Welcome to the August-September issue of Yalla! magazine. As the Gulf gets back to business, the trade shows resume with gusto. Cityscape Global will be held in Riyadh this September, moving to Saudi Arabia for the first time.
One of the event’s headline speakers, Laila Al Hadhrami, shares her thoughts on the future of smart living in the GCC.
We have a summary of Hashim Kudsi’s recent talk with Ray Dalio on the prospects of Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Switzerland, and Singapore, as they look to forge bright futures as neutral, independent states.
Terry Downes features as The Founder of MySafe, Dubai’s fully automated safe-deposit box service that’s disrupting a 100-year old industry.
Filmmaker, Tim Fare-Matthews discusses his journey into video production with Freddie Pullen.
We cover the 10 common mistakes people make with business websites.
Corina Goetz brings you an update on news and events around the region.
In our graphics studio we’ve been preparing a packaged service to help foreign SME’s do business in GCC markets, combining translation and right-to-left design to help them get off on the right foot. And our Portfolio showcases a leather-bound brochure produced for a Hyatt hotel development in Abu Dhabi.
We hope you enjoy this edition and that it leaves you inspired.