade Centre, GITEX TECHNOLOGY WEEK is the largest ICT trade event in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia regions. The 34th edition of GITEX takes place in Dubai from 12 to 16 October 2014.

Key stats: 3,700+ exhibiting companies from around the world, 142,000+ trade visitors from 150 countries, 1,500+ conference delegates.

GITEX delivers an annual exhibition divided into 12 dedicated industry sector platforms, several engaging content-driven visitor features 5 cutting-edge conference programmes.

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Data Centre Build

02 June, 2014 
Habtoor Grand, Dubai 

Data Centres in the Middle East are set for a period of steady growth in new space and revenues according to research. Modern data centres need to support new holistic requirements with infrastructure convergence, optimisation and automation, while saving energy and costs.

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The Convergence Summit

02-03 June, 2014 
Four Seasons Hotel, Amman 

Over 500 senior executives from over 25 countries will attend Arab Advisors Group's 11h Convergence Summit 2014 to deliberate market trends and growth strategies in the TMT space in the Arab World. 40 speakers from 15 countries will address the ongoing trends in the regional landscape including Next Generation Broadband Networks, Online & broadcast media, Payment solutions in M-commerce & E-commerce, Satellite platforms role in the convergence ecosystem, Policies required to ensure timely and sufficient investments in infrastructure in addition to M2M and Internet-of-Things in the Arab World. 

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In June CPI will host the second annual Data Centre Build, following on from the massive success of the inaugural event in 2013. DCB14 will take the format of three conferences in one week designed to educate delegates in all aspects of data centre strategy. 

Key topics will include: 

  • Design, Build and Operation of the data centre, from selecting the site, engineering and design to power availability and full data centre automation. 
  • Outsourcing decisions, from collocation to Platform-as-a-Service, from Software-as-a-Service, to building your data centre in the cloud. 
  • IT Optimisations, insight on how IT needs drive data centre strategy and how that impacts infrastructure requirements 

Middle East Data Centre Road Show

02 June, 2014 

CPI will host the second annual Data Centre Build, following on from the massive success of the inaugural event in 2013. DCB14 will take the format of three conferences in one week designed to educate delegates in all aspects of data centre strategy. 

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Big Data Symposium

27 May, 2014 
Habtoor Grand, Dubai 

The event is organised with the sole purpose of bringing CIOs and senior IT executives together with leading experts to understand exactly what big data can do for their organisations. 

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Full Moon Friday

16 May, 2014

Next session of Full Moon Friday will be held on 16th May, 2014.
Sessions to include Kundalini yoga, Vinyasa Moon and Sound Meditation.

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IP seminar by Technology Development Committee

15 May, 2014 

The workshop covered IP protection subjects ranging from copyrights, trademarks, designs, trade secrets to patents. Targeted primarily at local inventers, the seminars provided a better understanding of local and international patent laws, the patent filing process to protect innovations, and the assistance offered through the Takamul Program. 

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The Mobile Show

13-14 May 2014

Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Dubai, UAE

The Mobile Show Middle East is the region's leading marketplace to demo, test and buy the latest and leading mobile solutions.

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DIC Excellence Series - Google Analytics and Google Adwords for the Digital Marketer

07 May, 2014 
Thuraya Hall, DIC 3 

The session covered definition of a brand, all the analytics metrics and how this applies online. Several tools will be presented to evaluate online performance including keyword analysis, segmentation, tips on ad copy writing, search advertising and the structure of the account. 

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Infive first anniversary

May 05, 2014 
In5 Innovation Hub, Dubai 

In5 Marks Its First Anniversary and Reiterates Its Commitment to Driving the UAE's Start-Up Landscape 

Since its official launch last year, in5 has received over 500 applications from tech start-ups and entrepreneurs; 77 of these start-ups have been shortlisted and 48 have become members. 

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DHA CiO Forum: Health Technology SMEs

May 06, 2014 
In5 Innovation Hub, Dubai 

In5 hosted the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) CIO Forum, which focused on the ways in which ICT is transforming the healthcare industry, and saw innovative start-ups based at in5 present their e-health solutions to leaders in the healthcare sector. 

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STEP Conference

30 April, 2014 
Al Serkal Avenue, Dubai 

The conference brings together creatives, technophiles, and innovators for a day full of inspiring talks, interactive experiences. 

2014 theme: "Innovation at the Intersection of Media, Technology, and Design". 

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DIC Excellence Series - Road to sustainability session 4

April 29, 2014 
Thuraya Hall, DIC 3 

Topic: Measuring and Communicating 

The discussion will focus on implementing CSR best practices within the business environment; two companies will be invited to share their experiences. 

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Security Strategist 2014

April 28, 2014


Security Strategist 2014 is a platform that will bring together the IT industry and security experts to explore best practices and new security technologies. It will feature presentations from leaders in the field to educate on how to combat new and persistent threats, and the opportunity to discuss the risks that enterprises are facing as hackers and technology progress.




SME Evolution

22 April, 2014 
Grosvenor House Hotel - Dubai Marina 


  • Leading in a Fast Paced World Workshop - Dr. Thomas Emerson - Potential 
  • Saving on your Telecom Costs - Etisalat 
  • Two Funding Options to Grow your Business -Zoomal & Eureeca 
  • Savings on Your IT Expansion - DELL 
  • Observations from the Dubai SME 100 Companies - Essential Elements of their Success - Alexandar Mathew - Dubai SME 
  • Leading a Fast Growth Business -Dr. Sassan Dieter Khatib -Shahidi - German Imaging Technologies (GIT) 
  • UAE SME Outlook - Mr. Nizar Chenior - Khalifa Fund 

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Full Moon Friday

18 April, 2014
DIC Amphitheatre

Over 450 yoga enthusiast attended Full Moon Friday. Sessions included Moksha, Yin Yoga and Reiki Meditation.

