Sharjah Media City (Shams) was incorporated in January 2017 with an aim to act as a catalyst for creative and media businesses to flourish. Shams is a world-class media hub of innovative facilities and services. The free zone covers a wide array of business activities available for investors aspiring to embark on their entrepreneurial journey in the Middle East. The process to set up a business in Shams is similar to that in any other free zone in Sharjah, owing to the Emirate’s business-friendly laws and state-of-the-art infrastructure. Shams is a robust environment for media business and issues licenses to business entities, freelancers and entrepreneurs planning to set up a business.