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As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. Founded in 1972, SAP has a rich history of innovation and growth as a true industry leader. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device, SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition.
SAP Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is recognized as one of the fastest growing markets for SAP globally and is a key investment area for the company. Since established in late 2007 it has continued to deliver double digit growth quarter on quarter and has developed into one of the fastest growing markets globally.
Reflecting its growth the company now has 10 offices across the region; the employee base has expanded 10 fold since 2007 and is currently at over 550 employees. Today, the company has more than 1100 customers and continues to build capacity across the eco system with more than 1400 qualified SAP consultants and 146 business partners to support the MENA market.
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Emaar Properties PJSC, listed on the Dubai Financial Market, is a global property developer with a significant presence in the Middle East, North Africa and Asia. A provider of premium lifestyles through its world-class portfolio of integrated communities, the company also has proven competencies in shopping malls & retail, and hospitality & leisure. Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building, and The Dubai Mall, the world’s largest shopping and entertainment destination, are among Emaar’s trophy developments.
Emaar is currently expanding The Dubai Mall’s Fashion Avenue by 1 million sq ft and also redefining the cultural scene of the city with The Opera District in Downtown Dubai, to feature the city’s first opera house and several art and design galleries. The company is partnering with Meraas Holding to develop Dubai Hills Estate, the first phase of Mohammed Bin Rashid City (MBR City). Emaar and Dubai Holding have also joined hands to develop a magnificent 1,500-acre mixed-use waterfront development within MBR City that draws inspiration from the Dubai Creek.
Among other mega-projects of Emaar is the King Abdullah Economic City in Saudi Arabia the region's largest private sector-led project. Emaar is also the largest foreign direct investor in India’s real estate sector and its joint venture has a country-wide presence covering the residential, commercial, retail and hospitality sectors.
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Sobha Group was founded in 1976 in Oman and quickly proved itself as the leading contractor in
interiors for 5 star hotels and palaces in the Middle East. In 1995, Sobha Developers expanded its
operations to India and today is ranked among the top five real estate developers in the country. Sobha
has a clear vision to transform the way people perceive quality. Sobha employs more than 28,000
professionals across 12 companies operating in Bahrain, China, India, Oman, Qatar and the United Arab
Emirates, having delivered 60 million sq. ft. of real estate and contractual projects.
Sobha offers a superior residential and commercial experience, with robust engineering, in-house
research, uncompromising business ethics, timeless values and transparency in all spheres of business
conduct. As one of the few construction companies in the world that has all its activities fully
backward-integrated with in-house facilities for architectural, mechanical & electrical design and
execution, interiors, metal & glazing and concrete product, Sobha has demonstrated a commitment to
quality and timely delivery on projects. Sobha offers a standard of real estate services providing
unsurpassed customer service and superior quality execution, which are the company’s hallmarks.
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Skyline University College (SUC) was established in 1990 in Sharjah, a city that has been recognized as a hub for education, culture and heritage by UNESCO. The SUC was established under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qassimi, the member of the UAE Supreme Council and the Ruler of Sharjah. H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qassimi has always guided SUC in its pursuit to offer high quality education. SUC believes in responding innovatively and effectively to develop human resources requirement of industries like Aviation, Hospitality, Travel & Tourism, Information Technology, Marketing & Retailing, Banking & Finance, Distribution & Networking sectors, and is presently one of the leading Universities in Northern Emirates, emphasing on entrepreneurship and innovation.
The programs offered by SUC are fully approved and accredited by Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, UAEMOHER website: www.caa.ae. SUC offers a four year bachelor degree on American curriculum with majors in International Business, Marketing, Information Systems, Finance and Travel and Tourism Management. The weekend BBA is being offered with International Business as a major. SUC also offers an MBA program with emphasis in Marketing, Human Resource Management, Finance and Strategic Management & Leadership.SUC also offers weekend MBA program.
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With a history dating back to 1998, the Alpari Companies (‘Alpari’) is among the world's fastest growing providers of online foreign exchange (‘FX’, ‘Forex’) trading services.
Headquartered in London, The Alpari Companies has offices in over 20 countries, employing a total of over 630 people worldwide. Other office locations include New York, Tokyo, Shanghai (representative office), Dubai, Moscow, Mumbai and Frankfurt.
The companies are independent entities, regulated by different authorities: Alpari UK is regulated by the FCA in the UK, Alpari US is regulated by the NFA in the USA, Alpari Russia is regulated by the Financial Regulation Agency in Russia, and Alpari ME DMCC is regulated by the Securities & Commodities Authority in the UAE.
Alpari Group’s latest office, Alpari ME DMCC, is based in Dubai, and is dedicated to serve clients on the Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange (DGCX) by offering them Futures & Options of currencies and commodities.
The Alpari Companies is more than a forex broker – it provides a complete trading service, offering innovative and comprehensive trading technology combined with research and training packages. Alpari’s cutting-edge trading platforms, including the popular MetaTrader 4 (MT4). The company has a total of over 207,000 active trading accounts worldwide, generating average daily trading volumes of USD9.4 billion.
Alpari also has a dedicated global sponsorship program which includes the Alpari World Match Racing Tour (Title Sponsor) and West Ham United FC (Principal Sponsor).
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Mulk Holdings is a two billion AED net worth conglomerate based in UAE, with business interests in Construction, Renewable Energy and Health Care. Mulk Holdings owns a group of 14 companies under the leadership of Chairman Nawab Shaji Ul Mulk. Mulk Holdings is the sole owner and manufacturer of "Alubond U.S.A" , the worlds largest aluminum composite panel brand, with manufacturing bases in U.A.E, Europe Turkey, India, Saudi Arabia, Ghana and Sri Lanka and presence in more than 80 countries. The company has successfully entered into Joint Ventures with ZAMIL, ENPAR , Vallibel One, Al Hamed Group under H.H Sheikh Khalid Al Hamed. Mulk Holdings has won the prestigious MRM Business Excellence Award for the best foreign manufacturer in 2009 from HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ajman's Best Exporter Award for 2009, Sharjah’s Largest Manufacturer gold award for 2010. The renewable energy arm of the group is executing 50+ Mw global projects. It is also a pioneering Teleradiology medical company of UAE and is the only Telemedicine Service Providers of the region approved by Ministries of DOH and MOH.
Drake & Scull
- gold sponsor
Drake & Scull is a regional market leader with a rich history of more than 150 years and more than four decades of regional experience in the construction business. It is one of the fastest growing civil works construction companies in the region, with strong LEED project experience. Drake & Scull Construction is a leader among construction companies in the GCC and the greater MENA region, providing outstanding civil engineering and building solutions to public and private sector clients from its network of local offices.
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Hills was establish in Dubai in 2003, the company vision is to lead and actively developed the outdoor advertising market within the Middle East. Hills Company have built a strong and prestigious client base who considers Hills Advertising as their first and most reliable source to portray the image required for their advertising campaigns, Hills advertising operate more than 70 locations in Dubai, including bridges all over Dubai, billboards, scaffoldings, wall banners, and window graphics. Hills successfully achieved the complete campaign coverage during the previous years. Hills Advertising is a full service communication and branding company with the prime objective of improving clients market position and expanding the geographical position. Today Hills Advertising has become one of the largest and most experienced owner and operator of outdoor advertising in Dubai. The team’s vast experience, creativity and passion for outdoor advertising have enabled Hills to become a valued media partner for local and International Clients and Agencies. Our focus is to deliver premium, high impact advertising locations to ensure maximum exposure is gained and marketing requirements are met.
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