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DIC Excellence Series April 2014

16 April, 2014 
In5 Innovation Hub 

Topic: IBM's Strategy in the Market Place & Global Technology Outlook 

The session by IBM will focus on Global Technology Outlook and importance of businesses keeps themselves abreast of the fast moving technology trends. 

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10 April, 2014 
Dubai Knowledge Village 

Session Highlights: 

  • Social Media and Marketing Strategies 
  • Smart Innovative Technology 
  • Legal Advisory 
  •  Growth and Exit Policies 
  • Finance Outreach and eCommerce 
  • Employee Retention Practices 
  • Business Model Canvas 

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TiE Dubai

09 April, 2014 
In5 Innovation Hub 

Speaker - Roy Zakka, CEO - Ubanquity 

Topic: The Journey of a Tech Entrepreneur 



DIC Excellence Series - Road to sustainability session 1

08 April, 2014 
Thuraya Hall, DIC 3 

Topic: Introduction to CSR and Sustainability 

Vineetha is currently the Senior Executive, CSR Training at the Dubai Chamber Centre for Responsible Business. She has over 12 years of professional experience in the areas of Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability, Ethics and Fair Trade. 

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Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2014

1 - 3 April 2014

Dubai, UAE

At Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2014, attendees will discover how to seize new opportunities, forge strategic partnerships to drive change and evolve to become indispensable leaders in the digital world.

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SEO Workshop

01 April, 2014 
In5 Innovation Hub 

Speaker: Omar Kattan, Chief Strategy Officer - Sandstorm Digital 

What is SEO and why should you care ; How search engines work & how they've evolved over the years 

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DIC DemoCamp

20 March 2014 | 13:00 - 16:00 Hrs 

In5, DKV, Boutique Villa 7 

As part of in5's continuous support towards innovation and development of next-generation entrepreneurs, we are running a DemoCamp focused in the fields of smart phone applications, mobile websites and SMS that could have an opportunity to feed into the vision of mGovernment initiative. The ideas in the sectors of sector of Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) and Digital Media-related initiatives are also welcome. 

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DIC Excellence Series

18 March, 2014 | 08:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m

Thuraya Hall, DIC 3

Topic - Virtual CFO, A Unique Proposition! Key Learning:
Speaker - Vikram Venkataraman & Bhairav Kothari

Key Learning:

  • How do banks perceive SMEs?
  • Characteristics of good and bad SMEs
  • What do you need to do to become bankable?
  • Budgeting & Forecasting, Cost and Cash Flow Management
  • CFO Health-check
  • Client Profitability and other MIS reports
  • Smart & Interactive CEO Reporting Dashboards

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IDC Middle East CIO Summit 2014

24-25 Feb, 2014

Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai, UAE

Now in its seventh year, IDC's Middle East CIO Summit is the foremost gathering of CIOs in the Middle East. As well as establishing a much-needed peer-to-peer community, the event provides the region's most influential ICT end users with a vendor-neutral platform for sharing ideas and absorbing advisory services, ultimately helping them to drive positive transformations within their organizations. The event is one of the largest CIO gatherings in the Middle East, with over 200 attendees expected.

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ArabNet Developers Tournament

01 February, 2014
10:00 a.m. - 18:30 p.m

DKV conference hall

The Developer Tournament gathers the most skilled web & mobile developers in Lebanon, KSA, UAE, and other countries in the Middle East and gives them the opportunity to compete with each other.




DIC Excellence Series

28 January, 2014 

08:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m

Thuraya Hall, DIC 3

Topic - DIC Excellence Series - Prosci® Change Management is not HR!
Speaker - Debbie Nicol

Key Learning:

  • The why of Change Management
  • Committed business ownership versus 'well-trained resistance'
  • Key findings of 14 years of research to impact the dedication of corporate change resources
  • The role of measurement in the Prosci(R) structured change methodology
  • The advantages of Project Management and Change Management integration
  • Applicable to ANY and ALL changes - process, rebranding, IT implementation, embedding culture




Full Moon Friday

17 January, 2014
15:00 p.m. - 18:00 a.m

DIC Amphitheatre

There are five events in 2014. The dates are: January 17th, February 14th, March 14th, April 18th, may 16th. All events are held at the outdoor Dubai Internet City Amphitheatre located between buildings 1 and 2.




Full Moon Friday

15 November, 2013

DIC Amphitheatre

Full Moon Friday is a free community event that brings together experienced instructors and students to enjoy yoga in a tranquil outdoor setting. Sessions will include Vinyasa Flow, Yin Yoga and 12 Blessings and Tibetan Sound Bowls
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The Marketing Show 2013

28-29 October, 2013

Madinat Arena, Madinat Jumeirah

The Marketing Show consists of three unique shows combined to offer the best possible advice and insights into the world of marketing.

Social Media World is a show that helps business owners learn the best possible methods to fully utilise social media to their business' advantage.
Big Data World helps attendees understand their customers through analysing a vast array of data types.

Loyalty World Middle East is the leading marketplace and ideas exchange event for loyalty and customer engagement strategies in the region.

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Gitex Technology Week

20-24 October, 2013
DWTC, Dubai
Meeting Point: Entrance / Lobby of DIC building 14.

