As a world-class Free Zone hub for innovation, Shams sets the benchmark for service and support to those wishing to set-up and launch their business with specialized facilities for the creative and media industries.
Our mission is to make creative entrepreneurship accessible to all aspiring startups, SMEs and established companies striving to grow their business both locally and globally. Shams is a dynamic initiative that makes a strong connection with the talented individuals it attracts. As a creative forward thinking community, we will inspire and shape our world and celebrate our many successes; both individually and as a group.
Shams offers smart innovative services, coupled with a holistic community-centered approach. We place great value on localized content, and actively encourage entrepreneurial talent from within this thriving community.
We are SHAMS – a Free Zone quintessentially community brand built from within.
Sharjah means “rising sun” in Arabic. Its history dates back 6,000 years, when people engaged in trade and pearling. Sharjah leadership has been at the forefront of the emirate’s cultural, economic and social development and played a significant role in promoting cultural interaction and dialogue among nations at all levels, local and international.
Sharjah has kept the spirit of its history alive by incorporating tradition into every aspect of contemporary development. Sharjah is the home of culture, education and modernity. Its world-class infrastructure, amenities and services make it a magnificent destination for businesses, tourists and residents. Sharjah’s strategic location between Asia, Europe and Africa ensure an implacable location to reach market of more than 3 billion people.
Sharjah is home to diverse sectors of the economy, complementing and adding value to each other. The collaborative efforts of the government and private sector have played a significant role in making Sharjah a destination for business and talent. We welcome you in Sharjah, your home.