About Us

Informative. Insightful. Persuasive. Entertaining. Selective. ShortList delivers a bold new voice to the publishing landscape in the UAE.

ShortList cuts through the country’s ever-expanding entertainment, dining and retail options, separating the essential from the extraneous, the brilliant from the banal, to create the definitive guide to going out in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.  

With twin websites, a weekly magazine and vibrant social media channels, ShortList is the starting point for anyone asking the question: “What’s happening this week?”

Our digital platforms offer a bitesize look at Dubai and Abu Dhabi’s social scene, breaking the entertainment news that matters to you.

TWO WEBSITES
www.ShortlistDubai.com and www.ShortlistAbuDhabi.com combine sharp reviews, news, previews and features with an extensive directory of venues and outlets.

DAILY NEWSLETTERS
A digest of the week’s best events with tips, previews and features to ensure you make the most out of your time off.

SIX SOCIAL MEDIA CHANNELS
ShortList continues the conversation with a dynamic presence on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram – follow @ShortListDXB and @ShortListAUH.

ONE MAGAZINE
70,000 copies of ShortList are distributed free across both Dubai and Abu Dhabi, delivering an essential read every week.