Launched in 1981, GITEX is the ICT business gateway to the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia Region.
Registration enquiries:



DIC Excellence Series Blogging For Success - How To Become An Industry Leader Through The Power of Blogging

4 September, 2013
Thuraya Hall, DIC 3

Speaker : Suraj Sodha
Suraj will demonstrate what it takes to have a successful blog that generates revenue and attracts new clients. He has worked with Corporate Houses, Educational Institutions, Charities and small businesses to help position them as industry experts.

The Managing Director of Cave Chalk, Alan Deverux has trained more than 1000 individuals to use social media for marketing, recruitment, HR, and business development purposed.

Key Learning:
How to avoid wasting time doing the wrong things when blogging for business?
What it means to be an online thought leader in your industry?
How to attract new clients, followers and a loyal social media circle with your blog?
How to measure your ROI from blogging and- what KPI's should you be measuring?



 Cards & Payments Middle East and the Mobile Show Middle East
212124-15 May, 2013

Cards & Payments
The 14th edition of Cards and Payments Middle East is set to be the largest and most holistic smart card, payments and identification business event yet. The event will include: an exhibition, series of conferences, big visionary keynotes, and a must attend industry awards ceremony. Cards & Payments Middle East is the place where solution providers find new business.

The Mobile Show
The 2nd annual Mobile Show is the Middle East's largest event dedicated to mobile strategy and technology: an exhibition, a series of conferences and a strategic visionary keynote agenda.
The Mobile Show is much more than this. It is where innovation and expertise are showcased, solutions are found and the answers to the big things keeping you and your customers up at night are discovered.



 Broadband MEA 2013
19-20 March, 2013
JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Dubai

Taking place from the 19 - 20 March at The JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Dubai, UAE, Broadband MEA 2013 returns for its 5th year and promises to be bigger and better than ever before! With 70 top level speakers from across the region and beyond, Broadband MEA 2013 covers both the fixed and wireless sectors delivering a top quality conference agenda that enables attendees to learn from the best in the business.


  YogaFest 2013
22-23 February, 2013
DIC amphitheatre

YogaFest is a community event organised at the DIC amphitheatre. Over 1000 yoga enthusiast are expected to take part in the event.


27 January, 2013
Amwaj Rotana, Dubai

The E-Commerce Middle East conference will be attended by leading decision makers from the industry.

Key Benefits of attending:

  • Upgrading your e-business systems by implementing the right website architecture and logistics infrastructure
  • Establishing the right mobile commerce strategy and how to integrate it in your ecommerce and in-store initiatives
  • Analysing Middle Eastern on-line customer behavioural patterns and understanding any barriers at point of sales stage
  • Understanding the dynamics between different selling platforms - group buying websites vs. mobile vs. on-line store and applying multi-channel integration strategies
  • Exploring the latest security software applications and how this can improve your payment security and customer trust
  • Implement the latest SEO, CRM and social media strategies to drive traffic to your on-line selling channels


 GES (Global Entrepreneurship Summit)
11-12 December, 2012

3rd Annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) presented by Entrepreneurial Ventures of Arabia (EVA), the Middle East and Africa's Premier Summit and Exhibition for Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and SMEs. The event will offer key stakeholders clear insight into the regional new business climate, in a constructive and peer-to-peer setting, whilst providing Entrepreneurs and SMEs access to institutional and private Investors seeking to explore new business alliances.



 TiE Dubai - Doing Business in Saudi
09 December, 2012
Thurayya Hall, DIC 3

Speakers - Nabee Al Sharfa, Fahad Abdul Kareem

Although economies around the world are facing a major slowdown, Saudi Arabia has remained stable and investors worldwide still view it as an attractive place to do business. TiE Dubai presented two speakers to talk about key reasons to invest and how to do business in Saudi Arabia.



 Ask DIC
06 December, 2012
Thurayya Hall, DIC 3

DIC facilitated a open forum with representatives from GSO. The interactive session covered aspects of day to day nteractions of Business Partners with GSO.



 Stars of Business Awards - SME Advisor
5 December, 2012
Yas Viceroy, Abu Dhabi

The SME Advisor Stars of Business Awards will be held on Dec 05, 2012 to encourage regional businesses and best practice.



 Full Moon Friday
30 November, 2012
DIC Amphitheatre

Full Moon Friday is a part of Yogafest series. This event is held on all Full Moon Fridays in the first and the last quarter of 2012.



 TiE Dubai
29 November, 2012
DIC, Thuraya Hall

TiE is a not-for-profit organization focused on entrepreneurship and wealth creation.



Blood Donation Campaign
29 November, 2012

In Cooperating with Sharjah Blood Transfusion and Research Center, Canon and Microsoft organised 'blood donation' drive on Thursday 29th November.



 National Day
29 November, 2012

DIC will celebrate National Day on 29 Nov 12 across the zone



 Data Center Dynamics
12 November, 2012
Jumeirah Beach Hotel

DatacenterDynamics Converged pulls together the people, processes and technology necessary to execute a world class data centre strategy under one roof. Market developments will shift the focus from one of uptime and resilience to one in which efficiency, agility and business value have become over-arching concerns. With 70% of DCD attendees responsible for the direction, tactical management, and operational implementation of their data centre strategy we are continually evolving our conference programmes to meet growing information needs.



 Unlimited Power Online
10 Nov, 2012
DKV Auditorium

Join 10 of the biggest Internet Experts in the World for a powerful one day LIVE event where you will learn about all the latest trends on the Internet and more importantly the transition from Web 2.0 to Web 3.0.



