Host Cities

Host Cities 2015
Embracing Future Events

What makes a city the perfect host for events? From bid strategy to engagement, sponsorship to pooled knowledge, Host Cities 2015 will attempt to answer these questions and more in a summit that brings to Dubai a global mix of leading sports strategists and businesspeople. Read on for Vision’s behind-the-scenes guide. 

At the Races

Dubai Future Champions Festival


On 9-10 October, the world’s best young equine talent will be heading to Newmarket to compete in the Dubai Future Champions Festival. Join Vision as we discover the next bright young things of the racing industry, including an innovative education programme with Newmarket Academy students, plus highlights from the Vision Varsity Horse Race between Oxford and Cambridge. Read More

Pioneering Spirit

A Year of Innovation
Groundbreaking ideas that drive change


The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park is destined to be one of the largest renewable energy projects in the world, and comprises part of Dubai's ambitious plan to produce 15 per cent of its energy needs from solar power by 2030. As part of the UAE's Year of Innovation, Vision explores this, and other bold ideas that could shape the very world around us

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Issue 20

Issue 20

Vision marks its 20th issue with an exclusive interview with Her Royal Highness Princess Haya Bint Hussein, who discusses the urgent need for aid during what the United Nations has described as the most severe global refugee crisis since records began.

Art & Culture

The greatest show on Earth

milan expo pavilions

This year’s world fair, the Expo 2015 in Milan, explored how to feed the planet while setting the scene for Dubai’s own Expo in five years’ time. Ben East offers a pavilion-by-pavilion snapshot 


The new chocolatiers

Al Nassma bring the traditional Bedouin diet of camels milk into the 21st century, creating the world’s first camel milk chocolate.

From composing bold recipes featuring unexpected ingredients, to constructing giant towers and sculptures of chocolate, the chocolatiers of 2015 are doing all they can to take on confectionary industry's giants


From extreme to mainstream

A skateboarder in Dubai shows off his skills in the emirate

With this year’s Dubai Sports World featuring new extreme sports such as parkour and skateboarding, Vision explores the growing interest in these former ‘sub-culture’ sports and highlights the benefits they offer to young people

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