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Dubai offers the red carpet treatment for top international companies

The importance of Dubai as the business and commerce hub of the Middle East is indisputable. Even in these challenging economic times, Dubai has emerged as the beacon of hope for many sectors.

May 11, 2009 12:00 by



Dubai offers the red carpet treatment for top international companies

 

Entry of leading names in the carpet world reflects importance of Dubai as the most sought-after market

 

The importance of Dubai as the business and commerce hub of the Middle East is indisputable. Even in these challenging economic times, Dubai has emerged as the beacon of hope for many sectors.

 

As part of its strategy to further reinforce its growing significance and long-standing tradition, Dubai has laid out the red carpet for leading carpet manufacturers from around the world.

 

Dubai which attracts some of the best carpet producers in the world and is traditionally renowned as one of the oldest hubs of quality carpets offers an optimal mix of traditional and modernity – a symbol of poetic luxury.

 

The traditional souks as well as the modern day malls in Dubai showcase some exquisite collection of carpets designed by artisans in the city. The carpet industry, finds its pride of place in several prominent landmarks in the region and around the world which are adorned with carpets from Dubai in their flamboyant colors and designs.

In a major development, the Orientalist Woven Art LLC, one of the leading names in hand knotted carpets, is the latest top international brand to come to Dubai. The company is making its presence felt in the carpet hub, bringing its world-famed carpets and expertise to the region. Orientalist has already made a mark for itself around the world, including South East Asia where it operates one of the world’s largest carpet galleries in Singapore.

 

Abi Bagheri, Managing Director of The Orientalist Woven Art, said: “Our expansion into Dubai is part of our strategic growth plans. Dubai is the most cosmopolitan and vibrant market in the region and our expansion plan has been prompted by the tremendous untapped potential in the market. Dubai offers the best opportunity for commercial and brand growth. Our board is looking forward to this opportunity as a vital move for the group’s development, epitomized by our worldwide presence in over 50 years.”

 

The company has carved a niche with its collection of carpets, which includes Antiques & Collectables, City Master Weave, Contemporary and others.

 

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About The Orientalist Woven Art

 

The Orientalist Woven Art is a world-renowned name in the world of fine hand knotted carpets and rugs. With its origins in Iran, the company has for over 50 years built an international reputation for superb quality, unrivalled value, custom design and services and for its extensive collections of traditional, renaissance and contemporary carpets. Operated by the Bagheri family, examples from their fine collections take pride of place in the distinguished homes of socialites and celebrities, as well as premier institutions and offices worldwide.

 

 

Issued by Landmark PR & Event Management. For press information contact:

 

Nasry Abou Zaki                                   Shadi Abou Assi

General Manager, Middle East              Account Manager

Tel.: +971 4 3912141                           Tel.: +971 4 3912547

Email: [email protected]           Email: [email protected]



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