Online Trading Academy and Al Khaleej Training and Education have found success and continued growth in the Middle East region since signing a franchise agreement 10 years ago. In the decade that Online Trading Academy has been present in the Knowledge Village of Dubai and providing a premier finance education for the region’s community members, they have earned several awards related to trading and investing education. The Dubai center is a four-time winner of the MENA Forex Expo Awards for Best Education Institute and Best Forex Education Provider. General Manager, Tareq Abu Hantash was honored with the 2014 Above and Beyond award presented by Online Trading Academy. “We are very excited about the future growth plans for Online Trading Academy in the Middle East,” said Gene Longobardi, Chief Operating Officer at Online Trading Academy. “We have enjoyed an exceptional partnership with the Dubai team and Al Khaleej for the past ten years and have seen the business grow tremendously as a result of the outstanding education and customer service, as well as the ever-increasing demand for education in the financial markets.” “We are proud to represent the brand in the region and look forward to bringing Online Trading Academy to additional markets in the Middle East in the near future,” said Alwaleed Aldryaan, CEO of Al Khaleej Training and Education, and President Online Trading Academy FZ, LLC. “We are committed to providing the most effective financial education in the Gulf region. Online Trading Academy has created an education system that teaches people to invest successfully in any market and all market conditions.” Online Trading Academy will expand their financial education reach to Saudi Arabia in the near future. Longobardi and Aldryaan have enjoyed a business relationship with a number of education brands that spans over 20 years.