Careem sponsors second annual Amman Design Week

Wednesday 11 October 2017
Amman - MENA Herald:

Careem, the leading ride-hailing service in the Middle East and North Africa, is currently sponsoring the second annual Amman Design Week (ADW), which is being held from October 6 to 14 in Ras El Ain, under the slogan, “Design Moves Life Moves Design.”

As the official transportation provider for Amman Design Week, Careem is lending its reliable transportation services to participants and visitors attending the nine-day event. ADW is currently hosting more than 100 local, regional, and international designers from Jordan, the UAE, Palestine, Lebanon, Morocco, Iraq, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, India, Germany, France, and the United States.

Commenting on the sponsorship, the General Manager of Emerging Markets at Careem, Ibrahim Manna, said, “We at Careem are proud to sponsor the second edition of Amman Design Week, which highlights our belief in the importance of supporting creativity and talent across a variety of fields. As a company built on innovation and ingenuity, Careem is eager to serve as a model of successful entrepreneurship, inspiring others across the region to pursue their own creative entrepreneurial ideas and ambitions. By supporting the local and regional design community, we hope to encourage innovative development at all levels of society, thus building more efficient, advanced communities.”

Under the patronage of Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah, Amman Design Week was first launched in 2016, providing a platform for local and regional designers to showcase their work, exchange ideas, and celebrate Jordan’s rich cultural heritage. The annual event features a wide array exhibits and activities, including large-scale curated exhibitions, events, talks, and workshops. By creating an educational, collaborative, and immersive experience, Amman Design Week is tapping into the Kingdom’s extraordinary potential, and positioning Jordan as a regional hub for design, creativity, and modern Arab culture.

Careem is the region’s leading app-based car service that provides reliable, safe, convenient, and affordable transportation choices. Customers can book a car through the Careem app, on the website, or by calling a call center. Offering a more accessible, high-quality transport option that operates on a real-time platform, Careem is a pioneering company in the region’s nascent “sharing economy;” its mission is to make people’s lives simpler by revolutionizing the transportation and logistics industry in the region.

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