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Yas Beach in Abu Dhabi will transform into a little Caribbean as the 4th Caribbean Beach Festival takes place on Friday, October 5 from 3pm until late.  Headlining the festival with reggae, hip-hop, dancehall and afrobeats are American rapper Fat Joe, Jamaican reggae artist Charly Black, Puerto Rican artist Dynasty, Nigerian R&B and afropop artist Iyanya, along with DJs Divas on Deck and UAE’s very own R&B duo Jeff Maximum and Eddie Jay. Reggae Beachfest veteran DJs Teddy Jam, Jezz on don Dada and many more will be taking the spotlight as well spinning your favourite tunes.

The region’s favourite and longest-running consumer electronic bonanza is back with a heightened experience for gadget and technology buyers, matched by the best priced gadgets and accessories available in the market. Returning to Za’abeel Halls 4-6 at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from 2-6 October, GITEX Shopper 2018 brings a trolley full of reasons to visit this year – here’s a top 10 to get you started:

Zulekha Healthcare Group has launched a new cardiac  social fund, “Nabd Al Khair” (Pulse of Goodness), by co-investing with Dar Al Ber Society to make advanced cardiac care affordable and accessible to all communities in UAE. The initiative honours the “Year of Zayed” celebrating the legacy of giving back to the community and promoting the strong values of late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the Founding Father of the UAE.

The Asian Business Leadership Forum (ABLF) marks its 11th anniversary, on October 6, 2018, at the Armani Hotel, Dubai, with a special edition of the ABLF Awards dedicated to the Father of the Nation, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, under the theme 'Leadership Legacies: Honouring the past. Shaping the future'. The ABLF has been held under the Royal Patronage of H.H. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Cabinet Member and Minister of Tolerance, UAE, since 2007 and is in official association with the UAE Ministry of Economy. 

Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, is organizing the French Tech Pavilion on the occasion of the 38th annual edition of GITEX. This year, Amadeus, a leader in tourism and ticketing platforms will be the official partner of the French pavilion. It will reward the most innovative French exhibitor.

QnA International, a leading global business to business events company and the organizers of the Saudi Trade Finance Summit, hosts the first edition of the Gulf Trade Finance Summit in UAE. Held from September 25 - 26, in Steigenberger Hotel Business Bay, Dubai, the event features leading GCC Thought leaders and financial experts from some of the most forward-thinking corporates, banks and financial institutions from the region, who strategized and brainstormed on significant topics in the current economic scenario ranging from the challenges facing corporates and traders in attracting liquidity in an increasingly challenging environment to blockchain for trade finance, collaboration of bankers and CFOs to  mitigating liquidity risk, financing options for SMEs to uncovering the potential of Islamic Trade Finance, Impact of VAT on trade finance amongst others.

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