 Speed Networking Event
8 November, 2012
Radisson Blu, DMC

Tecom Speed Business Dating is a networking event for TECOM business partners.

Meeting Format:

  • You will meet a person for three minutes and at the sound of the bell, you will move to the next person
  • A timekeeper will keep the pace going and ensure that you get to meet several people in the allotted time of 90 minutes


 Excellence Series - Personnel Insurance
6 November, 2012
DIC, Thuraya Hall

DIC Excellence Series is a platform for its community to draw inspiration from renowned business and motivational speakers on topics relating to entrepreneurship, business and other interests. The monthly event will invite business partners across TECOM Investments to hear from experts across different fields, and learn how the implementation of best practices and cutting-edge methodologies can make a telling difference to the corporate bottom-line.



 TiE Dubai - Dr. Krishna Tanuku
29 October, 2012
DIC, Thuraya Hall

TiE is a not-for-profit organization focused on entrepreneurship and wealth creation.



 DIC White Paper
17 October, 2012

The report - The Role of Entrepreneurship and Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) in the Development of the ICT Industry released by Dubai Internet City (DIC) in collaboration with global business research and consulting firm Frost & Sullivan. The report highlights government-backed initiatives to encourage entrepreneurship, as well as the development of universities offering programmes for entrepreneurs and investors, technology parks, and incubation centres are some of the reasons behind the surge in the small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) sector.



14-18 October, 2012

GITEX continually identifies the hottest global IT trends and incubates these into the event either as new sectors or conference programmes. The sectorisation of GITEX has enabled new companies to participate in identified trends as well as giving visitors the opportunity to engage, learn and implement the advances in the industry.



1360 Innovathon
6 October, 2012
DIC, Thuraya Hall

Attend a local i360hub innov-a-thon event ( pitch your idea, form a brainstorming team, and do a final pitch for 3500 AED startup prize.



TiE Dubai - Business Quiz
3 October, 2012
DIC, Thuraya Hall

TiE is a not-for-profit organization focused on entrepreneurship and wealth creation.



 Dubai Tech Nights
2 October, 2012
DIC, Thuraya Hall

If you're a technology professional or enthusiast, and live in or around Dubai, join Dubai Tech Nights for presentation, discussions on technology, ways to fuel entrepreneurship and innovations.



 Middle East Banking Innovation Summit
1-2 October, 2012
Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai

Join over 200 senior level professionals including CEOs and CIOs, who are committed to innovation within the banking industry. This event will showcase the most exciting trends and case studies in the region, keeping you up-to-speed on how the banking industry is evolving and how you can take full advantage.

Middle East Banking Innovation Summit is designed to promote the networking, learning and idea sharing that will result in competitive offerings, improved customer engagement and reduced costs.



 Making Contracts Count
25 September, 2012
DKV Auditorium

Independent lawyers and representatives from DIFC Courts discuss how TECOM businesses can best protect their interests through well planned contracts.

Participating panelists include:

  • H.E. Justice Ali Al Madhani, DIFC Courts
  • David Yates, Partner and Head of Technology, Media and Telecommunications, Al Tamimi & Company, Dubai
  • Tom Levine, Head of Middle East TMT Practice, Allen & Overy, Dubai
  • Mark Beer, Registrar DIFC Courts (Moderator)


 DIC Excellence Series
19 September, 2012
Thuraya Hall, DIC 3


Why do companies fail online?

Key Learning:

- Discover the essentials of an online/digital marketing strategy
- Understand the importance of an online/digital marketing strategy
- Gain insights into the 12 pieces of the online/digital marketing jigsaw
- Learn simple solutions to improve your online presence
- Know how to turn your brochure website into a direct response lead generating machine



 Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
19 September, 2012
Mina A' Salam, Dubai

Through a series of presentations on the latest business continuity and disaster recovery developments, you will discover how to:
• Identify business-critical processes
• Design the right continuity program for your specific needs
• Deploy disciplined, tested methodologies that address all aspects of your business
• Protect your processes, data, and brands through the implementation of secondary disaster recovery sites and high-availability services, data protection and backup, and disaster recovery and crisis management tools



 Gulf Cooperation Council e-Participation & e-Governance Forum
10-11 September, 2012
Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort and Spa, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Event description: The GCC e-Participation & e-Governance Forum will look into the latest trends and developments of how governments in the region are connecting with their citizens and transforming the way they deliver public sector service through their e-initiatives. This key regional event will bring together the leading agencies promoting e-government development worldwide and in the region, as well as the government departments tasked with leading the transformation to more integrated and connected public sector services that are meeting the dynamic needs of their citizens.



 TiE Dubai: Future of Search by Amit Singhal
21 June, 2012
5:30pm to 7:30pm 
Knowledge Village Auditorium


Amit Singhal is the Senior Vice President Google, a Google fellow and the Head of Search for Google. He will be addressing TiE Dubai on the Future of Search, the innovation and changes that users can expect in the future. This is an essential event on the tech and innovation calendar of Dubai. There is no cost to attend the event, but due to limited space, registration and a confirmation is essential for attendance.



DIC Excellence Series
18 June, 2012
Thuraya Hall, DIC 3 


Topic: Topic:

Intellectual Property: the currency of creativity and innovation

Key Learning:

  • What exactly is "Intellectual Property"
  • Why intellectual property is valuable to most every
  • Practical concepts and tips for local startups, media and technology companies


Click 6.0
10-13 June, 2012
Grand Millennium Dubai, UAE


Engaging your online community through advanced digital marketing techniques to take your business beyond the conventional.

