Motivate Publishing Announced as Best Publishing House

From: Motivate Publishing
Published: Fri Oct 29 2010

On the opening day of the Sharjah International Book Fair 2010 Motivate Publishing was announced as the winner of Best Foreign language Publishing House. The award was received by Motivate's Managing Partner, Ian Fairservice. HH Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qassimi, ruler of Sharjah, handed Mr Fairservice the award during an exclusive ceremony prior to the inauguration of the fair. This is the fifth award Motivate Publishing has received from the Sharjah Book Fair and the company's third consecutive year of winning this award. The longest established book publisher in the Gulf, Motivate Publishing will celebrate its 25th year of book publishing this year. The company's book division is enjoying a dynamic period of growth, with Arabian Heritage and Gulf Business Books being two of its most popular imprints. Motivate's list of more than 300 titles also covers a wide variety of topics, from activity guides to cookery books.

Motivate Publishing has always placed strong emphasis on helping to preserve and promote the cultural heritage of the UAE. As such, a number of books have been commissioned from some of the regionís greatest explorers, travel writers and photographers, including Lord Patrick Lichfield, Sir Wilfred Thesiger, Ronald Codrai OBE, royal photographer, Noor Ali Rashid and Ramesh Shukla.

There is also a platform for Arabic language publishing, notably the highly successful My Vision: Challenges in the Race for Excellence by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai.

Visit the Motivate Publishing stand at the Sharjah International Book Fair, located in Hall 4, stand number 402-406. The Sharjah International Book Fair runs at the Sharjah Expo Centre from 10 in the morning to 10 at night up to November 6, 2010 and is attended by international publishers, distributors, agents, cultural institutions and research centres, associations and universities.

About Motivate Publishing
Based in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and London, Motivate Publishing is one of the Middle Eastís longest-established and most successful publishing companies. Its books portfolio currently stands at more than 250 titles and magazine titles include Whatís On, Emirates Woman, Gulf Business, HELLO!, identity, Society Dubai and Stuff. Motivate Publishingís digital operations include LOVESTYLE, and BooksArabia. For further information about Motivate Publishing please visit Alternatively, contact us at or phone + 971 (0)4 2824060.

Christer Kalacas
Motivate Publishing
PO Box 2331
Dubai, UAE
+971 4 282 4060
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