At KONE, our mission is to improve the flow of urban life through our effective People Flow™ solutions. Founded in 1910 and present in the Middle East region since 1976, we are a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, providing a wide range of innovative products including elevators, escalators, autowalks, automatic building doors, monitoring, access and destination control systems, as well as solutions for maintenance and modernization to add value to buildings throughout their life cycle. We serve more than 450,000 customers across the globe, and have 1.3 million elevators and escalators in our service base. Every day, we move around one billion person. KONE revolutionized the industry in 1996 with the world’s first machine-room-less elevator and continues to be a global leader in the technology and trends that reshape the elevator and escalator industry. In 2018, Forbes has ranked KONE among the most innovative companies in the world. At the end of last year, KONE had annual net sales of EUR 9.1 billion and over 57,000 employees. KONE is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. in Finland since 1967.
Schneider Electric is leading the digital transformation of energy management and automation in homes, buildings, data centers, infrastructure and industries. With global presence in over 100 countries, Schneider is the undisputable leader in power management – medium voltage, low voltage and secure power, and in automation systems. We provide integrated efficiency solutions, combining energy, automation and software.
We believe that great people and partners make Schneider a great company and that our commitment to innovation, diversity and sustainability ensures that "Life Is On" everywhere, for everyone and at every moment.
Data will always be produced. New usages will always come up. That is why you need digazu.
The cities of the future will design new services in security, mobility, ecology, urbanism and upcoming challenges in new domains. They will connect people to authorities easily, improve the quality of life and work of citizens, offer unforgettable user experiences to travelers, and attract new enterprises. To step into the future, they will need data - data from the past, the present and the instant.
digazu is a one-stop shop for Big Data to make your city smarter. Whatever the amount of data, whatever the number of usages: digazu takes you three steps ahead.
thyssenkrupp Elevator brings together the group’s global activities in passenger transportation systems. With sales of €7.6 billion in fiscal 2017/2018 and customers in 150 countries, thyssenkrupp Elevator built its position as one of the world’s leading elevator companies from scratch in a mere 40 years’ time applying thyssenkrupp unique engineering capabilities. With more than 50,000 highly skilled employees, the company offers smart and innovative products and services designed to meet customers’ individual requirements. The portfolio includes passenger and freight elevators, escalators and moving walks, passenger boarding bridges, stair and platform lifts as well as tailored service solutions for all products. Over 1,000 locations around the world provide an extensive sales and service network to guarantee closeness to customers.
Serco specialize in the delivery of essential public services, with over 50,000 people working across the world in transport, defence, justice, immigration, health, and other citizen services. Together, we bring a world of experience to what we do. In the Middle East, Serco employs more than 4,500 people across 4 countries in 4 major sectors.
Meeting the dual demand for greater efficiency and rising service expectations requires a new approach. That is why we take a big picture view, tackling the wholescale transformation of the services we run, be it driverless metro systems, or air navigation services. We can integrate technologies to optimise efficiencies and provide the best decision – making tools. We strive to deliver rapid change and scale-up operations quickly by drawing on global resources, employing the best specialists in each market, instituting more effective systems and transferring knowledge to empower your people and deliver project excellence.
LIGMAN is committed to producing world-class, high efficiency and top quality outdoor and indoor lighting products and is now being recognised for these key merits not only in local markets but internationally by lighting professionals. Utilising state of the art advanced modern technology, the highest level of technical expertise and innovative designs, LIGMAN is committed to ensuring product quality and offering total lighting solutions for their customers, with every lighting component used in their luminaires carefully considered and of the highest quality. LIGMAN is continuously expanding its global footprints and ready to provide their customers with excellent service and collaboration to provide greater lighting solutions for all your projects.
Today, LIGMAN with 4 factories and more than 100 representatives all over the world, is your global, flexible and competitive lighting solution partner.
At NuLumenTek, energy and environment matters! We are a leading solutions provider who support companies migrate from old generation technologies to energy efficient LED lighting.
We assist large energy users to reduce lighting energy by up to 70% and have delivered some of the largest retrofit projects in the Middle East. We also support architects and lighting designers to deliver unique lighting solutions based on the latest led lighting technology. The unique nature of LED lighting has created the opportunity to design spaces with very few restrictions on form factor, we offer our experience in engineering to help designers deliver unique solutions based on LED lighting and Photovoltaic integration.
The introduction of PV powered LED in our partnership with Nowatt Lighting provides a platform to illuminate external spaces where it is difficult or impossible to bring cables to. It is also the start of a journey where grid connected lighting will be a thing of the past.
We are a French lighting manufacturer who specialise in solar lighting. We have partnered with NuLumenTek ltd to deliver our solutions to clients in the Middle East. NuLumenTek provide all local support including commercial, technical, aftersales and logistics.
