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The National Commercial Bank was the first Saudi bank to be licensed in the Kingdom. It is considered the largest in the Saudi Arabia and a leading financial institution in the Region. The Bank initiated its business under the name of ''The National Commercial Bank'' following the Royal Decree on 20 Rabi Thani 1373H (26 December 1953).

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With their headquarters in Riyadh, Saudi Telecom Group is the largest in the Middle East and North Africa based on its market value as it generated over 50,836,000,000 billion riyals (13,556,000,000 dollars) in realizable revenue in 2015 and 9,334,000,000 billion riyals (2,489,000,000 dollars) as net income.

STC was established in 1998 and currently counts about 100,000,000 customers worldwide and to which they provide high-technology knowledge-based innovative solutions. It focuses on providing services to customers through a fiber-optic network that spans 137,000 kilometers across Asia, the Middle East and Europe.

In Saudi Arabia (the group's main operation site) STC operates the largest modern mobile network in the Middle East as it covers more than 99% of the country's populated areas in addition to providing 4G mobile broadband to more than 85% of the population across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Besides its main operation in Saudi Arabia, which it owns 100% of, STC's investments include 100% ownership in Viva Bahrain, 51.8% shares in Viva Kuwait along with a management contract, 35% shares in Oger Telecom Limited in UAE and which controls Turk Telecom, Avea in Turkey, Cell-C in South Africa, 25% shares in Binariang GSM Holding in Malaysia which controls both Maxis in Malaysia and Aircel in India. In addition to the above-mentioned, STC has investments in information technology, content, distribution, contact centers and real estate, all of which support its telecom operations across the Middle East.


Official Carrier and Sector Partner

Turkish Airlines, Turkey's national flag carrier was founded in Ankara on May 20, 1933 under the name of "State Airlines Administration" and started its operations depending on Ministry of Defense. In 1955, it was restructured into "Turkish Airlines". 25% of the company is sold under the privatization program in 2005. Today 49.1 % of the company is owned by Privatization Administration and the rest of the shares are on free float.

Turkish Airlines, one of the fastest growing airline companies of Europe has put signature to the record by new routes and joined Star Alliance on April 1st, 2008.

Turkish Airlines, with fleet consisted of 300 aircraft (passenger and cargo); organize flights to total 283 points including 235 in international and 49 domestic lines. Thus, Turkish Airlines is a member of the Star Alliance network which was established in 1997.

In order to keep alive its brand equity, which provides a serious advantage in terms of competition, Turkish Airlines focuses on the investments that support its brand equity such as offering quality, entertainment systems within the aircrafts, comfortable seats, aesthetics and quality of presentation, investments in personnel having high profiles. THY follows the technological innovations and, with its developing and growing fleet, carries out works that also support the training of its employees.

Turkish Airlines, which acts with the awareness and responsibility of being flag carrier of Turkey, regards flight safety and service quality as its two indispensable items. For this reason, it continues its studies for flight safety and service quality without any interruption. Of these studies by the evaluation of Skytrax; Our Company which has the title holder of four stars airlines actually; keeps going on studies in order to get the degree of 5 stars airlines.

With the awareness of the responsibility given by the mission of being a pioneer undertaken by Turkish Airlines, the airline is determined to carry its leader identity in the sector forward. Furthermore it maintains its target of becoming regional leader and a global airlines company prominent in Europe which is preferred for its service quality, trustworthiness and competitive power.

In addition to Europe, Turkish Airlines has also strategic network expansion into the Russia, Central Asia, Far East Asia, Middle East, Africa and North and South America. One of the fastest growing airlines in the world, Turkish Airlines holds a strategic position between East and West around the globe.

Turkish Airlines also won SkyTrax Award for the Best Airline in Southern Eurpope on April 2, 2009. Turkish Airlines achieved a great success by winning the "Skytrax World Aviation Award 2009" known as the Oscar of Aviation industry.

Turkish Airlines wins SkyTrax Award for the "Best Airline in Southern Europe" as the airline achieved the same great success last year. The global airline won the SkyTrax Award, known as the "Passengers Choice Awards," for the "Best Airline in Southern Europe" consistently in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012. In 2012, Skytrax named Turkish Airlines "Best Premium Economy Seats in the world" for its Comfort Class seats.

Turkish Airlines flies to more countries in the world than any other airline (108 countries over five continents) according to UMB's Official Airline Guide. In 2013, Turkish Airlines, was named "Best Airline in Europe" by Skytrax. A winner of the "World's Best Economy Class On-Board Catering" award, Turkish Airlines was also the recipient of the Skytrax "Best Business Class Catering" award in 2013. In 2014, Turkish Airlines has been chosen "Best Airline in Europe" in last four years and awarded "Best Business Class Onboard Catering", "Best Business Class Lounge Dining" by Skytrax in 2014 World Airline Awards. In 2015, Turkish Airlines has been chosen "Europe' s Best Airline " for the fifth and awarded "Best Airline in Southern Europe" for the seventh consecutive time.


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Established in 1990, Mohamed Yousuf Naghi Motors has been the exclusive importer of BMW Group – BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce – for almost two decades in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The representation of the brand spreads across the country, with showrooms and service centres in Jeddah, Riyadh, the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah, Al Khobar and Jubail.



