Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry is organising a Ramadan Festival for all members of the community at Dubai World Trade Centre, from August 1st to 31st. The month-long Dubai Chamber Ramadan Festival will run alongside Dubai Sports World, a new indoor sporting initiative which encourages children and young people to play sports, and will offer Suhour business networking opportunities, religious activities as well as sporting and charity events.
The Dubai Chamber Ramadan Festival has been organised in collaboration with Duplays, Ignite Fitness, the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding, Adopt a Camp and Nucleus Healthcare Consultants.
It will be held in the interconnected halls of the Dubai World Trade Centre arena and Sheikh Saeed Halls. Almost 25,000 square metres of space have been dedicated to for a Ramadan Tent, Corporate Majlis, indoor football and rugby pitches, basketball courts, a fitness gym, gaming zones and entertainment facilities.
The Dubai Chamber Ramadan Festival will also host a number of group exercise classes for people of all ages and fitness levels, including fitness boot camps and yoga sessions. A series of lectures about health and nutrition, as well as religious talks about understanding Ramadan and the objectives of fasting are planned during the month-long schedule of activities.
During the Holy month, Dubai Chamber is supporting the Adopt a Camp initiative, which works to improve the lives of UAE labourers. A presentation about the Dubai-based project’s activities this year, including food collection drives, will be given during the festival.
Dubai Chamber will also host two charity Iftar gatherings for people who work with children with special needs, its annual Ramadan Networking Suhour, for representatives of its business groups and councils, and its annual staff Ramadan party during the festival.
H.E. Hamad Buamim, Director General, Dubai Chamber, said the Dubai Chamber Ramadan Festival is designed to encourage all sections of society to come together during this sacred month. He said the event combines health and fitness sessions with educational talks and business networking opportunities, which can be enjoyed as much by businessmen and community leaders as by residents and families.
“The festival, organised during the Holy month of Ramadan, is organised as part of Dubai Chamber’s commitment to represent, support and protect the interests of the business community in Dubai. But is also comes as part of our commitment to supporting the local community and ensuring its development and wellbeing, especially during this important sacred time,” Buamim said.