Foreign entrepreneurs who want to open companies in Dubai free zones have various choices. However, they should know that each free zone accommodates companies based on the activities related to certain industries. Those who want to start businesses in the media industry are welcome to set up their companies in the Dubai Media City Free Zone. Shortly known as DMC, this Dubai free zone offers various advantages to foreign investors.
Our company formation agents in Dubai explain the advantages of opening a company in the Dubai Media City Free Zone.
A brief history of Dubai Media City Free Zone
Dubai Media City was created in 2000 and ever since it was meant to offer an alternative to foreign investors who wanted to operate in the creative industries. The activities which can be completed in Dubai Media City are:
- – the MICE industry (event management), which is one of the most developed sectors in the UAE at the moment;
- – advertising, communication, marketing, and media support services are also welcome;
- – freelancing activities in the media industry are also encouraged in the DMC free zone;
- – consultancy services related to event management and business information.
Investors are also invited to open free zone companies in the new media sector in Dubai Media City Free Zone.
Applying for business licenses in Dubai Media City Free Zone
Dubai Media City Free Zone is one of the few free zones which provide for the issuance of 5 types of business licenses. These are:
- the consultancy and retail services license for companies offering consulting services;
- the business information license which allows the provision of services for other companies;
- the event leisure license through which companies can organize events in the free zone;
- the media marketing license which allows for the provision of marketing services;
- the new media license which covers the provision of services related to digital activities.
Our company registration consultants in Dubai can offer more information on the licensing requirements in the DMC.
For full information on the advantages of setting up a company in Dubai Media City Free Zone, please contact our local representatives. We can also help with the establishment of a free zone company in Dubai Media City.