Saudi PPPP Exhibition 2018 attracts over 12,400 visitors

Updated 08 February 2018
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Saudi PPPP Exhibition 2018 attracts over 12,400 visitors

The 15th edition of the Saudi Plastics and Petrochemicals and the Saudi Printing & Packaging (Saudi PPPP) Exhibition, one of the largest industrial conglomerates in the field of plastics, petrochemicals, printing and packaging in the region, concluded after four successful days of activities. More than 425 local and international exhibitors from 26 countries took part in the event at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center.
The exhibition, considered one of the major industrial shows in the GCC, saw numerous deals signed between exhibitors and other companies operating in Saudi Arabia.
Saudi PPP attracted a total of 12,480 visitors, including industrialists, consumers, specialists and scientists from around the world.
The exhibition featured a number of engaging activities for visitors interested in the petrochemicals and plastics sector, including several workshops, including “Exporting for the Growth of your Business,” organized by the Saudi Export Development Authority. This included an overview of exports and their importance in business development, and also covered important tips and tools for exporters.
The four-day exhibition also featured discussions on advanced technologies, sustainability in the petrochemical industry, and innovations in printing.
In addition to participating in the exhibition, technical experts from Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) also conducted a series of workshops on the advantages of the solutions they offer and presented a detailed explanation of their new initiative “NUSANED” — which was launched earlier this year in partnership with a number of government agencies and the private sector in order to achieve SABIC’S localization agenda and to help local industry development
Mohammed Al-Sheikh, marketing manager of Riyadh Exhibitions Company Ltd., which organized the event, praised the success of the exhibition, which was aligned with the growth of the petrochemical sector in Saudi Arabia, noting the increasing interest in the exhibition year on year.
He added: “The exhibition presented participating companies with the opportunity to showcase their products and innovations in the petrochemicals, plastics, printing and packaging sectors, and to strengthen communication channels between exhibitors and other players in the petrochemical and printing industries.
Having said that, we believe this exhibition falls in line with the income diversification strategy and the growth of the industrial sector witnessed by the country, and contributes toward achieving the Kingdom’s Vision 2030.”


Things to do at Four Seasons Resort Sharm El-Sheikh

Four Seasons Resort Sharm El-Sheikh is an idyllic holiday destination.
Updated 09 December 2018
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Things to do at Four Seasons Resort Sharm El-Sheikh

Four Seasons Resort Sharm El-Sheikh offers an ideal holiday experience — whether you are looking for a romantic break or a family gathering. There are a number of activities that can be enjoyed at this hillside resort:

1. Scuba diving 

With an easy access to more than 70 dive sites, adventure seekers can either go for wreck diving to explore the shipwreck sites of Thistlegorm and Dunraven or for a chance to spot rare underwater creatures, colorful coral reef, and myriad marine life just off shore. 

2. A Bedouin dinner experience

Enjoy an authentic dinner under an endlessly starry sky, where the shadows and firelight dance invitingly and the sound of waves on the shore mixes with the exhilarating notes of traditional music. 

3. Desert adventures

Experience the spiritual power of Sinai mountains and live the real safari, the way Bedouins have done thousands of years ago. 

4. Swim with the dolphins 

Experience an amusing opportunity to see, feed, dance and swim with the dolphins, trained to perform tricks, jumps, and many fun activities. Capture a picture-perfect family moment in a fun-filled open air theater. 

5. Spa specialties inspired by ancient Egypt 

After a day in the desert sun, retreat to the spa for a luxurious bath of honey and milk followed by a relaxing massage with the Cleopatra treatment, which will leave you feeling like royalty. 

6. Kids’ club

Keep the little ones busy with different activities every day, such as making handmade Pyramid hats, belly dancing lessons, making cartouches with Egyptian hieroglyphs, sandcastles on the beach and treasure diving in the pool.

7. Classic keepsakes to take back home

For souvenirs, visit Soho Square adjacent to Four Seasons Resort Sharm El-Sheikh. At night, Soho Square becomes a hub for entertainment, shopping, clubbing and activities. It has numerous pieces of public art, a dancing fountain and kids arcade.

8. Saint Catherine Monastery and biblical landmarks

A UNESCO World Heritage site, Saint Catherine Monastery situated at the foot of Mount Sinai is the most scenic spot in Sharm El Sheikh. The resort’s concierge team can help arrange a trip to climb Mount Sinai at sunset and see the stunning landscapes painted in gold and orange hues.