In November 2008 Mohamed Yousuf Naghi Motors opened the world's biggest BMW Group service centre in Jeddah, as part of a SR 300 million expansion plan which includes a new Fastlane Service, MINI and BMW Premium Selection showrooms in Dabbab Street in Riyadh and Fitaihi Street in Jeddah, in addition to the expansion and refurbishment of current facilities in Riyadh and Jeddah.

Mohamed Yousuf Naghi Motors offers a full range of services from BMW trained technicians in its service centres and body shops, a comprehensive range of parts and accessories, financing facilities and BMW trained sales executives.


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Media Partner

Through its long and wide experience extending for 50 years spanning from 1379 – 1429H (1959 – 2008), Okaz, the nation's paper, is distinguished by touching on readers' concerns, aspirations and interests. It translates these concerns and aspirations every morning in its various, comprehensive pages and sections which reach its readers everywhere in the Kingdom and the Arab world. The daily work in Okaz is made according to genuine journalistic traditions and high professional methods. In all its work, Okaz relies on credibility as its motto. This has enabled Okaz to surpass its role as a daily newspaper and become a well-known school of journalism . Being a school of journalism hundreds of professional journalists working in different publications and press organizations inside and outside the Kingdom have received their professional training in Okaz.

Continuous development is a major characteristic of Okaz. This development is based on thorough studies and opinion polls measuring the reader's interests, views and aspirations. From time to time, the newspaper comes out with a totally new appearance and content. The more it ages, the younger and more vital it becomes. This always makes it lead Saudi newspapers in terms of distribution and circulation. It has been maintaining this rank for the last 20 years.

The readers' confidence in Okaz has never shaken. Instead, it increases day after day. Thus its success has enabled it to form a huge press empire with hundreds of bureaus, reporters and correspondents all over the Kingdom, who everyday come out with scoops and distinguished coverage to entertain the readers and to convey the voice of the citizens everywhere in the Kingdom. This explains why Okaz deserves to be called the newspaper of all the nation and earn the confidence of the readers and advertisers.


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Al Madina Newspaper was established by Ali & Osman Hafiz in the city of Almadina Al-Munawwarah, on Thursday, the 26t of Muharram 1356H corresponding to the 8th of April 1937G. |In 1383 H corresponding to 1963G, the ownership of the newspaper was transferred to Al Madina Press Group. Through more than half a century, the paper was developed from a single daily newspaper to a prominent media mix aiming to satisfy Saudi and other readers inside and outside the country.

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In 1936, Abdulaziz and Mohammed Abdullah Aljomaih founded their company in Shaqraa province (200 km from Riyadh) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. During four years, the company has expanded and the brothers moved the hub of their business to Riyadh, embarking on a stage of growth and diversification. After ten years, they opened two branches in Jeddah and Dammam.

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Riyad Bank is one of the largest financial institutions in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East, with a strong corporate and retail banking franchise. Mobilizing its substantial capital base and with decades of expertise to assume a leading role in all areas of Saudi finance, Riyad Bank is a leading financier and arranger of syndicated loans in the oil, petrochemicals, and most of the Kingdom's notable infrastructure projects. We offer our customers an accessible and expanded network of more than 300 branches, which includes 81 dedicated ladies branches, and 19 self-service electronic branches. A branch in London and Offices in Houston (USA), and Singapore help us support the international banking needs of our customers.

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Exclusive TV Partner

Al Arabiya News Channel, a 24/7 free-to-air news and current affairs Channel, was launched in 2003 and soon became the news source of choice for Arabs seeking credible news and information about the Middle East and the world beyond. Al Arabiya's reputation for sober and balanced reporting now extends beyond its natural geographic and cultural domain.

Al Arabiya runs an extensive global network of correspondents and reporters to provide its audiences with the latest updates, scoops, interviews, and exclusives. With nearly 30 offices around the world and large-scale presence in several key countries such as Iraq, Palestine, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, and Yemen; Al Arabiya enjoys a competitive edge in providing on-ground, first hand coverage of major events of relevance to its audience and the world at large.

Al Arabiya's charter embodies an independent editorial policy based on providing its viewers with speedy news service and balanced analysis that is thoughtfully accurate, comprehensive and objective.

As of September 2015, the total number of Social media members of the Channel has exceeded 50 million.


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The Saudi Al Bilad Newspaper deep-rooted history which is full of brightness and luminous contributions in the history of the Saudi journalism history. Along its march brilliant with successes, it remained and it is still regarded, since its issuance, one as one of the most important documentary source that helped researchers in monitoring and following-up the successive development achievements inside the Kingdom and the developments of the regional and international events. Its sober and balanced method of treating the contemporary issues multiplied in terms of analysis and elicitation which were in harmony with all the development of reality and the forward – looking vision for the man of this prosperous land.

