MONTHLY NEWSLETTER January 2020
MEMBER NEWS
Abu Dhabi's new mega venue officially named The Etihad Arena
Miral has finalised a partnership with Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, to secure exclusive naming rights of Yas Bay Arena.
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Pentagon and Lockheed Martin sign 2020 F-35 Sustainment Contract
The F-35 Joint Program Office awarded the Lockheed Martin a $1.9 billion contract to support operations and sustainment of the global F-35 fleet.
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U.S. Navy awards BAE Systems $175 million for guided-missile cruiser modernization
BAE Systems has received a $175 million contract from the U.S. Navy to modernize the guided-missile cruiser USS Vicksburg (CG 69).
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Accenture Wins Position on Defense Information Systems Agency Contract
Accenture Federal Services has been awarded a contract with DISA to provide systems engineering and technology solutions.
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Parsons Wins Role on $427 Million Air Force Research Contract
Parsons will perform enhancements, modifications, integration, deployments, maintenance, research and development of GARDEM software baselines.
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Skills for Success® Employability Program by AMIDEAST UAE & Citi Foundation
Skills for Success® is a training program for high school and university graduates seeking to enter and succeed in the competitive job markets.
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US - UAE NEWS
A new logo that will represent the UAE to the world has been revealed
The accompanying slogan 'Make it Happen' will represent UAE's ambition and the great development strides taken since the unification of the Emirates.
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150 Emirati engineers are giving final touches to Mars probe at US varsity
A team of 150 Emirati engineers, researchers and scientists are giving final touches to UAE's Mars probe as the spacecraft nears completion.
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Etisalat launches new communication service CloudTalk
UAE's Etisalat announced the launch of a cloud-based business unified communication and collaboration service, CloudTalk in the UAE.
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UAE business community welcomes 5-year tourist visa scheme
The UAE business community has hailed the five-year multi-use tourist visa for all nationalities announced by the UAE Cabinet.
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Air Arabia Abu Dhabi declared UAE’s national carrier
The UAE Cabinet has approved Air Arabia Abu Dhabi as a national carrier airline for the UAE in order to enhance civil aviation in the country.
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New research centre to improve healthcare in the UAE
The centre will prioritize studies on cancer, diabetes, heart and genetic diseases, creating a unified database for health researchers in the country.
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UPCOMING EVENTS
Legal Affairs Committee Morning Briefing on "UAE Employment Lifecycle" with Dentons and EER
January 20, 2020   AmCham Abu Dhabi
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General Meeting & Strictly Social at Annex
January 21, 2020 Annex, The Abu Dhabi Edition
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Arab Health Kick Off Breakfast
January 27, 2020 Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel
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FEATURES
Apply neuroscience to your business
Discover how the appliance of neuroscience in business can increase positivity, develop leadership skills, and boost sales with Tom Flatau. February 5, 2020 | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi
Register here: www.AmChamAbuDhabi.org
Nothing says Happy New Year like new deals
Make a fresh start with our exclusive discounts for AmCham Abu Dhabi Members - more are coming!
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Call for Steering Committee Members
Join our committee meetings, as we brainstorm ways to shape our community. If you are interested in joining any of the committees, please contact Liz at director@amchamabudhabi.org.
 

SUPPORTED EVENTS:
Arab Women in Leadership & Business Summit 5th Edition
February 5-6, 2020
Dubai, U.A.E.
2nd Annual Middle East Healthcare & Technology Conference
February 24-25, 2020
Bahrain
Go Digital Oil & Gas Middle East Summit
March 18-19, 2020
Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.
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