Sadeem Alshehail: Where Sustainability Meets Luxury

   Elegance, wearability, and sustainability are the core values of pret-a-couture fashion brand, SADEEM, founded by Saudi designer, Sadeem Alshehail. SADEEM offers ethically tailored clothing for the woman who wishes to look elegant yet feel comfortable; one that is as interested in preserving the environment as she is about sporting visionary designs. This month,  ESSENTIAL,…

Visual Artist Elias Abkar: Passion meets Photographic Excellence

Born in the Mythic city of Byblos, Lebanon, Visual Artist Elias Abkar grew up holding on to his dream of pursuing Art & Audiovisual Studies. After successfully graduating from the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik in 2015 (USEK), he quickly became more than just another dynamic Fashion and Lifestyle Photographer, but also a much sought-after Professional…

Spain Breaks Tourism Records as Second Most-Visited Country in the World

The number of International Tourists visiting Spain broke records for a fifth straight year in 2017, overtaking USA as second most-visited country in the world. Spain, where tourism accounts for around 11 percent of the economy, has seen a surge in international visitors partly due to security concerns in other popular holiday destinations such as…

Virtuosi: L’App Innovante de Karim Joreige qui Décuple les Potentiels

Toute création, toute œuvre tire sa source d’un besoin particulier. Avec Karim Joreige, tout a commencé en 2014, lorsque ce jeune passionné de Photographie, de Computer Sciences et de Typographie a éprouvé l’envie de développer ses compétences diversifiées, sans pour autant se concentrer sur un domaine bien déterminé. ‘C’est alors que je me suis rendu…

Commonwealth Enterprise & Investment Council (CWEIC) Launches 2018 Business Forum

At the Introductory reception at Mansion House attended by over 150 high-level dignitaries, businesses and high commissioners from across the Commonwealth countries, CWEIC Chairman, Lord Marland of Odstock highlighted the huge opportunity the Commonwealth presents to the private sector and Government alike, in the wake of a changing global trading landscape. Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon hails…

7 Tricks to Deal with Condescending & Rude People in Business Meetings

One of the exciting advantages of working in the Strategic Communication & PR field is the constant opportunities to meet new fascinating people that can turn into friends and often also possible clients. It involves a passion for strong & genuine human interaction: Curiosity, Psychology, Emotional Intelligence, Skill, Wit and Trust in addition to preliminary research and an…

Sweet Ride in Marbella

ESSENTIAL Marbella Magazine just launched it’s New Luxury Digital Spotlight in collaboration with KAMSYN.  Essential Marbella Magazine, the longest established Marbella Magazine brings VIPs in the Costa Del Sol the latest News and Features on Marbella Luxury, Health and Beauty, Golf, Hotels, Celebrities, International Business and Events. Spearheading the Digital trend, ESSENTIAL launched the new online Platform www.essentialspotlight.com to share Exclusive Stories about…

Exclusive Interview with AUB President Fadlo R. Khuri, MD

AUB is the leading teaching-centered research university in Lebanon & the Region based on the American liberal arts model of higher education. With more than 9000 students and 800 full time faculty members, since its foundation in 1866, the University is a beacon for freedom of thought & expression, creative & critical thinking, integrity, leadership…

Mind Talk organizes «Digital Content in MENA Disruption & Challenges» Private Presentation in Beirut by Ounousa Founders Wassim & Elsa Kari

Mind Talk held its regular Private Monthly themed meeting on Thursday 2nd of November, 2017 at 7:30 pm in the refined setting of the Four Seasons Hotel, Beirut. The session under Marlborough House Rule addressed the topic of Digital Content in MENA: Disruption and Challenges.  Wassim & Elsa Kari* co-founders of Ounousa.com (2010), Sohati.com (2013) and Loolia.com (2014) gathering jointly a community of 6 million monthly unique users, 25 million social media…