Dubai Group actively sponsors and participates in strategic events that support the Group's commitment to the economic, social and overall growth of the region.

Dubai Group participates again in Earth Hour 2009 on 28 March from 8.30 to 9.30 pm

 Created by the World Wildlife Fund, Earth Hour is an annual international event held on the last Saturday of each March.  During Earth Hour, households and businesses turn off their non-essential lights and electrical appliances to raise awareness on the need to take action on climate change. Earth Hour started in Sydney during 2007, and grew in 2008 to 35 participating countries. In 2009, over 80 countries and 750 cities became committed.  For more information please visit

Dubai Group hosts the first Commonwealth Business Council (CBC) in the Middle East in Dubai on 4 – 5 February 2009

The Commonwealth Business Council was formed October 1997 at a meeting of the Commonwealth Heads of Government, with the primary objective of acting as a forum for co-operation between businesses and governments. The Council is a unique diverse group of 53 nations comprising a population of two billion people including Canada, India, Malaysia, Nigeria and the UK who work towards removing trade barriers, mobilizing investment into Commonwealth countries, fostering a good environment for business and investment, promoting good practice in corporate governance and corporate citizenship, and facilitating the engagement of the private sector in information communication technology for development initiatives, especially in least developed countries. To register for the forum, please visit

Dubai Group hosts the first World Pension Forum in the Middle East in Dubai from 17 -20 November 2008

Founded in 1992, the World Pension Forum hosts various conferences around the world to help US pension fund managers make knowledgeable investment decisions and allocate funds to potential investment destinations. Dubai Group is proud to host the World Pension Forum's first conference in the Middle East. The event will be held in Dubai during November 2008. For more information, please visit

Dubai Group establishes a strategic partnership with Dubai Press Club

The Dubai Press Club is the premier forum for journalists and media professionals in the UAE. As part of its mission to providing its members with world-class services and an elite global network, the Dubai Press Club regularly organizes seminars and workshops for the local and regional media, where news and views a host of topics relevant to the journalistic circles are discussed. For more information, please visit

Dubai Group joins Arab Media Forum 2008 as a Diamond Sponsor

First organised in 2001 and has successfully attracted luminaries from the global and regional media industry. It is designed to open channels of dialogue between the Arab and Western media in order to promote a better understanding amongst the different schools of thought worldwide. Editors-in-Chief of major Arabic and global print as well as broadcast and electronic media, leading journalists, columnists, intellectuals, academics, analysts, commentators and senior government officials attend the summit. The Arab world's most prestigious and exceptional media honors, 'The Arab Journalism Award'  which is presented during the forum was instituted to recognise and encourage journalistic excellence in Arabic media. For more information, please visit