Schneider Electric participating in WFES 2014

Updated 18 January 2014
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Schneider Electric participating in WFES 2014

Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and winner of the 2012 Zayed Future Energy Prize in the category of Large Corporations for leading efforts in renewable energy and sustainability, will showcase its integrated Smart City solutions at the seventh World Future Energy Summit that runs from Jan. 20-22 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre in Abu Dhabi.
Dubai’s announcement by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice-president and prime minister of the UAE and ruler of Dubai, of plans to transform the emirate into one of the world’s most connected and sustainable “Smart Cities” — in time for Expo 2020 has resulted in energy leaders like Schneider Electric eyeing 2014 as the Year of the Smart City.
Schneider Electric will provide visitors with a glimpse of how its solutions will help create the cities of the future. The smart technology solutions will enable Schneider Electric’s clients to save up to 30 percent in energy consumption, including a 15 percent reduction in water use.
Schneider Electric will also feature dedicated sections showcasing solar solutions, energy performance services, energy operations, weather sentry and other critical energy efficiency solutions for diverse verticals with representatives on hand to walk visitors through the various offerings, and address any questions.
vA walk-through display of the Energy University, the company’s online training and education portal, and a series of speaking sessions by senior Schneider Electric executives at the WFES conference will further highlight Schneider Electric’s participation in WFES.
Benoit Dubarle, country president, the UAE, Oman and Pakistan, Schneider Electric, said: “This is going to be an important WFES for our entire industry. The purpose of our presence at the WFES 2014 is to educate people about the benefits of living in a smart city for the individual and for the environment as well.”


Danube Group re-launches Filmfare Middle East Magazine in Dubai

Updated 23 April 2018
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Danube Group re-launches Filmfare Middle East Magazine in Dubai

DUBAI: UAE’s largest diversified conglomerate, the Danube Group has made a grand entry into the dynamic media industry with the re-launch of film and celebrity magazine ‘Filmfare Middle East’ on 30th March 2018 at Raj Mahal Theatre, Bollywood Parks, Dubai.
The glittering event had an air of class, luxury, panache and some truly spectacular moments with the reigning super stars from Indian and Pakistani cinema, such as Deepika Padukone, Karan Johar, Fawad Khan, Mehwish Hayat, Manish Malhotra, Jackie Shroff, Dia Mirza along with Founder and Chairman of Danube Group Mr. Rizwan Sajan and the crème de la crème of Dubai.
Singers like Armaan Malik, Aman Malik, Usha Uthup and Bappi Lahiri raised the tempo of the evening by hitting on the high notes, while performing live in their own style enthralling crowds.
Knocking everyone socks off, the truly talented Bharti Singh got the crowds to laugh out loud. A tribute to the veteran actor Sri Devi was one of the highlights of the evening followed by numerous felicitations of the leading stars.
The fearless, hugely talented and truly stunning Deepika Padukone unveiled the cover of the magazine at the event. The stars showed bedazzled the red-carpet as fans and eager autograph hunters gathered hours in advance hoping to catch a glimpse of their favorite actors.
The proud owner Mr. Rizwan Sajan said: “Filmfare Middle East is a cult brand and it was my dream to revive this brand. We started this venture because we believed that this magazine holds an essence for the cinema and a huge readership among its target audience. We’re grateful to our readers and advertisers for their loyal support. Hope, the magazine will keep the same old spirit.”
He further added: “I would like to personally thank each star for taking out time from their busy schedule. Additionally, kudos to my whole team to leave no stone unturned for this fabulous event.”
The new avatar of the magazine will be catering predominantly to the large Asian expatriate population in the UAE and the GCC, as well as a significant Arab population who love their cinema and celebrities.
Danube Group traces its origin through Danube Building Materials. Established in 1993, the company provides more than 25,000 products in stock and in-house value added services in all of its multiple set of showrooms across the Middle East region and India.