Sponsors & Partners
The merger between the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MI), the Petroleum Institute (PI) and the Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research (KUSTAR) to form the Khalifa University of Science and Technology (KU) was intended to consolidate the resources and infrastructure of three of the most respected academic institutions in the UAE and the Middle East. The resulting unified University reinforces Abu Dhabi’s and the UAE’s commitment to pursuing the development of world-class research and human capital initiatives.
Dubai Future Foundation
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, said that shaping the future and making it is no longer a theoretical concept but a key factor for countries to achieve competitiveness in the global arena. “The future is not built on possibilities and numbers but on clarity of vision, planning, action and implementation,” His Highness stated.
‘Dubai Future Foundation’ was launched to play a pivotal role in shaping the future of Dubai along aside the launch of Dubai Future Agenda as a roadmap for the Foundation to shape the future of the strategic sectors in the medium and long term in cooperation with government and private sector entities.
Jaguar Land Rover
Jaguar’s heritage of elegant design and breath-taking performance has excited and delighted the world for 80 years. Today’s world-class Jaguar family comprises the award-winning XE, XF and XJ saloons, the dramatic F-TYPE sportscar, the F-PACE performance crossover – the fastest-selling Jaguar ever, the E-PACE compact performance SUV and now I-PACE, the all-electric performance SUV and 2019 World Car of the Year that puts Jaguar at the forefront of the electric vehicle revolution.
Telecommunications Regulation Authority
The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) was established according to the UAE Federal Law by Decree No. 3 of 2003 – Telecom Law, on regulating the telecommunications sector in the UAE. Since its establishment, the TRA has exceeded expectations by achieving its projected goals in record time.
The role of TRA focuses on two fields: regulating the telecommunications sector, and enabling government entities in the field of smart transformation.
Infrastructural / Development partner
Dubai Silicon Oasis
Dubai Silicon Oasis is a globally recognized free zone and an integrated technology park that allows people to live, work, and play. Hosting modern technology based industries and an urban master-planned community in an iconic location, DSO offers state-of-the-art infrastructure and in-house business services.
Arthur D. Little
Arthur D. Little has been at the forefront of innovation since 1886. We are an acknowledged thought leader in linking strategy, innovation and transformation in technology-intensive and converging industries.
With our value system geared towards delivering tangible results, ADL links functional excellence and deep industry expertise while integrating knowledge of our global expert network.
ADL operates in more than 40 offices globally serving leading firms and public sector organizations in addition to most of the Fortune 1000 companies.
Through our mantra Anticipate, Innovate, and Transform, we help our clients to address management challenges in this new era of innovation.
Stantec unites 22,000 employees over 400 locations across 6 continents collaborating across disciplines and industries to make projects happen. Our work — professional consulting in transportation, planning, engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, environmental sciences, and project management/ economics — begins at the intersection of community, creativity, and client.
Stantec care about advancing communities through evolving mobility. With connected automated vehicles, we’ll usher in a new era of safety, sustainability, and efficiency. From our experience working with original equipment manufacturers, technology providers, regulatory authorities, and CAV working groups, we’re able to provide a unique perspective on the future of the industry, and what it means for communities everywhere.
TU-Automotive (formerly Telematics Update) – For nearly two decades, TU-Automotive has developed the most robust events portfolio in the automotive technology space, which has brought together the largest and most respected decision makers in the industry. TU-Automotive events cover all aspects of the market, from connected and autonomous vehicles to the emerging technologies that are shaping the future of automotive technology. TU-Automotive also publishes news and editorial, serving as the reference point and communications hub for the evolving automotive technology segment as it converges with consumer electronics, mobile and IoT to re-define connectivity, mobility and autonomous use-cases. Find out more.
Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider with a focus on making the world safer, smarter, healthier, more sustainable, and more connected. Founded in 1944, Parsons primarily serves the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. Uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services, the corporation delivers state-of-the-art solutions to federal, regional, and local government agencies as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. Parsons has a reputation for inclusion and diversity and has been named to the Ethisphere Institute’s list of World’s Most Ethical Companies for 10 consecutive years. Parsons facilitates a culture of innovation by encouraging collaboration among its employees and providing opportunities for career growth. With offices around the globe, people of varied talents and backgrounds, and a wide range of exciting projects, the possibilities at Parsons are endless. For more about Parsons, visit parsons.com.
