SPI Group

SPI : Strategy. Performance. Impact

SPI is a premium performance enhancement platform for entrepreneurs and decision makers.

SPI stands for Strategy, Performance and Impact.

Our aim is to Inspire & Ignite the minds of Entrepreneurs and Decision Makers by providing them with Insightful Cutting Edge Content and Immersive and World Class Experiences through a unique combination of Premium Business magazines and Corporate events.

Currently we are connected with over 100,000 Entrepreneurs & Decision makers through Powerful Strategic Alliances with Government & Leading Business Associations, Partner Brands, Award Winning Business magazines and High Profile Events.

Our mission is to keep creating highly differentiated products with a focus on Disruptive technologies, Innovation, Global-operating models, Redefining competitiveness, Governance and Leadership.

We want to help Entrepreneurs and Business leaders achieve Efficiency and Growth.

How are we different?

We create an unfair advantage for our clients by connecting them with thousands of prospective high value customers.

Whether our clients are looking for growth focused opportunities or leadership positioning within the UAE business sector, we have the strategy, the people, skills and experience to effectively shape client value.

We offer exclusive and highly differentiated offerings for our clients with an emphasis on business and technology, leveraging our deep connections with Government and the business community and our long-standing industry experience. We enable our clients to Stay Ahead.

SPI Publishing

SPI Publishing is a publisher of award winning magazines namely Intelligent SME, Innovation & Tech and Robust RAK.

These titles are published in strategic alliance with leading government bodies of UAE and are supported by some of the biggest brands. These magazines offer advertisers unparalleled reach and influence within the UAE business sector.

SPI Exhibitions

SPI Exhibitions are renowned for hosting high profile corporate events.

Our iconic events are Emirates NBD Global Business Series – Interactive sessions with UAE’s business tycoons, Global Innovation Summit – The biggest conference on innovations and SMEWorld Summit – The largest entrepreneurship conference of the region.

SPI Digital & Communications

With over 100,000+ local engaged contacts coupled with communication expertise we can help you grow your business.

Thats not all our General Trading division can also help you launch your innovative product in the region.

SPI Publishing

Our premium award winning SME magazines

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The No.1 SME magazine
The No.1 SME magazine
Voice of RAK business community
Voice of RAK business community

SPI Exhibitions

Our High Profile Corporate Events

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The largest SME event of the region
The largest SME event of the region
The most exciting & immersive innovation event
The most exciting & immersive innovation event
Up-close & personal interactive sessions with UAE's business icons
Interactive sessions with UAE's business icons

Videos of our corporate events

SMEWorld Summit

Global Innovation Summit

Global Business Series

TV coverage of our past events

(Our events have received massive coverage on leading TV channels over the last few years.)


Our simple process which delivers results

  • Immerse

    Understand the clients requirements & find the key decision makers

  • Narrow Down

    Focus on reaching them through events, direct marketing & direct calls etc.

  • Talk

    Create a dialogue. Find the best way to convergence

  • Evaluate

    Evaluate the proposal of interested clients and share with our clients

  • Lead

    Seal the deal

Want to grow your business at an affordable budget?

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Our services


Lead Generation

Corporate PR

Contract Publishing

Digital Marketing

Our Statistics

Amazing response from our stakeholders


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Our esteemed think tank

As a respected and credible business enabler platform, we count on our mentors for providing us with strategic direction and mentor-ship.We are proud to have some of the biggest names as our mentors and think tank panelists.

Dany El Eid


Chirodip Basu Roy

Head of Marketing Operations
Noor Bank

Aiham Al Akhras

Head of Operations

Anthony Sayers

IoT & Strategist

Dr. Steve Griffiths

VP Research

Haider Salloum

Director SMB

Jean-Luc Scherer

Head of Service Line Revenue Growth

Tarek Saeed

Senior Client Advisor

Ajay Bindroo

CEO & Managing Partner
Clasico Brands

Akram Miknas

Chairman & Founder
Promoseven Holdings

Mishal Kanoo

Deputy Chairman
The Kanoo Group

Vikas Thapar

Emirates Money

Tarek Hajjiri

Director of Legal Policy

Rizwan Sajan

Founder & Chairman
Danube Group

K. Rajaram

Al Nabooda Automobiles

Deepak J Babani

Eros Group

Alexandar Williams

Department of Economic Development

Partners & Clients

A big thank you to our long term partners including Dubai Government entities and Leading Brands for supporting our initiatives.

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Strategic alliance partner


Supporting partners

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Event partners

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Global Innovation Summit “Sincere congratulations on behalf of Durar Advertising DMCC for organizing a brilliant convention yesterday. It was inspiring, informative and practical. We absolutely loved it and thought it was dedicatedly executed. My colleagues and I found the wide range of informative speakers on the panel really impressive”

- Faiza N Senior Relationship Manager

Global Business Series “I have been attending past few events organized by your team and I must mention it’s a great platform to gain valuable knowledge and network with amazing people. I would like my company to be one of the partners supporting the event in future. Could someone guide as to what’s required so we can prepare ourselves?”

- Bipin Pillai CEO Pioneer Consultancy

Global Business Series “It was actually a very positive, insightful and motivational session about a working mother. I am already motivated to do something of my own. It was a beautifully organised event and I would love to attend many more”

- Maria Philomena Fernandes Assistant Vice President Mashreq Bank

“Congratulations on bringing Intelligent SME to all of us.  I have been an avid reader of your magazine and feel it covers some of the most relevant topics for entrepreneurs.    I look forward to reading your other two magazines that you plan to launch next year, the Robust RAK and the Apps Middle East.  Kindly put us on your subscription list. “

- Hari Sutha Raj Chief Executive Officer-Daksada

SME World Summit “Very inspiring and motivational, your support towards SMEs is very encouraging.”

- Cristina Dagaz- Managing Director Dagaz Consultancy

“I believe the SMEWorld Summit was good and concise. I met very relevant industry players. Overall it was very fruitful and good selection of participants and speakers.”

- Kavit Palicha Executive Director Bank Sarasin-Alpen (ME) Limited

Global Business Series “In one word the session was “Inspirational”, Quality of the content delivered by the speaker was fantastic. Infectious energy. He had great enthusiasm for SME sector. The insights and impacts he shared on change in technology was amazing. I was very pleased with the overall organisation of the event.’

- Mark Edwards Portfolio Director Commercial Banking & Global Functions HSBC