Dubai Internet City Hosts One-Day Road Show for Small and Medium Enterprises
The focus of the one-day eventincludedtopics such as ‘Financing Growth’, ‘Management and HR’, ‘Labour Laws’ as well as ‘Protecting Trademarks and Intellectual Property’.
November 12, 2010 4:26 by Rasha Reslan
Dubai Internet City (DIC) recently hosteda road-showfor small and medium enterprises (SMEs) based in the UAE in association with SME Advisor, a regional title brought outby Corporate Publishing International (CPI).
The focus of the one-day eventincludedtopics such as ‘Financing Growth’, ‘Management and HR’, ‘Labour Laws’ as well as ‘Protecting Trademarks and Intellectual Property’. A panel discussion and complimentaryone-on-one consultations by industry experts were also part of the eventthat aimed to assist small and medium enterprises face thechallenges. It additionally highlightedtheadvantages and future growth potential for the business community in the region.
Panellists at the event included Majed Al Suwaidi, Director Business Developmentat Dubai Internet City and Dubai Outsource Zone; Howard Gaunt, Executive Vice-President and Head of Business Banking Group, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank; Samir Kantaria, Partner, Head of Employment and Corporate Advisory Group, Corporate Commercial, Al Tamimi and Company; Manoj Nakra, COO, Mohammed Bin Rashid Establishment for SME Development; Dave Crane, Managing Director, The Life Designers; Dan Stuart, CEO and Co-founder, Go.Nabbit.com, and Ronaldo Mouchawar, CEO of Souq.com.
Established in 2000, Dubai Internet City serves as a business community dedicated to assisting technology companies across the industry value chain to set up business operations in the region. From software developers, Internet and multimedia, as well as networking and telecommunication service providers, DIC currently hosts more than 1,400 companies in the technology business park.