Dubai Media City (DMC)

Dubai Media City has been created as global hub for media businesses to grow together. Offering a world class environment for every possible media business, DMC nurtures media and marketing, printing and publishing, music, films, new media, leisure and entertainment, broadcasting ad information agencies.

DMC has been created with a mission to provide world class enabling services to media industry. With the firm belief in the ‘Freedom to Create’ concept, DMC attempts to provide the necessary infrastructure and incentives to the companies to explore the huge untapped markets, accessible from this platform.

To promote and nurture the media business DMC has initiated International Media Production Zone, offering the state of the art production facilities. Another initiative is Dubai International Film Festival.


Advantages of Dubai Media City (DMC):

DMC has a range of real estate offering suitable to different types of media businesses. There is commercial office space, loft offices, boutique offices and retail space available.
All the DMC office spaces are wired and exquisitely finished, offering the creative space necessary for the media professionals.

DC provides assistance in visa processing and residence and entry permit processing, and foreign visa processing; interfacing with the government agencies. The investors are permitted to sponsor one employee for every 80 sq. ft. of leased space.

DMC offers its partners a range of highly scalable and latest technology based IT infrastructure. The IT and telecom services have been designed and run ensuring the highest availability and performance matching the international standards. DMC offers telecom, LAN, WAN, Internet and hosting services as required by the businesses.

An extensive Partner elations programs is run at DMC, covering an elaborate list of services and parameters which will help ensure a successful partnership.  Through various interfaces and surveys the department ensures that the voice of the customer is heard and promptly acted upon. The Partner Relationship department also interacts with other departments to ensure that the key findings of the surveys are acted upon to ensure ever improving customer satisfaction.

Based on the client feedback, research and development of new products and services is also undertaken. Any additional visa requirements are also processed. The department also creates networking events to promote the partners and match prospective business opportunities. Research and analysis of the partner businesses and profiles are compiled to assist their growth. They also facilitate shooting permissions at DMC.

Hospitality services department helps the new employees of the partners to relocate to Dubai, from finding the house to moving the house hold goods. The department also takes care of local tours, transportation, residential furnished apartments.

DMC offers an interface with their external partners, taking care of the Satellite & Broadcasting services, Hosting services, power related services and asset management services, as required by the media companies.

At the Business Center, fully furnished and spacious business units are offered on lease to both freelancing professionals as well as companies. The freelance permit identifies the individual as sole proprietor enabling business transactions on own name.  The business center offers licenses o the following categories of media businesses; Broadcasting, Media and marketing services, Business & Information services, New Media and Media support services, Music & Events, Leisure & Entertainment, Publishing, Filmed Entertainment / Production, General consultancy, Freelancers, Associations.

Four types of officer are provided; Executive Offices, Executive Desks, Open Offices and Hot Desks; catering to the varying business needs and budgets. Based on the office space leased the no of employees are permitted.

Trade licenses are given in three types of firms; Free Zone LLC, Branch of an existing local or foreign firm and Freelance permit.

With the state of the art infrastructure and flexible business models, DMC is growing fast.