TECOM Group Joins Nation in Celebrating 47th UAE National Day with Traditional Flair

Members of TECOM's 11 business communities mark the special occasion with distinct ceremonies

TECOM Group Joins Nation in Celebrating 47th UAE National Day with Traditional Flair

Dubai, UAE – TECOM Group, a member of Dubai Holding, marked the 47th UAE National Day across its 11 business communities, convening citizens and residents to celebrate the spirit of the union and shining a spotlight on the country’s cultural heritage and achievements. The communities hosted unique ceremonies with traditional parades, flag hoisting, entertainment and renditions of the UAE national anthem.

Dubai Media City, Dubai Knowledge Park and Dubai Internet City led the activations within their community with spectacular celebrations of this important national milestone.

As the nation marks the Year of Zayed, the National Day festivities brought together partners, stakeholders, community members as well as students to soak in the traditional experience with a colourful agenda of heritage-focused programmes. The event featured cultural kiosks with henna painting, live cooking stations, a modern calligraphy corner, and a special wall conveying a unanimous message of gratitude that allowed people to express their love and loyalty to the leaders of the country.

Community members also witnessed Middle Eastern folk dances, music performances and poetry recitations while enjoying authentic Emirati delicacies courtesy of the wide selection of food trucks present at the venues.

Dubai Design District this year dedicated a platform for talented students to showcase their creative skills in the fields of music, dance and entertainment, along with professional rebab musicians and traditional Emirati crafts.

Other business communities, such as Dubai Industrial Park, Dubai International Academic City and Dubai Outsource City, also joined the celebrations, evoking the patriotic spirit and cultural values across all community members.

Majed Al Suwaidi, Managing Director of Dubai Media City, Dubai Studio City and Dubai Production City, said: “The 47th UAE National Day reinforces the commitment of our country’s leadership to continuing our journey of development towards ensuring even greater accomplishments in the years to come. The success of its efforts is evident in our advanced infrastructure and diversified economy that are among our national priorities.

“Dubai Media City is proud to join hands with the other TECOM business parks in celebrating this National Day that brings together citizens and residents to reflect on, appreciate and honour our nation’s success. On this special occasion, we renew our pledge to contribute to our country’s visionary goals in realising future achievements.”

Ammar Al Malik, Managing Director of Dubai Internet City and Dubai Outsource City, said: “As the UAE marks its 47th National Day, we celebrate togetherness, talent, inclusivity and peaceful co-existence, guided by the principles of our founding father, late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. While Dubai advances its journey towards becoming the smartest city in the world, Dubai Internet City will continue to harness talent and incubate technology start-ups and entrepreneurs by providing them with a well-rounded ecosystem to reinforce the country’s position as the leading innovation hub.”

Mohammad Abdullah, Managing Director of Dubai International Academic City and Dubai Knowledge Park, said: “As we come together to celebrate the UAE National Day, we extend a warm welcome to our growing community of students, educators and business partners, who bring to our educational hub a dynamism and energy all its own. For me, this day not only marks the union of the country’s seven emirates but serves as a celebration of the diversity of the people that call the UAE their home – a multicultural haven, where they live, study and work.”

Saud Abu Al-Shawarab, Manager Director of Dubai Industrial Park, said: “We have gathered here today to extend our gratitude to our nation and our wise leadership while celebrating its inimitable achievements in various economic, social and cultural fields. As every Emirati takes pride in the UAE’s vision to become one of the world’s greatest countries, we also renew our promise to continue driving the nation’s development process so it sustains its prominent position in various competitiveness reports.”

Mohammed Saeed Al Shehhi, Chief Executive Officer at Dubai Design District (d3), said: “The 47th UAE National Day is a moment of pride for all Emiratis and expats who call the UAE their home. Our young nation has witnessed phenomenal growth, owing to the progressive vision of our leaders. d3 is proud to be a pioneering destination that supports this growth with the aim of providing a platform to unite, create and inspire the region’s evolving creative community.’


