VALENTINE’SCOMPANIES DAY VENUES
EMIRATES NBD EGYPT STRATEGICALLY LAUNCHES PROGRAM TO HELP ATTRACT YOUTH AND INTRODUCE THEM TO THE FINANCIAL WORLD Guided by its goal to introduce youth to the financial world and integrate them into the banking system by encouraging innovative product and service development, Emirates NBD Egypt has continued its youth-centric initiative for the second consecutive year. The bank announced this year’s Future Intelligence Program’s top three winners. The program was launched last October and since then has welcomed the participation of students from across many Egyptian Universities, including the American University in Cairo, the German University in Cairo, the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, Cairo University, the British University in Egypt and Misr International University. The program has given young Egyptians the opportunity to showcase their innovative ideas to help develop the banking sector as well as the creative financial solutions. Emirates NBD Egypt awarded the first place team a cash prizes amounting to EGP 50,000 and the life-changing opportunity to attend a training program at the bank’s headquarters in Dubai. The second and third place winners received EGP 30,000 and EGP 20,000 respectively. Finally, the audience chose a team which came in fourth place and won 10,000.
WHIRLPOOL AND KITCHENAID WIN FOUR PRESTIGIOUS IF AWARDS FOR OUTSTANDING DESIGN Ten products from Whirlpool and KitchenAid have been honored with coveted iF Labels at the iF DESIGN AWARD 2018, one of the world’s foremost design competitions. Two awards were received for Whirlpool’s premium appliance cooking suites, the W Collection W11 range – with both, integrated and protruding handle. Each of the W Collection cooking suites includes a built-in oven, built-in microwave, induction hob, and hood – all designed to beautifully coordinate. Two further iF DESIGN AWARDS were given to individual products, with the Whirlpool W Collection Front Loader Washing Machine and Iconic Fridge from KitchenAid - both selected by the international jury of design experts.
86 | March 2018
FINE BABY® NAMED “PEDIATRIC PRODUCT OF THE YEAR” FOR 2018
Fine announced at a press conference held on February 26, that the Pediatricians of the Medical Wellness Association granted Fine Baby® diapers the prestigious “Pediatric Product of the Year” Award, a particularly notable achievement; as this is the FIRST and ONLY time a diaper has won across all baby care categories worldwide. The diaper was judged on its quality and durability and was recognized as the winner due to its high absorption and lotion top sheet, which help keep babies’ skin dry and healthy. This award, combined with the Medical Wellness Association’s standing endorsement of Fine Baby® diapers, makes it the only diaper in the world with such recognition.
A SUCCESSFUL HIT FOR 2018 KARTING SECOND ROUND AT GHIBLI RACEWAY SHARM EL SHEIKH
The second round of the national karting qualifications has started at Ghibli Raceway track at Sharm El Sheikh. These qualifications will include 8 rounds, which will enable the winners to participate in the world championship. The third and fourth rounds are expected to start at mid March. A number of drivers have participated in this round, the results were as follows: Egyptian National World Series (amateur drivers) 1st place: Ismail Ahmed 2nd place: Eslam Ahmed 3rd place: Ahmed Waleed DD2 (a different category in which the kart speed reaches 165 mile/ hour and 34 horse power) 1st place: Ahmed Natali 2nd place: Farouk Gad 3rd place: Eslam Ahmed The round was organized by Ghibli Raceway, under the auspicious of Automobile and Touring Club of Egypt (the official representative of the CIA & FIA. Ghibli Raceway has opened new horizons for karting lovers in Egypt from different age groups.