Manar Al Hinai

Manar Al Hinai

Managing Director, Move Consultancy

Manar Al Hinai is an award-winning Emirati writer and entrepreneur. Manar is a Senior Vice President and heads the corporate communications and corporate social responsibility (CSR) division at Abu Dhabi Investment Company. She also manages Move Consultancy, a creative branding and marketing boutique consultancy in Abu Dhabi.

Manar is passionate about CSR and entrepreneurship. In September 2014, she launched Anjez, an initiative to support budding entrepreneurs in the UAE through different networking events and talks organized throughout the year.

Manar has also been the recipient of several honors, which include being named Abu Dhabi Arab Woman of the Year in 2011 and her presence in the list of 100 inspirational individuals in the UAE in 2012 and 2014.

The Post-Launch Fail: Don't Stop Promoting Your Business After It Opens
Advertising

The Post-Launch Fail: Don't Stop Promoting Your Business After It Opens

Many businesses invest a lot of effort and money on advertising initially, but not so much afterward. Here are Manar Al Hinai's two cents about how this should be done.
Your Time Is Up: When Calling It Quits Is The Right Thing To Do
Quitting a Job

Your Time Is Up: When Calling It Quits Is The Right Thing To Do

Personally, I always believe in holding my ground and exhausting all options before calling it quits. That way, I leave no room for self-blame to creep in.
The How-To: Setting Up A Business In Abu Dhabi
Starting a Business

The How-To: Setting Up A Business In Abu Dhabi

Many entrepreneurs may not necessarily associate Abu Dhabi as a growing entrepreneurial hub, but rest assured that it is.
Anjez Propels Abu Dhabi's Budding Entrepreneurs Forward
Entrepreneur Ecosystems

Anjez Propels Abu Dhabi's Budding Entrepreneurs Forward

SMEs in the UAE currently contribute to more than 60% of the country's non-oil GDP, and the UAE government aims to increase that figure to 70%.