Al-Futtaim Automotive customer-centric approach, international standards and value-add business philosophy enables it to be the automotive company of choice across all of the territories in which it operates. Al-Futtaim Automotive is proud to represent some of the world’s most popular and desirable auto brands.
The Group is regarded as a pioneer in the Middle Eastern and African automotive industries. Its service offering encompasses every aspect of the automotive value chain from passenger cars, commercial vehicles, construction equipment sales and auto logistics, to used car sales, auto leasing and rentals.
The Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group, one of the UAE’s oldest and most respected family conglomerates, is renowned for exceeding client expectations in the delivery of world-class products, services and projects.
Our Commercial Vehicles and Heavy Equipment division delivers a wide variety of transportation options to the government and private sectors, including passenger and commercial vehicles, electric vehicles, city buses, school buses, and luxury coaches, as well as material handling, construction and heavy equipment.
At Al Naboodah, innovation is one of our key values, and forms an integral part of our corporate culture and decision-making process. As a major provider of smart mobility solutions in the region, we invest heavily in the latest technologies to drive sustainability and innovation, including Smart Cities and EV technology and infrastructure, to bring the next generation of smart mobility to the UAE and reduce our reliance on greenhouse gases.
United Motors & Heavy Equipment Co.
United Motors & Heavy Equipment Co. LLC (UMHE) an integral part of Darwish Bin Ahmed & Sons Group, is the exclusive dealer in United Arab Emirates for “MAN Truck & Bus AG”-Germany, one of the world’s largest producers of Trucks and Buses for varied applications. MAN is the pioneer and leading manufacturer for All-wheel drive & heavy off-road vehicles worldwide.
From a zero base in 1994 the popularity and sales have witnessed a quantum growth positioning MAN as a market leader for both Trucks & Buses in the UAE. Since 2011 UMHE-DBA has been the recipient of MAN Service Quality Awards for the best After-Sales support in the Middle East and Africa region.
UMHE is also the authorized dealer for SANY Construction, Concreting, Piling and Crawler Crane equipment. In addition to these we represent highly reputed brands of products like YALE & LANDOLL Warehousing equipment, IMER Access Platforms, BELL Articulated Dump Trucks, AIRMAN Generators, Generac Tower lights, SAKAI Vibratory Compactors and Astec Crushers, Eaton Hydraulic Parts & Berco undercarriage parts.
A sound IT infrastructure built on world-class ERP solution facilitates Group-wide integration of core corporate activities such as Materials Planning, Finance, Human Resources & Logistics to support our business units. In an endeavor to support our esteemed customers, the Group has established its Parts Warehouses at strategic locations in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah & Al Ain and Service workshops in Dubai & Abu Dhabi.
The Group has its main offices in the United Arab Emirates and employs over 6,500 people in total in the Middle East with operations in Europe, Africa, India, Australia, New Zealand Russia and the CIS states.
Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO) is a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company. We harness the power of cognitive computing, hyper-automation, robotics, cloud, analytics and emerging technologies to help our clients adapt to the digital world and make them successful. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, strong commitment to sustainability and good corporate citizenship, we have over 175,000 dedicated employees serving clients across six continents. Together, we discover ideas and connect the dots to build a better and a bold new future.
Dubai Taxi Corporation
DTC, a subsidiary of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), provides a range of transportation services, and is committed to the highest international standards of safety and quality.
DTC Established in 1994, and began operating with just 81 vehicles in 1995. Today, the organization boasts a fleet of more than 6,000 vehicles driven by more than 12,000 professional female and male drivers to operate a range of services in the field of smart mobility around the clock.
DTC proudly offers today a wide range of services, such as: Taxi, Ladies and Families Taxi, In-Safe Hands Taxi, People of Determination Taxi, Limousine, Electric Limousine, School and Commercial Bus Transportation, MY DRIVER, Smart Tow and more service being fully managed by professional staff and controlled by a smart mobile applications and systems.
