Gold’s Gym, one of the prestigious health clubs and fitness centers in the world and brought to the UAE by Al Ahli Holding Group, has joined the Business Village, a project of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Establishment for SME Development (MBRE), one of the agencies of the Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED).
“This step comes in line with the directions of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai to promote sports and exercises on a daily basis in various sectors and areas due to the sports positive impact on human health and productivity and development”, Abdul Baset Janahi, CEO, MBRE, said.
“Because the Business Village offers a new concept of business it provides an integrated environment that gathers entertainment, sport and business in the same time, in order to encourage the culture of innovation and creativity and to build new partnerships and take advantage of advisory services, training courses and seminars offered by the Village. It has succeeded to attract large number of institutions since its inception during a short period of time due to the ideal environment and attractive opportunities and services offered for entrepreneurs and investors”, he added.
Mr Mohammed Khammas, CEO, Al Ahli Holding Group, the Master Franchisee for Gold’s Gym said: Al Ahli Holding Group is proud to be associated with BV and locate its first club in Dubai in this esteemed location. Gold’s Gym presence in BV will provide both the occupants and visitors, a quality health experience which is unmatched so far.
Ideally located next to the Clock Tower in Deira, the Business Village is a fast emerging business hub in Dubai, with a range of services and facilities to enable cost-effective and successful start-up as well as operations and networking among entrepreneurs. The new facility also offers an accessible option for SMEs and businessmen to host seminars, presentations, training programmes, product launches and exhibitions.
A growing number of SMEs in general trading, travel, engineering consultancy, real estate, legal consultancy, banking and finance as well as cafes, mini markets and food and beverage outlets are already operating in the Business Village.
Global and government agencies such as the German Business Council, UAE Ministry of Foreign Trade, Department of Economic Development in Dubai, Foreign Investment Office, Export Development Corporation, Dubai Events and Promotions Establishment, in addition to the Mohammed Bin Rashid Establishment for SME Development, are also based out of the Business Village.