At Click 6.0, you will network and share best practices from local and international industry experts with key job title including:

  • Marketing Director
  • VP Communications
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Marketing Officer


 Google SME event
23 May, 2012


Google will be showcasing their products, technology to International SEM companies.



 ICT world
14-16 May, 2012
ADNEC, Abudhabi


Held under the patronage of H.E. Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy, ICT World Abu Dhabi 2012 is where the Middle East's operators and their partners come together annually to do business.



Full Moon Friday 
4 May, 2012 
DIC Amphitheatre 

This event is held on all Full Moon Fridays in the first & second quarter of 2012. This will be the last session for this quarter.



Canon Pro
03 May, 2012
One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai


Canon presents new EOS range designed with filmmakers in mind. The event will demonstrate new technology and products developed by Canon for film makers.



COMEX 2012
30 April - 4 May, 2012
Oman International Exhibition Centre (OIEC)


For 21 years, COMEX has CONNECTED thousands of people through TECHNOLOGY

From modest beginnings at its launch in 1990, COMEX now connects over 70,000 individuals with the leading suppliers of cutting-edge technology and has developed into one of the leading events of the year in the region's ICT calendar.



Excellence Series : Demystifying Entrepreneurship
25 April, 2012
Thuraya Hall, DIC 3


Key Learning:

  • Learn to be an Innovator
  • Learn to identify every opportunity around you to create new ventures
  • Understand the nuances of starting a business
  • How to recession proof your career?

 Imagine Cup
23 April, 2012
Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai


The world's toughest problems will be addressed one solution at a time. But who will lead the change? Compete in the Imagine Cup student technology competition and you'll join thousands of students from around the world who are stepping up to the challenge of global change.



Managed Services Growth Markets 2012 
16-17 April 2012
Royal Mirage, Dubai 


The World's Largest Managed Services Event in the Middle East The 5th Annual Managed Services Middle East conference is the only event focussing on strategic developments in Managed Services business models and market evolution. Already attended by over 800 participants, the event is the only place to meet the entire Middle East managed services industry under one roof! The ability to meet all your partners so quickly and efficiently, in one place at one time, makes this a must-attend event in the calendar of any serious managed services player. View a video from last year, click here. For more information visit the event website.



 Econsultancy - Fast Track Digital Marketing
15-16 April, 2012
DIC 3, Thuraya Hall


This intensive two-day course will look at the key considerations for digital marketers, how to build the dream online strategy and assess what the future has in store.
This course will run through the acquisition tools (search, affiliate marketing, display advertising) and retention techniques (email, web personalisation) as well as some of the management issues (legal issues, data gathering, integration with offline activity).



 Microsoft Open Door
9-10 April, 2012
Madinat Jumeirah


Open Door is Microsoft's premier technical education event aimed at offering technology professionals and decision makers the chance to explore and connect with a broad set of current and soon-to-be-released Microsoft technologies, tools, platforms and services.



 Full Moon Friday
6 April, 2012
DIC Amphitheatre


Full Moon Friday is a part of Yogafest series. This event is held on all Full Moon Fridays in the first quarter of 2012.



 Broadband MEA
25 – 27 March 2012
The Westin Mina Seyahi Beach Resort and Marina, Dubai, UAE

Now in it’s fourth year, Broadband MEA has established itself as THE leading event focusing on fixed and wireless networks across the Middle East and Africa region. Broadband MEA 2012 builds upon the tremendous success of the past three years which have seen a fantastic 70% operator attendance and representation from over 30 countries. The premier annual industry high-level conference and exhibition will see over 1000 of the region’s decision makers converge in Dubai to do business and stimulate the growth of Broadband the Middle East and Africa.



  Excellence Series : What is the art of ICT investments for your business? - More bang for your buck!
21 March, 2012
Thuraya Hall, DIC 3

Key Learning:

  • The successful and economic deployment of ICT is critical to a SMEs success.
  • Look beyond the tactical cost and take into account the total cost of ownership when considering any ICT investments for small business.
  • Key principles what small businesses should consider when making ICT or telecommunications investments.


 Data Centre Technologies
19 March, 2012
Mina Al Salam, Dubai

The leading industry association SNIA Europe is pleased to invite you to its popular Academy in Dubai.

Where your organisation stores and protects its information, how it is moved, and how/where it is processed, are three main cornerstones of your IT infrastructure. Returning to Dubai in 2012, the UAE edition of the Datacenter Technologies Academy, brought to you in association with the leading industry association SNIA Europe, will bring together many of the leading suppliers in the region to deliver a series of educational presentations covering the following topics: 

  • Data protection trends and solutions 
  • Storage management best practices
  • Desktop, Server and Storage Virtualization 
  • Converged datacenter networking
  • Public and private cloud services 
  • Tiered storage architectures 

Delegates will also get ample time to network with one another and the participating sponsors. Places are free when registering with promo code: D64M12 for IT professionals within public and private enterprises and representatives of the IT reseller, integrator and distribution community. 

Representatives and employees of non-sponsoring IT manufacturers or vendors will be charged a delegate fee to attend. 




 The Tbreak Developers Conference
14-15 March, 2012
Dubai Knowledge Village Auditorium


The Tbreak Developers Conference aims to bring industry experts from the areas of mobile development, video games development and web development in touch with University students and independent developers in the region.



Cloud Computing World Forum MENA 
28 - 29 Feb 2012 
The Address, Dubai Marina, UAE 


Now in its 2nd year, the Cloud Computing World Forum Middle East and North Africa is the only place to discuss the latest topics in cloud, including security, mobile, applications, communications, virtualization, CRM and much, much more.



