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Four Communications eyes accelerated growth with BGF funding
Four Communications, the independent communications agency, is preparing for significant expansion thanks to a £10m investment of equity finance from BGF (Business Growth Fund). Four Communications’ key services include public relations, public affairs, marketing, sponsorship, digital & content and media planning & buying with a particular focus on the property, travel, culture, healthcare, financial services and public sectors.
NSO to perform on 9 October 2015 at the Emirates Palace Auditorium
The NSO Symphony Orchestra (NSO) is an orchestra of excellence, promoting music within the UAE for current and future generations of Emirati Nationals and Expatriates. NSO will be performing 'A Night at the Movies III' at the Emirates Palace Auditorium on 9 October. The concert features the world premiere of the concert version of James Griffiths' award winning sci-fi film score 'The Drift', especially composed for NSO and this concert. NSO was founded in 2011. Its aim is to engage, enrich and inspire the UAE through artistically vibrant performances and a flagship series of main season classical concerts, chamber music concerts, Young Artists Concerto Competitions and educational programmes.
Campus partner Nomad has launched White Collar DXB, a new reality TV show to be broadcast on OSN
White Collar DXB is a six-part series shot in Dubai and will be broadcast on OSN. The show follows the story of how a group of everyday white collar workers from all walks of life make the life changing journey to become champions of the boxing ring, and in turn, champions of their own lives.
The new Iftah Ya Simsim officially ‘on air’!
A number of twofour54 campus partners, led by Bidaya Media, have enabled the return of Iftah Ya Simsim – the Arabic version of children’s programme Sesame Street – after a 25 year hiatus from GCC homes. The programme, which goes to air from 4 September, exemplifies the full potential of Abu Dhabi’s media industry ecosystem: world class content created by collaborative media companies using twofour54 facilities and talent.
Yasalam 2015 to take place at Yas Marina Circuit
FLASH Entertainment, organisers of Yasalam, the largest city-wide entertainment festival run by any F1 race host city, has announced they are welcoming applications for its new Emerging Talent Competition, set to offer a life-changing opportunity for local musical performers and bands. UAE-based vocalists, bands and budding musicians over the age of 16 can apply before the deadline of 11.59pm on 3 October.

The Emerging Talent Competition is a new component of the legendary YASALAM 2015 Festival, which runs alongside the F1 race in Abu Dhabi. On November 26 Arabic music stars DJ Said Mrad, Fares Karam, Aryam, Cheb Khaled will take to the du Arena stage to open the festival programme, with the international line-up for 27-29 November 27, 28 and 29 to be announced. For race tickets call 800 YAS (927), visit or go to Virgin Megastores and Etihad Airways Shops across the UAE.
Being available to the twofour54 community to respond to questions, provide information and receive feedback is our top priority. We are pleased to announce that we have updated our call prompts to expedite enquiries and in turn better meet your needs. With the new prompts, you can dial 8002454 and get connected to a support agent in no time!
twofour54 signs an MOU with Etihad cargo
twofour54 has signed an MOU with Etihad cargo to secure exclusive deals on worldwide cargo movement. Twofour54’s travel team successfully handled travel for the movie “Dishoom” during its production leg in Morocco with onsite assistance at airports; as well as providing exclusive accommodation deals with major hotels while the film was in production in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain.
Meltwater Abu Dhabi Office Launch
Date: 15 September 2015
Time: 16:00
Location: The Space, twofour54 Park Rotana building

Meet the Meltwater Abu Dhabi Family... and Get an Instant Brand Analysis!
Meltwater has made the exciting and inspiring Emirate of Abu Dhabi home. The opening of our Abu Dhabi office is a milestone that needs to be celebrated. In style. And we would love to celebrate with all of you. While enjoying a selection of canapés, you'll learn about: Crisis Communications in the Social Media Age and The Importance of Media Monitoring. You'll also get an opportunity to see our new Media Intelligence platform in action to get an instant analysis of your brand.
RSVP now and get a chance to win a trial licence worth $2,500!
Legal Breakfast Seminar
Date: 15 September 2015
Time: 8:45 – 10:00
Location: The Space, twofour54 Park Rotana building

Whether we like it or not, in this age of cloud computing and ‘big data’, individuals, our stakeholders and customers are increasingly becoming involved with the protection of data. As a consequence, all businesses are needing to update and improve their understanding of data protection.

This seminar will provide you with an understanding of our obligations under UAE law in relation to the use of data and the potential penalties for breaches.
To RSVP, please email
twofour54 Open House
Date: 30 September 2015
Time: 14:00
Location: Dark Green building, Mezzanine Floor, Lounge area

This event happens every last Wednesday of every month and its goal is to provide partners with a platform to discuss issues, concerns or opportunities with our business development, client relationship and customer care teams. Please mark your calendar and join us for a coffee.
A special Creative Lab screening
Date: 6 September 2015
Time: 17:00
Location: #thelab, 2nd Floor, Lime Green Building

twofour54 creative lab community member and Emirati filmmaker Fadel Al Meheiri has been making movies since he was a teenager, and he has won a number of awards for his short films at festivals around the region. His first feature film ‘Abood Kandaishan’ was released earlier this year and twofour54 creative lab is inviting you to attend a special screening at the #thelab! Please visit this page to RSVP.
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