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The Year That Was: Chang Sup Shin, CEO, 1004 Gourmet

"Community is one of the biggest factors for success, and we would not be where we are without it."
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The Year That Was: Omar Al Mheiri, Co-founder, Letswork

"Both as a person and as a business, it is so important to be able to bounce back no matter what life throws at you."
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Keeping It Real: Lessons From 2020 (Through The Lens Of Dubai's Startup Ecosystem)

Consistent action, executed relentlessly, will always pay off, at the time of any change.
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The Year That Was: Rashid Al Ghurair, Founder And CEO, CAFU

"If anything, the pandemic has been a wake-up call for people and businesses to prioritize sustainability like never before."
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The Year That Was: Sacha Haider, Principal, Global Ventures

"Having more meaningful time to think and rethink through an investment, especially in a changing and unprecedented global context, has proven to be really valuable."
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#DriveDefinesHer: In Conversation With Porsche Middle East's Head of Legal and Compliance, Shurooq Zainal

"I am extremely proud to represent a country that embraces gender equality and empowers women to thrive and succeed in their chosen path."
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The Year That Was: Lina Rovere, Founder, Fashion Frista

"If you want to help make a better world, you can find ways to do it."
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The Year That Was: Dan Bolton, Owner And Director, Dan Bolton Creative Management Agency

Despite all of the pain this year caused, Bolton is now choosing to look ahead- while still armed with all of the valuable lessons he learned through it.
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Ask The Expert: Mohammed Bin Sulaiman, Senior Manager, Business Relations, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry

From finding out how entrepreneurs in Dubai can access government stakeholders, to figuring out enterprises their businesses can collaborate with, this edition of Ask The Expert is meant for anyone who wants to develop and grow their companies in Dubai. 
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The Year That Was: Omar Kassim, Founder and CEO, Nomod

"The initial reaction to COVID-19 and the subsequent lockdowns initially felt like a death knell for what was meant to be a banner year. Instead, both people and businesses rallied and iterated at great speed to adjust to the short-term 'new normal.'"
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The Year That Was: Pallavi Dean, Founder And Creative Director, Roar

"People are always going to look for quality work, and that's what has been front of our minds this whole time."
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The Future Of Mega-Events: How Remote Work Technologies Could Enhance The Global Reach of Expo 2020 Dubai

"Imagine a complete scale reproduction of the entire Expo 2020 Dubai site -down to the smallest detail- and unhampered by the rules of reality. Want to instantly teleport your virtual avatar from the Australian Pavilion to Al Wasl Square? It's just a mouse click away."
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The Year That Was: Rejani Cicily Joseph, Co-Founder And Director Of Analytics, Anavizio

"With businesses going through their worst months, it was vital for us to refocus and recuperate."
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The Year That Was: Charlie Weaving, Managing Partner, LIVIT Hospitality Management

"Out of this pandemic, there have been many success stories and new opportunities created."
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The Year That Was: Amelia Gundersen-Herman, Co-Founder And CMO, Assuage Travel

"By accepting my new circumstances and looking for creative alternatives, I was able to find a new path during uncertain times."