Gartner CIO Leadership Forum
27 - 28 February 2012
Raffles, Dubai, U.A.E


Gartner CIO Leadership Forum offers an interactive, workshop-centric experience to exchange ideas and receive actionable guidance from prominent CIOs, Gartner experts and senior executives from leading technology providers.



Digital Cream Dubai
21 February 2012 (9:30am - 5:00pm)
Westin Hotel Dubai Marina, Dubai, UAE


Part of Econsultancy's international series and now in its second year, Digital Cream Dubai is the region's only roundtable forum for senior client-side digital marketers to discuss and explore the latest best practice on digital strategy, business models, investment, ROI and supplier selection. Attendees can discuss their future online strategies and compare with peers as well as hear inspirational keynote speakers.


IDC CIO Summit
20-21 Feb, 2012
Le Meridien, Fujairah

The Middle East CIO Summit is a widely recognized ICT-focused event where CIOs, CTOs, businesses, and IT executives acquire distilled and compact insights into IT strategies, emerging technologies, and best practices that have direct implications for their business.



Excellence Series : Search and Social How can you make a App like Siri?
15 Feb, 2012
Thuraya Hall, DIC 3

Voice Based Command and Control

Key Learnings:

  • Learn how to integrate Voice Control - one like Siri (bought by Apple) to your web services and apps
  • Inside scoop on what’s latest with Voice control, Voice Bio Metrics and Voice to Text
  • Voice Control - the new age interface

TiE Dubai - A Conversation with the Founders of Dubizzle
24 January, 2012 
Knowledge Village Auditorium 

TECOM Investments and Dubai SME sign MoU
24 January 2012 
Dubai Internet City Bldg 4

GE Marathon
January 20, 2012  (7:30 AM)
GE Office,  Building 18 DIC


Lace up your running shoes and join the GE Employees for the First Annual GE 5K Fun Run! This GE and Dubai Internet City, co-sponsored run is open to people of all abilities, to support a great cause: Children with Special Needs.  The event is open to all employees, family and friends, so we look forward to a great turnout.


DIC Excellence Series : Search and Social – To be heard you need to be found first
31 Jan, 2012
Thuraya Hall, DIC 3


Full Moon Fridays
06 Jan, 2012
DIC Amphitheatre


Full Moon Friday is a part of Yogafest series. This event is held on all Full Moon Fridays in the first quarter of 2012.



TiE Dubai Event - Entrepreneurs and Exit Strategies
16 January 2012
Al Thuraya Hall, Dubai Internet City Bldg 3


For many entrepreneurs, the word “Exit” is synonymous with failure and doom.  Most entrepreneurs believe that their businesses are their “life” and have all their emotional wellbeing and wealth completely invested in their businesses.  Often, this belief is rudely shattered by market vagaries, client developments, investor actions, accidents, ageing, family issues, health and other such changes.  As a result, many exits are unplanned and result in steep value losses for the founders. How can this be prevented? How can entrepreneurs develop a healthy attitude towards exits?  In this session, we will discuss key issues in designing and executing an exit strategy.



Black Hat Abu Dhabi 2011
December 12-15
Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi


Black Hat will host its second event in the Middle East in Abu Dhabi with a full contingent of selected Training and three tracks of briefings over four days.



Dec 9 -10, 2011
DIC Amphitheatre

Yoga Fest 2011 will offer complimentary yoga and meditation classes at the DIC outdoor amphitheatre. Different types of yoga will be presented with one session every hour by key yoga and fitness club experts.
DIC encourages all its partners to participate in Yogafest promoting a healthy lifestyle.



IT Leaders Summit
Dec 5 - 6, 2011

The summit has been designed for business and technology leaders who need to understand how Cloud Computing is fundamentally transforming the way in which we think about, acquire and use computing resources.



Middle East Telco World Summit 2011
Dubai World Trade Center, Dubai
Nov 29-30, 2011

Middle East Telco World Summit gathers the highest quality speakers in the whole region. This event offers something for everyone within the entire telecommunications eco-system.

The majority of the 2,000+ delegates attending the high-level conference are drawn from:

  • Mobile Operators
  • Wireless ISPs
  • Fixed Line Operators
  • Regulators
  • Internet Service Providers
  • Governmental Organisations

Excellence Series - LinkedIn: Much more than just your CV
15 November, 2011
Thuraya Hall, DIC Bldg. # 3

The monthly event will invite business partners across TECOM Investments to hear from experts across different fields, and learn how the implementation of best practices and cutting-edge methodologies can make a telling difference to the corporate bottom-line.

Key Learning

  • How to optimize your profile
  • How to create and customize your company page
  • How to be found and how to use your profile to advertise your company/products

IP & TV Forum Middle East and Africa
1-2nd November 2011
Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai

Attendees at the IP&TV Forum MENA 2011 will be able to understand the latest developments in the TV industry, but also make deals face to face, do business, partner and network with senior decision makers from regional and international operators, satellite providers, cable providers, content aggregators and broadcasters.


Canon Blood Donation Day
30th October, 2011
9.00 am to 2.00 pm
DIC Bldg. # 9

Canon Middleast in partnership with Dubai Internet City and Sharjah Blood Center will organise blood donation drive on Sunday, October 30th, 2011. Over 150 blood donors from DIC community are expected to attend the event. To participate at the event kindly visit DIC building # 9 on October 30, 2011 between 9.00 am to 2.00 pm


Excellence Series - Cloud Computing Services Risks
25th October, 2011
Thuraya Hall, DIC Bldg. # 3

The monthly event will invite business partners across TECOM Investments to hear from experts across different fields, and learn how the implementation of best practices and cutting-edge methodologies can make a telling difference to the corporate bottom-line.