OWS Automotive is an extension of MZ Holdings which was founded in Delaware USA. OWS is backed by MZ Holdings’ 32 years of automotive strength and support. Including original equipment manufacturing, vehicle design & prototyping and the establishment of several vehicle assembly plants worldwide. OWS was established with the intent of becoming one of the world’s leading suppliers of re-manufactured spare parts. During this time OWS has saved governmental and private automotive users hundreds of millions. In 2012 OWS evolved into a complete automotive solutions provider with services ranging from spare parts supply to vehicle testing and registration. Today OWS operates from 5 Key locations around the world (USA, UAE, Bahrain, Egypt and KSA) and has a very large network of suppliers and customers. OWS employs over 150 automotive professionals and has a strong back office operating the very robust businesses for OWS Automotive and it’s partners.
Al Zarouni International Equipment
Al Zarouni International a pioneer business house in the United Arab Emirates, was established in the year 1952. Basically dealers in Garage Equipment, the company has expanded its business to Service Station Equipment, Vehicle testing Equipment, Lubricating Equipment, Industrial Machinery, Machine Tools, Workshop Tools, Power and Air tools. By virtue of our past experience in this industry, our professionally trained engineers have now embarked upon designing and developing various projects as a result of which, we are leaders in marketing, sales and service of such equipment. We have successfully completed several prestigious projects awarded by the UAE Government and other entrepreneurs.
National Taxi L.L.C, a franchise of Road and Transport Authority (RTA), was established in June 2000 and was officially launched on 12 August 2000 with an initial fleet of 50 Taxis, which were gradually increased till it reached the allocated plates of 1735 in Dubai and 858 in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain.
National Taxi L.L.C. is a Limited Liability Company incorporated with the Department of Economic Development in July 2000 with capital of AED 10 Million.
Our Mission: Our franchise venture aims at fortifying and preserving the primary objective of the Government of Dubai by establishing a regimented taxi service in the Emirate and catering to the growing demands of residents, tourists and visitors of Dubai.
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Mott MacDonald is a US$2bn engineering, management and development consultancy. We’re involved in:
- solving some of the world’s most urgent social, environmental and economic challenges
- helping governments and businesses plan, deliver and sustain their strategic goals
- responding to humanitarian and natural emergencies
- improving people’s lives
Our expertise by sector includes buildings, communications, defence, education, environment, health, industry, mining, oil and gas, power, transport, urban development, water, wastewater and more. Our skills encompass planning, studies and design, project finance, technical advisory services, project and programme management, management consultancy and beyond.
For every project, we create the blend of talent needed to create the right result – appropriate; cost, carbon and resource-efficient; safe, easy and swift to deliver and operate; reliable and resilient; delivering great outcomes.
Engineering. Management. Development
Arabian Business – Arabic is a monthly business magazine targeting the Middle East and the Arab world. The magazine’s focus is on economy and business and contains a group of sections that shed light on various economical sectors such as, investment, banking, financing, insurance, real estate development, tourism and travel, and IT market news. It also conducts exclusive interviews with tycoon and politicians who shape up the business scene in the region. The magazine has built its credibility among its audience through analytical reports about socio-economical developments in the region.
ABA sells more than 32,000 copies and it prides itself in amassing more than 10,000 loyal subscribers. Furthermore, ABA magazine organizes two major events twice a year to honor leading businesspersons in various sectors and prominent politicians in the region. Arabian Business Awards is held in Dubai under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum and also in Saudi Arabia to commemorate the cream of the business communities in the KSA and the Gulf region.
CEO Middle East
CEO Middle East delivers intelligent analysis and strategic insights for chief executive officers across the greater Middle East region. The publication is designed to enhance its reader’s knowledge and provide them with the insights they require to run more effective businesses that deliver higher revenues and increased profits.
Each month, CEO Middle East profiles a number of owners, presidents, chief executives and managing directors from across the region and beyond, and explains how they have built successful businesses. It also contains in-depth articles on the latest market developments, and strategic pieces on maximising performance in key sectors. With a loyal and high level audience engaged with the brand’s print, digital and social media channels, advertisers are given a guaranteed route to an exclusive market of C level readers.
Society of Engineers – UAE
SOCIETY OF ENGINEERS – UAE was formally organized on April 03, 1979 by the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs – Ministerial Decree No. 33 1979 to facilitate the increasing demands in professional expertise and accreditation of the engineers in the UAE. The society is a semi-government sector and a non-profit organization who strives to provide great services to its 40,000 members.
