MONTHLY NEWSLETTER December 2019
MEMBER NEWS
Boeing to Give $48 Million in Grants to More Than 400 Global Charitable Organizations
The charitable grants will support 404 charitable organizations in 50 countries, funding programs through 2020 and beyond.
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Bell APT 70 Wins Popular Science “Best of What’s New in Aerospace” Award
APT 70 is part of the eVTOL family of vehicles Bell is developing, capable of rotation and translation in flight to achieve high speeds and long-range flight.
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Raytheon unveils new dismounted soldier training simulator
The Synthetic Training Environment Soldier Virtual Trainer uses virtual reality to train soldiers in multiple scenarios while using real and virtual weapons.
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Lockheed Martin Partners With The Common Mission Project To Support H4D
Lockheed Martin announced a corporate donation to The Common Mission Project to support the NSIN program Hacking for Defense® (H4D).
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NMC Healthcare and Enlitic Announce Multi-Faceted Strategic Partnership
Largest private healthcare company in GCC and leading medical AI software company have signed a deal to improve patient care across the GCC.
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Joint PwC-World Bank Report: Technology Has Made Paying Business Taxes Easier
Economies around the world have made it substantially easier for their businesses to pay taxes thanks to technology, according to Paying Taxes 2020.
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Cigna and Cigna Foundation committed to support America's Heroes
The Cigna Foundation announced it will give a $100,000 grant to Veterans Recovery Resources, a community-based, non-profit organization.
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US - UAE NEWS
Top US medical clinic to jointly manage new Abu Dhabi mega hospital
The renowned Mayo Clinic will run Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City alongside the capital's public hospital operator Seha.
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UAE excise tax: What you need to know about sugary drinks and other products
New excise taxes have come into effect across the UAE on a range of tobacco-based products, electronic smoking devices and on carbonated drinks.
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New traffic rule and fine to come into effect in UAE
The right lane on King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Street in Abu Dhabi will be exclusively designated for emergency vehicles, public transport buses and taxis.
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Abu Dhabi Midfield Terminal more than 97 per cent completed
An opening date for Abu Dhabi’s Midfield Terminal will be announced next year, with the massive 742,000 square metre terminal.
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UAE Space Agency hosts ‘Women in Space’ conference at Dubai Airshow 2019
The conference convened various experts and decision makers in the global space sector at the Space Pavilion.
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Abu Dhabi Airports welcomes delegation from US Customs and Border Protection
Abu Dhabi Airports hosted a visit by a senior delegation from the United States Customs  and Border Protection (CBP).
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UAE Space Agency & Kallman Worldwide sign MoU for Al Worden “Endeavour” Scholarship
The scholarship pays all expenses for a week-long, hands-on astronaut training experience at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center’s renowned Space Camp.
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UPCOMING EVENTS
Annual Christmas Season Strictly Social
December 10, 2019   Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Residences Emirates Pearl
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Joint Business Group New Year Networking
January 8, 2020 Anantara Eastern Mangroves
Abu Dhabi Hotel
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FEATURES
Roundtable Summit Report 2019-2020
The Roundtable Summit Report 2019-2020 is now available online. Click the link below to download.
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ADMAF extends exclusive 30% discount to AmCham Abu Dhabi members
The Abu Dhabi Festival announces thrilling performances for 2020. To get the exclusive 30% discount code for online bookings, please email communications@amchamabudhabi.org .
 

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March 17-19, 2019
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International Exhibition for National Security & Resilience (ISNR)
March 17-19, 2019
Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre
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