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Millennium Plaza Dubai, a luxury accommodation along Sheikh Zayed Road, joined Brest Friends, the first breast cancer support group in Dubai, in celebrating 12 years of raising breast cancer awareness in the UAE.

The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) has organized a special forum for Indian businesses under the theme ‘India: A Strategic Partner for Growth in an Evolving Global Economy’ in the presence of H.E. Dr. Mohammed Al Zarooni, Director General of DAFZA, H.E. Vipul, Indian Consul General in Dubai; Bindu Chettur, President, Indian Business Professional Council-Dubai and board members of the IBPC; and several other prominent figures and representatives of government agencies and leading Indian companies.

The 10th annual Middle East Retail Academy (MERA) Awards took place on May 9th in Dubai, in conjunction with regional consumer tech channel event DISTREE Middle East 2017. The MERA Awards included a series of initiative categories, with retailers, distributors and vendors submitting detailed application packs that were assessed by a VIP Jury. There was also an individual award for a retail executive – chosen by the VIP Jury – who has played a pivotal role in driving the growth and evolution of the consumer tech retail channel in the Middle East.

The fourth edition of Arab Luxury World, the Middle East’s leading luxury business conference, is partnering with INSEAD Business School to conduct a three-hour Executive Workshop of interactive business case studies. The workshop will run on May 22 and 23 at The Westin Dubai during the conference, serving as a unique discussion platform and shedding light on the major disruptions and innovations that are expected to shape the future of the luxury industry.

The first Eurofighter Typhoon and Hawk advanced jet trainer aircraft for the Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) have been formally presented to the customer in a ceremony held at BAE Systems’ Military Air & Information business in the UK.