Key Learning

  • The issues that may expose a cloud provider or cloud user to legal liability
  • The issues which arise from an applicable legal system
  • The issues which can and should be addressed from a legal perspective in order to create an effective and trustworthy services relationship

Google Event -G|UAE
19-20 October, 2011
DUCTAC, Mall of Emirates, Dubai


For the first time ever in the United Arab Emirates, Google will be hosting g|uae on October 19 & 20!
This event targets computer science students, software developers, small businesses and tech entrepreneurs in the UAE. The presenters from Google team will be demonstrating Google's suite of products that are driving innovation in technology and business across the globe, and here in the Middle East.


GITEX Technology Week
9-13 October 2011
Dubai World Trade Center


Dubai Internet City will be the strategic partner for GITEX Technology Week, one of the largest ICT exhibitions in the Middle East. The DIC pavilion will host technology giants including Microsoft and Hewlett Packard (HP).


Telecoms World Middle East 2011
3-6 October 2011
Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai


The sixth edition of the event will bring together over 500 industry professionals and more than 90 telecom operators from across the Middle East, including mobile and fixed operators, wholesale carriers, regulators, network infrastructure vendors, system integrators, lawyers, consultants and content owners.


IDC Saudi Arabia CIO Summit 2011
25-26 September 2011
Intercontinental Hotel, Jeddah


IDC's Saudi Arabia CIO Summit 2011 is an ICT-focused event designed to provide CIOs and senior business executives with distilled insights into the IT refresh strategies, emerging technologies, and cutting-edge best practices that are shaping the business landscape.


Dubai Chamber Services Briefing
15 September 2011
Thuraya Hall, DIC Building No 3

The ‘Dubai Chamber Services Briefing’ is an initiative introduced to increase your knowledge about Dubai Chamber & the services it provides in different fields, ranging from business and legal advisory, due diligence, CSR consultation and business promotion.


in5 Innovation Center Press Conference
19 September 2011
Atlantis Hotel

Under the direction of His Highness Sheikh Majid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, the 'Majid Bin Mohammed Innovation Center in5' was launched today at a press conference at the Atlantis - The Palm, Dubai.
in5 is envisioned to promote entrepreneurship and technical innovation in the UAE. The center will focus on five key objectives including accelerating the development of new start-ups, fostering entrepreneurships, driving technology innovation, contributing to shaping an ICT ecosystem and, most importantly, promoting Dubai as an ideal location for tech start-ups


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SME Success Series - SME Advisor Event
04 July, 2011
Capital Club, Dubai

Dubai Internet City supported the SME Advisor Events, which were educational and informative in addition to facilitating a platform to voice concern, make new contacts through networking and share experiences and advice.


Click 5.0 - Social Media Gains Momentum
26-29 June, 2011
Arjaan Rotana, Dubai

With social media in the limelight, ‘Click 5.0’, a digital marketing event partnered with Dubai Internet City to further learning on tracking, measurement and increasing ROI on social media activities.

DIC Hosts Google Workshops
23 June, 2011
Auditorium, DKV

DIC, in conjunction with Google hosted two workshops aimed at enabling NGOs and women entrepreneurs in the technology sector strengthen online presence, increase exposure and enhance their business.

Yahoo! CEO visits Dubai
7 June, 2011

On her first visit to Dubai as CEO of Yahoo! Inc., Carol Bartz held discussions with senior management representatives of Dubai Internet City to highlight Yahoo’s key role in the creation of Arabic online content, products and advertising.


Cloud Computing Summit
16-18 May, 2011
Adnec, Abu Dhabi

DIC supported the Cloud Computing Summit, which gave professionals the opportunity to learn from the experience of those who were in the process of implementing cloud computing and those who had already implemented the same. In addition, attendees also gained the knowledge required to choose an appropriate cloud which would be best suited to their corporate and organisational structure.

DIC Partners with MECOM
16-18 May, 2011
ADNEC, Abu Dhabi

DIC was the industry partner of the Middle East Communications Exhibition & Conference (MECOM) 2011, the largest ICT event in Abu Dhabi, which was well attended by leading ICT industry decision makers from across the Middle East region.


DemoCamp Dubai Gears Up for 2011 Event
April 27, 2011
AUD, Dubai

Total of 8 Demos were presented at the first DemoCamp session of 2011 hosted by DIC.

Excellence Series: Emotional Intelligence in Business by Saad Ajil
Thuraya Hall, DIC
26 April, 2011

The April 2011 session of the DIC Excellence Series featured a workshop on ‘Emotional Intelligence’, where topic expert Saad Ajil shed light on understanding and developing EI, using specific EI competencies.


SME Advisor - Success through Exports
20 April, 2011
Grand Hyatt Hotel, Dubai

Dubai Internet City supported the highly successful “Success through Exports” seminar organized by Dubai Exports, an agency of the Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED) and SME Advisor Middle East, a magazine aimed at small and medium enterprises in the region.

DIC Supports Canon on Earth Day
20 April, 2011

In celebration of Earth Day and Regional Environmental Day, DIC in partnership with Canon and EWS-WWF organized an environmental photo exhibition and bulb exchange program.


Apps of Arabia Conference
18-20 April, 2011
Royal Mirage Hotel, Dubai

Dubai Internet City was the ICT partner for Planet of the Apps Arabia 2011 Conference, which brought together the mobile application ecosystem in one location. The event featured a two-day strategic conference, a dedicated developer masterclass and a technology showcase exhibition.


