Careers UAE 2014 marks 27% increase in exhibition space

DUBAI: Careers U.A.E. this year will see an increase of 27 percent in exhibition space across 17,388 sq m and 10 percent more exhibitors with over 160 companies currently confirmed.

The 14th Careers U.A.E. event will also showcase several advanced training initiatives and highlight the widest breadth of professional career opportunities for U.A.E. nationals.

Organised under the patronage of Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Careers U.A.E. will be held from 22nd to 24th April at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre under the theme, “Together We Build the Vision of our Nation”.

Complementing the 7-year National Agenda announced by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid to promote education and employment in view of the rapid development across all industries in the U.A.E. and in line with the U.A.E. Vision 2021 to establish the nation among the best in the world, the exhibition will bring together leading governmental entities and private sector leaders to reach out to skilled U.A.E. nationals by offering them rewarding career opportunities.

The 10 percent rise in the number of exhibitors at Careers U.A.E. highlights the growing commitment of companies to support the government’s goal of achieving a 10-fold increase in Emiratisation in the private sector by 2021. Significantly, many exhibitors are taking more space compared to last year.

Commenting on this year’s event, Helal Saeed Almarri, Director-General of Dubai Tourism and Commerce Marketing, and CEO of Dubai World Trade Centre, said “Careers U.A.E. is committed to realising the extraordinary vision of the country’s leadership to nurture the talent of U.A.E. nationals and provide them rewarding career opportunities.”