Dubai Media City

Dubai Media City is the region’s largest community dedicated to the media industry. With its diverse portfolio of local and international companies representing traditional and new media industries, marketing and communications as well as support services, Dubai Media City offers a well-connected industry network, strategic location and state-of-the-art infrastructure that enable businesses to flourish. The vibrant community includes a wide range of retail and dining options in addition to a host of world-class residential and hospitality facilities.

About Dubai Internet City

Dubai Internet City (DIC), a member of TECOM Group, is a unique ICT hub and is the only specialised technology business community in the region, it is a place where innovators and entrepreneurs from all over the world work, connect and share their vision for a bold new tomorrow.

About Dubai Knowledge Park

Dubai Knowledge Park (DKP) is a premier destination in the region dedicated to Vocational Training, Human Resource Management, Executive Search and Professional Development. DKP was established in 2003, as a member of TECOM Group, to support the Government of Dubai’s vision to transform Dubai into a knowledge-based economy and develop the region’s talent pool.

With over 500 business partners, including SHRM, CEB-SHL, Towers Watson, Hays, Carmichael Fisher and Innovative HR Solutions, DKP aims to establish itself as both a trusted business partner and a centre of excellence for professional development.

With the provision of quality training institutes and recruitment consultancy firms, DKP is helping to meet the needs of business by offering required training and skills development programs to professionals and by providing a home of recruiters who will then match these new skills with employers.

About Dubai Industrial Park

Dubai Industrial Park (DI) is one of the largest industrial hubs in Dubai and a member of TECOM Group. The destination aims to fast-track the growth and expansion of the industrial sector in the UAE, seeking to attract players in the light and medium manufacturing sectors with specific emphasis on food and beverage, base metals, transport equipment and parts, machinery and mechanical equipment, workshops, logistics, chemicals, and mineral products.

Offering a cost-effective and efficient business environment for the region’s manufacturing sector, Dubai Industrial Park today serves as an enabling ecosystem for investors with its integrated offerings of industrial land, labor villages, and warehousing facilities. In addition, it is also increasingly gaining credibility among companies looking for logistics support, commercial office space, open storage yards, and retail showrooms with storage within the emirate of Dubai.

Dubai Industrial Park is strategically located next to Al Maktoum Airport and in close proximity to Jebel Ali Port. The destination offers a traffic-free environment with direct connections to Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road and Emirates Road, providing easy and convenient access to global transportation points via road, air and sea.

About Dubai Design District

Dubai Design District (d3), a member of TECOM Group, is a destination dedicated to design that reinforces Dubai’s new status as a UNESCO Creative City of Design. Established to provide a platform for the region’s growing number of designers, creative professionals and artists to unite, create and inspire, d3 has fast become a hub for inspiration and innovation. Located in the heart of Dubai, the thriving neighbourhood is home to emerging designers as well as international brands.

With over 450 creative partners, including architects, interior designers, photography studios, product and fashion designers, d3 also has more than 45 retail stores and eateries. The Design Quarter at d3 offers visitors the opportunity to discover a variety of design showrooms and art galleries, indulge in authentic dining experiences, and shop at homegrown lifestyle boutiques, fashion ateliers, and international design showrooms.

d3 is also a popular events space that attracts international artists and audiences to cultural exhibitions and gatherings such as Dubai Design Week, Fashion Forward and Sole DXB a regional lifestyle platform for footwear, fashion, culture, art and design. In addition, the destination regularly hosts a roster of industry talks, workshops and educational programming, accessible to people of all ages.

Now open to the d3 community and the district’s visitors, The Block at d3 is a space to escape, relax, unwind and get fit. The recreational facility features a skate park, a basketball and volleyball court, climbing walls, an urban beach, as well as outdoor seating and entertainment areas.

For more information, please contact:

Anisha Pamnani

APCO Worldwide



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