2017 Sponsors

Dubai Properties Group (DPG) A leading Dubai-based master developer known for shaping and managing renowned real estate destinations across the emirate, Dubai Properties is a member of Dubai Holding, the global investment holding company. With a strong portfolio comprising mixed-use contemporary residential, commercial and retail developments, the developer underpins its committed to enriching the city’s real estate landscape through innovation and quality, delivering exceptional lifestyle experiences for the future of Dubai. Dubai Properties delivers an end-to-end service experience from project development through to sales, handover, leasing and retail management. The versatile real estate portfolio includes:
  • Residential towers at Jumeirah Beach Residence – JBR and 1/JBR
  • Mixed-use commercial and residential developments in Business Bay – Vision Tower, The Executive Towers, Bay Avenue, Bay Square, Bellevue Towers and Marasi Business Bay
  • Residential communities at Dubailand – The Villa, Al Waha, Rahaba, Villanova, Mudon, Remraam and Serena
  • Residential and hospitality projects including Dubai Wharf and Manazel Al Khor along the historic Dubai Creek
Falconcity of Wonders Covering more than 41 million square feet, Falconcity of Wonders is a multipurpose mega project being developed in Dubai; it features residential, commercial, tourist, entertainment and recreational components. The mega development, which is shaped like a Falcon in tribute to the UAE’s emblem, embraces the cultures of the world with its contemporary and unique structures that are inspired by the “Wonders of the World” – including Taj Arabia, the Leaning Tower of Dubai, the Dueiffel Tower, the Pyramids Parks, the Dubai Great Wall, and the Dubai Hanging Gardens of Babylon, to name a few. Falconcity of Wonders features luxury residential apartments and villas with various locations, sizes and international architectural designs. Commercial centers, luxurious hotel apartments, shopping malls, hotels, restaurants, health clubs and spas, ‘Falcon fun city’, family centers, sports facilities, schools and parks are also included in the mega project, which is built as the most ambitious destination created to appeal to the widest audience, covering all age groups and nationalities.
The Al Rostamani Group is one of the largest and oldest family business conglomerates in the United Arab Emirates. Founded in 1957, with the late Mr. Abdullah Hassan Al Rostamani as Chairman, the group has grown steadfastly with the guiding principles of Commitment, Care & Vision, alongside a strong sense of active involvement in the community and the developmental process of the country. Al Rostamani Group has a number of businesses in several areas including General Trading, Automobiles and Heavy Equipment, Travel, Foreign Exchange, Financial Services, Property Management, Construction, Infrastructure Development, Telecommunications and Information Technology Services. The Group employs around 4300 people from 41 different nationalities, which contributes to its diverse and multicultural environment. The Group has been awarded Superbrands Status of the UAE for eight consecutive years since 2010.
Parsons is a technology-driven engineering services firm with more than 70 years of experience in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries. The corporation is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, defense, security, and construction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, cyber/converged security, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to government agencies, as well as to private customers worldwide. Parsons conquers the toughest logistical challenges and delivers landmark projects across the globe. Today, our employees are engaged in projects in 27 countries around the world. Parsons’ employees continue to go anywhere, meet every technical and management challenge, and persevere until the job is done. Parsons has been working in the Middle East for more than half a century and has employees in the UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain and Kuwait. Our experience in the region includes master planning, designing or managing some of the GCC’s most prestigious projects. Our portfolio comprises: airports, highways, bridges, buildings, residential communities, mixed-use developments, rail and transit, ports, water infrastructure, and oil and gas projects and other large projects worth multibillion dollars. All across the world, at every time of day, Parsons is keeping people moving toward a brighter, safer world. For more about Parsons, please visit us at www.parsons.com.
AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries. As a fully integrated firm, we connect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges. From high-performance buildings and infrastructure, to resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations, our work is transformative, differentiated and vital. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM had revenue of approximately $17.4 billion during fiscal year 2016. www.aecom.com
SYSTRA is a consulting and engineering group, a world leader in the design of transport infrastructure. We plan, design, integrate, project manage and deliver many of the world’s most complex and pioneering transport projects. With more than 6,100 employees and a presence in 80 countries, SYSTRA designs metros, tramways, high speed lines and conventional rail throughout the world. For more than 60 years our mission has been to design the safest, most efficient and economical bespoke transport solutions that enhance the passenger experience. We operate at all stages of transportation projects, including upstream studies, design, construction, testing and commissioning, and operations and maintenance engineering. We provide a comprehensive solution and manage all kinds of missions, including project management and system integration, etc. www.systra.com
ALSTOM as a promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom develops and markets systems, equipment and services for the transport sector. Alstom offers a complete range of solutions (from high-speed trains to metros, tramways and e-buses), passenger solutions, customised services (maintenance, modernisation), infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Alstom is a world leader in integrated transport systems. The company recorded sales of €7.3 billion and booked €10.0 billion of orders in the 2016/17 fiscal year. Headquartered in France, Alstom is present in over 60 countries and employs 32,800 people. www.alstom.com
Planisware is a global provider of Project/Program Portfolio Management software designed for engineering and product development.Today, more than 33% of the top 100 Engineering / R&D organizations worldwide utilize Planisware solutions at a corporate level to manage their projects, programs, resources, and portfolios, including contract and subcontractor management. Planisware customers are typically medium and large organizations with implementations that range anywhere from fifty to tens of thousands of users.Industry giants such as Saudi Aramco, Shell, Airbus, Alstom and DuPont as well as dynamic mid-sized organizations such as Martin-Baker, the French Aerospace Lab, Rexam and Brocade have chosen Planisware as their PPM software solution.A global organization, Planisware offices are located in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, France, and Japan.
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IIL Middle East International Institute for Learning (IIL) is a global leader in training, consulting, coaching and customized course development, and is proud to be the educational provider of choice for many top global companies. IIL’s core competencies include Project, Program and Portfolio Management, Business Analysis, Microsoft® Project and Project Server, Lean Six Sigma, PRINCE2®, ITIL®, Agile, Leadership and Interpersonal Skills, Corporate Consciousness and Sustainability. www.iil.com