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posted on: 1/6/2012 09:31:36

MIDDLE EAST - The first regional Facebook office will be opened at Dubai Internet City, according to an announcement by senior Facebook officials.

"Today is a very exciting day for Facebook. We are delighted to announce the opening of our first office in Dubai," says VP and MD for Facebook in Europe, Middle East and Africa, Joanna Shields.

The new office is aimed at engaging local businesses in making better use of Facebook as a marketing platform and reaching wider audiences, while continuing to improve the user experience.

"The opportunity for businesses and brands to interact and connect with this large online community is great and we are here to help unlock the marketing potential," says Head of Global Marketing Solutions, Facebook Middle East and North Africa, Jonathan Labin.

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AFRICA - International events company ITE group has announced its market entry into Africa following its acquisition of a controlling stake (50.1%) in a portfolio of events including Africa Oil Week (AOW).

WORLD - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has revealed plans to open more than 40 new hotels across Europe in the next five years, expanding its portfolio by almost 30%.

EUROPE - Aberdeen council has approved the latest plans for a new 333m Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) in Scotland.

EUROPE - SAS Event Management, part of the Meetings Makers Group, has secured two new contract wins.

MIDDLE EAST - Dubai World Trade Centre will host 20 events in March attracting over 6,000 exhibitors.