Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi attends the Community Open Day of Sharjah Media City (Shams)

Saturday 04 May 2019
Khalid Omar Al Midfa, Chairman of Sharjah Media City (Shams)
Sharjah - MENA Herald:

H.E. Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Chairman of Sharjah Media Council, attended the community open day of Sharjah Media City (Shams), organized by Shams in the presence of a number of licensed companies, senior officials of government authorities and agencies in Sharjah and a group of local and media representatives. Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi met representatives of the licensed companies who presented the services offered by Shams before different business and innovation sectors.

Shams has become a world-class hub for innovation within an integrated city which is able to achieve excellence and creativity. It is an innovative free zone that offers over 120 business activities and provides the flexibility to combine different activities on the same license.

 Chairman of Sharjah Media Council said "Sharjah Media City (Shams) offers facilities, flexible legal framework, general and logistic services to investors. We have been informed of that during the meeting with representatives of the licensed companies. Shams provides unique services to investors from across the world and high level of innovative services in a safe and vibrant ecosystem for entrepreneurs to set up their business.”

H.E. Dr Khalid Omar Al Midfa, Chairman of Sharjah Media City (Shams), presented the leading projects carried out by Sharjah Media City, including the “Emirati Entertainment Experience, Shams Digital Solutions Platform and Shams Media Training Arm”, in addition to a number of future projects. He said that Shams is one of the leading free smart cities dedicated to investment in media and innovative industries, offering forward-thinking and innovative concepts. It has the mission to make creative entrepreneurship accessible and to foster a vibrant and connected ecosystem for innovators to live, learn and co-create. 

"Shams nurtures talents working in media and creative industries and seeks regional leadership in education and training as well as in supporting and developing creative high-quality media content. We provide a creative-friendly environment and a sustainable and attractive zone with world class infrastructure available at reasonable costs, to enable SMEs and entrepreneurs engage in creative and media industries,” said Al Midfa.

Shams’ key role as a free zone is to provide all the facilities and safe opportunities to investors within an attractive environment, and to serve as a turning point in the concept of free zone and a model of integrated and innovative smart free cities, which nurture media talents and open the door for SMEs in media and associated industries.

Shams uses new concepts in terms of speed, performance and procedures and targets media and investment communities from across the world, offering them facilities, attractive regulations, logistic and general services.

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