AmCham Abu Dhabi
MONTHLY NEWSLETTER MARCH 2019
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MEMBER NEWS
Welcome to new members!

AmCham Abu Dhabi welcomes its new Corporate and Individual members to the family. Welcome on Board!

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UAE healthcare operator NMC Health records best-ever revenues, net profit

Abu Dhabi headquartered NMC Health recorded its best-ever net profit of $251.9 million (Dh925 million), helped on by a 20.4 per cent year-on-year increase.

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Boeing Acquires ForeFlight

Boeing completed the acquisition of ForeFlight, a leading provider of innovative mobile and web-based aviation applications.

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New York University Abu Dhabi wins 2019 CFA Institute Research Challenge

New York University Abu Dhabi was announced as the winner of the 2018-19 CFA Institute Research Challenge in the UAE, in a close competition hosted by CFA Society Emirates, the local UAE member society of CFA Institute.

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Delivering the Future: FedEx Unveils Autonomous Delivery Robot

FedEx Corp. announced a development in cutting-edge delivery solutions to meet the rapidly changing needs of consumers — the FedEx SameDay Bot — an autonomous delivery device designed to help retailers make same-day and last-mile deliveries to their customers.

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Mubadala Petroleum signs gas project agreement in Thailand

Mubadala Petroleum, a unit of Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Investment Company, signed a production sharing contract with Thailand’s PTTEP Energy Development Company (PTTEP ED), its first gas project in South-East Asia's second-largest economy.

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Accenture and Expo 2020 Dubai Pledge 2,020 Hours of Coding Tutorials to UAE Students

Accenture and Expo 2020 Dubai have committed to hosting 2,020 hours of coding tutorials for UAE-based primary school students before the World Expo opens on Oct. 20, 2020.

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ExxonMobil to increase Permian profitability through digital partnership with Microsoft

ExxonMobil said a new partnership with Microsoft will make its Permian Basin operations the largest-ever oil and gas acreage to use cloud technology.

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US - UAE NEWS
UAE Special Olympics athletes win first gold and silver medals of the Games at triathlon

The UAE’s Special Olympic team has earned its first gold and silver medals after two brothers became the first athletes in their division to cross the finish line.

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Official App For Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019

The official Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 app is now available to download for Android and iOS users.

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The White House Announces Presidential Delegation to Attend the Opening Ceremony of the Special Olympics World Games

President Donald J. Trump announced the Presidential Delegation to the United Arab Emirates to attend the Opening Ceremony and other events of the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019, beginning Thursday, March 14, 2019.

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UAE can be global hub for artificial intelligence, says minister

Omar Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, wants to forge closer links with companies developing the technology.

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American tech giant AT&T joins alliance formed by UAE's Etisalat

The Global Telco Security Alliance, formed by a collection of telcos that includes Etisalat said that it would add AT&T, the US telecommunications giant, as an equal member in the group.

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Abu Dhabi Airports aims to increase flow of visitors into capital

Abu Dhabi Airports is focusing on increasing point-to-point passenger traffic to its hub to funnel visitors to the capital, rather than just transit through it, as part of the emirate's wider plan to boost tourism.

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Palace of the Nation opens to public

Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid, Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed inaugurate Qasr Al Watan.

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Sheikh Mohammed meets the men training to carry the UAE flag into space for the first time

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid has met with two Emiratis who are training to carry the UAE flag into space for the first time.

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UPCOMING EVENTS
Legal Affairs Committee Event: Recent Changes to UAE Immigration Regulations "Impact on Businesses Operating in the UAE"
March 26, 2019   AmCham Abu Dhabi
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Door-Knock to Washington D.C.

April 1- 5, 2019 Washington D.C.
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Blood Drive and Corporate Challenge with Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

April 30, 2019 Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
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FEATURES
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International Women's Month
AmCham Abu Dhabi's Annual Women in Business Event 2019 "Balance for Better - Making a Difference in the Year of Tolerance"
Member Job Postings
Submit job postings for opportunities available at your organization. To take advantage of this complimentary service to members, please email details to communications@amchamabudhabi.org.

SUPPORTED EVENTS:
2nd Annual MENA Public Sector Excellence 2019
March 18 – 20, 2019
Dubai
ISOA (International Stability Operations Association)
March 19 – 20, 2019
The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Centre
Global Space Congress
March 19 – 21, 2019
St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi
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