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Transcript of Dubai
By Hannah Weldon, Po Lun Chen,
Ben Tang, Jerry Chiu
The path that lead to success...
Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al-Maktoum
Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC)
Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Center (DICEC)
From 1995- 2008
Mega Infrastructure Plan
Weakness- Working Power
GDP Growth: 267%
Per Capita Income
Export Growth: 575%
Free From Federal Income Tax
3~4% for Import Custom Duties
Well Developed Infrastructure
Total Budget of $ 55 Billion
Technology in Conventions
"Our desire for
experiences and connections
to fulfill our dreams, ambitions, and goals impels new means, modes and destinations of
travel beyond the physical and into virtual networks"
82% of Dubai Residents are Foreigners
75% are Working Power From 20-49
Private Villa in Dubai Consume 1710 liters of Water per person /day. 5 times than world Average
"Our water resources are under tremendous pressure and this will continue as long as there are expansion programs, since the demand is increasing."
Saeed Mohammed Al Aqabah
Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries
World's Largest Desalination Plant
Create Top Carbon Dixoide
Airport Expo Dubai
142 billion debt
“Employees who are nationals will often react to management decisions by saying that they are nationals and therefore cannot be disciplined or dismissed.”
Sara Khoja Ministry of Labor
Competition for skilled Emiratis often can be intense in sectors where there’s a dearth of suitably qualified graduates.
"There’s a significant absence in vocational training"
Green Tourism Award
Grow Mid-Market Hotel Segment
Dubai Bid Alliance
BestCities Global Alliance
Dubai Ambassador Programme
Dubai Exhibition City
employee recruitment and selection
employee evaluation and training
on-site event services
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2008 Panel on Commerce and Industry Study of Developement of Convetnions and Exhibitions
2014 Dubai Convention Bureau
2014 Busness Center The Dubai World Trade Center:
2014 Dubai World Trade Center:
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" It Triggers Disharmony "
Generated a surplus of USD 2.22 billion
Contributed to in 2012...
2.2% of the Emirate’s GDP contribution
Created more than 45,000 jobs
Contributed USD 500 million according to the DMAI calculation of its return on investment to local taxes
2.45 million in annual traffic
Strategy for success
future Dubai 2020
1 Employment efficacy
2 Local visa/ citizenship
3 Expansion of new markets
- Communication skills 36%
- Qualifications 22%
Salat: Muslim prayer
Obligatory religious duty
5 times each day