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Digital Media Partner

UTURN is the leading online Entertainment network in Arabic video content. UTURN started in Saudi Arabia as a digital production company in 2010 with original youtube shows ( Eysh Elly, 3al6ayer, Noon Alniswa, Ana W Heya, Aldor Al3asher). After the initial success of the first batch of shows UTURN pushed itself to create and aggregate edgy, relevant, and quality online video content targeting Arab audiences worldwide from Saudi, UAE, Kuwait & Bahrain. UTURN is now a multi-platform network, with more than +1,750,000,000 lifetime views, 100,000,000 monthly views and a massive fan base not only in Saudi, but also across continent boundaries, with +36,000,000 followers/subscribers across the different social media platforms (YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Snapchat).

The Financial times named UTURN largest MCN in the region.

Digital Media Partner

Born Interactive is an independent New Media Agency founded in 1996 with a clear mission to deliver creative and state-of-the-art fully interactive digital communication solutions.

Media Sponsor

The Saudi press agency was established in 1390h / 1971 as the first national news agency. The main goal of its establishment was to serve as a central body to collect and distribute local and international news in the kingdom and abroad. It is an important channel to keep abreast with developments in the kingdom and to serve as a true reflection for transfer of different kinds of information to Saudi citizens from events locations in the kingdom and abroad.

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Media Sponsor

Chamber of Commerce and Industry was established in Jeddah during its twentieth, and headed by Sheikh Saleh Abdullah Kamel, the Court TV channel for the delivery of sound and image of the citizen to the administrator and vice versa by asking, analyze and address the various issues of the Saudi society.

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Media Sponsor

"Al Tijarah Magazine", is the first economic magazine in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It is published by the Jeddah Chamber (JC), the oldest chamber of commerce in the Kingdom, to become its credible voice and powerful platform for addressing and communicating with the business community in Jeddah.



The Magazine embodies the ambitions and aspirations of Jeddah businesses, and reflects their intensive economic activities. It also follows up on the economic developments and events in Jeddah and throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.



When the first issue of the Magazine was released in January 1948, the scene was almost empty of similar magazines, except of only a few publications having had the same trend scattered in the region. Since then, the "Altijarah Magazine" has kept abreast with the times , followed the development path of the JC , and became more and more focused on the needs and concerns of the private sector.

Also, the consecutive editorial boards of the Magazine, through the last seven decades, had achieved a resounding success in continuing the development process of the Magazine and sustained the excellent service that it used to provide to its customers.


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Oxford Business Group (OBG) is a global publishing, research and consultancy firm, which publishes economic intelligence on the markets of the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean.

OBG offers comprehensive analysis of macroeconomic and sectoral developments, including banking, capital markets, energy, infrastructure, industry and insurance.

OBG's acclaimed economic and business reports are the leading source of local and regional intelligence, while OBG's online economic briefings provide up-to-date in-depth analysis. OBG's consultancy arm offers tailor-made market intelligence and advice to firms operating in these markets and those looking to enter them.

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The Business Year (TBY) is a leading research firm and publisher of annual economic resources on national economies. Present in over 25 countries, TBY provides first-hand access to the people and ideas shaping business and policy throughout the world. Each country-specific edition contains a comprehensive range of interviews and analysis, offering an inside look at doing business in the world's most dynamic economies. TBY's interviewees, readers, and partners comprise an international network of thought-leaders who are helping to define the future of the global economy.

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Entrepreneurs Magazine

Knowledge can be used

It is a serious initiative to the cognitive and interactive inform , works for a better environment for the dissemination of the culture of self-employment, promote the thought of entrepreneurship, development the small, medium and micro – enterprises .

It is also looking towards the specified inform, aims to creativity and innovation by focusing on young business men and women through publish success stories in order to create motivation and the initiative for sustainable development , establishing to the transition to the knowledge economies.

Due to our belief that the leading initiatives need to awareness and specified inform so, the initiative of releasing a version to each Arab country, concerning the local News , for so it has been released versions for each of UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, Yemen, Egyptian and Sudanese versions in additional to special versions for each of Lebanon, Jordan and Palestine and soon will be special versions to the Arab Maghreb countries.

All of that is for the benefit of the Arab youth from this new thought, which contributes to release their creative energies and help them to achieve their ambitions through innovative works, activating the movement of the development with renewed thought and advanced visions.

Publisher and Editor in Chief

Al-Jawhara Bint Turki Al-Otaishan

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Silver Sponsor

We are a local venture with a unique regional vision. From our founding in 2012, we understood that transport is a lifeline to everything, and because of that, we've been able to connect more people and more cities with a simple, technology-enabled, real-time platform for a safer and more accessible transport option. Together, with our strong sense of community and your trust, we are opening up a world of endless possibilities. We currently operates in 25 cities around the Middle East and Pakistan, and with 30% monthly growth, we are one of the fastest growing companies in the region.

Live Broadcasting Sponsor

The NEWERA company pursues a distinct approach in the provision of telecommunications services, applications and solutions This technique is based on mutual gain relationship between the company and its customers in the sense that the company earn selling their services and products and the customer earns to take advantage of this service and product to meet the needs and satisfy the wishes The company relies on the application of this method on the Secretariat fully in the presentation of its services and products and to address its customers consulting and accuracy in their commitments because we believe that these principles are the only way for the company's success and publicity reputation among customers and distinguish them among their peers from other companies.

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