We exceed all the constraints linked to solar technology. We design and produce architectural solar lighting luminaires. We support lighting designers with unique products to create sustainable lighting projects. Our products offer a unique design, intelligent and connected with wireless smart control via a Free app.
We have developed the products with advanced technologhy and a reliability that is unmatched in the industry. We provide three product ranges, lighting, marking and PV power modules for integration with other products. We believe that in the near future all lighting projects will be solar powered and connected.
Founded in 1989, Yeefung provides a comprehensive range of parking solutions, from semi-automatic to fully automatic, including revolutionary robotic (AGV) parking.
Yeefung is a global leader in parking industry. Yeefung have manufactured and implemented 800+ APS system and 380,000+ parking lots globally with 4 well established mega factories, 2 research centres and a global knowledge network of over 1,000 highly skilled professionals.
Having secured over 70% market share of automated parking systems in China, Yeefung is building a fast-expanding global network to bring efficient, reliable, pleasant and sustainable parking solutions to new customer around the world.
GETA is the next generation AGV(Automated Guided Vehicle) parking solution. Utilizing laser navigation technology, GETA AGV can achieve a desired positioning accuracy of ±5mm. With an average retrieval time around 120 seconds, GETA is one of the most effective automated parking solutions.
Yeefung believes technologies will lead us to a better future.
Founded in 2009 Next Kraftwerke is the operator of a large-scale Virtual Power Plant & a certified power trader on different European exchange markets (e.g. EPEX and EEX). Our VPP bundles more than 7,600 medium- and small-scale power producing & power consuming units. Next Kraftwerke also offers a complete VPP solution for creating your own Virtual Power Plant. NEMOCS is a modularly designed software-as-a-service solution enabling users to connect, monitor and control decentralized power producers, consumers and storage systems. Its field of operation ranges from demand response applications to aggregating & steering DER as well as forecasting and power trading
We, SE AMUSEMENT CO.LTD., are an operational agency for exciting worldwide sports attractions, headquartered in Japan. Since acquiring an exhibition opportunity in Dubai, we planned the best and the world’s first sports attraction theme park. We are very excited to introduce our sports park here in the center of the world, Dubai.
Tridium is a global leader in business application frameworks that have fundamentally changed the way devices and systems connect. We are passionate innovators developing the operating system of the Internet of Things. From buildings and data centers to manufacturing systems, smart cities and beyond, Tridium’s open frameworks and environments are changing the rules for automation technology.
Tridium is an independent business entity of Honeywell International.
SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. We are recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 97,000 employees, we operate a network of more than 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.
SGS Gulf Ltd has been committed to the Middle East since 1980, developing new services to meet the ever-changing needs of a growing and diverse range of clients. We operate a network of 25 offices and laboratories throughout the Middle East, employing over 2,100 full-time professionals of 30 different nationalities.
The International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP) is a global association of experienced professional planners. It was founded in 1965 in a bid to bring together recognised and highly-qualified planners in an international network. The ISOCARP network brings together individual and institutional members from more than 80 countries worldwide. As a non-governmental organisation, ISOCARP is recognised by the UN, UNHCS and the Council of Europe.
SmartCity.Press is an independent research and news website created with a vision of spreading the words of knowledge, progress, and transformation that take place in the real world of smart cities. Our mission is to help cities become smarter utilising their resources well. On the road to accomplishing smart city goals, there are infinite challenges that come along the way. Each city has its own ups and downs that requires an inclusive approach in facing the challenges. That’s where our website serves as a platform that influences and inspires the cities in harvesting replicable models from other cities, hence catalysing the creation of similar smart cities.
Arabian Business, available in English and Arabic, is the region’s only dedicated weekly business title. Published every Sunday, it has the latest in business, politics, finance, media, marketing and lifestyle. Arabian Business has quickly established itself as the most respected business magazine in the Middle East market, delivering insightful features and colourful profiles of the region’s largest organisations and their leaders. Read by CEOs and high-level business executives throughout the Middle East, its editorial content carries thought provoking articles, big name interviews and in-depth analysis of both local and global business news.
Furthermore, Arabian Business organizes four major events across the GCC each year to honor leading businesspersons in various sectors and prominent politicians in the region.
Oxford Business Group (OBG) is a global research and consultancy company with a presence in over 30 countries, from the Middle East, Africa and Asia to the Americas. A distinctive and respected provider of on-the-ground intelligence on many of the world’s fastest growing markets, OBG has offices in London, Berlin, Dubai and Istanbul, and a network of local bureaus across the countries in which we operate. Through its range of products, OBG offers comprehensive and accurate analysis of macroeconomic and sectoral developments, including banking, capital markets, tourism, energy, transport, industry and ICT. OBG provides business intelligence to its subscribers through multiple platforms: Economic News and Views, OBG Business Barometer - CEO Survey, Roundtables and conferences, Global Platform - exclusive video interviews, The Report publications and its Consultancy division.