Dubai Internet City Hosts Full Moon Friday Yoga
15 April, 2011
Dubai Internet City amphitheater

More than 150 yoga enthusiasts came together in April for the ‘Full Moon Friday Yoga Event’ organized by Dubai Internet City.

Unique ‘Green office’ Programme Inaugurated
14 April, 2011
Dubai Internet City

TECOM Investments’ ICT Cluster became the first in the region to provide environment-friendly offices with the inauguration of its green ‘Firststeps@DIC’ Business Centre.


Digital Cream Dubai
12 April, 2011
Westin Hotel, Dubai

Supported by Dubai Internet City, Digital Cream Dubai, a part of Econsultancy’s international series of events, featured a roundtable forum for senior client-side digital marketers to discuss and explore the latest best practices in e-marketing procurement, business cases, investment, return on investments (ROI) and supplier selection.


Spring Festival Held for the Community
23-24 March, 2011
DIC Amphitheater

Spring Festival 2011, a two-day event organized by DIC provided a creative environment for the community to participate in various outdoor games and raffles while savoring cuisine from diverse regions.

ArabNet Beirut Summit Brings Together Entrepreneurs from Across the Region
22-25 March, 2011

DIC was the Gulf Outreach Partner for the ArabNet Beirut Summit that provided an opportunity for regional executives to connect with global players and for Silicon Valley companies interested in expanding into the region to understand the specifics of the Arab market.

Excellence Series - Managing Client Emotions
22 March, 2011
Thuraya Hall, DIC

The March 2011 edition of the DIC Excellence Series featured Allan Elias, a globally recognized facilitator, coach and human resources development specialist, who presented the ‘SCARF’ model, a neuro lingusitic programming practice based on five pillars that human beings crave - Status, Certainty, Autonomy, Relatedness, and Fairness.

Google Developer Day
21 March, 2011
Auditorium, DKV

Organized in partnership with Dubai Internet City, the Google Developer Day workshop highlighted the need for IT professionals, webmasters and small businesses to understand various Google applications and online tools for
enhancing business efficiency.


Cloud Computing World Forum MEA
9 March, 2011
Grand Millenium Hotel, Dubai

The Cloud Computing World Forum Middle East and Africa event organized in coordination with Dubai Internet City received more than 400 visitors, who discussed and shared knowledge of latest developments within the IT landscape.

Gartner CIO Leadership Forum 2011
28 Feb – 01 March, 2011
Raffles Hotel, Dubai

The event supported by DIC saw Gartner analysts, industry thought leaders and fellow CIOs provide insights and
advice on how to anticipate changes in the global economic climate, identify and act on enterprise growth opportunities and deliver on expanding commitments with declining resources.


Bar Camp – Sustainability Camp
26 Feb, 2011
Thuraya Hall, DIC

Sustainability was the focus of a Bar Camp event organized by DIC in February 2011. In his address, the speaker Sheikh Abdul Aziz Bin Ali Al Nauimi (popularly known as Green Sheikh) highlighted the role of Society, Economy and Environment as the three pillars of sustainability. He also shed light on project 11/11/11, which was aimed at creating global momentum and unifying all organisations, governments, businesses and individuals.

SME Business Networking Event
23 Feb, 2011
Westin Hotel, Dubai

DIC supported SME Business Networking, an event providing networking opportunity as well as one-on-one consultations with various subject matter experts.


DIC Excellence Series - How to Hire your Next Top Performer? By Royston Fernandes
22 Feb, 2011
Thuraya Hall, DIC

The February 2011 edition of the DIC Excellence Series featured a workshop by renowned keynote speaker Royston Fernandes called ‘How to hire your next top performer?’ In the session, which focused on the key elements of performance, Fernandes highlighted the importance of integrating the dynamics of success for performers.


IDC Summit 2011
20-21 Feb, 2011
Atlantis Hotel, Dubai

Dubai Internet City partnered with the IDC Summit 2011, which served as a platform for CIOs, CTOs, businesses and IT executives to acquire insights into IT strategies, emerging technologies and best practices with direct business implications.


8-9 Feb, 2011

Dubai Internet City (DIC) and Dubai Outsource Zone (DOZ) forged stronger ties with the Indian ICT sector through participation at the NASSCOM Leadership Forum 2011.


DIC & Canon Digital Photo Contest
3 Feb, 2011

Canon Middle East and Dubai Internet City announced the winners of its first joint nationwide photography competition, revealing the top four images that were judged to best capture the theme 'Celebrations'. With more than 550 entries to choose from, an independent panel of judges selected Faran Niaz’s photograph titled ‘Dancers’ as the overall winner, while Donell Gumiran’s ‘Middle Eastern Show’ secured the second position.

Excellence Series: Lessons on Leadership by Lt. Col. Mohammed Murad
25 Jan, 2011
Thuraya Hall, DIC

The first session of DIC Excellence Series in 2011 titled ‘Leadership’ focused on understanding the different
aspects and elements of leadership. The workshop was called ‘Is Leadership for Me?

Tie Dubai: My Story Series by Rizwan Sajan, Chairman – Danube
16 Jan, 2011
Thuraya Hall, DIC

TiE, a non-profit organization for entrepreneurs and wealth creation along with the support of DIC conducted the ‘My Story’ workshop series focusing on different topics. Rizwan Sajan, Chairman of Danube handled one of the sessions , where he highlighted the need for creative thinking and a vision in entrepreneurship to make the most of opportunities and build something really big.


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