Society of Engineers – UAE celebrates almost 40 years of exceptional service to the public. We have accomplished outstanding achievements in accrediting the engineering certifications, regulating professional practices, standards and specifications and developing the skills and qualifications of all engineers in the UAE by our International accreditation committee.
Logistics Middle East
Large scale investment, political stability and open economic policies have turned the Arabian Gulf into the logistical hub of this huge trans-continental trade. To support this area, Logistics Middle East caters to distribution, purchasing and warehouse managers in need of logistics services, as well as the numerous companies whose business is the transportation of physical goods.
Logistics Middle East covers all aspects of the industry, including IT, warehousing, distribution and transportation, and has quickly emerged as a must-read for all logistics professionals working in the region.
All of the latest industry news can also be found at www.logisticsmiddleeast.com. Visit today to stay informed on the latest market developments.
Established in 1999, ITP.net is the longest-serving technology news site in the Middle East and currently serves around 200,000 unique visitors a month.
Drawing on business-centric news from across the Middle East and around the world, ITP.net delivers up-to-the-minute reports from all sectors of the ICT industry, including telecoms, manufacturing, supply-chain and business solutions. The site also supports ITP technology publications such as Arabian Computer News, Network Middle East and Channel Middle East.
Maintained by our dedicated editorial team, the site keeps visitors up to date on the latest industry trends and hot topics, including the recent swell in cyber crime; developments in cloud computing and big data; the ‘bring your own device’ conundrum; and industry research, analysis and comment from a range of experts.
MEP Middle East
MEP Middle East is the most trusted brand for mechanics, electricians and plumbers in the Middle East. Delivering news, data, analysis and strategic insights for the region’s MEP contractors and consultants, as well as those specifying the MEP components needed for new developments. With an extensive circulation of print and digital subscribers and followers, MEP Middle East has become the magazine advertisers turn to, to reach the market as the only title dedicated to MEP professionals in the Middle East.
The publication is designed to enhance its reader’s knowledge and provide them with the insights they require to make effective purchasing decisions, plan successful MEP implementations and execute perfect projects.
Advertising in MEP Middle East will provide you with a direct line of communication to decision makers and industry influencers, both of which are well positioned to help you crack the Middle East market and take advantage of the massive growth currently taking place within the region’s MEP sector.
All of the latest industry news can also be immediately accessed through its dedicated web portal – www.mepmiddleeast.com
Tractica, an Informa business, is a market intelligence firm that focuses on emerging technologies. Tractica’s global market research and consulting services combine qualitative and quantitative research methodologies to provide a comprehensive view of the emerging market opportunities surrounding Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, User Interface Technologies, Advanced Computing, Connected & Autonomous Vehicles, and Wearables & Digital Health.
WardsAuto delivers insights and analysis to targeted groups in the automotive eco-system through editorial coverage, industry events, webinars, newsletters, whitepapers, intelligence and more while providing marketers with means to reach and influence those groups. Our editorial mission is to look beyond the headlines to find the trends that will impact the bottom line of our audiences in the months and years to come. Our deep relationships with clients creates opportunities to position them as thought leaders in their market. This allows them to influence decision makers at the right moment: when they’re looking for solutions to their most vital challenges.
AMENA is the independent automotive association for Manufacturers, Dealers, Partners, and Professionals within the automotive industry in the MENA Region. The purpose of AMENA is to enable prosperity and raising industry standards through thought leadership, knowledge sharing, networking opportunities, and market intelligence.
1. AMENA Editorial with current and regional industry news and analyses, and Autofocus Podcast featuring conversations with the industry’s C-Suite.
2. AMENA Insights and Intelligence highlighting best practices and unbiased takes.
3. Industry Forums and Briefings focusing on hot topics, from data driven decision making to future mobility.
4. AMENA Academy delivering on-site and e-learning development and training for individuals and organizations in the automotive industry.
PTOLEMUS is the first strategy consulting firm entirely focused on connected mobility services. PTOLEMUS helps leading car makers, their suppliers, insurers and aftermarket service providers define and execute their telematics and mobility strategies. The consulting group regularly assists these companies with strategy definition, investment assistance, procurement strategy, innovation management, business development or product strategy deployment.