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Alya Al-Shanfari is a young Omani entrepreneur and recent graduate of GUTech. Alya and her colleagues showcaed their “Bee” application at a global competition of young innovators in Seattle, Washington this summer. “Bee” is retail shopping application connected with Beacons technology, capable of analyzing the shopping experiences of users to affect future shopping decisions. The app also received honors

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Food-pairing is a unique method for identifying which foods and drinks go well together. Becoming an annual OABC event, this year’s gathering took place at the Intercon’s Tiki Bar and enabled guests to sample a delicious variety of snacks and beverages.

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OCEC visit and tour

Members from the Oman American Business Centre (OABC) visited the new Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre (OCEC) as part of its efforts to learn more about the venue and connect its members with new business opportunities. The delegation was welcomed by the OCEC’s

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Partnering with one of its corporate members, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, the Oman American Business Centre OABC organized a seminar to discuss the introduction of Value-Added Tax (VAT) in both the Sultanate and the GCC. The event was held at the Grand Hyatt Muscat and welcomed more

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As part of its enduring commitment to support the skill development of local communities in Oman, OABC announced its sponsorship of the recently opened Innovation Factory Center (IFC). OABC’s efforts will provide scholarships that will allow Omani students to become full members of the IFC during summer 2017 and to fully utilize the innovation hub’s digital fabrication and industrial equipment to turn their creative ideas into reality.

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The OABC hosted a seminar on The Tech Movement featuring a presentation by expert Dan Costa, the Editor-in-Chief of PCMag.com and the Senior Vice President of Content for Ziff-Davis, who updated attendees on the latest developments regarding the upcoming tech and social media trends.

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The OABC partnered with Certified Trade Mission organizer, The Gracia Group, and welcomed a U.S. Private Equity and Venture Capital delegation to Oman. The event included one-on-ones sessions with OABC Premium members, as well as sessions on “Personal Reflections on Trump,” by Tom Darden, founder and CEO of Cherokee, and “PE Investing in the Trump Era,” Jim Burns,

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