Zain KSA partners with Trescon Global for digital transformation conference

Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al-Degaither, COO of Zain Saudi Arabia.
Updated 08 December 2017
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Zain KSA partners with Trescon Global for digital transformation conference

Zain Saudi Arabia in collaboration with Trescon Global, recently sponsored the Big DT Show Conference, held in Riyadh for two consecutive days. The move is in line with Zain’s support of the digital transformation programs in Saudi Arabia. The conference was highly attended, with key participants of senior professionals in the public and private sectors.
The conference included a series of panel discussions, presentations, workshops and live demonstrations in the field of technology; all were presented by leading global and Middle East companies. The main topic of discussion at the conference was the key role of technology in many areas, including but not limited to national development, accelerating technological growth, the 4th industrial revolution, smart cities, present and future robots, artificial intelligence revolution, and technical applications for 5G. Zain KSA also gave a live demonstration on 5G technology, as well as a scientific symposium on digital transformation and quality of life.
Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al-Degaither, chief operating officer, Zain Saudi Arabia, said: “At Zain Saudi Arabia, we strive to be influential on the country’s movement toward digital transformation, in line with Vision 2030. We are up to date on all aspects relevant to technical development, and how to integrate that into everyday life, be it on an individual or corporate level, all the while applying the highest standards of quality and innovation.”
He added: “The Kingdom’s keen interest and focus is on elevating the level of services of the ICT sector, and we are determined to play a significant role and save no efforts toward achieving the national ambition. At the same time, we look forward to collaborating and partnering with key players across all sectors in manners that provide real and tangible opportunities for progress.”
The conference covered a number of worksheets, studies and applications related to the most advanced technologies such as 5G, IoT and Big-Data. Utilizing local, international experts and industry leaders, it is expected to help organizations transform their work to better serve their customers, and to contribute to the digital transformation efforts in the public and private sectors.


Al-Futtaim ACE hosts Eid celebration

Updated 18 June 2018
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Al-Futtaim ACE hosts Eid celebration

Al-Futtaim ACE in Dubai celebrated Eid with 25-75 percent off its 25,000 product lines available both in-store and online. Customers enjoyed exciting deals on a range of home, DIY, outdoor and garden products as well as on electronic goods.
A number of in-store activities, such as a henna artist, balloons, cotton candy, pop corn and face painting for kids, kept everyone entertained. The Al-Futtaim ACE Eid Extravaganza ran from June 14-17.
Customers also took advantage of the recently launched “Price Match Protection,” which matches prices of branded products available at Al-Futtaim ACE to prices for the exact same make, model and specifications of products in the market, including at online retailers.
Al-Futtaim ACE stores offer over 33,000 great products of world-class brands such as WILKO, Karcher, Black & Decker, Makita, Clark + Kensington, Weber, Gardena and Leisuregrow.