Why 2019 And 2020 Will Be Great Vintage Years For Investing In The UAE And KSA

To survive and thrive, consumer-facing businesses in the UAE and KSA will need to be managed much more professionally and tightly than they were in the past.

Ziad Awad

· 11 min read

Redefining Perceptions: Amal Dokhan, Director, Babson Global Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership in Saudi Arabia

Amal Dokhan, Director, Babson Global Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (BGCEL) in Saudi Arabia, on the Kingdom's reception to (and aptitude for) change.

Tamara Pupic

· 11 min read

Creative Pursuits: Anna Szonyi, Director, AR.Gallery + Studio

What does it take to be a part of the GCC's art gallery scene? Anna Szonyi of AR Gallery + Studio shares her insights.

Tamara Pupic

· 4 min read

The Five Industry Sectors Keeping The GCC On The Global Map

While the GCC is a small economy, some players in its leading sectors of healthcare, retail, transport and logistics, energy and power and real estate stand proudly on the global scene.

Ziad Awad

· 10 min read

Driving Opportunity: Three Recommendations To Help Spur Entrepreneurship In Kuwait

By drawing on lessons learned from other "clusters of innovation" such as those in smaller European countries or Singapore, we found that Kuwait has an opportunity to be strategically focused on areas of local strength.

Jared Willis

· 5 min read

The How-To: Ensuring Integrity And Succession Planning In UAE's Family Businesses

Taking certain precautionary measures in governance control is extremely important for the integrity and future of a family business.

John Martin St. Valery

· 6 min read

Infographic: LinkedIn And Strategy&'s Empowering The GCC Digital Workforce Study

The Empowering the GCC digital workforce: Building adaptable skills in the digital era report found that the proportion of digital jobs GCC countries are particularly low- accounting for only 1.7% of the GCC workforce.

Entrepreneur Middle East Staff

· 2 min read

Redefining Pricing Strategies As GCC Gets Set To Welcome VAT

The UAE, until now a tax-free country, announced that Value-added tax (VAT) is to be introduced in 2018, which as a whole, will intensify price pressure and deteriorate margins, making price management more important than ever.

Lovrenc Kessler

· 5 min read

A Bright Future For Sustainable Energy Technologies

Business opportunities for entrepreneurs arise as renewable energies come under the spotlight in the GCC

Dr. Andrea Masini

· 8 min read

Katara Hospitality Chairman Sheikh Nawaf Bin Jassim Bin Jabor Al-Thani Talks GCC Hospitality and Group's Plans

Qatar's hospitality sector is tilted towards serving the upper end of the market– more than half of the new hotels being planned over the next five years will be five star properties.

Erika Widen

· 14 min read

Infographic: E-commerce and Aviation

The e-commerce boom in MENA continues, and there is documented growth in the aviation industry.

Entrepreneur Middle East Staff

· 1 min read

Engineering Success: Moutaz Al Khayyat, CEO, UrbaCon Trading & Contracting

How Moutaz Al Khayyat steered his four-year-old company, UrbaCon Trading & Contracting, into becoming one of Qatar's leading contracting companies.

Aby Sam Thomas

· 9 min read